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A Kelowna-based podcast about all things metal! A couple of friends who get together to discuss what we've been listening to lately and new releases in the metal world. We'll discuss the local scene in the Okanagan and British Columbia and global scenes around the world. Our range of metal has no limits. The search for new music is an endless journey. Once in a while local bands and fellow metalheads will drop by to talk the metal scene and culture with us. Join us while we explore metal one band at a time.

A Kelowna-based podcast about all things metal! A couple of friends who get together to discuss what we've been listening to lately and new releases in the metal world. We'll discuss the local scene in the Okanagan and British Columbia and global scenes around the world. Our range of metal has no limits. The search for new music is an endless journey. Once in a while local bands and fellow metalheads will drop by to talk the metal scene and culture with us. Join us while we explore metal one band at a time.
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A Kelowna-based podcast about all things metal! A couple of friends who get together to discuss what we've been listening to lately and new releases in the metal world. We'll discuss the local scene in the Okanagan and British Columbia and global scenes around the world. Our range of metal has no limits. The search for new music is an endless journey. Once in a while local bands and fellow metalheads will drop by to talk the metal scene and culture with us. Join us while we explore metal one band at a time.

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English


Episodes

Let the Gods Decide

5/22/2019
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The members of Odinfist sit down with Erik to discuss the concept and story behind their fifth full-length album Let the Gods Decide. We discuss the story behind all 10 tracks of the new album as well as behind the scenes, recording information, when and how songs were developed. This recording took place before their release party show at Muninn's Post on May 18th, 2019. Hailing from Armstrong, BC Odinfist plays a thrashy style of power/heavy metal. The members are highly involved in the...

Duration:01:01:40

Let Me See You Stripped

5/18/2019
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This week the new Rammstein album drops this weekend so we go back and discuss some of the controversy that the band has been the centre of. We also cover new albums by Danko Jones and Amon Amarth as well as ninja/samurai metal. We also discuss Avengers: Endgame spoilers in the second half so if you do not want to be spoiled on some of the plot points don't listen beyond our spoiler warning at about 40:30. If you like any of the music/bands we discuss please consider purchasing their...

Duration:01:03:32

Nihilistic Death Cult

5/6/2019
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In our longest episode yet the local black/war metal band Nihilistic Death Cult joins us to discuss shitty production, church burnings and other topics related to the infamous genre. What does it mean to be nihilistic and how is it related to metal? Support Nihilistic Death Cult: Bandcamp Facebook Metal as Medicine companion blog: http://metalasmedicine.com/2019/05/08/nihilistic-death-cult-podcast/

Duration:02:16:28

We Are Now West of Hell

4/30/2019
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This is an episode full of guests! West of Hell recently passed through Kelowna on their Canadian tour. Chris "the Heathen" Valagao joins us in this episode to chat the new album, touring, filming videos atop a bus and Zimmer's Hole. That's right. Will there be a new ZH album? We want answers and we get them! Also Jesse Valstar of Odinfist join to discuss the upcoming Armstrong Metal Fest and more! Support West of...

Duration:01:39:36

When Minds Develop

4/22/2019
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WMD (When Minds Develop) sit down for an interview before their show at Muninn's Post in Kelowna on Good Friday. We discuss what thrash means to the band, the metal scene in Calgary, Alberta, influences and other hot topics related to METAL! Support the band: Bandcamp Homepage Metal as Medicine: Blog YouTube

Duration:00:45:46

Welcome to the Dead Asylum

4/14/2019
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Vancouver death/thrash metal band Dead Asylum started their Back to Western Canada with a show at Muninn's Post Friday night (April 12th). Headlining was Drop Dead Fred along with openers Death Machine and Eden Echo. Erik sat down with the members of Eden Echo to discuss their new EP Kingdom in the Shadow and Dead Asylum to discuss a progressing metal scene and being a band with members all across Canada. Dead Asylum: https://deadasylum.bandcamp.com/ Eden...

Duration:00:52:46

Hear Me Black Bear

4/4/2019
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Would you get bored listening to a band an entire road trip and then watch them perform live? Even if it was Slayer? The new Devin Townsend album is out and it's something to discuss. Other topics include Whitechapel's entire discography and exactly, we think about the heavy/doom metallers Ghost and passed musicians brought back to life.

Duration:01:39:05

Wolfheart Road Trip

3/29/2019
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Erik's back with a summary of the Wacken Battle of the Bands round 3 that took place in Kelowna on March 23rd. But not only that! He went on a road trip to Kamloops to see the mighty Finnish melodeath giants Wolfheart play a one-off headliner while on their tour with Children of Bodom and Swallow the Sun. Taylor Pottle of Gladius Sky and T&A Productions sits down with Erik for a chat and later in the evening Justin Bentley of Shatterless meets up to talk about the show.

Duration:00:38:08

At Doom's Gate

3/21/2019
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After a weekend of two sold out gigs in Kelowna we have a lot to say about what we saw and heard. Have you ever heard the soundtrack to Doom 2016? Since we can't stop listening to it we decided to give it some discussion! The show down between two melodic death metal bands is on. Hold on tight as we compare two bands that are and yet are not similar. Be sure to check out our blog for links to all the bands and things we discuss.

Duration:01:27:49

Apollyon

3/14/2019
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This week Apollyon sits in with us and tells us about the band, as well as their new album, trap music and deathcore. Does Tool really have a new album coming out? Is this for real? Also who is more metal? Imagine Dragons or Nickelback? Spoiler: Neither. We also cover some new releases including Children of Bodom's 10th album Hexed, Misery Index, and this new prog tech band called Equipoise. Apollyon: https://apollyon-ca.bandcamp.com/ https://www.facebook.com/apollyondeathmetal/ Muninn's...

Duration:01:16:28

Death Machine

3/6/2019
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Our debut episode with guests Death Machine! What's new in metal for the week of Feb 24th to March 2nd? Join us as we discuss Inter Arma, Children of Bodom, In Flames, and Devin Townsend. Metalstorm released the results of their 2018 awards! Join us as we go through some of the notables. In the second half Kelowna death metal band Death Machine join us in the discussion. Yes, the whole band! We discuss Wacken Battle of the Bands and the Kelowna metal scene as well as where the band has...

Duration:01:49:41