Ahead of their ripping performance at this year’s Heavy MTL Festival in Montreal, Canada, we chatted with Joe Duplantier, lead singer and guitarist for the Roadrunner Records group Gojira. Always kind and in good spirits, Joe was willing to be one of the first people with whom we ever ran our Rockblot segment. Check it out!


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