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Episode 686: Half Century Boyz

Episode 686: Half Century Boyz

January 21, 2022

By The Metal Godz how time flies. 2022 is off and running. Now that both your wonderful hosts have hit the Big Five - Oh, we came to the realization that there will be a variety of other significant stuff in the Metal World that will be sharing the same Bday this year. Namely, 1972. This week we take deep dive into '72 going over some key events, band formations, and new albums. It's nice to know we were at least on the Earth during this fabulous year. As well, Decibel magazine released their "Top 40 Albums of 2021" issue. So we give our two-bits about it. In our "News, Views, and Tunes", we crank some new and used from Craven Idol, Revenant, Necrophagus, Portrayal of Guilt, Rudimentary Peni, Warpig and Maule. Horns Up and Stay Healthy!  

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Episode 685: The 2021 Rammy Awards

Episode 685: The 2021 Rammy Awards

January 14, 2022

F@#*k the Grammies!! For the past fifteen years now the only music awards ceremony worth it's weight in Metal have been Radioactive Metal's annual Rammy Awards. Veteran listeners already know the deal. For the listeners first tuning in this year, The Rammies are basically where we sit down and discuss our faves in the key categories most important to Metalheads. Fave Band/Artist, Album, Song, Live, etc. As well, we present our RAM Hall of Fame inductees. Our choices of artists, albums and the stuff of Myth and Legend that we deem worthy of the highest honour. And, of course, we have a stack o' wax feat. new and used from Incantation, Propaghandi, Witch Cross, Sacrifice, Lori Bravo, Nuclear Death, Myrdod, and Hooded Menace. So grab a cold one. Help us say Goodbye to the year that was and here's to another great one. Horns Up and Stay Healthy!!

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Episode 684: New Years Evil

Episode 684: New Years Evil

January 6, 2022

3...2...1...Happy New Years!! Unfortunately with all that's going on it the world, there's not much going on in terms of NYE celebrations. But we didn't want to left out in the cold, literally and figuratively. So we decided we'd make recording this special episode our own New Years bash. We invited our buddy Jack to join us in cracking a stack o' wax and just kick back and shoot the shite' about nothing in particular. We yapped about the "Golden Age" of Metal, 80s Judas Priest, "Weird " Al/Ramones, American politics and some Star Wars and MCU. Musically, we crank some new and used from Massacre, Pestilence, Deceased, Warzone, General Surgery, Black Death, Impaler, Vanik, VHS and Impulse Manslaughter! Happy New Year and Horns Up and Stay Healthy!!

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Episode 683: 19…19…1981!

Episode 683: 19…19…1981!

December 23, 2021

Ho! Ho! Holy Shit! It's that time again. But before we wrap up this year and unwrap some of Satan's...uhm...Santa's gifts, we're gonna start your hooligan holidaze with another banging episode. This particular discussion topic we have to squeeze into this year. 2021 marks the 40th (!) anniversary of 1981. Those 365 days provided the Metal World with some key album releases, band formations and news stories. We go over all the whys and wherefores that helped shape our beloved genre as we know and love it. In our "News, Views, and Tunes", we have some cool gear and comic talk and discuss Dolly Patron's boobs (!!). Musically, we crank some new and used from Cirith Ungol, Hellwitch, Tower, Sortilege, Casket Robbery, JFA, and Mausoleum! So, Merry Christmas and all that rot. Horns Up and Stay Healthy!

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Episode 682: In The Beginning…

Episode 682: In The Beginning…

December 10, 2021

At our ripe old age, your RAM hosts have been on this planet for as long as Heavy Metal itself. So, with the exception of the formation of the genre itself, we've pretty much seen the birth of all the significant sub genres. We remember well those first important, ground breaking records. So this week we decided to share the whys and wherefores of our beginnings with a.o. Black, Thrash, Crossover and NWOBHM. Of course with so much history behind these relatively short 50 years, we barely scratched the surface. In our "News, Views, and Tunes", we crank some new and used from Eternity's End, Black Spell, Mortal Vision, Stormkeep, Avenger, The Accused and introduce Philly's Morgul Blade in our "Indie Spotlight". Horns Up and Stay Healthy!

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Episode 681: Guilty Pleasures??

Episode 681: Guilty Pleasures??

