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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.

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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Strap in boys and girls we finally present to you part 1 of our 15 favorite albums of 2018! Written lists will be posted along with Part 2 on the website to keep you in suspense and avoid spoilers. Oh and there’s also an interview with Scott Vogal of Terror! Terror has been a favorite of each of ours for a long time so we were stoked to finally get a chance to talk to the hardcore legend himself. Enjoy and stay tuned for part 2 later this week!

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For episode 77 we celebrated the disgusting work of our Finnish metal brethren!!
We were joined by Sam – Finnish Death Metal enthusiast and one of the hosts
of “From the Pit” podcast, to talk about some of the best death metal bands
Finland has to offer. If you have never dove into Finnish death metal you’re in for a
murky, dark, twisted, and heavy surprise… if you’re ready for it! There’s also some new music recommendations at the beginning.

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Music Played on this Episode:
Cult Leader “Craft of Mourning”
Kever “Back from the Netherworld”
Haken “Puzzle Box”
Slugathor “Slow and Painful Death”
Hooded Menace” “Charnel Reflections”
Demilich “When the Sun Drank the Weight of Water”
Convulse “False Religion”
Rippikoulu “Musta Seremonia”
Adramelech “Heroes in Godly Blaze”
Amorphis “Exile of the Sons of Uisliu”
Mors Principium Est “Reclaim the Sun”
Insomnium “While We Sleep”

So we talked too long on the “Black Metal for Beginner’s” episode so we broke it into two episodes. Here’s the other half! We talked to Julien Nutz Deyres – the vocalist of Gorod about the French extreme metal scene including what it was like in the early days, how it has evolved, what its signature sound is, and how it is today. We also talked about their new album “Aethra”. He was a super nice guy with a lot of great view points (sorry for the background noise – Julien was in a loud cafe!). As for the rest of the episode we talked about the new music we’ve been jamming as well as live show reviews for Damnation Fest, Inferi, At the Gates/Behemoth, and Rivers of Nihil/Exhumed/Revocation. Stan is still away raising his child in the deep woods of Norway in order to all allow the metal to seep deeper into her veins so Phil of Phils Breakfast Metal was with us as our guest host. Stay tuned for the return of Stan the Man on the next Episode… coming soon!!

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Phils Breakfast Metal Podcast: Soundcloud or iTunes

Void Titan: Bandcamp

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Music Played on This Episode:

Arsis “Fathoms”
Panopticon “Blatimen”
Scorched “Disfiguring Operations”
Skalmold “Sveroio”
Saor “Tears of a Nation”
At the Gates “Suicide Nation”
Gorod “The Sentry”

Stan is away being a new dad so on this episode we were joined by two special guests to help fill in. We have listener Phil Wadey from the podcast “Phil’s Breakfast Metal” and the band “Void Titan” as well as listener Young James who has a Youtube series going right now documenting his journey into death metal. Find all those links below. The challenge for this episode was to pick 15 albums to convince someone who isn’t into black metal that they should. James was our test subject as he is not a fan of black metal at all. So hit play and see how well we did! Stay tuned for a live interview with Dave Davidson of Revocation at the end! Interview starts at the 1 hour 25 min mark if you get sick of us.

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James Does Death Metal: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cyh-V–u4WY

 

Music Played on this Episode:

Unearth “Incinerate”
Batushka “Yekteniya III: Premudrost’
Gorgoroth “The Rite of Infernal Invocation”
Uada “Natus Eclipsim”
Death Spell Omega “Abscission”
Enslaved “Ethica Odini”
Nachtmystium “Assassins”
Wolves in the Throne Room “Vastness and Sorrow”
Dissection “Where Dead Angels Lie”
Ulver “Hymne 1”
Abigail Williams “The World Beyond”
Dark Funeral “The Secrets of the Black Arts”
Wiegdood “Svanesang”
Satyricon “Mother North”
Watain “Malfeitor”
Horn “Bocksfub”

Alight guys its that time of year…if your anything like me you’ve already started your Horror marathons, haunted house visits, and are drinking tons of Otoberfest and Pumpkin beer. To celebrate the most metal month of all we have a special horror and metal themed episode with interviews with 5 different metal musicians who are also passionate about horror. First up is Mike Hill of Tombs as well as the host of Everything Went Black Podcast & Necromania’s Podcast. Second is Slasher Dave, the frontman of Acid Witch as well as his solo synth based/horror soundtrack/instrumental project Slasher Dave. Third we have Matt Harvey of Exhumed, Gruesome, Expulsion, Pounder, and more. Fourth up is Sven de Caluwe of Aborted and last but not least, we have Jeremy Wagner, the guitarist and lyricist for death metal band Broken Hope. Jeremy is also a horror author with a new book out now called “Rabid Heart”.

