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Yes, we have finally embraced the fact that we play too much Sonic and Mega Man music on this show.
Larry ditches NGI as Archie’s Sonic and Mega Man comic writer Ian Flynn fills in, joining Kyle and Slider for, fittingly, a tribute to the greatest blue heroes of video games: Sonic & Mega Man! He talks a bit about the new Mega Man comic book and gushes over the awesomeness of Sonic Generations, as Kyle talks about the amazing Arnold Schwarzenegger death metal band Austrian Death Machine. They also take a listen to songs from Beatdrop, Game Over, LeeBro, Sukotto42, Jun Senoue, and of course many more.
ALSO: Kyle and Larry sit down with Bassil Silver, the bassist of hardcore nostalgic metal band POWERGLOVE. Bassil joins us from the road as Powerglove tours with Symphony X and Blackguard. Hear how the tour is going, get some insight into the band’s beginnings, their writing, how being signed to a label is working for them, and listen to TWO Sonic & Mega Man-related tracks from their sophomore effort, Metal Kombat for the Mortal Man!
Slider is also issued her NGI Art Challenge for the week, and finally creates Rhino Blastoseed!
1. Crush 40 – Open Your Heart (from The Best Of Crush 40: Super Sonic Songs :: http://vgmdb.net/album/15881 )
2. Sukotto42 – Blue Balls (medley arrangement of Mega Man 3 [NES] :: http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR01514/ )
3. GaMeBoX – Subsonic Sparkle (arrangement of ‘Special Stage’ from Sonic The Hedgehog [GEN] :: http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR02223/ )
4. The Megas – Promise of Redemption [acoustic] (arrangement of ‘Bubble Man Stage’ from Mega Man 2 [NES] :: http://themegas.bandcamp.com/album/get-acoustic )
5. LeeBro (Bentley Jones ) – ThemeofChao(PartyStarted ) (arrangement of ‘Theme of CHAO’ from Sonic Adventure [DC] :: http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR00389/ )
6. Yamadan – DIVING DAY (arrangement of ‘Dive Man Stage’ from Mega Man 4 [NES] :: http://vgmdb.net/album/20954 )
7. Mikeaudio – The Wingless Butoh (medley arrangement of Sonic Heroes [PC/GCN/XBOX/PS2], Kingdom Hearts I & II [PS2], and Final Fantasy VII [PS1] :: http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR02235/ )
8. Game Over – Light’s Out (arrangement of ‘Cut Man Stage’ from Mega Man [NES] :: http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR02147/ )
9. Prince of Darkness, prozax, DrumUltimA, Kyle Etges, Mark Kinz – Vestigial Fusion Factory (medley arrangement of Sonic The Hedgehog 2 [GEN] :: http://vgmdb.net/album/21511 )
10. Sharkma – VGMix – Shademan Get Down (arrangement of ‘Shade Man Stage’ from Mega Man 7 [SNES] )
11. Beatdrop – Catapult (arrangement of ‘Flying Battery Zone’ from Sonic & Knuckles [GEN] :: http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR01393/ )
12. Sixto Sounds – I Shoot Flower Beams! (arrangement of ‘Plant Man Stage’ from Mega Man 6 [NES] and ‘Wood Man Stage’ from Mega Man 2 [NES] :: http://ocremix.org/forums/showthread.php?t=26822 )
13. Jun Senoue – After The Adventure (arrangement of ‘Welcome to Station Square’ from Sonic Adventure [DC] :: http://vgmdb.net/album/14962 )
14. Powerglove – Blasting the Hornet (arrangement of ‘Blast Hornet’ from Mega Man X3 :: http://www.vgmetal.com )
15. Powerglove – So Sexy Robotnik (Medley arrangement from Sonic the Hedgehog 2 [GEN] :: http://vgmdb.net/album/5130 )
16. Shael Riley and the Double Ice Backfire – Magnet Man Party Van (arrangement of ‘Magnet Man Stage’ from Mega Man 3 [NES] :: http://olremix.org/remixes/928 )