METAL UP YOUR PODCAST - All Things Metallica

Clint and Ethan are two professional musicians and songwriters based in Nashville, TN. Ethan is a Grammy nominated guitarist and drummer (Kings of Leon, Relient K, The OC Supertones, Demon Hunter) and Clint is a world touring guitarist (Rodney Atkins, Mindy Smith, Jessie Baylin) and songwriter (Rough Trade Publishing).

From all over the world on tour or at their respective studios in Nashville, ride the lightning with them on weekly episodes as they explore all things METALLICA.

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    MUYP Radio - Clint Answers Questions and Plays Music

    On this episode Clint answers questions from listeners and plays some of his favorite songs. Topics explored:

    • Which half of my body would I want to be a sausage
    • Anticipated rock albums of 2019
    • Book recommendations
    • Where I'd like to live someday
    • Tips and tricks for practicing guitar
    • the meaning of the film Hereditary
    • the process of writing songs
    • what I like about writing country music
    • U2 deep cuts
    • the future of Lunar Satan
    • Favorite music themed movies
    • Favorite Metallica riffs to play and the ones I can't play!
    • the last song Metallica should play live

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    Episode 107 - 2018: A Year In The Life Of Metallica

    Happy New Year! To kick things off for 2019, we're taking a look back at the monstrous year Metallica had in 2018. In this episode we talk about the Worldwired Tour picking back up in Europe, Metallica Vans merch, the North America arena tour, Metallica Night with The Giants, Garage Days Remastered, Metallica's day of service, Nixon watches, Blackened Whiskey, the Justice Boxset, the AWMH Benefit Concert and so much more. Thanks for being on the ride with us for two solid years! We are so grateful to everyone that listens and supports the show.

    PS - Brantley and Jason are still playing phone tag. Those knuckleheads!

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    Episode 106 - Justice Boxset Pt. 5 (5/24/88 Troubadour) + Top Ten's Revisited

    On this week's episode we revisit our top 10 deep cuts and all time Metallica favorites to see what's different from our lists on EP 6 ALL the way back in January of 2017. That was nearly two years ago! We talk through the changes in the list and explore how our fandom has evolved since starting this podcast. Continuing our deep dive into the Justice Boxset, we burn down the 5/24/88 warm up show at the Troubadour in West Hollywood, CA and even dip into one of our favorite segments, Dave Mustaine Reads Dave Mustaine's Tweets.

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    MUYP Radio - Clint's Best of 2018

    On this special edition of MUYP Radio, Clint plays songs from his top records of 2018 and answers questions from fans. Here's the tracklist:

    1. Courtney Barnett - Hopelessness from Tell Me How You Really Feel
    2. Ghost - Rats from Prequelle
    3. Kacey Musgraves - Slow Burn from *Golden Hour**
    4. A Perfect Circle - So Long and Thanks for the Fish from *Eat The Elephant**
    5. Bob Schneider - Sing Love from Blood and Bones
    6. Elise Davis - Cactus from Cactus
    7. Dave Matthews Band - Again and Again from Come Tomorrow
    8. Lori McKenna - A Mother Never Rests from The Tree
    9. Jeff Tweedy - I Know What It's Like from WARM
    10. Neko Case - The Oracle of the Maritimes from Hell-On
    11. Lil Peep - Life Is Beautiful from Come Over When You're Sober, Pt. 2

    Also discussed:

    • the most diabolical horror villain
    • the relevance of country music
    • what songs Metallica might play at the Chris Cornell tribute
    • Kiss' End of the Road tour and Paul Stanley lip syncing
    • Volbeat
    • James Hetfield and Waylon Jennings

    It was a wonderful year of music and a GREAT year for Metal Up Your Podcast. We're glad to be on the ride with you all and look forward to more Metallica and music talk in 2019. Happy holidays!

    Outro Music: Bleachers - Wake Up from Reckless Love

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    Episode 105 - Justice Boxset Pt. 4 (Riff Tapes, Jams and Demos)

    We're continuing our exploration of the amazing ...And Justice Deluxe Boxset with a listen through of the Riffs, Jams and Demons (discs 3 and 4). We're giving away another boxset to a lucky Patron this month. On this episode we also discuss Dave Mustaine, the possibility of another Big 4 show, what Hardwired would be like with less songs, the major and minor differences in the riff tapes from Justice, hear from Paw Paw, the Joyce's and even meet a couple of new characters, Brantley and Jason.

    We also debut a brand new Lunar Satan track, "Come Dark Sun" at the end of the episode. Hope you enjoy! Thank youuuuuuuu!

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    Episode 104 - ONE: Metallica Tribute Band

    This week we sat down in person at HQ2 with our pal Shane Obershaw, drummer for Metallica tribute band ONE. Based out of Minneapolis, ONE is an internationally recognized tribute band that prides themselves on nailing the sound, look and aesthetic of the mighty Metallica. Shane tells us about his love for Metallica, how he got into drumming, finding the perfect James Hetfield, which songs are the most fun (and the hardest) to play and how his adventures in ONE got him close with some of Metallica's crew. We also play a fun Load vs. Reload edition of Metal Madness.

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    Metal Tales From The Road (Fresno, CA)

    On this last edition of Metal Tales before the boys take a well deserved break, we talk with friend and patron Chris Caccamise of Bassic Gear Review about his history with Metallica, the merits of Load and Reload, bass gear, running a music channel and the Fresno show and setlist.

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    Metal Tales From The Road (Sacramento, CA)

    We're almost at the end of this leg of the Worldwired Tour, but not quite yet. For this episode of Metal Tales, Ethan chats with Kelly Cheffet from San Diego, CA. Kelly flew up to Sacramento to meet up with his brother and see the mighty Metallica for the 2nd time ever! Kelly talks about his Metallica story, his favorite record, his thoughts on the Load/Reload era, coming back around with Hardwired, the setlist and how many Enter Night Pilsners he and his brother may or may not have had at the show. Enjoy!

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    Episode 103 - Justice Boxset Pt. 3 (Justice On Wheels Documentary)

    This week we take another deep dive into the incredible ...And Justice For All boxset by burning down Justice On Wheels, a documentary included in the boxset from April of 1989. In this documentary we see interviews with the crew members and fascinating insight into all things Metallica from Kirk and Lars with all sorts of cool behind the scenes footage.

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    Metal Tales From The Road (Portland, OR)

    This week, Ethan chats with listener and patron, Jeremy Case. Jeremy's fandom dates back to before he can remember, all thanks to his Mom being a Metallica fan. In this episode, Jeremy talks about getting into Metallica, his first show experience, diving into the early records and becoming a fan of every Metallica record. Thanks again to Jeremy for being a part of this series!

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