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From one artist to another. The Adamantium is a Toronto-based interview show hosted by Adam R. Harrison featuring musicians, celebrities & local personalities in casual conversations about art, culture & entertainment.

From one artist to another. The Adamantium is a Toronto-based interview show hosted by Adam R. Harrison featuring musicians, celebrities & local personalities in casual conversations about art, culture & entertainment.
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Canada

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From one artist to another. The Adamantium is a Toronto-based interview show hosted by Adam R. Harrison featuring musicians, celebrities & local personalities in casual conversations about art, culture & entertainment.

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English

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Episodes

E049 Max Frost

4/16/2019
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Indie pop artist, Max Frost, joins us on this episode of The Adamantium Podcast. We discuss his debut album, Gold Rush, the Austin music scene, being embraced by the hip hop community, producing music with Elton John, and learning tour intricacies from Twenty One Pilots.

Duration:00:39:27

E048 Tom Stephen (The Jeff Healey Band)

4/1/2019
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Tom Stephen, the drummer and manager for The Jeff Healey Band, joins us on this episode of The Adamantium Podcast to discuss his newly released book, Best Seat in the House: My Life in the Jeff Healey Band. Tom tells us how he first connected with Canada’s legendary blind guitarist, learning the ropes of the music industry from scratch, sneaking Jeff into a meeting with B.B. King, getting hustled by Jeff at cards and Duck Hunt, and the iconic gig in Patrick Swayze’s Roadhouse movie, and...

Duration:01:39:16

E047 Dan Donegan (Disturbed)

3/25/2019
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The Adamantium Podcast gets down with the sickness this episode as Dan Donegan, guitarist for heavy metal icons, Disturbed, joins us to discuss the new album, Evolution. We also talk about how the band has evolved over the last two decades, their subject matter, going acoustic, and his favourite soloing methods.

Duration:00:24:58

E046 grandson

3/18/2019
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Toronto alternative artist, grandson, takes us through his journey from free styling in the high school halls in uptown Toronto to recording Billboard charting bangers in Los Angeles on this episode of The Adamantium Podcast. We talk about his latest EP, a modern tragedy, vol. 2, working with and being mentored by Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park, and being nominated for his first JUNO award.

Duration:00:50:58

E045 Walk Off The Earth

3/11/2019
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Sarah Blackwood & Gianni “Luminati” Nicassio of indie pop group, Walk Off The Earth, join us on this episode of The Adamantium Podcast. We discuss their overnight transition of being a workhorse band from Burlington, Ontario to being an international award-winning success, their instrument collection that makes them so unique, the Gotye cover that went viral, self-producing continuous video content, and the various cover requests they receive from the world’s biggest bands. We also talk...

Duration:01:00:29

E044 Dear Rouge

3/5/2019
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Danielle & Drew McTaggart of west coast indie rock band, Dear Rouge, join us on this episode of The Adamantium Podcast. We discuss their latest album, PHASES, and it’s contrasting emotional themes. We also talk about winning JUNO awards, touring as spouses, adapting a set for the audience, and hanging with music icons.

Duration:00:22:46

E043 Danny Kongos (Kongos)

2/27/2019
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Danny Kongos of alternative rock band, Kongos, joins us on this episode of The Adamantium Podcast. We discuss their latest album 1929: Part 1, and why it requires three parts in total. We also talk about their digital documentary series Bus Call, touring with his brothers, being the baby of an incredibly talented musical family, their South African roots, and keeping up with worldly music.

Duration:00:31:33

E042 Gnash

2/20/2019
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Alternative artist, Gnash, spreads his positive vibes on this episode of The Adamantium Podcast. We discuss the release of his first studio album, We, the follow up to his three EPs: U, Me, and Us. We also talk about his musical roots, starting a career as a teenager, creating Billboard chart topping hits from his garage, connecting with his fans, and his Broken Hearts Club.

Duration:00:24:42

E041 Chef Nuit & Jeff Regular

2/14/2019
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Toronto sweetheart restauranteurs, Chef Nuit & Jeff Regular, the masterminds behind THE BEST Thai food in Toronto (and maybe even the planet) and four must-visit restaurants in the city: Pai, Sukhothai, Sabai Sabai, and Kiin, join us on this episode of The Adamantium Podcast. They tell us the story of how their adventure and life together all started on the back of an elephant. We go through their history from their very first location in Thailand, Curry Shack, to their newest location,...

Duration:01:01:57

E040 Ron Hawkins (The Lowest of the Low)

2/4/2019
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Canadian singer-songwriter and frontman of The Lowest of the Low, Ron Hawkins, joins us on this episode of The Adamantium Podcast. We discuss the release of their box set collection “Shakespeare My Box,” being an independent artist in Toronto for three decades, giving the middle finger to corporate music, and violent 80s gigs. We also talk about his second calling as a painter, his previous job shovelling rats out of a bottling plant, and admitting your not a fan of “must like” Canadian...

