Metal and food go together like, well, metal and booze. With establishments like Kuma’s Corner and Grill ’em All and web series like Vegan Black Metal Chef and Taste of Metal, the crossover is strong. Hell, even Chopped mainstay Chris Santos has his own label via Metal Blade, which is a big part of why Candiria is signed to the label.
It’s from this that new web series Snacking For Vengeance emerges. Created and produced by publicist and chef Chris Pacifico and Frank Huang, who’s Max Volume Silence Live (formerly Pit Full of Shit) shoots countless NYC metal shows, the series is part cooking show, part interview show. With bands talking about eating on the road, guest chefs, and recipes based on the bands’ hometown fans, bands including Royal Thunder, White Widows Pact, Mutoid Man, Sannhet and Pyyrhon dig into food created for them. Here are some of the recipes they’ll be showcasing: