2011 release, the Metal band's fifth album, which is an exorcism of animalistic, primal hooks, Death Metal percussion and propulsive thrashing. With Beast, DevilDriver ventured into new territory: the grooves are catchier than ever, but there's an intricacy and taut technicality to them, representative of an angrier musical monster. Beast comes a mere two years after the band's incredibly successful Pray for Villains, which debuted at #35 on the Billboard Top 200. Villains even surpassed first-week sales of their critically acclaimed 2007 outing, The Last Kind Words and 2005's The Fury of Our Maker's Hand. It's been a constant uptick for the Southern California quintet since they first blasted a hole through the zeitgeist in 2003 with their pivotal self-titled debut.