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Podioslave Podcast

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3 lifelong friends and self-proclaimed music nerds discuss all things music. Podioslave Podcast is a podcast for music nerds. Episodes range from commentary on the current music climate (touring, music business, etc), deep dives on specifics bands and albums, and interviews with folks from all walks… read more

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Episode 121: A Conversation with Blothar the Berserker of GWAR

July 4th, 2022


In our 121st episode, we’re joined by the one and only Blothar the Berserker — vocalist of metal legends GWAR. We cover everything from GWAR’s new album ‘The New Dark Ages,’ the impact Beavis & Butthead had on the …

Episode 120: The Supergroups Episode

June 27th, 2022


In our 120th episode, we dig into all things supergroups. Why do they form? Do they work? Are they ever a good idea? What classifies a band as a supergroup? Are the Foo Fighters the biggest active supergroup? So many …

Episode 119: The Legacy of Green Day

June 20th, 2022


In our 119th episode, we do just as the title suggests…discuss the legacy of Green Day. Are they the most important punk band…ever? Are they rock opera sellouts? Do they have another ‘American Idiot’ level album left in …

Episode 118: Biopics - Podioslave Goes Hollywood! (Nas, Green Day, Alice In Chains, and more)

June 13th, 2022


In our 118th episode, we discuss a different kind of nerdery - movies! We toss out different artists or bands that we want to see Hollywood give the …

Episode 117: A Conversation with Jonah Matranga of Far/onelinedrawing

June 6th, 2022


In our 117th episode, we’re joined by the one and only Jonah Matranga! Jonah is the vocal and guitar legend behind Far, onelinedrawing, Gratitude, New End Original, and many others. We cover damn near everything in this …

Episode 116: 20 Year Album Anniversaries (Red Hot Chili Peppers, Eminem, and Box Car Racer)

May 30th, 2022


In our 116th episode, we dig into 3 classic albums that turn 20 years old this year. Time travel back to 2002 with us. An era before streaming and a …

Episode 115: A Conversation with Jesse Leach of Killswitch Engage/Times of Grace

May 23rd, 2022


In our 115th episode, we’re joined by the legendary Jesse Leach! Jesse is the vocal mastermind behind Killswitch Engage, Times of Grace, Seemless, The Weapon, and host of the Stoke the Fire Podcast. We talk 20 years of …

Episode 114: New Music Roundup + 3 Nights With Pearl Jam (The Weeknd, Hot Water Music, Spoon and more!)

May 16th, 2022


In our 114th episode, the pod does something it hasn’t done in a while….check in on what we’re listening to currently. We’ve had a crazy 2022 so far, between all-time guests and looking back on some of our favorite …

Episode 113: Anatomy of a Setlist

May 9th, 2022


In our 113th episode, we dig into all things setlists. How long should a setlist be? What should a band open with? What’s a good mix of new and old …

Episode 112: A Conversation with Out of Service

May 2nd, 2022


In our 112th episode, we’re joined by east coast indie rock band - Out of Service. Mike (Vocals), Teebs (Guitar), and Brian (Bass) come on the podcast to talk about the early days of the band, signing to Enjoy the Ride …

Episode 111: A Conversation with Sergio Vega of Quicksand/Former long-time bassist w/Deftones

April 21st, 2022


In our 111th episode, we’re joined by the one and only Sergio Vega! Sergio is the the Bassist mastermind behind the Quicksand catalog, as well as being the Bassist extraordinaire for Deftones for the last 12+ years. We …

Episode 110: A Tour Recap with Casey Cavaliere of The Wonder Years (Guitarist)

April 18th, 2022


In our 110th episode, we’re joined by Casey Cavaliere, Lead Guitarist of the The Wonder Years. Casey is a triple threat, in that he’s a guitarist, producer/engineer, and podcaster. With The Wonder Years having just …

Episode 109: A Conversation with Mike Hartsfield of Freewill/New Age Records/Outspoken

April 11th, 2022


In our 109th episode, we’re joined by Mike Hartsfield - Founder/Owner of New Age Records, Bassist of Freewill, Guitarist of Outspoken, and many other bands. We dive into Mike’s come up with music in the 80s, the …

Episode 108: The Sample Episode

April 4th, 2022


In our 108th episode, we dig into some of our favorite songs that use samples from older tracks. We have a few straightforward ones….and a few off …

Episode 107: The Return of Seth and Sean of TRAWL

March 28th, 2022


In our 107th episode, we’re rejoined by our Episode 57 guests, Sean (vocals) and Seth (bassist) of the band Trawl. We catch up on what they’ve been up to over the past year, including opening for Blacktop Mojo and …

Episode 106: Bandvantage: Album Title Edition (Queens of the Stone Age, Tool, Spanish Love Songs, and more)

March 21st, 2022


In our 106th episode, we take inspiration from Ep 21. This time around, instead of discussing band names that elevate the band, we’re discussing album titles that elevate the album (we call this a Bandvantage). The 3 of …

Episode 105: Stump the Tone - The Music Trivia Episode

March 14th, 2022


In our 105th episode, we (finally) turn the camera inward at our resident rain man, Tony. He’s often heard spouting off facts and memories on the podcast, so we figured we’d put him to the test. “Stump the Tone” …

Episode 104: A Conversation with Scott Alderman - Author and Creator of the Tattoo the Earth Tour

March 7th, 2022


In our 104th episode, we’re joined by Scott Alderman - Author and creator of the Tattoo the Earth Tour. We dive into Scott’s early music life, his work getting Tattoo the Earth off the ground in the summer of 2000, …

Episode 103: A Conversation with Vinnie Caruana of The Movielife/I Am the Avalanche/Constant Elevation

February 28th, 2022


In our 103rd episode, we’re joined by the one and only Vinnie Caruana. Vinnie is the vocalist of The Movielife, I Am the Avalanche, Constant Elevation, and Peace’d Out. We talk Vinnie’s come up in the Long Island music …

Episode 102: A Conversation with The World (Matty, Miyagi, and G)

February 21st, 2022


In our 102nd episode, we’re joined by Matty, Miyagi, and G from The World. We talk how the band formed, their musical approach and creative process, signing with Velocity Records and Equal Vision Records, their debut …

Episode 101: The Host Mailbag Episode

February 14th, 2022


We’ve all heard of the typical mailbag episode, where listeners submit questions to be answered on the podcast (we’ve done two of them - Ep 22 and 48)….well this is the host mailbag episode. We, the hosts, ask questions …

Episode 100: Down Home Cookin’/Comfort Food Albums w/Special Guests: Shadows Fall, Spose, Thursday, The Distillers, and more!

February 7th, 2022


Episode 100…we made it! We wanted to do something special for this one, so we brought some old friends back and asked them “what’s your go-to down …

Episode 99: A Conversation with Benny Horowitz of The Gaslight Anthem/Mercy Union

January 31st, 2022


In our 99th episode, we’re joined by Benny Horowitz, Drummer of The Gaslight Anthem and Mercy Union. Benny is a 90s OG, having booked and played shows for over 25 years at this point. We dig into Benny’s DIY roots in …

Episode 98: Bucket List Live Bands - Nas, Beastie Boys, Depeche Mode, etc

January 24th, 2022


Episode 98: Bucket List Live Bands - Nas, Beastie Boys, Depeche Mode, etc In our 98th episode, the 3 of us come to the table with bucket list live …

Episode 97: Tale of the Tape: Weezer Edition - Blue album vs. Pinkerton

January 17th, 2022


In our 97th episode, we pin Weezer’s first two albums against each other, Tale of the Tape style. Which album has the best song, the Blue Album or Pinkerton? Does the Blue album have better album art? Does Pinkerton …

Episode 96: The Perfect Songs Episode w/Rock Radio Legend Rob

January 10th, 2022


In our 96th episode, we all bring a few perfect songs to the table. We didn’t do this alone though — we brought back Rob to help us out! Rob is a dear friend of the pod, New England rock radio legend, and previous guest …

Episode 95: The Anticipation Episode - 2022 Edition

January 3rd, 2022


In our 95th episode, we dig into what we’re anticipating in 2022. We talk albums, music industry themes, music predictions, and more. Is 2022 the year of the Bandicap (band name handicap)? Is live music back for good or …

Episode 94: A Conversation with Brian Fair of Shadows Fall/Overcast

December 27th, 2021


In our 94th episode, we’re joined by Brian Fair, Vocalist of Shadows Fall, Overcast, and many others. Brian is a legend in the game and really needs no introduction. We talk the early Shadows Fall days, their touring …

Episode 93: Our Best of 2021 - Manchester Orchestra, Turnstile, etc

December 20th, 2021


The title of the episode says it all! In our 93rd episode, we each rank our top 5 albums of the year. We toss out a few honorable mentions to start, and then take turns fighting over who likes the new Turnstile more …

