EPISODES
  • Episode 038: Promise to Live - Kevin Young and Joey West of Disciple

    On this episode of The KingdomCore Podcast, Chris and Sean have the pleasure to chat with Kevin Young (Vocalist) and Joey West (Drummer) of the legendary Christian Hard Rock group, Disciple. We discuss the launch of their latest album, Skeleton Psalms, along with their recent team-up with Heart Support for a limited run of shirts themed around their song "Promise To Live". We talk the impact that Promise to Live had over their Winter Jam tour, the 30+ year history of the band, their least favorite tracks, and so much more!

    RECORDED: February 15th, 2024

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    1h 21m | Feb 21, 2024
  • Episode 037: The Most Overrated / Underrated Albums + Q&A

    On this episode of The KingdomCore Podcast, Chris and Sean have a one on one discussion over YOUR questions! This is the first episode we have dedicated to a Q&A and we love the questions that came in. Let us know if you enjoy this type of episode and hopefully we can do more in the future! In this episode we answer 7 questions from the community, but our headline topic is about our most Overrated and Underrated albums in the scene. Things got a bit heated. Thanks to k_prange.p1024, xryderxlucasx, calebdoerksen, 14_kaleidoscope, mulletstache_, godgivemeagirlfriend_pls, and johnmattg for the questions! Thank you to everyone else who submitted. Feel free to submit questions that would make good conversation to kingdomcorepodcast@gmail.com

    RECORDED: January 30th, 2024

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    1h 16m | Feb 7, 2024
  • Episode 036: Sand & Cinder, Tide & Tinder - American Arson Band Interview

    On this episode of The KingdomCore Podcast, we chat with Evan Baker and Jesse Gentry of American Arson. This two-piece rock band on Facedown Records just released their brand new record that is among the best of the year! We talk about Evan's favorite non fruit-bearing deciduous trees, our favorite road trip snacks, and of course, the new album!

    RECORDED: November 6th, 2023

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    American Arson: https://www.americanarson.com/

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    1h 14m | Nov 22, 2023
  • Episode 035: Lost In Translation - Nick Detty and Steve Cobucci of Wolves At The Gate

    On this episode of The KingdomCore Podcast, Sean and Chris are joined by Nick Detty and Stephen Cobucci of Wolves At The Gate. We chat about the newly released cover album, Lost In Translation, and how the idea of doing the record came from. They share some absolutely crazy travel stories, the stuff of nightmares for touring bands traveling overseas. We also talk about the 10 years of Captors Anniversary Tour and Nick's journey to faith and joining the band. Strap in for a wild ride!

    RECORDED: November 2nd, 2023

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    Wolves At The Gate: https://watg.ffm.to/lostintranslation

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    1h 14m | Nov 8, 2023
  • Episode 034: Dominion - Leroy Hamp from War Of Ages

    In this episode of The KingdomCore Podcast, Chris and Sean talk to Leroy Hamp, vocalist of the legendary War Of Ages! Many things have gone into making their new record "Dominion" an astounding album, and we hear about the recording process, the artwork, and of course the drumming. Leroy talks about July 2022, when WOA Drummer, Kaleb Luebchow passed away suddenly and how the band dedicated Dominion to him. We say it every episode, but we feel like this is truly a special one.

    RECORDED: August 29th, 2023

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    War Of Ages: https://warofagesmetal.com/

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    1h 15m | Sep 6, 2023
  • Episode 033: Scene News - May, June, July 2023

    Once again after another unintentional, extended break, Chris and Sean are back to talk about the releases in the scene spanning the months of May to July! There are so many to cover, and we hope you don't not "hearing" the music in the episode. We do have a list of the artists we covered in this episode below, so be sure to go and check out all those sick new bands!


    New Albums/EPs:

    Lions Empire - Self Titled

    Marilla - Act IV: Holy Ground (EP) 

    Cultist - Slow Suicide

    To Die Elsewhere - under gods (EP)

    Searching Serenity - Retribution

    xDOULOSx - Birth Pains

    Spiritwalker - Heretic 

    Jernlov - Resurrection


    New Singles:

    Descriptor - Redeemer

    Pipe Bomb - False God

    Burning Nations - Dreamer

    Saved By Skarlet - Lie of The Pharisees

    Underneath the Gun - As Within, So Without, Burial Crown

    With Blood Comes Cleansing - Euangelion

    REFORMED - Reprobate

    Light the Way - Life Makes no Sense

    Cliffside - Endless Wells

    The Living - The Space Between

    Lacey Sturm - Reconcile


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    1h 0m | Aug 18, 2023
  • Episode 032: Slow Suicide - Cultist Band Interview

    Sean and Chris talk with the newest band, and perhaps most controversial on Facedown Records, Cultist. Their newly released album Slow Suicide is a heavy beatdown metalcore record full of hard truth. We chat about the early days of the band stemming from a solo project, into a full act, and now the release of their label debut. Prepare for a wild ride full of laughs as well as the first ever unboxing on the KingdomCore Podcast, as we witness the band see their Vinyl for the first time in person.

