METAL PODCAST -- Middle-Aged Metal-Heads
By Middle-Aged Metal-Heads
We are the greatest generation of METAL FANS. full stop.
We heard the greatest records the day they came out. We saw the greatest bands. LIVE. IN PERSON.
Our experiences are the stuff of legends. We hung out after the shows, we hung out before the shows.
Middle-Aged Metal-Heads is reliving the days of METAL with you. JOIN US.
We heard the greatest records the day they came out. We saw the greatest bands. LIVE. IN PERSON.
Our experiences are the stuff of legends. We hung out after the shows, we hung out before the shows.
Middle-Aged Metal-Heads is reliving the days of METAL with you. JOIN US.
Ep 144: The Year 1993
We are walking with a limp missing our intrepid Metal-Head John as he explores the wilds of Californi-Yay. IN this episode we move once again into the 90's. It was the best of times it was the forgotten of times. It's a substantial blur in most of our memories but it's the records, the shows, and the parties that bring it all back in living color. Come along with us.
February 02, 2023
Ep 143: Power Ballads II: More Power
Folks you know you need more. Unfortunately, we are going to give it to you. This episode features a special full-length Week in Metal ballad thanks to the editing of one John Hardin who tells us: "people should sit back...adjust their pillow in the dumpster and soak it in" So pour yourself something sexy and soak it in.
January 09, 2023
Ep 142: Best of 2022 -- Deep Kutz with KISS
It's John's favorite episode. That really says it all.
January 03, 2023
Ep 141: Best of 2022 -- Metal Potluck II
Everyone loves a potluck and Colin loves leftovers. Come pull some of these treats out of the back of the fridge and try to avoid the Salmonella.
January 01, 2023
Ep 140: Best of 2022 -- The Year 1982
It's been a long time since uh . . . I was 10. Like, a real long time. This is one of our picks for the best episodes of the year. The episode so nice, we recorded it twice but I think we had to stop due to dechnical tifficulties.
December 30, 2022
Ep 139: Best of 2022 -- Destroyer v/s Love Gun
Listen again and see if the outcome changes. One of our favorite shows of the year was this head-to-head brawl between longstanding KISS epic Destroyer and Underdog album, Love Gun.
December 27, 2022
Ep. 138: MAMH The Year in Metal
We are 138 We are 138 We AAAAAAAARRRRRREEEE 138 Are we really? Maybe. Nonetheless, we are at the end of our broadcast year. Go to bed. But first, listen to this episode and drop that 5 STAR review on Apple and Spotify. baby.
December 22, 2022
Ep 137: MAMH Metal Duets
Islands in the stream. That is what we are. No one in between. Y'know a good duet can really top off a terrible movie. Come join us as we talk about the best and the worst of the metal duets. You know you wanna
December 08, 2022
Ep 136: MAMH meets Riki Rachtman
We are pleased to have a sit down with the lightning rod of Hollywood, Riki Rachtman. You loved him. You hated him. You didn't know him. But you TOTALLY knew him. He was the voice of a generation -- for MANY generations. We loved having a chance to ask about his past present and future. Join us in welcoming this aging beast to the podcast. Get your tickets to his speaking tour while you can at CathouseHollywood.com
November 25, 2022
Ep 135: These Bands Existed
There was that band. 'Member? Sitting around talkin. About Dick Hell? 'Member? I one. I two. 'Member? Now we're just here singing songs. About. Madonna.
November 21, 2022
Ep 134: Interview with Matt Harvey of EXHUMED
The hardest working man in METAL? Maybe. Kind of a nerd? I think so. Super cool dude you'd love to have a salmon dinner with? Most def.
November 15, 2022
Ep 133: Listener Questions VII
For the sixth time, we answer listener submitted questions. Welcome to Listener Questions VII You listen. You want to know things. You know you do. We care. We don't want you left alone. We want to answer your questions.
November 05, 2022
Ep 132: Armored Saint
Not only do we get to talk about Armored Saint, we get to talk to the MAN HIMSELF -- John Bush. What a cool customer. Don't miss it. And don't miss ARMORED SAINT on the road this year with W.A.S.P.
October 24, 2022
Ep 131: MEGAFORCE
ZAZULA. GODZULA. JOHN ZAZULA of MEGAFORCE RECORDS. If you think you were there? He was THERE. The man, the myth, the legend. And MEGAFORCE was his monster.
October 10, 2022
Ep 130: Heavy Metal Hat Trick
The most celebrated personal achievement in hockey is the Hat Trick. Three goals scored in one game. What metal bands have scored the hat trick by putting out three consecutive celebrated albums? Put on the foil and join us for a little dump and chase.
October 01, 2022
Ep 129: MAMH Fantasy Band Draft 2022
Build the perfect band. Piss off the Metal LORD? Why not do both? Who would you choose for your perfect band and why is it nothing like we've created? Find us on Twitter Insta and Facebook! Give us the 5 Star treatment on Spotify and Apple Music, wouldja?
September 20, 2022
Ep 128: Live Music in 2022
What shows have you been to lately? WE HAVE SEEN SO MANY SHOWS! The Metal Lord is breaking records taking records and selling records. We bow to his majesty. But live music is back and it is pretty good. Get some.
September 09, 2022
Ep 127: A Vulgar Display of Pantera
You know? Some of us knew. If you know this record, you know. If you don't then you may never. If you're on the fence, WALK ON, HOMEBOY
August 28, 2022
Ep 126: The 2K2 Legacy
Dude. Remember 2002? Me neither. What were you listening to back then? I was in a daze. How is it that 20 years seems like forever ago but 40 years seems like yesterday? Oy. Take the tickly trip to the 20 year throwback with your boyz.
August 20, 2022
Ep 125: KISS Destroyer v/s Love Gun
Put your mouth where my money is and listen to the showdown hoedown. Destroyer, 1976. Epic. Classic. Double Platinum. VERSUS Love Gun 1977. Epic. Classic. Single Platinum. Song for song. Hit for hit. Which is truly the better record? Come see.
