Multi platinum, Grammy Award-winning alternative-rock band Deftones have announced their second annual Dia De Los Deftones, which they will be headlining.
This all ages festival will be held in San Diego on November 2 and includes Chvrches, Gojira, JPEGMAFIA, Hum, Youth Code and Brutus.
Lead singer and guitarist Chino Moreno says of this year’s line-up: “In our second year of our festival, the exciting challenge for us is to make sure we once again give the fans a wonderful day of music that reflects the diversity of our own tastes. Each artist fits a different vertical of the music that we all love. There is truly something for everyone.”
Deftones have released eight studio albums to date and have sold over 10 million albums worldwide.
The band is vocalist/guitarist Chino Moreno, guitarist Stephen Carpenter, keyboardist/samplist Frank Delgado, drummer Abe Cunningham, and bassist Sergio Vega.
French metal band Gojira are in the midst of a North American tour along with Slipknot on select dates.
With six studio albums and two Grammy nominations, including Best Rock Album for their latest release, Magma, which is their most intimate and personal album to date.
Gojira will be joining the Dia De Los Deftones lineup this year, where fans can expect an energetic yet intimate set showcasing the avant-metal sound they are known for.
Fans who didn’t get to see Hum perform before they disbanded in 2000 will get a chance to finally do so at this year’s Dia De Los Deftones after a nearly 20-year hiatus.
Best known for their 1995 hit “Stars”, the newly reformed band self-describes themselves as “HEAVY SPACE ROCK”
Recently, the band announced they would be releasing a new album and will be touring in support of their new music.
Youth Code is an electronic duo consisting of Sara Taylor and Ryan George, based out of Los Angeles.
Though they won’t acknowledge it, Youth Code is seen as a reviving force in the electronic-industrial scene; fans can expect to hear their signature sound comprising of punk, techno and heavy metal smartly blended together with synthesizers, samplers and drum machines at this year’s Dia De Los Deftones.
Brutus is a hard rock Belgium band who has recently released their fourth album, Nest.
Comprised of lead singer and drummer, Stefanie Mannaerts, along with Stijn Vanhoegaerden (guitarist) and Peter Mulders (bassist), this trio will take fans attending Dia De Los Deftones on an emotional rollercoaster with their dark, yet radiantly beautiful and emotional heavy sounds.
Tickets are available here from 10am, August 2, (PST).