December 2, 2021

Even the most Kvlt of Metalheads have at least one "guilty pleasure". That certain song or artist that they may choose to keep to themselves. Either from fear of embarrassment or reprisal from their homies. But that's just a reflection of the open mindedness Metalheads possess. Metal may be the Trve love, but we find that many different genres make up our music collections. Here at the RAM offices, a variety of musical menageries fill the air. Some may be surprising, some not so much. So this week we sat down and spilled our guts and shared some tunes that may just fall under the "Believe It or Not" banner. Confession is good for the Rock n Soul. In our "News, Views and Tunes", we thumb thru the new Decibel and discuss the (in)famous "WKRP in Cincinnati" 'Turkey Drop' episode. Musically, we crank new and used from Genocide Pact, Flotsam and Jetsam, Strife, Gravesend, Castle, Karloff, Churchburn, and Bastardur. Horns Up and Stay Healthy! 

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Episode 680: Ask And You Shall…

Episode 680: Ask And You Shall…

November 26, 2021

If there is one thing we love the most about doing your fave radio show, it's got to be asking our fave artists questions. Interviews are the life's blood of this show. We love picking the brains of our esteemed guests and entertaining our listeners. The announcement of the Bruce Dickinson spoken word tour having a fan interaction Q&A segment got our creative juices flowing. One day we'd like to get Mr. Dickinson in our "Creature Feature" hotseat. Until then we'll make due with perhaps presenting a question to Big Bruce in the live environment. But what to ask? There's also myriad of other artists we'd like to pose a question to as well. So this time around we sat down and hammered out these hypothetical questions we'd present to a variety of artists. In our "News, Views, and Tunes", we have a special "Extended Indie Spotlight". Mr. Matt Copper is a Winnipeg producer of local Metal artists working out of his "Atomic 29 Productions" studio. While we've featured untold bands before, we figured we'd get the 411 on the production of these awesome indie releases. Musically, we crank new and used from Enforced, Fortress, Blood Sport, Weregoat (!) and Righteous Fist. Horns Up and Stay Healthy!

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Episode 679: There Goes Tokyo!

Episode 679: There Goes Tokyo!

November 19, 2021

Oh, how the mighty has...risen! When we first discovered French metallers Gojira, they were pretty much just another underground outfit with loads of potential. Now over the years, thru hard rock and one killer release after another, these behemoths are one of Metal's darlings. The new album "Fortitude", debuted in top spots all through out Billboards relevant categories. And now the band is currently killing it on the road. Having just caught a headline set, we're ready to talk all things "Big G". And this time we don't mean Godzilla. Well, sorta. In our "News, Views, and Tunes", we have a couple belts of "Blackened Whiskey" and crank some new shite' from Lavaborne, Bootlicker, Mortiferum, Lamp of Murmurr and introduce South Carolina punkers Shem Creeps in our "Indie Spotlight". Horns Up and Stay Healthy!

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Episode 678: Truer Words Never Spoken

Episode 678: Truer Words Never Spoken

November 11, 2021

What a pleasant surprise that none other than Bruce Dickinson is scheduled to be  doing a spoken word tour. We're sure lots of mainstream Iron Maiden fans are scratching their heads going "Huh? Who wants to pay money just to hear him talk?" The more underground fans already know how fun and interesting these type of shows are, having enjoyed Jello Biafra and Henry Rollins doing them for years now. And we're sure Brucie Boy will have enough stories and words of wisdom to give us our money's worth. So in this spirit we go over some other artists we'd like to see doing the spoken word thing. If Bruce can do it, then certainly Rob Halford could!! In our "News, Views, and Tunes", we discuss the miscarriage of justice it is that early 70s female trailblazing rock band Fanny aren't a household name. Musically, we crank new and used from Exhumed, Striker, Oxygen Destroyer, Mortuary (Mex) and the aforementioned Jello with No Means No! Horns Up and Stay Healthy!

 

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Episode 677: Halloween Post Game Show

Episode 677: Halloween Post Game Show

November 4, 2021

The kids have trick or treated. Costumes have been put away. Cherished memories of Halloween celebrations have been filed for ever. But all Hallow's Eve ain't over yet!! Here at the RAM offices, we're not ready to release our demons into the Nov. 1st sunlight.  So being a music show, we grabbed a Clawful of (some of our fave) Metal. All appropriate to keep your October spirits undead. In between tunes, we discuss our first post covid Comic Con and pay tribute to Death manager Eric Grief and Metal journalist Malcolm Dome. Musically, we crank some new and used from Acid Witch, Vaultwraith, Slasher Dave, Impetigo, Hallow's Eve, Forgotten Rebels, Death Sentence, The Creepshow, Possessor, Lycanthro, Karpenter, Unto Others and Necroripper!! Holy Hell! That's some awesome tunage!! Horns Up and Stay Healthy!

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