117 episodes

The first METALLICA podcast featuring interviews about METALLICA. Hosted by longtime journalist and music manager Ryan J. Downey, as seen/read: MTV News, Billboard, and The Hollywood Reporter.

Speak N' Destroy - METALLICA Podcast PopCurse

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    • 5.0 • 193 Ratings

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The first METALLICA podcast featuring interviews about METALLICA. Hosted by longtime journalist and music manager Ryan J. Downey, as seen/read: MTV News, Billboard, and The Hollywood Reporter.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    Stephen Brodsky, JR Conners, Adam McGrath (Cave In)

    Stephen Brodsky, JR Conners, Adam McGrath (Cave In)

    CAVE IN included a Metallica medley as a hidden track (remember those?) on 1998's Beyond Hypothermia and has released ambitious albums for more than 20 years, including the phenomenal Jupiter (2000) and the more recent Heavy Pendulum (2022). Stephen Brodsky (guitar/vocals), Adam McGrath (guitar), and JR Conners (drums) talk discovery, metal, Metallica, late bassist Caleb Scofield, and more. Speak N' Destroy podcast theme by Scott Mellinger. Visit the Speak N' Destroy website and socials HERE. Part of the PopCurse podcast network.

    • 1 hr 31 min
    Alec Berg (Barry, Silicon Valley, Seinfeld)

    Alec Berg (Barry, Silicon Valley, Seinfeld)

    BARRY co-creator and executive producer Alec Berg explains the Metallica poster on Barry Birkman's wall, the Metallica and Pantera songs in the show, and details his first experience hearing Metallica. Berg spent a good chunk of his formative years in Pasadena, where he used to see Van Halen around town, and caught early shows from Armored Saint and W.A.S.P., among others. His formidable comedy credits as writer, producer, director, and showrunner include several episodes of Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm and Silicon Valley. We talk about the writing process, the metal connections in some of his work, and where he and Bill Hader are at heading into the production of Barry Season 4. Speak N' Destroy podcast theme by Scott Mellinger. Visit the Speak N' Destroy website and socials HERE. Part of the PopCurse podcast network.

    • 1 hr 40 min
    Alexander Jones (Undeath)

    Alexander Jones (Undeath)

    UNDEATH frontman Alexander Jones talks about his journey through punk, hardcore, and death metal, and how that led to Metallica. Speak N' Destroy podcast theme by Scott Mellinger. Visit the Speak N' Destroy website and socials HERE. Part of the PopCurse podcast network.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Count D (Rob Zombie)

    Count D (Rob Zombie)

    ROB ZOMBIE bassist, Haxans cofounder, and host of Gibson TV's Metal & Monsters series Count D. (aka Piggy D.) talks about the Metallica catalog; seeing the band on the Black Album tour, with Guns N' Roses, in Vienna, and more over the years; his encounter with Lars Ulrich, when he was in the band Amen; Load/Reload; Some Kind of Monster and St. Anger; Jason Newsted; Robert Trujillo; his role in Rob Zombie's band; and much more. Keep up with his endeavors HERE. Speak N' Destroy podcast theme by Scott Mellinger. Visit the Speak N' Destroy website and socials HERE. Part of the PopCurse podcast network.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    10 Reasons Master Of Puppets Rules

    10 Reasons Master Of Puppets Rules

    Bonus Episode! Master Of Puppets arrived March 3, 1986. In this bonus episode, Ryan J. Downey details 10 Reasons Why Master Of Puppets Rules, in celebration of Metallica's landmark third album turning 36. Read the written piece at Loudwire. Speak N' Destroy podcast theme by Scott Mellinger. Visit the Speak N' Destroy website and socials HERE. Part of the PopCurse podcast network. 

    • 21 min
    Jeremy Wagner (Broken Hope)

    Jeremy Wagner (Broken Hope)

    BROKEN HOPE guitarist Jeremy Wagner purchased several pieces of Cliff Burton memorabilia at auction and graciously returned them to Cliff's longtime girlfriend, Corinne Lynn, and the late Metallica bassist's family. The stuff included laminates, demos, family photos, and even t-shirts worn by Cliff. Jeremy tells that story in full here and talks about the impact of Metallica on his life and career. Speak N' Destroy podcast theme by Scott Mellinger. Visit the Speak N' Destroy website and socials HERE. Part of the PopCurse podcast network.

    • 1 hr 26 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
193 Ratings

193 Ratings

luksli81 ,

Excellent

Fantastic content and so creative.

JimmyF1982 ,

Do you like Metallica?

Fantastic interview series that uses Metallica as a gateway to talk about even MORE Metallica. It’s brilliant.

Buddy2020*** ,

Great Podcast

Really wish I had discovered this podcast earlier. So good. Really enjoying going back and listening to some of the older ones with thrash legends like Gary Holt.

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