184 – Intellectual Capitalism

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This week we have a bunch of spicy ones. Noname announcing she’s no longer doing shows for reasons you’d better listen to the cast for, and a larger conversation about “intellectual rap” and its commodification. Then, Dragged Into Sunlight and their label troubles. New material from Spiritbox and Beneath the Massacre. Ihsahn’s upcoming EPs. Then, cool people time with The Irishman, Money Heist, Knives Out, and Swallow. Finally, Death Stranding discussion. Enjoy.

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183 – The Golden Age of Thall

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thall, but we also talk about thall. Then we have thall and thall. This joke sucks. Music from Unlucky Morpheus, Reasoning Reflections, Liturgy, Blood Incantation, Vildhjarta. Zeal & Ardor live, every Gojira pick scrape ever. Then, cool people time with Star Wars colon Jedi colon Fallen Order. Perihelion Summer by Greg Egan, endgame stuff from The Division 2, and the big one – a Death Straning blowout. Enjoy.

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182 – Corrupted Heroes

Heavy Pod Is Heavy Cast! This week we mainly discuss a few cool things, little salt. Xoth, Wilderun, Mike Shinoda, Ashbringer, and “if Opeth wrote Dream Theater’s On the Backs of Angels”. And the exodus of Children of Bodom members. Then, cool people time with a more in depth discussion of The Outer Worlds and Disco Elysium. Plus, some ruminations on games as art and Death Stranding. Finally, a brief bit about the new show For All Mankind. Enjoy!

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181 – Corporate Blast Beats

Heavy Pod Is Heavy Cast! This week we discuss new releases by Nile and Fit for an Autopsy. Then, a bunch of Youtube videos: Rob Scallon and Andrew Huang make an album in a day, Tantacrul and corporate music, and Tom “Fountainhead” covering Nevermore’s “Narcosynthesis” with a fretless guitar doing the vocals. Finally, cool people time with Valfaris, Deadly Premonition and Outer Worlds. Enjoy!

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180 – Untitled Heavy Podcast

Heavy Pod Is Heavy Cast! Not a lot of metal news this week. Certain “best albums of the decade” lists (and how we hate such lists), Abigail Williams, Fit For An Autopsy and Jinjer. Then, cool people time with The Lighthouse, Aniara, Joe Abercrombie’s A Little Hatred, Disco Elysium and Parasite. Enjoy!

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179 – Good Vibes Forest Stuff

Heavy Pod Is Heavy Cast! Yes, I censored the title. Deal with it. This week, we talk about Cynic, the artist formerly known as Haarp Machine, Ten Second Songs doing Slipknot, Thrawsunblat, Babymetal, Machine Head, Cattle Decapitation, Insomnium, Oxxo Xoox, Periphery, and Covet. Then, cool people time with Gemini Man, Destiny 2, and The Gurkha and The Lord of Tuesday. Enjoy!

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178 – #ReleaseTheCervantesCut

Heavy Pod Is Heavy Cast! This week we have Nick! Also some news. Kadinja’s new album DNA, covering nu metal classics. Metallica’s recent tour cancellation, Morbid Angel guitarist Richard Brunelle passing away, and the This Patch of Sky situation. Also new material from Babymetal, Leander, and Blut Aus Nord. Drewsif’s video on creativity. The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Calculating Infinity turning 20. Then, cool people time with Ad Astra, Undone, and Elvia Wilk’s Oval. Enjoy!

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177 – Vile Memetic Rites

Heavy Pod Is Heavy Cast! Some good stuff, some not so good stuff. Decide for yourself! Gone In April, Shaped In Dreams, Leprous, Borknagar, Nile, Despised Icon, Jacob Collier, Weeping Sores, Melodicka Bros. Then we do cool people time with It Chapter 2, Hbomberguy’s video about Director’s Cuts, and Don’t Let Go. Enjoy!

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176 – Nobody Watched The Lost Room

Heavy Pod Is Heavy Cast! This week we talk about some new music, finally! Fit for an Autopsy, Leprous, Wrvth, Syncatto (and also Artificial Language), Moron Police, Unleash the Archers, and Shaped in Dreams. Then we do cool people time with Midsommar’s extended director’s cut, The Boys, Control, The Expanse, On Becoming A God In Central Florida, and the Craft Sequence. Enjoy!

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175 – Big Data Energy

Heavy Pod Is Heavy Cast! This week we don’t really talk about metal. Instead we talk about tech companies, ethics, machine learning, how your data is harnessed, and how the public conversation around this. Enjoy!

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