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Hard rock and heavy metal news, reviews and culture discussed and debated by three metal heads. Interviews with concert participants and band members from all over the world. Join us for laughs as we try to wax poetic all things rock and metal.

Hard rock and heavy metal news, reviews and culture discussed and debated by three metal heads. Interviews with concert participants and band members from all over the world. Join us for laughs as we try to wax poetic all things rock and metal.
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Hard rock and heavy metal news, reviews and culture discussed and debated by three metal heads. Interviews with concert participants and band members from all over the world. Join us for laughs as we try to wax poetic all things rock and metal.






Melted Vinyl Returns

This episode we are again joined by the young men of Melted Vinyl, the Los Angeles based rockers that have a classic sound with modern sensibilities. Sam Kritzer, Wolfgang King, Alex Bender, and JT come back on the show to discuss the bands progress, their new EP "Lights We Chase", opening for Vince Neil and Jefferson Starship, Playing iconic rock venues, their videos, relationships, talking pets and much more.


Max Roxton and Bo Jahson of 7 Mazes Return

This episode we are again joined by German metal madmen Max Roxton and Bo Jahson of 7 Mazes. A band who has managed to write and record an album that is in our opinion the perfect balance of heavy and melodic, 7 Mazes are ready to reinvent the metal you love. We discuss all manner of things including the new album Revelations due to drop 05/24/2019, their recent American tour, upcoming videos, upcoming live shows and much more. Hear the brand new unreleased track "Paralyzed" from the new...


A conversation with Ethan York of Cold

Ever wonder what it would be like to join a band you've loved for your entire life? This episode we are joined by Ethan York, and he tells us exactly what that feels like. The 22 year old Michigan native is the newest drummer for the iconic Alternative rock band Cold. York crossed paths with the band in 2014 at the age of 17, and through a very unique set of circumstances took the stage and played their song "Just Got Wicked". This is documented on the subsequent DVD and album "Cold Live"....


A conversation with Christian Sturgess and Simon Robins of Flight of Eden

We have been exploring the British metal scene from the outset of the show, discovering one great band after another. This week's guests Christian Sturgess and Simon Robins of Flight of Eden are yet another example of amazing music from the region, and may in fact be raising an already high bar. Flight of Eden are a metal band originating from Reading, blending progressive influences with a crushing modern metal sound. Join us as we discuss the bands inception, style, influences,...


A conversation with Marzi Montazeri (Heavy As Texas / Exhorder)

For our 200th episode we are joined by special guest Marzi Montazeri. Notorious for his ground breaking work with groove thrash progenitors Exhorder, Montazeri takes us through the trials and tribulations of his musical evolution, tumultuous childhood, time with members of Pantera, and the Randy Rhoads Remembered experience. We also spend some serious time discussing the origins, and music of the recently formed Super Group Heavy As Texas, featuring the talents of Montazeri and vocalist...


A conversation with Jørgen Abrahamsen and Rudi Golimo of Tonic Breed

This episode we make our first journey to Norway for a visit with Jørgen Abrahamsen and Rudi Golimo of Tonic Breed. A hardworking metal band that has been honing the art of thrash since 2006, and show no signs of slowing down. Join us as we discuss their music, the Norwegian music scene, day jobs and much more on our 199th episode.


A conversation with Liliac

For our 198th episode we are joined by Liliac. A Los Angeles based rock band with tons of talent and a unique story. Liliac is composed of siblings Samuel, Abigail, Melody, Ethan and Justin with ages ranging from 20 to 11 years old. The tight knit group is overseen by their father and music producer Floren Cristea, who has helped them hone their craft. We talk with the entire family and discuss family life, ambitions, their appearance on the CBS show "The World's Best", the album "Chain Of...


Quinton Lucion Returns - Red Method

We cover a lot of ground this episode with one of our favorite UK guitarists Quinton Lucion. He recently joined members of Defiled and Meta-Stasis to form the heavy hitting band Red Method. We discuss this formation, their upcoming appearance at this year's Bloodstock, their intense music videos and we also find out why he's the only guy in the band wearing a mask. Join us for a conversation with a good friend, an amazing guitarist, and one hell of a human being on his fifth visit to the...


