Mars Attacks Podcast Episode 20 – In This Moment & Heaven Below

During this episode we bring you two interviews, one with Chris Howorth from In This Moment, and another with Patrick Kennison from Heaven Below. During Chris’ portion we discuss the making of In This Moment’s latest album Star Crossed Wasteland, what it has been like to tour with the likes of Ozzy, Dave Mustaine, being part of Talking Metal on Fuse, and his feelings towards Maria Brink’s involvement with such things as the Hottest Chicks In Metal, and what affect, if any, it has on the band. During Patrick’s interview portion we discuss his former band Union Underground, what it was like to put Heaven Below together, working with Ben Moody, and some misconceptions people may have about artists whose songs are frequently used on TV.

During the episode you’ll hear the following songs in this order:

Heaven Below – Heartbreaker
Union Underground – Across The Nation
Heaven Below – When Daylight Dies
In This Moment – The Gun Show
In This Moment – Just Drive
In This Moment – The Great Divide

Topics discussed include:

Warped Tour, Mayhem Fest, Blondie, Nine Inch Nails, Prince, Ozzy Osbourne, Rob Zombie, Chimera, Stone Sour, Union Underground, Heaven Below, Dave Mustaine, Megadeth, Schecter Hellraiser, EMG Pick Up, Krank Amps, Dunlop Pedals, In This Moment, The Dream, Star Crossed Wasteland, Chris Howorth, Kyle Kontiel, Jesse Landry, Trent Reznor, Hottest Chicks In Metal, Maria Brink, Talking Metal On Fuse, Blake Bunzel, Ernie Ball, Pantera, Iron Maiden, Slayer, Lacuna Coil, Blondie, Disturbed, Lincoln Park, Drowning Pool, Static-X, Ozzy Osbourne, Countdown To Devil, Reworking The Devil, White Stripes, Cher, Peavy, B.C. Rich, Coal Chamber, Korn, Marshall, VHT Pitbull, TC Electronics G-Force, Lexicon MPX2, Ozzfest, Marilyn Manson, WWE, Ben Moody, Motorhead, Bob Dylan, Chris Isaak

Mars Attacks Podcast – Episode 10 – Nonpoint

During this episode we interview Zach Broderick from Nonpoint. We touch upon being the new guy in the band, how he got the gig, what its been like to work with Chad Gray and Gregg Tibbett from Mudvayne on Mircacle, touring with Nonpoint, etc.

During the episode I also mention the recent deaths within the hardrock/metal community. My thoughts go out to Paul Gray from Slipknot, and everyone else that I mention, Rev from A7X, Ronnie James Dio, and Pete Steele. I hope they’re all in a better place, and thank them all for their music.

Other items discussed during the episode are the following:

Zach Broederick, Nonpoint, Miracle, Dirge Within, Soil, Shaun Glass, Dan Donegan, Disturbed, The New Game, Chad Gray, Greg Tribbett, Paranoid, Black Sabbath, EVH Amps, Peavey, Jackson Guitars, EMG X Pickups, Dunlop Pedals, Sam Ash, Mick Mars, Motley Crue, God Forbid, Doc Coyle, Ernie Ball Strings, Download Festival, Rock On The Range, Eddie Trunk, Talking Metal, Ripper Owens, 60 Cycle Media, Ronnie James Dio, Wendy Dio, Gloria Butler, Geezer Butler, Dimebag Darrell, Pantera, The Rev, Avenged Sevenfold, Pete Steele, Joey Z, Life Of Agony, Paul Gray, Slipknot,