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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 worst parts of touring and how he handled the ups and downs during Aborted's …

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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 Death Metal on a shroom trip, his time in Cryptopsy and why he believes he is n…

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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 death metal band, where he discovered his death metal voices, his job at ho…

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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 it is like being a vegan on the road, band his dream tour lineup would incl…

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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 from his time as Cryptopsy's sound man, an in depth description of the "La…

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A conversation about being recently released from prison and how that has affected his life, how he came to write his very first love song, the local Quebec beer scene, his time with Cryptopsy and his therapeutic experience at a local nudist convention.

Throughout this episode we drank a NEIPA at …

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A conversation about how he discovered metal music in a Christian youth group, his life with an identical twin brother, his quest to enhance his vocals through different vocal mentors and why he thinks Blackguard is now on a semi-permanent hiatus.

Throughout this episode we enjoyed Les Trois Mousq…

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Oct. 15, 2019

04- Gore (Erihma)

A conversation about growing up as a goth in a small town, his transition towards Black Metal, his opinion of what Black Metal is and what he thinks about the Antifa movement.

Erimha:
https://www.facebook.com/Erimha/

Photo Credit:
https://www.facebook.com/anthonyduboisparis

Beers we tasted
IXPL …

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A conversation about the challenges of opening your own brewpub, the bars and beers which inspired him to open his own pub and a whole bunch of hilarious drunken tour stories!

Microbrasserie Le Fermentor:
https://www.aumenu.info/le-fermentor-b/

Reanimator:
https://reanimator.bandcamp.com/

Les Fu…

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A conversation about his never ending search for the perfect guitar tone, the challenges of owning and running his own studio and his opinion about the new Cryptopsy EP The Book of Suffering - Tome II.

The Grid:
https://www.facebook.com/thegridmtl/

Check out more Vox&Hops Episodes here:
www.Voxan…

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A conversation about the local Quebec craft beer scene, growing up in a family of musicians, getting signed to a major label at an early age and if The Agonist would ever tour with Arch Enemy.
The Agonist: http://theagonistband.com
Beers we tasted:
Farmhouse Citra from Brasserie Milles Iles: Beers …

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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 Théâtre d'Aujourd'hui and his unbelievable immersion into the world of creating…

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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 her visit to NASA as a guest of honour.

The beer that we drank during this …

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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 drank during this episode were:

MaBrasserie's Pilž Tmavé & Mandrill.

The…

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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 comic book themed.

The non-alchoholic beers we drank during this episode wer…

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Oct. 15, 2019

09- Pat Loisel (Augury)

A conversation about growing up with Asperger Syndrome in an era where those diagnoses did not exist, his unbelievable collection of over 200 tarantulas, how most of the material he brings to the table for Augury was actually written back in the 80s and the correlation between being a metal frontma…

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A conversation about his time as a session drummer with Abbath, Powerglove, Decrepit Birth and The Faceless. As well as an epic tour disaster story about losing his passport and his quest to receive his new one before crossing the boarder into Canada.

We enjoyed Boréale's IPA du Nord-Est during th…

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A conversation about growing up listening to Disney musicals, getting signed to a label at a young age, how he handles the transition between touring with Killitorous & Annihilator and his opinion of bands touring with session replacement players.

Throughout this episode we drank L'Ours from Le Tr…

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Full episode will be available on Friday July 26th on all podcast platforms and on the Vox&Hops website: https://voxandhops.com/

Check out our conversation about how he got started booking bands in the late 80's in Montreal, the hustle that was required to make it happen, what venue he misses most…

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I am proud to present my new endeavour, Vox&Hops Podcast.

Vox&Hops features in-depth conversations with metal musicians about life, music & craft beer, hosted by me, Matt McGachy, the frontman of extreme metal band Cryptopsy.

It is all about casual conversations with creative people involved in t…

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