Tag Archives: Dez Fafara

Devildriver, Shadows Fall, Richard Christy & more detail ‘Spinal Tap’ moments

Posted by on March 2, 2014

Note: On this date in 1984, This is Spinal Tap was released. The mock documentary about a metal band on the downslope of it’s career is required viewing for any band, and still holds up today. November 11th, 2011 was “National Metal Day,” and this is a column we first ran back then. Happy 30th Annicrsary, […]

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Devildriver already working on new material

Posted by on February 6, 2014

It’s only been about five months since Devildriver’s sixth album, Winter Kills, was released. And while the album was their most successful yet, debuting at #32 and selling 11,500 copies, it looks like the band is continuing with the momentum. A tweet sent last night by Dez Fafara suggests that they’ve already got some new songs […]

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Snot vocalist Lynn Strait died 15 years ago today

Posted by on December 11, 2013

In 1997, Geffen Records released Get Some, the debut album by Santa Barbara’s Snot. The band, a mixture of punk and nu-metal, were fronted by charismatic frontman Lynn Strait. Appearing on the Ozzfest 1998 tour helped increase their exposure both with metal fans and the musicians they toured with. The band started work on their […]

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Trivium Unleashes Their Vengeance Upon Nashville: Review and Photos of Trivium, Devildriver, and After the Burial

Posted by on December 2, 2013

Trivium are currently on leg 2 of a massive co-headlining tour with Devildriver (with direct support from After the Burial)  in support of their latest full-length release, Vengeance Falls.  The co-headliner has been going since early September and now leg 2 of the tour continues on through December 15th, ending in California.  This leg of […]

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DevilDriver and Dying Fetus Jump on The Christmas Sweater Bandwagon

Posted by on November 6, 2013

It’s post-Halloween, which means it’s time for preemptive Christmas commercials, music, and other things that overshadow the glorious feast of Thanksgiving. This season, ugly metal Christmas sweaters seem to be all the rage since we’re seen a lot more of them. Thanks to last year’s Slayer sweaters, we’ve seen similar products from other bands such […]

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Nadja Peulen returns to Coal Chamber

Posted by on November 1, 2013

Coal Chamber, the pre-Devildriver nu-metal band fronted by Dez Fafara, surprised everyone a few years back by reuniting and touring. And while it was viewed as somewhat of a one-off that might have ended after their tour with Sevendust earlier this year, that seems to not be the case. They announced yesterday on their web site […]

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Sylosis Members Hospitalized Following RV Accident, Reportedly Drop Off Trivium/DevilDriver Tour

Posted by on September 25, 2013

Three members of Sylosis were reportedly hospitalized following an RV accident last night. While details are still developing, the accident has supposedly lead to Sylosis dropping off of their tour with Trivium, DevilDriver and After The Burial. Though an official statement from the Sylosis camp has yet to be issued, DevilDriver frontman Dez Fafara confirmed […]

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We’re Hosting DevilDriver’s NYC Listening Party For ‘Winter Kills’

Posted by on August 8, 2013

Dez Fafara recently claimed to us that not only does Winter Kills have big hooks and grooves, but that’s it’s also DevilDriver’s most focused record to date. Well, fans in the NYC area will get to hear what Dez’s talking about before its release, as we’re hosting a special listening party at Idle Hands Bar! […]

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Dez Fafara On DevilDriver’s New Beginnings, Favorite Collaborations, And Love For Punk

Posted by on August 7, 2013

Even before 2013 was halfway done, Dez Fafara was all over the place. While he was touring with a reunited Coal Chamber, he was also putting the finishing touches on Winter Kills, DevilDriver’s sixth album and first with Napalm Records. And the remainder of the year promises not to slow down for Fafara, with Winter […]

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DevilDriver Premieres New Song, “The Appetite”

Posted by on July 29, 2013

With the release of DevilDriver’s sixth studio album, Winter Kills, just about a month away, the band has premiered their second song off the album through Loudwire and further makes August 27 a date to look forward to. Singer Dez Fefara has called Winter Kills the “most cohesive, powerful and groove-laden record to date” and you […]

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