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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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4168286737


Episodes

E084 Johnny Rzeznik & Robby Takac (Goo Goo Dolls)

12/18/2019
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On the season finale episode of The Adamantium Podcast, we are joined by Johnny Rzeznik and Robby Takac of The Goo Goo Dolls. We discuss their ambitions for their 12th studio album, Miracle Pill, and the openness to be vulnerable this far into their career. We also talk about the Buffalo & Toronto music scene in the early years, their favourite Canadian bands, what their life was like in the late 90s when they were one of the hottest bands on the planet, and their illustrious 2004 Buffalo...

Duration:00:41:16

E083 Chantal Kreviazuk

12/13/2019
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Canadian pop singer, Chantal Kreviazuk, joins us on this episode of The Adamantium Podcast. We discuss her recently released Christmas album, “Christmas is a Way of Life, My Dear,” and the sentiment of living an aware and charitable life year-round. We also talk about her Moon v Sun project with husband Raine Maida, music debates in the Kreviazuk-Maida household, and her current initiatives with War Child.

Duration:00:37:15

E082 Inhaler

12/4/2019
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It’s not every day you get to hang out with the son of your all-time biggest music idol (Bono of U2). Elijah Hewson and his band, Inhaler, join us on this episode of The Adamantium Podcast. We discuss their first collection of singles, their first ever tour to North America, and their first ever festival gigs. We also talk about the 80s-esque influence on their music, the importance of their Irish heritage, receiving praise from Noel Gallagher, and the context behind their latest single “Ice...

Duration:00:32:22

E081 Maisie Peters

11/27/2019
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The first lady of emo girl pop, Maisie Peters, joins us on this episode of The Adamantium Podcast. We discuss her new EP, It’s Your Bed Babe, It’s Your Funeral, her amazing ability to tell stories through song, street busking and performing in English pubs as an early teenager, and her first tour of North America.

Duration:00:27:29

E080 Foy Vance & Ryan McMullan

11/21/2019
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Northern Irish singer-songwriter Foy Vance joins us on this episode of The Adamantium Podcast. We discuss his two new albums, From Muscle Shoals, and To Memphis, his connection with Americana culture, being covered by Keith Urban, and dinner at Elton John’s house. We are also joined for an off the cuff interview with Northern Irish singer-songwriter Ryan McMullan. We discuss his latest singles and upcoming album, his start as a musician, and performing after Bono at a hometown gig in front...

Duration:01:00:50

E079 Jake Clemons

11/13/2019
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Multi-talented musician and touring member of The E Street Band, Jake Clemons, joins us on this episode of The Adamantium Podcast. We discuss his second solo album, Eye on the Horizon, and how he tackles it’s heavy social and humanitarian themes with a positive attitude. We also talk about hearing rock n’ roll for the first time, how he fell in love with the saxophone through his uncle Clarence Clemons, and continuing his uncle’s legacy with Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band.

Duration:00:30:46

E078 Madison Violet

11/6/2019
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Juno nominated songwriting duo, Madison Violet, join us on this episode of The Adamantium Podcast. We discuss their latest album “Everything’s Shifting,” their 20th anniversary, their roots to Cape Breton Island, and our favourite 90s music. We also talk about their early years of meeting in Toronto, being advised to hide their identity as a lesbian couple, and their latest single “Tell Me,” which recollects their first road trips together.

Duration:00:56:36

E077 Xavier Rudd

10/31/2019
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Australian singer-songwriter, Xavier Rudd, joins us on this episode of The Adamantium Podcast. We discuss his musical diversity and influences, how the power of song can be bigger than yourself, and some of the themes of his latest album, Storm Boy. We also talk about his saga song “Spirit Bird,” and how he incorporated the sounds of 30 species of birds on the record. Xavier also tells us about learning to play the yidaki (didgeridoo) from a vacuum cleaner hose.

Duration:00:44:05

E076 Corinne Fisher

10/28/2019
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Comedian and podcaster, Corinne Fisher, joins us on this episode of The Adamantium Podcast. We discuss her show, Two Less Lonely Girls, the importance of pop culture in 2019, stalking Justin Bieber, and the formation of her female pop group Me Also. We also talk about her highly successful podcast, Guys We F*cked, having the confidence to talk about sex for strangers, becoming friends with Kathy Griffin, and the under-appreciated talents of Kesha.

Duration:00:41:13

E075 Band of Skulls

10/23/2019
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British rock n’ roll band, Band of Skulls, join us on this episode of The Adamantium Podcast. We discuss their new album, Love is All You Love, how it’s their most unique album yet, and the making of their trilogy music video series. We also talk about the 10th anniversary of their debut record, Baby Darling Doll Face Honey, and the creation of their album art.