Episode 92: 20 Years of ‘Full Collapse’ with Tucker Rule of Thursday (Drummer)

December 13th, 2021


In our 92nd episode, we’re joined by Tucker Rule, Drummer and founding member of Thursday. What happens when one of the most important and …

Episode 91: Podioslave Presents - Backstage At An Indie Concert

December 6th, 2021


In our 91st episode, the pod turns inward. Nate has often dropped info about his time working on the venue support/concert promotion side of things -- so it got us thinking. Why not have him as our "guest"? We talk …

Episode 90: Would You Rather….Podioslave Edition

November 29th, 2021


In our 90th episode, we play a game of musical “Would You Rather”. Would you rather own a vinyl production plant, or a record store? Would you rather …

Episode 89: A Conversation with Steve Ewing of The Urge/Steve Ewing Band

November 22nd, 2021


In our 89th episode, we’re joined by the one and only Steve Ewing — vocalist for The Urge and The Steve Ewing Band. We talk Steve’s come up, the early days of The Urge, their melding of many different styles, and more. …

Episode 88: A Conversation with Damien Moyal of As Friends Rust/Damien Done - Part 2

November 15th, 2021


Here’s part 2 of our conversation with Damien Moyal, vocalist of As Friends Rust (among many other notable bands including Shai Hulud, Culture, …

Episode 87: The Third Eye Blind Episode: Ranking the 3EB Catalog

November 8th, 2021


In our 87th episode, we attempt to do the impossible: rank the entire Third Eye Blind catalog. Where does the timeless Self-Titled album land? Is Our Bande Apart good enough to crack the top 5? Is Stephan Jenkins a …

Episode 86: Bandicap: Album Title Edition (Filter, Our Lady Peace, Guns N' Roses, and more)

November 1st, 2021


In our 86th episode, we take inspiration from Ep 20. This time around, instead of discussing Bandicaps (band name handicaps), we discuss album title handicaps. The 3 of us come to the table with a few album titles that …

Episode 85: Shreducation 101 with Greg Bergdorf - The Guitar Episode

October 25th, 2021


In our 85th episode, guitar extraordinaire and unofficial 4th member of the pod, Greg Bergdorf (The Bourbon Brothers, Ex-Zebrahead) returns. We catch up a little, talk about Tony and Greg connecting in person this …

Episode 84: Concert Wars with Brian Colburn of Playlist Wars

October 18th, 2021


In our 84th episode, we’re joined by Brian Colburn of Playlist Wars. The four of us rank our top 5 concerts of all time, with a few twists and turns …

Episode 83: Spose Returns to Finish Ranking the Kanye West Catalog Pt. 2

October 11th, 2021


In our 83rd episode, Spose (Rapper/Producer/Label Owner) returns to round out the ranking of the Kanye West catalog. In this part 2 episode, we tackle album rankings 5 through 1. Which album will take the #1 spot? Let …

Episode 82: Spose joins us to talk new album, playing shows and Ranking the Kanye West Catalog Pt.1

October 4th, 2021


In our 82nd episode, we’re rejoined by episode 29 guest, Rapper/Producer/Label Owner Spose. We talk about Spose’s new double album dropping 10/20/21 “Get Rich or Die Ryan”, his recent and upcoming shows with The Humans, …

Episode 81: A Conversation with Joshua Toomey of Primer 55/Talk Toomey Podcast/Knotfest Twitch

September 27th, 2021


In our 81st episode, we’re joined by musician and podcast host Joshua Toomey. We talk Josh’s time playing bass with Primer 55, his Talk Toomey Podcast, and what he’s up to recently with hosting “Throwback Throwdown” on …

Episode 80: 25 Years of 2Pac’s ‘All Eyez On Me’

September 20th, 2021


In our 80th episode, we discuss 2pac and his all-time classic double album “All Eyez On Me”. We share our first interactions with the music, break down some of our favorite tracks, talk about all the features, and much …

Episode 79: A Conversation with Damien Moyal of As Friends Rust - 20 Years of ‘Won’ and more

September 13th, 2021


In our 79th episode, we’re joined by Damian Moyal, vocalist of As Friends Rust (among many other notable bands including Shai Hulud, Culture, Morning …

Episode 78: You’ve Never Listened to That Album?! Reactions to new Kanye, Halsey, Turnstile, and More!

