American alternative metal band the Deftones formed in Sacramento Califonia. The band consisted of Chino Moreno on lead vocals and rhythm guitar, Stephen Carpenter lead guitar, Dominic Garcia bass guitar, and Abe Cunningham on drums. The band's lineup changed in the first five years, however, they stabilized when Cunningham rejoined the group after leaving in 1990. With the exception of keyboardist and turntablist Frank Delgado joining in 1999, the band's lineup remained stable for fifteen years. The Deftones are known as one of the most experimental bands from the alternative metal scene.