Podcast

April 16, 2021

Keeping it Old School with Richard Martineau Leclerc & Francis Boisvert of Le Presbytère

Richard Martineau Leclerc & Francis Boisvert of Le Presbytère & I have a conversation about their 1st brews, how they started collaborating together, striving to create unique Metal themed brews, how Francis switched from the Fine Arts to making Beer, how Richard became Metal Richard, their recent success & their hangover cures.

April 13, 2021

The Fates Put Me Here to Growl & Headbang with George Corpsegrinder Fisher of Cannibal Corpse

George Corpsegrinder Fisher of Cannibal Corpse & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, taking a break from alcohol, hoping to find balance if he drinks again, how he gets ready before gigs & the health of his epic neck.

April 09, 2021

Grinding So F*cking Hard with Mark Whelan & Andrew Budwey of Fuming Mouth

Mark Whelan & Andrew Budwey of Fuming Mouth & I have a conversation about 2020, having great tours taken away, their 1st brews, the soundtrack of their youths, their 1st shows, signing to Nuclear Blast, Beyond the Tomb, a Fuming Mouth brew & their hangover cures.

April 08, 2021

Thirsty Thursday LIVE with Brittney Slayes of Unleash the Archers

Brittney Slayes of Unleash the Archers & I have a conversation about how she has been since we last spoke, being nominated for a JUNO Award, what her plan B would be, the upcoming Willow TV Series, the best thing to happen thanks to Covid, which song she would like to play at her 1st gig back, where she would like to tour, her funniest tour story. her most memorable gig & turning a classic Canadian Folk song into a Number 1 hit.

April 06, 2021

Post-Rock & Black Metal with JJ of Harakiri for the Sky

JJ of Harakiri for the Sky & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, his 1st brews, the Austrian Craft Beer scene, the soundtrack of his youth, his 1st shows, discovering extreme vocals, finding balance on tour, Maere, staying in contact with their fans, the joys of a 2 person project, his plan B & his hangover cure.

April 02, 2021

Death Metal Love Songs with Josh Richter of Bather

Josh Richter of Bather & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, the soundtrack of his youth, his 1st shows, being an independent band, Phantom Guilt, Riffin' Ain't Easy & his hangover cure.

March 30, 2021

Life, Metal & Cold Adaptation with Mark Jansen of Epica

Mark Jansen of Epica & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, his 1st beer, his 1st shows, releasing a record during a pandemic, getting Vicky Psarakis on Omega, how he has been filling the void, cold adaptation ...

March 26, 2021

Winning a Juno & a Striker craft brew made 2020 bearable with Dan Cleary of Striker

Dan Cleary of Striker & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, being an independent artist, working on some new music, livestream concerts, getting back on stage, keeping his voice in check, winning a Juno Award ...

March 25, 2021

A Full Year of Thirsty Thursdays

A year ago, I started hanging out with some of my closest friends, some of the Vox&Hops Alumni & Vox&Hops' Heads on Zoom each Thursday. I called it Thirsty Thursdays. Little did I know at the time, just how important these ha...

March 23, 2021

Never Being Booed Off the Stage with Dale Crover of The Melvins

Dale Crover of The Melvins & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, his 1s brews, if he is a craft beer enthusiast, the power of Canadian beer vs Nirvana, the soundtrack of his youth, playing in Montreal, craftin...

March 19, 2021

Appreciating What we Lost with FT Hordé of Déluge

FT Hordé of Déluge & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, his 1st beer, the France Craft Beer scene, the soundtrack of his youth, his 1st shows, a pandemic release, a dream tour, why it took 5 years, a Déluge C...

March 16, 2021

I Hate Releasing Singles with Johannes Persson of Cult of Luna

Johannes Persson of Cult of Luna & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, the ups & downs of playing festivals, the soundtrack of his youth, Red Creek Recordings, collaborating with artists & his hangover cure. T...

March 12, 2021

Hail the Metal Community with Rob Wharton of Cognitive

Rob Wharton of Cognitive & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, if he is a craft beer enthusiast, the soundtrack to his youth, his 1st shows, the return of gigs, the new Cognitive record, a perfect release tour...

