The Metal Embassy Podcast
Metal Embassy - 011 - Longhouse from Canada

Metal Embassy - 011 - Longhouse from Canada

August 4, 2021

Metal Chris interviews Josh Cayer, a First Nations Algonquin in Ottawa, Canada, that performs bass and vocals for the bands Longhouse and Dismal Aura. Josh goes in depth about the recent discovery of unmarked graves of indigenous children at schools across Canada.

Metal Embassy - 010 - Chovu from Kenya

Metal Embassy - 010 - Chovu from Kenya

July 14, 2021

Metal Chris speaks with Preston and Barbara, the vocalist and drummer, respectively, of the Nairobi, Kenya, based metal band Chovu on this episode. They cover a wide range of topics from African mysticism and mythology to what it is like to be a woman in a heavy metal band in Kenya.

Metal Embassy - 009 - Brajangngana from Bangladesh

Metal Embassy - 009 - Brajangngana from Bangladesh

June 29, 2021

Black metal from Bangladesh is this episode's theme when Metal Chris talks to Katatonic of the band Brajangngana about how he incorporates South Asian elements, along with mythology and history, into his music.

Metal Embassy - 008 - Dr. Colossus from Australia

Metal Embassy - 008 - Dr. Colossus from Australia

June 16, 2021

On this episode Metal Chris interviews Jono Colliver, guitarist and front man of the Australian band Dr. Colossus, a band that is as devoted to the Simpsons TV show as they are to writing jamming riffs.

Metal Embassy - 007 - Apes of God from El Salvador

Metal Embassy - 007 - Apes of God from El Salvador

June 1, 2021

On this episode Metal Chris interviews Rodrigo Salguero of the Salvadorian death/thrash metal band Apes of God. The band's vocalist was murdered on stage during a performance in 2019 and Rodrigo explains how the band managed to overcome this tragedy and continue on, even recording a new full length album that was just released in April.

Metal Embassy - 006 - Tang Dynasty from China (Short Version)

Metal Embassy - 006 - Tang Dynasty from China (Short Version)

May 19, 2021

Kaiser Kuo is a founding member of the first heavy metal band in China, Tang Dynasty, as well as his later band Spring and Autumn. In this shorter version of this episode, he talks with Metal Chris about the early days of heavy metal in China and his instrumental role in bringing heavy metal to the country. To listen to the longer version of this interview, with an extra 12 minutes of conversation with Kaiser, visit metalembassy.bandcamp.com

Metal Embassy - 005 - Zalaam from Palestine

Metal Embassy - 005 - Zalaam from Palestine

May 4, 2021

Amir Jacob is the man behind the Palestinian black metal band Zalaam and this episode's interview with Metal Chris is Amir's first interview about his band. Amir gives insight into how his environment influences the music of Zalaam.

Metal Embassy - 004 - Gloosh from Siberia

Metal Embassy - 004 - Gloosh from Siberia

April 20, 2021

On this episode Metal Chris interviews George Gabrielyan of the Siberia, Russia, based one man black metal band Gloosh and they talk about how nature and George's surroundings influence his music.

Metal Embassy - 003 - Beastwars from New Zealand

Metal Embassy - 003 - Beastwars from New Zealand

April 6, 2021

On this episode Metal Chris interviews Matt Hyde, vocalist of the New Zealand based band Beastwars, and talks about how his bout with cancer brought the broken up band back together resulting in Beastwars recording a new album just weeks after he finished his last chemotherapy treatment.

Metal Embassy - 002 - Creative Waste from Saudi Arabia

Metal Embassy - 002 - Creative Waste from Saudi Arabia

March 23, 2021

Saudi Arabia has only recently started to allow heavy metal shows and in this episode Fawaz Al-Shawaf talks about setting up the first above ground metal show ever in the country for his grindcore band, Creative Waste.

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