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Dimension Hatröss - VOIVOD

I'm going to ask for your indulgence and forgiveness for this review's blatantly personal tone. If you've been reading my writing, you're used to it already when it comes to VOIVOD. This is a band that has affected my core as much as much my ears since 1987 when a longtime buddy placed the cassettes ...

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Extreme Aggression - KREATOR

Everyone following KREATOR over the band's 35-year course has their favorite album, and it's not necessarily a unified choice. Poll 10 fans at once, you'll probably hit upon most of the group's 14 LPs to-date, minus the troubled experimental albums spanning from 1992's "Renewal" through 1999's "Endorama". Then again, there are defensive fans of those, ...

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VOIVOD Plays Surprise Set On Streets Of Quebec City (Video)

On July 15 — one day after their performance at this year's Festival d'été de Québec — Canadian metal innovators VOIVOD played a special surprise set at a Pop-Up FEQ presented by SiriusXM on the corner of Saint-Joseph Est and Monseigneur-Gauvreau streets in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. Video footage of their appearance can be seen ...

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TAU CROSS Feat. VOIVOD, AMEBIX Members: 'Bread And Circuses' Song Streaming

"Bread And Circuses", a new song from TAU CROSS, the multinational punk/heavy metal collective featuring AMEBIX bassist/frontman Rob "The Baron" Miller, VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Langevin, and members of cult crust outfits MISERY and WAR//PLAGUE, can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. The track is taken from TAU CROSS's second full-length album, "Pillar Of ...

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VOIVOD Drummer Says Next Studio Album Will Be 'Very Intricate And Progressive Thrash Metal With A Bit Of Punk'

Metal Wani's Fernando Bonenfant conducted an interview with drummer Michel "Away" Langevin of Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD prior to the band's June 18 show at The Underworld Camden in London, England. You can watch the full interview below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On creating a live setlist from a career ...

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TAU CROSS Feat. VOIVOD, AMEBIX Members: 'Killing The King' Video

"Killing The King", the new Jakub Moth-directed video from TAU CROSS, the multinational punk/heavy metal collective featuring AMEBIX bassist/frontman Rob "The Baron" Miller, VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Langevin, and members of cult crust outfits MISERY and WAR//PLAGUE, can be seen below. The song is taken from TAU CROSS's second full-length album, "Pillar Of Fire", which ...

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THE ATLAS MOTH Signs With PROSTHETIC RECORDS

Chicago-based experimental metal band THE ATLAS MOTH has inked a deal with Prosthetic Records. Described by Pitchfork as having, "turned black metal torment into post-rock splendor, mid-tempo marches into alternate-universe alternative rock, and late-album comedowns into psychedelic dreamstates", the five-piece is augmenting their ever-evolving sound with producer Sanford Parker (VOIVOD, EYEHATEGOD) at the helm. Vocalist/guitarist ...

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TAU CROSS Feat. VOIVOD, AMEBIX Members: 'Pillar Of Fire' Album Due In July

TAU CROSS, the multinational punk/heavy metal collective featuring AMEBIX bassist/frontman Rob "The Baron" Miller, VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Langevin, and members of cult crust outfits MISERY and WAR//PLAGUE, will release its second full-length album, "Pillar Of Fire", on July 21 on CD, 2xLP, and digital formats via Relapse Records. In advance of the record's release, ...

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Former VOIVOD Bassist BLACKY Launches CŒUR ATOMIQUE

Original VOIVOD member Jean-Yves Thériault (a.k.a. Blacky) has joined forces with fellow bassist Monica Emond in a new project called CŒUR ATOMIQUE. The group's music was written for two basses and electronics and is accompanied on stage by "powerful" film projections. CŒUR ATOMIQUE's debut album called "Landscape of Emergency I ~", will be released on ...

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VOIVOD To Record New Album In August

Progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD have announced a new string of dates in support of their latest mini-CD, "Post Society". The trek, which will kicked off in early June, will see the band playing festivals and club shows in Europe as well as selected dates in their Canadian home afterwards, including an appearance as support ...

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Read CELTIC FROST Chapter From 'Damn The Machine - The Story Of Noise Records' Book

Deliberation Press and Iron Pages Books have just released the book "Damn The Machine - The Story Of Noise Records", which tackles the complicated history of Germany's Noise Records, one of the most influential European independent heavy metal record companies of the 1980s. The creation of Karl-Ulrich Walterbach, Noise was responsible for signing and developing ...

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'Damn The Machine - The Story Of Noise Records' Book Author Guests On 'Black Night Meditations' (Audio)

On Friday, March 3, WSCA 106.1 FM's metal show "Black Night Meditations" broadcast a special four-hour program that focused solely on seminal German record label Noise Records, airing music from KREATOR, CORONER, DARK AVENGER, GRINDER, DEATHROW, WATCHTOWER, D.A.M., HELLOWEEN, VENDETTA, IRON FORCE, CELTIC FROST, MIDAS TOUCH, V2, ROSY VISTA, and many more. In addition to ...

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'Damn The Machine - The Story Of Noise Records' Book Due In March

Deliberation Press and Iron Pages Books have announced a March 24 English/German language release of "Damn The Machine - The Story Of Noise Records". (German title: "Systemstörung: Die Geschichte Von Noise Records") Authored by American metal journalist David E. Gehlke, the book features cover art by VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Langevin, and a foreword penned ...

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TAU CROSS Feat. VOIVOD, AMEBIX Members: Second Album Completed

TAU CROSS, the veteran punk / metal collective revolving around AMEBIX bassist / frontman Rob "The Baron" Miller, VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Langevin, and members of MISERY and WAR//PLAGUE, has completed recording its sophomore full-length album, tentatively titled "A Pillar Of Fire". A summer 2017 release via Relapse Records is expected. The new disc was ...

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Video Premiere: VOIVOD's 'Post Society'

After completing a comprehensive European tour with Century Media Records labelmates ENTOMBED A.D., Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD are wrapping up a busy year of promoting their "Post Society" EP, and are now launching a promotional video clip for its title track. The clip, which was shot by Dirk Behlau of the Beastwood Film ...

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Dead to the World - HELMET

Page Hamilton will spiel rhetoric all over a press release before he'll get to telling you about the new HELMET album, the first since 2010's "Seeing Eye Dog". Religious tchotchkes, perfume lines, spying neighbors, rattled off like a slam—nearly a bigger WTF moment than some of the challenging peculiarities awaiting the HELMET fan on "Dead ...

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VOIVOD Is Working On New Concept Album, Says AWAY

FOK! recently conducted an interview with drummer Michel "Away" Langevin of Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about the band's latest release, the "Post Society" EP, Away said: "It does have ingredients from '80s and '90s and the Jason [Newsted, former VOIVOD bassist] years, but with a ...

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Early Signs of Denial - BLACK ABSINTHE

Toronto metal trio BLACK ABSINTHE ring in their fifth year together with their first LP after dropping three EPs at Bandcamp. Funny thing with "Early Signs of Denial" is, it still only clocks a total playing time of 26:18. Then again, BLACK ABSINTHE does quite a bit within each of their songs, wrangling together bits ...

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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY's Iconic Logo Realized As Solid Sterling Silver Ring

U.K.-based alternative jewelry company Seventh Circle Artworks has collaborated with American rockers CORROSION OF CONFORMITY on a limited release of their iconic logo, realized as a solid sterling silver ring. Alex from Seventh Circle Artworks comments: "We have spoken to Woodroe [CORROSION OF CONFORMITY guitarist Woody Weatherman] a few times over the past couple of ...

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