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#239: Nick Holmes of Bloodbath and Paradise Lost

5/21/2018
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Bloodbath vocalist Nick Holmes (also of Paradise Lost) is our guest this week. We discuss the North American tour Bloodbath are about the embark on, his passion for Florida death metal and horror films, his fear of checking Twitter after a night of drinking, the challenge of writing “gore” lyrics and an update on the new Bloodbath record. Meanwhile Petar, Brandon, and Joz discuss MS co-founder Vince Neilstein's claim that Ghost will be the next arena rock band, the newly announced Pig...

Duration:01:08:57

#238: Lamb of God Guitarist Morton

5/14/2018
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This week we talk with Lamb of God guitarist Mark Morton about the band's new covers album Legion: XX, released under the band's original moniker Burn the Priest. We discuss how the band selected which songs to cover, which ones were the most difficult to learn, his favorite covers by other bands, the honor of being on the bill for Slayer’s farewell tour and his passion for hip hop. This week we have a new segment of "Vince Nielstein’s Metal Mysteries" in which the MetalSucks co-founder...

Duration:01:10:50

#237: Mike Scheidt of Yob

5/7/2018
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Mike Scheidt from Yob joins us this week. We talk about the trials and tribulations caused by his near-fatal diagnosis of diverticulitis, his near-death experience prior to surgery, the power of being mentally strong when dealing with health issues, the process he took to rebuild his singing voice and the precautions he'll be taking on Yob's upcoming tour with Bell Witch, how our emotions are tied into how we feel physically, learning how to say thank you when you are shown an...

Duration:01:16:42

#236: TesseracT Guitarist James Monteith

4/30/2018
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TesseracT guitarist James Monteith is our guest this week. We talk about the meaning behind the title of the band's new album Sonder, the dark storytelling process for their music video “King," how shorter records make more sense these days, the importance of trends and timing in modern music, his day job as a music publicist, the correlation between Brexit in Monteith's native U.K. and Trump's America, how technology is a part of the identity of today's youth, the psychology of the modern...

Duration:01:17:44

#235: Dimmu Borgir Guitarist Silenoz

4/23/2018
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Dimmu Borgir guitarist and founder Silenoz is our guest this week. We discuss the writing process of the band's new record Eonian and the motivations behind it, how after eight years a new record becomes an event for fans, Dimmu Borgir's 20-plus year relationship with Nuclear Blast Records, the 15th anniversary of Death Cult Armageddon, his thoughts on eventual retirement after 25 years of doing this, and the experience of playing live with a 100-piece orchestra. Petar, Brandon, and...

Duration:01:09:22

#234: John Bush (Armored Saint, ex-Anthrax)

4/17/2018
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Legendary frontman John Bush (Armored Saint, ex-Anthrax) joins us this week to discuss the early days of Armored Saint, their goal of getting signed prior to playing 50 shows, Mike Piazza’s favorite track by the band, the writing process for classic album Symbol of Salvation, the stories behind the Anthrax records he performed on, his approach to writing lyrics with a broad appeal while remaining honest, and how he would love to play Win Hands Down in its entirety in 2025. Meanwhile, we...

Duration:01:21:09

Skindred Frontman Benji Webbe on The MetalSucks Podcast #233

4/9/2018
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We talk to Benji Webbe of Skindred about their new record Big Tings, the change in sound on this record, surviving getting stabbed in the neck and how close he came to dying, how gun control works in the UK, the importance of listening to the children, and the Babymetal controversy he was part of during the Kerrang awards. Petar, Brandon, and Jozalyn have a field day with Frankie from Emmure's diss track, prove that a two-year old can write a better one, make a formal challenge to both...

Duration:01:03:45

#232.5: Anthrax Drummer Charlie Benante

4/6/2018
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Anthrax drummer Charlie Benante and MS co-founder Vince Neilstein go one-on-one in a debate about how technology has affected the music industry. We discuss Benante's assertion that "Apple had a big hand in destroying music," his preference for listening to music on physical formats, the income artists and labels earn from streaming platforms like Spotify and YouTube, "pay what you want" pricing models and how all those things fit into the overall economic picture of the modern...

Duration:00:44:29

#232: Underoath's Spencer Chamberlain

4/2/2018
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Underoath vocalist Spencer Chamberlain is our guest. We discuss the band's new record Erase Me (out April 6th), the decision to make a new record after reuniting to tour, the reason the band decided to call it quits in 2013, the importance of the break-up in hindsight, his past struggles with addiction and the way he beat it, the most irritating thing about the current state of our country and much more. MetalSucks co-founder Vince Neilstein joins Petar, Brandon and Jozalyn to discuss the...

Duration:01:10:55

Ihsahn on The MetalSucks Podcast #231

3/26/2018
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Emperor guitarist Ihsahn returns to the podcast this week to discuss his latest solo record Amr. He also tells us why a new Emperor album doesn’t make sense, how money and fame dictated peoples' views in the early days of black metal, his views on the crimes associated with the early black metal movement, the way Americans view those same crimes, his feelings on sharing the stage with Faust and Samoth in 2014, and how holding extreme viewpoints in your youth makes you grow up fast. Petar,...

