This show is targeted at Heavy Metal Artists that want to up their game on every level. Topics covered include: Vehicle Maintenance, Lodgings, Navigation, Booking, Social Media, Merchandise, Stage Performance... etc
The Touring Heavy Metal Band Podcast – #3 – Justin Bender Of Third Ion - Inner Ear Monitors
If you haven’t heard of Third Ion yet, we’ll forgive you. They’ve only made their presence known to the online community in the last 4 months. Featuring members of Into Eternity, The Devin Townsend Project, they’re off to a good start. Throw in phenomenal singing talent and intensely progressive drumming, Third Ion will win over listeners with their tactful balance of harmony and space-age time signatures. Bottom line… You will be assimilated.
Today’s Podcast features Third Ion guitarist Justin Bender. In this episode, we discuss:
Inner Ear Monitor Systems
The Importance of Tech guys in your band
Questions? Fan/Hate Mail? Please send to: email@example.com
Links for Third Ion:
09/11 – Winnipeg, MB @ The Zoo (w/ Grand Master and Dissolution)
09/12 – Regina, SK @ The Exchange (w/ Magnetic and Room 333)
09/13 – Red Deer, AB @ The Vat (w/ Demise Without Reason, Valyria, Plaguebringer, Wraith Risen)
09/14 – Calgary, AB @ Lord Nelson’s (w/ Kyoktys and Illuminated Minerva)
09/15 – Edmonton, AB @ Rendezvous (w/ The Noumenon and The Universe Machine)
09/17 – Vancouver, BC @ Biltmore Cabaret (w/ Omnisphere and Wolfborne)
The Touring Heavy Metal Band Podcast - RTK #2 - Grant Truesdell on Preparing to Tour
Grant Truesdell is best known for playing guitar in Vancouver band, Unleash The Archers. On this episode, he and I discuss some important basic pre-tour requirements that any band should take care of before hittin' the road.
The Touring Heavy Metal Band Podcast - RTK #1 - Introduction
This show is targeted specifically at artists in one of the most passionate, yet highly underpaid genres of music in the industry.
In Episode #1, I talk a little bit about the nature of the show and where I'd like to see it go.
For Band Booking:
My own band: