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Vox&Hops Metal Podcast

310 EpisodesProduced by Matt McGachy & Sound Talent MediaWebsite

Matt McGachy, the vocalist of extreme metal band Cryptopsy, interviews fellow metal musicians about their life & music while sharing a craft beer on his metal podcast Vox&Hops. Here’s your chance to sneak backstage to share a brew & discover exactly what your favourite rockstars are like behind thei… read more

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SoundMojo with Joe Pacheco, Frank Pavan & Cassius Morris of the Innersleeve Podcast

November 26th, 2021

1:06:08

Joe Pacheco, Frank Pavan & Cassius Morris of the Innersleeve Podcast & I have a conversation about how they coped with 2020, their 1st beers, the soundtracks of their youths, SoundMojo, if they are Metalheads, a …

Being Patient with Daniel Barter of DVNE

November 23rd, 2021

37:44

Daniel Barter of DVNE & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, his 1st brews, the soundtrack of his youth, his 1st shows, Etemen Ænka, how he has been filling the void, a DVNE Brew & his hangover …

Going Solo with Jamison Kester of Labored Breath

November 16th, 2021

45:20

Jamison Kester of Labored Breath & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, his 1st brews, the soundtrack of his youth, his 1st shows, working in the beer industry, being a part of Brewtal North America, …

Thirsty Thursday LIVE - Nun So Vile with Drew Ross of New Level Brewing & Dominic Alvernaz of Pitch Black North

November 12th, 2021

42:04

Drew Ross of New Level Brewing & Dominic Alvernaz of Pitch Black North & I have a conversation about how Cryptopsy's new Collab "Nun So Vile" …

Taking the Lead with Vicky Psarakis of The Agonist & Sicksense

November 9th, 2021

1:06:29

Vicky Psarakis of The Agonist & Sicksense & I have a conversation about how she coped with 2020, her 1st shows, being a part of Brewtal North America, streaming on Twitch, "Day Before the World Wept", working …

Doing the Right Thing with Bryan Giles of Red Fang

November 2nd, 2021

44:05

Bryan Giles of Red Fang & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, his 1st brews, the soundtrack to his youth, his 1st shows, Red …

Looking Back at 3 Years of Vox&Hops

October 29th, 2021

35:22

To underline the 3 Year Anniversary of Vox&Hops, I wanted to take a moment to look back on a few key moments that have happened throughout the past years. From the very first episode up till today a lot has changed …

Extreme Vocals with David Benites of Extreme Vocal Institute & Renesans

October 26th, 2021

59:30

David Benites of (Extreme Vocal Institute & Renesans) & I have a conversation about how he got through 2020, his 1st beers, the soundtrack of his youth, discovering his voice, becoming a vocal coach, the modern …

Creating Ambush Predator with Blake Harrison / Jason Hamacher of Zealot RIP & Jeff Hancock of DC Brau

October 22nd, 2021

46:46

Blake Harrison / Jason Hamacher of Zealot RIP & Jeff Hancock of DC Brau & I have a conversation about how our Collab "Ambush Predator" came …

Poking the Bear with Oliver Aleron of Archspire

October 19th, 2021

1:09:17

Oliver Aleron of Archspire & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, the soundtrack of his youth, his 1st shows, writing way more lyrics than most, "Bleed the Future", his love of boxing, his online …

Never Giving Up with Professor H Shayne Hawke of the IWS

October 12th, 2021

1:01:56

Professor H Shayne Hawke & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, his 1st beers, becoming a wrestler, the IWS Training Center, Montreal's love for wrestling, coming back from an career ending injury, a …

Focusing on the Present with Yngve "Bolt" Christiansen of Blood Red Throne

October 5th, 2021

57:51

Yngve "Bolt" Christiansen of Blood Red Throne & I have a conversation about how he coped during the pandemic, being gluten intolerant, his 1st …

Coffee vs Craft Beer with George Panayi of the Meet Me For Coffee Podcast

October 1st, 2021

1:01:43

George Panayi of the Meet Me For Coffee Podcast & have a conversation about podcasting. The struggles, the joys, our best interviews & so much more. I even tried to convince him to create his own coffee so that …

Crossing the Line with Sam Bean of Werewolves

September 28th, 2021

52:53

Sam Bean of Werewolves & I have a conversation about how he coped during the pandemic, being allergic to beer, the soundtrack of his youth, his …

Laughing is the Best with Garrett Jamieson of Banger Films' "Heavy Metal Hitchhiker"

September 21st, 2021

46:49

Garrett Jamieson of Heavy Metal Hitchhiker & I have a conversation about his 1st beers, how he coped with 2020, the soundtrack of his youth, his 1st shows, being a comedian, how he made that happen, Heavy Metal …

Vox&Hops Bière Garden Special

September 17th, 2021

1:14:38

On Saturday September 11th, I was invited to Bière Garden 's "MONTREAL, BY THE WATER"! To make this event special, I invited Danny Marino of The Agonist to be my co-host for a bunch of interviews. During this exclusive …

The Art of Conversation with Andy Dowling of LORD & the Andy Social Podcast

September 14th, 2021

54:19

Andy Dowling of LORD & the Andy Social Podcast & I have a conversation about his 1st brews, the soundtrack to his youth, his 1st shows, podcasting, LORD's "UNDERCOVERS VOL.1", how he has been filling the void …

Thirsty Thursday LIVE - For the Love of Memes with Duncan Bentley of Vulvodynia

September 10th, 2021

1:03:13

Duncan Bentley of Vulvodynia & I have a conversation about how he coped with the pandemic, his 1st beers, the soundtrack of his youth, his 1st …

A Return to Normalcy with Adam Dutkiewicz of Killswitch Engage & Times of Grace

September 7th, 2021

41:33

Adam Dutkiewicz of Killswitch Engage & Times of Grace & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, his 1st beers, playing Montréal, "Songs of Loss and Separation'", their Vaccinated + Intoxicated …

Real Fighting isn't Fun with PCP Crazy F'N Manny of IWS

August 31st, 2021

48:08

PCP Crazy F'N Manny of IWS & I have a conversation about how he coped through the pandemic, his 1st beers, the soundtrack of his youth, fighting, his 1st wrestling shows, extreme wrestling, watching peers succeed, …

Striving for Greatness with Alex Erian & Marc-André Filion of Messorem Bracitorium

July 30th, 2021

58:32

Alex Erian & Marc-André Filion of Messorem Bracitorium & I have a conversation about how they coped with 2020, the brewery's identity, their 1st brews, the soundtrack to their youths, managing the their success, …

Two Craft Beer & Metal Podcasters Walk Into a Bar with Jon Beatty of the Brewtally Speaking Podcast

July 29th, 2021

1:02:13

Jon Beatty of the Brewtally Speaking Podcast & I have a conversation about us both having Beer & Metal Podcasts, his 1st beer, the soundtrack …

Conceptual Lyrics with Will Arseneau of Depths of Hatred & Shape the Above

July 27th, 2021

44:29

Will Arseneau of Depths of Hatred & Shape the Above & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, his 1st beers, his 1st shows, Inheritance, working with Chris Donaldson, how he has been filling the …

Improvisational Metal with Martin Widholm of Domkraft

July 23rd, 2021

35:51

Martin Widholm of Domkraft & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, his 1st beers, the soundtrack to his youth, the Swedish scene, …

For The Love of Metal with Sam Dunn of Banger Films

July 20th, 2021

44:11

Sam Dunn of Banger Films & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, his 1st beers, the soundtrack to his youth, his 1st shows, Banger …

Don't Tell Me What I Can or Can't Do with Megan Targett of VEXED

July 16th, 2021

39:06

Megan Targett of VEXED & I have a conversation about how she coped with 2020, her 1st beers, the soundtrack of her youth, her 1st shows, …

Starting Again with Ol Drake of Evile

July 13th, 2021

36:32

Ol Drake of Evile & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, his 1st brews, the soundtrack of his youth, his 1st shows, Hell Unleashed, becoming the vocalist, working with Brian Posehn, touring without …

Artistic Freedom with Chad Ruhlig of LGND & For the Fallen Dreams

July 9th, 2021

35:10

Chad Ruhlig of LGND & For the Fallen Dreams & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, his 1st brew, the soundtrack of his youth, discovering his voice, staying healthy, LGND's new material, a LGND …

Thirsty Thursday LIVE Matt Origin Story II

July 8th, 2021

1:11:51

I invited three of my oldest friends to be my guests on this month's Thirsty Thursday LIVE!!!