Duration:01:05:07

E039 Marcus King

1/30/2019
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Blues and guitar prodigy, Marcus King, of The Marcus King Band joins us on this episode of The Adamantium Podcast. We discuss their new album, Carolina Confessions, the valuable lessons he's learned as a fourth generation musician, expressing heartache through a guitar, and the band’s intolerance of xenophobia. We also talk about Marcus’ hat collection, his great grandfather’s moonshine recipe, haunted venues, and his jam session bucket list.

Duration:00:45:33

E038 Tyson Dux

1/24/2019
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Veteran Canadian indie pro wrestler, Tyson Dux, joins us on this episode of The Adamantium Podcast. We discuss his origins in wrestling, leaving home in New Brunswick, the business behind being an independent performer, and the massive obstacle of injury. We also chat about becoming a trainer with WWE, his tattoos, and his favourite entrance music.

Duration:00:43:46

E037 James Mullinger #2

1/20/2019
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For the premiere of Season 02, one of our favourite guests, comedian James Mullinger returns to The Adamantium Podcast. We therapeutically break down the subtle differences that can make or break a gig. We also chat about his second sold out arena show at Harbour Station Arena in Saint John, titled “Almost Canadian,” balancing his entrepreneurial and family life, his role in the indie horror film Anonymous Zombie, his favourite Nicolas Cage moments, and we bond over our strange ADD and OCD...

Duration:01:15:00

E036 Alan Cross

12/19/2018
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On our season finale episode of The Adamantium Podcast, we are joined by Canadian radio broadcaster and music journalist, Alan Cross. We talk about the origins of his love of music, how he got his start in broadcast, and why his 800+ episode show, The Ongoing History of New Music, breaks all the rules of radio. We also discuss the power of streaming, why rock n’ roll songs don’t make the Top 40 charts, and his response to the claim that “rock is dead.”

Duration:00:46:18

E035 Harrison

12/11/2018
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It’s Harrison squared on this episode of The Adamantium Podcast as we’re joined by Toronto music producer, Harrison. We discuss his history making music, his new album, Apricity, and the connection between the word’s meaning of “the warmth of sun in winter” and his fight with seasonal depression while creating the album. We also talk about being nominated for a JUNO award, epic video game soundtracks and his checklist of life goals.

Duration:00:52:51

E034 Derek Sanders (Mayday Parade)

12/3/2018
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Derek Sanders, lead singer of emo punk band, Mayday Parade, joins us on this episode of The Adamantium Podcast. We talk about being one of the hardest working touring bands in the world, the end of Warped Tour, and their Halloween show. We also discuss their new album, Sunnyland, the transgression of the ‘emo’ genre, and how their songwriting has adapted over the last decade. Derek tells us which songs have “saved his life” as well as his favourites to play live.

Duration:00:37:47

E033 Josh Matlow

11/26/2018
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Toronto city councillor and community activist, Josh Matlow, joins us on this episode of The Adamantium Podcast. Josh represents the St. Paul’s ward (Ward 12), a significant section of midtown Toronto - one of the most developing areas of the city at the moment. We discuss the current status of the LRT train line construction, the mass over-development of condos in the area and how it’s affecting the neighbourhood’s infrastructure, transit, small businesses, and overall sense of community....

Duration:00:54:23

E032 Barns Courtney

11/21/2018
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Singer, songwriter & musician, Barns Courtney, joins us on this episode of The Adamantium Podcast to discuss the release of his debut album, The Attractions of Youth, and latest single “99.” Barns tells us about being broke and sofa surfing in England while he started his music career over and recording his hit song “Fire” in a dusty apartment using whatever he could find. We also talk about the surreality of hearing his own songs in various media, opening for The Who, growing up with Ed...

Duration:00:51:36

E031 Tim Hicks

11/15/2018
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Country music week continues on The Adamantium Podcast with Canadian country music star, Tim Hicks. We discuss his 18-year journey as a musician, his latest album, New Tattoo, and the Get Loud Tour that is currently making it’s way across Canada. We also talk about his essential country music picks, singing Stompin’ Tom’s “Hockey Song” at a Maple Leafs' game, as well as his very own new tattoo.

Duration:00:30:08

E030 Brett Kissel

11/12/2018
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Juno awarding-winning country music star and Canadian golden boy, Brett Kissel, joins us on this episode of The Adamantium Podcast. We discuss his We Were That Song Tour that is breaking records at 100+ dates and spanning every province and territory of Canada. Brett also tells us what his life would be like if he wasn’t a musician, his country music starter kit, and the incredibly touching story of the time he wrote Johnny Cash a letter when he was twelve years old.

Duration:00:26:19