Late VOIVOD Guitarist To Be Inducted Into 'Quebec Metal Hall Of Fame'

VOIVOD guitarist Denis "Piggy" D'Amour will be posthumously inducted into the Quebec Metal Hall of Fame during "1982 – 2007: 25 ans Métal Québécois", a three-day festival celebrating 25 years of Quebec metal, set to take place August 31 - September 2, 2007 at Club Soda in Montreal. A total of 12 bands will perform, with eight of the 12 groups reuniting specifically for the festival. The billing is shaping up as follows:

Friday, August 31 (artists from 1990s):

OBLIVEON
NECROTIC MUTATION
DÉMENCE
AGONY

Air guitar competition

Saturday, September 1 (artists from 1980s):

DEAD BRAIN CELLS (D.B.C.)
SOOTHSAYER
DAMNATION
THE AFFECTED

Piggy induction to Quebec Metal Hall of Fame

Sunday, September 2 (artists from 2007):

NEGATIVA
BRIEF RESPITE
EMPATHY DENIED
DESCEND INTO NOTHINGNESS

D'Amour died August 26, 2005 in a Montreal hospital from complications of advanced colon cancer.

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