Let There Be Rock conducted an interview with vocalist Dez Fafara of Californian metallers DEVILDRIVER on February 19 at 013 in Tilburg, The Netherlands. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below.
DEVILDRIVER last fall entered Audiohammer Studios in Sanford, Florida to begin recording its upcoming sixth album for a tentative August/September release via Napalm Records.
In an interview with Loudwire, Fafara stated about the music direction of the band's next CD, "Every record is different. That being said, I thought 'Pray For Villains' was kind of an out-of-the-box record for us. I thought 'Beast' was a weird out-of-the-box record for us. We've kind honed back in to where we are. This new record sounds a lot like the first three records. It's got an intense groove to it, and I'm really happy. The writing is going extremely well. That being said, I think we've laid back on our laurels right now and be like, 'We're a groove band.' The fans started calling us 'the groove machine, The California groove machine.' Everybody needs a title; we'll take that one and we're going to give them that on the new record, for sure."
DEVILDRIVER's fifth album, "Beast", sold a little over 11,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 42 on The Billboard 200 chart.