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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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The Ex Man Podcast Ep. 60 – Steve Joh (A&R for Prosthetic Records, Ex-Century Media)

Doc speaks with Prosthetic Records A&R guy, Steve Joh, about getting started in the music industry working at Caroline Distribution, getting hired by Century Media to run Noise Records, eventually taking over the A&R job at Century Media, explains what an A&R person actually does, the enthusiasm of the early years at CM, leaving the label and touring with God Forbid, his thoughts on the changing music industry, leaving CM to to join Prosthetic Records, and gives some thoughts on God Forbid’s career shortfalls.

This episode features the song “The Huntress” by The Iron Gates from the EP The Story Thus Far.

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Support our show sponsor The Iron Gates at theirongates.bandcamp.com/album/the-story-thus-far
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The Ex Man Podcast Ep. 59 – Sahaj Ticotin (Ra)

Doc speaks with Ra vocalist, guitarist, and producer, Sahaj Ticotin, about how he got his start playing music, his philosophy on producing new rock bands, starting the band Ra and landing a major label record deal, the difficulty of dealing with the pressure of a big budget and trying to crack active rock radio, hitting a wall on Ra’s sophomore album, “the Ra curse”, struggling with the touring lifestyle, transitioning into becoming a producer and songwriter for other artists, debate the future of guitars in modern popular music and the validity of Greta Van Fleet.

This episode features the song “Use Once and Destroy” by Smack Factor and “Supermegadubstep” by Ra.

Follow Sahaj on Instagram @sahajmakesmusic and Twitter @sahajtic and sahajticotin.com

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Support our show sponsor Smack Factor at www.smackfactor.net/ and @smackfactor

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The Ex Man Podcast Ep. 58 – Mike Mulholland (Painless, ex-Emmure, Recon, Thy Art Is Murder)

Doc speaks with guitarist Mike Mulholland about filling in for deathcore titans, Thy Art Is Murder, his time playing in Emmure, rant about guitar playing and gear, his original band Recon and Emmure bringing a nü metal and breakdown-heavy sound to metalcore, rant about Hatebreed, why he left Emmure, taking a “radical sabbatical” and enjoying time off after the band, rant about action movies, and starting his new band, Painless, with the other ex-members of Emmure.

This episode features the song “Mike and Drew” by Heartsick, “Hand of the Devine” by The Agony Scene from their album Tormentor, and “Spellbinder” by Painless.

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Support our show sponsor Heartsick at heartsickband.bandcamp.com/ and www.facebook.com/heartsickband

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The Ex Man Podcast Ep. 57 – Godless (ex-The Metal Podcast, ex-Metalsucks Podcast Host)

Doc speaks with Godless, the former host of excellent heavy metal themed podcasts, Podcast Metal and MetalSucks, about his background in the music industry as a manager, booker, and promoter, how he met Chuck and got into podcasting, studying to become a high level interviewer, debate what being a nerd means, Godless interviews Doc a bit on God Forbid’s career and downfall, the current state of the metal scene, and wrap up discussing politics.

This episode features the song “Half-Duplex” by Jade Telegraph from the EP Half-Duplex.

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Support our show sponsor Jade Telegraph at jadetelegraph.bandcamp.com and @jadetelegraph

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The Ex Man Podcast Ep. 56 – Chris Kael (Five Finger Death Punch, ex-The UTMoST)

Doc speaks with Five Finger Death Punch bassist, Chris Kael, about what attracted him to picking up the bass as a teenager in Lexington, KY, his background as a lead vocalist, moving to Las Vegas and playing with the pop punk band The UTMoST, bartending in Vegas and almost quitting music, the audition process to get in the 5FDP, adjusting to being in a very popular band, what he thinks the secret to their success is, and contemplate running for office with Doc as his running mate.

This episode features the song “The Wake” by Stillfire from their EP Too Far To Reach and “Fire In The Hole” by Five Finger Death Punch from their album And Justice For None.

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Support our show sponsor Stillfire at stillfiremusic.com

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The Ex Man Podcast Ep. 55 – Steve Smyth (One Machine, ex-Forbidden, ex-Nevermore, ex-Testament)

Doc talks with prolific guitar player, Steve Smyth, about what makes the bay area such a gold mine for talented metal musicians, how he got his professional start with Vicious Rumors, getting his big break as a touring guitarist with Testament for 5 years, playing with Eric Peterson’s black metal side-project, Dragonlord, the ups and downs of joining Nevermore and to contributing to the classic This Godless Endeavor album, working with Forbidden on Omega Wave, and launching his own band, One Machine.

This episode features the song “The Body Snatchers” by Circle Back from their self-titled EP and the song “New Motive Power” by One Machine from their album The Final Cull.

Follow Steve on Instagram @stevesmythofficial and Twitter @stevesmyth01 and his website SteveSmyth.com.

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Support our show sponsor Circle Back at CircleBackHC.com

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The Ex Man Podcast Ep. 54 – Live w/ Roy Mayorga (Stone Sour, ex-Soulfly, ex-Crisis, ex-Nasuea)

Doc does his first ever live Ex Man show with Stone Sour drummer, Roy Mayorga, about coming up in New York City with punk band Nausea, jumping around as a hired gun with bands like Shelter and Crisis, how doing remixes for Sepultura opened the door to joining Soulfly, the inspiration behind the style of the first Soulfly album, his philosophy on rhythm and being a drummer, leaving Soulfly, moving to LA and playing with bands like Medication and Abloom, his time filling in for Sepultura, how he got into production and electronic music, and the gratification of joining a successful band like Stone Sour after such a long career.

This episode features the song “Technojesus” by Gigantalope from the album Super God and “Song #3” by Stone Sour from their album Hydrograd.

Follow Roy on Twitter @StonesourRoy and Instagram @roymayorgaofficial

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Support our show sponsor Gigantalope at gigantalopeparty.com

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The Ex Man Podcast Ep. 53 – Justin Graves (Vexes, ex-A Life Once Lost)

Doc speaks with drummer, Justin Graves, about joining A Life Once Lost and developing their sound on the breakout record, A Great Artist, working with producer Eric Rachel, the organic nature of the recording process, dealing with the Djent uprising despite being an earlier innovator, releasing the Hunter album and enjoying some success with big tours, A Life Once Lost losing steam due to deathcore taking over the scene, quitting the band, life after the band, and starting his new band, Vexes.

This episode features the song “The Devil’s Den” by SLaM from their EP What Now and the song “Hellion” by Vexes fro their album Ancient Geometry.

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The Ex Man Podcast Ep. 52 – Anthony Martini (E. Town Concrete, Commission Music)

Doc speaks with E-Town Concrete frontman, Anthony Martini, about being a unique band rising up in the New Jersey hardcore scene, how their music and image reflected urban life, making business mistakes and perhaps missing the boat for mainstream commercial success, hitting their stride with The Renaissance but also hitting the wall of a changing music scene, E-Town breaking up, getting into the industry as an artist manager, transitioning from the metal to hip hop world, achieving big success as a manager and label owner, and E-Town reuniting in perpetuity.

This episode features the song “Architect” by Weight Of The Tide from their EP All Told and “So Many Night” by E-Town Concrete.

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Support our show sponsor Weight Of The Tide at weightofthetide.bandcamp.com/

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