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Jibbies & Loond: Video Special - Top 10 Metal Cover Songs, Pt. 1

Jibbies & Loond love their metal. And lists are fun. Thus was the genesis of their Top 10 Metal Cover Songs project. As it turned out, the pool of metal is so deep and wide that the two didn’t have a single Top 10 song in common (Type O’s ‘Summer Breeze’ appeared on both lists, but outside of Loond’s Top 10). Given the lack of overlap, it only seemed right to present both lists. Combined, they give a great peak into metal’s love of the cover. And the fucke...

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Jibbies & Loond – Interview: American Sharks

Earlier this year American Sharks issued its ‘Weedwizard’ 7” to enthusiastic response. Fans loved it. Critics loved it. Everybody wanted more. Word emerged that the enigmatic band would spend some time woodshedding this summer to get a proper full-length out. Jibbies & Loond decided it was time to investigate and American Sharks vocalist/guitarist Mike Hardin and drummer Nick Cornetti were happy to oblige. J&L: ‘Weedwizard’ was a great introduction for thos...

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There’s definitely somewhat of a tradition for Metal bands to do cover songs. Whether they be other Metal songs or not Metal at all. And it’s always uber-exciting when a band makes a cover song their very own. When they do it so well, that you like that version better than the original. The point though is to capture the essence of the original work and put your twist, character, and take on it and make it into something brand new. That is the theme of this week’s episode. So join your Metal comrades as they discuss and count down their favorite cover songs performed by some of their favorite Metal bands.

List Loond

01. Warrel Dane - Lucretia My Reflection (Sisters Of Mercy)
02. I.N.C - Just What I Needed/Candy-O (The Cars)
03. Celtic Frost - Mexican Radio (Wall of voodoo)
04. Dead Horse - Rock lobster (B 52’s)
05. Exodus - Low Rider (W.A.R)
06. The Accused - Saturday Night Special (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
07. Heathen - Kill the King (Rainbow)
08. Coroner - I Want You, She’s so Heavy (Beatles)
09. Prong - Get a Grip on Yourself (The Stranglers)
10. Hallows Eve - Shear Heart Attack (Queen)
11. Flotsam & Jetsam - Saturday Nights Alright For Fighting (Elton John)
12. Type O Negative - Summer Breeze (Seals & Crofts)
13. Excel - Message in a Bottle (The Police)
14. Engine - Fascination Street (The Cure)
15. Scatterbrain - Sonata #3 (Mozart)
16. Mordred - Super Freak (Rick James)
17. Anthrax - 18 (Alice Cooper)
18. Exodus - Bitch (Rolling Stones)
19. Exodus - Pump It Up (Elvis Costello)
20. Coroner - Purple Haze (Jimi Hendrix)

Horns Up! - J&L

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Music featured this episode:

Warrel Dane - Lucretia My Reflection

I.N.C - Just What I Needed/Candy-O

Exodus - Low Rider

The Accused - Saturday Night Special

Hallows Eve - Shear Heart Attack

Type O Negative - Summer Breeze

Celtic Frost - Mexican Radio

Judas Priest - The Green Manalishi (With The Two Pronged Crown)

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“That’s What He Said”: Venomous Maximus frontman Gregg Higgins talks full-length debut, ‘Beg Upon The Light’

Houston's Venomous Maximus just last week finished recording their full-length debut, 'Beg Upon The Light.' Vocalist/guitarist Gregg Higgins was kind enough to take a few minutes and talk to Jibbies, from the GonzoGeek-hosted, 'The Jibbies & Loond Show,' about both the new record and the band's upcoming eastern US tour. Jibbies: You’re about to finish tracking on the new record, your full-length debut. How has the recording process differed this time from the first couple of tr...

