The LGBT+ heavy metal podcast celebrates Ukrainian black metallers White Ward making their anti-homophobia stance completely clear, nominates Dio classic "Holy Diver" as a Camp Classic (with the emphasis on...
The LGBT+ heavy metal podcast celebrates Ukrainian black metallers White Ward making their anti-homophobia stance completely clear, nominates Dio classic "Holy Diver" as a Camp Classic (with the emphasis on the camp), and bickers about HCGB jukebox entries from Diablo Swing Orchestra and Møl.
This week on the LGBT+ heavy metal podcast, Nina from Lowen talks intersectionality, Katie from Pupil Slicer, plus Cradle Of Filth and Green Lung albums go in the HCGB jukebox, and there's some revealing news about power metal underwear.
Following transphobic social media posts from Bloodstock's director, Vicky Hungerford, the LGBT+ heavy metal podcast tries to explain why this was such a problem, with a lot of help from their audience.
Matt returns, and finds there's a bumper crop of news (including talk of the the LGBT+ heavy metal podcast's first live event), a Camp Classic on how Black Breath's "Black Sin (Spit On The Cross)" feels like defiance to homophobes, plus a big week for the HCGB jukebox, with albums from Trivium, Four Stroke Baron and Frontierer.
The latest special episode from the LGBT+ heavy metal podcast is an extended version of the Camp Classic feature from the regular show. It explains why Opeth's album 'Watershed' could be interpreted as a concept record about the life of one queer person.
The feast of euphemisms that is Metallica's 'Spit Out The Bone' gives the LGBT+ heavy metal podcast a good chortle, Clutch's 'Earth Rocker' is revealed as a queer metal anthem, and releases from Quicksand and Enslaved are welcomed into HCGBs' jukebox.
The LGBT+ heavy metal podcast explains why it's so important for queer folk within metal to stand up against racism in our scene, and especially Nazi metal bands. Then to cheer themselves up, they explain why Ensiferum's 'Two Of Spades' is a Camp Classic, and put albums from Rivers Of Nihil, Unto Others, and The Answer Lies In The Black Void in the HCGB jukebox.
On the latest episode of the LGBT+ heavy metal podcast, Amon Amarth's habit of handling weaponry in photo shoots gets a gay eye cast over it. Rina Sawayama's "STFU!" is looked at from a queer perspective. Plus albums from Employed To Serve, Spiritbox and Hellish Form go in the HCGB jukebox.
The LGBT+ heavy metal podcast hears from Andrew O'Neill, the comedian behind The History Of Heavy Metal, about their experience of their gender in the metal world. Lamb Of God's 'Walk With Me In Hell' is discussed from a queer point of view. Aborted and Wormwitch albums go in the HCGB jukebox.
David Andersson of The Night Flight Orchestra (and also Soilwork) talks to the LGBT+ metal podcast about playing camp music and making LGBT-supporting music videos. The queer relevance of Vallenfyre's...
David Andersson of The Night Flight Orchestra (and also Soilwork) talks to the LGBT+ metal podcast about playing camp music and making LGBT-supporting music videos. The queer relevance of Vallenfyre's 'Desecration' gets discussed. Plus the HCGB jukebox gets additions from White Ward and Trna.
A special from the LGBT+ heavy metal podcast that's the inverse of the main show. Matt explains why Brendon Urie is a queer hero, 'Atomic' by Blondie is a non-metal Camp Classic, and Dimmu Borgir's Death Cult Armageddon is revealed as one of the HCGB jukebox's classic selection.
The LGBT+ metal podcast celebrates that time Rammstein kissed on stage in Russia, discovers that "Roots Bloody Roots" by Sepultura is actually very gay, and puts new albums from Leprous and Moon Unit in the HCGB jukebox.
On the latest episode of Hell Bent For Metal, they reveal the fabulous reason a Mastodon track spoke to their queer side, why Iwrestledabearonce made them titter because of a gay terminology misunderstanding, and albums by Wolves In The Throne Room and Between The Buried And Me go into the HCGB jukebox.
Shelby Logan Warne, the Kyros singer who recently came out as trans, talks to the LGBT+ heavy metal podcast, about that experience, and answers listeners' question. Plus Agrypnie and Unreqvited provide this week's albums for the HCGB jukebox.
The LGBT+ heavy metal podcast takes your questions, including answering whether metal's homophobia problem is unique to it, and what the queer view on hair metal is. Rhapsody Of Fire's 'The Mighty Ride Of The Firelord' is the Camp Classic, prompting a discussion on cultural differences that affect what's viewed as gay or not. Plus the HCGB stars Fulci and Insurgent. It's a very Italian show.
On the new episode of the LGBT+ heavy metal podcast, Abi Vasquez, the singer in UKBM band Underdark, and Peter Angelo, metalhead comedian, give very different perspectives on being out as LGBT+ in metal, plus Dödsrit provide the unanimous entry to the HCGB jukebox.
The LGBT+ heavy metal podcast talks to two of Witch Fever, a majority-LGBT+ band who are all women or non-binary people. Matt explains why 'Shock Me' by Baroness speaks to him as a bi man. And Ætheria Conscientia and Epiphanic Truth have albums put in the HCGB jukebox.
The LGBT+ heavy metal podcast delves into the joy of metal's frequently suggestive lyrics, starting with 'Like The Oar Strikes The Water' by Grand Magus. The queer relevance of TesseracT's 'Altered State – Of Matter – iii. Resist' is discussed. And albums by Majestic Downfall and Ophidian I go in the HCGB jukebox.
The LGBT+ heavy metal podcast talks to El and Claire from Mountain Caller and explain how Rob Zombie's "Dragula" is revealed to be a source of panic to a closeted teenager. And it's an all-German Hate Crew Gaybar, with Harpyie and Powerwolf as the stars.
On this week's show, "#35 – Wake Up Gay", Chris Harms from Lord Of The Lost is the LGBT+ heavy metal podcast's first straight cis male guest, and 'Wake Up Dead' by Megadeth's risqué homosexual interpretation is revealed. Plus At The Gates and Year Of No Light albums go in the jukebox.
The LGBT+ heavy metal podcast takes a look at Kvelertak's breakout video, which turns out to look very gay. Meanwhile a Rotting Christ song's queer relevance is revealed, plus there's discussion of Enslaved's latest live releases, and albums from Urne and Amenra.
The LGBT+ metal podcast this week celebrates the time Icelandic post-metal cowboys Sólstafir helped queer representation in metal with one of their videos, and 'Diamond Eyes' by Deftones also gets analysed from a gay perspective.
The LGBT+ heavy metal podcast hears from the man behind a project mixing queer music, heavy music, and unambiguous lyrics about the life of a gay man, and a joke on a sports podcast helps the hosts change their interpretation on a Black Sabbath classic – from one sad queer interpretation, to a much more positive one.
Metal's LGBTQ+ podcast explains why "Suffer The Children" by grindcore gods Napalm Death is super relatable to queer ears, and there's a ramble through the reasons why stoner metal rifflord Matt Pike's wardrobe did not compute with Tom's gaydar.