2019 Spring Metal Show Schedule

February 16 - Concert preview with Hericane Alice

We’re joined by Bruce Naumann, founder of Hericane Alice!  He’ll give us a taste of their upcoming show with Warrant and Dare Force at the Medina Entertainment Center.

Get the details on the show.

Playlist

Song Song Artist Artist Release Release
Dog Catcher Vibe Corp. Dog Catcher
Uncle Tom’s Cabin Warrant Cherry Pie (Bonus Track Version)
One Night Standup Dare Force Callin’ Your Name
Tear the House Down Hericane Alice Tear the House Down
Give Us What You’ve Got Hericane Alice Give Us What You’ve Got
Too Much, Too Young, Too Fast Airbourne Runnin’ Wild
Final Fight Stormbreaker Pull the Trigger – Single
February 23 - Loven Raley

Jeff Loven and Jackson Raley drop by to talk about their new hip hop/metal collaboration project, Loven Raley.  Tune in to hear some great new rock n’ roll!

March 2 - Stormbreaker LIVE in studio!

Up-and-coming local band Stormbreaker brings their retro metal riffage to the Blast Beats n’ Bicycles studio.  

March 9 - Stormbreaker + Women in Metal

We revisit the Stormbreaker interview and drop their EP – Pull The Trigger.  We also play nearly 2 hours of women in metal in honor of international women’s day.

March 16 - Proto Metal

We jump in our wayback machine to explore the roots of metal.  Songs from Sabbath, Priest, Blue Cheer, Alice and more!

March 23 - Protest Metal

We’re mad as hell and we’re not gonna take it anymore!

March 30 - Power Metal

We get our symphony on with some soaring power metal from both sides of the Atlantic.  We cap things off with the latest from Impaler, “If Death Were A Horse”.

March 30 - Local Metal Meltdown

We’re pulling in some great tracks from the local metal scene.  You’re gonna wanna catch these bands live!

April 13 - MN Extreme Metal with Natalie Quirk of Midwest Metal Promotions

Natalie Quirk from Midwest Metal Promotions stops by to break down the MN Extreme Metal scene and talk about the upcoming Granite City Metal Fest.

April 20 - Impaler LIVE in studio!

Legendary shock rock band Impaler brings their exquisite gore to the Blast Beats n’ Bicycles studio.  

April 27 - Caster Volor Interview

Twin Cities rockers, Caster Volor invade the studio for a sit-down.  They’ll take us through their epic new music.

2018 Metal Shows

December 15 - It's a Party

We’re joined by Bruce Naumann, founder of Hericane Alice!  He’ll give us a taste of their Christmas Throwdown at Route 47 Pub & Grub in Fridley.

Get the details on the show.

December 8 - Holiday Festivities featuring Impaler's Bill Lindsey

It’s that time of year.  That means it’s time for some holiday-themed METAL – including a special treat from Impaler – and an exclusive interview with Impaler founder, Bill Lindsey.  Listen until the end of the show for a special tune, too.

In the spirit of the season, this show will be an awareness-builder and fundraiser for the Minneapolis Homeless Encampment.  Learn more about the encampment and how you can help people there.

December 1 - All METAL Considered!

Today’s show exclusively included songs and bands featured on NPR.

Blast Beats n’ Bicycles (Music) with Jason Lardy 12/01/2018 10:00AM to 12:00PM

09:59AM Vibration Corporation “Dog Catcher – Blast Beats & Bikes Edit (Live)” from Dog Catcher – Blast Beats & Bikes Edit (Live)

10:04AM Kiss “Calling Dr. Love” from Double Platinum (1978)

10:07AM Alice Cooper “School’s Out” from School’s Out (1972)

10:11AM Aerosmith “Sweet Emotion” from Toys in the Attic (Pop, 1975) on Columbia

10:16AM Led Zeppelin “Rock and Roll” from Led Zeppelin IV (Deluxe Edition) (Rock, 1971) on Atlantic

10:21AM Judas Priest “Diamonds and Rust” from Sin After Sin (1977)

10:25AM Dio “The last in line” from The Last In Line (Rock) on Universal Music Group International

10:32AM Mastodon “Sultan’s Curse” from Emperor of Sand on Reprise

10:36AM Stam1na “Kadonneet Kolme Sanaa” from Stam1na on Sakara Records

10:40AM High On Fire “Electric Messiah” from Electric Messiah on eOne Music

10:46AM Voice of Baceprot “School Revolution” from School Revolution – Single (Rock) on Bumi Musik Indonesia

10:51AM Every Time I Die “Kill the Music” from Gutter Phenomenon (Rock) on Ferret Music

10:55AM Alien Weaponry “Raupatu” from Raupatu – Single on Alien Weaponry

10:56AM Tenacious D “The Metal” from The Pick of Destiny (Pop) on Epic

November 24 - John O'Neill from Dare Force stops by

In which we explore the predominance of Swing rhythms in 80s pop/glam metal.  It’s got a beat and you can dance to it!

