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

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