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Join your host for the newest episode of Monuments in Ruin! We discuss loss, work, destruction, moving forward, the future and the past. All this and more on episode 149!

Originally aired on on May 6th, 2019.
Produced and edited by Bobby Rayfield for broadcast on the TrendKill Radio Network.

(00:00) Monuments in Ruin - Episode 149 Intro 
(01:03) Beck - Loser 
(05:48) Black Flag - Clocked In 
(07:09) 7 Year Bitch - Knot 
(12:13) Fugazi - 23 Beats Off 
(18:53) Guapo - Topan 
(28:53) Fall of Efrafa - Pity the Weak 
(35:05) Dead and Gone - North Of The Unlocked Star 
(38:50) Cavity - Leech 
(45:04) Drain STH - Smile 
(54:09) The Klone Orchestra - Live and Let Die

Tune in for the newest episode on Monuments in Ruin! This week we scratch at the darkness, claw at the eyes of sorrow and gnaw on the lifeless soul of the working man. Fed up a with safe listening space? Step through the doors of punishment with your host and turn your volume up toward speaker exploding levels. No remorse.

Originally aired on on April 8th, 2019.
Produced and edited by Bobby Rayfield for broadcast on the TrendKill Radio Network.

(00:00) Monuments in Ruin - Episode 148 Intro 
(01:06) Danzig - The Violet Fire 
(06:47) Killing Joke - Bloodsport 
(11:24) Dead Kennedys - Riot 
(17:15) Amebix - The Darkest Hour 
(22:05) Counter Blast - Repulsive 
(33:25) Cannibal Corpse - Festering In The Crypt 
(37:53) Ludicra - The Final Lamentation 
(44:14) John Frusciante - Wind Up Space 
(48:18) Amber Asylum - Devotion 
(55:55) Steve Von Till - Hallowed Ground 

Join us as we celebrate the month of April with another hour of Monuments in Ruin!
The soothing sounds of love, cleanliness of rain on a spring day and the powerful message of hope will unit us in this, episode 147.

Featuring tracks from The Beatles, Barry White, The Carpenters, Marvin Gaye, O C O A I, Navajo Witch, Generation of Vipers, Thee Silver Mt Zion Memorial Orchestra and The Angels of Light.

Originally aired on on April 1st, 2019.
Produced and edited by Bobby Rayfield for broadcast on the TrendKill Radio Network.

(00:00) Monuments in Ruin - Episode 147 Intro 
(02:00) Coalesce - Cowards.Com 
(04:57) Unsane - Hazmat 
(08:03) Norma Jean - The Human Face, Divine 
(14:03) Deadguy - Apparatus 
(16:09) Bloodlet - One and Only 
(21:03) Ocoai - Grimpeur 
(34:50) Navajo Witch - Corpse Powder 
(40:21) Generation of Vipers - Thaw 
(46:11) Thee Silver Mt Zion Memorial Orchestra - Take Away These Early Grave Blues 
(52:45) The Angels of Light - Nations

Buckle in for another hour of Monuments in Ruin! This week we dig into the classic section of the vinyl library and roll through some great bass lines, songs of change, loss and sadness, visit a powerful horn section and declare our allegiance to our favorite camp.

Originally aired on on March 25th, 2019.
Produced and edited by Bobby Rayfield for broadcast on the TrendKill Radio Network.

(00:00) Monuments in Ruin - Episode 146 Intro 
(00:59) Duran Duran - New Religion 
(07:30) Yes - Perpetual Change 
(16:10) Free - Mourning Sad Morning 
(21:18) Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young - Helpless 
(25:48) Chase - Open Up Wide / Livin' In Heat 
(32:25) Nazareth - The Ballad of Hollis Brown 
(41:30) Black Sabbath - Children of the Sea 
(49:19) Charles Wright - Nonsense

This week we focus on the misinterpretation of the lyric, the connections through heavy music and unseen heroes. This week is a few minutes lighter than usual but we will not make a habit of it!

Originally aired on on March 18th, 2019.
Produced and edited by Bobby Rayfield for broadcast on the TrendKill Radio Network.

