Tag: Devin Townsend Project

Evan Thompson’s Best of 2016 – Finding the Way Forward

I’ll be the first to acknowledge that 2016 was hard on all of us. Here in that huge space of snow-covered land called Canada, more specifically in Alberta, we have been going through a brutal

Last Rites’ Best Of 2016 – Combined Staff

Every year we get hundreds of thousands of letters from all over the world asking how we manage to compile our annual Last Rites Combined Staff Top 25 List. It’s no easy task, we’ll have

Six Thoughts: Devin Townsend – The Retinal Circus

Devin Townsend is a busy, busy man. Under the moniker of the Devin Townsend Project, he has released five studio albums in the last four years, most of which received intense critical and fan acclaim.

Rae Amitay’s Best Of 2012: Here’s A Clever Title

2012 didn’t bring about the apocalypse, but it was still a tempestuous collection of days. Still raw from the loss of David Gold and my future in Woods of Ypres, I spent the first few

Last Rites’ Best Of 2012 – Combined Staff List

First thing’s first: Welcome to Last Rites! Now, it might seem weird for a “new” webzine to be bursting out of the gate with a Top 926-or-whatever Albums of the Year list, but, despite appearances

Devin Townsend Project – Epicloud Review

Here are two fairly basic statements about Epicloud, the fifth album from the Devin Townsend Project: First, it is not going to change anyone’s mind – about Devin Townsend, about the relative merits of his

Devin Townsend Project – Ghost Review

Jordan Campbell’s take: As we reach the final entry in the Devin Townsend Project series, it’s become clear that Devin’s entire work can be broken down into (roughly) four categories: unhinged metal, song-based heavy-pop, sprawling

Devin Townsend Project – Deconstruction Review

Jordan Campbell’s take: The Devin Townsend Project’s first two excursions, by most accounts, were resounding successes. Ki stands as one of the most adventurous and unique albums of Townsend’s career, and Addicted’s boisterousness is still