August 10, 2022
Ep 124: Scott Barber, Director of THIS IS GWAR
THIS IS GWAR is currently streaming on SHUDDER and is worth every minute and penny you can put into it. Scott Barber gives us an amazing window into GWAR and THE SLAVE PIT that drives them. A must see for fans and non-fans alike. You won't believe what you're seeing. Scott put up with us for an hour. You can too.
August 02, 2022
Ep 123: Seven Spires
Have you had the chance yet? Have you entered the world of Seven Spires. Come hear the tales of melancholia, debauchery, and grandeur with the the Seven Spires.
July 27, 2022
Ep 122: DIO
It's like vu jade. That feeling this has never happened before. Except it has. And the recording borked so in honor of what would be the 80th birthday of Sir Ronnie James of Dio, we bring this episode.
July 19, 2022
Ep 121: (in) Dependence Potluck
We're off work. Let's get off together. The Middle-Aged Metal-Heads are bringing their favorite "dishes" to this get together so grab a plate and sup with the Greatest Generation of Heavy Metal music fans. Yeah yeah
July 05, 2022
Ep 120: OZZY - Legacy of the Madman
OZZY. The Madman. The Blizzard of OZZ. Where did you get on the Crazy Train? We all know him. Some love him. There's no doubting his legendary status. There's no mistaking his immediately identifiable sound. He's responsible for some of the most memorable songs in heavy metal. And he's OLD. Come kick it with the oldheads on this one.
June 23, 2022
Ep 119: KISS Deep KUTZ
For the real fans, we know the deep KUTZ that are Deep and KUT. Ride along. Get your WEEK IN METAL fix and then listen and discuss with us, the deepest from the HOTTEST BAND IN THE WORLD!
June 10, 2022
Ep 118: Eyes of the Living returns!
We are pleased to host Tim Swisher of Eyes of the Living to talk about new music, new gigs, and the longevity that led to conquering the pandemic through METALLLLLLL
May 23, 2022
Ep 117: SOUNDGARDEN
I mean, it's the 90s so why not talk about a band that influenced the 90s. Why not make that choice SOUNDGARDEN?
May 17, 2022
Ep 116: Listener Questions Vol. 6
Who asks all the questions you want to know the answers to? YOU DO, you big lugs. We cover a lotta ground in this one and don't miss out on the WEEK IN METAL! Grab some beers and brats and have a little sitaround with the oldest with the moldest -- The Middle-Aged Metal-Heads. While you're here, SHARE, RATE 5 STARS, and have a laugh.
May 08, 2022
Ep 115: The 2022 Fantasy Festival Episode
Somewhere along the way, we missed one. Who knows. This is where the rubber meats the roadies. Who would be in your ultimate festival? What would you call it? How do these stack up and whose festival would you attend? AWWWWWWW YEAH come get some dogs in the parking lot
April 29, 2022
Ep 114: 1990 was that Year
Was 1990 the year that made metal? Destroyed metal? Showed it's diversity and power to change or plow through? There was so much to see and hear that year and it changed our lives forever. Or did it?
April 16, 2022
Ep 113: The Number of the Beast Listening Party
Woe to you, O Earth and Sea For the Devil sends David Lee Roth for he knows the time is short Let him who hath understanding reckon The Number of the Beast For it IIIIIISISSS a human number Her number is 867-5309
April 04, 2022
Ep 112: The Suite 16
March Madness?! What do you know about MADNESS?!!?! Let me tell you what's MAD: pick four of your favorite musicians and defend their honor and skills before the world. BAHAHAHAHAHAHAH WELCOME to the SUITE 16!
March 27, 2022
Ep 111: Legacy of the Snake
HEAD TO HEAD matchup with some of the oldest heads we got. Whitesnake's TITULAR 1987 release VERSUS Testament's debut. Who you got? light em up and soak your seats. Buckle up and Here We Go AGAIN
March 14, 2022
Ep 110: MAMH checks Peacemaker
Do you really wanna taste it? I'm guessing you do. John Cena does. I do. I mean WE DO. Eagle up and give it a listen.
February 28, 2022
Ep 109: KLASSIK '78
You aint gonna believe this. Inspired by the KLASSIK sounds of KISS in the 70s, this band is creating new songs that take you back to the HEYDAY of makeup dolls trading cards and the greatest Era of Rock N Roll MAYHEM
February 18, 2022
Ep 108: 2022 MAMH MetalBowl
Will your favorite team errrrr band make the finals? The thrill of victory and the agony of defeat.
January 31, 2022
TEASER: MAMH METALBOWL
It's coming. Like it or not. Who takes the crown? A classic band or a dark horse?
January 29, 2022
Ep 107: The Year 1982
The first time we recorded this episode it was April of 2020. Due to technical difficulties, we had to bail. HARD. BUT WE'RE BACK. The Year 1982. Remember being 10? or so? METALLLLLL
January 20, 2022
Ep 106: MAMH interviews AGAINST EVIL
These guys are doing the work right here. AGAINST EVIL calls in from the west coast of India to talk about their latest release, which is KILLER, and what it's like being young metalheads in a country without any metalheads. WHAAAAATT?!
January 09, 2022
Ep 105: BEST OF 2021 Heavy Metal Pot Luck
David's choice for best of 2021 is the Heavy Metal Pot Luck. Come get stuffed with the Middle-Aged Metal-Heads!
January 08, 2022
Ep 104: BEST OF 2021 Chef Chris Santos
Colin Bosler, the Metal Lord fan boys for Celebrity Chef and known Metalhead, Chris Santos. Relive the excitement and tailwagging.
January 03, 2022
Ep 103: BEST OF 2021 Nothin But A Good Time
We are on break but we can still push out the content. Give some fresh ears to John's favorite episode of 2021!
