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Joe Duplantier

Joe Duplantier

Real/full name:
Joseph Andrew Duplantier
47 (born Oct 19th, 1976)
Place of birth:
France (Paris, Île-de-France)


Joseph "Joe" Duplantier is a French musician best known as the guitarist and vocalist of Gojira. He is also the former bassist of Cavalera Conspiracy, to which he was invited by Max Cavalera.

Older brother of Mario Duplantier, with whom he's been in two bands, namely Gojira and Empalot.

Relocated to New York City in 2011.


Some of Gojira's lyrical themes reflect Duplantier's personal beliefs in preserving the environment. He is part of the environmental corporation Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, and has been a vegan for a few years.

Owns and runs Silver Cord Studio.

Appeared on Michael Dafferner's 2010 documentary Why You Do This.

Unlisted guest appearance(s):
"Coffre à souhaits" on Contraires (2006) ...


Vocals, Guitars (2001-present)

2001 Terra Incognita Vocals, Guitars
2003 Maciste all Inferno (Live album) Vocals, Guitars
2003 Indians (Single) Vocals, Guitars
2003 The Link Vocals, Guitars
2004 The Link Alive (Video) Vocals, Guitars
2004 The Link Alive (Live album) Vocals, Guitars
2005 From Mars to Sirius Vocals, Guitars, Lyrics
2008 The Way of All Flesh Songwriting, Vocals, Lyrics, Guitars
2011 Of Blood and Salt (Single) Vocals, Guitars
2012 End of Time (EP) Vocals, Guitars
2012 L'Enfant sauvage (Single) Vocals, Guitars
2012 The Flesh Alive (Video) Vocals, Guitars
2012 L'enfant sauvage Songwriting, Vocals, Guitars
2012 Explosia (Single) Vocals, Guitars
2013 Born in Winter (Single) Vocals, Guitars
2013 Gojira / Kvelertak - Live (Split) Vocals, Guitars
2014 Les enfants sauvages (Live album) Vocals, Guitars
2016 Magma Guitars, Vocals
2016 From Mars to Sirius (Boxed set) Vocals, Guitars, Lyrics
2020 Another World (Single) Vocals, Guitars
2021 Born for One Thing (Single) Vocals, Guitars
2021 Fortitude Lyrics, Vocals, Guitars
2022 Our Time Is Now (Single) Vocals, Guitars
(show all)

Cavalera Conspiracy

Bass, Guitars (rhythm), Vocals (2007-2010)

2008 Sanctuary (Single) Bass
2008 Inflikted Bass, Guitars (rhythm) (tracks 1, 4, 5), Vocals (lead) (tracks 4, 5)


Vocals, Guitars (1998-2003)


Guitars, Vocals (1996-2001)

1996 Victim (Demo) Guitars, Vocals
1997 Possessed (Demo) Guitars, Vocals (as "Joe")
1999 Saturate (Demo) Guitars, Vocals (as "Joe")
1999 Wisdom Comes (Demo) Guitars, Vocals


2010 7th Symphony Vocals (track 8)
2011 The Sage, the Fool, the Sinner / Bring Them to Light (Split) Vocals (track 2)


2006 Demi-deuil Unknown (Track 2)


2004 Chrysalides funèbres Vocals (Track 2)

Devin Townsend Project

2011 Deconstruction Vocals (track 5)


2008 All Seeing Eye Vocals (track 2)


2010 For Death, Glory and the End of the World Vocals (additional, track 7)


2004 Eros & Thanatos Vocals (track 3)

The Atlas Moth

2014 The Old Believer Vocals (track 10)


2004 Through the Absurd Guitars (Track 9)
2014 Voodoo Moonshine (EP) Vocals (track 2)


1996 Victim (Demo) Lyrics (tracks 2, 3)
1997 Possessed (Demo) Layout (as "Joe")


2001 Terra Incognita Engineering & mixing (tracks 4 & 6), Artwork
2003 The Link Mixing, Artwork
2004 The Link Alive (Video) Artwork, Postproduction
2004 The Link Alive (Live album) Artwork
2005 From Mars to Sirius Artwork, Mixing
2008 The Way of All Flesh Lyrics, Producer, Cover art
2012 The Flesh Alive (Video) Illustrations
2012 L'enfant sauvage Lyrics, Producer, Artwork
2014 Les enfants sauvages (Live album) Vocals, Guitars
2016 Magma Mixing, Producer
2016 From Mars to Sirius (Boxed set) Mixing, Artwork
2020 Another World (Single) Producer
2021 Fortitude Producer
(show all)


2019 Stairway to Nick John (Single) Recording (Side B)


2004 Through the Absurd Mixing, Engineering


2023 A Feast on Sorrow Producer
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