Denis Bélanger

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Denis Bélanger
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Denis Bélanger (Voivod) on Masters of Rock 2009 in Vizovice
Background information
Also known as Snake
Born August 9, 1964 (age 52)
Genres Heavy metal, progressive metal, thrash metal, speed metal
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter
Instruments Vocals Bassist
Years active 1982–present
Labels Metal Blade, Noise, MCA, Mausoleum, Hypnotic, Chophouse, The End
Associated acts Voivod, Union Made, Paranoland

Denis "Snake" Bélanger (born August 9, 1964)[1] is the vocalist and lyricist[2] of the Canadian heavy metal band Voivod.

He co-founded the group in 1982, and appeared on the albums War & Pain, Rrröööaaarrr, Killing Technology, Dimension Hatröss, Nothingface, Angel Rat and The Outer Limits. He departed the group in 1994, but returned in 2002, and appeared on the albums, Voivod (2003), Katorz (2006), Infini (2009) and Target Earth (2013).

He formed his own band, Union Made, during his time away from Voivod, and worked on the song "Dictatosaurus" with Dave Grohl's side project dubbed Probot. He is currently working on a new project, Paranoland.[3]


Snake in Vizovice
Denis Bélanger on Masters of Rock '09