Joe first met Kirk Hammett when Gojira was opening for Metallica. Kirk was blown away by the band's creativity and an immediate friendship formed.
In addition to being devillishly handsome, Joe is known for creating some of the most unique modern metal riffs and pushing the envelope of the genre.
Gojira is a French heavy metal band, originally formed as Godzilla in 1996. The band's lineup consists of brothers Joe Duplantier (vocals, guitars) and Mario Duplantier (drums) as well as lead guitarist Christian Andreu and bassist Jean-Michel Labadie.