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Music Played on this Episode:

Slasher Dave – “Frizzi”

Tombs “Old Wounds”

Acid Witch “I Hate Halloween”

Exhumed “Defenders of the Grave”

Aborted “Vespertine Decay”

Broken Hope “Mutilated and Assimilated”

Topics On This Episode

What we’ve been listening to including new music from Outer Heaven, Embalmer, Omnium Gatherum, Revocation, and Horrendous.

Show reviews for Dying Fetus, Incantation, Gatecreeper, & Genocide Pact tour as well as the Pallbearer/Tribulation tour

Review of the new Pig Destroyer album “Head Cage”

Throwback discussion of Dissection’s Storm of the Lights Bane

Interview with Blake Harrison of Pig Destroyer

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Music Played on this episode: 

– Pig Destroyer “Phantom Limb”
– Outer Heaven “Putrid Dwelling”
– Embalmer “The Casket Calls”
– Omnium Gatherum “Gods Go First”
– Revocation “Of Unworldly Origin”
– Pig Destroyer “Head Cage”,”Circle River”, and Terminal Itch”
– Dissection “Where Dead Angels Lie”, “Maha Kali”

We talked with the guys from Horrendous about their new album “Idol”, including what went into making it, progressing as a band, having a new bass player, the state of the current Death Metal scene, and a lot more. Stay tuned for a normal full length episode next week!

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Music Played on this episode: 

Horrendous “Soothsayer” & “Devotion(Blood for Ink”

Morbus Chron “Chains”

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We talked about our new music recommendations, what our gateway death metal albums where, and what albums we would give to someone who wants to explore the great genre of Death Metal. We also have an interview with the legendary Demon himself, Mr. Glenn Benton of Deicide which starts around the 1hr and 25 min mark. We talked about the new album, writing old songs, Jack Owen leaving the band, the Hoffman brothers plan to play old Deicide songs live, politics in metal, and more.

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New Music Discussed:
Terror “Mental Demolition”
Burial Invocation “Abiogenesis”
Chthe’ilist “Beneath the Crypts”
Amorphis “The Bee”
The Lions Daughter “Die into Us”
Mortuous “The Dead Yet Dream”

This episode is all over the place as we start with the more extreme side of things with new music recommendations from Immortal, Skeletonwitch, Torture Rack, Sentient Horror, Varathron, & Frost Koffin and than move into some newer hardcore recommendations from Patreon member and long time listener James Branstetter. The albums he brought in included new stuff from Jesus Piece, Turnstile, Code Orange, Harms Way, & I Am. We ended the episode with an interview with Liam Cormier of Cancer Bats were we talked about the surprise release of their latest album, writing feel good dirt biking songs, making better albums without having to progress out of their genre, and a lot more. Check it out at the links below & find more bonus content over at our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/intothecombine

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Time Stamps

00:00 Intro & All the New Stuff we’ve been listening to

00:40 New Hardcore Recommendations from Listener James Branstetter

01:20 Interview with Liam Cormier of Cancer Bats

Music Clips Featured on this Episode:

Frost Koffin “Brain
Torture Rack “Festering Castration”
Cancer Bats “Headwound”
Skeletonwitch “Devouring Radiant Light”
Immortal “Into Battle Ride”
Varathron “Tenebrous”
Sentient Horror “The Crypts Below”
Turnstile “Right to Be”
Jesus Piece “Curse of the Serpent”
Code Orange – 3 knives or the hunt
I Am “Face of Death”
Harm’s Way “sink “
Cancer Bats “Lucifer’s Rocking Chair” & “We Run Free”

 

This episode features an interview with Phil the vocalist and guitarist of Khemmis. We also talked about the new music we’ve been jamming including Vein, Zeal & Ardor, Tomb Mold, & Skinless. Than we brought on doom and sludge enthusiast and long time listener August Furhman on to talk about the new Khemmis album along with some sludge and doom recommendations.

 

Music Played on this Episode:
Vein “Demise Automation”
Zeal and Ardor “Dont you Dare”
Tomb Mold “Bloodmirror”
Uada “Snakes and Vultures”
Skinless “Savagery”
Dopethrone “Vinum Sabathi”
Khemmis “Isolation, Maw of Time,
High on Fire “Slave the Hive”
Sleep “Giza Butler”
All Father – Death and Hell Followed With Him
Windhand “Two Urns”
Usnea “Eidolons and the Increate

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We talked about new music, discussed the new At the Gates Album, listed each of our top 5 debut metal albums, and finished off with an interview with Adrian Erlandsson of At the Gates.

