Vox&Hops Metal Podcast

Matt McGachy, the vocalist of extreme death metal band Cryptopsy, interviews fellow metal musicians about their life & music while sharing a craft beer on his metal podcast Vox&Hops. 

Vox&Hops reveals casual conversations with creative people involved in the metal scene as well as craft beer artisans. Discussions focus on creative processes, origin stories, learning experiences and touring anecdotes.

Here’s your chance to sneak backstage to share a brew & discover exactly what your favourite rock stars are like behind their personas.

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Chris Kells, Vox&Hops Creative Director of Video Content.
Chris is a Canadian video director, film editor & musician based in Montréal, Québec. In 2014, Chris began filming music videos for his own band, The Agonist. Since then he has worked on videos for bands including: Epica, Cryptopsy, Despised Icon & Beneath the Massacre, among others.  Over the years, Chris has expanded his filmmaking portfolio to include work on lyric videos, promotional content & corporate videos to help artists, companies & brands bring their creative visions to life.  Through his creative direction & numerous collaborations with artists, businesses & brands… Chris is proving to be one of the most versatile & forward-thinking minds in the world of film. 

Mihaela Petrescu, Vox&Hops Photographer.
Mihaela is a photographer & a photo retoucher based in Montreal, Quebec. She began her photography career in 2010 shooting for web-based magazines. In 2014, Voir & Decibel Magazine needed her expertise which led her to be hired by international acts such as Busty and the Bass , Veil of Maya Official , The Agonist, Cryptopsy, Despised Icon and Exhorder.  Her hard work made her a recognized figure in the concert photography field. She began doing professional photoshoots with artists in 2013 & has been hired by labels, promoters, PR & international bands.  Promoter Extensive Enterprise  placed their trust in her to photograph their events which routinely included world-class artists. Her passion for her work also led her to travel to Wacken Open Air in 2014 (as a photographer for the winners of Wacken Metal Battle Canada) & become an official photographer for the renowned metal cruise 70 000 Tons in 2020.  With a decade of live music & artist photography behind her, Mihaela is not afraid of any challenge you throw her away.