In the first of two enlightening episodes for the month of September, an Aesop-less Shelby is joined on the sunny patio of a Montreal AirBnB by college professor, metalhead, father of two, and creator of Grimposium Vivek Vankatesh. Also featuring surprise cameos by Dan Butler (Vastum, Acephalix), Pranjal Tiwari (Cardinal Wyrm), and British Dave (Football Madness), this discussion goes deep on academia, philosophy, fatherhood, and the mystical origins and culture of extreme music.
Valid and pertinent pontifications as follows: The Mutual Washing of Balls and Resulting Scrotal Cleanliness, How Did You Do That?, Incessant Beeping and The Passing of Fire Trucks, Maya Vs. Mastadon, Stoked Mallcore Kids, Partying With Sebastian Bach, Free Massages In The Artist Village, A Casual Plate of Food, Heavy Times at Katacombes Montreal, Uroboric Musings on Academia and The Mind/Body Horror Binary, Screaming In Your Daughter's Ear, A Complete Lack of Usual Segments, Luc LeMay and The Hidden History of The Human Race, Gettin' Pleiades Dusted Off Some "Colored Sands", Inquisition's Border-Crossing Issues and How They Benefitted Vastum, A Checkered Past, An Apartment Full of Drowsy Metalheads, Particularly Evocative Emotions, Don't Worry: Dan's Not Drunk, Strangling People With A Mic Cable, Cardinal Wyrm Chanting To The Empty Heavens, Neckbeard Technocracy, "Fucked With A Knife" As An Antidote To Dread and Depression, More Beeping, A Visit From The Landlord, Chatty Neighbors, and Lots of Weird Dude Energy. THIS 1 IS FOR SMART PPL ONLY! IF YOU ARE A FALSE DO NOT ENTRY!
Gorguts, "Considered Dead"
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