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Imonolith (Strapping Young Lad, The Devin Townsend Project, Threat Signal) Debut New Song “Instinct”


Imonolith, the band featuring Byron Stroud from Strapping Young Lad, Ryan Van Poederooyen and Brian Waddell from the Devin Townsed Project, Threat Signal’s Jon Howard, Kai Huppunen from Methods of Mayhem (yech!), and and Scott Whalen (Econoline Crush), have released a new single, “Instinct.” It’s not good. Their last single, “Hollow” — released almost exactly a year ago — was also not good. So it seems like this will be one of those supergroups where the whole is less than the sum of its parts. These songs are so generic that if they were cereal they wouldn’t be Frosted Flakes, they’d be Sugar-Coated Frosty Flecks or something.

But by all means, check out “Instinct” below, and feel free to disagree with me. Imonolith’s debut album, State of Being, drops March 27. Pre-orders are here. The band tours the U.K. and Europe in the spring. Dates announced thus far are at the bottom of this post.

Mar 27: Sheffield, UK – Corporation
Mar 29: Manchester, UK – Rebellion
Mar 30: Glasgow, UK – Broadcast
Mar 31: Bristol, UK – Exchange
Apr 1: London, UK – Underworld
Apr 2: Bree, BE – Ragnarok
Apr 4: Copenhagen, DK – High Voltage
Apr 5: Stockholm, SE – Debaser Strand
Apr 8: Mainz, DE – Schon Schon
Apr 9: Turin, IT – Blah-Blah
Apr 10: Como, IT – Centrale Rock Pub
Apr 11: Verona, IT – The Factory
Apr 13: Ljubljana, SL – Orto Bar
Apr 14: Zagreb, HR – Hard Place
Apr 15: Sofia, BG – Live & Loud
Apr 16: Bucharest, RO – Quantic Club
Apr 17: Budapest, HU – ROBOT
Apr 18: Geislingen, DE – MieV
Apr 21: Prague, CZ – Rock Cafe
Apr 25: Dobeln, DE – KL17

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