Deftones Add More Diamond Eyes Dates

Deftones have extended the band’s spring North American tour with more U.S. dates added through mid-June.

The latest round of shows includes a May 16 gig at Sonar in Baltimore followed by a May 20 performance at Push in Jacksonville, Fla., and May 21 gig at Hard Rock Café in Orlando, Fla.

The alternative metal band will also hit up The Tabernacle in Atlanta May 28; Minglewood Hall in Memphis, Tenn., May 29; Austin Music Hall in Texas, June 4; and Hollywood Palladium in California, June 10.

Dates are booked through a June 13 show at San Francisco’s Warfield Theatre.

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Aaron’s Amphitheatre, Atlanta, Ga.

Tonight Deftones play Palace Theatre in Melbourne, Australia, before performing at the “Big Day Out” festival this weekend. In February the band has lined up shows in Japan, Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore.

The spring North American tour begins April 14 in Seattle. The trek features Dillinger Escape Plan as the opening act.

Deftones are touring in support of the group’s sixth studio album, Diamond Eyes. The album was released in May 2010 as the follow-up to 2006’s Saturday Night Wrist.

Tickets for the new dates go on sale to the general public beginning Feb. 4 at 10 a.m. local time. VIP packages are available with perks including a meet and greet with the band, an autographed set list, a sound check performance and crowd free, pre-show merch shopping.
For more information, click here for Deftones’ official website.