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Metal Academy

Two long time fans chronologically explore the most important albums in the 50 year history of metal music. We focus on each album's influences, importance and quality, while inserting our personal memories from decades past and arguing the way only brothers can.
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Dec 11, 2018

Daniel and Ben continue their chronological journey through the history of metal music, with the 4th of 5 episodes to cover the year 1984.

Join them as they dissect three feature albums, and talk about what else was happening in the metal scene at the time of their release.

Feature albums:
Mercyful Fate - Don't Break the Oath
Trouble - Psalm 9
Saint Vitus - Saint Vitus

Also discussed:
Yngwie Malmsteen
Gotham City
Pretty Maids
Witch Cross
Evil
Ostrogoth
Sortilege
H-Bomb
Paul Chain

Nov 5, 2018

Daniel and Ben continue their chronological journey through the history of metal music, with the 3rd of 5 episodes to cover the year 1984.

Join them as they dissect three feature albums, and talk about what else was happening in the metal scene at the time of their release.

Feature albums:
Metal Church - Metal Church
Iron Maiden - Powerslave
Judas Priest - Defenders of the Faith

Also discussed:
Laaz Rockit
Sinner
Loudness
Saxon
Wolf
Tokyo Blade
Tank
Cloven Hoof
Venom

Sep 27, 2018

Daniel and Ben continue their chronological journey through the history of metal music, with the 2nd of 5 episodes to cover the year 1984.

Join them as they dissect three feature albums, and talk about what else was happening in the metal scene at the time of their release.

Feature albums:
Warlord - Cannons of Destruction Have Begun
Jag Panzer - Ample Destruction
Omen - Battle Cry

Also discussed:
Armored Saint
Queensryche
Fates Warning
Savatage
Helstar
Brocas Helm
Manowar
Griffin

Aug 21, 2018

Daniel and Ben continue their chronological journey through the history of metal music, with the 1st of 5 episodes to cover the year 1984.

Join them as they dissect three feature albums, and talk about what else was happening in the metal scene at the time of their release.

Feature albums:
Dio - The Last in Line
W.A.S.P. - W.A.S.P.
Cirith Ungol - King of the Dead

Also discussed:
Stormwitch
Warlock
Grave Digger
Running Wild
Spinal Tap
Wendy Williams
Dokken
Twisted Sister
Medieval Steel

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