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Q&A: Gojira frontman Joe Duplantier (video)

The Brooklyn-by-way-of-France headbanger talks about his band Gojira, his adopted borough and much more.


We chat with Brooklyn transplant Joe Duplantier of French metal outfit Gojira—in the distinctly unmetal setting of a cozy Bed-Stuy café—about moving to the Big Apple, Euro versus States metalheads and more. For more metal goodness, check out our guide to the city’s thriving scene.

Buy Gojira’s latest album, L’Enfant Sauvage, on iTunes. For more info on the band, visit

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