Monthly Archives: August 2019

Episode 35: Enslaved

Reid and Robert discuss Enslaved.  Enslaved is very good.

Topics discussed: The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevski, Enslaved, Friday the 13th, Beyond Creation, Leo Kottke, Kris Kristofferson, Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, ASPCA, “Arms of the Angel”, “Always On My Mind”, Adele, taco, Hellraisers, The Sound of the Beast, Mastodon, Metalcore, Pink Floyd, Rush, Euronymous, Anthrax, Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer, The Hard Times, Mayhem, Darkthrone, Emperor, Burzum, Monumention, Hammond B3 organ, Prog, Black Metal, “Thoughts Like Hammers”, RIITIIR, Bathushka, The Beatles, Emerson Lake and Palmer, Viking Metal, Wolves In the Throne Room, VH1, Headbanger’s Ball, New Order, Slipknot, Rick Rubin, “Plastic Jesus”, “Autoclave” by the Mountain Goats, “Dead Flowers” by The Rolling Stones, Cool Hand Luke, Corey Taylor, Stone Sour, Satyricon, Taake, Dying Fetus, Meshuggah, Woods of Ypres, “Tom Sawyer”, “Fly By Night”, The Grateful Dead, Phish, “Touch of Grey”, Robert Fripp, Aerosmith, Black Sabbath, Dio, “Faeries Wear Boots”, Punk, Orphan Annie, Happy Meal toys, Roger Rabbit, Burger King, Dead Boys, “Sonic Reducer”, “Ruby Soho”, Rancid, Reggae, Ska, Green Day, Simple Plan, Pearl Jam, Joey Ramone, Flogging Mollys, Dropkick Murphys, Sex Pistols, Ramones, Dee Dee Ramone, Cynic, “Integral Birth”, Death, Black Heart Initiate, Chuck Schuldiner, Lemmy, Tom Araya, Abbath, Cliff Burton, Dimebag Darryl, Lars Ulrich, Fenriz, Hellhammer, John Bonham, Keith Moon, The Who, and other dead drummers.

Enslaved, “Thoughts Like Hammers”

Enslaved, “Raidho” (Live)

Dead Boys, “Sonic Reducer” (Live)


Episode 34: Batushka with Melissa from Instagram

Reid and Robert are joined by Melissa, a listener who has made Reid laugh several times, so we had her on all the way from Australia. We discuss the fraught history of Black Metal monks Batushka.

Topics discussed: Designing Women, Batushka, Malcolm Turnbull, Australia, Fahrenheit vs. Celsius, Winter, husky Goths, Kylie Minogue, Neighbours, Natalie Imbruglia, “Chandelier”, AC/DC, INXS, Silverchair, Frogstomp, Pearl Jam, Destroyer666, Parkway Drive, Berserker, TATU’s “Everything She Said”, Platypuses, Tasmania, Tasmanian Devils, This American Life, Feline Leukemia, Crocodile Dundee, Steve Irwin, Mel Gibson, Hugh Jackman, Eric Bana, Faketushka, theft, Gorgoroth, Behemoth, Black Metal, Catholicism, Van Halen, Wolves In the Throne Room, anti-vaxers, Bart Simpson, Martin Luther, spiders, Art Garfunkel, vegemite, Shari Lewis, The Magnetic Fields, twee, Stephen Merritt, 69 Love Songs, “Papa Was A Rodeo”, Ben Stein, Ferris Bueller, “Meaningless”, The Charlie Daniels Band, Enslaved, “Thoughts Like Hammers”, John Ritter, Tex Ritter, and the more Black Metal.

Batushka (the real one) (live)

Magnetic Fields, “Papa Was A Rodeo”