Concerts That Made Us

Concerts That Made Us

Is everybody in? The show is about to begin! Music is an important part of life. Everybody remembers their first concert. Every week Brian will be interviewing musicians, music industry professionals and podcasters, exploring their music and concert experiences. Let's get those nostalgia juices flowing.. Now without further adieu Let's get on with the shooooow!!! Www.concertsthatmadeus.com

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October 14, 2021 59 min
This week Brian is joined by Gregg from Bad Counsel. they discuss Greggs concert experiences including Woodstock, seeing Rush numerous times and much much more. Make sure to stay tuned to the end to hear the latest single "Head" by the great Wax Mekanix. Make sure to show him some love. https://open.spotify.com/track/36S93Ay43TXqmuWfUlzjoV?si=ea16308c2c05478c https://www.instagram.com/waxmekanix/ Find Gregg here: https:...
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Welcome to part 2. This week we pick up where we left off with Joseph from rock band Among War and podcasts such as The Cognitive Discourse and Basic Ass Dudes.

Hear all about Joseph's thoughts on podcasting and the many encounters he has had with famous bands throughout his time as a musician.

You can find more about Joseph here:

The Cognitive Discourse

https://thecognitivediscoursepodcast.buzzsprout.com/

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September 30, 2021 100 min
Welcome to Season 2. This week Brian is joined by Joseph from rock band Among War and podcasts such as The Cognitive Discourse and Basic Ass Dudes.  Hear all about Joseph's thoughts on podcasting and the many encounters he has had with famous bands throughout his time as a musician.  You can find more about Joseph here: The Cognitive Discourse https://thecognitivediscoursepodcast.buzzsprout.com/ Instagram https://www.instagram....
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This week for the season finale Brian is joined by the most in demand musician in rock music Ilan Rubin. The youngest person ever inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and drummer for Nine Inch Nails and Angels and Airwaves. They discuss Ilan's latest solo release, why he decided to drop the moniker "The New Regime" and start performing as Ilan Rubin.  Learn about his influences and early gigs and Ilan shares a n...
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September 2, 2021 128 min

This week Brian joined by Mark from Kilkenny based rock band Star Comedy Democrats. 

Tune in to hear all about this exciting band, we take a listen to their song Roll the Dice and are treated to a very special live acoustic performance of their song Imitation Road. We explore Mark's very interesting concert experiences including following Pearl Jam on their European Tour taking in 7 Countries including England, Italy, Poland an...

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This week I am joined by Bam Bam from the General Public Podcast Randomness with Bam Bam as we delve into some wild concert experiences. You can Find out more about Bam Bam here: https://www.instagram.com/generalpublic.podcast/ https://linktr.ee/GeneralPublicPodcastRWBB Find us at: www.concertsthatmadeus.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ctmu/message
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This week I am joined by Ivan "Funkboy" Bodley. Ivan has had an unbelievable career to date. He has played with 50 rock and roll hall of fame inductees and is himself an inductee of the blues hall of fame.

He is the ideal guest to have on Concerts That Made Us. From his introduction to concerts, seeing Donny Osmond, missing the chance to see Ike and Tina Turner to being a member of not one but three bands while in high-scho...

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July 1, 2021 83 min

This week I am joined by Irish singer songwriter Colm Gavin. We dive into Colm's experiences playing concerts, his influences, the Irish music scene and much more.

Colm Gavin is a 28 year old Dublin singer/songwriter currently signed to BEO Records home to The First Lady of Celtic Music Moya Brennan.

Colm's first two solo releases (Your Endless Slumber/A Voice For The Urban Darlings) both reached reached number 1 in the Iri...

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  On this episode I am joined by rockstar guitarist Erik Ferentinos. Erik is known as lead guitarist for Stephen Pearcy, The Voice of Ratt and Bow Wow Wow. Having been described as Stephen's secret weapon, Erik is an extremely accomplished guitarist with a great history which we dive deep into. From the time Stephen Pearcy moved into the house across the street when Erik was a teenager, his early gigs with his first band Voodoo...
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June 17, 2021 71 min

It's a privilege to be joined by veteran rocker Wax Mekanix on Concerts That Made Us this week.

