Episode 257: Sinocence: Anto (Guitars) & Duane (Vocals) of modern, groove metal veterans Sinocence make a welcome return to the podcast to talk about their incredible new EP 'The Fire Rises'.
October 20th, 2023 | 1 hr 7 mins
Antho McCaughley (Guitars) and Duane Watson (Vocals) of modern, groove metal veterans Sinocence make a welcome return to the podcast to talk about their incredible new EP 'The Fire Rises'.
Episode 256: Iron Altar: Dan & Linz of Scottish sludge riff lords Iron Altar chat about their skull crushing new album 'Promethean'.
October 13th, 2023 | 1 hr 46 secs
It was a pleasure to welcome Dan Drever (Guitars) & Linz Mackenzie Conway (Drums) of Scottish progressive, sludge and death infused metal, Iron Altar onto the show for the first time. On co-host duties was Steve from Grey Stag, who will be joining Iron Altar on a November tour around Ireland, which should shake the foundations of every venue they play in.
Episode 255: Devilsome: Garth Kidd (Vox/Bass) & Joe McGuigan (Guitars) talk about the writing & inspiration for their brilliant self titled debut goth/horror ep.
October 6th, 2023 | 56 mins 54 secs
It was a pleasure to welcome Garth Kidd (Vox/Bass) & Joe McGuigan (Guitars) of Devilsome. The band along with John McSherry (Guitars) play music inspired by goth, metal, punk, horror, occult and all things dark and delectable. Childhood friends but finally united under the banner Devilsome, the lads share their love of horror movies, 80s vibes and classic metal bands.
Episode 254: InVisions: Ben Ville (Vocals) & Josh Hardy (Drums) of Melodic Metalcore band InVisions, chat with Letty, before they hit the stage, supporting Polaris at The Academy in Dublin
October 4th, 2023 | 22 mins 39 secs
Letty caught up with Ben & Josh before they hit the stage, supporting Polaris at The Academy in Dublin. The lads talk through the formation of the band, their latest album, new material and influences. Deadlock is their latest album release out since 2022. Their first single Unbreakable came within a week of formation in 2016. 2017’s debut Never Nothing and 2019 follow-up Between You & Me rounded out a frantic first three years, fastening a reputation for brutal breakdowns & riffage, fret-bending virtuosity and infectious melody.
Episode 253: Host Body: Josh Guyett and Conor Geraghty give us an insight into their recently formed UK based abrasive Mathcore band.
September 29th, 2023 | 1 hr 20 secs
I had a brilliant chat with Josh & Conor of UK based Mathcore band Host Body. The addition of Sam on bass, Steve on Vocals/Synths and Paddy on guitars from bands such as St. Pierre Snake Invasion, Ogives Big Band, and Lightning Sharks, gives the band a lot of experience and the intention to create an abrasive heavy style of mathcore. The quintet brought this in spades with their debut single ‘Mouth’ which features an incredible video to showcase Host Bodys artistic vision also. We talk about this impressive release, how the band formed, their creative process, their smash & grab appearance at ArcTanGent, and what to expect for the rest of 2023.
Episode 252: Urne: Joe Nally (Vocals/Bass) of UK based Metal band Urne chats with Letty about their new album 'A Feast on Sorrow' and his influences.
September 27th, 2023 | 17 mins 30 secs
Letty interviewed Joe (Vocals/Bass) of URNE just before they were about to hit the stage at a sold out Academy in Dublin supporting Paradise Lost. Joe chats about his influences, band and working with Gojira’s Joe Duplantier. Joe offered URNE the use of his Brooklyn studio, Silver Chord, and got involved in the recording sessions for their latest release, the brilliant 'A Feast on Sorrow'.
Episode 251: Uragh: I talk to Craig (Vocals), Marcelo (Guitars) & Sebastian (Bass) of the Dublin based band, they incorporate elements of alternative, progressive and black metal in their songs.
September 22nd, 2023 | 1 hr 43 secs
Uragh: I talk to Craig (Vocals), Marcelo (Guitars) & Sebastian (Bass) of the Dublin based Metal band formed in 2022, they incorporate elements of alternative, progressive and black metal in their songs. This was a really great interview with Uragh and with an album being worked on in the background it was the perfect time to catch up with them.
September 20th, 2023 | 13 mins 48 secs
On the back of two sold out shows in Ireland, Dolans of Limerick and The Academy, Dublin, Letty spoke to Aaron the guitarist of Paradise Lost before they played to a packed audience in Dublin. Aaron covered plenty of topics and it was a pleasure to have such a legend on our podcast.
Episode 249: The Boat Sank. Chris (Drums) & Leighton (Bass) purveyors of the finest stoner/sludge from Belfast.
September 15th, 2023 | 54 mins 56 secs
Chris (Drums) & Leighton (Bass) of Belfast based stoner/sludge metal band The Boat Sank. The three piece including Charlie on guitars have been getting praise for all the right reasons by playing some immense shows on Metal 2T Masses & Crypt of the Riff. Certainly one to watch in 2024, The Boat Sank is being risen by a tide of anticipation.
September 13th, 2023 | 19 mins 50 secs
Guilt Trip is a crossover/hardcore band hailing from Manchester UK, formed in 2015. Letty catches up with drummer Tom Aimson for a chat about his drumming, influences and the preparation that went into the recording of their soon to be released album 'Severance'' on September 22nd via MLVLTD worldwide.