By Damian Master
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B.S. Old Guy Metal, or BSOGM for short, especially if you’re into cumbersome strings of consonants, features an old guy and a slightly less old guy bull-roaring into the abyss about the subterranean metal bands of the 1980s and ’90s you shouldn’t have forgotten about. They’ve lived this stuff, and now they talk about it in depth, in free episodes released roughly the 1st and 15th of every month, with exclusive episodes for Patreon subscribers debuting on the 10th and 25th. Don’t be a poser: patreon.com/BSOGM. Thank you. Listen to Venom.
||Explicit#22 - Brazilian Metal||The third installment of our BSOGM 2019 world tour: In the words of Motörhead, "WE'RE GOING TO BRAZIL." The BSOGM bad boys break out the beers and probe the Belo Horizonte Brazilian beat this week, barbecuing their already broken brains to bloviate||3/18/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#21 (The Lord Weird) Slough Feg||The BSOGM boys are back and this time they're keeping it true. We are here to discuss the San Francisco-based traditional metal institution Slough Feg, fka The Lord Weird Slough Feg. Wow. Yeah, but actually we really love the Feg. From their inc||3/4/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#20 - Luxury ITALIAN Leather Episode||Buongiorno - our globetrotting heavy metal journey has taken us all the way to the land of the finest fashion houses: Versace, Gucci, Prada, Valentino, Armani... AC Wild from Bulldozer. That's right - we're in Italy. We tackle our top 5 picks from the l||2/19/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWe watched the motion picture "LORDS OF CHAOS."||Love or hate that it exists, it exists. We, your metal pundits, due to corporate pressure to review this talkie, have capitulated and submit to you our discussion on the Jonus Åkerlund picture THEE LORDS OV KAOS. Or whatever. Spoiler: Euronymous||2/11/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#19 - Obituary||This week we deep-dive into the sweltering, gator-infested Florida slop to explore the scum-soaked discography of Tampa swamp things OBITUARY. All caps necessary, because right now you’re all imagining the word OBITUARY being roared by vocalist John T||2/1/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#18 - NWOBHM BSOGM Bonanza Episode||We’re going to try a new thing were we spend the second episode of every month talking about a group of bands from a certain country. The BSOGM globetrotting miniseries 2019 begins with a voyage across the Atlantic to an island nation of rainy sk||1/15/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#17 - Immortal||This week, Chaly whips up gales of powdery snow with his leathery wings and flaps over the gates of Blashrh- Blashkrhy- Blashyyykh- ah, screw it. You know that place. The goofy “demon-and-battle-filled” fantasy realm that Demonaz and Abbath concocte||1/1/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#16 - Manilla Road||First and foremost, a very serious rest in power to a true heavy metal legend: Mark “ THE SHARK “ Shelton (1957-2018). Manilla Road might just be the most true heavy metal band in history. We do our damndest to tackle their massive discography a||12/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#15 - Carnivore / Type O Negative||RIP 2 a real 1: Peter Steele. BSOGM is back baby, and we are going green. It's the Peter Steele episode, and we dig in deep on his two essential bands, Carnivore and Type O Negative. There is so much to talk about in these two bands, from the meta||12/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#14 - Bathory ('94-'03)||Enter the gates of Valhalla my brothers. Let us take up our broadswords on our longships and inexplicably wear fur on our shoulders but not on our chest, legs or ass. Let us crush our enemies and drink mead from their skulls. Let us listen to albu||11/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#13 - The Crossover Episode (feat. Johnny Hiwatt.)