Metal Hammer Podcast: Are We Too Cynical About Gimmicks In Metal?
The the fifth episode of the Metal Hammer Podcast, Merlin, Luke and Jonathan discuss the rise of bands like Alestorm and Babymetal and ask if we should just embrace the silly side of music
The fifth episode of the Metal Hammer Podcast is now live on iTunes!
Reviews/Subterranea Editor Jonathan Selzer rejoins Editor Merlin Alderslade and Online Editor Luke Morton to debate the concept of gimmicks in metal, and if we should stop being so cynical and snidey about bands like Alestorm, Babymetal, Trollfest and many more.
We also discuss never-ending stream of sub-genres in heavy metal, the use of holograms in live performances, bottling 50 Cent at Reading Festival and why Record Store Day is a good/bad thing (depending on which member of the Hammer team you agree with).
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