Duration:00:43:43

E074 Daniel Armbruster & Paul Brenner (Joywave)

10/7/2019
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Singer & guitarist, Dan Armbruster, and drummer, Paul Brenner, of indie band, Joywave, join us on this episode of The Adamantium Podcast. We discuss the latest singles leading up to their third album, the making of the hilarious classic film themed music video for “Obsession” and the concern behind their song “Like a Kennedy.” We also talk about the musical conspiracy of the “alt squiggle,” making the local news, and classic sports video games.

Duration:00:34:53

E073 Two Door Cinema Club

9/30/2019
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Northern Irish indie band, Two Door Cinema Club, join us on this episode of The Adamantium Podcast. We discuss their latest album, False Alarm, it’s aesthetic, and the making of their hilarious music videos. We talk extensively about the music scene in Ireland and the amazing success of bands from their hometown of Bangor. We also chat about their most surreal ‘pinch me’ moments of their career so far, meeting the royals, behind the scenes of performing on late night talk shows, watching...

Duration:01:02:00

E072 Seán Cullen

9/23/2019
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Actor and comedian, Seán Cullen, joins us on this episode of The Adamantium Podcast. We discuss musical comedy, being a part of Corky and the Juice Pigs, and his favourite musicians to impersonate. We also talk about his role as Max Bialystock in the Canadian production of The Producers, bizarre Canadian landmarks, comedy for children, and his favourite movie villains.

Duration:00:36:36

E071 The Struts

9/16/2019
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One of today’s absolute best live rock n’ roll bands, The Struts, join us on this episode of The Adamantium Podcast. We discuss some of their first influences, winning a crowd, being self-taught, stage outfits, riding Harley-Davidson motorcycles, albums they can’t live without, and their thoughts on the Rocketman & Bohemian Rhapsody movies.

Duration:00:26:06

E070 Corey Taylor (Slipknot)

9/3/2019
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Slipknot lead singer, Corey Taylor, joins us on this episode of The Adamantium Podcast. We discuss their #1 album in the world, We Are Not Your Kind, and how refreshing it is for the genre. Corey dives into the personal sentiment behind their hit single “Unsainted,” and the inspiration for his latest mask. We also geek out on wrestling, the band’s involvement with WWE, and his feelings on the current product.

Duration:00:28:26

E069 Eric Schenkman (Spin Doctors)

8/26/2019
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Eric Schenkman, guitarist of Spin Doctors, joins us on this episode of The Adamantium Podcast. We discuss his new solo album, Who Shot John?, the context behind the title and how he had the melody of the title track in his head for 30 years. We also talk about his experiences in Spin Doctors, how they knew they were sitting on gold with their song “Two Princes,” being on the cover of Rolling Stone Magazine in the 90s, requesting his own song on Speakers Corner at Much Music, and playing...

Duration:00:57:17

E068 Devon Richardson & Tom Ionescu (Jane's Party)

8/19/2019
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Devon Richardson & Tom Ionescu of Toronto alternative band, Jane’s Party, join us on this episode of The Adamantium Podcast. We discuss their new album, Casual Island, it’s themes and how it was inspired by their tour with Tom Odell. We also talk about touring and collaborating with some of the most recognized bands in Canada, the grind of an opening band, The Arkellsian method to succeeding in the Canadian music market, and carrying an injured Jim Cuddy of Blue Rodeo up flights of stairs.

Duration:00:54:48

E067 Brian Aubert & Nikki Monninger (Silversun Pickups)

8/12/2019
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Brian Aubert & Nikki Monninger of alternative band, Silversun Pickups, join us on this episode of The Adamantium Podcast. We discuss their new album Widow’s Weeds, and how it’s more open and exposed than previous records. We also talk about working with legendary producer Butch Vig, their unique guitar techniques, and an awkward meeting with Jeff Healey.

Duration:00:30:19

E066 Eric Alper

8/5/2019
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Toronto music correspondent, Eric Alper, joins us on this episode of The Adamantium Podcast. We discuss his 20+ year career in the music industry and nerd out over the icons he’s worked with like Bob Geldof, Ringo Starr, Snoop Dogg, Ray Charles, and Sesame Street. We also talk about the future of streaming and music consumption, his obsession with Twitter, and the impossible question of “the one album you could not live without?” Eric also recollects when he first fell in love with music,...

Duration:00:59:53

E065 Brent Smith & Barry Kerch (Shinedown)

7/29/2019
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Lead singer, Brent Smith, and drummer, Barry Kerch, of hard rock giants, Shinedown, join us on this episode of The Adamantium Podcast. We discuss their latest album Attention Attention, the concept behind it and it’s relatability to the listener. We also talk about being adaptable and unbiased to modern generations, the context behind their song “The Crow & The Butterfly,” and their return to a Toronto stage after a six year absence.

Duration:00:31:48