VOIVOD members Michel "Away" Langevin, Denis "Snake" Belanger and the family of the group's late guitarist Denis "Piggy"D'Amour, as well as the band's former bassist Jean-Yves Theriault (a.k.a. Blacky), will be present at Club Soda in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on Saturday, September 1 for Piggy's induction into the Quebec Metal Hall of Fame. The induction will take place as part of "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. The tribute/induction will be presented in three parts:
1) Video produced by Syl Disjonk.
2) A few people, including Snake, will speak about Denis.
3) Musical medley arranged and performed by Blacky and guitarist Dan Mongrain (MARTYR). The medley will consist of excerpts from VOIVOD's five albums released during the '80s.
D'Amour died August 26, 2005 in a Montreal hospital from complications of advanced colon cancer.
For more information, go to www.myspace.com/25ansmetalquebecois.
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