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Honest Brutality Podcast
58 minutes | a year ago
A conversation with Lou Brutus-Sonic Warrior
This episode we are joined by the iconic voice of rock radio Lou Brutus. We discuss his new memoir SONIC WARRIOR: My Life As A Rock and Roll Reprobate (Tales of Sex, Drugs and Vomiting at Inopportune Moments), and are entertained by many crazy and hilarious stories from his decades in the music business. We also dig into Lou's photography, his philosophy on conducting interviews, his thoughts on the future of the music industry, and more. SONIC WARRIOR: My Life As A Rock and Roll Reprobate (Tales of Sex, Drugs and Vomiting at Inopportune Moments) published by Rare Bird Books includes a forward by Corey Taylor, and chapter illustrations by Alan MacBain. This collection of insane-but-true stories will be available everywhere April 14th, 2020 in physical, e-book and audio book formats. Head over to http://www.loubrutus.com/ and order your copy.
65 minutes | a year ago
Adam Leader Returns
We're back from our hiatus with special guest and friend Adam Leader. Adam returns to the show to discuss all things In Search Of Sun, including the new single Rhythm, the innovative accompanying video, future plans for the band and the forthcoming album. Topics also include his solo project Leader, his upcoming horror film Hosts, work with Richard Oakes and Dark Fable Media, and much more.
9 minutes | a year ago
Danny Hayes-2019 Aftershock Festival
This episode host Evil talks with Danny Hayes at the 2019 Aftershock Festival in Sacramento, California. Danny is one of the founders and partners of the Danny Wimmer empire that is responsible for the American festival circuit that includes Northern Invasion, Chicago Open Air, Sonic Temple, Rock Allegiance, Louder than Life, Bourbon and Beyond, Hometown Rising, The Big Ticket, Welcome to Rockville, Fort Rock and of course The Aftershock Festival. Evil and Danny discuss the inception of DWP, his relationship with Danny Wimmer, the future of DWP festivals and much more. https://aftershockfestival.com/
10 minutes | a year ago
Santa Cruz-Aftershock 2019 Day 1
This episode we talk with Archie Cruz, and Joe Perez of Santa Cruz at the 2019 Aftershock Festival in Sacramento, California. Host Evil has fun and lots of laughs with the Finland rockers as they discuss all things Santa Cruz and Rock n Roll. http://www.santacruz.fi https://aftershockfestival.com/
7 minutes | a year ago
BRKN Love-Aftershock 2019 Day 3
This episode we have a short chat with the guys from BRKN Love at the 2019 Aftershock Festival in Sacramento, California. A fresh band with a classic sound that captured the audience the moment they took the stage. Host Evil has some fun with the guys and gets to know more about their formation, music and future ambitions. http://brknlove.com https://aftershockfestival.com/
9 minutes | a year ago
Fire From the Gods-Aftershock 2019 Day 3
This episode we talk with Richard Wicander of Fire From the Gods at the 2019 Aftershock Festival in Sacramento, California. We discuss the band's evolution, their new album American Sun, working with Zoltan Bathory, integrity in music and more. FireFromtheGods.com https://aftershockfestival.com/
8 minutes | a year ago
The Hu-Aftershock 2019 Day 3
This episode we chat with Mongolian Hunnu Rock band The Hu at the 2019 Aftershock Festival in Sacramento, California. Our associate producer Russel "Dungeon Master" Robinson sits down with Gala, Jaya, Enkush, Temka and translator Tuga to discuss the band's unique style of music, influences, cultural differences, and gets a lesson in throat singing. https://www.thehuofficial.com https://aftershockfestival.com/
21 minutes | a year ago
Fishbone-Aftershock 2019 Day 2
This Episode we chat with bass legend John (Norwood) Fisher of Fishbone at the 2019 Aftershock Festival in Sacramento California. Norwood and host Evil discuss the band's 40 year run, their formation, influences, musical revolutions, "Nut-Meg", advice to aspiring musicians and more. http://fishbone.net https://aftershockfestival.com/
13 minutes | a year ago
The Crystal Method-Aftershock 2019 Day 3
This episode we visit with Scott Kirkland of The Crystal Method at the 2019 Aftershock Festival in Sacramento California. We discuss the departure of Ken Jordan, different festival crowds, the future of The Crystal Method and more. http://www.thecrystalmethod.com https://aftershockfestival.com/
13 minutes | a year ago
Sick Puppies-Aftershock 2019 Day 2
This episode we sit down for a short conversation with Emma Anzai, Mark Goodwin and Bryan Scott of Sick Puppies at the 2019 Aftershock Festival in Sacramento California. We discuss the band's history, the upcoming album, pre-show rituals, challenges of the music business and more. http://sickpuppies.com https://aftershockfestival.com/
9 minutes | a year ago
Philip H Anselmo and the Illegals-Aftershock 2019 Day 1
This episode we have a short and fun conversation with Derek Engemann and Joey Gonzalez (Blue) of Philip H Anselmo and the illegals at the 2019 Aftershock Festival in Sacramento California. We discuss the band's brutal sound, illegal activities, their other music projects and interests, and more. http://philanselmo.com/theillegals/ https://aftershockfestival.com/
11 minutes | a year ago
Dropkick Murphys-Aftershock 2019 Day 1
This episode we sit down for a short chat with Tim Brennan of the Dropkick Murphys at the 2019 Aftershock Festival in Sacramento, California. Tim and HB host Evil discuss mistaken identities, the band's party and fight songs, happiness, lost Gear, upcoming music and more. http://www.dropkickmurphys.com/ https://aftershockfestival.com/
12 minutes | a year ago
DED-Aftershock 2019 Day 1
We kick off season 5 with a short conversation with the guys from DED at the 2019 Aftershock Festival in Sacramento California. Joe Cotela, David Ludlow, Kyle Koelsh, and Matt Reinhard started off day one of the festival with their unrivaled energy and unique brand of "Fresh Metal", fueling their fans and making new ones. We discuss past transgressions, their musical journey so far, the new look, the upcoming album, the future of Ded, and more in this short but sweet conversation.
