Metal Brainiac

If National Public Radio had a show about heavy metal, it would be "Metal Brainiac." Host Matt Peiken treats metal as an art form filled with expression, imagination and virtuosity. In every half-hour podcast, Peiken and his guests dive deep into the artistic process through intelligent, revealing conversations.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 30m. Bisher sind 44 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 23 hours 8 minutes


Tommy Rogers of Between the Buried and Me dives deep into his 'Coma Ecliptic.'

Three years after breaking the concept album barr…


 August 12, 2015  28m

Saint Asonia guitarist Mike Mushok on leaping from Staind to new supergroup

When the singer of Staind decided to take a turn …


 August 5, 2015  22m

Marty Friedman talks Megadeth, his new music and making a life in Japan.

Marty Friedman talks about his exit from Megadeth…


 July 30, 2015  38m

 July 19, 2015  34m

Palisades singer Louis Miceli plays 'Mind Games.'

Electronicore is among scores of heavy metal subg…


 July 8, 2015  30m

Veil of Maya singer Lukas Magyar gets heavy about 'Matriarch.'

Veil of Maya's new vocalist, Lukas Magyar, talks …


 July 2, 2015  29m

Haste the Day founder Mike Murphy talks finding path back to Christian metal

Five years ago, at the apex of their career, Chri…


 June 25, 2015  26m

Mike Portnoy and drumming son Max talk about Next to None

Every metal fan knows the name Mike Portnoy—legen…


 June 18, 2015  29m

Ryan Wenzel of Arizona instrumental duo Tempel

Ryan Wenzel of Tempel discusses the circumstances…


 June 12, 2015  24m

Bill Tsamis, Mark Zonder look back on 30 years of Warlord

More than 30 years ago, Metal Blade Records was a…


 June 4, 2015  29m