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The official podcast of MetalSucks, featuring Petar Spajic, Brandon Hahn and Jozalyn Sharp. One featured interview each week with a prominent metal musician, and discussion of the latest headlines in metal news. New episodes every Monday morning.

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The official podcast of MetalSucks, featuring Petar Spajic, Brandon Hahn and Jozalyn Sharp. One featured interview each week with a prominent metal musician, and discussion of the latest headlines in metal news. New episodes every Monday morning.

    #457 - Anders Fridén (In Flames)

    #457 - Anders Fridén (In Flames)

    In Flames vocalist Anders Fridén is our guest this week on The MetalSucks Podcast! In this episode, we discuss he indulges in American Football when touring the States, how to put together a setlist that won’t disappoint fans after 14 albums, and how the world we entered post-pandemic is somehow more hostile.



    We also chat with Fridén about the importance of Alice In Chains to heavy music and to him as a lyricist, the direction he gave on the cover artwork for new album Foregone, the reaction and new feeling he's experienced touring the States post-pandemic, and the one time his eight year old son was needed to help In Flames in a video game competition.



    Petar and Brandon celebrate Ozzy Osbourne’s first number one album on the Billboard Charts, Gene Simmons’s statement declaring “I Don’t Have Friends,” and we breakdown MetalSucks' 10 people we can’t stand at metal shows.



    Song: In Flames “Foregone Pt. 1”

    Song: Defacing God “Rise Of The Trinity”
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    • 1 hr 16 min
    #456 - Matteo Di Giola (Destrage)

    #456 - Matteo Di Giola (Destrage)

    Guitarist Matteo Di Giola from Destrage is our guest this week on The MetalSucks Podcast! In this exciting episode, we discuss the title of the first single and how he feels he is a part of things that currently suck, how trying to communicate in modern times is too much effort for many people, the decision behind signing to Periphery’s 3DOT record label. We also chat about the band's Stone Temple Pilots cover on the new album, the story behind Devin Townsend’s guest spot, a analogy that he was told about the difference between cultures in America and Italy, and why he questions the phrase cultural appropriation.



    This week's episode also features a discussion between Petar, Jozalyn, and Sylvia about some of the week's big headlines, including the tragic passing of Soilwork guitarist David Andersson, our thoughts on The Black Dahlia Murder continuing on without Trevor Strnad, and Tommy Lee overcharging his fans to join his Only Fans page.



    Song: Soilwork “Tongue”

    Song: Destrage “ Everything Sucks and I Think I’m A Big Part Of It”

    Song: Irist “Heal”

    Song: Holy Fawn “Void of Light”


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    • 1 hr 23 min
    #455 Neil Fallon (Clutch)

    #455 Neil Fallon (Clutch)

    Iconic lyricist and frontman Neil Fallon is our guest this week! We discuss the livestream sessions known as the Doom Saloon that was done to celebrate 30 years of the band, why he felt the need not to do streaming performance pre recorded, on how the latest album was a study centric scenario for the band, on focusing more on storytelling when he wants to present lyrical content, how music videos have been a huge part of their creative process the last decade, the lessons that he learned through the years opening for audiences that seemed not being receptive, if he is open to writing a Clutch autobiography, the importance of traveling to help you empathize with people, and what he wanted to write about when he started writing the new album Sunrise on Slaughter Beach.



    Petar, Jozalyn, and Sylvia discuss Jozalyn recording her first comedy special in Colorado, missing the Motley Crüe Stadium tour, Trent Reznor’s comments on watching the Taylor Hawkins tribute show, and our thoughts on Ozzy Osbourne’s comments on his future.



    Song: Clutch “Red Alert (Boss Metal Zone)”
    Song: Clutch “We Strive For Excellence”
    Song: Reformist “Hivemind”
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    • 1 hr 17 min
    #454.5 David Davidson (Revocation)

    #454.5 David Davidson (Revocation)

    With Netherheaven crushing skulls everywhere today, Revocation's David Davidson took some time to sit down and have a fun little chat on this bonus episode of The MetalSucks Podcast. 



    In this episode, we discuss the last movie David saw in theaters, the negative reaction he gets about the types of art he loves and how it affects his perception, and a warning to not watch a certain film while under the influence of drugs.



    Oh, and as the band gears up for its tour in support of the new record, we also discussed Davidson's journey of finding his true identity as a musician, what it was like learning new software to produce his own music, and knowing when a song is done.



    Song: Revocation - “Re-Crucified” (ft. Trevor Strand and George “Corpsegrinder” Fisher)
    Song: Brymir - “Voices In The Sky”
    Song: A thru Z - “Stranded”
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    • 49 min
    #454 Nico Sallach and Kevin Ratajczk (Electric Callboy)

    #454 Nico Sallach and Kevin Ratajczk (Electric Callboy)

    Electric Callboy vocalists Nico Sallach and Kevin Ratajczak are our guests this week! We discuss the importance of music being a part of culture, their experience of mashing up different styles of music with heavy metal, how YouTube has helped people be more open minded during the pandemic, and how the empathy the youth should get for making it through the pandemic years.



    We also chat about their new album Tekkno having the ultimate goal of making people feel good, the difficult time away from performing live, the fans that kept them afloat, and the upcoming U.S. tour with Attack! Attack!



    After the interview, Petar and Sylvia discuss Scott Ian’s comments about Mike Patton being asked to join Anthrax, Corey Taylor’s comments on Stone Sour’s hiatus, and researchers finding lyrics that are misheard the most.



    Song: Electric Callboy “Pump It”

    Song: Devil Wears Prada “Watchtower”

    Song: Space of Variations “Someone Else”
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    • 1 hr 6 min
    #453 Nick Holmes (Bloodbath, Paradise Lost)

    #453 Nick Holmes (Bloodbath, Paradise Lost)

    Nick Holmes of Bloodbath and Paradise Lost is our guest this week! We discuss the concept behind the bloody music video for lead single "Zombie Inferno," the album artwork bringing him back to being in the record store in 1988, the zombie films that infected him when he was 9 years old, and the element of the mystery being lost in modern horror films. We also chat about getting Barney from Napalm Death and Luc Lemay from Gorguts to guest on the new album, how the Florida sound influenced Survival of the Sickest, the visa issues that caused Bloodbath to miss shows in North America, the pandemic hindering the last Paradise Lost album Obsidian, what it was like to perform to a digital audience during that time with Paradise Lost, and his thoughts on doing a livestream with Bloodbath.



    Petar and Brandon discuss Avatar thinking its their duty to save heavy metal, and Ozzy tripping on acid and talking to a horse for an hour.



    Song: Bloodbath “Zombie Inferno”



    Song: Bloodbath “Carved” Featuring Luc Lemay of Gorguts



    Song: Conan “Righteous Alliance”
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    • 1 hr 7 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
272 Ratings

272 Ratings

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AWESOME SHOW!!

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Alman32 ,

Shut up and get to the hits

I got to say this podcast get some great talent for interviews but it takes 30-40 minutes to get to it with all the boring personal views on news along with the co-host keeps cutting in and out due to bad connection. If you listen, probably just get to the middle of the podcast.

BUCKchyld ,

GOOD AUDIO VIBES!

Glad to hear someone on the same wavelength LOL!!!

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