51 minutes | 2 years ago
Melted Vinyl Returns
This episode we are again joined by the young men of Melted Vinyl, the Los Angeles based rockers that have a classic sound with modern sensibilities. Sam Kritzer, Wolfgang King, Alex Bender, and JT come back on the show to discuss the bands progress, their new EP "Lights We Chase", opening for Vince Neil and Jefferson Starship, Playing iconic rock venues, their videos, relationships, talking pets and much more.
53 minutes | 2 years ago
Max Roxton and Bo Jahson of 7 Mazes Return
This episode we are again joined by German metal madmen Max Roxton and Bo Jahson of 7 Mazes. A band who has managed to write and record an album that is in our opinion the perfect balance of heavy and melodic, 7 Mazes are ready to reinvent the metal you love. We discuss all manner of things including the new album Revelations due to drop 05/24/2019, their recent American tour, upcoming videos, upcoming live shows and much more. Hear the brand new unreleased track "Paralyzed" from the new album at the end of the conversation before it's release exclusively here on Honest Brutality. http://7mazes.com/en/home/ https://www.facebook.com/7Mazes/
49 minutes | 2 years ago
A conversation with Ethan York of Cold
Ever wonder what it would be like to join a band you've loved for your entire life? This episode we are joined by Ethan York, and he tells us exactly what that feels like. The 22 year old Michigan native is the newest drummer for the iconic Alternative rock band Cold. York crossed paths with the band in 2014 at the age of 17, and through a very unique set of circumstances took the stage and played their song "Just Got Wicked". This is documented on the subsequent DVD and album "Cold Live". January of 2018 Cold front man Scooter Ward made the official announcement that York was taking the throne and joining the line-up in time for the release of Cold's new album and supporting tour. Join us as we discuss the events that led to this Rock n Roll dream come true, the new album, tour and much more.
45 minutes | 2 years ago
A conversation with Christian Sturgess and Simon Robins of Flight of Eden
We have been exploring the British metal scene from the outset of the show, discovering one great band after another. This week's guests Christian Sturgess and Simon Robins of Flight of Eden are yet another example of amazing music from the region, and may in fact be raising an already high bar. Flight of Eden are a metal band originating from Reading, blending progressive influences with a crushing modern metal sound. Join us as we discuss the bands inception, style, influences, direction, band mates Kurt Jones and Gualter Couto, their recent EP "Transition", the upcoming (as of yet officially untitled) LP "Inferno", upcoming music videos, upcoming live shows, questionable hairstyle choices, and much more. Flight of Eden Facebook Flight of Eden Bandcamp Flight of Eden Spotify Flight of Eden YouTube
73 minutes | 2 years ago
A conversation with Marzi Montazeri (Heavy As Texas / Exhorder)
For our 200th episode we are joined by special guest Marzi Montazeri. Notorious for his ground breaking work with groove thrash progenitors Exhorder, Montazeri takes us through the trials and tribulations of his musical evolution, tumultuous childhood, time with members of Pantera, and the Randy Rhoads Remembered experience. We also spend some serious time discussing the origins, and music of the recently formed Super Group Heavy As Texas, featuring the talents of Montazeri and vocalist Kyle Thomas (Exhorder). The duo recruited drummer Anup Sastry (Marty Friedman, Jeff Loomis, Skyharbor) and notable engineer and multi-instrumentalist Chris Collier (Korn, Prong, Winds of Plague) on bass for the recording, and later added full-time members Lenwood Sonnier on bass and James Goetz on drums. The bone crunching new self-titled album dropped April 19th via Crunchy Western Records and is available on all the major music platforms. www.heavyastexas.com www.instagram.com/heavyastexas https://www.facebook.com/heavyastexas/
36 minutes | 2 years ago
A conversation with Jørgen Abrahamsen and Rudi Golimo of Tonic Breed
This episode we make our first journey to Norway for a visit with Jørgen Abrahamsen and Rudi Golimo of Tonic Breed. A hardworking metal band that has been honing the art of thrash since 2006, and show no signs of slowing down. Join us as we discuss their music, the Norwegian music scene, day jobs and much more on our 199th episode.
55 minutes | 2 years ago
A conversation with Liliac
For our 198th episode we are joined by Liliac. A Los Angeles based rock band with tons of talent and a unique story. Liliac is composed of siblings Samuel, Abigail, Melody, Ethan and Justin with ages ranging from 20 to 11 years old. The tight knit group is overseen by their father and music producer Floren Cristea, who has helped them hone their craft. We talk with the entire family and discuss family life, ambitions, their appearance on the CBS show "The World's Best", the album "Chain Of Thorns", the viral video of their DIO cover "Rainbow In The Dark", and much much more.
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