The metal podcast by Invisible Oranges, the metal blog. Features a rotating selection of hosts that go in-depth on heavy metal music, culture, and art.
Episode 18: Discussing ”Of Stone, Wind, and Pillor” with Agalloch
Editor Jon Rosenthal sat down with John Haughm, Don Anderson, and Jason William Walton to discuss Agalloch's first EP, "Of Stone, Wind, and Pillor." Released shortly before "The Mantle," but including some very early Agalloch material (plus a Sol Invictus cover), it illustrates the early beginnings of the band and their influences, which is what we talk about in this episode.
Includes a foreword by Aesop Dekker, who played drums on Agalloch's final two LPs and EP.
Episode 17: Heavy Metal and Movies
Writers Jon Rosenthal, Joe Aprill, Brandon Corsair, and Ted Nubel are joined by ex-editor-in-chief Andrew Rothmund, returning to the podcast to participate in a lengthy exploration of how the spheres of cinema and heavy metal interact.
Episode 16: A Year Without Live Music
Live shows are on their way back, in some way or another, but it's been a long time since they left. Joe April, Langdon Hickman, Brandon Corsair, and Ted Nubel talk about the bumpy road back, our experiences during the pandemic, our thoughts on livestreams, and more.
Episode 15: An Interview with Babybeard
Editors Jon Rosenthal and Ted Nubel sat down to talk with Japanese pop-metal group Babybeard, the newest project from the charismatic Ladybeard (Deadlift Lolita, Ladybaby), discussing the group's upcoming singles, how COVID-era Japan is handling live music, and the unusual/polarizing appeal of "kawaii metal". Not an ordinary episode, to be sure, but a fun one!
Babybeard can be found on Twitter (along with Ladybeard, Kotomi, and Suzu), Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and TikTok.
Episode 14: Decibel's Albert Mudrian Reflects On 200 Issues of Monthly Metal
Writers Jon Rosenthal, Langdon Hickman, and Joe Aprill talked to Decibel editor-in-chief Albert Mudrian about the upcoming 200th issue (in June 2021) and the livestream event (set for April 30th) to commemorate it, also looking back at the magazine's past and some notable moments.
Bonus Episode 1: Estuarine on the Life Metallic, an Interview in the Independent Scene
Andrew Rothmund talks to death/grind/experimental act Estuarine's mastermind, Hydrus, about being an independent musician in 2021, as well as his new EP "Nyarlathotep."