Devin Townsend announces a new album and confirms a string of Euro tour dates

Having only just announced the second release in his archive live series of releases, the ever busy Devin Townsend has announced he’ll be releasing a brand new album in 2022 and embarking on a lengthy European tour.

Very little is known about the new album at present, except that recording is underway with producer GGGarth Richardson (Rage Against The Machine / Man Will Surrender) and has the working title of lightwork.

In the meantime, the following live dates have been confirmed, with more to follow later:

APRIL
13th – Ireland, Dublin, Olympia
19th – France, Lille, Le Splendid
20th – Belgium. Brussels, AB
21st – Germany, Frankfurt, Batschkapp
22nd – Germany, Cologne, Carlswerk Victoria
23rd – France, Paris, L’Olympia
25th – Germany, Stuttgart, LKA Longhorn
26th – France, Clermont Ferrand, La Cooperative De Mai
27th – France, Toulouse, Le Bikini
29th – Portugal, Lisbon, Cineteatro
30th – Spain, Madrid, La Riviera

MAY
1st – Spain, Barcelona, Razzmatazz 1
3rd – France, Marseille, Le Moulin
4th – Italy, Milan, Live Club
6th – Austria, Dornbirn, Conrad Sohm
7th – Germany, Munich, Backstage Werk
8th – Switzerland, Zurich, X-Tra
10th – Germany, Leipzig, Werk 2
12th – Denmark, Copenhagen, Amager Bio
13th – Sweden, Gothenburg, Pustervik
14th – Norway, Oslo, Sentrum Scene
16th – Sweden, Stockholm, Cirkus

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REAL GONE says: Although more dates are being added later, it isn’t yet clear whether these will be extra Euro dates or for the US/Canadian leg of the ‘Lightwork’ tour. At this stage, there’s still no word on a UK show. If it happens, it can be assumed it’ll be slotted in at the beginning of April, somewhere between the Dublin and Lille shows. However, given the amount of paperwork and hoop jumping it now takes for overseas artists to visit our self-destructive little island, fans shouldn’t consider a visit from Devin a certainty. Thanks, Brexit. YOU BASTARD.

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