Tag Archives: Voivod

Metal By Numbers 3/9: The charted again shall be king

Posted by on March 9, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Within the past six months, three-fourths of the Big Thrash Four have released new albums, all of which had their own buzz surrounding them. Slayer’s latest was their first without the late Jeff Hanneman, […]

Read more

New & Noteworthy, February 26th – The Giant

Posted by on February 26, 2016

The release calendar picked up at a great time, backing up one of the most anticipated releases of the entire year. Almost every metal genre is represented today, and it is all top-notch quality. It’s good to have a stocked release calendar again! Check it all out!   Anthrax, For All Kings (Megaforce) Anthrax’s triumphant return […]

Read more

Eight Bells’ guitarist breaks her leg during show, crowdfunding campaign launched

Posted by on February 22, 2016

We have talked about the dangers of touring in the past few weeks like the most recent incident with Cauldron, who were involved in a van accident after playing a show in Texas, leaving their guitarist hospitalized but in steady condition. But the dangers are not limited to the road and can happen even on stage, […]

Read more

Voivod announce ‘Post Society’ EP, adds more dates to US tour

Posted by on January 4, 2016

Canadian progressive unit, Voivod, announced a US tour along with Vektor, Black Fast and Eight Bells a few weeks ago and the trek just got a boost to catch your interest as the band will release a new EP titled Post Society set to be unleashed  February 26th, via Century Media Records. Drummer Michel “Away” Langevin checked in […]

Read more

Carcass’ Jeff Walker joins Voivod onstage in Paris

Posted by on November 24, 2015

Carcass made it clear that they weren’t about to cancel their show in Paris yesterday (23). And in addition to Parisian fans getting a chance to see the band play with Voivod and let off some steam that they’d undoubtedly built up over the past three weeks, they also had a little something special in […]

Read more

Lamb of God release statement regarding European tour cancellation

Posted by on November 19, 2015

Europe is in a delicate state right now after the terrorist attacks in Paris a week ago, leading many bands to cancel their tours, including Lamb of God and Children of Bodom cancelling their scheduled show in Tilburg, The Netherlands due to security concerns after a bomb threat that took place in Hannover, Germany. Sadly for […]

Read more

Voivod eyeing US east coast tour for early 2016

Posted by on November 3, 2015

Voivod toured with At the Gates and Converge earlier this year, and now they’ve announced they’re coming back for a headlining tour in early 2016. The east coast stretch is listed below, with a West Coast tour slated for the middle of next year. When asked about a follow up to 2013’s Target Earth, guitarist Away laid out plans […]

Read more

At the Gates and Voivod release split 7″

Posted by on March 11, 2015

When At the Gates hits the road with Converge, Pallbearer, and Vallenfyre later this month, they’ll have a brand new split 7″ with lable-mates Voivod for sale. Voivod’s Michel “Away” Langevin announced the plan to release a series of splits in an interview with That Drummer Guy last month, and this will be the first one. “We have many split seven-inch […]

Read more

Michel “Away” Langevin of Voivod’s Top 5: Favorite Quebec Bands

Posted by on March 2, 2015

We’ll be the first to admit that Montreal is a great city for metalheads. Yet we bet that when a good chunk of metalheads think of the French-Canadian province Quebec, they think of Voivod. So while chatting with us backstage at NYC’s Gramercy Theater recently, drummer Michel “Away” Langevin was kind enough to share five […]

Read more

Michel “Away” Langevin discusses Voivod’s concepts for 7”s, recalls infamous tour with Soundgarden and Faith No More

Posted by on February 23, 2015

Thrash metal and prog rock are no strangers to each other. Yet only a few bands are capable of seamlessly blending the two into its own unique sound. And over the course of three decades, despite setbacks caused by lineup changes, deaths, and simply changes in the music industry, Voivod has stood out as one […]

Read more