‘Transcendence’ by Devin Townsend Project

Devin Townsend Project Transcendence Review

While it’s more evolution than reinvention, Transcendence is up there with Devin Townsend’s best and shows that the maestro is still willing to push in new directions.

For die-hard fans like myself, a new Devin Townsend release is nothing short of an event worthy of a national holiday, with so much of the anticipation coming down to not knowing what to expect. Townsend’s output has become increasingly genre-defying, with dark ambient, experimental noise, and even country, nestling alongside progressive and extreme metal. The latest release falls under the Devin Townsend Project banner and continues the epic progressive metal that started with Addicted, through to Epicloud and Z2 most recently, evolving the sound rather than completely reinventing it.

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