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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 • 315 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?"

    Song Retrospective Pt. 2 with Dallas Coyle (God Forbid), Sterling R. Jackson (Vagus Nerve) and John Boecklin (Bad Wolves)

    Song Retrospective Pt. 2 with Dallas Coyle (God Forbid), Sterling R. Jackson (Vagus Nerve) and John Boecklin (Bad Wolves)

    Doc welcomes God Forbid guitarist and vocalist, Dallas Coyle, Vagus Nerve vocalist, Sterling. R Jackson, and Bad Wolves drummer, John Boecklin, to the show. In part 2 of a 2 part series, they go into detail about the writing and recording of Doc's favorite songs from his career including "The New Clear" and "Move On" by God Forbid, "So Very Divine" by Vagus Nerve, and "Better Off This Way' by Bad Wolves.
    This episode features the song "Season of the Witch" by Survivors of Suicide.
    Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle
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    • 2 hr 7 min
    God Forbid Song Retrospective with Byron Davis, Corey Pierce, and Dallas Coyle

    God Forbid Song Retrospective with Byron Davis, Corey Pierce, and Dallas Coyle

    Doc welcomes God Forbid bandmates, Byron Davis, Corey Pierce, and making his first appearance on the Ex-Man, Doc's brother, Dallas Coyle, to the show. They go into detail about the writing and recording of Doc's favorite songs from the first 4 God Forbid albums, "Weather The Storm", "Dead Words On Deaf Ears", "Washed Out World", and "Crucify Your Beliefs".
    This episode features the song "Burden of Ashes" by Thrones of Redemption.
    Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle
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    • 1 hr 43 min
    Rob Caggiano (Volbeat, ex-Anthrax, ex-The Damned Things, ex-Boiler Room)

    Rob Caggiano (Volbeat, ex-Anthrax, ex-The Damned Things, ex-Boiler Room)

    Doc welcomes Volbeat guitarist, Rob Caggiano, to the show and they talk about how Rob got his start in New York with nu metal band, Boiler Room, why the band breaking up made him focus on producing records, how he hustled to get the gig in Anthrax, his unceremonious exit from Anthrax, which led him to form and thrive with the production team, Scrap 60, rejoining Anthrax and helping develop the Worship Music album, how The Damned Things supergroup came together, eventually leaving Anthrax for good, producing and then almost immediately joining Volbeat, and the two wax philosophical on how songwriting and production have evolved throughout the years.
    This episode features the songs "Equilibrium" by The Human Extinction, "Sweet Alibi" by Classic Case, and "Room 24" by Volbeat featuring King Diamond.
    Follow Jerry on Instagram and Twitter @RobCaggiano
    Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle
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    • 3 hr 2 min
    Andrew Tkaczyk (The Ghost Inside, ex-For The Fallen Dreams)

    Andrew Tkaczyk (The Ghost Inside, ex-For The Fallen Dreams)

    Doc welcomes The Ghost Inside drummer, Andrew Tkaczyk, to the show and they talk about his disillusion with the hardcore scene, getting his start with metalcore band, For The Fallen Dreams, why he left that band and eventually joined The Ghost Inside, what he thinks makes TGI special, how his positive attitude helped him overcome losing part of his leg in the bus accident and relearn to play drums, what it was like to have a massive reunion show and comeback album, dealing with firing their bassist, Jim Riley, due to public pressure, and starting his clothing line, Takeback Brand.
    This is episode features the songs "The Moon" by Ten Thousand Crows and "The Outcast" by The Ghost Inside.
    Follow Andrew on Instagram @illgrip and Twitter @Mtndrew222
    Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle
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    • 2 hr 13 min
    Dug Pinnick (King's X, KXM)

    Dug Pinnick (King's X, KXM)

    Doc welcomes King's X vocalist and bassist, Dug Pinnick, to the show and they talk about Dug's Christian upbringing, how he discovered music and had a natural talent for singing, using music to deal with receiving a lack of love and attention as a child, what attracted him to the bass guitar, dealing with racism in the 1960s, how he avoided getting drafted to Vietnam, how a diverse array of musical influences led him on a path from soul and R&B to rock music, the ups and downs of navigating the Christian music scene, how King's X was started, their influence on the Grunge scene and bands like Alice In Chains, and why he thinks they never got as big as they maybe should have.
    This is episode features the songs "P.I.G. (People In General) by Mantra of Morta and "Lost in Germany by King's X.
    Follow Dug on Instagram @dugpinnick and Twitter @dUgpinnick_
    Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle
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    • 2 hr 43 min
    Jerry Horton (Papa Roach)

    Jerry Horton (Papa Roach)

    Doc welcomes Papa Roach guitarist, Jerry Horton, to the show and they talk about adjusting the band's writing and recording schedule due to the pandemic, how they were mislabeled as a "nu metal" band in their early days, how staying healthy and sober on tour helped him deal with the pitfalls of success, how their sound and image evolved with the changing of music trends, why he thinks their crossover pop culture success is more a blessing than a curse, their flirtations with alternative and EDM influence on recent albums, and how Papa Roach stay sharp with developing their live show.
    This episode features the songs "Enjoying The End" by Royalty Kult and "Come Around" by Papa Roach.
    Follow Jerry on Instagram and Twitter @JerryHorton
    Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle
    Please support episode's sponsor Royalty Kult at https://royaltykult.com/
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    • 1 hr 47 min

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4.9 out of 5
315 Ratings

315 Ratings

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Doc is the dude! He’s got jokes and good interviews along with interesting guests. I dig it!

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Killswitch

Doc, when the hell are you going to get Jesse Leach or anyone from Killswitch on the podcast? Jesse would be the perfect guest on your show, you know it and I know it.

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Awesome variety of guests

I love getting so many different perspectives and stories from all over the industry. Such a good podcast.

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