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Life In The Stocks

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Hosted by Matt Stocks (Ex-Kerrang! Radio, Metal Hammer, Classic Rock & Scuzz TV) Life In The Stocks features unedited, in-depth, candid conversations with musicians, actors, comedians & creatives. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/lifeinthestocks.

Hosted by Matt Stocks (Ex-Kerrang! Radio, Metal Hammer, Classic Rock & Scuzz TV) Life In The Stocks features unedited, in-depth, candid conversations with musicians, actors, comedians & creatives. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/lifeinthestocks.

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United Kingdom

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Hosted by Matt Stocks (Ex-Kerrang! Radio, Metal Hammer, Classic Rock & Scuzz TV) Life In The Stocks features unedited, in-depth, candid conversations with musicians, actors, comedians & creatives. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/lifeinthestocks.

Language:

English


Episodes

#192 David Ellefson (Megadeth)

11/27/2020
Megadeth bassist David Ellefson joins Matt for Episode 192 of Life In The Stocks to discuss the history of Megadeth, his relationship with Dave Mustaine, thrash metal, the Big Four, touring with Judas Priest on the Painkiller record, his battles with addiction and the road to recovery, his new covers album No Cover, and a whole lot more. Don't forget, you can also pre-order the LIFE IN THE STOCKS book NOW via Amazon or the link...

Duration:01:05:16

#191 Brian Tatler (Diamond Head)

11/24/2020
From one Brummie metal legend to another, Matt's guest for Episode 191 of Life In The Stocks is Brian Tatler from Diamond Head. The godfather of thrash talks about the history of Diamond Head, his relationship with the Big Four bands, writing with Tony Iommi, the musical legacy of the Midlands, and a whole lot more. The new Diamond album 'Lightning to the Nations 2020' is out November 27. Don't forget, you can also pre-order the LIFE IN THE STOCKS book NOW via Amazon or the link...

Duration:01:08:50

#190 Rob Halford (Judas Priest)

11/16/2020
The Metal God himself, Rob Halford from Judas Priest, joins Matt for this very special episode of Life In The Stocks to talk all about his new autobiography 'Confess' - available NOW. It's a frank, honest, and open discussion with one of the biggest icons and greatest frontmen in the history of rock 'n' roll. Don't forget, you can also pre-order the LIFE IN THE STOCKS book NOW via Amazon or the link...

Duration:01:07:13

#189 Wayne Kramer (MC5)

11/12/2020
Kick out the jams, brothers and sisters! For Brother Wayne Kramer is Matt's guest for Episode 189 of Life In The Stocks. We've traced the fruit all the way back to the root for this chat with one of the OG architects and pioneers and punk rock 'n' roll. Topics of conversation include - but aren't strictly limited to - politics, economics, art, activism, Detroit, the MC5, the Black Panther Party, John Sinclair, Allen Ginsburg, addiction, rehab, sobriety, prison time, mortality, the meaning...

Duration:01:13:51

#188 Billy Gould (Faith No More)

11/9/2020
Welcome to a special episode of Life In The Stocks with one of the nicest guys in music, who also happens to be in one of the best bands in the world. Billy Gould from Faith No More is Matt's guest for Episode 188 of Life In The Stocks, and the pair cover all sorts of topics over the course of 90 minutes, from the early LA punk scene and Bay Area music community to the formation of Faith No More, the band's early singers Chuck Moseley and Courtney Love - yes, you read that right - to the...

Duration:01:32:16

#187 Dave Lombardo (Slayer/Misfits/Suicidal Tendencies/Dead Cross/Fantomas/Mr Bungle)

11/5/2020
Drum legend Dave Lombardo is Matt's guest for Episode 187 of Life In The Stocks. The well seasoned percussion vet talks us through his time in a plethora of projects, from Slayer, Misfits and Suicidal Tendencies to Fantomas, Dead Cross and Mr Bungle, and the incredible new Mr Bungle record, The Raging Wrath of the Easter Bunny. This is an essential listen for metal heads of all ages. Don't forget, you can also pre-order the LIFE IN THE STOCKS book NOW via Amazon or the link...

