As the replacement for popular vocalist Snake in
Eric Forrest had some big shoes to fill.
He performed more than capably for them, but his career
derailed when he suffered severe injuries in a van accident
while on tour in 1998.
After a long recovery he was finally ready to resume, but
Voivod had broken up, or decided to move on without him
(depending on what story you read), and Forrest was left
without a gig.
But he has rebounded successfully, landing a role in
Project: Failing Flesh
as well as fronting his own band, E-Force.
By 2003 his new band had released its first album,
Inevitably, comparisons to his previous band will come, and
in this case the comparisons are valid.
Both musically and vocally, E-Force might be thought of as
a harsher, rougher, thrashier version of Voivod (which isn't
too far off how Voivod themselves sounded when Forrest was
with them) -- this is by no means a copycat, but there is some
similarity, certainly enough to recommend Evil Forces
fans, though that's not the only potential fan base here.
Since the release of that debut, Forrest has made another bold step,
deciding to move to France and recruiting an all-new lineup under the
Whether the musical direction of the band stays the previous course
remains to be seen.
(Project: Failing Flesh, Voivod)
Season Of Mist
- Satanic Rituals
- Forest of the Impaled
- Germ Warfare
- Global Warning
- Eric Forrest
- Dan Lauzon
- Bryan Donahue
- Louis Levesque
- Modified Poison
- Agent 99
- Revolution Riot Act
- La Vie Cest Precieux
- Reborn Again (Japanese bonus track)
- Eric Forrest
- Cyril Bernhard
- Boris Lugan