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Ep. 29 - Comic-Con trailers (Justice League, Avengers: Infinity War, Thor: Ragnarok, Stranger Things season 2, Ready Player One)

7/25/2017
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On this episode of the Rock & Comics podcast, host Anthony Esparza discusses several trailers that were released at this year's Comic-Con event in San Diego, Ca. Discussions on trailers released include Avengers: Infinity War, Thor: Ragnarok, Justice League, Ready Player One, and Stranger Things season 2. Anthony and his band, Defy The Tyrants, were featured on an episode of Walk By Sight with Danielle Cullins. Listen to the episode here:...

Duration: 00:42:28


Ep. 28 - Chester Bennington (Top 5 favorite Linkin Park songs, my introduction to Chester and Linking park)

7/24/2017
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This episode is dedicated in the memory of Chester Bennington, frontman of Linking Park. On this episode of the Rock & Comics, host Anthony Esprarza talks about the recent suicide of Linkin Park frontman, Chester Bennington. Anthony talks about how Chester influenced him on a musical and personal level, discusses his falling out with Lp's current sound, his favorite Linkin Park albums, and his TOP 5 favorite Linkin Park tracks.

Duration: 00:29:50


Ep. 27 - Life Changing Metal Albums with Defy The Tyrants (Metallica, Korn, Slipknot, Cannibal Corpse, DevilDriver, and more)

7/16/2017
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On this episode of the Rock & Comics podcast, host Anthony Esparza sits down with his band, Defy The Tyrants, and discuss metal albums that changed each members life, either a personal or musical level. Defy The Tyrants discuss albums by such bands as Metallica, Slipknot, Korn, HELLYEAH, DevilDriver, Cannibal Corpse, and more. They also discuss their favorite current metal albums from 2012 to now. Part 2 of a two part episode. Follow Rock & Comics on Twitter www.twitter.com/rockandcomicspc...

Duration: 00:29:12


Ep. 26 - Favorite Metal Albums of ALL TIME with Defy The Tyrants (Metallica, Korn, Opeth, Megadeth, Avenged Sevenfold, Limp Bizkit, & more)

7/12/2017
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On this episode of the Rock & Comics podcast, host Anthony Esparza sits down with his band Defy The Tyrants, Danielle Cullins (host of Let's Talk Everything), Kris Grier, Karen Simms, as they discuss their favorite metal albums of all time. Albums by such bands as Metallica, Megadeth, Korn, Rejoice in Vengeance, Opeth, Limp Bizkit, and more are discussed. This is part 1 of a 2 part episode. Follow Rock & Comics on Twitter www.twitter.com/rockandcomicspc Follow Anthony on Instagram...

Duration: 00:31:23


Ep. 25 - Spider-Man: Homecoming (FULL *SPOILER* REVIEW) with Defy The Tyrants and more

7/10/2017
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On this episode of the Rock & Comics podcast, host Anthony Esparza sits down with his Defy The Tyrants bandmates (Chris Maddox, Brandon Lobb, Alex Utrilla) as well as additional guests to review the new Marvel/Sony film, Spider-Man: Homecoming. They discuss their thoughts on the plot, performances, the mid and post credit scenes, the amazing twist, Tom Holland as Spider-Man, Spidey's "New" suit, the ending, and MORE! They also discuss the upcoming Venom film led by Tom Hardy. #SpiderMan...

Duration: 00:39:50


Ep. 24 - Tom Hardy's Venom to be connected to the MCU? Spider-Man: Homecoming early reviews, Inhumans trailer, Korn/StoneSour review, & more

7/3/2017
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This episode is dedicated in the memory of Cuca Esparza This week's episode of Rock & Comics includes discussions on Tom Hardy's upcoming Venom film being connected to the MCU. Host Anthony Esparza also discusses his thoughts on the early Spider-Man: Homecoming reviews, the new Inhumans trailer, and he also discusses the recent Korn/Stone Sour concert he attended. This Weeks Comic Stop includes discussions on Secret Empire #4 and #5, Batman #25, Aquaman #25, Slayer: Repentless #3, The...

