Denis D'Amour

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Date of Birth September 24, 1959
Place of Birth Canada
Date of Death Aug 26, 2005 (45)
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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
Occupation(s): Musician, songwriter
Instruments: Guitar, violin
Years active: 1982–2005
Labels: Metal Blade, Noise, MCA, Mausoleum, Hypnotic, Chophouse, The End
Associated acts: Voivod

About Denis D'Amour

Guitarist for and founding member of the Canadian heavy metal band Voivod.

Before Fame

He was trained in classical violin as a child before making the switch to guitar.


He passed away from colon cancer in 2005.

Family Life

He was surrounded by his family and friends in his final hours.


He drew heavy musical influence from Roger Waters and Pink Floyd.

Information related to Denis D'Amour

  • Canadian heavy metal guitarists
  • Progressive metal guitarists
  • Musicians from Quebec
  • Canadian rock guitarists
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Latest information about Denis D'Amour updated on October 30, 2020.

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