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IHSAHN Comments On JEFF LOOMIS Collaboration

Former EMPEROR frontman Ihsahn (real name: Vegard Sverre Tveitan) will make a guest appearance on the sophomore solo album from ex-NEVERMORE guitarist Jeff Loomis. The CD, which is being produced by Aaron Smith (7 HORNS 7 EYES), is scheduled for release later in the year via Century Media Records. Commented Ihsahn: "I was both surprised ...

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IHSAHN To Guest On Ex-NEVERMORE Guitarist's New Solo Album

Former EMPEROR frontman Ihsahn (real name: Vegard Sverre Tveitan) will make a guest appearance on the sophomore solo album from ex-NEVERMORE guitarist Jeff Loomis. The CD, which is being produced by Aaron Smith (7 HORNS 7 EYES), is scheduled for release later in the year via Century Media Records. Commented Loomis: "I know most of ...

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THE HAUNTED: Video Footage Of Entire Tokyo Concert Available

Swedish metallers THE HAUNTED kicked off their three-date Japanese co-headlining tour with former EMPEROR frontman Ihsahn on Monday (December 5) at Shibuya O-East in Tokyo. Ihsahn's backing band, progressive metallers LEPROUS, opened the shows with a separate set. Video footage of THE HAUNTED's entire Decemebr 5, concert can be seen below. THE HAUNTED's seventh studio ...

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IHSAHN: Video Footage Of Entire Tokyo Concert Available

Former EMPEROR frontman Ihsahn kicked off his Japanese co-headlining tour with THE HAUNTED yesterday (Monday, December 5) at Shibuya O-East in Tokyo. Ihsahn was supposed to tour Japan in May with MORBID ANGEL and THE HAUNTED, but this tour was cancelled due to the disastrous earthquakes and floods Japan experienced in February, leading to the ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND: 'Contain Us' Box Set Details Revealed

Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend will release a monumental box set called "Contain Us". The set, which was designed and created by Man Alive's Tom Bejgrowicz (who also conceived the classic and must-have MISFITS "Coffin" box set), is the ultimate collection for every diehard Devin fan. Some highlights of the box are outlined below. * A ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT: Footage From The Road Posted Online

Behind-the-scenes footage from DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT's recent months on the road can be seen below. Director David Brodsky of MyGoodEye who has previously collaborated with AS I LAY DYING, SUICIDE SILENCE, KATAKLYSM, ARSIS, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER and STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, among others helmed the video for the song "Juular" from the DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT. ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT: 'Juular' Video Released

Director David Brodsky of MyGoodEye who has previously collaborated with AS I LAY DYING, SUICIDE SILENCE, KATAKLYSM, ARSIS, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER and STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, among others spent the last couple of months working on the video for the song "Juular" from the DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT. The band's mainman Devin Townsend stated about the ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT Working On 'Juular' Video

Director David Brodsky of MyGoodEye who has previously collaborated with AS I LAY DYING, SUICIDE SILENCE, KATAKLYSM, ARSIS, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER and STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, among others has spent the past two months working on the video for the song "Juular" from the DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT. The band's mainman Devin Townsend stated about the ...

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IHSAHN Performs With DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT In Portugal (Video)

Former EMPEROR frontman Ihsahn (real name: Vegard Sverre Tveitan) joined DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT on stage yesterday (Saturday, August 6) at the Vagos Open Air festival in Lagoa de Calvo (GDC), Portugal to perform the song "Juular". Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance can be viewed below. The studio version of "Juular", featuring Ihsahn on guest ...

