Ever since I was a kid, I have had a deep interest in cryptozoology. While I can accept most of these hypothetical creatures as misidentifications or outright fabrications as an adult, there is still the part of me that likes to imagine the possibilities. As a musician myself, a cryptozoology-themed band has also been on my bucket list for a long time. I’m sure plenty of bands with that sort of theming are out there, but the debut album from Mothman And The Thunderbirds makes for a particularly interesting variation.
Devin Townsend has given fans a special Christmas present this year, in a year filled with gifts of music from the maestro. He has made his Christmas livestream available for all to enjoy on YouTube here!
As we previously reported, Devin Townsend will host his “A Very Devy Christmas” Live Stream special on December 23rd, and now finally has a Christmas song to share, to get you into the spirit of the season. Listen to Devy’s lovely rendition of the classic religious carol, “Silent Night.” Devy plans to record and release more holiday tracks from the sound of it! The track also marks Townsend’s very first appearance ever on Bandcamp as a solo artist.
Devin Townsend who launched his own podcast series during the pandemic has released its tenth episode. Check out Episode #10, featuring Devy’s take on “Ziltoid The Omniscient” Continue reading
Devin Townsend who launched his own podcast series during the pandemic has released the ninth episode. Check out Episode #9, featuring Devy’s take on The New Black by Strapping Young Lad!Continue reading
Devin Townsend who launched his own podcast series during the pandemic has released the seventh episode. Check out Episode #8, featuring Devy’s take on his solo works such as Synchestra, The Hummer, and Devlab.Continue reading
Devin Townsend who launched his own podcast series during the pandemic, has released the seventh episode. Check out Episode #7, featuring Devy’s musings on Strapping Young Lad’s classic album Alien (Century Media).Continue reading
The most creative force of genius in music today is writing a new album right now! Devin Townsend who has been keeping incredibly busy during the pandemic-enforced quarantine that interrupted his world tour supporting his 2019 album Empath (InsideOut Music). In the meantime, he has launched a crowdfunding campaign, started a podcast series reflecting on his entire career, and held three livestreamed concerts for charity raising thousands of dollars for frontline healthcare workers. Now Devy is starting to write a new album! Even though we are living in terrible times, there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Continue reading
For over thirty years, Devin Townsend has been a constant presence in the progressive and heavy music scene. Before he was widely known for his guitar playing and song-writing he was known as a singer, on albums for Steve Vai. No surprise that to the ears of a professional vocal teacher, Devin’s vocal stylings are excellent. Watch voice teacher and YouTuber Beth Roars react to Devy performing “Kingdom” solo, live in the studio, for EMG Pickups below. Townsend is bringing his new solo album project Empath to bear this spring via InsideOut Music.