Review: Gojira Deserve to Take Experimental Riffage Mainstream on ‘Magma’

In 1988, Canadian band Voivod pulled off one of the most stunning musical transformations in heavy-metal history. After three albums that pushed the boundaries of…
Adrien Begrand / June 16, 2016

Sonisphere 2014: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

Sonisphere Festival returned to England's Knebworth Park over the July 4 weekend, bringing a cavalcade of ripping metal bands to a stately Downton Abbey-like manor…
SPIN Staff / July 7, 2014

Slayer and Gojira Shred for a Grateful Madison Square Garden on Thanksgiving Eve

So Slayer played Madison Square Garden the night before Thanksgiving, along with like-minded (and French!) shred-heads Gojira, who who are pretty psyched to be on…
Krista Schlueter / December 2, 2013

Old Slayer and Fresh Fruit: Gojira Frontman Joe Duplantier’s Metal Musts

On October 25 in Las Vegas, French metal beasts Gojira kicked off a North American tour they'll spend tenderizing audiences as the opening act for…
Jeanette D. Moses / November 8, 2013

Watch This Metalhead Hand-Fart Gojira’s ‘Flying Whales’ to Gojira

Hope for faux-flatulists and metalheads alike: French death-thrash giants Gojira visited Tel Aviv's Metalshop record store to sign some autographs when they met Guy First,…
Chris Martins / August 22, 2013

Gojira, ‘L’Enfant Sauvage’ (Roadrunner)

French art-metallers wage guerrilla warfare, chop through heady melodies, ambush with feral death-grooves.
Jeanne Fury / June 26, 2012

Stream Gojira’s Long-Awaited Art-Metal Death-Groover ‘L’Enfant Sauvage’

French death-thrash monolith Gojira have returned with their first album in four years and first for the mighty Roadrunner, L'Enfant Sauvage — presumably named after…
Christopher R. Weingarten / June 19, 2012