Motel Hell



Welcome to Motel Hell where we discuss peculiar news stories, sexual fetishes, horror films, true crime, urban legends and local nonsense. Join us each week for a new topic of interest, a review of obscure and classic films, a few music recommendations, and sexual tension.


  • BDMFT #19: The Strangers, Vomit Remnants, Putridity and Boy Harsher

    12/10/2019 Duración: 45min

    This week Ben the Beardo unveils a new segment, In Comparison, in which he compares the 2008 horror film "The Strangers" to its sequel "The Strangers: Prey At Night". The Dick Fetti delves into the world of knuckle-dragging, vomit-gurgling slam death metal, only to escape at the last minute with a review of Boy Harsher's new album, "Careful". Get ready to get dumb. Disco Box Recommendations: Vomit Remnants - Supreme Entity CD - Macabre Mementos Records 1999 Vomit Remnants - Indefensible Vehemence CD - Supreme Musick 2001 Putridity - Ignominious Atonement CD - Willowtip 2015 Boy Harsher - Careful CD/LP - Nude Club Records 2019

  • Episode 45: Shinya Tsukamoto Pt. 1 - The Adventures of Electric Rod Boy and Friends

    05/10/2019 Duración: 01h39min

    This week Motel Hell dive into the life and work of Shinya Tsukamoto (塚本 晋也), legendary Japanese auteur director. Dick Fetti and Ben the Beardo discuss Tsukamoto's childhood, his persistent love of kaiju films and his origins as an 8MM film maker, actor, playwright and director. If you want to know about the man behind "Tetsuo: The Iron Man", "Tokyo Fist" and "Vital", here's the place to start! In honor of Mr. Tsukamoto's life-long love of kaiju (and because he appears in it), the boys start with a review of incredible "Shin Godzilla" by Hideaki Anno and Shinji Higuchi from 2016.

  • BDMFT #18: Bioshock Infinite, Opium Pop and Night Drives

    29/09/2019 Duración: 46min

    Ben the Beardo aka Adam Sessler is back for another video game review, covering the acclaimed Bioshock series with a focus on Bioshock Infinite. Then Bobby Goldwater fills in for Dick Fetti to host the new and improved Disco Box recommendations which now include samples of the albums reviewed! Disco Box Recommendations: HTRK - Venus In Leo LP/CD - Ghostly International 2019 Pessimist - The Woods / Lead Foot 12" - Samurai Music 2015 Sigha - Christ Figures / New Puritan 12" - Token 2016 Masonna -Mademoiselle Anne Sanglante Ou Notre Nymphomanie Auréolé CD - Alchemy Records 1993

  • 44: Haunted Places, Worn Out Faces

    26/09/2019 Duración: 01h26min

    Another week, another nightmare. This episode Ben the Beardo and Dick Fetti discuss haunted places and the ghosts that inhabit them. First the Dick discusses the Parker House Hotel in Boston and the Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia. Then the Beard gets into the haunted history of the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado. But first the boys review the on-subject found footage film "Grave Encounters" by The Vicious Brothers.

  • BDMFT #17: Yakuza Kiwami, Cuphead and Harsh Noise Supremacy

    15/09/2019 Duración: 27min

    This week on G4 the Beard jumps into two Best Buy recommendations for Yakuza Kiwami and Cuphead. Then Dick Fetti takes a trip to harsh noise hell to bring back Disco Box recommendations for Masonna, Selected Killing and MXM. Enjoy! Disco Box Recommendations: Masonna - Noskl In Ana CD - Alchemy Records 1994 Selected Killing - Secret Tombstone 3"CD - Freak Animal Records 2019 MXM - Flesh-Biting Paedophiles Cassette/CD - MSNP 1995, Industrial Recollections 2013

  • 43: A Rough Guide to Yakuza Films

    07/09/2019 Duración: 01h38min

    It's time to protect your pinky fingers and learn how to gamble, this week Ben the Beardo and Dick Fetti present a rough guide to the Yakuza film genre. The boys give a brief history of the genre but primarily discuss their 5 personal favorite Yakuza films and how they fit into the genre. Specifically, the boys discuss Masahiro Shinoda's "Pale Flower"; Takashi Miike's "Fudoh: The New Generation"; Miike's "Dead or Alive"; Takeshi Kitano's "Outrage"; and finally Kitano's "Sonatine".