September 6th, 2021


In this episode, each of us brings a classic album to the table that we’ve never given a true listen. We open this episode with reactions to: Turnstile - Glow On, Halsey - If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power, and Kanye …

Episode 77: A Conversation with Phil Lipscomb of Taproot (Bassist) - Part 2

August 30th, 2021


We couldn’t wait another week to drop part 2 of our conversation with Phil Lipscomb of Taproot, so here it is! In part two with Phil, we talk new …

Episode 76: Interview with Phil Lipscomb of Taproot (Bassist) - Part 1

August 23rd, 2021


In our 76th episode, we’re joined by Phil Lipscomb, Bassist and founding member of Taproot. We talk the early days and formation of the band in Michigan, the growth of the band and signing with Atlantic, recording and …

Episode 75: Interview with Nick Wheeler of The All-American Rejects (Lead Guitarist)

August 16th, 2021


In our 75th episode, we’re joined by Nick Wheeler, Lead Guitarist and founding member of The All-American Rejects. We talk Nick’s early start with music, the formation of The Rejects, countless stories from the early …

Episode 74: 20 Years of Tool - Lateralus: An Album Deep Dive

August 9th, 2021


Tool dropped Lateralus in May of 2001 and we’ve been spinning it consistently ever since. A mind bending album where each member of the band is at …

Episode 73: Our ‘Best of 2021’…So Far - Manchester Orchestra, Gojira, Modest Mouse, and more!

August 2nd, 2021


The title of the episode says it all! We dive into our favorite albums of the year so far - full length releases, EPs, etc are all in play. How do …

Episode 72: The Wheel of Nu Metal Part 2 with The Itch Rock Podcast

July 26th, 2021


Episode 72 is all about Nu Metal! What better way to celebrate the genre than to bring back the wheel! This time around we brought a few friends with us — Aaron, KC, and Dan from The Itch Rock Podcast are our guests of …

Episode 71: Interview with Jameson Ketchum (Author, Music Journalist, Publicist)

July 19th, 2021


In our 71st episode, we’re joined by Author, Music Journalist, Publicist, Podcaster — Jameson Ketchum. We chat with Jameson about his start with music and getting into the industry, his time on the road as a tour …

Episode 70: Interview with Aaron “P-Nut” Wills of 311 (Bassist)

July 12th, 2021


In our 70th episode, we’re joined by Aaron “P-Nut” Wills, the bassist of 311. We talk 30+ years of 311, what it takes for a band to stay together that long, and the epic live streams they put on this year. Then we pivot …

Episode 69: Bring Your Own Conspiracy Theory

July 5th, 2021


In our 69th episode, the pod goes full tinfoil hat and dives into music conspiracy theories. These could be theories that we’ve concocted in our …

Episode 68: Album Reviews Re-visited

June 28th, 2021


In our 68th episode, the pod re-visits album reviews for a number of records that are now deemed classics by today’s standards. Did the review age well? Did the review age poorly? We take a look at three separate …

Episode 67: (Sometimes) Forgotten Non Album Songs

June 21st, 2021


In our 67th episode, the pod discusses a number of great songs that never found their way on to proper full length albums. These could be songs from …

Episode 66: Interview with Ryan Sinnott of The Distillers (Bassist)

June 14th, 2021


In our 66th episode, we’re joined by Ryan Sinnott, the bassist of The Distillers (as well as playing and recording in the industry with some other well known heavy hitters). We talk Ryan’s musical come up, him joining …

Episode 65: Don’t Call It A Comeback - The Comeback Album Episode

June 7th, 2021


In our 65th episode, we dive head first into comeback albums. Our definition of “Comeback Album” is not simply new music after a long break - it …

Episode 64: The Wheel of Touring w/ Greg Bergdorf (Bourbon Bros/Zebrahead founding member)

May 31st, 2021


In our 64th episode, we bring back the one and only Greg Bergdorf (Guitarist of the Bourbon Brothers and Zebrahead founding member) for a full …

Episode 63: The Festival Episode

May 24th, 2021


In our 63rd episode, the pod talks all things festivals. This is the perfect time to talk festivals, as not only is festival season approaching, but this year marks the anticipated return of live music. We take a look …

Episode 62: The Album Artwork Episode: The Good, The Bad, and The Bizarre

May 17th, 2021


In our 62nd episode, the pod talks all things album artwork. We dig into the good, the bad, the bizarre, and also albums that get enhanced by the the …

Episode 61: We’ve Got You Covered. Selecting Bands to Cover Classic Songs

May 10th, 2021


In our 61st episode, the pod picks a half dozen classic songs from the 70s, 80s, and 90s and brings to the table who we’d love to hear do a proper studio cover of said song. In true Podioslave fashion, no genre is off …

