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We're not soldiers and we're not from hell...but the name stuck. Shoot the breeze with Andy and Spence. Sing along with Peter Marshall & The Lomos. Shout "Soldiers of Hell" for no reason like a rather disturbing young man who watched us play chess in 1999.

We're not soldiers and we're not from hell...but the name stuck. Shoot the breeze with Andy and Spence. Sing along with Peter Marshall & The Lomos. Shout "Soldiers of Hell" for no reason like a rather disturbing young man who watched us play chess in 1999.
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We're not soldiers and we're not from hell...but the name stuck. Shoot the breeze with Andy and Spence. Sing along with Peter Marshall & The Lomos. Shout "Soldiers of Hell" for no reason like a rather disturbing young man who watched us play chess in 1999.

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English


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s4e11 - From 6-a-side Football to Gazza

6/24/2018
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With the Russia World Cup 2018 on, what better way to stay fit than take inspiration from people at the peak of their powers and pretend you were once good at football by taking up 6-a-side again. In this episode we learn what muscle Spence has pulled and why Andy won't massage it. We also learn what past-time Andy will be taking part in to get his butt cheeks in shape. Does Andy care more about Eurovision than the World Cup? You'll have to stay tuned to find out - and why Gazza is our...

Duration:00:20:44

s5e4 - Watching Spamalot/King Arthur

6/16/2018
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A Quest For The Holy Grail Join our band of merry knights as we set off in search of the world of Spamalot. Also at the Soldiers of Hell round table this week we discuss cult cinema and subject of The Disaster Artist: The Room. Will Spence get the beer he wants? And who is most deserving cult icon to join our chess set this episode? There's only one way to find out listeners...

Duration:00:22:15

s5e3 - Songwriting/Sabrina The Teenage Witch (w/ Peter Marshall)

6/16/2018
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"Singing it all year round!" A song for all seasons. In this episode, Spence visits Pete and they knock together their first new song in a very long time; this one inspired by the calendar Pete happens to be staring at. They also discuss Pete's old TV appearances and flashback to the Cordrey and Marshall show 78. They also discuss who would play them in a movie of their lies. Inducted this episode are Paul Rudd and Sabrina The Teenage Witch

Duration:00:14:56

S5e6 - Reading Novels/Robert Crais

6/16/2018
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"Crais-y for books" This one is a literary ramble about novels, comic books, and in particular one series: The Elvis Cole and Joe Pike books by Robert Crais (although Bond and Batman obviously get a mention too). We also touch on the novels Armada and Ready Player One by Ernest Cline and therefore end up in movie territory territory again. If you want to hear Andy threaten his marriage with comedy anecdotes - this one is for you. And why not talk about shelving solutions whilst we're at...

Duration:00:29:16

Crais-y for books

5/25/2018
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This one is a literary ramble about novels, comic books, and in particular one series: The Elvis Cole and Joe Pike books by Robert Crais (although Bond and Batman obviously get a mention too). We also touch on the novels Armada and Ready Player One by Ernest Cline and therefore end up in movie territory territory again. If you want to hear Andy threaten his marriage with comedy anecdotes - this one is for you. And why not talk about shelving solutions whilst we're at it. Yes we're getting...

Duration:00:29:43

Eurovision Predictions

5/12/2018
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The Eurovision Song Contest. A much loved annual event and the source of so much Fossgate Studios material of the years: The inspiration behind Transatlantic Smash and What’s The Deal With Europe? A failed attempt by Peter Marshall and The Lomos to enter with ‘You Win Some’. And of course a much returned to topic for the Soldiers of Hell podcast. In this latest episode we discuss the UK’s meagre chances in a post-Brexit referendum landscape and return to some of our old predictions over...

Duration:00:15:50

Eurovision Flashback

5/7/2018
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There's all sorts of old school European goodness in this extra special episode to celebrate the eve of the first Eurovision semi-final. We hear the story of Andy and Spence eating a pig's ear in Latvia, their boyband project called Boyancy, the story of Peter Marshall and The Lomos trying to write a Eurovision hit and how life imitated art following the release of Transatlantic Smash. We also learn how Spence is bad at Eurovision predictions and give a rank to Francesco Gabbani.

Duration:00:21:26

The Quest for The Holy Grail

4/25/2018
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Join our band of merry knights as we set off in search of the world of Spamalot. Also at the Soldiers of Hell round table this week we discuss cult cinema and subject of The Disaster Artist: The Room. Will Spence get the beer he wants? And who is most deserving cult icon to join our chess set this episode? There's only one way to find out listeners...

