Death By Music Podcast

Death By Music Podcast

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. NEW EPISODES MONTLY! MINI episodes every Monday - topical music stories with a bit of off-topic chit chat. 100+ archived mini episodes are available on our Patreon! Go to www.patreon.com/deathbypodcastteam for a $5/mo bonus content!

Episodes

May 20, 2024 21 mins

It wouldn't be a black metal concert without razor blades, violence, pee, and plenty of blood. Bonus: Alex reads an AI-generated diss track about Jake.

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Joey Jordison is famously one of the first members of Slipknot, and one of the greatest metal drummers of all time. After drumming with Slipknot for 18 years, Joey was released from the band while suffering with a neurological condition that rendered his legs temporarily unusable.

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Jake and Alex delve into what's going on between rap giants Drake and Kendrick Lamar, after multiple diss tracks were uploaded over a weekend.

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After the major success of "Sex On Fire" thrust Kings of Leon into the mainstream, the band suffered multiple conflicts internally and nearly broke up altogether. Now they're back with a new album, Can We Please Have Fun!

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Mike Patton is infamous for defecating in strange places... Here are a few of his best stories.

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April 23, 2024 35 mins

Where is the line between super fan and stalker? Axl Rose, Glenn Danzig, and many more have had to deal with stalkers that just won't let up - sometimes, legal action needs to be taken.

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April 15, 2024 26 mins

Bob Dylan's infamous performance at Newport Folk Festival 1965 stirred up some controversy in the folk community, and differing accounts have surfaced over the years of what actually transpired. Bonus article on Bob Dylan getting picked up by the cops for looking creepy.

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Some groups were allowed to perform semi-live, but many artists were forced to lip sync their songs to backing tracks on this historic TV show. Faith No More, Nirvana, Eels, and Rod Stewart & The Faces had some fun with it.

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April 3, 2024 63 mins

Suggested by Rob - Frankie Lymon was only 15 years old when he struck it big with rock and roll group The Teenagers - he went from one of the biggest acts in the world to a harrowing addiction, losing his life at the young age of 25. Listen to the accompanying playlist on Spotify at https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3wq9qgwt0s0df6aWrMiByz?si=6fbdb57c3a284e99 .

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Eventually, the group would go on to release a new version without the rap they were forced to include.

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Since the information on Mr. Lengyel's involvement is limited, we combine this episode with other musicians who have served time like Ian Watkins of Lostprophets, Ronnie Radke, Jim Gordon of Traffic, and more.

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This teen girl duo took the world by storm when they made out in the music video for "All The Things She Said," - as it turns out, it was all an act.

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John Fogerty of Creedence Clearwater Revival had a dispute with his former label after one of his NEW songs sounded suspiciously similar to an old CCR tune... That he ALSO wrote.

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March 6, 2024 75 mins

Joy Division was exploding on the scene in 1980 and about to embark on a North American tour when their frontman Ian Curtis was found dead at age 23. Listen to the accompanying playlist on Spotify at https://open.spotify.com/playlist/7kMfciTD1sY2KVpsYeeDNh?si=7aed6d0ba85b49de .

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Is it legal to recreate a song and imitate someone's voice? This one ended up getting settled out of court.

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February 26, 2024 28 mins

In this mini episode, we discuss the plane crash that Blink-182 drummer and DJ AM (Adam Goldstein) narrowly survived, and the aftermath.

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You've heard her voice, but maybe not her name - Martha had to fight for credits and royalties after her voice was used on a number of huge dance hits in the 1990's like "Everybody Everybody" by Black Box and "Gonna Make You Sweat" by C+C Music Factory.

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This man was most impressive; a master at fencing, violin, conducting, and even at leading battle. His extraordinary life defied all odds for a black composer in 1700's France, and his legacy has not been given the attention it deserves. deathbypodcastteam@gmail.com .

Listen to the accompanying playlist on Spotify at https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6PHlYPKinnZxivuSjCLJzv?si=d36d861014b54f4f .

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Adjacently related to last week's episode on Macho Man Randy Savage's rap album, this week we cover Bubba The Love Sponge's cancellation after a Hulk Hogan sex tape release... It's a juicy one!

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Requested by Blake, this week we cover the wrestler-turned-rapper's album Be A Man  that came out back in 2003.

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