Devin wants you to sing on Z2

2014-06-12 by SomethingSimilar | 20 Comments
(Press Release taken from https://www.facebook.com/notes/devin-townsend/z2-universal-choir-official-press-release/695641097174879 )

Devin Townsend Project invites you to sing on Z2

Devin Townsend has been hard at work on the new record for the past few months, getting it ready to welcome Ziltoid The Omniscient back this autumn. Much like Devin
did with the 'Lucky Animals' video from Epicloud, he is now inviting fans to leave their stamp on the forthcoming album by asking them to submit their vocals for a
selection of songs and take their spot in what he has dubbed 'The Universal Choir'!

For full details on how you can take part and even a sneak peek at 3 songs from the new record, head over to The Universal Choir website and find out more:
http://universalchoir.insideoutmusic.com/

Devin had this to say about this exciting project:

"Hey all, Ziltoid 2 is upon us! I'm deep in the recording of this double album, and as part of the theme, Ziltoid the alien joins forces with the humans...and what better
way to express that then to invite you all to sing along? The 'Universal Choir' is a platform in which vocal parts are explained, and then provides you a way to upload your
singing contributions that we will edit together into one, big choir! The parts are a little tricky but perfection is not required, just enthusiasm. Feel free to overdub
yourself, get a bunch of friends together or just yell along. The bigger, the better. Send it back and we will then assemble the 'Universal Choir' which will actually be part
of the new recording. It should be fun! (Or a total chaotic mess :) but let's try either way! The website, (which works best if it's not on a mobile device), explains all the
parts, with demonstrations and backing tracks. The hope is that a lot of people will upload themselves singing the parts, and then we assemble it and add it to the record.
Come sing on Ziltoid’s album, and have a great time!
"

The deadline for submissions is the 25th June 2014, so get singing now!

The Devin Townsend Project also have a string of live dates confirmed for the summer which you can find below:

3.7.2014 Rock City, Nottingham – UK
4.7.2014 The Assembly, Leamington Spa – UK
6.7.2014 Sonisphere Festival, Knebworth – UK
2.8.2014 Wacken Open Air, Schleswig-Holstein – Germany
3.8.2014 Lokerse Feesten, Lokeren - Belgium
5.8.2014 Tivoli Vredenburg, Utrecht – Netherlands (With Shining (NO))
6.8.2014 Luxor, Cologne – Germany (With Shining (NO))
7.8.2014 Bi Nuu, Berlin – Germany (With Shining (NO))
8.8.2014 Brutal Assault Festival, Jaromer – Czech Republic
9.8.2014 Nachtleben, Frankfurt – Germany
11.8.2014 Rock Planet, Pinarella Di Cervia – Italy (With Shining (NO))
13.8.2014 Les Docks, Lausanne – Switzerland (With Shining (NO))
14.8.2014 Conrad Sohm, Dornbirn – Austria (With Shining (NO))
15.8.2014 Summerbreeze Festival, Dinkelsbuhl – Germany

Devin will also play a handful of special shows together with Ché Aimee Dorval in support of his latest release Casualties Of Cool:

17.08.2014 Beautiful Days Festival, Devon – UK (Sold out)
4.9.2014 Union Chapel, London – UK
6.9.2014 Savoy Teatteri, Helsinki - Finland

Tagged: Devin Townsend Project

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Ovrot
June 12th 2014
12112 Comments


neat

SomethingSimilar
June 12th 2014
57 Comments


Just done this, is a lot of fun to record... And the tracks are sounding pretty promising!

mryrtmrnfoxxxy
June 12th 2014
14631 Comments


coolest guy, excited for z2

emester
June 12th 2014
7398 Comments


sounds extremely fun!

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Rowan5215
Contributing Reviewer
June 12th 2014
34497 Comments


coolest guy [2] his artist-fan relationships are just extraordinary

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Scoot
June 12th 2014
18376 Comments


this guy has an incredible discography

Monstar1790
June 12th 2014
158 Comments


IN

coolest guy [3] his artist-fan relationships are just extraordinary [2]

Gmork89
June 12th 2014
6198 Comments


What a cool idea.

On a side note, those clips sound great. Very Accelerated Evolution style riffing going on.

Impervious
June 12th 2014
505 Comments


Fucking love Devin Townsend. This sounds like a great idea and gives a lot of the fans a chance to contribute (which as we all know, he has a ton of fans to get submissions from) so I'm looking forward to checking out the clips and giving my part whether he uses my trashy voice or not.

Psyched for the album. Also, wonder if the double album will be an entire concept or the second disc would be the so to speak "extras" type thing he normally releases.

SirDrumsalot
June 12th 2014
1734 Comments


Such an awesome idea. Dev kicks so much balls. Just wish he would tour in the US more!

Judio!
Contributing Reviewer
June 12th 2014
8194 Comments


Oh this is so fucking cool. Definitely gonna submit mine in a couple days.

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Necrotica
June 12th 2014
10584 Comments


Totally submitting mine as well

Tyrael
June 12th 2014
21005 Comments


^ ego much

chemicalmarriage
June 12th 2014
2711 Comments


devin's the man

SitarHero
June 12th 2014
5457 Comments


This is totally rad! Heck yes I want to be on a Devin album.

AtomicWaste
Moderator
June 12th 2014
2370 Comments


just submitted mine but I turned off my email as well because


Enjoy not getting the legal documentation needed to participate.

Submitted 2/4 parts. Dimension Z is a bitch.

SomethingSimilar
June 12th 2014
57 Comments


@Atomic Yeah, I could only manage the first part of Dimension Z and that barely. Doing high-pitched bit of the the background vox for "Z2" must have been hilarious for my neighbours too...

Judio!
Contributing Reviewer
June 12th 2014
8194 Comments


Just recorded my vox for "Before We Die." Gonna submit it later, so psyched to have Dev fuck with my voice like that bitch in The Little Mermaid.

Spec
June 12th 2014
30170 Comments


Really cool.

Thibs
June 12th 2014
2466 Comments


can't wait for this shit

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