Duration:00:22:39

Singing It All Year Round

4/13/2018
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A song for all seasons. In this episode, Spence visits Pete and they knock together their first new song in a very long time; this one inspired by the calendar Pete happens to be staring at. They also discuss Pete's old TV appearances and flashback to the Cordrey and Marshall show 78. They also discuss who would play them in a movie of their lies. Inducted this episode are Paul Rudd and Sabrina The Teenage Witch

Duration:00:15:14

Singing It All Year Round

4/8/2018
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A song for all seasons. In this episode, Spence visits Pete and they knock together their first new song in a very long time; this one inspired by the calendar Pete happens to be staring at. They also discuss Pete's old TV appearances and flashback to the Cordrey and Marshall show 78. They also discuss who would play them in a movie of their lives. Inducted this episode are Paul Rudd and Ben McKenzie.

Duration:00:15:14

Soldiers of Ale

3/25/2018
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Andy + homebrew = Soldiers of Ale. Find out what happens as we review various beers, including the first ever one made by Andy himself. Then find out what happens when you try and make him play Just Dance on the Nintendo Wii when full of said beer. Join us for our beer based odyssey. This week's chess piece is Goose from Top Gun.

Duration:00:15:17

The Lost Episode

3/12/2018
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In 2007, an episode of the Soldiers of Hell disappeared into a black hole. Now you can join a younger Andy and Spence in this dusty old recording like a lost Doctor Who episode on VHS. Listen as they answer listener submitted questions. Proof that even back then there were at least 2 people in the world who listened to them chat on the internet.

Duration:00:23:32

Question Time

2/25/2018
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Hi, we’re Andy & Spence, and as summer approaches we’ve been giving it to you aurally, and as far as we can tell you’ve been lapping it up, like the cat that got the cream. But here’s something to put you amongst the pigeons (You, as we’ve established, being the cat, with the aforementioned cream)… our latest podcast, as a one off special is based on suggestions from some of you! So it must have been special magic cream that you got that allows animals without opposable thumbs to write....

Duration:00:23:39

Gaming and The Dadliness

2/25/2018
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With great power comes great responsibility. With great responsibility you find it harder to make time for video games. In this episode we talk discuss modern gaming, retro gaming, gaming with kids, whether a socket set is a better present than a NES.

Duration:00:30:14

Gaming and The Dadliness

2/25/2018
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With great power comes great responsibility. With great responsibility you find it harder to make time for video games. In this episode we talk discuss modern gaming, retro gaming, gaming with kids, whether a socket set is a better present than a NES.

Duration:00:30:12

Rambo: Father Christmas Part 2

2/23/2018
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Wish it could be Christmas every day? Well like a festive Groundhog Day it actually is as we pretend it's Xmas 2017 again. Thanks to one of us numpties being over enthusiastic with the delete button, you now get this one back again in part 2 of our increasingly confusingly titled redux series. Enjoy your late present.

Duration:00:22:48

What's The Deal With Europe? Novel Extract

2/22/2018
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To celebrate the 2015 reprinting of What's The Deal With Europe? the first Soldiers of Hell novel released in 2008, we have recorded an extract. http://www.lulu.com/shop/spencer-vale-and-andrew-melladay/whats-the-deal-with-europe/paperback/product-22099064.html The novel went on to inspire the Fossgate Studios film Transatlantic Smash. ABOUT TRANSATLANTIC SMASH: A musical comedy feature film from Fossgate Studios and Fixated Productions released 2014 based on the novel "What's The Deal...

Duration:00:06:57

Rambo: Father Christmas Part 2

2/22/2018
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Wish it could be Christmas every day? Well like a festive Groundhog Day it actually is as we pretend it's Xmas 2016 again. Thanks to one of us numpties being over enthusiastic with the delete button, you now get this one back again in part 2 of our increasingly confusingly titled redux trilogy. Enjoy your late present.

Duration:00:22:48

Darth Maul: The Director's Cut

2/21/2018
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Our most popular episode ever gets a re-release with a brand new intro. Like an early episode of Doctor Who that you thought was lost forever. Well fear no more. Despite Spence's over enthusiastic spring clean of the podcast, Darth Maul's mask rises from the ashes like... well... like Darth Vader I suppose.

Duration:00:26:59

A Meandering Direction

1/26/2018
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What do DIY, dogs, cats, retro computer games, pub walks and the familiar tropes of DC and Star Wars have in common? They all feature in this episode. This time we rank Mark Hamill and resolve another item from the ledger.

Duration:00:24:02