Chris and J look at some of heavy metal’s hired guns, the hardworking musicians that keep bands together and on the road.
Our picks of the week: ; J - The Flesh Trading Company - Necromantic Rituals; Chris - Primal Fear [...]
Chris and J celebrate a weekend of hanging out while talking about some live shows and what it was like seeing the Slayer retirement tour.
Our picks of the week: J - Anthrax - Spreading the Disease; Chris - Redemption - Long Night’s Journey Into Day
At the halfway point through 2018, Chris and J stop to smell the metal. This episode features the song “Your Savior” by the band Plague from their Plague EP.
Our picks of the week: J - Plague - Plague (EP); Chris - Behemoth - The Satanist
Some of our favorite releases of 2018 are: Judas Priest -
Chris and J are ready for a summer full of outdoor concerts, grilling and beer drinking. This episode is all about metal songs for your summer.
Our picks of the week: J - Nervosa - Downfall of Mankind; Chris - Tad Morose - Chapter X
Some of our favorite hair metal albums include: Metallica -
This week, Chris and J put on some lipstick, tease their hair, and grab some spandex (ok, not really) and talk Hair Metal! Special thanks to the band Within the Fire for letting us feature a a clip from ”Three Days ago” from their album Still Burning. Check that band out at https://www.facebook.com/WithinTheFire/
Our picks of the week: J - Ghost - Prequelle; Chris - Within the Fire - Still Burning
What makes a great live album? Chris and J talk about some of their favorites.
Our picks of the week: J - Ghoul - Dungeon Bastards; Chris - Angelus Apatrida - Cabaret de la Guillotine
Some of our favorite live albums include: Slayer - Live Decade of Aggression
What would you do if you were trapped and only had 10 albums that you could listen to? This episode, Chris and J talk about their desert island top ten albums. This episode features a clip from the song “Necromancers” by Amorphia.
Our picks of the week: J - Amorphia - Arms to Death; Chris - Overkill - Live in Overhausen (Blu Ray/CD)
Our Desert Island Top Ten Albums:
Metal and drinking go hand in hand. This episode is all about drinking songs.
Our picks of the week: J - Anthrax - Kings Among Scotland (DVD); Chris - Anthrax - Attack of the Killer B’s
Some of our drinking songs include: Alestorm - Drink
This episode is all about heavy metal in the 1990’s. Some of it was great, some was downright horrible.
Our picks of the week: J - Epica - The Classical Conspiracy; Chris - Deicide - In the Minds of Evil
Some of our 90’s albums include: Type O Negative - Bloody Kisses;
This episode continues our series of essential albums focusing on modern thrash albums. This week highlights the newer bands that have brought thrash back to the forefront of metal.
Our picks of the week: J - Jungle Rot - What Horrors Await; Chris - Cinderella - Long, Cold Winter
Our essential modern thrash albums include: Ca [...]
This episode continues our series of essential albums focusing on classic thrash metal. This episode will specifically focus on the classic thrash albums by bands other than Metallica, Megadeth, and Slayer, and will save modern thrash bands and modern albums by classic bands for another episode. Chris and J will have a drink and say hello from the gutter!
Our picks of the week: J - Annihilator - For the Demented; Chris - Borknagar - Urd
Chris and J discuss the state of heavy metal in 2018. From spinning vinyl to discussing what makes someone a “poser”, this episode is all about today’s world of heavy metal.
Our picks of the week: J - Bloodletter - Under the Dark Mark; Chris - Arch Matheos - Sympathetic Resonance
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Do you hate it when your favorite band puts out an amazing album and there’s just one song on it you can’t stand? Chris and J talk about those songs by great bands on great albums that stink up the whole record. Some are laughable. Some are just plain terrible.
Our picks of the week: J - Megadeth - Dystopia; Chris - Primordial - Exile Amongst the Ruins
Our Bad Songs by Great Bands include:
Every metal head has imagined putting together their fantasy supergroup made of up any one they choose. In this episode, Chris and J discuss their fantasy supergroups of musicians both alive and deceased.
Our picks of the week: J - Nervosa - Agony; Chris - My Dying Bride - Feel the Misery
Our “Real Live One” bands: J - J [...]