Tag Archives: Sergio Vega

Deftones part ways with bassist Sergio Vega

Posted by on March 9, 2022

  Deftones have parted ways with longtime bassist Sergio Vega. Vega confirmed the news on his Instagram, in response to a new promo photo of the group excluding the bassist appearing on digital platforms. Vega read a letter to clarify the situation in an Instagram video, stating: “Hi everybody. I hope this finds you well. […]

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One year after Chi Cheng’s passing, Deftones release ‘Eros’ song

Posted by on April 13, 2014

One year ago today, original Deftones bassist Chi Cheng passed away. It was back in November of 2008 that he’d gotten in a car accident that left him in a coma. While he eventually emerged from the coma, he never made a full recovery. The band had been working on their sixth album, Eros, at […]

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Chino Moreno Says Lost Deftones Album May Be Released

Posted by on May 13, 2013

[youtube]http://youtu.be/2UvDp1oRmjY[/youtube] It’s been exactly one month since Deftones bassist Chi Cheng passed away and about 4 1/2 years after a car accident left him in a coma. And while the band has continued forward, recruiting Quicksand’s Sergio Vega as bassist and releasing two albums, the band decided to scrap Eros, the album they’d been working on […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Famous Fill-Ins/Temp Members

Posted by on April 15, 2013

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. It’s been revealed that Battlecross recruited ex-Black Dahlia Murder drummer Shannon Lucas to record drums on their forthcoming new album. This comes after the group also announced that Kevin Talley (Six Feet Under and formerly of many other great bands) […]

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Quicksand Headlining Monthlong Tour

Posted by on November 26, 2012

Earlier this year, The Bowery Ballroom in New York became the site of a massive singalong for twenty and thirty-somethings as Quicksand played the city that spawned them for the first time in 17 years. The post-hardcore band also played in Brooklyn the following night and Los Angeles’ FYF Fest in September, following their unannounced […]

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Deftones ‘Koi No Yokan’ Streaming Online

Posted by on November 8, 2012

You’ve already heard several songs from Deftones’ seventh album, Koi No Yokan, which probably left you pretty excited for the album’s release this coming Tuesday (13). It turns out you don’t have to wait that long, as the album is streaming online at Rolling Stone now. This album isn’t as immediate as Diamond Eyes, their first album […]

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Quicksand Perform On ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’

Posted by on August 23, 2012

The last time Quicksand performed on TV before last night was in 1995, on the Jon Stewart show, a late night show that came four years before The Daily Show. So it was pretty exciting to see the reunited post-hardcore band tear it up last night on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. The band played […]

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Deftones Looking At October 9 Release For New Album

Posted by on July 2, 2012

The Deftones’ Diamond Eyes was one of the biggest surprises of 2010, not just because it was an amazing album, but because it was created in the shadow of tragedy, written and recorded without founding bassist Chi Cheng, who was in a coma from a car accident. Now the quartet, who continued on with bassist Sergio […]

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Quicksand Reunite At Revelation Records’ 25th Anniversary Show

Posted by on June 11, 2012

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wtQ0GTwhs5o[/youtube] Influential hardcore/post hardcore label Revelation Records celebrated their 25th Anniversary this past weekend with a four-day anniversary show at the Glass House in Pomona, CA. A special guest on the fourth day had been highly rumored to be Quicksand, a rumor that turned out to be true. The band’s first release was a four […]

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If You Love The 90s, You Won’t Hate The New Cypress Hill Song

Posted by on April 12, 2010

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=detVOuK8v-U&feature=player_embedded#[/youtube] “Rise Up,” the new single from Cypress Hill, isn’t reinventing the wheel. In fact, it’s a straight up rap rock song. Written by Rage Against The Machine’s Tom Morello, it pretty much sounds like a lost Rage song with B. Real and Sen Dig spitting rhymes instead of Zach de la Rocha. That said, […]

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