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The Metal Forge®

The Metal Forge®

By The Metal Forge®
A place to share the love of regional, underground, and pure unadulterated... METAL. This is the one, the only, official page of The Metal Forge® you see any other page out there and it's not us.

Coming to you weekly wherever you get your podcasts, Mark talks with the underground metal scene from Vancouver all the way to Botswana, the UK to California. Each podcast is dropped at High Noon (EST.) and ranges in times of 40 Minutes to 1.5 hours. The Archives were on Louisville, KY Radio Station 100.9 FM WCHQ and featured live performance, as well as play lists and interviews.
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The Metal Forge - 4-16-2021 - Blazon Rite (Johnny, Jim, Peirson)
This week, we are going to take a trip to Philadelphia...we aren’t going there to see Independence Hall or the Liberty Bell, we are going to the deepest darkest dungeon to hear some awesome metal from BLAZON RITE! https://blazonrite.bandcamp.com/  IG: @blazonriteofficial FB: @blazonriteofficial Links to our Sponsors: Mom's Music/Maxwell's House of Music: http://www.momsmusic.com http://www.maxwellshouseofmusic.com IG: @momsmusicstore IG: @maxwellshouseofmusic Better Days Records: https://www.facebook.com/betterdayseast/ https://www.discogs.com/label/93068-Better-Days-Records-2 http://www.discogs.com/seller/thebetterdaysrecords The Wrestling Steve Show: http://www.facebook.com/wrestlingsteve Night Demon Heavy Metal Podcast: http://www.nightdemon.net
59:24
April 16, 2021
The Metal Forge - 4-9-2021 - Midnight Spell (Paolo, Brian, The Hammer)
Deep in the depths of the pits of Miami's underground we cast a MIDNIGHT SPELL.  Join, Brian, Paolo and The Hammer while we talk abour the band and their lives as musicians and much more!  https://midnightspell.bandcamp.com/  IG: @midnightspellofficial FB: @midnightspellofficial YT: https://youtu.be/wacd4iwNJ7Q Links to our Sponsors: Mom's Music/Maxwell's House of Music: http://www.momsmusic.com http://www.maxwellshouseofmusic.com IG: @momsmusicstore IG: @maxwellshouseofmusic Better Days Records: https://www.facebook.com/betterdayseast/ https://www.discogs.com/label/93068-Better-Days-Records-2 http://www.discogs.com/seller/thebetterdaysrecords Tattoo Charlie's: http://www.tattoocharlies.com The Wrestling Steve Show: http://www.facebook.com/wrestlingsteve Night Demon Heavy Metal Podcast: http://www.nightdemon.net
01:09:13
April 9, 2021
The Metal Forge - 4-2-2021 - Vometh
Coming all the way from Stockholm, Thrash Metal greatness VOMETH comes to The Metal Forge this week, With Henrick and Niklas.  Recently their debut EP "Final Warning" was released and it has been blistering the metal community with it's whiplike riffs and sheer thrash radness! SP: https://open.spotify.com/artist/3hx8pK1SaAysDLCBDhNPSO?si=k46glI3pSHuqTFu3Vt2XEA http://vometh.bandcamp.com IG: @vomethofficial FB: @vometh YT: https://youtu.be/htCeSNC_1eo Links to our Sponsors: Mom's Music/Maxwell's House of Music: http://www.momsmusic.com http://www.maxwellshouseofmusic.com IG: @momsmusicstore IG: @maxwellshouseofmusic Better Days Records: https://www.facebook.com/betterdayseast/ https://www.discogs.com/label/93068-Better-Days-Records-2 http://www.discogs.com/seller/thebetterdaysrecords Tattoo Charlie's: http://www.tattoocharlies.com The Wrestling Steve Show: http://www.facebook.com/wrestlingsteve Night Demon Heavy Metal Podcast: http://www.nightdemon.net
01:08:33
April 2, 2021
The Metal Forge - 3-26-2021 - Anvil (Steve 'Lips' Kudlow)
Lips comes into The Metal Forge, but in this episode, he's bringing his own ANVIL! Started in 1978 as "Lips", and released their first album independently under that name, but changed it after signing to Attic Records to avoid confusion with disco act Lipps, Inc. The debut album was then re-released under the new name. Anvil have a tradition of giving all of their albums alliterated three-word titles. A documentary about the band titled "Anvil! The Story of Anvil" was released in 2009. It was directed by Sacha Gervasi, who was a roadie for the band in the late '80s. http://my.tbaytel.net/tgallo/anvil
01:01:34
March 26, 2021
The Metal Forge - 3-19-2021 - Bewitcher (Andreas Magus)
