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Doc Coyle Q&A feat. Thomas Crawford & Matt Neufeld

4/24/2019
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In Part 2 of last week's episode where Doc interviewed Ex Man listeners, the roles are reversed and Doc answers questions from Ceraphym guitarist, Thomas Crawford, and criminal defense attorney, Matt Neufeld. This episode features the song "Ain't Good For Me" by Frost Koffin. Follow Matt on Instagram @mattneufeld.77 and Twitter @mneufeldlaw Follow Thomas on Instagram @ceraphym_music Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsors at Frost Koffin at...

Duration:01:08:26

Doc Interviews the Ex-Man Listeners (Matt Neufeld and Thomas Crawford)

4/18/2019
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In a very unique episode of the Ex-Man, Doc speaks with two listeners and fans of the podcast. First, Doc converses with Matt Neufeld, a defense attorney from Texas, about why he likes the Ex-Man podcast, how he got into law, and delve into the complexities of the modern criminal justice system. They also discuss the NBA and the San Antonio Spurs in the show outro. In the 2nd half of the show, Doc speaks with Thomas Crawford, guitarist of songwriter of the band Ceraphym. They discuss his...

Duration:01:32:39

Ben Weinman (ex-Dillinger Escape Plan, Suicidal Tendencies)

3/25/2019
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Doc welcomes former Dillinger Escape Plan founder and guitarist Ben Weinman and they talk about how he got the gig playing with Suicidal Tendencies, what Suicidal meant to him growing up, how the scene Dillinger came up in influenced his DIY sensibility, the physicality of Dillinger's live show taking it's toll on his body and eventually winding down the band, and Ben interviews Doc a bit about God Forbid's work ethic back in the day, and what it has been like to move to LA and start over...

Duration:01:51:44

David Ellefson (Megadeth, Altitudes & Attitude)

3/8/2019
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Doc welcomes legendary bassist of Megadeth, David Ellefson, and they talk about Dave quitting heroin, recognizing great feel in other musicians, the differences between Megadeth and Metallica, being on the forefront of digital recording and the direction of Megadeth in the 90s, getting reinvigorated with new band members on their last album Dystopia, dealing with fame, discovering a new career with Peavey after Megadeth disbanded, how he ended up back in the band, and learning how to...

Duration:01:55:24

Discussing NBA, Anthony Davis & Free Agency w/ Nelson Blake

2/21/2019
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On this NBA only podcast, Doc welcomes guest, Nelson Blake II (DC & Marvel Comics), to discuss the controversy surrounding Anthony Davis' trade request, the hypocrisy around differing criticism of other players as well as franchises, the Lakers poor management, LeBron James' self-defeating micro management, the debate about supporting teams vs individual players, the evolution of NBA players wanting to exercise their personal agency as human beings in relation to their actual free agency as...

Duration:01:19:17

Clint Lowery (Sevendust, ex-Dark New Day)

2/14/2019
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Doc welcomes this week's guest, guitarist and backing vocalist of Sevendust, Clint Lowery. They talk about why he left Sevendust years ago to start Dark New Day with his brother, the musical background and chemistry with his family, when God Forbid failed to open up for Sevendust back in the 90s and how it inspired Doc, the secret to their longevity and connection with their fans, how his creative energy inspires him to do side projects, the difficulty of dealing with life outside of...

Duration:01:41:40

Who Invented Metalcore? w/ Mike Montoya (Winds of Plague, Morgoth Beatz)

2/6/2019
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Doc welcomes Mike Montoya, guitarist for Winds of Plague, and producer under the name Morgoth Beatz. They discuss the history of metalcore from it's roots in the 1980s crossover scene to the modern era of where metalcore has gone mainstream and everything in between. This episode references a YouTube video "What Killed Metalcore?" from The Punk Rock MBA hosted by Finn McKenty. Check out the video and subscribe to Finn's excellent page - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HM2sycUcvlU This...

Duration:02:42:34

Paul Conroy (ex-Roadrunner A&R, ex-Lamb of God Manager, ex-Ferret Records/Good Fight Entertainment)

1/25/2019
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Doc welcomes former artist manager, A&R, and entrepreneur Paul Conroy and they talk about how he got his start in the music business in Philadelphia, getting hired by Roadrunner Records, his challenges as an A&R, leaving Roadrunner to manage Lamb of God, how insecurity as a manager got the best of him and led to him partnering with Carl Severson at Ferret Records, his philosophy on how passion drives his entrepreneurial spirit, selling Ferret and launching Good Fight Entertainment, burning...

Duration:02:18:04

2018 Year In Review - The Mental Health Episode

1/18/2019
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Doc summarizes the experiences of the previous year of touring, how it has affected him, dealing with depression, and the steps he has taken to get healthy in 2019. Doc also recounts his favorite albums and films of 2018. Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 10% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to...

Duration:00:51:24

Discussing Rolling Stone's Disparaging Article on Mainstream Rock w/ Rob Blasko (Ozzy, ex-Rob Zombie)

12/28/2018
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Doc welcomes Rob Blasko, bassist for Ozzy Osbourne, owner of Mercenary Artist Management (Black Veil Brides, Black Label Society), and host of the ManageMental and A New Level podcasts, to discuss a recent article issued by Rolling Stone that is very critical of the mainstream rock music in 2018 entitled "Why Mainstream Rock Sucked In 2018". https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-features/mainstream-rock-sucked-2018-770721/ Follow Blasko on Instagram and Twitter @blasko1313 Follow Doc...

Duration:00:55:59

Barry Stock (Three Days Grace)

12/18/2018
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Doc speaks with Three Days Grace guitarist, Barry Stock, and they talk about how Barry joined the band, what he thinks the secret to their longevity is, what Three Days Grace's songwriting process is like, how his hobby of hunting helps him clear his mind of stress, how the band dealt with changing lead singers, his history as a guitar tech, and how passion for guitar gear has shaped his current touring set up. This episode features the song "Fatal Memories" by Davola from the album...

Duration:01:18:54

Mat Madiro (From Ashes To New, ex-Trivium)

12/3/2018
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Doc welcomes guest, Mat Madiro, drummer of From Ashes To New, and they talk about Mat's start in the music industry working as a drum tech for I See Stars, eventually getting hired to tech for Trivium, getting asked to actually play drums in Trivium, how he dealt with the pressure of playing with such a big band at a young age, recording the album Silence In The Snow, why he ultimately left Trivium, how he joined From Ashes To New, and what the future looks like traversing the industry with...

Duration:01:29:05

Ben Umanov (Vince Neilstein from MetalSucks)

11/19/2018
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Doc welcomes guest, Ben Umanov aka Vince Neilstein, co-founder and content creator for MetalSucks.net. They talk about Doc's early involvement as a writer on MetalSucks, Ben's early years working for Atlantic Records, how Matt and he came up with the idea to start the blog, where the confrontational and unapologetic tone of the site comes from, the divisiveness and negativity in the metal scene, the site's evolution to become more outspoken politically and how it's affected the audience, and...

Duration:01:53:30

Christian "CC" Coma (Black Veil Brides, ex-Silent Civilian)

11/1/2018
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Doc welcomes Black Veil Brides drummer, Christian "CC" Coma, and they talk about his early days playing for Silent Civilian, what went wrong with that band and why he quit, the thought process behind Black Veil Brides' image, how he has dealt with finally achieving success in the music industry, what it was like to work with super-producer Bob Rock, and the future of the band. This episode features the song "Martial Law" by The Human Extinction and "The Outsider" by Black Veil...

Duration:01:25:54

Mike Mowery (Outerloop Management, Jabberjaw Media, ManageMental Podcast)

10/15/2018
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Doc welcomes Mike Mowery, podcaster, owner of Outerloop Management and record label, as well as co-owner of Jabberjaw Media, the podcast network that The Ex Man is a part of. They talk about Mike's trip cross-country, his time in Los Angeles, weigh the pros and cons of being too honest in the the podcasting field, how the Jabberjaw Media podcast network came together, the state of the heavy music industry in the streaming age, his recent challenges in dealing with adversity with his business...

Duration:01:31:46

Keith Wallen (Breaking Benjamin, ex-Adelita's Way, Copper)

9/26/2018
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Doc welcomes Breaking Benjamin guitarist and backing vocalist, Keith Wallen, to the show, and they talk about the idiosyncrasies of their long summer tour, Keith's time playing with Adelita's Way, how he joined Breaking Benjamin, grinding it out in the early days with his old band, Copper, dealing with the attention that comes with joining a very big band like Breaking Benjamin, share their love and stories about Metallica, how he has enjoyed the monumental success of their new album and...

Duration:01:26:02

Mike Couls (Vehement Serenade, ex-Sworn Enemy, ex-Agents of Man)

9/19/2018
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Doc welcomes famed hardcore bass player, Mike Couls as his guest and they talk about Mike booking God Forbid's first ever tour in Detroit, how losing his father at a young age led him to find solace in the hardcore scene, dealing with the violent backdrop of Detroit and joining local legends, Cold As Life, breaking out into the bigger metal world with Sworn Enemy, tells some amazing Ozzfest stories, why he left Sworn Enemy to move to NJ and join the much more melodic Agents of Man, becoming...

Duration:01:57:42

Dave Davidson (Revocation)

9/11/2018
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Doc speaks with Revocation vocalist and lead guitarist, Dave Davidson, about the band he played in previously called Cryptic Warning, the early days coming up in Boston DIY metal scene, the intellectual curiosity that led him to become a student of metal and eventually going to Berklee College of Music, how Revocation secured a record deal with Relapse, the slow but steady progress of the band's success. signing with Metal Blade records, and how he has gone about developing his personal...

Duration:01:38:19

Kyle Konkiel (Bad Wolves, ex-Vimic/Scar The Martyr, ex-In This Moment)

8/30/2018
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Doc speaks with his bandmate and bassist from Bad Wolves, Kyle Konkiel, about his stint doing his own podcast, Tour Bus Confidential, getting started in the LA metal scene with the band Grimefield, how he got the gig to play bass for In This Moment, the personal difficulty of dealing with getting kicked out of the band and starting over, the ups and downs of joining Scar The Martyr, how and why the band changed their name to Vimic, why he left Vimic to join Bad Wolves, and what it's been...

Duration:02:23:48

Jonny Hawkins (Nothing More)

8/23/2018
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On the latest episode of The Ex Man Podcast, Doc welcomes Jonny Hawkins, vocalist for the eclectic hard rock band, Nothing More. They talk about his methods for maintaining sanity on long tours, how he got into fitness and how it fuels his performance, the early years of Nothing More when Johnny was the drummer of the band, how they got their record deal with Eleven Seven, his process learning how to become a lead singer, and the creative risks they took on their new record to distinguish...

Duration:01:31:45