Infinity is the third solo album by Canadian musician Devin Townsend, and the first released under his real name. The album was released in October 1998 on Townsend's label, HevyDevy Records. After the completion of Strapping Young Lad's extreme metal album City and his solo progressive rock release Ocean Machine: Biomech, Townsend began to approach a mental breakdown.
Ocean Machine: Biomech July 1997. Ocean Machine: Biomech July 1997. This album I could NOT get signed. I did so, and began the arduous process of recording this album. Fraught with problems from day one, Ocean Machine was a labor of love that was born more out of adversity than almost anything else. I had signed a non-exclusive deal with Century Media for Strapping Young Lad, (as even they at the time didn’t understand the direction that this music.
I would imagine he has a larger following in and around Vancouver, . where, I believe he resides or used to, according to CD liner notes. He may have a larger audience with Strapping Young Lad, the brilliant chaotic metal outfit that gave us some of the cleverest and innovative metal to emerge in years. Ocean Machine", like all masterpieces, must be taken as a whole, although as the album progresses, we find Townsend giving an emotional performance that nearly brings you to tears, so sincere and touching his delivery. The Death Of Music" closes out the original set and we sure hope that day never comes, which it won't as long as Devin's heavy but melodical genius continues to flourish.
strumentalist extraordinaire Devin Townsend�s massive, earth-shattering trademark record finds the man behind the furious Strapping Young Lad, among other creations, at his most fresh, inventive and innovative in his whole career. The album that spawned the most creative and interesting project he�d ever come to be involved in, Ocean Machine is an incredible display of compositional mastery and an excellent ear for ambience. First off, this album is very, very aptly titled for a number of reasons. Comparisons to the ocean are inevitable. What comes out of the speakers when.
Album · 1996 · 13 Songs. Ocean Machine Devin Townsend. Listen on Apple Music.
This concert was filmed, and on 6th July 2018 it will see the light of day as ‘Ocean Machine – Live at the Ancient Roman Theatre Plovdiv’.
When Devin Townsend was a child, his parents frequently took him on trips to the beach. I don’t know if it’s an old wives’ tale, but there’s a practical reality to it as well – it gains momentum, he explains. Yet Ocean Machine still lingered in Devin’s mind. He created HevyDevy Records, and then appealed to Daniel Bergstrand, who had previously worked with Meshuggah and by then was producing Strapping’s crushing second album, City.
Listen free to Devin Townsend – Ocean Machine: Biomech (Seventh Wave, Life and more). Ocean Machine: Biomech is the debut studio album by Canadian musician Devin Townsend. The album was released in July 1997 on Townsend's label, HevyDevy Records. A great deal of this music was material I had been writing for many years prior to my experience with Steve Vai on his 'Sex And Religion' album. It was similar in theme and vibe to the melodic elements of Noisescapes, but it was not music from those sessions.