The Devil Wears Prada is currently in the studio working with Roadrunner Records to release the band’s first full-length label debut. The LP, which is at yet untitled, is expected to drop this fall. The band members have been filming, editing, and scoring studio updates themselves;  they are releasing these updates on their official YouTube account. The band appears to be very busy this summer playing upcoming festivals, the first being the Alliance Fest in McDonald, PA, followed by the Intensity Music Festival in Arlington, VA. They’re also scheduled to play Riot Festival in Chicago, IL.

Hear from drummer Daniel Williams on the progress of the albums drums in the Studio Update #2.

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