After a two-year hiatus, multiple GRAMMY® Award-winning Sacramento band Deftones announce their third annual Dia De Los Deftones, taking place Saturday, Nov. 5 at Gallagher Square at Petco Park in San Diego. This festival lineup for all ages includes Deftones, Turnstile, Phantogram, Freddie Gibbs, Audrey Nuna, Destroy Boys, Provoker and Cold Gawd.
Tickets go on sale August 5 at 10 a.m. Tickets start at $79.50 and will be available here. The exclusive VIP packages and local presale will go on sale Wednesday, August 3 from 10 a.m. (PST). The local/hall Live Nation presale will be available on August 4 starting at 10:00 a.m. (PST).
Deftones, the critically acclaimed alternative rock band consisting of Chino Moreno, Frank Delgado, Stephen Carpenter and Abe Cunningham will headline the eponymous festival for the third year in 2022. Deftones singer Chino Moreno adds, ” We are thrilled to be bringing back Dia de Los Deftones this year. We are very proud to have organized it; it is a chance for us to present and present artists that we love and respect, and to organize a day incredible music and culture for our fans. We’re so excited to see everyone back at Petco in November.”
The group has released eight studio albums, including their latest LP Ohms, released in September 2020, bowed to No. 5 on the Billboard Top 200 and marked the sixth consecutive Top 10 debut and fourth Top 5 entry. of the group. In 2022, the group was nominated for two GRAMMYs at the 2022 GRAMMY Awards which took place on January 31, 2022.
The band received Best Rock Performance nominations for “Ohms”, the title track from their 9th studio album, as well as a Best Metal Performance nomination for “Genesis”, the second single from Ohms’ album on Warner. Records. To date, Deftones have been streamed 3 billion times and sold over 10 million albums worldwide.
Formed in Sacramento, California in 1988, the multi-platinum GRAMMY® award-winning Deftones are an influential alternative presence with 10 million records sold worldwide in 2020. The quintet’s career spans three platinum albums – Adrenalinearound the fur and white pony -as well as a 2001 GRAMMY® Award, a Deftones Gold Albumand countless critical applause.
Following the success of Diamond Eyes  and Koi No Yokan , Gore landed at number two on the Billboard Top 200 in 2016, moving over 71,000 units in its first week and marking its highest position in 13 years. Not to mention that they organized, launched, presented and titled their own festival, Dia De Los Deftones, in 2018.
Selling out both installments so far, the eclectic lineups have welcomed everyone from Future and CHVRCHES to Gojira and Megan Thee Stallion. In 2020, Deftones continues their pioneering arc as an alternative frontman with their ninth full-length album, Ohms. Upon its release, it bowed to No. 5 on the Billboard Top 200, marking its fourth Top 5 debut and sixth Top 10.
They also celebrate 20 years of White Pony with companion remix album Black Stallion to close out the year. The Deftones are Chino Moreno [vocals, guitar]Stephane Charpentier [guitar]Frank Delgado [keys, samples]Abe Cunningham [drums].