(00:00) Monuments in Ruin - Episode 145 Intro 
(00:56) Shellac - Squirrel Song 
(04:46) Ministry - Jesus Built My Hot Rod 
(09:37) Nirvana - Swap Meet 
(12:37) Melvins - Boris 
(20:40) Boris - Dear 
(35:32) Kiss - I Want You 
(38:22) Queen - Battle Theme 
(40:40) Quicksilver Messenger Service - The Hat

Episode 144 of Monuments in Ruin plays pitch against speed, walks us through the inner circle of influence, discusses the power of change that can be generated through music and shows us the beauty in sadness. Name dropping a few of the people who support and big thank you to the TrendKill Radio team. 

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Originally aired on on March 4th, 2019.
Produced and edited by Bobby Rayfield for broadcast on the TrendKill Radio Network.

(00:00) Monuments in Ruin - Episode 144 Intro
(00:28) The Bee Gees - I Started A Joke 
(04:46) Judas Priest - Here Come The Tears 
(10:20) Slayer - Dissident Aggressor 
(12:55) Agoraphobic Nosebleed - The Antichrist 
(15:38) Joan Baez - Diamonds and Rust 
(21:47) Crippled Black Phoenix - Victory 
(30:05) Amy Winehouse - Some Unholy War 
(32:22) The Budos Band - Mark of the Unnamed 
(36:10) Fela Kuti featuring Ginger Baker - Egbe Mi O 
(51:42) Chelsea Wolfe - The Waves Have Come 

Tune in this week as we experiment with cover songs, talk heavy tours to come, travel back in time to reconnect with a few classics and mellow out into the next hour. 
Broadcast begins at 9pm Eastern on KTFT.

Originally aired on on February 18th, 2019.
Produced and edited by Bobby Rayfield for broadcast on the TrendKill Radio Network.

(00:00) Monuments in Ruin - Episode 143 Intro
(01:34) Gershon Kingsley's First Moog Quartet - Eleanor Rigby 
(05:33) Yob - Ablaze 
(15:40) Neurosis - An Offering 
(25:29) Kyuss - Supa Scoopa and Mighty Scoop 
(31:50) ZZ Top - Master of Sparks 
(35:18) Deodato - Black Dog 
(39:25) Ten Years After - I Woke Up This Morning 
(48:27) Sigur Ros - Svefn-g-englar

Originally aired on on February 11th, 2019.
Produced and edited by Bobby Rayfield for broadcast on the TrendKill Radio Network. 
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This weeks episode opens a new chapter for MIR. Musically, we continue our walk through your hosts music library, discover (and rediscover) new things from all areas. We also welcome a video adaptation to the format options. Pick your poison and hang out as we discuss where the grooves are, what is in the new release bins and what we have overlooked in the past. Lots of shout outs too!

Monuments in Ruin - Episode 142 Intro
Cheech and Chong - Turn That Thing Down 
The Want - Star 69 
Journey - Karma 
The Pointer Sisters - How Long (Betcha Got A Chick On The Side) 
Clutch - Big News I+II 
Blind Melon - Change 
The Sacred Mushroom - Lifeline 
Bill Cosby Presents Badfoot Brown and the Bunions Bradford Funeral and Marching Band - Martins Funeral

Originally aired on on January 28th, 2019.
Produced and edited by Bobby Rayfield for broadcast on the TrendKill Radio Network.

"Sometimes we have to throw caution to the wind and dig deeper into the depths of what music has to offer. It may be permanent salvation or temporary escape. Either way, this ride delivers us to the next hour of Monuments in Ruin hosted by Bobby Rayfield. Episode 141 honors no genre barrier and welcomes the music fan who is ready to walk the walk."

(00:00) Monuments in Ruin – Episode 141 Intro
(01:22) Doctor Hook and the Medicine Show – Marie Lavaux
(04:52) The Dillinger Escape Plan with Mike Patton – Pig Latin
(08:25) White Zombie – Blood Milk and Sky
(14:03) The Great Tyrant – I Don’t Come Down
(18:34) Swans – Jim
(27:18) The Olivia Tremor Control – A Peculiar Noise Called (Train Director)
(30:47) The Pointer Sisters – Salt Peanuts
(35:56) Nancy Sinatra – Bang Bang
(38:34) The Dixie Hummingbirds – Hold On
(44:13) Low Flying Hawks – Smile
(52:43) Spook the Horses – Blessed Veins

"Originally aired on on January 14th, 2019."
Produced and edited by Bobby Rayfield for broadcast on the TrendKill Radio Network.

