FULL episodes every other Wednesday, researched and written by the hosts.MINI episodes every Monday - topical music stories with a bit of off-topic chit chat.This show is for the morbidly curious music fan - it's a combination of true crime and music history. Death By Music Podcast covers death in the music industry, from overdoses to plane crashes to cold-blooded murder. Go to www.patreon.com/deathbypodcastteam for a $5/mo bonus content!
Main episode content starts at ~5:10. Another story behind a song! This one is quite autobiographical, and also involves Frank Zappa.Support the show
Main episode content starts at 8:30. Back in 2021, a DJ shot and killed bartender and mother Kasmira Nash at a nightclub.Support the show
In our trivia episode we mentioned how The Kinks popularized guitar distortion... Learn a bit about the mechanics of it!Support the show
We thought it was crazy that they'd had 12 drummers, but little did we know the lineup over the years has actually included 21 musicians!
Bessie was considered the Empress of the Blues, paving the way for black women and LGBTQ+ in the Jazz Age. She overcame an incredibly rough childhood and went on to become one of the greatest singers of her era.
MAIN EPISODE CONTENT STARTS AT 10:30. In a previous mini episode, we discussed the time that Little Richard quit Rock and Roll. Here, we go into his struggles with sexuality vs. religion, and the statements Richard has made throughout his life on the matter.Support the show
Made most famous by 70's rock band Ram Jam, "Black Betty" actually started out as a work song for African Americans at the turn of the 20th century and has a controversial past.Support the show
We decided to feature Alex's mom, Kathleen, on the show while she's in town visiting! She helped cultivate Alex's musical knowledge for years, so today we put it to the test with music trivia. Tally your score and share it in the Death By Music Podcast Fans Facebook group!Support the show
Main episode content starts at 7:30. Whose side are you on? Mick Mars sues his bandmates of 41 years after they try to remove him from their various businesses.Support the show
ATTENTION: We are going to take a month-long break from full episodes. Skip to 5:45 for main episode content. This mini covers several updates on recent mini-episodes we've had.Support the show
After reaching sobriety, Chester Bennington kept very busy with multiple musical projects in addition to Linkin Park - and with his growing family. Unfortunately, he was still fighting with his demons every single day. firstname.lastname@example.org .
Listen to the playlist for this episode at https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6DkeKfm2c4L27nbOmD8R46?si=174a412373d84a2b .
This song brought Duane Allman into the studio with Eric Clapton, and details Clapton's love for George Harrison's wife Pattie.Support the show
Skip to 6:37 for main episode content. A few weeks ago, we talked about Oasis' ruined MTV Unplugged performance, which led us to wondering why exactly they broke up in the first place. We discuss various incidents between the feuding brothers.Support the show
Alex reunites with The Morning Hog on 95.7, sharing stories about Wayne Swinny, an important, hilarious, and genuine friend. Wayne was the lead guitarist and a founding member of Saliva, and passed away on 3/22/2023.Support the show
A little check-in first with our new listeners - main episode content starts at 13:30. Chester Bennington was the singer and songwriter for legendary nu-metal band Linkin Park, who had the best selling debut album of the 2000's (Hybrid Theory). This episode details his *tw* abusive childhood, substance abuse, and transition from Grey Daze to Linkin Park. email@example.com .
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Skip to 7:00 for main episode content! CBGB was a punk music mecca, and today we hear founder Hilly Kristal's history of the club.Support the show
We talked about MTV's worst contests of the 1980's, now it's time to give them some praise for arguably the best thing MTV ever did - their Unplugged series.Support the show
This groudbreaking guitarist combined electric guitar with spiritual music, becoming a pioneer of the rock and roll scene to come. firstname.lastname@example.org .
Listen to the playlist for this episode at https://open.spotify.com/playlist/22ZIrcAoLY9zqJtHJZTy7G?si=db2887722e5b46fc .
Four minutes and thirty-three seconds of silence... But this classical composition is SO much more. Plus the gang discusses anechoic and sensory-deprivation chambers.Support the show
After his death, Frank Sinatra's FBI files covering 40 years of his life were declassified.Support the show
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