March 11, 2021

Thirsty Thursday LIVE with Charles Elliott & Eliseo Garcia of Abysmal Dawn

Charles Elliott & Eliseo Garcia of Abysmal Dawn & I have a conversation about being one of the last bands on tour before the pandemic, if they have become more of a craft beer enthusiasts, how they have been filling the void,...

March 09, 2021

Sacrificing Everything for the Love of Metal with Prika Amaral of Nervosa

Prika Amaral of Nervosa & I have a conversation about how she coped with 2020, her 1st brews, the Brazilian Craft Beer Scene, the soundtrack to her youth, gravitating towards the guitar, the Brazilian Metal Scene, her 1st sho...

March 05, 2021

Enjoying Life, Metal & Beer since the age of 6 with Jeremy Gomez of Red Method

Jeremy Gomez of Red Method & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, his 1st brews, growing up in Gibraltar, the soundtrack of his youth, discovering his voice, staying healthy on the road, the future of touring, ...

March 02, 2021

From American Idol to The Beast Awakens with James Durbin

James Durbin & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, his 1st brews, the soundtrack to his youth, what he learnt on American Idol, how he lured Zakk Wylde on Idol, being a spokesperson for Autism & Tourette's Syn...

February 26, 2021

It's a Breakdown or Breakthrough Year with Dave Sherman of The Road To Rehab

Dave Sherman of The Road To Rehab & I have a conversation about becoming an addiction counselor, his 1st drink, working in the music industry, why artists trust him, how 2020 affected addicts, helping artists on tour, why alc...

February 25, 2021

Beer is the second most disgusting thing with Finn Mckenty of The Punk Rock MBA

Finn Mckenty of The Punk Rock MBA & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, the soundtrack of his youth, his 1st shows, why he hates beer, no urge to explore alcohol or drugs, why he launched The Punk Rock MBA, wh...

February 23, 2021

Your Brain is Always Smarter Than Yourself with Michael Alvarez of Flub

Michael Alvarez of Flub & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, the soundtrack to his youth, his 1st shows, playing Montreal, being Sober, his last brew, how he was managed to stay Sober, where he has found supp...

February 19, 2021

Non Alcoholic Craft Beer or Bust with Jerome Gagnon & Yann Carrière of Bière Sans Alcool (BSA)

Jerome Gagnon & Yann Carrière of Bière Sans Alcool (BSA) & I have a conversation about launching their brand in the middle of a pandemic, their 1st brews, why start with an IPA, their origin story, how to make non-alcoholic beer, where they draw inspiration, using natural flavors in beer, if they were ever metalheads & their hangover cure.

February 18, 2021

From Blast Beats to Hot Ones with Al Bourbouhakis of Heartbeat Hot Sauce

Al Bourbouhakis of Heartbeat Hot Sauce Co. have a conversation about how we met, how he coped with 2020, taking a break from alcohol, how he got into the Hot Sauce industry, getting his products on Hot Ones, putting flavor first, using Craft Beer in his recipes, collaborating with bands, if he still plays drums & the Heartbeat Hot Sauce factory playlist.

February 16, 2021

To Drink or To Play with Petri Lindroos of Ensiferum

Petri Lindroos of Ensiferum & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, the soundtrack of his youth, his 1st shows, playing Montreal, having to quit drinking in order to keep playing guitar, crafting a new identity, his 1st sober gig, some positive changes, if it affected his relationship with hi bandmates, what was his plan B, rediscovering his love for guitar, writing a new album as well as potential Solo record & what was his hangover cure.

February 12, 2021

The Science of Drinking with Christian Degen of AHAB.

Christian Degen the session bassist of AHAB & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, his 1st brews, what exactly happens when we ingest alcohol, being drunk, binge drinking vs low intake everyday, if there are any positive side effects, why we tend to drink too much, the infamous beer gut, Blackouts, breaking the seal, why we get hangovers & the Vox&Hops Alumni Hangover Truth or Myth.