The album was shelved as the band's main focus became Cheng's condition after his car accident in 2008. They later made the decision to move forward with former Quicksand bassist Sergio Vega and would go on to release 2010's Diamond Eyes instead.
No official release plans have been announced for Eros; but the track uploaded by Chino Moreno has already been removed by Warner Bros.
"Chi, We miss you today and everyday. -deftones." the band posted along with "Smile," which another user has uploaded: