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So, you had big plans for this year, huh? Well my friend, you got 2020'd! Fortunately for you, so did everyone else including Benny, Siobhán, and Cory from the band Lost Symphony. But instead of binge watching the Tiger King, this trio decided to create a Podcast to provide a vehicle for their pent-up creativity. They called up some of their most interesting and successful friends who include recording artists, touring musicians, music industry experts, TV personalities, even a billionaire, and asked these friends to give us their take on current events as well as to share some of their wildest entertainment memories. The result? A series of no-holds-barred discussions chocked with insider information. 2020'd explores the various paths that lead their highly successful guests to their unique lifestyles and prominence in the entertainment industry. Paramount in the podcasts is a healthy serving of rock n' roll war stories that give you a peek behind-the-curtain of the entertainment industry.

So, you had big plans for this year, huh? Well my friend, you got 2020'd! Fortunately for you, so did everyone else including Benny, Siobhán, and Cory from the band Lost Symphony. But instead of binge watching the Tiger King, this trio decided to create a Podcast to provide a vehicle for their pent-up creativity. They called up some of their most interesting and successful friends who include recording artists, touring musicians, music industry experts, TV personalities, even a billionaire, and asked these friends to give us their take on current events as well as to share some of their wildest entertainment memories. The result? A series of no-holds-barred discussions chocked with insider information. 2020'd explores the various paths that lead their highly successful guests to their unique lifestyles and prominence in the entertainment industry. Paramount in the podcasts is a healthy serving of rock n' roll war stories that give you a peek behind-the-curtain of the entertainment industry.

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United States

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So, you had big plans for this year, huh? Well my friend, you got 2020'd! Fortunately for you, so did everyone else including Benny, Siobhán, and Cory from the band Lost Symphony. But instead of binge watching the Tiger King, this trio decided to create a Podcast to provide a vehicle for their pent-up creativity. They called up some of their most interesting and successful friends who include recording artists, touring musicians, music industry experts, TV personalities, even a billionaire, and asked these friends to give us their take on current events as well as to share some of their wildest entertainment memories. The result? A series of no-holds-barred discussions chocked with insider information. 2020'd explores the various paths that lead their highly successful guests to their unique lifestyles and prominence in the entertainment industry. Paramount in the podcasts is a healthy serving of rock n' roll war stories that give you a peek behind-the-curtain of the entertainment industry.

Language:

English


Episodes

Doc Coyle: Making a Fresh Start at 34

4/11/2021
Doc Coyle (Bad Wolves / The Ex-Man Podcast) joins Benny, Siobhán and Cory to talk about how he's been dealing with the events of the past year, as well as his early musical career, writing for Metalsucks.com and VH1, moving to L.A. to start fresh after leaving his first band, God Forbid, debating outspoken All That Remains' vocalist Phil Labonte and more. IG: @doccoyle https://soundtalentmedia.com/shows/the-ex-man - WATCH + LISTEN + SUBSCRIBE: https://lnk.to/yougot2020d FOLLOW 2020'd:...

Duration:01:02:33

David Ellefson: Learn to Swim with the Sharks

4/7/2021
Grammy-winning Megadeth bassist David Ellefson is back with Benny, Siobhán and Cory to talk about his experience working on Lost Symphony's upcoming release, Chapter III, where he performs on multiple songs alongside former Megadeth bandmate, Marty Friedman. David also discusses studying jazz, working in different recording and writing environments, and how his time in rehab shaped his outlook on life. In addition to playing in one of the biggest metal bands on the planet, David has also...

Duration:01:09:01

David Ellefson: Play Fewer Notes, Make More Money

4/4/2021
Grammy-winning Megadeth bassist David Ellefson joins Benny, Siobhán and Cory and talks about what got him into music, what it was really like in the early years of Megadeth, how he learned to say "yes" to every opportunity and how that has led him to be involved in so many different ventures. In addition to playing in one of the biggest metal bands on the planet, David has also authored several books (his latest titled "Rock star Hitman"), owns a coffee company (Ellefson Coffee co), a...

Duration:01:06:07

*SPECIAL EDITION* The Apocalypse Blues Revival Takeover!

4/1/2021
Ep. 54 Shannon Larkin (Godsmack, The Apocalypse Blues Revival) and Shane Hall (The Apocalypse Blues Revival) join Benny, Siobhán and Cory to talk about their brand new video "No One Will Miss Me", share some of the history behind the project and let us know how you can enter to win a car while also supporting the band. We hear about Shane's journey from drum tech to lead vocalist, some tour stories (including the time Shannon almost took a glass bottle to the head on stage) and much more...

Duration:01:37:35

Amy Sciarretto: Is Your Band Ready for a Publicist??

4/1/2021
Ep. 53 Founder and president of Atom Splitter PR Amy Sciarretto is back Benny, Siobhán and Cory to give us a peek behind the public relations curtain and what bands need to know about this underappreciated side of the music industry. Hear her approach to working with bands like STARSET, All That Remains, Slipknot and more. Follow Amy: IG: @retto777 TW: @lrgrrl666 atomsplitterpr.com - WATCH + LISTEN + SUBSCRIBE: https://lnk.to/yougot2020d FOLLOW 2020'd: Official Site: https://2020-d.com/​...

Duration:01:05:46

Amy Sciarretto: Sometimes You Have to Pivot and Eat Sh*t

3/28/2021
Ep. 52 Founder and president of Atom Splitter PR Amy Sciarretto joins Benny, Siobhán and Cory and talks about her entrance into the world of rock and metal from a very young age, what it's like to wrangle artists like Zakk Wylde and Corey Taylor, how she works with radio stations to get bands airplay and much more. Follow Amy: IG: @retto777 TW: @lrgrrl666 atomsplitterpr.com - WATCH + LISTEN + SUBSCRIBE: https://lnk.to/yougot2020d FOLLOW 2020'd: Official Site: https://2020-d.com/​ Facebook:...

Duration:01:05:09

Paul Lourenco: You're Not Wrong, You're Just an A**hole

3/24/2021
Ep. 51 Lost Symphony drummer Paul Lourenco is back with Benny, Siobhán and Cory to talk about the challenges of marketing and selling art, the motivation behind his own artwork, being robbed at gunpoint while working at a bank, how friction amongst band members can lead to great music and more. Follow Paul on IG: @paullourenco @bloodline_theory @lostsymphony - WATCH + LISTEN + SUBSCRIBE: https://lnk.to/yougot2020d FOLLOW 2020'd: Official Site: https://2020-d.com/​ Facebook:...

Duration:01:10:57

Paul Lourenco: I've Only Been in 45 or 50 Bands

3/21/2021
Ep. 50 Lost Symphony Drummer Paul Lourenco joins Benny, Siobhán and Cory and talks about performing in bands at a young age, being influenced by Prince, his thoughts on when Metallica 'jumped the shark', his writing process for Lost Symphony and more. IG: @paullourenco - WATCH + LISTEN + SUBSCRIBE: https://lnk.to/yougot2020d FOLLOW 2020'd: Official Site: https://2020-d.com/​ Facebook: facebook.com/yougot2020d Instagram: instagram.com/yougot2020d Benny Goodman: instagram.com/thebennygoodman/...

Duration:01:01:59

Ulrich Wild: I Learned a Lot from Dimebag Darrell and Vinnie Paul

3/17/2021
Ep. 49 Record producer Ulrich Wild is back with Benny, Siobhán and Cory to talk about his time working with artists like Dimebag Darrell, Vinnie Paul, Wayne Static, Dethklok, Otep and more. We also hear about how having only one radio station in his area growing up led to some unique influences, his thoughts on what artists need to do to survive in the current climate of the industry and the things he's learned from all of the influential artists he's shared the studio with over the years....

Duration:01:05:59

Ulrich Wild: A Record is a Snapshot in Time (From Pantera to Snoop Dogg)

3/14/2021
Ep. 48 Record producer Ulrich Wild joins Benny, Siobhán and Cory and talks about his illustrious career working with acts like Pantera, Alice in Chains, Snoop Dogg and many more. We also hear about Ulrich's introduction into the world of engineering and production as well as his thoughts on how the industry has changed throughout the years. From producing massive budget projects in multi-million dollar studios to mixing music produced in a clients bedroom in his own modest home studio,...

Duration:01:02:37

Alex Boylan: Build a Kingdom While Everyone Else is Sleeping

3/10/2021
Ep. 47 TV host and producer Alex Boylan is back with Benny, Siobhán and Cory and talks about the many jobs of a producer, the importance of a team having a unified vision, developing shows for networks like CBS and The Travel Channel, what motivates him to continue grinding forward (even in a time when many are sitting back and waiting for the world to return to normal) and much more. https://www.alexboylan.com/ https://www.facebook.com/alexander.boylan/ IG: @boylanalex - WATCH + LISTEN +...

Duration:01:03:38

Alex Boylan: Moving to the Caribbean with a Backpack and $500

3/7/2021
Ep. 46 TV host and producer Alex Boylan joins Benny, Siobhán and Cory and talks about his experience traveling from a young age, hitting a low point in life and deciding to move to the Caribbean, winning The Amazing Race, creating and selling a reality show (Around The World For Free) and much more https://www.alexboylan.com/ https://www.facebook.com/alexander.boylan/ IG: @boylanalex - WATCH + LISTEN + SUBSCRIBE: https://lnk.to/yougot2020d FOLLOW 2020'd: Official Site: https://2020-d.com/​...

