Gore is the eighth studio album by American alternative metal band Deftones, released on April 8, 2016 by Reprise Records. Its release was met with critical acclaim, debuting at number two on the US Billboard 200; it is the band's fifth album to debut within the chart's top-ten and is their highest-charting since their 2003 eponymous album.
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Shop Vinyl and CDs and complete your Deftones collection. wouldn't go that far (Diamond Eyes was gold) but I am certainly digging it - it's a nice & chilled Deftones & I'm not complaining - little light on riffage but that goes with the chill.
Gore is the eighth album by the alternative metal band Deftones. Four years after Koi No Yokan, Deftones return with an even more experimental album. Gore comes heavier and more ethereal than their previous record. Chino Moreno said there was no rush in the making of this album, which gave him more time to work on it. Gore shows how Deftones have matured in lyrics as well as music: If you look at the title and the artwork, it’s about a juxtaposition that, for me, is very beautiful. Chino Moreno on the album Gore.
Listen free to Deftones – Gore (Prayers, Triangles, Acid Hologram and more). 11 tracks (). Gore is the eighth studio album by the American alternative metal band Deftones. It was released on 8 April 2016. The lead single Prayers/Triangles was released on 4 February 2016. The album was produced by Matt Hyde and Deftones. It features a guest appearance from Alice in Chains guitarist Jerry Cantrell. Bassist Sergio Vega used a six-string bass guitar to record the new material, helping to explore a new, different sound
Deftones’ eighth studio album, Gore, is a stunning achievement. Honestly, it shouldn’t come as a surprise. Every few years, the Deftones drop a remarkable record, methodically building an empire of cred and acclaim that’s taken them a career to accumulate
Gore is easily Deftones’ most engaging record since White Pony, filled with carefully crafted hooks disguised as bridges and transition. Gore is easily Deftones’ most engaging record since White Pony, filled with carefully crafted hooks disguised as bridges and transition. As with all of their best music, it sounds like the brutal, beautiful result of the band being passionate enough to rip each other’s heads off.
Gore could be the Deftones’ best album, but you can earnestly say that about any album they’ve ever created and make a strong argument. If anything, it’s the most modern, and a statement that style and substance are not mutually exclusive. Gore is a triumphant reminder that a veteran act can continue to grow and still remain relevant.