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The Ex Man Podcast Ep. 71 – Mike Mowery (Outerloop Mgmt, JabberJaw Media, Manage Mental Podcast)

Doc welcomes. Mike Mowery, podcaster, owner of Outerloop Management and record label, as well as co-owner of JabberJaw Media, the podcast network that The Ex Man is a part of. They talk about Mike’s trip cross-country, his time in Los Angeles, weigh the pros and cons of being too honest in the the podcasting field, how the JabberJaw Media podcast network came together, the state of the heavy music industry in the streaming age, his recent challenges in dealing with adversity with his business and personal life, and share some internal reflections on how one stays positive through adversity.

This episode features the song “A Grave Mistake” by ICE NINE KILLS from their new album The Silver Scream.

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The Ex Man Ep. 69 – MIke Couls (Vehement Serenade, ex-Sworn Enemy, ex-Agents of Man)

Doc welcomes famed hardcore bass player, Mike Couls as his guest and they talk about Mike booking God Forbid’s first ever tour in Detroit, how losing his father at a young age led him to find solace in the hardcore scene, dealing with the violent backdrop of Detroit and joining local legends, Cold As Life, breaking out into the bigger metal world with Sworn Enemy, tells some amazing Ozzfest stories, why he left Sworn Enemy to move to NJ and join the much more melodic Agents of Man, becoming a journeyman touring bassist playing with bands like Terror, Merauder, Skarhead, and The Cro-Mags, the two resolve a difficult personal issue from the past, and discuss his controversial nickname, “The Gook” .

This episode features the song “The Immortal” by Dawn of Eternity and “Murder” by Agents of Man.

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Support our show sponsor Dawn of Eternity at dawnofeternity1.bandcamp.com/

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The Ex Man Podcast Ep. 68 – Dave Davidson (Revocation)

Doc speaks with Revocation vocalist and lead guitarist, Dave Davidson, about the band he played in previously called Cryptic Warning, the early days coming up in Boston DIY metal scene, his intellectual curiosity that led him to become a student of metal and eventually going to Berkley Music College, how Revocation secured a record deal with Relapse, the slow but steady progress of the band’s success. signing with Metal Blade records, and how he has gone about developing his personal brand as virtuoso guitarist.

This episode features the song “Of Unworldly Origin” by Revocation from their album The Outer Ones.

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The Ex Man Podcast Ep. 67 – Kyle Konkiel (Bad Wolves, ex-Vimic/Scar The Martyr, ex-In This Moment)

Doc speaks with his bandmate and bassist from Bad Wolves, Kyle Konkiel, about his stint doing his own podcast, Tour Bus Confidential, getting started in the LA metal scene with the band Grimefield, how he got the gig to play bass for In This Moment, the personal difficulty of dealing with getting kicked out of the band and starting over, the ups and downs of joining Scar The Martyr, how and why the band changed their name to Vimic, why he left Vimic to join Bad Wolves, and what it’s been like to find crossover success this late in his career.

This episode features the song “Sensation” by Stalin and the song “She Sees Everything’ by Vimic.

You can follow Kyle on Instagram @Kskonkiel

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Check out this episode’s band sponsor Stalin at www.stalin.org

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The Ex Man Podcast Ep. 66 – Jonny Hawkins (Nothing More)

On the latest episode of The Ex Man Podcast, Doc welcomes Jonny Hawkins, vocalist for the eclectic hard rock band, Nothing More. They talk about his methods for maintaining sanity on long tours, how he got into fitness and how it fuels his performance, the early years of Nothing More when Johnny was the drummer of the band, how they got their record deal with Eleven Seven, his process learning how to become a lead singer, and the creative risks they took on their new record to distinguish themselves from the active rock scene.
This episode features the song “Go To War” by Nothing More from their album The Story We Tell Ourselves.

