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The Great Metal Standoff – Angel Dust vs The Downward Spiral w/Botchamania


Wow! What an ambitious battle this is.
A wild, dark, dingy, noisy adventure sees Faith No More’s anti-Epic album Angel Dust go one-on-one with industrial innovator, Nine Inch Nails – The Downward Spiral. Jason wanted Imran on for his 7th ‘Standoff to break down what makes these ear-catching soundscapes so great. And joining them is their first non-music guest, the man behind internet pro wrestling’s long running video series, Botchamania, Maffew Gregg. Maffew dialed in from Newcastle upon Tyne, England for a rare non-wrestling centred podcast to debate Imran and share the reasons why these albums are held so close to his heart. Plus, which one does he regard as one of his favourite albums ever?

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Jason’s audio was recorded in a different recording space to his usual, and didn’t turn out as well as anticipated and had no backup source. Apologies in advance, this will be fixed in future podcasts.

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