According to www.blabbermouth.net, the DEFTONES plan on releasing 'Eros' in the near future. 'Eros' is the very last record featuring their original bassist Chi Cheng, who passed away recently (details HERE). The band was actually finalizing the record, when Chi suffered life threatening injuries following a November 2008 car crash that eventually costed him his life. Chino Moreno had just left the studio after recording his vocal tracks for 'Eros' and was about half-way done with all songs on the album when the accident occurred.
Following the accident, the band decided to not release the album because they wanted to release a better record. They then recruited Sergio Vega (ex-QUICKSAND) to play bass, with whom they have released two albums: 2010's 'Diamond Eyes' and 2012's 'Koi No Yokan'. Chi's last record with the band is 2006's 'Saturday Night Wrist'.
Here in an interview that Artisan News conducted with Chino at the "Black Carpet", during the fifth edition of the Revolver Golden Gods Awards. Chino talks in detail about 'Eros'.
The DEFTONES recently unleashed a brand NEW video for their song "Swerve City", a song taken from their latest album 'Koi No Yokan' (legal download available HERE). You can watch the video for "Swerve City" HERE!
Stay tuned for more DEFTONES news!