Tag Archives: Joe Duplantier

Metal titans unite: Gojira’s Joe Duplantier joins Mastodon & Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe joins Gojira in epic Richmond, VA show

Posted by on May 11, 2023

  On Tuesday (9th), Mastodon and Gojira fans at the Virginia Credit Union Live! at Richmond Raceway in Richmond, VA, was in for a double treat. As one of the stops on the co-headlining Mega-Monsters tour, Gojira vocalist/guitarist Joe Duplantier surprised the crowd by joining Mastodon on stage for a powerful rendition of their 2004 […]

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Interview: Gojira’s Joe Duplantier on why they’ll never play an entire album live, Sea Shepherd and more

Posted by on October 16, 2017

As Gojira begin to wind down their tour in support of the Grammy-nominated Magma, they’re certainly ending the album cycle in a different way than they began it. As of now, they’re a band easily capable of playing festivals like Camden’s Rock Allegiance, where they found themselves just a few days after playing a sold-out […]

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Gojira’s Joe Duplantier shares his top ten favorite metal albums of all time

Posted by on June 29, 2017

Over the past week, we were able to see a handful of artists’ top ten metal albums of all time including Corey Taylor. These lists give us a clear picture on the artist’s taste and inspiration. However, they shocked us as well by revealing a few unexpected selections. Today, Rolling Stone shared Gojira’s Joe Duplantier’s […]

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Gojira tease new record with studio session clip

Posted by on January 5, 2016

It’s been a few months since Gojira discussed some details about their upcoming album, which has been in the works for some time already and is set to be out this coming spring. However, it’s always nice to get some sort of update from the band itself that is coming instead of pulling a Necrophagist and […]

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Mastodon to tour with Gojira, Kvelertak again this fall

Posted by on July 7, 2014

Looks like Gojira”s tour with Mastodon and Kvelertak earlier this year went pretty well, since the bands have announced that they’ll be touring together again this fall, playing secondary markets that they might not have reached earlier this year. However, for those that aren’t in the tour markets, the meat of the announcement comes from […]

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Mastodon, Gojira, Kvelertak talk touring, Metallica, EPs

Posted by on March 4, 2014

With Mastodon taking Gojira and Kvelertak on the road with them starting in late April, ARTISTDirect lined up members of all three bands to talk about touring together. Mastodon’s Bill Kelliher, Gojira’s Joe Duplantier and Kvelertak’s Erlend Hjelvik are psyched to be playing with each other, but when it comes to which of their musical […]

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Gojira’s Joe Duplantier Discusses Fatherhood, Sea Shepherd

Posted by on February 8, 2013

I recently had the incredible opportunity to sit down with Joe Duplantier, the vocalist and guitarist for French progressive metal outfit Gojira. After our conversation, it became quite clear that Joe is a truly down to earth person who wants nothing more than for people to be happy. You can check out our chat, which […]

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Gojira Reveal Details Regarding New Album ‘L’Enfant Sauvage’

Posted by on April 4, 2012

It’s been about four years since Gojira released The Way Of All Flesh. On June 26, though, the wait for new music will come to an end. That’s the date that the French metal group will release their new album L’Enfant Sauvage, their first via Roadrunner Records. Frontman Joe Duplantier had the following to say […]

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Gojira Reveals Special Guest Appearances On New EP

Posted by on June 1, 2011

Last week, we got the chance to hear our first taste of Gojira’s new EP, the proceeds of which will be given to the anti-whaling organization Sea Shepherd. Not only did we freak out because “Of Blood And Salt” sounds awesome, but also because it features Devin Townsend and Meshuggah guitarist Fredrik Thordendal. Well now we […]

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New Gojira Song Featuring Devin Townsend And Fredrik Thordendal Streaming Online

Posted by on May 27, 2011

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yBB5W2nQ8Ms[/youtube] Gojira’s new EP, the proceeds of which will be given to the Sea Shepherd anti-whaling organization, has been in the works for a while now. So long in fact that we almost questioned whether it was ever going to come out. Well, the EP is still indeed alive. Though we still don’t know when […]

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