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Metal & High Heels is an online magazine about women* and metal music, covering the latest news about #WomenInMetal and other interesting topics that are part of the daily life of metalheads: lifestyle and entertainment. And this is the official podcast.

Metal & High Heels is an online magazine about women* and metal music, covering the latest news about #WomenInMetal and other interesting topics that are part of the daily life of metalheads: lifestyle and entertainment. And this is the official podcast.

Location:

Germany

Description:

Metal & High Heels is an online magazine about women* and metal music, covering the latest news about #WomenInMetal and other interesting topics that are part of the daily life of metalheads: lifestyle and entertainment. And this is the official podcast.

Language:

English


Episodes

THE CHARM THE FURY | Metal & High Heels Podcast 77

10/27/2020
Pia and Kiki get together to talk about the Dutch Deathcore band THE CHARM THE FURY. Like on our other band specials, we talk about the band's history, their releases, and the interviews we've had with them over the years. Then, sadly, we also talk about their disbanding. Jingle by MERCY ISLE. www.metal-and-highheels.com Metal, Lifestyle & Entertainment

Duration:01:01:59

AYREON's "Transitus" | Metal & High Heels Podcast 76

10/13/2020
AYREON's new album “Transitus” is 82 minutes long and tells a long and important story, so it makes sense to have a popular storyteller: actor Tom Baker - who was the 4th Dr. Who! The 10th album of Arjen Lucassen's project was released by the end of September and features a lot of famous musicians and singers. Jingle by MERCY ISLE. www.metal-and-highheels.com Metal, Lifestyle & Entertainment

Duration:00:37:25

ESKIMO CALLBOY - and more | Metal & High Heels Minisode 5

9/29/2020
On a new minisode, Kiki, Pia, and Steffi bring you their perspectives on the following releases: ESKIMO CALLBOY - "MMXX" GHOSTKID EIVØR - "Segl" FIT FOR A KING - "The Path" EPICA - "The Quantum Enigma - B-sides" LONG DISTANCE CALLING - "How Do We Want To Live?" OCEANS OF SLUMBER - "Oceans of Slumber" IN HEARTS WAKE - "Kaliyuga" LUX GRAVES - "Sex & Superstition" LEECHCRAFT - "Thoughts of the plague" Jingle by MERCY ISLE. www.metal-and-highheels.com Metal, Lifestyle & Entertainment

Duration:00:53:11

SCARDUST's "Strangers" with Noa and Yoav | Metal & High Heels Podcast 75

9/15/2020
The Israeli progressive Metal band SCARDUST is releasing a new album called "Strangers" on October 30th, 2020 - the perfect occasion to talk to them again. Singer Noa and drummer Yoav tell us about the concept behind the album, the cover art, the people involved, and the difficulties of recording it in the middle of the global pandemic. Jingle by MERCY ISLE. www.metal-and-highheels.com Metal, Lifestyle & Entertainment

Duration:00:49:34

Band Merchandise | Metal & High Heels Podcast 74

9/1/2020
Metalheads without band shirts?! Kiki might be the only one in the world, but she has lots of ideas of other items bands could sell with their designs as well. Pia, however, wants more and better band shirts, while Steffi will gladly drink from a bottle with a band's name on it. Jingle by MERCY ISLE. www.metal-and-highheels.com Metal, Lifestyle & Entertainment

Duration:00:56:10

Summer 2020 Releases | Podcast Minisode 4

8/4/2020
On a new minisode, Kiki and Pia bring you their perspectives on some newly released albums by THE NUMBER ZERO, TRIVIUM, THE GHOST INSIDE, CURRENTS, BURY TOMORROW, LONG DISTANCE CALLING, among others. We also talk about a few singles from upcoming releases we look forward to listening to this year. Jingle by MERCY ISLE. www.metal-and-highheels.com Metal, Lifestyle & Entertainment

Duration:00:43:48

Music on Twitch with Sunfyre | Metal & High Heels Podcast 73

7/21/2020
In a new episode of the Metal & High Heels Podcast, we bring you along with us to the world of Twitch. The streaming platform has grown massively in the past years and is now becoming an important source of income for musicians all over the world. Meet Sunfyre, the awesome US-based, Costa Rican drummer who tells us about her life, how she became a digital Woman in Metal, and all about how the streaming platform works. She also tells us a story of going from being a star-struck fan to...

Duration:01:11:24

XANDRIA | Metal & High Heels Podcast 72

7/7/2020
In a new band special, all three co-hosts of the Metal & High Heels Podcast discuss the history of German Gothic turned Symphonic Metallers XANDRIA - from a very special perspective. Tune in to analyze the band's discography and controversial singer changes! Since Pia had to abruptly leave the recording, she had a brilliant idea for every XANDRIA-fan to think about: 'Well, what if Tarja or Liv Kristine (or both?) joined XANDRIA and they blast out everything in Symphonic Metal there has ever...

