The BlackSheep Podcast

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Peter Espevoll: Extol and Hrada

Cullen and Mason chat with Peter Espevoll, the former frontman for Extol. They chat about Extol’s legacy in metal music, his faith journey, and his new music project, Hrada....

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Aaron Pauley: Of Mice & Men

Cullen and Mason chat with Aaron Pauley, the frontman for metalcore band Of Mice & Men. They chat about Of Mice & Men’s legacy in metalcore, the band’s new...

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Mike Hranica: The Devil Wears Prada

Cullen and Mason chat with Mike Hranica, the frontman for The Devil Wears Prada. They chat about The Devil Wears Prada’s legacy, Mike’s faith journey, their new EP, and...

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Michael Sweet: Stryper and Other New Music Projects

Cullen and Mason chat with the frontman for the legendary Christian metal band, Stryper. We chat about Stryper’s influence in Christian music and other music projects he’s currently working...

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Luxury: A Rock Band of Priests

Cullen and Mason chat with Matt Hinton, the filmmaker of Parallel Love and guitarist for Luxury, a rock band that used to be signed to Tooth & Nail Records...

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Jason Wisdom: Death Therapy

Cullen and Mason chat with Jason Wisdom from Death Therapy. They chat about Death Therapy’s new album, the state of the music industry, and much more. Listen to the...

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Tommy Green: Holy Name

Cullen and Mason chat with Tommy Green, the former frontman for metal band Sleeping Giant and current frontman for his new band, Holy Name. They also chat with Holy...

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Austin Visser: The Undertaking

Cullen and Mason chat with Austin Visser, who is the frontman for the newly signed Solid State Records band, The Undertaking. We chat about their new album, what it’s...

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Jon Terrey: The Chariot, Listener, and The Threats

Cullen and Mason chat with Jon Terrey, who is a former guitarist for The Chariot. He is also a guitarist for Listener and The Threats. We chat all about...

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Chris Ratzlaff: Fallstar

Cullen and Mason chat with Chris Ratzlaff, the frontman for Fallstar. They chat about Fallstar’s new album, their complex record label history, and much more. Listen to the podcast...

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Dan Weyandt and Jeff Gretz: Zao

Cullen and Mason chat with the legendary metalcore band Zao. They talk about their history, their new album, and much more. Listen to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Spreaker, and...

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Suzi Quatro

Cullen and Mason chat with the massively influential rock artist Suzi Quatro. We chat about her new album, her 57-year old legacy, and even her ghost friend, Richard. Check...

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Seth Roberts: Watashi Wa

Cullen and Mason chat with Seth Roberts, the frontman for Watashi Wa. We chat about Watashi Wa’s history, being on Tooth & Nail Records, and their upcoming album. Listen...

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Dave Elkins and Zach Gehring: Mae

Cullen and Mason chat with Dave Elkins and Zach Gehring from Mae. The two hosts chat about Mae’s history, their future plans, and what music inspires them. You can...

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Tommi Holappa: Greenleaf

Cullen and Mason chat with Tommi Holappa, guitarist for Swedish stoner rock band Greenleaf. We chat about Greenleaf’s upcoming album, their musical influences, and why Swedes love coffee so...

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Greg Jehanian: mewithoutYou

Cullen and Mason chat with Greg Jehanian, the bassist of the legendary indie band mewithoutYou. We chat about mewithoutYou’s history, the evolution of Greg’s faith, and the band’s future...

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Seth Hecox: Becoming the Archetype

Mason chats with Seth Hecox, guitarist for the legendary Christian heavy metal band Becoming the Archetype. We chat about Becoming the Archetype’s history, how Hecox’s faith has changed over...

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Cody Golob and Brandon Baun: The Drowned God

Mason and Cullen chat with Cody Colob and Brandon Baun from The Drowned God. We chat about their new album coming out soon, the inspiration behind their music, and...

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Reese Roper: Five Iron Frenzy

Cullen and Mason chat with Reese Roper, the lead singer of the massively influential Christian ska band, Five Iron Frenzy. We talk about Five Iron Frenzy’s new album, why...

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David Sittig: Impending Doom

Cullen and Mason chat with David Sittig, bassist of Impending Doom. We chat about Impending Doom’s legacy in heavy metal music, their history, and the band’s upcoming album. For...

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Young Mountain

Cullen and Mason chat with the band members of Young Mountain, an up-and-coming Swedish hardcore band. We talk about the European heavy music scene, the band’s upcoming album, and...

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Age of the Abstract and Jelani

Cullen and Mason chat with two up and coming artists: Julio Arias from Age of the Abstract and Jelani. We chat about the long process of creating Age of...

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Maggie Heath and Tyler Heath: The Oh Hellos

For the first episode of 2021, Cullen and Mason chat with Maggie Heath and Tyler Heath from the popular folk band The Oh Hellos. We chat about the history...

The BlackSheep's Top 5 Albums of 2020

The BlackSheep’s Top 5 Albums of 2020

Cullen and Mason chat about their Top 5 favorite albums of 2020. Will your favorite artist make an appearance on their list? Episode Timestamps Cullen’s No. 5 album of...

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Justin Hieb: Weathered

Cullen and Mason chat with Justin Hieb, lead vocalist and guitarist for Weathered. We talk all about their new album, what it’s like to be one of the few...

Ryan David Menghini and Heliocentric

Ryan David Menghini and Heliocentric

Cullen and Mason chat with two up-and-coming artists, Ryan David Menghini and Jared Smith from Heliocentric. We chat about Menghini’s emo influences and his upcoming album and how Heliocentric...

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Imani Givertz: Photographing the Hardcore Music Scene

Cullen and Mason chat with Imani Givertz, who is a renowned photographer. She has photographed many bands, including Silent Planet, Comrades, and many more. Check out Imani’s artwork here:...

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Sonny Sandoval: P.O.D.

Cullen and Mason chat with Sonny Sandoval from the hugely influential alternative band P.O.D. We talk about P.O.D.’s legacy, how they got Katy Perry to record a song with...

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Craig Mabbitt: Escape the Fate

Cullen and Mason chat with Craig Mabbitt, the lead vocalist of Escape the Fate. They chat about Escape the Fate’s upcoming album, Craig’s sobriety, what Star Wars character he...

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Chris White and Daniel Smith: Electric Jesus

In this episode, Cullen and Mason chat with Chris White and Daniel Smith, the director and music composer respectively of the upcoming film Electric Jesus, a comedy spoofing 80s...