Feeling aged and tired? Want to brush off those dusty old bones? Tune in for Monuments in Ruin and crank up the fountain of youth! In episode 140 solute the free bin once again, discuss some heavy classics, strange intros and your host even picks a fight over his favorite thrash album! All this and more beginning at 9pm Eastern on TrendKill Radio! Get ready to rumba!

Episode 140 Video Wrap Up

(00:28) The Rubber Band – Bye Bye Blackbird
(02:34) Monuments in Ruin – Episode 140 Intro
(02:45) Nancy Sinatra – The Last of the Secret Agents
(06:18) The Ventures – Pipeline
(08:35) Jane’s Addiction – Ted, Just Admit It
(15:59) Miles Davis – Come Get It
(29:00) Black Sabbath – Symptom of the Universe
(35:24) Ministry – Corrosion
(40:00) Corrections House – White Man’s Gonna Lose
(45:23) Sepultura – Arise
(48:42) A Storm Of Light – Dead Flags
(56:51) Pinkish Black – Brown Rainbow

"Originally aired on on January 7th, 2019."
Produced and edited by Bobby Rayfield for broadcast on the TrendKill Radio Network.

2019 brings Monuments in Ruin Episode 139 to the front lines. Engaging in a raging attack and utilizing psychedelic warfare, your host takes into the depths with tracks from The Beatles, King Curtis, BONG - Band UK , WHITE HILLS, Voice of the Seven Thunders and Wo Fat!

(((00:00))) Monuments in Ruin - Episode 139 Intro
(01:42) The Beatles - Tomorrow Never Knows
(06:26) King Curtis - Deep Fry
(14:29) Bong - The Golden Fields
(32:06) White Hills - Overlord
(39:22) Voice of the Seven Thunders - Set Fire To The Forest
(49:39) Wo Fat - Of Smoke and Fog

"Originally aired on on December 31st, 2018."

Edited and produced by Bobby Rayfield for broadcast on the TrendKill Radio Network.

Thank you for an amazing 2018! This week on Monuments in Ruin we close out the year with some end themed classics, psychedelic spaces and a few of our favorites from 2018. It’s been a great year for MiR and TrendKill Radio. This is all because of your support.
Additionally, thank you for all of the holiday messages we received. Sending our best wishes for a prosperous new year from our family to yours.

(((00:00))) Monuments in Ruin - Episode 138 Intro
(01:45) Megadeth - Wake Up Dead
(06:02) Grails - Doomdayers Holiday / Reincarnation Blues
(13:44) Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein - A Familiar Shape
(21:49) Turbonegro - Are You Ready (For Some Darkness)
(25:25) Sergeant Thunderhoof - Another Plane
(34:58) Here Lies Man - Memory Games
(37:01) Blackwater Holylight - Sunrise / Slow Hole
(49:57) Future Usses - What is Anything

"Originally aired on on December 17th, 2018."
Produced and edited by Bobby Rayfield for broadcast on the TrendKill Radio Network.

Not all music choices are typical because not all albums are created equally. Artists push the boundaries of sound, comfort and expression. We are all individuals experiencing time in our own way. Some individuals hear the beauty in floors creaking while others hear the chaos of a violin and cello in odd pitches and time measures. Join your host for a walk on the paths less traveled and experience the outer reaches of sound. Monuments in Ruin Episode 137 finds comfort in the obscurity of the arts.
Broadcast will begin at 9pm Eastern on TrendKill Radio.
~Post show note: The Robert Fripp tune was the opening track, not the title track.

(((00:00))) Monuments in Ruin – Episode 137 Intro
(00:47) Devo – Too Much Paranoias
(02:44) Descendents – I Like Food
(02:58) Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention – It Can’t Happen Here
(10:05) Edgard Varese – Integrales
(20:34) Pink Floyd – A Saucerful of Secrets
(34:36) Robert Fripp – God Save The King
(47:56) Tapes – Illuminations
(57:02) Love Tan – Dissolve

"Originally aired on on December 10th, 2018."

