DEVIL SOLD HIS SOUL
Devil Sold His Soul burst onto the UK underground metal and hardcore scene in 2004 and gained many fans from their first release, ‘Darkness Prevails’ EP which was released through Visible Noise (Bring Me The Horizon, Bullet For My Valentine) in 2005.
Their debut album, ‘A Fragile Hope’ saw the band take their position as one of the most respected underground bands in the UK with their visceral and captivating live shows. DSHS’s sophomore album, ‘Blessed and Cursed’ (mixed by Steve Evetts – Dillinger Escape Plan, ETID), was released through Century Media Records (Lacuna Coil, In Flames, Architects) and was voted RockSound Magazine’s 8th best album of 2010.
After two intense years of touring throughout UK, Europe, Ukraine, Belarus and Russia, the band unleashed their self-produced third album, ‘Empire Of Light’. Received to critical acclaim across the board, the album cemented their position as one of the UK’s most respected and revered metal acts.
2013 saw the band headlining the Metal Hammer Razor Tour and recent support slots with Ghost, Gojira and Sylosis, the band continue to garner praise from fans and press alike. Having toured with the likes of Cult Of Luna, Architects, Norma Jean, Bring Me The Horizon, Underoath, Gallows, Envy and Emmure, as well as headlining a stage at Download Festival (UK) and numerous European festival appearances including Summer Breeze (Germany) and Pukkelpop (Belgium), DSHS have built a huge reputation for their captivating live shows, over almost 10 years.
"Only the sky catching fire may give a visual to match the scale of the soundtrack ... this was the kind of gig that changed lives.” Kerrang! Magazine
"Devil Sold His Soul quietly manage to pack the tent ... Sounding as epic as a natural disaster, this sextet are one of the weekend’s finest acts." Metal Hammer
2015 saw DSHS release 5-track EP, 'Belong ╪ Betray’, their first release through their new home Basick Records and also the first new material with vocalist, Paul Green at the helm. B╪B (Including R1 rock show - record of the week 'Time') was toured throughout the UK & Europe including main stage appearances at With Full Force (Ger) & Resurrection Festival (Spn).
The band are currently writing for a new release and will be showcasing new material in 2017.