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The Ex Man Podcast Ep. 65 – Tom Bejgrowicz (ex-A&R for Century Media, Graphic Designer)

Doc speaks with Tom Bejgrowicz, also known as Tom B, the guy who originally signed God Forbid to a record deal with Century Media records, about getting started in the music industry with Caroline Distribution and working bands like The Misfits, what he originally saw in God Forbid that made him want to sign the band, his obsessive passion that saw bounce between an A&R career and his life as a graphic designer, helping found the genre and coining the term “New Wave of American Heavy Metal”, and his recent work as a graphic design, teacher, and starting Unbuilt Magazine with Randy Blythe and Alex Skolnick.

This episode features the song “Chains” by Davola from the album Inherent and the song “Amendment” by God Forbid from the album Reject The Sickness.

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Check out our band sponsor Davola at www.davolaofficial.com/ to get a free song download.

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The Ex Man Podcast Ep. 64 – Nelson Blake (Locked In A Vacancy – Artist – Luke Cage, Spiderman)

Doc welcomes guest, Nelson Blake II, ex-guitarist of NYC-based metalcore band Locked In A Vacancy and professional comic book artist. They talk about Locked In A Vacancy’s recent reunion, the old New York hardcore scene, dissect the complexities of modern black culture and the difficulty going against societally forced identity roles, the psychology behind the toxic aspects of Twitter, get into some NY Knicks and basketball talk, how his career as a visual artist progressed and eventually being hired by Marvel to illustrate Luke Cage and Spiderman, and pick apart the fallacy of God given talent and intricacies of creative work.

This episode features the song “Office Politics” by Locked In A Vacancy from their album Exit The Futility Ward.

Follow Nelson on Instagram @nelsonblakeii and Twitter @@nelsonblake2

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The Ex Man Podcast Ep. 63 – Eyal Levi (ex-Daath, URM Academy)

Doc welcomes guitarist, songwriter, producer, and entrepreneur, Eyal Levi, on the show to talk about growing up around classical music with his father being a conductor, how in music college he stumbled upon creating the music that would become Daath, how their music progressed and why he thinks Daath didn’t succeed, how he leveraged the connections he made with the band into becoming a producer, making the Levi/Werstler album, why Daath ultimately became inactive, discuss when and why to quit a project, how the band Eyal and Doc played in together fell apart, how getting involved doing tutorials on CreativeLive inspired him to start URM Academy, and finally achieving success with Nail The Mix.

This episode features the song “The Ascent and Decline” by The Agony Scene from their new album Tormentor and “Worthless” by Daath from their album The Concealers.

Follow Eyal on Instagram @therealeyallevi and check out URM Academy at Nailthemix.com

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The Ex Man Podcast Ep. 62 – Melissa Cross (Zen of Screaming)

Doc speaks with world renowned singer and vocal coach, Melissa Cross, about coming up with her techniques to teach how to scream properly, her early years studying acting, piano, voice, and performance, being attracted to heavy music and discovering the punk scene, missing her opportunity as a solo artist due to drug use, discuss the ins and outs of vocal technique, and how she got involved with the metal scene and developed the course work that would ultimately become the instructional video series, “The Zen of Screaming”.

This episode features the song “Never Enough” by Cosm from their album Omnition.

Follow Melissa on Instagram @zenofscreaming and Twitter @melissacross

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The Ex Man Ep. 61 – Zach Myers (Shinedown)

Doc speaks with Shinedown guitarist, Zach Myers, about filling in on bass with Saliva, how he joined Shinedown, getting his start as a teenage, phenom musician, how Shinedown’s sound evolved over the years to getting heavier, what it’s like being in the radio world, why he thinks Shinedown has had such big success, their writing process and good relationship with their longtime label, Atlantic Records, and wrap up talking hoops and the NBA.

This episode features the song “Carry The Torch” by Dead Reflections and “Devil” by Shinedown from their album Attention Attention.

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Support our show sponsor Dead Reflections at deadreflections.bandcamp.com/track/carry-the-torch and www.facebook.com/deadreflectionsofficial/

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