84. Slayer Tour Review, Archspire/Inferi Interviews, & New music

We talked about new albums from Fetid, Idle Hands, Batushka (Krystov Drabkowski’s version), & Krypts. Than we talked about how the 3 of us reunited for the Slayer farewell tour with Cannibal, Lamb Of God, and Amon Amarth as well as Shadie’s review of the Tech Trek tour with Archspire, Inferi, Virgin, and Wormhole. Plus we’ve got interviews with Archspire (at the 45 min mark) & Inferi (at 1 hour at 20 min mark)!

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Music Played on this Episode:

Breakdown: Termibal Nation “Church Of the Gun”

1. Fetid “Cranial Liquescent”

2. Krystov Drabkowski’s Batushka “Nechb 4”

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3. Idle Hands “Blade and the Will”

4. Krypts “Circling the Between”

5. Archspire “Remote Tumor Seeker” & “Relentless Mutation”

6. Inferi “The Promethean Kings”

83. After the Burial Interview, Arch Enemy “Black Earh” Throwback, & New Music Recomendations

We talked about new music from Employed to Serve, Wormwitch, Altarage, Warforged, Full of Hell, Nocturnus AD, Inferi, Spirit Adrift, and Amon amarth and did a throwback discussion on Arch Enemy’s first album “Black Earth”. We also interviwed Anthony Natarmaso of After the Burial about there recent tour with Killswitch Engage/Parkway Drive, the new album “Evergreen”, how it compared to recording the last one, his last conversation with Justin, playing live as a 4 piece, becoming comfortable as a front man, and more.

Time Stamps:

Intro & new music recommendations

50 min: Arch Enemy “Black Earth” Review

1hr 15 min: Interview

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Music Played on this Episode:
– Employed to Serve “Beneath it All”
– Wormwitch “Two Wolves”
– Altarage “Knowledge”
– Warforged “Nightfall Came”
– Full of Hell “Ygrumal the Many”
– Nocturnus AD “Aeon of the Ancient Ones”
– Inferi “Gatherings in the Chamber of Madness”
– Spirit Adrift “Tortured by Time”
– Amon Amarth “Fafners Gold”
– Arch Enemy “Bury Me an Angel”, “Idolatress”. “Eureka”
– After the Burial “Behold the Crown”

82. Misery Index Interview, Metal Trivia, and New Music

Its time again for America’s favorite game show – Into the Combine Trivia with returning listener Old Man Dave! Plus we have an interview with Mark Kloeppel of Misery Index and plenty of new music recommendations.

Time Stamps:

Intro & new music recommendations

34 min: Trivia

1hr 15 min: Interview

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Music Played on this episode:

Cast Down “Pantomine Mine”

Children of Bodom “This Road”

Equipose “My Suite of Flesh”

Before the Dawn “Phoenix Rising”

Creeping Death “Revenge”

Brymir “Hails from the Edge”

Imprecation “Baptized in the Blood of Satan”

81. Venom Prison Interview, Lords Of Chaos, & Band Gimmicks Discussion

We started off with new albums we’ve been listening to including Venom Prison, Diabolical, Valtari, Rotting Christ, & Saor and than jumped into a discussion on our opinions of band gimmicks, live theatrics, etc, and reviewed the recent movie about Mayhem and the Norwegian black metal scene “Lords of Chaos”. Stay tuned at the end of the episode for an interview with Ash Gray of Venom Prison! We talked about the difference of writing an album when they were relatively unknown compared to after blowing up in the scene, pushing the aggressiveness and technicality of the new album, the new styles incorporated into the album, Larissa’s amazing vocal progression, their touring experiences over the last few years, and a lot more.

Intro – New Music Recommendations

28 mins: Band gimmick/theatrics discussion

43 mins: Lords of Chaos Review

1 hr 10 mins: Venom Prison Interview

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Music Played on this Episode
Venom Prison “Uterine Industrialization”
Diabolical “Inception”
Valtari “Forever”
Rotting Christ “Heaven & Hell & Fire”
Saor “Forgotten Paths”
Mayhem “Freezing Moon”

80. Steve Tucker of Morbid Angel & Entombed “Clandestine” Discussion

We talked about new music we’ve been listening to, whether or not lyrics matter in metal and to what extent quality of vocals are important ,and discussed Entombed’s classic album “Clandestine”. Plus we have an interview with Steve Tucker of the mighty Morbid Angel! We talked about Steve’s passion for death metal, his path to extreme metal, the first time he heard Morbid, how it was to join the band, experience working on Formulas Fatal to the Flesh and Gateways to Annihilation, his vocal development, and some talk about metal in general. Interview starts at 1 hour and 10 min mark.

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Music Played on This Episode:
Judiciary “Social Crusade”
Ossuarium “Corrosive Hallucinations”
Festerday “Kill Your Truth”
Soilwork “Wolves are Back in Town”
Misery Index “The Choir Invisible”
Entombed “Sinners Bleed”, “Severe Burns”, “Stranger Aeons”
Morbid Angel “D.E.A.D.

79.Best of 2018 Part 2 & Tomb Mold Interview

The suspense is over! Here is the rest of our top 15 albums of 2018, all our honorable mentions and an interview with Derrick Vella of Tomb Mold! Interview starts at 1hr 33 mins if you get sick of us. Our full lists will be posted on our Facebook/website in a week or so but no spoilers yet!

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https://knivesoutrecords.bandcamp.com/album/vile-times

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