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VOIVOD Drummer: 'It's A Good Challenge To Be 35 Years In The Business And Try To Be Innovative'

Southeast Wreckmetal conducted an interview with drummer Michel "Away" Langevin of progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD prior to the band's October 17 show at Tavastia club in Helsinki, Finland. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the secret to VOIVOD's longevity: Away: "Perseverance, I guess. Maybe a ...

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Listen To New ARTILLERY Song 'Crossroads To Conspiracy'

Danish thrash metal veterans ARTILLERY will release their ninth studio album, "The Face Of Fear", on November 16 via Metal Blade. The follow-up to 2016's "Penalty By Perception" is ARTILLERY's third effort with the current lineup. The song "Crossroads To Conspiracy", taken from "The Face Of Fear", can be streamed below. The lyrics are ARTILLERY ...

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The Wake - VOIVOD

VOIVOD burst out of Quebec, Canada in the early eighties with a gritty style that was rooted in heavy metal. The unit was an absolute powerhouse, and rightfully revered as such from the get-go. But the band's magnificence became clear as it found its true self toward the end of that decade. The thrash powerhouse ...

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VOIVOD's DANIEL 'CHEWY' MONGRAIN On Replacing DENIS 'PIGGY' D'AMOUR: 'The Best Way To Honor Him Is To Play And Continue'

Impact metal channel conducted an interview with guitarist Daniel "Chewy" Mongrain of Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD prior to the band's September 15 concert at Dürer Kert in Budapest, Hungary. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the band's new studio album, "The Wake": ...

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ARTILLERY To Release 'The Face Of Fear' Album In November

Danish thrash metal veterans ARTILLERY will release their ninth studio album, "The Face Of Fear", on November 16 via Metal Blade. The follow-up to 2016's "Penalty By Perception" is ARTILLERY's third effort with the current lineup. The official video for "The Face Of Fear" title track can be seen below. The lyrics are ARTILLERY as ...

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VOIVOD Releases Music Video For New Single 'Iconspiracy'

Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD have released the official music video for "Iconspiracy", the third single from their forthcoming studio album, "The Wake". The clip was created by Costin Chioreanu of Twilight 13 Media and can be seen below. VOIVOD singer Denis "Snake" Bélanger commented: "What I really like about VOIVOD fans is that ...

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VOIVOD Vocalist On Concept Behind New Album 'The Wake': 'History Repeats Itself, So It's Always Feeding Us'

Raw Cut Media conducted an interview with members of Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD about their forthcoming studio album, "The Wake". You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the concept behind "The Wake": Denis "Snake" Bélanger (vocals): "I wanted to create a whole story ...

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VOIVOD Releases Music Video For New Song 'Always Moving'

Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD will release their new studio album, "The Wake", on September 21 via Century Media Records. The official music video — directed by Eric Massicotte and Pierre Duplessis — for the disc's second single, "Always Moving", can be seen below. VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Langevin commented: "After a very cool ...

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VOIVOD Drummer Says 'The Wake' Is 'One Of The Most Intricate Albums' Band Has Ever Done

Sonic Perspectives recently conducted an interview with drummer Michel "Away" Langevin of Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD about the band's forthcoming studio album, "The Wake". You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what fans can expect from "The Wake": Away: "This is one ...

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VOIVOD's AWAY: 'Even If We Sometimes Try To Do Something More Melodic, It's Still Too Weird For Mainstream Radio'

In a new interview with music writer Joel Gausten, VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Langevin discusses the band's upcoming 14th album, "The Wake", the band's time with former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted and some of the highlights of their nearly 36-year career. An excerpt from the chat appears below. Joel Gausten: One of the ...

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Video Premiere: VOIVOD's 'Obsolete Beings'

Celebrating their 35th anniversary this year, Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD will release their new studio album, "The Wake", on September 21 for via Century Media Records. The highly anticipated follow-up to 2013's "Target Earth" album as well as the 2016 mini-album "Post Society" was recorded and mixed by Francis Perron at RadicArt Recording ...

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VOIVOD: 'The Wake' Album Details Revealed

Celebrating their 35th anniversary this year, Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD will release their new studio album, "The Wake", on September 21 for via Century Media Records. The highly anticipated follow-up to 2013's "Target Earth" album as well as the 2016 mini-album "Post Society" was recorded and mixed by Francis Perron at RadicArt Recording ...

