Devilskin have established themselves as a household name in their native New
Formed in Hamilton in 2010 this four piece rock band are bonded by blood. Paul (bass) and
Nic (drums) are father and son, Jennie (vocals) is Nics’ Aunt and Pauls’ sister in law, Nail
(guitar) is Pauls evil twin.
Be Like The River features the smash singles ‘Mountains’ and recently released ‘Pray’.
The band comment "we are beyond excited to be releasing our new studio album
The River on November 11th. The title comes from a lyric of ours ‘Be like the river and cut
through the stone’, the message is about reaching your goals through perseverance and
unwavering determination. It’s been an incredible journey so far for Devilskin and we feel
this album really encapsulates and represents our evolution as a band, as songwriters and as people.”
The album was recorded at Modern World Studio’s Tetbury in the United
Devilkin’s European Tour. After the success of We Rise the band maintained their strong
working relationships, continuing the very successful and creative association with Producer Clint Murphy, Murphy produced and mixed the album, and working alongside Ryan Smith from Sterling Sound New York who mastered both albums.
Barny Bewick from Indium Design created the artwork for the album. Devilskin
say “we are
incredibly proud of these songs and it was crucial to have the right visuals for the album so
we again utilised the talents of Barny to create artwork that is as stunning and evocative as the music on the album.”
Devilkin’s debut album We Rise released on July 11, 2014 and went straight to the top of the charts remaining as the Number 1 Album and Number 1 Kiwi Artist Album for 3 weeks and achieving Gold Sales after only 2 weeks. The album was certified Platinum in February 2015 with sales exceeding 15,000 albums.