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Australia's VOYAGER Signs With SENSORY RECORDS

Western Australia's masters of progressive metal experimentation VOYAGER have signed with the New Jersey-based prog metal pros at Sensory Records for the release of the band's upcoming fourth full-length album, "The Meaning Of I". Conceived in 1999 by German-born musician Danny Estrin, VOYAGER is certainly well known throughout the prog metal circuit worldwide, having carved ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT: 'Deconstruction', 'Ghost' First-Week Sales, Chart Positions

Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI, LAMB OF GOD, DARKEST HOUR, GWAR) released "Deconstruction" and "Ghost" the third and fourth in a series of albums to be made available under DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT moniker on June 21 (one day earlier internationally) via InsideOut Music. First-week sales and chart positions in the U.S.: ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT: Entire 'Deconstruction', 'Ghost' Albums Available For Streaming

Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI, LAMB OF GOD, DARKEST HOUR, GWAR) will release "Deconstruction" and "Ghost" the third and fourth in a series of albums to be made available under DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT moniker on June 21 (one day earlier internationally) via InsideOut Music. Both CDs are now available for streaming ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND Schedules Vancouver In-Store Appearance

Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI, LAMB OF GOD, DARKEST HOUR, GWAR) will take part in a meet-and-greet at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada's Scrape Records, located at 323 East Broadway, at midnight on June 20 (technically early morning June 21) to welcome the releases of his "Ghost" and "Deconstruction" albums. For more ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT: Free Download Of Two New Songs Available

Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI, LAMB OF GOD, DARKEST HOUR, GWAR) will release "Deconstruction" and "Ghost" the third and fourth in a series of albums to be made available under DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT moniker on June 21 (one day earlier internationally) via InsideOut Music. "Deconstruction" and "Ghost" will complete his tetralogy ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT: More 'Deconstruction', 'Ghost' Details Revealed

Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI, LAMB OF GOD, DARKEST HOUR, GWAR) will release "Deconstruction" and "Ghost" the third and fourth in a series of albums to be made available under DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT moniker on June 21 (one day earlier internationally) via InsideOut Music. "Deconstruction" and "Ghost" will complete his tetralogy ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND Interviewed In Paris (Video)

Metal Sickness conducted an interview with Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI, LAMB OF GOD, DARKEST HOUR, GWAR) on April 8, 2011 in Paris, France . You can now watch the chat below . Devin Townsend will release "Deconstruction" and "Ghost" — the third and fourth in a series of ...

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IHSAHN Replaces ARCTURUS At PROGPOWER USA XII Festival

Former EMPEROR frontman Ihsahn has been confirmed to replace ARCTURUS at ProgPower USA XII, the annual progressive and power metal festival held in Atlanta, Georgia. ARCTURUS has issued the following statement regarding its cancellation: "ARCTURUS still suffer from hibernation sickness, and due to outdated parts we deeply regret to inform you: We are canceling ProgPower ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT: 'Deconstruction' Artwork Unveiled

Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI, LAMB OF GOD, DARKEST HOUR, GWAR) will release "Deconstruction" and "Ghost" — the third and fourth in a series of albums to be made available under DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT moniker — on June 21 (one day earlier internationally) via InsideOut Music. "Deconstruction" and "Ghost" will complete ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND: Special U.K. Shows To Be Filmed For Unique DVD

Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI, LAMB OF GOD, DARKEST HOUR, GWAR) has announced the first two special shows in U.K. for November 2011 for a unique DVD recording. In June 2011 the world will be struck by two new releases from Townsend. The albums entitled "Deconstruction" and "Ghost" will complete his ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT: Gothenburg Footage Available

Video footage of DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT — the band led by Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI, LAMB OF GOD, DARKEST HOUR, GWAR) — performing on March 11, 2011 at Sticky Fingers in Gothenburg, Sweden can be viewed below. "Deconstruction" and "Ghost" — the third and fourth in a series of albums ...

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ENSLAVED Wins SPELLEMANN Award For 'Axioma Ethica Odini'

ENSLAVED was honored in the "Metal" category at the 39th annual Spellemann awards (the Norwegian equivalent to the Grammy Awards). The largest and oldest Norwegian music awards show was held last night (Saturday, March 5) at the Spektrum in Oslo, Norway and was broadcast live on the Norwegian channel TV2. The nominees in the "Metal" ...

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LEPROUS Signs With INSIDEOUT MUSIC

InsideOut Music, the leading label for progressive music, has announced the signing of Norway's LEPROUS to a worldwide deal. Commented the band: "We're all very happy… no, delighted... no, enthusiastic…, no THRILLED to be a part of the InsideOut/Century Media family! InsideOut has always been the label we've considered the most suitable for our music, ...

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