Produced and edited by Bobby Rayfield for broadcast on the TrendKill Radio Network.

This week Monuments in Ruin Episode 136 takes you on another roller coasters of genres. We tap into the songs of your hosts nocturnal mind, unknown quality control alert, current favorites, personal moments and more picks from the free bin.

Post show edit: Upon listening back, i mentioned the wrong released date for Times of Grace. It was released in 1999, not 1996, as stated in the show. Through Silver In Blood was released in 1996.
(((00:00))) Monuments in Ruin – Episode 136 Intro
(01:01) Alice in Chains – Rotten Apple
(09:01) Led Zeppelin – The Ocean
(13:23) Neurosis – Under The Surface
(21:52) Classics IV – You Are My Sunshine
(26:53) Graveyard – An Industry of Murder
(30:52) Rage Against The Machine – Bullet In The Head
(35:59) Rough Rope – Adult Themes (Ver 1)
(43:26) The Julie Ruin – Just My Kind
(47:17) The Stooges – Dirt
(56:04) Devo – Theme From Doctor Detroit

Monuments in Ruin is scratching at your door once again. Episode 135 takes us to dark places, sad spaces and violent faces.
(((00:00))) Monuments in Ruin – Episode 135 Intro
(00:50) Length of Time – Intro / Losing My Heaven
(09:00) Rolling Stones – Doo x5-Heartbreaker
(12:16) The Ventures – Hawaii Five-O
(14:23) Eddie Gale – Mexico Thing
(22:27) The Beatles – Polythene Pam / She Came In Through The Bathroom Window
(25:33) Golden Retriever – Canopy
(36:24) Daeva – No Effective Banishings
(42:05) RJD2 – Ghostwriter Remix
(47:36) Violent Femmes – Prove My Love
(51:46) David Gilmour – Where We Start
(58:00) Melvins – Hide / Bar-X-The Rocking M

This week Monuments in Ruin digs into the world of the blues! Big bands, super groups, collaborations, unknown artists, solo albums, no one is safe from the blues. We talk about where they were, who was there and how you can take a shot at getting a secret surprise. Modern media has opened the door. Let us not disappoint.
The MiR broadcast begins every Monday at 9pm Eastern on TrendKill Radio.

(((00:00))) Monuments in Ruin – Episode 134 Intro
(01:25) Blood Sweat and Tears – Somethin’ Goin’ On
(11:16) Joe Cocker – She Came In Through The Bathroom Window
(14:06) Bob Dylan/The Band – Like A Rolling Stone
(20:17) Steppenwolf – Tighten Up Your Wig
(26:45) Inez Andrews – War on Sin
(30:49) Captain Beefheart – Low Yo Yo Stuff
(34:28) Grand Funk Railroad – Inside Looking Out
(47:52) James Taylor – Steamroller
(50:45) Peter Green – A Fool No More

Stepping out onto the ledge, this week we take another path less traveled. Though some of the tracks are very familiar, the basic thought is how they tie together and their parallel in the music world. While some are pushing boundaries into obscurity, others have become modern classics for the directions they chose.
Post show notation: Neglected to mention, Fire and Rain was originally written by James Taylor. The Hubert Laws version is so much different and extremely enjoyable. The direction takes a great song into greater places through a totally different listening experience. 

(((00:00))) Monuments in Ruin – Episode 133 Intro
(02:13) Santana – Here and Now/Flor De Canela/Promise of a Fisherman
(17:39) Jimi Hendrix – Manic Depression
(21:13) Thin Lizzy – Slow Blues
(26:23) Lynyrd Skynyrd – I Need You
(38:16) Hubert Laws – Fire and Rain
(46:03) The Art Ensemble of Chicago – Ohnedaruth

.As the season marks the end of summers reign, we deliver episode 132 of Monuments in Ruin. Though it will be blanketed in the cold, dark and bleak, this episode will also break through the chill in the air and warm your speakers with riffs aflame with rock and roll! Featuring music from Barren Altar, Ancient Lights, Faces of the Bog, Howling Giant, Agrimonia and Black Royal. 

