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Voivod Premiere New Music Video for “Target Earth”

Voivod Premiere New Music Video for “Target Earth”

Canadian progressive metal pioneers Voivod have released a new music video for the title track from their 2013 album, Target Earth. The video, which was created by Italian filmmaker and multimedia artist, Nicola Piovesan, was made with 3D Motion Graphics using the visions and artwork of Voivod drummer Away (Michel Langevin). “I met Nicola Piovesan […]

Video: Voivod Joined by Phil Anselmo for Pink Floyd’s “Astronomy Domine,” and by Jason Newsted for “Voivod”

Video: Voivod Joined by Phil Anselmo for Pink Floyd’s “Astronomy Domine,” and by Jason Newsted for “Voivod”

At their June 23 Hellfest show in Clisson, France, Canada’s Voivod were joined by a pair of special guests. In the 12-minute video below, you’ll see former Pantera frontman Philip Anselmo join the band for a cover of Pink Floyd’s “Astronomy Domine,” one of the many highlights of Floyd’s early Syd Barrett era. Then, at […]

Interview: Voivod’s Michel “Away” Langevin Talks New Album, Target Earth, and Lineup Changes

Interview: Voivod’s Michel “Away” Langevin Talks New Album, Target Earth, and Lineup Changes

By Andrew Bansal Canadian progressive thrash metal veterans Voivod released their long-awaited 16th studio album, Target Earth, on January 22. The album, their first to feature guitarist Daniel “Chewy” Mongrain, also marks the return of bassist Jean-Yves “Blacky” Thériault, who hasn’t recorded with the band since 1991′s Angel Rat. I recently caught up with drummer […]

New Music out Today, Vote for the Record of the Week

New Music out Today, Vote for the Record of the Week

This week sees new shit from Otep, Holy Grail, Rotten Sound, and more hitting stores. Check out the list of releases below and let us know which ones you’re snagging a copy of and which record should be the Album of the Week. Pick your favorite and feel free to vote as many times as […]

Jeremy Wagner of Broken Hope Picks the Five Greatest Comebacks in Metal

Jeremy Wagner of Broken Hope Picks the Five Greatest Comebacks in Metal

It’s been 12 years since we last heard from death metallers Broken Hope. After releasing five albums, lineup changes and record-label issues led to their disbandment after 1999′s Grotesque Blessings. In 2010, more tragedy hit the band when original vocalist Joe Ptacek committed suicide. However, before his death, band members Jeremy Wagner and Shaun Glass […]

Debut Voivod Album to be Reissued on Vinyl

Debut Voivod Album to be Reissued on Vinyl

War on Music Records has announced it will reissue War and Pain, the debut album of legendary Canadian progressive thrash metal band Voivod, on vinyl. Originally released in 1984, War And Pain was reissued in 2004 as a three-CD box set, but has long remained out of print on vinyl. This pressing—limited to only 1,000—is […]

Voivod Added to 70,000 Tons of Metal Cruise

70,000 Tons just got heavier! The metal cruise festival just added Canadian prog-thrashers Voivod to its lineup, which also includes Amon Amarth, Fear Factory, Iced Earth, and more! Click here for more details.

 

LIVE REPORT: KREATOR, VOIVOD, AND MORE AT THE NOKIA THEATRE, NEW YORK, MARCH 6

Point of merch knowledge to be remembered: You could get a thrash-hungry metalhead to buy a lump of dog shit if it had the cover of Kreator’s Endless Pain ironed onto it.”