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Tom and Matt explain how Five Finger Death Punch’s Ivan Moody incorrectly set off their gaydars. “Into The Storm” by Gojira is revealed as an accidental pride anthem. Albums from Unprocessed, Clutch and Psycroptic go into HCGBs.

September 22, 2022

The LGBTQ+ heavy metal podcast explains why “Jawbreaker” by Judas Priest is so full of euphemisms, discusses how a Nile song about ancient Egyptian mysticism is a metaphor for some queer experiences of religion, and puts albums from Thornhill, Bloodbath and BlackBraid into the HCGB jukebox.

September 13, 2022

The LGBTQ+ metal podcast explains how being a metalhead affected their views on Sex Education, looks at the queer insight in ‘Justify Me’ by Skywalker, and puts albums from 156/Silence and Cave In into HCGBs.

September 8, 2022

The LGBTQ+ heavy metal podcast unites with the Riot Act podcast to give you the queer metalhead guide to the Eurovision Song Contest, plus HCGBs entries from Muse, Ether Coven and Soilwork.

September 1, 2022

HBFM explain why a Steel Panther song’s lyrics aren’t helpful to metal’s LGBTQ+ community, digs into the queer interpretation of an underrated British black metal tune, and puts albums from Knoll, Aeir, and Russian Circles into HCGBs.

September 1, 2022

The LGBTQ+ heavy metal podcast takes a look at NYPD-based sitcom ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ to discuss its queer representation and how it depicts metal; Blind Guardian epic “And Then There Was Silence” is viewed from a queer angle; and albums from Ithaca, Black Magnet, Funeral Chic, Chat Pile and Yatra go in the HCGB jukebox.

August 18, 2022

The LGBTQ+ heavy metal podcast discusses Bring Me The Horizon doing a charity triathlon for a Ukraine LGBTQ+ charity. “Liberation” by Katatonia is revealed to be totally trans. Plus HCGBs gets additions from Terminal Nation, Kruelty, Gozer, and Final Light.

June 29, 2022

Tom explains why the Oslo terrorist attack is so terrifying to the LGBTQ+ community, both in terms metal fans will understand, and in the wider context for anti-LGBTQ+ hate crime.

June 25, 2022

The LGBTQ+ heavy metal podcast talks to Shooting Daggers, a feminist queercore band, about their experience of the metal scene. There’s also a Camp Classic from Ghost, and a bumper visit to HCGBs, with entries from Kreator, White Ward, Undeath, and Exocrine.

June 23, 2022

The LGBTQ+ heavy metal podcast raises an eyebrow at Amon Amarth telling us to raise our horns, finds queer relevance in a Slayer song (somehow), and puts releases from Tyrannus, bigLOVE and Kardashev into the jukebox of HCGBs.

June 16, 2022

The LGBTQ+ heavy metal podcast’s 10th special show takes a deep look at the many, many ways in which Devin Townsend Project’s ‘Epicloud’ has relevance to queer life.

June 4, 2022

The LGBTQ+ heavy metal podcast takes a look at teen same-sex romance ‘Heartstopper’, and say how they see it differently because they’re metalheads. Plus there’s a Camp Classic from Wintersun, and HCGBs picks from Besvärjelsen and Sylvaine.

June 1, 2022

The LBGTQ+ heavy metal podcast reveals that Anathema’s “Untouchable Part 1” and “Untouchable Part 2” are a perfect pair of songs for a heartbroken gay man, plus there are HCGB picks from No/Más and Septicflesh.

May 24, 2022

The LGBTQ+ heavy metal podcast explains how The Black Dahlia Murder unintentionally wrote a song that mirrors the joy of queer life, takes a look at a phallic euphemism from Falconer, and puts albums from Jani Liimatainen and Visions Of Atlantis into the HCGBs jukebox.

May 17, 2022

The LGBTQ+ heavy metal podcast explains why metal has a problem with people tacitly endorsing homophobia following two recent sets of lapses in judgement. Plus HCGBs cheers things up with albums from Slowbleed and Tómarúm.

May 10, 2022

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