Duration:01:15:37

#230: Kamelot Guitarist Thomas Youngblood

3/19/2018
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This week our guest is Thomas Youngblood of Kamelot. We discuss their new album The Shadow Theory, how Lauren Hart of Once Human (who guests on the new record) performed her first show with the band opening for Iron Maiden, how Kamelot made it into the Olympics, recent lineup changes, the reason he choose to film in the Netherlands for their upcoming live DVD and more. Petar, Brandon, and Joz get super excited about the recently-announced sequel to The Devil’s Rejects, talk about ...

Duration:01:00:42

Between the Buried and Me's Tommy Rogers on The MetalSucks Podcast #229

3/12/2018
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This week we get to chat with BTBAM vocalist Tommy Rogers about latest the band's latest record, Automata 1, the reason behind the decision to release this record in two parts (Automata 2 is out in June), the process of making music with his bandmates, why concept records work so well for BTBAM, which of his albums is his most personal, the importance of North Carolina to the bands sound, the way he found his voice through the records, covering Chris Cornell early on in his career, and how...

Duration:01:08:36

Will Haven Guitarist Jeff Irwin on The MetalSucks Podcast #228

3/5/2018
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Will Haven guitarist Jeff Irwin is our guest this week. We discuss the band's new record Muerte (out March 23rd), how the band functions and makes decisions these days, their evolution and three distinct chapters of their career, their debut album El Diablo turning 21 years old, the crucial role dark and angry art plays in his life, the possibility of a live album in the near future and growing up in the '90s. Meanwhile Petar, Brandon, and Jozalyn talk about Izzy Stradlin's new book and ...

Duration:01:10:18

#227: Rivers of Nihil Guitarist Brody Uttley

2/26/2018
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This week we chat with Rivers of Nihil guitarist Brody Uttley. We talk about the band's third record Where Owls Know My Name, out March 16th via Metal Blade (order here), the depression millennials suffer due to technology, creating art in the form of heavy metal, the difference between artists and craftsman, his love of post-rock, the struggle he has with communication through text messages, his thoughts on bands that use backing tracks and how important first week sales still are in the...

Duration:01:15:46

#226: Howard Jones (Light the Torch, ex-Killswitch Engage)

2/19/2018
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Howard Jones is our guest this week. We discuss his latest project Light The Torch (formerly known as Devil You Know) and their new album Revival, the project he has been working on with Peter Wichers (ex-Soilwork), his bucket list moment with Dee Snider, his take on Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s rumored fight in the MMA, his thoughts on touring as a solo artist and much more. Petar, Brandon, and Jozalyn introduce the world to Van Damme’s debut hardcore album, discuss the news of Glenn Tipton...

Duration:01:11:43

Monster Magnet's Dave Wyndorf on The MetalSucks Podcast #225

2/12/2018
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Dave Wyndorf of the legendary Monster Magnet is our guest this week. We discuss the band's latest record Mindfucker, how Dave's approach this time differed from the last few records, the perfect live set list and how he tried to sequence the new record to mimic it, why “stupid is the new smart," writing lyrics during Trump’s inauguration, and his take on the current generation gap and all things rock n' roll. Pete, Brandon, and Jozalyn discuss the end of the CD era at Best Buy, how...

Duration:01:12:43

Zakk Wylde on The MetalSucks Podcast #224

2/6/2018
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This week we chat with legendary guitarist Zakk Wylde. We talk about Black Label Society's newest record Grimmest Hits, his recent debilitating sickness while on tour, the humor he brings to his Twitter account, his thoughts on retirement, his coffee endeavor with the Death Wish Coffee brand, his involvement on a possible new Ozzy record, the final tour with Ozzy, and how he reacted when he heard the recent news about former guitarist Nick “Evil Twin” Catanese. Meanwhile Petar, Brandon,...

Duration:01:03:14

The Atlas Moth's Stavros Giannopoulos on The MetalSucks Podcast #223

1/29/2018
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This week we talked to Stavros Giannopoulos of The Atlas Moth. We discuss Coma Noir, their first first record in four years, which comes out February 9th via Prosthetic (pre-order). We also talk about how Joe Duplantier from Gojira almost produced the record, Stavros's love for the lyrics on Metallica’s Load album, the future of the Twilight project, he current relationship with Blake Judd, the decision to sign with Prosthetic Records and how Chris Jericho turned real-life heel on...

Duration:01:22:19

John 5 on The MetalSucks Podcast #222

1/22/2018
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John tells us about his new live record It’s Alive (out January 25th; pre-order here), how he and his bandmates challenge each other during live shows, how much improvisation happens when recording, how he names instrumental tracks, the obstacles he faced when arriving in L.A. to follow his dream, the 20th anniversary of Mechanical Animals and an update on the latest album from Rob Zombie. The post John 5 on The MetalSucks Podcast #222 appeared first on MetalSucks.

Duration:01:02:48

Tribulation Guitarist Jonathan Hultén on The MetalSucks Podcast #221

1/15/2018
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We discuss the band's new album World Down, his passion for classic horror films, going on tour for three weeks after breaking his ribs on stage, his solo project and how some of those songs become Tribulation songs, the expectations he has for every record, his goals in life and more. The post Tribulation Guitarist Jonathan Hultén on The MetalSucks Podcast #221 appeared first on MetalSucks.

Duration:01:01:41

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