DevilDriver Debut New Song “Nest of Vipers”
DevilDriver have debuted another new single from their forthcoming album, Dealing With Demons I (the first installment of a double album, as you likely surmised from the Roman numeral in the title… unless you thought you that was a letter “I” and the title is supposed to be I’m Dealing With Demons only in Yoda-speak for some reasons).
The track, “Nest of Vipers,” is described in a press release as “Harking back to the heavy, melodic, dark groove that DevilDriver patented at their start,” and I’m inclined to agree. That’s good news for us DevilDriver fans and bad news for people who want to be DevilDriver fans but wish DevilDriver didn’t sound like DevilDriver.
Says frontman Dez Fafara of the track:
“This is my first co-written lyric on any DevilDriver track with another band member, penned with our guitarist, Neal Tiemann. Working with Neal is a good time. We always want what’s best for the song. Lyrically, the chorus says it all –’the king’s sworn men make perfect liars.’ This is the cold, hard truth, as people’s loyalties are often bought and sold. The lyric ‘she sleeps with bones beside her’ refers to another theme touched upon in this track – a woman laying in misery next to her ‘bones’ of contention, harboring guilt as her loyalties are also bought and sold… It’s all a sad state of affairs once you get into that bought and sold mentality, whether it’s with your work or friendships.”
You can check out “Nest of Vipers” via the below music video, which was directed by Vicente Cordero/Industrialism Films. Dealing With Demons I comes out on October 9 via Napalm Records. Pre-order it here.