Episodes

Feb. 16, 2021

Stubb - Cry of the Ocean: Part 1

John and Ben discuss Stubb's 2014 sophomore album, Cry of the Ocean. Released on Ripple Music, Cry of the Ocean mixes blues, psy…

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Feb. 9, 2021

Kalas - Kalas

On this episode of The Greatest Thing You've Never Heard, John and Ben discuss the lone album from Bay Area supergroup Kalas. Re…

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Feb. 2, 2021

Warning - Watching from a Distance

Ben and John discuss Warning's 2006 traditional doom metal opus, Watching from a Distance. Steeped in doom sonics and emotionall…

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Jan. 26, 2021

Offenders - Endless Struggle - Part 2 (Interview)

On this episode of The Greatest Thing You've Never Heard, John and Ben continue their discussion of Offenders' seminal 1985 hardc…

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Jan. 19, 2021

Offenders - Endless Struggle - Part 1

John and Ben discuss Offenders' 1985 album, Endless Struggle and its place in the 1980s Texas hardcore scene. Deviating from pun…

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Jan. 12, 2021

Wellwater Conspiracy - Brotherhood of Electric: Operational Directives

John and Ben kick off 2021 by going back to 1999 and discussing Wellwater Conspiracy's sophomore album, Brotherhood of Electric: …

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Jan. 5, 2021

Ben's Top 50 Albums of 2020

Ben and John send off 2020 with a countdown of Ben's Top 50 Albums of the Year in this this episode culled from a three part live…

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Dec. 29, 2020

Ludichrist - Immaculate Deception

On 2020's last episode of The Greatest Thing You've Never Heard, Ben and John talk to guest lecturer Cary Gordon, aka Cary the Me…

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Dec. 22, 2020

Suplecs - Powtin' on the Outside Pawty on the Inside - Part 2 (Interv…

John and Ben continue their discussion of Suplecs' 2005 opus, Powtin' on the Outside Pawty on the Inside; this time bringing in b…

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Dec. 15, 2020

Suplecs - Powtin' on the Outside Pawty on the Inside (Part 1)

Ben and John discuss Suplecs' 2005 barnburner of an album, Powtin' on the Outside Party on the Inside. Produced by COC's Pepper …

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Dec. 8, 2020

Eternal Elysium - Searching Low and High - Part 2 (Interview)

Ben and John return to the show's 22nd album, 2005's Searching Low and High from Japan's Eternal Elysium. On this segment they t…

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Dec. 1, 2020

Songs: Ohia - Ghost Tropic - Part Two (Interview)

Our 50th episode! Ben and John conclude their discussion of Song's Ohia's 2000 album, Ghost Tropic, by speaking with guitarist A…

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Nov. 24, 2020

Songs: Ohia - Ghost Tropic - Part 1

Ben and John discuss the show's 25th album, Songs: Ohia's Ghost Tropic. A dark and often haunting record, Ghost Tropic is an out…

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Nov. 17, 2020

Demon Fuzz - Afreaka! - Part 2 (Interview)

For this episode, Ben and John return to fifteenth album discussed by the show, Demon Fuzz's epic and influential Afro Rock (as c…

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Nov. 10, 2020

Oversoul - Seven Days in November - Part 2 - (Interview)

In Part 2 of their discussion of Oversoul's lone album, the mournful and melodic Seven Days in November, Ben and John interview O…

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Nov. 3, 2020

Oversoul - Seven Days in November - Part One

John and Ben dive deep into Oversoul's first and only album, the heavy and cathartic Seven Days in November. Doom metal through …

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Oct. 27, 2020

Gore - Mean Man's Dream - Part 2 (Interview)

Ben and John continue their discussion of Gore's 1987 sophomore album, Mean Man's Dream, with the band's longtime bassist, Rob Fr…

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Oct. 20, 2020

Gore - Mean Man's Dream

On this episode, Ben and John dive into Gore's influential 1987 album, Mean Man's Dream. Instrumental, monolithic, and loud as h…

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