(((00:00))) Monuments in Ruin – Episode 132 Intro
(00:44) Barren Alter – The Great Awakening of Death
(16:36) Ancient Lights – Decaying Lotus
(28:20) Faces of the Bog – Blue Lotus
(40:00) Howling Giant – The Forest Speaks
(41:50) Agrimonia – Withering
(55:30) Black Royal – New World Order

(((00:00))) Monuments in Ruin – Halloween Mashups 2018 Intro
(02:34) Pink Floyd – On The Run
(05:50) Possessed – The Excorcist
(12:25) Harry Manfredini – Overlay of Evil/Main Title
(16:50) Alice Cooper – I Love The Dead
(22:58) Alain Leonard and Alex Wank – Quella Villa
(31:03) Sleepy Sun – Prodigal Vampire
(34:56) Svvamp – Burning Down
(38:51) AC/DC – Night Prowler
(45:28) Johnny Cash – Thirteen
(48:27) Danny Elfman – The Incantation/Lydia Strikes A Bargain
(53:46) Lucifer – The Philosophers Stone

This week we check out some new cats (not new artists but new jams) and dive into some of the terrific new albums hitting the streets. Tune in for Monuments in Ruin Episode 131 at 9pm Eastern and turn up for some of your hosts favorites from 2018!
Featuring music from Lesser Glow, Omotai (sorry i can not pronounce this), Hypno5e, Destroyer of Light, Come to Grief, LLNN and CHRCH

(((00:00))) Monuments in Ruin – Episode 131 Intro
(00:55) Lesser Glow – Ruined
(06:61) Omotai – Arms That Flood
(12:16) Hypno5e – Los Heraldos Negros
(23:29) Destroyer of Light – Drowned
(31:46) Come To Grief – Take Me In My Sleep
(39:25) LLNN – Parallels
(45:03) Chrch – Portals

We all have albums in our library that we consider must own items. Yet, somehow we rarely revisit them. This week we break out those albums in one massive hit. Mostly well known items, these may have been overplayed in their release years or simply well loved when discovered. Either way, they hold a place in our hearts but are often left sitting on the shelves for a special occasion such as Episode 130!

(((00:00))) Monuments in Ruin – Episode 130 Intro
(00:55) Greenday – Burnout
(04:17) Ozzy Osbourne – Mr. Crowley
(09:08) Outkast – Ms. Jackson
(13:23) Mumford and Sons – Babel
(17:59) Nirvana – Drain You
(21:38) Goatsnake – A Truckload of Mammas Muffins
(27:33) Pearl Jam – Garden
(34:29) Kalas – Monuments to Ruins
(40:10) Kyuss – 50 Million Year Trip (Downside Up)
(45:12) A Perfect Circle – Vanishing
(51:37) Mr. Bungle – Dead Goon

“You ain’t no punk, you punk!” ~ Lux Interior
This week your host takes us on a journey through some of his favorite punk rock records. Punk comes in many shapes and forms. This hour is an overall study of how often the boundaries could be pushed without generating cookie cutter, sound-a-like albums. What is punk rock? Monuments in Ruin would like to think it is the ability to forge your own path and showcase your true identity. How can someone find their way into discovery when they are busy following? 

(((00:00))) Monuments in Ruin – Episode 129 Intro
(02:59) The Cramps – Garbageman
(07:28) Circle Jerks – 86’d (Good as Gone)
(09:17) Christ on Parade – Human Labratory
(11:30) Crass – Systematic Death
(16:32) Neurosis – Pain of Mind
(19:35) Grimple – Grimple Up Your Ass
(22:07) Fleshies – Gooba Says Theres No Tomorrow
(27:30) Descendents – Good Good Things
(29:45) Dead Milkmen – Junkie / Right Wing Pigeon
(32:45) Dead and Gone – Black Hole Heart
(36:10) Dead Kennedys – A Growing Boy Needs His Lunch
(42:02) Deadguy – Makeshift Atomsmasher
(44:36) His Hero Is Gone – Headless/Heartless / Hinges
(47:43) Heartless – End of the Line
(53:59) Misfits – American Nightmare
(55:38) Zeke – The Hammer / Roller
(59:10) Circle Jerks – Don’t Care / Live Fast, Die Young