Archive for September, 2009

Metromix review of “Heavily Ever After”

photo credit: Michelle Pemberton

“Heavily Ever After,” by Devil to Pay, reviewed by Thom Daugherty of the Elms

Vocalist-guitarist Steve Janiak, drummer Chad Prifogle, bass player Matt Stokes and guitarist Rob Hough (the fourth person to fill this role since the band’s founding in 2002) made Devil to Pay’s third album at Azmyth Studios. Visit

Who is the audience for this recording?
Anybody who wants to hear well-played post-Alice In Chains/Soundgarden/Tool hard rock. Devil to Pay has more prowess than the glut of drop-tuning riffy bands of 2009.

Favorite song?
“When All Is Said & Done.” I like the shuffle, chorus and strange chord qualities. › Continue reading

Saturday, September 26th, 2009 Updates No Comments review of “Heavily Ever After”

Reviewed by Adam Walsh

Hold on tight to something, the tornadic Indianapolis, Indiana quartet Devil To Pay is back. After almost 3 years without a new batch of ear munchies. The new album “Heavily Ever After” is twisted fable of riffs that would make Iommi paranoid and Nugent want some poontang.

Life hasn’t been a fairy tale for Devil To Pay’s front man Steve Janiak, › Continue reading

Saturday, September 12th, 2009 Updates No Comments