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Frontman Brent Smith discusses the bands longevity, generation spanning fanbase and surprising roles each member of the band plays in creating new music. Plus we also find out if he believes he can take a punch from Mike Tyson and a lesson in respect he learned from Momma Smith.
John Connelly discusses his work life work life balance between his legendary band Sevendust and Projected. How does he know which band he is writing for? Manage his time and get away? Brock covers all that and a pineapple pizza.
Frontman Brandon discusses their new release "Feel This" with Brock. Is it the most Croboty record Crobot has ever made? Is Croboty the only word Brock makes up in this interview? Where in the world is this being recorded at? And 4 out of 5 Croboters still live the rockstar life. Who it the odd man out? Find out now.
Long time friend of JJO Chris Motionless joins Brock to talk about their latest release "Scoring The End Of The World." After he hints at a voice over gig for Brock, they take a deep dive into the writing process and time spent on the creation of the new album. Plus someone agrees to take a punch from Mike Tyson. Wonder who?
Dorothy discusses the incredible real life event that inspired the title of their latest release "Gifts From The Holy Ghost." She also discusses music that inspires her and how she hopes to do the same for others with her songs. Brock also gets is first "neither" and his first "both" in the Rapid Fire round.
Combing worms out of his hair is one of the many topics Matty Mullins discusses with Brock on this episode of DNM. He also takes us through the entire process of writing, self producing and making the videos for MMF new release "Remade In Misery." Hair products, John Travolta and of course a round of Rapid Fire are covered in this edition as well.
Marvel or DC? One of the many tough questions Brock asks Claudio of Coheed. Plus a deep dive into their latest release "Axis II: A Window Of the Waking Mind."
Which continues the Story Of "The Amory Wars." Does he know how the story ends? What roles do he and his writing partner, his wife, play in its creation? Also
Batman's belt? Or Iron Man's suit? Which one would Claudio be more productive in?
Chris Jericho takes a moment to ponder leading all of north America, then pulls back the curtain on the making of their latest release Boombox. Does he know the actual name of the wheres the beef lady? Canadian Beer? US Beer? None of the Above? The answers to these questions and more will be revealed.
Brock talks with front woman and all around awesome person Lzzy Hale about the new release "Back From The Dead." We find out how people who have not died yet can come back, what it's like to work with two producers and just how much music they recorded and even scrapped in the making of this record.
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Neal from Three Days Grace discusses their new album Explosions. As well as the lizard man, slapshots and Poutine. Helping the good folks of Kentucky. Bonus, if you listen, you will no longer have to wonder what a ketchup chip is.
He may be a terrible roadie but he is an awesome bass player. Tobin Esperance talks about Papa Roach's latest album Ego Trip.
Will living in the same house with your band, and working with artists outside the genre create a great album? Tobin talks about getting creative with the music and experience of making Ego Trip.
Jelly Roll joins Brock to discuss his latest release "Ballads Of The Broken." Find out how he got his nickname and his lifelong pursuit to live up to it. How he goes about songwriting, if he would trust his wife to tattoo him and how he found it in his heart to forgive The Waffle House.
Tobias Forge joins Brock to discuss the new release IMERA. He talks about how knowing the song Hunters Moon was going to be placed in a film affected the writing process, his daughter singing on a track, and how he kept ideas fresh for their 5th record. Plus, Swedish Fish or Swedish Meatballs? This and more will also be revealed in the Rapid Fire round.
Nate and Josh join Brock to discuss their new release "Rebelator." They also cover being Brock's first ever on air radio interview many years ago and how that nearly got him fired. Finally, rapid fire reveals a moderate BigFoot obsession by not only the band, but the entire state they hail from.
Walt Flakus of Stabbing Westward joins us to discuss how tragedy and lifelong friendship lead to the band reuniting and how the recording of Chasing Ghost not only got the band back together, it reunited the entire team from their early records.
Rock Royalty Munky from Korn zoom's in to talk about their latest effort Requiem. He explains how grateful the band is for the longevity of their career, and attempts to put into words the vibe and feeling that naturally occurs when all the guys get together in one room and start playing music together.
Rock legend Slash joins us to talk about his new release with Miles Kennedy and the Conspirators "IV." He discusses how the record was ready to go in April of 2021 and he is so happy it is finally out. Brock also tries to get him to reveal the worst bus mate in the band, and Slash tells us he still finds music to be a never ending challenge and an amazing journey.
Mike Portich of The Violent discusses life after Red Sun Rising. Three being easier than five and how the evolution of the band has been pretty natural. He also discusses his internal debate he has prior to deciding to record a doors cover.
Underoath's Spencer Chamberlain joins us to discuss the new release Voyeurist. Spencer explains the song writing process, capturing the sound of a full choir in the study and contemplating song ideas while driving alone in a U-Haul.
Skillet's John Cooper joins us to discuss the new release Dominion. John talks about his favorite song on the new release. His hope that everyone comes out on the other side of struggles stronger and the battles we all fight within ourselves. Life is short, John wants all of us to get the most out of it.
Spencer Charnas of Ice Nine Kills gives us an inside look at their latest release Welcome To Horrorwood: The Silver Scream 2. The pandemic forced the road dogs in Ice Nine Kills to stay home. Spencer explains how that extra time gave them a less stressful situation to create what he feels is their best release.