Episode 181: Finnbar Connell drummer of melodic hardcore band Below The Neck & co-ordinator at Broken Foundation Collective.
June 23rd, 2022 | 1 hr 33 mins
Myself and Evan have a brilliant chat with one the the nicest guys in the Scottish Metal Scene Finnbar Connell, drummer of Below The Neck from Inverness and co-ordinator/promoter at Broken Foundation Collective. Finnbar gives us an fantastic insight into the scene where he is from, how the band formed and what to expect from Below The Neck during the remainder 2022.
Episode 180: Mark Morrissey: Paranoid Beast Promotions, Cork, talks about the beasts historic impact and final roar!
June 9th, 2022 | 1 hr 22 mins
Myself and Howard sit down with Mark Morrissey one half of the legendary Paranoid Beast Promotions. Mark and Con Doyle joined forces five years ago to create an amazing scene for live Metal music in Cork.They steadily grew their brand by hosting some incredible gigs firstly in the Poor Relation before finding their spiritual home in Fred Zeppelins. Their story is now part of the rich legacy of the Irish Metal Scene and their contribution to the Cork Metal Scene is immense. Long live The Paranoid Beast!
June 2nd, 2022 | 1 hr 54 secs
It was a pleasure to welcome Alex Da Costa (Vocals) & Junior Afrifa (Guitars) of Lock Horns. We have a great chat about the history of the band, playing Bloodstock & The Siege, working on the follow up to the critically acclaimed 'Molon Labe' and of course many other topics were discussed as the lads settled into the interview.
Episode 178: Jake Wallace (Elder Druid/Dark Arts Promotions) updates us on the Druid album, solo projects & future plans.
May 26th, 2022 | 1 hr 1 min
Myself and Danielle had a really entertaining chat with the talented Jake Wallace guitarist of Elder Druid about his band, his solo project and future plans.
Episode 177: The Metal Cell Forums. Join myself, Danielle, Evan & Joe as we talk about Myspace, metal and music!
May 19th, 2022 | 1 hr 19 mins
The Metal Cell Forums. Join myself, Danielle, Evan and Joe as we talk about the Metal Scene, talk about bands and discuss topics related to our favourite music....METAL! We had a cracking episode of The Metal Cell Forums this week and a lot of rabbit holes explored in relation to Myspace. We discuss the effect it had on Metal bands, fans and many other things it may have influenced.
May 13th, 2022 | 1 hr 5 mins
I had a great chat with Dave Gleeson (Guitar/Vocals), Neill Nevin (Bass) & Mick Carey (Guitar) of purveyors of Doom, Brigantia. John Clarke (Drums) and Dave have been playing together and putting out demos since 1994, however in early 2000 the addition of Neill on bass finally put the band on the path they still tread on today. Brigantia became a four piece when Mick Carey joined giving the band the forward momentum they needed to expand their sound and record the brilliant 'Midnight' EP in 2020.
Episode 175: Death The Leveller: Denis Dowling(Vocals) & Dave Murphy(Bass) talk Doom, gigs & share some past tales!
May 5th, 2022 | 1 hr 51 mins
It was a pleasure to welcome Doom merchants Death The Leveller to the show. Denis Dowling (Vocals) & Dave Murphy (Bass) are no strangers to the Irish Metal Scene with Dave playing in Mael Mórdha and Denis fronting Cursed Earth. We touch upon both of those bands histories and talk about the formation of Death The Leveller from the ashes of Mael Mórdha. The band come into their own in a live setting and having witnessed their performance with Primordial, it was both mesmeric and incredibly powerful.
Episode 174: Axecatcher. Ryan (Vocals/Guitar), Colin (Bass/Vocals) & Chris (Drums) talk about their brutal new album 'Tooth Over Claw'& future plans for the Northern Ireland Metallic/Hardcore band.
April 28th, 2022 | 56 mins 1 sec
Myself and Evan have a great chat with Ryan, Colin and Chris of Northern Ireland Metallic/Hardcore band Axecatcher. Their immense live shows have been smashing audiences up and down Ireland over the years; one need only listen to their brutal new album 'Tooth Over Claw' and it will have you checking tour dates for the band immediately. Enjoy the show!
Episode 173: The Metal Cell Forums with Danielle, Evan and our special guest John Ard of Bad Reputation and Siege of Limerick festival.
April 21st, 2022 | 1 hr 48 mins
The Metal Cell Forums with Danielle, Evan and our special guest John Ard of Bad Reputation and Siege of Limerick festival. Whilst everyone's ears are still ringing after the 25th edition of Siege Of Limerick and for those who had that incredible feeling of being at a truly immense celebration of Metal in Limerick, I feel it's only proper that we revisit this episode which was recorded via Live Stream on 14th of April before XXV Siege of Limerick.
Episode 172: Svet Kant: Santiago Kodela (guitarist/vocalist) talks about the release of their 'Three Faces' EP.
April 14th, 2022 | 48 mins 42 secs
It was a pleasure to welcome the talented Santiago Kodela (guitarist/vocalist) of Svet Kant to once again join me on the show. The band will be releasing their brilliant new EP called 'Three Faces' on Friday 15th of April. We talk about the creative process that went into the writing of 'Three Faces' and discuss what the rest of the year holds for one of the most unique bands in the Irish Metal Scene.