09- Pat Loisel (Augury)

Nov. 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 frontma…

08- Gabe Seeber (The Kennedy Veil & More)

Nov. 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 t…

07- Aaron Keay Homma (Killitorous & Annihilator)

Nov. 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 Tr…

06- Youri Raymond (Ex-Cryptopsy & Unhuman)

Nov. 9, 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 …

05- Paul Ablaze (Blackguard & Ages)

Nov. 7, 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 Mousq…

04- Gore (Erimha)

Oct. 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

03- Pétrick Martin (Brouepub Le Fermentor & Reanimator)

Oct. 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!

02- Christian Donaldson (Cryptopsy & The Grid)

Oct. 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 co…

01- Danny Marino (The Agonist)

Oct. 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…

Introduction to Vox&Hops

Oct. 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.