We had a chat with Voivod founding members Michel “Away” Langevin (drums) and Denis “Snake” Bélanger (vocals) before their set in Dublin on the Deathcrusher Tour.
Just one man and his acoustic; tonight’s show is something a little different. Nick Oliveri’s “Death Acoustic” tour comes to Dublin just over twelve months after his last jam-packed appearance in the Thomas House. This time around, the Voodoo Lounge provides a more spacious venue, and news of his solo show has attracted a healthy crowd for a Monday evening.
It would be awesome to play some kind of show with Judas Priest, Slayer and Goatwhore; that would be fucking amazing. I’ve got to say, we’ve already gotten to do a lot of things, that growing up as a kid, I would never have conceived I’d be doing
the crew prepare the stage for the final act of the night. As if the smell of incense was not intense enough already, dozens of fresh sticks are ignited around the stage and limp fox pelts are hung from the drum stand, flanked by bunches of equally limp lilies. Thankfully, the imminent approach of the Swedes prompts the denim army to regroup at the front, and the anticipation quickly escalates.
On the verge of releasing their third studio album; Bury Tomorrow return to Dublin’s Academy almost exactly twelve months after they played here at Slam Dunk Ireland 2013