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Release date: 3 April 1987
Style: Thrash metal

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01. Killing Technology
02. Overreaction
03. Tornado
04. Too Scared To Scream [bonus]
05. Forgotten In Space
06. Ravenous Medicine
07. Order Of The Blackguards
08. This Is Not An Exercise
09. Cockroaches [bonus]

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DP_Megachiva - 23.02.2010 at 05:22  
Rating: 9 Great Album
JÄY - 04.12.2011 at 03:27  
Rating: 8 Really good, but sometimes a little too weird.
Haiwaan Das - 11.01.2012 at 06:53  
  Steven Spielberg of Thrash Metal \m/\m/
Marcel Hubregtse - 11.01.2012 at 11:55  
 
Written by Haiwaan Das on 11.01.2012 at 06:53

Steven Spielberg of Thrash Metal \m/\m/


mmm no

VoiVod have way way way way more artistic integrity than Steven Spielberg ever had.
Haiwaan Das - 11.01.2012 at 12:45  
 
Quote:
Mmm no

VoiVod have way way way way more artistic integrity than Steven Spielberg ever had.


True. My post was positive for the album, m not making fun of Voivod's artistic integrity by comparing em' with Spielberg. For me, Listening to Voivod's album is like watching "AVATAR" in 3D and its good.

Mr. Doctor - 11.01.2012 at 13:33  
 
Written by Haiwaan Das on 11.01.2012 at 12:45
For me, Listening to Voivod's album is like watching "AVATAR" in 3D and its good.

Ah jeez.... No you maded it worse, I dialike that movie and all the fuzz around it. Voivod is original which can't be said about Avatar.
Oh well, matter of tastes...
Marcel Hubregtse - 11.01.2012 at 13:36  
 
Written by Mr. Doctor on 11.01.2012 at 13:33

Written by Haiwaan Das on 11.01.2012 at 12:45
For me, Listening to Voivod's album is like watching "AVATAR" in 3D and its good.

Ah jeez.... No you maded it worse, I dialike that movie and all the fuzz around it. Voivod is original which can't be said about Avatar.
Oh well, matter of tastes...


The storyline of Avatar was totally stolen from the Pocahontas story, whereas VoiVod was/is totally original (like you said) and one thing which cannot be said abotu Spielberg is that the guy is original. Spielberg's stuff is sugary stuff for the masses whereas VoiVod has bite and is for the happy few.
Haiwaan Das - 11.01.2012 at 17:03  
 
Written by Marcel Hubregtse on 11.01.2012 at 13:36

Written by Mr. Doctor on 11.01.2012 at 13:33

Written by Haiwaan Das on 11.01.2012 at 12:45
For me, Listening to Voivod's album is like watching "AVATAR" in 3D and its good.

Ah jeez.... No you maded it worse, I dialike that movie and all the fuzz around it. Voivod is original which can't be said about Avatar.
Oh well, matter of tastes...


The storyline of Avatar was totally stolen from the Pocahontas story, whereas VoiVod was/is totally original (like you said) and one thing which cannot be said abotu Spielberg is that the guy is original. Spielberg's stuff is sugary stuff for the masses whereas VoiVod has bite and is for the happy few.



You guys should once try watching AVATAR's Action Scenes (Keep the movie mute) with Voivod's music in background.
Marcel Hubregtse - 11.01.2012 at 17:11  
 
Written by Haiwaan Das on 11.01.2012 at 17:03

You guys should once try watching AVATAR's Action Scenes (Keep the movie mute) with Voivod's music in background.


What a waste of perfectly good music.
@gent_-_orange - 01.03.2012 at 03:28  
Rating: 9 This is a good example of a band that knew how to make their music Progressive without diving into endless wankery which is a real credit to these guys as musicians and songwriters. This album also has a weird atmosphere around it as well.

This may be the bands best record, I'm tied between this and Dimension Hatross (which possesses all the above qualities as well) and could decide on which is better with a coin flip, Its that close.

Also Avatar is crap as well
Marcel Hubregtse - 01.03.2012 at 03:35  
 
Written by @gent_-_orange on 01.03.2012 at 03:28



This may be the bands best record, I'm tied between this and Dimension Hatross (which possesses all the above qualities as well) and could decide on which is better with a coin flip, Its that close.



For me Killing Technology comes second to Dimension Hätröss (which they will be playing in its entirety at Roadburn this year, I can die a happy man afterwards )
@gent_-_orange - 01.03.2012 at 03:41  
Rating: 9
Written by Marcel Hubregtse on 01.03.2012 at 03:35


For me Killing Technology comes second to Dimension Hätröss (which they will be playing in its entirety at Roadburn this year, I can die a happy man afterwards )


I'm incredibly jealous, That would be amazing to see.
Mr. Doctor - 01.03.2012 at 16:30  
 
Written by @gent_-_orange on 01.03.2012 at 03:41

Written by Marcel Hubregtse on 01.03.2012 at 03:35


For me Killing Technology comes second to Dimension Hätröss (which they will be playing in its entirety at Roadburn this year, I can die a happy man afterwards )


I'm incredibly jealous, That would be amazing to see.


