Top Ten Best Deftones SongsToolFan4° The best songs from one of the pioneering nü-metal bands.
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At the first lines of the song I was almost bored, but when I've heard the chorus I stop for a moment until it ends. I always remember to hear it on YouTube anytime I go to the interne shop.
Absolutely brilliant song. It is so complex, and yet so simple. It can be interpreted in so many different ways. One of my favorite songs of all time.
Such an amazing song from a great band. Reminds me about Queen of the Damned every time I hear it
I really dislike this band but this song specifically is an exception, unique sound like no other song I've heardV 6 Comments
Wow... just wow. This song is bloody brilliant! How can you possibly get better than this? How can this possibly not be number 1? It's amazing!
Just awesome.. Great lyrics, guitar and this you should be at number one for sure. It's just amazing
Shove it shove it shove it!
YES! This is definitely the best song on this album and the band's best song as well. Just gonna write more.
Blows every other song out of the water and takes you to a different world completelyV 7 Comments
this song is absolutely incredible! every time I hear it I feel every emotion hit me at once like a wave. it gives the sensation of free falling and drifting away. very powerful, very moving, an absolute perfect representation of music with feeling.
The emotion on this song is just amazing... I always like the heavy Deftones songs but there is something about this song that is mysterious and haunting and yet relaxing...
It haunts and soothes
Can't stop listening to that beauty!V 11 Comments
Possibly the darkest and the best song they've ever made. When second chorus kicks in it's impossible not to get chills.
This song is absolute perfection, as is all of White Pony. It's one of my favorite songs of all time. Maynard and Chino's vocals flow perfectly together. Musically this song is genius. Chino is an absolute genius with his lyrics and that's as evident as ever in this song. From the atmospheric intro to the abrasive choruses, this song is Deftones through and through.
Maynard and Chino voices are just amazing together
Probably my third favorite from White Pony. I honestly keep replaying the album in general. It feels good to start listening to them again. - cjWriter1997V 9 Comments
In my opinion, the best Deftones song. There is so much raw energy and emotion on this song, and the heavy guitar and screaming vocals will keep this song in your head for a long time. - NorwegianWood
This must be first... This song and "Diamond Eyes" are my favorite! My favorite part: "I don't care where just FAR" great part!
The best song off of Around The Fur and perhaps Deftones' best song of their early years, even though it's my personal favorite Deftones' song of all time. One of my favorite riffs ever.
My Fursonal FavoriteV 8 Comments
"Time will see us realign. Diamonds rain across the sky. And shower me into the same realm... " What a great song! Definitely one of their best!
Love The guitar hear, and the lyrics... Amazing, my favorite, White Pony is a great album, but this is better, and where is You've Seen The Butcher? , Other Incredible...
One of the BEST RIFFS EVER!, Excellent song
This is the first song I ever heard outside of rap in high school, which acted as a gateway, leading to many other great songs of theirs and that of many, many other bands. I've always been extremely grateful for stumbling upon this song years since. This will always be one of their best, whether out of sentiment or not.V 7 Comments
Great tune... Well put together... Awesome!
The raw youth and anxiety tone to this song helps me relieve the days I first listened to this song! BEST SONG!
Not a big fan of deftones but will say that this songs is truly amazing!
Love it. The rhythm on this one is stand out :DV 2 Comments
What in the name of Minerva this is doing at number 8? This piece of art screams the kind of sensuality that won't attract unwanted public staring!
It is a very explosive, in your face song. You think it's going to be calm, then bam. Surprise.
Every time I listen this song it makes me smile. I absolutely love this song. One of my personal all time favorites and should be #1!
An overlooked masterpiece from their overlooked album Deftones. Easily one of their best post-White Pony. - cjWriter1997V 2 Comments
A truly amazing song, its hard to believe its number 10, definetily my favourite deftones song, I love their early stuff like 7 words (can't believe it's not on the list) but this song is a simple MASTERPIECE, all about it it's beautiful, my body chills every time I listen to it with my headphones, should be at least n3
No 10 now but I'm sure this song will move up the ranks over time, it's one of their newest but definitely the most beautiful song they've ever written and Chino's voice is incredible on it. This and Digital Bath are up there with my favourite songs of all time
For me, this is the best song, because it's really emotive, so beautifull, every time I hear this song I must pick up my guitar and start playing the song, and when Chino start singing I just start singing, almost crying because of the beauty of this song. It should be in N# 1
Dude, this song makes me nostalgic, makes me think of so much I can't even put my finger on. It makes me think of the rain and the street lights in the nightV 10 Comments
Deserves to be way higher on the list. Simply a masterpiece, with chilling vocals.
