BREWtally Speaking

About BREWtally Speaking

Two dudes, Dan and Jon, who are passionate about all kinds of music, although we mainly cover metal/metalcore bands on the show. We both LOVE vinyl, and podcasts in general.

Blood Has Been Shed Guitarist On Unreleased Album “There’s Around 10 Tracks On It”

Blood Has Been Shed may not be a household name in the metalcore genre, but that’s not due to a lack in pedigree, with half the band going on to join Killswitch Engage (singer Howard Jones and drummer Justin Foley).  BHBS are one of those bands who’s mark is still felt almost 15 years after their last album.  With punishing off timed riffs and intricate drumming and Howard’s unmistakable vocals, Blood Has Been Shed were poised to be one of the stand out bands in a scene rife with talent. 3 albums was all we ever got from these guys, but one listen through their discography will prove why the music stands up and is held in high regard amongst some of the staunchest metal elitists.
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WAGE WAR Vocalist On NickelBack/ 3 Days Grace Being Inspirations “I Love Those Bands, If You Don’t Like Them Then You’re Missing Out”

Wage War have quickly climbed the ranks in the metalcore world with their snarling guitars and infectious choruses.  Their latest album, Pressure, sees the band exploring more poppier territories with an emphasis on hooks and really showcases that the band are more than just breakdowns and growled vocals, but are capable of writing memorable songs that resonate with its listeners. Continue reading

KORN Guitarist “I’m So Glad Jonathan Fell in Love With Heavy Music Again”

Brian “Head” Welch is most known as one of the founding members of nu metal pioneers Korn. Brian has enjoyed lots of success in Korn, from winning Grammy’s and having one of the most successful albums of the late 90’s in “Follow The Leader”.  Despite all that success Welch struggled with drug and alcohol abuse and eventually left Korn to focus on his sobriety and new found faith.  Eventually Brian would rejoin Korn, and release 3 albums with them, including their most recent The Nothing, as well as putting out a documentary, Loud Krazy Love that showcased his time away from the band, rebounding with his daughter and how he ended up mending fences with his Korn brothers. Continue reading

Chris Dudley On New UNDEROATH Music “Stuff I’m Writing Is Super Sad Bastard Emotional Or Really Odd Avant-Garde”

Chris Dudley is most known for being the keyboardist and sampler for Florida’s seminal genre bending outfit Underoath.  After the band went on a self imposed hiatus in 2013, Dudley ended up getting a job working for the government until the band reformed in 2015.  Since Underoath’s reformation they’ve put out 2018’s ‘Erase Me’ and have been touring in support of it since.  Chris has also kept busy scoring films and video games, one of which, Whelm, saw Chris handle the scoring duties entirely on his own. Continue reading

Acey Slade On New Murderdolls Music “I Would Love To. I Feel Like The Stories Incomplete” Recounts Joey Jordison Pissing On Iron Maidens Tour Bus

Acey Slade has certainly carved out  quite the career for himself playing in a wide variety of bands over his 20+ years in the music business as the guitarist or bassist for such bands as Dope, the horror themed supergroup Murderdolls, to jamming with legendary rock acts like Joan Jett and more recently playing alongside horror punk icons The Misfits on their MASSIVE reunion shows.  As such Acey has seen and done it all and has amazing stories to tell about his time on the road. Continue reading