Synthesis is our first look at Moncton tech-death band Psychotropy. The band is composed of vocalist Noah Arsenault and Metal Bukkake founders Jonathon Lurette and Chris Doucet. The track is a perfect representation of what the metal community on the east coast enjoys, wave after wave of blasts and the vile, finger-breaking riffs of
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS Keith Doom and the Wrecking Crew are punk rockers from Sydney, Nova Scotia. I recently got together with them at Maritime Metal and Hard Rock Festival to talk about their music, their annual Doomsday shows and how to make the perfect hotdog. Check
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS Winterhearth is a three-piece extreme metal act out of St. John’s, Newfoundland. I talked to them at Martime Metal and Hard Rock Festival about Newfoundland’s metal scene, the challenges of touring off the island and of course their music! Check out their latest
Hero’s Last right joined us this week to talk about their new album “Wasted Prayer” and their upcoming shows with Metallica cover band Metallifax!
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS Episode 12! Halifax’s Joy Departed joined me to talk about their album Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind, Nicki Minaj’s butt and about the unpleasant process of getting hit by a bus. Listen to their album here: https://joydeparted.bandcamp.com/ Also included in this episode
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS Episode 11! Lionsault from Miramachi, NB joined me and special guest host Chris Waddell a few weeks back at Maritime Metal and Hard Rock Festival! We talked about their ECMA winning album “Are You Feeling Lucky?”, social media tactics and why Spotify sucks.
The New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee is back this weekend in Pictou County, NS. The line-up is stacked with some of the best the east coast has to offer, but if you need further convincing read below!
Maritime Metal and Hard Rock Festival enters it’s fifth year with a perfect sampling of the the east coast scene, with new faces and old favorites set to embrace the stage in Windsor. Veteran bands Black Moor and Doom Machine will provide a strong veteran presence as both bands are coming off strong fourth-coming albums.
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS Photo Credit: Stephen LeBlanc of Maximum 110 Episode 10! Casual co-host Sean Carroll and Alex Galley are two fifths of Malixiria. On this episode we talk about rap artists, Trump and the importance of having a wide spectrum of influences as we recover
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS Episode 9! On this show we talk about the Metal Bukkake happening this weekend in Cocagne, NB, the upcoming Cattle Decapitation tour, the East Coast Music Association and Rick and Morty. Song of the Week: Foretold – No Man’s Throne Check it out
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS Photo credit: Alicia Montague aka The Photo Ninja Episode 8! We sat down with Nick Piovesan of Behold, The Conqueror to talk about the bands new album, his acting career, Smart Phone Film Festival and dumb youtube videos. Check out his bands new
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS Episode 7!!!!!! We sat down with Scott and Andy from Anthesis to discuss their new album while we listened to it in full! Listen to the full episode for a complete breakdown of this killer album! Listen to the album here: https://anthesis.bandcamp.com/album/the-age-of-self Check Anthesis
Do you like the band Anthesis? Those who don’t probably need their head checked!………For those of you who do, would you like to hear their new album “The Age of Self” front to back? How you might ask? By tuning into General Distortion tomorrow night from 10-11:30pm on CHSR! Scott Miller and Andy Robert sit
The fuzzy noise of Full of Hell has the stage all to itself once again, morphing into a relentless barrage of riffs and songs unlike anything anyone has ever seen from them. “Trumpeting Ecstasy” is the first full length solo release from the grindcore quartet since 2013 and is making even their most hardcore fans
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSEpisode 6! This week casual co-host Sean Carroll returned to the show and we awkwardly discussed his nicknames, summer plans, Johnny blabbed for one final time about the ECMAs and we caught up one some of the latest new in the world of metal! Song
If you thought Hero’s Last Rite had any soft spots left when it comes to their brand of extreme thrash, rest assure that their third-coming album, “Wasted Prayer”, has reinforced them all. Their ECMA winning album “The Mirrors Face” tore a strip off Fredericton’s music scene in 2014 and this installment of the band is back for the remains.
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS BOOM! Episode 5! This week I talked with the dudes in Abysseral Throne! We chatted about shitty fast food jobs, Pokemon Go and why impaired driving laws exist! Also, we play through their ECMA nominated album “Storming The Black Gate”. Also
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS Rejoice! ECMA Week is here and to celebrate we did our first ever LIVE episode! On this edition, we previewed all 5 nominees for the Loud category, played some of their tunes as well as some interviews! Check it out and listen to
Been quiet lately because exams are a thing! But……General Distortion back with a new episode this coming Monday! I will be doing an ECMA preview of the Loud Category and will be playing music and interviews from all 5 nominees! By the way, the nominees are….. -Abysseral Throne – Storming The Black Gate
Michael Pinto from Indifference and Rocket Taylor stops by to talk about music school, cartoons and to test his knowledge on one of his favorite bands!
Behold, The Conqueror, a band who has been mulling around in Halifax’s metal circuit for the past few years, will certainly have a stronghold on it’s patrons with the unleashing of their first full length release. The self-titled album will find a comfortable seat in the ears of any listener across the genre’s spectrum. The
Chris Waddell joins us to talk about his band Wasteland Zombies, the film industry and aliens!
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSHello metal fans from the east coast and onward! This is the very first episode of General Distortion, a podcast/radio show where myself and my longtime metal brethren Sean Carroll talk about our experiences with the east coast metal scene, talk to the various artists that
Metal Fans who are in Fredericton or have ways of getting there will not be left wanting more after this year’s first ever East Coast Awakening. On July 29th over 70 bands will converge just outside of Fredericton at Wark’s Point Wilderness Getaway in Keswick, NB. A venue which is commonly known for the annual electronic gatherings of Future Forest will have to clear the way for an army of metal heads eager to crank the volume on a brand new festival….Here are some other names you should get familiar with if you have not already.