ALBUM REVIEW: Rivers Of Nihil – The Work


It’s been three years since progressive, technical death metal act Rivers of Nihil released the groundbreaking and critically acclaimed Where Owls Know My Name (Metal Blade Records). Three long years which have seen a global pandemic almost bring the entertainment industry to its knees. However, having already set 2020 aside to concentrate on writing, the Coronavirus outbreak only made minor dents in the Pennsylvanians plans and conceptual album The Work (Metal Blade) is the exhilarating and wonderfully confounding result.

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Imonolith Shares a New Lyric Video for a Cover of Bjork’s “Army of Me”


Metal supergroup (The Devin Townsend Project, Threat Signal, Arkea, Methods of Mayhem, Econoline Crush) Imonolith has shared a new single and lyric video for their cover of Bjork’s classic track “Army of Me.” The cover comes from their upcoming new EP, Progressions, coming soon with details to follow. The band released their debut album State of Being, released March 27th 2020. Watch the clip right now!

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REVIEW: Devin Townsend – Order of Magnitude: Empath Live Volume 1


Devin Townsend is a music extraordinaire who is well-known for his many different and successful projects that he has participated in over the last 25 years or so. Whether it be Strapping Young Lad or Devin Townsend Project the man has always thrown his heart into it. He is a Canadian machine that expertly and consistently generates epic-scale music in many diverse forms. Last year he released his latest solo album, Empath (InsideOut Music). He took his essence to a new level of eccentricity with a masterful embodiment of bonkers meets serene. Many cling to the wilds that is Dev for his honest presentation, whether that be in Jazz, Metal, or whatever genre he chooses to express himself with. His devotees gather in the masses at his shows for a guaranteed excellent and entertaining performance. Last December he brought his uncommon magic to England and much like his actual works, the presentation was a little unconventional. Dev is about to release his new live album, Order of Magnitude: Empath Live Volume 1 (InsideOut Music) documenting that European tour. It will be released as a limited deluxe 2CD/Blu-Ray/DVD artbook package, a limited 2CD+DVD digipak, gatefold 3LP+2CD vinyl box set, and more.

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Devin Townsend Shares Episode Ten of His Podcast – “Ziltoid The Omniscient”


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 Shares Episode Nine of His Podcast – “The New Black” by Strapping Young Lad


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 Shares Episode Eight of his Podcast – Synchestra, The Hummer, Devlab


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


Watch Devin Townsend and Ihsahn Perform “Juular” at 70000 Tons of Metal


Devin Townsend performed at the just concluded 10the edition of the 70000 Tons of Metal Cruise, and his sets were the stuff of legends. Performing two sets of Strapping Young Lad songs, other rarely heard deep cuts and hits, there was one particular highlight we wanted to call out! Watch Devy joined by Ihsahn (Emperor) to perform ‘Juular’ together, right now!

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Imonolith Shares New Video, Pre-Orders for Debut Album Go Live


Metal and Rock supergroup Imonolith (members ex-Devin Townsend Project, Threat Signal, Arkea, Methods of Mayhem, Econoline Crush) has shared a video for thier brand new single ‘Instinct’, coming from their upcoming debut album, State of Being, due out on Match 27th 2020. It’s the second track released after ‘Hollow’ was dropped late last year. Tour dates for Europe are booked for this spring. The band has also dropped a new website and pre-orders are live for State of Being too. Continue reading