Are You Morbid?: A Heavy Metal Podcast

3 friends discuss metal with varying degrees of seriousness

Metalcore: What is It Good For?

August 15th, 2019

Description to come

Are You Morbid: A Not Metal Podcast

August 7th, 2019

We threw this episode together in an afternoon. We talk about some of our favorite non-metal albums we think metalheads will listen to. Well Iain and Don talk about their favorites and I talk about three or 4 albums I really like and a bunch that I half remembers or found out about that morning. 

 

Albums Discussed

 

Zach

Don Bradshaw-Leather - Distance Between Us

Univers Zero - Heresie

SPK - Leichenschrei

Il Giardino Violetto - Dance Macabre

Sub-Niggurath - Les Morts Vont Vite

When - The Black Death

Devil Doll - The Girl Who Was...Death

The Chamelons - Script of the Bridge

Current 93/Thomas Ligotti - I Have a Special Plan for This World

American Music Club - Everclear

 

Iain

Chelsea Wolfe - Pain is Beauty

Fields of the Nephilim - Elizium

Skinny Puppy - Remission

Carpenter Brut - Leather Teeth

King Crimson - Discipline

Orville Peck - Pony

A Place to Bury Strangers - Exploding Head

Peter Gabriel - Peter Gabriel (Melt)

Night Flight Orchestra - Midnight Flyer

 

Don

Mozart - Requiem in D Minor

The Cure - Pornography

Suicide - Suicide

Diamanda Galas - The Litanies of Satan

VNV Nation - Futureperfect

Tom Waits - Blood Money

Aphex Twin - Come to Daddy EP

Howlin Wolf - The Complete RPM & Chess Singles

The Germs - The Germs

Steely Dan - Aja

 

Intro Music

Aftermath - Eyes of Tomorrow

 

Outro Music 

Torture Ascendancy - D.E.M.O.S.

 

 

Call it a Comeback

July 11th, 2019

 

Albums Discussed

Blue Öyster Cult - Heaven Forbid

Hell - Human Remains

Sorcerer - In the Shadow of the Inverted Cross

Dave Evans - Sinner

Satan - Life Sentence

Satan's Host - By The Hands of the Devil

Europe - Start From the dark

Confessor - Unraveled

Believer - Gabriel

Bulldozer - Unexpected Fate

Carcass - Surgical Steel

Possessed - Revelations Of Oblivion

Iron Maiden - Brave New World

Celtic Frost - Monotheist

Death Angel - The Art Of Dying

Exodus - Tempo Of The Damned

Suffocation - Souls To Deny

Destruction - All Hell Breaks Loose

Fear Factory - Mechanize

Mercyful Fate - In The Shadows

At the Gates - At War with Reality

Gorguts - Colored Sands

Cancer - Spirit in Flames

Cancer - Shadow Gripped

Sadus - Out for Blood

Cynic - Traced in Air

Akercocke - Renaissance in Extremis

Pestilence - Resurrection Macabre

Godflesh - A World Lit Only by Fire

Autopsy - Macabre Eternal

 

Intro Music by Lotek Cruiser

Amazing Fantasy

June 20th, 2019

Zach
Barsoom - Under the Moon of Mars
Hyborian Steel - Barbaric Mysticism
Pilgrim - Misery Wizard
Cauldron Born - Born of the Cauldron
Atlantean Codex - The White Goddess
Thorr-Axe - Gates of Winter
Barrow Wight - Kings in Sauron's Service
The Gates of Slumber - ... The Awakening
Tales of Medusa - The Fatal Wounding Gaze
Teen Cthulu - Ride the Blade

Iain
Candlemass - Ancient Dreams
Summoning - Stronghold
Caladan Brood - Echoes of Battle
Conan - Revengeance
Keep of Kalessin - Reptilian
Bong - Idle Days
Kull - Exile
Ensiferum - Victory Songs
Bathory - Blood on Ice
Finntroll - Jaktens tid

Don
Immortal-Battles In The North
Blind Guardian-Imaginations From The Other Side
Luca Turilli-King Of The Nordic Twilight
Dragonland-Holy War
Falchion-Chronicles Of The Dead
Battlemaster-Warthirsty and Winterbound
3 Inches Of Blood-Fire Up The Blades
Holy Grail-Crisis In Utopia
Helloween - Keeper of the Seven Keys I & II

Intro Music

Steelsong - Africanvs

Prototype XLI - Genre Benders II

June 6th, 2019

The last gasp of our old format as we strip away the statistics based notes and transition to a more conversational tone. This episode was a bit of a stress test for length and will be the last episode to feature this many albums. Please bear with us as we get into a new rhythm. 