Duration:01:19:12

#186 Scott Ian (Anthrax/The Damned Things/Mr Bungle)

11/3/2020
Scott Ian from Anthrax, The Damned Things and Mr Bungle joins Matt for Episode 186 of Life In The Stocks to discuss COVID, climate change, politics, Trump, culture, content, consumption, Bungle, Patton, The Raging Wrath of the Easter Bunny, and more. Don't forget, you can also pre-order the LIFE IN THE STOCKS book NOW via Amazon or the link below. https://rarebirdlit.com/life-in-the-stocks-veracious-conversations-with-musicians-creatives/ Follow Matt Stocks on Facebook / Twitter /...

Duration:01:03:54

#185 Daniel Mays (Actor)

10/26/2020
It's been a while since we've had an actor on the show, which gives us great pleasure to announce that this week's guest on Life In The Stocks is one of the finest actors working in TV and film today: Daniel Mays. Danny joins Matt for an in-depth chat about acting - the profession, the craft, the process, the pay-off - and some of the notable projects he's been involved with over the years, from Line of Duty, Des, Code 404 and White Lines, to Vera Drake, Tintin, Star Wars, and more. Danny is...

Duration:01:25:01

#184 Dan Hawkins (The Darkness)

10/19/2020
Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to Episode 184 of Life In The Stocks with Dan Hawkins from The Darkness. Matt's interviewed The Darkness brothers many times over the brothers, but this was his first time podcasting with one of them, and there was a lot of ground to cover. From the band's early days playing the Camden Barfly, to going on tour with The Wildhearts and Metallica, via their quadruple platinum selling debut album, Permission to Land, to their meteoric rise to fame, losing the plot,...

Duration:01:15:03

#183 Michael Starr (Steel Panther)

10/9/2020
Welcome to Episode 183 of Life In The Stocks with Michael Starr from Steel Panther. Michael joins Matt to pay tribute to the late, great Eddie Van Halen of Van Halen - one of the greatest guitar players in the history of rock 'n' roll. The pair also talk all about Michael's life and musical journey, from his David Lee Roth era Van Halen tribute band, Atomic Punk, through to Metal School, and the world famous Steel Panther. Head to www.steelpantherrocks.com to buy tickets to the upcoming...

Duration:01:22:06

#182 Ilan Rubin (Nine Inch Nails/Angels & Airwaves)

10/5/2020
Session drummer, multi-instrumentalist, and all-round musical wizard Ilan Rubin is Matt's guest this week on Life In The Stocks. Ilan plays drums in Nine Inch Nails, and is also Tom DeLonge's writing partner and the drummer in Angels & Airwaves. Topics of conversation include lockdown life, getting older, work ethic and creativity, discovering Led Zeppelin at a young age, and the influence of John Bonham, taking drum lessons with Travis Barker, playing the Warped Tour and Woodstock as a kid,...

Duration:01:34:20

#181 Brian Baker (Minor Threat/Dag Nasty/Bad Religion)

9/28/2020
This week's guest on Life In The Stocks is OG punk legend Brian Baker, of Minor Threat, Dag Nasty, and Bad Religion. Topics of conversation include, but are not limited, to hardcore punk and the Washington scene, addiction and sobriety, the plethora of bands Brian has played in, nearly joining REM, touring with Pearl Jam, politics, the pandemic, life lessons and reflections, and a whole lot more. What an absolute honour and a pleasure it was to have this punk rock icon and all-round nice guy...

Duration:01:26:10

#180 Tommy Lee (Motley Crue)

9/21/2020
Welcome to a very special episode of Life In The Stocks: Episode 180 with Tommy Lee from Motley Crue. The rock icon joins Matt to talk Motley Crue, The Dirt, his solo career, his friendship with John Travolta, his relationship with his parents, spirituality, the meaning of life, and rock n roll stories of excess. Don't forget, you can also pre-order the LIFE IN THE STOCKS book NOW via Amazon or the link...

