Zac Crain of the Dallas Observer spoke with Deftones singer Chino Moreno and asked if it was difficult for the veteran rockers to remain together after almost 15 years. “Not really. I mean, I’m sure it is, but for us it doesn’t seem to be that big of a problem,” he said. “We’ve been friends long before we were making music together. Obviously, with anything, with anybody, with any relationship, you need time apart. I think it’s good for us that we don’t tour as much as we used to. That was just, like, insane. From the time we got our record deal in ’95, we pretty much went on tour, and we were on tour the whole time. If we weren’t on tour, we were in the studio making a record. And that was when we were kids. Now we’re men–we’re all in our 30s–and it’s good to have a little time apart. But when we get together, it’s good. It’s more special now. We all have our separate lives, and then we come together and play music or go on tour together, and it’s exciting.” Read more.
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