John O’Neill, founder and master shredder of Dare Force joins us to preview their CD release party at Famous Dave’s in Uptown.  Get the details on the show.

Check out the Dare Force website.

Playlist

10:02AM Vibration Corporation “Dog Catcher – Blast Beats & Bikes Edit (Live)” from Dog Catcher – Blast Beats & Bikes Edit (Live)

10:07AM Alice Cooper “Genuine American Girl” from Paranormal (Rock, 2017)

10:09AM Black N’ Blue “Swing time” from Swing time

10:14AM Dare Force “Callin’ Your Name” from Callin’ Your Name (Rock) on eOne Music

10:40AM Dare Force “Let Me Play” from Callin’ Your Name (Rock) on eOne Music

10:45AM Cinderella “Shake Me” from 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: Best Of Cinderella (Reissue) (Rock) on Mercury Records

10:50AM Gemini “Lonely” from Gemini (Pop, 2017) on Nightmare Records

10:54AM Great White “Rock me” from The Best of Great White (1986-1992) (Rock) on Capitol Records

November 17 - KISSin' Time LIVE!

You wanted the best – you got the best!  The hottest band in the world!  KISSin’ Time!  Live studio performance form the Twin Cities hottest KISS tribute band.  Don’t miss their Rock n’ Roll Christmas Ball 12/20 at the Minnesota Music Cafe!

Follow KISSin’ Time on Facebook.

Playlist

Blast Beats n’ Bicycles (Music) with Jason Lardy 11/17/2018 10:00AM to 12:00PM

10:00AM Vibration Corporation “Dog Catcher – Blast Beats & Bikes Edit (Live)” from Dog Catcher – Blast Beats & Bikes Edit (Live)

10:04AM Ace Frehley “Mission to Mars” from Spaceman (2018)

10:08AM Ultraphonix “Walk Run Crawl” from Original Human Music on earMUSIC

10:13AM Slash “The Call of the Wild (feat. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators)” from Living the Dream (feat. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators) (2018)

10:17AM Nita Strauss “Pandemonium” from She Rocks, Vol. 1 (Metal) on FN/Mascot

10:22AM Autograph “Every Generation” from Get off Your A**

10:26AM Halestorm “Still of the night” from ReAniMate 3.0: The CoVeRs eP (Metal) on Atlantic Records

10:33AM Powermad “Nice Dreams” from Absolute Power (Rock, 1989) on Rhino/Warner Bros.

10:40AM KISSin’ Time Alive!

November 10 - The OTHER Minneapolis Sound - METAL!

Larry Hutchinson, longtime Twin Cities music and video producer visits the show and we go back in time to the heyday of Twin Cities Metal.

Playlist

Blast Beats n’ Bicycles (Music) with Jason Lardy 11/10/2018 10:00AM to 12:00PM

10:00AM Vibe Corp. “Dog Catcher” from Dog Catcher

10:04AM Nasty Habit “Danger” from Danger

10:09AM Obsession “smokin in the boys room” from Smokin in the boys room

10:22AM Vixen “Edge of a Broken Heart” from Vixen (1988)

10:29AM Gemini “tko” from 15 Years

10:36AM Hericane Alice “Give Us What You’ve Got” from Give Us What You’ve Got

10:41AM Disturbed “Bought and Sold” from Bought and Sold

10:49AM Dare Force “Callin’ Your Name” from Callin’ Your Name (Rock) on Dare Force, LLC

10:50AM Impaler “Pet Cemetary” from Undead Things

Watch Larry’s Telecide Vimeo Channel here.

Catch Dare Force at their CD Release Party, November 24 at Famous Dave’s Uptown MPLS.  Details here.

See Impaler LIVE at the 2019 Metalsota Metty Awards.  Details here.

November 3 - Funky Metal

Production intern, Henry Uhler curates a groove-infested funky metal playlist!

Playlist

09:56AM Vibe Corp. “Dog Catcher” from Dog Catcher

10:04AM Fishbone “Fight the Youth” from The Essential (1996)

10:07AM Suicidal Tendencies “War Inside My Head” from Still Cyco After All These Years (1993)

10:13AM Funkadelic “Super Stupid” from Maggot Brain (R&B/Soul, 1971) on Westbound Records Inc.

10:16AM Infectious Grooves “Violent & Funky” from Groove Family Cyco (Pop) on 550 Music – Epic

10:22AM Urban Dance Squad “Good Grief” from The Singles Collection (Pop) on Ariola

10:27AM Rage Against the Machine “freedom” from Rage Against the Machine (1992)

10:34AM Ugly Kid Joe “Rage Against the Answering Machine” from Motel California (Rock) on UKJ Records

10:38AM Primus “Frizzle Fry” from Frizzle Fry (Remastered) (Rock, 1990) on Prawn Song

10:44AM Jane’s Addiction “Been Caught Stealing” from Ritual de lo Habitual (Rock, 1990) on Rhino/Warner Bros.

