August 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

VOIVOD's PIGGY: Funeral Services Scheduled

A viewing for late VOIVOD guitarist Denis "Piggy" D'Amour will be held at the following location/times: St-Dominique Church 2551, rue Saint-Dominique, Jonquière, Quebec Canada G7X 6J6 Tél. : 418-547-4704 Tuesday, August 30: 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 31: 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.; 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Thursday, September 1: 9:00 a.m. ...

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Ex-FORBIDDEN Guitarist: PIGGY Was One Of 'Greatest Innovators'

Former FORBIDDEN/MANMADEGOD and current SPIRALARMS guitarist Craig Locicero has issued the following statement regarding the passing of VOIVOD guitarist Denis "Piggy" D'Amour: "First off, I must say how saddend by the passing of Piggy (Denis). My heartfelt condolences to his family and his band members. "Now that I've had a couple of days to really ...

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THE QUILL Announce New Bassist

Sweden's THE QUILL have announced the addition of bassist Robert Triches to the group's ranks. Triches joins THE QUILL as the replacement for Roger Nilsson (ex-SPIRITUAL BEGGARS, FIREBIRD), who left the band in May after almost 12 years and four albums. THE QUILL recently completed a three-song demo containing the tracks "Whole", "In the Shadows ...

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Renowned Cover Artist Remembers VOIVOD's PIGGY

Renowned album-cover artist Ioannis (FATES WARNING, DEEP PURPLE, BLUE ÖYSTER CULT, DREAM THEATER, UFO, KING CRIMSON) has issued the following statement regarding the passing of VOIVOD guitarist Denis "Piggy" D'Amour: "In the early summer of 1989 on my second job for Mechanic Records after finishing DREAM THEATER I flew up to Montreal to meet four ...

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