That's Not Metal



Join former Metal Hammer podcasters Beez & Stephen Hill for a weekly podcast exploring the world of rock and metal with new episodes every Friday. News, reviews, swearing, honesty and lolz.


  • For Those Who Wish to Hyperbolize

    For Those Who Wish to Hyperbolize

    26/02/2021 Duration: 02h07min

    Architects' new album gets the level-headed review in a bumper episode featuring Epica, Void, members of Code Orange getting emo with Adventures' Supersonic Home in Album Club, and a sombre discussion in news about the proposed lifting of lockdown measures date in the UK and how safe summer might really look.

  • Breaking Boingjamin

    Breaking Boingjamin

    19/02/2021 Duration: 01h48min

    TNM weighs up just how much live music is missing from our lives, Teenage Wrist, Love and Death, and Harakiri for the Sky get reviewed, Album Club positions Parkway Drive's Ire as a modern classic, and Gojira making a storming return to news with their new single Born for One Thing.

  • Walk Like An Egyptian

    Walk Like An Egyptian

    12/02/2021 Duration: 01h44min

    It's an eclectic week of surprise drops as Hayley Williams' second solo release and Loathe's experimental ambient project are put under the microscope along with UK punks Drones, it's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Nominee Time, and Album Club turns to Nile's Annihilation of the Wicked for an ancient Egyptian masterclass.

  • The Future Is Not Cancelled

    The Future Is Not Cancelled

    05/02/2021 Duration: 01h46min

    It's a massive show as Foo Fighters top the album reviews along with Cult of Luna and The Ruins of Beverast, Album Club ponders whether Mindless Self Indulgence are the godfathers of crunkcore, we address the Marilyn Manson abuse allegations story along with happier news elsewhere, and the new That's Not Metal Patreon is launched and outlined at This show has always and will always be for you. Thank you for coming with us.

  • The Da Vanescenci Code

    The Da Vanescenci Code

    29/01/2021 Duration: 01h29min

    Weezer's OK Human arrives in album reviews along with praise for Tribulation and Portrayal of Guilt, we book an imagined returning Ghostfest, and Album Club explores the greater depth and dexterity of Evanescence's overlooked second album The Open Door.

  • Catsuit DeLonge

    Catsuit DeLonge

    22/01/2021 Duration: 01h38min

    TNM weighs up what the cancellation of Glastonbury 2021 might mean for the UK festival calendar, Frank Iero and the Future Violence, Asphyx, and Bloody Hammers are up in reviews, and Album Club looks at pop punk superstars' moment of maturity with Blink-182's untitled record.

  • Happy Nil Year

    Happy Nil Year

    15/01/2021 Duration: 01h35min

    It's the first reviews week of 2021. Power metal bands are in open rebellion against the US government. The Dirty Nil, Frozen Soul, and You Me At Six are up in reviews, there are new AFI singles to talk about, and Album Club explores what made Alexi Laiho such a one-off with Children of Bodom's Hatebreeder.

  • 2021 Preview Part 2

    2021 Preview Part 2

    08/01/2021 Duration: 02h37min

    We close our 2021 preview with the metal, tackling:ArchitectsWhile She SleepsGojiraMastodonIron MaidenSystem of a DownCradle of FilthAt the GatesCannibal CorpseCarcassDeafheavenCult of LunaEmployed to ServeConjurerVenom PrisonVeinSpiritboxBleeding ThroughRammsteinFear FactoryMegadethKreatorRob ZombieKing Diamond/Mercyful FateJinjerConvergeMachine HeadNails& more

  • 2021 Preview Part 1

    2021 Preview Part 1

    01/01/2021 Duration: 01h56min

    We look forward to 2021 with the first part of our rock & metal preview, discussing some of the following bands:GhostA Day to RememberEvery Time I DieFoo FightersWeezerAgainst Me!Greta Van FleetTurnstileRed Hot Chili PeppersAFINine Inch NailsEvanescencePapa RoachFrank Carter & the RattlesnakesBeartoothBlack Veil BridesHalestormBilly TalentRise AgainstThe InterruptersMarmozetsThe XcertsBlack PeaksHolding AbsenceSalem/CreeperPerturbatorVVGuns N RosesMy Chemical Romance

  • The Christmas QA

    The Christmas Q&A

    25/12/2020 Duration: 01h05min

    It's Christmas, so Perran, Sam & Alec take a sit back for a more casual episode running through your questions, festive, musical, or comical.