  • BDMFT #16: Ghoulish Gary, UNSANE, Tomokawa Kazuki and Fleshpress

    01/09/2019 Duración: 34min

    After a Roman holiday, Dick Fetti and Ben the Beardo are back at it again to sling more recommendations for your eye and ear-holes. This week the Beard's Best Buy is a poster from Gary Pullin aka Ghoulish Gary, a talented poster artist. Then Dick Fetti hits the Disco Box to pull out some noise rock, avant-folk and sludge metal recommendations. Join us! Disco Box Recommendations UNSANE - Visqueen CD - Ipecac Recordings 2007 Tomokawa Kazuki [友川かずき] ‎– Early Masterpiece Collection [初期傑作集] CD - Japan Record 1989 Fleshpress - Tearing Skyholes 2xLP/CD - Kult of Nihilow 2013

  • 42: Is This Real News? Is This Just Fantasy?

    12/08/2019 Duración: 01h16min

    It's not The Onion and it's not science fiction; it's another dose of real life terror aka the news! It's time to take stock of this waking nightmare with the boys from Motel Hell. Lots of people die, a bunch get arrested, everyone laughs! And in the spirit of blurring the lines between reality and fiction, the Beard and the Dick watch and review Ruggero Deodato's infamous "Cannibal Holocaust" (1980) to kick things off.

  • BDMFT #15: High-Rise, Throat, Drunkdriver and Superman: Red Son

    04/08/2019 Duración: 39min

    It's time for another round of Disco Box recommendations and Best Buys here at BDMFT! This week Dick Fetti returns to the well of Japanese psych rock, travels to Finland to review another record by noise rockers Throat and ends in the USofA with the defunct Drunkdriver. Then the Beard recommends Mark Millar's "Superman: Red Son" on DC Comics Elseworlds imprint. So beat the heat and listen to this super-cool audio treat! Disco Box Recommendations: High Rise - II LP/CD - PSF Records/Squealer/Black Editions 1986, 1993, 1998, 2018 Psychedelic Speed Freaks - Psychedelic Speed Freaks LP - Black Editions 2019 Throat - Short Circuit 12"/CD - Kaos Kontrol / Reptilian Records 2015 Drunkdriver ‎– Self Titled LP - self-released 2010

  • 41: Xavier: Renegade Family Murderer

    28/07/2019 Duración: 01h12min

    This week Ben the Beardo helms Motel Hell's investigation of the unsolved 2011 Dupont de Ligonnès family murders and disappearance. The Beardo goes through a timeline of crucial events from before, during and after the murders and gives his theory on the culprit. But before that, the Dick and the Beard savagely review the 2008 New French Extremity film "Martyrs" by Pascal Laugier.

  • BDMFT #14: The Fly and a Cooter/Concrete Mascara/Peterson Tour Recap

    20/07/2019 Duración: 40min

    This week Ben the Beardo recommends "The Fly: Ultimate Collection" produced by Via Vision, a five disc BluRay set collecting all the flies you'll ever need. The Dick Fetti provides a recap of his recent two-week touring experience with Cooter aka Bill Cooterson and J. Peterson. Things get k-razy. Dick Fetti and Motel Hell want to thank everyone who helped make the tour possible! You're the real MVPs!

  • 40: Humans Can Lick Too... and Other Urban Legends

    14/07/2019 Duración: 01h32min

    This week Dick Fetti and Ben the Beardo revisit the topic of urban legends. Dick Fetti provides an exhaustive overview of urban legends relating to drugs and the Beardo covers "The Licked Hand" and myths from the dark web. Unfortunately some of these legends are based in reality. Listen in to find out which ones. But first the boys review the 1974 film "Peopletoys" aka "Devil Times Five" aka "The Horrible House on the Hill" by Sean MacGregor and David Sheldon. Many adults are murdered by insane children. It's great! Also, apologies for the audio quality this week, we'll get the dog barking and distortion fixed for next time.

