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For the Deftones there was nothing weird about being Latino and making rock music, but others didn’t always see it that way.

“When Deftones first started a lot of people were like isn’t that weird that you guys are mostly a Mexican band playing Heavy Metal?” says Camilo Wong Moreno lead singer of Grammy award winning band Deftones. “I never thought of it as a weird thing until people started mentioning it especially like overseas.  People were like this is very odd, I was like no, Latinos are rockers too.