Episode #68 June 1998
Welcome to this weeks episode of Heavy Metal History, after a brief hiatus the podcast is back to bring you more on the history of the genre with a renewed vigor! On this episode we dissect June of 1998. A month that brought New York Hardcore to the forefront, a legacy band writes an album they ended up hating because of the coming trend of Nu Metal, a tech death masterpiece would be written in 1993 but wouldn’t see release until 5 years later, southern doom metal, a side project of one of the biggest black metal bands, a virtuoso guitar player, more Metalcore is birthed into the world and the rise of Nu Metal!
Albums we discussed:
Madball - "Look My Way"
Slayer - "Diabolus in Musica"
Gorguts - "Obscura"
Alabama Thunderpussy - "Rise Again"
Old Man's Child "Ill Natured Spiritual Invasion"
Yngwie Malmsteen – “Concerto Suite for Electric Guitar”
Coalesce - "Functioning on Impatience"
System of a Down - "Self Titled"