Hole in the Earth

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"Hole in the Earth"
Single by Deftones
from the album Saturday Night Wrist
Released September 12, 2006
Format Compact disc
Recorded 2004 — 2006
Genre Alternative metal, shoegaze, dream pop, post-hardcore
Length 4:11
Label Maverick
Writer(s) Stephen Carpenter, Chi Cheng, Abe Cunningham, Frank Delgado, Chino Moreno
Producer(s) Shaun Lopez
Deftones singles chronology
"Hexagram
(2003)
"Hole in the Earth"
(2006)
"Mein"
(2007)

"Hole in the Earth" is a song by the American alternative metal band Deftones. The song was released as the first single from their fifth album, Saturday Night Wrist, and appeared as the album's opening track.

Reception[edit]

"Hole in the Earth" was released to radio airplay on September 12, 2006. It charted relatively well, peaking at No. 18 and No. 19 in Billboard's Hot Modern Rock Tracks and Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks charts,[1] respectively, and in 69th position in the UK Singles Chart.[2]

Music video[edit]

A music video was filmed for the single, directed by Brian Lazzaro.[3]

Appearances in other media[edit]

The song was released as downloadable content for Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock on March 6, 2008,[4] and for Rock Band, Rock Band 2 and Rock Band 3 on June 8, 2010. It was also featured in the video game Saint's Row 2.

A remix of the song was produced by Danny Lohner for the soundtrack album of the film Underworld: Rise of the Lycans, released January 13, 2009.

The song was also featured during one of the scenes in the 2013 black comedy film, This Is the End.

Track listing[edit]

UK CD1
No. Title Length
1. "Hole in the Earth"   4:11
2. "Hexagram" (Live) 4:10
UK CD2
No. Title Length
1. "Hole in the Earth"   4:11
2. "My Own Summer (Shove It)" (Live) 3:45
3. "Hole in the Earth" (Video)  

Personnel[edit]

Deftones
Production
  • Produced by Bob Ezrin
  • Mixed by Ryan Williams

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Billboard.com - Artist Chart History — Deftones: Singles". Billboard.com. Retrieved 2007-12-23. 
  2. ^ "UK Singles Top 75 - Music Charts". Navigate to appropriate week. acharts.us. Retrieved 2007-12-23. 
  3. ^ "Hole in the Earth | Deftones". MTV. Retrieved 11 September 2010. 
  4. ^ "Hole In the Earth/Guitar Hero 3". Deftones in Studio. 2008-06-03. Archived from the original on 2008-03-12. Retrieved 2008-06-07. 

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