Episode 60: Reimagining 20 year old classics: Blink 182 - TOYPAJ and System of a Down - Toxicity

May 3rd, 2021


In our 60th episode, the pod revisits a couple classic albums celebrating 20 year anniversaries this year — with a twist. We take a look back at Blink 182’s ‘Take Off Your Pants and Jacket’ and System of a Down’s …

Episode 59: Interview with Frank Turner (Singer/Songwriter)

April 26th, 2021


In our 59th episode, we’re joined by the one and only, Frank Turner. We talk a little about Frank’s come up, starting with Million Dead and then the …

Episode 58: Interview with Kat Nijmeddin - Creative Director at Pure Noise Records

April 19th, 2021


In our 58th episode, we’re joined by Kat Nijmeddin. Kat is the Creative Director at Pure Noise Records, where she weaves her artistic vision and love for music together. If you’ve seen the visuals for Pure Noise Records …

Episode 57: Interview with Sean and Seth of Trawl and Trawlcast

April 12th, 2021


In our 57th episode , we’re joined by Sean and Seth of Trawl (Funk Metal band based out of Portland, Maine) and Trawlcast (Music Podcast). Sean (Vocalist) and Seth (Bass) come on to talk their musical come up, the …

Episode 56: Can’t Knock the (Side) Hustle - Musicians in Other Spaces

April 5th, 2021


In our 56th episode, the pod dives into artists and musicians that also have their hands in other spaces. This could be side business ventures, …

Episode 55: Ridin’ Solo - Band Members Turned Solo Acts

March 29th, 2021


In our 55th episode, the pod dives into band members turned solo acts. Similar to last week’s episode, we ask all the questions we want answers to. …

Episode 54: Side Projects are Key!

March 22nd, 2021


Episode 54: Side Projects are Key!

In our 54th episode, the pod dives into a number of artists side projects. Why do side projects start? Do they typically last? If they don’t, why is that? We attempt to answer all of …

Episode 53: So Much for Spacesuits - NFTs, DSPs, and Concerts Oh My!

March 15th, 2021


In our 53rd episode, the pod celebrates being one year old by doing what we do best: nerding out on all things music. We run the full gamut on this …

Episode 52: Interview with Lauren Wayne - General Manager of the State Theatre

March 8th, 2021


In our 52nd episode, we’re joined by Lauren Wayne, the General Manager/Talent Buyer for the State Theatre in Portland, ME. Lauren Wayne is a Maine and New England icon, overseeing the overall management of concerts and …

Episode 51: A Day In the Life of a College Radio Metal Director

March 1st, 2021


In our 51st episode, the pod turns inward. Anthony has often dropped info about his time as a college radio Metal Director - so it got us to …

Episode 50: Podioslave Presents: “’s cool, but have you heard the live version?”

February 22nd, 2021


In our 50th episode, the pod re-visits a few of our favorite live albums. Live albums can go one of two ways: they can be great and capture the essence of the band or they can be complete failures. This week, we dive …

Episode 49: What the Foo-k?! Ranking the Foo Fighters Catalog

February 15th, 2021


In our 49th episode, we attempt to do the impossible: rank the entire Foo Fighters catalog. What the Foo-k were we thinking?! Is there a bad album in there? Is the new album Medicine at Midnight any good? Are the Foo …

Episode 48: The Mailbag Episode! Round 2

February 8th, 2021


In our 48th episode, we bring back the mailbag! We had a ton of fun answering all your questions the first time around (back in August), so we figured we were due for a 2nd go round. Who will have left the bigger legacy …

Episode 47: What Happened? The Pinkerton Kingdom Come-ing Home Story

February 1st, 2021


In our 47th episode, we re-visit a few albums that, when they came out, either missed with the fans, received unfavorable reviews from critics, or both. Albums of focus for this segment are: New Found Glory - Coming …

Episode 46: The Music of Long Island, NY w/ guest Brendan Garrone of Incendiary

January 25th, 2021


In our 46th episode, we’re joined by Brendan Garrone, vocalist of Incendiary, to take a 25 year look back at the music to come out of Long Island, NY. The 3 of us at Podioslave are fascinated by the region and the music …

Episode 45: Who Will Save Us From 2020?