Duration:01:40:47

2020 fashion with Lindsay Hearts | Metal & High Heels Podcast 71

6/23/2020
We had a fantastic conversation with Lindsay Hearts about her start in fashion by styling big names in Metal (STEEL PANTHER, ARCH ENEMY's Alyssa White-Gluz, among others), her design process and the products available in Foxblood's online store, and the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic had on her fashion line for 2020. Jingle by MERCY ISLE. www.metal-and-highheels.com Metal, Lifestyle & Entertainment

Duration:00:51:30

A talk with Helle from IGNEA | Metal & High Heels Podcast 70

6/9/2020
On the 70th episode of the Metal & High Heels Podcast, we welcome Helle Bogdanova, singer of the Ukrainian band IGNEA into our virtual studio. Helle tells us about her experiences as a musician and manager of her band, why she is happy not to be currently working with a record label, and how it felt to release an album during the COVID-19 pandemic. Jingle by MERCY ISLE. www.metal-and-highheels.com Metal, Lifestyle & Entertainment

Duration:01:09:01

INDICOLITE | Metal & High Heels Podcast 69

5/26/2020
In the middle of the global crisis due to the new coronavirus and COVID-19, Pia and Steffi contacted Dutch newcomers INDICOLITE. Drummer Rens and guitarist Sharyne talk about the band, their songwriting, their experiences in the Dutch Metal scene, and even the live stream concert they did during these times of social-distancing. Jingle by MERCY ISLE. www.metal-and-highheels.com Metal, Lifestyle & Entertainment

Duration:00:55:30

Coronavirus and the heavy music business | Metal & High Heels Podcast 68

5/12/2020
We are late to the party, but here is our episode about coronavirus. We talked to several artists around the globe (for real! we have Austria, Israel, Japan, UK, USA, ...) how the virus has affected their country, their everyday life and, of course, their band. Enjoy listening to all the different stories, hear our opinion of the so-called normal, and learn how musicians around the globe are dealing with the current situation. They also told us how we, as fans, can support them and other...

Duration:01:47:10

DREAMS IN FRAGMENTS | Metal & High Heels Podcast 67

4/28/2020
Steffi and Pia interviewed DREAMS IN FRAGMENTS, a melodic metal band from Switzerland, about their new album "Reflections Of A Nightmare", live shows, band members, and lyrics. The conversation took place in early March before Switzerland and Germany enforced measures due to the coronavirus crisis - maybe this was our last relaxed conversation for months? Anyway, if you like NIGHTWISH in the Tarja era, check out this newcomer band! Seraina and Christian also told us a very interesting story...

Duration:00:36:58

News & Releases #QuarantineEdition | Metal & High Heels Podcast Minisode 3

4/14/2020
On the third minisode of the Metal & High Heels Podcast, Kiki brings you news and updates from the Heavy Metal world around the corona-virus pandemic. Steffi talks about MYRKUR's new album "Folksage", while Pia reviews THE BIRTHDAY MASSACRE's "Diamonds" and AUGUST BURNS RED's "Guardians". Jingle by MERCY ISLE. www.metal-and-highheels.com Metal, Lifestyle & Entertainment

Duration:00:38:06

THE TEX AVERY SYNDROME | Metal & High Heels Podcast 66

3/31/2020
We had the pleasure to talk to vocalist Laura and guitar player Nico about how THE TEX AVERY SYNDROME started, their album "Origin", feminism and masculinity. On this episode of the Metal & High Heels Podcast, you’ll learn how to impress Kiki with old-school marketing, why Pia stopped bouldering, and how we would rename the podcast. Jingle by MERCY ISLE. www.metal-and-highheels.com Metal, Lifestyle & Entertainment

Duration:00:54:45

CRIMSON SUN's "Fates" | Metal & High Heels Podcast 65

3/17/2020
Keeping up our intention to interview more up and coming bands, Kiki and Steffi talked to Finnish Melodic Metal band CRIMSON SUN for a new episode of the Metal & High Heels Podcast. Guitarist Joni and singer Sini told us about how the media has described their music, how they have evolved since their debut album and what they learned from touring with AMBERIAN DAWN and DIABULUS IN MUSICA. Jingle by MERCY ISLE. www.metal-and-highheels.com Metal, Lifestyle & Entertainment

Duration:00:38:15

News & Releases | Metal & High Heels Podcast Minisode 2

3/3/2020
The three co-hosts are back together to talk about the musicians we've interviewed lately, the releases of our favorite bands and other news. Especially the latest videos of NIGHTWISH, AMARANTHE, and DELAIN are subject to our critique. Jingle by MERCY ISLE. www.metal-and-highheels.com Metal, Lifestyle & Entertainment

Duration:00:37:06

Kirsten Jørgensen talks REISM's album "Dysthymia" | Metal & High Heels Podcast 64

2/18/2020
Four years after our first encounter, we got the chance to talk to Norwegian singer Kirsten Jørgensen once again. This time we got together virtually and didn't talk about EVIG NATT - instead, Kirsten told us about her other band REISM and its latest release. The record is named "Dysthymia" after the depressive disorder, so we took the opportunity to talk to Kirsten about mental health. We also discussed other topics like the climate crisis and sustainability in the music business. Listen in...

Duration:00:35:37

A talk with 8-string Guitarist Nicole | Metal & High Heels Podcast 63

2/5/2020
California-based guitarist Nicole Papastavrou reached out to us to present her new band KALLIAS. In her conversation with Kiki, we get to know her better and talk about her music, playing with Nita Strauss in her band WE START WARS and even her rock and ice climbing hobby. KALLIAS' first single titled 'The Fourth Phase' features Rick Graham and is now available on all digital outlets, you can also watch it below. Listen in for Kiki's lovely chat with "8-string Nicole" (which is how you can...

Duration:00:40:47

Death & Grief | Metal & High Heels Podcast 62

1/21/2020
This episode of the Metal & High Heels Podcast is particularly personal and emotional. Be warned not to listen in this time, if the topic of death is a trigger for you. Kiki, Pia, and Steffi talk about the loss of loved pets and relatives, but none of us has suffered the loss of a person close to us, and so we don't want to trivialize these more difficult losses. Nevertheless, we talk about how we learned about the concept of death and dying, how we deal and cope with it, and about what...

Duration:01:03:01