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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
In which Devin Townsend fully embraced the prog within. [Read more…]
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…]