One of my very first friends, Chris Flint, who I met in …

Hustling Through the Pandemic with Dan Jacobs of Atreyu

July 6th, 2021

45:18

Dan Jacobs of Atreyu & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, his 1st brew, the soundtrack of his youth, his 1st show, how he has been filling the void, writing for other musicians, Baptize, an Atreyu …

Being at the Right Place at the Right Time with Jason Asberry & Jesse Schobel of Stormruler

July 2nd, 2021

55:10

Jason Asberry & Jesse Schobel of Stormruler & I have a conversation about how they coped with 2020, their 1st brews, the soundtrack to their …

This is Brewtal North America

July 1st, 2021

47:51

An in depth look into how Brewtal North America came to life. Throughout the week of June 21-25, 22 Vox&Hops collaborative beers were released …

Not Being the Guy From That One Band with Justin Pearson of The Locust, Dead Cross & Three One G Records

June 29th, 2021

1:06:04

Justin Pearson of The Locust, Dead Cross & Three One G Records & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, his 1st brew, the soundtrack of his youth, his 1st shows, Three One G Records, curating a …

Returning to Iceland with Óskar Logi Ágústsson of The Vintage Caravan

June 25th, 2021

49:17

Óskar Logi Ágústsson of The Vintage Caravan & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, his 1st brews, the soundtrack of his youth, his 1st shows, the Icelandic Scene, leaving Iceland & coming back, …

Extreme Fighting & Circle Pits with The Warmaster Josh Barnett

June 22nd, 2021

58:42

The Warmaster Josh Barnett & I have a conversation about how he strived in 2020, his 1st brews, the soundtrack of his youth, being a metalhead, being a fighter, the lack of extreme metal athletes, Josh Barnett's …

Montreal is a City of Excellence in Heavy Metal with Craig Sauvé

June 18th, 2021

45:41

Craig Sauvé & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, his 1st Brews, the soundtrack of his youth, his 1st shows, his time as a musician, making Montreal a City of Excellence in Heavy Metal, how to affect …

People Need Art with Laure Le Prunenec of Igorrr & Rïcïnn

June 15th, 2021

46:47

Laure Le Prunenec of Igorrr & Rïcïnn & I have a conversation about how she coped with 2020, her 1st beers, the soundtrack of her youth, …

Keeping NEIPAs Fresh with Gabriel Dulong of Bière Boréale

June 11th, 2021

42:50

Gabriel Dulong of Bière Boréale & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, his 1st brews, how he became a brewer, if he ever listened …

Thirsty Thursday LIVE with Chris Kells & Mihaela Petrescu

June 10th, 2021

34:39

Chris Kells & Mihaela Petrescu & I have a conversation about how they coped with 2020, their 1st brews, joining the Vox&Hops Crew, …

Choosing the Right Bandmates with Wayne Lozinak of Hatebreed

June 8th, 2021

42:07

Wayne Lozinak of Hatebreed & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, his 1st brews, how Breedbrew came to be, playing Montreal, the soundtrack of his youth, his 1st shows, their writing process, Weight …

The Art of Podcasting with Dewey Halpaus of The Peer Pleasure Podcast

June 4th, 2021

1:43:22

Dewey Halpaus of The Peer Pleasure Podcast & I have a conversation about his 1st shows, being signed to Equal Vision Records, booking guests, an …

We are not a Supergroup with Duane Denison of Tomahawk & The Jesus Lizard

June 1st, 2021

42:17

Duane Denison of Tomahawk & The Jesus Lizard & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, working in a library, his first beers, the soundtrack to his youth, his 1st shows, Tonic Immobility, …

The Devil Has Returned to Drink Our Lake with Pontus Levahn of Horndal

May 28th, 2021

42:35

Pontus Levahn of Horndal & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, Lake Drinker the album & the collab, his 1st brews, the …

500 Kids in a Church with Mike Schleibaum of Darkest Hour, Zealot RIP & Be Well

May 25th, 2021

1:12:10

Mike Schleibaum of Darkest Hour, Zealot RIP & Be Well & I have a conversation about having his 1st beer at 30, how he coped with 2020, the soundtrack of his youth, his 1st shows, playing Montreal, Zealot RIP, …

The Culture of Beer & Metal with Todd Haug & Chris Boggess of 3 Floyds Brewing

May 21st, 2021

40:50

Todd Haug & Chris Boggess of 3 Floyds Brewing & I have a conversation about how they coped with 2020, their 1st brews, how they got into the world of Craft Beer, the soundtrack of their youth, their 1st shows, …

Misogynistic Elitists Suck with Skye Sweetnam & Matt Drake of Sumo Cyco

May 18th, 2021

50:55

Skye Sweetnam & Matt Drake of Sumo Cyco & I have a conversation about how they coped with 2020, their 1st brews, just the right amount of …

Partying Till 10am with Devin Swank of Sanguisugabogg

May 14th, 2021

34:41

Devin Swank of Sanguisugabogg & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, his 1st brews, the soundtrack of his youth, how he got into …

Thirsty Thursday Q&A

May 13th, 2021

38:46

It had been a while since I had to connect with the wonderful humans of the Thirsty Thursday Gang so I decided to do a good old fashioned Q&A …

Killer Food For Backstage Passes with Chef Brian Tsao of Loss Becomes

May 11th, 2021

55:02

Chef Brian Tsao of Loss Becomes & I have a conversation about his first brews, the soundtrack of his youth, his 1st shows, music vs cooking, becoming the Metal Chef, Loss Becomes, Beauty & Essex, Mission Subs, a …

The 9 Year Old Metal Elitist with Rick Giordano of The Lion's Daughter

May 7th, 2021

38:12

Rick Giordano of The Lion's Daughter & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, his 1st brews, the soundtrack to his youth, his 1st shows, creating & releasing "Skin Show" during a pandemic, …

It All Started with the Prog Rock & Biker Shows with Félix B. Desfossés & Ian Campbell

May 4th, 2021

1:01:44

Félix B. Desfossés & Ian Campbell the creators of No Speed Limit: Québec Metal & I have a conversation about their 1st brews, their 1st …

Do I Keep Asking Questions Or Do I Save the Cat with Eddy Torres of the RRBG Podcast

April 30th, 2021

49:39

Eddy Torres of the RRBG Podcast & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, his 1st brews, the soundtrack to his youth, his 1st shows, …

I Miss My Friends with Promoters & Booking Agents From Around the Globe

April 29th, 2021

36:46

A conversation with my promoter & booking agent friends from around the globe to shine some light on the impact of the pandemic on their careers, how they have hustled to stay alive, when they think touring shall …

From Watching Metallica with his Sleeping Grandfather to Opening for Them with Johnny Christ of Avenged Sevenfold

