Manage episode 300532747 series 2862377
BYZANTINE vocalist/guitarist Chris "OJ" Ojeda and bassist Ryan Postlethwait talk discovering Metallica; the failure of old-school tab books; high school talent shows; winning a pair of Lars Ulrich's drum sticks in a MetClub contest; meeting the band in a VIP experience; the Metallica monitor mix; each of the Metallica albums; how metal fans react to the evolution of various bands; the righthand of James Hetfield; and the story of the "Quarantine Jam" version of "Shortest Straw" featuring OJ, Phil Demmel (ex-Machine Head), Chris Kael (Five Finger Death Punch), and Speak N' Destroy veterans Mike Portnoy (ex-Dream Theater) and Doc Coyle (Bad Wolves). Speak N' Destroy podcast theme by Scott Mellinger. Visit the Speak N' Destroy website and socials HERE. Part of the PopCurse podcast network.