Devin Townsend Announces Eras Part 4 Vinyl Box-Set

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Canadian heavy music artist Devin Townsend has announced the 4th part of his career-spanning vinyl box-set series. ‘ERAS Part 4’ is set for release on August 23rd  2019, and features ‘Ziltoid The Omniscient’ & ‘Z² – Dark Matters’, plus the vinyl debut of ‘Ziltoid Live At The Royal Albert Hall’ & ‘The Retinal Circus’ – across 9 pieces of 180g vinyl inside a sturdy 2-piece box set with an LP-booklet filled with liner notes and comments by Devin.

Devin comments: “Continuing in the ERAS series is volume 4, these box sets have been very special to me in that commemorating the times and experiences of the past work allows me-for once- to stop and reflect on all the effort and time that went into documenting these moments. I’m exceptionally proud of these albums, and to have a complete set of the work at this level of quality is a dream come true for me.”

You can pre-order now here, including several limited coloured vinyl versions: https://devintownsendproject.lnk.to/Eras-VinylCollectionPartIV

On his newest album ‘Empath,’ Devin has decided to see what would happen if all the styles that make up his current interests were finally represented in one place. To finally shake the fear of expectation, and just do what it is he was meant to do creatively, Empath, true to the name, is about allowing the audience a feeling for a variety of musical emotions. The musical dynamics represented on this single album are broad, challenging, and immense. To approach this sort of work with a long history of what makes heavy music ‘heavy’, allows this to be done with a type of power rarely heard.

Empath Europe – Volume 1 tour dates

15th November – Salle Pleyel, Paris, France
16th November – Trix, Antwerp, Belgium
17th November – 013, Tilburg, Netherlands
18th November – Grunspan, Hamburg, Germany
20th November – Logomo, Turku, Finland*
21st November – Cirkus, Helsinki, Finland*
23rd November – Münchenbryggeriet, Stockholm, Sweden
24th November – Sentrum Scene, Oslo, Norway
25th November – Amager Bio, Copenhagen, Denmark
27th November – Astra, Berlin, Germany
28th November – Roxy, Prague, Czech Republic
29th November – A2, Wroclaw, Poland
30th November – Barba Negra, Budapest, Hungary
2nd December – Simm City, Vienna, Austria
3rd December – X Tra, Zurich, Switzerland
5th December – Great Hall, Cardiff, UK
6th December – Academy, Dublin, Ireland
7th December – Limelight, Belfast, UK
9th December – SWG3 Galvanisers, Glasgow, UK
10th December – Albert Hall, Manchester, UK
12th December – Roundhouse, London, UK
13th December – Rock City, Nottingham, UK
*No Haken