December 28, 2021
Ep 102: The Videos
Beavis and Butthead were not the only ones who sat around criticizing, rocking out, and trolling on music videos. You did it, i did it, everybody did it. Come do it with us. On video. Load up the VIDEO PLAYLIST and get ready for the countdown. Follow along. Share with your friends. Give us that 5 star rating on iTunes and Spotify cause we need the juice, baby
December 22, 2021
Ep 101: Celtic Frost Listening Party Cold Lake
What do you do when your favorite band releases your least favorite record? You have a party with your friends and work that mess out.
December 04, 2021
EP 100: MAMH HALL OF FAME
Metal deserves a hall of fame. They have one? oh. MIDDLE AGED METAL HEADS deserves it's OWN HALL OF FAME (echoes) HERE it is. The Inaugural Class of the MIDDLE-AGED METAL-HEADS HALL OF FAME
November 23, 2021
Ep 99: Listener Questions Volume V
Whattaya wanna know? How do you wanna know it? It's the Vth round of listener questions where we are assaulted with questions and we pepper our audience with answers. BAM
November 11, 2021
Ep 98: HELLOWEEN Keeper Listening Party
Where am I now? Am I in heaven? OR IS IT HELLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL
October 28, 2021
Ep 97: MAMH Interviews Rudy Sarzo
The legend. Hall of Fame. Quiet Riot. Ozzy. Dio. Whitesnake. You could say he's done it all and at 70 years old, he's still doing it.
October 11, 2021
Ep 96: Quiet Riot
Road dogs. Local heroes? Conflicts? Gunfights? Quiet Riot has got it all.
October 06, 2021
Ep 95: MEGADETH or, We Need to Talk About David
Worst of the BIG 4? Best of the SMALL 5? What's the deal with MEGADETH? forever in Metallica's shadow or an entity on their own? Let's have that talk about MEGADETH, eh?
September 20, 2021
Ep 94: What if . . . ?
I am the Watcher ! For countless eons I have observed your world and recorded its significant events. Lately I have peered into adjacent realities, realms that embrace the alternate paths your world’s history might have taken.
August 31, 2021
Ep 93: Chef Chris Santos
Celebrity Chef? Check Boxing enthusiast? Check Tattooed millionaire? hmmmm METALHEAD? ABSO-F**KING-LUTELY
August 19, 2021
Ep 92: Underrated Metal
Y'ever have a band that you loved but they just never broke the BIG-bigtime only to see a similar but poor excuse make it HUGE? Who are your bands? Who are you holding a candlelight vigil for in hopes that one day they'll make the bigtime? Maybe get a callback for the Better Call Saul soundtrack or a throwback on Guardians of the Galaxy 3. Who knows? There's still time
August 09, 2021
Ep 91: The KISS Quiz
What you know about that? KISS? hmmmph. Test your skills if you dare. This was hard. But I won. At least that's what I'm telling people. Please answer all answers in the question form of a question. Pit yourself against the METALHEADS.
July 27, 2021
Ep 90: The Year 1981
Do you remember where you were when you first saw the cover of Diary of a Madman? I do. You should. Old head. The year was 1981 and we were just popping our juicy metal cherry. Get in, get on, and get off with the Middle-Aged Metal-Heads for the latest episode where we talk about the year 1981.
July 08, 2021
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June 28, 2021
Ep 89: MAMH meets Philly's own HONEY
Fresh off the release of their first full length record, we welcome the whole band into the zoomie world of Middle-Aged Metal-Heads where we talk playing, planning, therapeutics, and thrash with Philadelphia's own thrash act, HONEY. You cannot miss this episode and you need to get their latest and get yourself in shape for some metal thrashing madness once the shows start flowing.
June 28, 2021
Ep 88: MAMH interviews Born of Plagues
Dark sludgy metal from Baltimore? Check. Super cool dudes who love to talk shop and the creative process? Check. Check them out while you check us out. Discover some new music along the way. These cats are carrying the torch for the heavy stuff.
June 14, 2021
Ep 87: DEATH Leprosy Listening Party
Memory's all that's left behind as I lay and wait to die. Little do they know that I can hear their choice of life. . . You're dying. We get it. John and Colin have never heard this record before. Can you believe that? We dive into this landmark #DeathMetal record and try to figure out the ripples it caused and why they never made it bigger than this. LISTEN. SHARE. LOVE. RATE 5STARS. Be about it.
June 03, 2021
Ep 86: MAMH Listener Questions VOL 4
How many times did the Batmobile catch a flat? How much wood would a woodchuck Chuck if a woodchuck could CHUCK SCHULDINER?! Every so often we like to engage with the rabid and ravenous crew who follow along each week so ASK US THINGS Also, join us on INSTA and the TWITTERS as well as the FACEYSPACEYS to get all the stufffffffff AND EVERYWHERE YOU FIND YOUR DISTRACTIONS> gimme that 5star good lovin on Apple Podcasts and Spotify, baby. Uh huh, uh huh. gimme gimme gimme gimme somorrrrreeeeeee
May 27, 2021
Ep 85: The Treasure Trails of Tears: Inaugural Fantasy Band Draft
Supergroups, step aside. The METAL-HEADS draft their ultimate band lineups this week. Who would make your PERFECT BAND? We picked ours. Would you buy the record? Would you beg MAMA to let you GO TO THE SHOW? COME GET SOME SLOPPY SECONDS LISTEN SHARE RATE FIVE STARS
May 17, 2021
Ep 84: Peace Sells . . . but Look What the Cat Dragged In
Whattaya mean I don't believe in makeup? Wear it everyday. Whattaya mean I don't have a support bra? I goto Fredricks when I have to It's our first Listening Party MASHUP. Cum check out the head-to-head battle of the bands.
May 10, 2021
Ep 83: Nothin But A Good Time with Tom Beaujour and Rich Bienstock
Ain't lookin for Nothin But a Good Time How can I resist? Ain't looking for Nothin but a GOOD TIME and it really really DON'T get better than this. Buy the book. Listen to the pod. Give us them 5 stars. oooooooooh yeah
April 27, 2021
Ep: 82 MAMH meets Dan Lake author of USBM
Let's take some time to talk US BLACK METAL. You love it. You hate it. You don't know it, so here's the man who's taken the deep dive. Listen up and then buy the book.
