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Releases : 8     Total votes : 45     Reviews : 1
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Devin Townsend

Birth nameDevin Garret Townsend
BornMay 5, 1972, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada (age 44)
Member ofpreview  Strapping Young Lad  (1994-1998, 2002-2007)
preview  Ocean Machine  (1996-1997)
preview  The Devin Townsend Band  (2003-2007)
preview  Devin Townsend Project  (2009-present)
preview  Bent Sea  (2011-2012)
OccupationsVocalist, Guitarist, songwriter, Producer
InstrumentsVocals, Guitars, Bass
CurrentlyMaple Ridge, BC, Canada
GenresProgressive Rock, Progressive Metal, Ambient
LabelsHevy Devy, InsideOut Music
Years active1993-present

Line-up (members)

  • Devin Townsend : Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Keyboards, Programming (1997-present)

Former members

  • Gene Hoglan : Drums (1998-2001)
  • Byron Stroud : Bass (1999-2000)
  • Jed Simon : Guitars (1999-2000)
  • Craig McFarland : Bass (2001)
  • Jamie Meyer : Keyboards (2001)
Videos by  youtube


Album titleRankTypeRelease dateRatingVotesReviews
Ocean Machine - Biomech preview 1,061CollectionWish List Studio 91.7 60
Infinity preview CollectionWish List Studio 91 30
Physicist preview CollectionWish List Studio 89.3 30
Terria preview 251CollectionWish List Studio 93.8 150
Devlab preview CollectionWish List Studio 80 20
Hummer preview CollectionWish List Studio 70 10
Ziltoid the Omniscient preview 584CollectionWish List Studio 90.6 151
preview CollectionWish List Live - 00
Additional notes
Accelerated Evolution and Synchetra were released as The Devin Townsend Band, and featured a steady a line-up that also joined Devin on tour. The idea was to draw a firmer line between his solo material and Strapping Young Lad. When The Devin Townsend Band was active, Devin released two ambient albums under his own name.

In May of 2007, at a press conference for Ziltoid the Omniscient, Devin announced that he had decided to put an end to The Devin Townsend Band and Strapping Young Lad, and not to tour again in the future.

A few years later he later formed Devin Townsend Project, which runs concurrent to this one, and returned to the live environment.
Info / Statistics
Bands : 27,977
Albums : 100,860
Reviews : 6,539
Lyrics : 90,231
Top Rating
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The Winery Dogs
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 rating : 87.9  votes : 14