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WILLOW wants to collaborate with Deftones’ Chino Moreno: “He’s so amazing”

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WILLOW is hoping to add an alt-metal icon to her list of collaborators.

Speaking with Kerrang!, the “Transparent Soul” artist shares that she would love to do a song with Deftones frontman Chino Moreno.

“He’s so amazing,” WILLOW says.

Deftones is among the many metal influences on WILLOW’s upcoming album, .

“I love Lamb of God,” WILLOW says. “I love Straight Line Stitch — they’re a great band. Also, the main singer of that band is a Black woman, which I really, really love. Crowbar is an amazing band.”

“Obviously Radiohead — I wouldn’t call them metal, but they were definitely a huge inspiration for this album,” she adds. “And I’ve been listening to a lot of Primus, and I love Les Claypool.”

will be released this Friday, October 7.

Deftones, meanwhile, will headline their annual Dia de Los Deftones festival on November 5 in San Diego. The bill also includes Turnstile and Phantogram.

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