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  • Mudvayne
    Mudvayne
    by Mudvayne
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  • Lords of Chaos: The Bloody Rise of the Satanic Metal Underground New Edition
    Lords of Chaos: The Bloody Rise of the Satanic Metal Underground New Edition
    by Michael Moynihan, Didrik Soderlind
  • Retribution
    Retribution
    by Shadows Fall
  • Brutal Legend
    Brutal Legend
    Electronic Arts
Thursday
Aug092018

Podcast #239: Doc

Of course here's Chip Z'Nuff who's 6'2". With the hat, 6'9".With the impending release of Mötley Crüe's The Dirt, on Netflix questions are now being asked within the rock world about which band is worthy enough to have their story brought to the big screen?  There are several bands that come to mind; Ozzy, Black Sabbath, Kiss. The list goes on. Join Genghis & Ragman as they get their wishlists together.

Next, the boys welcome back Enuff Z'Nuff vocalist/bassist Chip Z'Nuff, for a one on one as he discusses the band's latest release, Diamond Boy, as well as their upcoming Hair Nation tour. Nice, right?

DVD of the Show: Tyketto - Live From Milan

Beer of the Show: Central Waters Brewery - De Kleine Dood  Beer Rating: 3

Featured Tracks: U.D.O. - Make the Move; Tyketto - Seasons; Lizzy Borden - Long May They Haunt Us; Tyketto - Standing Alone; Testament - Rise Up; Enuff Z'Nuff - Good time Are Hard To Find, Where Did You Go, Fire and Ice, Metal Heart and Dog On a Bone

Ragman's Classic of the Show: Rush - Stick It Out

Genghis' Classic of the Show: Pantera - Fucking Hostile

Ragman's Pick of the Show: Red Sun Rising - Left For Dead

Genghis' Pick of the Show: Bullet For My Valentine - Over It

- Ragman was wondering just how many beers he and Genghis had during this taping...

Podcast #239: Doc

Thursday
Jul262018

Podcast #238:  Shred

Is the art of shred dead?  Not hardly!  There are many shredders out there now, but how many of them can pull it off in a solo effort?  Not sure, but I do know that there are some very exciting new instrumental albums coming out.  Join Genghis and Ragman as they discuss some of their favorite classic and new shredders.  Next the boys ran into Hyvmine shedder/vocalist Al Joseph for a one on one.  Al discusses the band's tour with Angel Vivaldi, as well as their latest EP Fight or Flight.

DVD of the Show: N/A

Beer of the Show:  Brash - Cortado  Beer Rating:  4

Featured Tracks:  Bury Tomorrow - No Less Violent, Angel Vivaldi - Serotonin, Ethan Brosh - Escape Route, Tony MacAlpine - Tears of Sahara, Dream Theater - Stargazer, Pantera - Walk, Hyvmine - Elysium, The Epicoustic, Shogun, Great Divide, Mirror Master

Ragman's Classic of the Show:  Heaven - In the Beginning

Genghis' Classic of the Show:  Rush - Alien Shore

Ragman's Pick of the Show:  Weapons of Anew - Undone

Genghis' Pick of the Show:  Bullet for My Valentine - Letting You Go

-Ragman is thinking shredding is making a come back.

Podcast # 238: Shred

Thursday
Jul192018

Podcast #237:  Youngins

Kids playing metal or hard rock - Do you get turned off when you see a small child  playing music, or is it inspiring?  Do you see it as a gimmick, especially if it is the child of a well known musician?  Join Genghis and Ragman as they discuss child prodigies and their impact on the scene.  Next the boys welcome back shredder Ethan Brosh for a one on one.  Ethan discusses his latest release Conspiracy, as well as his recent tour with Ross the Boss.

DVD of the Show:  Kansas - DVD

Beer of the Show:  Clown Shoes - Beast From the Far East  Beer Rating:  4

Featured Tracks:  Kissn' Dynamite - I've Got the Fire, Testament - The Preacher, Kansas - Fight Fire With Fire, Dokken - It's Another Day, Steelheart - You Got Me Twisted, Shattered Sun - Hope Within Hatred, Ethan Brosh - Live the Dream, No Spring Chicken, The Road to Victory, Collision Course, Space Invaders

Ragman's Classic of the Show:  Stratovarius - The Kiss of Judas

Genghis' Classic of the Show:  Warlock - I Rule the Ruins

Ragman's Pick of the Show:  Voodoo Circle - Walk on the Line

Genghis' Pick of the Show:  Thundermother - Whatever

-Ragman is on a roll.

Podcast #237: Youngins

Tuesday
Jul172018

Doom Asylum

I recently unearthed another cult classic from Arrow video, called Doom Asylum.  It always amazes me as to how many horror flicks, came out in the 80's, that I've never heard of.  Thanks to Arrow, some of these gems have been given a second chance.  Doom Asylum is centered around an asylum that is haunted by the corpse of an undead lawyer.  The asylum is the playing ground for goth bands and teenage debauchery, until they piss off the wrong zombie.

The restoration of Doom Asylum is amazing.  I didn't see the original pressing, but by the looks of this film, it has to look better than the original pressing.  This movie is full of bad acting, bad jokes, and a really bad music, by the all girl goth/industrial band, but other than that it is priceless.  this movie is not to be taken seriously at all.  It is full of tired old gags, but that is what makes it so funny.  This is one of those cult movies, that will be funnier, the more you drink.  Grab a kegger and a bucket of popcorn, and pop this puppy in.

Bottom Line: Another B Horror film brought back to life.  It is fun and entertaining.  You have  to go in to this one with the attitude that is it going to be bad, and you will have a blast.  I hope that makes sense.

-Ragman is getting ready fro Halloween early this year.

Wednesday
Jul112018

Podcast #236: Kids

When you get old like Genghis & Ragman, you aspire to spread your knowledge of metal to the young. Some get it, some don't. Should we take offense? Does the younger generation grasp on to the metal of yesteryear as well as what is currently going on? Join Genghis & Ragman as they discuss the newer generation and how it views hard rock and heavy metal. Next, the boys welcome back Rage vocalist/bassist Peavy Wagner to discuss his latest project Refuge as well as what it took to get the old lineup back together, and how it was playing with those guys again. This is metal magic, don't miss it, kids.

DVD of the Show: Slayer - Repentless (Live at Wacken - Bonus DVD)

Beer of the Show: Robinson's Brewery - Hallowed (Iron Maiden) - Winner of Rock beer flight

Featured Tracks: Motionless In White - Reincarnate, Slayer - Repentless, Iron Maiden - Aces High, Slayer - Black Magic, Rage - Down, Refuge - Waterfalls, Hell Freeze Over, The Man in the Ivory Tower, Living on the Edge

Ragman's Classic of the Show: David Lee Roth - Ladies' Nite in Buffalo

Genghis' Classic of the Show: Savatage - Taunting Cobras

Ragman's Pick of the Show: Dimmu Borgir - Interdimmensional Summit

Genghis' Pick of the Show: Ex Mortus - Victory or Death

- Ragman has been rocking this summer, and it ain't over yet!

Podcast # 236: Kids