Duration:00:57:31

#179 (Pt. 2) Joel O'Keeffe (Airbourne)

9/15/2020
Welcome to Part Two of this week's two-part "pissedcast" with Matt's best friend from the land down under, Joel O'Keeffe from Airbourne. Pull up a pew and pour yourself a beer, and listening to the boys talk movies, music, drinking, and rock 'n' roll - with absolutely no mention of the C-word. Don't forget, you can also pre-order the LIFE IN THE STOCKS book NOW via the link below. https://rarebirdlit.com/life-in-the-stocks-veracious-conversations-with-musicians-creatives/ Follow Matt...

Duration:00:55:56

#179 (Pt. 1) Joel O'Keeffe (Airbourne)

9/14/2020
Welcome to Part One of this week's two-part "pissedcast" with Matt's best friend from the land down under, Joel O'Keeffe from Airbourne. Pull up a pew and pour yourself a beer, and listening to the boys talk movies, music, drinking, and rock 'n' roll - with absolutely no mention of the C-word. Don't forget, you can also pre-order the LIFE IN THE STOCKS book NOW via the link below. https://rarebirdlit.com/life-in-the-stocks-veracious-conversations-with-musicians-creatives/ Follow Matt...

Duration:00:56:50

#178 Simon Young (Journalist)

9/7/2020
Matt's joined this week by his old friend and former Kerrang! colleague, Simon Young. Simon is a journalist and soon-to-be published author, with the release of his first book - 'So Much For The 30 Year Plan: Therapy? The Authorised Biography' - on September 22nd. He was writer and deputy editor at Kerrang! magazine for 15 years, before going on to produce the Radio 1 Rock Show for one year, and later work with Matt again as the editor of Team Rock. This conversation covers the various ages...

Duration:01:08:33

#177 Gene 'Bean' Baxter (KROQ/Podcast Radio)

9/1/2020
This week's podcast chat is with broadcaster, DJ, radio legend, and all-round nice guy, Gene 'Bean' Baxter. Gene hosted the Kevin and Bean breakfast show on the world famous KROQ-FM in Los Angeles for thirty years, before returning to his native home of London to start work on the recently launched Podcast Radio: https://www.thepodcastradio.co.uk/ He joins Matt here for a super in-depth discussion that covers the music and radio industry, lockdown life, the future of live music, his reasons...

Duration:01:26:28

#176 Ralph D'Amato (Tony Hawk's Pro Skater)

8/24/2020
If you grew up playing the Tony Hawk's video games then you are going to love this week's episode - it'll be a proper trip down memory lane. Matt's guest for Episode 176 of Life In The Stocks is Ralph D'Amato, producer of the first eight Tony Hawk's video games, and also producer of the new feature length documentary film about the franchise, Pretending I'm A Superman, which is live now on all major streaming sites and available to watch on Amazon Prime. In his conversation with Matt, Ralph...

Duration:01:02:30

#175 Blag Dahlia (Dwarves)

8/11/2020
The illustrious Blag Dahlia, aka Blag The Ripper, joins Matt this week for an extra special, extra long (that's what she said) edition of Life In The Stocks. The Dwarves frontman shares his thoughts on humanity, morality, anarchy, cancel culture, censorship, creativity, friendship, loyalty, success, music, and a whole lot more. Buckle up bitches! Don't forget, you can also pre-order the LIFE IN THE STOCKS book NOW via the link...

Duration:01:48:01

#174 Will Gould (Creeper)

8/4/2020
This week's episode of Life In The Stocks is a deep dive with Will Gould from Creeper. The frontman spoke to Matt in detail about the creation of and inspiration behind Creeper's new album 'Sex, Death & the Infinite Void' - out NOW. It's an insightful, enlightening, and inspiring conversation with one of the most enigmatic singers in modern UK rock. Hope you enjoy! Don't forget, you can also pre-order the LIFE IN THE STOCKS book NOW via the link...

Duration:01:11:24