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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!

If you liked the breakdown of the week go pick up the album at the link below and support a fellow listener!

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

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78. Best of 2018 Part 1 & Terror Interview

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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77. Finnish Death Metal

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.

Check out Sam’s podcast “From the Pit” at the link below:
From the Pit

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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”