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Chris Garza is the guitar player and founding member of SUICIDE SILENCE. The biggest and most influential deathcore band on the planet

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THE HEAVIEST PODCAST OF ALL TIME

New EP every Monday

Chris Garza is the guitar player and founding member of SUICIDE SILENCE. The biggest and most influential deathcore band on the planet

    47: We Toured With Lamb Of God

    47: We Toured With Lamb Of God

    Garza is back from the Lamb of God tour! We talk about going to baseball games to drink/eat hotdogs, being an introvert on tour & much more!
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    TIME CODES:
    00:00 - Intro
    00:39 - Time perception going faster as you age
    06:40 - Do we go to Dodgers, Angel’s games just to drink beer?
    10:18 - Primal music & Kublai Khan
    14:20 - Cats will eat your face off
    19:07 - Baroness & avoiding a car crash
    25:47 - Being high AF at the gym VS cardio
    29:40 - Suicide Silence & having an introvert battery life
    37:31 - Slipknot is better than ever
    46:27 - Lamb of God & Killswitch Engage
    51:24 - The key to life & being consistent

    • 56 min
    See You Next Week!

    See You Next Week!

    Hey everyone. We are on the last week of the Lamb of God tour so no episode this week. Thank you for listening and watching the podcast. Got a crazy next couple months so stay tuned. Be safe on your drives, walks, gym sessions or whatever you do while listening to this crazy thing. See you next Monday! -GaЯza

    • 24 sec
    46: Aaron Stechauner

    46: Aaron Stechauner

    Aaron Stechauner is a musician & drummer. We talk about playing for The Faceless, Rings of Saturn & D.R.U.G.S. Learning from your mistakes in life & much more!
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    00:00 - Intro
    01:20 - Travis Baker & Blink-182
    06:00 - Growing up listening to Mike Portnoy, Opeth & progressive music
    07:50 - Writers block & knowing when to step away
    11:03 - Filling in for Born of Osiris
    16:58 - Improvising & being a showman
    22:00 - First big gig, tour & living in a closet
    26:00 - Pros & cons of living in FL
    28:47 - Saying sorry, learning from life mistakes, & ego
    34:37 - Suicide Silence stealing gear & karma
    38:12 - Getting the call from Rings of Saturn
    44:15 - Suicide Silence touring w Slipknot & Korn
    49:50 - Posting on YouTube & doing it yourself
    59:06 - Intuition & bands jamming in the same room together
    01:03:05 - Sacrifice during lows in a career
    01:09:55 - Spiritbox being sic & buying merch during a band
    01:19:27 - Listening to Korn on DMT
    01:24:00 - Future in D.R.U.G.S.

    • 1 hr 31 min
    45: DYING WISH

    45: DYING WISH

    Dying Wish is an American metalcore band from Portland, Oregon. We talk about touring with Limp Bizkit, working with Knocked Loose & much more!
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    00:00 - Intro
    00:45 - Limp Bizkit tour & Fred Durst discovering Dying Wish on TikTok
    08:42 - Being from Portland, OR & how the band formed
    17:01 - Knocked Loose
    22:17 - Telling your story & dealing w set backs from COVID
    26:48 - Favorite bands: At the gates, Terror, Hatebreed & As I Lay Dying 
    34:29 - Communication, exercise & looking after your mental health
    41:44 - On Metalcore, Screamo & choosing your Myspace song
    49:00 - Suicide Silence X Taylor Young
    52:50 - Writing & Recording process for Fragments of a Bitter Memory
    57:38 - Dealing w anxiety, being nervous & new Drying Wish music
    DYING WISH is: Emma Boster, Pedro Carrillo, Andrew Le, Sam Reynolds & Jeff Yambra

    • 1 hr 8 min
    44: SIGNS OF THE SWARM

    44: SIGNS OF THE SWARM

    Signs of the Swarm is an American deathcore band from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. We talk about their new single "Unbridled" Major labels signing A.I. artists, the Metaverse & much more!
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    00:00 - Intro
    00:46 - Traveling to Australia, Asia & being the highest deathcore band on the planet
    07:43 - Signing to Century Media
    16:49 - Forming the band in Pittsburg
    19:37 - Airlines losing gear & not missing a show
    24:58 - Maintaining your vocals
    28:26 - David joining SOTS & Absolvere artwork
    35:18 - The writing process
    45:37 - Being Influenced by Deftones, Gojira & Meshuggah
    51:00 - Clean singing in deathcore
    56:00 - New song “Unbridled”
    01:01:45 - Deathcore Snoop Dogg & Deathcore in stadiums
    01:07:18 - Dropping the ego & growing the scene
    01:11:58 - How Korn blew up nu-metal w Slipknot, Limp Bizkit & Mudvayne
    01:15:00 - How DOOM & Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater helped heavy music
    01:15:25 - Capital Records signing 1st AI rapper
    01:17:23 - Dethklok, Metalocalypse & the Metaverse
    01:23:35 - Spiritbox releasing singles
    SIGNS OF THE SWARM is: David Simonich, Bobby Crow, Jeff Russo & Michael Cassese
     

    • 1 hr 29 min
    43: Kyle Anderson | BRAND OF SACRIFICE

    43: Kyle Anderson | BRAND OF SACRIFICE

    Kyle Anderson is the singer for deathcore band Brand of Sacrifice. We talk about getting ther Summer Slaughter tour. Anime, manga influence on BOS and much more!
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    00:00 - Intro
    00:55 - Summer Slaughter tour w Cattle Decapitation, Carnifex & The Faceless
    04:17 - Forming Brand of Sacrifice
    07:40 - Going viral on Facebook & memes w Eclipse
    10:55 - Job for a Cowboy
    15:00 - Deathcore going electronic & classic
    21:00 - On new BOS & listening to In flames & The Acacia Strain
    23:30 - Flying to practice
    24:30 - Writing & recording process at home
    31:45 - Lifeblood
    34:20 - Anime, Manga, Berserk and Japanese influence on BOS
    44:10 - Deathcore going worldwide & addiction to cat videos on Instagram
    52:20 - Smoking weed & conspiracies
    56:00 - Grinding while being lazy
    59:35 - Writers block w deadlinesm
    01:07:00 - Fly in shows & hearing loss

    • 1 hr 13 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
38 Ratings

38 Ratings

Visionääri TX ,

Mom and Dad

The stories of Mr. and Mrs. Garza sounds so familiar and to similar to stories of my parents, also from Corpus Christi area. I’d like to do a Corpus-centric podcast with you… Culture, People, Language, Food and Music!

Sal(sic)6(sic) ,

More please!

(Sic)podcast!! Who’s next?!

deadbeatblues ,

Best music podcast in the game

I love listening to you Chris! I’m an old suicide silence fan and I’m so glad I found this podcast. You get really good guests and I love the conversations 🤘

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