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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.

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.

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

#200 Pritchard & Dainton (Dirty Sanchez Christmas Special)

12/24/2020
Ho Ho Ho! Merry Christmas one and all. We've reached the end of 2020 and the end of Season 2 of Life In The Stocks. The podcast will be going on hiatus for a while after this, but before we say goodbye, please enjoy this Christmas Special with Matt best buds Pritchard & Dainton from Dirty Sanchez - who still happen to have the two most downloaded episodes in the history of the podcast. Don't forget you can rent or buy The Sanchez Story Vol. 1 right NOW exclusively via...

Duration:01:27:46

#199 Mark Lanegan (Solo Artist/Screaming Trees/Queens Of The Stone Age)

12/22/2020
It's the penultimate podcast of the year, and we're joined for this very special episode of Life In The Stocks by one of the most unique and interesting artists alive, Mr Mark Lanegan. Happy listening! Follow Matt Stocks 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 Matt's...

Duration:01:17:35

#198 David Catching (Queens Of The Stone Age/Eagles Of Death Metal/Earthlings?/Mojave Lords/Rancho De La Luna)

12/19/2020
Episode 198 of Life In The Stocks features David Catching from Queens Of The Stone Age, Eagles Of Death Metal, Earthlings? and Mojave Lords. Davey also runs the world famous Rancho De La Luna studio, where everyone from Kyuss to Arctic Monkeys & Iggy Pop have recorded. Follow Matt Stocks 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...

Duration:01:46:39

#197 Bill Stevenson (Descendents/All/Black Flag)

12/14/2020
Punk rock legend and all-round hero Bill Stevenson is Matt's guest for Episode 197 of Life In The Stocks. It's a wonderfully in-depth discussion about punk rock, spirituality, life, art, friendships, and more. If you'd like to read the two books Bill suggests, search for Siddhartha (World Classics, Unabridged) and Spiritual Enlightenment: The Damnedest Thing by Jed McKenna. Follow Matt Stocks on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram: @mattstocksdj Check out the Life In The Stocks Patreon page,...

Duration:01:20:29

#196 Jay Bentley (Bad Religion)

12/11/2020
Original Bad Religion founding member Jay Bentley joins Matt for Episode 196 of Life In The Stocks to discuss growing up in Southern California, getting into punk rock, what the LA scene was like in the early 80s, the violence that pervaded the punk scene at that time, Bad Religion’s first ever gig with Social Distortion, early shows with bands like TSOL, Adolescents, playing in the Circle Jerks, drinking, alcoholism, addiction, and getting sober, the secret to Bad Religion’s longevity,...

Duration:01:28:23

#195 Dave King (Flogging Molly)

12/8/2020
Flogging Molly frontman Dave King is Matt's guest for Episode 195 of Life In The Stocks. The band just put out the 20th anniversary reissue of their debut album Swagger, which Dave talks to Matt about. They also discuss the early years of Flogging Molly, signing to Side One Dummy, recruiting skateboard legend Matt Hensley on accordion, and Dave's pre-Molly band, Fastway - with Fast Eddie Clarke (Motorhead) and Pete Way (UFO). And it'd be remiss of us not to touch on the annual Flogging Molly...

Duration:01:07:26

#194 Chris Robertson (Black Stone Cherry)

12/3/2020
We're approaching the end of 2020, and the end of Series Two of Life In The Stocks. But there's still plenty of great chats coming your way between now and Christmas, like this one right here, with Chris Robertson from Black Stone Cherry. Chris and Matt go back ten years now, so as always, there was plenty to discuss - especially with everything that's been happening this year - from mental health, battling depression, and well-being, to the importance of unity and empathy, Black Stone...

Duration:01:10:56

#193 Michael Alago (A&R Executive)

11/30/2020
A&R Executive and all-round music industry legend Michael Alago joins Matt for Episode 193 of Life In The Stocks to discuss growing up in New York City and his stories from running around town going to shows as a kid - where he saw bands like the Ramones and Dead Boys in their formative years - to his break in the music business signing Metallica and White Zombie, the death of Cliff Burton, surviving AIDS, getting clean and sober, and so much more. If it's rock 'n' roll stories you want,...

Duration:01:05:22

#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. Follow Matt Stocks on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram: @mattstocksdj Check out the Life In The Stocks Patreon page, support this podcast, and get all kinds...

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. Follow Matt Stocks 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:01:08:50

#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. Follow Matt Stocks 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...

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. Follow Matt Stocks on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram: @mattstocksdj Check out the Life In The Stocks...

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. Follow Matt Stocks 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...

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. Follow Matt Stocks on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram:...

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