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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. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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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. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Language:

English


Episodes

#235 John Joseph (Cro-Mags/Bloodclot/Author)

7/30/2021
Life In The Stocks Episode 235 features the one and only John Joseph from Cro-Mags, Bloodclot, and now a multi-published author with FIVE books to his name. We had a great conversation, too. We talk about how adversity builds character, the PMA effect, spirituality, endurance, addiction & recovery, and John shares lots of old New York stories and tales of running wild as a kid, freebasing, robbing drug dealers, and ultimately getting clean & sober. It's a great talk that's guaranteed to...

Duration:01:29:21

#234 Ben Weasel (Screeching Weasel)

7/30/2021
Episode 234 of Life In The Stocks features Ben Weasel from Screeching Weasel. Ben is somewhat of a divisive figure in the punk rock community, but very few outlets or platforms seem to have given him the chance to tell his side of the story following the incident at SXSW in Austin, Texas in 2011. So I thought it was about time I invited him on to my podcast to set the record straight. And we ended up having a super in-depth, interesting & insightful conversation that covered everything from...

Duration:01:47:52

#233 Keith Morris (Black Flag/Circle Jerks/Off!)

7/30/2021
Keith Morris is a real punk rock original. The Black Flag, Circle Jerks & Off! frontman was right there for the birth of west coast punk, and we get into the whole history of it here in Episode 233 of Life In The Stocks. We discuss the early days of Black Flag, The Decline of the Western Civilisation, Repo Man, playing golf with Harry Dean Stanton, his friendship with Jeffrey Lee Pierce from The Gun Club, the Circle Jerks then & now, Off! and the new album & film that the band is working on,...

Duration:01:54:58

#232 Sean Yseult (White Zombie/Famous Monsters/Photographer)

7/30/2021
I'm joined for this special episode of Life In The Stocks by musician, photographer & graphic designer Sean Yseult. The original White Zombie bassist doesn't do a lot of podcasts, so it was an honour and a joy to welcome her onto the show. We had a lovely chat about her time in White Zombie, her amazing book I'm In The Band, New Orleans, New York, Beavis & Butthead, our mutual friend Michael Alago, and some wild nights during the nineties with the likes of Johnny Depp, Timothy Leary, Gibby...

Duration:01:22:14

#231 Mick Harris (Napalm Death/Painkiller/Scorn)

7/30/2021
Mick Harris from Napalm Death, Painkiller & Scorn joins me for Episode 231 of Life In The Stocks. The godfather of the blast beat and inventor of the term grindcore joins me to talk about our hometown of Birmingham, the Birmingham doss, fishing, grindcore, Napalm Death, Kool Keith, John Peel, Digby Pearson, Earache Records, and a whole lot more. This man is a true character and a true original. Follow me on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram: @mattstocksdj Check out the Life In The Stocks...

Duration:01:00:01

#230 Rou Reynolds (Enter Shikari)

7/26/2021
Episode 230 of Life In The Stocks features a long overdue first appearance of my old pal Rou Reynolds on the podcast. The Enter Shikari frontman and published author joins me for an in-depth discussion about his incredible new book, A Treatise on Possibility, which is one of the most well researched and thorough books I've ever read - especially from a musician. It's definitely for the deep thinkers, but if you've found yourself questioning the very nature of human existence during this...

Duration:01:22:08

#229 Tyler Bates (Musician/Composer/Producer)

7/26/2021
Episode 229 of Life In The Stocks features world famous musician, composer & producer Tyler Bates. Tyler has scored dozens of your favourite movies, from Guardians of the Galaxy & Deadpool 2 to John Wick, Atomic Blonde, The Devil Rejects, Dawn of the Dead & Watchmen. We talk all about how he got into film scoring and some of the key projects he's been involved with over the course of his amazing career, and we discuss the new album Dark Nights: Death Metal The Soundtrack that he just made...

Duration:01:00:09

#228 Yelawolf (Rapper/Entrepreneur)

7/26/2021
Rapper & entrepreneur Yelawolf is one of the most prolific people in show business. Aside from his music, he owns his own record label, clothing label & whiskey company. And he put out four records in April of this year alone. We had a great chat about breaking out in the business, hustling & grinding, the reaction of the rock & hop hop communities to Yelawolf's music, his friendships & creatives partnerships with the likes of Everlast, Eminem, Kid Rock, Killer Mike, Shooter Jennings, Travis...

Duration:01:10:53

#227 Sebastien Grainger (Death From Above 1979)

7/26/2021
Sebastien Grainger from Death From Above 1979 joins me for Episode 227 of Life In The Stocks to discuss adjusting to the pandemic, the evolution of cities & culture over time, gentrification, creativity, art, family, heritage, performance, Death From Above, and the Fat Beatles. The new album by DFA, Is 4 Lovers, is out now. Follow me on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram: @mattstocksdj Check out the Life In The Stocks Patreon page, support this podcast, and get all kinds of extras in return,...

Duration:01:02:03

#226 Joe Cardamone (Solo)

7/19/2021
Episode 226 of Life In The Stocks sees the return of Joe Cardamone. This time around we discuss heartache, creativity, the pandemic, moving forward, and Joe's new project, Quarentina. Follow me on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram: @mattstocksdj Check out the Life In The Stocks Patreon page, support this podcast, and get all kinds of extras in return, from bonus podcasts & DJ mixes to archive print interviews & radio shows. www.patreon.com/lifeinthestocks My first book, 'Life In The Stocks:...

