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Opeth - Announce N. American Shows With Gojira, Devin Townsend

North American fans will be able to witness some prog goodness next year. The Swedes Opeth recently announced a co-headlining tour with French heavyweights Gojira in May 2017. Both bands released new albums this year. Devin Townsend will be the main support on the club dates with the exception of the festivals in Charlotte and Somerset. Don't miss this special tour!

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Posted: 20.12.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (8)


Devin Townsend - To Perform 'Ocean Machine: Biomech' In Bulgaria

Bulgaria gets all the best shows, right? Well, now it's time for Devin Townsend to perform at the Ancient Roman Amphitheater in Plovdiv supported by the Orchestra of Plovidv State Opera. The band will play a 'By Request Set' followed by a full playback of the Ocean Machine: Biomech album, celebrating 20 years since the record was released. If you love that album, mark your calendars for September 22nd next year!

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Posted: 02.11.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (5)


Devin Townsend - New Video For 'Stormbending'

Prog metal masters Devin Townsend have unleashed a new video for the standout track "Stormbending" of their new and freshly released Transcendence album. Devin Townsend are currently touring North America and will hit Europe early next year to promote it. Enjoy the official promo video!

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Posted: 15.10.2016 by Shorlack | Comments (7)


Devin Townsend - Debut Another New Song

The always prolific Devin Townsend have been generous enough to release a third track off Transcendence, the impending new opus (out on the 9th of September). Devin has also been working on the new Casualties Of Cool album, according to his Twitter, and his symphony project. The progressive metallers unleash now another chapter with the 5-minute "Stormbending". Enjoy it below.

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Posted: 02.09.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Devin Townsend - New Track 'Secret Sciences' Released

Start your weekend by listening to a new song by Devin Townsend! After the new album's introduction with "Failure", the progressive metal group is showing us now a different side of the record with "Secret Sciences," which will appear on Transcendence. You can also hear singer Anneke Van Giersbergen on this track amidst the prog goodness.

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Posted: 20.08.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (6)


Devin Townsend - Share New Song

The prog metal label Inside Out Music just uploaded a taste of Transcendence, the upcoming Devin Townsend Project record that is set to be released on the 9th of September this year. You can listen to the song "Failure" below as an introduction. As of now, the album can be pre-ordered from both iTunes and Amazon.

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Posted: 06.08.2016 by qlacs | Comments (12)


Devin Townsend - Announce New Album And Tour

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.

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Posted: 17.05.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (8)


Devin Townsend - Autobiography Coming In August

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.

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Posted: 07.04.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (7)


Devin Townsend - Confirmed For HeavyCon

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.

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Posted: 23.02.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Devin Townsend - Start Recording New Album In March

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 '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.

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Posted: 24.01.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (5)


Devin Townsend - Release Clip Live At Royal Albert Hall

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 album) below to get things started. Enjoy the pink madness!

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Posted: 27.10.2015 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Devin Townsend - To Release Live DVD 'Ziltoid Live At The Royal Albert Hall'

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.

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Posted: 30.09.2015 by Shorlack | Comments (5)


ProgPower USA 2016 - Devin Townsend, Fates Warning, Green Carnation Confirmed

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.

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Posted: 17.09.2015 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Devin Townsend - Announce UK Acoustic Shows

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.

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Posted: 08.09.2015 by BloodTears | Comments (14)


Devin Townsend - To Release 'Sky Blue' And 'Dark Matters' Separately

Devin Townsend released the double album, , 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.

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Posted: 05.06.2015 by BloodTears | Comments (9)