ALBUM REVIEW: Devildriver – Dealing With Demons I

The first part of a double release (the second half due next year), the latest offering from prolific Californian melodic death metallers DevilDriver finds the band in cathartic form, as each song on the band’s ninth album, Dealing With Demons I (Napalm Records) focuses on a different type of obstacle or demon to be faced and overcome.

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PODCAST: Episode #124: Dez Fafara on The New Devildriver Album and Family

We caught up with Dez Fafara of Devildriver to discuss his upcoming new album Dealing With Demons I, out on Napalm Records on October 2nd, 2020. We chatted with Dez on the state of the word, changes to the bands’ songwriting approach for this new record, considering different angles for lyrics and vocals, his long relationship with Napalm Records, plans for the next album after Dealing with Demons II – already being written, some musings on Coal Chamber, Dez’s many business successes – especially his new record label, and much more. You can order Dealing with Demons I here, and check out our chat! Continue reading

Devildriver Shares New Single and Video for “Wishing”

Devildriver has shared a new single and new lyric video for their new song, “Wishing”! Arguably the best song on their new album, and the best vocals of Dez Fafara’s career, the upcoming new Devildriver album, Dealing With Demons I – is set for release on 9th October, 2020 via Napalm Records and will be available in several formats. Watch the clip now! Continue reading

Devildriver Shares New Single and Video for “Nest of Vipers”

Devildriver has shared a powerful new single and new lyric video for their new song, ‘Iona’! The song is from the upcoming new Devildriver album, Dealing With Demons I – which is set for release on 9th October, 2020 via Napalm Records and will be available in several formats. The song is brutal and the video is a slick bit of film noir-inspired drama. Watch the clip now! Continue reading

Devildriver Shares New Single and Lyric Video for “Iona”

Devildriver has shared a powerful new single and new lyric video for their new song, ‘Iona’! The song is from the upcoming new Devildriver album, Dealing With Demons I – which is set for release on 9th October, 2020 via Napalm Records and will be available in several formats. The song is brutal and the video is a slick bit of film noir-inspired drama. Watch the clip now! Continue reading

Devildriver Shares New Single and Lyric Video “Keep Away From Me”, New Album Due This Fall

Devildriver has shared a powerful new single and new lyric video for their new song, ‘Keep Away From Me’! The song is the lead track from the first of two new planned Devildriver albums, Dealing With Demons I – is set for release on 9th October, 2020 via Napalm Records and will be available in several formats. Watch the clip now! Continue reading

Photographer Jeremy Saffer and Rare Bird Books Announce “Daughters of Darkness” Coffee Table Photo Book

Noted celebrity and music photographer Jeremy Saffer has joined forces with Rare Bird Books for the release of the coffee table book Daughters of Darkness, a photographic love letter to the iconography of Black Metal and Doom. Having independently published two previous photography books, Saffer knew that Daughters of Darkness’ potential could be better realized through a collaboration with a dedicated publisher. Saffer has also inked a deal with The Oracle Management, led by Devildriver leader Dez Fafara and his wife Anahstasia. Jeremy commented on the project: Continue reading

DevilDriver To Reissue First Five Studio Albums On CD, Limited Edition Vinyl

Devildriver has announced that they will re-release their first five studio albums on CD and vinyl through The Echo Label/BMG on September 28th. Those albums are DevilDriver, The Fury Of Our Maker’s Hand, The Last Kind Words, Pray For Villains, and Beast. Watch frontman Dez Fafara unbox some of the vinyl re-issues now. Continue reading

Devildriver – Outlaws ‘Til The End Vol. 1

You may or may not cringe when people say “everything’s been done before” depending on your taste in music. Fans can be a jaded lot, and there is so much noise to cut through to find new sounds to rock out to, it’s understandable to hesitance to think outside your typical playlists. Devildriver in their career have been nothing, but resilient, consistent, and heavy. Their cover of ‘Sail’ by AWOLNATION proved they could get out of their comfort zone, and impress. So here we are, on the ledge looking over the chasm at the release Outlaws ‘Til The End Vol. 1 (Napalm Records), an album that could easily divide their die-hard fanbase. Continue reading