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Hell Bent for Metal

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

In a special episode of the LGBTQ+ heavy metal podcast, Tom & Matt dive deep into the profoundly NSFW gay relevance of Judas Priest’s classic album Killing Machine.

May 5, 2022

Michael Stancel from Allegaeon talks to the LGBTQ+ heavy metal podcast about how things have got better for gay metal musicians. Also Judas Priest’s “Hell Bent For Leather” might be a bit gay actually, and releases from Heriot and Marrasmieli go into HCGBs’ jukebox.

May 3, 2022

The LGBTQ+ heavy metal podcast has a special show on Roadburn Festival, which in the 2022 edition, being queer could be celebrated.

April 27, 2022

Rich Lowe, editor of politically-minded metal media outlet Astral Noize, talks to the LGBTQ+ heavy metal podcast about his queer journey, plus there are HCGBs picks from Darkher, Månegarm, and The Troops Of Doom.

April 19, 2022

The LGBTQ+ heavy metal podcast talks to GayC/DC, the turbo gay AC/DC covers band. Dark ambient neofolk magicians Wardruna provide the Camp Classic in the shape of “UruR”. Plus this week’s HCGB jukebox entries come from Iomair and Terzij de Horde.

April 12, 2022

The LGBT+ heavy metal podcast’s 8th special looks at queer culture classic ‘The Full Monty’, explains why Slipknot’s ‘Vol.3 (The Subliminal Verses)’ is one of the classics in HCGBs’ jukebox, and explains why Turkish pop banger “Şımarık” by Tarkan speaks to them as queer people.

April 7, 2022

The LGBTQ+ heavy metal podcast has two Camp Classics for you this week, with “Silver Bride” by Amorphis and “Voices” by Borknagar both getting queer interpretations, plus there are HCGB picks from Uncle Woe and Vorga, and chat about a show from Unto Others in Leeds.

April 5, 2022

The LGBTQ+ heavy metal podcast speaks to extreme metal musician Joseph Hawker of Ethereal Shroud about his experience of being gay in black metal circles, plus albums from Helpless and Abbath go in the HCGB jukebox.

March 30, 2022

The LGBTQ+ heavy metal podcast celebrates Ghost’s support of a trans charity, takes a Camp Classic look at “Am I Evil?” by Diamond Head, and puts albums from Grey Moth and Michael Romeo into the jukebox.

March 22, 2022

Yasmine Summan of Altpress and ‘On Wednesdays We Wear Black’ talks about being out in metal, plus albums from Ghost, Messa and E-L-R go in HCGBs.

March 16, 2022

The LGBTQ+ heavy metal podcast celebrates an ally moment from Irish thrashers Gama Bomb, enjoys Amaranthe doing something especially camp, and puts new releases by Midnight and Sabaton into the jukebox.

March 8, 2022

Hell Bent For Metal are joined by Sabaton’s Joakim Brodén to discuss how his band look really gay, actually, plus there’s a Camp Classic from Triptykon, and HCGB entries from Kluizenaer and Allegaeon.

March 1, 2022

HBFM’s LGBTQ+ listeners relay their experiences of whether metal’s been a barrier to their romantic lives, “Broken Cross” by Architects seems to speak straight to the queer fan, and albums by A Pale December and Immolation go into the HCGB jukebox.

February 23, 2022

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