April 27th, 2021

53:22

Johnny Christ of Avenged Sevenfold & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, his 1st brews, the soundtrack of his youth, his 1st …

From Banging Heads to Brewing Hype with Derrick Robertson & Zack Heuff of BreWskey

April 23rd, 2021

1:05:00

Derrick Robertson & Zack Heuff of BreWskey & I have a conversation about how they coped with 2020, their 1st brews, how they got into Brewing, how they deal with the Hype, where they find inspiration, healthy …

Somewhere Between Slayer & Taylor Swift with Tom Smith of The Acacia Strain

April 20th, 2021

52:21

Tom Smith of The Acacia Strain & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, his 1st brews, being straight edge for 5 years, the soundtrack of his youth, his 1st shows, T W Smith Guitars, Flick Filled Land …

Keeping it Old School with Richard Martineau Leclerc & Francis Boisvert of Le Presbytère

April 16th, 2021

37:43

Richard Martineau Leclerc & Francis Boisvert of Le Presbytère & I have a conversation about their 1st brews, how they started collaborating …

The Fates Put Me Here to Growl & Headbang with George Corpsegrinder Fisher of Cannibal Corpse

April 13th, 2021

34:49

George Corpsegrinder Fisher of Cannibal Corpse & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, taking a break from alcohol, hoping to find …

Grinding So F*cking Hard with Mark Whelan & Andrew Budwey of Fuming Mouth

April 9th, 2021

36:42

Mark Whelan & Andrew Budwey of Fuming Mouth & I have a conversation about 2020, having great tours taken away, their 1st brews, the soundtrack of their youths, their 1st shows, signing to Nuclear Blast, Beyond …

Thirsty Thursday LIVE with Brittney Slayes of Unleash the Archers

April 8th, 2021

58:05

Brittney Slayes of Unleash the Archers & I have a conversation about how she has been since we last spoke, being nominated for a JUNO Award, what …

Post-Rock & Black Metal with JJ of Harakiri for the Sky

April 6th, 2021

34:58

JJ of Harakiri for the Sky & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, his 1st brews, the Austrian Craft Beer scene, the soundtrack of his youth, his 1st shows, discovering extreme vocals, finding balance …

Death Metal Love Songs with Josh Richter of Bather

April 2nd, 2021

43:34

Josh Richter of Bather & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, the soundtrack of his youth, his 1st shows, being an independent band, Phantom Guilt, Riffin' Ain't Easy & his hangover cure.

Life, Metal & Cold Adaptation with Mark Jansen of Epica

March 30th, 2021

38:07

Mark Jansen of Epica & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, his 1st beer, his 1st shows, releasing a record during a pandemic, …

Winning a Juno & a Striker craft brew made 2020 bearable with Dan Cleary of Striker

March 26th, 2021

35:56

Dan Cleary of Striker & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, being an independent artist, working on some new music, livestream concerts, getting back on stage, keeping his voice in check, winning a …

A Full Year of Thirsty Thursdays

March 25th, 2021

36:21

A year ago, I started hanging out with some of my closest friends, some of the Vox&Hops Alumni & Vox&Hops' Heads on Zoom each Thursday. I called it Thirsty Thursdays. Little did I know at the time, just how …

Never Being Booed Off the Stage with Dale Crover of The Melvins

March 23rd, 2021

37:14

Dale Crover of The Melvins & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, his 1s brews, if he is a craft beer enthusiast, the power of Canadian beer vs Nirvana, the soundtrack of his youth, playing in …

Appreciating What we Lost with FT Hordé of Déluge

March 19th, 2021

36:48

FT Hordé of Déluge & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, his 1st beer, the France Craft Beer scene, the soundtrack of his youth, his 1st shows, a pandemic release, a dream tour, why it took 5 years, …

I Hate Releasing Singles with Johannes Persson of Cult of Luna

March 16th, 2021

32:37

Johannes Persson of Cult of Luna & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, the ups & downs of playing festivals, the soundtrack …

Hail the Metal Community with Rob Wharton of Cognitive

March 12th, 2021

37:28

Rob Wharton of Cognitive & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, if he is a craft beer enthusiast, the soundtrack to his youth, his 1st shows, the return of gigs, the new Cognitive record, a perfect …

Thirsty Thursday LIVE with Charles Elliott & Eliseo Garcia of Abysmal Dawn

March 11th, 2021

56:06

Charles Elliott & Eliseo Garcia of Abysmal Dawn & I have a conversation about being one of the last bands on tour before the pandemic, if they have become more of a craft beer enthusiasts, how they have been …

Sacrificing Everything for the Love of Metal with Prika Amaral of Nervosa

March 9th, 2021

39:45

Prika Amaral of Nervosa & I have a conversation about how she coped with 2020, her 1st brews, the Brazilian Craft Beer Scene, the soundtrack to her youth, gravitating towards the guitar, the Brazilian Metal Scene, …

Enjoying Life, Metal & Beer since the age of 6 with Jeremy Gomez of Red Method

March 5th, 2021

35:05

Jeremy Gomez of Red Method & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, his 1st brews, growing up in Gibraltar, the soundtrack of his youth, discovering his voice, staying healthy on the road, the future of …

From American Idol to The Beast Awakens with James Durbin

March 2nd, 2021

1:05:02

James Durbin & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, his 1st brews, the soundtrack to his youth, what he learnt on American Idol, …

It's a Breakdown or Breakthrough Year with Dave Sherman of The Road To Rehab

February 26th, 2021

40:24

Dave Sherman of The Road To Rehab & I have a conversation about becoming an addiction counselor, his 1st drink, working in the music industry, why artists trust him, how 2020 affected addicts, helping artists on …

Beer is the second most disgusting thing with Finn Mckenty of The Punk Rock MBA

February 25th, 2021

49:47

Finn Mckenty of The Punk Rock MBA & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, the soundtrack of his youth, his 1st shows, why he hates …

Your Brain is Always Smarter Than Yourself with Michael Alvarez of Flub

February 23rd, 2021

57:47

Michael Alvarez of Flub & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, the soundtrack to his youth, his 1st shows, playing Montreal, being Sober, his last brew, how he was managed to stay Sober, where he has …

Non Alcoholic Craft Beer or Bust with Jerome Gagnon & Yann Carrière of Bière Sans Alcool (BSA)

February 19th, 2021

35:03

Jerome Gagnon & Yann Carrière of Bière Sans Alcool (BSA) & I have a conversation about launching their brand in the middle of a pandemic, …

From Blast Beats to Hot Ones with Al Bourbouhakis of Heartbeat Hot Sauce

February 18th, 2021

59:54

Al Bourbouhakis of Heartbeat Hot Sauce Co. have a conversation about how we met, how he coped with 2020, taking a break from alcohol, how he got into …

To Drink or To Play with Petri Lindroos of Ensiferum

February 16th, 2021

40:39

Petri Lindroos of Ensiferum & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, the soundtrack of his youth, his 1st shows, playing Montreal, having to quit drinking in order to keep playing guitar, crafting a new …

The Science of Drinking with Christian Degen of AHAB.

February 12th, 2021

1:06:58

Christian Degen the session bassist of AHAB & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, his 1st brews, what exactly happens when we …

Thirsty Thursday LIVE with Keith Wampler of The Convalescence

February 11th, 2021

41:43

Keith Wampler of The Convalescence & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, if his Craft Beer palate has evolved, getting two movies …

One day at a time with Matt Young of King Parrot & CrisisAct.

February 9th, 2021

45:56

Matt Young of King Parrot & CrisisAct & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, launching his new project CrisisAct, becoming …

Non-Alcoholic Beer will save the day with Martin Guimond & Philippe Tremblay of Le Saint-Bock.