Waxim 'Wax' Ulysses Mekanix is an American Musician, songwriter, performer, painter and record producer with 40 years experience as a recording artist under his belt. As well as being a solo artist he is also a founding member of NWOBHM American cult rockers Nitro. Wax's vetted perspective and tested work can best be desc...

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June 10, 2021 62 min

This week I am joined by Jack from Bad Counsel Podcast. 

Not only is Jack one of four comedic geniuses that make up Bad Counsel but he has also had some pretty unbelievable life experiences, especially when it comes to music and concerts. From the time he produced a Kiss concert while working as GM in arena football to the eye opening experience he had at a Red Hot Chilli Peppers concert, we discuss it all. Tune in to hear the wild...

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June 3, 2021 75 min

This week I am joined by Matty C from the excellent Astroleague Podcast.

We delve into Matty's concert experiences and music influences growing up in Australia.

You can find out more about The AtroLeague Podcast here:

https://www.instagram.com/astroleaguepodcast/

https://open.spotify.com/show/3kMA2yjf2gNnRUBPZLlInW?si=hJz-dt3BSLm-Hw_MKoCZkA

https://anchor.fm/astro-league

Find us here:

https://www.concertsthatmadeus.com/

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May 20, 2021 90 min

On this episode I am joined by the very talented JDK from Irish rock/metal band Agency Panic. Agency Panic are a 4 piece band hailing from Wexford with rocking tunes and stunning visuals they have all the ingredients to be the next big thing on the rock scene.

On this episode we learn all about Agency Panic. We discuss JDK's concert experiences, influences and modern society as a whole.

And please remember "not to forget to...

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May 13, 2021 100 min
What's that coming over the hill? Its Concerts That Made Us with The Automatic. That's right this week I'm chatting with Rob and Iwan from one of the biggest bands to come out of Wales in the mid 2000s. This is probably the definitive interview with The Automatic. There is not much we don't cover in this episode so if you are a fan or not you're going to come away with some information you may not have known bef...
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May 10, 2021 91 min
This week I'm chatting with Sean from Dublin based indie rock band Wild Tibetan Monks. In this incredibly fun episode we discuss the history of the band, their time exploring Australia, concert experiences and Sean breaks all the rules by giving us an insight into his rock and roll lifestyle. Warning Wild Tibetan Monks are highly addictive. They are bound to be the next biggest band to come out of Ireland. Find out more about W...
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May 3, 2021 125 min
This week I'm chatting with very good friend of the show Copper Kelly. Copper is a rising star in the Irish country music scene and also has his own podcast called Folkin' Around Podcast. With influences such as Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard to name a few combined with his Irish roots you're in for a unique and very pleasurable listening experience with each one of Copper's songs. A s...
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April 26, 2021 57 min
This Week I am joined by radio host Bill Troveski from The Way Podcast. We have a great conversation about Bill's love of hip hop and rap music and the many concerts he has been to within the genre. The Way Podcast is an interview show where Bill chats with various experts on their specialized knowledge. Find out more here: ?https://linktr.ee/TheWayPodcast Contact us at Concertsthatmadeus@gmail.com Follow us on: Faceboo...
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April 19, 2021 80 min

You can put episodes into many different categories. To me this episode would go into the category of special. Aside from being an award winning singer/songwriter who is a breath of fresh air and a throwback to the guitar slingers of the sixties and seventies I learned that Aliza Hava is an amazing human being with a beautiful soul.

If you take a look at her university years it's clear to see that she has always been about maki...

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April 8, 2021 77 min
This week I chat with Ellis, Aidan and James of punk band Fears of Abandonment. Formed in 2015 by brother Ellis and Aidan Holland, They are the oldest group in their local music collective known as the Chow Mein Triad. The band started of playing pop punk covers at their high school in Pasadena but quickly evolved to writing their own material. In 2017 they were joined by bassist James Fall and they began branching out to larger an...
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This week I chat with Beth Martinez about her company Danger Village and what its like to work in the music industry. Beth founded Danger Village PR in 2007 to promote emerging artists that she had faith in. After fourteen years of sustained success, she continues to thrive in publicizing artists and music that speaks to her, with the goal of cultivating the careers of exceptional artists that call Danger Village their home Beth...
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