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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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New Voivod album coming next year

Posted by on February 19, 2015

According to an interview conducted by That Drummer Guy with Michel “Away” Langevin, it seems they’ll be a new Voivod album sometime in 2016. This would be the first new full-length album since 2013s Target Earth, released on Century Media Records. Said Away, at a recent show in St. Paul, Minnesota: “We wanna release a bunch of seven-inch […]

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Napalm Death selling more albums than ever

Posted by on February 5, 2015

In a recent video interview by Skulls N Bones, Napalm Death vocalist Mark “Barney” Greenway was asked if the band felt bigger than ever, even after 30 years of existence. Greenway affirmed that it’s more than a feeling: “You know, it’s not just a feeling. I mean, we’re selling more records right now than we […]

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Exhumed dig up and remake Gore Metal

Posted by on January 29, 2015

The 1998 debut album by Exhumed, Gore Metal, has been dug up and brought back to life! Featuring just guitarist and vocalist Matt Harvey from that late 90s line-up, Exhumed has re-recorded this gem and will be releasing Gore Metal: A Necrospective on February 10th on Relapse Records. Said Harvey on the fresh new take of the album opener: “‘Necromaniac’ was a […]

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We are connected to this new Voivod song

Posted by on January 27, 2015

Just over two years ago, Voivod released their most recent album, Target Earth. And it’s taken them until now to tour in support of it. They’ll be on tour with Napalm Death, Exhumed, Iron Reagan and Black Crown Initiate on the “Through Space and Grind tour” starting tonight, and to commemorate the tour kickoff, they’ve released […]

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Napalm Death deftly ‘Smash a Single’

Posted by on January 23, 2015

Napalm Death has released new music upon us, this time in video form! The song, ‘Smash a Single Digit,’ is the shortest track on the album, Apex Predator – Easy Meat, due out January 27, 2015 on Century Media Records. Vocalist “Mark “Barney” Greenway, who has 200+ drawings of his face in the new video, had this […]

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Napalm Death vocalist clarifies line-up change

Posted by on December 30, 2014

Guitarist Mitch Harris took a break from Napalm Death back in November to tend to family matters. The band stressed the move wasn’t permanent, but that didn’t stop the internet rumor machine. Mark “Barney” Greenway, vocalist for Napalm Death, explained the matter to Decibel Magazine: “People think Mitch is terminally ill and he isn’t. Or they […]

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