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13 reviews for Voivod:

Voivod, "Katorz" Voivod
Katorz
The End Records
2006
Voivod have returned, from beyond the grave to boot. Well this is only partially true as you well know guitarist Piggy succumbed to stomach cancer before the recording of this album was completed. However they soldiered on without him, using tracks that he had completed in the studio beforehand, as well as some material he had recorded on...
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Voivod, "Voivod" Voivod
Voivod
Chophouse Records
2003
VOIVOD! Sorry, being a Voivod fan from way back it's hard for me not to yell that. I'm glad to see they survived the departure of Eric Forrest. It was nice to see Jason Newsted find gainful employment again. To see the return of Snake on the other hand, FUCKING A!...
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Voivod, "Lives" Voivod
Lives
Metal Blade
2000
This is Voivod's first and only live release so far, and it actually contains three different sets on it, although they are all rather short but we'll take them in order instead of lumping them together. The first set is from the 1996 Dynamo festival and features the songs Insect, Tribal Convictions, Nanoman and Nuclear War. The set list...
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Voivod, "Kronik" Voivod
Kronik
Hypnotic Records
1998
This is something Voivod threw together back in 1996 due to having a few leftovers in the cupboard. I get nervous just looking at it since Away's cover art looks like one of those many Now That's What I Call Music compilations that pollute the musical landscape. It actually has three sections to it, as the first three...
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Voivod, "Phobos" Voivod
Phobos
Slipdisc
1998
I have no idea how this review is going to turn out for one simple reason. This album is a challenge to listen to. Now I have heard many albums that fit this description, but this is first one where the challenge did not rise from the fact the album redefined the word crap. In fact this...
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Voivod, "Negatron" Voivod
Negatron
Mausoleum Records
1995
This is the album that starts the third era Voivod, with the biggest difference being Eric Forrest coming in to play bass and while he's at it, replace original vocalist Snake. This is a situation that is usually very unfair to the replacement and in fact their performance is usually downgraded due to the presence the original had. ...
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Voivod, "The Outer Limits" Voivod
The Outer Limits
MCA Records
1993
This is the first album Voivod recorded without the original lineup as Blacky had left after Angel Rat was recorded. Pierre St. Jean from the band Wildside was called in to lay the bass down for this album. This follows in the steps of Angel Rat although the resemblance to Motörhead is lessened and the Pink Floyd influence...
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Voivod, "Angel Rat" Voivod
Angel Rat
MCA Records
1991
Most Voivod fans can agree that this album is the band's nadir. They tried to follow up on the 70's feel of Nothingface but instead of exploring the more bizarre side of music the way Pink Floyd did they actually turned into more of a bad Motorhead clone. Motorhead with a just a hint of Rush is probably...
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Voivod, "Nothingface" Voivod
Nothingface

1989
Nothingface is one of those records that has a tendency to confuse just about everyone. I've had this album for over a decade and I still don't totally get it. Voivod had already gotten a bit strange on Dimension Hatröss, but this one veered head-on into Pink Floyd territory, a trend that would continue for them on later...
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Voivod, "Dimension Hatröss" Voivod
Dimension Hatröss
Noise Records
1988
This is the beginning of phase two of the evolution of Voivod. This is one of the few bands out there that have literally had 5 different sounds to them, yet retained almost the same band the entire time. Death might be the only comparable band in terms of different sounds, but even then Chuck Schuldiner was the...
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Voivod, "Killing Technology" Voivod
Killing Technology
Noise Records
1987
We are connected. These are the first three words spoken on this absolute killing machine of an album. The production is decent by the standards of the time. This was recorded in 1987 after all. The bass could certainly use a bit more thunder behind it, although Blacky does an excellent job wielding it. This...
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Voivod, "RRRÖÖÖAAARRR" Voivod
RRRÖÖÖAAARRR
Noise Records
1986
Nothingface is one of those records that has a tendency to confuse just about everyone. I've had this album for over a decade and I still don't totally get it. Voivod had already gotten a bit strange on Dimension Hatröss, but this one veered head-on into Pink Floyd territory, a trend that would continue for them on later...
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Voivod, "War and Pain" Voivod
War and Pain
Metal Blade
1985
At first this was going to be a review of War and Pain by Voivod, but then I got some most blessed news, Metal Blade decided to do a 3 disc edition, so I decided to wait. Well that and I am a lazy procrastinating swine. I've honestly been working on the Voivod retrospective for far longer than is...
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