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E46 Blaakhol

Episode # 45 has arrived for your listening pleasure!

 

Today we are joined by Chris & Tony from Charlotte, NC's massive death doom band, Blaakhol. We'll be sitting down and chatting about their self titled EP as well as their new cover of "Mr. Crowley"! Album reviews this week are from October 1st 2021! Please go support Blaakhol by checking out their self-titled EP, cover of "Mr. Crowley" and seeing them live Sunday Oct 17th at The Milestone Club in Charlotte!

Albums reviewed this week:

  • Andrés - Adventures of a DIY Astronaut (Kill Iconic)
  • Asking Alexandria - See What’s On the Inside (Sumerian)
  • Blood Youth - Visions of Another Hell (Rude Records)
  • Cherié Amour - Internal Discussions (Equal Vision)
  • Dying Wish - Fragments of a Bitter Memory (SharpTone)
  • Frontierer - Oxidized (independent release, Blood Blast Distribution)
  • Full of Hell - Garden of Burning Apparitions (Relapse)
  • Wage War - Manic (Fearless)

 

Festival Promo!

Welcome To The Family Festival is finally able to have its sequel THIS WEEKEND! Friday October 15th, Saturday October 16th and Sunday October 17th @ The Milestone Club in Charlotte NC! Tickets are just $18/day or $48/weekend to see 32 amazing bands! 

 

Tickets @ bit.ly/wttffest2021

 

Thank you so much to:

Celeste Funk - for being a boss ass editor

Zack Dufort (Exodian Studios) - for providing deliciously heavy interlude riffs

Chris and Tony from Blaakhol for being great guests <3

 

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E45 Boy Named Sue

We are back with the 45th Episode of Alt Talks Podcast!

 

Today we are joined by the lovely trio, Ben, Scott & Keith of the Raleigh, NC rock band, Boy Named Sue. We just reviewed their debut release, "The Way I Was", and will be talking through the release with the band! Album reviews this week are from September 24th 2021! Please go support Boy Named Sue by checking out their new album, "The Way I Was!

Albums reviewed this week:

  • Angels & Airwaves - Lifeforms (Rise)
  • Badflower - This Is How the World Ends (Big Machine, John Varvatos)
  • (EP) Cherry - Safe in Your Stare (independent release)
  • One Step Closer - This Place You Know (Run for Cover)
  • Ozone Jones - Changes (independent release)
  • Poppy - Flux (Sumerian)
  • Rivers of Nihil - The Work (Metal Blade)
  • Sad Park - It's All Over (Lauren)
  • Signs of the Swarm - Absolvere (Unique Leader)
  • Sleep Token - This Place Will Become Your Tomb (Spinefarm)
  • Tourneforte - Swimming Lessons (independent release)

 

Festival Promo!

Welcome To The Family Festival is finally able to have its sequel NEXT WEEK! Friday October 15th, Saturday October 16th and Sunday October 17th @ The Milestone Club in Charlotte NC! Tickets are just $18/day or $48/weekend to see 32 amazing bands! 

 

Tickets @ bit.ly/wttffest2021

 

Thank you so much to:

Celeste Funk - for being a boss ass editor

Zack Dufort (Exodian Studios) - for providing deliciously heavy interlude riffs

Ben, Scott and Keith for hanging out on the couch with us <3

 

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Thank you for listening <3

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E44 COVID Catch Up!!

Back in the saddle again with episode 44!

 

This week we are taking the opportunity of not having an interviewee to go over some musical releases that occurred during our pandemic hiatus! There was so much good music put out during 2020 and early 2021! Let us know who you were jamming during lockdown <3

Albums reviewed this week:

  • Eidola - The Architect (Blue Swan, Rise)
  • Employed to Serve - Conquering(Spinefarm)
  • Mini Trees - Always in Motion (Run for Cover)
  • (EP) Real Friends - Torn in Two (Fearless)
  • The Plot in You - Swan Song (Fearless)
  • Spiritbox - Eternal Blue (Pale Chord, Rise)
  • Thrice - Horizons / East (Epitaph)

 

Festival Promo!

Welcome To The Family Festival is almost here! Friday October 15th, Saturday October 16th and Sunday October 17th @ The Milestone Club in Charlotte NC! Tickets are just $18/day or $48/weekend to see 31 amazing bands! 

 

Tickets @ bit.ly/wttffest2021

 

Thank you so much to:

Celeste Funk - for being a boss ass editor

Zack Dufort (Exodian Studios) - for providing deliciously heavy interlude riffs

 

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Thank you for listening <3

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E43 Frontside (WE‘RE BACK BABBBYYY!!!)

Episode 43 has arrived after A YEAR AND HALF OF PANDEMIC!!!

