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Devin Townsend’s New Albums Feature Guests from Meshuggah, GWAR

Christie Goodwin, Redferns

Metal mad scientist Devin Townsend (Strapping Young Lad) is going to be a busy, busy man come summer. On June 21st, the frontman will finally complete the four album series launched by his Devin Townsend Project a few years back by releasing the albums ‘Deconstruction’ and ‘Ghost,’ which follow his previous releases ‘Ki’ and ‘Addicted.’

Townsend, also known as Hevy Devy, wrote, engineered, and produced the projects himself. ‘Deconstruction’ also features the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, as well as guest spots from Opeth‘s Mikael Akerfeldt, Emperor‘s Ihsahn and Gwar‘s Oderus Urungus, among others.

Track listing:

1. ‘Praise the Lowered’ (featuring Paul Kuhr of Novembers Doom)
2. ‘Stand’ (featuring Mikael Akerfeldt)
3. ‘Juular’ (featuring Ihsahn, ex-Emperor)
4. ‘Planet of the Apes’ (featuring Tommy Rogers of Between the Buried and Me)
5. ‘Sumeria’ (featuring Joe Duplantier of Gojira and Paul Masvidal of Cynic)
6. ‘The Mighty Masturbator’ (featuring Greg Puciato of Dillinger Escape Plan)
7. ‘Pandemic’ (featuring Floor Jansen of After Forever)
8. ‘Deconstruction’ (featuring Oderus Urungus of Gwar and Fredrik Thordenal of Meshuggah)
9. ‘Poltergeist’

1. ‘Fly’
2. ‘Heart Baby’
3. ‘Feather’
4. ‘Kawaii’
5. ‘Ghost’
6. ‘Blackberry’
7. ‘Monsoon’
8. ‘Dark Matters’
9. ‘Texada’
10. ‘Seams’
11. ‘Infinite Ocean’
12. ‘As You Were’

Additionally, Hevy Devy will hit the road and tour this summer with Children of Bodom, Obscure, and Septic Flesh. Dates for that hotter-than-Hades trek are below.

June 24 Los Angeles, CA House of Blues
June 25 San Francisco, CA Slim’s
June 26 Portland, OR Roseland
June 27 Seattle, WA Showbox at the Market
June 28 Vancouver, BC Commodore Ballroom
June 30 Calgary, AB MacEwan Ballroom
July 2 Edmonton, AB Edmonton Events Center
July 3 Saskatoon, SK Odeon
July 4 Winnipeg, MB Garrick Center
July 5 St. Paul, MN Station Four
July 6 Chicago, IL House of Blues
July 8 Atlanta, GA Masquerade
July 9 Orlando, FL BeachamTheater
July 10 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Revolution
July 12 Pittsburgh, PA Mr. Smalls
July 13 Norfolk, VA The Norva
July 14 Springfield, VA Jaxx
July 15 Springfield, VA Jaxx
July 16 New York, NY Best Buy Theatre
July 17 Philadelphia, PA Trocadero Theatre
July 19 Worcester, PA Palladium

Watch the video for ‘Deadhead’

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