#65 - RORY & MATT

Rory and Matt get together for a final installment of the Key of Solomon Podcast (for now). 

#64 - PAUL BOST

Paul Bost is a Melbourne musician who plays for Crowned Kings and Rust Proof.

Featured track: Crowned Kings - Sold My Soul

Max and Basil are Melbourne based musicians who play for DriveTime Commute and Halcyon Drive.

The songs featured at the end of this episode are Chum Fists by DriveTime Commute, and Untethered by Halcyon Drive.

#62 - AL O’NEILL

Al is a Geelong based sound tech, venue booker, and tour manager. 

#61 - LIAM MARTIN

Liam is a Melbourne based musician who plays drums for Electrik Dynamite.

#60 - CRAIG SELAK

Craig is a Melbourne based musician who plays bass for The Bennies.

#59 - SKRUINS

Skruins is a Melbourne based podcaster. This episode is Part 1. Part 2 will be released shortly over at skruinsandco.libsyn.com - be sure to have a listen!

#58 - CHRIS COWBURN

Chris is a Melbourne based drummer who plays for The Smith Street Band.

#57 - DYLAN STARK

Dylan Stark is a Melbourne based musician, whose past acts include Confession and House VS Hurricane.

Michael Crafter is a fixture of the Australian Metalcore scene, having sung for I Killed The Prom Queen, Carpathian, Bury Your Dead and Confession.


Ferri is a Melbourne-based Burlesque performer (and English teacher!). Together with Nick, they are responsible for the Burlyrock extravaganza.

ferrimaya@live.com.au
www.facebook.com/burlyrock
www.instagram.com/burlyrock
www.twitter.com/burlyrock

#54 - ASH HOWARD

Ash Howard is the director of Popcultcha; Australia's largest on-line retailer of 'pop culture' merchandise.

#53 - DAN FABRIS

Dan is an artist, illustrator and designer out of Melbourne.

God Awful

#52 - AJ FINCH

AJ is a Melbourne musician who plays bass for Damnation's Day, and everything for Bane of Winterstorm.

wwwwww.facebook.com/baneofwinterstorm
www.facebook.com/damnationsdayband

#51 - FINK

Fink is a semi-pro, internationally sponsored roller-skater.

www.instagram.com/fink59
Stag Manor Productions

#50 - SARAH LIM

Sarah is a keytarist/pianist who currently plays for Electrik Dynamite, The Night Terrors and Earth.

AWARD: Most references to YouTube

Clarity in Chaos
www.facebook.com/thenightterrors
www.facebook.com/electrikdynamite
www.facebook.com/Earth-290326704532

The Night Terrors - Megafauna
Electrik Dynamite - It's No Dream

Clea Freeland joins us on the podcast (later joined by Jaime [aka Dj Mermaid, The Love Bombs], Nat [The Mercy Kills], Alana [Sex Street, Junkyard]) and we talk about Rod Stewart, Moon signs, Rocket Queen, Rumours, The Runaways and Cherry Bar.

AWARD: Most walk-ins

The song featured at the end of this episode is You Drive Me Wild by The Runaways.

www.facebook.com/RocketQueenTheBand

#48 - WILL ROBINSON

The Pete Wentz of Party Vibez, Will Robinson, joins us for a long-overdue chat about cool stuff like picklebacks, nicklestats, Better Batt and (of course) nu-metal.

AWARD: Most googling

www.facebook.com/partyvibez
www.partyvibez.bandcamp.com

#47 - MEG DALTON

You'll never listen to podcasts the same again!
Hear the Top-10 most shocking podcast talking points ever... you won't believe what Meg 'The Daltz' Dalton has to say. Number 7 will amaze you!

AWARD: Most references to animals/parasites
AWARD: Most burps

www.weedygonzalez.bigcartel.com

#46 - RUST PROOF

Robbie, Choppaz, Penski and Chugga join us for a chat about all things Rust Proof. We talk about the origin of the band, the new album, 'Civil Treason', and delve in to the inspiration behind the lyrics - aka The Penski Files.

www.facebook.com/rustproofhc
www.rustproof.bandcamp.com
www.1054records.com
www.instagram.com/rustproofhc

#45 - ADAM HARRIS

Ever injured a Taiwanese metal fan? Ever had your meal interrupted by a member of the Big 4? Ever wondered if Miami Horror hates you?

Well, Adam 'A2A' Harris has. He also plays guitar in Jack the Stripper. Listen to our conversation with him.

AWARD: Most lies
AWARD: Bringing the Jack the Stripper VS Party Vibez paintball skirmish back.

www.facebook.com/jtsmusic
www.instagram.com/jackthestripperband
www.jtsmusic.bandcamp.com

Track Marks clip

#44 - RETCH BILE

Broozer frontman and bassist, Retch, joins us for a chat about horror films, Listerine strips, cool old cars and RSLs.

AWARD: Most inventive band names

www.broozer.com.au
www.broozer.bandcamp.com
www.facebook.com/broozermetal
www.grindheadrecords.com

Clint Williams joins us for an episode years in the making. We talk about some ridiculous stuff including biscuits, 1080° Snowboarding, Geocities, ICQ, Celine Dion, and unsurprisingly, Christmas.

AWARD: Most Disctractions

www.facebook.com/Nemesium
www.facebook.com/pages/Intrepid/18514522907
www.facebook.com/dawnofretribution

#42 - MIKA KOHLMAN

Pun enthusiast, guitarist, and top dude, Mika Kohlman joins us for a chat about Canada, cushy jobs, the Vancouver riots, cops and, among other things, Seth Rogan.

The song featured at the end of the episode is Forging the Blade of Vengeance off Metalstorm's most recent release 'I - Saeculum Obscurum', available here.

AWARD: Most references to Canada

www.facebook.com/metalstormaustralia
www.metal-storm.bandcamp.com

Gerry Rafferty - Baker Street

#41 - ASH PEGRAM

Are dogs better than babies? Is Melbourne's public transport adequately funded? How far would John Farnham crawl...?

We ponder the answers to these questions and more with High Tension guitarist, Ash Pegram.

www.facebook.com/HighTensionBand
www.hightension.com.au
The new album 'Bully' is available here

High Tension - Sports
Scenario Rock - Skitzo Dancer (Justice Remix)
The Plasmatics - Butcher Baby

#40 - JOEL TAYLOR

Joel Taylor is a lot of things; drummer, sound engineer, studio MacGyver... He joins us on the podcast and we talk about a whole bunch of stuff like home recording, mattress disposal, getting your taxi story straight, pedantic drum setups, The Abandonment, The Black Lodge, Riff Fist and The Union Pacific.

AWARD: Best ever description of drumming
AWARD: First podcast guest cameo appearance from Jackson Wright

www.facebook.com/theunionpacific
www.facebook.com/RiffFist

Shia LeBeouf

From Shane Warne to KoЯn, holiday punx to hobbyist promoters, Dave and Pete from Join the Amish join us for a podcast.

AWARD: Best description of a holiday punk

www.facebook.com/JoinTheAmish
www.jointheamish.bandcamp.com

Sheik of Tweak Clip

#38 - RILEY STRONG

Riley Strong joins us for the longest Key of Solomon Podcast to date, and as a result, we talk about a lot of stuff... Including but not limited to Lockie Knight's Rumours show, #3073baby, Desecrator, Dave Haley, Mad Max and of course, Kingwoods.

AWARD: Most segues
AWARD: First live pee
AWARD: Longest podcast so far

www.desecrator.net
www.facebook.com/DESECRATORAUS
www.instagram.com/desecrator_aus

Red Steel Nation Clip
Balancing on a Blade Clip
Dragon - Don't You Go Out in the Rain

#37 - DAVE HALEY

Teacher, businessman and musician, Dave Haley, joins us on this week's episode. We cover a whole bunch of stuff including his musical career, Moreland Drum Tuition (and its other potential names), the vast range of students and teaching styles, Pantera and Australian extreme metal.

AWARD: First podcast with a Kmart night manager

www.facebook.com/psycroptic
www.facebook.com/davehaleydrums

Brashs
The War of Art
Turning Pro

We met up with Russ, Ryan, Nick and Christos from The Ugly Kings at the Bendigo Hotel in Collingwood. We chat about Steel Panther, Nick's ass, Power Blues, Metallica, origin stories, chips in traditional Greek souvlaki, Airbourne, Cheese Eating Surrender Monkies, Chilean communism, Al Capone, (in)famous Bendigo Hotel shows and gig promotion through Tinder,

AWARD: Band with the most diverse heritage

www.facebook.com/TheUglyKings

#35 - LOCKIE KNIGHT

On this episode, we are joined by singer/guitarist/Ezra Miller look-alike Lockie Knight. We talk about his early musical and sporting beginnings, music as a release, DiMarzio the Jack Russel, Electrik Dynamite, Ammadu, Snakebite, Acid Vain, Holiday for Cambodia and the 2010 Thy Art is Murder tour.

AWARD: First live recording of a song

www.instagram.com/dagger_mouth
www.facebook.com/electrikdynamite
www.electrikdynamite.com
www.facebook.com/pages/Acid-Vain/543636215765718
www.acidvain.bandcamp.com

Fleetwood Mac Rumours Tribute Concert
Sunday June 7 at the Thornbury Theatre
Tickets

We are joined by Rob Watkins, and in this longer than usual episode we talk about Metalstorm's origin and evolution, funk music, Charles Bradley, Rage music discovery, vocalist inspiration, early internet days, spearfishing, hunting, Dan Bilzerian, Predator hunting, Netflix, thug videos and hunting humans.

AWARD: Most hilarious description for 'The Icebreaker'.

www.instagram.com/rob_widowmaker
www.facebook.com/metalstormaustralia
www.metal-storm.bandcamp.com

Metal Archives 
Thug Life Seal
Nicklestats
Cold Power

#33 - WATCHTOWER

We're joined by Nico and Ben from Melbourne's Watchtower. We talk about playing bad shows, the new EP 'Radiant Moon', 'no weed, no bongs, no pentagrams, no goats', LotR, philosophical lyrical themes, Goatsound, interstate shows and Coopers beer.

AWARD: First morning podcast

www.facebook.com/watchtoweroz
www.watchtowerwatchtower.bandcamp.com
www.store.merhq.com

The Rock Bible

#32 - IRON REAGAN

Landphil, Rob and Ryan from Iron Reagan join us for a brief chat during their in-store meet and greet at Eureka Rebellion Trading in the midst of their first Australian tour.

We discuss the reptilian overlords, Australian wildlife, workaholics, koala fight club and grim cigarette packaging.

AWARD: First podcast with the biggest pot smoker in death metal

www.instagram.com/ironreaganofficial
www.facebook.com/ironreagan
www.ironreagan.bandcamp.com

Cigarette packaging
Brutal koalas 

#31 - CHRIS MCEWIN

Local longtime metalhead, Chris McEwin, guides us on a journey through his history in bands, smuggling beers, pre-show rituals, writing and recording albums and sweaty chess.

AWARD: Shittest intro
AWARD: The closest to a linear podcast we've had so far

www.instagram.com/chrisfallen
www.facebook.com/Nemesium
Castle of Meat

#readyshreddycook
www.vine.co/v/ObLtjndw1Z1

Heavy metal comedian and Eye of the Enemy frontman, Mitch Alexander, joins us for a loud, laughter-filled discussion about bombing on stage, accidentally great ad-libs, bitching about free entertainment, metal-snobbery, taking the internet too seriously, trial and error, deeper philosophical thoughts, being 'not even wrong', and bad taste internet jokes.

AWARD: Loudest podcast
AWARD: Most plugs

www.twitter.com/_philosophica
www.instagram.com/philosophica
www.facebook.com/EyeoftheEnemyBand
www.eyeoftheenemy.bandcamp.com
Pizza Boy

Catch Mitch at his Melbourne International Comedy Festival show; 'Heavy Metal Tea Party'. Tickets available here.

Mitch's Comedy Reccommendations:
Corey White - www.coreywhite.com.au
James Masters - www.jamesmasterscomedian.com
Martin Dunlop - www.facebook.com/martindunlopcomedian

#29 - NICK DISALVO

Nick DiSalvo is the guitarist and front man for the American band Elder. He joined us via Skype for a chat (trust us, the sound quality is fine).

We spoke about Elder's new album, goths hanging out at HP Lovecraft's grave, happy sounding doom, trips to Germany, the Doom Charts, playing 3 short songs in a 30 minute set, expensive Australian alcohol, cheap German alcohol, Australia junior, summer Santa and German holiday traditions.

The song featured at the end of this episode is the title track from Elder's newest record, 'Lore'. It's a journey.

AWARD: First proper international Skype episode.

www.facebook.com/elderofficial
www.beholdtheelder.bandcamp.com
www.elder.bigcartel.com
Krampus

#28 - HOLY SERPENT

Scott and Nick from Melbourne psych/doom rock band Holy Serpent join us for a chat.

Pizza seems to be the main topic for us, but we also talk about how quickly the band has gained attention, home recording techniques, 2nd album pressures and painting Holy Serpent songs. 


"You've got the goodies and the baddies and you've got the fashion and music on repeat..." - One of the most profound things ever said on this podcast. This however is not a philosophical discussion..

Matt and Rory are back to their old tricks as they speak to the Nacho King and Queen, Cam Rust and Jaymi Warne about the font Cooper Black, year-long beards, Party Vibez: slack 'n' broke, cocktail weenies, pictionary fights and the infamous Jack The Stripper VS Party Vibez.

AWARD: Most Pee Breaks
AWARD: Most Could-Have-Been-Depressing
AWARD: Worst Plugs at the End

www.instagram.com/king_nachos
www.instagram.com/partyvibez
www.facebook.com/partyvibez
Sudowoodo

#26 - JESSE LEACH

For a big kickoff to Season 2, we had the privilege of speaking to Jesse Leach moments before his first ever spoken word performance. We chat about his introduction to breakdancing in Philadelphia as 'Little Man', his schizophrenic taste in music, his battles with drugs and depression and finding peace with performing music once again.

www.instagram.com/jesse_d_leach
www.instagram.com/eurekarebelliontrading
www.instagram.com/bow3ry
Jesse's first addiction

On December 20, 2014, the stars aligned and a gig - which after many months of planning and promotion - took place.


Sultan Music (re-branding soon, stand by) and Eureka Rebellion Trading combined their powers and hosted the first inaugural Christmas Extravaganza - Silent Night, Deafly Night. The Evelyn Hotel in Fitzroy was the home for the evening, and Dead City Ruins, Desecrator, Electrik Dynamite and Witchgrinder were the entertainment. 

We were honoured to interview each band before they played, and wrapped up a couple of days later with a retrospective with the men behind the show, Simon Christian and Anthony Allayialis. 

Listen as we talk about meat raffles, double yolkers, Japan, Ghost (again), house reds, John Renzo, lesbians, Whitfield Crane, the coloured Kingwood and pants-off parties.

www.sultanmusic.com.au
www.facebook.com/sultanmusicaustralia
www.eurekarebelliontrading.com
www.facebook.com/eurekarebelliontrading
www.facebook.com/deadcityruins
www.instagram.com/deadcityruins
www.desecrator.net
www.facebook.com/desecratoraus
www.instagram.com/desecrator_aus
www.electrikdynamite.com
www.facebook.com/electrikdynamite
www.instagram.com/electrikdynamite
www.witchgrinder.com
www.facebook.com/witchgrinder
www.instagram.com/witchgrinder

#24 - CHOPPAZ

We spoke to local legend Choppaz about his life in and around hardcore bands. The dude made a name for himself doing vocals in the influential Tenth Dan. We also spoke about his current band Rust Proof, being loud and proud, his problems with the Australian scene, the Geelong curse, Old School Cartel and how $5 cans of Coke can fuck international acts.

www.instagram.com/choppaz1054
www.facebook.com/rustproofhc
www.rustproof.bandcamp.com
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-VObjHZh8pZI/UfEOQzYCSGI/AAAAAAAAEiQ/i1ZIY0Uv9TM/s1600/del-toro-green-suede-camo-driver-1.jpg

#23 - JOHN RAPTIS

We spoke to John Raptis about meeting people using social media (and being prolific on it), rad tours that you never knew he was there for, and whether meeting your idols is a good thing or a bad thing - and how much you should be charging them for your work.

www.instagram.com/hellblazer
www.johnraptisphotography.com
www.facebook.com/johnraptisphotography
www.goo.gl/dOyzPO

#22 - GUS BEEFORTH

'I make shit look rad...' sounds like a pretty simple job description. Right? Gus Beeforth is a graphic designer who, when he's not creating all the Key of Solomon logos and font layouts, is the Senior Graphic Designer for the AFL Geelong Cats.

We talk Spirit Warriors, Amy Winehands, scamming Spotify, round sunnies at Meredith, and Katy-Perry-with-a-(Melbourne)-beard.

www.gusbeeforth.com
www.pencils.co.uk/en/gb/4428/32098/artists-pencils-120-wooden-box

The front-of-house live mixer can make or break a band. Mick is that dude. Chances are, if you've seen a show in the last few years at The Hifi Bar in Melbourne, Mick was mixing it. We talk about his job, his years spent touring as a mixer and bassist for Psycroptic, and the waning days of non-Facebook internet news.

instagram.com/micksummerton
www.thehifi.com.au
www.facebook.com/thehifi
www.170russell.com
www.facebook.com/170russell

Sex, drugs and rock'n'roll... But not as you might expect. Simon joins us for a chat about making a living as a guitar technician/tour manager, Sons of Anarchy, Coles, and his rather interesting childhood.

The Silent Night Deafly Night Xmas Extravaganza (www.facebook.com/events/1496717553940376), presented by Sultan Music and Eureka Rebellion Trading, is on December 20 at the Evelyn Hotel with Electrik Dynamite, Desecrator, Dead City Ruins and Witchgrinder. Tickets available at www.evelynhotel.oztix.com.au/?eventId=47666

www.facebook.com/sultanmusicaustralia
www.sultanmusic.com.au
www.facebook.com/KRBDE.touring

Devilment - Beds are Burning www.youtube.com/watch?v=96hj8JTRdAI
#nyess

Anthony loves music almost as much as he loves olives. We discuss Von Grimm Records, Yanomamo, crackers, olives (and olive jar etiquette), cannibals and fern (tree) gully.

www.vongrimmrecords.com
www.facebook.com/VonGrimmRecords
www.facebook.com/yanomamodoom
www.yanomamo.bandcamp.com
www.youtube.com/YanomamoDoomo
www.instagram.com/vongrimmrecords
www.ridgeestateoliveoil.com.au/kalamata-olives/jumbo-chilli-olives-1kg.html

#18 - JULIAN RENZO

Legion Studio Productions owner, Jack The Stripper guitarist and all round lovely guy Julian Renzo joins us for a chat. We discuss pre-workouts, onstage antics and peculiar recording techniques.

The song featured at the end of this episode is Nibiru from Jack the Stripper's most recent release, Raw Nerve. Available at www.jtsmusic.bandcamp.com

Julian has a whole lot of bands coming through Legion in the coming months including: Be'lakor, Scar the Surface, Electrik Dynamite, Declaration, Hallower, Metalstorm, Decimatus, Wolfpack, and DriveTime Commute.

Check out Legion Studio Productions at www.facebook.com/legionproduction

All things Jack the Stripper can be found at www.facebook.com/JTSmusic, as well as these upcoming dates:

October 31 @ The Evelyn Fitzroy with Arteries.
facebook.com/profile.php?id=1469227443366072

November 13 @ The Evelyn Fitzroy with Hand of Mercy
www.facebook.com/events/1486856274926207/

November 14 @ The Courthouse Geelong with Aversions Crown
www.facebook.com/events/836040909761734/

November 21 @ The Reverence Footscray with Colossus
www.facebook.com/events/960267887322623/

December 12 @ Black Market Adelaide with Confession

January 17th @ Bang Melbourne headline show.

#17 - PARTY VIBEZ

We chat to Melbourne's premier party-thrash band; Party Vibez. Mikey, Jack and Jackson join us for a discussion about lobsters, creamy soda, Robocop... and sometimes, Party Vibez.

www.facebook.com/partyvibez
www.instagram.com/partyvibez
www.partyvibez.bandcamp.com
www.detroitneedsrobocop.com

#16 - DAN PRESLAND

Ne Obliviscaris' drum lord, Dan Presland joins us for a chat. We talk all things NeO, including their record breaking crowdfunding campaign and the up coming album.

Ne Obliviscaris' new album, Citadel is out November 7.
Tickets for the album tour with Beyond Creation are available at tickets.destroyalllines.com

www.facebook.com/NeObliviscarisBand
www.youtube.com/DanPresland

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