Coming soon:

shorter episodes

more in depth reviews

better discussion

more relevant trivia. 

 

Albums Discussed

Servants of the Apocolyptic Goat Rave - Queen of Darkness

Mordor - Odes / Csejthe

Meads of Asphodel - Exhuming the Grave of Yeshua

Abstract Void - Back to Reality

Dreadnought - A Wake in Sacred Waves

Vulture Industries - The Tower

Inter Arma - Paradise Gallows

Hail Spirit Noir - Mayhem in Blue

Thy Catafalque - Geometria

Impureza - La Caída De Tonatiuh

Zeal & Ardor - Stranger Fruit

Astronoid - Air

Faith No More - Angel Dust

Mr. Bungle - Disco Volante

Ephel Duath - Pain Necessary to Know

Devin Townsend - Epicloud

John 5 - Requiem

The Algorithm - Compiler Optimization Techniques

Giant Squid - The Icthyologist

Le Scrawl - Eager to Please

Imperial Triumpant - Vile Luxary

Carnival in Coal - Collection Prestige

Painkiller - Guts of a Virgin

Arcadea - Arcadea

Brain Tentacles - Brain Tentacles

Jerseyband - Beast Wedding

Circle - Sunrise

Noosphera - Más allá del sol

Bergraven - Det framlidna minnet

Vapor Hiemis - Чараўніца смерці

Apocolypse Orchestra - The End Is Nigh

Candiria - The Process of Self Development

Volahan - El Tigre Del Sur

I4896 - 0-1-0-1

The psychodox - Resurgence

Cobalt - Slow Forever

Noč - Demo XII

Igorr - Savage Sinoid

Jesters of Destiny - Fun At A Funeral

Snakefeast - The Pythoness

Across Tundras - Sage

Black Magick SS - Spectral Ecstasy

Hoofmark - Stoic Winds

Pavilion Rogue - Solmeth Pervitine

Sanatana - Brahmavidya

Wishfield - wishfield

Psudoku - Space Grind

Old Lady Drivers - The Musical Dimensions of Sleastak

Pensees Nocturnus - Grand Guidol Orchestra

Arcania - Fearless

Ghostbound - All is Phantom

Inhumankind - Self Extinction

Les Chants du Hassard - Tome 1 

Profanum - Profanum Aeternum - Eminence of Satanic Imperial Art

Grozeth Nebulae - Onrionauta

Netra - Ingrats

Liberteer - Better to Die on Your Feet

Prototype XL - Weird International Death Metal Debuts Part I: 1990-1994

February 22nd, 2019

If it's experimental, Avant-garde, progressive and/or technical, not from America or Canada and it's a full length, it's probably on this episode. Not every Album is a debut but that'll be specified when appropriate

 

Album list coming soon. 

Prototype XXXIX War Metal (No Not That Kind)

January 17th, 2019

New Year New Format.

 

Into Music

Frosthelm

 

Accidental Autoplay During Gyibaaw

Alien Weaponry

 

Albums Discussed

Holy Martyr - Still at War

Sacriphyx - The Western Front

Gyibaaw - Ancestral War Hymns

Human Fortress - Defenders of the Crown

Macabre Omen - The Ancient Return

Dark Lunacy - The Diarist

Hail of Bullets - Of Frost & Wari

Bolt Thrower - The IVth Crusade

God Dethroned - Under the Sign of the Iron Cross

Anaal Nathrakh - A New Kind of Horror

Sodom - M-16

1914 - The Blind Leading the Blind

Impaled Nazarene - Suomi Finland Perkele

Voivod - War and Pain

Warbringer - War Without End

The Monolith Deathcult - Trivmvirate

Just Before Dawn - Precis innan gryningen

Crows - The Dying Race

Marduk - Panzer Division Marduk

Sabaton - Coat Of Arms

Prototype XXXVIII - A Very Morbid Christmas

December 13th, 2018

To celebrate the season of giving, and due to our inability to put a properly researched episode together this month we have a lighter then usual discussion about some usually maligned bands we feel deserve a second or first look from those that wrote them off. 

