Devil Sold His Soul

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Devil Sold His Soul
Origin London, England, UK
Genres Metalcore,[1] post-metal[2]
Years active 2004–present
Labels Eyesofsound, Century Media, Basick
Associated acts *shels, Mahumodo, Rinoa, The Arusha Accord, Tortuga
Members Rick Chapple
Paul Kitney
Jonny Renshaw
Leks Wood
Jozef Norocky
Paul Green
Past members Tom Harriman
Dave Robinson
Iain Trotter
Ed Gibbs

Devil Sold His Soul are an ambient influenced[3] metalcore band from London, formed in 2004 and signed to Basick Records. Three members of the band used to be with Mahumodo.[4] They released their debut full-length album A Fragile Hope on 18 June 2007, after with the release of their debut EP Darkness Prevails,[5] produced by Mark Williams.[citation needed] The band has finished recording its second full-length album, Blessed & Cursed (mixed by Steve Evetts) which was released on 18 June 2010.[6] On 8 August 2010 they played at the Hevy Music Festival held near Folkestone, Kent, before embarking on a UK tour with metal group Architects. In January 2011, the band announced that bassist Iain Trotter has left the band to pursue a career outside of music. He has been replaced by Jozef Norocky, former guitarist of Rinoa.[7] Mid-March 2013, Ed Gibbs announced that he would be leaving the band to also pursue a career outside of the band after the upcoming music festivals were over. In April, Paul Green, one of the two vocalists of The Arusha Accord, was recruited as their new singer.[8]

Devil Sold His Soul signed a deal with the UK label Basick Records at the end of 2013, coinciding with the release of a music video for their single "Time".




Studio albums[edit]



  • Devil Sold His Soul/Tortuga (2008)


  1. ^ Lloyd, Gavin (6 October 2014). "Devil Sold His Soul Live in London". Metal Hammer. Retrieved 9 June 2015. While there are two distinct sides to Devil Sold His Soul's music, the metalcore scene that the band emerged from is obviously the heart of this band. 
  2. ^ Lawson, Dom (9 December 2014). "Welcome Back: Devil Sold His Soul". Metal Hammer. Retrieved 9 June 2015. Devil Sold His Soul were propagating their atmospheric post-metal wall of sound much earlier than most... 
  3. ^ Pete Withers (10 July 2010). "Devil Sold His Soul - Blessed And Cursed". Retrieved 30 January 2011. 
  4. ^ Haynes, Rob. "Devil Sold His Soul: up-close, personal and intense". Metro. Retrieved 2008-10-21. 
  5. ^ Volume, Pure. "Devil Sold His Soul on Purevolume". Purevolume. Retrieved 2008-10-21. 
  6. ^ "Featured Content on Myspace". Retrieved 2015-05-22. 
  7. ^ "Devil Sold His Soul Announce New Bassist!". Retrieved 2015-05-22. 
  8. ^ a b "News: Devil Sold His Soul part ways with vocalist, Ed Gibbs!". Dead Press. Retrieved 2013-04-10. 
  9. ^ "l'actualité de la scène Alternative / Emo / Punk / Hardcore: Devil Sold His Soul : nouveau chanteur en place". Retrieved 2015-05-22. 

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