The LGBT+ heavy metal podcast enjoys DragonForce’s biggest success accidentally looking far more gay than intended, explains why Whitesnake’s “Here I Go Again” (the 1987 version) sings to their queer side, and puts NYE albums from Spineshank and Unleash The Archers into HCGBs.
December 27, 2021
The LGBT+ heavy metal podcast sees the (seemingly unlikely) queer side off Darkthrone, accidentally spark some intense debate about stereotypes with the guys from A Gay And A Non-Gay, and pick some “Christmas” albums for HCGBs in the shape of Sonata Arctica and Melechesh.
December 20, 2021
The LGBT+ heavy metal podcast dive deep into each hosts’ top 20 albums of the year on extended special.
December 16, 2021
The time The Dillinger Escape Plan released a shirt for an LGBTQ charity is celebrated on this week’s episode of the LGBT+ heavy metal podcast, while Powerwolf’s “Alive Of Undead” is found to have loads of queer relevance. This week’s HCGB visit includes the hosts’ top 20 albums of 2021, plus jukebox entries from Violet Cold and Stormkeep.
December 13, 2021
The UK’s biggest LGBT+ podcast, A Gay And A Non-Gay, tell the LGBT+ heavy metal podcast about their documentary ‘Sashay To Hell’. Plus the queer side of Autopsy’s “In The Grip Of Winter” gets revealed, and there are HCGB jukebox entries from Volbeat, So Hideous, and Demonstealer.
December 7, 2021
The LGBT+ heavy metal podcast looks at the times SOAD’s Daron Malakian’s wardrobe choices confused their gaydars, and discusses why Cult Of Luna’s “Leave Me Here” speaks to their queer side, plus ‘Torn Arteries’ by Carcass and ‘Glory For Salvation’ by Rhapsody Of Fire go in the HCGB jukebox.
November 29, 2021
In another special inverting the regular show, the LGBT+ heavy metal podcast explains why Gareth Thomas is a queer icon, why “All The Things She Said” by t.A.T.u. speaks to their queer side, and why the classic albums in the HCGB jukebox include ‘City Of Evil’ by Avenged Sevenfold.
November 23, 2021
The LGBT+ heavy metal podcast talks to Bloodstock director Adam Gregory about the fallout from festival booker Vicky Hungerford’s offensive tweeting, and what they’ve done since. Plus more HCGB entries from Gonemage and Khemmis.
November 22, 2021
The LGBT+ heavy metal podcast this week comes from the event Queer Stories From The Home Of Metal, speaking to two members of the queer community in the place metal was born – Birmingham, England – as well as explaining how ‘Breaking The Law’ by West Midlands legends Judas Priest spoke to their queer side. Plus there are HCGB entries from All Hail The Yeti, and Ossaert.
November 15, 2021
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.
November 11, 2021
The one year anniversary edition discusses the inclusion of Roadburn Festival, the stance of Skindred and new jukebox additions from Ghost Bath and Beast In Black.
November 1, 2021
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.
October 25, 2021
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.
October 18, 2021
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.
October 11, 2021
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.
October 6, 2021