Episodes

Charles Elliott (Abysmal Dawn)

May 17, 2019

A conversation about growing up as one of the only metal heads in his high school, how living in Los Angeles shaped his musical path, working for one of the biggest metal record labels & all about his band Abysmal Dawn. The …

Daniel DeFonce (Continental Concerts USA & Unique Leader Records)

May 10, 2019

A conversation about how he started booking bands, his early years playing in bands, working for Unique Leader Records, how Devastation on the Nation came to be, his thoughts about this years lineup & an epic drunken tale! T…

Chris Soutsos (JHOFFFILMS)

May 3, 2019

A conversation about how he got into the art of YouTubing, his favorite Seinfeld episodes, his opinions on the MetalSucks news website, his love of hockey & his opinion about the new Trailer Park Boys animated series. The be…

Monte Barnard (Casting Metal)

April 26, 2019

A conversation about no longer being in a touring band, the local Portland craft beer scene, what inspired him start his podcast Casting Metal, the creation of his no bullshit news site & his worst days on the road. We recor…

Dave Otero (Flatline Audio)

April 19, 2019

A conversation about the insane craft beer scene in and around Denver Colorado, how he began brewing his own beer, how he got into recording bands, how he goes about creating interesting textures & sounds for his projects & …

Mike Miczek (Broken Hope, The Atlas Moth & Powermad)

April 12, 2019

A conversation about growing up and learning drums at a young age, what bands he thinks is the next big thing, his worst tour memories, his favorite local brews & what it is like working at Dark Matter Coffee. The beer that …

Hiran Deraniyagala (Battlecross)

April 5, 2019

A conversation about how he got into beer & death metal, his craziest tour stories, why he believes Battlecross is at a slower rate than before, his dream tour & personal favorite tour of his career, his venture into the lan…

Keith Wampler (The Convalescence)

March 29, 2019

A conversation about touring Canada in the middle of winter, recording his new album with Chris Donaldson at The Grid Studio in Montreal, a few absolutely horrible tour stories, who he believes was the artist that had the bi…

Branislav Panic (Bane)

March 22, 2019

A conversation about how he first discovered metal living in Serbia through tape trading & buying albums based upon their cover artwork, his dream tour lineup for Bane, his worst tour horror story, who he believes is the nex…

Jean-Francois Michaud (evenko)

March 15, 2019

A conversation about how he started out booking his first show at the age of 17, his time working for Universal Records as well as Extensive Enterprise, his transition to evenko, his involvement in as well a whole bunch of i…

Filip Ivanović (Flat Bathtub)

March 8, 2019

A conversation about how he discovered craft beer, how he travels to Metal & Beer Fests throughout the United States, how he became an artist, his involvement with the Heavy MTL festival, how he inspires himself artistically…

22- Dave Boucher (Extensive Enterprise)

March 1, 2019

A conversation about how Dave started out as a promoter by simply being a die heard fan, the ups and downs of being a promoter, my memories of playing my first big show in Montreal which he booked, the growth of his company …

21- Olivier Pinard (Cryptopsy & Cattle Decapitation)

Feb. 22, 2019

A conversation about his very busy upcoming 2019 playing in not only Cryptopsy, but also with Vengeful, Akurion & Cattle Decapitation. We mention that this is not the first time that we conduct an interview for Vox&Hops and…

20- Lyn Jeffs (Ingested)

Feb. 15, 2019

A conversation about how he begged his Dad to let him play his drums, his early drumming influences, drinking his first pints at 14 in a proper pub, the best and the worst moments on the road, who he believes is the best ext…

19- Sven de Caluwé (Aborted)

Feb. 8, 2019

A conversation about creating and enjoying Hell Over Europe 2, being Belgian and not being a fan of hoppy beer, how he discovered and experiments with his voice, being in a band with a bunch of "metal nerds", the best and wo…

18- Martin Lacroix (Ex-Cryptopsy)

Feb. 1, 2019

A conversation about how he first started out as a tattoo artist, making his first tattoo gun from a walkman (portable cassette tape player), who is early inspirations were, why he relocated to Europe, how he discovered Deat…

17- Julien Truchan (Benighted)

Jan. 25, 2019

A conversation about being out on the amazing Hell Over Europe 2 tour (Aborted, Cryptopsy, Benighted & Cytotoxin), learning how to drink beer after rugby practice, the similarities between being on a rugby team & being in a …

16- Jason Melidonie (Cytotoxin)

Jan. 18, 2019

A conversation about growing up in a small village in Germany, discovering guitar through progressive music, his transition to technical death metal once being asked to join Cytotoxin, the best metal bands on the rise, what …

15- Mega (Psychosomatic Recording Studio)

Jan. 11, 2019

A conversation about growing up and living on the beautiful island of Majorca, how he discovered Metal Music, how he started recording bands, what got him off his island and into the world of touring, some silly tour stories…

14- Andrew Gerrity (Wolvhammer & You Suffer)

Jan. 4, 2019

A conversation about his insanely busy life on the road. Where he explains what it is like being on tour for more than 10 months a year, how he got into this crazy business, some of his worst tour experiences, his love of th…

13- Sébastien Croteau (Necrotic Mutation)

Dec. 21, 2018

A conversation about his extremely busy year reinstating his classic death metal band Necrotic Mutation, his experience of being a part of a live death metal band for a theatre group for the play "Jean Dit" at Centre du Théâ…

12- Brittney Slayes (Unleash the Archers)

Dec. 14, 2018

A conversation about learning how to sing in a choir at the age of 8, her years as a rugby player, our mutual appreciate of the criminally underrated movie Willow, her experience recording with Jacob Hansen in Denmark, and h…

11- Chris Kells (The Agonist & FTB Visuals)

Dec. 7, 2018

A conversation about growing up in a small town and getting his angst out through extreme backyard wrestling, the challenges concerning filming music videos, and the surprising videos he draws inspiration from. The beers we …

10- Jason Rockman (CHOM Radio & Slaves on Dope)

Nov. 30, 2018

A conversation about being sober for over 25 years, how he became a DJ on CHOM, his early years playing on the sunset strip alongside System of a Down, getting signed to Sharon Osbourne's label and his love for all things co…