Grammy-winning alternative rock band Deftones have released a new song, “Leathers” as a limited-time free download exclusively via “Leathers” is the first track released from the band’s seventh studio album KOI NO YOKAN, which comes out November 13th.

KOI NO YOKAN was recorded in Los Angeles, CA with Nick Raskulinecz (Alice In Chains, Foo Fighters, Rush) who also produced Diamond Eyes. Full track listing is below. To support the release, Deftones will be kicking off a US headline tour October 9th in Ventura, CA.  The cross-country run, which also includes Scars on Broadway, will run through mid-November: four more west coast dates have just been announced.

From their 1994 debut Adrenaline to their platinum-certified, Billboard chart-topping, Grammy-winning breakthrough album White Pony, Deftones have continually crossed-over genres, defied categorization and delivered compelling live performances around the world. The Sacramento band’s 2010 release Diamond Eyes was named iTunes’ “Rock Album of the Year,” as well as KERRANG!’s 2010 Album of the Year. Diamond Eyes also graced many other critics and readers “Best Of” lists.

KOI NO YOKAN Tracklisting:


Romantic Dreams


Swerve City


Graphic Nature




Goon Squad

What Happened To You?


Deftones US Tour Dates:


9/22/2012 – Irvine, CA – Epicenter Festival

9/23/2012 – Sacramento, CA – Aftershock Festival


Headline Tour:

10/9/2012 – Ventura, CA – Ventura Theatre

10/10/2012 – San Francisco, CA – Warfield

10/12/2012 – Portland, OR – Roseland Ballroom

10/13/2012 – Seattle, WA – Showbox SODO

10/14/2012 – Vancouver, BC – Commodore

10/16/2012 – Boise, ID – Knitting Factory

10/17/2012 – Salt Lake City, UT – In The Venue

10/19/2012 – Denver, CO – Fillmore Auditorium

10/20/2012 – Kansas City, MO – Harrah’s

10/21/2012 – Columbia, MO – Blue Note

10/23/2012 – Chicago, IL – Aragon Ballroom

10/24/2012 – Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak Music Theatre

10/26/2012 – Baltimore, MD – Rams Head Live

10/28/2012 -Philadelphia, PA – The Electric Factory

10/29/2012 – Boston, MA – HOB Boston

10/30/2012 – New York, NY – Terminal 5

11/14/2012 – Dallas, TX – Palladium Ballroom*

11/15/2012 – San Antonio, TX – Sunken Gardens*

11/17/2012 – Tempe, AZ – The Marquee*

11/18/2012 – Las Vegas, NV – House of Blues*


*New Tour Date

Stay tuned to for more information on the tour, including additional dates as well as the latest Deftones news.