Plus a brief discussion of some Metal Christmas Originals to liven up your cover laden holiday playlists. 

Prototype XXXVII - Doom Debuts 1981-1992

December 3rd, 2018

Albums Discussed

Albums with a * are bands who's debuts we've already discussed previously so sophomore efforts were chosen. Bands from this period too close to Sludge, Stoner, Heavy Grunge, and Death/Doom in sound will be discussed on those respective episodes, all of which are planned.

Cirith Ungol - Frost & Fire
Force - Force
Pagan Altar - Volume I
Witchfinder General - Death Penalty
The Mezmerist - The Innocent, the Forsaken, the Guilty
Nemesis - The Day of Retribution
Mercy - Mercy
Saint Vitus - Saint Vitus
Dwarr - Starting Over
Pentagram - Pentagram
Trouble - The Skull*
Black Hole - Land of Mystery
Overlord - Overlord
Paul Chain Violet Theatre - In the Darkness
Ritual - Ritual
Jim Jones & The Kool-Ade Kids - Trust Me
Candlemass Nightfall*
Coven - Worship New Gods
In the Colonnades - In the Colonnades
Calibre 38 - Calibre 38
Run After To - Run After To
Shelder - God of Vikings
Alexander Nevsky - Rus has been Fed
Sorcerer - Sorcerer
Stillborn - Necrospirtuals
Bellzlleb - Bellzlleb
Count Raven - Storm Warning
The Human Chair - No Longer Human
The Obsessed - The Obssessed
Reqiuem - Via Crucis
The Black - Infernus Pardisus et Purgatorium
Tegan Hart - Noise Underground
Alien Boys - Law Machine
Confessor - Condemned
Rose - Sacrificium
Upsidedown Cross - Upsidedown Cross
Solitude Aeturnus - Into the Depths of Sorrow
Cathedral - Forest of Equilibrium
Penace - The Road Less Traveled
Lyijykomppania - Synkkaa jynkytysta
Revelation - Salvation's Answer
Seventh Angel - Lament for the Weary*
System Decay - Fear Of
New Testament - Heallejujah
Veni Domine - Fall Babylon Fall*
Bloodstar - Bloodstar
Unorthodox - Asylum
Applehead - Meaning
Cain - Cain
Count Ash - Count Ash
Soul of Honor - Ancient Blood
Moon of Sorrow - Tears
Thud - Thud
Death SS - Evil Metal

Honorable Mention Demo Comps
Hanz Krypt - Tales from the Krypt
Heaven & Hell - Heavy Remastered
Nitefall - Red Moon Rising
Reactor - The Real World
Sacrilege - Demon Woman
Tempter - Lamentations from the Past
Victor Griffin - Demos 1990-1993
War Cry - Forbidden Evil
Zess - Et In Arcadia Ego
Child Saint - Live in Los Angeles
Chained Lace - Morbid Fascination
Death Mask - Exhumation
Enforcer - Classic Chicago Metal

Prototype XXXVI - Lovecraft Returns

October 30th, 2018

Back To R'leyh - The Awakening- Last fight of the Primordial 
Revenant – Prophecies of a Dying World
Aldebaran - Dweller in the Twilight
Swampcult - The Festival
Fiendlord - Neuromancy
Ripping Corpse - Dreaming With the Dead
Nile - Those Who The Gods Detest
Septic Flesh - Sumerian Demons
Morbid Angel - Gateways to Annihilation
Infinite Spectrum – Haunter in the Dark 
Shoggoth - Mythos
Dreamlongdead - Madnessdeadgrave
Alkaloid - Liquid Anatomy
Lurking Fear - Out Of A Voiceless Grave
Colosseum - Chapter 1: Delirium
Chthe'ilist - Le dernier crépuscule
Hesper Payne - Unclean Rituals
Great old ones - EOD: A Tale of Dark Legacy 
Obed Marsh - Innsmouth 
Catacomb - In the Maze of Kadath

Featured in Intro: Windfaerer