About Chino Moreno
Chino Moreno (Camillo Wong Moreno) was born June 20, 1973. He is best known as the lead singer and contributing guitarist of Deftones. He is also a member of the side-project bands Team Sleep and Crosses.
Chino was born in Sacramento, California. He was the third of five children. He attended McClatchy High School, where he met Abe Cunningham and Stephen Carpenter, with whom he founded Deftones in 1988.
During the making of Deftones’ White Pony, Chino began work on a side project, Team Sleep.
In March 2011, he stated to be working on a new side project known as Crosses, featuring Far guitarist Shaun Lopez. Chino has described the project as “minimal and soothing, and it’s sort of like the stuff I like listening to when I’m not screaming my head off.” Their debut self-titled EP was released on August 2, 2011.