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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 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.

Duration:00:57:02

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 075 (Pt. 2): WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY (Audience Q&A with Jesse Leach)

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): WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY (Live Interview with Jesse Leach)

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 and 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 some notable artists that are unfortunately no longer with us. Kevin's new feature film Bad Reputation: A Joan Jett Documentary is now out worldwide.

Duration:01:46:25

Episode 073: DEAN KARR (Photographer/Filmmaker)

9/17/2018
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Iconic rock photographer and 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 and 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.

Duration:01:01:09

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

9/12/2018
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This is a bonus episode to make up for missing an episode last week, and it's an old 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. Enjoy!

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 discuss his 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, the band's singer Mina Caputo, and his move into illustration and the creation of his Killogy comics.

Duration:01:07:42

Episode 070: CASEY CHAOS (Amen)

8/29/2018
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Matt's dear 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.

Duration:00:58:19

Episode 069: DANKO JONES (Solo Artist)

8/21/2018
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Danko Jones isn't just a rock n roller - he's a modern day renaissance man. The Canadian songwriter, author, podcaster, and walking encyclopaedia of rock joins Matt for this week's episode of Life In The Stocks to discuss touring, the magic of Motorhead & Lemmy's enduring appeal, his love of Kiss and Paul Stanley but disappointment in Gene Simmons, his favourite underground garage rock bands, his new book 'I've Got Something To Say' and so much more. We're thrilled to finally have him on the...

Duration:01:14:06

Episode 068: CHRISTIAN STEVENSON (DJ BBQ)

8/14/2018
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The King of Catertainment himself, DJ BBQ joins Matt for this week's episode of Life In The Stocks to discuss his long and varied career. From live MCing skate and snowboard events to video production, radio, TV presenting, DJing and his latest adventures in catertainment, there's only one Christian Stevenson. Let's get RAD.

Duration:01:37:25

Episode 067: CHUCK ROBERTSON (Mad Caddies)

8/6/2018
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From one Chuck to another, this week's guest on Life In The Stocks is Chuck Robertson of the Mad Caddies. He joins Matt on the podcast to talk fatherhood, music, touring, Fat Mike, Fat Wreck Chords, politics and more. Enjoy!

Duration:01:13:10

Episode 066: CHUCK RAGAN (Hot Water Music)

7/30/2018
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Hot Water Music frontman and all-round hero Chuck Ragan joins Matt on the podcast this week to discuss growing up in a religious household, finding skateboarding and punk rock as a young kid, the formation and history of Hot Water Music, and his double-life as both a punk rocker and a family man with a second career as a fly fishing guide. He's a unique dude, so pull up a pew and enjoy his story.

Duration:01:08:08

Episode 065: HYRO THE HERO (Rapper)

7/22/2018
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The homie Hyro The Hero is this week's guest on Life In The Stocks. Hyro and Matt have been friends since 2011 so there was a lot to catch up on, from Hyro's introduction into the music industry and the recording of his debut album 'Birth, School, Work, Death' with super producer Ross Robinson, to rocking shows with Deftones & letlive, mixing hip-hop and rap, and the social and political themes that inform the lyrics on Hyro's brand new album 'Flagged Channel', such as racism and police...

Duration:01:03:21

Episode 064: LINUS OF HOLLYWOOD (Singer/Songwriter/Producer)

7/17/2018
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Linus Dotson aka Linus Of Hollywood is Matt's guest this week on Life In The Stocks. The LA based singer-songwriter & producer has worked with a wide range of artists over the years including Puff Daddy, Cheap Trick, Smashing Pumpkins, Tim Burgess & ODB. He's also close friends with Jaret Reddick from Bowling For Soup and has worked with Jaret on the last few BFS records, and they have a comedy side-project together called Jarinus. In addition to all that, Linus is also in the band Nerf...

Duration:01:15:26

Episode 063: BEN OSMUNDSON (Zebrahead)

7/12/2018
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This week's podcast is a drunken chat from Slam Dunk Festival 2018 with Ben Osmundson from Zebrahead. There's stories of kegger parties with Sublime and No Doubt, festival brawls with Slayer, and Matt shares what happened to him on his last night in LA back in May...Warning! Listener discretion is advised. (Matt hopes his parents never hear this one!) Life In The Stocks is sponsored by Fireball & Academy Events. Follow Matt Stocks on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram: @mattstocksdj

Duration:01:03:20

Episode 062: MONIQUE POWELL (Save Ferris)

7/8/2018
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Save Ferris singer Monique Powell joins Matt this week for an in-depth and powerful conversation that encompasses feminism, sexism and double standards in the entertainment industry, family, friendship, life & death, hope, dreams & inspiration, identity politics, social attitudes and a whole lot more. Buckle up and enjoy the ride with one of the most inspiring women in music. Life In The Stocks is sponsored by Fireball & Academy Events. Follow Matt Stocks on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram:...

Duration:01:19:43

Episode 061: DR AMIE HARWICK (Sex Therapist)

6/27/2018
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LA Sex Therapist Dr. Amie Harwick joins Matt for this week's episode of Life In The Stocks to dissect & discuss feminism, gender politics, sexual identity & the Me Too movement and shed some expert light on the maelstrom of issues surrounding these areas, specifically in regards to the entertainment industries. It's time for some informed and unbiased opinions. Life In The Stocks is sponsored by Fireball & Academy Events. Follow Matt Stocks on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram: @mattstocksdj

Duration:01:08:11

Episode 060: GAIL PORTER (Presenter)

6/18/2018
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This week's very special guest on Life In The Stocks is Scottish presenter and all-round lovely lady, Gail Porter. Gail has led an amazing life: she's been through all the highs and lows that a human being can go through, and she's come through the other side with a smile on her face and love in her heart. She's a fighter and a survivor and she joins Matt here to talk about her eventful life & career. Life In The Stocks is sponsored by Fireball & Academy Events. Follow Matt Stocks on...

Duration:01:20:55