Podcast

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…

22- Dave Boucher (Extensive Enterprise)

Feb. 28, 2019

A conversation about how Dave started out as a promoter by simply being a die heard fan, the ups and downs of being a promoter, my memories of playing my first big show in Montreal which he booked, the growth of his company …

21- Olivier Pinard (Cryptopsy & Cattle Decapitation)

Feb. 21, 2019

A conversation about his very busy upcoming 2019 playing in not only Cryptopsy, but also with Vengeful, Akurion & Cattle Decapitation. We mention that this is not the first time that we conduct an interview for Vox&Hops and…

20- Lyn Jeffs (Ingested)

Feb. 14, 2019

A conversation about begging his Dad to let him play his drums, his early drumming influences, drinking his first pints at 14 in a proper pub, the best and the worst moments on the road, who he believes is the best extreme d…

19- Sven de Caluwé (Aborted)

Feb. 7, 2019

A conversation about creating and enjoying Hell Over Europe 2, being Belgian and not being a fan of hoppy beer, how he discovered and experiments with his voice, being in a band with a bunch of "metal nerds", the best and wo…

18- Martin Lacroix (Ex-Cryptopsy)

Feb. 1, 2019

A conversation about how he first started out as a tattoo artist, making his first tattoo gun from a walkman (portable cassette tape player), who is early inspirations were, why he relocated to Europe, how he discovered Deat…

17- Julien Truchan (Benighted)

Jan. 25, 2019

A conversation about being out on the amazing Hell Over Europe 2 tour (Aborted, Cryptopsy, Benighted & Cytotoxin), learning how to drink beer after rugby practice, the similarities between being on a rugby team & being in a …

16- Jason Melidonie (Cytotoxin)

Jan. 18, 2019

A conversation about growing up in a small village in Germany, discovering guitar through progressive music, his transition to technical death metal once being asked to join Cytotoxin, the best metal bands on the rise, what …

15- Mega (Psychosomatic Recording Studio)

Jan. 11, 2019

A conversation about growing up and living on the beautiful island of Majorca, how he discovered Metal Music, how he started recording bands, what got him off his island and into the world of touring, some silly tour stories…

14- Andrew Gerrity (Wolvhammer & You Suffer)

Jan. 4, 2019

A conversation about his insanely busy life on the road. Where he explains what it is like being on tour for more than 10 months a year, how he got into this crazy business, some of his worst tour experiences, his love of th…

13- Sébastien Croteau (Necrotic Mutation)

Dec. 21, 2018

A conversation about his extremely busy year reinstating his classic death metal band Necrotic Mutation, his experience of being a part of a live death metal band for a theatre group for the play "Jean Dit" at Centre du Théâ…

12- Brittney Slayes (Unleash the Archers)

Dec. 14, 2018

A conversation about learning how to sing in a choir at the age of 8, her years as a rugby player, our mutual appreciate of the criminally underrated movie Willow, her experience recording with Jacob Hansen in Denmark, and h…

11- Chris Kells (The Agonist & FTB Visuals)

Dec. 7, 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.

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

Nov. 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 co…

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 actuall…

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 cross…

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 sessi…

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 …

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…

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 Im…

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 fr…

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 Cit…