Thursday, December 25, 2008

Don't make me come back there!

This week, Sunday comes early as I am proud to present this wonderfully universal snapshot of Christmases past, straight from the pen of special guest author and I ROT bassist extraordinaire, Chad Duvall! Without Further Ado:

Christmas in Twisp

Sunday, December 21, 2008

NEW PODCAST: The Purists

This week, the latest episode of The BoneBat Show!

In Episode 18, "The Purists", Steve and Gord take time to celebrate the holiday season, as they recount tales of Christmas past, bitch about the perils of home ownership, and reveal their purist tendencies (or lack thereof) as they argue about zombies, food and film remakes, all to tremendous tunes of Maryland's Sixty Watt Shaman! [MySpace] A stocking full of "What Pisses Us Off", and "Filthy Jokes of the Week" awaits as well, so Happy Holidays from The BoneBat Show!

Without further ado: The BoneBat Show!

Sunday, December 14, 2008

Mas Zombage!

New this week, for your browsing pleasure
A multi-colored, pixeled treasure
Left 4 Dead has left me cross-eyed
And tourna-ma-tizing? Well preoccupied!
But I know you need something, and you need it soon
So I hope you enjoy this small zombie 'toon!

Without further ado:
The Shambler

Monday, December 8, 2008

Death from beyond space!

This week, a review of the latest from Los Angeles tech/prog/death metal collective The Faceless. [Link] Without further ado:

Planetary Duality

Sunday, November 23, 2008


This week: A brand new episode of The BoneBat Show!

In episode 17: Steve is healthy again, but now Gord feels like crap, so he proceeds to take out his aggravation on the entire western hemisphere, starting with the Motor City, home to this weeks' incredible musical guests, retro Rock kings The Twistin' Tarantulas! [Link],[MySpace]

The duo move on to discuss a quick trip to Tijuana, science, inappropriate humor, kids toothpaste, and a few recent books, movies, and video games in a new segment entitled "Multimedia Triage". All this plus voicemails, "What Pisses Us Off", and Steve and Gord's "Filthy Jokes of the Week" are yours to enjoy in Episode 17 of ...The BoneBat Show! Without further ado:

The BoneBat Show!

Monday, November 17, 2008

Bonehand reviews Bloodbath!

This week, Bonehand reviews the latest from Swedish death metal supergroup Bloodbath! Without Further ado:

The Fathomless Mastery

Sunday, November 9, 2008

Bow before Mjolnir's metallic might!

This week, I review one of my favorite albums of 2008, the latest from Swedish death metal Vi-Kings Amon Amarth! Without further ado:

Twilight of the Thunder God

Sunday, November 2, 2008


This week, one final taste of Hallowe'en before we move on with our year. Photo and vegetal mutilation by Bonehand. Without Further ado:

BoneBat O'Lantern

Sunday, October 26, 2008

The Skelekin's Sinister Survey!

This week, a brand new episode of The BoneBat Show!

Episode 16: "The Skelekin's Sinister Survey"

This Episode: Steve and Gord whip out their huge goody sacks, chock full of sweet
treats for your Halloween pleasure! Joined once again by the Julie, the beautiful bride of Bonehand, they proceed to get pissed about politics, visit WA's crappiest haunted trail, answer a couple of voicemails, pimp-slap a fellow podcast, recap the Revenant Film Festival [Link], make with the filthy jokes, and consider 13 of the creepiest queries ever collated in the Sinister Survey, all set to the American Deathphonic Black Metal sounds of Battle Ground, Washington's own Ceremonial Castings![Link]Without Further ado:

The BoneBat Show!

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Sunday, October 19, 2008

Psycroptic O(wns) with Ob(Servant)!

This week: Check out my review of the amazing latest CD from Tasmania's Psycroptic! Without Further ado:


Sunday, October 5, 2008

The Great Pit of Cartoons!

This Week, a brand new episode of The BoneBat Show!

In Episode 15: Steve and Gord throw themselves into The Great Pit of Cartoons, where they discover a new definition of pain and suffering as they discuss kid-oriented things that piss them off, giggle at child profanity, spew a few more filthy jokes, and slowly digest 70 some years of amazing animation, all amidst the Star Wars-ian Darth Metal grandeur of the UK's Anchorhead![Link] Without further ado:

Episode Fifteen!

Sunday, September 28, 2008

Carcass! Live in Rat City!

New this week: A review of the Seattle stop of the Exhumed to Consume tour, featuring Carcass, with Suffocation, 1349 and Aborted. Without further ado:


Monday, September 22, 2008

Anno Comedi!

This Week: A Brand New episode of The BoneBat Show!

This Episode:
Skamama rejoins Steve and Gord to celebrate one whole year of heat-crazed audio debauchery, as they unveil their new theme song, hear from a few friends, discuss homeowner annoyances, traffic trouble, kids taking the law into their own hands and censorship, tell a few dirty jokes, and thank everyone they can think of, all to the amazing garage-rockin' sounds of Seattle's The Whore Moans! [Link] Without further ado:

Episode Fourteen!

Monday, September 15, 2008

Bonehand invades Pinto Gigante!