    RECORDED: July 13th, 2023

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    Cultist: https://orcd.co/cultist

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    1h 5m | Aug 1, 2023
  • Episode 031: The Return - With Blood Comes Cleansing Band Interview

    Sean and Chris sit down with the forefathers of Christian Deathcore, With Blood Comes Cleansing. We talk about their return to the scene and prepping for their upcoming shows along with their newly released singles. We also hear about how they have remained steadfast in their faith and the purpose for their return. This is definitely an episode you do not want to miss!

    RECORDED: May 15th, 2023

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    58m | Jun 1, 2023
  • Episode 030: SO MANY NEW RELEASES AHH! - Scene News - May 3rd, 2023

    We are back for another episode of Scene News! We have way too many releases to cover, so strap in for a long episode. Chris was sick and coughs up a storm. We are approximately 3 weeks late getting this episode out. We hope you enjoy this more light hearted content, discover some new music, and just sit back, relax and have a laugh. Stay tuned for our next band interview very soon, we know that you all will be hyped!


    New Albums/EPs:

    Disciple - Skeleton Psalms

    Relent - World War Me (EP)

    Unworthy - Where Light Divides (EP)

    Enduring Revery - Carrier

    A Life Aligned - The Fill (EP)

    Burial Extraction - A Shadow Of Things To Come

    BONEYARD - (DEMOS) (EP)


    New Singles:

    Beard the Lion - I am the Ransom

    Before There Was Rosalyn - Hypocrites

    Cultist - Preacher 3

    Cliffside - Cult

    Classic Disaster - To The Ground (Debut Single)

    Reformed - Smoke of Their Torment

    The Artificials - Warrior of Light

    Son and Thieves - Fidelis

    Thrones - Wretched Tree + 30 Piece

    Searching Serenity - The Lands Between

    Set For the Fall - Product of Pressure

    A Sight in Veracity - Warp


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    1h 16m | May 24, 2023
  • Episode 029: Indwelling - Context Band Interview

    In this episode we talk to Jam, Chow, and Kyle of the band Context about their newly released EP "Indwelling". We find out how the band started and their bold approach to ministry in the metal scene likened to former bands such as Sleeping Giant, and For Today. These guys are serious about the message of Christ and make sure it is at the forefront of everything they do as a band. Let's get into it!

    RECORDED: March 27th, 2023

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    Context: https://withkoji.com/@cntxtband

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    1h 17m | Apr 24, 2023
  • Episode 028: The End of Creation Festival - Scene News - April 4th, 2023

    We are back for another episode of Scene News. This time we have big headlines. Creation Festival officially shuts down and Filipino Christian band wins competition to earn spot at one of the biggest metal festivals, Wacken Open Air. We realized just after filming we missed some bands with releases coming up and will try to mention them next time around! until then here are all the bands we do mention throughout.


    Headlines:

    The end of Creation Festival

    Redeemed By The Blood to play Wacken Open Air

    Christian Hardcore band Surebol comes runner up


    New Albums/EPs:

    Earth Groans - Tongue Tied (EP)

    Context - Indwelling (EP)

    August Burns Red - Death Below

    Project 86 - OMNI, Pt. 1

    The Undertaking! - Superstitious (EP)

    Fathomage - Autumn's Dawn, Winter's Darkness

    Blatant/Unashamed - Lamenta


    New Singles:

    Disciple - Bad Words

    Enduring Revery - Pale Flowers / Force the Hand

    Dear Child - Abuse

    Man Ov God - THE WORLD GROWS COLD


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    43m | Apr 4, 2023
  • Episode 027: Tongue Tied - Jeremy Schaeffer of Earth Groans

    Returning guest Jeremy Schaeffer, creative mastermind behind the Chaotic Hardcore / Metalcore project Earth Groans, sits down with us to talk about their new EP "Tongue Tied" out now via Solid State Records! Jeremy catches us up on the latest big live shows, performing at Christmas Burns Red opening for August Burns Red and even opening for Wolves At The Gate on their Captors anniversary tour. We dive into the writing process on the new EP and working with produce Ryan Leitru (For Today, Nothing Left) to hone in on the future of Earth Groans' sound.

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    Earth Groans: https://linktr.ee/earthgroans

    Jeremy Schaeffer: https://www.instagram.com/jeremy_groans/

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    1h 0m | Mar 27, 2023
  • Episode 026: Christian Metal Album Fantasy Draft 2023 ft. All Consuming Podcast

    Last month, we sat down with Gary and Tyler from the All Consuming Podcast and battled it out over a good old fashioned Christian metal fantasy draft. Things got heated almost immediately, and emotions were high. It’s up to you guys to determine who had the best draft.

