2011
03.25
No words, just music.

(UPDATE: One of the tracks from the previous version of the show was not CC-licensed. Updated the episode so now all tracks are CC-licensed. Thanks to Doug from The Music Manumit Podcast for letting me know!)

Special thanks to the Iron Thrones forums for pointers to some of the albums you’re hearing in this podcast. (Check outthis thread here).

Please support the bands in this show! Buy a T-Shirt, head to the shows, or play them inside your local aquarium (Fish love djent). Whatever you can do to help these bands keep making music, please do it!

(Also, check out Returning We Hear the Larks latest EP. It’s not CC-licensed, but definitely give it a listen).

If you have any suggestions for Creative Commons licensed metal, send me a link at craig@openmetalcast.com.

Open Metalcast Instrumetalcast Ep. 2 (MP3)

Open Metalcast Instrumetalcast Ep. 2 (OGG)

2011
03.22

Special thanks to the Iron Thrones forums for some of the albums that will be coming your way! (Check out this thread here)

Please support the bands in this show! Buy a T-Shirt, head to the shows, or make a mashed potato sculpture of their latest album cover. Whatever you can do to help these bands keep making music, please do it!

If you have any suggestions for Creative Commons licensed metal, send me a link at craig@openmetalcast.com.

Open Metalcast Ep 17 (MP3)

Open Metalcast Ep. 17 (OGG)

2011
03.21

License mix-up

Hey folks,

I’ve noticed that I’ve been mistakenly marking each of the podcasts for Open Metalcast as BY-NC-SA (By Attribution, Non-Commercial, Share Alike). This is unfortunately not the license that I was intending to use, nor is it compatible with some of the artists that we’ve released, which use the No-Derivatives license clause.

So, I’ve gone back and re-marked each of the episodes accordingly.

I hope this does not dissuade anyone from listening to this podcast, nor do I wish you to stop listening to the artists. I think of this show as the vehicle for you to check out the artists involved and have your own relationship with them. I don’t want you to try cutting their work out of this podcast to use. Heck, the sound-quality is good, but sometimes it’s twice-compressed mp3 files. :)

So, by all means, if you like something you hear on this show, head to the artist’s site and download it from there.

Hopefully there’s no hard feelings, but if there are, send them my way at craig@openmetalcast.com and we’ll talk.

And by all means, please keep your podcatchers locked in to Open Metalcast!

2011
03.14

This episode was recorded live as part of a talk on how to put on a podcast at the Michigan UNIX Users Group (MUG). Special thanks to MUG for letting me show them the inner workings of this podcast.

(And the shirt that I was wearing? Iron Thrones, of course. ;) )

Please support the bands in this show! Buy a T-Shirt, head to the shows, or do a flashmob to spell out their logo. Whatever you can do to help these bands keep making music, please do it!

If you have any suggestions for Creative Commons licensed metal, send me a link at craig@openmetalcast.com.

Open Metalcast Episode 016 (MP3)

Open Metalcast Episode 016 (OGG)

2011
03.03

Open Metalcast Special Episode: Enslaved to Machines

Anthony Oliver from Enslaved to Machines recently sent me a link to their debut album, Critical Disrupt. I wanted to play the album, but it wasn’t licensed as Creative Commons at the time, so I asked them to release it under Creative Commons, and they agreed. Pressing my luck, I asked Anthony if he’d do an interview with us on Open Metalcast, and he also agreed. Here is the interview with what promises to be an innovative band from my home state. Check it out!

Here’s a video of the drum-pad drum machine mentioned in the episode.

Songs featured in this episode:

  • FED
  • Mirror
  • Incorp$erated

Open Metalcast Interview: Enslaved to Machines (OGG)

Open Metalcast Interview: Enslaved to Machines (MP3)