A conversation with Kendall Johns of Dead Crown

This episode we are joined by Kendall Johns of Dead Crown. Hailing from Portland Oregon, Dead Crown are making some noise on the metal scene and we are listening. Kendall fills us in on their formation, music, recent signing to Stay Sick Recordings, live shows, his art and much more. Dead Crown Website Dead Crown Facebook Dead Crown Instagram Dead Crown YouTube Dead Crown Spotify


A conversation with Alfonso Civile of Heartsick

This episode we are joined by Alfonso Civile. The outspoken front man of the Midwest metal outfit Heartsick takes time out while grocery shopping to talk all about all manner of things. Including the new album "Sleep Cycles", unusual nicknames, mutual support within the music community, rock star pretenses and much more. Don't miss what has become one of our most memorable conversations yet. Heartsick Homepage Heartsick Facebook Heartsick Instagram Heartsick Spotify


A conversation with Bryan Kelso and Caleb Fairchild of Imperial Skies

This episode our guests are Bryan Kelso and Caleb Fairchild. Two thirds of an emerging metal powerhouse hailing from Indiana, Imperial Skies. Join us for a discussion about the band, their music, unique approach to the modern music market, and much more.


A conversation with Fools' Brew

This episode we are joined by Jarrett O'Cooley, Diggs McNasty, Cormander, and Timmy D of Fools' Brew. The Chicago based quartet tells us all about their unique brand of "Beer-Soaked Metal", their history, future plans and much more.


A conversation with Statement

This episode we are joined by Denmark, Copenhagen rockers Jannick Brochdorf, Niels Alex, Lars le Fevre, and Martin Poulse of Statement. Since 2014 this straight ahead, no fills rock n roll band has been working relentlessly, on the road and in the studio. In anticipation of the 3rd full length album "Force Of Life", we sit down with the band to discuss their music, outlook, antics and much more.


Ivan Pavlakovic of Disconnected Returns

This episode our friend Ivan Pavlakovic of Disconnected returns to the show. Ivan fill us in on the details of their European Tour with Tremonti, the reality of buy on packages, life on the road, Disconnected's future plans and much more.


A Conversation with Chad Nicefield of Wilson

This episode we are joined by Chad Nicefield of Wilson. Chad shares his personal journeys that helped shape the new iteration of the band, the inner workings behind the new album Tasty Nasty, what it's like to do the Shiprocked Cruise, and much more.


A conversation with Richie Cavalera

Incite frontman, Richie Cavalera returns to join Honest Brutality for this episode of the podcast. Cavalera takes some time out of his busy schedule to talk about the details of the new album "Built To Destroy", touring with Soulfly, the measure of success, his future band and much more. Incite Bandcamp Incite Spotify Incite Facebook


A conversation with Brandon Mendenhall and Sebastien Paquet

This episode we are joined by guitarist Brandon Mendenhall and director Sebastien Paquet to discuss the new documentary film Mind Over Matter. The film chronicles Brandon's life with with cerebral palsy and his undying passion for music. A passion so strong that he overcame a paralyzed left hand, bullies, and stereotypes in pursuit of his rock n' roll dream. Join us as we go behind the scenes and discuss the this award winning, motivational, inspiring and very metal movie with the men that...


A Conversation with Enzo Aldasoro of Vigils

This episode we are joined by Enzo Aldasoro of Vigils. A true hybrid of modern metal, Vigils transcends borders, conventions and genres. Enzo fills us in on the formation of a band that has members from France to New York, The ideas that drove the musical direction, and the meaning behind the songs on the freshly released EP "Spinning". Vigils on Facebook Vigils on Spotify https://youtu.be/PjAsEeAU7zQ


A conversation with Stephen Brewer of Westfield Massacre

We're back, and we're kicking off the new season with special guest Stephen Brewer of Westfield Massacre. Stephen is One hell of a guitarist, and a super insightful guy. Join us as he walks us through all things Westfield including: the new album "Salvation", his experiences, marketing, musicians supporting each other, movies and much more. WM on Facebook WM on Instagram WM on the Web


A conversation with Damien Starkey of Sleepkillers

This episode we are again joined by Damien Starkey. We originally met Damien at this year's Aftershock Festival in Sacramento California. We had so much fun we couldn't wait to have him back on the show. We discuss his multifaceted career in the music industry, his new project Sleepkillers with life long friend Sam Rivers, the time he auditioned for Stone Temple Pilots, and much more.