Duration:01:02:07

Daniel Hartwell: The "Kick-In-The-Ass" Coach

3/3/2021
Ep. 45 Event producer, author and health coach Daniel Hartwell is back Benny, Siobhán and Cory and talks about his experience being a "Regional Rockstar" in New England, the process of putting on a music festival like "Beatles On the Beach", his passion for health and wellness and the 5 things he tells his clients to stay away from for a healthier lifestyle. The group also discuss the current state of the music industry and how they see it evolving over the next several years....

Duration:01:07:38

Daniel Hartwell: You Know You've "Made It" When You're Getting Sued

2/28/2021
Event producer and author Daniel Hartwell joins Benny, Siobhán and Cory to talk about his experience producing the largest and longest running music festivals in New England (Locobazooka), writing his book, “Saint John Lennon” and his passion for health and wellness. Dan also discusses his experiences with bands like Alice In Chains, The Edgar Winter Group and the one and only, Ringo Starr. https://danielhartwell.com/ - WATCH + LISTEN + SUBSCRIBE: https://lnk.to/yougot2020d FOLLOW 2020'd:...

Duration:00:56:52

Shani Kimelman: From The City of God to Sin City

2/25/2021
Ep. 43 Guitarist Shani Kimelman joins Benny, Siobhán and Cory and talks about her journey and career starting in Israel and ultimately ending up in Las Vegas as the resident shredder for Michael Jackson: ONE (a Cirque du Soleil tribute to the ‘King of Pop’). We learn why she wasn’t a fan of Berklee School of Music, hear about her experience in the L.A. rock scene and talk about how she connected with the one and only David Ellefson (Megadeth) ultimately performing on his record, “No Cover”....

Duration:01:28:17

Jeff Schroeder: You Don't Know What You Don't Know

2/21/2021
TV Host and reality TV star, Jeff Schroeder is back for part 2 with Benny, Siobhán and Cory and takes us through his approach to conducting a quality interview, as well as talks about the challenges of sharing a potentially controversial point-of-view in today’s political climate. The group also discuss the importance of travel, education and perspective in regards to experiencing other cultures and ways of life. Twitter/Instagram: @jeffschroeder23 - WATCH + LISTEN + SUBSCRIBE:...

Duration:01:02:39

Jeff Schroeder: How I Went Around The World For Free

2/17/2021
Ep. 41 TV Host and reality TV star, Jeff Schroeder joins Benny, Siobhán and Cory to talk about his struggles trying to break into acting and the path that led him to audition for his first stint on CBS’s “Big Brother”. Jeff also shares the story behind his pioneering show, “Around The World For Free” and how that show not only introduced him to our very own Benny Goodman, but also opened his eyes to a side of television production he had never known. - WATCH + LISTEN + SUBSCRIBE:...

Duration:01:02:13

Shannon Larkin: Here Comes The Apocalypse

2/14/2021
Ep. 40 Shannon Larkin (Godsmack / The Apocalypse Blues Revival) is back for another round with Benny, Siobhán and Cory talking about the origin of his nickname “The Apocalypse”, what it’s like to play massive shows with Godsmack, his diverse musical influences, making music with Vanilla Ice and much more. theapocalypsebluesrevival.com - WATCH + LISTEN + SUBSCRIBE: https://lnk.to/yougot2020d FOLLOW 2020'd: Official Site: https://2020-d.com/​ Facebook: facebook.com/yougot2020d Instagram:...

Duration:01:10:33

Shannon Larkin: Godsmack's Psychedelic Biker

2/10/2021
Ep. 39 Shannon Larkin (Godsmack / The Apocalypse Blues Revival) joins Benny, Siobhán and Cory and talks about his music career prior to joining Godsmack, how the band’s writing process has changed throughout the years, having a stroke (then playing a show two weeks later), the time he met Neil Peart backstage and much more. Instagram: @shannonlarkin_13 theapocalypsebluesrevival.com godsmack.com - Follow the 2020'd crew: Benny Goodman - https://www.instagram.com/thebennygoodman/ Siobhán...

Duration:01:00:44

Drew Ann Rosenberg: What It Takes to Run a Movie Set

2/7/2021
Ep. 38 Filmmaker Drew Ann Rosenberg is back with Benny, Siobhán and Cory to share some great behind-the-scenes stories of working on films with legends like Bill Murray, Christopher Walken, Harvey Keitel and more. She also gives us a look at what it takes to keep a big-budget movie production running smoothly and managing egos at the highest level. - Follow the 2020'd crew: Benny Goodman - https://www.instagram.com/thebennygoodman/ Siobhán Cronin - https://www.instagram.com/siobhan_violin/...

Duration:01:06:19