10:50AM The Jimi Hendrix Experience “Crosstown Traffic” from Experience Hendrix: The Best of Jimi Hendrix (1968)

10:53AM Extreme “strutter” from kiss my a**

10:58AM Living Colour “Talkin’ Loud and Sayin’ Nothing” from Biscuits – EP (Pop, 1991) on Epic

October 27 - Industrial and Goth

Is this gloomy enough for you?

Playlist

Blast Beats n’ Bicycles (Music) with Jason Lardy 10/27/2018 10:00AM to 12:00PM

10:00AM Vibe Corp. “Dog Catcher” from Dog Catcher

10:06AM Rob Zombie “Dragula” from Dragula – Single

10:10AM Ministry “Jesus Built My Hotrod” from Psalm 69: The Way to Succeed & the Way to Suck Eggs (Rock, 1992) on Rhino

10:16AM Marilyn Manson “Rock Is Dead” from The Matrix (Music from the Motion Picture) (1998)

10:20AM VNV Nation “Chrome” from CMJ Volume 132

10:24AM The Cure “One Hundred Years” from Pornography (Alternative) on Fiction

10:34AM Skywalk “Empty Cross” from Over The Cross

10:38AM Cold Cave “A Little Death to Laugh” from A Little Death to Laugh – Single (Electronic) on Heartworm Press

10:42AM Theatre of Tragedy “Lorelei” from Aegis on Massacre Records

10:48AM My Dying Bride “Deeper down” from A Line of Deathless Kings (Rock) on Peaceville Records

10:55AM Tristania “Beyond the Veil” from Beyond the Veil on Napalm Records

October 20 - Morticia!

Veteran Twin Cities Goth/Metal band Morticia performing live!

 

 

October 13 - D&D!

Songs and bands inspired by demons, doom, dragons and other mystical ideas.

Playlist

Blast Beats n’ Bicycles (Music) with Jason Lardy 10/13/2018 10:00AM to 12:00PM

10:03AM Vibration Corporation “Dog Catcher – Blast Beats & Bikes Edit (Live)” from Dog Catcher – Blast Beats & Bikes Edit (Live)

10:09AM Black Sabbath “the wizard” from Black Sabbath (2014) on Rhino/Warner Bros.

10:13AM Led Zeppelin “The Battle of Evermore” from Led Zeppelin IV (Deluxe Edition) (Rock, 1971) on Atlantic

10:21AM Hawkwind “Magnu” from Warrior on the Edge of Time on Atomhenge

10:29AM Gygax “Chain Lightning” from Critical Hits (Metal) on Creator-Destructor Records

10:34AM Iron Maiden “Flight of Icarus” from Piece of Mind on Parlophone UK

10:38AM Metallica “The Thing That Should Not Be” from Master of Puppets (Deluxe Box Set) on Mercury

10:45AM Spinal Tap “Stonehenge” from This Is Spinal Tap (Metal) on Universal Records

10:50AM Queensryche “Queen of the Reich” from Queensryche – EP (Metal) on Parlophone Catalogue

10:56AM Rainbow “Kill The King” from The Very Best Of Rainbow (Metal, 1978)

11:00AM Volbeat “The Devil’s Bleeding Crown” from Seal the Deal & Let’s Boogie (Metal) on Vertigo/Capitol

11:45AM Dio “The last in line” from The Last In Line (Deluxe Edition) (Metal) on Universal Music Group International

October 6 - Mac Rocks!

Macalester Alum, Charles Youel, visits the studio and we go into the wayback machine to the glory days of Mac Rock – at least as far as we know.

Playlist

Blast Beats n’ Bicycles (Music) with Jason Lardy 10/06/2018 10:00AM to 12:00PM

10:00AM Vibration Corporation “Dog Catcher – Blast Beats & Bikes Edit (Live)” from Dog Catcher – Blast Beats & Bikes Edit (Live)

10:05AM Gneissmaker “Truckhead” from Split Four Song 7″ EP

10:08AM Walt Mink “Everything Worthwhile” from Goodnite

10:17AM Hüsker Dü “Chartered Trips” from Zen Arcade (Alternative) on SST Records

10:20AM Sugar “Tilted” from Beaster (Remastered) (Alternative) on Merge Records

10:30AM Arcwelder “Raleigh” from Pull (Alternative) on Touch and Go Records

10:33AM Powermad “Absolute Power” from Absolute Power (Rock) on Rhino/Warner Bros.

10:51AM Ministry “N.W.O.” from Psalm 69: The Way to Succeed & the Way to Suck Eggs (Rock, 1992) on Rhino

10:57AM Dads Nighttime Friends (DNF) “Dirt Rock n’ Roller” from Plymouth Rock

September 29 - Guitar Gods (re-broadcast)

We look back to our most popular summer 2018 Metal Show with Alex Bartlett, guitarist/vocalist from Twin Cities band, Vibe Corp. (re-broadcast of June 29 show)

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