Tag: Strapping Young Lad

Throwback: “Catharsis” from Machine Head!

It doesn’t seem possible but as Machine Head once again bask in the glory of a very well received album in “Of Kingdom And Crown” it’s predecessor “Catharsis” has reached its fifth anniversary. An album hated by many which brought about the departure of guitarist Phil Demmel and drummer Dave McClain from the band it,

Interview: Devin Townsend talks “Lightwork” with Heavy New York!

The highly respected Devin Townsend, a Canadian Progressive Metal Mastermind has taken some time out from his busy schedule to talk to Heavy New York about his new album “Lightwork“, a near hour longer masterpiece that has a deluxe version double the length to encompass a collection of demos and b-sides known as “Nightwork” in

Interview: Devin Townsend talks “Lightwork” with Belgian Jasper!

Following 2019’s very well received album “Empath“, Progressive Metal Mastermind Devin Townsend continues to do no wrong with new album “Lightwork” and it’s companion piece “Nightwork“, a collection of b-sides, demos ans experiments from the recording process. The living legend sat down with Belgian Jasper to discuss both records as well as Graspop Metal Meeting,

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

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”