Darkest Hour Radio

Welcome to Darkest Hour Radio. Host Mike Schleibaum (Darkest Hour guitarist and lover of all things metal) brings you behind the scenes as Darkest Hour unleash their newest album, Godless Prophets and The Migrant Flora, upon the world. Discussions range from the band’s world tour plans to the making of the new album and everything in between. Schleibaum will be interviewing all the people behind the creation of Darkest Hour’s newest album including the crew members, band members, label representatives, and anyone else who had a hand in the creation of Godless Prophets and the Migrant Flora. He’ll also be taking the podcast on the road with the band so look for a few surprise guests as well. So tune in, internet land, and let’s talk about DARKEST HOUR! 
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Feb 15, 2017
Darkest Hour Radio - Episode 8: Godless Prophets & The Migrant Flora Pt. 1. Breaking from the current format once again, this episode features a more story tellers perspective. Host and Darkest Hour guitarist, Mike Schleibaum, plays the latest 3 darkest hour singles as he discusses aspects of their recording, composition, and birth as songs. In part one this two part episode its all about our the album, Godless Prophets & The Migrant Flora. The playlist includes:
- Knife in the Safe Room
- Timeless Numbers
- Those Who Survived
- A Surprise DH Song! 


Feb 1, 2017
Darkest Hour Radio - Episode Seven: Influences Pt.1 - Breaking from the current format this episode features more of a storytellers perspective as host and Darkest Hour guitarist Mike Schleibaum takes us a trip through Darkest Hour history. In this part one of a two-part episode he explores a few key songs that helped define the core-sound of the band so many years back. His playlist includes:
At the Gates - Blinded By Fear
Damnation ad - The Hanged Man
Entombed - Wreckage 
In Flames - Episode 666
Propagandhi - Fuck the Boarder
Darkest Hour - Knife in the Safe Room
Jan 23, 2017

Hear the co-founders of the band in this first time ever interview between Darkest Hour's Mike Schleibaum and Darkest Hour's John Henry. The duo talks about their humble beginnings, johns early influences, his development of his vocal technique, lyrical and sonic themes of the new album, and why they nickname him "the riff executioner!" 

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Jan 10, 2017

Darkest Hour Guitarist and host Mike Schleibaum interviews former Darkest Hour Guitarist AND current Darkest Hour co-collaborator; Kris Norris. In this episode we travel back in time for some old darkest hour stories as well as some discussion about our new album and our collaboration with Kris. We also discuss working with Devin Townsend, Kris’s guitar idols, and our mutual love for all things guitar pro

Jan 3, 2017
Darkest Hour Guitarist and host Mike Schleibaum interviews Darkest Hour drummer, Travis Orbin. In this episode we turn the spotlight on the man behind the kit and hear from him on a multitude of topics such as his humble rock beginnings, his current playing philosophy, or even his love for all things Zappa. In our continuing exploration of the behind the scenes making of Godless Prophets & The Migrant Flora, Travis talks a bit about working with producer Kurt Ballou and how Darkest Hour songs come to life!