 

We are SO SO SO glad to be back and hanging out with Walter of the amazing band, Frontside! The Raleigh, NC progressive pop punk trio recently released an EP, "Closer To Closure", and Walter is here to provide all the details on its release as well as the history of the band! As a special return episode treat we reviewed albums from both weeks of September 3rd and 10th! Please go support Frontside by checking out their new acoustic single, "Take Heed" and seeing them at Welcome To The Family Fest on Friday October 15th at the Milestone Club in Charlotte NC!

Albums reviewed this week:

  • Just Friends - JF Crew, Vol 3 (Pure Noise)
  • Boy Named Sue - The Way I Was (Independent)
  • Carnifex - Graveside Confessions (Nuclear Blast)
  • Dead / Awake - Melancholia (We Are Triumphant)
  • Earth Groans - The Body (Facedown)
  • Iron Maiden - Senjutsu (Warner Bros.)
  • Jail Socks - Coming Down (Counter Intuitive)
  • Meadows - In Those Days & Also After (Facedown)
  • Mourn - The Next Life (Independent)
  • New Found Glory - Forever and Ever x Infinity..... And Beyond!!! (Hopeless)
  • Aborted - ManiaCult (Century Media)
  • Aphasia - Rebirth (Blood Blast)
  • The Death Set - How to Tune a Parrot (Cobraside, Behomoth)
  • Hawthorne Heights - The Rain Just Follows Me (Pure Noise)
  • Hot Milk - I JUST WANNA KNOW WHAT HAPPENS WHEN I'M DEAD (Music For Nations)
  • Inferi - Vile Genesis (The Artisan Era)
  • RVNT - Hell Follows Me (Theoria)
  • Sincere Engineer - Bless My Psyche (Hopeless)
  • We Were Promised Jetpacks - Enjoy The View (Big Scary Monsters)

 

Festival Promo!

Welcome To The Family Festival is finally able to have its sequel! Friday October 15th, Saturday October 16th and Sunday October 17th @ The Milestone Club in Charlotte NC! Tickets are just $18/day or $48/weekend to see 32 amazing bands! 

 

Tickets @ bit.ly/wttffest2021

 

Thank you so much to:

Celeste Funk - for being a boss ass editor

Zack Dufort (Exodian Studios) - for providing deliciously heavy interlude riffs

and of course Walter Stanley (Frontside) - for sitting and chatting with us <3

 

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Thank you for listening <3

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E42 Social Distancing

Episode 42 is live and ready for your listening pleasure! Due to the virus and wanting to be safe we decided to postpone any guests this week as well so its just Dylan and Jake chatting! We go over the week's news in the scene and review new albums from Mar 20th! Albums reviewed and transition songs are listed below! Support the safety of everyone else and stay home!

Albums reviewed this week:

  • Heaven Shall Burn - Of Truth and Sacrifice (Century Media)
  • Neck of the Woods - The Annex of Ire (Pelagic)
  • Tenside - Glamour & Gloom (Ivorytower)
  • The Oblyvion - The Amygdala (Independent)
  • No Company - Homes (Independent)

 

Transition Songs used this week:

  • “Where Are You” - Silverstein
  • “I've known you for so long but know nothing about you” - NOMVDIC
  • “Child of Jisatsu” - Forsaker
  • “Spineless” - Anchorlines

 

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Editing by Cole Funk (best boy)

E41 Coronavirus

Episode 41 has arrived and is ready for your quarantined ears! Due to the virus and wanting to be safe we decided to postpone any guests this week so its just Dylan and Jake chatting! We go over the week's news in the scene and review new albums from Mar 13th! Albums reviewed and transition songs are listed below! Support the safety of everyone else and stay home!

Albums reviewed this week:

  • Belmont - Reflections (Pure Noise)
  • Blueshift - Voyager (Independent)
  • Code Orange - Underneath (Roadrunner)
  • Gloves Off - Life (Upstate)
  • Invent Animate- Greyview (Tragic Hero)
  • Mundy's Bay - Lonesome Valley (Pure Noise)
  • Ocean Grove - Flip Phone Fantasy (UNFD)

 

Transition Songs used this week:

  • “Cottonmouth” - In Hearts Wake
  • “Beer Pressure” - Municipal Waste
  • “Cyanide Divinity” - Vatican
  • “Blood Wolf” - Dance Gavin Dance

 

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Editing by Cole Funk (best boy)

E40 Carbon Bandit

Episode 40 is a boofy one get READY! This week the boys in Carbon Bandit take a seat on the couch and chit chat with us! The Asheville, NC progressive metalcore trio talks to us about writing and releasing the self titled album and a few other things that have under their sleeves! We also go over the week's news in the scene and review new albums from Mar 6th! Albums reviewed and transition songs are listed below! Support the boys of Carbon Bandit by checking out their self titled album, "Carbon Bandit"!

