Your Amazon Music account is currently associated with a different marketplace. To enjoy Prime Music, go to Your Music Library and transfer your account to Amazon.com (US).
  
Qty:1
& FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
Only 10 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com.
Gift-wrap available.
Link has been added to your Cart
+ $3.99 shipping
Used: Very Good | Details
Sold by goHastings
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: 100% PRODUCT GUARANTEE!* Fast shipping on more than 1,000,000 Book , Video, Video Game, Music titles & More! We 100% Guarantee the full functionality of all used and previously viewed product, except its digital content, if any.
Sell yours for a Gift Card
We'll buy it for up to $1.00
Learn More
Trade in now
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

Image Unavailable

Image not available for
Color:
  • Link
  • Sorry, this item is not available in
  • Image not available
  • To view this video download Flash Player
      

Link

21 customer reviews

See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Listen Instantly with Amazon Music Album
The Link
"Please retry"
$9.49
Other Formats & Versions Amazon Price New from Used from
Audio CD, April 10, 2007
"Please retry"
$11.75
$10.77 $7.75
Includes FREE MP3 version of this album.
Provided by Amazon Digital Services, Inc. Terms and Conditions. Does not apply to gift orders.
Complete your purchase to save the MP3 version to your music library.
$11.75 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details Only 10 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.

Frequently Bought Together

Link + Way of All Flesh + From Mars to Sirius
Price for all three: $35.73

These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers.

Buy the selected items together


Editorial Reviews

This French quartet had surpassed themselves with their last album, their third, called From Mars To Sirius. It showed an even more adventurous and innovative metal band that keeps on hammering some of the most memorable, chunky riffs and groovy arrangements probably like a bastard child of Morbid Angel, Meshuggah and Killing Joke. Here with this new Live CD from a 2003 show at the Theatre Barbet in Bordeaux, France, Gojira confirm they're one of the strongest live Metal bands on the planet!

Listen to Samples and Buy MP3s


Product Details

  • Audio CD (April 10, 2007)
  • Original Release Date: 2006
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Listenable Records
  • ASIN: B000MM1EPG
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #89,319 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

8 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Chase T. Hammond on October 25, 2006
Format: Audio CD
This album is great, and the only reason it's my least favorite Gojira album is because of the production. It sounds good, but not as good as their other 2 albums. They even remastered it and it sounded a little better, but still a little thin for a band this heavy! Needs way more bass, and a better sounding Kick for sure. Anyway, this album has less of a vibe than the other two in my opinion. All their albums have a concept type feel to them, or motif. This album feels more like a bunch of separate songs than a concept album if that makes any sense. The vocalist experiments on a few songs with certain vocals that can be a turn off to some, almost silly sounding, but after a few listens you get used to them and they are great. The music is some of the heaviest I've ever heard. For any of you Mastodon, Isis, Neurosis junkies, or old school Death Metal junkies, check this band out, they are AMAZING.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By A. Stutheit on August 12, 2009
Format: Audio CD
At some point between Bolt Thrower's grindcore, Godflesh's industrial-grind (circa, say, "Hymns"), Nile and/or Grave's death metal, and latter-day Sepultura's thrash, Meshuggah's math, Mastodon's prog, and High on Fire's doom metal lands Gojira's second record, "The Link." Sophisticated songwriting, unorthodox song structures, lengthy instrumental sections, meaningful, Fear Factory-ish lyrics, and eclectic/foreign culture-inspired experimentations are all some of the unique tools Gojira used here, on the follow-up to 2001's debut "Terra Incognita." Oh, and did I mention excellent musicianship? Guitarists Christian Andreu and Joe Duplantier are entirely capable of crafting riffs on top of great, inventive, and unforgettable riffs -- both of the acoustic and thrashy, downtuned variety. (The former is used effectively as a contrast, making the latter sound even more mean and punishing.) The riffs are also laid on top of a rock solid rhythm section: Jean-Michel Labadie lays down steady, grooving bass lines, and the drumming of Mario Duplantier (Joe's brother) is pretty impeccable. Sure, Mario can play thrash beats and blast beats like no one's business; but he also keeps things interesting by frequently tossing in original and complex fills (including melodic percussion, odd time signatures, snare runs, and well-placed cymbal crashes). All of which makes "The Link" one very dynamic, complex, interesting, and epic album which simultaneously manages to be both an amalgam of all things heavy AND quite a few IQ points more intelligent than probably what the average metal fan is used to hearing. How's that for an original idea?

These eleven tracks are the sound of this band hitting on all cylinders, and no two of them sound the same.
Read more ›
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Rafael L. Torres on December 26, 2007
Format: Audio CD
when i discovered gojira..my jaw felt down..i was impressed..my god!! what a record...when they reissued the link..a record previously released @ 2005 i expected someting similar...but no!!!the link proved one more time the gojira evolution..tne link sound amazing...the track "embrace the world" (my favorite) is unique, strong and powerful...a little bit different that from mars...but gojira is a new band that they start to write is page in metal history...
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Chase T. Hammond on October 25, 2006
Format: Audio CD
This album is great, and the only reason it's my least favorite Gojira album is because of the production. It sounds good, but not as good as their other 2 albums. They even remastered it and it sounded a little better, but still a little thin for a band this heavy! Needs way more bass, and a better sounding Kick for sure. Anyway, this album has less of a vibe than the other two in my opinion. All their albums have a concept type feel to them, or motif. This album feels more like a bunch of separate songs than a concept album if that makes any sense. The vocalist experiments on a few songs with certain vocals that can be a turn off to some, almost silly sounding, but after a few listens you get used to them and they are great. The music is some of the heaviest I've ever heard. For any of you Mastodon, Isis, Neurosis junkies, or old school Death Metal junkies, check this band out, they are AMAZING.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By William Malloy on February 8, 2006
Format: Audio CD
Short and sweet. This band is as heavy as it gets. At times they will get you with speed and technical precision. Other times they will get you with a straight ahead plodding, pounding in-your-face brutality. And other times they will throw you into a frenzy with some of the best moshes you've ever heard. Any way you slice it, they're gonna get you. Gojira has everything. Speed, talent and creativity. Plus, they're as heavy as it gets. Their lyrics are surprisingly uplifting and introspective. A breath of fresh air when compared to the gloom and doom of most bands in their "genre". If you like your music heavy and original, you'll love Gojira.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Format: Audio CD Verified Purchase
This is the album to get if you want intelligent metal. If you want the songs to sound unique from each other, and yet part of a continuum that seems to have a central theme, this is definitely for you. You have insane blast beats straight from the pits of death metal to the echoing sounds of spacey / ambient rock. The vocals are not over powering, and yet true to the genre. Gojira is out there with a specific message present in their lyrics...a message that is quite rare among popular metal bands. Listening to these guys, you'll think where have they been all this time? Of course, it took them a long time to break out into a bigger following like they enjoy now, especially in the US. The recording and mixing makes this album sound larger than life, perfect for blasting from 12" subwoofers in your car, or listening in privacy with headphones. Personally, I can't believe this is a re-issue and that this music has already been around for a while. This band in amazing and very unique in their sound, because even bands from the same genre and style still don't come close to sounding like these guys. Again, for technical, unique metal that has many changes as the album progresses, this is for you. You won't be disappointed. In fact, you'll come back looking for more of their albums like I did.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Most Recent Customer Reviews


Forums

There are no discussions about this product yet.
Be the first to discuss this product with the community.
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more
Link
This item: Link
Price: $11.75
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?


Look for Similar Items by Category