February 5th, 2021

46:00

Martin Guimond & Philippe Tremblay of Le Saint-Bock & I have a conversation about how they coped with 2020, creating a new brand to avoid …

How Addi Tryggvason of Sólstafir rediscovered life's purpose.

February 2nd, 2021

42:51

Addi Tryggvason of Sólstafir & I have a conversation about how he coped with 2020, the birth of his 1st child, a day job for the 1st time in years, becoming Sober, pretending to be Nick Cave on stage, some advice …

Alex Jones & Kyle Beam of Undeath are keeping Death Metal fresh!

January 29th, 2021

30:37

Alex Jones & Kyle Beam of Undeath & I have a conversation about how they coped with 2020, the New Old School, the soundtracks of their …

Martin van Drunen (Asphyx)

January 26th, 2021

35:03

A conversation about how he coped with 2020, playing a social distanced show, his 1st brew, the soundtrack to his youth, his 1st shows, Necroceros, performing live vs the studio, 30th Anniversary, how he keeps in vocal …

Shawn-Kevin Laplante (Saint-Houblon)

January 22nd, 2021

33:20

A conversation about how they coped with 2020, his 1st brews, his brewer story, his vision of HYPE & the use of lactose, their phenomenal sour series, if he is a metalhead, his brewing playlist, breweries & …

Aaron Stainthorpe (My Dying Bride)

January 19th, 2021

46:13

A conversation about how he coped with 2020, his 1st brews, the soundtrack to his youth, dropping three releases during a pandemic, never taking the easy way out, why he still creates, using art as a cathartic release …

Kevin Muller (The Merciless Concept)

January 15th, 2021

44:29

A conversation about 2020, his 1st brews, the soundtrack to his youth, his 1st shows, The Merciless Concept, the modern NY metal scene, his time in Suffocation, Twitch, his hangover cure & rat fishing with Trey …

Peter Iwers (Odd Island Brewing & In Flames)

January 12th, 2021

37:51

A conversation about how they coped with 2020, his first brews, the Swedish Metal Scene, leaving In Flames & starting a Craft Beer Brewery, the Swedish Craft Beer Scene, his memories playing Montreal, if he ever …

Martin L'Allier (MonsRegius bières artisanales)

January 8th, 2021

38:45

A conversation about how he coped with 2020, crafting brews as a culinary experience, his 1st beers, his brewer story, where he stands on hype, their …

James Monteith (TesseracT)

January 5th, 2021

35:10

A conversation about how he coped with 2020, his first brews, trading brews for guestlist spots, his experience playing Montreal. the soundtrack to …

Top 10 Metal Albums of 2020 with Oli Pinard (Cattle Decapitation, Cryptopsy, Akurion & Vengeful)

January 1st, 2021

1:18:36

2020 was such a disaster if a year but we were blessed with some monumental extreme music releases. So I decided to yet again do a year end wrap up episode with Oli Pinard the bassist of Cattle Decapitation, Cryptopsy, …

Top 10 Québec Microbreweries of 2020 with Craig Thorn (BAOS Podcast) & Noah Forrest (Beerism)

December 30th, 2020

2:06:16

2020 was such a monumental year for the Québec Microbrew scene that I had to do another year end wrap up collaborative episode once again with Craig …

Kris Wallstrom (Warfect)

December 18th, 2020

33:11

A conversation about how he has been coping with 2020, his 1st Brews, his favorite Beer Styles, the soundtrack of his youth, his 1st shows, growing up playing alongside Fredrik Wester, the Swedish Scene, a Warfect Craft …

Jesse Leach (Killswitch Engage, Times Of Grace & The Weapon)

December 15th, 2020

44:45

A conversation about how he has been coping with 2020, being Gluten Intolerant, his 1st brews, staying present on stage, his vocal surgery, honoring …

Adam Zuniga (The Six Most Metal Breweries)

December 14th, 2020

38:18

A conversation about how he has been coping with 2020, his 1st brews, his craft beer journey, the soundtrack to his youth, how The Six Most Metal Breweries all started, the Pilot Episode on Banger TV, The Morbid Hour …

Phil Penegar (The Arson Choir)

December 11th, 2020

36:50

A conversation about how he has been coping with 2020, the soundtrack to his youth, starting out on the drums, screaming, being open to opportunities, his 1st experience with beer, releasing an EP during a pandemic, a …

Thirsty Thursday LIVE with Andrew Gerrity

December 10th, 2020

50:30

A conversation about how he has been coping with 2020, grasping onto positivity, his new project You Suffer, when will touring come back, his hangover cure, a Miller Lite Sponsorship, his favorite Rom-Com, his top 2020 …

Dan Weyandt (ZAO)

December 8th, 2020

1:00:01

A conversation about how he has been coping with 2020, his 1st brews, the soundtrack of his youth, his 1st shows, how he got into screaming, being …

Mike Hill (Tombs)

December 4th, 2020

40:11

A conversation about how he has been coping with 2020, his 1st brews, the soundtrack of his youth, his 1st shows, "Under Sullen Skies", releasing a …

Blake Harrison (Pig Destroyer, Hatebeak & Zealot R.I.P.)

December 1st, 2020

32:07

A conversation about how he has been coping with 2020, where he finds inspiration, the Pig Destroyer Collab brews with 3 Floyds Brewing & Adroit …

Philippe-Alexandre Gendron (McAuslan Brewing)

November 27th, 2020

45:48

A conversation about how he has been coping with 2020, his 1st beers, brewing from a mammoth company, staying creative while staying in bounds, their Russian Imperial Stout, the diacetyl in brews, his Metal journey, his …

Jean-Michel Tisseur (Microbrasserie Mutoïde)

November 26th, 2020

29:46

A conversation about launching during COVID-19, his brewer story, his 1st brews, why open a new brewery, his Metalhead journey, why Hochelaga, a …

Bonesnapper the Cave Troll & Balsac the Jaws of Death (GWAR)

November 24th, 2020

33:49

A conversation about how they have been coping with 2020, GWAR craft beer collabs, their 1st beers, their 1st shows, have they ever felt they went …

Mike LaCouture (Broken Goblet Brewing) & Trevor Phipps (Unearth)

November 20th, 2020

38:52

A conversation about how they have been coping with 2020, their 1st beers, their collaborative brew "Black Hearts Now Reign" the Russian Imperial …

Paty Rios (OverHop Canada)

November 19th, 2020

32:58

A conversation about how she has been coping with 2020, how she got into brewing, the Brazilian Craft Beer Scene, relocating to Canada, a series of happy coincidences, home brewers are the key, the pros & cons of …

Silenoz (Dimmu Borgir & Insidious Disease)

November 17th, 2020

37:00

A conversation about how he has been coping with 2020, Dimmu Borgir Brews, the soundtrack of his youth, his 1st shows, playing Montreal, After Death, his writing process, his approach to lyrics, a tour he wishes he …

Brad Parris (Nile & Xael)

November 13th, 2020

30:58

A conversation about how he has been coping with 2020, the soundtrack to his youth, his craft beer journey, a hypothetical Nile Collab Brew, his 1st …

Mikael Stanne (Dark Tranquillity)

November 10th, 2020

53:42

A conversation about how he has been coping with 2020, his craft beer journey, being an avid homebrewer, the Swedish Craft Beer Scene, Dark …

Mark Osborne (Adroit Theory Brewing)

November 6th, 2020

36:30

A conversation about how they have been coping with 2020, how he got into brewing, starting a metal brewery, their brewing playlist, their brew for Pig Destroyer, celebrating with concerts, dabbling with lower ABV …

