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Voivod Bows Out on Top - 90%

serial_killer_miller, August 5th, 2009

Most true fans of thrash are aware of the impact Voivod has had with their unique style and the coo of gaining former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted. They are also aware of the passing of Denis "Piggy" D'Amour. This is a collection of the last recordings with Piggy and it feels like they've saved the best for last.

The riffs that are evident are a blend of traditional thrash metal mixed with speed and in some instances you will notice the punk sound that is strangely similar to Motorhead. Having all this diversity between the riffs not only shows what a talented musician Piggy was, but also makes this album a pleasure to listen to.

The vocals are the other strong point on this album . They seem to be a driving force in some songs, while at the same time making you want to just sit back with a few cold ones and groove along. With this mix of styles the vocals provide a very upbeat positive feel to the album and I feel that is the best way to honor Piggy's memory.

Piggy may be gone and thus Voivod may have released their final full length, but no one will forget the legacy both Piggy and the band has left and finishing with an album like Infini is the best way they could end it.