"The enemy has very deceitfully taken advantage of the Midsummer cease-fire to launch an offensive all over the realm. Sauron has hit *every* major military target in Middle Earth, and hit 'em hard. In Rohan, the Gap has been overrun by suicide squads. Minas Tirith is standing by to *be* overrun. In strategic terms, Sauron's cut the realm in half. In other words, it's a huge shit sandwich, and we're all gonna have to take a bite."
Old Man Metal updates the ninth episode of his solo podcast: Heist Brewery and New Anthem Beer Project have started code dating their beer cans! OMM celebrates this change with a quick review of his top 5 favorite hazy Northeast IPAs from each brewery, and a look at Julian code dating… all while drinking a 2020 Founders KBS barrel aged imperial stout.
Old Man Metal continues where the Top Ten Metal Album of the Year countdown left off, with a look at the Top Five Metal EPs of 2020 on the twelfth episode of his solo podcast. Great new death metal, black/thrash, and black/speed from Tøronto, Paingiver, Maul, 200 Stab Wounds and GraveRipper… 2020 was The Year of the EP! These are the bands you want to keep an eye on.
2020 was a shit year from a lot of perspectives. In fact, 2020 was a shit year from MOST perspectives… but it was a great year for metal. With touring off the table, and even local shows an impossibility for most of the year, many musicians focused their excess energy on producing new music, and... Continue Reading →
Old Man Metal looks at the Top Ten Metal Albums of the Year for 2020 in a New Year's Day Twitter countdown on the eleventh episode of his solo podcast. Great new crossover, thrash, death metal, black/speed, black/thrash, black/death, and death/thrash from Vader, Midnight, Power Trip and more! After listening to literally hundreds of great new metal albums in 2020, these are the best of the best.
Final Rigging and Production/Post Parameters, featuring Hellstar Dark Lager This is the last in a series of test videos that I made while setting up a new overhead camera (a Canon Vixia HF R800); getting it set up right took a number of modifications and adjustments, but I finally got it the way I want... Continue Reading →
Lechosa's Hot Sauce - Nashville, TN As told on their website, the story of Lechosa's Hot Sauce began when "a Spanish immigrant in search of the American dream set out to infuse his heritage and love for spicy food into a lasting legacy for the Lechosas name." Launched in April 2019 by David and Samantha... Continue Reading →
Three Kings, Hell Hound and Lava Hot Sauces and New Black/Thrash Video from GraveRipper Old Man Metal combines spicy food, metal and beer on the tenth episode of his solo podcast with full ASTMO hot sauce reviews of Big Red's Three Kings, Lucky Dog's Hellhound and Volcanic Peppers' Lava sauces, including an in-depth look at... Continue Reading →
COVID Beer Haul + Red Dead and AJ Nemesis Video Clips Old Man Metal combines beer and metal on the ninth episode of his solo podcast, taking a look at the state of North Carolina craft beer during COVID by breaking down his latest beer haul, featuring beer from New Anthem Beer Project, Edmund’s Oast,... Continue Reading →
Join Old Man Metal in Part II of "Ask Me Anything" as he fields a seeming endless barrage of questions from Dreamin Demon members bored to tears by COVID isolation. Recorded live in site chat and edited to remove interminable typing sequences for your enhanced viewing pleasure, Part II has it all: Seinfeld and literature,... Continue Reading →