January 18th, 2021


In our 45th episode, the pod discusses bands and artists we want to hear new music from in 2021. These could be confirmed releases, rumored releases, …

Episode 44: Interview with Toby McAllister of Sparks the Rescue/The Jameson Four - Guitarist

January 11th, 2021


In our 44th episode, we’re joined by Toby McAllister, the guitarist of Sparks the Rescue and The Jameson Four. We talk Toby’s musical come up, Sparks the Rescue’s break through (eventually landing them on MTV), the …

Episode 43: Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad - Album Roadblocks (Green Day, A Perfect Circle, Hed PE)

January 4th, 2021


In our 43rd episode, the pod tackles the ‘Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad’ segment — where we deep dive into legacy bands that we feel only had two great albums in a row. We dive into the roadblock album to try to understand …

Episode 42: Our Best of 2020 (Hum, Deftones, RTJ and more!)

December 28th, 2020


We’ve had a lot of laughs, compelling insights, and truly inspiring discourse over the last 9 months. In this episode, we dive into our favorite …

Episode 41: He’s On Fire - Featuring Greg Bergdorf of Bourbon Bros/Zebrahead fame

December 21st, 2020


In our 41st episode, we bring back 2 things: the “He’s on Fire” - 3 album run segment and our Episode 9 guest, Greg Bergdorf (Guitarist of the Bourbon Brothers and founding member of Zebrahead). Greg joins us for this …

Episode 40: The Wheel of Concerts, Bob Dylan Sells Catalog, and More!

December 14th, 2020


The Podioslave Podcast is officially over the hill! In our 40th episode, we bring back the wheel. This time around, we populated the wheel with years …

Episode 39: Interview with Matty Arsenault of A Loss for Words/ Reclaim Music Group

December 7th, 2020


In our 39th episode, we’re joined by Matty Arsenault, the vocalist of A Loss for Words and Founder/CEO of Reclaim Music Group. We talk Matty’s …

Episode 38: Nerducken - Nerd Arguments at the Thanksgiving Table

November 27th, 2020


In our 38th episode, we start a new Thanksgiving holiday tradition here at the Podioslave Podcast.......Nerducken. The premise is that we pit two …

Episode 37: Better With Age? This bands (#) album was their best, and more!

November 20th, 2020


In our 37th episode, the pod discusses bands whose best album is their 1st record, bands whose best album is their 2nd record, 3rd record — so on and so forth. We’ve found that the deeper you get into a bands career, …

Episode 36: Interview with Ben Collins of Chronic Future - Guitarist/Vocalist

November 13th, 2020


In our 36th episode, we’re joined by Ben Collins, the guitarist and vocalist from Chronic Future. The band came up in the 90s and continued to make a …

Episode 35: The State of the Music Industry: Streaming and Live Music

November 6th, 2020


In our 35th episode, the pod takes a close look at the current state of the music industry — focusing on a few headlines pertaining to streaming and live music. 2020 has been a wild one for the music industry and who …

Episode 34: Incubus - 'Make Yourself' deep dive with a twist, Commodifying livestreams, and more!

October 30th, 2020


In our 34th episode, the pod deep dives (with a twist) into the Incubus classic, ‘Make Yourself.’ We dissect the band leading up to the release, the …

Episode 33: Why weren’t these bands bigger? Flaming Lips bubble concert, and more!

October 23rd, 2020


In our 33rd episode, the pod discusses: RIP to Tony Lewis of The Outfield, Linkin Park and Fleetwood Mac albums charting in 2020, Flaming Lips hold a …

Episode 32: Interview with Frank Maddocks (VP at Warner Records, Design work for Deftones, Linkin Park, etc)

October 16th, 2020


In our 32nd episode, we’re joined by Frank Maddocks. Frank is the VP of Creative Services at Warner Records and has been the design mastermind behind many of your favorite album covers and artwork. With clients ranging …

Episode 31: Track 1, Side 1 - Great Album Openers. (Corey Taylor Album Reaction, and more!)

October 9th, 2020


In our 31st episode, the pod discusses: Eddie Van Halen’s tragic passing, a reaction to the new Corey Taylor album, Fleetwood Mac being back in the charts due to viral TikTok video, and for the main discussion: ‘Track …

Episode 30: Year 2000 Albums, New Deftones and Menzingers, Spotify Employees Striking over Joe Rogan, and more!

