DevilDriver Beast Album Cover

DevilDriver have revealed the cover for thier upcoming album, Beast.

Beast

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DevilDriver Unleash The Beast

That’s right… DevilDriver are set to release their new album, Beast, on the 21st of february next year.

“The record is extreme, and it attacks from start to finish. If you liked ‘The Last Kind Words’, this is like that on steroids and crank, driving a Buick Skylark 200 miles an hour straight to Vegas.”

Some of the song titles include:

* Dead to Rights
* Hardened
* Bring The Fight (To the Floor)
* Shitlist
* Talons Out (Teeth Sharpened)
* Blur
* You Make Me Sick (Sacred Secrets)
* The Blame Game
* Coldblooded
* Crowns of Creation
* Lend Myself to the Night

DevilDriver and 36 Crazyfists To Tour

DevilDriver and 36 Crazyfists have announced a UK co-headlining tour!

Dates are:

November
05 Newcastle, Academy
06 Leeds, Academy
07 Glasgow, The Arches
08 Nottingham, Rock City
09 Wolverhampton, Wulfrun Hall
10 Bournemouth, Academy
12 Bristol, Academy
13 London, The Forum
14 Manchester, Academy

Rockstars Comment On The Passing Of Peter Steele

Several huge names in metal have commented on the tragic death of Type O Negative frontman Peter Steele.

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Dez Fafara’s Favourite Albums of 2009

Dez Fafara of DevilDriver, recently told Metal Hammer His favourite albums of this year, here is his picks:

Alice In Chains- Black Gives Way To Blue

Dez: Great to have a new record from one of the greatest bands in history .

Mastodon- Crack The Skye

Dez: Unreal band both live and on recording.  This is killer.  Plus there all great dudes.

Behemoth- Evangelion

Dez: Fuckin’ heavy metal Poland style! Great people and great players.

Megadeth- Endgame

Dez: One of the best records Dave has ever put out!  From start to finish a Winner!

Thy Will Be Done- In Ancient Of Days

Dez: Heavy / hardcore / metal … They’re great live and onstage when J says “We listen to Sabbath and Slayer! We don’t care if you don’t “!  It gets me every time lol

Slayer- World Painted Blood

Dez: Holy fuck! It sounds more punk influenced! First song is 2 min 40 sec of punk fucking rock! I love it !

AC/DC- Black Ice

Dez: The best band in the world just can’t do it wrong! Turn this up for sure!

Rammstein- Liebe Ist Für Alle Da

Dez: Little bit like the older stuff.  Mike says “much better than the last 2 records” Live, they Kill!

Did nobody tell him Black Ice came out last year?

Dez Fafara Metal Hammer Interview

Metal Hammer just posted an interview with Dez Fafar of DevilDriver, about the new album, that work has alredy begun on, heres the interview:

Dez – “We’re definitely stepping it up. Most bands have five or six years before they even get signed, so they have that time to hone their sound and we only had six months! We’ve been together six or seven years so that’s why you’re getting this fourth record. If you’re prolific then bring it. For some bands you’re waiting like three or four years for the next album and that’s not fair on the fans, and we’re not that band, we want to be prolific.”

Dez – “We’ve got way faster tunes, way heavier tunes. We’re finding ourselves with this next record. Really we’ve been finding ourselves on every record. From the first record to the new one you can hear the progression, take the journey. Which I think is cool.”

MH – And what about the anthems on the latest album? Will you be carrying that forward?
Dez – “We don’t yet. I’m just starting to write vocals, but it’s gonna be big: big hooks, big choruses, but it’s heavier as well and has loads of technical stuff on their too. We never set our sights on something specific, it just happens.”

Dez – “The feeling these guys have is that they want to crush so they’re gonna write an album that crushes!”

The album will (hopefully) be out this time next year according to Metal Hammer. This should be awesome, if Pray For Villains is anything to go by, the album should kick a large amount of ASS!!