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.
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.
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.
Devin Townsend released the double album, Z², 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.
Here is some Devin Townsend for you today. With the double album Z² out now worldwide, the band is currently on tour in the US with Animals As Leaders and Monuments. Now the prog crazies unveil a brand new lyric video for the track "March Of The Poozers" taken from the Dark Matters side of the album. What are you waiting for? Enjoy!
With just a mere week to go till the release of Devin Townsend's new Z² album on the 27th October in Europe and 28th October in the US, the weirdos have revealed a track from the Sky Blue side of the double-album. You can rejoice all you want to the sounds of "Rejoice" here below.
Are you ready for some Devin Townsend? Stop what you are doing and just listen to "Deathray" right now! Inside Out Music just released the lyric video for the song, which is the first you get to listen to from the anticipated new album Z². Just click play on the video available below. So, what do you think? Is it good enough for you?
It's happening, folks. ZTV is now a thing! Devin Townsend has announced the launch of ZTV, a brand new video series starring the inimitable Ziltoid, as well as a brand new interactive site dedicated to him. Following on the announcement of the impending Z² double-album, due for release on the 27th October 2014 in Europe and 28th October 2014 in the US, the newest glimpse into the Ziltoid story can be viewed here (high-res version recommended!). Go check out the new website, watch the ZTV Episode 1 and let us know what you think.
The mighty Devin Townsend are releasing their new album Z² this October. Their show at London's prestigious Royal Albert Hall venue happening on the 13th of April next year is already sold out, and now they can reveal an extensive run of European shows for 2015 which will include support from Periphery and Shining (NOR). Not bad, right? Devin Townsend also shared a trailer for the Z² album, which can be viewed here. Enjoy!
Devin Townsend has officially announced the release of the long-awaited new double-album Z2 on the 27th of October 2014 in Europe and 28th of October in the US via Inside Out Music. The Z2 project will also see him play a landmark show at London's legendary Royal Albert Hall on April 13th, 2015. After this album cycle, Devin will take some time off. So, you better make the best of it, lucky animals.
Devin Townsend has some joyful news for the North American fans. He and his band will be hitting the North American grounds with American trio Animals As Leaders and UK's Monuments. Dubbed as 'Abstract Reality North America Tour', it will be executed in November and December, 2014. Check out the full list of tour dates below under the flyer.
Have you ever dreamed of singing on a Devin Townsend album? Here is your chance! Devin Townsend has been hard at work on the new Z2 record for the past few months, and for this occasion, he invites whoever wants to sing along on the album. Much like Devin did with the "Lucky Animals" video from Epicloud, he is now inviting fans to leave their stamp on the forthcoming album by asking them to submit their vocals for a selection of songs and take their spot in what he has dubbed The Universal Choir.
Apart from working on a new Ziltoid album, and releasing the project Casualties Of Cool album, Devin Townsend is also working on a book! With the title Only Half There and to be published by Rocket 88, a website was created to determine how much interest there is for such a book. You can register or just check it out here and the website offers some more information on what the book is about. The more interest there is, the sooner the book can become a reality. Coming from Devin Townsend, you know that at least it is going to be entertaining.
Devin Townsend just doesn't stop. With the Casualties Of Coolrelease on the horizon, Devin is already preparing the next one and that will be Ziltoid 2. The recording for the new album has begun and the Casualties Of Cool pledge (currently at 490% !) is also funding the Ziltoid project. Drummer Ryan Van Poederooyen has confirmed that the drum tracks are done for Ziltoid 2. The theme of the double album is Ziltoid versus the Devin Townsend Project, with both getting their own album.
After a triumphant pledge campaign that already hit 300% of its goal, Devin Townsend is now gracing his upcoming album Casualities Of Cool with an odd artwork, or is it not? You can take a look at it here below. Also remember that Casualities Of Cool will be released on May 14th.