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Voivod:ranked

Voivod's studio albums ranked from least good to most good.
13Voivod
Negatron


The first album without long-time vocalist Snake. The band tries an industrial influenced style of metal that just leads to repetitious riff after repetitious riff. The album?s tediously long run-time does it no favours and this album finds itself being really quite boring. Couple all that with the generic vocal style of E-Force, and you have Negatron. Not really worth the time. Favourite track(s): Project X.
12Voivod
Voivod


Not much can be said. An ultimately forgettable affair, but still enjoyable to listen to. Favourite track(s): I Don?t Wanna Wake Up.
11Voivod
Infini


For what this album is, it?s an admirable effort. Taking riffs from Piggy?s computer that he recorded before his death and translating them, un-edited into a full-length album is quite a feat, but ultimately this album still feels forgettable and doesn?t live up to the insurmountable greatness of the band?s classics. Favourite track(s): Treasure Chase.
10Voivod
Katorz


A return to form after the forgettable self-titled album, Katorz contains some great moments, but ultimately falls short of greatness and is still doesn?t really feel all that interesting. Favourite track(s): The Getaway.
9Voivod
Phobos


After the departure of Snake, E-Force (Eric Forrest) set out to perform and record with Voivod. This led to two industrial influence albums that are overlooked by many. Why Negatron grew tedious throughout its long run-time, Phobos refined the ideas and presented a lovable Voivod experience with some quite excellent vocals, riffs and drumming. Favourite track(s): Mercury, Phobos.
8Voivod
Angel Rat


Coming after Nothinface did nothing to help the reception of Angel Rat. The simplified song structures and more melodically-inclined style of progressive metal (later perfected on The Outer Limits) was young here, but still held home to some classic Voivod moments. Favourite track(s): Panorama, Clouds in my House.
7Voivod
War and Pain


The band?s debut and the intro the horrific void of hardcore thrash the band came the be so beloved for in its early years. More or less a partner album to the band?s sophomore album Rrroooaaarrr, War and Pain still brings the fucked up solos of Piggy and vocal stylings of Snake. Favourite track(s): Voivod, Blower.
6Voivod
The Outer Limits


Compared to classic Voivod, this album is a much more straight forward prog metal affair, but damn does it has style. Absolutely fucking covered in groovy solos, riffs and Snake?s vocals are as developed as ever. His voice bringing a new style of hook to please fans, Piggy?s guitar duties bringing some monster riffs. Away?s drumming is much simpler compared to past releases, but the change in pace is welcome. Favourite track(s): Fix My Heart, Moonbeam Rider, Jack Luminous.
5Voivod
Target Earth


Nobody really could have anticipated this. Original bassist Blacky had returned to the fold, and with Piggy gone, this would mark the first ever Voivod album to go without any contribution from the master himself. New guitarist Chewy (Daniel Mongrain) couldn?t have filled Piggy?s shoes any better. The man seems to have his head wrapped around the ingenuity of Piggy?s unique style and the riffs on this album are some of the best since The Outer Limits. Snake?s vocal style is a return to a beloved Dimension Hatross-era and this album could fit in neatly alongside the band?s late-80s classics. Truly a wondrous record to behold after all is said and done. Voivod is back. Favourite track(s): Mechanical Mind, Corps Etranger, Empathy for the Enemy.
4Voivod
Rrroooaaarrr


This and War and Pain are Voivod at its rawest. The hardcore-laced thrash beginnings of the band are intense, heavy and fucked up. Snake?s disturbing vocals accompanied by Piggy?s ever-fierce riffs and solos that just distort and destroy as the songs shift beats, styles and sounds. The bass is creepy, the drums are dark and it all contributes to a classic Voivod experience. Favourite track(s): Korgull the Exterminator, Thrashing Rage.
3Voivod
Killing Technology


Dimension Hatross? less-refined, much thrashier prog brother. Snake?s vocals are much grittier than on the album that would follow it, this being a more fulfilled culmination of Voivod?s earlier efforts. An amazingly coherent piece of music with technical solos of sheer badassery to blow anyone?s mind. Favourite track(s): Order of the Blackguards, Forgotten in Space.
2Voivod
Nothingface


A turn to a much fuller, less thrashy progressive metal sound. More or less as jam- packed with quality as Dimension Hatross. Snake?s vocals carry a much heavier accent and aren?t as gritty as on past releases, the cleaner sound of this album gives full show the groovy quality of Blacky?s fantastic bass lines, Away?s drum beats and Piggy?s always-quality riffing. Favourite track(s): The Unknown Knows, Into My Hypercube.
1Voivod
Dimension Hatross


The album that epitomises Voivod. Filled to the brim with tight instrumentation, chaotic riffs, tempo shifts and groove. Snake lives his best vocal performance here, presenting countless classic hooks that make this album memorable and a sheer fucking delight to jam any day of the week. Piggy?s riffing has never been better, pulling out master riff after master riff, his demented guitar tone taking full hold as you glide through this album. Favourite track(s): Macrosolutions to Microproblems, Brain Scan, Chaosmongers.
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