Landing their first recording contract with Madonna’s label, Maverick Records, the Deftones have been a staple in rock for decades. Labeled as an American alternative metal band, the Deftones were formed in Sacramento, California in 1988 by three high school students. Building a loyal fan base through touring, the Deftones have opened for acts such as Korn, Ozzy Osbourne and L7 with sales of their album Adrenaline topping over 200,000. The Deftones have released eight different albums since their inception. Their third album, White Pony, earned them a Grammy award for “Best Metal Performance” for the song “Elite”. Their 2013 album, Koi No Yokan received an album of the year award from the Revolver Golden Gods Awards.

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