Tao of The Devil
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Studio album by Brant Bjork
Released September 30 2016
Genre Stoner Rock, Desert Rock
Length 36:54
Label Napalm Records
Producer Brant Bjork, Bubba DuPree
Brant Bjork chronology
Black Flower Power
Tao of The Devil
Falling To Space

Tao of The Devil is the eleventh studio album by desert rock legend Brant Bjork. Released in September 2016, Tao of The Devil would be the second of three overall releases through Napalm Records. Brant and his band put a strong emphasis on a song-oriented, 70s groove sound.

Background[edit | edit source]


BRANT BJORK - The Greeheen (Official Lyric Video) Napalm Records


BRANT BJORK - Stackt (Official Video) Napalm Records


BRANT BJORK - Luvin' (Official Video) Napalm Records-0

On 7 July 2016, Brant Bjork would announce his next solo album in Tao of The Devil, with pre-orders set nearly after. On 1 September a music video for "Stackt" would be released as the first of a two-part mini-movie, with a lyric video for "The Greeheen" following on 16 September. On 20 September, along with various single LP editions (some of which exclusive to mail-order) Napalm announced a special box-set edition on clear vinyl with a bonus LP and more). On 15 October 2016 the follow-up music video for "Luvin'" was released.

Tao of The Devil was released on CD (with a bonus track) and LP in the following versions:

  • Clear Vinyl Deluxe Box Set (Limited 500, includes bonus LP, slipmat, digipak CD and poster)
  • Black Vinyl (Unknown Limited Amount)
  • Blue Vinyl (Unknown Limited Amount)
  • Gold Vinyl (Mailorder Exclusive, Unknown Limited Amount)
  • Red Vinyl (Mailorder Exclusive, 300 copies)
  • Translucent Green Vinyl (European Tour Exclusive, Unknown Limited Amount)

Tracklist[edit | edit source]

All lyrics by Brant Bjork and all music by Brant Bjork except where noted.

Tao of The Devil[edit | edit source]

  • 1. The Gree Heen (5:41)
  • 2. Humble Pie (4:39)
  • 3. Stackt (3:28)
  • 4. Luvin' (3:50)
  • 5. Biker No. 2 (4:25) (DuPree)
  • 6. Dave's War (9:21) (Dinsmore)
  • 7. Tao of the Devil (5:30)

Box Set Exclusive LP[edit | edit source]

  • 1. Lazy/Auto
  • 2. Freaks
  • 3. Evening Jam

Personnel[edit | edit source]

  • Brant Bjork - Guitar, Vocals, Producer, Arrangements
  • Bubba DuPree - Guitar, Producer, Mixing
  • Dave Dinsmore - Bass
  • Ryan Gut - Drums
  • Harper Hug - Recording
  • John McBain - Mastering
  • Karl Hahn - Photography
  • Banana - Live Sound
  • Ryan Jones Management
  • Axis - Artwork, Design

External Links[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

V·T·E Brant Bjork
Solo Albums JalamantaBrant Bjork & The OperatorsKeep Your Cool.Local AngelSaved By Magic (As Brant Bjork & The Bros) • Tres DiasSomera Sól (As Brant Bjork & The Bros) • Punk Rock GuiltGods & GoddessesBlack Flower Power (As Brant Bjork & The Low Desert Punk Band) • Tao of The DevilMankind WomanJacoozziBrant Bjork
Other Solo Releases SabbiaFalling To SpaceEurope '16
Fu Manchu No One Rides For FreeThe Action Is GoJailbreak / Blueberries & ChromeGodzillaEatin' Dust(Godzilla's) Eatin' DustKing Of The RoadCalifornia Crossing
Kyuss Sons of KyussWretchBlues for the Red SunWelcome to Sky Valley
Mondo Generator Cocaine RodeoA Drug Problem That Never ExistedUse Once and Destroy Me Tour 2003I Never SleepAustralian Tour EP 2008
Other Associated Bands and Selected Releases The Desert SessionsVista ChinoPeaceChéSounds of LiberationFatso JetsonSolarfeastGossamerBalls For Days
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