Episode 506: Magical Metal Dust

May 18, 2018 Roch Vaillancourt 0

US heavy hitters SEVENDUST are a rock n’ roll survival story. A product (or victim) of the era, the band was unjustifiably lumped into the whole “nu” metal thing. But now, more than two decades later, Sevendust is still going strong while most of their counterparts disappeared or became irrelevant. Their new opus “All I See Is War” is still fresh on the new release rack. It’s a killer record that proves why they’ve maintained their position. […]

Episode 505: Siren Songs

May 11, 2018 Roch Vaillancourt 0

We recently had the pleasure of having Norwegian symphonic goth metallers SIRENIA come thru our neck of the woods. Still promoting their latest record, “Dim Days Of Dolor”, this marked the first time the band has graced us with their presence. The mainman behind the music is axe/keysman Morten Veland . Being Scandinavian, he felt geographically at least, right at home ’round here so he was eager to chat all things Sirenia. We discussed the “discovery” of […]

Episode 501: No Bone Unearthed

April 13, 2018 Roch Vaillancourt 0

California death metallers SKELETAL REMAINS are making big strides in their quest to bring the Metal to the masses. That all important 3rd album, “Devouring Mortality”, just hit the new release rack. It’s a key album that finds them stepping up a notch, as it marks their debut on Dark Descent (and Century Media) Records. Once again amongst the chaos of The Manitoba Metalfest, we caught our breath with axe/vox Chris Monroy, Adrian Obregon (guitar), and bassist […]

Episode 500: The Big 5 Oh! Oh!

April 6, 2018 Roch Vaillancourt 0

“What A Long Strange Road Its Been…” No, screw that hippie shit! Let’s do this the RADIOACTIVE METAL way! “Horns up! Welcome to the 500th episode of Radioactive Metal!” When your fave podcast first hit the airwaves, there were only a handful of podcasts going. But we had a vision – a burning desire to share the Metal!! And while a number of cast members have come and gone, we’re still here and ready to celebrate… us!! […]

Episode 499: Original Hammer

March 30, 2018 Roch Vaillancourt 0

Veteran NY thrashers DEMOLITION HAMMER played an important role in the history of the extreme metal underground. DH made their debut with their classic “Tortured Existence” album on the very young and fledging Century Media Records at the time. This album, along with a handful of other key releases, helped build the foundation for the CM that we all know and love. The band’s tenure would be short lived, releasing only two more records. The last couple of […]