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Devin Townsend Project - Deconstruction
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
User Score
Based on 58 ratings
2011 Ratings: #284
Liked by 11 people
June 20, 2011 / Release Date
LP / Format
InsideOut / Label
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One of the craziest, off the wall, intense, dense, complex, absolutely insane and gloriously absurd albums not only Devin has made, but anyone has made this decade. With guests and musicianship that will make even the most hardened metalhead gush, this is a record that further shows that Devin Townsend is the mad scientist of the metal scene, and he's not scared to try out even his weirdest experiments.

Favorite: Everything (Especially Deconstruction, The Mighty Masturbator, Stand)

Lest ... read more


This is a contender for the most batshit insane record I've heard in recent memory. It's an unbelievably tight record where every track hits the mark but does have some moments that bring it down some. The first two tracks (Praise the Lowered and Stand) are good but they don't hold a candle to the later tracks. Everything onwards from those two is the cream of the crop. Just to gloss over a few great tracks, Juular is really high energy and just a fun track to listen to, The Mighty Masturbator ... read more

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Track List

  1. Praise the Lowered
  2. Stand
  3. Juular
  4. Planet of the Apes
  5. Sumeria
  6. The Mighty Masturbator
  7. Pandemic
  8. Deconstruction
  9. Poltergeist

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Added on: July 27, 2016