Heavy Metal Philosophy

Jon Barbas

An exploration of philosophy with heavy metal themes. The intersection between the dark, powerful, and introspective. Tune in every Tuesday! read less
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#158: Historian Death Metal Band Teaches Me Surprising Facts About Medieval Torture!
Mar 19 2024
#158: Historian Death Metal Band Teaches Me Surprising Facts About Medieval Torture!
On episode 158 of Heavy Metal Philosophy, we dive into a world where history and heavy metal collide! Death metal band and medieval historians Brodequin join us and this episode promises to be as educational as it is electrifying. We explore the dark corridors of history with a death metal twist, uncovering the most surprising facts about torture techniques from the past. This isn't your typical history lesson; it's a high-octane journey through time, guided by the thunderous riffs and growling vocals of Brodequin's new album 'Harbinger of Woe'! Whether you're a metalhead, a history buff, or just looking for something wildly different, this episode is sure to captivate and enlighten. Don't forget to hit that subscribe button for more heavy metal philosophy and to join our community of thinkers and headbangers alike.Check out Brodequin;https://brodequin.bandcamp.com/album/harbinger-of-woehttps://www.facebook.com/brodequinTNhttps://www.instagram.com/brodequintn/Gthic JewelryCheck out the cool jewelry here: https://gthic.com/?aff=532and use coupon code: Metal25 for 25% off!Heavy Metal Philosophy Contact;https://heavymetalphilosophy.com/YouTube: https://youtube.com/@heavymetalphilosophyhttps://www.spreaker.com/show/heavy-metal-philosophyHeavyMetalPhilosophy@gmail.comhttps://mobile.twitter.com/heaviestdoyenhttps://www.facebook.com/HeaviestDoyenhttps://www.instagram.com/heavy_metal_philosophy/https://www.threads.net/@heavy_metal_philosophyhttps://bsky.app/profile/jonbarbas.bsky.social Metal Digest articles link;https://metal-digest.com/author/jon-barbas/#metal #medievalhistory #brodequin
#149: How To Get a Second Chance in Music, Lions At the Gate Interview!
Jan 16 2024
#149: How To Get a Second Chance in Music, Lions At the Gate Interview!
Episode 149 of Heavy Metal Philosophy! We're talking second chances in music with an exclusive interview with Stephen Brewer of Lions At the Gate!We'll explore his journey, the ups and downs, and how he managed to make a triumphant return to the big stage! If you're a fan of comeback stories and believe in the power of music, this episode is for you! Don't forget to hit the like button if you enjoy our content and subscribe for more metal philosophy! Remember, in the world of music, it's never too late for a second chance.Lions At the Gate ;https://latgofficial.com/https://www.youtube.com/@LionsAtTheGatehttps://www.instagram.com/lionsatthegate/https://www.facebook.com/groups/339255464301563https://twitter.com/lionsatthegatehttps://open.spotify.com/artist/2w31BeEjUAUda4Qya5wtilStephen Brewer ;https://stephenbrewermusic.com/https://www.patreon.com/StephenBrewerMusichttps://www.instagram.com/stephenbrewermusic/?hl=enhttps://www.facebook.com/stephenbrewermusic/Heavy Metal Philosophy Contact;YouTube: https://youtube.com/@heavymetalphilosophyhttps://heavymetalphilosophy.com/https://www.spreaker.com/show/heavy-metal-philosophyHeavyMetalPhilosophy@gmail.comhttps://mobile.twitter.com/heaviestdoyenhttps://www.facebook.com/HeaviestDoyenhttps://www.instagram.com/heavy_metal_philosophy/https://www.threads.net/@heavy_metal_philosophyhttps://bsky.app/profile/jonbarbas.bsky.social Metal Digest articles link;https://metal-digest.com/author/jon-barbas/#metal #lionsatthegate #comeback
#145: Top 5 Extreme Metal Albums of the Year 2023!
Dec 19 2023
#145: Top 5 Extreme Metal Albums of the Year 2023!
Episode 145 of Heavy Metal Philosophy we're breaking down the top 5 extreme metal albums that have defined the year 2023. From guttural vocals to blistering guitar solos, these albums have pushed the boundaries of heaviness and set new standards for the genre. We'll explore each album in depth, discussing their unique qualities, their impact on the metal scene, and why they deserve a spot in your music library. So, strap in, turn up the volume, and get ready for a headbanging journey through the best extreme metal! Don't forget to like, comment, and subscribe for more metal content!Bands;King Abyss - https://kingabyss.bandcamp.com/album/snake-oil-2Enforced - https://centurymedia.bandcamp.com/album/war-remainsDødheimsgard - https://peaceville.bandcamp.com/album/black-medium-currentThe Anchoret - https://theanchoretofficial.bandcamp.com/album/it-all-began-with-lonelinessHorrendous - https://horrendous.bandcamp.com/album/ontological-mysteriumHeavy Metal Philosophy Contact;YouTube: https://youtube.com/@heavymetalphilosophyhttps://heavymetalphilosophy.com/https://www.spreaker.com/show/heavy-metal-philosophyHeavyMetalPhilosophy@gmail.comhttps://mobile.twitter.com/heaviestdoyenhttps://www.facebook.com/HeaviestDoyenhttps://www.instagram.com/heavy_metal_philosophy/https://www.threads.net/@heavy_metal_philosophyhttps://bsky.app/profile/jonbarbas.bsky.social Metal Digest articles link;https://metal-digest.com/author/jon-barbas/#metal #AOTY #heavymetal
#144: 2023's Black Metal Scene: The 5 Best Albums of the Year!
Dec 12 2023
#144: 2023's Black Metal Scene: The 5 Best Albums of the Year!
