The album was recorded in Québec City during the worldwide touring cycle for the band’s latest studio album “The Wake” and will be released on November 27th, 2020 worldwide via Century Media Records.
This multi camera shoot and audio mix will happen in real time at the same studio Voivod recorded their Juno winning album The Wake.
The EP is centered around a special “Metal Section” version of the title track “The End Of Dormancy” (Off VOIVOD’s latest album “The Wake”) with added trumpets, saxophone and trombones. The complementary tracks on this release are exclusive live versions of “The End Of Dormancy (Metal Section)” and the group’s classic “The Unknown Knows” recorded at Montreal Jazz Fest 2019.
A 3-track 12” Vinyl and Digital EP entitled “The End Of Dormancy” will be released on July 10th, 2020 worldwide via Century Media Records.
VOIVOD drummer Michel “Away“ Langevin checked in with the following comment: “At last, after centuries, Gwar and VOIVOD will travel all the way from Antarctica and Morgoth to conquer Europe this winter!“
The Long List is 40 records selected in a 1st round of voting. It was made public June 20 at 12:00PM EST. The next step is the vote for the Short List of 10, then the gala September 16 at the Carlu in Toronto where the winner is decided.