On August 15, Jason Saulnier of the MusicLegends.ca web site conducted an interview with drummer Michel “Away” Langevin of Canadian metal innovators VOIVOD. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTubeclip below.
VOIVOD will release its original demo tape from 1984. Entitled “To the Death 84”, the set will include material that was recorded in the band’s Quebec jam space in January 1984. The lineup for this record includes Snake (Denis Bélanger) on vocals, Piggy (Denis D’Amour) on guitar, Blacky (Jean-Yves Thériault) on bass and Away (Michel Langevin) on drums.
In addition to material that would later appear on the band’s “War And Pain” debut, this collection includes several other early VOIVOD offerings, as well as covers of MERCYFUL FATE and VENOM.
“To The Death 1984” will be released on November 22 as a CD or double LP via Alternative Tentacles.
The track listing is as follows:
02. Condemned To The Gallows
03. Hell Driver
04. Live For Violence
05. War And Pain
07. Buried Alive / Suck Your Bone
09. Slaughter In A Grave
10. Nuclear War
11. Black City
12. Iron Gang
14. Bursting Out
15. Warriors Of Ice