We here at General Distortion have a mission for 2018 to bring our listeners consistent episodes! So in order to do that sometimes its necessary to phone it in! My casual co-host Sean Carroll joins me via phone to discuss some of the latest metal news, upcoming shows/tours and guitar pedals. Thanks for listening
Tonight on General Distortion, Adrian Barnes and Steve Parish from Tactus join me to talk about their ECMA nomination for their album “Bending Light”, their new single Glass Atlas and their thoughts and reflections on the passing of Chester Bennington. Tune in tonight from 10-11:30pm on CHSR 97.9 FM or online at chsrfm.ca. Johnny
Photo Credit: Ebrahim Dadshani Episode 15! On this episode we sit down with Ryan Stacey who is a touring photographer who got his start in Halifax and has now toured with the likes of Deez Nuts, Miss May I, Get The Shot and Obey The Brave. We talk about the ins and
Photo credit: Ebrahim Dadshani New year, new us and all that jazz… We start off 2018 with by sitting down with Ryan Stacey. You may know him as @staceytakespictures and he is a touring photographer who got his start doing concert photography in Halifax. NS and now lives in Ottawa and has
Toronto, Ontario band Speaker must be named after the things they destroy. Their new album “Murder and Create” provides a new incarnation of their sound where they strip themselves of any traces of the traditional structures of hardcore. The band plants their feet in the perfect head-space to do what they do best, which
We’re back! Hopefully for good this time! Photo credit: Ryan Stacey (@staceytakespictures) My good buddy Tyson Davidson for this weeks episode to talk about how not to be a douche when making music videos, hosting touring bands and the grind involved with building up a music scene! Tonight! I clean out some old interviews
Photo credit: Ryan Stacey (@staceytakespictures) What’s up everyone? Its been a while! General Distortion is back with a new episode tonight with a very good friend of mine, Tyson Davidson from Fredericton’s I, Monolith and Cable Crusher! From 10-11:30pm tonight, we will be talking about how not to be a douche when
The warm rasp of Jessie Brown’s dangerous blend of fuzzy rock is a soundwave grown from the roots of the best power singers in history. With the lungs of Janis Joplin and the range of Freddie Mercury, Brown has been captivating audiences, both big and small, filling the spaces that remain with her
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
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 out their new album “Total Expendable” here: https://keithdoomandthewreckingcrew.bandcamp.com/ Podcast: Play in
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 album “Resettlement” here: http://www.winterhearthmetal.com/music-media Podcast: Play in new window |
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!
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 is and interview I did with Jon Landry from The
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. Listen to their album here: https://lionsault.bandcamp.com/ New episodes every Monday
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.
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 amidst the aftermath of Metal Bukkake 3! Malixiria’s new
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 here: https://nomansthrone.bandcamp.com/track/foretold Tune in this coming Monday from 10-11:30pm on
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 album here: https://beholdtheconqueror.bandcamp.com/ Tune in every Monday for new episodes
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 out at the following tour dates! June 17th – Moncton,
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
Episode 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 of the week! Fredericton metal titans Hero’s Last Rite
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.
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 included, a brief interview with ECMA loud winners Lionsault!