Albums reviewed this week:

  • Body Count - Carnivore (Century Media)
  • Dens - Taming Tongues (Facedown)
  • Downswing - Good Intentions (Stay Sick)
  • Hot Mulligan - You'll Be Fine (No Sleep)
  • Silverstein - A Beautiful Place To Drown (UNFD)
  • Viscera - Obsidian (Unique Leader)
  • Earth Groans - The Prettiest of Things (Solid State)

 

Transition Songs used this week:

  • “Embers” - Withdraw
  • “The Shadow” - Carbon Bandit
  • “Manaan” - Winter's Gate
  • “To The First Baptist Church of Jacksonville” - Evergreen Terrace
  • “Learn To Love The Lie” - Four Year Strong

 

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Editing by Cole Funk (best boy)

E39 Fault Union

THREE NINE (39) IN THE HOUSE! This week our friend, Jonah High, of Fault Union sits down with us! Jonah chats with us about the long history of the Gastonia, NC based metalcore band and what to expect from them now that their first single, "Lighthouse", is out! We also go over the week's news in the scene and review new albums from Feb 28th! Albums reviewed and transition songs are listed below! Support the boys of Fault Union by checking out their last single, "Lighthouse", and their upcoming single (out 3/27), "Navigator"!

Albums reviewed this week:

  • All Cut Up - Derelict (Independent)
  • Be//Gotten - Love/Lust/Loath3 (StaySick)
  • Beneath The Massacre - Fearmonger (Century Media)
  • Five Finger Death Punch - F8 (Better Noise)
  • Four Year Strong - Brain Pain (Pure Noise)
  • Haunting Portraits - That Which Looks Far Away (Independent)
  • Saviour - A Lunar Rose (UNFD)

 

Transition Songs used this week:

  • “Tradition” - Thousand Below
  • “Lighthouse” - Fault Union
  • “The Anticipation” - Orthodox
  • “Loathe” - Left To Suffer
  • “Derelict” - All Cut Up

 

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Editing by Cole Funk (best boy)

E38 Jordyn Zaino

38 freaking episodes family! Joining us this week is the one and only, Jordyn Zaino! Jordyn sits down to chat with us on signing to Cardigan, going on tour and spicy nugs! We also go over the week's news in the scene and review new albums from Feb 21st! Albums reviewed and transition songs are listed below! Go see Jordyn on tour this April and listen to her single, “A Civil War, but Like, Inside My Head”!

Albums reviewed this week:

  • Reflections - Willow (Independent)
  • The Amity Affliction - Everyone Loves You... Once You Leave Them (Pure Noise)
  • Polaris - The Death of Me (SharpTone)
  • Satyr - Locus (Independent)
  • The Word Alive - MONOMANIA (Fearless)
  • Words From Aztecs - SMiLE PAiNFULLY (Independent)
  • Landon Tewers - Ai640 Part 3 (Independent)

 

Transition Songs used this week:

  • “Suffer In Rhythm” - Dealer
  • “A Civil War, but Like, Inside My Head” - Jordyn Zaino
  • “Concrete” - This Wild Life
  • “Trilogy” - Silent Planet
  • “Apnea” - Currents

 

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Editing by Cole Funk (best boy)

E37 Fear Until Fury

Prepare yourselves for Episode 37! Joining us this week is rock rap group, Fear Until Fury, another Charlotte, NC native! The sweet dudes in FUF sit down with us to talk their new single, "Into The Asylum", the reason they play in a band and what's coming up for them! We also go over the week's news in the scene and review new albums from Feb 14th! Albums reviewed and transition songs are listed below! Go support the dudes in FUF by checking out their newest single, "Into The Asylum."

Albums reviewed this week:

  • Beach Bunny - Honeymoon (Mom + Pop)
  • Dealer- Saint (Stay Sick)
  • Great American Ghost - Power Through Terror (eOne)
  • Hollywood Undead- New Empire, Vol. 1 (Dove & Grenade)
  • Le Butcherettes- Don't Bleed (Rise)
  • Suicide Silence - Become The Hunter (Nuclear Blast)
  • Tame Impala - The Slow Rush (Modular)

Transition Songs used this week:

  • “Wild Eyes” - Parkway Drive
  • “Into The Asylum” - Fear Until Fury
  • “Connect The Cuts” - Ice Nine Kills
  • “The Disease, The Decline and Wasted Time” - Eighteen Visions
  • “Dead Language” - Vanna

 

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Thank you for listening <3

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Editing by Cole Funk (best boy)

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