This group doesn't really fit in with the program all that much (although they are a bunch of weirdos no doubt), but this album is so goddamn good that I've just gotta put it up here.
Voivod were/are(?) a thrash-metal band from Canada who decided 'hey, fuck thrash-metal, let's just be wackos!' and ended up sounding (to me, anyways) a lot like if Shudder to Think put on some leather and turned their amps up a little. Odd time-signatures and mind-fuck chord patterns abound, dreamy and very UN-metal vocals, plus their songs stick in your head. How many thrash-metal bands can say that?
I'm in the process of discovering their older/newer albums, but it seems like "Nothingface" might be their strongest. Plus, it's got a wicked Syd-era Pink Floyd cover, so dig it:
Voivod - Nothingface
2. The Unknown Knows
4. Astronomy Domine
5. Missing Sequences
7. Inner Combustion
9. Into My Hypercube
...dunno what this week's show will be...but tune in midnight-2 Thursday to find out!