VOIVOD was honored in the “Metal/Hard Music Album Of The Year” category at this year’s Juno Awards (the Canadian equivalent of the Grammy Awards). The 48th annual Juno Gala Dinner And Awards was co-hosted by BILLY TALENT‘s Ben Kowalewicz and CBC‘s Julie Nesrallah on Saturday evening, and 36 awards were handed out. This year’s recipients of the Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award and Humanitarian Award were also honored.
VOIVOD won the award for its latest album, “The Wake”, which was released last September via Century Media Records. The disc was recorded and mixed by Francis Perron at RadicArt Recording Studio in Canada. The album’s artwork was once again created by VOIVODdrummer Michel “Away” Langevin.
VOIVOD said in a statement: “We are incredibly honored to receive the award for best ‘Metal/Hard Music Album Of The Year’ at the Junos! ‘The Wake’ marked our 35th year and we couldn’t be happier. Thank you for your continuous support. It’s what fuels us to keep on going. Rock on, friends!”
Artists who released albums between September 1, 2017 and November 9, 2018 were eligible for nominations.
Eligible musicians must be Canadian citizens. This is defined by CARAS as 50 percent or more of group members holding Canadian birth certificates, passports or are Canadian Permanent Resident(s) with residency in Canada during the last six months of the eligibility period.
This year’s “Metal/Hard Music Album Of The Year” nominees were as follows:
* BEYOND CREATION – “Algorythm” (Season Of Mist)
* CANCER BATS – “The Spark That Moves” (New Damage)
* KEN MODE – “Loved” (New Damage)
* KOBRA AND THE LOTUS – “Prevail II” (Napalm)
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- Voivod - Killing Technology - EX - German - vinyl LP - £20.00, $25.00, €22.40 (New Item) (arrived 19-Jan-2021 11:10)
VOIVOD Killing Technology (1987 German 7-track LP, featuring Prog leanings for the third album by the cult Canadian Metallers, glossy picture sleeve with lyric / catalogue inner. The cover shows just some light general wear & the vinyl is remains in superb condition with only a handful of cosmetic surface scuffs to indicate play N0058)
- Voivod - Rrröööaaarrr - German - vinyl LP - £20.00, $25.00, €22.40 (New Item) (arrived 19-Jan-2021 11:02)
VOIVOD Rrroooaaarrr (1986 German 9-track LP, the second longplayer by the cult Canadian Metallers, showcasing some of the more Proggy elements in their sound for the first time, glossy picture sleeve with catalogue inner. The sleeve shows creasing, although nothing too severe, whilst the vinyl has light scuffs leaving it Excellent N0040)
- Voivod - Too Scared To Scream - RSD18 - Sealed - UK - 12" picture disc - £19.99, $24.99, €22.39 (Back In Stock) (arrived 16-Apr-2020 07:51)
VOIVOD Too Scared To Scream (2018 UK limited edition 12" Picture Disc single released exclusively for Record Store Day, a replica of the Canadian progressive quartet's 1987 single. Recorded during the sessions for their cult album 'Killing Technology', the two songs featured haven't been available on vinyl for 30 years. The disc displays artwork designed by long standing drummer & artist Michel 'Away' Langevin and comes issued in a Noise International company die-cut picture sleeve which remains sealed within its original shrinkwrap NOISET050)
- Voivod - Rrroooaaarrr - US - vinyl LP - £25.00, $31.25, €28.00 (New Item) (arrived 25-Feb-2020 14:24)
VOIVOD Rrröööaaarrr (1986 US 9-track vinyl LP on the Combat label, the second album by the cult Canadian Metallers, showcasing some of the more Proggy elements in their sound for the first time. The glossy picture sleeve displays some light general wear mostly to the edges, whilst the vinyl shows minimal signs of play MX8103)