Tag: Devin Townsend

Bootleg: Devin Townsend at Bloodstock 2021!

The crowning glory of Bloodstock Open Air Festival earlier this summer had to be the presence of Devin Townsend as a headliner and with a set that included “Love?” and “Almost Again” from his Strapping Young Lad days as well as classics like “March Of The Poozers” and “Kingdom“, every fan who stood infront of

Bootleg: “Almost Again” from Devin Townsend!

Devin Townsend and his band didn’t spend a considerable amount of time in isolation not to play the one of the finest sets of their career at the 20th Anniversary of Bloodstock Open Air Festival and there will always be those who cry out for more Strapping Young Lad cuts in the set. So to

Bootleg: “Spirits Will Collide” from Devin Townsend!

One of the highlights of the summer was the Ronnie James Dio main stage performance of Devin Townsend at Bloodstock Open Air Metal Festival 2021 and the powers that be simply will not lets us forget by providing the opportunity to re-live the moment with some pro-shot footage cut from the set. This time out

Bootleg: “Kingdom” from Devin Townsend!

Having quarantined for 10 days in order to be able to play a headlining set at this year’s Bloodstock Open Air Festival, the man, the myth and the legend that is Devin Townsend pulled out all the stops with an incredible set on the Ronnie James Dio main stage. The organisers of the event have

Documentary: Imonolith recording guitars for “Angevil”!

After last week’s drum tracking featurette, Imonolith have turned their attention to the guitars for their latest single “Angevil“. The cut will appear on an as yet undated EP “Progressions” with the footage seeing vocalist Jon Howard and guitarist Kai Huppunen rehearsing and before recording at JVP Studios in Vancouver Canada. We’ve got our fingers

Review: “Bionic Swarm” by Cryptosis

Reborn as forward-thinking explorers of the Extreme Metal cosmos, Cryptosis are a Dutch trio of seasoned musicians. Laurens Houvast (vocals, guitars), Frank te Riet (bass, mellotron, backing vocals) and Marco Prij (drums) have allowed their sound to evolve, to expand and to breathe and found a home at Century Media for their debut “Bionic Swarm”

NEWS: Once Human’s Lauren Hart covers Strapping Young Lad!

2020 has seemed like it was going to be a huge year for Once Human, once guitarist Logan Mader got back from the 25th Anniversary of “Burn My Eyes” with Machine Head and with a new album on the horizon. Instead vocalist Lauren Hart has joined the swelling ranks of musicians turning to Patreon to

Review: “Sublimation(s)” by Oria

“‘Sublimation’ is a word that bears two distinct meanings. In chemistry, it is the transition of a solid object directly to its gas phase while in Psychology it is a type of defense mechanism where the negative instincts and impulses are channeled into something positive and creative. Both meanings relate in some way to what

NEWS: Devin Townsend is the order of the night for The Agonist!

The flourishing covers partnership between The Agonist frontwoman Vicky Psarakis and multi instrumentalist Cody Johnstone has been a weekly pleasure you can’t measure during lockdown and once again they have outdone themselves with “Vampira” by Devin Townsend. Interestingly Cody uses the GetGood Drums “Kemper Profiler Pack” from Periphery bassist Adam “Nolly” GetGood…

Live Review: Devin Townsend: Empath Live Volume 2 (Live Stream)

Promising what would have been the full headlining performance from this year’s postponed incarnation of the 20th Anniversary of Bloodstock, an 85 minute career spanning set, which centers on the heavier side of his catalog and includes material from his Strapping Young Lad and Devin Townsend Project bands this live streamed event from Devin Townsend