Montreal, Canada-based metallers Voivod, are celebrating their 35th anniversary the best way possible; by releasing new music and heading on tour! That’s right, the progressive sci-fi metal godfathers have confirmed a September 21st release for their brand new album, The Wake, via Century Media Records. In support thereof, the guys will hit European markets with a lenghty trek.

Guitarist/songwriter Daniel “Chewy“ Mongrain commented: “It is with great enthusiasm and pride that we will soon share with you the fruit of 2 years of labour in the form of an intricate, intense and colourful journey with our new album ‘The Wake’, expanding the boundaries of VOIVOD’s multiverse!”

The Wake Track Listing:

01. Obsolete Beings
02. The End Of Dormancy
03. Orb Confusion
04. Iconspiracy
05. Spherical Perspective
06. Event Horizon
07. Always Moving
08. Sonic Mycelium

Voivod European Tour Dates:

09/07 – Prague (Czech Republic) – Futurum *
09/08 – Poznan (Poland) – U Bazyla *
09/09 – Warsaw (Poland) – Hydrozagadka *
09/10 – Krakow (Poland) – Kwadrat *
09/11 – Bratislava (Slovakia) – Randal Club *
09/13 – Cluj-Napoca (Romania) – Flying Circus Pub *
09/14 – Belgrade (Serbia) – Elektropionir *
09/15 – Budapest (Hungary) – Durer Kert *
09/16 – Vienna (Austria) – Szene *
09/18 – Bologna (Italy) – Locomotiv **
09/19 – Rome (Italy) – Largo **
09/20 – Milan (Italy) – Santeria **
09/21 – Winterthur (Switzerland) – Gaswerk **
09/22 – Seyssinet Pariset (France) – Ilyade **
09/24 – Barcelona (Spain) – Boveda **
09/25 – Madrid (Spain) – Nazca **
09/26 – Porto (Portugal) – Hard Club **
09/28 – Marseille (France) – Jas’ Rod ***
09/29 – Paris (France) – Petit Bain ***
09/30 – Nantes (France) – Ferrailleur ***
10/02 – Southampton (UK) – The Joiners ***
10/03 – Cardiff (UK) – The Globe ***
10/04 – Leeds (UK) – Temple Of Boom ***
10/05 – Glasgow (UK) – Cathouse ***
10/06 – Manchester (UK) – Rebellion ***
10/07 – London (UK) – Underworld ***
10/09 – Brussels (Belgium) – Magasin 4 ***
10/10 – Amstelveen (The Netherlands) – P60 ***
10/11 – Eindhoven (The Netherlands) – Dynamo ***
10/12 – Cologne (Germany) – Luxor ***
10/13 – Hamburg (Germany) – Logo ***
10/14 – Copenhagen (Denmark) – Pumpehuset ***
10/15 – Stockholm (Sweden) – Klubb Nalen ***
10/17 – Helsinki (Finland) – Tavastia ***
10/18 – Tampere (Finland) – Klubi ***
10/20 – Oslo (Norway) – John Dee ***

Support Bands:
* Maggot Heart (from 7th until 16th Sept)
** Nightrage (from 18th until 26th Sept)
*** Bio-Cancer (from 28th Sept until 20th Oct)

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