DEFTONES have set Lovers as the tentative title of their fourth full-length album, according to vocalist Chino Moreno, who spoke to BBC One Radio Rock Show's Mary Anne Hobbs by phone Tuesday night. The singer went on to describe the effort as a really hardcore album...it's pretty loud and heavy. I wouldn't go so far as to say it's angry, but it's not pretty by any means. Half of the songs are reportedly completed and the band hope to be finished around the end of June for a September release through Maverick Records. There is also a possibility that Moreno's TEAM SLEEP side project will come to the UK in July, although this has not yet been officially confirmed. A full transcript of the interview can be read here. To listen to conversation in streaming Real Audio, click here.
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