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Podcast: Maynard James Keenan

We’re saddened to say that this will be our 200th and final episode of the ‘2 Hours with Matt Pinfield Podcast’. But we wanted to do something special, so Matt called up his old friend Maynard James Keenan from A Perfect Circle and Tool! A.P.C. is gearing up to release their first album in over…MORE

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Podcast: Amy Shark/Josh Landau from EASY

Today our final special two-part episode of the show featuring Australian songstress Amy Shark and Josh Landau from new L.A. band EASY. Amy rose to fame following the success of her Night Thinker EP and—if you’ve ever listened to our nightly radio show—you’ve likely heard her former #TrendingTrack “Adore”. She’ll tell us about breaking out…MORE

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Podcast: Nothing More/Andrew W.K.

Today another special two-part episode of the show featuring Jonny Hawkins and Daniel Oliver from Nothing More and Matt’s old friend Andrew W.K.!  Jonny and Daniel will tell us about the amazing reaction they got to their Grammy nominated album The Stories We Tell Ourselves.  Meanwhile, Andrew will tell us about his new album You’re…MORE

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Podcast: Royal Blood

Today we’re beyond excited to finally welcome Mike Kerr and Ben Thatcher from Royal Blood onto the show!  Their 2017 release How Did We Get So Dark? was one of our favorite albums of last year…they’ll tell us about recording it with producer Tom Dalgety.  Plus: their Brighton origins, the power of Howard Stern, and…MORE

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Podcast: Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats

Today we’re celebrating the return of Nathaniel Rateliff to the podcast…and this time he brought along his writing partner Joseph Pope III from The Night Sweats!  They’ve been friends for nearly their entire lives…they’ll tell us about growing up together in Missouri, some of their earliest musical projects together, and forming The Night Sweats in…MORE

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Podcast: Asking Alexandria

Today we’re hanging out with Danny Worsnop and Sam Bettley from Asking Alexandria! Late last year they released their self-titled fifth album…Danny notably left the band prior to recording their 2016 release The Black…he’ll tell us about the fateful session that eventually brought him back into the fold. Plus: the TV show he’s working on,…MORE

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Podcast: Dorothy

Today we’re hanging out with an artist you need to know about called Dorothy!  We fell in love with her sound after hearing her 2016 debut ROCKISDEAD…her new album 28 Days In The Valley comes out on Friday March 16th…she’ll tell us about writing and recording the album with producer Linda Perry—from 4 Non Blondes. …MORE

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Podcast: Albert Hammond Jr.

Today we’re hanging out with an old friend of Matt’s: guitarist Albert Hammond Jr!  You may know him from his time playing in The Strokes…he’s got a new solo album coming out this week called Francis Trouble…Albert will tell us why he loved recording it in his upstate New York home.  Plus: the incredible story…MORE

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Podcast: the return of K.Flay

Today we’re celebrating the return of Kristine Meredith Flaherty—aka K.Flay!!  It’s been over a year since her last visit to the show…and what a year it’s been!  We’re catching up and talking about her album Every Where Is Some Where…working with producer Mike Elizondo…and her #TRENDINGTRACK “Giver”.  Plus: she’ll tell us why it was so…MORE

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Podcast: The Wrecks

Today we’re hanging out with a new band we’ve been a fans of since they put out their debut single last year called “We Are The Wrecks”…Nick, Aaron, Billy, Westen, and Schmidt from Los Angeles band The Wrecks!  Two weeks ago they released their Panic Vertigo EP…they’ll tell us about scrapping a bunch of songs…MORE

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Podcast: Theory Of A Deadman

Today we’re hanging out with Tyler Connolly, frontman from Theory Of A Deadman!  Last year they released their sixth studio album Wake Up Call…he’ll tell us how writing songs on the piano influenced a new sound for the band.  Plus: fan reaction to their chart-topping track “Rx (Medicate)”, why he prefers to think outside the…MORE

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Podcast: the return of Matt Sorum

Today we’re hanging out with the one-and-only Matt Sorum…drummer from The Cult, Guns N’ Roses, Velvet Revolver, and Kings Of Chaos!  He last joined us at the end of 2016…we’ll talk about building his Adopt The Arts Foundation, his time with the aforementioned bands, and just how far along he is on what promises to…MORE

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Podcast: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

Today we’re hanging out with Robert Levon Been, frontman from Black Rebel Motorcycle Club!  Last month they released their eighth studio album Wrong Creatures…he’ll tell us about bringing in producer Nick Launay to work on the project  Plus: learning about the music business from his late father Michael Been and paying tribute to him by…MORE

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Podcast: The Pixies

Today we’re spending some time with a guy we’ve been a huge fan of for several years—he and Matt have recently become great friends as well—Pixies guitarist Joey Santiago! We’ll talk at length about his musical career, influencing everyone from Kurt Cobain to the guys in Foals, and having his song covered by the late-great…MORE

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Podcast: Sir Sly

Today we’re hanging out with Hayden, Jason, and Landon from orange county band Sir Sly! Their latest album Don’t You Worry, Honey is available now however you consume music…they’ll tell us about recording the album at their home studio in Costa Mesa, writing their #TRENDINGTRACK “& Run”, and the heartbreaking story of Landon’s mother’s fight…MORE

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Podcast: The Wombats

Today we’re excited to hang out with someone we’ve been a fan of for a long time, Matthew Murphy—front man from The Wombats!  On Friday they’ll release their fourth album Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life…Murph will tell us about coming up with the album title, the stories behind several songs from it, and his…MORE