David and Jacob from the awesome Pinto Gigante Podcast were kind enough to invite me on the show this week to discuss the new Metallica, Death Magnetic! Click here to check out episode 26!

Sunday, September 14, 2008

Big Timber!

This week, a new photo from the lens of SkaMama, fresh from our recent foray to Mt. Baker. Without further ado:

Gnarled and Ancient

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Sunday, August 24, 2008

Filthy Rotten Luck!

This Week, A brand new episode of The BoneBat Show!

This Episode, Steve and Gord are joined in studio by BJ, Chad, Jeramee and Aubrey of Seattle death merchants I Rot, where they ratchet up the raunch factor exponentially, discuss drawbacks of the English language and transportation, learn a little band history, bow to The Metal, give away another free CD, and close out with a filthy joke free-for-all, as Gord struggles with sound quality and Steve does his level best to wear out the F-word.

Episode 13

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

At the Gates returns!

This week, I present my photo-encrusted chronicle of Swedish death metal legends At The Gates and their Suicidal Final Tour! Without Further ado:

At The Gates!

Sunday, August 10, 2008

The Adventure Concludes!

This week: It's finally here! After ten months since the last thrilling installment, it is my privilege to present the long awaited conclusion of G J Caulkins' tremendously compelling work of short fiction, Adventures of an Assistant Dishwasher. Without further ado, and by way of recap:

Chapter One

Chapter Two

Chapter Three

Chapter Four

and finally...

Chapter Five


Seattle Slaughter!

Click below to experience my super deluxe jumbo bonus review of the Seattle stop of the 2008 Summer Slaughter Tour, complete with photos!

Summer Slaughter

Sunday, July 27, 2008

Happy Happy Joy Joy Joy!

This week, the all new twelfth episode 12 of The BoneBat Show!

In "The Happysode", It's all about the good life, as Steve and Gord discuss some of their favorite things, including beer, sex, true wildlife stories, comic book movies, fine music and where to find it, and filthy jokery; while digressing to fondle the letter B and ruminate on the seedier side of Sesame Street. This episode's music comes courtesy of Seattle's incredible Optimus Rhyme!

This episode's music comes courtesy of Seattle's incredible Optimus Rhyme! [Link].

Without further ado:
Episode Twelve!

Sunday, July 13, 2008


Who's up for a little home-made Mexican food? Without further ado :


Saturday, July 5, 2008

Spunk and Disorderly!

New this week, a brand new episode of the BoneBat Show!

This Episode:
Steve and Gord are joined by Jorge Meneses of Barefoot Barnacle [Link] and let loose with their crudest effort yet, as they get pissed-off all over again, recount tales of the dreaded frijole pit, discuss the travails of green commuting, mock the bass player, peep a few summer flicks, and blow their load of filthy jokes. This episode's music comes courtesy of Seattle's Hunab Ku. [Link]. Without further ado:

Episode Eleven!

Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Assessing Divinity!

Brand new at, a review of Allegory, the debut from Calgary 's Divinity. Without further ado:


Sunday, June 29, 2008

Gear Porn!

More photography this week as I show off the latest in my stable of six-stringed goodness, the Schecter Hellraiser! Without Further Ado:

A Show of Force

Sunday, June 22, 2008

Fish On!

I spend the weekend fishing in Montana, and as usual, all you get are a couple of lousy photos. Without Further Ado:

The Fishermen

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Bonus Review at Gravemusic!

As an added bonus this week, I have just posted a new review of Holographic Universe, the latest release from Sweden's Scar Symmetry, over at So, what are you waiting for? Check it out!

Holographic Universe

Sunday, June 15, 2008

Aggro E Olio!

Fresh for Father's Day, a brand new Episode of the BoneBat Show!

Episode Ten: "Aggro E Olio: Pissed-Off Extended Dance Mix!"

In this Episode, Steve and Gord double their usual length by presenting the first ever BoneBat Pissed-Off Off, a veritable lightning round of rage, annoyance, and pique. Then they review the importance of giving out your correct work number, give away a free CD, and offend everyone with "the Filthy Joke of the Week". This episode's accompaniment of anger comes courtesy of Seattle's
I Rot. Without Further ado:

The Bone/Bat Show

Monday, June 9, 2008

Mustakrakish destroys Seattle! Film at 11:00!

I'm going nuts with the live shows lately, all just for you! This week, the world's most powerful American/Scandinavian cartoon death metal band, Live in Seattle! Without further ado:


Monday, June 2, 2008

Arch Enemy in Seattle!

This week, Bonehand checks out the Seattle stop of the Tyranny and Bloodshred 2008 Tour, Featuring Arch Enemy, Dark Tranquillity, Divine Heresy and Firewind! Without further ado:

Arch Enemy Live 2008

Sunday, May 25, 2008

I've got your Nostagia right here...

Just in time for Memorial Day, a brand new BoneBat Show! This episode: Steve and Gord look back at some cool junk from the past, gripe about childhood chores, listen to awesome Midwest Ska, assess the early crop of summer movies, and achieve a measure of clown closure. This episode's music comes courtesy of Michigan's now-defunct Parka Kings [Link]. Thanks for the great music fellas, you are missed! Without further ado:

Episode Nine: Nostalgia, Grievance and Orifii

Monday, May 19, 2008

On fire with In Flames!

