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Episode 34 – Super Thrash Bros!

Episode 34 – Super Thrash Bros!

To be in a video game music cover band in 2019, there needs to be a gimmick of some sort. Fortunately, Super Thrash Bros. have a rock solid one. These gents combine wacky Smash Bros. themed showmanship and metal medleys with Smash Bros. themed costumes for a combination that can’t be beat! Today on XVGM Radio, Mike and Justin are lounging with Super Thrash Bros. members Eric Germain (Ness; Drums), Ryan Morris (Megaman; Guitar) and Nick Palmisano(Skull Kid; Bass) to listen to the band’s favorite medleys of their own. Then, we’ll compare one portion of the medley to it’s Thrash Bros. counterpart, head to head! Other members of Super Thrash Bros. who weren’t able to join us this time around include Ant Palmisano (Shiek, Guitar), Bryan Carroll (Master Hand), Ed Connolly (Crazy Hand).This versus match is worth every second! Hear Mike get schooled on “progressive punk” aka Thrash, hear all about how this band came together to rock, and…long blonde haired dudes headbanging while wearing Donkey Kong ties?! It’s all on this episode of XVGM Radio!
We’d love to hear what you thought about this episode! What was your favorite comparison? What do you think of Super Thrash Bros.? Shoot us an email at XVGMRadio@gmail.com or join in on the discussion at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/XVGMradio
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TRACK LISTING:

All Medleys Performed and Arranged By Super Thrash Bros.

Intro : Kirby Medley
Metroid Medley – Metroid (NES – 1986) “Brinstar” Hirokazu Tanaka
F-Zero Medley – F-Zero X (N64 – 1998) “Mute City” Tarō Bandō, Hajime Wakai,
Mario Medley – Super Mario World (SNES – 1990) “Bowser’s Castle” Kōji Kondō
Mega Man Medley – Mega Man 2 (NES – 1988) “Flash Man” Takashi Tateishi, Manami Matsumae, Yoshihiro Sakaguchi
Pokemon Medley – Pokemon Red/Blue/Yellow (GB – 1996) “Trainer Battle” Junichi Masuda
Star Fox Medley – Star Fox (SNES – 1993) “Venom Base (Parts 1&3)” Hajime Hirasawa

Episode 33 – Celebrating 20 Years of Sega Dreamcast Music

Episode 33 – Celebrating 20 Years of Sega Dreamcast Music

Everyone join in now: Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to you, Happy Biiirtthhhdaayyyy dear Sega Dreamcast, Happy Birthday to you! The Sega Dreamcast is largely considered to be Sega’s swansong and the final console to focus on arcade-based-ports to home-grown video games. Utilizing the NAOMI hardware, Sega was able to easily port games from the arcade to the console market. Sadly, the Dreamcast was Sega’s final original console, released this day 20 years ago on September 9th, 1999, also known as 9-9-99. It’s been 20 years since the console released in North America with a complete onslaught of titles, so today we thought we’d explore the North American side of the console’s video game music. Justin and Mike have picked tons of fantastic music to take you for a ride throughout this celebration. So, roll down your windows, slick those frosted tips back, grab your chain wallet and put on your jeans with the enormous pant legs. Turn the nu-metal off for a second, hit pause on your VHS of the International Man of Mystery and let’s boogie to some Sega Dreamcast bangers!

After listening to this episode, be sure to check out Rhythm & Pixels Podcast, as we have joined forces with them to do a mass celebration of Dreamcast tunes. Check them out at: https://rhythmandpixels.com/

We’d love to hear what you thought about our Dreamcast selections! What was your favorite track? What songs were missing that you would like to showcase yourself? Shoot us an email at XVGMRadio@gmail.com or join in on the discussion at: www.facebook.com/groups/XVGMradio

We have a Discord Channel! Join us and chat about the show, share Dreamcast VGM you love, or just chit chat with Mike and Justin about tacos! Join for free here: https://discord.gg/zWxDYfn

Thanks to all of our wonderful Patrons: Alex Messenger, Cam Werme, Chris Murray, Chris Myers, Scott McElhone, Jordan & Anson Davis, Peter Panda, Kung Fu Carlito, Brad Austin and The Autistic Gamer 89. Become a Patron, get cool rewards, and more at http://www.Patreon.com/XVGMRadio

Our Twitter and Instagram are great ways to interact with us! Find us on there under our handle @XVGMRadio

If you’re an iTunes listener, please consider leaving a rating and a review to let us know how we’re doing! It also helps with getting the show to show up when others are searching for VGM!

TRACK LISTING:

Intro : Sonic Adventure 2 (DC – 2001) “Escape From The City…For City Escape” Fumie Kumatani, Tomoya Ohtani, Jun Senoue, Kenichi Tokoi, Ted Poley (drums and lyrics), Tony Harnell (vocals)
1 – Trickstyle (DC/PC – 1999) “Japan Race 3” Richard Beddow
2 – Fur Fighters (DC/PS2/PC/IOS – 2000/2001, 2012) “Viggo-A-Gogo” Nelson Everhart, Michael Pummell
3 – Space Channel 5 (DC, 1999/PS2 – 2003) “Spaceport – Introducing Ulala!” Naofumi Hataya, Kenichi Tokoi, Ken Woodman (Mexican Flyer)
4 – ChuChu Rocket (DC/GBA – 1999/2001) “Credits” Tomoya Ohtani
5 – Outtrigger (Arcade 1999/DC – 2001) “You Defeated Me” Fumio Ito
6 – Sega Marine Fishing (DC/Arcade – 2000) “Coral Reef” Unknown Composer
7 – Sword of the Berserk (DC – 2000) “Adhesion to Blood” Susumu Hirasawa
8 – Power Stone 2 (DC/Arcade – 2000) “Extra Stage 2” Tetsuya Shibata
9 -Omikron: The Nomad Soul (DC/PC – 1999/2000) “Fight With Astaroth” Xavier Despas, David Bowie, Reeves Gabriels
10 – Phantasy Star Online (DC – 2001) “Can still see the light ~ENDING THEME~ (Wind Orchestra Version)” Hideaki Kobayashi, Fumie Kumatani
Outro: Skies of Arcadia (DC/GCN – 2000/2003) “Theme of Loneliness” Yutaka Minobe, Tatsuyuki Maeda