Duration:01:33:55

#225 Jay Jay French (Twisted Sister)

7/3/2021
Twisted Sister founding member & lead guitarist Jay Jay French joins me for this very special episode of Life In The Stocks to discuss rock 'n' roll, New York, Twisted Sister, Dee Snider, 9/11, Donald Trump, and a whole lot more. It's a deep dive conversation and we cover a lot of ground. If you enjoy this episode, be sure to check his own podcast, The Jay Jay French Connection: Beyond the Music.Follow me on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram: @mattstocksdjCheck out the Life In The Stocks...

Duration:01:47:39

#224 Phil Campbell (Motorhead/Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons)

7/1/2021
The legendary Phil Campbell from Motorhead & Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons joins me for Episode 224 of Life In Stocks to discuss, amongst other things, his incredible solo album Old Lions Still Roar. This is his first podcast appearance. Hopefully we can do another one in person some day.Follow me on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram: @mattstocksdjCheck out the Life In The Stocks Patreon page, support this podcast, and get all kinds of extras in return, from bonus podcasts & DJ mixes to...

Duration:00:46:47

#223 Harley Flanagan (Cro-Mags)

6/27/2021
The one and only Harley Flanagan from Cro-Mags joins me for Episode 223 of Life In The Stocks to discuss old New York stories, his connection to Allen Ginsburg, the punk scene back in the day, playing in The Stimulators as a kid, growing up hard on the streets of New York, his friendship with The Clash, Anthony Bourdain, his excellent book Hard-Core: Life of My Own, redemption & salvation, love, friendship, family, gratitude & humility, what went down between him and John Joseph, and his...

Duration:01:38:32

#222 Myles Kennedy (Slash/Alter Bridge/Solo)

6/16/2021
Myles Kennedy is a man of many talents, whether it's his blistering vocals with Slash or Alter Bridge, secretly being one of the best guitarists in rock 'n' roll, or his most recent records as a solo artist, there is very little he can't do. He's also a lovely, lovely human and it's my great pleasure to finally welcome him onto Episode 222 of Life In The Stocks. We get deep! And we share a few laughs along the way. I hope you enjoy listening as much as I enjoyed recording it. Follow me on...

Duration:01:08:13

#221 Jeff Angell (Walking Papers)

6/13/2021
Seattle gave the world so many great songwriters & singers, so of which you know, a couple of which you may not - but you should. Jeff Angell from Post Stardom Depression, The Missionary Position & Walking Papers is one of the great unsung heroes from the Seattle music scene, and he's my guest for Episode 221 of Life In The Stocks. We talk Seattle, addiction, recovery, creativity, touring with Dee Ramone & Queens of the Stone Age, playing with Duff McKagan & Barrett Martin, Walking Papers,...

Duration:01:21:53

#220 Barrett Martin (Screaming Trees/Mad Season/Barrett Martin Group)

6/10/2021
This is one of my favourite podcasts date. Composer, percussionist, producer, author, and all-round nice guy Barrett Martin joins me for Episode 220 of Life In The Stocks for a deep dive discussion on songwriting, travel, spirituality, mysticism, culture, capitalism, environmentalism, ethnomusicology, and a whole lot more. Barrett His performed on such legendary albums as Rated R by Queens of the Stone Age, Sweet Oblivion by Screaming Trees, and Above by Mad Season to name just a few. He's...

Duration:01:23:10

#219 Dale Crover (Melvins)

6/6/2021
Dale Crover from the Melvins is my guest for Episode 219 of Life In The Stocks. We talk Seattle history, Melvins history, the bands links to Nirvana, Dale's time playing in Nirvana, the Melvins friendship with Gene Simmons, Mike Patton & Tool, major label experiences in the '90s, fame, success, longevity, creative integrity, and a whole lot more. Life In The Stocks is sponsored by Radical Clothing. Be sure to follow them on Facebook & Instagram (@radicalclothinguk) and check out their...

Duration:01:14:01

#218 Mike Herrera (Musician/Podcaster)

6/2/2021
Mike Herrera from MxPx and Goldfinger joins me for Episode 218 of Life In The Stocks to talk podcasting, touring, songwriting, the music business, the influence of Screeching Weasel, opening up for the Sex Pistols in 1997, playing in Goldfinger, and all things MXPX. Enjoy the show!!! Life In The Stocks is sponsored by Radical Clothing. Be sure to follow them on Facebook & Instagram (@radicalclothinguk) and check out their website for the all-new spring range:...

Duration:01:42:16

#217 Jaret Reddick (Bowling For Soup)

5/30/2021
Welcome to this very special episode of Life In The Stocks with my dear old Jaret Reddick from Bowling For Soup. I've known Jaret for ten years, since the Kerrang! Radio days, and he's one of my best friends in the music business. It's been six years since we last did an interview together, so we had an awful lot of ground to cover, and we got deep into it. People have been asking me when is Jaret going to make an appearance on the podcast ever since I launched the show in 2017, and believe...

Duration:01:48:35

#216 Atom Willard (Rocket From The Crypt/Angels & Airwaves/The Offspring/Against Me!)

5/26/2021
From one member of Against Me! to another this week, drummer Atom Willard joins me for Episode 216 of Life In The Stocks as we attempt to cover a significant chunk (there was no way we were ever going to cover all of it) of the project he's been involved in over the years, from Rocket From The Crypt and The Special Goodness to Angels & Airwaves and Against Me! Like many of the best drummers out there - Josh Freese, Joey Castillo, Ilan Rubin - Atom is insanely prolific and has played with so...

Duration:01:11:31