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  1. Sony Music Entertainment Acquires Hard Rock and Heavy Metal Leader Century GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | FMQB

    Sony Music Entertainment has announced it has acquired the Century group of labels, one of the world's largest independents. A global leader in rock, prog rock, heavy metal, alternative, post punk and hardcore, Century, led by founder Robert Kampf , is home to artists such as Lacuna Coil , Arch Enemy , Queensryche , Kansas , Devin Townsend , Steve Hackett , and Stitched Up Heart .

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  2. Leading Independent Metal Label Century Media Acquired By Sony For $17 Million [News]Read the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... Shadows Fall , Suicide Silence , In This Moment , Butcher Babies and many more. Century Media is also home to Devin Townsend , Arch Enemy , Iced Earth , Napalm Death , Paradise Lost , Watain , and Queensryche . Century Media's parent company, The ...

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  3. Fear Factory Say Meshuggah, Korn, Coal Chamber Ripped Off Their Riffs, Give Specific Examples [News]Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 6 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... about drawing direct inspiration from his songs, Cezares noted: "There's been people who have admitted it. Devin Townsend admits it, when he was doing Strapping Young Lad , he was influenced by Fear Factory. I know the Meshuggah guys have admitted ...

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  4. Native Construct crafts a prog metal masterpiece with debut 'Quiet World'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... blending into works of abrasive and eccentric genius. Artists like Between the Buried and Me, Unexpect, Devin Townsend, and Mr. Bungle combine frantic rhythmic changes, colorful timbres, unconventional vocals, surprising sound effects, and highly ...

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  5. Quality Over Quantity: Are Metal Bands Releasing Too Many Albums Too...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | VH1

    ... include Max's other bands, Cavalera Conspiracy and Killer Be Killed , he has released 14 albums in 17 years. Devin Townsend has released 23 albums in 19 years if you include Strapping Young Lad and all the different versions of solo albums and ...

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  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. The MayanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | LA Weekly

    ... stilts, gladiators and music from DJ GRIND (San Francisco's Stephen Massey, who... Canadian musician Devin Townsend's main strength is writing infectiously catchy prog-metal, but he can also switch gears with blistering, blastbeat-laden riffs at the ...

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  10. Heavy Russia: Young Metal Act "Gravity Rain" Announce Crowdfunder For "Artifacts Of Balance"Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Mi2n

    ... Silence'. Carefully crafted, well produced and showcasing an eclectic mix of influences including Tool, Devin Townsend, Staind and Type O Negative, the release was well received in heavy music circles. Natalie Humphries of Soundscape Magazine said ...

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  11. Faith No More: Sol Invictus [Reviews]Read the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... of interesting stuff, vocally, on this track - it reminded me a little bit of the Ziltoid songs released by Devin Townsend . " Sunny Side Up " is pretty awesome right out the gate, with some of Mike Patton 's weirder vocals coming through pretty ...

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  12. Headbangers' HideawayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | Torontoist

    ... experiments with metal and other left-of-center music and really gets away with whatever he wants: America's Devin Townsend, if you will. And Faith No More was the band that started it all; to continue to Townsend connection, it was Patton's ...

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  13. The Gentle Storm - The GarageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | Where Worlds Collide

    ... "Strange Machines", Ayreon's "Isis and Osiris" and an epic keyboard solo to close the main set, with the Devin Townsend song "Fallout" and the Kashmir-meets-Stargazer eastern rock monster "Shores of India" as the encores. In the end, though billed ...

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  14. REVIEW : The Gentle Storm / Stream of PassionRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2015 | EGigs.co.uk

    ... band bid the crowd farewell. However, the crowd's refusal to budge leads way to an encore beginning with the Devin Townsend song 'Fallout' , injecting a heavier edge to the night, and final song, the meandering 'Shores of India' , ending the night ...

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  15. The Gentle Storm sails away with an epic progressive rock journey on 'The Diary'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... herself as one of the most beloved and popular female vocalists around thanks to her work with Anathema, Devin Townsend, and The Gathering (with whom she sang from 1994 - 2007), among others. As spectacular as they are as individual artists, though, ...

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  16. Devin Townsend - O2 Academy BournemouthRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2015 | Bournemouth Echo

    Devin Townsend chose to play the O2 Academy in Bournemouth as a warm up before his sold out show at the Royal Albert Hall. I have seen hundreds of gigs over the past few years but let me tell you this was hands down the strangest one of the lot.

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  17. Devin Townsend Is Writing A Symphony [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    In a new interview, Devin Townsend has responded to being honored with Metal/Hard Music Album of the Year at this year's Juno Awards , the Canadian equivalent of the Grammys . Speaking with Kaaos TV , he noted that the award means a lot to him because of his Canadian heritage: " Well, I think it's a popular thing to say, that awards don't mean anything to you, but they do; it means something to me.

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  18. Devin Townsend Wins Juno Award [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    Devin Townsend has been honored in his Canadian homeland with the "Metal/Hard Music Album of the Year" at the 2015 Juno Awards . His 2014 double album "Z2" took top prize in the category ahead of nominees Kataklysm , Shooting Guns , Single Mothers and Skull Fist at the ceremony in Ontario on March 15. Townsend, who's currently touring Europe, said: " On behalf of my band, management and everyone involved, thank you for the Juno.

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  19. B.C.'s Juno nominees by the numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Canada.com

    ... group Mother Mother, children's entertainer Raffi, video producer Dane Collison, and heavy metal trailblazer Devin Townsend. Is there more to this story? We'd like to hear from you about this or any other stories you think we should know about. ...

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  20. Morgan Agren releases debut solo LP 'Batterie Deluxe'Read the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | PR Log

    ... addition to the considerable skills of A...gren himself, "Batterie Deluxe" also features guest appearances by Devin Townsend and Fredrik Thordendal of Meshuggah, violinist Neyveli Radhakrishna, keyboardist Mats A-berg, and still more. Morgan ...

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