These dates come at a time when both bands are reportedly working on new albums. That's bigger news for System -- after all, they haven't released a studio album since 2005's double shot of Mezmerize and Hypnotize. Deftones' last album was 2010's superb Diamond Eyes, and last year they had mentioned they were anxious to get back into the studio to deliver a follow-up fairly soon. As of now, it appears we might get the new album by the end of this year -- but almost certainly not before these tour dates with System.
System of a Down/Deftones Tour Dates:
- Aug. 2 - Philadelphia, PA - Susquehanna Bank Center
- Aug. 4 - Holmdel, NJ - PNC Bank Arts Center
- Aug. 5 - Wantagh, NY - Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
- Aug. 7 - Washington, DC - Verizon Center Arena
- Aug. 9 - Boston, MA - Comcast Center
- Aug. 11 - Montreal, QC - Heavy Metal Festival Parterre Parc Jean Drapeau
- Aug. 12 - Toronto, ON - Heavy Metal Festival Downsview Park
- Aug. 14 - Detroit, MI - DTE Energy Amphitheater
- Aug. 15 - Chicago, IL - Allstate Arena
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