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Spill Your Guts interview

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This episode is long overdue. 

Blackened Hardcore act Spill Your Guts formed in Shanghai, China and comprised of expatriates. Earlier this year they released their 2nd album, The Wrath It Takes via PermCityPunk Records (Russia), Trepanation Recordings (UK), and Graboid Of The Ground Records (China).

I spoke to vocalist Dima and drummer Tyler before the album was released about The Wrath It Takes, recording with Scott Middleton (Cancer Bats), the music scene in China, and more. 

Tracks played on the episode

Spill Your Guts – Wrath it Take

Spill Your Guts – Prey on Death

Loudspeaker –  无脸人

Check out The Wrath It Takes

https://www.facebook.com/spillyourgutsband

https://www.instagram.com/spillyourgutsband/

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September 24, 2022 at 1:26 pm

Ivan Belcic (Kosmogyr) interview

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Vocalist/drummer Ivan Belcic is a man of many talents. His most recent act is Kosmogyr with guitarist/bassist Xander Cheng. Their split with Putrescine titled On Desolate Tides releases on 23rd September via Tridroid Records.

I’ve interacted with Ivan on Twitter a lot in the past couple years. I thought it would be a great time to get him on the podcast when the split with Putrescine was announced. We spoke about it, the Shanghai music scene and also music that he has been listening to this year.

Tracks played on this episode

Kosmogyr – Rise towards God
Boys Climbing Ropes – The Knitting Song
Spill your Guts – Pain Echoes Back

Pre order On Desolate Tides

https://weareshanghai.bandcamp.com/music

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September 11, 2022 at 10:02 pm

Garry Brents (Cara Neir) interview

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Garry Brents is one half of Black metal scientists Cara Neir and part of many others. Cara Neir released their 8th LP Phantasmal via Zegema Beach Records last month. 

I first came across Cara Neir through Metal Twitter and noticed how prolific a musician Garry Brents was. In this chat I tried to tap into his mind through his recent release Phantasmal and also upcoming album from Gonemage. We also spoke about how he manages multiple projects. Tune in to find out more.


Songs played in the episode :-

Cara Neir – Damnation

Cara Neir – Unkindness

A video clip of the chat

Check out Phantasmal

Links to all of Garry’s projects – https://linktr.ee/yerbacaster

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August 10, 2022 at 1:20 pm

Conor Marshall (Conjurer) Interview

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There has been a lot of buzz around the 2nd album from Conjurer, Pathos and I wanted to find out more about the album.

Last month I caught up with Conor Marshall bassist of Conjurer ahead of the release of the album. Conor spoke about the making of Pathos, signing to Nuclear Blast Records and even about their sound. 

Fans of Curse these Metal Hands still around till the end of an update on the project. 

Video version here

Here is the audio version

Check out Pathos on all platforms – https://conjurer.bfan.link/rot-single.ema

Stay tuned for more episodes.

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July 8, 2022 at 10:45 am

Bandcamp Recommendations – 3rd December 2021 #BandcampFriday

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Last #BandcampFriday for this year, a slightly longer list this time around.

The Danish quintet take forward their sound from JORD. One of the highlights of the year for me.

The grindcore veterans are back with a ferocious new album. It features the dual vocals of Kevin Sharp & Tomas Lindberg.

Well written brutal death metal that keeps the listener engaged throughout the 35 minutes play time. Great way to end the year for Transcending Obscurity.

Moar grindcore! This time from the Japanese grandmaster. 6 tracks of rent less aural assault.

Stunning release from the progressive masters. An album to listen to from start to end. I’ve had it on repeat for the past week.

More treasure from the Nasum vault. This is from first US tour, live at the legendary punk venue.

Gloomy 4 tracks of post metal from the Australian quartet. Perfect for this time of the year.

A sublime mix of melodic death metal and and folk metal from the UK couple.

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December 3, 2021 at 10:29 pm

Fistful of Metal # 31

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I spoke to Sandesh Shenoy, the boss behind Cyclopean Eye Productions about completing 11 years, the early day of the label and also the plans for the upcoming months. Played a couple of tracks from their upcoming releases from Demonic Compulsion and Bell

Cyclopean Eye on Bandcamp Instamojo

Track list

AEnigmatum – Disenthralled

Genocide Shrines –  Nectars of Tantric Murder

Bell – Cold Wall Radio

Demonic compulsion – Fear the Stench from Spiral of Abhorrence

Edenic Past – Chuck Schuldiner

Carcass – Kelly’s Meat Emmporium

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September 13, 2021 at 11:51 am

Fistful of Metal # 28

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My guest on this episode is comedian and Banger TV host Blayne Smith and we talk about their new series Heavy Metal Hitchhiker and play some tunes. 

Heavy Metal Hitchhiker is the first comedy series from Banger Films, the creators of Metal: A Headbangers Journey & Metal Evolution

Track list

Primitiv/ For King Primitiv –  Squishy and Spongy

Hellripper – Hells rock and roll

Ripped to Shreds – In Mourning

Heavy Sentence – Age of Fire

Out of Hand – Exhility 

Assault – Oration of Lies

Fear Factory – Disruptor

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June 10, 2021 at 5:19 pm

Bandcamp Recommendations – 5th March 2021 #BandcampFriday

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First Friday of a new month and it’s Bandcamp Fridays. My picks from February are here

23 tracks covered by Australian heavy metal act Lord in their own style. From Iron Maiden, Judas Priest to even Kylie Minogue and Savage Garden.

Discover the doom metal scene in Russia with over 50 tracks. Looking forward to Part 2.

20 tracks of post-rock from Australia and New Zealand put together by a killer Australian label.

American black metal juggernauts are back with a much darker release.

A viscous mix of extreme metal and avantgarde unlike another I have heard before.

A mix of heavy rock tracks with ballads that showcase versatility of vocalist Sherry Khattak.

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March 5, 2021 at 11:26 pm

Bandcamp Reccomendations – 4th September 2020

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Here are my pick for this #BandcampFriday

The debut release from Foretoken is a melodic mix of death and black metal. Features Hannes Grossmann on drums. Great signing by Prosthetic Records.

This 5 track live release from Allfather proves that their raucous metal is best experienced live. Includes demos of 2 new tracks.

Another live release. This time from Scottish (post) rock act, Mogwai

32 tracks of doom metal put together by the awesome folks at Doomed and Stoned

50+ minutes of doom/drone from the new project of Ganesh K (Kryptos/Bevar Sea), Megadrone is truly a listening experience.

Another compilation. This one has a stacked line up

New album from Cloudkicker. A blind buy for many.

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September 4, 2020 at 11:31 pm

Fistful of Metal # 8

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Tracklist

Heathen Beast – Drowning of the Elephant god

Takafumi Matsubara – Stuttered Rope

Eternal Storm – Detachment  

Come Back from the Dead – Jugular 1 

Come Back from the Dead – Jugular II

Tomb Mold- Accelerative Phenomenae

Pijn & Conjurer – High Spirits

Cloudkicker – Blackwing

God is An Astronaut – Epitaph

Sacred Reich – Manifest Reality 

Cattle Decapitation – One Day Closer To The End Of The World

Throes – Fang (33 rpm)

Death by Fungi – Die in Bombay

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September 22, 2019 at 10:35 pm