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Voivod

Country of origin:
Canada
Location:
Jonquière, Quebec
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1981
Genre:
Thrash Metal (1982-87), Progressive Metal (1988-)
Lyrical themes:
Science Fiction, Society, Violence, War, Space, Philosophy
Current label:
Century Media Records
Years active:
1981, 1982-present
Voivod started in 1981, when guitarist Denis D'Amour (Piggy) had been searching for several musicians to start a band with, until he found Jean-Yves Thériault (Blacky), who agreed to play bass in his band. However, Blacky did not know how to play bass at the time, but Piggy was musically adept so he took Blacky under his wing. Blacky later hired Michel Langevin (Away), who had been a friend from ...
Current
Away Drums (1981, 1982-present)
See also: ex-Les Ékorchés, ex-Aut'Chose, ex-Kosmos
Snake Vocals (1983-1994, 2002-present)
See also: ex-Union Made, Paranoland
Chewy Guitars (2008-present)
See also: Martyr, ex-Cryptopsy, ex-Gorguts, ex-DBC (live), ex-Quo Vadis, ex-Capharnaum
Rocky Bass (2014-present)
Past
Blacky Bass (1981, 1982-1991, 2008-2014)
Piggy Guitars (1981, 1982-2005)
(R.I.P. 2005) See also: ex-Aut'Chose
Jean Fortin Bass (1982)
See also: Death Dealer, ex-Deaf Dealer
E-Force Vocals, Bass (1994-2001)
See also: E-Force, Project: Failing Flesh, ex-Liquid Indian, ex-LUST, ex-Thunder Circus
Jasonic Bass (2002-2008)
See also: Newsted, ex-IR8, ex-Sexoturica, ex-WhoCares, ex-Flotsam and Jetsam, ex-Metallica, ex-Ozzy Osbourne, ex-Dogz, ex-Dredlox, ex-Echobrain, ex-Gangster, ex-Paradox, ex-Quarteto de Pinga, ex-Rock Star Supernova, ex-Spastik Children
Past (Live)
Martin Bolduc Bass (1993-1994)
Gilles Brisebois Bass (1994)
Vincent Peake Bass (2002)
See also: Colin Moore, Floating Widget, GrimSkunk, Kosmos, Sabbath Café, Xavier Caféine, ex-Aut'Chose, ex-Groovy Aardvark
Away Drums (1981, 1982-present)
See also: ex-Les Ékorchés, ex-Aut'Chose, ex-Kosmos
Snake Vocals (1983-1994, 2002-present)
See also: ex-Union Made, Paranoland
Chewy Guitars (2008-present)
See also: Martyr, ex-Cryptopsy, ex-Gorguts, ex-DBC (live), ex-Quo Vadis, ex-Capharnaum
Rocky Bass (2014-present)
Blacky Bass (1981, 1982-1991, 2008-2014)
Piggy Guitars (1981, 1982-2005)
(R.I.P. 2005) See also: ex-Aut'Chose
Jean Fortin Bass (1982)
See also: Death Dealer, ex-Deaf Dealer
E-Force Vocals, Bass (1994-2001)
See also: E-Force, Project: Failing Flesh, ex-Liquid Indian, ex-LUST, ex-Thunder Circus
Jasonic Bass (2002-2008)
See also: Newsted, ex-IR8, ex-Sexoturica, ex-WhoCares, ex-Flotsam and Jetsam, ex-Metallica, ex-Ozzy Osbourne, ex-Dogz, ex-Dredlox, ex-Echobrain, ex-Gangster, ex-Paradox, ex-Quarteto de Pinga, ex-Rock Star Supernova, ex-Spastik Children
Past
Martin Bolduc Bass (1993-1994)
Gilles Brisebois Bass (1994)
Vincent Peake Bass (2002)
See also: Colin Moore, Floating Widget, GrimSkunk, Kosmos, Sabbath Café, Xavier Caféine, ex-Aut'Chose, ex-Groovy Aardvark
Added by: RhapsodyRules Modified by: Vaseline1980
Added on: 2002-07-17 18:16:13 Last modified on: 2014-11-18 14:05:03
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