Farida Lemouchi (Molassess & The Devil's Blood)

November 3rd, 2020

36:58

A conversation about how she is coping with 2020, "Through the Hollow", the Roadburn Festival, her 1st beer, the soundtrack to her youth, her 1st …

Cryptopsy Vocalists featuring Lord Worm, Mike DiSalvo, Martin Lacroix, Matt McGachy & moderated by Bradley Zorgdrager

October 30th, 2020

2:06:26

A conversation about what we think of each other as vocalists, the overlying lyrical theme, what does the band mean to us, Once Was Not, past …

Trey Spruance (Mr. Bungle & Secret Chiefs 3)

October 27th, 2020

43:57

A conversation about how he has been coping with 2020, Youri Raymond, the soundtrack to his youth, his first shows, playing Montreal, working on Imperial Triumphant's "Alphaville", the return of Mr. Bungle, Web of …

Mattias Lindeblad & Martin Brändström of Dark Tranquillity (Bandbond)

October 23rd, 2020

38:43

A conversation about coping with 2020, the soundtrack to their youths, their 1st shows, the Swedish Metal Scene, their app Bandbond, making it …

Kevin Sharp (Venomous Concept, Primate, Lock Up & Brutal Truth)

October 20th, 2020

42:20

A conversation about coping with 2020, recording a new Venomous Concept record, no longer drinking, the soundtrack to his youth, the biggest changes from the 80s till now, releasing a record during a Pandemic, filling …

Mike D'Ornellas (Microbrasserie 4 Origines)

October 16th, 2020

39:29

A conversation about how he has been coping with 2020, the inspirations behind their concept, finally diving into the NEIPA game, being transparent with their clients, his first experience with beer, an embarrassing …

Diamond Rowe (Tetrarch)

October 16th, 2020

40:13

A conversation about coping with 2020, the soundtrack to her youth, becoming a musician, signing to Napalm Records, working with Dave Otero, the resurgence of Nu Metal, the sky is the limit & her hangover cure.


Jamey Jasta (Hatebreed)

October 13th, 2020

45:33

A conversation about coping with 2020, no longer drinking, the soundtrack to his youth, 1st time playing Montreal, releasing an album during a …

Dave Davidson (Revocation & Gargoyl)

October 9th, 2020

43:58

A conversation about coping with 2020, fueling his motivation, his craft beer journey, A Revocation Craft Beer, the soundtrack to his youth, his new project Gargoyl, a Gargoyl Craft Beer, the Slay at Home Fest, filling …

Thirsty Thursday LIVE with Danny Marino (The Agonist)

October 8th, 2020

58:56

A conversation about coping with 2020, the evolution of his craft beer palate, a band he believes has too much hype, Live Stream shows, advice for …

Sebastian Bach

October 6th, 2020

49:19

A conversation about coping with 2020, Cameo, why it is the wrong time to release new music, his beer journey, what strains his voice the most, never …

Drew Stevens (Kahnawake Brewing Company)

October 2nd, 2020

34:38

A conversation about how he has been coping with 2020, canning their first beer, how he got into brewing, building a brewery on a First Nation's territory, his early influences, their impact on the Quebec craft beer …

BLASKO (Ozzy Osbourne & Zakk Sabbath)

September 29th, 2020

49:48

A conversation about how he has been coping with 2020, if he is a craft beer enthusiast, the soundtrack to his youth, his first shows, satiating his gig itch, bands performing in 2020, his management company, if bands …

GAEREA

September 25th, 2020

38:20

A conversation about how he is coping with 2020, the Portuguese Metal Scene, finding like minded musicians to create with, GAEREA's visual aesthetic, releasing LIMBO during a Pandemic, scratching his live performance …

Dave Shapiro (Sound Talent Group, Velocity Records & Sound Talent Media)

September 24th, 2020

39:28

A conversation about how he has been coping with 2020, being a modern Jerry Maguire, being straight edge, becoming a booking agent, Sound Talent Media, bands playing shows in 2020 & Live Stream Concerts.


Throughout …

Stephane Barbe (Kataklysm & Ex Deo)

September 22nd, 2020

29:39

A conversation about coping with 2020, if he is a craft beer enthusiast, his first shows, his early impressions of Kataklysm, the 90s Montreal Metal scene, Unconquered, staying in touch during a pandemic, livestream …

Chris Dodge (Trappist & No Corporate Beer for Decibel Magazine)

September 18th, 2020

44:21

A conversation about his first beer, his craft beer journey, the soundtrack of his youth, Trappist, No Corporate Beer, Metal Brewers & his hangover cure.


Throughout this interview Chris was drinking Brouwerij West's …

Bruce Lamont (Yakuza, Led Zeppelin 2, Brain Tentacles, Corrections House, Circle of Animals & Bloodiest)

September 15th, 2020

39:23

A conversation about coping with 2020, his craft beer journey, the soundtrack of his youth, his hunger to create, the new Yakuza album, Led Zeppelin 2, playing Parking Lot Shows, a Personal Craft Brew & his hangover …

Christian Bonnesen (LLNN)

September 11th, 2020

26:48

A conversation about COVID- 19, the Danish Craft Beer scene, the soundtrack to his youth, his first shows, how he copes with his nerves, DEADS, their writing process, harsh vocals, their new album, a dream tour, his …

Dan Lilker (Nuclear Assault, Stormtroopers of Death, Brutal Truth, Blurring & so many more!!!)

September 8th, 2020

33:44

A conversation about coping with 2020, the soundtrack of his youth, the evolution of the metal scene, what fuels him to continue, the Rochester NY …

Casey Hurd & Daniel Vieira (Hinayana)

September 4th, 2020

39:58

A conversation about coping with 2020, the soundtrack of their youths, their first shows, turning a project into a band, the evolution of the band, …

John Espen Sagstad (TrollfesT)

September 1st, 2020

37:02

A conversation about coping with 2020, their songwriting method, falling into success, the Norwegian Craft Beer scene, the soundtrack to his youth, Metallica is Life, having fun on stage, inciting the party, the …

Brittney Slayes (Unleash the Archers)

August 28th, 2020

37:43

A conversation about COVID- 19, the evolution of her craft beer palate, a summer at home, Jacob Hansen, Apex, writing a graphic novel, loving being …

Tadeusz Rieckmann (Týr)

August 25th, 2020

43:18

A conversation about COVID- 19, his ying-yang lifestyle, his first beer, his first experiences on stage, becoming a drummer, staying in contact with their fans, a Týr brew & his hangover cure.


Throughout this episode …

Gabriel Perron (Overhop Canada)

August 21st, 2020

33:50

A conversation about how he started brewing, his first beer, the craft beer community, having free reign, upcoming releases, being a metalhead, his brewing playlist, dealing with the pressure & his hangover cure.


Paulo Jr. (Sepultura)

August 18th, 2020

39:51

A conversation about coping with 2020, Cervejaria Bamberg's Sepultura Brews, the Brazilian Craft Beer scene, the soundtrack to his youth, his first …

Ben Griffiths (Nickel Brook Brewing Co.)