I'm also going to see them So friggin excited. Saw them last year as well at Roadburn (it was also the time I really discovered them) and damn... Remembering that day just makes me more excited. They are great live.
@gent_-_orange - 01.03.2012 at 23:55  
Rating: 9
Written by Mr. Doctor on 01.03.2012 at 16:30

I'm also going to see them So friggin excited. Saw them last year as well at Roadburn (it was also the time I really discovered them) and damn... Remembering that day just makes me more excited. They are great live.


Enjoy the show TBH never really knew if Voivod were good live until now, I may look into a live album. But yeah, I jelly.
Mr. Doctor - 02.03.2012 at 00:04  
 
Written by @gent_-_orange on 01.03.2012 at 23:55
Enjoy the show TBH never really knew if Voivod were good live until now, I may look into a live album. But yeah, I jelly.


I saw them right after Evoken (they overlapped a little but I still had 40 minutes of Voivod to enjoy). I basically just knew them as this thrash band that was kind of "alternative" in their later years and it seemed very cool so I checked them out. Goind from Funeral Doom to thrash was kind of a change but the guys had such an energy and stage precence that they pretty much switched my "gloomy mode" to "thrash mode" in seconds, not to mention the great images that were showed behind them with the huge projector.

Great band and from what I saw they are great guys too, came down the stage to greet some fans right after they ended their set.
@gent_-_orange - 02.03.2012 at 00:21  
Rating: 9
Written by Mr. Doctor on 02.03.2012 at 00:04

I basically just knew them as this thrash band that was kind of "alternative" in their later years and it seemed very cool so I checked them out.

I bet you weren't expecting them to sound like they did

Written by Mr. Doctor on 02.03.2012 at 00:04

Great band and from what I saw they are great guys too, came down the stage to greet some fans right after they ended their set.


Very nice of them, A lot of bands forget about the fans, Good to see these guys didn't.
Mr. Doctor - 02.03.2012 at 00:29  
 
Written by @gent_-_orange on 02.03.2012 at 00:21

Written by Mr. Doctor on 02.03.2012 at 00:04

I basically just knew them as this thrash band that was kind of "alternative" in their later years and it seemed very cool so I checked them out.

I bet you weren't expecting them to sound like they did


Yeah, I was definitely surprised, which just made me even more excited while seeing them. At that moment I really needed to have classic metalhead fun after being crushed by a doom metal a few moments ago... Just headbanging and enjoying thrash.
BlueMobius - 03.10.2012 at 20:40  
 
Written by Marcel Hubregtse on 11.01.2012 at 13:36

The storyline of Avatar was totally stolen from the Pocahontas story,

Have you seen FernGully: The Last Rainforest? It's a kids' movie from 1992, but I think the similarities between it and Avatar are pretty indicative that Avatar's plot has little originality.

On topic:
Just ordered this album! Now it's up to the seller and mail wizards to get it to me so I can enjoy.
JÄY - 03.10.2012 at 23:29  
Rating: 8
Written by BlueMobius on 03.10.2012 at 20:40

Have you seen FernGully: The Last Rainforest? It's a kids' movie from 1992, but I think the similarities between it and Avatar are pretty indicative that Avatar's plot has little originality.

Indeed it was Fern Gully in space with pretty graphics
megadeath13 - 04.11.2012 at 22:41  
  Voivod is one of my favourite bands and this is the "true" beginning of their greatness.
Nick K. - 21.06.2013 at 23:44  
  Excellent debut. Not quite up with their later material, mainly alone because of the production.

EDIT: What was i thinking? 3rd album, not debut.
Timelord - 04.03.2014 at 05:13  
Rating: 9 Since there is no official review I am giving newcomers a little info to go on. No song by song though. Killing Technology is the 1987 release from Canada's Voivod. The first of an incredible 3 album run that truly put Voivod into their own genre. Quantum Physics Metal is how I describe their complex arrangements and subject matter. Voivods first 2 releases were pretty straight forward thrash. This is where the band found their own unique identity and moved away from being just another thrash band. KT still has a major thrash foundation while at the same time guitarist Denis "Piggy" D'Amour expanded and experimented creating a sound unheard before at that time. I highly recommend this to be the first listen to any newcomers of Voivod so you can follow the progression. I would also recommend another 1987 release Celtic Frost's Into The Pandemonium.
LeKiwi - 30.06.2014 at 04:37  
Rating: 8 I could hardly manage to listen to the entire record - this style of thrash is poison to my ears. Still, lots of creativity here.

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