Duration: 00:47:59


Ep. 23 - Wonder Woman review and critical/box office success, Trinity annual #1, ranking the DCEU films, and more

6/12/2017
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On this episode of the Rock & Comics podcast, host Anthony Esparza discusses the new WB/DC film, Wonder Woman. He talks the performances of Gal Gadot and Chris Pine, Patty Jenkins' direction, the plot, the 3rd act twist, and his overall thoughts of the film. He also ranks the DCEU films from favorite to least favorite, and discusses the new Trinity Annual. Follow Defy The Tyrants on Spotify https://open.spotify.com/artist/0xehIplAOVgP5Ft0hpXJgz Follow Anthony on Twitter...

Duration: 00:40:56


Ep. 22 - Hellboy R rated reboot, DC Rebirth: The Button, Batman #22, Marvel Unlimited, Secret Empire, and more

5/29/2017
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On this episode of the Rock & Comics podcast, host Anthony Esparza finally introduces comic books into the show. Anthony talks about the conclusion of the recently ended Button story in Batman #22, Marvel's Secret Empire #1 and #2, Royals and the current solo Black Bolt solo series. Anthony also touches on the recently announced Hellboy R-rated reboot. Listen to the new Ep, "Wrest The Crown", from Anthony's band, Defy The Tyrants, on Spotify...

Duration: 00:30:50


Ep. 21 - w/ Defy The Tyrants' Brandon Lobb and Jandro Utrilla (Batman, Power Rangers, Anime, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and more))

5/22/2017
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Part II with Defy The Tyrants' Brandon Lobb and Jandro "Alex" Utrilla. On this episode, host Anthony Esparza continues his conversation with his bandmates Brandon Lobb and Jandro Utrilla from his band, Defy The Tyrants. Here, the three discuss their opinions on Power Rangers, Anime in American culture, their favorite Batman films and villains, The Matrix, their dissapointment of Suicide Squad and much more.

Duration: 00:49:39


Ep. 20 - with Defy The Tyrants' Brandon Lobb and Jandro Utrilla (talking songwriting, recording, Metallica, Megadeth, Korn, AFI, and more)

5/15/2017
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On this episode, host Anthony Esparza sits down with his band mates Brandon Lobb and Jandro "Alex" Utrilla to discuss the writing and recording of their new Ep, "Wrest The Crown". During these discussions, they also touch on several subjects in the world of metal such as Metallica, Megadeth, Korn, Whitechapel, Suicide Silence, Skyharbor, and more. (To skip through the conversations, check the time marker section below) Music featured in this episode: "We Are Sisyphus" by Defy The Tyrants...

Duration: 00:53:26


Ep. 19 - Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 review, The Dark Tower trailer, Marvel/Netflix's The Defenders trailer, DC Rebirth: The Button

5/8/2017
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On this episode of the Rock & Comics podcast, host Anthony Esparza finally announces his new band, Defy The Tyrants, and their new single "Oceans". He also reviews Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and discusses why he feels that the sequel is superior to the original. Anthony also discusses new trailers for The Dark Tower and Netflix's The Defenders. Finally, Anthony adds a new segment to the podcast called "Comic of the Week" and for the first edition, he Reviews the first 3/4 issues in the...

Duration: 00:55:26


Ep. 17 - Disney's Beauty and the Beast review (*SPOILERS*), discussing Marvel/Netflix's Iron Fist controversy, Justice League teasers

3/24/2017
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On this episode, host Anthony Esparza discusses pros and cons of the new Disney remake of Beauty and the Beast. He also discusses the recent controversy surrounding Marvel/Netflix's Iron Fist and how the critics are unfairly treating the show. Anthony also touches on the newly released Justice League teaser trailers and offers a sneak peak of the new episode of the Rock & Comics podcast. Follow Anthony on Twitter www.twitter.com/anthonythirty30 Follow Rock & Comics on Twitter...

Duration: 00:38:23


Ep. 16 - Logan Review (*SPOILERS*), Hugh Jackman's final performance as Wolverine, the future of R-rated superhero films

3/8/2017
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On this episode, host Anthony Esparza reviews the Twentieth Century Fox/Marvel film Logan. He talks about the performances of Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart, X-23, twists and surprises in the film, and more. Following the review, Anthony also discusses the future of R-rated superhero films and if these films will be part of a trend or if they'll open creative doorways for those involved in said productions. Pre-Order "The Black Order: Last Letters From Earth (EP)" on iTunes...

Duration: 00:34:47