The Heavy Hole Podcast

A dive into an endless hole of Death Metal, Grindcore, and other disgusting music.

About the show

Welcome to The Heavy Hole. Learn something about new, classic, and esoteric head-crushing heavy music. Listen in on interviews with a variety of killer artists. Will, Tom, and Justin guide your journey through the infinite abyss that is Heavy music.

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Episodes

  • A Sitdown with the Staten Island Don of Doom: Rick Habeeb (Grey Skies Fallen and Buckshot Facelift)

    March 22nd, 2019  |  1 hr 41 mins
    death metal, doom metal, grey skies fallen, heavy metal, metal

    This week, friend of the show Rick Habeeb (Grey Skies Fallen and Buckshot Facelift) begins peeling back the layers of Doom Metal for Will and Tom.

  • In The Hole w/ Joe Gordon (Mortal Decay, ex-Polterchrist) and Kelly Izquierdo (ex-Mortal Decay)

    March 15th, 2019  |  1 hr 57 mins
    brutal death metal, death metal, grind, metal, mortal decay

    We got a two-parter on our hands! First up, Joe Gordon calls into the hole and lays out his experience in the death metal world and talks about his history in Mortal Decay. Second up, we caught Kelly Izquierdo (ex-Mortal Decay) at a Malignancy show and he was kind enough to talk to us for a few minutes.

  • In The Hole w/ Malignancy (Danny Nelson and Ron Kachnic)

    March 8th, 2019  |  1 hr 9 mins
    blast beats, death metal, grind, grindcore, malignancy, meatballs, metal

    Will and Tom make their way out to Queens, NY to talk with legends of the game, Danny Nelson and Ron Kachnic from Malignancy! Somebody's making meatballs.

  • In The Hole w/ Paul Riedl (Blood Incantation, Spectral Voice, Abysmal Dimensions, Woodsmoke Records)

    March 1st, 2019  |  1 hr 14 mins
    abysmal dimensions, blood incantation, colorado, death metal, doom metal, metal, spectral voice, touring, woodsmoke

    In the hole this week, we hop on the phone with Paul Riedl of Blood Incantation, Spectral Voice, Abysmal Dimensions, and Woodsmoke Records. We cover some history, discuss influences, and lightly scratch the surface of philosophy.

  • PING! w/ Paulo Paguntalan (Encenathrakh, Copremesis, Gath Šmânê, and many more)

    February 22nd, 2019  |  1 hr 54 mins
    alienation mental, brodequin, death metal, defeated sanity, encenathrakh, grind, grindcore, last days of humanity, metal, ping, unique leader, unmatched brutality, wormed

    In the hole this week, we discuss the international phenomenon known as "Ping Death Metal" with our guest Paulo Paguntalan, a man who truly knows his way around underground extreme music. Get your notebooks and snare drums out for this one.

  • In The Hole w/ Frank Rini (Internal Bleeding)

    February 15th, 2019  |  1 hr 28 mins
    death metal, grind, grindcore, internal bleeding, long island, metal, touring

    Iconic death metal vocalist, Frank Rini, calls into the hole!

  • Gore Time With Adam Rotella (Anal Birth)

    February 8th, 2019  |  1 hr 14 mins
    anal birth, death metal, gore, gorenoise, grind, grindcore, metal

    This week Will, Tom, and Justin are joined by the founding father of Gorenoise, Adam Rotella of Anal Birth. We discuss the use of real gore photography on album artwork.

  • Obnoxious Noise BBQ- Part2

    February 1st, 2019  |  56 mins 30 secs
    bbq, blame god, death metal, grind, grindcore, metal, pink mass

    Will, Tom, and Justin recap the second half of Obnoxious Noise BBQ. Plus some rad recommendations.

  • Tour in the Hole

    February 1st, 2019  |  1 hr 33 mins
    death metal, grind, grindcore, metal, touring

    We talk about some DIY touring tips. Will and Tom, joined by perma-guest Justin Waaland, recall some touring experiences. Some of which have valuable lessons while others are just complete ramblings.

  • First Day in the Hole + Obnoxious Noise BBQ- Part 1

    February 1st, 2019  |  57 mins 36 secs
    agony kings, bbq, death metal, grind, grindcore, locus mortis, metal, thætas

    Listen to Tom and Will's dive.

  • In The Hole w/ Chris Basile (Pyrexia, Catastophic)

    February 1st, 2019  |  1 hr 31 mins
    bbq, catastrophic, death metal, grind, grindcore, metal, pyrexia

    We have the great fortune of hanging with Chris Basile of Pyrexia and Catastrophic. He gets into some Long Island death metal history, the joy in the grind, and much more.