The Ex-Man with Doc Coyle

The Ex-Man with Doc Coyle

Bad Wolves and ex-God Forbid guitar player Doc Coyle talks to professionals in the music world and other creative industries about the challenges and transitions of leaving monumental ventures. This podcast is for those passionate and driven 20-30 somethings at a crossroads trying to figure out "what's next?"

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June 29, 2022 126 min
Doc welcomes guitar virtuoso, Jason Richardson, to the show and they talk about Jason getting his start in Virginia with his 1st band, starting to learn music through piano and drums before he picked up the guitar, how he landed a gig as a touring guitarist for All Shall perish when he was only 17, what it was like working on The Discovery album, why joining Born of Osiris was such a tough decision, his difficult time dealing with ...
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Doc welcomes Municipal Waste drummer, Dave Witte, to the show and they talk about Dave's early days in New Jersey with experimental death/grind band, Human Remains, what drove him to push his playing to the extreme with Discordance Axis, how his drive to just want to play and tour as much as he could lead him to play in multiple bands, what he learned touring the world with avant-garde Japanese band, Melt Banana, how Burnt By T...
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Doc welcomes Cave In and Mutoid Man vocalist and guitarist, Stephen Brodsky, to the show and they talk about Cave In's early days and discovering his role as a vocalist, the impact of Until Your Heart Stops, what inspired the band's evolution to a less "metal" sound, pressure from a major label to write a hit with the Antennae album, moving to New York and starting Mutoid Man with Ben Kohler, what busking on the str...
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Doc welcomes Metallica bass player, Robert Trujillo, to the show and they talk about Rob's early influences in R&B and Funk growing up in LA, how guitarist Rocky Goerge helped get him to join Suicidal Tendencies, how his funk bass playing style influenced Suicidal's sound, what led to the creation of Infectious Grooves, how one opportunity led to the next and he ended up playing with Ozzy, forming a community of musicia...
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Doc welcomes Dylan "Funny Man" Alvarez, vocalist from Hollywood Undead to the show, and they talk about Hollywood Undead's recent tour with Bad Wolves and Papa Roach, growing up in LA and discovering hip hop and punk rock, Hollywood Undead catching their break on Myspace, the lore behind the band wearing masks and eventually removing them, their old partying days, and what he believes is the secret to their success and ...
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Doc welcomes former Fear Factory vocalist, Burton C. Bell, to the show and they talk about how he has felt since leaving Fear Factory, making a new Ascension Of The Watchers album, what influenced his early vocal style, whether or not he invented "good cop, bad cop" vocals in metal, how touring with hardcore bands influenced his approach to singing, how he ended up singing for Geezer Butler's solo album, the process of ...
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Doc welcomes guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter, John LaMacchia, to the show, and they talk about John's venture to become a solo artist during the pandemic, how the two met through the NY/NJ hardcore scene, Candiria's legendary status as high-level musicians, how the band evolved artistically through the years, how their van accident shifted their personal priorities, John's resistance to the more mainstream leanings ...
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Doc gives a tour update and talks about the war in Ukraine. This episode features the song "B.Y.O.B." by System of a Down. Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Good Company with Scott Bowling at https://www.scottgoodcompany.com/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Doc welcomes music journalist and media personality, Terry "Beez" Bezer, to the show, and they talk about Beez getting his start in the UK media writing for Kerrang, Metal Hammer, and Rock Sound, his transition to being in front of the camera as a host for Scuzz TV, how dishonest practices within the media inspired him to start the That's Not Metal Podcast, how moving to LA is helping his goal of bringing heavy music ba...
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February 16, 2022 171 min
Doc welcomes The Punk Rock MBA Youtube channel and podcast host, Finn McKenty, to the show, and they talk about Finn's transition to Twitch, developing his second channel, what Punk Rock MBA fans want out of his main channel, what it means to have good taste in music and art, the societal impact that provocative art can have, his bias against heavy metal culture, how social media algorithms encourage bad behavior by creators, K...
