Devin Townsend releases intergalactic lyric video for Deathray off new double album Z²

Posted: October 6, 2014 in Band, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, music, New Music, New Release, Progressive, rock, Tour, Video
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Devin Townsend is gearing up for the release of his new long awaited double album. The album titled Z² is set for release on October 28th in the US and October 27th in Europe. The Z² project also will have him performing a landmark show at London’s legendary Royal Albert Hall on April 13, 2015. Tickets are available for this enormous show from www.kililive.com.  Devin has recently released an intergalactic lyric video for his song, Deathray. Check it out here:

Here is what Devin had to say about his new album, 

Hey all! 

So it’s been years I’ve been trying to get the energies in line to do another Ziltoid record, and it’s finally happened! Z2 is my new record, and it’s a multimedia event that has taken a ton of people a ton of effort to bring to you! It’s a double album, (one side DTP, and one side Ziltoid) and the concept expands on Ziltoid the alien, and his sci-fi adventures in a way that kind of throws back to 50’s radio plays… but obviously with complicated, heavy music as its soundtrack. It has taken a great deal of energy to put this all together, and the music is just one of the aspects of it. It’s a dream come true in a lot of ways, and I’m excited and honoured to be able to finalize the project with a live version of the entire record at the famous Royal Albert Hall in London on April 13th of next year! (!!) Basically what we did with The Retinal Circus a few years back will be taken to the next level with Z2 live.

At the end of this process, we reached for the stars, and hopefully got to the moon, and after this album cycle, I will be taking some time to recharge my batteries and see what the next chapter holds. I hope you enjoy this record and all its offshoots, as one of my goals is to hopefully inspire folks to reach for unconventional ways to express themselves as well. We couldn’t have done it without you! See you at the show?”

 -Devin

Devin will also be out on tour starting in November as co-headliners with Animals as Leaders and support by Monuments. Check out the tour dates to see if they will be coming to a venue near you:

11/17 Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven
11/18 Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom
11/19 Kelowna, BC @ Level Nightclub
11/21 Edmonton, AB @ Union Hall
11/22 Calgary, AB @ The Gateway
11/23 Saskatoon, SK @ O’Brians Event Centre
11/24 Winnipeg, MB @ The Garrick Centre
11/25 Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
11/26 Chicago, IL @ Metro (Toontrack sponsored with show recording)
11/28 Detroit, MI @ St. Andrews Hall
11/29 Cleveland, OH @ House Of Blues
11/30 Toronto, ON @ Phoenix Concert Theatre
12/1 Montreal, QC @ Club Soda
12/3 Baltimore, MD @ Rams Head Live
12/4 Philadelphia, PA @ Trocadero
12/5 Worcester, MA @ The Palladium
12/6 New York, NY @ Webster Hall
12/8 Atlanta, GA @ Center Stage
12/10 San Antonio, TX @ Backstage Live
12/11 Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey Bar N Grill
12/13 Englewood, CO @ Gothic Theatre
12/14 Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theater
12/15 Mesa, AZ @ The Nile Theatre
12/16 Los Angeles, CA @ The Mayan
12/17 San Francisco, CA @ The Regency Ballroom

We are excited to see a San Francisco date, which looks like will be the final date on the tour. We will make sure to bring you complete coverage and possible an interview to discuss the tour and the album. Make sure to visit the social media sites so you can stay up to date on the latest news.

~ Marisol

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