Black Speed Metal in only a way a band from Portland can play it.  Come listen to Andreas from bewitcher hammer down in The Metal Forge.  The hammer will fall no less than 666 times! https://bewitcher.us  
01:01:37
March 19, 2021
The Metal Forge - 3-12-2021 - Seven Sisters (Kyle, Sam, Gaz)
Seven Sisters – born in the depths of West London – are a band that encapsulates melodic, twin-guitar driven heavy metal. Taking the essence of the 80’s, infusing it with progressive song structures and an effortless command of dynamics, their take on metal is both familiar and unequivocally their own.  https://sevensistersheavymetal.co.uk  
01:13:15
March 12, 2021
The Metal Forge - 3-5-2021 - Shadowland (Tanya, Jeff, Blaze, Dave)
Darkness covers the land in shadow starting the first week of March 2021...From NYC, The Metal Forge welcomes SHADOWLAND.  Don't miss it, you're sure to have fun in the Lost City! http://www.shadowlandnyc.bandcamp.com
01:09:57
March 5, 2021
The Metal Forge - 2-26-2021 - Blood Feast (Chris Natalini)
All hail the feast we adorn tonight, New Jersey's own Thrash metal masters BLOOD FEAST will be joining me on a hard hitting episode of The Metal Forge.  Some blood will be shed here today and we will take no prisoners! http://www.bloodfeastlegions.com
01:09:57
February 26, 2021
The Metal Forge - 2-19-2021 - Tantivy (Adam Geurink)
Wisconsin death trip? Not this time, Tantivy a powerful duo of speed and traditional heavy metal will be coming in to pound out some awesome tunes and let you know what its like in the frozen tundra of the north lands! http://www.tantivyrocknroll.bandcamp.com
46:19
February 19, 2021
The Metal Forge - 2-12-2021 - Ritual Moon (Belen & Mars)
LA has never been more under the full Ritual Moon than it has right this moment. The all female black thrash power trio hammers out to the Luna on this episode of the show!  Join, Belen and Mars while we discuss their awesome influence on Black Thrash! http://www.ritualmoon.bandcamp.com
53:01
February 12, 2021
The Metal Forge - 2-5-2021 - Night Demon
From the pits of Hell there will be a Demon of the Night forging a metal of epic proportions the first week of Feburary .  Night Demon swings their sword in The Metal Forge!  From out of the darkness comes a new EP to sear your soul, “Night Demon”, by the band Night Demon hailing from Ventura, California. A self-titled debut from a terrific 3-piece that will remind you of everything great about Heavy Metal in the early 80s. Night Demon encompasses the best about that era, but they bring the genre into the modern day with ease. http://www.nightdemon.net
01:18:48
February 5, 2021
The Metal Forge - 1-29-2021 - Skyryder (Andrew Macknight)
The future is not certain.  The words of Sarah Conner ring repeatedly in the heads of all the believers out there.  The Metal Forge is visiting with Andrew Macknight from Newcastle, England's own fantasy Sci-fi Skyryder.   http://www.skyryder.bandcamp.com
59:59
January 29, 2021
The Metal Forge - 1-22-2021 - Possessed Steel
Staying in Canada this week as well for Mythical metal Shaped through High fantasy, imagination, storytelling and a passion for music.   http://www.possessedsteel.bandcamp.com
01:23:22
January 22, 2021
The Metal Forge - 1-15-2021 - Deadwolff (Tommy Wolffe & Bobby Deuce)
Canadian Heavy Metal at its finest. Tommy Wolffe and Bobby Deuce call in to The Metal Forge and talk shop with a north of the border flair! http://www.deadwolff.bandcamp.com
01:11:49
January 15, 2021
The Metal Forge - 1-8-2021 - Soul Grinder
West Coast back in The Metal Forge with April Dimmick, Kevin Ross and Alex Avery from Soul Grinder.  Come on out and hammer away at some Black Thrash!  No prisoners will be taken on this one! soulgrinderofficial.bandcamp.com
01:06:03
January 8, 2021
The Metal Forge - 1-1-2021 - Hellripper
It's the first episode of 2021 and we are here to have a HELLRIPPER of a great time!  James McBain joins me on the phone from Scotland to talk about some Black Thrash and so much more.  This is going to be a show you don't want to miss, and will possibly want to listen to it over and over again along with the archives! hellripper.bandcamp.com
59:08
January 1, 2021
The Metal Forge - 12-25-2020 - Saber (Steven Villa, Joel Dominguez) Episode 100!