August 14th, 2020

37:28

A conversation about COVID- 19, how he started brewing, why he still brews, his first experiences with beer, where he draws inspiration, the next big beer trend, a healthy sense of competition, Metal Head IIPA, his time …

Adem Tepedelen (Brewtal Truth)

July 28th, 2020

37:48

Adem Tepedelen:
https://www.ademtepedelen.com/

Parallel 49 Brewing:
http://parallel49brewing.com/beers/4

Le Saint-Bock Brasserie Artisanale:
http://saintbock.com/

Support the Vox&Hops Podcast:

Øystein Brun (Borknagar)

May 8th, 2020

34:54

Borknagar:
https://borknagar.com/

Saint-Houblon:
http://www.sainthoublon.com/

Devastation on the Nation Tickets:
https://www.metalfestivaltours.com

Vox&Hops Thirsty Thursday Hang:
Join Zoom Meeting

Eliseo Garcia (Abysmal Dawn)

April 22nd, 2020

26:29

Abysmal Dawn:
https://abysmaldawn.bandcamp.com/

Le Saint-Bock Brasserie Artisanales:
http://saintbock.com/

Vox&Hops Thirsty Thursday Virtual Hang
Time: Apr 23, 2020 08:00 PM EST

Trevor Strnad (The Black Dahlia Murder)

April 17th, 2020

50:59

The Black Dahlia Murder:
https://www.tbdmofficial.com/

Grimm Artisanal Ales:
https://grimmales.com/

Echo Session Ales:
https://www.echosessionales.com/

Devastation on the Nation Tickets:

Zachary Ezrin (Imperial Triumphant)

April 1st, 2020

31:11

Imperial Triumphant:
https://imperialtriumphant.bandcamp.com/

Cisco Brewers:
http://ciscobrewers.com/

Noctem Brasserie Artisanale:
http://www.noctem.ca/

Devastation on the Nation Tickets:

Mike Ashton (Vitriol)

March 27th, 2020

34:16

Vitriol:
https://vitriolwarfare.bandcamp.com/

Le Saint-Bock Brasserie Artisanales:
http://saintbock.com/

Devastation on the Nation Tickets:

Enrico Di Lorenzo (Hideous Divinity)

March 20th, 2020

35:03

Hideous Divinity:
https://www.facebook.com/hideousdivinity

Le Saint-Bock Brasserie Artisanales:
http://saintbock.com/

Devastation on the Nation Tickets:
https://www.metalfestivaltours.com

Support Your Favourite …

Sean Hynes (Ingested)

March 13th, 2020

33:34

Ingested:
https://www.facebook.com/ingesteduk

Le Saint-Bock Brasserie Artisanales:
http://saintbock.com/

Devastation on the Nation Tickets:
https://www.metalfestivaltours.com

Vox&Hops DOTN Craft Beer Parties:

Charlie Marvel (Visceral Disgorge)

March 6th, 2020

33:34

Visceral Disgorge:
https://www.facebook.com/visceraldisgorge/

Order a custom knife from Charlie:
@Marvel_Knives on Instagram

Le Saint-Bock Brasserie Artisanales:
http://saintbock.com/

Devastation on the Nation …

Rob The Witch (Necronomicon)

February 28th, 2020

39:25

Necronomicon:
https://necronomiconbm.bandcamp.com/

Evil Twin Brewing:
https://eviltwin.dk/

Le Saint-Bock Brasserie Artisanales:
http://saintbock.com/

Devastation on the Nation Tickets:

Andreas Bjulver (Cabal)

February 21st, 2020

33:21

Cabal:
https://cabalcph.bandcamp.com/

Le Saint-Bock Brasserie Artisanales:
http://saintbock.com/

Signs of the Swarm Asia Tour 2020:
https://www.facebook.com/Slammanbooking/

Devastation on the Nation Tickets:

Noah Forrest (Beerism.ca)

February 7th, 2020

32:15

Beerism.ca:
https://beerism.ca/

Mikkeller:
https://mikkeller.com/

Devastation on the Nation Tickets:
https://www.metalfestivaltours.com

Manitoba Metalfest 2020 Tickets:

Kaiser Dwayne (Hopcitizen)

January 17th, 2020

35:09

Hopcitizen:
https://hopcitizen.com/

Beauregard Brasserie Distillerie:
https://www.beauregardbrasseriedistillerie.com/

Devastation on the Nation Tickets:
https://www.metalfestivaltours.com

Support the Vox&Hops …

Donnie Hill (Tour Manager & Driver)

December 27th, 2019

31:50

Le Saint-Bock Brasserie Artisanales:
http://saintbock.com/

Devastation on the Nation Tickets:
https://www.metalfestivaltours.com

Support the Vox&Hops Podcast:
https://voxandhops.bigcartel.com/

Gabe Mangold (Enterprise Earth)

December 13th, 2019

34:25

Enterprise Earth:
https://enterpriseearthband.com/

Check out Gabe's Trailer Tour:
https://youtu.be/LLqawGmvFUU

Devastation on the Nation Tickets:
https://www.metalfestivaltours.com

Le Saint-Bock Brasserie Artisanales:

Sam Yates (Ingested)

December 6th, 2019

35:11

Ingested:
https://www.facebook.com/ingesteduk

Devastation on the Nation Tickets:
https://www.metalfestivaltours.com

Le Saint-Bock Brasserie Artisanales:
http://saintbock.com/

Support the Vox&Hops Podcast:

Christopher Bowes (Alestorm)

November 29th, 2019

39:14

Alestorm: 
https://alestorm.net/

Devastation on the Nation:
https://www.facebook.com/DEVASTATIONONTHENATION/

Le Saint-Bock Brasserie Artisanales:
http://saintbock.com/

Support the Vox&Hops Podcast:

Vicky Psarakis (The Agonist)

October 25th, 2019

36:45

The Agonist:
https://www.facebook.com/TheAgonistOfficial/

Jack's Abby Craft Lagers:
https://jacksabby.com/

Le Saint-Bock Brasserie Artisanales:
http://saintbock.com/

Vox&Hops 1 Year Anniversary Party Tickets:

Michael Amott (Arch Enemy)

October 18th, 2019

40:07

Arch Enemy:
http://www.archenemy.net/

Le Saint-Bock Brasserie Artisanales:
http://saintbock.com/

Vox&Hops 1 Year Anniversary Party Tickets:

Jason Keyser (Origin)

October 18th, 2019

30:43

Origin:
https://www.originofficial.com

Brasserie du Bas Canada:
https://brasseriebascanada.com

Saranac Brewery:
www.saranac.com

Vox&Hops 1 Year Anniversary Party Tickets:

Brady Deeprose (Conjurer)

October 11th, 2019

37:27

Conjurer:
https://conjureruk.bigcartel.com

Brasserie du Bas-Canada:
https://brasseriebascanada.com/

Vox&Hops 1 Year Anniversary Party Tickets:

Ash Pearson (Revocation)

October 4th, 2019

33:11

Revocation:
http://revocationband.com/

Ash Pearson's Website:
https://www.ashpearson.com/

Brasserie du Bas-Canada:
https://brasseriebascanada.com/

Vox&Hops 1 Year Anniversary Party Tickets:

JF Legentil (Echo Session Ales)

September 24th, 2019

22:13

A conversation about how he started brewing beers, what inspired his obsession with sessions, if there are limitations brewing sessions, his new double rooibos hybrid red cream ale, his best of the worst beers …

Rob Sherred (Tour Manager & Sound Engineer)

September 20th, 2019

29:59

A conversation about how he started mixing bands, if he is a craft beer enthusiast, his favourite Norwegian breweries, the worst things that have happened on the road, his favourite venues & how he deals …

Carlos De Anda (Gloryhole Guillotine)

September 20th, 2019

31:42

A conversation about band names, how he fell into metal vocals, his transition from merch guy to frontman, the soundtrack of his youth, how he discovered his metal voice, craft beer, his worst experience on …

Etienne Turcotte (Vox Populi & Pixel)

September 17th, 2019

21:14

A conversation about how he started brewing beer, how Vox Populi began, staying true to the quality of your products, his time contract …

Craig Thorn (BAOS Podcast)

September 13th, 2019

40:22

A conversation about how he got into beer podcasting, 365 days of beer, the defining moment for BAOS, how to handle internet Trolls, Beer …

Kasper Kirkegaard (HateSphere)

September 13th, 2019

28:14

A conversation about joining HateSphere, his favourite part of touring, crazy food he has eaten, "Afterlife" HateSpehere's beer, his first …

Shawn Duriez (Avant-Garde Artisans Brasseurs)

September 10th, 2019

17:20

A conversation about how Avant-Garde came to be, "Black Metal" the new Imperial Stout from Bières Jukebox, dumping a product that is not up to par, the next big beer style, contract brewing, releasing a …

Blair Youngblut (Mountain Dust)

September 6th, 2019

15:23

A conversation about switching drumming styles, how Mountain Dust came to be, if he is a craft beer enthusiast, his style of choice, what Mountain Dust have coming up next & how they write new music.

