Whether you love the progressive instrumentals or hate the screeching screams, The Devil Wears Prada is stepping up its game on as many levels as possible.
|Slaying zombies on Monday at the Marquee |
Count 'em off: An ongoing cross-country tour with their most elaborate production yet; photos splashed across the covers of Alternative Press (who named them Band of the Year), Revolver, Kerrang! and Outburn; and a new album, Dead Throne that debuted at #10 on Billboard's Top 200 chart and displays the band's evolving musical maturity, showcasing dual-vocal assaults, a soaring instrumental quality, and such themes as anti-idolotry and the perseverance of the band's Christian faith.
And to top it all off, a video game. Yes, these 20-somethings, self-proclaimed gamers decided to conceptualize and develop "Zombie Slay," a multi-level game for mobile devices on iTunes that features music from their critically acclaimed 2010 Zombie EP. It may just come off as a fleeting music-related novelty, but it may represent something deeper--just how savvy these young guys are, knowing that the traditional methods of selling music are dead.
So they are surging forward to find non-traditional ways for fans to get their hot little hands; religious or not; on their tracks. And after Up On The Sun spoke with singer and lyricist Mike Hranica. It seems that from Dead Throne on it's just going to get more unconventional.More »