In 2016, the Deftones swung through Austin, Texas, to play taste-making music festival SXSW for the first time, and they brought out a special surprise guest to make sure that their debut at the annual event was a memorable one. Chino Moreno and Co. took the stage at the SPIN showcase at Stubbs' and welcomed Geto Boys rapper Bushwick Bill to join them during the lead-in to their performance of sultry fan favorite "Digital Bath," off landmark 2000 LP White Pony. The Sacramento alt-metal crew — no strangers to seemingly unlikely covers and collaborations — provided washes of atmospheric sound over which Bill ripped through his iconic verse from the Texas hip-hop group's classic single "Mind Playing Tricks on Me." Moreno and his bandmates — particularly, bassist Sergio Vega — were clearly having the time of their lives watching Bill throw down on their stage, and once the rapper ended his verse, the Deftones singer happily shouted him out, "Bushwick!," before the 'Tones launched into "Digital Bath" proper. Watch fan-shot footage of the performance above. Rest in power, Bushwick Bill.
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