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[NEWS] Deftones Vocalist Releases Solo Track, Inspired by DC Comics’ Dark Nights: Metal

Deftones Chino Moreno Inspired By Dark Nights: Metal

Just yesterday, Deftones vocalist and frontman Chino Moreno, released solo track “Brief Exchange.” Inspired by DC Comics’ event and upcoming graphic novel, Dark Nights: Metal.

This deluxe hardcover collects issues #1-6 of the DARK NIGHTS: METAL monthly series and is written and drawn by the best-selling creative team of writer Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capullo. Batman has uncovered an ancient and evil mystery… One that could destroy the very fabric of the DC Universe! A Dark Multiverse has been revealed, full of devastating threats and vile creatures that have been loosed upon the DCU, with only The World’s Greatest Super-Heroes rising to the challenge of defending it!

Produced by GRAMMY® Award-winning icon Mike Elizondo (Eminem, Twenty-One Pilots, The Regrettes) and film composer and former Marilyn Manson guitarist Tyler Bates(Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1 & 2, Deadpool), “Brief Exchange” spotlights Moreno.

Chino Moreno (centre) and Deftones

“Brief Exchange” features Bates on guitar, Elizondo on bass and Gil Sharone from Dillinger Escape Plan, Puscifer behind the drum kit. Its dark lyrics remain befitting of the graphic novel’s themes. “Brief Exchange” showcases yet another facet of one of rock music’s most prolific forces.

This release marks the 2nd in this series of tracks inspired by DC Comics’ new graphic novel DARK DAYS: THE ROAD TO METAL, Beginning with “Red Death” by Brann Dailor-co-vocalist, drummer, and co-founder of GRAMMY® Award-winning heavy rock juggernaut Mastodon. “Red Death” is available now.

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