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Metalsucks Podcast – #229 – Between The Buried And Me’s Tommy Rogers

We discuss the band’s latest record, Automata 1, the reason behind the decision to release this record in two parts (Automata 2 is out in June), the process of making music with his bandmates, why concept records work so well for BTBAM, which of his albums is his most personal, the importance of North Carolina to the bands sound, the way he found his voice through the records, covering Chris Cornell early on in his career, and how lucky they are to be a band that truly gets along with one another.…

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Heavy Pod Is Heavy Is Heavy Cast – 117 – Taake On Me

This week Eden’s gone so I got Simon instead. We talk extensively about his editorial regarding the Taake incident, trangressions and more. We talk about how black metal’s problematic web of influences is way too wide, and how frustrating that is. Then we cleanse our palates with some new music by Alkaloid, Rivers of Nihil (my review here) and Augury. Finally, we talk about the new Between the Buried and Me album (Jimmy’s review here). Then we do cool people time. Simon talks about the new game from FTL creators, Into…

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Heavy Pod Is Heavy Is Heavy Cast – 111 – Fidget Spinner ASMR

Ok, I’m back for real and we’re back on track! We have a bunch of new music and album announcements! Between the Buried and Me, Cynic, Obscura, Machine Head, Arkona, Zeal & Ardor, and Aviations. Also, we discuss the upcoming Lords of Chaos movie based on the book chronicling the rise of black metal, and reminisce as Century Media turns 30. Then, cool people time with Furi, All the Birds in the Sky, and Devilman Crybaby. Enjoy! https://s3.amazonaws.com/heavypodisheavycast/ep111.mp3

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Heavy Pod Is Heavy Is Heavy Cast – 106 – Colors Me Surprised

End of the year, so there’s not a lot of news! Shokran covering Linkin Park, Arkona teasing a new album, a new Portal track, Gene Simmons getting banned from Fox News. Decibel’s weird top 40 of the year. Then we discuss why I didn’t enjoy the new Xanthochroid releases and what merit they may have regardless. We introduce a new segment: “Game Changer”, then we discuss Between the Buried and Me‘s Colors and how it, well, changed the game. Finally Eden plugs his love letter to Iron Maiden‘s Powerslave. Cool…

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Metalsucks Podcast – #184 – Dan Briggs of Between the Buried and Me and Nova Collective

This week we talk to Dan Briggs from Between the Buried and Me and Nova Collective. We discuss the importance of side projects, how the Nova Collective came about and the band’s debut album The Further Side (listen/order here). We also talk about the tenth anniversary of BTBAM’s classic record Colors, the new live Blu-Ray for Coma Ecliptic, modern bass players he respects and the new BTBAM record coming out this year! Brandon and Petar promote the new tour of the greatest band of the ’90s. We talk about David Wu’s experiment of…

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No Control Radio – Replay 10/14/16

Im already looking ahead to Christmas, yes, the Lemmy Pop! is on my short list of stocking stuffers for sure! It’s not like we were playing any holiday tunes or anything…yet, the Halloween episode is right around the corner! This week though, a ton of new music from Meshuggah, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Avenged Sevenfold, Dark Tranquillity, Helms Alee, Ghost, Memphis May Fire, Wovenwar, Testament and although there were several shows tonight, we had lots of great requests for Sepultura, Sabbath, Pantera, Slayer, BTBAM, Born of Osiris, Suicide Silence, Deicide,…

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Heavy Pod Is Heavy Is Heavy Cast – 31 – Therein Lies The Beauty

Yay, I get to talk about one of my favorite bands with this week’s BALLS DEEP. It’s Dark Tranquillity, with two Ls! We got a bunch of news this week, including new material and announcements from Periphery (new album teaser), Devin Townsend Project (terrible new album artwork), Rings of Saturn (signed to Nuclear Blast), The Official Zakk Wylde “Emjoi” Set (why), Rage Against The Machine (more like Prophets of Rage), Insomnium (cool concept album), Between the Buried and Me (they’re mature now), Anderson/Stolt (old school prog), Black Crown Initiate (grab Wes Hauch), Gojira…

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Lead Singer Syndrome – Episode 26 – Tommy Rogers (Between The Buried And Me)

My old friend Tommy from Between The Buried And Me reached out to come on the show! Even though he “hates interviews” he wanted to be a part of LSS. It turned out to be a great chat about his deep love for music, his move to California to start a family, having the longest band name ever, writing on the road, being a private person, and of course Victory Records. A great dude and a very interesting listen!

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