1. Deftones Bassist Chi Cheng Dead at 42

    April 14, 2013 12:31 AM EDT Deftones bassist Chi Cheng, who has been in a semi-conscious state since a 2008 car accident, died early Saturday morning, his family announced. He was 42. In a statement posted on the fan site Oneloveforchi.com , Cheng's family writes that the musician was taken to the…

  2. Deftones Returning to Studio After Tour Wraps, Says Singer

    May 02, 2011 10:23 AM EDT D eftones are hoping that a gap between the end of its current North American tour and some summer festival dates will allow the group to get started on the follow-up to 2010's "Diamond Eyes." "We're going to have a month off, but in that month we're talking…

  3. Hot Tours: Black Eyed Peas, Rammstein, Vasco Rossi

    June 24, 2010 12:01 PM EDT Black Eyed Peas take the week's No. 1 spot on Hot Tour with box office totals reported from nine arenas on the European leg of its E.N.D. World Tour. Following a 34-city North American trek which took place during the first four months of the year, the L.A.-based hip-hop group kicked off…

  4. Hot Tours: Taylor Swift, Vasco Rossi, Rod Stewart

    June 17, 2010 12:38 PM EDT Taylor Swift is No. 1 on this week's Hot Tours chart based on reported grosses from five recent dates on the final North American leg of her Fearless Tour. Top box office totals came from Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass., the home of the New England Patriots and the first NFL stadium…

  5. Deftones Album Preview

    January 15, 2010 4:24 PM EST Deftones, Title TBD (Warner Bros./Reprise Records) Release Date: April 2010 Following a November 2008 car accident that left Deftones bassist Chi Cheng in a semiconscious state during the past year, the rock band "didn't know if we were going to continue on," Deftones frontman…

  6. Hot Tours: AC/DC, Leonard Cohen, Nickelback

    November 19, 2009 11:10 AM EST While the Australian rock band AC/DC is winding down its tour this year with a few more dates scheduled in South America, the Black Ice World Tour is set to continue in 2010 with dates booked in Australia, New Zealand and Japan. Totals from three U.S. arenas were reported this week along with…

  7. Placebo Holds Off Black Eyed Peas On Euro Album Chart

    June 25, 2009 12:06 PM EDT Black Eyed Peas' "Boom Boom Pow" (Interscope/Universal) moves back to the top of Billboard's European Hot 100 Singles, but the group's "The E.N.D. (The Energy Never Dies)" is again held off No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums by Placebo's independent…

  8. Placebo, Lady GaGa Top Euro Chart

    June 18, 2009 9:50 AM EDT Placebo's sixth studio album "Battle For The Sun" (Dreambrother/PIAS) gives the long-running modern rock trio an instant No. 1 on Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart. Lady Gaga's "Poker Face" (Interscope/Universal), deposed at the top of European Hot…

  9. Black Eyed Peas, Green Day Top Euro Charts

    June 11, 2009 9:59 AM EDT As Green Day starts a third week atop Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart with "21st Century Breakdown" (Reprise/Warner Music), Lady Gaga's 15-week reign over European Hot 100 Singles with "Poker Face" (Interscope/Universal) is finally ended by labelmates…

  10. Deftones Playing First Show Since Cheng's Accident

    February 06, 2009 12:59 PM EST Deftones will return to the stage for the first time since bassist Chi Cheng went into a coma after a November car accident. The group will perform April 5 at the Bamboozle Left festival in Irvine, Calif., with former Quicksand bassist Sergio Vega stepping in for Cheng. Vega previously…

  11. Doctors 'Optimistic' For Deftones Bassist

    November 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST Doctors are "optimistic" that Deftones bassist Chi Cheng will recover from life-threatening injuries suffered in a car accident last week. Cheng's life was likely saved thanks to three off-duty EMTs w Doctors are "optimistic" that Deftones bassist Chi Cheng will…

  12. Deftones Bassist In Coma After Car Crash

    November 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Deftones bassist Chi Cheng is in a coma after being involved in a car accident Monday in Santa Clara, Calif., according to the Sacramento Bee. Frontman Chino Moreno confirmed Cheng's condition but dec Deftones bassist Chi Cheng is in a coma after being involved in a car accident Monday…

  13. This Day in Music

    October 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Courtney Love plays her first-ever solo show at the Ventura Theatre in Ventura, Calif. 2001 - Courtney Love plays her first-ever solo show at the Ventura Theatre in Ventura, Calif. 2000 - Ontario Attorney-General Jim Flaherty requests that Canada's federal government, which…

  14. Of Montreal / Oct. 10, 2008 / New York (Roseland Ballroom)

    October 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Over-the-top has been the theme of the group's live performances for a while now, so in many ways, the unexpected was expected. The experience was much like attending an indie rock Broadway play, on a The only living, breathing horse one is likely to encounter in Manhattan is of the…

  15. Leona Lewis, Westlife Lead U.K. Charts

    November 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST As Leona Lewis starts a third week at the top of the U.K. singles chart with "Bleeding Love" (Syco Music/Sony BMG), Irish pop staples Westlife's "Back Home" (S/Sony BMG) has become their seventh No. 1 As Leona Lewis starts a third week at the top of the U.K. singles…

  16. This Day in Music

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Courtney Love plays her first-ever solo show at the Ventura Theatre in Ventura, Calif. 2001 - Courtney Love plays her first-ever solo show at the Ventura Theatre in Ventura, Calif. 2000 - Ontario Attorney-General Jim Flaherty requests that Canada's federal government, which…

  17. Deftones Get Busy On New CD, Moreno Revives Team Sleep

    May 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Deftones are still rocking their latest album, "Saturday Night Wrist," around the United States. But they've already started work on its successor, too. The Deftones are still rocking their latest album, "Saturday Night Wrist," around the United States. But they&…

  18. This Day in Music

    October 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>German schlager artist Rex Gildo dies from injuries he sustained three days earlier when he jumped from the second floor of his Munich flat.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2001 - Courtney Love plays her first-ever solo show at the…

  19. Deftones Unfazed By Long Road To New CD

    August 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT It's been three years since the Deftones released their last album of all-new material. But guitarist Stephen Carpenter says the group wasn't sweating the long wait for the new "Saturday Night Wrist." It's been three years since the Deftones released their last album…

  20. Bocelli Sends His 'Amore'

    January 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST The difference between "Amore" and "Amor" is more than just a letter. The words are the two titles to Andrea Bocelli's upcoming albums. "Amore," the international, multilingual version, comes out Jan. 31 in the United States and Feb. 24 in much of the rest…

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