Devin Townsend is
pleased to announce the release of ‘Empath – The Ultimate Edition’ on 5th June
2020. This comprehensive version of 2019’s acclaimed album contains the
original record and bonus discs across 2 CDs, plus 2 Blu-Ray discs. The first
blu-ray contains the 5.1 Surround Sound mix by Devin, with visuals for the full
record, plus a stereo visualiser. The second blu-ray contains a raft of bonus
material, including ‘Acoustically Inclined – Live in Leeds’, a recording from his
April 2019 acoustic tour where he performed tracks including ‘Love?’,
‘Deadhead’, ‘Thing Beyond Things’ & more.
It also features the full Empath Documentary, a
‘Genesis 5.1 Mixing Lesson’, a full album commentary & more. The four discs
sit inside a beautiful art-book that contains new liner notes and images from
the making of the album.
On the same day Haken have also announced their new album release – Virus (a name that has been planned before the current global situation as detailed below…)
They have also launched the first single:
Ulver have surprise dropped a new single ‘Little Boy’: