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Episode 36: Hello, again.

Reid and Robert are back to the old grindstone.

Topics discussed: Clapping, Celine Dion, Slayer, Minneapolis, The Cabooze, Prince, Beyond Creation, Fallujah, Gorgatron, vegetarian pizza, Black Crown Initiate, King Diamond, 1349, Frost, Dracula, Tech Death, Nailed Shut, Suffocation, Nile, Terrorizer, Death Angel, Ex Mortis, Morbid Angel, Otis Redding, Ghost, Alabama, Five Finger Death Punch, Bad Wolves, Nothing More, Fallout Boy, “We Will Rock You”, Queen, Wayne’s World, “Fat Bottomed Girls”, Might Ducks, Freddie Mercury, “Somebody to Love”, “Another One Bites the Dust”, Twitter, Flash Gordon, Highlander, The Greatest American, George Costanza, Tiny Music from the Vatican Gift Shop, Stone Temple Pilots, Velvet Revolver, “Fall to Pieces”, Scott Weiland, Layne Staley, Frank Sinatra, Slayer, Tool, Pearl Jam, Jeff Ament, Steam Punk, John Waters, Alice Cooper, Enslaved, Wolves In the Throne Room, Behemoth, Cannibal Corpse, Meshuggah, Eluvietie, Woods of Ypre, Burzum, Cattle Decapitation, Taake, Korpaklaani, Brother Ali, Patti LaBelle, “New Attitude”, KFC, “You’re My Lady”, Death, Judas Priest, Anthrax, Mayhem, Celtic Frost, Tom Gabriel Warrior, Hellhammer, Metallica, Megadeth, Black Sabbath, Electric Wizard, Sleep, Doom, Tony Iome, Limp Bizkit, Korn, Crazy Town, Slipknot, The Mountain Goats, San Francisco, The Grateful Dead, The Doors, The Fillmore, Chuck Schuldiner, Randy Rhodes, and new beginnings.

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”


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”



Episode 28: Godflesh

Reid and Robert discuss Godflesh.  Reid is in love.  Robert is not.

Topics Discussed: The Bangles, Godflesh, Godsmack, puppets, haircuts, Great Clips, narcissism, “Through the Fire and Flames”, Facebook Marketplace, Les Paul, Buckcherry, Randy Jackson, Step Brothers, American Idol, Randy Johnson, The Brewers, The Jackson 5, Journey, Michael Jackson, “Faithfully”, “Open Arms”, Napalm Death, Justin Broaderick, Scum, Industrial Metal, Grindcore, Streetcleaner, “Christbait Rising”,  Throbbing Gristle, New Wave, Erik B. & Rakim, Pain, Nine Inch Nails, Metal Archives, Pitchfork, Heavy Blog Is Heavy, Static X, Korn, “Shoots and Ladders”, Disturbed, Goth Bros, Mortis, Emperor, South Park Mexican, Ministry, King of the Hill, “Endgames”, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Challenge Coins, Stolen Valor, Jesu, Suicide, “Frankie Teardrop”, Joy Division, “Blue Monday”, Prince, “Nothing Compares 2 U”, “Manic Monday”, Big Star, That 70’s Show, “September Gurls”, Susanna Hoff, Sleater-Kinney, YOB, “Beauty and Falling Leaves”, Lost, Cliffhanger, Sylvester Stallone, Christian Slater, Chantix, Ray Liotta, Goodfellows, Dennis Wilson, The Beach Boys, The Manson Family, Rob Schneider, South Park, and fat nerds.

Godflesh, “Christbait Rising”


Godflesh, “Endgames”


The Bangles, “September Gurls” (Live)


Episode 27: Abnormality

Reid and Robert try to inject some estrogen into the mix with a female fronted band – Abnormality.  Turns out, it’s just some good old fashioned Death Metal.

Topics discussed: Murder Junkies, non-dairy ice cream, Abnormality, ghosts, Ouija Boards, ghosting, Tony Iommi, “Love Take Me Down To the Streets” by Wings, “Plastic Jesus”, Cool Hand Luke, “Free Fallin'”, “Hanger 18”, “Smoke On the Water”, “Redemption Song” by Bob Marley, “Schism” by Tool, “Wonderwall” by Oasis, Liam Gallagher, John Lennon, Noel Gallagher, King Diamond, Eluveitie, Alestorm, Winnipeg, Rob Ford, Toronto, Cannibal Corpse, KISS, Devin Townsend, Wolves In the Throne Room, Cattle Decapitation, Converge, Meshuggah, Woods of Ypres, 1349, Behemoth, In This Moment, Motionless In White, Lacuna Coil, Arch Enemy, “Penance”, Sociopathic Constructs”, “Hammer Smashed Face”, Deadwood, Corpsegrinder, Soulfly, Goratory, Chris Barnes, After Forever, Anneke Van Giersbergen, groupies, Yellawolf, Buckcherry, David Lee Roths, Adele, Taylor Swift, Panic At the Disco, Avatar, MTV Unplugged, Alice In Chains, Pearl Jam, Nirvana, Stone Temple Pilots, Mechanisms of Omniscience, “Irreversible”, Prince, Sufjan Stevens, “Fourth of July”, Carrie and Lowell, The Cramps, Lou Reed, Modest Mouse, Iced Earth, The Dark Saga, Spawn, “More Than Words”, “More Than A Feelin'”, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Power Metal, Something Wicked This Way Comes, and eating ice cream alone while watching bad music documentaries.

Abnormality, “Penance”


Abnormality, “Irreversible”


Sufjan Stevens, “Fourth of July” (Live)



Episode 26: Converge with Tim Kazer of Sail

Reid and Robert are joined from across the pond by Tim Kazer of Sail to discuss Converge.  They have a bloody good time talking about a bloody good band.

Topics discussed: Metal detecting, Converge, Conway Twitty, Sail, Lynne Rosetta Casper, Mastodon, Baroness, British vs. American cursing, Colin Farrel, In Bruges, Alexander, Brad Pitt, Snatch, Hardcore, Metal Core, Atreyu, Hatebreed, Black Flag, Bad Brains, Fugazi, Kurt Ballou, Sonic Youth, Fucked Up, Jane Doe, Napalm Death, Grindcore, Jake Bannon, Euronymous, Salem, “All I Want for Christmas Is You” by Mariah Carey, Pizza Tramp, Bono, All We Love We Leave Behind, Prince, “Manic Monday”, The Bangals, GG Allin, Old School, Merle Allin, The Murder Junkies, Vince Neil, The Stooges, Agnostic Front, Crow: City of Angels, Iggy Pop, Lou Reed, Please Kill Me, Dillinger Escape Plan, Mathcore, Ville Valors, HIM, Bam Margera, Jackass, The Cure, Cradle of Filth, Hammer Films, bad goth, Dire Straits, grunge, Spinal Tap, I’m From Barcelona, “We’re From Barcelona”, Apple, Zach Braff, Scrubs, Garden State, The Polyphonic Spree, hand claps, Arcade Fire, U2, Men At Work, Slipknot, Mudvayne, Abnormality, Arch Enemy, “Penance”, and abortions.

Converge, “A Single Tear”


Converge, The Long Road Home


Sail, “The Weight of Gold”


I’m From Barcelona, “We’re From Barcelona”


Episode 25: BURZUM with Jake Lee Asen of Thrallfrost

Reid and Robert are joined by Jake Lee Alen of Thrallfrost to discuss the ever-controversial Burzum.

Topics discussed: Alanis Morrissette, Jagged Little Pill, Count Grishnack, Count Chocula, Perfect Strangers, Nate Pehler, dragons, Game of Thrones, Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, Sasquatch, Mothman, The Mothman Prophecy, Lords of Chaos, Burzum, Varg, Chris Barnes, Cannibal Corpse, Tool, Maynard James Keenan, Guns ‘n Roses, Burzum, Bathory, Madonna, Passion of the Christ, White Supremacy, Until the Light Takes Us, “Freezing Moon”, Necrobutcher, Snodde, Emperor, Ihsan, Cradle of Filth, Nazis, Mein Kampf, paganism, nationalism, Alex Jones, Richard Spencer, Jordan Peterson, Joe Rogan, MMA, Euronymous, Blink 182, Demifiend, My Chemical Romance, Mudvayne, Mushroomhead, Powerman 5000, Dead Kennedys, Dunkelheit, Filosofem, JRR Tolkien, Led Zeppelin, Gorgoroth, Power Metal, Kraftwerk, Fenriz, Wolves In the Throne Room, Crazy From the Heat by David Lee Roth, Benjamin Franklin, Mark Twain, “Jump”, “Runnin’ with the Devil”, Van Halen, Hammer of the Gods, Black Sabbath, Tony Iommi, Wayne’s World, Jimmy Page, David Bowie, Mindless Self Indulgence, Wattain, Goatwhore, 1439, Amish Paradise, Punk, Ska, 3 Minute Hero, Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Reel Big Fish, Brooks and Dunn, Burl Ives, Animal Collective, Celtic Frost, Grace Jones, Whitney Houston, Enya, Braveheart, Darkthrone, Underground Resistance, Crustpunk, Waco, David Koresh, Ted Nugent, Trump, Macron, Communism, Michael Jackson, Paul McCartney, Moondog, Philip Glass, Converge, “Concubine”, Hatebreed, Puddle of Mudd, Creed, Pearl Jam, “Jeremy”, Taake, James Hetfield, “I Am the Walrus”, Mortis, Techno, Avenged Sevenfold, and if Yes was a metal band.

Burzum, “Dunkelheit”


Moondog, “Moondog” (Full Album)


Thrallfrost, Promo Video


Episode 24: Wolves In the Throne Room with Pete Williams

Reid and Robert are joined by Pete Williams of Heavy Blog Is Heavy to discuss Wolves In the Throne Room. A good time is had by all.

Topics discussed:  Bike bells, Wolves In the Throne Room, Wolf Blitzer, Henry Miller, Proust, nature, Denver, magic mushrooms, Flying Spaghetti Monster, String Cheese Incident, Georgia, weed, Mad Max, cool hats, patchouli, Doom Metal, Black Metal, Thrash Metal, Swallow the Sun, negative reviews, Saint Vitus, Venom, Venom Inc., The Necrosexual, Electric Wizard, Pentagram, Olympia, Microphones, Beat Happening, Sleater-Kinney, Riot Grrrl, Queen, Swallow the Sun, ambient music, Thrice Woven, Nazis, Deafheaven, Hipster Metal, My Bloody Valentine, Two Hunters, Black Cascade, Celestial, Celestine, 808s and Heartbreaks, Kanye West, Tool, Maynard James Keenan, Primus, Diadem of Twelve Stars, Bjork, Danny Brown, Blind Guardian, contrarianism, St. Anger, Ride the Lightning, Metallica, Classical Music, Fleshgod Apocalypse, Neo-Classical Metal, Neil Diamond, Genesis, Pop-Punk, The Alex Jones Prison Planet, Corey Taylor, Meshuggah, estrogen, Evanescence, Arch Enemy, Once Human, Kitty, Burzum, Sleater-Kinney, Carey Brownstein, Portlandia, Jared Leto, Jordan Catalano, The Woods, Corrine Tucker, Heart, John Fusciante, Seven Year Bitch, Bikini Kill, The Fastbacks, Thrallfrost, Cannibal Corpse, Chris Barnes, “Dunkelheit”, Mayhem, and trying not to talk politics with Nazis.

Wolves In the Throne Room, “Born From A Serpent’s Eye”


Wolves In the Throne Room, “The Old Ones Are With Us” (Live)


Sleater-Kinney, “What’s Mine Is Yours” (Live)


Episode 23: TOOL w/ JV of Shadows of Everest

Reid and Robert are joined by JV from Shadows of Everest out of Nova Scotia to talk about a band Reid never liked: TOOL.  The results may surprise you.

Topics discussed:  Paul Stanley, Peter Criss, Tool, Coolio, “Canada’s Ocean Playground”, Jerry Stiller, Nova Scotia, Halifax, Fargo, Local Weather, Motley Crue, Guns N’ Roses, sea shanties, Eluveitie, Shadow of Everest, Tool, Mastodon, Pink Floyd, Idle Hands, Hunting Ground, Montreal, New York City, The Beatles, Alice Cooper, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Deep Purple, Adam Jones, Maynard James Keenan, A Perfect Circle, Lateralus, Nickleback, Chad Kroeger, Avril Lavigne, Megadeth, The Flaming Lips, Zaireeka, Chinese Democracy, Corey Taylor, Opiate, Aenima, Jurassic Park, 10,000 Days, “Stinkfist”, David Sedaris, Children of Bodem, Zakk Wylde, Black Label Society, Puscifer, Joe Rogan, The Man Show, Doug Stanhope, Pearl Jam, REM, Michael Stipe, IRS Records, Up, Out of Time, Automatic for the People, Bill Berry, “Falls to Climb”, “Losing My Religion”, “Stand”, “Nightswimming”, “Man On the Moon”, “Everybody Hurts”, Brian Eno, Hot Shots, Devin Townsend, Avatar, Empath, Heavy Blog Is Heavy, Wolves In the Throne Room, Atmospheric Black Metal, Washington, “Fires Roar In the Palace of the Moon”, Thrice Woven, Eddie Vedder, and increasingly longer run times.

Tool, “Stinkfist”


Tool, “Forty Six & 2” (Live)


Tool, “The Holy Gift” (Lateralus with different track order)


REM, “Falls To Climb”


Shadow of Everest, “The Hunting Ground” (Live)



Episode 22: Venom with The Necrosexual

Reid and Robert are joined by the Grim One, The Hardest Working Man In Corpse Entertainment – THE NECROSEXUAL!  They discuss Venom and have a nice time.

Topics discussed: Alabama, Venom, The Brother’s Grimm, Hanson, Woods of Ypres, Emo, Kerrang, “Orgy On Your Burial”, Metal Injection, Joan Rivers, Skeleton Witch, Abbath, Mortal Combat, Gary Holt, Exodus, Slayer, Jeff Hanneman, Chicago, Yanni, Reba McEntire, Bryan Adams, weed, GWAR, Gojira, The Goryhole Overture in F#, Black Metal, Mayhem, Carnivore, Goatwhore, Sexy Metal, Justin Timberlake, Anthony Gabriel, the Pocano Mountains, King Diamond, Venom Inc., Kronos, Abbadon, Tony “The Demolition Man” Dolan, Celtic Frost, Pro Wrestling, Gold Dust, Dusty Rhodes, WWE, Sting, The Crow, KISS, Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Peter Criss, Ace Frehley, “Beth”, Charlie Kelly, Welcome to Hell, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, NWOBHM, cheese is good, Manowar, He-Man, Power Metal, Motorhead, Pink Floyd, Tangerine Dream, Gentle Giant, Sex Pistols, Grunge, Euronymous, Varg, Possessed, Prime Evil, The Velvet Underground, Morbid Angel, Cryptopsy, Fear Factory, Vince Neil, Motley Crue, Van Halen, David Lee Roth, Destruction, Thor, Rob Halford, Lemmy, Goat Thrower, The Downward Spiral, Buckcherry, Shadow of Everest, Nova Scotia, Canada, Tool, “Ravenman”, Ravenwood, The Hunting Ground, Mastodon, Neurosis, High On Fire, Coachella, “Sweet Jane”, “Walk On the Wild Side”, Metallica, Please Kill Me, CBGBs, White Light/White Heat, Loaded, “Some Kinda Love”, Mo Tucker, Andy Warhol, “Venus In Furs”, Stockholm Syndrome, “Pushit”, AENEMA, Spotify, Maynard James Keenan, “Prison Sex”, “Stinkfist”, and Necrosexual Encounters.

A Day In the Life of The NECROSEXUAL


Necrosexual, “Necrosexual Encounter”


Venom, “Welcome To Hell” (Live)


The Velvet Underground, A Closer Look Documentary


Episode 21: Carnivore with Cam Dewald of Gorgatron

Reid and Robert are joined in studio by Cam Dewald of Gorgatron to discuss Carnivore.  This one goes way off the rails

Topics discussed:  Billie Eilish, Lourde, Carnivore, Ani DiFranco, Celine Dion, KFC, Gorgatron, Phyllis Diller, Laugh-In, Green Jello, Love Metal, HIM, Beyond Creation, Crowbar, “Planets Collide”, Yngwie Malmstein, Beto O’Rourke, Death Metal, Punk, DR Strings, Super Bowl Halftime Show, Creed, Scott Stapp, Facebook, Bill Manspeaker, Merle Allin, The Gong Show, The Grammies, Jethro Tull, Tool, Maynard James Keenan, Three Little Pigs, GWAR, Psychostick, KISS, Spiderman, Maximum Carnage, MySpace, YouTube, Adam Sandler, Yahoo, CKY, Alex Jones, Jesse Ventura, Jess Margera, pornography, Michael Jordan, Type O Negative, Patrice O’Neal, SOD, Weird Al Yankovic, 50 Cent, Bill Burr, Playgirl, Aldous Huxley, Brave New World, Murder Junkies, Molly Hatchet, Talib Kweli, Black Star, “Inner Conflict”, Lemmy, Motorhead, Black Metal, Celtic Frost, Varg, Roky Erickson, Okkerville River, Phil Anselmo, Crowbar, Hardcore, Retaliation, Mumford and Sons, Hawkwind, The Beatles, Little Richard, Esquirita, PFunk, Red Hot Chili Peppers, “Play That Funky Music White Boy”, J. Geils, Brian Setzer Orchestra, Steven Seagal, Bruce Willis, Bo Diddley, Liz Phair, My Bloody Valentine, Harry Potter, Ladyhawk, Soko, Mitski, Phoebe Bridgers, boygenius, Jose Gonzalez, The Knife, Morbid Angel, The Necrosexual, Necrobutcher, Venom, St. Vitus, Megadeth, Dave Mustaine, Malevolent Creation, kayfabe, and Andre the Giant.

Carnivore, “Carnivore”


Carnivore, “Inner Conflict”


Liz Phair, “Fuck and Run” (Live)


Gorgatron, “Thrasher Basher”


Episode 20: Woods of Ypres

Reid and Robert discuss Woods of Ypres.  Reid is not impressed. Robert’s heart is broken. They both like Rilo Kiley,

Topics discussed:  Butterflies, sobriety, Woods of Ypres, Tiger Woods, James Woods, bomb cyclones, Fargo, South Dakota, Finland, Eluveitie, Demifiend, Voidrot, local shows, bad sound mixing, Slayer, Testament, Anthrax, Behemoth, Lamb of God, Thrallfrost, Staind, Korn, Goth, Doom, Post-Grunge, Canada, David Gold, South Korea, Kuwait, Juno Awards, “Mt. Pleasant Cemetery”, Black Metal, “Everything I Touch Turns to Gold (Then Coal)”, toxic masculinity, Pinkerton, Weezer, Bauhaus, Paradise Lost, Milton, The Cure, Iced Earth, Kurt Cobain, Nirvana, Stone Temple Pilots, Pearl Jam, Eddie Vedder, Scott Stapp, Bono, Peter Steele, Type O Negative, Opeth, Jazz Fusion, Celine Dion, Jason Segel, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Dracula, “Lightning and Snow”, Glenn Gould, Avril Lavigne, Nickelback, Chad Kroeger, Days of the New, Alice In Chains, Rilo Kiley, Star Trek, Star Wars, Jenny Lewis, The Golden Girls, Fred Savage, The Wizard, Nintendo, depression, Grey’s Anatomy, Devin Townsend, Varg, North Dakota Gay, Goat Thrower, “Sastruga”, Necrot, Cannibal Corpse, spreadsheets, Gorgatron, Green Jello, Merle Allin, The Necrosexual, Venom, Gorgoroth, The Beach Boys, Brian Johnston, Mike Love, Soulfly, Sepaltura, Carnivore, Peter Steele, Type O Negative, Playgirl, “Cinnamon Girl”, and learning lessons the hard way.

Woods of Ypres, “Everything I Touch Turns to Gold (Then to Coal)” (Live)


Woods of Ypres, “Lightning and Snow)


Rilo Kiley, “A Better Son/Daughter” (Live)


Episode 19: Beyond Creation

Reid and Robert discuss Beyond Creation.  Our submission songs are less than desirable.

Topics discussed: Man jeans, Beyond Creation, Bed Bath and Beyond, chinos, Beyond Beef, Blood Bath and Beyond, GWAR, Devin Townsend, Empath, mental illness, “Deadhead”, “Souls Will Collide”, “Hear Me”, Strapping Young Lad, “Singularity”, Nietzsche, Buddhism, The Beatles, Acid, The Doors, Hellhammer, Ringo Starr, Canada, virtuosic bass, nerds, Jaco Pastorius, Flea, Monkey, Peanut, 311, pot smoking teenagers, Tech Death, Prog, Gojira, Juno Awards, Mastodon, Metallica, Jethro Tull, Mario Bros., slap bass, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, There’s Something About Mary, Jonathan Richman, “Not So Much to Be Loved as to Love”, Heavy Metal Dating, Tinder, Antimozdebeast, scrambled porn, Nine Inch Nails, Walkman, MC Escher, Second Hand Arms Dealer, Bristol, disappointment, Woods of Ypres, wallowing in depression, Weezer, “Hashpipe”, and resignation.

Beyond Creation, “Omnipresent Perception”


Beyond Creation, “Earthborn Evolution”


Jonathan Richman, “Not So Much To Be Loved As To Love”


Episode 18: Fleshgod Apocalypse

Reid and Robert discuss Fleshgod Apocalypse. Reid rants about The Dirt and loves Klaus Nomi.

Topics Discussed: Whitney Houston, Fleshgod Apocalypse, The Fresh Prince, Fairies, Werewolves, death, Existentialism, Mr. Ed, Schindler’s List, the Holocaust, Varg, Hour of Penance, The Agony, Francesco Paoli, Sick Drummer, Gojira, King Diamond, The King, Labyrinth, opera, Death Metal, Tech Death, “The Violation”,Eluvietei, Hurdy Gurdy, Victorian Zombies, Gatorade, Classical Music, Country Music, “Fishin’ In the Dark”, Hellhammer, “Chainsaw Gutfuck”, Chaikovsky, Beethoven, Bach, Mozart, Pachelbel’s Canon, Chopin, Hyden, Buckcherry, Hypocrisy, “Sugar”, Behemoth, Tibetan Throat Singing, Gregorain Chant, “Paramour”, The Dirt, Vince Neil, Nic Cage, Tommy Lee, Mick Mars, Weekend At Bernie’s, Game of Thrones, Machine Gun Kelly, Motley Crue, Nikki Sixx, Sprockets, Klaus Nomi, New Wave, David Bowie, Saturday Night Live, Tiny Tim, “Nomi Song”, Celine Dion, KFC, “Power of Love”, Mrs. Butterworth, Goat Thrower, Stevie Nicks, Beyond Creation, “Omnipresent Perception”, bassists, Primus, “Wynona’s Big Brown Beaver”, bass solos, “Hammer Smashed Face”, and having sex on Reid Messerschmidt Gets Metal with Robert Piller branded pillows.

Fleshgod Apocalypse, “The Violation”


Fleshgod Apocalypse, “Sugar”


Klaus Nomi, “Nomi Song”


Episode 17: Gojira

Reid and Robert discuss Gojira and get sultry with Serge Gainsbourg.

