Tag Archives: Devin Townsend Project

12
Apr

Headlines! Headlines! Headlines!

Time for some headlines, baby! Let’s get it on…

Children of Bodom announced a month-long North American headlining tour in June. Main support? The Devin Townsend (pictured above) Project. Also supporting are Obscura and Septicflesh. Sounds like a nice lineup to me. Dates have yet to be announced.

All-girl metal (I use the word “metal” very loosely in this context) band (I use the word “band” very loosely in this context) Kittie are going into the studio, to record the follow-up to ‘In The Black,’ next week. Yay, I guess. Yay for those who enjoy Pussy’s Kittie’s music. Yay for all two of you.

Seether frontman Shaun Morgan claimed that former Seether guitarist has gone back to his former band Evanescence. Eh, what’s a Seether? Anywho, shortly after Morgan claimed that, Evanescence’s management declined it. But honestly, who the fuck cares?

When asked about why Slayer chose Gary Holt as a replacement for Jeff Hanneman, Dave Lombardo had the following to say:

“Me and Kerry were on the side of the stage at Hellfest, in France. Both me and Kerry, were “Come on, let’s go listen to Exodus. Let’s hear Exodus. We haven’t seen them in a while.” We saw Exodus and I was like, “Wow. Now I remember why I liked them so much, when I was young.” […] “Look at that guy. That guy’s an amazing guitar player. He’s a good player.” And so, when this happened, the first person that came to Kerry’s mind, and myself, [was] Gary. I mean he was there, from the beginning. He knows that style.”

Read the full interview here.

Dave Murray, of Iron Maiden, was recently asked if there is going to be a follow-up to ‘The Final Frontier.’ Rumors that this was going to be Maiden’s last album surfaced ever since the band reveiled the title of the album. Murray had this to say about the situation:

“Possibly there will be, but it’s hard to say at the moment. It definitely won’t be next year, anyway. My gut feeling is once we sit down, if everyone’s up for it — that’s the main thing — then we’ll go for it.”

Read the full interview here.

Feel updated now? You are ready to go out and be metal now, my friend.


15
Feb

Devin Townsend news and free shit!

If you’re not familiar with Devin Townsend’s work, chances are good that you’re going to find something in his back catalogue that you’ll like. Steve Vai’s ‘Sex & Religion,’ Strapping Young Lad, his solo work, The Devin Townsend Band and Devin Townsend Project all feature all kinds of genres and styles.

With Devin Townsend Project, Devin released ‘Ki’ and ‘Addicted’ in 2009 and they’re going to be followed by ‘Deconstruction’ and ‘Ghost,’ that will both be released in June of this year.

In a series of tweets, Townsend hinted at possible features with Opeth’s Mikael Akerfeldt and Joe Duplantier of Gojira, also Ihsahn will be featured on ‘Deconstruction’.

Now on to the free shit. A couple of days ago, Devin Townsend Project released a free live EP, you can get it here. Tracklisting after the jump.


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