Kataklysm guitarist Jean-François Dagenais tests positive for COVID-19

Posted by on August 24, 2020


Kataklysm guitarist Jean-François Dagenais has tested positive for COVID-19. The group revealed the news over the weekend, expressing how he tested positive for the virus after experiencing “severe symptoms.” The band will issue an update on his health within the next few days. Our thoughts are with Dagenais and hope he has a safe and healthy recovery.


Read the band’s statement below:

“We regret to inform everyone that our guitarist and founding member J-F Dagenais has tested positive for COVID 19 after experiencing severe symptoms,  we will give you an update on his condition during the next few days. #Kataklysm #Jfdagenais”




Kataklysm have been gearing up for their new album, Unconquered, out September 25th via Nuclear Blast Records. You can pre-order the album at this location.


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