Voivod wins 2023 Juno Award for metal/hard music album of the year

Author Hernan Osuna - 13.3.2023

Canadian heavy metal outfit Voivod has won the 2023 Juno Award (the Canadian equivalent of the Grammy Awards) for “Metal/Hard Music Album Of The Year” with their latest studio LP “Synchro Anarchy”.

To be considered for a nomination at the 2023 Juno Awards, national music release dates had to fall between the eligibility period of September 1, 2021, and November 4, 2022. The 52nd Annual Juno Awards are taking place in Edmonton, AB on March 13.

The list of this year’s “Metal/Hard Music Album Of The Year” nominees was as follows:

“Psychic Jailbreak” – Cancer Bats (New Damage/The Orchard)
“Merciless Destruction” – Get The Shot (New Damage/The Orchard)
“Paid In Full” – Skull Fist (Atomic Fire/Fontana North/Warner)
“Synchro Anarchy” – Voivod (Century Media/Sony)
“Thought Form Descent” – Wake (Metal Blade/Sony)

Voivod previously took home a June Award for its 2018 album “The Wake”.

“Synchro Anarchy” was released in February 2022 via Century Media Records. The follow-up to “The Wake” was produced by Francis Perron at RadicArt Studio and features cover artwork handcrafted by drummer Michel Langevin (a.k.a. Away).