Last Updated on November 12, 2023
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Gonzo-style review of Wolfheart and Before the Dawn causing structural damage to the foundations of The Dome in Tufnell Park, London.
Cheers to Roki for getting involved with this episode.
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Discover a heady mix of rebellious banter and raw heavy metal with the Beat Motel Zine podcast. This isn’t a show for the easily offended; we revel in uncompromised language and unfiltered opinions, all encapsulating the spirit and essence of heavy metal. We look to challenge societal norms and invite you on a sonic journey filled with edgy, powerful tunes and gut-wrenching emotion, lifting the lid on this captivating genre.
This engaging episode follows our host, Andrew, as he undertakes a compelling trip to the bustling capital, London, to experience a rousing live gig by Finnish Melodeth maestros, Wolfheart. Andrew’s account of negotiating the chaotic city life and his car’s perplexing air conditioning system add a relatable and comedic tone to the build-up, preparing listeners for the night’s electric atmosphere.
Podcast episode timestamps
00:00:03: Podcast warning and introduction
00:00:57: Journey commences
00:01:48: At the dome
00:02:26: Performance by ‘My Darkness’
00:04:31: Reactions to ‘Before the Dawn’
00:05:32: Wolfart performance begins
00:07:39: Introduction to ‘King by Stopping Again’
00:10:11: End of Wolfhart’s set
00:11:42: Post-concert reflection in the car
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The Beat Motel Zine Podcast: A Journey into Heavy Metal
The Beat Motel Zine podcast is certainly not for the faint-hearted. Combining frank and raw language with the passion of heavy metal, the podcast offers a rich tapestry of aural experiences. Although the language used might be too coarse for some, the underlying intent embodies the spirit of heavy metal – challenging norms and inviting listeners to experience the raw and powerful emotion of the art form.
The Journey to London
One unforgettable episode follows the host, Andrew, as he embarks on a journey to London to watch a thrilling live performance by Finnish Melodeth masters, Wolfheart. The anticipation is palpable as Andrew navigates the hustle and bustle of city streets, the buzz of excitement gradually building.
Once firmly ensconced in his vehicle, our host anticipates and navigates the inevitable challenges of the London commute – the puzzling state of his car’s air conditioning included. With commentary that is both relatable and humorous, he paints a vivid portrait of the city as he carefully weaves through the traffic toward his destination.
A Night of Metal with Wolfheart
At the heart of the night’s adventure is Andrew’s close friend and heavy metal gig buddy, Rocky. Together, they enjoy the pulsating beats and potent atmosphere of a Wolfheart concert – the incredible performance surrounded by fireworks, the strains of an especially resonant track, My Darkness brOki, echoing through the crowd during the encore, and the intimate audience interactions that punctuate the entire experience.
The duo encounters their fair share of quirks that evening. From the seemingly omnipresent threat of the circle pit – which they respectfully avoid in favour of unscathed spectating – to the embellished Eurovision-style death metal performance, the event proves to be a rollercoaster of unique and thrilling moments.
Once the echoes of Wolfheart’s rousing set die down, Rocky and Andrew reflect on their night, offering a fascinating hodgepodge of reviewer commentary. Rocky acclaims the band’s set as one of the most intense experiences he’s ever had, while Andrew finds himself marvelling at a drummer with only a single practice session under his belt.
Their journey home, filled with intense discussion and lively debate, paints a vivid portrait of the power of music to move, to connect, and to create unforgettable experiences.