December 07, 2018
A conversation about growing up in a small town and getting his angst out through extreme backyard wrestling, the challenges concerning filming music videos, and the surprising videos he draws inspiration from.
November 30, 2018
A conversation about being sober for over 25 years, how he became a DJ on CHOM, his early years playing on the sunset strip alongside System of a Down, getting signed to Sharon Osbourne's label and his love for all things comic book themed.
November 23, 2018
A conversation about growing up with Asperger Syndrome in an era where those diagnoses did not exist, his unbelievable collection of over 200 tarantulas, how most of the material he brings to the table for Augury was actually written back in the 80s and the correlation between being a metal frontman and high school teacher.
November 16, 2018
A conversation about his time as a session drummer with Abbath, Powerglove, Decrepit Birth and The Faceless. As well as an epic tour disaster story about losing his passport and his quest to receive his new one before crossing the boarder into Canada. We enjoyed Boréale's IPA du Nord-Est during this conversation at Le Saint-Bock on St-Denis street in Montreal.
November 14, 2018
A conversation about growing up listening to Disney musicals, getting signed to a label at a young age, how he handles the transition between touring with Killitorous & Annihilator and his opinion of bands touring with session replacement players. Throughout this episode we drank L'Ours from Le Trou du Diable.
November 09, 2018
A conversation about being recently released from prison and how that has affected his life, how he came to write his very first love song, the local Quebec beer scene, his time with Cryptopsy and his therapeutic experience at a local nudist convention. Throughout this episode we drank a NEIPA at St-Houblon on St-Denis street in Montreal.
November 07, 2018
A conversation about how he discovered metal music in a Christian youth group, his life with an identical twin brother, his quest to enhance his vocals through different vocal mentors and why he thinks Blackguard is now on a semi-permanent hiatus. Throughout this episode we enjoyed Les Trois Mousquetaires Sour Citra beer.
October 31, 2018
A conversation about growing up as a goth in a small town, his transition towards Black Metal, his opinion of what Black Metal is and what he thinks about the Antifa movement. Beers we tasted IXPL from Maltstrom Russian Imperial Stout from Dunham
October 29, 2018
A conversation about the challenges of opening your own brewpub, the bars and beers which inspired him to open his own pub and a whole bunch of hilarious drunken tour stories!
October 26, 2018
A conversation about his never ending search for the perfect guitar tone, the challenges of owning and running his own studio and his opinion about the new Cryptopsy EP The Book of Suffering - Tome II. Beers tasted: IPA from Les trois Mousquetaires Brasseurs 48th Parallel Framboise Rustique a collaborative beer from Barsserie Harricana & Microbrasserie Riverbend
October 25, 2018
A conversation about the local Quebec craft beer scene, growing up in a family of musicians, getting signed to a major label at an early age and if The Agonist would ever tour with Arch Enemy. Beers we tasted: Farmhouse Citra from Brasserie Milles Iles Assemblage from the Microbrasserie du Lac St-Jean
October 21, 2018
I'm Matt McGachy, the vocalist from the extreme metal band Cryptopsy and I'm proud to present my new podcast. Vox&Hops is a series of in depth conversations with metal musicians about their lives, music and craft beer.