Devildriver formed in 2002 and with 7 albums under their belt are about the change the game of metal up entirely. Which is nothing new for vocalist Dez Fafara who’s other band Coal Chamber was the first band to be classified with the term nu-metal. Devildriver is set to release their upcoming outlaw country covers album which boasts some guest appearances by Randy Blythe (Lamb Of God), Hank 3, John Carter Cash (Johnny Cash’s son), Burton C. Bell (Fear Factory) and others. They cover tracks by famous country musicians like Dwight Yoakam, Hank Williams Jr., Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, George Jones and others. The album titled ‘Outlaws ’til The End: Vol. 1′ is set to release July 6th via Napalm Records.
Bods Mayhem Hour host John “The Bod” Marshall recently conducted an interview with Dez Fafara about Devildriver’s upcoming album. The two talked about the history behind outlaw country music and the memories they spark with most listeners. Dez also talks about how he was determined to get John Carter Cash to perform on one of the songs, and what stood out to him most about the making of the album. Dez also talks about how he plans to release material in the future saying “I’m Gonna Be Releasing A Record Every 16-18 Months From Here On Out”, which lets fans of his material know there is a lot coming to us down the pipeline and we won’t have to wait very long for new material from the legendary vocalist. You can hear the entire interview below: