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Strapping Young Lad was a Canadian extreme metal band formed by Devin Townsend in Vancouver, British Columbia, in 1994. The band started as a one-man studio project; Townsend played most of the instruments on the 1995 debut album, Heavy as a Really Heavy Thing. By 1997, he had recruited permanent members; this line-up, which consisted of Townsend on vocals and guitar, Jed Simon on guitar, Byron Stroud on bass, and…

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  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KHutWaTtq_k&sns=fb
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KHutWaTtq_k&sns=fb
  • this is the best band for letting off some steam
  • It'll not happen, obviously, as Devy has no longer anything to rage about. I'd prefer a new band playing in the style of "City", and I dream of making a band playing in that style (without blatant copying, of course). But, that's hard, man. I don't know shit about making riffs, let alone Strapping's style riffs.
  • same
  • I wish to see "Strapping Young Lad are back with the new record" in news one day
  • I want these guys to reform.
  • City is one of the best albums of the 90's, and Alien is one of the best albums of the 00's. [2] And, without a doubt, Strapping Young Lad at their best.
  • Strapping Young Lad rocks my hairy anus. [3]
  • Devin Towsend review project where I re-visit and review all of Townsend's work in chronological order beginning with Strapping Young Lad. If you're interested give it a read and if you're on RYM feel free to leave your thoughts! https://rateyourmusic.com/list/spuzzwik/heavy_as_a_really_heavy_thing__a_journey_through_the_works_of_devin_townsend/

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