Zeal & Ardor – Zeal & Ardor

Gagneux clearly has plenty to explore and express under the Zeal & Ardor name, but as far as the band’s discography goes, Z&A feels more like a stepping stone record: one that explores new ground and strikes gold a fair few times, but doesn’t fully feel like the best possible realization of their sound quite yet.

214 – Content With The Content

Heavy Pod Is Heavy Cast! This week, we discuss some new content. Content from Dark Tranquillity, Killer Be Killed, Venom Prison, Devin Townsend, Soilwork, Archspire, Trivium, Within the Ruins, Beaten to Death ... Read More...

Puppy – The Goat

There's nothing particularly original about what London's Puppy are serving up on their debut record The Goat. Yet, there's no denying that the power trio's particular blend of influences is certainly idiosync... Read More...

124 – Dragon Energy

This week we have Eden and Nick, and some stuff to discuss. Not a lot though! Of course, we can't not mention a certain former Tidal artist having a very public meltdown on twitter. But also some actual metal news! Stuff like Zeal & Ardor, Unreqvited, Ingested, Daron Malakian and Scars on Broadway, Power Trip demos, oh and also Janelle Monae. Then we discuss some cool people stuff like, Avengers: Infinity War, Atlanta, Sleeping Giants. Then I do a quick review of the Marvel movies so far. Enjoy!

111 – Fidget Spinner ASMR

Ok, I'm back for real and we're back on track! We have a bunch of new music and album announcements! Between the Buried and Me, Cynic, Obscura, Machine Head, Arkona, Zeal & Ardor, and Aviations. Also, we discuss the upcoming Lords of Chaos movie based on the book chronicling the rise of black metal, and reminisce as Century Media turns 30. Then, cool people time with Furi, All the Birds in the Sky, and Devilman Crybaby. Enjoy!