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Jean-François Dagenais

Jean-François Dagenais

Real/full name:
Jean-François Dagenais
47 (born Oct 16th, 1975)
Place of birth:


Dagenais is a Canadian record producer, recording engineer, mixer, guitarist & songwriter. He's best known as the guitarist for the death metal band Kataklysm & for producing & mixing many heavy metal albums & its subgenres.

He currently works out of his own Laval-based studio, JFD Studio in Quebec, which he founded in 2005. He received two Canadian GAMIQ “Metal/Hardcore Album of the Year” ...

Ex Deo

Guitars (rhythm) (2009-present)

2009 Romulus (Single) Guitars (rhythm)
2009 Romulus / Cruise Ship Terror (Split) Guitars (rhythm)
2009 Romulus Guitars (rhythm) (as "J-F Dagenais")
2012 Caligvla Guitars (rhythm)
2017 The Immortal Wars Guitars (rhythm) (as "J-F Dagenais")
2020 The Philosopher King (Single) Guitars (rhythm)
2021 Imperator (Single) Guitars (rhythm)
2021 The Thirteen Years of Nero Guitars (rhythm) (as "J-F Dagenais")


As J-F Dagenais:

2022 Unstoppable Guitars, Songwriting


Guitars (1991-present)

1992 The Death Gate Cycle of Reincarnation (Demo) Guitars (lead)
1993 The Vortex of Resurrection (Demo) Guitars
1993 Rehearsal (Demo) Guitars
1993 The Mystical Gate of Reincarnation (EP) Guitars
1994 Vision the Chaos (EP) Guitars
1995 Sorcery Guitars
1996 Temple of Knowledge (Kataklysm Part III) Guitars
1998 Northern Hyperblast Live (Live album) Guitars
1998 Victims of This Fallen World Guitars (as "Jean-François "The Machine" Dagenais")
2000 The Prophecy (Stigmata of the Immaculate) Guitars
2001 Nuclear Blast Festivals 2000 (Split) Guitars
2001 Nuclear Blast Festivals 2000 (Split video) Guitars
2001 Epic (The Poetry of War) Guitars
2002 Shadows & Dust Guitars (lead)
2004 Serenity in Fire Guitars
2006 In the Arms of Devastation Guitars
2007 Live in Deutschland - The Devastation Begins (Live album) Guitars
2008 The Formation of Damnation / Prevail (Split) Guitars
2008 Prevail Guitars
2008 Taking the World by Storm (Single) Guitars
2010 Cross the Line of Redemption (Single) Guitars
2010 Determined (Vows of Vengeance) (Single) Guitars
2010 Heaven's Venom Guitars
2012 Iron Will (Single) Guitars
2012 Iron Will: 20 Years Determined (Video) Guitars
2013 Waiting for the End to Come Guitars
2015 Of Ghosts and Gods Guitars (as "J-F Dagenais")
2018 Gathered at the Altar of Blast (Split) Guitars (as "J-F Dagenais")
2018 Meditations Guitars (as "J-F Dagenais")
2020 Unconquered Guitars
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2013 Rise of the Elder Ones Guitars (lead) (track 3)

3 Mile Scream

2006 A Prelude to Our Demise Producer (as "J-F Dagenais")


1995 Apocalyptic Dawning Producer
1998 L.I.F.E. (EP) Engineering


1997 Le mensonge de Massada Mixing, Engineering (as "J-F Dagenais")
2000 Lands of War Engineering, Mixing
2004 Against You All... Producer, Engineering, Mixing


2006 Chapter Chaos Begins Engineering, Mixing, Producer
2020 La bestia Producer (track 9)


1998 Beyond the Infinite Horizon (EP) Mixing, Engineering, Engineering, Producer, Producer
2002 Arcane in Thalassa Mixing (track 7), Engineering, Producer


2002 Dernières louanges Mixing, Recording


2006 Apocalyptic Nature Fury Mixing, Engineering, Producer


2004 Concealed Mixing, Recording (guitar solos)
2009 Fragmentary Evidence Mixing (as "J-F Dagenais")


2001 Abstract Evolution Recording, Mixing


2006 An Unrelenting Assault Producer, Engineering, Mixing

Code Black

2004 Penetration Producer


2011 Résistance (Demo) Producer

Dark Supremacy

1994 Escape from Reality (Demo) Recording


2006 Sacrifice Mixing


2007 Deathmarch Mastering

Dei Aemeth

2013 Apotheosis Mastering


2017 In Nomine Romae Mastering
2022 Furor Belli Mastering

Despised Icon

2005 The Healing Process Mixing
2022 Déterré (Compilation) Recording, Mixing


2019 Garden of Stones (EP) Mastering


2006 Blood Source Mixing (as "J-F Dagenais")

Doom's Day

2014 The Devil's Eyes Mastering


2015 Demonikhol Mastering


2022 Demagoguery Mixing

Ex Deo

2009 Romulus / Cruise Ship Terror (Split) Mixing, Recording
2009 Romulus Producer, Engineering, Mixing
2012 Caligvla Producer, Engineering, Mixing, Mastering
2017 The Immortal Wars Engineering (as "J-F Dagenais")
2021 The Thirteen Years of Nero Engineering, Mixing, Mastering, Producer (as "J-F Dagenais")


2018 Gathered at the Altar of Blast (Split) Mastering


2021 Dæmonium Mastering, Mixing (as "J-F Dagenais")


2004 Web of Faith Producer, Engineering, Mixing
2010 Conspiracy of Mass Extinction Engineering, Mixing (as "J-F Dagenais")


1997 Intense Producer


2017 The Healer (EP) Mixing, Mastering (as "J-F Dagenais")
2018 Slaves and Gods Mastering, Mixing (as "J-F Dagenais")
2022 Will and the Witch Mixing, Mastering (as "J-F Dagenais")