This …

Brody Uttley (Rivers of Nihil)

September 6th, 2019

14:16

A conversation about the positive response that Where Owls Know My Name received, if he feels pressure to top it, the question he hates answering the most, the soundtrack to his youth, if he’s a craft beer …

Dan Jacobs (Atreyu)

September 6th, 2019

15:45

A conversation about his time at Heavy Montreal, which defunct Metalcore band he wishes would make a comeback, bringing theatrics back to …

Hugues Leroux-Kelly (Matera Brasseurs Tonneliers)

September 3rd, 2019

16:24

Special Vox&Hops Brewer Talks Episode!

A conversation about brewing beer, S’TOUTÜNSTOUT, the new Spanish Brandy version, if he's a metal head, brews for bands, his best of the worst beers, putting your best …

Sean Arsenian (The Great Sabatini)

August 30th, 2019

28:33

A conversation about how he has kept his drive over the years, how they developed their sound, how he discovers music in a modern era, if he's a craft beer enthusiast, how he writes music, the soundtrack to his …

Scott Reeder (Fu Manchu)

August 30th, 2019

13:09

A conversation about the soundtrack to his youth, why he chose to play drums, if he's a craft beer enthusiast, the craft beer scene in Costa Mesa California, if stoner rock fans smoke more weed than metal fans, …

Scott Middleton (Cancer Bats)

August 30th, 2019

13:28

A conversation about his experience at Heavy Montreal, his personal favorite festival to play, if he sides with Manowar or Hellfest, a …

Dave Witte (Municipal Waste)

August 23rd, 2019

18:44

A conversation about how he discovered craft beer, his top American craft beer Brewery, his first experience at Dieu du Ciel's pub, his favorite beer places in the world, his first memory of Lord Worm & …

Vince & Julie (Dopethrone)

August 23rd, 2019

12:05

A conversation about Heavy Montreal, the sense of community in Metal, Montreal's craft beer scene, what they have coming up, how Jules …

Belisario Dimuzio (Cattle Decapitation & Eukaryst)

August 23rd, 2019

17:39

A conversation about his time on Summer Slaughter, the new Cattle Decapitation record Death Atlas, how he got into craft beer, his style of choice, best beer he has had recently & his retirement plan as a …

Alex Erian (Despised Icon & Obey The Brave)

August 16th, 2019

16:52

A conversation about the Heavy Montreal Festival, using in-ear monitors, the challenges of clean vocals, switching from drumming to screaming, the development of his stage persona, the upcoming Despised Icon …

Kyle Anderson (Brand of Sacrifice)

August 16th, 2019

13:42

A conversation about how he got into screaming, the evolution of his voice, his vocal warm up technique, the birth of Brand of Sacrifice, …

Maurizio Iacono (Kataklysm & Ex Deo)

August 16th, 2019

12:03

A conversation about the Heavy Montreal Festival, the importance of remaining humble in the metal music industry, the craft beer scene of Chicago & St.Tabarnak Kataklysm's very own craft beer brewed by …

Eric Danielsson (Watain)

August 9th, 2019

14:06

A conversation about the 20th anniversary tour, the craft beer scene in Sweden, the possibilities of a Watain craft beer, their show being …

Vega de la Rockha (Metalachi)

August 9th, 2019

13:44

A conversation about how they made their transition from a standard mariachi band to metal one, what would be a dream tour, if he feels that …

Adam Dutkiewicz (Killswitch Engage)

August 9th, 2019

16:15

A conversation about the San Diego craft beer scene, his go-to style of beer, the question that he is fed up of answering, Jesse Leach's vocal surgery, the soundtrack of his youth, his productions & his …

Dan Cleary (Striker)

August 2nd, 2019

19:19

A conversation about how he started playing music, the soundtrack to his youth, his favorite style of beer, the Edmonton craft beer scene, a tour horror story, what it was like opening for Metallica & how …

Nicky Calonne (Nekrogoblikon)

August 2nd, 2019

12:32

A conversation about how Jon Goblikon came to be, his foray into craft beer, what the LA craft beer scene is like, how he started doing scream vocals, his influences & how he stays healthy on the road.

This …

Dirk Schlächter (Gamma Ray)

August 2nd, 2019

20:04

A conversation about how life lead him to meet Kai Hansen, how he spent his time during the Helloween reunion tour, the Pumpkin's United lineup's new Helloween album, releasing an EP with Gamma Ray next year …

Nick Farkas (Heavy Montreal)

July 26th, 2019

38:07

A conversation about how he got started booking bands in the late 80's in Montreal, the hustle that was required to make it happen, what venue he misses most, some crazy DIY events he promoted, the development …

Jim Gregory (Solium Fatalis)

July 19th, 2019

35:12

A conversation about the history of his band Solium Fatalis, his early influences growing up as a young metal head in the early 90's, his …

Richie Cavalera (INCITE)

July 12th, 2019

38:24

A conversation about his first experience with alcohol, how playing Policia on stage at a young age got him hooked, if he ever felt pressure …

Aaron Savas (Arcane Stone Sculpting)

July 5th, 2019

27:22

A conversation about how he fell into the world of making monsters for people, his early artistic influences, his creative process when designing monsters, how he creates stories in his mind to help shape his …

Bradley Zorgdrager (BangerTV & Exclaim!)

June 28th, 2019

52:38

A conversation about how he got his start in the world of Metal Media, his past experiences on the road as a tour manager for pop punk …

Andrew Gerrity (Wolvhammer)

June 21st, 2019

1:04:54

A conversation about touring in a Bandwagon, how he fell into the world of addiction at a young age whilst dealing with anxiety & …

Jason Evans (INGESTED)

June 14th, 2019

37:58

A conversation about how he spent 90% of his youth in his Nan's Pub called The Pineapple Inn, how his Grandfather tricked him into tasting …

Alexander Kendrick (Tour Manager & FOH Sound Engineer)

June 7th, 2019

36:06

A conversation about how he got into the crazy world of touring, what exactly the roles of a Tour Manager are, his personal favorite beers …

Mike Caputo (Rings of Saturn)

May 31st, 2019

34:28

A conversation about playing in a pop punk band growing up in Long Island, getting his first drum set at the age of 5, his early drum influences, his first experience with beer, what it was like to get asked to …

Travis Ryan (Cattle Decapitation)

May 24th, 2019

42:27

A conversation about the upcoming Cattle Decapitation record, what it is like recording immersed in seclusion with Dave Otero at Flatline …

Charles Elliott (Abysmal Dawn)

May 17th, 2019

36:36

A conversation about growing up as one of the only metal heads in his high school, how living in Los Angeles shaped his musical path, …

Daniel DeFonce (Continental Concerts USA & Unique Leader Records)

May 10th, 2019

36:11

A conversation about how he started booking bands, his early years playing in bands, working for Unique Leader Records, how Devastation on the Nation came to be, his thoughts about this years lineup & an …

