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Devin Townsend is a freaking genius. Surprised nobody has made a topic about him yet. Anyways, one of his newest releases, Ghost, (haven't heard Deconstruction yet) is amazing. It's more ambient than anything he's ever made before though, and not metal. But it's awesome.

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Well, to me it seems he's getting better and better now that he's off drugs! :D Also, as I saw someone phrase it: "Devin Townsend could fart and it would still sound amazing."
It would have the 'heavy sound' that he's apparently known for... If you ask some people, Meshuggah could do the same. As long as the fart's got djent, no one will give a rat's rump.

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I never got the love for Ziltoid. I honestly find all the other albums I've heard by him to be better.
BLASPHEMER!! lol. It's simply a silly album that makes me giggle. Oddly enough I find that I like Devin's solo material as opposed to his Strapping Young Lad material. That stuff was fairly lame IMO with the exception of Gene Hoglan.

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Well I don't pay attention to the lyrics' date=' so to me it just appears stupid :P Personally, I enjoy DTP's [i']Ghost the most.
If it wasn't for the silliness I'd have ignored it as I have the rest of his material. :D

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Re: Devin Townsend I'm going to play devil's advocate a little... I'm really not sure how I feel about Devin Townsend. I think it's unquestionable that he is a very talented guitar player and vocalist, but I'll admit that I find his chord choices or other musical choices (rhythmic, melodic, etc.) to be very out of the ordinary - so much that it's occasionally unpleasant because it's so close to what I want to hear, but not quite. Can anyone else relate? And for the record I'm not bashing him... I continue to follow him closely. I just have a somewhat love - hate relationship with his music :?

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Liked Strapping Young Lad, but haven't heard much of his solo stuff, but got 2 CDs when I subscribed to Terrorizer magazine; Deconstruction and Ghost. Now, Terrorizer (amongst others) have been banging the 'Townsend is a genius' drum for a while now, but I have to say that, whilst not expecting SYL Mk.II I was very disapointed in both. Ghost especially is the biggest bag of shite in the history of big bags of shite. Have I just been dealt a crap hand, or should I check out the other Devin CDs?

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