||Our first episode with a guest!!!! On the third mic we have Johnny Hiwatt, a lifelong heavy-metalist and ex-punk / crossover legend of the area. We eventually, like, a real long way into the episode get into some talk about DRI, COC, Suicidal Tenden||10/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#12 - Pestilence||Chances are, you like Pestilence. Amongst those chances I'd wager a guess that you don't like every Pestilence record. That's the jumping off point for this ep. Is it fair to say you like a band if you really only like two of their records. Let'||10/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#11 - Overkill ('83-'97)||The leaves are turning pretty colors and the smell of fresh mulled cider is in the air. For us here at the Witch’s Hole studios, October only means one neon green thing: It’s OctoberKILL. If you couldn’t tell by us talking constantly about B||10/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#10 - Raven||Power trios! You’ve got your Venom, your Motorhead, your, uh, Anvil, and your Raven, who’s the subject of much hot air from your intrepid hosts this week. @DAMIANMASTER and @johnserba did a whole bunch of research on a band mostly on the periphery o||9/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#9 - Laaz Rockit / Powermad (DOUBLE FEATURE)||What the hell were your hosts thinking or drinking when they decided to deep-dive into the cutout bin for a couple of near-eternally forgotten thrash bands? Well, they wanted to learn some junk about things for a change, instead of just leaning on their||9/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMailbag Q&A, Volume 1||A few of you sick, twisted people who devote earbud time to us liked us so much, or had quarrel to the point of writing in to ask questions. Rather than eat up precious time on a regular epidsode (Which of course, as you know is a tight ship.), we dec||9/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#8 - Mercyful Fate||This week, the blathering ’banger brothers draw a pentagram on the floor, light candles at the points and sacrifice two poodles and nine bottles of High Life to the horn-ed gods of metal for an episode about Denner, Shermann, Diamond and sometimes Wea||8/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSURPRISE! We went to see Slayer.||howdy pardners - We went to a show on the Slayer farewell tour. Napalm Death, Testament, Anthrax, and Lame of God (lololll) were the openers. And then Slayer played. It was cool, kinda sad, but not in a sad way. Sometimes it was sad in a sad way||8/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#7 - Non-Ozzy Sabbath||Oh, Tony Martin. This week, the BSOGM boys engage in their most heated debate yet during an arduous journey into the hoary deeps of the non-Ozzy Black Sabbath discography. Then, they rank the albums, because it’s the kind of pointlessly argumentati||8/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#6 - Sabbat vs. Sabbat||Two BSOGM bands had the balls to name themselves Sabbat, so your intrepid hosts staged an asinine debate as to which is better. @DAMIANMASTER stumps for the sonically primitive Japanese Venom worshippers boasting a massive discography and a thing for le||7/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#5 - The BSOGM Doom Special||The podcast is cloaked in despair and misery as the hosts list their all-time top five BSOGM doom bands that don’t feature thee lorde Tony Iommi. Candlemass, Crowbar, Cathedral and a couple other bands that don’t start with “C” get hefty shout-o||7/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#4 - Voivod||Piggy, Blacky, Away and Snake: the greatest lineup in heavy metal history. No weak links. Sorry to E-Force and Jasonic, and whatever the new guys are named. I think one guy is named Chewy?||6/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#3 - Celtic Frost||@johnserba and @DAMIANMASTER talk for a v long time about the greatest thing to ever come out of Switzerland except for Rolex, chocolate, army knives, anonymous banking, and wartime neutrality.||6/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#2 - The (alternate reality) Big 4 of Thrash||We're not talking about Kirk and co., Kerry and the Capitalists, Scotty Two-Riff, and Megadave... no no no. This is planet BSOGM. On this alernate reality planet, we have a different set of bands for the Big 4. Overkill, Testament, Exodus... and an||6/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#1 - BSOGM *cue keyboard intro*||An old guy, and a slightly less old guy, scraping up the subterranean metal bands of the 80s and 90s (mostly). Talking trash about how much cooler they are then the mainstream stuff that like, pretty much only a small section of the metal listening popu||6/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Full Bird Colonel
I once got a Manzilian from Damian Master. Dude is gentle as a lamb betwixt the nethers for a metal guy.
I’m giving this 5 stars even though I’m unlikely to ever get a Jag Panzer episode.
this is a good. a real real good.