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Following the release of last year’s Post-Society EP, legendary Canadian metallers Voivod take to the Riverside stage on Tuesday 13th June. By then, we’ll know who’s won the general election and, depending on the result, we can bang our heads in celebration or complete despair with a gloriously progressive metal soundtrack to speed us along. With a discography of over thirty years to draw from, it’s likely that there’ll be something for the old fans and the even older fans to get down and creak along to.

Considered by many as one of the most influential metal bands of the eighties, influencing and gaining praise from multiple sources and across numerous genres, Voivod have, since their inception in 1982, released thirteen studio albums, as well as one EP, one live album, two compilations, seven demos and a live DVD. The band found mainstream success in the late eighties with their fifth studio album Nothingface, which pulled together various strands of prog, thrash, hardcore and speed metal.

An absolute carnival of retro guitar heaven awaits their army of loyal fans this month before Voivod lock themselves away to record their fourteenth studio album : we may well even get a live preview of what’s in store at the show.

Voivod play Riverside, Newcastle on Tuesday 13th June.

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