  • TNM Awards 2020

    TNM Awards 2020

    18/12/2020 Duration: 03h21min

    The TNM Awards are back for 2020 with:Most Improved BandSong of the YearWorst Song of the YearHero of the YearVillain of the YearBest New BandMost Disappointing AlbumGig of the Year / Livestream of the YearEP of the YearArtwork of the YearMovie of the YearComeback of the YearSurprise of the YearOutstanding AchievementWorst Band of the YearUnsung HeroesStory of the YearBand of the Year

  • Top 20 Albums of 2020: New Faces

    Top 20 Albums of 2020: New Faces

    11/12/2020 Duration: 02h15min

    The Album of the Year celebrations roll on as Perran is joined by two new That's Not Metal co-hosts.

  • TNM Returns: Albums of the Year 2020 - 10-1

    TNM Returns: Albums of the Year 2020 - 10-1

    04/12/2020 Duration: 01h53min

    That's Not Metal is back with the Top 20 Albums of 2020 from Perran and special guests Beez and Ryan De Freitas back to give their lists. Numbers 10-1 in Part 2.

  • TNM Returns: Albums of the Year 2020 - 20-11

    TNM Returns: Albums of the Year 2020 - 20-11

    04/12/2020 Duration: 01h44min

    That's Not Metal is back with the Top 20 Albums of 2020 from Perran and special guests Beez and Ryan De Freitas back to give their lists. Numbers 20-11 in Part 1.

  • Thank You All - Beez

    Thank You All - Beez

    16/10/2020 Duration: 01h56min

    It's Beez's big farewell. Album reviews are on Greg Puciato, Spirit Adrift, Six Feet Under and a double shot of Bon Jovi with their new record discussed and Keep The Faith in Album Club. See you in the future and keep supporting the things you love - Beez.

  • EVH


    09/10/2020 Duration: 01h54min

    The passing of Eddie Van Halen dominates news, there's also chat about Ghost and Avenged Sevenfold's new album developments, AC/DC's comeback, Tom Delonge's sci fi movie debut, album reviews on Idles, The Hell, Laura Jane Grace, Jamie Lenman and Anaal Nathrakh and our Album Club is on Dave Grohl's Probot project.

  • The Handyman That Feeds

    The Handyman That Feeds

    02/10/2020 Duration: 01h29min

    Perran is back in the game as TNM reviews the new Deftones (eventually), Corey Taylor, Svalbard and Machine Gun Kelly releases, there's some serious chat about the future of the business and some not so serious chats about AC/DC's return.

  • Chunky Monkeys

    Chunky Monkeys

    18/09/2020 Duration: 01h18min

    Beez and Perran discuss the lasting legacy of Napalm Death while reviewing their new album alongside new Fit ForA King and Blaqk Audio, the return of Pendulum and Killer Be Killed's debut is this week's Album Club.

  • JameyJastaPastaPerseverencePenneAtrocious


    11/09/2020 Duration: 01h35min

    It's a bumper week as Beez and Perran discuss last week's Behemoth stream, the new albums from Marilyn Manson, Mastodon, Ihsahn and Eskimo Callboy, there's a celebration of Power Trip and all of the usual radness.

  • Master Of PIgeons

    Master Of PIgeons

    29/08/2020 Duration: 01h22min

    Rest In Power, Riley Gale. (Metallica's S&M2, Pig Destroyer and Ulver in reviews)

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