April 18, 2021
Ep 81: MAMH meets CAPRA
We were down one and a half MAMHs but we made up for the difference in spades by welcoming Crow and Tyler of CAPRA. We covered the gamut of topics and got the low down on their latest release, IN TRANSMISSION, being released April 23. Join us, follow them, and get a sweet copy of their limited splatter vinyl at capraband.bandcamp.com
March 30, 2021
Ep 80: Fantasy Festival 2021
We are back with our second semi-annual Fantasy Festival. We slunk through the stacks to put together 4 Fantastic Fantasy Festival for you Folks that will Fulfill the Freakiest Fun Filled Fans. Play along, why dontcha?! Three Headliners Four Opening Acts Three Festival Stage (parking lot) acts. Name your festival and pick a location. Boom. Party time.
March 16, 2021
Ep 79: Motley Crue Too Fast for Love Listening Party
Plug me in I'm alive tonight. What does that even mean? The world may never know.
March 04, 2021
Ep 78: Mark "Weissguy" Weiss and The Decade That Rocked
You know his name. You probably don't know his face. Thanks to him you know some of the greatest faces in rock and metal. In this episode we sit down with the man who brought the metal to you. Mark "Weissguy" Weiss sits down with us and discusses what it's like to be a fly on the wall of the metal fastlane. Get your copy at https://thedecadethatrocked.com/ and check out his print auction at https://www.rocksceneauctions.com/mark-weiss/
February 23, 2021
Ep 77: Heavy Metal Potluck
Superbowls, Taco Bowls, Bowl movements. What would you bring to please and amaze your friends? In this episode, we each bring some treats for one another in our first METAL POTLUCK
February 08, 2021
Ep 76: METAL BOWL 2021
Get your brackets Get your money Send it to us And listen along. Who will take the coveted crown for METAL BOWL 2021!??!?!!
January 28, 2021
Ep 75: REMIX MAMH DEF LEPPARD Pyromania Listening Party
Unglat Gleeten Glauten Globen. It's better to burn out than fade away. Or is it?
January 14, 2021
METAL BOWL 2021 IS COMING
John Hardin has something to say. It's better to burn out than fade away.
January 13, 2021
Ep 74: REMIX SKID ROW Debut Listening Party
I'll be there for you. Not you, though, you auld fart.
January 07, 2021
Ep 73: REMIX MAMH KISS Debut Listening Party
YOU WANTED THE BEST AND YOU GOT US!! We remastered the first listening party so you can join in the fun much easier. Because you're old.
December 31, 2020
Ep 72: IRON MAIDEN POWERSLAVE Listening Party
Middle-Aged Metal Heads: 6 Samuel Taylor Coleridge: 7 For some of us it's the first time. You never forget your first time. For others, it's the gazillionth time. Close the window, calm the lights, and it will be alright. Hit play and join in on the convo. Love it or Hate it, it's a classic. Like Titian.
December 16, 2020
Colin has something to say
December 09, 2020
Ep 71: Black Friday LIVE with YERSIN and SEVERSUN
We are amped up on Death Wish Coffee and hanging out with Seversun, Yersin, and a handful of listeners. Part listening party, part listener questions, part FREE FOR ALL!!!! BLACK FRIIIIIDDDDAAAAYYYYYYYY
November 29, 2020
TEASER: BLACK FRIDAY LIVE 2020
Email us to get in on the live episode on BLACK FRIDAY. GET YOUR COFFEE AND GET YOUR METAL. IN YOUR MOUTH.
November 19, 2020
Ep 70: Jay Jay French of Twisted Sister
In the beginning there was Jay Jay. Twisted Sister was with Jay Jay. Twisted Sister was Jay Jay. In our 70th Episode we have the pleasure of sitting down with the loquacious one, Jay Jay French. He talks about his faves, his stories, and his remembrances with a foundational band of our youth, TWISTED F**KING SISTER!! Listen along, fellow SMFs and get yerself some METAL LEARNIN
November 14, 2020
Ep 69: PUNK Rock to METAL
You ain't no punk you punk. You wanna talk about the real junk? Well put out your cans 'cos the garbagemen are here this week with a veritable cornucopia of tune and comments across our many decades of METAL lovin just right for your oven. So open up and say ah, babyyyyyy
November 06, 2020
Ep 68: Eddie Van Halen Tribute
Eddie Van Halen wrote the book and tore it up over his career. Many times over. As fans, musicians, and critics we often found ourselves floored at the sounds coming from his guitars. It still seems unreal -- all of it. His ability, his music, and his passing. We miss you already Eddie. We were never the same when you came and we'll never be the same with you gone. Rock on, brotherman.
October 27, 2020
Ep 67: KISS The Solo Records
It's 1978 and you're in the HOTTEST BAND IN THE WORLD. So what do you do? Record four solo records and release them all at once. WHAT? In this episode, each of us cover one of the solo records all on our lonesome. It's fun, it's informative, it's a little weird to talk to yourself. “FOR ACE, PAUL, PETER AND GENE”
October 13, 2020
Ep 66: AC⚡DC AKA AC Mutherf**kin DC
Well it's finally here. The boyz and their toyz circle up like a coupla jerks to talk about the cracker of an Aussie band.
October 05, 2020
Ep 65: Slayer Reign in Blood Listening Party
AAAAAAAAAAAAAaaaaaaaaaaaaarrrrrrgghhhhhhhhhhh! We go through this 28 minute epic Piece by Piece in the middle of the current Epidemic. You'd be Criminally Insane to miss our on your opportunity to be Reborn on the Altar of Sacrifice that is this week's auditory Postmortem of one of the greatest thrash albums of all time. Jesus Saves time by podcasting in the car during the commute but don't get distracted and wind up meeting the Angel of Death.
