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Speak N' Destroy - METALLICA Podcast

Speak N' Destroy - METALLICA Podcast

By PopCurse

Ryan J. Downey (MTV News, Billboard, The Hollywood Reporter) hosts the FIRST podcast featuring interviews about Metallica.
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Speak N' Destroy - METALLICA PodcastJun 13, 2019

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Jordan Olds (Two Minutes To Late Night)
Sep 14, 202301:33:15
Host Solo, Take Two

Host Solo, Take Two

It's just me! Ryan J. Downey here with a look back at some of the killer Metallica shows I've seen over the past 35 years, including small underplay club shows, unique award show and late-night talk show performances, festivals, and more. I seamlessly and organically tie some of these experiences to different guests who've joined Speak N' Destroy since the podcast began in 2017 and give some updates on projects involving Metallica tour openers Pantera and Ice Nine Kills.

Keep up with everything Speak N' Destroy.

Sep 06, 202301:07:51
Ben Umanov (MetalSucks)
Jun 29, 202301:14:09
Eyal Levi (Dååth)

Eyal Levi (Dååth)

Eyal Levi is the CEO of URM Academy (an online school for rock and metal producers), Riffhard (an online school for metal guitarists), and guitarist for Dååth. He talks with Ryan J. Downey about his upbringing as the son of a famous composer; learning different instruments; and, of course, a whole lot about Metallica. Speak N' Destroy podcast theme by Scott Mellinger. Visit the Speak N' Destroy website and socials HERE. Part of the PopCurse podcast network.


Jun 13, 202301:33:39
Nico Perrino (Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression)

Nico Perrino (Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression)

Nico Perrino is the Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression Executive Vice President and host of FIRE’s So to Speak: The Free Speech Podcast.

Before his writing appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Politico, and The Guardian, Nico's first byline was in So What!, the Metallica fan club magazine. He discovered Metallica at age 10, spent his teenage years playing guitar in a Chicago metal band, and now devotes his life to fighting for the same issues addressed in Metallica songs like "Eye of the Beholder."

Nico co-directed “Mighty Ira: A Civil Liberties Story” (2020), a feature-length film about the life and career of former ACLU Executive Director Ira Glasser, and worked as Creative Consultant on “Can We Take a Joke?” (2015), a film about censorship in stand-up comedy. He talks with Ryan J. Downey about the Metallica catalog, Iced Earth, In Flames, Trivium, Christopher Hitchens, his work with the FIRE Org, and why "Free speech makes people free."

Speak N' Destroy theme by Scott Mellinger. Visit the Speak N' Destroy website and socials HERE. Part of the PopCurse podcast network.

Apr 19, 202301:06:21
Metallica At The Movies
Apr 14, 202302:17:14
Rob LaChance & Ryan Kennedy (Wake)
Apr 06, 202354:27
Corey Taylor (Slipknot)
Feb 23, 202301:06:05
Ted Aguilar (Death Angel)
Feb 02, 202302:37:02
William Irwin (Metallica and Philosophy)
Jan 23, 202301:00:55
Donald Tardy (Obituary)
Jan 16, 202301:00:27
Stephen Brodsky, JR Conners, Adam McGrath (Cave In)
Jun 20, 202201:31:40
Alec Berg (Barry, Silicon Valley, Seinfeld)
Jun 13, 202201:40:15
Alexander Jones (Undeath)
May 09, 202201:10:35
Count D (Rob Zombie)
May 02, 202201:03:10
10 Reasons Master Of Puppets Rules

10 Reasons Master Of Puppets Rules

Bonus Episode! Master Of Puppets arrived March 3, 1986. In this bonus episode, Ryan J. Downey details 10 Reasons Why Master Of Puppets Rules, in celebration of Metallica's landmark third album turning 36. Read the written piece at Loudwire. Speak N' Destroy podcast theme by Scott Mellinger. Visit the Speak N' Destroy website and socials HERE. Part of the PopCurse podcast network. 

