10 Aug Episode 83.5 – Metal Laughs
Metal is serious business. So why so much laughter? We don’t really have the answer, but here’s the first installment of some of our favorite metal laughs. There are more and we’ll revisit this silly topic at some future point in time.
As promised in the episode, here’s a link to a wealth of laughs by Mr. King Diamond. Praise be to the person who built this insane collage.
We enjoyed getting back to the bite-size point-five episode format. Here are our other ones from the distant past, still worth a listen, wethinks!
5.5 (7 min, 10 sec)
17.5 (10 min, 59 sec)
23.5 (9 min, 28 sec)
41.5 (13 min, 51 sec)
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Music cited, in order of appearance:
King Diamond, “Bye, Bye Missy” (Them, 1988)
Testament, “C.O.T.L.O.D.” (The Legacy, 1987)
Lost Horizon, “Sworn to the Metal Wind” (Awakening the World, 2001)
Massacre, “Aggressive Tyrant” (Aggressive Tyrant demo, 1986)
Megadeth, “In My Darkest Hour” (So Far, So Good…So What, 1988)
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