Topics discussed: American Idol, Gojira, She-Ra, Shakira, Hell’s Kitchen, Master Chef, Chef Gordon Ramsay, Lionel Richie, Katy Perry, Christina Aguilera, Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton, Daughtry, McDonald’s, eating meat, Travis Ryan, environmentalism, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, Devin Townsend, Slayer, Behemoth, Avenged 7Fold, Volebeat, the Swedish Chef, Ska, Rockabilly, Hot Topic, Death Metal, Meshuggah, Mastodon, Magma, Eluveitie, Eddie Vedder, Loudwire, “The Heaviest Matter of the Universe”, From Mars to Sirius, Black Metal, Mayhem, Hellhammer, France, The Way of All Flesh, Godzilla, The Kinks, Oasis, Murder Junkies, GG Allin, Merle Allin, Sepultura, Pantera, Skelotonwitch, Cannibal Corpse, cleanliness, musician smells, Prince, Michael Jackson, “The Art of Dying”, The Way of All Flesh, Metallica, Existentialism, Prog, Dark Tranquility, Cattle Decapitation, Serge Gainsbourg, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Whitney Houston, Jane Birkin, “Rocket Queen” by Guns n’ Roses, Steven Adler, Appetite for Destruction, sex noises, “J’et aime . . . moi non plus”, Andrea Bocelli, Brigitte Bardot, Miley Cyrus, Growing Pains, “Wrecking Ball”, Mark Cuban, Sharon Osbourne, Chronic Trigger, Utah, Mormons, “Cats On Cocaine”, Iron Maiden, Buckcherry, Frankenstein, Fleshgod Apocalypse, “The Violation”, Agony, and Hulk Hogan impersonations.

Gojira, “The Heaviest Matter In the Universe” (Live)


Gojira, “The Art of Dying” (Live)


Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin, “J’et aime . . . moi non plus”


Chronic Trigger, “Cats On Cocaine”


Episode 16: Brujeria

Reid and Robert discuss Brujeria and the Cannibal Corpse concert they attended. Reid wrote the lyrics to a song.

Topics discussed: My So Called Life, Emo, Brujeria, Minneapolis, Cannibal Corpse, Necrot, Morbid Angel, Fargo, Demifiend, Gorgotron, Death, mic’d box fans, Instagram, Corpsegrinder, World of Warcraft, Target, “Hammer Smashed Face”, “I Cum Blood”, pits, kick-lines, South Park, bro contingents, Jake Gyllenhaal, Methamphetamine, deviated septum, Murder Junkies, Merle Allin, GG Allin, Wes Manspeaker, Green Jello, “Three Little Pigs”, Maximum Carnage, Chapelle Show, Sepultera, Soulfly, Max Cavalera, Juan Brujo, Fear Factory, Carcass, Napalm Death, Shane Embury, Tijuana, Satan, marijuana, cocaine, Trump, “Macarena”, The Jerky Boys, Grindcore, “Matando Gueros”, Eddie, Ska, Devin Townsend, Strapping Young Lad, “Genesis”, Walk Hard, Maynard Keenan, Ghost, “Raza Odiada (Pito Wilson)”, Peter Wilson, Yo La Tengo, New Jersey, . . . And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside Out, “Our Way to Fall”, Dick Dale, Black Metal, Frankenstein, Dracula, “Trans-Dracula Blues”, White Zombie, Bernie Taupin, Elton John, The Beach Boys, 1349, Darkthrone, Taake, Bob Dylan, Weird Al, Gojira, From Mars To Sirius, “The Heaviest Matter In the Universe”, Meshuggah, MTV Unplugged, and more “Trans-Dracula Blues”.

Brujeria, “Matando Gueros” (Live)


Brujeria, “Raza Odiada (Pito Wilson)”


Yo La Tengo, “Our Way to Fall”


Ollie Kubasik, “Trans-Dracula Blues”


Ollie Kubasik, “Trans-Dracula Blues (Lullaby Version)”





Episode 15: Goatwhore with Nate Pehler of Brutalur

Reid and Robert welcome Nate Pehler of the band Brutaler and the Make A Riff Foundation to the studio to discuss Goatwhore.

