Open Metalcast

by Craig Maloney · · · CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 · 14 subscribers

Open MetalCast is a podcast dedicated to promoting Creative Commons metal music. There’s a lot of great Creative Commons licensed music out there, but finding great Creative Commons licensed metal music can be tough. This show scours the net to find the best Creative Commons licensed metal music to bring to your ears.

Welcome back to Open Metalcast where we kick off 2018 with more of the great Creative Commons Licensed Metal Music that you've come to know and enjoy. We've got an amazing line-up of music to start off 2018 including tracks … Continue reading ->


Tags: metal, music, commons, creative

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I'm alone… (00:14) Disappear by Mordida from The Wind Ashes (BY-NC-ND) (04:40) Утро (Synthematika Edit) by Spin Provider from Synthematika One (BY-NC-ND) (09:04) O.B.M.P.S.F. (Smoke Breath) by D1sh1tu from RE-BirtH (BY-SA) (13:59) Riders on th
If you're anything like me you pretty much started the holiday season already sick of holiday music. Worse, you likely have seen all of the top albums of the year lists that you care to see. Here at Open Metalcast … Continue reading ->
Sometimes when I'm listening to a lot of music my mind wanders. It's really easy to get lost in some of these auditory soundscapes. And this episode presents quite the journey starting with Âstillian, Deaden, NASHGUL, Deathsurrection, Incinery
Over the lifespan of digital music there has been a constant desire to control the copying of the data. Various watermarking and copy-protection schemes were put in place to ensure that folks wouldn't share music. But no matter how protected …
When putting together an Open Metalcast show sometimes they take on a life of their own. While I try not to make "themed" shows some sections tend to get a bit of a theme to them. Sometimes the theme is … Continue reading ->
We got a little off-schedule from the last show but it was most certainly not because of a lack of great metal music. So much great music was released lately including brand new Hela and split between Ah Ciliz and … Continue reading ->
Every time I think about the varieties of sound that are conveyed by 16 bits at 44.1KHz it boggles my imagination. So many bits, so many possibilities. One moment it can play brutal death metal, the next a brief punk … Continue reading ->
This episode is a tribute to those little bits of plastic, metal, and silicone that help keep us sane during the day. This is also dedicated to the friends of the show that help keep it going via sending albums … Continue reading ->
Sometimes short and sweet is the order of the day. Sometimes there's more to be said. This episode is on the shorter-end of the spectrum but that doesn't make it any less potent. Especially with bands like humanhostbody, Crowned In … Con
It's been over a year since we brought out the last Instrumetalcast. Time to rectify that. (00:46) Resonance Cascade by Seversun from New World Chaos (BY- ND) (03:51) Deciduous Glory by Psychendoscope from Chronicle: 1998 (BY-NC-SA) (09:32) Minueto D
Sometimes i get lost in the music. Sometimes I involuntarily stop what I'm doing and just listen to the music. In this episode we have plenty of metal music to get lost in. We have tracks by Demimonde, Hekatombe, Seversun, … Continue reading &
Sometimes it's easier to let go. Sometimes it's easier just to put down the sword and stop fighting. Sometimes it's easier to just let the hordes run right over you. Sometimes it's easier to let them win. It's harder to &#823
Over here in the USA we're planning on celebrating yet another year of independence by finding anything that goes boom and setting it on fire. And much in that spirit of freedom and independence we here at the Open Metalcast … Continue reading
There's a saying "if you stare at the void the void stares back at you". But what if you scream at the void? What if you play loud music (such as this fine episode here) at the void? Hey, stop … Continue reading ->
This episode fetures new tracks from Seversun, Cara Neir, Qdesh, and Nolens. Plus we have a track from the upcoming souble-album "Palimpsests" by Vin de Mia Trix. And while we were mixing up styles we decided to throw in some … Continue
Here at the Open Metalcast headquarters we keep our ear to the ground of the metal world to hear the double-bass-drum rumblings within. So when we heard news that there was a release by Necrosexual we were intrigued. When we … Continue reading &#859
Greetings fellow inhabitants of this great ball we call "Earth". I have spent the past few days on allergy medicine, antibiotics, and nasal steroids so if this episode seems a little extra-punchy there's a good chance that's the re
There are many algorithms that are now monitoring and making decisions in our lives. We're constantly bombarded with algorithms telling us what we should like, where we should drive, and what food would be best for us to eat. But … Continue re
Sometimes when putting together an episode I don't want to stop putting together the music. Everything flows together so well that jumping in would be an intrusion. But there's lots to talk about with this episode so hopefully you'll lis