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The Ex Man with Doc Coyle

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Ep. 34 - Billy Graziadei (Biohazard, Powerflo, ex-Suicide City)

12/12/2017
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Doc speaks with guitarist, vocalist, and producer Billy Graziadei about how forming Biohazard helped him stay out of trouble in the streets, the band's unique sound and genesis of blending hardcore, metal, and hip hop, how fame and substance abuse tore the band apart, leaving Biohazard and launching punk band Suicide City, the Biohazard reunion, and tells the story of how the supergroup Powerflo came together. This episode features the song "Resistance" by Powerflo. Follow Billy on...

Duration: 01:59:55


Ep. 33 - Meytal Cohen (YouTube Star)

11/29/2017
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Doc talks with drummer and YouTube star, Meytal Cohen, about growing up and getting into heavy metal in Israel, her unique family life, her time in the Israeli Army, how she found her way to America, what the process of gaining such a massive online fanbase was like, the experience of making a record and touring with her band, Meytal, and her latest venture launching a Kickstarter campaign to make the next album. This episode features the song "Out of Chaos" by Meytal. Go to...

Duration: 01:30:03


Ep. 32 - Peter Wichers (ex-Soilwork)

11/20/2017
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Doc talks with ex-Soilwork guitar player Peter Wichers about what made the Swedish metal scene in the 90s so special, how Soilwork's career was built and cultivated an international following, the evolution of the band's sound over the years, why he quit Soilwork the first time, his venture becoming a record producer, rejoining and leaving Soilwork the 2nd time to start a family and work for Fender, and his forthcoming music project with vocalist Howard Jones (Light The Torch, Killswitch...

Duration: 01:45:01


Ep. 31 - Art Cruz (Winds of Plague, Prong)

11/14/2017
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Doc gives his thoughts on the flurry of sexual misconduct scandals currently in the news, and speaks with the drummer of Winds of Plague and Prong, Art Cruz, about how Winds of Plague got their break, the rise of the deathcore scene, why he ultimately left the band, his time at G-Pen, how he joined Prong, the Winds of Plague reunion, his other life as a magician, and the launch of his new clothing brand Baselords. This episode features the song "Never Alone" from the Winds of Plague album...

Duration: 01:57:17


Ep. 30 - Chris "OJ" Ojeda (Byzantine)

11/7/2017
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Byzantine guitarist/vocalist, Chris "OJ" Ojeda, joins Doc to discuss how the band got their break, the naive mistakes they made in the early years, the struggle they experienced balancing band life and home life, the band breakup and reunion, Byzantine's new lease on life and record deal with Metal Blade, OJ's vocal technique, and his account of the reality of life in West Virginia. This episode features the song "Toast to the Ghost" by Bad Wolves and "Trapjaw" by Byzantine from their new...

Duration: 01:19:07


Ep. 29 - NBA Talk with Derek James (1500ESPN Timberwolves Analyst)

10/26/2017
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Doc speaks with ESPN1500 Minnesota Timberwolves Analyst and Hardwood Paroxysm writer, Derek James, about how he became a basketball journalist, the evolution of new media, the connection between hoops and heavy music, question whether the dominance of the Golden State Warriors is good for the NBA, how the Cavs and Celtics will fair after the Kyrie Irving trade, the upcoming T-Wolves season, and re-litigate Russell Westbrook's MVP campaign. You can follow Derek on Twitter...

Duration: 01:11:57


Ep. 28 - Chris Broderick (Act of Defiance, ex-Megadeth, ex-Nevermore, ex-Jag Panzer)

10/16/2017
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Doc speaks with Act of Defiance guitarist, Chris Broderick, about the challenges of doing a long distance band and being the only guitar player, how he got his professional start in Colorado with Jag Panzer, the hard truths he learned about the music industry playing with Nevermore, how he got the Megadeth gig and ultimately why he left, and what it was like to start a brand new band from the ground up after leaving such a big group. This episode features the song "M.I.A." from the album...

Duration: 01:20:37


Ep. 27 - Steve Evetts (Producer of Dillinger Escape Plan, Suicide Silence)

10/10/2017
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Doc talks with legendary record producer Steve Evetts about working on the 1st God Forbid album, Reject The Sickness, his philosophy on getting great performances, his role elevating the hardcore scene in the late 90s, his time as the bassist of the glam-ish band American Angel, how he got his start producing and working at Trax East studio, breaking out as a "big time" producer working with Ross Robinson, The Cure, and Sepultura, what the Steve Evetts credo towards production is, what he...

Duration: 02:03:37


Ep. 26 - Brian Fair (ex-Shadows Fall, ex-Overcast, Downpour)

9/26/2017
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Doc talks with vocalist Brian Fair about coming up in the early 90s Boston hardcore scene, breaking out and eventually breaking up with Overcast, joining Shadows Fall to see the rise of the New Wave of American Heavy Metal, how he enjoyed finally reaching big success, signing to a major label, why all activity stopped for Shadows Fall, how he has experienced family life, and wrap up to chat about the Boston Celtics. This episode features the song "Beautiful Nothing" by Downpour. Follow...

Duration: 02:03:41


Ep. 25 - Lorenzo Antonucci (ex-Sworn Enemy)

9/13/2017
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Doc talks with ex-Sworn Enemy guitarist, Lorenzo Antonucci, about the ups and downs of his career with the band, coming out of the New York hardcore scene, playing Ozzfest, trying to maintain success, and eventually why he quit the band. He also gets deep into his life after the band from moving Austria to becoming a record producer, relocating to Los Angeles to try professional wrestling, and finally focusing on acting in and developing films and television. This episode features the...