    VOTE HERE: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PW7QP7J

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    1h 24m | Mar 14, 2023
  • Episode 025: KingdomCore Scene News - March 1st, 2023

    Welcome to our first ever Scene News episode! In an attempt to bring you all more consistent content in between our band interviews, we wanted to talk about what’s going on in our scene! We hope to record 1 or 2 of these a month and make them much shorter than our interviews. These will be audio only and not on YouTube.

    In our first episode, we took a look at some of our favorite bands dropping new music very soon, as well as some of our favorite music from 2023 thus far.

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    44m | Mar 1, 2023
  • Episode 024: Chasm - Then It Ends Band Interview

    In this episode of The KingdomCore Podcast, we sit down with returning guests Grant Lilly and Dirk Wiese, as well as first time guest Tyler Wright of the metalcore band Then It Ends. Kyle "Flick" Flickinger had joined us but had to run off to save lives as a firefighter right as we started. We talk about the recording process of the band's brand new "Chasm" EP as well as how Tyler entered the scene in his previous band Dividing The Masses. They had some crazy antics in "The White House" that we find out about as well, so buckle in for a crazy ride!

    DISCLAIMER: This Episode was recorded January 17th, 2023.

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    Then It Ends: https://linktr.ee/thenitends

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    1h 2m | Feb 21, 2023
  • Episode 023: HolyName - Tommy Green on the Debut Record and the Eastern Orthodox Church

    We’re back with another episode of The KingdomCore Podcast and we sat down with Tommy Green to talk about the new, self-titled HolyName debut! This was a very deep and vulnerable conversation with Tommy and we’re so grateful that he felt comfortable enough to share about his spiritual journey and personal pain over the past few years. We talked about the history of the new project, the song writing process, and his newfound love for the Eastern Orthodox Church.

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    HolyName: https://orcd.co/holyname

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    1h 8m | Jan 23, 2023
  • Episode 022: Our End of 2022 Special with Trevor Tyson

    We are so excited to have Trevor Tyson on the podcast this week to laugh, kick back and get totally savage with each other over our Spotify Wraps and Apple Music Replays. Trevor is the host of The Trevor Talks Podcast where he interviews real people, about real topics, and real stories. He also is the main man behind the digital marketing agency, Transparent Media Company. Prepare for us to get deep and silly in an hour and a half. December was entirely too busy at times and that delayed the release of this episode from it's intended pre-Christmas launch.

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    Trevor Tyson: https://www.trevortalks.co/

    http://transparentmedia.co/

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    1h 32m | Jan 10, 2023
  • Episode 021: End of the World - James Mead and Jon Micah Sumrall of Kutless

    We are back from hiatus with some special guests! James Mead and Jon Micah Sumrall of the legendary Christian Hard Rock band Kutless join us to chat about their new and HEAVY upcoming music, as well as their new podcast "Rock in a Hard Place". We are so stoked to get to know these guys as they have been monumental in both of our heavy music journeys. We hear of upcoming plans for an album, touring, and what drew them back from their hiatus. Strap in for a good one!

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    Kutless: http://kutless.com/

    https://www.facebook.com/kutless/

    https://kutless.ffm.to/endoftheworld

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    1h 28m | Dec 5, 2022
  • Episode 020: Children of the Great Extinction - Becoming The Archetype Band Interview

    Jason Wisdom and Seth Hecox join the KingdomCore Podcast to talk about their return and the upcoming release of "Children of the Great Extinction". The band is back after a decade long hiatus, and is as great as ever! We dive into how the scene has changed from when they last released music, the rise of streaming, as well as the early days and discover of Becoming The Archetype.

    We also celebrate our 20th episode, and 1st anniversary of the launch of the podcast. It has been one wild ride so far, thank you to all of our supporters and amazing guests we have had this past year!

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    Becoming The Archetype: https://bta.ffm.to/extinction

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    1h 13m | Aug 11, 2022
  • Episode 019: The Solar Paradigm Triunity - Your Hands Write History Band Interview

    In this episode of The KingdomCore Podcast, Sean and Chris chat with vocalist Taylor Bates, and bassist Jobe Fredricksen of the band Your Hands Write History. They go into detail about the creation process behind their new concept record "The Solar Paradigm Triunity" and some of the themes and lyrics throughout the album. We talk about the passing of their guitarist Anthony Panter, and how that put a pause on all things YHWH for a while, before finishing the project. Thank you to all who have rated the podcast on your favorite platform, it has been really helping the Podcast reach more people. Also consider joining our Patreon linked below, thank you so much for checking out the podcast and continuing your support!

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    Your Hands Write History: https://drum.io/yhwhjams/

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    1h 10m | Aug 2, 2022
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