Casualties Of Cool released

2014-05-14 by SomethingSimilar | 29 Comments
After a hugely successful PledgeMusic campaign by the veteran progressive metal musician,
Devin Townsend today released Casualties Of Cool - a departure from Devin's usual
style and a foray into country and ambience with collaborator Che Aimee. He noted that he
aimed for the music to come across as "dark, quiet, and special", and that the album
was "a way to make music for myself, without pressure from anyone to do things a certain
way
".

The pledge campaign reached 521% of its target funding over its run, with Townsend noting
that any extra funds would go towards the creation of his next record, a sequel to 2007's
Ziltoid the Omniscient, related graphic novels and side projects, as well as a
portion being donated to local animal shelters.

The album is available immediately for backers of the pledge as a digital release (FLAC and
MP3), which can be found here : www.pledgemusic.com/projects/casualties-of-cool

Tagged: Casualties of Cool

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KILL
May 14th 2014
73054 Comments


rly very nice and good

Digging: Sandrose - Sandrose

BigPleb
May 14th 2014
40001 Comments


Does it actually rule?

KILL
May 14th 2014
73054 Comments


yea i like it, the female vox are so sweet

BigPleb
May 14th 2014
40001 Comments


Are they Anneke lvl?

Motiv3
May 14th 2014
8957 Comments


hardly any female vocals are Anneke level Pleb.

SitarHero
May 14th 2014
4881 Comments


wtf, KILL is actually being complimentary?

BigPleb
May 14th 2014
40001 Comments


Ye, cos its Devy...

emester
May 14th 2014
5066 Comments


Just gave forgive me a listen...

Fucking hell, this rules. Shame I didn't pledge :[

Digging: Unearthly Trance - The Trident

CK
May 14th 2014
5102 Comments


Is it only going to be released to pledgers or will it be up for sale to the public at some point?

Gmork89
May 14th 2014
5702 Comments


I think it will be available for everyone on the 20th.

It's really damn good.

Lambda
May 14th 2014
2533 Comments


Been listening to this virtually non-stop since its release.

emester
May 14th 2014
5066 Comments


aoty material?

Lambda
May 14th 2014
2533 Comments


^ Yup.

Thibs
May 14th 2014
2039 Comments


can't wait to hear this

Digging: Vassafor / Temple Nightside - Call of the Maelstrom

Wadlez
May 14th 2014
4765 Comments


Hopefully this is more ambience and less country..

Digging: Sufjan Stevens - Carrie and Lowell

SirDrumsalot
May 14th 2014
1649 Comments


I wish I had money to pledge! I want this now!

Judio!
Contributing Reviewer
May 14th 2014
6795 Comments


any extra funds would go towards the creation of his next record, a sequel to 2007's
Ziltoid the Omniscient


Would pledge everything I got to hear that.

Digging: Death Grips - The Powers That B - Part II: Jenny Death

Emyay
May 14th 2014
6110 Comments


is it at least better than epicloud?

Dr7
May 14th 2014
146 Comments


^ Yes

Gmork89
May 14th 2014
5702 Comments


Time will tell.

Thibs
May 14th 2014
2039 Comments


epicloud was good though

Emyay
May 14th 2014
6110 Comments


epicloud was a 3. so yeah, it was good

Thibs
May 14th 2014
2039 Comments


3.6..it had some shit on it and wasn't very lasting but I enjoyed it still..the 2nd disc demo had some sweet stuff on it as well

Emyay
May 14th 2014
6110 Comments


i'm aware of the average. i was just saying what my personal rating of it was. ^ that's pretty much how i feel about it too. its not bad at all but its not one of devy's best

SirDrumsalot
May 14th 2014
1649 Comments


^
Agreed!

zaruyache
May 14th 2014
8125 Comments


It was a good record but I'm much more excited to hear what this one sounds like. Ghost is one of my favorite pieces of his, so I'm excited for more chill Devy.

icatchthirtythree
May 14th 2014
390 Comments


Its awesome


Rowan5215
May 14th 2014
29313 Comments


This is fucking amazing best thing he's done in some time

laughingman22
May 14th 2014
2069 Comments


wow them female voxs

Digging: Curtis Mayfield - Super Fly



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