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Heavy metal fans located in San Diego, California. We discuss local metal shows, news, reviews, and keep you up to Metal Swap Meet news. Join hosts Brian, Israel, and Nocturnal Overlord as they discuss what's going on in heavy metal.

Heavy metal fans located in San Diego, California. We discuss local metal shows, news, reviews, and keep you up to Metal Swap Meet news. Join hosts Brian, Israel, and Nocturnal Overlord as they discuss what's going on in heavy metal.


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Heavy metal fans located in San Diego, California. We discuss local metal shows, news, reviews, and keep you up to Metal Swap Meet news. Join hosts Brian, Israel, and Nocturnal Overlord as they discuss what's going on in heavy metal.




Helloween Album Review and Metal Swap Meet news

We review the new self-titled Helloween album. We also give an update at the Metal Swap Meet, which will be held on October 16, 2021 from 11am to 5pm, at Setting Sun Sake.


Metal Swap Meet Interview With Align Brewing San Diego

We visit with Guillermo Nasser, owner and brewer at Align Brewing in the Miralani Makers District in the Miramar area of San Diego. We talk about favorite beer styles, hazy IPAs, and the Metal Swap Meet. Be sure to save the date for October 16, 2021 for the next Metal Swap Meet! Check out Align Brewing Connect with Metal Swap Meet


Witherfall interview at Charlie & Echo, Tempest Wine Release

Brian and Israel interview progressive metal band Witherfall at Charlie & Echo Natural Craft Wine. We talk wine, touring, 70,000 Tons of Metal, We try their red blend wine called Tempest, which is only available from Charlie & Echo. Be sure to subscribe to our channel for more metal stuff. Buy the 2020 vintage Tempest Red Check out Witherfall Charlie & Echo Natural Craft Wine


Malison 2021 Interview - Metal Swap Meet

Brian and Israel from Metal Swap Meet chat with San Diego metal band MALISON at Align Brewing. MALISON are a traditional/thrash metal band 4 piece currently signed to Metal Assault Records. We talk San Diego craft beer, touring, and Combat Records. Malison is: Mario Lovio - Lead guitar Steven C. Rondina - Vocals/bass Nick Mafi - Drums Eddie Spade - Lead guitar Check out Metal Swap Meet. We are a unique metal event in San Diego annually.


BEEKEEPER Interview - San Diego Thrash Metal Band

Israel and Brian interview Beekeeper members Ally, Wally, and Dylan. We discuss what it's like to have a 3-piece thrash band, hobbies, and memories of the San Diego Metal Swap Meet.


Metal Swap Meet song "All of Us" by L.Imperator

Check out the music video on our YouTube channel! L.Imperator from death metal band DEFIXION created this amazing Metal Swap Meet theme song with a very power metal feel. For those metalheads who have attended the Metal Swap Meet in San Diego over the past 10 years, we hope the lyrics are meaningful. Thank you Katon W. De Pena from the thrash metal band HIRAX for always being a friend, and playing much of the music during the Metal Swap Meet. Thank you to all who have attended the Metal Swap...


"All of Us" reaction and about the song

We got together and Vince and Israel got to hear the song, and watch the video for "All of Us" for the first time. It was also the first time songwriter and musician L.Imperator from DEFIXION got to see the video for the song he created. Please visit our YouTube channel for Metal Swap Meet to see the video. Thank you metalheads of San Diego and beyond for the support!


What's new with metal in San Diego?

Brian, Israel, and Nocturnal Overlord bring in Steve Pearce from Cave Bastard to talk about what is new with heavy metal in San Diego. You will hear about updates from Cattle Decapitation, Temblad, Gravespell, Nightshadow, Theosis, Beekeeper, Metal Assault Records, Conjureth, Convent, Monarch, Thanatology, Necrochamber, and Unidad Trauma.