Duration: 02:19:37


Ep. 24 - Adam Sagir (The Noise Cartel PR, ex-Century Media, Dripback, ex-Labrat)

9/5/2017
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Doc shares his thoughts on Hurricane Harvey and the LA Fires. He also speaks with his good friend, Adam Sagir, owner of UK PR company, The Noise Cartel, former Century Media Records employee, and bassist of Dripback and formerly of Labrat. Adam talks about working his way up the ladder in the record industry with Century Media, deciding how to balance his band life and other career opportunities, how he became an instrumental figure in launching God Forbid in the UK, and lays out how he...

Duration: 01:47:10


Ep. 23 - Mercedes Lander (Kittie, White Swan)

8/24/2017
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Doc talks with Kittie drummer, Mercedes Lander, about the financial difficulties that led to the band winding down their career, the challenges of being a Canadian band, how Kittie got their start, how monumental success affected them being so young, their transition coming out of the nu metal scene into the traditional metal world, resisting exploitation from the music industry, life and career after Kittie, and the forthcoming Kittie documentary. This episode features the song "JET" by...

Duration: 01:34:09


Ep. 22 - Corey Pierce (ex-God Forbid)

8/14/2017
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Doc reflects on the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, VA, and speaks with ex-God Forbid drummer Corey Pierce about how he dealt with the break up of the band, the evolution of the band's sound throughout their career, lament on lost opportunities, discuss Corey's career post-God Forbid, and mull the possibility of a reunion. This episode features the God Forbid song "Static Signal", a B-side from the 2009 Earthsblood album. Follow Corey on Instagram and Twitter...

Duration: 01:58:13


Ep. 21 - Dave "The Rev" Ciancio (ex-God Forbid, Shadows Fall, Thursday manager)

7/31/2017
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Doc talks with God Forbid's ex-manager Dave "The Rev" Ciancio about how his artist management career got started with The Syndicate, what attracted him to want to work with God Forbid, the exciting east coast metal and hardcore scene of the late 90s and early 00s, why he ended up quitting managing God Forbid and eventually leaving artist management altogether, and gives some insight into his career path after leaving the music industry. This episode features the God Forbid song "Nothing"...

Duration: 01:55:21


Ep. 20 - Jeremy Wagner (Broken Hope)

7/17/2017
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Doc speaks with Broken Hope founder and guitarist, Jeremy Wagner, about being the "last man standing" in a band with a 20 year history, how their long hiatus came about, what the 90s death metal scene was like, Jeremy's fiction writing career, and how the band's approach has changed in the modern era of social media. This episode features the song "Blast Frozen" by Broken Hope from their new album Mutilated and Assimilated. Follow Jeremy on Twitter @JeremyXWagner Follow Doc on Instagram...

Duration: 01:05:39


Ep. 19 - Jim LaMarca (ex-Chimaira, Impending Lies)

7/3/2017
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Doc speaks with ex-Chimaira bassist Jim LaMarca about their forthcoming reunion show, political observation in Cleveland, how he came to becoming a professional barber, why he ultimately left Chimaira in 2010, ponders the mistakes made by the band, and talk NBA and Cleveland Cavaliers. This episode features the song "Wither" by Impending Lies. Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Find more great podcasts like The Ex Man at www.JabberJawMedia.com

Duration: 01:47:19


Ep. 18 - Brandan Schieppati (ex-Bleeding Through, ex-18 Visions, The Iron Son)

6/15/2017
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Brandan Schieppati, ex-vocalist of Bleeding Through and ex-guitarist of 18 Visions, joins Doc to discuss the Orange County hardcore scene, the dawn of Fashioncore, how he transitioned from 18 Visions to Bleeding Through, his personal struggle and outward pressure grappling with overbearing ambition and expectations, and how his passion for fitness led him to set Bleeding Through aside to start his own gym and clothing line, Rise Above Fitness, as well as new endeavors with his band, The...

Duration: 01:29:11


Ep. 17 - Doc Answers Fan Questions

6/7/2017
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In lieu of having a guest, Doc decides to put a spotlight on the fans and supporters by answering their questions for an entire episode. This episode features the song "The World Is Yours" by In Search of Sun from the album The World Is Yours, and the song "N2" by God Forbid from the album Reject The Sickness, which is currently available under the dual release Sickness and Misery. Follow Doc Coyle on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Facebook -...

Duration: 01:36:23


Ep. 16 - Mike Schleibaum (Darkest Hour, Battery)

5/23/2017
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Doc chats with Darkest Hour founder and guitarist, Mike Schleibaum, about the sacrifices and grind of DIY touring, Doc's challenge with learning the guitar technique behind Darkest Hour songs, how Mike stays so enthusiastic and Darkest Hour's unique longevity, how the line-up changes have allowed the band to excel, Mike's time playing with the legendary hardcore band, Battery, dealing with the transition and backlash of being ex-straight edge, they brainstorm on ways to make independent...

Duration: 01:12:15


Ep. 15 - Ken Schalk (ex-Candiria, ex-Fuel)

5/3/2017
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Doc rants against the criticism on being involved with "too many" music projects, and chats with ex-Candiria and ex-Fuel drummer, Ken Schalk, about his drumming philosophy, his approach to artistic living, evolving from Candiria being a death metal band to finding a home within the hardcore scene, Candiria's stylistic changes and connection to New York City, his transition moving from NYC to LA, his experience playing with Fuel and The Misfits, and his involvement or lack thereof on the...

Duration: 02:02:10

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