December 07, 2018

11- Chris Kells (The Agonist & FTB Visuals)

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

10- Jason Rockman (CHOM Radio & Slaves on Dope)

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

09- Pat Loisel (Augury)

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

08- Gabe Seeber (The Kennedy Veil & More)

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

07- Aaron Keay Homma (Killitorous & Annihilator)

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

06- Youri Raymond (Ex-Cryptopsy & Unhuman)

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

05- Paul Ablaze (Blackguard & Ages)

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

04- Gore (Erimha)

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

03- Pétrick Martin (Brouepub Le Fermentor & Reanimator)

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

02- Christian Donaldson (Cryptopsy & The Grid)

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

01- Danny Marino (The Agonist)

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

Introduction to Vox&Hops

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.