METAL UP YOUR PODCAST - All Things Metallica

Clint and Ethan are two touring musicians based in Nashville, TN.
Ride the lightning with them as they explore all things METALLICA.

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    Episode 86 - 1988: A Year In The Life Of Metallica

    Once again, we are joined by our good friend and co-host of Single Podcast Theory, Brad Lyons! In this episode, we run through the year 1988. The year of recording and releasing '...And Justice For All.' Obviously a huge year for the band. They are putting out their follow up to 'Master Of Puppets,' but not without a little sonic drama. Jason?! We dive into all of that and much more.

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    MUYP Radio Pt. 4 (A Journey Through Clint's Session Work)

    In this bonus episode Clint takes you on a ride through some of his favorite session work. In addition to touring and being a songwriter, Clint also plays guitar on several records a year. These are ten of his favorite songs. You can support these artists by purchasing their records, listening on Spotify and catching them on tour. Thanks for listening and enjoy the show!

    1. Bob Schneider - Best Day Ever from the album Burden of Proof (2013)
    2. The Blue Cut Robbery - Rock N Roll Man from the album Coquette (2015)
    3. Elise Davis - Last Laugh from the upcoming LP Cactus (2018)
    4. The Wind and The Wave - Raising Hands, Raising Hell, Raise 'Em High from the album From The Wreckage (2014)
    5. Volant - Divine (Unreleased)
    6. Bob Schneider - Running On Empty from the album Looking Into You: A Tribute To Jackson Browne (2014)
    7. Charlie Mars - She Ain't Coming Back from the album Beach Town (2016)
    8. Matthew Mayfield - Indigo from the album Recoil (2017)
    9. Griffin House - Paris from the album So On and So Forth (2016)
    10. Bob Schneider - Montgomery from the album King Kong (2015)
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    Episode 85 - Français Pour une nuit (DVD Review)

    This is up there with the great Metallica live shows. Nimes, France was special. Not only was the venue absolutely breathtaking, but the boys were in good form. They even busted out Dyers Eve, which has barely been played over 30 times! You can tell that all the dudes are soaking it in and loving this show. It's a definite must watch for any Metallica fan.

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    Episode 83 - 1987: A Year In The Life Of Metallica

    1987 may not have been a bust year for Metallica but that doesn't make it an insignificant one. This was Jason's first full year in the band, Garage Days Re-Revisited was released, Cliff 'Em All was released and they played one of their biggest shows to date...Monsters Of Rock! Clint and Ethan burn down all this and much more. Ethan also debuts a brand new song from his upcoming solo album called "Stand Down." The song also features Clint Wells on lead guitar! Thanks for listening!

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    Episode 82 - Metallica Gear: Pt I (James' Guitars)

    You asked...and asked...and get the point. We're finally diving into our first gear episode! We're discussing James Hetfield's most notable guitars in chronological order. For this episode, we have a very special guest, Mr. Brad Lyons! Not only is he a fantastic guitar player and producer, but he's also the co-host of the best and only Pearl Jam podcast out there, Single Podcast Theory. What is your favorite Papa Het guitar? The Explorer? Snakebyte? Iron cross? The Electra Flying V?! The three of us decide in a dramatic round of Metal Madness. Let us know what you think by emailing

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    Episode 81 - MUYP Radio (Ethan's Top 10 Metallica Ballads)

    Clint...Clint?...CLINT?! It's just Ethan here, doing his very first MUYP Radio episode! Clint is taking the week off, as he's currently on his way to Germany. In this episode, Ethan breaks down his top 10 Metallica ballads, shares a few stories and insight about the songs and we have a secret special guest who makes his very first appearance. These are really fun episodes to do and we look forward to many more in the future!

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    MUYP Radio Pt. 3 (Clint's Original Music)

    It's time again for another MUYP Radio episode. We've gotten many requests to share our own personal music so this week Clint sat down to take you all through a journey of ten of his original songs. In addition to being a touring musician, Clint is also a professional songwriter. This a batch of some of his most favorite recent songs. Remember what it was like to sit back and listen to the radio and have a curated listening experience? Miss those days? We sure do! Hope you enjoy this hour with Clint and his music. Peace and Adios!

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    Episode 80 - Best and Worst Songs (w/ Single Podcast Theory)

    This week we are joined by our friends and fellow Metallica die-hards, The Brads, from the wonderful Pearl Jam podcast, Single Podcast Theory. In this episode we talk the unfortunate death of Vinnie Paul Abbott, Kirk's vindication for a lack of solos on St. Anger, fan mail and our favorite/least favorite tracks from every studio Metallica record. We also burn down yet another segment of Metal Madness with a few surprises. This week's tangents include Office Space, Total Recall, NRB's, So I Married An Axe Murderer and more Mustaine head-scratchers. We hear from "This Many Kid," Paw Paw, Becky and even go on the never-ending search for our be-dreadlocked friend, Paul!?

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    Episode 79 - Hardwired...To Self-Destruct (Disc 3)

    The third disc of Hardwired is such a great addition to an already incredible record. Starting of with the blistering "Lords Of Summer,' the disc rips through great Metallica covers, live recordings from Record Store Day and the live debut of "Hardwired." In this episode, we get into some current event news, Mustaine, Ghost, a detailed discussion about disc 3, track by track and a bunch more!

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