The Ex Man Podcast Ep. 48 – Marc Rizzo (Soulfly, Cavalera Conspiracy, ex-Ill Nino)

Doc speaks with Soulfly and Cavalera Conspiracy lead guitarist, Marc Rizzo, about coming up in the New Jersey extreme metal scene, the story of how El Niño became Ill Niño, the experience of having early success with Ill Niño and eventually quitting the band, how he joined Soufly, what it’s like to be in a band with Max Cavalera, how Cavalera Conspiracy came together, the secret to his tireless work ethic, and his solo guitar career.

This episode features the song “Seismal” by Headcrusher from the album Death Comes With Silence, “Spines” by Terror Universal from the album Make Them Bleed, and “Kylocycyle” by Marc Rizzo.

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The Ex Man Podcast Ep. 47 – Militia Vox (Judas Priestess)

Doc speaks with Judas Priestess vocalist and solo artist Militia Vox about how the topic of race has been unavoidable as it relates to her music career, her upbringing in a very unique and progressive section of Maryland, her rebellious years in performing arts school, getting involved in the industrial music scene and joining her first band in Boston and New York, her years as a touring background singer for big pop stars like Taylor Dayne and Cyndi Lauper, how she decided to start her own solo band, joining Judas Priestess, and have a deep discussion about the #MeToo movement and her negative experiences with sexual harrasment in the music industry.

This episode features the song “Blood on our Hands” by Corpse Paint from their EP Nothing Here In The Dark and “Vow” by Militia Vox from the EP Isosceles.

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The Ex Man Podcast Episode Ep. 46 – Ken Susi (Unearth, Swivel)

Doc speaks with Unearth guitarist, Ken Susi, about his early years coming up in the New England hardcore scene, how Unearth developed their trademark sound, what it felt like to break out and experience real success, the pitfalls of the “rockstar” lifestyle, the reasons why Unearth has persevered and carries on to this day, how he got involved with the Fishman pickup company, and his new grunge band, Swivel.

This episode features the song “Stutter” by Zombie Eating Horse and “Clueless” by Swivel.

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The Ex Man Podcast Ep. 45 – AJ Channer – (Fire From The Gods, ex-Ashes Within, ex-Sic Seed)

Doc gives his thoughts on Black Panther, and speaks with Fire From The Gods vocalist, AJ Channer, about coming up in Virginia with his first band Sic Seed, going to school in Africa, discovering heavy music through Rage Against The Machine and Slipknot when he came back to the US, leaving music to become a stockbroker on Wall Street, getting back into the scene with Ashes Within through a Sumerian Records band contest, and finally breaking through with Fire From The Gods.

This episode features the song “Chasing Yesterday” from Aegea from their Through The Static EP and “Excuse Me” by Fire From The Gods from their album, Narrative.

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The Ex Man Episode Ep. 44 – Gun Debate with Phil Labonte (All That Remains)

Doc has a debate with All That Remains frontman and 2nd Amendment advocate, Phil Labonte, about the recent uproar focused around gun rights following the school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

This episode features the song “Hold On” by All That Remains.

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The Ex Man Podcast Ep. 43 – Lloyd Grant (ex-Metallica, ex-Defcon)

Doc weighs in on the recent school shooting in Florida, and speaks with this week’s guest, Lloyd Grant, who played lead guitar on Metallica’s first ever recording about growing up in Jamaica, how he discovered rock music in Southern California, the effect of his family’s religion, how he met Lars Ulrich and eventually got to play on the original recording of “Hit The Lights”, why he ultimately turned down an offer to join Metallica, the story of his speed-metal band Defcon, what he was up to in the subsequent years, and how the Metallica 30th anniversary show ressurected his music career.

This episode features the original Metallica recording of “Hit The Lights” from Metal Blade Records’ Metal Massacre Volume 1.

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Here’s the clip Lloyd playing “Hit The Lights” with Metallica, Dave Mustaine, and Ron McGovney – www.youtube.com/watch?v=NkUm4JBAb4E

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The Ex Man Podcast 42 – Sonny Mayo (Ugly Kid Joe, ex-Sevendust, ex-HeD PE, ex-Amen, ex-Snot)

Doc speaks with prolific guitar player, Sonny Mayo, about the benefits of therapy, being influenced by James Hetfield, coming up in Northern Virginia with his thrash band Silence, opening up for an upcoming Pantera, how he moved west and joined Snot, falling in with drugs and how that led to him leaving Snot and joining Amen, getting sober and subsequently joining HeD PE, how playing with Sevendust was the best thing and hardest thing he ever did, going to school to become a producer, playing with Ugly Kid Joe, and his new life working with Rock to Recovery.

This episode features the song “Coulda Woulda Shoulda” by Snot.

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The Ex Man Podcast 41 – Dave Chavarri (Ill Nino, Terror Universal, ex-Pro-Pain, Ex-M.O.D.)

Doc talks with Ill Nino and Terror Universal drummer Dave Chavarri about getting his start on the East Coast with his first band Gothic Slam, how that led to him joining bay area thrash band Lååz Rocket, his time playing with M.O.D., what he learned about work ethic and the music business playing with Pro-Pain, how filling in for Soulfly prepared him to launch Ill Nino, the evolution of a more melodic Ill Nińo from the original El Nińo with Jorge from Merauder, the relentless touring that fueled the band’s success, the key to Ill Nińo’s longevity, and how his new band Terror Universal came together.

This episode features the song “Galactic Outlaw” by Gigantalope and “Dig A Hole” by Terror Universal.

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The Ex Man Podcast Episode 40 – Patrick Sheridan (Fit For An Autopsy, ex-Nothing Left To Mourn)

Doc speaks with Fit For An Autopsy guitarist, Patrick Sheridan abou how losing weight has affected his former “Fat Pat” persona, how he got into the hardcore scene, the violence and crew culture of the 90s New Jersey hardcore scene, what he did to improve as a guitar player, why he almost quit music, the success of Fit For An Autopsy, and what has caused him to evolve as a person.

This episode features the song “Heads Will Hang” by Fit For An Autopsy.

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The Ex Man Podcast 39 – Byron Davis (ex-God Forbid)

Doc speaks with ex-God Forbid vocalist, Byron Davis, about how he felt and what he did when God Forbid broke up, how wanting to start a family factored into moving on from the band, reflect on the troubles that led to the break-up, the creative process of the last album Equilibrium, how his vocal style evolved through the years, what finding metal in a predominantly black community was like, and contemplate his future plans.

This episode features the song “Zombie” by Bad Wolves and “Pockets Lined With Flowers” by Casket Robbery from the EP The Ascension.

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