Dive into the dark and heavy world of Black Metal in 2023 with my concise reviews of the year's top 5 albums. We'll explore the intricate melodies, brutal riffs, and haunting themes that make these albums stand out in the Black Metal scene. From established bands to emerging artists, I've got you covered. Don't forget to subscribe to 'Heavy Metal Philosophy' for more deep dives into the heaviest new metal.Also be sure to vote in the Nik Nocturnal Metal Awards before Friday December the 15th;https://niknocturnalawards2023.tv/Bands;Yellow Eyes - https://yelloweyes.bandcamp.com/album/masters-murmurKrigsgrav - https://krigsgrav.bandcamp.com/album/fires-in-the-fallEnslaved - https://enslaved.bandcamp.com/album/heimdalWayfarer - https://wayfarercolorado.bandcamp.com/album/american-gothicDødheimsgard - https://peaceville.bandcamp.com/album/black-medium-currentPanopticon - https://thetruepanopticon.bandcamp.com/album/the-rime-of-memoryHeavy Metal Philosophy Contact;YouTube: https://youtube.com/@heavymetalphilosophyhttps://heavymetalphilosophy.com/https://www.spreaker.com/show/heavy-metal-philosophyHeavyMetalPhilosophy@gmail.comhttps://mobile.twitter.com/heaviestdoyenhttps://www.facebook.com/HeaviestDoyenhttps://www.instagram.com/heavy_metal_philosophy/https://www.threads.net/@heavy_metal_philosophyhttps://bsky.app/profile/jonbarbas.bsky.social Metal Digest articles link;https://metal-digest.com/author/jon-barbas/#blackmetal #metal #AOTY
#143: Unveiling the Top 5 Progressive Metal Albums of 2023: A Deep Dive
Dec 5 2023
#143: Unveiling the Top 5 Progressive Metal Albums of 2023: A Deep Dive
On Heavy Metal Philosophy episode 143, we're diving deep into the progressive metal scene of 2023. We've handpicked the top 5 albums that have not only defined the genre this year but have pushed its boundaries in exciting new ways. This podcast takes you on a journey through the year's most impactful albums in the genre. We'll explore the intricate compositions, innovative techniques, and groundbreaking sounds that have set these albums apart. From the established artists who've continued to push the boundaries to the newcomers who've made a significant impact, we'll dissect what makes these albums the top of the crop. Don't forget to like, comment, and subscribe for more in-depth analysis of the metal scene.Bands;Witch Ripper - https://witchripper.bandcamp.com/album/the-flight-after-the-fall-2Omnerod - https://omnerod.bandcamp.com/album/the-amensal-riseTesseract - https://kscopemusic.bandcamp.com/album/war-of-beingThy Catafalque - https://thycatafalqueuk.bandcamp.com/album/alf-ldThe Anchoret - https://theanchoretofficial.bandcamp.com/album/it-all-began-with-lonelinessHeavy Metal Philosophy Contact;https://heavymetalphilosophy.com/https://www.spreaker.com/show/heavy-metal-philosophyHeavyMetalPhilosophy@gmail.comhttps://mobile.twitter.com/heaviestdoyenhttps://www.facebook.com/HeaviestDoyenhttps://www.instagram.com/heavy_metal_philosophy/https://www.threads.net/@heavy_metal_philosophyhttps://bsky.app/profile/jonbarbas.bsky.social YouTube: https://youtube.com/@heavymetalphilosophyMetal Digest articles link;https://metal-digest.com/author/jon-barbas/#progressivemetal #AOTY #tesseract
#142: 2023's Death Metal Scene: The 10 Albums You Can't Miss!
Nov 28 2023
#142: 2023's Death Metal Scene: The 10 Albums You Can't Miss!
On episode 142 of Heavy Metal Philosophy' we explore the Top 10 Death Metal Albums of 2023 that have left an indelible mark on the scene. These albums have defined the year in metal. Join us as we dissect each album, discussing their unique qualities, their impact, and why they are a must-listen for any metalhead. Don't forget to like, comment, and subscribe for more deep dives into the world of metal.Bands;Voidceremony - https://20buckspin.bandcamp.com/album/threads-of-unknowingVastum - https://vastum.bandcamp.com/album/inward-to-gethsemaneFires in the Distance - https://firesinthedistance.bandcamp.com/album/air-not-meant-for-usCattle Decapitation - https://cattledecapitation.bandcamp.com/album/terrasiteEntheos - https://entheosofficial.bandcamp.com/album/time-will-take-us-allDying Fetus - https://dyingfetus.bandcamp.com/album/make-them-beg-for-deathCannibal Corpse - https://cannibalcorpse.bandcamp.com/album/chaos-horrificTomb Mold - https://20buckspin.bandcamp.com/album/the-enduring-spiritFrozen Soul - https://centurymedia.bandcamp.com/album/glacial-dominationHorrendous - https://horrendous.bandcamp.com/album/ontological-mysteriumHeavy Metal Philosophy Contact;https://heavymetalphilosophy.com/YouTube: https://youtube.com/@heavymetalphilosophyhttps://www.spreaker.com/show/heavy-metal-philosophyHeavyMetalPhilosophy@gmail.comhttps://mobile.twitter.com/heaviestdoyenhttps://www.facebook.com/HeaviestDoyenhttps://www.instagram.com/heavy_metal_philosophy/https://www.threads.net/@heavy_metal_philosophyhttps://bsky.app/profile/jonbarbas.bsky.social YouTube: https://youtube.com/@heavymetalphilosophyMetal Digest articles link;https://metal-digest.com/author/jon-barbas/#deathmetal #albumoftheyear #AOTY