SABER from LA will be coming into The Metal Forge for episode 100.  New acquisition of Church Recordings, they are here to talk about their upcoming album "Without Warning"  This is an episode to not miss, you never know who might show up! http://www.saberheavymetal.bandcamp.com
01:08:14
December 25, 2020
The Metal Forge - 12-18-2020 - HROM/A Locus Tide
TWO FOR THE PRICE OF ONE WEEK AT THE METAL FORGE!!! HROM: HIGH OCTANE CLASSIC STYLE EPIC POWER METAL FORCE! » Packing high energy, old school influenced, power metal punches out of Canada since 2009! http://www.hromcan.bandcamp.com
02:16:16
December 18, 2020
The Metal Forge - 12-11-2020 - Morgul Blade (Rich Klauf)
Two weeks in a row, The Metal Forge sets up shop in Pennsylvania...Fell sorcery abounds! Tales of magic and might! Heavy Metal from Philadelphia PA. http://www.morgulblade.bandcamp.com
01:02:55
December 11, 2020
The Metal Forge - 12-4-2020 - Spellbook
Doom Rock, Occult Rock, Proto Metal...We just call it Rock n Roll! Formerly known as Witch Hazel from York, Pennsylvania. http://www.spellbookband.bandcamp.com
01:12:13
December 4, 2020
The Metal Forge - 11-27-2020 - Lüger
Lüger is a four-piece band from Montreal, Canada that emerged from the murky roots of Heavy Music. From the F.W.O.B.M to Biker Metal lingering between Speed and Savage Rock 'n Roll , the band explores the darkest, sleaziest corners of underground music. Lüger offers performances that are unrelenting as they are sinister, preaching debauchery and occultism.  http://www.lugerband.bandcamp.com
53:17
November 27, 2020
The Metal Forge - 11-20-2020 - Oath (Steven Waddell)
Evoking the glory of an early 80s garage band Oath is a reverb drenched haze of twisting riffs and serpentine solos. Lose yourself with Oath. Conceived in 2018 by Steve Waddell as a solo project, taking inspiration from the Diy ethic of bands like Fetid Zombie and Darkthrone combined with the melodic feel of bands like Praying Mantis and Angelwitch with a touch of prog for good measure.   http://www.oath1.bandcamp.com
01:05:10
November 20, 2020
The Metal Forge - 11-13-2020 - BAT/Municipal Waste (Ryan Waste)
Coming from the wilderness of Virginia, a BAT flies into The Metal Forge in the form of one Ryan Waste.  Spanning over 4 releases and various other ties to metal, BAT Bassist/Vocalist Ryan Waste will be my special guest for a Friday the 13th episode!  http://www.bewareofthebat.bandcamp.com
55:53
November 13, 2020
The Metal Forge - 11-6-2020 - Created to Kill (Steve Forbes)
KYDM - Kentucky Death Metal... It isn't music, it's a way of life. Steve Forbes is coming in to The Metal Forge to hammer out some KYDM. http://www.createdtokill.bandcamp.com
41:11
November 6, 2020
The Metal Forge - 10-31-2020 - Venom Inc - Tony Dolan (BONUS EPISODE)
The Warriors gathered slowly around the sacred city Hell. and from long distance from England, "Demolition Man" Tony Dolan comes in The Metal Forge to forge out his Mpire of Evil broad sword to slay the Metal Monsters.  Join us as Tony talks about his illustrious career in music and film and overall life. Have a safe, METAL HALLOWEEN!!! http://www.facebook.com/venomincofficial
01:12:41
October 31, 2020
The Metal Forge - 10-30-2020 - Goat Bong (Dirty Mike Alcala)
One Rip for man, One giant Rip for Mankind!  "Dirty" Mike Alcala hammers out the bong of destiny in The Metal Forge for a Devil's Night Spectacular show.  A Passion project of epic proportions is at hand.  This is not one to miss with all the havoc and chaos being caused! http://goatbong.bandcamp.com
58:24
October 30, 2020
The Metal Forge - 10-23-2020 - Legendry (Vidarr The Silent)
More epic power fantasy metal from Pittsburgh! Vidarr The Silent, front man and guitarist of Legendry will be my guest. Forging a sword to call their own and cutting down all the evil hell spawn in the epic month of Halloween. Do not miss this! http://www.https://legendry.bandcamp.com/  
01:09:49
October 23, 2020
The Metal Forge - 10-21-2020 - Steve Gatrost - BONUS EPISODE
Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down with Steve Gatrost from Louisville.  Steve is a tattoo artist who is currently taking residency at Spring Street Tattoo in Jeffersonville, Indiana.  He has toured extensively and worked on several high profile musicians.  He is also the creator of an independent comic titled: "The Elixir".  I was going to include this episode on another show with a band in the mix, but we had so much content I have decided to include it as a BONUS EPISODE (a first for The Metal Forge).  Please visit Steve's IG account and give him a follow and if you are in the local area or plan to be, please look him up, and book an appointment with him.  Background music is provided by Hillsfar, please go to their link listed below and grab a copy of their material.   Steve Gatrost: IG: @stevegatrost Spring Street Tattoo: IG: @springst_tattoo Hillsfar: http://www.https://hillsfar.bandcamp.com/  
01:57:51
October 22, 2020
The Metal Forge - 10-16-2020 - Villain
The frozen tundra of Canada comes back this week on The Metal Forge™.  VILLAIN a heavy metal power trio from Toronto call in to discuss so much awesomeness, and to put YOU in your place.  Don't miss this one, because if you do, VILLAIN will come looking for YOU!!! https://www.facebook.com/heavymetalvillain  