  • BDMFT #13: Japanese Psych Rock and Katana Zero

    30/06/2019 Duración: 36min

    After a three week hiatus due to Dick Fetti's touring obligations for Concrete Mascara, Motel Hell and the Bearded Dick's Musical Fun Time are back! This week The Beard and The Dick gush about all things Japanese (huge surprise...), focusing on the Japanese psych rock scene and the new indie game, Katana Zero. So tune in and drop out! Disco Box Recommendations: White Heaven - Out LP/CD - PSF Records 1991/1994 The Stars - Perfect Place to Hideaway CD/LP - Pedal Records 2005 朝生愛 [Ai Aso] ‎– カモミールのプール [Chamomile Pool] CD - Pedal Records 2007

  • 39: The Scat Swapping Lolicon Nightmare

    09/06/2019 Duración: 01h29min

    This week Ben the Beardo and Dick Fetti dive back into one of their favorite topics, sexual fetishes. But beware, this one is not for the faint of heart or stomach because the boys cover coprophilia (aka scat aka poo-poo) and lolicon. So if you want to learn the how and why of scat and the history of loli, now's the time. But to start things off in traditional fashion, the Dick and the Beardo review the Japanese surrealist exploitation film "Female Convict Scorpion: Jailhouse 41" (1972) by Shunya Ito (伊藤 俊也), starring Meiko Kaji (梶 芽衣子).

  • BDMFT #12: The Nun, Corrupted, Hellchild and KHANATE

    02/06/2019 Duración: 45min

    The bearded boys are back for another round of warnings and recommendations. First the Beardo rips apart last year's horror movie turd, "The Nun", by Corin Hardy. Then Dick Fetti opens the Disco Box to recommend two Japanese metal-hybrid veterans, Corrupted and Hellchild and the 2nd album by extreme doom supergroup KHANATE. More than a few laughs and tales of debauchery are shared. Disco Box Recommendations: Corrupted - Se Hace Por Los Suenos Asesinos CD/LP - HG Fact 2004 Hellchild - Bareskin CD - Ritual Records/Howling Bull 1999 KHANATE - Things Viral CD/LP - Southern Lord/Load Records 2003

  • 38: The History of Carcass Pt. 2 - Unfit for Human Consumption

    27/05/2019 Duración: 01h32min

    Motel Hell return to review the second half of Carcass's original legacy and discuss their post-reunion work. And this time there are some song samples for our listeners. But first the boys review the ruthlessly nihilistic Japanese film "Organ", directed by Kei Fujiwara and released in 1996.

  • BDMFT #11: Crossed, Coffins, Viscera Infest and Virtual Self

    19/05/2019 Duración: 31min

    Comic books, death metal and trance/hentai soundtracks, BDMFT is on it's grind! This week the Beardo recommends Garth Ennis's horror comic "Crossed" for his Best Buy. Then Dick Fetti cracks the Disco Box to recommend to recommend albums by Japanese bands Coffins and Viscera Infest and then covers the polar opposite releases by uplifting trance artist Virtual Self. Come on in and getcha some good recommendations! Disco Box Recommendations: Coffins - Buried Death CD/LP - 20 Buck Spin 2008 Viscera Infest - Sarcoidosis CD - Obliteration Records 2007 Virtual Self - Virtual Self digital - Self-Released 2017 Virtual Self - Angel Voices digital - Self-Released 2018

  • Episode 37: The History of Carcass Pt. 1 - Exhume to Consume

    14/05/2019 Duración: 01h34min

    This week Motel Hell celebrate the legendary British heavy metal band Carcass with an in depth history lesson. Dick Fetti outlines the history of the band from its suburban origins in 1986 through to its best album of all, 1991's "Necroticism - Descanting the Insalubrious". And of course, to kick things off, the boys review the 1986 horror-comedy "Chopping Mall" by Jim Wynorski.

  • Episode 10: Carcass, Encephalophonic and Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

    09/05/2019 Duración: 47min

    One computer crash later, Ben the Beardo and Dick Fetti are back! This week Dick Fetti gushes hard about the seminal British metal band Carcass and reviews the new compilation by Italian cut-up harsh noise master Encephalophonic. Then Ben the Beardo gets drippy wet for From Software's new masterpiece, "Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice". So wear your sandals and bring a mop cause it gets wet! Disco Box Recommendations: Carcass - Symphonies of Sickness - CD/LP/CS - Earache 1989 Carcass - Necroticism: Descanting the Insalubrious - CD/LP/CS - Earache 1991 Encephalophonic - Surgical Mods - CD - Freak Animal 2019

  • Episode 36: The Moon Landing Exposed... As Being Real!

    16/04/2019 Duración: 01h50min

    This week Motel Hell expose one of the most heinous conspiracies perpetrated by the US government... the Moon Landing! Guess what folks, it actually happened and Motel Hell will tell you how. So get ready to learn so hard it hurts. And naturally to start things off Ben the Beardo and Dick Fetti review the film "Phantasm II" directed by Don Coscarelli.

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