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Richard Christy of Charred Walls of the Damned / The Howard Stern Show on The MetalSucks Podcast #162

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You might know Richard Christy as a longtime cast member of The Howard Stern show, but metalheads know him as being a badass drummer with Death, Control Denied, Iced Earth, and now Charred Walls of the Damned. In our in-depth interview we spend a lot of time talking about that history, the story of Death and the end of the band, his relationship with Chuck Schuldiner, how he approaches the drums, and how Charred Walls of the Damned fits into his very busy schedule. Christy has been a vital part of not one but two crucially important and disparate cultural icons, Death and The Howard Stern Show; how did he do it? We dig in.

Also this week we praise ICP followers for being the most dedicated fans of all time. Cutting one’s finger off to pay tribute in a ritual salute to a fallen Juggalo is the most metal thing we have heard a fan of any genre of music doing in twenty years. Boredom and Faygo can be a dangerous mix.

Stream this week’s episode below. Remember to subscribe to the MetalSucks Podcast on iTunessubscribe to our direct feed or download this episode directly.

Songs:
Charred Walls of the Damned – “The Soulless”
Alcest – “Oiseaux de proie”

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