Podcast – Metal Blast!
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The guys at Metal Blast discuss metal, culture, the music industry and any other topics that might be interesting to metalheads.
||ExplicitEp. #12 – The TPP Agreement, Copyright and Freedom||Recently, the Trans Pacific Partnership, the TPP, was signed by 12 countries. It contains, among others, draconian copyright provisions that threaten our ability to share content and culture. It also has the potential to curtail freedom of speech un||2/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. #11 – An Interview with Tobias Sammet||As we promised when we published the transcript, here’s the audio version of our conversation with Tobi Sammet. We discuss Ghostlights, the band’s terrific new album, as well as their possible participation in Eurovision 2016.||2/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. #10 – Phil Anselmo, Racism and B******t||In this new episode of The Metal Blast Podcast , Bradley and J discuss the aftermath of Phil Anselmo’s “white pride moment,” as well as the way in which some of the media has portrayed it. No, dear Noisey/Metal Hammer/etc., journalists,||1/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. #9 – An Update + Lemmy’s Death||It has been a long time since we published our last Podcast. Things are about to change. Listen to this new episode to hear what’s coming! Remember that you can subscribe to this podcast directly from iTunes, just click the link below!||1/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. #8: The Influence of Tolkien (Ft. Dr. Brad Eden)||Nobody can deny that J.R.R. Tolkien is, by far, one of the most important authors in the English language. His works, published over half a century ago, have been read by people from all over world, regardless of their political backgrounds,||4/6/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 7: Napalm Death (Ft. Barney Greenway)||You can read the transcript here. Riding on the success of their new album Apex Predator – Easy Meat, Barney Greenway, the voice and brains of Napalm Death, met with us to discuss what’s behind this album. We also took the opportunity to discuss a lot||2/11/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. #6 – #Metalgate & Social Justice in Metal||Last week I wrote a pretty long article about “Social Justice Warriors” in metal, as well as above some of their claims in regards to the heavy metal scene’s acceptance of social justice principles. Since the text was extremely long,||12/23/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. #5 – Objectification (Ft. Melinda Tankard Reist)||As I’ve written a couple of times before, I’m concerned about the issue of objectifying women. As a genre that has been, far and large, catered to men (not that there’s anything wrong with that) the way in which women are sometimes portrayed is not||11/30/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. #4 – Cavalera Conspiracy (Ft. Max Cavalera)||Holy crap, 4 episodes already! This time we are joined by no other than Max Cavalera, the legendary founder of Sepultura, as well as Soulfly, Killer Be Killed and Cavalera Conspiracy. In addition to discussing Cavalera Conspiracy‘s great new album||11/19/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. #3 – Opeth (Ft. Opeth’s Fredrik Åkesson)||Welcome to this special episode of the Metal Blast podcast, where we focus on the band Opeth. Founded in 1990, 24 years ago, by Mikael Akerfeldt and David Isberg, Opeth have gone to become one of the most important bands in metal today.||11/9/2014||Free||View in iTunes|