Hidden Pride

1997 Brutal Advice Producer, Recording, Mixing

Infernäl Mäjesty

2019 Demon God (EP) Remastering


2022 Unstoppable Recording (additional) (as "J-F Dagenais")


1996 Temple of Knowledge (Kataklysm Part III) Producer, Engineering, Mixing
1998 Victims of This Fallen World Producer, Engineering, Mixing
2000 The Prophecy (Stigmata of the Immaculate) Producer, Engineering, Mixing
2001 Epic (The Poetry of War) Producer, Engineering, Mixing
2002 Shadows & Dust Producer, Engineering, Mixing
2004 Serenity in Fire Producer, Engineering, Mixing
2004 Northern Hyper Blast / Victims of This Fallen World (Compilation) Engineering, Producer, Mixing
2006 In the Arms of Devastation Producer, Engineering
2007 Live in Deutschland - The Devastation Begins (Live album) Mixing, Mastering
2008 Prevail Producer, Recording, Engineering
2008 Taking the World by Storm (Single) Producer, Engineering
2010 Determined (Vows of Vengeance) (Single) Producer
2010 Heaven's Venom Producer, Engineering
2012 Iron Will (Single) Producer
2012 Iron Will: 20 Years Determined (Video) Mixing, Mastering
2013 Waiting for the End to Come Engineering
2015 Of Ghosts and Gods Recording (drums, guitars, bass) (as "J-F Dagenais")
2016 Serenity in Fire / Shadows & Dust (Compilation) Producer, Remastering
2016 Sorcery & the Mystical Gate of Reincarnation / Temple of Knowledge (Compilation) Producer, Remastering
2016 The Prophecy (Stigmata of the Immaculate) / Epic (The Poetry of War) (Compilation) Producer, Remastering
2018 Gathered at the Altar of Blast (Split) Recording (as "J-F Dagenais")
2018 Meditations Engineering (as "J-F Dagenais")
2020 Unconquered Producer, Engineering (as "J-F Dagenais")
2023 Goliath Recording, Producer, Engineering
(show all)

Kill Division

2022 Peace Through Tyranny Mastering (as "JF Dagenais")

Körperlose Stimme

2017 Souls of the Forest Mixing, Mastering


2020 Carnival of Killers Mastering
2020 How Are You, Kid? (Single) Mastering

Malevolent Creation

2002 The Will to Kill Mixing (as "Jean-Francois Dagenais")
2004 Warkult Mixing, Producer (as "Jean-Francois Dagenais")
2008 The Will to Kill + Warkult (Compilation) Mixing (as "Jean-Francois Dagenais")

Man Must Die

2004 ...Start Killing Engineering, Mixing, Producer
2007 The Human Condition Producer (as "Jean François Dagenais")
2023 The Pain Behind It All Mastering

Meet the Mailman

2023 Never Walk Alone Mixing, Mastering (as "J-F Dagenais")

Misery Index

2003 Retaliate Producer, Engineering, Mixing


1999 Pharaoh of Gods Mixing
2013 Rise of the Elder Ones Mixing, Mastering
2016 Advent of the Human God Mixing, Mastering (as "JF Dagenais")

Necrotic Mutation

1999 Necrotic Mutation (EP) Logo, Concept, Mastering


2008 Atonements Mastering, Mixing


1996 Le Promo d'Imagery (Demo) Engineering
1997 Imagery Engineering (as "J-F Dagenais")
2004 Truth | Imagery | Passage (Compilation) Engineering, Producer
2007 Live Progression (Live album) Mixing


2010 Lost in the North Mastering (as "Jeff Dagenais")

November Grief

1995 To Live... in This World of Chaos (Demo) Producer, Engineering, Mixing

Obscene Crisis

1994 Modern Hypocrisy (Demo) Engineering

Profugus Mortis

2007 So It Begins Engineering

Quo Vadis

2000 Day into Night Recording (as "Jean-Francois Dagenais")
2001 Passage in Time (Compilation) Mixing (tracks 4, 5), Recording (tracks 1-3) (as "J-F Dagenais")
2005 Defiant Indoctrination (Video) Engineering, Editing, Mixing, Recording
2007 Live in Montreal (Live album) Engineering, Mixing, Recording


2010 Lords of Torment Mixing, Mastering


1998 Seized (Compilation) Producer (tracks 8, 9)

Skin the Lamb

2016 Monolithic (EP) Mixing, Mastering


2019 Death Radiation Mastering (as "Jeff Dagenais")


2006 Re-Activate Co-producer


2020 Dead to Me (Single) Recording (drums, guitars, bass), Mixing (as "J-F Dagenais")
2020 Civilization's Coma (EP) Recording (drums, guitars, bass), Mixing
2021 Dividing the Double Helix (EP) Producer, Mixing


2014 Deserve the Throne Mixing, Mastering

Texas Murder Crew

2020 Everyone's Last Breath (EP) Mixing, Mastering (as "J-F Dagenais")
2022 Wrapped in Their Blood Mixing, Mastering


2014 Thoughts & Thunder Mixing + Mastering

Thy Antichrist

2016 Desolation (Single) Mixing, Mastering
2018 Metal to the Bone (Single) Mixing, Mastering
2018 The Great Beast (Single) Mixing, Mastering
2018 Wrath of the Beast Mixing, Mastering


1997 Truculent Engineering, Producer (as "Jeff Dagenais")
2000 Grossly Unfair... Recording, Mixing, Co-producer (as "J.F. Dagenais")


2011 Chants de guerre Mastering


2005 Imminence of Death Producer

We Are Legion

2013 Exit Humanity Mixing, Mastering


2017 Elemental Reclamation (EP) Mixing, Mastering (as "J-F Dagenais")
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