Episode 400: The Big Four Oh! Oh!

March 11, 2016 Roch Vaillancourt 0

For all of us, hitting the Big 4-0 is a milestone. Some people pessimistically see it as the beginning of the end. But for the Heavy Metal internet radio world, the Big 4-0-0 is an equivalent milestone but we see no end in sight. The best way to truly celebrate this awesome occasion is with the best ever Creature Feature! The Mighty Mistress of Metal DORO PESCH is a true legend. Our history with Doro goes back to […]

Episode 395: Not Just a Cartoonist

February 5, 2016 Roch Vaillancourt 0

It’s right there in the name: We love METAL! But we also have many other interests, so longtime listeners know that we’re also geeks. We recently befriended cartoonist GISELE LAGACE and after chatting with her online about all sorts of stuff, we found out that she had a rock music career in the early 90s. We invited her to talk about her old band BARBARELLA and her current career as a premiere cartoonist. Fans of her […]

Episode 385: Album Autopsy – Metal Church’s The Dark – Part 2

November 20, 2015 Roch Vaillancourt 0

In the second part of this Album Autopsy about METAL CHURCH‘s The Dark, former MC guitarist Craig Wells joins us again to discuss every track. We get into a few of the technical aspects of recording the album, what makes a great guitar solo, and one of his major regrets about his time in the band. He also tells us about David Wayne‘s no-nonsense sensibilities, how underrated Kirk Arrington really is, the album cover by legendary artist Don Brautigan, and we […]

Episode 384: Album Autopsy – Metal Church’s The Dark – Part 1

November 13, 2015 Roch Vaillancourt 0

When metal was on it’s meteoric rise in popularity in 1986, METAL CHURCH released their album The Dark. Peaking at #92 on Billboard, it was a classic and influential album in the making. So we reached out to former MC guitarist Craig Wells who was more than happy to share stories about those days. In Part 1 of this Album Autopsy, Scott from Focus On Metal joins Roch and Craig for an educational conversation. We learn about […]

Episode 381: Album Autopsy – Possessed’s Seven Churches 30th Anniversary – Part 2

October 23, 2015 Roch Vaillancourt 0

In Part 2 of this essential Album Autopsy,  we continue our celebration of POSSESSED‘s Seven Churches album. Vocalist and bassist Jeff Becerra and legendary producer Randy Burns join us again for the occasion. We discuss every track and their lyrics, as Jeff finally spills the beans about the satanic message at the beginning of “Burning In Hell”.  Randy tells us about some of the recording and engineering tricks and techniques he used, we talk about the original (rejected) album cover, the creation of the iconic band logo, and we […]