Deftones with special guests Code Orange


On Sale Now!

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Gates 5:30PM | Starts 6:30PM
$49.50 – General Admission Standing Pit and Level 100 Rows A through G
$39.50 – Level 100 Rows H through N, Level 200, Level 300 and Obstructed View

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Since Deftones’ inception, the multi-platinum, GRAMMY-winning alternative rock band from Sacramento, CA have quietly been pursuing two paths, delivering songs defined by churning, double-fisted aggression while also testing the boundaries of music by incorporating elements of psychedelia and shoegaze.

The Los Angeles Times wrote of Deftones, “Hard rock thrives on conflict and chaos, and no band has found more beauty and soaring aggression within those ingredients than Deftones.” Deftones have released seven albums to date and have sold over 10 million albums worldwide.

Comprised of vocalist/guitarist Chino Moreno, guitarist Stephen Carpenter, keyboardist/samplist Frank Delgado, drummer Abe Cunningham and bassist Sergio Vega, Deftones are currently preparing to release their eighth studio album, Gore (out April 8, 2016). Rolling Stone calls “Pyramids/Triangles”, the first single from Gore released on February 4th, “powerful, rousing”. In an interview with The PRP, Moreno explained, “I feel like it’s just one of those songs that’s very ‘Deftones-esque’, where that dynamic is there as far as that ebb and flow and that dynamic of just those, parts that go at your throat. But you know, it also has a soothing quality to it as well, and that dichotomy is what makes us who were are in a way. It’s sort of our DNA. So I feel like it’s a good representation of where we’re at right now and where we’ve been in the past as well.”

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania’s Code Orange creatively cut their path through the modern aggressive music scene. Unconcerned with the direction of other artists, their brand of gritty hardcore/punk merges cryptic melody, dirty hardcore power, and intense dirge into their own uniquely inspired sound.

“I Am King” is the new album from Code Orange (formerly Code Orange Kids), recorded at God City Studios by Kurt Ballou (Converge). Unpredictability is the law as Code Orange navigate through their distorted world. Title track “I Am King” shifts from “heavy” to “hard to define” through the use of unorthodox guitar work/percussion and chaotic structure. While songs “Dreams in Inertia”, “Starve”, and “Bind You” all wear an art-rock crown while claiming a metallic throne. It’s not just melodious experimentation though, “Unclean Spirit”, “My World”, and “Thinners of the Herd” show Code Orange reimagining what aggressive music can be. Elevating and expanding what can be done within the confines of it without leaving it behind entirely. Proving that Code Orange are true artists and not just “kids” anymore.

About Bryan Joe Corder (4248 Articles)
Concert Photographer at heart, Love listening to music and going to shows to try to capture the magic on the stage with my imagery.I also review albums and live concerts.
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