VOIVOD’s New Album “The Wake” Enters International Charts; Currently On Tour Across Europe


Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD released their newest studio effort “The Wake” via Century Media Records worldwide on 21 September – the album has now entered the sales charts in various countries:

Germany: # 26
Switzerland: # 51
Belgium (Wallonia): # 94
USA Current: # 97
USA New Artist: # 8
USA Overall: # 148

VOIVOD, who are currently also celebrating their 35th band-anniversary, are still touring across Europe and the UK to launch “The Wake” with these dates coming up next:

VOIVOD – European Tour 2018 + Bio-Cancer:

05.10.2018 Glasgow (UK) – Cathouse
06.10.2018 Manchester (UK) – Rebellion
07.10.2018 London (UK) – Underworld

09.10.2018 Brussels (Belgium) – Magasin 4
10.10.2018 Amstelveen (The Netherlands) – P60
11.10.2018 Eindhoven (The Netherlands) – Dynamo
12.10.2018 Cologne (Germany) – Luxor
13.10.2018 Hamburg (Germany) – Logo
14.10.2018 Copenhagen (Denmark) – Pumpehuset
15.10.2018 Stockholm (Sweden) – Klubb Nalen
17.10.2018 Helsinki (Finland) – Tavastia
18.10.2018 Tampere (Finland) – Klubi
20.10.2018 Oslo (Norway) – John Dee

VOIVOD have also been confirmed to appear at Maryland Deathfest 2019, headlining at the Ram’s Head Live on 23 May 23 2019. More details can be found here:


The standard track-listing for VOIVOD’s new album “The Wake“ reads as follows:

VOIVOD – “The Wake” (56:02):

1. Obsolete Beings (05:36)
2. The End of Dormancy (07:42)
3. Orb Confusion (6:00)
4. Iconspiracy (05:15)
5. Spherical Perspective (07:41)
6. Event Horizon (06:10)
7. Always Moving (05:11)
8. Sonic Mycelium (12:24)

Next to a standard jewelcase CD edition and a Digital Album release, “The Wake“ is also available as limited 2CD Mediabook edition with a bonus disc of 11 tracks featuring the 5 songs off 2016’s “Post Society” EP as well 6 live tracks from 2018’s 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, alternate artwork, an expanded booklet of 32 pages and a set of 3 stickers. The track-listing for that edition’s bonus disc is as follows:

VOIVOD – Bonus CD (63:15):

Post Society – EP:

1. Post Society (06:18)
2. Forever Mountain (05:12)
3. Fall (06:41)
4. We Are Connected (07:26)
5. Silver Machine (04:47)

Live at 70000 Tons Of Metal Cruise 2018:

6. Inner Combustion (Live 2018) (04:22)
7. Order Of The Blackguards (Live 2018) (05:03)
8. Psychic Vacuum (Live 2018) (04:16)
9. Lost Machine (Live 2018) (06:01)
10. Fall (Live 2018) (06:37)
11. Voivod (Live 2018) (06:27)

The 2LP release of “The Wake” comes on 180gr. vinyl with an etching design on Side D, packaged in a gatefold sleeve and with a double-sided poster. Next to standard black vinyl, the album is also available in the following limited coloured editions:

– Black 2LP: Unlimited
– Pink 2LP: 100x copies / CM Webshop Europe (Sold out!)
– White 2LP: 200x copies / CM Webshop Europe
– Red 2LP: 300x copies / CM Distro Europe
– Silver 2LP: 200x copies / Nuclear Blast
– Golden 2LP: 200x copies / Season Of Mist
– Transp. sun yellow 2LP: 100x copies / CM Webshop USA

Order “The Wake“ here:

VOIVOD’s “The Wake” is the highly anticipated successor to 2013’s “Target Earth” album as well as the 2016 mini-album “Post Society”. The album was recorded and mixed by Francis Perron at RadicArt Recording Studio in Canada and its artwork was once again created by VOIVOD drummer Michel “Away” Langevin.

Check out the previously released singles off “The Wake” here:

‘Iconspiracy’ video: 
‘Always Moving’ video:
‘Obsolete Beings’ video:

VOIVOD have recently released a 7” EP for the album’s second single “Always Moving”, which features “Order Of The Blackguards (Live 2018)” as a B-Side and is limited to a total of 1000 copies in the following editions:

– Black 7Inch: 500x copies / CM Distro Europe
– Lilac 7Inch: 100x copies / CM Webshop Europe (SOLD OUT)
– Clear 7Inch: 200x copies / CM Distro Europe (SOLD OUT)
– Transparent red 7Inch: 200x / Band edition on tour                                                               
Get the 7” EP from CM Distro here while supplies last:

Rocky – Bass
Snake – Vocals
Away – Drums
Chewy – Guitar

VOIVOD online:


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