Steve from San Diego death metal band Cave Bastard

We talk with Steve Pearce from San Diego death metal band Cave Bastard. He talks about the upcoming new album, recording with Dave Otero, a little San Diego metal history, and the Metal Swap Meet. Check out Cave Bastard


Metal Swap Talk Burning Beard Brewing Interview

At the Psychotic Waltz listening party, we interview Jeff Wiederkehr from Burning Beard Brewing Company, in El Cajon, California. We talk beer, music, old school San Diego metal, and Die Antwoord


Part 2 - Psychotic Waltz interview with drummer Norm Leggio

We talk with Norm Leggio, drummer of Psychotic Waltz, Nukem and formerly of Teabag, Broken Foundation and Cage. We talk about what is new with Psychotic Waltz, his days at Blue Meannie Records in El Cajon, California, the heavy metal scene in San Diego, and days on KIOZ Rock 105.3 and the metal show Another State of Mind.


Psychotic Waltz Interview Metal Swap Talk San Diego

Psychotic Waltz interview with Norm Leggio. Drummer of Psychotic Waltz, Nukem, and countless other bands.


MST008 - Gabe from Kyrkogård, New Format, King Diamond in El Cajon

We talk with Gabe Gomez from San Diego doom band Kyrkogård and Gabriel Halvor Media. We go over our new shorter format, and we talk about some upcoming shows including the King Diamond show in El Cajon.


MST007 - Metal Swap Meet Wrap-up, Night Demon Interview

We talk about how Metal Swap Meet 2019 went, and possible future plans. Brian talks with Jarvis from Night Demon, and play a clip from their performance at Metal Swap Meet. We talk about vendors, and memories from the event.


MST006 Immolation interview, Razor Radio, Metal Swap Meet details

On this episode of Metal Swap Talk, we chat with Robert Vigna from death metal pioneers Immolation. Immolation played in San Diego at Brick by Brick on October 10, 2019 at Brick by Brick. Vince and Brian are interviewed by Razor Radio, who is hosted by Andy Ford, and Tanner Poppit at the Warbringer and Enforcer at Malones in Santa Ana. We also talk details on the Metal Swap Meet on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at Setting Sun Sake Brewing Co.


MST005 Metal Swap Band Update, Gloryhammer, Hammerfall, Beekeeper, Night Demon

Israel and Brian announce what band is playing the Metal Swap Meet. We check out songs from power metal bands GloryHammer and HammerFall. We listen to a song from San Diego thrash metal band Beekeeper. We also announce many of the vendors that will be at the Metal Swap Meet. We check out Night Demon.


MST004 Nukem, Metal Swap Meet, craft beers and metal stuff in San Diego

We check out the song Evilyn's Revenge from Nukem, list some things for metalheads to do in San Diego, talk about some craft beer, and updates on the upcoming Metal Swap Meet


MST003 Derek Riggs Iron Maiden artist interview at High Dive

Metal Swap Talk interviews Derek Riggs, creator of Eddie and artist for the early Iron Maiden art. He tells us about living in London in the 1970s, being influenced by Jack Kirby, living in America, his opinions on Salvador Dali, who he wanted to work with, and his future travel plans. High Dive in San Diego hosted our interview, and we talk about a unique event coming up.


MST002 Nocturnus, Rotting Christ, Necrochamber, Metal Swap Meet News

In this episode we review new albums from Nocturnus, Rotting Christ, and Necrochamber. We also interview Nocturnal Overlord from Necrochamber. We announce news on the upcoming San Diego Metal Swap Meet, and announce some news on Iron Maiden artist Derek Riggs. We also go over some local shows in San Diego, as well as some metal news including Dave Mustaine of Megadeth diagnosed with cancer.


MST001 Metal Swap Talk's first episode!

Our first episode of our new vlog/podcast Metal Swap Talk. Here you meet Brian, Israel and Nocturnal Overlord, and they discuss heavy metal in San Diego and beyond. In this hour episode they will interview Jason Carlson from Home Brew Mart - Ballast Point, review the new Possessed album "Revelations of Oblivion" go over some news about the next San Diego Metal Swap Meet, upcoming concerts, and a little about ourselves.