01:12:58
October 16, 2020
The Metal Forge - 10-9-2020 - SHI
Louisville, KY is back on the list. Another awesome Metal Forge Local band, SHI.  Loud, depressing stoner doom.  They credit themselves as:  Stoner Doom from Louisville, KY. Dudes playing riffs that are discount versions of better riffs. But all around is sheer greatness. https://www.facebook.com/shilouisville  
01:29:41
October 9, 2020
The Metal Forge - 10-2-2020 - Evildead (Rob Alaniz)
Evildead was initially formed in 1986 by Juan Garcia and Mel Sanchez as a side-project, but became a full-time band after their respective bands Agent Steel and Abattoir broke up. Upon the reformation of Agent Steel, Juan brought Karlos Medina with him. After the demise of Evildead in 1995, Garcia, Medina and Dan Flores formed the band Terror that would follow in the same vein of Evildead, but with lyrics in Spanish. Reunited in 2008, the band played and headlined its first show in over 20 years at a small thrash festival named "Thrasho De Mayo" in Los Angeles. They split-up once again in October 2012. Evildead reunited once more on March 12th, 2016 to celebrate the 50th birthday of Rob Alaniz. The band revealed on their Facebook page that there will be more shows, meaning that they are active again. https://www.facebook.com/Evildead.Official  
01:06:11
October 2, 2020
The Metal Forge - 9-25-2020 - Ryghar (Ryghar Highwind)
Barbaric Heavy Metal from Texas... EVERYTHING is bigger in Texas, even the metal! Tune in to this Episode, you are going to enjoy it.  Check their links below and give them a like and a follow! https://www.https://ryghar.bandcamp.com/  
01:16:49
September 25, 2020
The Metal Forge - 9-18-2020 - Overthrust (Vulture Thrust)
Ghanzi, Botswana. A group of Death Metal Cowboys are descending on the Metal Scene, OVERTHRUST.  From a start in 2009 to being recommended by Lemmy to perform at Wacken Open Air Festival in 2016.  A sure fire episode to not miss.  Check their links below and give them a like and a follow! http://www.overthrust.net  
41:26
September 18, 2020
The Metal Forge - 9-11-2020 - Haunt (Trevor William Church)
With over 25 releases in 5 years, A man is working at his home studio in Fresno, CA.  He is Trevor William Church, he is the leader and Mastermind behind Beastmaker, and Haunt!  Coming from a musical family, he is on fire with plans of world domination...The only question is...which world? hauntthenation.bandcamp.com
01:08:33
September 11, 2020
The Metal Forge - 9-4-2020 - Night Cobra (Christian Larson)
Houston, TX snakes, Night Cobra will be in The Metal Forge talking about that Texas heat and Metal.   A sure fire episode to NOT miss! nightcobra.bandcamp.com
38:20
September 4, 2020
The Metal Forge - 8-28-2020 - Misanthropik Records (Erick Draven)
Lexington Kentucky based indie label fronted by Erick Draven calls in to talk about their need to help the metal community and more! www.misanthropikrecords.com  
48:09
August 28, 2020
The Metal Forge - 8-21-2020 - KUR
Three piece blackened death metal band erupting from the bowels of Lexington, Kentucky to spread chaos and crush beers as we watch the world burn.  https://www.facebook.com/metalkur  
54:41
August 21, 2020
The Metal Forge - 8-14-2020 - Germ Bomb
Live from Gothenburg, Sweden it's time to set off a GERM BOMB.  The guys call in to the show and we discuss their musical career along with life in general, an episode you don't want to miss! http://germbomb.bandcamp.com/  
37:10
August 14, 2020
The Metal Forge - 8-7-2020 - Throne Of Iron (Tucker Thomasson)
Get out your dice bag and Player's Hand book and roll up a new character. Feed the NPC to the Dragon and tell the DM to fuck off! I have Indiana's own D&D thematic band Throne of Iron coming on! http://throneofiron.bandcamp.com/
49:18
August 7, 2020
The Metal Forge - 7-31-2020 - The Hell You Say (Josh Spriggs, Beenee Overstreet)
Oh! The Hell You Say! what a great tag line. THYS come in and forge their own type of metal this week. Where all you can do is run home to mom's tit and curl up. Join Josh, Beenee and me while we talk about good ol times in the Louisville music scene, and listen to a couple of tracks. www.thehellyousaynoise.bandcamp.com/
01:11:13
July 31, 2020
The Metal Forge - 7-24-2020 - Wraith
Wraith....Black Thrash from Hammond, Indiana. There really isnt much more to say other than: pull up your pants, put your shit kickers on and get in the socially distanced pit! Wraith are coming for YOU!!! www.wraith219.bandcamp.com
01:03:14
July 24, 2020
The Metal Forge - 7-17-2020 - Fudgeknuckle
Louisville's own satirical metal band coming LIVE from Mike Taylor's Sound Cellar. Coming on the show to reunite to the great of good to promote Metal Fest 9. Metal Fest 9: https://www.facebook.com/musicfest502/?epa=SEARCH_BOX www.metalforgeradio.com
53:52
July 17, 2020
The Metal Forge - 7-10-2020 - E - Flat (Rod Mac)
