The MetalSucks Podcast (The MetalSucks Podcast)

This week Axl interviews Luc Lemay from Gorguts, we discuss the need for a memoir from someone other than Randy Blythe, Iron Maiden Beer sells one million pints (we are still waiting on our keg), and the MetalSucks Most Needlessly Shat Upon Band Bracket gets examined.

Playlist:

Gorguts - "Forgotten Arrows"
Autopsy - "Mangled From Below"
Hellyeah - "Alcohaulin' Ass"

Direct download: METALSucks_Podcast_Ep0008_Redux.mp3
Category:The MetalSucks Podcast -- posted at: 7:18am PST

This week's guest comes straight from planet Venus: Valient Thorr's Valient Himself. We chat over tea, about growing up nerdy, metal concerts, the new record and how he is a sexy bitch. We also discuss the importance -- or lack there of -- of album covers in the modern age, the best albums of 2013 so far, and jam new tracks by DevilDriver and Norma Jean!

Direct download: METALSucks_Podcast_Ep0007.mp3
Category:The MetalSucks Podcast -- posted at: 6:35am PST

On this week's editions of The MetalSucks Podcast, Chuck and Godless cover the past week's headlines including Lemmy's heart troubles, Lamb of God's financial problems resulting from the Blythe manslaughter trial, ex-Killswitch Engage vocalist Howard Jones' new band and more. The latter inspires a discussion about moving on from your old band gracefully (Jones) vs. hanging on to the past for way too long, i.e. Geoff Tate.

Playlist:

Battlecross - "Flesh and Bone"
Mammoth Grinder - "Paragon Pusher"
James LaBrie - "Agony"
Revolution Harmony - "We Are"
Mouth of the Architect - "Sharpen Your Axes"

Direct download: METALSucks_Podcast_Ep0006.mp3
Category:The MetalSucks Podcast -- posted at: 6:16am PST

Should Austrian Death Machine keep working on -- and eventually release -- their new album in light of all of Tim Lambesis' recent troubles? 'Roid rage be damned, Chuck and Godless bravely wrestle with this issue on the latest edition of The MetalSucks Podcast! They also tackle the latest headlines, including Dave Lombardo guesting on the new Sepultura album, Dillinger Escape Plan guitarist Ben Weinman’s broken hand, signed versus unsigned bands utilizing crowdfunding, the best and worst live albums of all time, and how Insane Clown Posse need to take a dirt nap.

Direct download: METALSucks_Podcast_Ep0005.mp3
Category:The MetalSucks Podcast -- posted at: 7:54am PST

Did the three Japanese teenage girls in Babymetal just one-up every current metalcore and deathcore band with their infectious blend of J-pop and metal? Chuck and Godless debate that very topic in this week's podcast. Gravy the Stuttering Insult Comic makes a guest appearance with a dead-on review of Megadeth's new album.

Chuck and Godless also cover the latest headlines, including the lineup for the Housecore Horror Film Festival, Protest the Hero hiring Lamb of God's Chris Adler as a fill-in drummer, Dillinger Escape Plan guitarist Ben Weinman's broken hand and Dave Mustaine's latest profane stage-rant against a fan.

Playlist:

Megadeth - "Built For War"
Chthonic – "Supreme Pain for the Tyrant"
Babymetal - "Megitsune"
Chelsea Grin – "Right Now" (Korn cover)
Fuck the Facts – "Vent Du Nord"

Direct download: METALSucks_Podcast_Ep0004.mp3
Category:The MetalSucks Podcast -- posted at: 7:29am PST

On this week's edition of the MetalSucks Podcast Chuck and Godless cover the latest headlines, including Tim Lambesis' release on $2 million bail, Paul Bostaph's return to Slayer for a third run (and the hilarious Facebook comments from Slayer fans that followed the announcement) and Huntress' crazy crowd-funding attempt for a tour bus. They also debate the merits or lack thereof of the re-thrash movement, "hipster black metal," albums that you play so much you wear out, and more.

Playlist:

Amon Amarth - Shape Shifter
Autopsy - Arch Cadaver
Havok - Give Me Liberty or Death
Altar of Plagues - God Alone
ASG - Castlestorm

Direct download: METALSucks_Podcast_Ep0003.mp3
Category:The MetalSucks Podcast -- posted at: 7:31am PST

On this week's episode Chuck and Godless discuss the public drama between System of a Down and their bassist Shavo Odadjian, Nuclear Blast's signing of the legendary Carcass, the Jeff Hanneman memorial service, how ethnicity plays a role in the sound of a band's music, and what a metal songs needs to have to get you to play it over and over again obsessively. 

Playlist:

Children of Bodom – "Bodom Blue Moon"
Kylesa – "Unspoken"
Orphaned Land – "Let the Truce Be known "
Darkane – "Sinister Supremacy"
Power Trip -- "Conditioned to Death"

Direct download: METALSucks_Podcast_Ep0002.mp3
Category:The MetalSucks Podcast -- posted at: 7:34am PST

The very first episode of the MetalSucks Podcast! Chuck and Godless cover the week's headlines, including the latest on the Tim Lambesis trial, and interview MetalSucks co-founders Axl Rosenberg and Vince Neilstein about MetalSucks trolls, the MetalSucks Mansion, the future of the podcast and more. Playlist:

The Dillinger Escape Plan - "One Of Us is the Killer"
The Black Dahlia Murder - "Raped in Hatred by Vines of Thorn"
Five Finger Death Punch with Rob Halford - "Lift Me Up"
Phil Anselmo - "Usurper's Bastard Rant"
Valient Thorr - "No Strings Attached" 

Direct download: METALSucks_Podcast_Ep0001.mp3
Category:The MetalSucks Podcast -- posted at: 9:00pm PST