"this song should be higher" doesn't do this song justice. I get goosebumps every time I hear the two opening chords. After that, it truly can't be described with words.
Best song, or at least the most underrated. Just listen to it, and come back singing "In this room, we're all anemic; in this room, anemic and sweet.."
my knifeV 4 Comments
This song is dark and melodic at the same time and produces a sound like no other that just can't be fully explained, it really tells a story and can be interpreted in quite a few different ways. This song is definitely underrated and should totally be more well known.
Come on how is this so low? At least in the top 20.
One of the best on their best album
Dun dun dun dun dun... I won't stop following youu
Slipknot is my favourite band their songs 'wait and bleed' nominated at the grammy but the grammy went to 'elite' and I was so pissed and I said to myself I am gonna check this song but after checking it out I wasn't pissed not one bit. TRUST ME ON THIS ONE GUYS THIS SONGS IS THE TRUE BEAUTY OF METAL GENRE
Outright angry, extremely rough, pure Chino-Scream. This was a great triumph of nu metal. The instrumentation's put into an industrial level. Why this one of all songs made it to the GRAMMYs without any promotion is a mystery that will never be figured out, but oh boy, did this one deserve it.
Don't you dare tell me they weren't nu metal. Nu metal is not derogatory by default. It's only derogatory because Korn and Limp Bizkit exist.
RAWR! Awesome song! Get it now and you will believe me
I love this song more than I love the pure thought of world peace...;P.
My favorite Deftones song followed by Knife Party, Hexagram and Rocket Skates. - cjWriter1997
Damn epic with a lot of power riffs. Steph did excellent work
Deserves top 10
No words are needed to describe how great this song is. If you just listen to it you will know why it deserves to be in the top 10
The riff after intro will explain everything about the song
Watch out the guitar riff b4 the chorus
Definitely the number 1 song of deftones.the start of song is amazingV 5 Comments
So chilling, Saturday Night Wrist is way too underrated.
Easily the most epic deftones song, definitely in the top 5 for me.
Dark, moody, and melodic, "Beware" easily clocks in as my favorite Deftones song.
Love this song dude, heavy and melodic
This song was stuck in my head for ages. I feel like I can relate to the song somehow, should I be different and maybe make a fool of myself to impress you? Or should I be like everyone else and be safe? Either way I want you to notice me somehow. That's how I interpreted it and I think it relates to a lot of people. - entersandman35
Seems as though th easier listening songs got the top votes. I prefer their heavier sound. I can name a few favourites but the chorus to this is explosive. So much energy in this!
The song that made me fall in love with this band.
W. T. F. How is this song no. 17? This song should be in the top 5 at least.V 3 Comments
It has a beautiful ambient flow that makes the song seem like you falling
Hands down the best song on koi no yokan!
The chorus give me chills and chino's voice is epic
All time favourite Deftones song. Always makes me think of my car!V 3 Comments
This. this times a million. adrenaline is one of the greatest and heaviest nu-metal records ever.
Awesome song all around starts off with a buzzing guitar riff then that sick bass line R.I.P. chi chengV 3 Comments
Sat night wrist is so underrated! My favorite album of theirs and I've been a fan since ATF days!
Maybe not 1 but definitely should be higher
Chino's best screaming. One of their heaviest tracks to date.
Should be a lot higher, one of my favorites!
The tension arc in the heavy bridge/second part of the song is the most exciting and melodic moment in Deftones discography!
The essential heavy deftones song
This song is quite fresh but it has the potential to be a 'tones classic. I can listen to this track all day and never get bored, it fuses so much melody, emotion and and anger together. Just give it a listen
Best song on the koi no yoken album and that is saying a lot. Koi no yoken is an amazing album and there is not a single bag song on it. No song on it you say "eh I kinda like this song"... What you really say is "ok that song is the best on the album next song... No this song is the best on the album". Most deftones fans will probally hate me for this but imma say it... Koi no yoken is the best deftones album period.
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