Each September brings several things back into our daily lives: NFL football, shitty pumpkin beers, and ProgPower USA. In this episode, John makes his annual journey to Atlanta for ProgPower USA XX where he is joined by T. R., the "Metalheads Butler." They discuss all things fest-related including each day's events, best performances, next year's lineup, and their favorite moments from past festivals.
The Metalheads Podcast intoxicates you with Episode 94! We brew up a flavorful conversation with Adem Tepedelen, Decibel Magazine’s long-running "Brewtal Truth" craft beer columnist. He talks about his new book, Nothing But the Brewtal Truth, which features expanded and revised versions of his columns from May 2009 to December 2018.
In Episode 93 of the Metalheads Podcast we are held captive by Jay Gambit, the creative architect behind the experimental, black noise savagery of Crowhurst.
The Metalheads Podcast returns with Episode #92! We uncap some hearty brews and have a conversation with Keith D, the mastermind behind the arresting doom of Arctic Sleep. He talks about the band's brand new album, "Kindred Spirits," saying goodbye to his beloved cat Yoda through music, blowing off steam with grindcore covers of 80s songs in Chopping Mall, and how he'd love to lend his honeysuckle smooth baritone to voiceover work…
Like a handsome flower in the blazing glory of sunrise, the Metalheads Podcast blooms bright once more! In Episode 91, George, Jay, John and Markisan open their metal petals to Sean Meyers from Gates to the Morning, who talks about his passion project, "Return to Earth," losing all his music files and starting over, the influence of author Robert Anton Wilson on his life, and his love for Led Zeppelin's "Physical Graffiti." Plus, deep thoughts from George and John on recent Iron Maiden and Queen shows, Metal News, New Releases, What We’ve Been Listening To, and Top 5 Albums We're Looking Forward to in the 2nd Half of 2019. Come smell the metal.
Like the 6 evil Constructicons combining to form the mighty Devastator... the Metalheads Podcast has once again come together to bring you our biggest, longest cast ever - the TOP 25 METAL ALBUMS of 2019 MIDYEAR!!! So, put on a hardhat, grab a six-pack and some salty snacks, and allow us to dump some liquid-cement love into your ears…
Crom! The Metalheads Podcast returns to solve the riddle of steel with Episode 89! Immortal Bird front-woman, Rae Amitay, joins us for the full cast as we discuss her band's upcoming album, "Thrive On Neglect," how she got into metal, her favorite drummers and how rewarding it is to teach music to kids. We also talk about News, New Releases, What We’ve Been Listening To and our Top 5 Movies that are Metal as F*ck! Plus, George's undying love for Thrawsunblat, the powerful lure of cacti, and our collective worship of cats.
In Episode 88 George, Will and John interview Uhtcearu before their D.C. show at Atlas Brew Works. Then the next day the entire crew gathers to discuss the show and the end of Game of Thrones, as well as the News, New Releases, What We’ve Been Listening To and our Top 5 Iron Maiden Songs We Like to Sing Along With.
Episode 87 is a mashup of recordings from the Decibel Metal & Beer Fest in Philadelphia and a new episode recorded at the hotel in Philly. Presented in chronological order the episode starts with a road recording and Friday postmortem before moving into the episode proper and then ending with interviews and more fest coverage.
On Friday, April 5th, 2019, George, Will and John attended the Decibel Metal & Beer Fest Kick-Off Party at Atlas Brew Works in Washington, D.C. Ilsa, Crypt Sermon and Evoken performed. Evoken and Crypt Sermon were interviewed. This is their story.
In Episode 86 Trevor Portz of Ashen Horde returns to discuss his new album, Fallen Cathedrals. Trevor sits in for the rest of the episode as well, joining us for News, New Releases, What We’ve Been Listening To and our Top 5 Genre-Defining Albums. Check out Fallen Cathedrals on Bandcamp, iTunes, Spotify and more.
Episode 85 features an interview we recorded in December with Galen and Chris from Infera Bruo to discuss their latest album, Cerement. Chris joins us again to record the rest of the episode where we cover the news, new releases, what we are listening to and our Top 5 Albums from 1999. George, Will and John also discuss the recent Dawn of a Dark Day Fest at Adroit Theory Brewing.
In Episode 84 we are joined once again by Tom Ballard of Allfather. Markisan sits in for Will. Tom discusses their latest release, And All Will Be Desolation, as well as beer, beards and Brexit. Tom sits in for the rest of the episode as well, joining us for News, New Releases, What We’ve Been Listening To and our Top 5 Releases We Are Looking Forward To in 2019.
King Diamond and the Grinch may have (allegedly) been trying to prevent Christmas presents, but Metalheads Podcast steps up and brings you some holiday cheer with our Top 25 Metal Albums of 2018.
In this episode Jay, John BT and Sergiy head to Los Angeles for the Decibel Metal & Beer Fest: Los Angeles. The guys provide fest commentary and Jay gets interviews with Khemmis, Pig Destroyer Skeletal Remains and others.
In Episode 82 we are joined by Ben and Mike from Glacial Tomb who join us to discuss their self-titled debut album. After an epic interview, Ben stuck around for the rest of the episode and helped out with News, New Releases, What We’ve Been Listening To and our Top 10 Hard Rock Bands of the 70s. George takes on Queen in Skullcrushers.
In Episode 81 we are joined by John Burkholder-Travis, friend of the podcast. We discuss both the upcoming L.A. and Philadelphia versions of the Decibel Metal & Beer Fest before getting into all the usual yummy metal goodness.
There and Back Again: A Thrawsunjourney. In this episode George travels up to Canada to Fredericton, New Brunswick to sit around a campfire with Joel Violette of Thrawsunblat and discuss the new album, Great Brunswick Forest.
John makes his annual pilgrimage to Atlanta for ProgPower XIX.
In Episode 80 we are joined by listener and comic book writer, Markisan Naso. After discussing his metal pedigree and his comic book, Voracious, we have a roundtable discussion about how obsessive we are about our music collections.
In Episode 79 we are joined by Phil and Dan from Khemmis. We discuss their latest album, Desolation, their numerous festival appearances this year and much more.
In Episode 78 we bring you an interview with UK progressive doom band, King Goat. Also, a friend of the podcast, Z, joins us in the studio. George lists the Top 10 countries…