Deftones to Release Live Selections on 12" in Honor of Record Store Day, Apr. 20


Grammy-winning alternative band Deftones have announced the release ofLive: Volume 1 – Selections from Adrenaline on Saturday, April 20th, exclusively in honor of Record Store Day. The songs, all taken from the band’s platinum-selling 1995 debut album, Adrenaline, were hand-selected by the band from a set recorded live at Memorial Auditorium in Buffalo, NY, on October 13th, 1996. The audio has been mastered for vinyl by Bernie Grundman at Bernie Grundman Mastering Studios from the original live analog sources and pressed on both 120- and 180-gram, highest-quality vinyl at Record Technology Inc. Live: Volume 1 is the first in a series of seven upcoming vinyl-exclusive releases planned by Deftones that feature live performances from the band’s discography. Each 12-inch features four live tracks and exclusive album artwork by a variety of fine artists; Volume 1 features a cover by fine-art photographer Eliot Lee Hazel.

Tracklisting below:

Minus Blindfold

Engine No. 9

In January, Deftones released several vinyl configurations of their seventh and current studio album, the critically acclaimed Koi No Yokan, which debuted at No. 11 on the Billboard Top 200 chart. The band’s first single, “Tempest,” reached the #2 spot on Active Rock radio. On March 1st, Deftones kicked off a spring headlining tour in support of Koi No Yokan in Toronto, which continues through the end of the month. All upcoming dates are below.

3/10    Montclair, NJ             Wellmont Theatre
3/12    Stroudsburg, PA        The Sherman Theatre
3/13    Norfolk, VA                The Norva
3/15    Charlotte, NC             Fillmore Charlotte
3/16    Myrtle Beach, SC       House of Blues
3/17    Atlanta, GA               The Tabernacle
3/19    Miami, FL                  Fillmore Miami Beach
3/21    St. Petersburg, FL     Jannus Live!
3/22    Orlando, FL               Hard Rock Live
3/23    Mobile, AL                Soul Kitchen
3/25    Baton Rouge, LA       The Varsity Theatre
3/26    Corpus Christi, TX     Concrete Street Amphitheater
3/27    Pharr, TX                   Pharr Entertainment Center
3/29    Austin, TX ACL          Live at the Moody Theater
3/30    Houston, TX              Bayou Music Center