September 28, 2020
Ep 64: Metal Cover Songs -- Come Get Some
Dear Middle-Aged Metal-Heads, I'm a college student in a small midwestern town. Recently, the band I'm in has been experimenting with playing each other's, well...let's say "songs." We rock out the seven inches and see who can play the best. Whatever gets everyone going is the one we play the most. Is this something that I should worry about? Is it okay to tell my other friends about it? I think they'll really like what we're doing. My dad says I'll go blind.
September 18, 2020
Ep 63: The Year 1989
and It's number is Nineteen Hundred and Eighty-Niiiiiiinnnnnneeeeee. Ted Bundy is executed. China has the Tiananmen Square protests in May Iran issues a fatwa on Salman Rushdie over The Satanic Verses Lyle and Erik Menendez murder their wealthy parents Rain Man wins best picture Tim Burton’s Batman was the highest grossing picture of the year Top Album: Don’t Be Cruel by Bobby Brown Top Single: Look Away by Chicago, (Highest charting hard rock single, Every Rose Has Its Thorn by Poison) It's 2020, kids. Dan Kennedy is our guest. Buckle up, Hucklebuck. #heavymetal #metalpodcast #middleaged #metalheads #headbangersball #mtvgeneration
September 07, 2020
Trailer: The Voices of MAMH
YOU'RE LISTENING TO MIDDLE-AGED METAL-HEADS Check us out on your favorite podcasting service. Call in and leave us a question, message, death threat, or sexy voice mail. RECORD your BEST METAL BUMPER and email your file to us at email@example.com BE SURE to include your name and your location and let the aging world know that YOU'RE LISTENING TO MIDDLE-AGED METAL-HEADS!
September 04, 2020
Ep 62: Cinderella Night Songs listening party
Jersey Philly back again du na na na na na na nananana Doin' a little East Coast thinnnnggg Joey Mahoney Cinderella du na na na na na na nananana Not too hard not toooooossssoooooooffftttt
August 28, 2020
Ep 61: ANTHRAX Among the Living listening party
The greatest thrash metal crossover whatever fun crazy hiphopinfused cover song stylleeeee band of all time. You know it I know it everybody know it. We're Anthrax and we take no ****. Come along with the Walking Dudes and SLAM YOUR JAM with ANTHRAX's EPIC
August 22, 2020
Ep 60: Power Ballads
Drop the needle and cream in your jeans. Awwwww yeah you know you're feeling it when the beat drops and you just wanna oh oh oh oh oh that voice I think I love you. This episode feature the heart melting gut busting sphincter tightening tunes that are the reason to live. Tune in. Drop out. leave us a five star review on iTunes.
August 04, 2020
Ep 59: KISS The Elder
We've alluded to it. We've threatened. We've warned. Here it is. In all our . . . I mean ITS GLORY. Pop a cork of mead. Robe up or SHUT UP.
July 24, 2020
Ep 58: David Lee Roth's Eat Em And Smile Listening Party
My doctor says I need to take a LAXATIVE. That was funny when we were kids but now its part of everyday life. Getting old sucks but not when you have metal to (literally) fall back on. Rub one out for 30 minutes and 39 seconds IF YOU DARE. All you back room boys salute when her flag unfurls.
July 10, 2020
Ep 57: Politics in METAL
We are all born man. Some choose to remain that way. Are you still MAD? Are you still a REBEL? Music has been raging against machines for at least as long as we've been alive. What better way to do it than with Donny Osmond. . .I mean HEAVY METAL. Kick against the pricks with us!
July 04, 2020
Ep 56: Metallica Ride the Lightning Listening Party
OOOOOooooooohhhh yeah those were the days. RIDE THE LIGHTNING!!!! you remember where you were but do you remember your first listen to the second EPIC by one of the greats? Put the headphones on and join the cuddle huddle as we listen to one of the most recognized classic records of our old-ass lives.
June 16, 2020
Ep 55: The Year 1988
SOOOOOOO many great records came out this year. It's amazing we packed it into one episode. Cmon in the the water is fine. Crack a cold one, sit back relax and talk with us about the YEAR 1988. I mean really, speak to your podcast out loud. Record it and send it to us. Also -- pop that 5-star review, wouldja? Trying to reach the masses of old people with their bald heads and back hair.
June 09, 2020
Ep 54: Scorpions -- Love at First Sting listening party
The cat is purring. It scratches my skin. What is wrong with another sin? I mean, really, what IS wrong with another one? And another? This is probably the most famous Scorpions records and we are talking through the whole thing. Is that a sin? Maybe. Indulge. Join us. Talk along. Leave us a message. Get on the Insta, the Faceybookey, and the Twitter and give us a shout. Badaboom.
May 29, 2020
Ep 53: Black Sabbath -- the singers
The Godfathers? Grandfathers? The FOUNDING FATHERS? whatever you call them, you've probably got a favorite singer - father, stepfather, weird uncle, whatever. This episode gets into the tunes, records, tours, and history of the many men who have Singer: Black Sabbath on their resume. Come dig it. And hook us up with a 5 star review so we can get all happy and stuff.
May 27, 2020
Ep 52: OUR TOP 50 METAL ALBUMS pt 2
The end of the list is finally here. If you could stand the ramblin about the first 25, you're gonna love the last 25. If you couldn't. . . give us another shot here. METALL HEALTH'LL CURE YOU CRAZZZAAAYYYYYYYY
May 21, 2020
Ep 51: OUR TOP 50 METAL ALBUMS pt 1
Who'd have thunk that a couple of old men would be able to come up with a list of their 50 favorite records ever? Well, here goes. Do us a favor: Piss and moan and complain everywhere you go about the quality of this list. THen give us a 5-star review and crack another beer because this is only part one and part two is coming soon. Belly up and drink em down. Take your meds like a man and your KISSes like a champ.
