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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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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!

 

Dec 27, 2016
In this episode three, host Mike Schleibaum interviews fellow Darkest Hour bassist Aaron Deal. Aaron and Mike have been friends since their very first musical endeavors. Deal has written and recorded two albums with the band, his second, the new Godless Prophets and The Migrant Flora. Hide your razors as Darkest Hours beard ifficinato talks early influences, growing up around dc music, crowd funding, his quest for vegetarian food, love for all things madonna, his roll as a bass player in the writing process, and of course Lonestar's Wendy's order! 

 

Dec 20, 2016

In episode two Host Mike Schleibaum interviews fellow Darkest Hour guitarist and member of the DH family Michael "Lonestar" Carrigan. Lonestar has been with the band since 2009 and has been a co-creator and conspirator with us ever since. He has written and recorded 4 albums with the darkest hour, the 4th of course being our newest album Godless Prophets and the Migrant Flora. Mike interviews Lonestar on various topics such as his history with guitar, their top 10 guitarist influences, working with Kurt Ballou, how a Darkest Hour song is created, his thoughts on crowdfunding and our recent partnership with Southern Lord Records.  

Dec 6, 2016

Host Mike Schleibaum interviews long time tour manager, lighting tech, merchandiser, and all around amazing road crew member, Tito Picon. He has been with the band for easily over a decade and since then we've accomplished a lot of "firsts" with him over the years. We are very happy to have him as our inaugural guest. In episode one we introduce you all to our US tour starting Feb 17, 2017 and all the bands who are coming along for the tour. We'll be jamming some tracks from Ringworm, Rotten Sound, Tombs, and Rivers of Nihil so make sure to crank it up and distort everything!

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