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Metalheads Podcast

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Metalheads Podcast is a metal-themed podcast featuring George, Jay, Will, John, Matt and Markisan. The guys discuss metal news and new releases, perform in-depth interviews with great metal bands, and just generally have a blast arguing about that greatest of musical styles: Metal!

Metalheads Podcast is a metal-themed podcast featuring George, Jay, Will, John, Matt and Markisan. The guys discuss metal news and new releases, perform in-depth interviews with great metal bands, and just generally have a blast arguing about that greatest of musical styles: Metal!

Location:

Frederick, MD

Description:

Metalheads Podcast is a metal-themed podcast featuring George, Jay, Will, John, Matt and Markisan. The guys discuss metal news and new releases, perform in-depth interviews with great metal bands, and just generally have a blast arguing about that greatest of musical styles: Metal!

Language:

English

Contact:

301-555-6665


Episodes

Metalheads Podcast Episode #119: featuring Luis Flores

10/4/2021
This episode features a fantastic talk with Luis Flores, founder and editor-in-chief of Heaviest of Art, a website dedicated to approaching music through an artistic lens. He chatted about creating his online magazine, getting into metal thanks to his uncles in Mexico, becoming a photographer, falling in love with Iron Maiden at an early age and exploring the important and emotional connections between art and metal. We also count down our Top 5 Metal Album Covers of 2021 (so far),...

Duration:04:39:21

Metalheads Podcast Episode #118: featuring Hannes Grossmann

9/6/2021
Metalheads Podcast Episode 118 is up! We had the pleasure to talk with renowned drummer and producer, Hannes Grossmann! He talks about his many musical projects, his horrible TV watching habits and his favorite cephalopod! We also discuss Metal News, New Releases and What We’ve Been Listening To. Plus, Queensrÿche faces off against Iron Maiden in a brand new Metal Thunderdome, the growly whisper power of Kiefer Sutherland and Jay reveals how he ruined his Operation Mindcrime shirt in his...

Duration:05:25:04

Metalheads Podcast Episode #117: Find Your Place

7/19/2021
This episode we talked with listener Justin Riley-Velez. Justin chats with us about getting into metal, working as an interior designer and bingeing all the Metalheads Podcast episodes in the pandemic. He also shares his thoughts on being a gay man in the metal scene, his experience navigating homophobia and finding his place in the community. After our conversation, Justin reveals what 3 albums would help people understand him better as a person. Plus, Metal News, New Releases, Metal...

Duration:04:10:54

Metalheads Podcast Episode #116: Top 25 Metal Albums 2021 Midyear

6/28/2021
Once more unto the breach, dear metalheads! We emerge from a deep, metalogical abyss to bring you excavated treasures of heaviness! Listen to us count down our 25 favorite albums released between January and June 2021. Plus, the lyrical lament of Jay, Will can't shut up about Imagine Dragons, intermission ramblings from Markisan and we drink enough to discuss the very real possibility of cannibal camels.

Duration:05:49:29

Metalheads Podcast Episode #115: featuring Luke Oram

5/17/2021
This episode we welcome heavy metal cover artist Luke Oram to the podcast! Luke reveals how he got into drawing and painting, creating album covers for bands like Slugdge, Firelink and Wallowing, and illustrating his first graphic novel, Planet Loss. We also discuss Luke's love for 2000 AD, getting kicked out of bands and what 3 albums would help people understand him better as a person. Plus, a spirited Metal News section, New Releases, What We’ve Been Listening To and a brand new Metal...

Duration:05:00:38

Metalheads Podcast Episode #114: featuring Stone Healer

4/26/2021
This episode we talked with Dave Kaminsky of Stone Healer. Dave candidly reveals the difficult life experiences that led to the creation of his band's new record, "Conquistador," and how it set him free emotionally and spiritually. We also discuss Dave's family legacy in music, his album production work, his passion for Alice in Chains, and what 3 albums would help people understand him better as a person. Plus, Metal News, New Releases, Metal Thunderdome results, What We’ve Been Listening...

Duration:04:16:28

Metalheads Podcast Episode #113: The Chicago Way

3/22/2021
This episode we welcome Stacy Ciccone from the Dead Letter Omissions Podcast to chat about headbangin' in Chicago, her dislike for clean female vocalists in metal, her love for Kvelertak and how she found her way back to heavy music after a long absence. Once we get to know Stacy, we dive into News, New Releases, What We're Listening To and Albums of the Episode. We also debate a difficult Metal Thunderdome selected by John, who pits two classic doom albums against each other. Plus, Will...

Duration:03:52:42

Metalheads Podcast Episode #112: featuring Loud Night

2/22/2021
This episode we crack open some brews and crank up the party volume to eleven with Andy Horn and Jonah Livingston of Loud Night! The boys chat with us about writing songs dumb enough to play blind drunk, riffing their way through the pandemic, and the inspiring power of a bench-pressing brother. We also discuss the latest Metal News, New Releases, What We’ve Been Listening To and the Top 5 Songs We'd Play if We had a Radio Show. Plus, hot spikes, six degrees of separation from us and Corey's...

Duration:04:45:43

Metalheads Podcast Episode #111: USBM - A Revolution of Identity in American Black Metal

1/25/2021
This episode we welcome Decibel writers Daniel Lake and Nick Green to talk about Dan's fantastic new book, USBM: A Revolution of Identity in American Black Metal. In an epic, 3-hour chat, Dan and Nick discuss how they got into metal, what it was like for Dan to interview bands for the book, the continuing evolution of U.S. black metal and how the legendary Tom G. Warrior came to write the book's foreword. They also discuss the early days of Decibel Magazine and what it's like to be a part of...

