Episodes

Jan. 26, 2023

Albums Are Dead (And That's OK...)

Albums Are Dead (And That's OK...): the dominance of singles vs albums, the Spotify playlist effect, the role of TikTok, why albums don't feel like events anymore, how deluxe albums and bloated albums like Drake "Scorpion" played a role, how …

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Jan. 23, 2023

Winston McCall (Parkway Drive)

Winston McCall from Parkway Drive discusses the band working through their problems and more.

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Jan. 20, 2023

Finn Mckenty on Pod of Never

Finn Mckenty sat down with Matthew Nanes to discuss his career.

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Jan. 16, 2023

Johnny Franck (Bilmuri, ex-Attack Attack)

Johnny Franck returns to the podcast for an update on what he's been up to.

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Jan. 12, 2023

Finn Mckenty on The Sailor Jerry Podcast

Finn Mckenty made an appearance on The Sailor Jerry Podcast!

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Jan. 9, 2023

Shifty Shellshock (Crazy Town)

Shifty Shellshock joins Finn Mckenty to discuss what he's been working on lately.

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Jan. 5, 2023

Is Nik Nocturnal WRONG about everything??

I react to Nik Nocturnals predictions for metal in 2023: thall (Humanity's Last Breath), shoegaze (Loathe), post-hardcore, Brand Of Sacrifice, and more.

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Jan. 3, 2023

Ian Fidance (Comedian)

Comedian Ian Fidance joins the podcast to defend ska music.

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Dec. 22, 2022

Gen Z Ruined Music

I react to Mary Spender's video "Why New Music Sucks" where she discusses nostalgia, juvenoia, and the question of whether Generation Z ruined music.

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Dec. 19, 2022

Bradley Hall (YouTuber)

Bradley Hall joins Finn Mckenty to discuss his life as a guitarist on YouTube.

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Dec. 15, 2022

Why do music nerds love Carly Rae Jepsen?

Why do music nerds love Carly Rae Jepsen? Music nerds like Anthony Fantano love a handful of pop artists like Carly Rae Jepsen ("Call Me Maybe"), Taylor Swift, Rina Sawayama, Lorde and a few others while ignoring most mainstream pop …

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Dec. 12, 2022

Dean Lamb (Archspire)

Dean Lamb from Archspire joins Finn Mckenty for a candid discussion about metal subgenres, being a YouTuber, and more.

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Dec. 8, 2022

When Celebrities Wear Metal Shirts

Is it ok when celebrities wear metal band shirts?

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Dec. 1, 2022

Time To Be Honest With You

My review of Erra "Nigh To Silence" upset a lot of people, and it made me realize that people mostly don't want honest reviews and reactions.

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Nov. 28, 2022

Misha Mansoor (Periphery)

Misha Mansoor from Periphery joins the podcast to talk about the band, his days working at RadioShack, and more.

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Nov. 21, 2022

Zack Telander (YouTuber)

Zack Telander joins Finn Mckenty to discuss his YouTube channel, the parallels between the fitness and music communities, and more.

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Nov. 17, 2022

Learning to Like Classic Metal

Can I learn to like classic metal? I give classic metal bands like Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, Venom, Black Sabbath, Scorpions, Mercyful Fate, Quiet Riot, Kiss and more a chance!

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Nov. 14, 2022

Become The Knight

Mike Kupris, aka Become The Knight, joins the podcast to discuss his career as a YouTuber, writing progressive metal music, and more.

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Nov. 10, 2022

This Is Why Metal Fans Hate Me

It's not secret that metal fans hate me! I look at why, starting with one of the many Reddit threads where metal fans hate me, and getting further into the psychology of why listening to metal becomes an unhealthy identity …

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Nov. 7, 2022

Sam Carter (Architects)

Sam Carter of Architects joins to talk about their new album "The Classic Symptom Of A Broken Spirit," the "Doomsday" riff, losing Tom Searle, the future of Architects and more.

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Oct. 31, 2022

Blink-182 vs. Ticketmaster (this is ridiculous!)

Blink-182 ticket prices are insane!

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Oct. 24, 2022

Adam De Micco (Lorna Shore)

Adam De Micco of Lorna Shore joins the podcast to discuss the band's sound, how fans react to change, and more.

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Oct. 17, 2022

Jeremy DePoyster (The Devil Wears Prada)

Jeremy DePoyster from The Devil Wears Prada joins the podcast to discuss what's new with the band.

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Oct. 10, 2022

MY ALBUM OF THE YEAR? Guilty pleasures, k-pop, buttrock & more

Finn dives into his favorite album and some viewer comments from his YouTube videos.

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