October 2nd, 2020


In our 30th episode, we’re back at you with another Year 2000 segment where we deep dive into 3 albums turning 20 this year: Cold -‘13 Ways to Bleed …

Episode 29: Interview with Spose (Rapper, Record Label Owner, Podcaster)

September 25th, 2020


In our 29th episode, we’re joined by rapper Spose. In addition to rapping, Spose also runs his own record label - P Dank. We dig into Spose’s music path —- starting as an indie artist, making the transition to a major …

Episode 28: ‘Wheel of Nu Metal’ segment, New Marilyn Manson, Facebook banning streamed music events, and more!

September 19th, 2020


Episode 28 is all about Nu Metal! Whether you love or hate Nu Metal, there’s a good chance you grew up on it if you’re currently between the ages of 30 and 40. In this episode, we spin the ‘Wheel of Nu Metal’ and rank …

Episode 27: Interview with Iann Robinson (Podcaster, Writer, Former MTV VJ)

September 11th, 2020


In our 27th episode, we’re joined by the one and only Iann Robinson. You were likely first introduced to Iann during his time as an MTV VJ nearly 20 years ago. On top of being a TV personality, Iann has had his hands in …

Episode 26: ‘Nerdery Grab Bag’ segment, corporate takeover of independent venues, and more!

September 4th, 2020


Episode 26 is a special one for us, as the 3 of us are recording from the same location for the first time since the pod started. Nate is back …

Episode 25: Interview with Justin (@beerpunks) of Brew Ha Ha Productions (Beer/Music Fests)

August 28th, 2020


In our 25th episode, we’re joined by Justin, Production Manager, of Brew Ha Ha Productions (you may know him as @beerpunks on Instagram). Brew Ha Ha Productions is one of the largest craft beer (and music) centric event …

Episode 24: 'Bring Your Own Hot Take' Segment, Deftones announce album, Spotify vs. Bandcamp, and more!

August 21st, 2020


In our 24th episode, the pod discusses: Episode intro, a thank you to listeners, and setlist; reactions to the Corey Taylor feature on the new Tech N9ne song, Deftones announce new album details (!), reactions to new …

Episode 23: Interview with Jason Tate - Founder and Owner of and

August 13th, 2020


In our 23rd episode, we're joined by Jason Tate - Founder and owner of (formerly Jason has been a lifelong fan of …

Episode 22: The Mailbag Episode! Bonus setlist: 311 'Transistor' turns 23, Spotify pushing continuous music output, etc

August 6th, 2020


In our 22nd episode, the pod discusses: Episode intro, Reactions to Spotify CEO pushing artists to continuously put out music to say relevant, UK brewery donating proceeds to venue relief, 311's 1997 album 'Transistor' …

Episode 21: Bandvantage: band names that elevate the band, New Corey Taylor and Marilyn Manson song reactions, and more!

August 1st, 2020


In our 21st episode, the pod discusses: Episode intro and setlist, Reactions to the new Corey Taylor and Marilyn Manson songs, Live music roundup — Port City Music Hall closing in Maine, Clutch pressing livestream …

Episode 20: Bandicap: Band name handicap segment, live music rundown, reactions to new Chris Cornell and Gone is Gone, and more

July 24th, 2020


In our 20th episode, the pod discusses: Episode intro and setlist, Drake possibly going independent, a live music rundown for the week, reactions to new recorded music from Chris Cornell and Gone is Gone, and for the …

Episode 19: Interview with Chad Neptune of Further Seems Forever and Strongarm - Bassist and founding member

July 17th, 2020


In our 19th episode, we're joined by Chad Neptune, bassist for legendary bands Further Seems Forever and Strongarm. Chad comes on to talk about his time coming up with Strongarm (90s Florida hardcore) and the Florida …

Episode 18: Reflections and tangents, album anniversaries from Killswitch Engage and Counting Crows, and more!

July 11th, 2020


In our 18th Episode, the pod discusses: Podcast intro and setlist for the episode, Album Anniversaries - Killswitch Engage - Self-Titled and Counting Crows - Hard Candy, UK social distancing music venue - we called …

Episode 17: Interview with Rob Riccitelli - Northeast Alternative Rock Radio Legend

July 3rd, 2020


In our 17th episode, we’re joined by Northeast Alternative Rock Radio Legend-- Rob Riccitelli. Rob has over 25 years of on-air radio personality experience. With as much experience as Rob has, it's no surprise that he's …

Episode 16: 'Heavy Therapy' Music Segment, New Hum and New Found Glory album reactions, and more

June 26th, 2020


In our 16th episode, the pod discusses: Podcast intro, a plug for an interview with our intro music creators going up on Youtube and the setlist for the episode, Album Anniversaries - Limp Bizkit - Significant Other and …