Louisville's own hooligans will be reuniting this year at Metal Fest 9 at the end of July. I will be featuring Rod Mac in the Metal Forge on location. But not only is this hooligan going to be talking about music, he is also a Cryptozoology and Bigfoot expert. https://www.facebook.com/EFLATHOOLIGANS/
58:41
July 10, 2020
The Metal Forge - 7-3-2020 - Bastard Sons Of A Judas Goat
Kentucky Doom Noise Masters: Bastard Sons of a Judas Goat are pounding out some Metal in the Forge today. Talking about their upcoming performance at Metal Fest 9 and the plethora of Dark Ambient material they release is going to be a must listen for everyone! bastardsonsofajudasgoat.bandcamp.com
59:36
July 3, 2020
The Metal Forge - 6-26-2020 - Silver Talon (Bryce VanHoosen)
Portland's other favorite son is on this week's show, Bryce Vanhoosen from Silver Talon. Bryce calls in to talk shop with me and show us that the Talon's are cast in .999 Fine Silver. www.silver-talon.com
01:06:43
June 26, 2020
The Metal Forge - 6-19-2020 - Torment Of Giants
Paramus, NJ...A land of GIANTS...AND WE WILL TORMENT THEM today! Torment of Giants joins me on Zoom and we will discuss their debut album and more. It is truly a fun time. Oh and go buy their song "Paper Crown" from their bandcamp page listed below! Because on Juneteenth Bandcamp is donating their profits to The NAACP Legal Defense Fund. So please support where you can! tormentofgiants.bandcamp.com
01:14:44
June 19, 2020
The Metal Forge - 6-12-2020 - Idle Hands (Gabe Franco) - Metal Fest 9 (Allen Ashbaugh)
If Idle Hands are the Devil's workshop then we will be making some sweet metal this week! Gabe Franco is my guest from PDX's Idle Hands, Fresh off of touring with King Diamond and Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats, they put their Gothic spin on Metal, a must listen... But wait, there's more!!! In the wake of all the shit going on, the Louisville Metal Scene unites every year to say one thing...FUCK CANCER! Allen Ashbaugh Presents: Metal Fest 9! Everyone has been affected by this horrible disease in some way, or another. Whether it is you, your loved ones, or friends, the message we want to share is: GET CHECKED, as often as you can. All proceeds are donated to The V Foundation. This annual festival features over 30 bands from the Mid-West. $15 per day or $25 for the entire weekend. Friday July 24 and Saturday July 25th. Featuring 3 Stages of Metal Fest mayhem! IDLE HANDS: https://www.lonefirrecords.com/
01:27:09
June 12, 2020
The Metal Forge - 6-5-2020 - Fatal Curse (Michael Bowen)
Papa Shango once put a curse on The Ultimate Warrior, it made him spew out green shit from his mouth...That is not a FATAL CURSE! Fatal Curse from central New York will be dropping in to talk about their album "Breaking the Trance" It's such good shit! www.metalforgeradio.com
50:01
June 5, 2020
The Metal Forge - 5-29-2020 - Black Knife
A Black Knife is being forged this week. Josh, Tiffany and Matt are joining me on the phone to talk about their new Split 7" with Whipstriker and even more, like Lexington legends Hookers, and Hot Sauce! A definite listen! www.metalforgeradio.com
01:00:22
May 29, 2020
The Metal Forge - 5-22-2020 - Vanik/Midnight/Vandallus
Releasing at Midnight in HONOR of MIDNIGHT's Vanik as this week's guest. Super Awesome conversations about Ohio, Halloween, Horror and KISS, plus so much more. ENTER IF YOU DARE!!! Please check out the links below! Songs featured on this show are: Vanik - One More Dose Midnight - Rebirth By Blasphemy Vandallus - Barricade Please see the links below to Purchase: www.metalforgeradio.com
01:07:29
May 22, 2020
The Metal Forge - 5-15-2020 - War Cloud (Nick Burks)
A War Cloud of groove metal is dropped in The Metal Forge™ this week when Nick Burks calls in to discuss their new release "The Earhammer Sessions" Also we talk about some awesome Spinal Tap moments along with what a dick Ted Nugent is along with being a "Facebook informed American". Visit our Patreon and keep The Metal Forge™ Fire burning at: www.patreon.com/metalforgeradio Our Official Website: www.metalforgeradio.com And To Purchase some War Cloud Material and music: www.warcloudrock.com All Rights Reserved. Any unauthorized reproduction/duplication is expressly forbidden without prior written consent and is punishable by law. Intro copyright 2020 The Metal Forge™. The Metal Forge™, please contact metalforgeradio@gmail.com for any and all other info. All other music is owned by writers/publishers respectivley and is used with permission for means of promotion.
01:30:50
May 15, 2020
The Metal Forge - 5-8-2020 - Underking
Maxwell Jeffries from United Kingdom based UNDERKING calls in to The Metal Forge™ to discuss their DUAL ALBUM release from April 3rd 2020! And an unexpected surprise toward the end of the episode. Fun times to be had by all on this one!!! www.metalforgeradio.com underking.bandcamp.com All Rights Reserved. Any unauthorized reoproduction/duplication is expressly forbidden without prior written consent and is punishable by law. Intro copyright 2020 The Metal Forge™. The Metal Forge™, please contact metalforgeradio@gmail.com for any and all other info. All other music is owned by writers/publishers respectivley and is used with permission for means of promotion.
