WWOOWW... this is pretty awesome. The thing with deftones is that they dont really have a set genre... In my opinion they sound EMo CORE... they borrow styles from Tool, Weezer, Fugazi, and the later Bad Brains. They even have a little punk influence as well. You can't really label this band nu metal. WOW just because they have heavy riffs and some what slow beats they're automatically labeled nu metal. Thats really not the case. and whatever label it what you want. But this CD is very very amazing. Chino's vocals sound the most pure in this album. every deftones cd pretty much rocks. GET THIS ALBUM!!!!!!!