Podcast

Dan Cleary (Striker)

Aug. 1, 2019

A conversation about how he started playing music, the soundtrack to his youth, his favorite style of beer, the Edmonton craft beer scene, a tour horror story, what it was like opening for Metallica & how he keeps his voice …

Nicky Calonne (Nekrogoblikon)

Aug. 1, 2019

A conversation about how Jon Goblikon came to be, his foray into craft beer, what the LA craft beer scene is like, how he started doing scream vocals, his influences & how he stays healthy on the road. This episode was reco…

Dirk Schlächter (Gamma Ray)

Aug. 1, 2019

A conversation about how life lead him to meet Kai Hansen, how he spent his time during the Helloween reunion tour, the Pumpkin's United lineup's new Helloween album, releasing an EP with Gamma Ray next year & the 30th anniv…

Nick Farkas (Heavy Montreal)

July 25, 2019

A conversation about how he got started booking bands in the late 80's in Montreal, the hustle that was required to make it happen, what venue he misses most, some crazy DIY events he promoted, the development of the punk & …

Jim Gregory (Solium Fatalis)

July 18, 2019

A conversation about the history of his band Solium Fatalis, his early influences growing up as a young metal head in the early 90's, his journey into becoming a craft beer enthusiast, his memories of his first beer when he …

Richie Cavalera (INCITE)

July 11, 2019

A conversation about his first experience with alcohol, how playing Policia on stage at a young age got him hooked, if he ever felt pressure when starting a band due to his father's success, how he dealt with schooling whils…

Aaron Savas (Arcane Stone Sculpting)

July 4, 2019

A conversation about how he fell into the world of making monsters for people, his early artistic influences, his creative process when designing monsters, how he creates stories in his mind to help shape his creations, how …

Bradley Zorgdrager (BangerTV & Exclaim!)

June 27, 2019

A conversation about how he got his start in the world of Metal Media, his past experiences on the road as a tour manager for pop punk bands, the reason he has never tasted alcohol, how he has grown as an interviewer over th…

Andrew Gerrity (Wolvhammer)

June 20, 2019

A conversation about touring in a Bandwagon, how he fell into the world of addiction at a young age whilst dealing with anxiety & depression, how he coped & managed his time in school, that time he detoxed at his Girlfriend'…

Jason Evans (INGESTED)

June 13, 2019

A conversation about how he spent 90% of his youth in his Nan's Pub called The Pineapple Inn, how his Grandfather tricked him into tasting his first beer, his first drunken adventure at 12 years old, how Ingested manages to …

Alexander Kendrick (Tour Manager & FOH Sound Engineer)

June 6, 2019

A conversation about how he got into the crazy world of touring, what exactly the roles of a Tour Manager are, his personal favorite beers from the Georgia area, his first experience with alcohol, his worst tour experience, …

Mike Caputo (Rings of Saturn)

May 30, 2019

A conversation about playing in a pop punk band growing up in Long Island, getting his first drum set at the age of 5, his early drum influences, his first experience with beer, what it was like to get asked to play drums fo…

Travis Ryan (Cattle Decapitation)

May 23, 2019

A conversation about the upcoming Cattle Decapitation record, what it is like recording immersed in seclusion with Dave Otero at Flatline Audio in Colorado, where he draws his inspirations from, how he develops new vocal ran…

Charles Elliott (Abysmal Dawn)

May 16, 2019

A conversation about growing up as one of the only metal heads in his high school, how living in Los Angeles shaped his musical path, working for one of the biggest metal record labels & all about his band Abysmal Dawn. The…

Daniel DeFonce (Continental Concerts USA & Unique Leader Records)

May 9, 2019

A conversation about how he started booking bands, his early years playing in bands, working for Unique Leader Records, how Devastation on the Nation came to be, his thoughts about this years lineup & an epic drunken tale! …

Chris Soutsos (JHOFFFILMS)

May 2, 2019

A conversation about how he got into the art of YouTubing, his favorite Seinfeld episodes, his opinions on the MetalSucks news website, his love of hockey & his opinion about the new Trailer Park Boys animated series. The b…

Monte Barnard (Casting Metal)

April 25, 2019

A conversation about no longer being in a touring band, the local Portland craft beer scene, what inspired him start his podcast Casting Metal, the creation of his no bullshit news site & his worst days on the road. We reco…

Dave Otero (Flatline Audio)

April 18, 2019

A conversation about the insane craft beer scene in and around Denver Colorado, how he began brewing his own beer, how he got into recording bands, how he goes about creating interesting textures & sounds for his projects & …

Mike Miczek (Broken Hope, The Atlas Moth & Powermad)

April 11, 2019

A conversation about growing up and learning drums at a young age, what bands he thinks is the next big thing, his worst tour memories, his favorite local brews & what it is like working at Dark Matter Coffee. The beer that…

Hiran Deraniyagala (Battlecross)

April 4, 2019

A conversation about how he got into beer & death metal, his craziest tour stories, why he believes Battlecross is at a slower rate than before, his dream tour & personal favorite tour of his career, his venture into the lan…

Keith Wampler (The Convalescence)

March 28, 2019

A conversation about touring Canada in the middle of winter, recording his new album with Chris Donaldson at The Grid Studio in Montreal, a few absolutely horrible tour stories, who he believes was the artist that had the bi…

Branislav Panic (Bane)

March 21, 2019

A conversation about how he first discovered metal living in Serbia through tape trading & buying albums based upon their cover artwork, his dream tour lineup for Bane, his worst tour horror story, who he believes is the nex…

Jean-Francois Michaud (evenko)

March 14, 2019

A conversation about how he started out booking his first show at the age of 17, his time working for Universal Records as well as Extensive Enterprise, his transition to evenko, his involvement in as well a whole bunch of i…

Filip Ivanović (Flat Bathtub)

March 7, 2019

A conversation about how he discovered craft beer, how he travels to Metal & Beer Fests throughout the United States, how he became an artist, his involvement with the Heavy MTL festival, how he inspires himself artistically…