Mar 03, 202221:02
Jeremy Wagner (Broken Hope)

Jeremy Wagner (Broken Hope)

BROKEN HOPE guitarist Jeremy Wagner purchased several pieces of Cliff Burton memorabilia at auction and graciously returned them to Cliff's longtime girlfriend, Corinne Lynn, and the late Metallica bassist's family. The stuff included laminates, demos, family photos, and even t-shirts worn by Cliff. Jeremy tells that story in full here and talks about the impact of Metallica on his life and career. Speak N' Destroy podcast theme by Scott Mellinger. Visit the Speak N' Destroy website and socials HERE. Part of the PopCurse podcast network.
Feb 10, 202201:26:16
Ben Savage (Whitechapel)
Jan 17, 202256:22
Ben Apatoff (Metallica: The $24.95 Book)
Jan 04, 202201:09:32
Host Solo, Take One
Dec 14, 202101:33:23
Brody Uttley (Rivers Of Nihil)
Sep 06, 202159:31
Devin Shidaker (The Acacia Strain)
Aug 31, 202101:26:00
Chris Ojeda & Ryan Postlethwait (Byzantine)
Aug 23, 202101:17:39
Lennart Bossu (Amenra/Oathbreaker)
Aug 16, 202150:57
Wes Hauch (Alluvial)
Aug 03, 202101:57:57
Andrew Carter & Eric German (Music Attorneys)
Jul 26, 202102:12:16
Cristina Scabbia (Lacuna Coil)
Jul 20, 202101:06:56
Episode 100 Dee Snider (Twisted Sister)
Jul 12, 202145:22
Aaron Weaver (Wolves In The Throne Room)
Jul 06, 202101:05:52
Doc Coyle III (Bad Wolves, The Wedding Band, God Forbid)

Doc Coyle III (Bad Wolves, The Wedding Band, God Forbid)

BAD WOLVES guitarist Doc Coyle becomes our first three-peat guest! This episodes collects highlights from the Speak N' Destroy live takeover of the Knotfest Twitch channel. Downey and Doc talk Black Album box set, Metallica Blacklist, cover songs, movie posters, Twitch streaming, and more. Doc knows a little something about covers: the Bad Wolves version of alt-rock hit "Zombie," by The Cranberries, went platinum, and he's part of The Wedding Band, alongside Kirk Hammett, Robert Trujillo, Whitfield Crane, and Joey Castillo. Speak N' Destroy podcast theme by Scott Mellinger. Visit the Speak N' Destroy website and socials HERE. Part of the PopCurse podcast network.

Jun 30, 202101:19:08
Jørn Kaarstad (Bokassa)
May 24, 202101:07:27
Mike Schleibaum (Darkest Hour)
May 17, 202101:14:25
Ol Drake (Evile)
May 10, 202157:17
Zaria (TikTok Star)
May 03, 202140:02
Dino Cazares (Fear Factory)
Apr 27, 202101:57:44
Erlend Hjelvik (Hjelvik)
Apr 19, 202150:10
Phil Towle (Metallica: Some Kind of Monster)
Apr 13, 202101:24:32
Patrick Alan Stone (Budderside)
Apr 05, 202101:06:38
Tony Bourge (ex-Budgie)
Mar 29, 202101:23:45
Chad Zaemisch (Metallica Guitar Tech)
Mar 22, 202101:37:53
Joel McIver (The Truth About Metallica)
Mar 15, 202101:06:23
Nate Garrett (Spirit Adrift)
Mar 08, 202101:05:59
Vidar Landa (Kvelertak)
Mar 01, 202154:18
C.J. Cox (State Of Mercury)
Feb 22, 202142:01
Ethan Fixell (ex-Kerrang!)
Feb 15, 202101:09:14
Robert Pasbani (Metal Injection)
Feb 08, 202101:00:34
Jody Dankberg (Stern Pinball)
Feb 01, 202101:50:33
Jason Bittner (Overkill, Shadows Fall)
Jan 25, 202101:02:08
Don Jamieson (Comedian)
Jan 18, 202101:04:07
Dave Lombardo (Slayer, Mr. Bungle, The Misfits, Suicidal Tendencies)
Jan 11, 202101:15:49