Devilskin release their second album, 'Be Like The River' on 11th November , announce double headline tour with Halestorm, and promise the UK/Europe new tour in 2017.
A new video for the track 'Pray' has been released. Watch it at the bottom of this post
The latest news follows Devilskin's successful UK / European headline tour earlier this year, and their special guest slot announcement to Disturbed at the 11,000 capacity Vector Arena, in Auckland New Zealand, on 18th November.
"We are beyond excited to be releasing our new studio album Be Like The River on November 11th.
The title comes from a lyric of ours 'Be like the river and cut through the stone', the message is about reaching your goals through perseverance and unwavering determination. It has been an incredible journey so far for Devilskin and we feel this album really encapsulates and represents our evolution as a band, as songwriters and as people.”
'Be Like The River' will be available as an 11 track album and 13 track deluxe pack, plus a Gatefold LP vinyl edition.
The album was recorded at Modern World Studios, Tetbury in the United Kingdom after Devilskin’s 2016 UK/ European Tour. After the success of their first album 'We Rise' the band maintained their strong working relationships, continuing the very successful and creative association with Producer Clint Murphy, Murphy producing and mixed the album, and working alongside, Ryan Smith from Sterling Sound New York who mastered both albums.
Barny Bewick from Indium Design created the artwork for the album. Devilskin say “we are incredibly proud of these songs and it was crucial to have the right visuals for the album so we again utilised the talents of Barny to create artwork that is as stunning and evocative as the music on the album.”
Devilskin’s debut album 'We Rise' was released in 2014, going straight to the top of the charts remaining as the Number 1 Album and Number 1 Kiwi Artist Album for three weeks and achieving Gold Sales after only 2 weeks. UK and European shows followed where the band were met with critical acclaim.
Devilskin have established themselves as a household name in their native New Zealand. Formed in Hamilton in 2010 this four piece rock band are bonded by blood. Paul (bass) and Nic (drums) are father and son, Jennie (vocals) is Nics’ Aunt and Pauls’ sister in law, Nail (guitar) is Pauls evil twin.
Following the release of their second album 'Be Like The River', Devilskin are special guests to Disturbed in Auckland, and will then go on to be be joined by Halestorm on an incredible double headline tour of New Zealand and Australia. Exclaiming "We'll be releasing our new album and following it up with a fantastic show, opening up for Disturbed in Auckland, and then start 2017 with a massive gig in Christchurch out doors, next to Canterbury Cathedral, that was damaged in the earthquakes in 2010. We see the New Year in with our friends Halestorm before we head to Australia with them for some shows on the East Coast. We definitely want to get back to the UK and Europe early in the New Year and we are currently locking in dates. Watch this space!"