01:01:40
May 8, 2020
The Metal Forge - 5-1-2020 - Spell (Cam Mesmer)
The Metal Forge is casting some musical magic with Cam Mesmer from Vancouver B.C. Hypnotic Heavy Metal band SPELL will be pounding out the beats to the hammer strikes. With a discussion of their new album "Opulent Decay" Cam will join me on the phone for The Metal Forge's FIRST non-United States band interview! www.spellofficial.bandcamp.com www.metalforgeradio.com www.patreon.com/metalforgeradio
01:05:50
May 1, 2020
The Metal Forge - 4-24-2020 - WiiRMZ (Chad Castetter)
Tales from a Punk Rock Icon, Chad Castetter from WiiRMZ calls into The Metal Forge to talk about all kinds of goofy shit and even more. From Puddle of Crud Covering "About A Girl" to Zakk Wylde being an unwashed metal madman, and then there is the Chris Holmes segment. Really fun times to be had by all!!! Check out the Patreon page where you can get the Episode a full 24 hours early when you subscribe to any tier! www.patreon.com/metalforgeradio
01:01:37
April 24, 2020
The Metal Forge - 4-17-2020 - EchoSoul (Guy Hinton)
Covid-Casting from the fires of the forge again. This week, I interview Guy Hinton from EchoSoul (Ft. Wayne, Indiana). A blend of Power and Thrash, Guy's story is the comeback story you have all been waiting for. With Special Guest appearances on vocals by Tim "Ripper" Owens (Judas Priest, The Three Tremors) and various other awesome musicians this will not be an episode you want to miss!!! Please Drop a buck in the bucket to keep The Metal Forge burning: www.patreon.com/metalforgeradio Check out EchoSoul's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/EchoSoulMusic/
56:43
April 17, 2020
The Metal Forge - 4-10-2020 - Emerald Rage (Jacob Wherley)
Akron's own Emerald Rage is featured this week, Jacob Wherley on Vocals and Guitar calls in to talk about their new Collaboration with Tim "Ripper" Owens formerly of Judas Priest and now The Three Tremors. Loads of fun on this one. I hope you are all safe out there. Head to www.metalforgeradio.com and check out the Merch Links!!!
46:17
April 10, 2020
The Metal Forge - 4-3-2020 - Her Worst Nightmare (Jason Caruana)
Jason Caruana calls in to The Metal Forge from Chicago based Her Worst Nightmare. Recently picked up on Misanthropik Records from Lexington KY, they are an 11 year old band finally making their way in the world and delivering us some killer metal. Visit their bandcamp at herworstnightmare.bandcamp.com to get some music and other goodies. (PS: They need to record their cover of Postmortem!!!)
37:41
April 3, 2020
The Metal Forge - 3-27-2020 - Lady Beast (Deb Levine)
LOCK DOWN week 2. Deb Levine calls in to The Metal Forge to talk about their new album "The Vulture's Amulet" due out on 4/3/20 from Reaper Metal Productions. Check out their Bandcamp Page to obtain their newest album along with other albums and cool merch! Ladybeast.bandcamp.com
51:23
March 27, 2020
The Metal Forge - 3-20-2020 - Wyld Ryde
LOCKDOWN Social Distance EDITION: Time to take your Wyld Ryde of life. Opening for Tom Kiefer (Cinderella) in Feb. 2020 I dropped in to the Mercury Ballroom (Louisville, KY) to play a little catch up with the guys. Fun times to have by all. A little shorter than normal, but just as much balls! To get access to the shows early, head to patreon.com/metalforgeradio and any donation will grant access, check out the other tiers!
39:17
March 20, 2020
The Metal Forge - 3-13-2020 - Majutsu
Deep in the pit, the bowels of the boiler room a monster is lurking, conjured by only the darkest magic of metal. Majutsu summon the dark ones. Happy Friday the 13th kids! Stay tuned for ticket giveaways www.metalforgeradio.com
01:05:20
March 13, 2020
The Metal Forge - 3-6-2020 - Stonecutters - Brian Omer
Pick up your Hammer and Chisel this week, we aren't pounding out any Metal. We are Stonecutters! Brian Omer joins me at a local StarSucks where the staff gets unruly toward the end of the interview, all good though. Please send me some 80-2004 Metal, send it to: metalforgeradio@gmail.com
53:18
March 6, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Midnight Metal Forge Part 1 - 2019.12.26 - Mothrog
Welcome to THE MIDNIGHT METAL FORGE CHRISTMAS EXTRAVAGANZA Part 1: a fiery group of Louisville hoodlums drop in on this 2 part, 5 HOUR show. Mark Jackson (The Metal Forge) and Zak Becher (The Midnight Oil) host as MoTHRoG, Ashley Vega, J-Riff, Ed Black (Lunch Break Live) all drop in PLUS MORE!!!