 

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Stan the Man is back with us and we really brought a lot to the table for our “What we’ve been listening to” section including Homewrecker, The Crown, Alghazath, Judas Priest, Mammoth Grinder, Bleed From Within, Conjurer, Inferi, & Discussed Carcass’s legendary “Heartwork” album. Stay tuned at the end of the episode for an interview with Matt Slugg Moss of the band Slugdge where we talked about their new album “Esoteric Malencology”, the themes and lyrics of the band, the effects of mental illness, and a lot more. Patreon listeners got to hear this episode last week!

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Outline:

00:00 – Intro & New Music Recomemndations

00:45 – Carcass Heartwork

01:07 – Interview

Music Played on this episode:

Homewrecker “Fade to Oblivion”

The Crown “In the Name of Death”

Alghazanth – “Facing the North” fom Eight Coffin Nails

Judas Priest – Necromancer

Mammoth Grinder “Human is Obsolete”

Bleed From Within “Alive”

Conjurer “Of FLesh Weaker than Ash”

Inferi “Smoulder in the Ash”

Carcass “Heartwork” & “Carnal Forge”

016B0FFC-5EF5-4546-9DA4-4269527A0FFC.png Hey guys episode 66 is kind of a sneak peak into our Patreon bonus content. We paired half of our first bonus episode with a huge interview with James Murphy, previously of Death, Obituary, & Testament. He talked about his Disincarnate project, becoming a member of Death for the “Spiritual Healing” period, writing on Obituary’s “Cause of Death”, joining Testament, and a whole lot more. If you want to hear the remaining 45 mins of the original Patreon bonus episode head over to our Patreon site at the link below. Stan was unable to join us for this episode due to his ongoing black metal mold problem so we had two special guest listeners that joined us and really brought their A game. We talked about our favorite concerts and an overlooked death metal classic Disincarnate “Dreams of the Carrion Kind” which was James Murphy’s project after his time with Obituary.

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Music Played on this episode:
Wolf King “Greater Power”
Disincarnate “Stench of Paradise Burning”, “Beyond the Flesh”,
& “Monarch of the Sleeping Marches
Death “Low Life”

We started off with a bunch of new music we’ve been listening to including Ataraxy, Wake, Horn, Bloodshot Dawn, Rivers of Nihil, & Agrimonia. Than we did a reaction to Parkway Drive’s new single “The Void”, talked about our new Patreon project, and jumped into a big album discussion on Immortal’s frosty classic “At the Heart of Winter”. We ended off with an interview with Peter Tagtgren of Hypocrisy and Abyss Studios. We talked about Sci-fi movies, conspiracy’s,  Hypocrisy, and a lot about his work at Abyss studios. We talked about some of the classic albums he worked on including Dark Funeral “The Secrets of the Black Arts”, Immortal’s “At the Heart of Winter”, and Children of Bodom’s “Follow the Reaper”. We also talked about the new Immortal album he worked on due out this year and a lot more.

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Song clips played on this episode
Ataraxy “One Last Certainty”
Horn “Bocksfus”
Wake “Rot” Misery Rites
Bloodshot Dawn “Survival Evolved”
Agrimonia “The Sparrow”
Parkway Drive “The Void”
Immortal “At the Heart of Winter”
Bathory “Fire and Ice” from Hammerheart
Immortal “Solarfall”
Hypocrisy “Roswell 47”
Hypocrisy “Fire in the Sky”
Dark Funeral “My Dark Desires”

We talked about the new music we’ve been listening to, reviewed the new Between the Buried and Me album “Autonama”, and discussed Bolt Thrower’s classic album “IV Crusade”. We also have an interview with Tommy Roger’s of Between the Between the Buried and Me, where we found out some info about their two part album as well as a great interview with Brodey Uttley of River’s of Nihil. Be sure to check out their amazing new album “Where Owls Know my Name” on 3/16. Its a packed episode! Enjoy!

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Music Played on This Episode
– Wormed “Pseudo-Horizon”
– Necrophobic “Mark of the Necrogram” & “Tsar Bomba”
– Genocide Pact “Spawn of Suffering”
– Hyperion “Seraphical Euphony”
– Between the Buried and Me “Condemmed to the Gallows” & “Millions”
– Bolt Thrower “IV Crusade” & “Embers”
– Rivers of Nihil “Home” & “The Silent Life”

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We started with a few albums we’ve checked lately, dove in to some anticipated 2018 releases, and finished the episode with another round of metal trivia including song clips

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We’re back with Part 2 of our top 15 metal albums of the year! We also have an interview with Riley of Power Trip where we talked about the new album, touring with death metal bands, what executioners tax is about, the topic of separating the art from the artist, speaking out online, and a lot more – its a good one.  We are going to wait to publish our full lists until the episode has been out for a bit to keep it a surprise but feel free to message us and ask us for it if you need it. Check back to our Facebook for the lists after a week or so.

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