May 19, 2020
Ep 50: Alice Cooper From the Inside Listening Party
We've all been lost on the road somewhere. Maybe it was Texas or maybe Canada. We've been drinkin' whiskey til the morning light and then worked that stage all night long. This very special 50th episode is dedicated to the Prince of Darkness himself, Alice Cooper. Bust out your bell bottoms and sequinned unitard and roll with us into 1978 to listen to the foibles, fakes, murders, and double-takes of this legendary quasi-pseudo-rock-disco operetta in one act. BOOM
May 15, 2020
Ep 49: Bon Jovi - Slippery When Wet Listening Party
You were probably in your mid-teens when this record hit the streets. It was everywhere. Did you jump on the wagon? Were you already on the wagon? This is the record that in one way or another defined our teenage years. Listen along with us as we chat up the mega hit SLIPPERY WHEN WET
May 08, 2020
Ep 48: Listener Questions Vol. 2
You wanted to know so we wanted to answer you. Come along for the full ride and get the extra special treatment with guest Scott Rudd as we plow through listener questions about being the metalest dudes you wish you knew...just a little better.
May 04, 2020
Ep 47: RATT Out of the Cellar Listening Party
Everybody's doing it, wanna try? Arguably RATT's greatest and most favorite album gets the MAMH treatment tonight. Take a trip through the maze, enjoy the cheese, and give this bad boy a spin with us.
April 25, 2020
Ep 46: Def Leppard's Pyromania Listening Party
Take yourself back to the day you picked up this record. A pivotal time for Def Lep. A pivotal time for metal. A pivotal time in the life of a Middle-Aged Metal-Head. Get your platter spinning and drop the needle when we say THREE! It's a good time and these listening parties are getting us through the lockdown. We hope you'll join us and love up on some LEP.
April 20, 2020
Ep 45: SKID ROW Debut album!
We are. . .WERE. . .the youth gone wild! Now we are old but I'm sure our feeble minds and loins remember when these gorgeous men hit the big stage. Hit after hit -- or was it? Join us for a listening party for a record that is older than your children but younger than your spouse. And probably still better looking than all of us. YOUTH GONE WILD! OH MY BACK!
April 10, 2020
Ep 44: Murder in the Front Row director Adam Dubin
We had the pleasure of speaking with Adam Dubin, director of Murder in the Front Row The San Francisco Bay Area Thrash Metal Story. Listen along as we get into the deep cuts with Adam and learn more about this documentary film NOW AVAILABLE for PRE-ORDER at MITFR.com.
April 07, 2020
Ep 43: KISS Debut Listening Party
Come along and count down with us for a listening party on KISS' TITular first album. We've got it in our headphones so click play on your favorite service and think back to all the dirty deeds that this record inspired.
April 02, 2020
Ep 42: NU METAL -- friend or foe?
We can blame Colin for this one. We're talking NÜ Metal in this episode. I mean, where were you in the 90's? If you were d-bagging it up with your buds smoking 'boros in your wifebeaters and wearing clothes the wrong way, this may be the episode for you. If not, join us on a journey into the mind of at least one MAMH who actually likes this stuff.
March 31, 2020
Ep 41: Desert Island Picks -- Wipe Twice; Wash Your Hands
We are all trapped. Physically, emotionally, and musically. If you were swept away to a lonely deserted sexy island getaway FOREVER what records would you hope to have? Jump in. Drop out. Give us some sugar, baby.
March 24, 2020
Ep 40: 1987 in Metal . . . AMONG . . . other things
What were you doing in 1987? I was 15. Now I'm old. So many great records and so many great memories. Stick a fork in us. Episode 40! We are still here and while you're cuddled up in your holes a safe distance from your neighbors, give us a listen. Peace out Metal-Heads.
March 24, 2020
Ep 39: Crossover from Metal to . . .
We're crossing over...One by one Did you make the jump? Did your bands make the cut? Did you add new faves or ditch the old stuff entirely? Nirvana, Alice in Chains, TOOL? who got your GOAT when you needed a new fix? Come along with us on a journey through time and space into the world of the Mighty Middle-Aged Metal-Heads.
March 09, 2020
Ep 38: Listener Questions vol. 1
Are you There God, it's me Candlebox. In this episode we respond to some listener questions with gravity, levity, snark, and brevity. Except that last one. Dying to ask us something? That WAS your shot. But you can always send your questions are way. Make us dance, give us a hard time. Let's keep this going. It was a lot of fun and we hope you like it. While you're reading this, give us a 5star review, eh?
February 20, 2020
Ep 37: THE METAL BOWL 2020!
HERE IT COMES > > > METALLLLLLLL BOWWWWWLLLLLLLLL Will your band emerge from the field of 12 to make it to the end VICTORIOUS? Who you got? Does your pick have what it takes? Find out now. LISTEN SHARE POP US A FIVE STAR REVIEW WHILE YOU'RE HERE.
January 30, 2020
Ep 36: GLAM METAL
We all love it so cum take a little dip in Lake Pleasure with the SPANDEX CLAD Metal-Heads in this episode. We're talking lipstick tricks splickin licks dumpster dicks and trashy cliques. You know you want some. Everybody wants some. Pour a glass out for the fallen ozone layer and tease up that hair for a ride with the MAMHPOD. Now go give us a 5-star review, wouldja? Thx
January 14, 2020
Ep 35: The Best of the Deck-Aid pt. 2
Last you checked, we were still talking. As far as we know that is still the case. This episode wraps up our decade with the best and a few shoutouts! Check it out and keep rocking out METALHEADS!
January 03, 2020
Ep 34: The Best of the Deck-Aid pt. 1
Heavy Metal is 5 decades old and so are we. Just about. Our music is Middle-Aged. LOL. So anyways. . . here's part one of our discussion of the best of the decade. The wonderful, the arguable, the lovely. HEAVY METAL RULEZZZZ
January 01, 2020
Ep 33: W.A.S.P. !!! Everyone's favorite ANIMALS
I come around, round I come feel your love like an ANIMALLLLLLL We all know where we were when we heard those fateful words drip from the rancid mouth of Blackie Lawless. The song everyone knew but nobody sang in their grandmom's car...unless grandma was AWESOME. Let's talk WASP. We Are Sexual Perverts? Maybe. But we love METAL so let's dive in on everyone's favorite drinkers with a metal problem.