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Doc welcomes Lions At The Gate guitarist, Ahrue Luster, to the show, and they. talk about how he moved around a lot growing up, moving to the Bay Area with thrash band, The Horde Of Torment, how he got the audition for Machine Head, what the experience of making The Burning Red with producer Ross Robinson was like, why he left Machine Head and ended up in Ill Nino so quickly, the challenges of learning the Latin guitar style, what ...
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Doc welcomes Periphery guitarist, Misha Mansoor, to the show, and they talk about how Misha manages his busy schedule, what the band dynamics are like within Periphery in terms of splitting revenue and sharing responsibility, why he treats Periphery like a passion project, the evolution of how bands tour and survive, his influence on modern-day djent as well as self-sufficient content creators, and the two share their thoughts on t...
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Doc welcomes, Willie Gee, professional guitar tech for bands like Kind Diamond and formerly Megadeth, to the show, and they talk about how Willie discovered rock and metal growing up as a black kid in Indiana, becoming infatuated with the guitar, how he ended up working as a guitar tech for King Diamond, what he thinks makes someone a good roadie, his time filling on bass guitar for God Forbid, his thoughts on why real guitar amps ...
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Doc welcomes Dream Theater and Liquid Tension Experiment guitarist, John Petrucci, to the show and they talk about the key to Dream Theater's creative consistency throughout their career, their personal chemistry as a band, how he feels about their relationship with the progressive metal label and subculture, how having a hit song on MTV gave them a leg up in the 90s, keeping up as a musician with all of the advances in technic...
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Doc welcomes former Five Five Death Punch drummer and current Psycho Synner frontman, Jeremy Spencer, to the show, and they talk about Doc and Jeremy's time touring together with Five Finger Death Punch, why he ultimately decided to leave the band, how FFDP built their career to such great heights through the years, Jeremy dealing with debilitating back issues, why he decided to become a vocalist/frontman for his new band Pysch...
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December 29, 2021 83 min
Doc welcomes Armored Saint vocalist, John Bush, to the show, and they talk about Armored Saint's new album, Symbol of Salvation Live, what the early days were like for the band, why they struggled to breakthrough on a bigger scale, how he has balanced making a living outside of music for his whole career, how he discovered his approach to his unique vocal style, his feelings on the creative output in his time with Anthrax, why ...
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Doc welcomes Eyal Levi (Daath, URM Academy) and John Browne (Monuments) for a podswap with The Riffhard Podcast, and they talk about dealing with adversity and humility, figuring out when is the best time to move on from a bad situation, applying creative pursuits to things other than music, what inspired Eyal to lose weight, the Bad Wolves singer search, Monuments next chapter without Olly Steele, and what keeps Doc interested in ...
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Doc welcomes new Bad Wolves vocals Daniel "DL" Laskiewicz back to the show for the 2nd time to talk about how he's spent the last few years focusing on his career as a producer and songwriter, learning from great producers like Adam D and Zeuss, how he learned to sing and develop his voice over the years, his enthusiasm on the audition process to become the singer of Bad Wolves, what gives him his quiet sense of self-co...
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December 1, 2021 78 min
Doc welcomes Oceano vocalist, Adam Warren, to the show and they talk about how he discovered and worked on his ability to do extreme vocals, being really influenced by the metalcore scene of the mid-00s, what inspired him and the rest of Oceano to go down such an extreme musical path, signing to Earache Records, how the band survived throughout the years, embracing the Deathcore tag, branching out into other mediums like Twitch and...
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Doc welcomes artist manager Mike Mowery (Ice Nine Kills), entertainment lawyer Eric German (Bad Wolves, Asking Alexandria), and jack-of-all-trades Ryan J. Downey (artist manager, Speak N’ Destroy Podcast, Stream N’ Destroy Newsletter), to the show and they all have a comprehensive discussion about how to analyze streaming numbers alongside traditional album sales which factor into open week chart positions, and how we measure what ...
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