Oh boy. If you knew how long we spent sitting around and talking about and planning and getting stuff ready for the Thrash Hits podcast. Okay, so it was mostly down to lethargy and lack of funds to buy some decent microphones and a half-decent digital recorder, but hey. It was still bloody ages.
Anyway, we’ve kept a semi-weekly schedule since starting just before Download Festival, clocking up 18 episodes so far. Hugh, Raz, and the two Toms – Dare and Doyle – have covered all sorts of festival-related nonsense, as well as taking on the more esoteric issues facing the world of metal in 2012. Oh, and bickering about Randy Blythe. Don’t forget that.
Now there are a lot of our episodes we considered holding up as an example of the best of our podcasting to date. Do we go with episode 1? It’s kind of the most important, even if the sound quality is awful. Do we go with our most downloaded (and therefore most popular) episode, our Bloodstock Open Air 2012 preview? Or do we go with the episode that we’re most proud of, the episode where we take on a subject that other blogs and mags shy away from? The kind of episode that sums up exactly what it is about Thrash Hits that makes us different? Yeah, let’s do that.
Of course, if you subscribe to our podcast in iTunes, you’d have had this episode delivered straight to your iPod already. Why not subscribe now? You’ll be prepped and ready to download a new episode of the Thrash Hits podcast when we start recording and releasing new episodes again in 2013. We’re really proud about what our podcast achieved in 2012, but it’s nothing compared to what we’re going to do over the next 12 months. Oh yes.