December 19, 2019
Ep 32: 1983: Totally Bitchin' About Them Jams
You may remember our first episode. We do not. Welcome to Middle-AGE. In this episode we dive into the year that rocked our rocks off and kicked off many careers --maybe the highlight of some (cough cough Quiet Riot). C'mon oldheads. You show us yours and we'll show youz mines.
December 04, 2019
Ep 31: Prog Metal: Those Damn Progressives
Need a little Technical Ecstasy but the ole Sabbath boys ain't doing it for ya? Well, step right up my friend and get a taste of some of the medicine show we like to call Progressive Metal. What's that? Who's doing it? Find out in the latest episode of Middle-Aged Metal-Heads. Let's argue . . . I mean CONVERSE about the keyboard, the inspirations, the road more traveled and often beat with a stick. Sally on up and check in with the latest and greatest and while you're here, drop us a 5-star solid on iTunes. Maybe even win a shirt or a sticker for doing so.
November 19, 2019
Ep 30: Judas Priest -- 50 YEARS
Welcome to Season Two of Middle-Aged Metal-Heads. We swan dive into oblivion with (almost) everyone's favorite METAL GODS -- Judas Priest. It may be hard to believe but these old leather-clad dudes have been rocking it for 50 years. Sure, they changed gears a bit since their forming in 1969 but so did the space program, $0.35 gas prices, and sub-$5k housing prices. What's remained is a legacy that anyone would be proud to own and a lasting impact. Buckle up, METALHEADS, and get ready for the launch of SEASON TWO.
November 10, 2019
Ep 29: Black Metal
Do you accept Satan as your dark lord and savior? Would you like to reconsider? Death. Blackness. Blackety dark black darkness deathitudinal black dark deathness. We have taken The Oath and get down to the nitty-gritty about Death Metal Black Metal and all those evil areas in between. Join us as we spread the thighs of the music world, stirrup some trouble, and probe the dark earth and beyond.
October 31, 2019
Ep 28: Eyes of the Living
Listen up OLD MAN -- you're sitting around in your trailer thinking "There's no new metal!" Well, you're wrong, fatty. Dead wrong. Zombie dead-ass wrong. Check out Eyes of the Living -- A brutal metal outfit from Philadelphia. In this episode, our Middle-Aged Metal-Heads check in with Tim Swisher and Chris Moore to see where they're from, where they're going, and what's next for Philly's own Eyes of the Living.
October 23, 2019
Ep 26: 1986: the YEAR IN METAL
Lucky episode number 25. Woe to you, o earth and sea, for the Devil sends the Beast with wrath because he knows his time is short. Here it is. Explosions. High Voltage. It's dirty. It's ugly. And we like it that way. This episode's balls are to the wall both literally and figuratively. We explore the awkward METAL YEARS of 1986. Pimples, warts, spandex, and all. Come with us on a magical journey through time and space.
September 28, 2019
Ep 25: The Inaugural Fantasy Festival Draft 2019
Our intrepid METALHEADS embark on a mission to create the ultimate festival. Using a draft format designed by evil GameMaster John Hardin, we built five festival from the ground up. Which one would you attend? Step right up, Middle-Aged Metal-Heads. It's goin down.
September 10, 2019
Ep 24: Iron Maiden: The Voyage, or, A Three Hour Tour
In PURE MAIDEN style, this episode is an epic tale of woe, struggle, and ultimately victory. The MAMHs tackle a monster in IRON MAIDEN and discuss the history of the band, the allure of 3+ guitarists, and why some of us cannot seem to get to the shows. All that and more. Gallop along and give us a run through.
August 21, 2019
Ep 23: Screamers Pt 2: The Unsung (see what I did there?)
Everyone has a fave that nobody knows. Guess what? Nobody knows yours either if you don't give us a call and tell us!
August 01, 2019
Ep 22: Screamers Pt 1: Top Picks
Who's your number one? Who's the best? Did we pick your best singer? You'll never know if you don't listen. Come check it out as our MAMHs drop the names of their TOP THREE singers of all time.
July 30, 2019
Mike's Trivia Question #1
Listen, play, and win!
July 10, 2019
Ep 21: The Year was 1985
What were you doing in 1985? If you were a Middle-Aged Metal-Head, you were probably heading to High School give-or-take a few years. This episode tackles the tough times of Live Aid, New Coke, and all that mess that was just a distraction from the real deal of 1985 -- THE METAL. Tune in, drop out, dive in, and freak with us this week. Leave us a 5 STAR review and get a friend to start listening. Boom.
July 10, 2019
Ep 20: 7134: The Van Halen Incident
Van Halen Van Hagar Von Cherone . . . nah just kidding. Our MAMHs (minus Kerry) discuss another monstrous metal ELEPHANT in the room -- the VAN HALENS. The trials tribulations coke infused parties hurting Steve Perry and DUKE IT OUT over the Red Rider himself, Samuel Hagar. Can he really drive 55 or is that just a hoax fabricated by his mechanic? I mean everybody wants some, right? Hit me wild thing. Press play. Oh--and pay attention. There's a contest. Win a CD from AgeOfMetal.us! Thanks COLIN! Everything really IS AWESOME
July 01, 2019
Ep 19: Geoff Tate Interview -- Operation: mindcrime 30th Anniversary Show
What would we be if we weren't out listening to metal? NOTHING, that's what! This week, Michael and Colin set aside their walkers, CPAP machines, and ensure drinks in favor of metal, cigarettes, and beer beer beer. They partied with the throngs outside and then spoke to the man himself, GEOFF TATE! Check it.
June 30, 2019
Ep 18: Guitar GODZ pt 2 -- The Underrated and Unsung
Here we go. The underrated, unsung, and often overlooked. We lay our out top three of the invisible guitar slinging METAL soldiers. Who you got? Leave us a message!
