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Montreal, QC – April 7, 2020
For fans of Oldschool Arch Enemy, Soilwork, Black Dahlia Murder, Carcass, Jeff Loomis
YOUR LAST WISH Share Live Video ‘Pandore’ From Quebec City’s Le FestEvil
New Album “Eradicate” Out Now!
L-R – Peter Hamm – Bass, David Gagné – Guitar, Michael Cope – Guitar, Roxana Bouchard – Vocals, Blake Lemieux – Drums
Photo Credit: Dani Rod
This past March, Montreal’s Your Last Wish performed at Quebec City’s Le FestEvil, a festival celebrating women in metal and created to coincide with International Women’s Day. The goal of the festival was to highlight the great contribution and need for more presence of women in the Quebec metal scene. Le FestEvil was founded by the Canadian death metal band The Flaying guitarist Didier Samson and co-produced by Rope Dancer Productions and District 7 Production.
During their set at Le FestEvil, Your Last Wish captured live video of their track ‘Pandore’ with guest vocals from The Flaying‘s William Murray. The video can be viewed HERE.
The studio version of the song is on the band’s new album “Eradicate” released this past February and is a tribal prog duet that features Simon Girard of Beyond Creation. Listen HERE.
With roots in classic death and thrash metal, the melodic death metallers are darker, heavier and have matured in their sound. Their new concept album “Eradicate” beautifully exploits post-apocalyptic themes. It is a bilingual album with songs in both English and French along with being composed and recorded entirely by guitarist David Gagné, while all lyrics were written by vocalist Roxana Bouchard.
Friend and fan of the band Dan Mongrain of Voivod had this to say about the band:
”Your Last Wish’s new Album “Eradicate” will take you on an epic journey through extremely powerful musical landscapes that will transform your mind and emotions forever. That’s what quality art is for, and that’s what they do!”
1. Eradicate (5:51)
2. Exile (4:46)
3. Monarque (5:33)
4. Décimé (5:24)
5. Lost (5:11)
6. Pursuit (4:32)
7. Pandore ft. Simon Girard (Beyond Creation) (4:44)
8. Prestige (4:46)
9. Le Cri Du Monde (5:48)
Album Length: 46:40
Your Last Wish is:
Roxana Bouchard – Vocals
David Gagné – Guitar
Michael Cope – Guitar
Peter Hamm – Bass
Blake Lemieux – Drums
Formed in 2003, Your Last Wish is a death metal band with thrash metal overtones, melodic yet aggressive, which should appeal to fans of The Black Dahlia Murder, Hatesphere and Darkest Hour. Hailing from Montreal, Canada the group has encapsulated a wide variety of influences to produce a sound that is haunting and harsh, delicate and disciplined.
Using 8 strings guitars, the band has even more possibilities to achieve the desired sound of frantic riffs and evil vocals. You Last Wish has intrigued and entertained audiences across the region, appearing at festivals including Grind Your Mind Open Air and sharing the stage with bands such as Kalmah, Beyond Creation and Archspire.
Eight years after their sophomore album 2012’s “Desolation”, Montreal, QC melodic death metallers Your Last Wish is back in full force with a new darker and heavier sound with their third studio release 2020’s “Eradicate”. The concept album beautifully exploits post-apocalyptic themes. The album was composed and recorded entirely by guitarist David Gagné, while all lyrics were written by vocalist Roxana Bouchard. More than half the songs on this bilingual album are in French. Track ‘Pandore’ features a guest appearance by Beyond Creation’s Simon Girard.
With their new lineup of experienced and talented musicians, Your Last Wish is ready to conquer the world with their new album!
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“Driven by David Gagné, one of the most passionate and hard-working musicians in Montreal, The very talented band Your Last Wish’s New Album “Eradicate” will take you on an Epic journey through extremely powerful musical landscapes that will transform your mind and emotions forever. That’s what quality art is for, and that’s what they do!” – Dan Mongrain, Voivod
“Bewitching melodies mixed with crushing grooves, “Eradicate” is definitely a great addition to the world’s metal community!” – Simon Girard, Beyond Creation
“Your Last Wish have a very strong album with Eradicate. Death Metal as it should be, full on the bell and with distinctive songs that cut into the cerebral cortex.” – Rock Magazine
“It’s a really solid album with concrete compositions and a production to break everything. If you’re looking for a brutal melodeath album to add to your collection, Eradicate would be a wise choice!” – Thorium Mag