Voivod release Katorz
Katorz is the fourteenth album, and the eleventh studio album by the Canadian heavy metal band Voivod, and was released on July 25, 2006.
The name of the album is phonetic for "quatorze", the French word for fourteen.
During the recording of this album, guitarist Denis D'Amour (a.k.a. Piggy) died on August 25, 2005 due to colon cancer. The album features tracks recorded by him. It is also their second release with bassist Jason Newsted (formerly of Metallica). The song, "The X-Stream", is included in Guitar Hero II.