Deftones Announce 2016 Headlining Tour


Story by Anne Erickson

Here’s where to find Deftones this year

This is a banner year for Deftones. The guys are finally releasing a new album this spring, which will mark their follow-up to 2012’s “Koi No Yokan,” and slowly adding tour dates to their 2016 itinerary.

The California band just announced a U.S. headlining tour in behind their upcoming album, “Gore.” The run will set off May 10 in Memphis, Tennessee, and continue through a May 26 date in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. For ticket information, head to

To get warmed up for the national run, Deftones have booked a six-show tour through Texas before the new dates, including a performance at South by Southwest. Deftones are also slated to play a horde of rock fests, such as Rock on the Range, Carolina Rebellion, Shaky Knees and Neon Desert.

Gore will arrive on April 8. The album’s first single, “Prayers/Triangles,” is out now.

Deftones 2016 U.S. Headlining Tour Dates:

5/10 — Memphis, TN, Minglewood Hall
5/11 — Nashville, TN, Ryman Auditorium
5/13 — Pompano Beach, FL, Pompano Beach Amphitheatre
5/14 — Lake Buena Vista, FL, House of Blues
5/17 — St. Augustine, FL, St. Augustine Amphitheatre
5/18 — New Orleans, LA, Orpheum Theatre
5/20 — Kansas City, MO, Uptown Theatre
5/24 — Sioux Falls, SD, The District
5/25 — Wichita, KS, Cotillion Ballroom
5/26 — Oklahoma City, OK, Criterion Theater



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