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  1. Signature Styles! 10 Great New Signature Electric Guitars for 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 3 | Guitar Player

    The Signature Guitar Class of 2016 is a pretty exciting and varied lot. The party place cards include legends The Edge, George Benson, Billy Gibbons, Steve Stevens and Billy Corgan, as well as art-alternative icon St. Vincent, rocker Devin Townsend, punk-ska hero Eddie Casillas, and metal artists Bjorn Gelotte and Ted Aguilar.

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  2. Haken: Affinity [Reviews]Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 2 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... as rock, Haken seems to trend more in the metal direction of Dream Theater and more recent bands, such as Devin Townsend and The Contortionist , though Rush is still the most direct comparison one can make. What differentiates this Haken album from ...

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  3. Metal Drummer Extraordinaire Gene Hoglan Offers Top 5 Tips On How To Develop Timing [News]Read the original story

    Apr 5, 2016 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    One of the most renowned drummer of the metal genre, the guy who played with Dethklok , Devin Townsend , Death , Dark Angel , Testament , Strapping Young Lad , Fear Factory , and more - Mr. Gene Hoglan - recently shared some words of wisdom. Chatting with Music Radar , the man jotted down his Top 5 tips on developing proper timing.

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  4. Progressive Dreams: Safe Harbor Wake offer challenging, memorable melodic metalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... of muscle behind Flanegan's riffing style to back up the In Flames -inspired melodies laid atop these tracks. Devin Townsend is another artist towards which inspiration could clearly be pointed here, although there's much more of a traditional ...

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  5. Progressive Dreams: Safe Harbor Wake offer challenging, memorable melodic metalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... of muscle behind Flanegan's riffing style to back up the In Flames -inspired melodies laid atop these tracks. Devin Townsend is another artist towards which inspiration could clearly be pointed here, although there's much more of a traditional ...

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  6. Textures: Phenotype [Reviews]Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... a Single Grain of Sand " have so much of their own personal character, from " Illuminate... " multiple Devin Townsend -esque guitar solos (which should be pointed out, are a rarity for the band, but are here thanks to the inclusion of guitarist Joe ...

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  7. Devin Townsend: What Metal Is In 2016 [News]Read the original story

    Feb 8, 2016 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    Mr. Devin Townsend shared his take on how metal music is perceived these days, saying how it essentially became a bonafide part of the overall musical vocabulary. He tells Full Metal Jackie : "When I was younger, the idea of heavy metal was what a lot of these current ironic TV shows with pop artists look back on: the jean jackets, Iron Maiden and the denim back-page, feathered hair, all that stuff that goes along with it.

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  8. Progressive Dreams: Safe Harbor Wake offer challenging, memorable melodic metalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... of muscle behind Flanegan's riffing style to back up the In Flames -inspired melodies laid atop these tracks. Devin Townsend is another artist towards which inspiration could clearly be pointed here, although there's much more of a traditional ...

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  9. Top 21 Most Epic Metal Songs Of All Time [News]Read the original story

    Jan 22, 2016 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... load was thoroughly analyzed, and these are the results... The privilege to kick off this week's list goes to Devin Townsend and his " Deadhead " track. Coming off 2003's " Accelerated Evolution ," the song clocks in at 8 minutes and revolves around ...

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  10. Fishman Introduces Three Fluence Signature Series Pickup SetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2016 | EQ Magazine

    ... for, and may have achieved across multiple instruments, but are now available at the flick of a switch. As Devin Townsend puts it, "Typically, I've done a record of brutal heavy metal, followed by a new-age or country record. And because of that, in ...

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  11. Fishman Debuts Three Fluence Signature Series Pickup SetsRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2016 | Guitar Player

    ... for, and may have achieved across multiple instruments, but are now available at the flick of a switch. As Devin Townsend puts it, "Typically, I've done a record of brutal heavy metal, followed by a new-age or country record. And because of that, in ...

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  12. David Bowie an inspiration for B.C. heavy metal musicianRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | CBC News

    From left, David Bowie as the Thin White Duke, Ziggy Stardust and on his final concert tour in 2004. B.C. musician Devin Townsend calls Bowie's willingness to follow "the muse" an inspiration.

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  13. Jackson's Parade: Ghost [EP] [Reviews]Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2015 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... acceptable. The focus is on the instruments a lot more than on the vocals, which can be hit or miss (think Devin Townsend ). I think a good distinctive feature would have been the vocals, actually - doubling lead vocal duties is rare, and otherwise, ...

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  14. Steve Vai: 10 Albums That Changed My Life [News]Read the original story

    Dec 16, 2015 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    Guitar virtuoso Steve Vai offered a list of 10 records that changed his life, singling out the work of Led Zeppelin , Frank Zappa , Igor Stravinsky , and more. Steve tells Classic Rock : "It's interesting to examine how music affects you throughout your life.

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  15. After Many Years, Steve Vai And Devin Townsend Are Working Together Again! [News]Read the original story

    Dec 14, 2015 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    In case you didn't know, way back in 1993, young Mr. Devin Townsend made one of his first prominent musical appearances as the vocalist on Steve Vai 's " Sex and Religion " album. Hevy Devy quit in 1994, and hasn't sang on any of Mr. Vai's recordings since.

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  16. BTBAM Guitarist Paul Waggoner: 'People Don't Realize How Hard That Is ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... own thing but those bands definitely laid the groundwork for us I guess. You brought in Jens Bogren [Opeth, Devin Townsend] to mix the album. Obviously the sound of the album is incredibly important to you so what did you think Jens would bring to ...

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  17. Intronaut Premiere Weird 'Fast Worms' Video [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    The post-metal progressive powerhouse Intronaut released the video for the " Fast Worms ," the track taken from the band's fifth studio album, " The Direction of Last Things ," which was released on November 13 via Century Media. The disc was mixed by Devin Townsend .

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  18. An Evening With Devin Townsend - Bristol Trinity Arts CentreRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2015 | Music-News.com

    Known for his eclectic, experimental and often extravagant musical pieces, it was quite a surprise that Devin Townsend was able to sell out his acoustic tour. What was really outstanding however is that apart from a few claps and cheers, the whole of Bristol trinity arts centre lay silent as Townsend graced the room with his presence.

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  19. Devin Townsend, All Saints Church, The Drive, Hove, Thursday, October ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | The Argus

    "I don't think I need to beat myself up about being weak," the Canadian metal maverick Devin Townsend tellingly mentioned in his lengthy opening monologue. Indeed, this acoustic tour of UK churches offered the curious spectacle of a musician known for brutal guitar riffs and technical intensity experimenting with a far gentler way of doing things.

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  20. Kerry King Talks New Metal Bands: 'If I Was A Kid And These Were My...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... out. And frankly, listening to him spam on the E string for albums didn't exactly inspire me much either... Devin Townsend. Stolen Babies. Diablo Swing Orchestra. Volbeat. Dream Theatre. And tonnes more are fine examples that if you delve deep ...

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