Jesse Leach (Killswitch Engage) Teams Up With Matt Stocks For New Podcast “Stoke The Fire”

Jesse Leach (Killswitch Engage) has teamed up with DJ/presenter Matt Stocks (“Life In The Stocks”) for a new podcast called “Stoke The Fire.” Starting March 2, the show will air every Tuesday at 4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT via gasdigitalnetwork.com. It will also be released on further podcast platforms every Sunday starting March 6.

Here’s a description of the podcast [via Blabbermouth]:

“The new show features self-reflective, in-depth discussions and interviews with a wide-range of positive and creative forces in the fields of art, music, photography, hospitality, food, sports, mental health and well-being. Their goal is lofty but simple: to recreate the atmosphere of Joe Strummer’s world-famous campfire sessions at Glastonbury festival — in virtual form.”

“Throughout the show, [Stocks and Leach] share deeply personal stories, interview an assorted array of extraordinary people, and host round-the-campfire discussions with their listeners. Hopefully, they’ll also inspire and unite a few people in the process. Eventually, they aim to turn “Stoke The Fire” into a TV travel show — in addition to the podcast — where they can have ever-expanding conversations with artists and creatives all over the world, in real life, around a real campfire. Until that time, they’re here to keep the fires stoked in the world of podcasting.”

Stocks also commented:

“Someone once described Jesse to me as the Bob Marley of heavy metal, and they couldn’t have been more on the money. Metal isn’t necessarily a genre known for having a lot of soul, but Jesse is ALL heart and soul. He’s obviously celebrated for his work as vocalist in KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, but Jesse is so much more than just a great frontman: he’s one of the most deep, philosophical people that I know. I really can’t wait to see where this podcast takes us, and I’m sure the topics of conversation will be both enlightening and inspiring.”

Leach added:

“Launching this podcast with Matt is really exciting for me. It opens up so many possibilities to interact with people! It has also given me a sense of purpose during these strange times. I look forward to making it much bigger than just a simple podcast… I can see some important discussions and potentially some life altering moments while we develop this idea. Matt and I have chemistry and we are in sync with how we want to move forward. I feel like this is a really nice natural progression for me not just as an artist but as a human — I have an undying desire to continue to affect positive change in the world. Let the conversations begin…”

All That Remains, Chelsea Grin, Unearth, Etc. Set For 2019 Metal In The Mountains Festival

The lineup has been revealed for the 2019 Metal In The Mountains festival. The event will take place in Pipestem, WV on May 31-June 1 and the daily lineups can be found below::

May 31: Chelsea Grin, Slaughter To Prevail, Enterprise Earth, Bodysnatcher, Traitors, Fate Destroyed, Snipers Of Babel, Synlakross, Sister Kill Cycle, Byzantine, M99, Waking The Sleeper, Fight Like Sin, Phoenix Rising, Shadow Syn, and 20 Spot.

June 1: All That Remains, Unearth, Flaw, Blue Felix, Discrepancies, Losing September, Black Plague, Seasons, Gold Frankincense & Myrrh, RVNT, Lydia Can’t Breathe, Razorwire Halo, Hallow Point, Ovtlier, Modern Mimes, My Demons Galore, Dark Avenue, Arm The Witness, Silverspork, Mindflight, Alter The Design, State Of Mine, Stoke The Fire, Sinshrift, Another Day’s Armor, and Pen My Legacy.

Danzig To Perform “Danzig III: How The Gods Kill” In Full At 2018 Psycho Las Vegas Festival

Danzig has been confirmed as one of the headliners for the 2018 Psycho Las Vegas festival, which is set to take place at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV on August 17-19. He will be performing “Danzig III: How The Gods Kill” in its entirety along with other hits.

The event will also feature all of the following: Dimmu Borgir, The Hellacopters, Witchcraft, Sunn O))), Godflesh, Enslaved, High On Fire, American Nightmare, CKY, Red Fang, Rocket From The Crypt, Goblin, Boris, Venom Inc., Eyehategod, Zakk Sabbath, Tinariwen, Pallbearer, Integrity, With The Dead, Church Of Misery, Voidvod, Coven, Lucifer, S U R V I V E, Dopethrone, Helms Alee, Big Business, Monolord, Today Is The Day, Mutoid Man, Indian, Unearthly Trance, Batushka, All Pigs Must Die, Acid Witch, Spirit Adrift, Primitive Man, Wormwitch, Eight Bells, Cloak, Dvne, Magic Sword, Wolvhammer, Necrot, Homewrecker, Brain Tentacles, Aseethe, Disastroid, Uada, Ghastly Sound, Dreadnought, King Buffalo, Forming The Void, Howling Giant, Venomous Maximus, Glaare, Black Mare, The Munsens, Night Horse, and Temple Of Void.

Andrew W.K, Nicke Andersson (Entombed, The Hellacopters), and Johanna Sadonis (Lucifer) will also serve as guest DJs as well.

Furthermore, Wolves In The Throne Room, Elder, Fireball Ministry, Dengue Fever, and Toke will play the pre-show pool party on August 16.

Dimmu Borgir, The Hellacopters, Witchcraft, Godflesh, Etc. Set For 2018 Psycho Las Vegas Festival

A whole bunch of artists have been added to the 2018 Psycho Las Vegas. The event will take place at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV on August 17-19 and will now feature all of the following: Dimmu Borgir, The Hellacopters, Witchcraft, Sunn O))), Godflesh, Enslaved, High On Fire, American Nightmare, CKY, Red Fang, Rocket From The Crypt, Goblin, Boris, Venom Inc., Eyehategod, Zakk Sabbath, Tinariwen, Pallbearer, Integrity, With The Dead, Church Of Misery, Voidvod, Coven, Lucifer, S U R V I V E, Dopethrone, Helms Alee, Big Business, Monolord, Today Is The Day, Mutoid Man, Indian, Unearthly Trance, Batushka, All Pigs Must Die, Acid Witch, Spirit Adrift, Primitive Man, Wormwitch, Eight Bells, Cloak, Dvne, Magic Sword, Wolvhammer, Necrot, Homewrecker, Brain Tentacles, Aseethe, Disastroid, Uada, Ghastly Sound, Dreadnought, King Buffalo, Forming The Void, Howling Giant, Venomous Maximus, Glaare, Black Mare, The Munsens, Night Horse, and Temple Of Void.

Andrew W.K, Nicke Andersson (Entombed, The Hellacopters), and Johanna Sadonis (Lucifer) will also serve as guest DJs as well. Furthermore, Wolves In The Throne Room, Elder, Young And In The Way, Fireball Ministry, Dengue Fever, and Toke will play the pre-show pool party on August 16.