Voivod announce 40th anniversary UK shows for April

Voivod standing amongst some rocks
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Canadian prog metal pioneers Voivod have announced a run of live dates in April to celebrate their 40th anniversary.

The quartet had already been announced for this year's Prognosis Festival which takes place at the Effenaar venue in Eindhoven, Holland on  the weekend of April 15 and 16, and which launches a UK version of the event at the Indigo At The O2 on the weekend after, on April 22 and 23.

"2023 will see the legendary and massively influential sci-fi/prog/punk-thrashers Voivod celebrate their 40th Anniversary," the bands UK booking agents Route One said. "To honour this milestone, the band will follow up their highly successful tour with Opeth at the end of last year by heading back to the UK for a small, select number of headline shows between the two previously announced Prognosis Festival shows in Eindhoven, NL and London, UK this April."

The band will play:
Apr 16: NED Eindhoven Prognosis Festival
Apr 18: UK Bristol The Fleece
Apr 19: UK Glasgow Slay
Apr 20: UK Manchester Rebellion
Apr 21: UK Southampton The 1865
Apr 22: UK London Prognosis Festival

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Jerry Ewing

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock.