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Life In The Stocks features in-depth, candid conversations with musicians, artists, actors, comedians, writers, directors and industry figures. Look out for new episodes every Monday and bonus episodes every Thursday. This podcast is fuelled by Fireball.

Life In The Stocks features in-depth, candid conversations with musicians, artists, actors, comedians, writers, directors and industry figures. Look out for new episodes every Monday and bonus episodes every Thursday. This podcast is fuelled by Fireball.
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Life In The Stocks features in-depth, candid conversations with musicians, artists, actors, comedians, writers, directors and industry figures. Look out for new episodes every Monday and bonus episodes every Thursday. This podcast is fuelled by Fireball.

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English


Episodes

Episode 086: DAVID RUDOLF (The Staircase)

1/16/2019
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Bit of a different one this week - Episode 086 of Life In The Stocks is a Live Q&A with David Rudolf, the Criminal Defence Lawyer who represented Michael Peterson in the landmark court case that was documented in the Netflix TV series The Staircase. Matt spoke to David in front of a live audience in Bristol at the end of last year, and this is the audio from that night. Fans of The Owl Theory need look no further... Life In The Stocks is sponsored by Fireball & Academy Events. Follow Matt...

Duration:01:20:29

Episode 085: GLENN HUGHES (Deep Purple/Black Sabbath/Black Country Communion/Kings Of Chaos/Solo)

1/7/2019
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Happy New Year! Welcome to the first Life In The Stocks episode of 2019. We're starting the year as we mean to go on, with a very special guest, in the form of rock icon Glenn Hughes. Glenn joins Matt for an insightful & inspiring talk about addiction, recovery, spirituality, life & love - with a bit of music from the Midlands for good measure. They are both Brummies after all. Life In The Stocks is sponsored by Fireball & Academy Events. Follow Matt Stocks on Facebook / Twitter /...

Duration:00:44:02

Episode 084: MATTHEW PRITCHARD (Dirty Sanchez/Dirty Vegan)

12/18/2018
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On Wednesday December 19th at 10:40pm, Matt Pritchard's new documentary film Wild Man to Ironman airs on BBC Wales. Seeing as how Pritch is an old friend of Life In The Stocks, and his original episode is still the highest ranking episode in the podcast's history, it seemed only right that we got Pritch back on the show to talk about his documentary and his brand new vegan cookbook & cooking show (also airing on BBC Wales on January 2nd). Tidy. Life In The Stocks is sponsored by Fireball &...

Duration:00:58:19

Episode 083: BUZZ OSBOURNE (Melvins)

12/4/2018
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This week's guest on Life In The Stocks is the illustrious Buzz Osbourne from the Melvins. Buzz has been a dream guest of Matt's for a while because he's one of the few remaining outspoken musicians who isn't afraid to speak his mind. If you like listening to straight talking, unique individuals - of which there are so few left - share their honest & unbridled opinions on a wide range of subjects, this episode will not disappoint. Life In The Stocks is sponsored by Fireball & Academy...

Duration:01:05:38

Episode 082: TOM MORELLO (Rage Against The Machine/Audioslave/Prophets Of Rage/Solo)

11/21/2018
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We have a living legend on the show this week: guitar god Tom Morello of Rage Against The Machine, Audioslave & Prophets Of Rage. We managed to grab a quick 30 minute chat with Tom the last time he was in the UK and it's a pleasure to now be sharing this conversation with one of Matt's musical heroes. Be sure to check out his debut solo album as well. It's called The Atlas Underground and it's out NOW. Life In The Stocks is sponsored by Fireball & Academy Events. Follow Matt Stocks on...

Duration:00:36:05

Episode 081 (Pt. 2): JOHN BRADLEY (Actor)

11/16/2018
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Game Of Thrones star John Bradley is this week's guest on Life In The Stocks, and what an amazing guest he is. The actor most famous for playing Samwell Tarly in the most popular TV show in history joins Matt for an epic two-part podcast to discuss acting, art, comedy, creativity, fame, growing up in Manchester, landing his part in Game Of Thrones, and the whole immersive universe that George R.R. Martin has created with the books, and the epic scale budget TV adaptation. Winter isn't...

Duration:01:18:58

Episode 081 (Pt. 1): JOHN BRADLEY (Actor)

11/14/2018
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Game Of Thrones star John Bradley is this week's guest on Life In The Stocks, and what an amazing guest he is. The actor most famous for playing Samwell Tarly in the most popular TV show in history joins Matt for an epic two-part podcast to discuss acting, art, comedy, creativity, fame, growing up in Manchester, landing his part in Game Of Thrones, and the whole immersive universe that George R.R. Martin has created with the books, and the epic scale budget TV adaptation. Winter isn't...

Duration:01:12:23

Episode 080: THOMAS TURGOOSE (Actor)

11/7/2018
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Welcome to Episode 080 of Life In The Stocks. This week's guest is actor Thomas Turgoose, who joins Matt for a nice in-depth talk about his life and career, from his breakout role in This Is England to his various TV & film performances (Game Of Thrones, Kingsman, Somers Town etc) and his brand new podcast with This Is England co-star Andy Ellis. Life In The Stocks is sponsored by Fireball & Academy Events. Follow Matt Stocks on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram: @mattstocksdj

Duration:01:12:49

Episode 079: ANDY ELLIS (Actor)

10/31/2018
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This week's guest on Life In The Stocks is actor and (now) podcaster Andy Ellis. He joins Matt to talk This Is England, Overrated Everything, life, acting and more. Life In The Stocks is sponsored by Fireball & Academy Events. Follow Matt Stocks on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram: @mattstocksdj

Duration:01:42:25

Episode 078: DOM JOLY (Comedian/Writer)

10/24/2018
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HELLO....I'M JUST DOING A PODCAST WITH DOM JOLY...NO IT'S RUBBISH...OK, CIAO! This week's guest on Life In The Stocks is comedian, broadcaster & journalist Dom Joly - star of Trigger Happy TV & World Shut Your Mouth - and it's a refreshingly brilliant conversation with a hyper intelligent and highly entertaining human being. This is the full story, from growing up in Lebanon to being Britain's original prankster - to travelling, writing, politics, comedy and everything in between. We don't...

Duration:01:18:38

Episode 077 (Pt. 2): JOHN 'SEGS' JENNINGS (The Ruts/Ruts DC)

10/17/2018
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Here's Part Two of this week's punk special to celebrate 77 episodes of Life In The Stocks. John Jennings, aka Segs, picks up where his best friend and band mate David Ruffy left off to tell his side of the story of The Ruts/Ruts DC. The conversation goes off in all sorts of other directions too, from John Lydon and Brexit to grime and the importance of high-fidelity. Life In The Stocks is sponsored by Fireball & Academy Events. Follow Matt Stocks on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram:...

Duration:01:08:48

Episode 077 (Pt. 1): DAVID RUFFY (The Ruts/Ruts DC)

10/17/2018
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In celebration of Matt's lucky number and the year of all things punk, Episode 077 is a special two part podcast with a pair of original punk legends: Ruffy & Segs from The Ruts/Ruts DC. First up it's drummer David Ruffy, who's here to share his side of the story and the history of The Ruts & Ruts DC, as well as all the work he's done outside of the band with everyone from Wayne Kramer to Sinead O'Connor. Life In The Stocks is sponsored by Fireball & Academy Events. Follow Matt Stocks on...

Duration:01:02:04

Episode 076: HUGH CORNWELL (The Stranglers/Solo)

10/17/2018
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Hugh Cornwell, original frontman & chief songwriter for The Stranglers joins Matt's this week to discuss his time in the seminal punk band, and his post-Stranglers life & career to date. His new solo album Monsters is out now. Life In The Stocks is sponsored by Fireball & Academy Events. Follow Matt Stocks on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram: @mattstocksdj

Duration:00:57:02

Episode 075 (Pt. 2): JESSE LEACH (Live Audience Q&A)

10/10/2018
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Today is World Mental Health Day, which seems like the perfect time to share the Live Q&A that I did with Killswitch Engage singer Jesse Leach in Birmingham back in August. Jesse is a true spokesman for mental health issues and I relished the opportunity to expand on the podcast we did together (Jesse was a guest back on Episode 005 of Life In The Stocks) in front of a live audience, to do our bit to help spread the dialogue around mental health. He's someone I deeply admire and respect, and...

Duration:00:58:58

Episode 075 (Pt. 1): JESSE LEACH (Live Interview)

10/10/2018
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Today is World Mental Health Day, which seems like the perfect time to share the Live Q&A that I did with Killswitch Engage singer Jesse Leach in Birmingham back in August. Jesse is a true spokesman for mental health issues and I relished the opportunity to expand on the podcast we did together (Jesse was a guest back on Episode 005 of Life In The Stocks) in front of a live audience, to do our bit to help spread the dialogue around mental health. He's someone I deeply admire and respect, and...

Duration:01:29:14

Episode 074: KEVIN KERSLAKE (Filmmaker)

10/1/2018
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Acclaimed music video director & documentary filmmaker Kevin Kerslake joins Matt this week for an in-depth discussion about life, art, rock 'n' roll, filmmaking, and the lengthy list of incredible acts he's worked with over the years, including several notable artists that are sadly no longer with us. Kevin's new feature film Bad Reputation: A Joan Jett Documentary is now out worldwide. Life In The Stocks is sponsored by Fireball & Academy Events. Follow Matt Stocks on Facebook / Twitter /...

Duration:01:46:25

Episode 073: DEAN KARR (Photographer/Filmmaker)

9/17/2018
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Iconic rock photographer & filmmaker Dean Karr is Matt's guest this week on Life In The Stocks. Dean has shot album covers and music videos for almost every rock band on the planet, from Iron Maiden, Judas Priest & Black Sabbath to Deftones, Korn, Slipknot, Marilyn Manson, Amen, Queens Of The Stone Age, Velvet Revolver, Tool, A Perfect Circle and many, many more. He's a visionary artist who's led one hell of life, and this is his story so far. Life In The Stocks is sponsored by Fireball &...

Duration:01:01:09

Episode 072: STEPHEN KIJAK (Filmmaker) & YOSHIKI (X Japan)

9/12/2018
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This week's episode of Life In The Stocks is an interview with documentary filmmaker Stephen Kijak (Stones In Exile, Scott Walker: 30th Century Man & We Are X Japan) and Yoshiki from the band X Japan. It's a story that has to be heard to be believed. Life In The Stocks is sponsored by Fireball & Academy Events. Follow Matt Stocks on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram: @mattstocksdj

Duration:01:10:39

Episode 071: ALAN ROBERT (Life Of Agony)

9/11/2018
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Life Of Agony bassist, singer/songwriter & graphic novelist Alan Robert joins Matt for this week's episode of Life In The Stocks to discuss his life and career in music and comic books, from the early New York hardcore scene and his friendship with the likes of Biohazard & Type O Negative to the evolution of Life Of Agony and the band's singer Mina Caputo, and his move into illustration with the creation of his Killogy comics. Life In The Stocks is sponsored by Fireball & Academy...

Duration:01:07:42

Episode 070: CASEY CHAOS (Amen)

8/29/2018
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Matt's old friend Casey Chaos is this week's guest on Life In The Stocks. The Amen frontman appears on his first ever podcast, and his first spoken interview in many years, to tell the story of his exceptionally colourful life. Buckle up and enjoy the ride with one of rock's last true outlaws. Life In The Stocks is sponsored by Fireball & Academy Events. Follow Matt Stocks on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram: @mattstocksdj

Duration:00:58:19