Chris Soutsos (JHOFFFILMS)

May 3rd, 2019

38:07

A conversation about how he got into the art of YouTubing, his favorite Seinfeld episodes, his opinions on the MetalSucks news website, his love of hockey & his opinion about the new Trailer Park Boys …

Monte Barnard (Casting Metal)

April 26th, 2019

42:58

A conversation about no longer being in a touring band, the local Portland craft beer scene, what inspired him start his podcast Casting …

Dave Otero (Flatline Audio)

April 19th, 2019

46:08

A conversation about the insane craft beer scene in and around Denver Colorado, how he began brewing his own beer, how he got into recording …

Mike Miczek (Broken Hope, The Atlas Moth & Powermad)

April 12th, 2019

34:34

A conversation about growing up and learning drums at a young age, what bands he thinks is the next big thing, his worst tour memories, his favorite local brews & what it is like working at Dark Matter …

Hiran Deraniyagala (Battlecross)

April 5th, 2019

29:39

A conversation about how he got into beer & death metal, his craziest tour stories, why he believes Battlecross is at a slower rate than before, his dream tour & personal favorite tour of his career, …

Keith Wampler (The Convalescence)

March 29th, 2019

56:06

A conversation about touring Canada in the middle of winter, recording his new album with Chris Donaldson at The Grid Studio in Montreal, a …

Branislav Panic (Bane)

March 22nd, 2019

50:56

A conversation about how he first discovered metal living in Serbia through tape trading & buying albums based upon their cover artwork, his dream tour lineup for Bane, his worst tour horror story, who he …

Jean-Francois Michaud (evenko)

March 15th, 2019

1:13:08

A conversation about how he started out booking his first show at the age of 17, his time working for Universal Records as well as Extensive …

Filip Ivanović (Flat Bathtub)

March 8th, 2019

50:32

A conversation about how he discovered craft beer, how he travels to Metal & Beer Fests throughout the United States, how he became an …

22- Dave Boucher (Extensive Enterprise)

March 1st, 2019

55:51

A conversation about how Dave started out as a promoter by simply being a die heard fan, the ups and downs of being a promoter, my memories of playing my first big show in Montreal which he booked, the growth …

21- Olivier Pinard (Cryptopsy & Cattle Decapitation)

February 22nd, 2019

1:14:48

A conversation about his very busy upcoming 2019 playing in not only Cryptopsy, but also with Vengeful, Akurion & Cattle Decapitation. …

20- Lyn Jeffs (Ingested)

February 15th, 2019

35:11

A conversation about how he begged his Dad to let him play his drums, his early drumming influences, drinking his first pints at 14 in a proper pub, the best and the worst moments on the road, who he believes …

19- Sven de Caluwé (Aborted)

February 8th, 2019

40:50

A conversation about creating and enjoying Hell Over Europe 2, being Belgian and not being a fan of hoppy beer, how he discovered and experiments with his voice, being in a band with a bunch of "metal nerds", …

18- Martin Lacroix (Ex-Cryptopsy)

February 1st, 2019

48:19

A conversation about how he first started out as a tattoo artist, making his first tattoo gun from a walkman (portable cassette tape player), who is early inspirations were, why he relocated to Europe, how he …

17- Julien Truchan (Benighted)

January 25th, 2019

52:51

A conversation about being out on the amazing Hell Over Europe 2 tour (Aborted, Cryptopsy, Benighted & Cytotoxin), learning how to drink beer after rugby practice, the similarities between being on a rugby …

16- Jason Melidonie (Cytotoxin)

January 18th, 2019

46:05

A conversation about growing up in a small village in Germany, discovering guitar through progressive music, his transition to technical death metal once being asked to join Cytotoxin, the best metal bands on …

15- Mega (Psychosomatic Recording Studio)

January 11th, 2019

1:03:56

A conversation about growing up and living on the beautiful island of Majorca, how he discovered Metal Music, how he started recording …

14- Andrew Gerrity (Wolvhammer & You Suffer)

January 4th, 2019

1:01:30

A conversation about his insanely busy life on the road. Where he explains what it is like being on tour for more than 10 months a year, how he got into this crazy business, some of his worst tour experiences, …

13- Sébastien Croteau (Necrotic Mutation)

December 21st, 2018

1:18:31

A conversation about his extremely busy year reinstating his classic death metal band Necrotic Mutation, his experience of being a part of a live death metal band for a theatre group for the play "Jean Dit" at …

12- Brittney Slayes (Unleash the Archers)

December 14th, 2018

49:14

A conversation about learning how to sing in a choir at the age of 8, her years as a rugby player, our mutual appreciate of the criminally underrated movie Willow, her experience recording with Jacob Hansen in …

11- Chris Kells (The Agonist & FTB Visuals)

December 7th, 2018

1:07:50

A conversation about growing up in a small town and getting his angst out through extreme backyard wrestling, the challenges concerning filming music videos, and the surprising videos he draws inspiration from.

10- Jason Rockman (CHOM Radio & Slaves on Dope)

November 30th, 2018

1:15:16

A conversation about being sober for over 25 years, how he became a DJ on CHOM, his early years playing on the sunset strip alongside System of a Down, getting signed to Sharon Osbourne's label and his love for …

09- Pat Loisel (Augury)

November 23rd, 2018

1:07:06

A conversation about growing up with Asperger Syndrome in an era where those diagnoses did not exist, his unbelievable collection of over …

08- Gabe Seeber (The Kennedy Veil & More)

November 16th, 2018

50:24

A conversation about his time as a session drummer with Abbath, Powerglove, Decrepit Birth and The Faceless. As well as an epic tour disaster story about losing his passport and his quest to receive his new …

07- Aaron Keay Homma (Killitorous & Annihilator)

November 14th, 2018

44:30

A conversation about growing up listening to Disney musicals, getting signed to a label at a young age, how he handles the transition between touring with Killitorous & Annihilator and his opinion of bands …

06- Youri Raymond (Ex-Cryptopsy & Unhuman)

November 9th, 2018

52:41

A conversation about being recently released from prison and how that has affected his life, how he came to write his very first love song, the local Quebec beer scene, his time with Cryptopsy and his …

05- Paul Ablaze (Blackguard & Ages)

November 7th, 2018

1:31:03

A conversation about how he discovered metal music in a Christian youth group, his life with an identical twin brother, his quest to enhance his vocals through different vocal mentors and why he thinks …

04- Gore (Erimha)

November 1st, 2018

1:07:51

A conversation about growing up as a goth in a small town, his transition towards Black Metal, his opinion of what Black Metal is and what he thinks about the Antifa movement.

Erimha:

03- Pétrick Martin (Brouepub Le Fermentor & Reanimator)

October 30th, 2018

41:18

A conversation about the challenges of opening your own brewpub, the bars and beers which inspired him to open his own pub and a whole bunch …

02- Christian Donaldson (Cryptopsy & The Grid)

October 27th, 2018

1:03:25

A conversation about his never ending search for the perfect guitar tone, the challenges of owning and running his own studio and his opinion about the new Cryptopsy EP The Book of Suffering - Tome II.

The Grid:

01- Danny Marino (The Agonist)

October 26th, 2018

1:26:53

A conversation about the local Quebec craft beer scene, growing up in a family of musicians, getting signed to a major label at an early age …

Introduction to Vox&Hops

October 22nd, 2018

2:23

I'm Matt McGachy, the vocalist from the extreme metal band Cryptopsy and I'm proud to present my new podcast. Vox&Hops is a series of in depth conversations with metal musicians about their lives, music and …

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