02:03:28
March 2, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Midnight Metal Forge Part 2 - 2019.12.26
Welcome to THE MIDNIGHT METAL FORGE CHRISTMAS EXTRAVAGANZA Part 2: a fiery group of Louisville hoodlums drop in on this 2 part, 5 HOUR show. Mark Jackson (The Metal Forge) and Zak Becher (The Midnight Oil) host as MoTHRoG, Ashley Vega, J-Riff, Ed Black (Lunch Break Live) all drop in PLUS MORE!!!
02:54:48
March 2, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.12.05 - Creeps, Inc
Someone left the damn door open and the Creeps, Inc. decided to come on.
02:02:40
March 2, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.11.21 - Goodnight Carnage & Sean Saunders
In this episode, we say Goodnight to all the Carnage out there in life and play some killer metal. Killer Metal from North Vernon, Indiana!
02:02:24
March 2, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.11.14 - Deacons Of Doom Tony Dynamite
Is it Nut Juice? Do Almonds have nipples to get milk from? ruminate with The Deacons of Doom! Ruminate! In hour #2, TTTTTTony Dynamite drops in to talk about his upcoming match with GoGo at EWE Wrestling!
02:03:17
March 2, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.11.07 - The Promise Of Plague
The Promise of Plague came in, the left their virus and we were all infected. This was truly a blast!
02:02:11
March 2, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.10.24 - The Coomers
The Coomers drop in for a not so Metal evening. I is always a nice change of pace.
01:58:48
March 1, 2020
The Metal Forge - 2-28-2020 - Flip The Switch
Flip The Switch meet up with Mark at 21st Amendment Tavern in Louisville, KY to talk about their upcoming shows, new vocalist and even more shenanigans. Was Evil Dead 2 a remake or a sequel? First person to read this and email me will win tickets to see OM at Headliners Music Hall in Louisville, KY on 3/11/20 email: metalforgeradio@gmail.com
56:39
February 28, 2020
The Metal Forge - 2-21-20 - Zephaniah
Justin Zych from Ft. Wayne, Indiana Metal Masters Zephaniah calls in to discuss their new vocalist and up coming show dates. I also talk about the Album that started METAL 50 years ago from 4 dudes in Birmingham, England.
53:15
February 21, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.10.17 - A Locus Tide And Savage Master
First ever live show for A Locus Tide.
02:00:06
February 18, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.10.03 - Dump Button
What do you get when you Load a Godawful, Rifle and Just Push Start? You will find out when we create a super group in the studio...DUMP BUTTON!
01:58:56
February 18, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.09.26 - Kill The Crown
Kill the Crown come in to jam out and play a special tune at the end.
01:59:28
February 18, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.09.19 - Piranhasarus
Piranhasarus unleashes a feeding frenzy in the studio with their 1st ever public performance as a band, of any kind. So cool! love these guys and want to have them back as soon as their schedule permits!
01:59:57
February 17, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.09.05 - Andrea Estes
Head Chef at 21st Amendment Tavern Andrea Estes and Partner Zoe drop in to talk up the place and build community awareness!
01:57:12
February 17, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.08.29 - Throwback Thursday
Throwback Thursday drops in to talk about their Blink 182 Vs. Green Day show at Mercury Ballroom.
02:00:45
February 17, 2020
The Metal Forge - 2-14-2020 - Provoke The Punishment
Happy Valentines day you bunch of Metalheads! In this episode I will be dropping in on the guys in Provoke the Punishment, newest addition to Misanthropik Records. They perform two tracks Live. As always, head over to metalforgeradio.com and check out the upcoming guests, along with heading over to patreon.com/metalforgeradio and throwing some in the jar, because it is really you all who listen who make the difference. Much love and Metal!!!
01:08:45
February 14, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.08.22 - Star Guided Vessel
Take a trip through Space and time with Star Guided Vessel... This is Major Tom to Ground Control! One of the best musical episodes I have ever been able to be a part of while doing the show.
01:58:58
February 10, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.08.15 - SxWxP
Sweet Whiskey Pussy - Because its a name you can't say on FM radio pounds out some Metal on their first release "Trans Am Jams" a few days before they release it at Louisville's Illustrious Tiger Room.
01:58:20
February 10, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.08.08 - Gravel & Spiders
Gravel & Spiders come in to promote "Hot Moms" and more! this was a fun one!
02:03:27
February 10, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.08.01 - Guerilla Red
Guerilla Red drops in to pound some metal out.
01:58:34
February 10, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.07.25 - Artwork For The Blind (Sol & Roacho)
Sol and Roacho from Artwork for the Blind drop in.
02:01:19
February 10, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.07.18 - The Happy Yew
Teenage punk group The Happy Yew dropped in to show The Metal Forge that it's not all about Metal out there.
