04:50 - The Maratha Also, black powerfully blending with genres of death, drone, psychedelic, doom, sludge and so on. More or less, this past 2 years there has been a trend of experimentation in metal altogether.
04:44 - The Maratha The problem is that Sludge creepingly blends into heavy, doom, black and death. Look at Roadburn for instance.
03:24 - Marcel Hubregtse SLudge is actually already dead since most bands in that genre are copying each other . Savannah SLudge is doing it and so are the others. If you hear mrore than 6 new sludge bands each months you will notice it.
02:29 - Apothecary Yeah you have a point, that "only old school is real, modern bands suck" mentality is still pretty strong among parts of the metal community though, unfortunately
Devin Townsend will continue to bring us wacky music with their new album, Transcendence. Today, we get to check out the record's first details. In the last few months, the band has been hard at work recording and the tracks are now sent off to be mastered. The worldwide release date is set for September 2nd in various formats and you can try to figure out the new album front cover below.
Only Half There is the title of Canadian musical genius Devin Townsend's autobiography. The book details have been fully revealed now and his official autobiography is now available for pre-order here via Rocket 88. The book comes out in August 2016 in a standard and a limited edition with the latter including loads of exclusive goodies.
This could be interesting. Devin Townsend has been confirmed for the new convention type event called HeavyCon in London for three days starting on Friday September 30th. Devin will be speaking in the main auditorium on the Friday, conducting a guitar master-class on Saturday, and people will be able to hear new Devin Townsend music on Sunday. He will also be signing autographs and meeting fans all throughout the weekend.
If you were hoping to get some updates regarding Devin Townsend's next album, we have good news! On a recent interview with Metal Wani, the man himself, Devin Townsend, confirmed that the band is set to enter the studio and begin recording Z²'s follow-up in March. What can we expect? Tentatively titled Transcendence, the opus will be released in September. You can look forward to that.
The innovators Devin Townsend will release in just a few weeks' time a live concert recording filmed at an incredible sold-out show at London's legendary Royal Albert Hall venue, bringing the story of Ziltoid to life on stage as well as playing tracks from across the back catalogue. Ziltoid Live At The Royal Albert Hall captures a larger-than-life evening and is set to be released on the 13th of November 2015 through Inside Out Music. You can now watch a complete live clip of the track "March Of The Poozers" (from the Z² album) below to get things started. Enjoy the pink madness!
Earlier this year, Devin Townsend played an incredible sold-out show at London's legendary Royal Albert Hall venue, bringing the story of Ziltoid to life on stage as well as playing tracks from across his back catalogue. This larger-than-life evening was captured on film and is set to be released on the 13th of November 2015. Shot on 15 high-definition cameras, it was directed by Paul M Green (Devin Townsend, Opeth, BB King, Steve Hackett) and features special guests such as Dominique Lenore Persi (Stolen Babies), Chris Jericho (world-famous wrestler and singer of US band Fozzy) and Jean Savoie, with video narration by Bill Courage, as well as 12 singers and actors as cast and choir. Check out the brilliant cover below.
As always, as soon as ProgPower USA current edition ends, the line-up for the next year is announced. And ProgPower USA 2016 will be big. Already confirmed are performances by Devin Townsend with special guest Anneke van Giersbergen; Fates Warning playing Awaken The Guardian in its entirety with singer John Arch; Green Carnation performing Light Of Day, Day Of Darkness in its entirety; Scar Symmetry, The Gentle Storm and many more.
Devin Townsend will embark on an acoustic tour in the U.K. this October. On these special 'An Evening With' acoustic shows, he will be playing stripped down versions of his material, as well as taking fan requests and even a little spoken-word. The tickets for this tour go on sale Wednesday 9th September at 10am GMT.
Devin Townsend released the double album, Z², in late 2014 and will now issue each part, Sky Blue and Dark Matters, in their own separate packages this summer on June 29th, via Inside Out Music, in case you are interested. Devin also recently completed a European headline tour, capping it off with a sold-out show at London's legendary Royal Albert Hall venue.
Here is some Devin Townsend for you today. With the double album Z² out now worldwide, the band is currently on tour in the US with Animals As Leaders and Monuments. Now the prog crazies unveil a brand new lyric video for the track "March Of The Poozers" taken from the Dark Matters side of the album. What are you waiting for? Enjoy!
With just a mere week to go till the release of Devin Townsend's new Z² album on the 27th October in Europe and 28th October in the US, the weirdos have revealed a track from the Sky Blue side of the double-album. You can rejoice all you want to the sounds of "Rejoice" here below.
Are you ready for some Devin Townsend? Stop what you are doing and just listen to "Deathray" right now! Inside Out Music just released the lyric video for the song, which is the first you get to listen to from the anticipated new album Z². Just click play on the video available below. So, what do you think? Is it good enough for you?
It's happening, folks. ZTV is now a thing! Devin Townsend has announced the launch of ZTV, a brand new video series starring the inimitable Ziltoid, as well as a brand new interactive site dedicated to him. Following on the announcement of the impending Z² double-album, due for release on the 27th October 2014 in Europe and 28th October 2014 in the US, the newest glimpse into the Ziltoid story can be viewed here (high-res version recommended!). Go check out the new website, watch the ZTV Episode 1 and let us know what you think.
The mighty Devin Townsend are releasing their new album Z² this October. Their show at London's prestigious Royal Albert Hall venue happening on the 13th of April next year is already sold out, and now they can reveal an extensive run of European shows for 2015 which will include support from Periphery and Shining (NOR). Not bad, right? Devin Townsend also shared a trailer for the Z² album, which can be viewed here. Enjoy!
Devin Townsend has officially announced the release of the long-awaited new double-album Z2 on the 27th of October 2014 in Europe and 28th of October in the US via Inside Out Music. The Z2 project will also see him play a landmark show at London's legendary Royal Albert Hall on April 13th, 2015. After this album cycle, Devin will take some time off. So, you better make the best of it, lucky animals.