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Jibbies & Loond: Video Special – Saint Vitus, Dixie Witch, Venomous Maximus

Poster by Shelby Hohl. Fitzgerald’s made the most of Saint Vitus' ‘Lillie F-65’ tour stop in Houston, opening up both floors of the venue to make it a night of non-stop metal. From Beyond kicked things off on the main stage upstairs, and put in a set belying their newness on the scene. A less shreddie The Shrine might be an apt comparison, more straight classic rock than stoner. And what a place to have your EP release party!   Sanctus Bellum played downstairs ear...

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The Jibbies & Loond Show - Episode 035 - Godflesh at Maryland Deathfest

Guest hosts! Sometimes the show wouldn’t run without them. Loond had to step away from the mic this time around, making way for the return of prior guest JD Franklin (::kai/ros::) . He met up with Jibbies out front of Fitzgerald’s in Houston, where Saint Vitus, Dixie Witch, and Houston’s own Venomous Maximus were topping a bill of heavy goodness (video and VM interview to come). JD was fresh back from a trip to see Godflesh make their first US appearance in 13 years at Maryland Deathfest and tells all re: the splendor of Mr. JK Broadrick’s return. Jibbies then quizzes him about :::kai/ros::: upcoming performance at NMASS (New Media Art and Sound Summit) 2012, happening June 14-17 in Austin, Tex., before the two launch into their own dissection of S. Osbourne v. B. Ward and what does or does not constitute a Black Sabbath reunion. You also get some Vinny Stigma-inspired philosophy and a lovefest for the greatness of Suicidal Tendencies.Turn up your speakers and have a listen. It’s gonna be good

Horns Up! - J&L

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Music featured this episode:

Venomous Maximus – ‘The Mission’

Godflesh – ‘Frail’

:::kai/ros::: 

Black Sabbath - ‘War Pigs’

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What I'm Into This Week - "Boneless Christian" by Coven

I recently obtained a CD entitled “Boneless Christian” by the obscure and cult followed band COVEN. This record came out in 1994 and is the third album by this Washington state band. From a historical background we all know of the hotbed Thrash scenes of San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York City in the 80’s and early 90’s. However, there was quite a burgeoning and vibrant scene in Washington at the time as well. The upper North West had a unique amalgamation of bands ...

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It’s guest host time again. Jibbies had to take care of a kiddo emergency on the home front and couldn’t be on this week’s episode. Filling in is Loond’s good buddy Mr. Chris Riquelme. The guys discuss the new French band called Abrahma that has taken a deserving spot on the Small Stone roster. From there the conversation goes into the importance or lack of as far as song lyrics go these days. The guys are elated over the art work for the upcoming Testament record and Loond is jazzed that Juan Croucier is back in the fold with Ratt. The guys also talk about the upcoming record from Kreator. L&R round out the show with talk of the Houston music scene, the new Dynamo stadium, and the Black Sabbath drummer saga.

**Note** - since the recording of this episode it has been made public info that Tommy Clufetos is manning the drum throne for the upcoming Sabbath shows. Congrats to him!

Horns Up! - J&L

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Music featured this episode:

Abrahma - Vodun Pt. 1 Samedi's Awakening

Testament - Ten Thousand Thrones

Ratt - You Think You’re Tough

Kreator - Terror Zone

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Superhot Session 001: Stubb

UK-based Superhot Records has started a live performance series, Superhot Sessions, and holycow did they pick a winner for Session 001. Here's what Chris from the label has to say about things: "In March 2012 Superhot Records invited resolvefilm to come and film Stubb performing a live and slightly reworked take of 'Hard Hearted Woman.' This is the first of the Superhot Sessions. Every now and then we're going to invite one of our bands or a just a band we really dig to come and perform live...

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Review: Snake Road - 'Severed' EP

Philadelphia hardcore punk. That’s the three-word description bassist Travis Collison offers of his band, Snake Road. He’s not wrong. But fortunately for him, and the rest of the rocking world, Snake Road’s ‘Severed’ EP goes well beyond the straight hardcore motif. ‘Immunity’ pairs a straight rock n’ roll riff with the type of vocal agro typically reserved for the crust set. At barely over 1-minute long though, it’s over just as you’r...

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