Monthly Archives: July 2019

Episode 33: DIO with TIM “RIPPER” OWENS

Reid and Robert are joined by Tim “Ripper” Owens, former frontman of Judas Priest, Iced Earth, and countless other bands, as well as a friend to DIO and a man with a lot of stories to tell. It’s great.

Topics discussed:  “Rainbow In the Dark”, The Scorpions, Dio, Celine Dion, Robert Frost, holograms, Charred Walls of the Damned, Judas Priest, Iced Earth, Winter’s Bane, Heart of a Killer, Three Tremors, Spirits of Fire, Savatage, Dream Evil, The End of Prance, Jugulator, Demolition, Alice In Chains, Soundgarden, Glenn Tipton, Pantera, Painkiller, Slayer, Anthrax, Rob Halford, Metal Church, “Abigail”, King Diamond, Sebastian Bach, AC/DC, Brian Johnson, KK Downing, Dizzy Gillespie, Yngwie Malmsteen, Rock Star, Boogie Nights, Spinal Tap, REO Speedwagon, Mark Wahlberg, Don Jameson, Wendy Dio, Holy Diver, “Last In Line”, “Rainbow In the Dark”, Pink Floyd, Jim Croce, Ace Frehly, Dave Grohl, Wayne’s World, Queensryche, Dave Ellefson, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler, Black Sabbath, Scott Ian, Dimebag Darrell, Simon Wright, Steel Panther, Freddie Mercury, Elton John, John Carpenter, Rick Rubin, Spielberg, Fenriz, Rodney Dangergield, Spacehog, “In the Meantime”, Resident Alien, Royston and Antony Langdon, Liv Tyler, Joaquin Phoenix, Zach Braff, I’m Not Here, The Chinese Album, “Second Avenue”, Vince Neil, Toy Story, Lorne Michaels, Saturday Night Live, Andy Kaufman, Laugh In, Ruth Buzzy, Australia, Batushka, Monastic Chanting, and assuming Black Metal vocals.

Dio, “Man On the Silver Mountain” (Live”

Tim “Ripper” Owens, “Don’t Talk To Strangers” (Dio Cover, Live)

Spacehog, “Second Avenue”

Episode 32: Slipknot

Reid and Robert discuss Slipknot.  Reid is less offended than he thought he might be.

Topics discussed: Slipknot, Slippery When Wet, Tim “Ripper” Owens, Dio, Judas Priest, Iced Earth, Yngwe Malmstein, Mark Wahlberg, Rock Star, Jennifer Aniston, Hot Topic, Corey Taylor, Iowa, “Left Behind”, “Gently”, Stone Sour, “Wait and Bleed”, Taylor Swift, MySpace, LiveJournal, Reddit, Incels, Woods of Ypres, “People=Shit”, Cattle Decapitation, Humanure, Existentialism, Black Metal, Nietzsche, Behemoth, Aliester Crowley, Joey Jordeson, Lars Ulrich, Frost, Clown, Dave Mustaine, Max Martin, Avril Lavigne, Ghost, Mudvayne, Mushroomhead, Nu Metal, Metallica, Re-Load, St. Anger, Pantera, Coal Chamber, “The Heretic Anthem”, Matchbox 20, Insane Clown Posse, Jimmy Buffet, The Super Bowl, The Crow, Murder Dolls, Euronymous, “Miracle”, Cannibal Corpse, Slayer, Primer, Carcass, Pantera, Cradle of Filth, Dimmu Borgir, CD Burners, Killswitch Engage, Pearl Jam, Corrosion of Conformity, The Misfits, Frank Black, The Pixies, Fastbacks, Prong, Dillinger Escape Plan, Deftones, Sartre, Lord Byron, Mary Shelley, Clifford the Big Red Dog, Peace Sells But Who’s Buying?, Tom Delonge, The Challenge, Real World, Road Rules, MTV, Third Eye Blind, Nina Simone, “Ain’t Got No/I Got Life”, Hair, John Travolta, Schoolhouse Rocks, What Happened Ms. Simone?, Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath, Bill Ward, “The Last In Line”, “Rainbow In the Dark”, The Scorpions, and disappointing Ripper Owens.

Slipknot, “The Heretic Anthem” (Live)

Slipknot, “The Negative One”

Nina Simone, “Ain’t Got No” (Live)

Episode 31: Korpiklaani

Reid and Robert discuss Korpiklaani.  Reid shares some drinking stories.