New this week: A review of A Sense of Purpose, the latest release from Swedish metal masters In Flames! Without further ado:

IN FLAMES - A Sense of Purpose

Tuesday, May 13, 2008


This week, my daughter bails me out right at deadline with a hilarious rewrite of a heavy metal classic. Without Further Ado:

Ice Cream Man

Sunday, May 4, 2008

New Metal Review!

Lurch on over to for a Bonehand Review of the new Belphegor CD, Bondage Goat Zombie!

Tumbler of Love!

This week: Julie joins Steve and Gord for another increasingly obnoxious episode of The Bone/Bat Show, as they cover Gord's favorite headlines, the old cookie bait-and-switch, piss-poor customer service, racy late-night commercials, clown-hiring danger signs, fashion for old people, and magical fertility beverages; then mince words and plug those who shalt be plugged. This episode's epic speaker-wrecking musical offering comes to you from Chico, CA's The Makai, courtesy of Seventh Rule Recordings. Without further ado:


Sunday, April 27, 2008

I'm feeling a little Arsis-istic

This week, I spread my black wings and take my skills (if you can call them that) over to for a review of the latest from Virginia tech metal merchants ARSIS. Without further ado:

We Are the Nightmare

Bonehand goes Full English!

I hope you are hungry, because this week, Bonehand delivers his take on a breakfast classic from across the pond. Without further ado:

Full English

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Bonehand vs. The Plan!

This week, a review of last week’s Dillinger Escape Plan show at El Corazon in Seattle, co-starring Bone/Bat contributors Barefoot Barnacle! Without further ado:

Dillinger Escape Plan, Live 2008

Sunday, April 13, 2008

A Bone/Bat Three/Way!

This week, In honor of the release of her incredible new book Uncommon Crochet, the Skamama herself Julie Armstrong Holetz joins us for a brand-new bigger-than-ever Bone/Bat podcast, with music by the Acme Rocket Quartet!

Bone/Bat Bonus! C
heck out the Seismic hat pattern from Skamama, a exclusive! Without further ado:

Episode Seven!

Sunday, April 6, 2008

C U Ministry! Thanks for the Fix!

This week, a review of Ministry's C U LA-Tour, which hit Seattle last weekend! Without further ado:

Ministry Live 2008

Sunday, March 30, 2008

Death From Above!

This week, new music from Bonehand and Leemo P! Without further ado:

Death From Above

Sunday, March 23, 2008

Bonehand Dismembered!

This week, a review of the incredible latest release from Swedish death metal vets Dismember! Without further ado:


Sunday, March 16, 2008

Episode Six!

Hey Boys and Girls, it's time for a new Podcast, so put on something sexy and get a load of Episode Six! Without further ado:

The Bone/Bat Podcast

Sunday, March 9, 2008

Something new for the Ears!

This week I am proud to present some brand new instrumental goodness from The Bonehand Experience, featuring the Bass stylings of Leemo P! Without further ado:

Riff City

Monday, March 3, 2008

Talk about... Pop Music...

This week, we make a hard right turn from the demonically-charred metal I usually feature around here, so that we can delve into a wonderful remembrance of 70's pop music from the esteemed Mr. Gonzalo Ferreyra, as he revisits his favorite pinnacle of the K-Tel oeuvre.

It's not every day that you see the words "K-Tel" and "oeuvre" used in the same sentence, is it?

Without further ado:

How Do You Do, With Annoying Footnotes

Monday, February 25, 2008

New Clutch!

This week, a Bonehand review of the new double live offering from the mighty CLUTCH!

Without further ado:

Heard It All Before

Sunday, February 17, 2008

8 lives and counting...

This week, some Bonehand art inspired by my daughter's cat who, despite my entreaties, persists in climbing up the damn curtains. Without further ado:

Cat Food

Sunday, February 10, 2008

Has it been a year already?

This week: we celebrate the one year anniversary of with a brand new episode of the Bone/Bat podcast! In our fifth installment, S & G discuss unrequited cravings, childhood disorientation, public restroom etiquette, dubiously motivated cash windfalls, things that piss our wives off, and the best place to keep the damned butter. Please enjoy responsibly!

Episode Five

Sunday, February 3, 2008

Carolina-style food porn!

This week, I share with you the fruit, or more accurately the meat, of my labors for the last day and a half:the delicious centerpiece of this year's Superbowl party. Without further ado:

Pigskin Perfection

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

This week...I Rot!

This week, Bonehand reviews the 2007 demo of Seattle death metal merchants I Rot. Without further ado:

Kill Everything

Sunday, January 20, 2008

I give you Fever...

This week, Bonehand goes to Los Angeles, and all you get is this crummy photo. Without further ado:

Fever Dream of Zurg

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Oh Yeah! I forgot!

Fresh for the new year...

Bone/Bat IV

A Bonehand review of Eardrum Fu from Hunab Ku!

This week, a new music review, as Bonehand checks out the debut CD from Seattle's Hunab Ku!
Without further ado:

The Gaze Inward