Gear Interview Video Podcast 

Premier Guitar – Rig Rundown – Devin Townsend

The original Strapping Young Lad shares some insights on his all-digital setup. Before his last show of 2017, Devin Townsend met with Premier Guitar’s John Bohlinger backstage at Nashville’s Marathon Music Works to go through his live setup. For a guy known for layering textures of tones and effects, Townsend’s signal path is surprisingly streamlined. Devin Townsend tours with two prototypes of his signature Framus Stormbender. These Stormbenders feature an ebony fretboard, mahogany body, maple neck, 25.5” scale, and are tricked out with internal LEDs, Townsend’s signature Fishman Transcendence pickups,…

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Metal Video Podcast 

Metal Injection – ASK THE ARTIST If You Could Have One Accessory On Stage, What Would It Be?

We ask members of The Haunted, Mutoid Man, Mastodon, Periphery, The Charred Walls Of The Damned, Toothgrinder, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Devin Townsend, Earthside, and Jim Breuer about the one accessory they’d like to have on stage with them.

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Audio Podcast Metal Music Episode 

Heavy Pod Is Heavy Is Heavy Cast – 98 – That 2008 Shit

A bunch of news and content! I’m just going to list it. Kiss‘s Gene Simmons talking about his $2000 box set, Super Deluxe roasting Taylor Swift via Limp Bizkit, Machines of Man, Machine Head, Linkin Park‘s tribute show to Chester (and our picks for vocalist), Sutrah, the Sacred Son artwork controversy, and the new Winds of Plague single. Also how ridiculous this Friday’s releases have been. Then we do a deep segment on producerJens Bogren, including his work on Ihsahn, Leprous, Vildhjarta, Fleshgod Apocalypse, Devin Townsend, VOLA and more. Finally, cool people time. The cool horror/sci-fi game Echo, Kingsman: The Gold Circle, mother!, Hannu Rajaniemi’s The Causal Angel, Sunless Skies and more.  Enjoy! https://s3.amazonaws.com/heavypodisheavycast/ep98.mp3

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Hughes & Kettner – Devin Townsend Project visits Hughes & Kettner 2017 | Interview 4/5: Acoustic fun with Devin

Devin Townsend and his guitar player, Dave Young, came to visit Hughes & Kettner Germany in summer 2017! Here Devin shares his views on playing acoustic guitar and how it helps his creative processes. Plus he wonders why era 1 is not available in pink and performs a beautiful improvised song for Rich, which may or may not end up on the next DTP record…

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Hughes & Kettner – Devin Townsend Project visits Hughes & Kettner 2017 | Interview 3/5: Devin and Dave

Here we sit Devin and Dave down together on the famous Hughes & Kettner couch to talk about the evolution of the band, putting trust in each other, and the future of the Devin Townsend Project. Plus, Devin emotionally scars Rich forever by showing him something on his phone. Enjoy!

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Gear Interview Metal Video Podcast 

Hughes & Kettner – Devin Townsend Project visits Hughes & Kettner 2017 | Interview 1/5: Devin on touring and gear

Devin Townsend and his guitar player, Dave Young, came to visit Hughes & Kettner in Germany in June 2017! Here Devin tells us about playing festivals, fearing for his life on the German Autobahn and his experiences with the blue H&K lights so far. Make sure to watch the other interviews we did with Devin and Dave too!

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Audio Podcast Metal Music Episode 

Heavy Pod Is Heavy Is Heavy Cast – 87 – Honorary French

Eden is away colonizing, so we have fellow writer and regular substitute-Eden Ahmed back on this week! We have some really interesting discussions. We discuss how Jay-Z’s new album has a poor business model with its Tidal exclusivity. Funny thing is, in the day between the recording and release of this podcast, he managed to put his foot in his mouth and decided to release the album for free for non-Tidal subscribers! The salt during the episode is still interesting. We then discuss a questionable Hatebreed shirt, and the Nevermore…

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Gear Video Podcast 

Framus & Warwick – DEVIN TOWNSEND and the Framus STORMBENDER Prototype

Devin Townsend talks about the latest changes on his Framus signature guitar called “The Stormbender”. Devin dropped by at the Framus & Warwick headquarters in Germany during his 2017 Europe tour to talk to Warwick’s Marcus Spangler (head of R&D) and to physically develop an updated Prototype for the final version of the Framus Strormbender guitar.

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Audio Podcast Hard Rock Metal Music Episode 

Heavy Pod Is Heavy Is Heavy Cast – 85 – Danish Bullshit

I’m back, and so is Eden, so we have a normal episode for once! And it’s a glorious trainwreck. We talk about new music, including Myrkur, The Arusha Accord, Akercocke, Leprous, Igorrr, Fractal Universe, ZETA, The Contortionist, The Faceless, and Queens of the Stone Age. Also, Gene Simmons of KISS trying to trademark the metal horns. We have an extended discussion on bands appropriating spiritualism and eastern philosophy and then do the first part of a deep segment on Devin Townsend. Specifically Strapping Young Lad and Devin Townsend Band. This one’s…

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Headline Interview Video Podcast 

Guitar Interactive – GI Weekly Download 2017 Special – Devin Townsend, Mark Tremonti, Doug Aldrich, Satchel and more

Last weekend, the biggest date in the rock and metal calendar took place as 80,000 people descended on the hallowed grounds of Donington Park, Leicestershire for the 15th annual Download Festival and Guitar Interactive Magazine was on-site to document some of the highlights of the event.

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Interview Metal Progressive Metal Video Podcast 

Metal Wani – DEVIN TOWNSEND on Writing Next Album with Orchestra, DOWNLOAD Festival & Diehard Fans (2017)

Metal Wani’s Adam Hayward had a chat with Legendary DEVIN TOWNSEND at Download Festival, UK. He discusses playing at Download Festival, some of his favorite Download moments, why he is departing from the current Devin Townsend Project sound, how the current sound isn’t relevant anymore, focusing on the next album with orchestra and writing mellow, soft rock songs. He throws light on balancing his life as a father and a musician and his opinion on how his music resonates with fans in the ever changing industry.

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Metal Wani – DEVIN TOWNSEND on Australian Tour, ‘Wall Of Sound’ & Change In Musical Direction (2017)

Ahead of The Devin Townsend Project’s return to Australia in May 2017, Metal Wani’s Jake Patton caught up with the almighty man himself, Devin Townsend they discuss all things music, including the upcoming Australian tour; a retrospective look at Devin’s career to date; and how the different elements of his journey so far have helped shape the artist that he has become. They analyse the fabled ‘wall of sound’ style that Devin has become famous for and answer whether or not he thinks he is adding ‘too much’ to each…

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