Devin Townsend will release his next album in March.
The veteran guitarist is scheduled to release his new album Empath on March 29 via InsideOut Music. As the album’s release date nears, Townsend will offer discussions on the record. The first of those discussions is streaming online now here.
Frank Zappa alumni Mike Keneally joined Townsend as music director on Empath. Also taking part in the album’s creation were Morgan Agren (Mats and Morgan, Frank Zappa, Fredrik Thordendal), Anup Sastry (Monuments, Periphery), Samus Paulicelli (Decrepit Birth, Abigail Williams), Nathan Navarro, Elliot Desagnes, Steve Vai, Chad Kroeger, Anneke Van Giersbergen, Che Aimee Dorval, and Ryan Dhale and the Elektra Women’s Choir.
Empath will be released on limited edition 2CD Digipack (whose second disc features bonus material), single-disc, Gatefold 180-gram 2LP vinyl + CD + LP booklet as digital album. The album’s track listing is noted below.
Townsend will perform a series of “An Evening With” shows across Europe throughout March and April in support of Empath. Many of the shows are already sold out. Remaining tickets for the shows not yet sold out can be purchased here. The performance schedule is noted below.
The full list of dates are as follows, many of which are already sold out:
7th March – The Piano Man Jazz Club, New Delhi, India SOLD OUT
8th March – Levi’s Lounge, Mumbai, India SOLD OUT
29th March – Savoy Theater, Helsinki, Finland SOLD OUT
30th March – Savoy Theater, Helsinki, Finland SOLD OUT
31st March – Sodra Teatern, Stockholm, Sweden SOLD OUT
1st April – Edderkoppen, Oslo, Norway SOLD OUT
2nd April – Bremen Theater, Copenhagen, Denmark
4th April – PassionKirchhe, Berlin, Germany
5th April – Stodola, Warsaw, Poland
6th April – La Fabrica, Prague, Czech Republic SOLD OUT
7th April – Freiheiz, Munich, Germany SOLD OUT
9th April – Kulturkirche, Cologne, Germany SOLD OUT
10th April – Grunspan, Hamburg, Germany
11th April – Bravo Kerk, Haarlem, Netherlands SOLD OUT
13th April – Reading 3, Tel Aviv, Israel
24th April – Bush Hall, London, UK SOLD OUT
25th April – Bush Hall, London, UK SOLD OUT
26th April – St George’s, Bristol, UK SOLD OUT
27th April – City Varieties, Leeds, UK SOLD OUT
29th April – Jam House, Edinburgh, UK SOLD OUT
30th April – Glee Club, Birmingham, UK SOLD OUT
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