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Bad Wolves and ex-God Forbid guitar player Doc Coyle talks to professionals in the music world and other creative industries about the challenges and transitions of leaving monumental ventures. This podcast is for those passionate and driven 20-30 somethings at a crossroads trying to figure out "what's next?"

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    • 4.9 • 18 Ratings

Bad Wolves and ex-God Forbid guitar player Doc Coyle talks to professionals in the music world and other creative industries about the challenges and transitions of leaving monumental ventures. This podcast is for those passionate and driven 20-30 somethings at a crossroads trying to figure out "what's next?"

    Jose Mangin (SiriusXM Radio Host, Affliction)

    Jose Mangin (SiriusXM Radio Host, Affliction)

    Doc welcomes SiriusXM satellite radio programmer and host, Jose Mangin, to the show and they talk about how he got started in college radio while going to school to become a pharmacist, his first gig in the music industry working for TVT Records, how he got the job at Sirius, what drives his authentic passion for heavy metal, using his platform to become more vocal about social issues, why he is so supportive of up and coming bands, how the two have maintained a relationship for over a decade, his thoughts on the evolution of the radio industry, where he gets his drive and positive attitude, how he got his job as an artist rep for Affliction, and starting his life anew by moving back west to Southern California.
    This episode features the songs "Genocide Winds" by Deadcheck and "Ride Into The Light" by Spirit Adrift.
    Follow Jose on Instagram and Twitter @JoseMangin
    Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle
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    • 2 hrs 10 min
    Dave Lombardo (Suicidal Tendencies, Mr. Bungle, The Misfits, Dead Cross, ex-Slayer)

    Dave Lombardo (Suicidal Tendencies, Mr. Bungle, The Misfits, Dead Cross, ex-Slayer)

    Doc welcomes legendary drummer, Dave Lombardo, to the show and they talk about how busy Dave has been during the pandemic working with Mr. Bungle and other projects, how figures like Mike Patton and John Zorn have expanded his musical prowess, how his early days with Slayer innovated drumming as well as extreme music, how Rick Rubin helped the band grow, what is was like leaving Slayer, how Grip Inc. came together and his experience starting a new band from scratch, expanding his career playing with different bands like Testament and Fantomas, his thought process on organic drumming, gaining closure by rejoining Slayer and being able to play the last shows with Jeff Hanneman, his philosophy on staying humble, and what it was like to fill in for Metallica.
    This episode features the songs "End of Heartache" by Pathos and Logos and "Raping Your Mind" by Mr. Bungle.
    Follow Dave on Instagram @DaveLombardo and Twitter @TheDaveLombardo
    Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle
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    • 2 hrs 39 min
    Kevin Coyle aka Dad Forbid (My Father)

    Kevin Coyle aka Dad Forbid (My Father)

    Doc welcomes his father, Kevin Coyle, to the show and they talk about Kevin's childhood growing up in New Jersey, how he into playing piano and discovered jazz, what attracted him to American black culture and music, meeting my mother, dealing with racism as an interracial couple, the difficulty of raising two children as a working musician, how he helped cultivate my brother and I's foray into guitar and music, how his politics were shaped, what it was like seeing his sons become professional musicians, and performing piano on a couple God Forbid albums.
    This episode features the song "The Lonely Dead" by God Forbid featuring Kevin Coyle.
    Follow Kevin on Twitter @KevinCoyle4
    Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle
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    • 2 hrs 32 min
    Phil Demmel (Vio-Lence, ex-Machine Head, BPMD)

    Phil Demmel (Vio-Lence, ex-Machine Head, BPMD)

    Doc welcomes Vio-Lence guitarist, Phil Demmel, to the show and they talk about how Phil has been dealing with life during the pandemic, how his decision to leave Machine Head has affected his life positively, confronting and questioning his playing abilities, why filling in for Slayer saved his music career, how the two bonded during the touring cycle for Through The Ashes of Empires in his early days in Machine Head, his new cover project, BPMD, reuniting with Vio-Lence, and take a walk down memory lane about the late 80s thrash scene and why Vio-Lence hung it up the first time around.
    This episode features the songs "The Fall" by The Silencer and "The Permanent Decay" by Echoes of Reckoning featuring Phil Demmel, Brandan Schieppati, David Ellefson, and Dave McClain.
    Follow Jesse on Instagram @PhilDemmel and Twitter @DemmelitionMH
    Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle
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    • 1 hr 56 min
    Jesse Leach (Killswitch Engage, Times of Grace, The Weapon, ex-Seemless)

    Jesse Leach (Killswitch Engage, Times of Grace, The Weapon, ex-Seemless)

    Doc welcomes Killswitch Engage vocalist, Jesse Leach, to the show and they talk about Jesse coming up in the Rhode Island punk and grind scene with his first bands Corrin and Nothing Stays Gold, how Killswitch Engage came together as side project, what he thinks made Killswitch special and stand out from the pack, breaking through with Alive or Just Breathing, why he quit the band shortly after starting to tour for the album, why he decided to get back on the horse with a new band, Seemless, how struggling to make a living and toiling in the underground scene evolved his mindset, reconnecting with Adam D for the band, Times of Grace, what it was like rejoining Killswitch, getting vocal surgery, and his new hardcore punk band, The Weapon.
    This episode features the songs "Sorcerer" by The Periwinkle Massacre and "Pink Tax" by The Weapon.
    Follow Jesse on Instagram @jesse_d_leach and Twitter @EyeAgainstI
    Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle
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    • 2 hrs 22 min
    Michael "Padge" Paget (Bullet For My Valentine)

    Michael "Padge" Paget (Bullet For My Valentine)

    Doc welcomes Bullet For My Valentine lead guitarist, Michael "Padge" Paget, to the show to talk about how BFMV has maintained so much consistency over the years, his philosophy of personal humility despite great success and fame, how the UK metal scene evolved out of obscurity with breakout artists like BFMV, what is was like working with producer Colin Richardson and having massive early success, the pain of losing band members, the downside of success and how money and excess almost destroyed the band, and how the pandemic has affected the UK and shaped their prospects to start playing live.
    This episode features the songs "Whiskey Mistress" by Beneath the Hollow, "Obscene" by Halcyon Wander, and "No Easy Way Out" by Bullet For My Valentine.
    Follow Padge on Instagram @padgebfmv and Twitter @MichaelPaget
    Padge photo by Trevor Williams - @trevorwilliamsphotography
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    • 1 hr 56 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

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A must for metalheads

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Great

I lve the format, it is a welcomed chaange from the usual Podcast about the music business. Just listened to the Tommy Vext episode, what a life story. Nice to hear someone mention Orange 9mm, still in rotation on my iPhone.

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