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Nails' Todd Jones has launched the Unsilent Death Podcast, which will feature the singer and guitarist speaking to musicians, promoters, producers, record label heads, and more. The Unsilent Death Podcast will host a wide berth of guests from all realms of the heavy music scene — ranging from the hardcore underground to mainstream metal successes of yesterday and today. Each episode will take a deep dive into the backgrounds, the creative processes, and the everyday lives of those who are being interviewed.

Unsilent Death Podcast Todd Jones

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Nails' Todd Jones has launched the Unsilent Death Podcast, which will feature the singer and guitarist speaking to musicians, promoters, producers, record label heads, and more. The Unsilent Death Podcast will host a wide berth of guests from all realms of the heavy music scene — ranging from the hardcore underground to mainstream metal successes of yesterday and today. Each episode will take a deep dive into the backgrounds, the creative processes, and the everyday lives of those who are being interviewed.

    Jordan Posner of Terror + No Warning

    Jordan Posner of Terror + No Warning

    Metallica being one of the bands that inspired Jordan to play guitar
    Guitar World magazine
    Writing songs as a teenager
    Getting into heavier stuff Stigmata, Merauder etc.
    Writing mid-tempo songs in a scene of bands playing fast hardcore
    Feeling discounted not being from East Coast, feeling discounted within Toronto
    No Warning making a name for themselves in the USA
    No Warning signing to Bridge 9
    Favorite Blood For Blood album
    Breakdown "Blacklisted" being an incredible record
    Mike Dijan's guitar style
    Matt Henderson doing guest spots on No Warning and Terror albums
    James Matthew 7th
    No Warning playing together after so many years not playing
    Putting together the tune "Resurrection Of The Wolf"
    Drummers playing guitar, guitarists playing drums
    Taking outside influences to write hardcore songs
    Enjoying recording
    Recording Suffer/Survive
    Right Brigade being a big influence to young Jordan and young Todd
    In My Eyes "Nothing To Hide"
    Track listing an LP

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Shelby Lermo of Ulthar + Vastum

    Shelby Lermo of Ulthar + Vastum

    Shelby's 1985 Gibson Explorer 425
    The tune "Dunwich Whore"
    Writing songs using a non-traditional folk song structure
    Sepultura "Arise"
    Sepultura Promo Photos
    Providence writing
    Ulthar's guitar tone
    Mesa Boogie Amps
    Being a power-trio
    Pandiscordian Necrogenesis
    Suffocation
    "Effigy Of The Forgotten" back cover promo pic
    Long Island Slam
    Deathcore
    Ulthar getting walked out on at a deathcore show in South Carolina

    • 41 min
    James McBain of Hellripper

    James McBain of Hellripper

    Musical background, getting interested in music

    Getting ahold of his first guitar

    Nirvana being a gateway band

    Soundgarden, Alice In Chains

    Doing Hellripper as a sole member vs. having a full band of members

    Rehearsing with members who are so spread out

    Midnight being an awesome band

    Being uncomfortable taking band promos photos

    Hellripper being a band and not a "project"

    Metallica "And Justice For All"

    Signing to Peaceville

    Delaying release of new album from May 15th to later in the year

    Being effected by covid-19

    Information about new album

    Learning how to record

    • 57 min
    Riley of Sound and Fury Festival

    Riley of Sound and Fury Festival

    Dealing with scheduling of the festival during covid-19
    Getting positive pressure from Martin Stewart to do the festival in 2016
    The folks involved in working on Sound and Fury
    Booking the festival in non-ticketed venues vs ticketed
    Buying pre-sale tickets to shows now vs. yesteryear
    Downtown LA becoming gentrified and having shows
    Booking venues owned by LiveNation vs venues not owned by LiveNation
    10,000 people attending a hardcore show
    3 Bands that Riley was personally excited to book on SaF
    Having Hardcore music and culture help give confidence to be creative
    How gratifying it is throwing Sound and Fury
    Sound and Fury being more focused on modern bands releasing music opposed to reunion bands
    Harley Flanagan still writing new hardcore music and still being awesome

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Nicky of Nothing

    Nicky of Nothing

    Enjoying being in the studio recording
    Process of spending 30 days in the studio recording Tired Of Tomorrow
    Recording with different Producers
    Desire to record in Los Angeles Studios
    Process of doing music videos
    Overseeing all the duties in Nothing
    Producing the 'Blue Line Baby' video
    Producing videos for bands outside of Nothing
    Handling press and interviews
    Being misunderstood
    Nothing playing with Kozelek/Broadrick collaboration in Poland
    Meeting Justin Broadrick
    Seeing musicians that you admire wear your bands t-shirt
    Introducing new sounds to your band without alienating the audience
    Nirvana playing South Street Philadelphia, being too young to go
    Seeing Pantera at the Electric Factory as a 13 year old
    Seeing Rage Against The Machine on their demo
    Crowd surfing to Smashing Pumpins as teenager

    • 54 min
    Will Putney of END

    Will Putney of END

    Recording Terror's "Total Retaliation"
    Recording guitars or the new End album
    Guitar rig for End gigs
    Peavey 5150 amps
    Getting a recording engineer internship at Machine Shop
    Dropping out of college to continue to work at Machine Shop
    Going from an intern to an engineer
    Moving to a new studio in the future
    Mixing Misery Index's "Rituals Of Power"
    Mixing a record vs. Engineering + Mixing a record
    Traveling to record bands
    Recording new ETID in Buffalo
    Possibility of recording END/FFAA music with other engineers
    Being invested in a trusted circle of people and supporting each other
    Working with Body Count and Ice-T
    Working with Thy Art Is Murder
    Australia being a great country
    Navigating the release of the new END album and touring around covid-19
    Plans to support End LP
    Converge
    Pete Morcey 100 Demons/Murmur singing on the new END LP
    Still feeling 'star struck' when seeing other metal/hardcore musicians we admire
    Playing shows with Body Count
    Adam Burke's art for the END LP

    • 1 hr 12 min

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