Like most of you, when I first heard about what would become Imonolith it sounded like the most kickass collection of Metal’s best exes ever. Ex-members of Devin Townsend Project + ex-members of Strapping Young Lad sounded like a recipe for success as a concept alone. But as fate would have it, the SYL half would eventually depart the project before it fully came to fruition but regardless, a fire was lit! The seeds were sown! And what you will have on March 27th is the constantly evolving new Metal monsters, Imonolith.[Read more…]
The Devin Townsend Project Retires In Style With Ocean Machine – Live at the Ancient Roman Theatre Plovdiv
I miss Devin Townsend. It’s been too long.
What is ending up as the last Devin Townsend Project recording in their current form, Ocean Machine – Live at the Ancient Roman Theatre Plovdiv, is a glorious celebration of all things DTP with plenty of classics, some rarities and, of course, the entire album from which the performance owes its’ name. [Read more…]
Rock And Roll Fables Presents: 18 for ’18 AKA What We Think You Should Be Spending Your $$$ On In The New Year
Rock and Roll Fables Presents: Top 16 of ’16 (AKA: Why Do I Do This To Myself Every Year?)
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! A time of reflection, a time of remembrance, and a time of scrolling through my Itunes to see what was released, and most importantly, what got the most repeated listens in 2016. So here goes…somethin’: [Read more…]
Devin Townsend Has More In Store With Deluxe Version Of Transcendence
Because making more work for myself is something I do.
Yep, so we reviewed Transcendence last week (Check it here) right before it came out and praised it for Townsend fully embracing the prog. Then we splurged on the ‘deluxe edition’ and found that not only did the second disc yield SO MUCH MORE but also that it warranted a review itself. [Read more…]
Devin Townsend Truly Transcends On Latest DTP Release Transcendence
In which Devin Townsend fully embraced the prog within. [Read more…]
Ziltoid crash lands on Planet Earth once again with Z2!
A metal icon, a prog innovator, and now the progenitor of the modern rock opera?!?! It’s true! Devin Townsend adds another chit to his belt with the beyond epic Z2 double album. Yep, you read that right: Double. Album. Years in the making and finally fully realized thanks to fans who over-contributed to Townsend’s Casualties Of Cool campaign, Z2 is the epitome of all that has come over the last several years. There’s bits of the 4 album concept in here along with Epicloud and even hints of Casualties Of Cool. [Read more…]