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VOIVOD To Release 'The Wake' Album In September

Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD will release their new studio album, "The Wake", in late September via Century Media Records. "The Wake" is the highly anticipated follow-up to 2013's "Target Earth" album and the 2016 mini-album "Post Society". Commented VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Langevin: "We are thrilled to let you know that our new ...

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Automata Part 1 - BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME

Another new album, another new label. Hard to believe it's been almost three years to the date since "Coma Ecliptic" emerged, much less a little more than a decade since the groundbreaking "Colors" album changed the face of prog metal. From 2003-2009, BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME was brilliantly generating LPs every two years now, ...

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VOIVOD Completes Recording New Album

Legendary Canadian sci-fi progressive metallers VOIVOD have completed recording their new album. The band's first full-length effort in five years is tentatively due later in 2018 via Century Media Records. VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Langevin told the Impact metal channel that the band's next record would be "a concept album, very intricate. It's very progressive ...

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Ion - PORTAL

Island countries breed unique culture. While the cultural facets of nations in larger continents, including mainland Europe, have historically assimilated with one another more readily, relatively speaking, due to immediate geographical proximity and rubbing of elbows, the sea and the sky enclose islands and thus foster environments conducive for distinct cultural growth and artistic movement. ...

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DIMMU BORGIR And THE HELLACOPTERS To Headline PSYCHO LAS VEGAS Festival

Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR and reunited Swedish garage rockers THE HELLACOPTERS will headline this year's edition of the Psycho Las Vegas festival, set to take place August 17-19 at venues throughout the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Festival billing: DIMMU BORGIR THE HELLACOPTERS SUNN 0))) GODFLESH ENSLAVED AMERICAN NIGHTMARE BORIS CKY ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ROB ZOMBIE, MARILYN MANSON To Headline This Year's HEAVY MONTRÉAL Festival

AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ROB ZOMBIE, MARILYN MANSON, GOJIRA and EMPEROR are among the confirmed artists for this year's Heavy Montréal festival, set to take place July 28-29 at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Weekend Passes General Admission: $165 (taxes & service fees included) Gold: $300 (taxes & service fees included) Weekend Warrior Passes ('77 Montréal ...

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Members Of KREATOR, SEPULTURA, DESTRUCTION, SABATON, CANNIBAL CORPSE And Other Bands Take Part In '70000 Tons Of Metal' All-Star Jam (Video)

Fifty heavy metal musicians — including members of KREATOR, SEPULTURA, DESTRUCTION, SABATON, CANNIBAL CORPSE and METAL CHURCH — took part in this year's edition of "Jamming With Waters In International Waters", the official 70000 Tons Of Metal all-star jam hosted by ANNIHILATOR's Jeff Waters. Fan-filmed video footage of the entire event can be seen below ...

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Listen To New THE ATLAS MOTH Song 'Actual Human Blood'

"Actual Human Blood", a new song from Chicago experimental metallers THE ATLAS MOTH, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's fourth album, "Coma Noir", which will be released on February 9 via Prosthetic Records. "Coma Noir" marks a few firsts for THE ATLAS MOTH; it's the first release for L.A. metal ...

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Listen To New THE ATLAS MOTH Song 'Galactic Brain'

"Galactic Brain", a new song from Chicago experimental metallers THE ATLAS MOTH, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's fourth album, "Coma Noir", which will be released on February 9 via Prosthetic Records. THE ATLAS MOTH guitarist/vocalist David stated about "Galactic Brain": "This song is very much a call to action ...

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The Dusk in Us - CONVERGE

CONVERGE isn't just any band. It has helped expand heavy music's boundaries since the late nineties. The band's characteristic belligerence remains on "The Dusk in Us", but it's as restrained as you'd expect from a hardened inmate who has successfully done time and is prepared for re-integration into society. In other words, it isn't too ...

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THE ATLAS MOTH To Release 'Coma Noir' Album In February; Watch Video For Title Track

Chicago experimental metallers THE ATLAS MOTH have unveiled a brand new music video for the title track of their upcoming fourth album, "Coma Noir". The disc will be released on February 9, 2018 via Prosthetic Records. Guitarist/vocalist Stavros commented: "This is our third video collaboration with our close personal friend and co-conspirator, director Ryan Oliver. ...

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VOIVOD Begins Recording New Album

Legendary Canadian sci-fi progressive metallers VOIVOD entered the studio on Monday (November 6) to begin recording their new album for an early 2018 release. VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Langevin told the Impact metal channel that the band's next record would be "a concept album, very intricate. It's very progressive thrash. Lots of psychedelia as well. ...

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