Newcastle’s Where the Devil is back with a vengeance on single number six, ‘Beaten Down Broken Crown’. The chameleonic Aussie five-piece has enjoyed widespread praise for its efforts straddling numerous metal sub-genres and its newest single and frenetic new music video is set to turn things up to 11.Continue reading Where the Devil – Beaten Down Broken Crown (Official Video)
Q: Descending Death is the band’s fourth single release and marks yet another stylistic turning point. How would you describe your sound to someone who hasn’t heard you?
A: We try to be as heavy as we can while still retaining melody in the songs. At least at this point in time, there is no WTD template, so to speak: we write whatever comes to us and if we like it, it goes to the next stage and Ben (Pennifold, singer) will add his lyrical magic to it and it becomes a Where the Devil track. We don’t have a set list full of modern tech metal, or groove metal, or thrash or any one genre. I think for us, there are some touch points that you can find throughout all our songs, like certain chord types or chug techniques that might help tie it together, but it’s really Ben’s vocals that are the link between our different sounds.
Really, I think the fact all our songs have been a bit different has been more a plus than a possible negative.Continue reading 10 QUESTIONS WITH BEN HOSKING – Guitarist with Where the Devil
Where the Devil‘s latest single, ‘Descending Death’ is released on streaming services August 27. It is perhaps the antithesis of the band’s last outing, ‘Misery’; ramping up the tempo and the aggression to new levels of brutality.Continue reading Official Video : Where the Devil – ‘Descending Death’