01:56:11
February 9, 2020
The Metal Forge - 2-7-2020 - Mike Watkins/Palewalker
Mike Watkins from Lexington's Palewalker calls in to talk about their upcoming shows, along with his own brand of Metal. A definite listen is needed here for all metalheads into thrash and sludge metal! KILLER Interview!
01:06:03
February 7, 2020
The Metal Forge - 1-31-2020 - Tyler Hill/Lurker At The Threshold
I visited The Barrelhouse on Market in Jeffersonville Indiana on 1/25/2020 and ran into some friends. Also caught a few awesome live performances from Banshee Child and Julius. Tyler Hill the featured guest, formerly of Lurker at the Threshold calls in to shoot the shit and cut up with me. Thank you too all the Patreon subscribers and to everyone in general! KEEP THE METAL FLOWING!
48:12
January 31, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.07.11 - A Well Regulated Militia
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.07.11 - A Well Regulated Militia by The Metal Forge™
01:58:42
January 31, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.06.27 - Silent Nevermore
Silent Nevermore comes in to jam out!
02:03:07
January 30, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.06.20 - Poetry Of The Dead
Jayson William Allen drops in with Kenny Baker (note: not R2-D2...) and Namon Brothers to play some Poetry of the Dead tunes.
01:57:54
January 30, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.06.13 - Rifle
Rifle returns to set the record straight, they throw away their acoustic performance and play electric before releasing their EP "Nine Days".
02:00:45
January 30, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.06.06 - Dustin Swaggert
Dustin Swaggert, the heaviest acoustic performer in Louisville drops in the studio to show everyone what is up.
02:05:17
January 30, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.05.30 - Overload
Overload, Metal Forge's host Mark Jackson's band comes in the studio to play some new music.
02:02:59
January 30, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.05.16 - Day Of Ruin
May 16, 2019 that was a Day of Ruin!
01:59:38
January 30, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.05.09 - Viken & Va Va Vixens
This show was brought to you by the letter V! Viken, Va Va Vixens and more fun to be had!
02:00:57
January 30, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.05.02 - Stitch (godawfuls)
This Pre-Derby episode has a very GODAWFUL person on there, it's STITCH, and not that lovable Alien from the Disney film either!
02:03:20
January 30, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.04.25 - White Knight
White Knight comes in to throw some heavy prog your way and maybe, just maybe Father McKinsey will pick up the phone...
02:01:28
January 30, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.04.18 - Scrooge Mandella And Dyer Keathly
The Scrooge Mandella Effect is in full force. Come listen to Dyer Keathly tell us about Auditory Carnage! a new metal festival in Kentucky.
01:03:15
January 30, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.04.11 - Push Start
Push Start to Continue! Get the Punk on!
01:00:22
January 30, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.04.04 - Hot Prowlers
The summer of NEON starts now! with Hot Prowlers firing up The Metal Forge!
57:38
January 29, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.03.28 - Eulogy In Blood
Darkness will descend on The Metal Forge!
01:00:02
January 29, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.03.21 - Belushi Speedball
The craziness ensues when Belushi Speedball drop in the WCHQ Forge.
58:30
January 29, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.03.14 - Wesley Allen
Wesley Allen from Eastwood Records drops in!
59:39
January 29, 2020
The Metal Forge - 1-24-2020 - Chris Black/High Spirits
Chris Black from High Spirits, Aktor & Professor Black called into The Metal Forge to shoot the shit and talk about some music. This was truly an awesome interview. Thanks for checking it out and please go to their bandcamp site along with their Facebook. If you feel the need, head to www.patreon.com/metalforgeradio and check out the tiers, get mentioned on the podcast! Thanks again!
01:11:26
January 24, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.03.07 - Brian Desper
Brian Desper from Scrooge Mandella drops in last minute to perform live in the studio.
59:32
January 23, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.02.28 - Ryan Case
Ryan Case, Local Louisville Artist Extraordinaire drops in The Metal Forge to talk Monsters and Paint. This is a fun one.
01:00:29
January 23, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.02.21 - Samuel St. Samuel
Samuel St. Samuel from the almighty Call Me Bronco drops in The Metal Forge to hammer out a few!
58:26
January 23, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.02.14 - Wasted Planet
Henryville's own: Wasted Planet. Come on down!!!
53:37
January 23, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.02.07 - Straight Laced
Straight Laced (Louisville Oi Punk!) in the studio performing Live
01:00:06
January 23, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.01.31 - Jayson William Allen
The Metal Forge feat. Jayson William Allen from Poetry of the Dead.
01:00:55
January 23, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.01.24 - Jeff Gaither
Louisville Local Artist Jeff Gaither on The Metal Forge from 1/24/2019
58:58
January 23, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.01.17 - Gubbey Records
Dave from Gubbey Records dropping in the studio and having some fun!
01:00:58
January 11, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.01.10 - Jrad Spicer
Jrad Spicer
01:01:37
January 11, 2020
ARCHIVE - The Metal Forge - 2019.01.03 - Rifle (acoustic)
Episode I - Rifle in a rare Acoustic performance.
58:32
November 5, 2019