Topics discussed: The Eagles, Don Henley, Goatwhore, The Steve Miller Band, serial killers, Steve Erkel, The Great God Pan, King Diamond, Elvis, The Favourite, Walmart, Advil, Brittney Spears, Crossroads, Yellow Submarine, Gorgotron, pizza, famous chicken dinners, #garbagelife, PAM, Acid Bath, Celtic Frost, Venom, Andrew WK, “Apocalyptic Havoc”, 70,000 Tons, REO Speedwagon, Cheap Trick, Nergal, Orion, Van Morrison, Entombed AD, Skeletonwitch, Cannibal Corpse, Chris Barnes, Six Feet Under, Corpsegrinder, Deicide, Carving Out the Eyes of God, Satan, New Orleans, blast beats, Metallica, Load, grunge, Re-Load, Some Kind of Monster, Dave Mustaine, Morbid Angel, Necrot, Trey Azogthoth, “Hammer Smashed Face”, Behemoth, 1349, “Wear These Scars of Testimony”, A Haunting Curse, Bronski Beat, A Blaze In the Northern Sky, The Great Southern Treadkill, memes, toxic masculinity, John Parr, Neil Diamond, “I Am I Said”, Bruce Springsteen, Mastodon, “Red Red Wine”, Beyonce, “Invert the Virgin”, Belle & Sebastian, Twee Pop, Emo, Wes Anderson, If You’re Feeling Sinister, “Judy and the Dream of Horses”, Bjork, R. Kelly, Juno, The Breakfast Club, Faces of Death, Village Green Preservation Society, Pitchfork, Buckcherry, Vicious Fvck, Kvlt, Instagram, Blackened Crust, Boise, Idaho, Young and In the Way, “Cold to Bones”, Ghostbusters, Qaanaaq, ShadowGrey, Juicifer, Rotting Thought, Deadmau5, Fargo, Brujeria, Shane Embury, Fear Factory, Carcass, Cradle of Filth, “Matando Guerros”,  and “Don’t Stop Believing”.

Brutalur, Hey Fuckface


Goatwhore, “Apocalyptic Havoc”


Goatwhore, “Wear These Scars of Testimony”


Belle and Sebastian, “Judy and the Dream of Horses”


Vicious Fvck, “Cold to Bones”


Episode 14: King Diamond

Reid and Robert discuss King Diamond.  Both are in love with King Diamond.

Topics discussed:  Lady Gaga, A Star Is Born, Barbara Streisand, King Diamond, Neil Diamond, Judy Garland, “Shallow, Nu-Metal, “Joey” by Concrete Blonde, “The Greatest Love of All” by Whitney Houston, “I Will Always Love You”, Christmas, Give Me Your Soul Please, Edgar Allen Poe, Mercyful Fate, Satanism, Taake, Anton Lavey, The Satanic Bible, Judas Priest, Sad Wings of Destiny, “The Ripper”, “Welcome Home”, Them, Ghost, reaction videos, Scooby Doo, The Grammys, South Park, Mastodon, Iron Maiden, Alice Cooper, mustaches and corpse paint, Andy Laroque, “Abigail”, “Melissa”, Kerry King, Power Metal, puddin’ skin, Slipknot, Mushroomhead, K-Mart, Martha Stewart, Snoop Dogg, Adam Lambert, Saving Silverman, “Shilo”, King of Queens, Johnny Cash, Billy Joel, The Brill Building, Carol King, “Daydream Believer” by The Monkees, Tom Jones, “Rhinestone Cowboy”, Glen Campbell, Pet Sounds, The Beach Boys, “Wouldn’t It Be Nice”, Ukraine, France, Canada, Portugal, Brazil, Sepultura, Travis Ryan, Cattle Decapitation, Ancient Aliens, Chris Barnes, vegetarianism, Qaanaaq, Metal Scrape Records, Escape from the Black Iced Forrest, “Body Walks”, Goatwhore, “Apocalyptic Havoc”, and Pootie Tang.

King Diamond. “Welcome Home”


King Diamond, “Abigail” Live at the Fillmore (Full Concert)


Neil Diamond, “Forever In Bluejeans” (Live)


Qaanaaq, “Body Walks”