June 22, 2019
Ep 17: Guitar GODZ pt 1 -- The Greats
Who are you all time FAVES? Who are the innovators? Who takes a piss on all of them? Think about it.
June 20, 2019
Ep 16: Thrash Metal Speed Metal
What do you think of when you think of THRASH METAL?! Who was your gateway to thrash? Do you love it? Are you METAL F*&CKING MAD?!?!?! Kerry, Michael, Colin, David, Geoff, and special guest BROSEPH JOSEPH get together to BANG HEADS over who's the best, the worst, and the lasting kings of THRASH. LIsten up, METALHEADS. Get yourself a nap and a warm cup of tea and cuddle up with the MIDDLE-AGED METAL-HEADS
June 06, 2019
Ep 15: The DIRT -- A Motley Crüe documentary
Our first international episode. Jetlagged and droopy, David is in Ireland and we're talking about The Dirt and other bits of Metal History through the literal lens of the METAL BIOPIC.
June 06, 2019
Ep 14: KISS --End of the Road Tour
You wanted the best and you got us instead! Back from hiatus, our intrepid old men talk about KISS's End of the Road Tour and MOAR!
May 04, 2019
Ep 13: The year 1984: Where There is No Darkness
After a brief hiatus, our faithful old men return to discuss the year 1984: Favorite records, songs, characters, attytudes, and hits. We're a little punchy this week so take it easy on us. The dogs are barking and the bones are moaning. Throw a log onto the fire and join us as we explore the year it all came together and fell apart.
March 07, 2019
Ep 12: UNIFY Gathering--An Australian Metal Festival
We're throwing a 21 year old shrimp on the barbed wire in a room full of old men. That didn't sound right. Our Metal-head At-large hits the road and visits the UNIFY Gathering in balmy Australia. Hear the ins and outs of the festival experience, some vinyl insights, and a word from new MAMH-about-town Geoff! CAN YOU DIG IIIIIIIITTTTT
February 14, 2019
Ep 11: Free For All No. 1
We've got a burning feeling. It's like a roaring flame. . . burning. . . burning. . . Hey, something is burning in here. Burning questions that are searing their way to the top and causing us to bubble over. Welcome to our first Free For All. Here's some things we want to know.
January 22, 2019
Ep 10: Pivotal Records -- John Hardin of Powerslave Productions
Where do you get your records growing up in a small west coast town? Special guest John Hardin peels back the curtain to reveal that he's not always been the superhip homeboy from Austin that y'all think he is.
January 09, 2019
Ep 9: The Records of our Lives
Special guest Chris Tipping takes us on a journey through his childhood with some experiences and recordings that have withstood the tests of time, ridicule, poor management, and seedy venues. Come listen to a trio of old men yammer on about Heavy Metal and some of its trappings.
January 04, 2019
Ep 8: Special Episode-METAL XMAS
Come along with us as we wax poetic on the inner need for bands to splatter the holiday yule with the blood of virgins. Nah, just a rant and rave about the best and worst of metal XMAS tunes. Do we need them? Do we love them? What are they thinking anyway? It's a rare occasion such as this that we find Michael, Colin, Kerry, and David on the same episode.
December 26, 2018
Ep 7: Bands that Changed Lead Singers
Changing horses midstream. Changing drivers at a stop light. Who are these bands who have loved and lost, succeeded or failed, rose to the occasion or were left as a burnt out shell of their former selves on the side of the road. . . kicked. . . in the head. . . with a steel boot. . . after losing their lead singer. We Middle-Aged Metal-Heads have a few winners and losers. Who are your picks? Listen in and give us a call. You may be featured in a future episode.
December 24, 2018
Ep 6: Pivotal Records -- MAMH host, Kerry Karte
Who is this mysterious figure? MAMH Kerry Karte talks backwoods living rooms, Charlie Pride, and gives us the title of the one record that he managed to wear out on vinyl, 8-track, and cassette on his road to being a card-carrying METAL-HEAD.
December 15, 2018
Ep 5: Pivotal Records -- Colin Bosler of Age of Metal
In this episode we overcome technical difficulties and get homework assigned to us by Age of Metal CEO and Middle-Aged Metal aficionado Colin Bosler. Colin discusses his most pivotal record and dares us all to listen to records as they were intended by the artist. Has easy access to music degraded our listening experience? Artistic expression? Somehow we manage to talk about KISS again and just wait for the cliffhanger. . . www.ageofmetal.us
December 06, 2018
Ep 4: Death by Metal part 2-Felipe Belalcazar
In this episode the Middle-Aged Metal-Heads conclude their interview Felipe Belalcazar, director of Death by Metal. Trailer: vimeo.com/125608027
December 04, 2018
Ep 3: Live episode! BarCamp Philly 2018
In this episode, our intrepid Metal-Head is At-Large at BarCampPhilly 2018 to host a session with current and future Middle-Aged Metal-Heads. What are they listening to? Who are their secret squeezes? Guilty pleasures and Sexy Metal?!
November 27, 2018
Ep 2: Death by Metal part 1-Interview with Felipe Belalcazar
In this special episode the Middle-Aged Metal-Heads brave the frigid temperatures of the Pipersville garage to interview Felipe Belalcazar, director of Death by Metal. This documentary follows the life, career, and passing of Chuck Schuldiner, the mastermind behind the pioneering metal band, Death. Trailer: https://vimeo.com/125608027
November 23, 2018
Ep 1: Shout at the Devil turns 35
Meet Michael, Kerry, and David your MAMHs for this episode. Shout at the Devil turns 35; metal releases in 1983:Kill 'em All; Holy Diver; Lick It Up
November 09, 2018
Meet the Metal-head: Kerry Karte
Get to know your hosts
November 07, 2018
Episode 1 teaser
Middle Aged Metalheads is it new podcast where three friends get together to talk about growing up listening to heavy-metal, rebelling against the mainstream, and what they’re doing about it now that they are old and grey
October 27, 2018