Iron-Cast

What happens when a metalhead, a classic rock fan and a semi-drunken semi-hipster decide to talk music and more.

Episode 59 - Michael Jackson - Off The Wall - w/ Special Guest Eddie Mercury

November 19th, 2016

Today, we at Iron-Cast discuss the ins and outs of Michael Jackson's 1979 smash hit album "Off the Wall". And we've got Eddie Mercury (from Nothing But Musik) back to abuse Greg some more. Join us as we ask all the important questions. Is this album pop perfection or does it have a few disco-influenced songs too many? How many Adult Contemporary staples can you fit on one album? And, perhaps the most pressing question of all, How many child sex and child abuse jokes can we fit in one episode? Tune in to find out.

Also, check out Nothing But Musik here: http://nothingbutmusik.podbean.com/

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Episode 55 - Episodes from the Crypt, Part IV - Coven - Witchcraft Destroys Minds & Reaps Souls

October 22nd, 2016

Iron-Cast continues our series of "Episodes from the Crypt", where we delve into the darker side of life... death, goth, horror and the occult. So far, we've brought you death, goth and horror, and this week we're bringing you the occult and satanism in the form of the 1969 debut release by Coven, "Witchcraft Destroys Minds & Reaps Souls". This album and this band mark the first time that occult and satanic themes were overtly used in music. But what of this album? Is it an album where the satanic and occult themes would become an influence on hard rock and heavy metal, or is this an album where the controversial themes seemed to be more of a gimmick designed to cover-up a generic, half-assed and rushed effort? Tune in to find out.

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