Episode 15: 'Mood booster/good vibes music' segment, Deftones new album news, and more

June 19th, 2020


In our 15th episode, the pod discusses: Podcast intro and episode setlist, Nate meeting Brad Wilk of Rage Against the Machine this week, album anniversaries- Blink 182 - Dude Ranch and Third Eye Blind - Dopamine, Papa …

Episode 14: 'What happened to that band?' segment, Indie venues closing, and more

June 12th, 2020


In our 14th episode, the pod discusses: The prospect of 90% of the independent music venues closing, music in times of civil unrest - Rage Against the Machine, System of a Down, and others, a reaction to the new Run the …

Episode 13: Interview with Lance Mercer – Seattle area Photographer (Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, many more)

June 5th, 2020


In episode 13 of the Podioslave Podcast, we’re joined by Lance Mercer – Seattle area photographer. Lance came up in the Seattle 80s/90s music scene, where he filmed the iconic Northwest grunge scene, including Pearl …

Episode 12: Deep Dive on 3 classic albums from the year 2000, U2 Concert Rewind, and more

May 29th, 2020


In our 12th episode, the pod discusses: episode introduction and shoutouts, no moshing at concerts once they resume and concert haz mat suits, the …

Episode 11: Interview with Scott Russo of Unwritten Law – Vocalist and founding member

May 22nd, 2020


In episode 11 of the Podioslave Podcast, we’re joined by Scott Russo of legendary punk rock band Unwritten Law -- vocalist and founding member. Unwritten Law is from Poway, CA and was founded in 1989/1990. Scott has …

Episode 10: Three album run/He's on fire segment, Nine Inch Nails concert rewind, and more!

May 15th, 2020


In our 10th episode, the pod discusses: episode introduction and shout outs, Troubadour venue in California turning to crowdfunding, Hollywood Bowl …

Episode 9: Interview with Greg Bergdorf / Zebrahead – Former lead guitarist and founding member

May 9th, 2020


In Episode 9 of the Podioslave Podcast, Greg Bergdorf, founding member and former lead guitarist of Zebrahead , joins us. Zebrahead is a punk band from SoCal/Orange County California, which Greg was a part of from …

Episode 8: Concert: Impossible segment (Pearl Jam, DRI, Foo Fighters, etc), Amoeba Music follow up, and More!

May 2nd, 2020


In our eighth episode, the pod opens with discussions around an Amoeba Music follow up. SXSW not offering refunds, Bon Jovi cancelling tour to make …

Episode 7: Interview with Marc Weinstein of Amoeba Music: Co-Founder and Owner to discuss GoFundMe, music climate, and history of the music chain

April 25th, 2020


In Episode 7 of the Podcast, Marc Weinstein of Amoeba Music, Co-Founder and Owner, joins us to discuss their GoFundMe page, the current music climate, and history of the music chain! Amoeba music in an independent music …

Episode 6: Concert/show regrets segment, music round table, and a Ticketmaster follow-up

April 18th, 2020


In our sixth episode, the pod discusses: a follow-up on our friends at Ticketmaster and their recent shady policy change, the possibility of no live …

Episode 5: Weekly music re-cap and a segment on music 'what ifs' (Sublime, Ramones, Dr Dre, and more)

April 11th, 2020


In our fifth episode, the pod discusses: a weekly music recap (odds and ends from this week in music/music history), a conversation on major recording artists having Zoom/Videoconferencing sessions with their …

Episode 4: Album re-visits and a deep dive on Ticketmaster/Live Nation

April 4th, 2020


In our fourth episode, the pod discusses: old albums we've re-visited recently (Hed PE, Cypress Hill), Dave Grohl's new Instragram …

Episode 3: Music climate round table, New Pearl Jam record reaction, and early music/album/concert memories

March 28th, 2020


In our third episode, the pod has a current music climate round table (artists performing  live from their homes, music streaming numbers being down during the pandemic, etc), we share our initial reactions to the new …

Episode 2: Coronavirus/music industry follow up and a "Tour Time Machine" segment

March 21st, 2020


In our second episode, we pick up where we left off last week with the Coronavirus/music industry impact discussion, as a lot has changed in the last week. From there, we transition to a segment we call "Tour Time …

Episode 1: Podcast Introduction and Coronavirus impact on the music industry

March 14th, 2020


In our first episode, we introduce the podcast, ourselves, and tell the story on how it all came together. From there, we transition right into the the meat of the episode: discussing the impact of Coronavirus on the …

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