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Gojira Interviews and Features
Below are our features and interviews with Gojira.
The French progressive death metallers that form the monster Gojira has been astounding the people of Earth during their constant touring for the past five years. Gojira is currently on tour with Metallica and Lamb of God, playing headlining shows on the off-dates. I caught up with vocalist and guitarist Joe Duplantier on their stop in New Orleans to talk about touring and future plans. A text version of the interview follows. More...
Gojira have harvested success in their home country of France since their initiaton 10 years ago. But only after their last year’s release From Mars To Sirius did they show the world their true potential. The album created a surge in the metal press and was dubbed one of the most interesting releases of the year. Often compared to bands like Morbid Angel and Meshuggah but at the same time setting themselves strongly apart with ecologically inspired lyric concepts, something quite atypical for the genre.
Currently on their first North American tour with titans Amon Amarth and Children Of Bodom, I caught up with enigmatic mainman Joe Duplantier last Saturday during their Worcester, MA stop. More...