Duration:05:38:46

Metalheads Podcast Episode #110: Top 25 Metal Albums 2020 Year End

12/29/2020
2020 may have sucked overall, but metal did not. Bands and record labels truly rallied in the 2nd half of the year to deliver us some outstanding audio gifts. So, nestle in to a snug spot by your Christmas tree, pour a tankard of spiked nog and listen to us unwrap the very best metal presents of 2020. Plus, revel in the joy of John's Dork Fartress! Episode 110 – The Top 25 Metal Albums of 2020. Happy holidays to you and yours!

Duration:05:54:09

Metalheads Podcast Episode #109: featuring Morta Skuld

11/23/2020
This episode we're honored to have death metal legend, David Gregor of Morta Skuld, on the cast. We talk to him about the band's crushing new album, "Suffer for Nothing," melting faces for 30 years, his favorite bands to play shows with, how metal has changed since the 90s, and driving Ronnie James Dio around when he was a production assistant. After the interview, Dave destroys Will's lightning round and hangs out for the rest of the ep to discuss news, new releases and what we're listening...

Duration:04:22:36

Metalheads Podcast Episode #108: Something About a Boat

10/26/2020
Jeff and Stephanie Gresham, friends of the podcast, join us for Episode 108. After conversing about the current reality, Jeff gives us his top 5 quarantine albums as well as some of his favorite albums from 2020. Then Jeff and Steph stick around to help us out with news, new releases, what we are listening to and more. Markisan pits Iron Maiden versus Judas Priest in Metal Thunderdome, and then we pick our Top 5 Death Metal albums.

Duration:04:44:52

Metalheads Podcast Episode #107: featuring Skaldr

9/21/2020
In Episode 107 we welcome the members of black metal band Skaldr. They give us the goods on their recently released first album, Scythe of Our Errors, and then stick around to help out with News, New Releases, What We Are Listening To and our Top 5 Black Metal Albums of the Last Five Years. We also announce the results of last episode’s Metal Thunderdome.

Duration:04:28:39

Metalheads Podcast Episode #106: Dropping the Needle

8/24/2020
This episode we welcome Grant McKee, owner of Bucket o' Blood Books and Records in Chicago. Grant talks about running a record shop in a pandemic, how he got into metal, offering an exclusive cassette for the new Enslaved album and surviving the consumption of old, forgotten beer. We also discuss Metal News, New Releases and What We're Listening To. Plus, Albums of the Episode, a torturous Metal Thunderdome and our Top 5 Favorite Metal Album Packages! So, throw back an ancient brew and join...

Duration:04:29:19

Metalheads Podcast Episode #105: Cowtown Metal Dicks

8/10/2020
This episode we welcome George's friend from high school, Ian Locke, who talks about how he got into metal and regales us with spicy tales of teen George! We also discuss Metal News, New Releases and What We're Listening To. Plus, we look back on our epic Midyear cast, debut a new segment called Album of the Episode and count down our Top 5 Bands George Told Us About! So, steal a varsity jacket and work up the courage to talk to an old crush, because we're taking you back in time to metal...

Duration:03:58:51

Metalheads Podcast Episode #104: Top 25 Metal Albums 2020 Midyear Part 2

7/20/2020
In part two our special, 7-hour mid-year episode we, and guest James Lewis of Decibel Magazine, finally get around to counting down our 25 favorite albums released between January and June. Plus, Matt tries to reference every song title on Metallica's Black Album, George perfects the art of speaking at half speed, and Markisan chases rainbows and crashes in a mead haze, only to make the greatest comeback in metal podcasting history. The ultimate TOP 25 METAL ALBUMS of 2020 MIDYEAR are here!...

Duration:05:10:57

Metalheads Podcast Episode #104: Top 25 Metal Albums 2020 Midyear Part 1

7/20/2020
In part one of this special, 7-hour episode we welcome our friend James Lewis of Decibel Magazine and reveal our Top 5 Album Covers and Top 5 EPs of the year so far. Check out part two for the Top 25 Albums of 2020 at midyear.

Duration:01:48:32

Metalheads Podcast Episode #103: In Metal We Trust

6/22/2020
The Metalheads Podcast welcomes listener Steve McDowell, who talks about playing music, MacGyvering an amp out of an old turntable, and growing up a metalhead in a Jehovah's Witness home. After having a few beers with Steve, we discuss News, New Releases and What We've Been Listening to. Plus, we reveal our Top 5 Metal Albums from 1997, the year Steve graduated from High School. So, take off your track pants and turn on your lava lamp for an evening of titanic metal talk.

Duration:04:28:12

Metalheads Podcast Episode #102: Missing Vowels

6/1/2020
The Metalheads Podcast destroys the 4-hour wall again with episode 102! We welcome listener Dan Klajncar, who talks about his unpronounceable last name, how he started headbanging and what the metal scene is like in Winnipeg, Canada. After we get to know Dan, he sticks around to discuss News, New Releases and What We've Been Listening to. Plus, we break down our Top 10 Favorite Live Sets. So, grab a dictionary and a strong stout, and join us for an extra long night of butchered names and...

Duration:04:40:24

Metalheads Podcast: Coronavirus War Journal #3

5/18/2020
Bros, booze and bands, the three Bs that define the third edition of the Coronavirus War Journal. For the first part of the episode we are joined by long-time podcast friend Mark, aka The Franchise. Then, speaking of bees, we talk to Jon and JR from Milton, Delaware’s Brimming Horn Meadery. We close out the episode hanging with Dustin, Noel and Zach from Uhtcearu.

Duration:04:28:58