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New Voivod Album To Include Bonus DVD

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VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Langevin has begun laying down tracks for the group's much-anticipated new album with producer Glen Robinson (VOIVOD's "Nothingface", TEA PARTY, GWAR) at Piccolo Studios in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The drummer recently started a blog about the studio work that includes studio updates, tidbits and photos. The following is Away's newest entry:

"Day 3 - January 6th, 2006, 5:45 p.m.: I just finished songs 5 and 6. Both were pretty hard to perform. Song 5 has a very strange break in the middle, then it jumps into a killer finale. Song 6 has a weird beat going on, with a cool spy part in the middle. Snake [vocals] pointed out that it's a great spot for electronic FX. I agree.

"Snake and I had a good chat with our management about filming the sessions this weekend, to be released as a bonus DVD with the new album.

"I just saw the wife of the injured miner on TV. She said she is playing METALLICA's black album in the hospital room. It made me think of Jason [Newsted, VOIVOD/ex-METALLICA bassist]. I can't wait for him to hear the drums and all... So far it sounds epic.

"11:00 p.m.: Just got back from the studio. I think I nailed number 7, another spaced-out Piggy track, with lots of double kick. It's what Piggy and I used to call a pyramidal song: a series of riffs that peek in the middle and then the same riffs in reverse order. I'll listen to it with a fresh ear first thing tomorrow."

This is the first album in the band’s 20+ year career that will not feature founding guitarist Denis "Piggy" D'Amour working alongside his bandmembers in the studio. D'Amour died August 26, 2005 in a Montreal hospital from complications of advanced colon cancer.

In order to record the album Away — along with singer Denis "Snake" Belanger and bassist Jason "Jasonic" Newsted — are utilizing all of the guitar parts that Piggy had recorded for the record on his laptop with ProTools before his death.

VOIVOD's as-yet-untitled new album should surface sometime later this year on The End Records in North America.

Source: Blabbermouth

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1. slayerdisciple writes:

voivod kicks ass

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2. BLOODBATH writes:


Saw Voivod at the Ozzfest and they suck big time.

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3. BLOODBATH writes:

Metallica sucks a-s-s too..

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4. slipfan writes:

f*** you man get the f*** off metallica forums then c***smacker...

metaalica are great and theyve done more for music than you ever could so just shut the f*** up already::...!!

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5. slipfan writes:

metallica*

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6. metal sux writes:

these bands are a disgrace to music f*** u

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7. MT writes:


Howcome Voivod news get posted on Metallica forum? Who's next? Korn?


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8. MT writes:

Ok, "metal sux", what do YOU consider great music? Name a few names. It's easy to say "these bands are a disgrace". so, who do you dig? Educate us, then

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9. Shane writes:

You guys are all f***ing troll idiots. Just shut the f*** up with all your sh** already you dumb idiots.

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10. Shane writes:

I'm sorry. The previous comment was rude of me. I wish I could take it back.

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11. Matt writes:

Metallica is a great band. Yeah they have fallen of track a bit but meh still dont get tierd of the four insane albums they did. Listen to what you want. If you dont like it GOOD more for me!!!!!!!!!!!!

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12. To Rest writes:

Lives cannot seperate the ways of life that cant exist in our presence. You Have to Fill your mind with the senses that you have never felt before.

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