Denis "Piggy" D'Amour was a Canadian guitarist. D'Amour was a member of the Canadian heavy metal band Voivod from its inception in 1982 until his death from colon cancer in 2005, aged 45.
|Birth name:||Denis D'Amour|
|Also known as:||Piggy|
|Born:||Sept 24, 1959|
|Died:||Aug 26, 2005|
|Genres:||Heavy metal, progressive metal, thrash metal, speed metal|
|Labels:||Metal Blade, Noise, MCA, Mausoleum, Hypnotic, Chophouse, The End|
About Denis D'Amour
Guitarist for and founding member of the Canadian heavy metal band Voivod.
He was trained in classical violin as a child before making the switch to guitar.
He passed away from colon cancer in 2005.
He was surrounded by his family and friends in his final hours.
He drew heavy musical influence from Roger Waters and Pink Floyd.
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- Canadian heavy metal guitarists
- Progressive metal guitarists
- Musicians from Quebec
- Canadian rock guitarists