137: Walter Schreifels of Quicksand, Youth of Today, etc
Metal Matters Podcast
by Gimme Radio
2y ago
This week’s guest is the great Walter Schreifels, a NYC mainstay and legend with bands like Quicksand, Youth of Today, Gorilla Biscuits, Warzone and so many more under his belt since venturing into music in this pre-teens. Quicksand is currently out on tour in the US playing in support of their new LP Distant Populations. As a result we talked to Schreifels about touring, the addition of Steven Brodsky on guitar, and the perks and downsides of being a music lifer. Stick around! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information ..read more
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136: Scott Evans of Kowloon Walled City
Metal Matters Podcast
by Gimme Radio
2y ago
Today on Metal Matters we are joined by Kowloon Walled City frontman and studio engineer extraordinaire, Scott Evans. Since their inception in 2007, Kowloon Walled City have continually redefined what it means to be a "metal" band. They have expertly harnessed a sound and aesthetic that is equally at home among doom, post metal, and noise rock circles, while not succumbing to a stylistic allegiance to any one genre. The long awaited follow up to 2015's now legendary Grievances will finally see the light of day on October 8th via Neurot Recordings and Gilead Media. We w ..read more
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135: Nate Garrett of Spirit Adrift
Metal Matters Podcast
by Gimme Radio
2y ago
Today we’re excited to welcome guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Nate Garrett, mastermind behind Spirit Adrift and former guitarist of Gatecreeper. Originally formed as a solo project in Phoenix, Garrett began the classic heavy metal project in the wake of his new found sobriety, channelling his energy into a succession of four LPs and 3 EPs released in the span of six years. The latest is 2021’s Forge Your Future, released in late summer via Century Media. We spoke with Garrett about his latest listening habits, the difference between home and tour personas and the true definition of the ter ..read more
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134: Brian Cook of Russian Circles, Sumac, Torment & Glory
Metal Matters Podcast
by Gimme Radio
2y ago
We're honored to have multi-instrumentalist, musician and long time favorite Brian Cook on the podcast! Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, Cook first became widely known via his involvement in the highly influential Botch, who released two beloved LPs before calling it quits in 2002. From there, Cook participated in both indie rockers Roy as well as post-hardcore favorites These Arms Are Snakes, both of which called it quits in the late 00s. Cook is currently with the much beloved Russian Circles, the massive power trio Sumac and his lates project Torment and Glory, which sees Cook tackling ..read more
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133: Kerry McCoy & George Clarke of Deafheaven Pt. 2
Metal Matters Podcast
by Gimme Radio
2y ago
This week we are again joined by Kerry McCoy and George Clarke from the band Deafheaven, in the conclusion of our two part chat with the band. Over the last decade or so, Deafheaven have become an institution of sorts that transcends well beyond their underground metal roots. Constant touring have earned them a dedicated fan base and their propensity for sonic exploration leaves them nearly impossible to shoehorn into any sort of conventional genre trappings. Their upcoming album, Infinite Granite, finds Deafheaven in new territory yet again, fully embracing their love of shoegaze and dre ..read more
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132: Kerry McCoy and George Clarke of Deafheaven
Metal Matters Podcast
by Gimme Radio
2y ago
This week we are joined by Kerry McCoy and George Clarke from the band Deafheaven, in the first of a two part chat with the band. Over the last decade or so, Deafheaven have become an institution of sorts that transcends well beyond their underground metal roots. Constant touring have earned them a dedicated fan base and their propensity for sonic exploration leaves them nearly impossible to shoehorn into any sort of conventional genre trappings. Their upcoming album, Infinite Granite, finds Deafheaven in new territory yet again, fully embracing their love of shoegaze and dream pop in way ..read more
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131: Iggor Cavalera of Petbrick, Cavalera Conspiracy, etc
Metal Matters Podcast
by Gimme Radio
2y ago
This week we are excited to welcome a true legend in extreme music, Iggor Cavalera. From his early ascension to the top of the music world with the infinitely influential Sepultura, to his work with Mixhell and latest projects Petbrick and Cavalera Conspiracy, Cavalera has blazed new trails and constantly pushed the boundaries of heavy music. In this episode we talk about inserting disparate influence into his music, the pandemic and his love for finding new bands. Stick around!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information ..read more
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130: Dwid Hellion from Integrity
Metal Matters Podcast
by Gimme Radio
2y ago
Today we are joined by musician, visual artist, and living legend Dwid Hellion. For many of our listeners, Dwid doesn’t require much of an introduction, as the man behind metallic hardcore pioneers Integrity and harsh noise mainstay Psywarfare, Dwid has been instrumental in shaping the sound and much of the aesthetic within a large corner of extreme music today. He’s a figure often shrouded in myth and mystery, so it might come as a surprise to some how genuinely personable and downright joyful he really is. We were fortunate enough to have a series of long talks with Dwid spanning many topics ..read more
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129: Max Bowman of Mortiferum, Caustic Wound
Metal Matters Podcast
by Gimme Radio
2y ago
Today we are joined by friend of the show and one of our favorite human beings, Max Bowman of death doom titans Mortiferum and death-grinders Caustic Wound. Max is one of those rare individuals whose approach to extreme music is all but fully subverted by his warmth. As the frontman/guitarist of Mortiferum, he has released their much lauded demo, an LP and a split with the vicious Hyperdontia (available on Carbonized Records... don't miss our interview!). And though Caustuc Wound is relatively less active, their Death Posture LP was one of the most lauded of 2020. Oddly enough, we here at Meta ..read more
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128: Dylan Walker of Full of Hell, Part 2
Metal Matters Podcast
by Gimme Radio
2y ago
So nice we had to do it twice… well, not really but you get the idea. This week on Metal Matters, we bring you the second installment of our conversation with Dylan Walker of Full Of Hell. We touched on a lot of shit on last week’s episode and today’s is no exception. We get into the nitty gritty about the lifestyle of underground artists, the impact of music criticism, and the scariest things they’ve ever seen at shows. So kick back, settle in, and enjoy the wild ride that is Dylan Walker: Part 2 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information ..read more
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