Interview #03: Greg Davies of Heavy Metal Historian

Today I’m interviewing Greg Davies of Heavy Metal Historian. You can find Heavy Metal Historian here:

http://heavymetal666.com/

or on iTunes:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/heavy-metal-historian/id914129198?mt=2

NOTE: Behind the Podcast is now on iTunes!  Find it here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/behind-the-podcast/id1103559376?mt=2.

Show Notes:

(12:00 – 13:06): Heavy Metal Historian – Lovecraft and Metal

(13:07 – 13:48)

Heavy Metal Historian – The Origins of Shock Rock

Heavy Metal Historian – The Rise and Future of Shock Rock

(14:30 – 15:04) Heavy Metal Historian – Ebola and Heavy Metal

Song: “T.B. Blues” by Jimmie Rodgers

(16:52 – 17:23)

Heavy Metal Historian – The Origins of Progressive Music

(18:11) Heavy Metal Historian – Lovecraft and Metal

(18:20 -19:02) Heavy Metal Historian – World War I and Metal

(19:16 – 19:18) Heavy Metal Historian – Lovecraft and Metal

also, just for the metal newbies listening, here’s all the bands we mention in this episode (warning: because of genre conventions, many of these sites contain adult imagery and content!)

 

Alice Cooper (http://www.alicecooper.com/)

Black Sabbath (http://www.blacksabbath.com/welcome.html)

Candlemass (http://www.candlemass.se/doom/)

Def Leppard (http://www.defleppard.com/home/)

Diamond Head (http://www.diamond-head.net/)

Gwar (http://www.gwar.net/)

Iron Maiden (http://ironmaiden.com/)

KISS (http://www.kissonline.com/)

(Specifically Crazy Nights (1987) and the Crazy, Crazy Nights video)

Linkin Park (http://www.linkinpark.com/)

Marilyn Manson (http://www.marilynmanson.com/)

Metallica (https://metallica.com/)

Mötley Crüe (http://www.motley.com/)

Nightwish (http://nightwish.com/en)

Pantera (http://pantera.com/)

Slipknot (http://www.slipknot1.com/)

Windhand (http://www.windhand.band/)

Witch Mountain (https://witchmountain.bandcamp.com/)

Within Temptation (http://www.within-temptation.com/)

 

 

Encyclopaedia Metallum, which we mention as a good source for information about metal bands, can be found here (with the same content warning): http://www.metal-archives.com/.

 

Resources

 

“Alice Cooper: The Official Site”. (2016). Alice Cooper Official Site. Retrieved from Alice Cooper Official Site: http://www.alicecooper.com/.

“Black Sabbath – Welcome”. (2016). Black Sabbath. Retrieved from Black Sabbath on BubbleUp http://www.blacksabbath.com/welcome.html.

“BubbleUp [Homepage]”. (n.d.). BubbleUp. Retrieved from BubbleUp http://www.bubbleup.net/.

Brayman, R., & Nightwish. (2016). Nightwish. Retrieved from Nightwish on Stage http://nightwish.com/en.

“Candlemass”. (2016). Candlemass. Retrieved from Candlemass http://www.candlemass.se/doom/.

“Crazy Crazy Nights”. (n.d.). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crazy_Crazy_Nights.

Davies, G. (2014, October 1). The Origins of Shock Rock [Audio Podcast]. Retrieved from: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/heavy-metal-historian/id914129198?mt=2.

Davies, G. (2014, October 9). The Rise and Future of Shock Rock [Audio Podcast]. Retrieved from: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/heavy-metal-historian/id914129198?mt=2.

Davies, G. (2014, October, 22). Ebola and Heavy Metal [Audio Podcast]. Retrieved from: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/heavy-metal-historian/id914129198?mt=2.

Davies, G. (2014, December 26). The Origins of Progressive Music [Audio Podcast]. Retrieved from: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/heavy-metal-historian/id914129198?mt=2.

Davies, G. (2016, February 23). Lovecraft and Metal [Audio Podcast]. Retrieved from: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/heavy-metal-historian/id914129198?mt=2.

“Def Leppard [Homepage]”. (2015). Def Leppard. Retrieved from: http://www.defleppard.com/home/.

“Diamond Head”. (2016). Diamond Head . Retrieved from Diamond Head Official http://www.diamond-head.net/.

“Encyclopaedia Metallum”. (2016, May 1). Encyclopaedia Metallum. Retrieved from Encyclopaedia Metallum http://www.metal-archives.com/.

Epic Rights & BubbleUp. (2016). KISS. Retrieved from Kiss Online http://www.kissonline.com/.

“Gwar”. (2016). Gwar.net. Retrieved from Gwar.net http://www.gwar.net/.

“Home—Mötley Crüe”. (2016). Mötley Crüe. Retrieved from Motley.com http://www.motley.com/.

“Jimmie Rodgers (country singers)”. (n.d.). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jimmie_Rodgers_%28country_singer%29.

Keane Creative Ltd. (2016). Iron Maiden. Retrieved from: http://ironmaiden.com/.

“Linkin Park [Homepage]”. (2016). Linkin Park. Retrieved from LinkinPark.com http://www.linkinpark.com/.

“Marylin Manson”. (2016). Marilyn Manson. Retrieved from Marilyn Manson.com http://www.marilynmanson.com/.

“Metallica”. (2016). Metallica. Retrieved from Metallica on StageBloc https://metallica.com/.

Mitchell, A., Stanley, P. (1987). Crazy Crazy Nights [Recorded by KISS]. On Crazy Nights, Remastered Version [Digital Recording]. United States of America: The Island Def Jam Music Group/ Kiss Catalog, Ltd. (1998) Retrieved from: https://play.spotify.com/album/20C4ft1hM6sICitdBEsMZa.

New Music Labs. (2016). Within Temptation. Retrieved from: http://www.within-temptation.com/.

“OneWayRawk”. (2010, May 4). Jimmie Rodgers – TB Blues [Video File]. Retrieved from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OoQiZujWKQI.

“Pantera [Homepage]”. (2016). Pantera. Retrieved from Pantera.com http://pantera.com.

“RagtimeDorianHenry”. (2009, April 1). ‘T.B. Blues’ JIMMIE RODGERS (1931) Blues Guitar Legend [Video File]. Retrieved from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kgObKhTzHe4.

Rodgers, J. (1931). T.B. Blues (Performed by Jimmie Rodgers). United States of America: Victor. Retrieved from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kgObKhTzHe4.

Rodgers, J. (1997). T.B. Blues (Performed by Jimmie Rodgers). United States of America: BMG Entertainment. Retrieved from: https://play.spotify.com/album/2b63DXyYt94LH9iKBvlMCO. Original work 1931.

“Slipknot [Homepage]”. (2016). Slipknot. Retrieved from Slipknot1.com http://www.slipknot1.com/.

“The Island Def Jam Music Group”. (n.d.). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Island_Def_Jam_Music_Group.

“Windhand [Homepage]”. (2016). Windhand. Retrieved from Windhand.band http://www.windhand.band/.

“Witch Mountain”. (2016). Bandcamp. Retrieved from Bandcamp https://witchmountain.bandcamp.com/.

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