Q&A Scene: Devil Electric

Tell us about your new single/ album/ tour?
It’s a heavy-blues infused fuzzed out jam that transport the mind into the swelling, darker depths of rock n’ roll. This album is our first Long Player release, due out Aug 11 via Kozmik Artifactz (Ger). Pre-orders are shifting surprisingly quick.

What’s your favourite work at this point in time? (your own or your group’s work)
‘Hypnotica’ – the first single we’re plugging from our debut LP. It’s getting an overwhelmingly positive response.

Tell us a quick, on the road or studio, anecdote.
“…so we’re in the greenroom post The Sword’s support set and their guitarist is walking around with an apple. In my head – ‘Oh he’s trying to be healthy on tour, nice one man’ – apparently not. We traversed back to our 16yr old former selfs and then got kicked out of the bar shortly after for greening out the greenroom.”

What, or who, inspires you?
The success of hard-working artists, regardless of field. Sabbath, Jack White, Uncle Acid, our photo-genius-sound-wizard Joel Adams, and the positive praise of punters witnessing our live show for the first time.

Which song do you wish you wrote?
Paranoid, the album.

How would you describe your sound in food form and why?
A well-plated chili-infused Eggs Benny . We’re doing a modern take on a classic genre.

What’s next for you?
‘Hypnotica’ Launch Show, June 23 – Cherry Bar.
Touring Aug-Oct, Asia in December, Europe ideally next year. Repeat.

What’s your scene?
Heavy-slower riffs people can bang their head to.

About Devil Electric

Melbourne’s Devil Electric are proud to announce a worldwide deal with German heavyweight label Kozmik Artifactz for the release of their debut self-titled album.
The 37 minute, 9-track debut will be available digitally and in three colourways on 180gm vinyl, with a release date of August 11.
The first single to be released from the album is Hypnotica which closes out the album. Watch the stunning music video here:

Fronted by the gracious and haunting female presence of Pierina O’Brien, Devil Electric are a riff-heavy 4-piece rock n’ roll band.
Lead single Hypnotica is the final track from their debut record, a six and a half minute heavy-blues infused fuzzed-out jam that transports the mind into the swelling, darker depths of rock n’ roll.
Since forming mid-2015 Devil Electric have supported Truckfighters (Sweden), The Sword (USA), Endless Boogie (USA), Kadaver (Ger) toured the east coast with The SIGIT (Indonesia) & played CherryRock Festival in AC/DC Lane. They signed with Kozmik Artifactz (Ger) following the success of their debut EP, The Gods Below, which saw an independent release over two 7” vinyl editions.
Devil Electric are:
Pierina O’Brien (Vocals)
Christos Athanasias (Guitars)
Tom Hulse (Bass, Vocals)
Mark Van De Beek (Drums)
For Fans Of: Black Sabbath, Graveyard, Kadavar, The Dead Weather, Blues Pills, The Well, Electric Citizen…
The heavy chug and masculinity of the rhythms are perfectly counterbalanced by Pierina O’Brien’s Joplin-esque vocals Heavy Magazine
Devil Electic blew my mind. A wall of sound with haunting vocals – one word, HUGE Tonedeaf
One of the best things I’ve heard in ages… Devil Electric’s first single is proof that the Southern state has possessed the soul of rock and roll Doomed & Stoned
Album pre-orders are available now!

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