“Even The Motion Of The Crowd Was Totally different”


It is fascinating to return and replicate on the start of the 90s, as drummer Away of Canadian bangers Voivod not too long ago did in a brand new interview with the When Phrases Fail, Music Speaks podcast.

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“Once we toured with Religion No Extra and Soundgarden in 1990 throughout North America, we may already really feel the wind altering with the brand new different rock turning into increasingly well-liked,” stated Away, aka Michel Langevin.

“Even the [movement] of the group was completely different; it was not a mosh pit—it was like a giant wave. So we felt like one thing was coming which actually kind of, I suppose, influenced us into writing Angel Rat—extra of an alternate metallic album. However when Nirvana launched Nevermind, I believe the heavy metallic bands most likely felt like [what] all of the bands from the ’60s felt like when The Beatles confirmed up. We had been, like, ‘Okay, that is actually one thing contemporary.’ A brand new decade, a brand new era. And this took every thing by storm. However we actually embraced it. I actually love [Nirvana] and the [other bands].”

Langevin added that, “I believe the grunge motion is unquestionably one thing that hadn’t occurred in a very long time… Nirvana launched Nevermind in ’91, and it was a brand new period.”

Voivod was not too long ago added to Opeth‘s upcoming Evolution XXX By Request Tour occurring throughout Europe this month, and you may examine these dates out beneath. Additionally, you most likely already observed, we’re obsessive about AI-generated movies proper now, so feast your eyes on this one created for Voivod‘s “Quest for Nothing” proper right here. It is essentially the most unsettling factor you will note all week!

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11/10 Copenhagen, DEN – Gray Corridor
11/12 Wiesbaden, GER – Schlachthof
11/14 Berlin, GER – Admiralspalast
11/15 Wuppertal, GER – Historische Stadthalle
11/16 Paris, FRA – Salle Pleyel
11/17 London, UK – Eventim Apollo
11/19 Utrecht, NET – TivoliVredenburg
11/20 Utrecht, NET – TivoliVredenburg
11/21 Zurich, SWI – Komplex
11/23 Barcelona, SPA – Razzmatazz
11/24 Bilbao, SPA – Santana 27
11/25 Madrid, SPA – La Riviera
11/26 Lisbon, POR – Sla Tejo

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