Chino Moreno

Chino Moreno’s Crosses Releases First New Song in Six Years

On Christmas Day, Deftones singer Chino Moreno's electrorock side project ††† (Crosses), which also features guitarist Shaun Lopez, released their first new song in six years.
Daniel Kohn / December 26, 2020

Deftones’ Chino Moreno on Creative ‘Balance,’ Healing Energy of New LP Ohms

"It's dark," says Chino Moreno. "It's a trip." Not a bad off-the-cuff summary of Deftones' ninth LP, Ohms, which amplifies the art-metal band's signature…
Ryan Reed / September 24, 2020

Chino Moreno’s Side Project Saudade Releases First Song in Three Years, Featuring Chelsea Wolfe

Back in 2016, a new supergroup called Saudade released their eponymous debut single. Three years later, the group — comprising Deftones’ Chino Moreno, Bad Brains’…
Chris DeVille, Stereogum / March 18, 2019

Watch The Smashing Pumpkins Cover Sugar Ray’s “Fly” With Mark McGrath

Smashing Pumpkins’ reunion tour kicked off last month and Sugar Ray’s Mark McGrath has been been making appearances in their shows via video. Videos of McGrath played…
Julia Gray, Stereogum / August 2, 2018

Deftones’ Chino Moreno Actually Played Inside of a Volcano This Weekend

As reported last week, Deftones frontman Chino Moreno actually performed inside of a volcano this weekend at Iceland’s Secret Solstice festival, plowing through a three-song set submerged inside…
Brennan Carley / June 20, 2016

††† (Crosses)’ ‘Telepathy’ Gets Dark Dance Remix From DWNTWN

Following a bout of silence that no doubt included much surreptitious spell-casting, ††† (Crosses) are back with a series of remixes that reimagine the witchy,…
Chris Martins / July 16, 2014

Watch Crosses’ Noirish Video for ‘The Epilogue’

While the Deftones are Chino Moreno's main squeeze, his focus as of late has been that electronic-based mistress known as ††† (a.k.a. Crosses). The group, which…
Dan Reilly / March 18, 2014

Palms Ruin Valentine’s Day With Tragic, NSFW ‘Mission Sunset’ Video

Chino Moreno has been focusing on his † † † (Crosses) side-project lately, appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live! and sitting down for an interview with…
Kyle McGovern / February 14, 2014

Chino Moreno Talks His New, Not-at-All-Witch-House Band, Crosses

Chino Moreno is the rare artist who both hates being labeled and actually makes music that resists labeling. Somehow, his Deftones (despite being signed to…
Dan Weiss / February 13, 2014

Hear Deftones’ Chino Moreno and Ex-Isis Members Unite as Palms

The Deftones made a triumphant return with Koi No Yokan, which handily hurdled into SPIN's 50 Best Albums of 2012 lineup. But no matter where his…
Chris Martins / May 1, 2013