It’s hard to believe that Deftones will be releasing their new album OHMS at the end of this week. The long awaited full length from the group’s fan base promises to signal a return to their earlier years while utilizing new sounds at the same time. On their new single “Genesis” they show off this coupling while the video has just as much of a nineties vibe.
Starting off with keys and that unmistakable guitar tone, the track has an ominous feel. When things get going they come in hard and dark. The screamy vocals and the distanced heft of the riffs create a tone that sounds like the band without retreading former footsteps. The swirls of darkness in the way the song is constructed gets counterbalanced with uplifting backing vocals. The video looks like shadows of double negative while giving a proper visual for the heavy track.
You can view the video above or on YouTube. The song can be heard on all streaming spots. OHMS is ready to preorder directly from Warner Records before it drops on September 25.
Image Credits: Photo by Tamar Levine.