With the surprise show announced in the capital, fans will be eager to see the band who rarely perform in the UK, and haven’t for some time.
When are Deftones performing in the UK?
As mentioned, this show is a one-off performance from the band, and they will be performing at The O2 Forum in Kentish Town on 13 June 2022.
This will be the band’s first performance in the UK since their latest album ‘Ohms’ was released in 2020.
The band currently have no scheduled dates in the UK for 2022.
Where else are the band performing?
The Grammy Award winners are currently embarking on a tour of their native US, before the one off show in London ahead of a European tour, where they will visit Italy, Germany, Belgium and more.
Their tour dates are:
- 17 May - Washington DC
- 18 May - Philadelphia
- 19 May - Uncasville, CT
- 21 May - Laval, Canada
- 22 May - Toronto, Canada
- 24 May - Michigan
- 26 May - Milwaukee, US
- 27 May - Chicago
- 28 May - Minneapolis
- 13 June - Kentish Town, London
- 17,18 June - Landgraaf, Netherlands
- 21 June - Bologna, Italy
- 26 June - Hamburg, Germany
- 27 June - Berlin, Germany
- TBA - Dessel, Belgium
How do I get tickets?
Before the tickets go on general sale, they are to go on two presales first.
The first of these presales is an O2 Priority presale, because the show is being hosted at an O2 venue. This goes live on Wednesday, 18 May at 9am and ends on Friday, 20 May at 8am.
Then, a Live Nation presale will go live, on Thursday 19 May at 9am, ending at 8am on Friday, 20 May.
After both pre-sales finish, tickets can be purchased via Ticketmaster as they go on general sale on Friday, 20 May at 9am.
What is a possible set list?
Due to the tour being underway, a possible set list for the show is available, and could look like this, according to setlist.fm.
- Rocket Skates
- Be Quiet and Drive (Far Away)
- My Own Summer (Shove it)
- Swerve City
- Digital Bath
- Knife Party
- Sex Tape
- Diamond Eyes
- Bloody Cape
- Change (in the house of Flies)
- Engine No. 9
The setlist here was made from their performance at The Rooftop at Pier 17, New York, NY, USA.
Who are Deftones?
Deftones are an American alternative metal band formed in Sacramento, California back in 1988.
Since their inception over 30 years ago, they have released nine albums and are predicted to have sold around 10 million albums worldwide.
They have won many coveted awards since forming too, including Best Album at the Kerrang! Awards, Outstanding Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Album (California Music Awards), Album of the Year (Revolver Golden Gods Awards), and have also won two Grammy Awards for Best Remixed Recording and Best Metal Performance, with the former coming in 2022.