Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Deftones @ The Pageant (5/1/2013)


  • I arrived late and only caught half of the last song by Ghost in the Machine, which was unfortunate since I wanted to support them after meeting the wife of their lead singer (a friend of a friend) last week.  There was really no need, though, as the show was sold out, and plenty of people saw them play.

  • The first 3 songs were from Around the Fur, then they sampled from every album in their catalog.  They ended with the standard "Engine No. 9" and "7 Words".


  • Chino (who was pretty chatty that night) dedicated the first song of the encore to Chris Kelly of Kris Kross, who had died earlier in the night.  He also made a reference earlier in the night to having a rough couple of weeks since former bassist Chi Cheng's death.
  • Chino has been playing the guitar more and more.  He broke it out for 5 or 6 songs, with at least a couple being songs from the most recent album.

  • Despite Koi No Yokan being possibly my second favorite Deftones album, most of the new songs that they played mostly fell flat to me.  I also think that, despite their high energy onstage, they are a much better band musically in the studio than they are live.

Rating: 4.1/5

No comments:

Post a Comment

Note: Only a member of this blog may post a comment.