MSRcast 237: The Keys to Metal – Part 1

Joining Cary the Metal Geek and Sean the Metal Pigeon for this very special 2-part episode of MSRcast is Maurice Eggenschwiler from Blues Funeral, and expert on all things metal, especially with keyboards. We present to you the Keys to Metal as we discuss the use of Keyboards, Synths, and various other keys based instruments in the history of metal! Stay safe, and keep it metal!


Deep Purple – Hush –

Nocturnus – Apostle of Evil – Ethereal Tomb

Faith No More – Smaller and Smaller – Angel Dust

Swallow the Sun  – Don’t Fall Asleep (Horror Part 2) – Hope

Bloodbath – Furnace Funeral

Judas Priest – Out In The Cold – Turbo

Dimmu Borgir – Mourning Palace – Enthrone Darkness Triumphant

Blues Funeral – Shadow of the Snake – Awakening

Mors Principium Est – Reclaim the Sun – Embers of a Dying World

Sonata Arctica – San Sebastian – Silence

Haken – Puzzle Box – Vector

Arcturus – Hibernation Sickness Complete – Sideshow Symphonies

Iron Maiden – Moonchild – Seventh Son of a Seventh Son

Ayreon – The Garden of Emotions – Electric Castle Live and Other Tales

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One thought on “MSRcast 237: The Keys to Metal – Part 1

  1. Did the sonata arctica song get cut? My download had Reclaim the Sun directly into the Metal Pigeon talking about Sonata Arctica and I just assumed Silence was a REALLY heavy Sonata album. Had to rewind a couple of times to figure out what happened.

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