Topics discussed: Neil Diamon, Pittsburgh, GoFundMe, Korpiklaani, teetotalers, “Vodka”, black mold, Necrosexual, Tom Hanks, snorting liquid soap, Dumb and Dumber, Jim Carrey, Euronymous, Varg, Very Tall Folding Chairs, Burning Man, Electric Forrest, Spiderman, The Happening, Speed Racer, fireworks, patriotism, Sufjan Stevens, “Fourth of July”, Iced Earth, Finland, North Dakota, polka, Shamaani Duo, Shaman, Bjork, Longhorn Steak House, Municipal Waste, Cattle Decapitation, Sami, Oktoberfest, Eluveitie, Dave Matthews Band, The Pogues, Dropkick Murphys, Finntroll, yoiking, Windsor, “Happy Little Boozer”, Tales Along This Road, “Wooden Pints”, “Mony, Mony”, Billy Idol, Weird Al Yankovich, Frankie Yankovich, Lawrence Welk, Dolly Parton, “9 to 5”. “Yakkety Sax”, “Yakkety Yak”, Benny Hill, The Platters, “Jolene”, Kulkija, “Juomamaa”, “The Final Countdown”, Marvin Gaye, VFW, white guy dreads, Wayne’s World, Lionel Huts, Romania, Gypsys, Brotherhood of the Wolf, Eugene Hutz, First Ave., Gogol Bordello, The Triple Rock, “Start Wearing Purple”, Wild and Crazy Guys, Steve Martin, Dan Akroyd, Nu Metal, Static X, Slipknot, Hot Topic, Star Wars, “The Heretic Anthem”, Iowa, “Duality”, Radiohead, Corey Taylor, Joey Jordison, Frost, Satyricon, Lars Ulrich, Metallica, Motionless In White, John Cena, Mask, Joseph Merrick, Conan O’Brien, The Pixies, and the Insane Clown Posse.

Korpiklaani, “Happy Little Boozer”

Korpiklaani, “Juomamaa” (Live)

Gogol Bordello, “Start Wearing Purple”

Episode 30: Dying Fetus

Reid and Robert discuss Dying Fetus. Reid is ambivalent.

Topics discussed: Neil Diamond, Pittsburgh, Dying Fetus, Cletus the Slack Jawed Yokel, The Simpsons, Built to Spill, Mastodon, outdoor concerts, Buckcherry, In Bruges, local Nazis, Joaquin Phoenix, acid, abortion, Christian Ronaldo, Killing On Adrenaline, Nu Metal, pig squeal, Burp Metal, Korn, Jonathan Davis, shitty David Lee Roth, Reign Supreme, “Subjected To A Beating, Corpsegrinder, Gillette Razors, Cannibal Corpse, Suffocation, Adult Swim, “Hammer Smashed Face”, Target, Cattle Decapitation, Travis Ryan, Godflesh, Prog Rock, Emerson Lake and Palmer, YOB, Wolves In the Throne Room, Abnormality, Wrong One To Fuck With, “Fixated On Devastation”, “Freebird”, “Blinded By Fear”, At the Gates, Slayer, “If It Makes You Happy”, Sheryl Crow, “Burnin’ For You”, Iced Earth, “Oops I Did It Again”, “My Girl Wants To Party All the Time”, Eddie Murphy, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, Bodom, REO Speedwagon, Foreigner, Alabama, Keep It Like A Secret, There’s Nothing Wrong With Love, Seattle, Treepeople, “Twin Falls”, Ben Folds 5, “The Plan”, Eggos, football, Alestorm, Korpiklaani, “Happy Little Boozer”, mouth harp, Gogol Bordello, and not liking fun.

Dying Fetus, “Subjected To A Beating” (Live)

Dying Fetus, “Fixated On Devastation”

Built to Spill, “Twin Falls/Some” (Live)

Episode 29: YOB

Reid and Robert discuss YOB.  YOB is very good.

Topics discussed: Memory foam pillows, YOB, carpet, Pittsburgh, Prog Rock, ELP, Yes, Genesis, Rick Wakeman, Hawkwind, Opeth, Neurosis, Devin Townsend, Dream Theater, Rush, Libertarian, Ayn Rand, Neil Pert, “Tom Sawyer”, “Fly By Night”, I Love You Man, Jason Segal, Paul Rudd, Styx, Mr. Roboto, Ronald McDonald House, 30 Below, Reba McEntyre, Brooks and Dunn, Eddie Murphy, 48 Hrs, Beverly Hills Cop, Ghostbusters, The Blenders, Boy Scouts, “Black Velvet”, Doom Metal, Stoner Metal, Sludge, Oregon, Hard Times, Our Raw Heart, “Beauty In Falling Leaves”, Meatloaf, “I Would Do Anything For Love”, Mike Scheidt, Woods of Ypres, Mastodon, Iced Earth, Dracula, Matt Barlow, Revolver, Queensryche, “Silent Lucidity”, Black Sabbath, The Great Cessation, Ama, Jimi Hendrix, John Lennon, Ancient Altar, Five Finger Death Punch, Rainforest Cafe, “Supernaut”, Vol. 4, “Victim of Change”, Judas Priest, Ozzy Osbourne, “Snowblind”, Fleetwood Mac, Eric Clapton, “Layla”, Cream, Derek and the Dominos, George Harrison, The Beatles, Wolves In the Throneroom, Gorilla Glue, Fender Telecaster, Dennis Wilson, The Beach Boys, The Manson Family, “Forever”, Full House, Jesse and the Rippers, Uncle Jesse, “Love Surrounds Me”, Bambu, “Stand By Me”, Percy Sledge, Ben E. King, “When A Man Loves A Woman”, Michael Bolton, Celine Dion, Weird Al, Kenny G, Burp Metal, Dying Fetus, “Hammer Smashed Face”, “Subjected to a Beating”, Reign Supreme, “Wrong One To Fuck With”, and wooden snare drums.

YOB, “Beauty In Falling Leaves” (Live)

Dennis Wilson, “Love Surrounds Me”