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Podcast: Myles Kennedy

Today we’re hanging out with another former podcast guest: singer Myles Kennedy. His debut solo album Year Of The Tiger comes out on March 9th…he’ll tell us about the childhood significance of the album title, scrapping his original album before creating what became Year Of The Tiger, and the cathartic process of writing about his…MORE

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Podcast: Awolnation frontman Aaron Bruno

Today we’re hanging out with another former podcast guest: Awolnation frontman Aaron Bruno. Aaron built an amazing home studio for their third album Here Come The Runts—out Friday, February 2nd! He’ll tell us about getting back to nature in his Malibu home, giving back to victims of last year’s devastating hurricanes and wild fires, and…MORE

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Podcast: Chris Jericho from Fozzy

Today we’ve got a very special guest…not only does he the sing in the amazing band Fozzy…but he’s also one of the biggest podcast hosts on the planet: Talk Is Jericho host Chris Jericho! He’ll tell us about his love for producing his weekly show, Fozzy’s latest album Judas, and how his show But I’m…MORE

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Podcast: the return of Davey Havok

Today we’re hanging out with an amazingly talented former guest: Davey Havok!  We spoke with him over a year ago prior to AFI.’s Blood Album…he’ll catch us up on all things DREAMCAR, tell us how close we are to hearing the new Blaqk Audio album, and the inspirations behind his upcoming novel Love, Fast, Los…MORE

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Podcast: Silent Rival

Today we’re talking with a new band we love called Silent Rival! Sara Coda and Joz Ramirez stopped by the studio to discuss their debut album The Kindness Of Strangers, how they met at UCLA, and working with producer Matt Wallace. Plus: Joz’s musical childhood, their trending track “Die A Little”, and a quick game…MORE

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Podcast: Prayers

Today we’re hanging out with a pair of Cholo-Goth pioneers who call themselves Prayers!  Leafar and Dave stopped by to tell us about their latest album Baptism Of Thieves…plus: Leafar’s checkered past—which included a stint behind bars, why he compares the duo to a solar eclipse, and how The Cult’s Ian Astbury became a sort…MORE

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Podcast: Odesza

Today we’re spending some time with Grammy nominated duo Odesza! Harrison and Clayton stopped by our New York studio just hours before their sold-out show at Barclays Center last month to talk all about their latest album A Moment Apart…did we mention it’s up for the ‘Best Dance/Electronica Album’ Grammy later this month? We’ll talk…MORE

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Podcast: The Neighbourhood

Today we’re hanging out with Jesse, Zach, Mikey, and Jeremy from The Neighbourhood!  Later this week they’ll release a new EP called To Imagine…they’ll tell us about writing and recording over fifty songs in the past year and their plan to release them as a series of EPs over the next several months.  Plus: growing up together…MORE

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Podcast: Sofi Tukker

Today we’re hanging out with a couple of musicians who we’re really loving right now: Sophie Hawley-Weld and Tucker Halpern from Sofi Tukker!  You may have heard their latest single “Best Friend” in an ad for the iPhone X…they’ll tell us about the round-about way they recruited some of their actual best friends to collaborate…MORE

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Podcast: Franz Ferdinand

Today we’re spending some time with a couple guys we’ve been fans of for over a decade: Alex Kapranos and Bob Hardy from Franz Ferdinand!  In February the band will release a brand new album called Always Ascending…they’ll tell us how working with producer Philippe Zdar helped them finally realize a ‘live-dance-band’ sound on the…MORE

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Podcast: Billy Howerdel

Today we’re ringing in the New Year and hanging out with a very talented guitarist who you know and love named Billy Howerdel!  In 1999 he and Tool singer Maynard James Keenan formed A Perfect Circle…and just last year the band released “The Doomed”, our first taste of new music from A.P.C. in four years! …MORE

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Podcast: Anthony Bozza

Today we’re hanging out with an old friend of Matt’s: author Anthony Bozza.  He and Matt met back in the MTV days when Anthony was still a columnist at Rolling Stone.  Today we’re celebrating the 10th anniversary of his co-authored Slash autobiography…he’ll tell us about the conversation that led to the book and how GN’R bassist…MORE

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Podcast: Morgan Saint

Today we’re spending our Christmas morning hanging out with a new artist we think you are going to love named Morgan Saint!  She just wrapped up her first ever tour in support of her amazing debut EP 17 Hero…we’ll talk about the varied influences both musical and visual that went into making the record.  Plus:…MORE

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Podcast: Marc Broussard

Today we’re hanging out with singer/songwriter Marc Broussard. Born and raised in Louisiana…he’ll tell us about learning about music from his father, his amazing time on the road with the likes of Tori Amos and Bonnie Raitt, and putting out his latest album Easy To Love! Plus: founding his own label G-Man records following the…MORE

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Podcast: The Front Bottoms

Today we’re hanging out with a couple of New Jersey natives: Brian and Mathew from The Front Bottoms! In October they released their latest album Going Grey, they’ll tell us about working with producer Nick Furlong on the album and the “recording tour” they went on to produce it. Plus: the drinking game origins of…MORE

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Podcast: Matisyahu

Today we’re hanging out with a guy you know named Matthew Paul Miller…also known as: Matisyahu! His latest album Undercurrent came out this spring…he’ll tell us about several tracks from it including his latest single. Plus: keeping the Live At Stubb’s series alive, sharing a stage with Phish’s Trey Anastasio, and playing hockey with his…MORE

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Podcast: Brian Fallon

Today we’re hanging out with another New Jersey native: singer Brian Fallon!  You may know him from his days fronting The Gaslight Anthem…in February he’ll put out his third solo album called Sleepwalkers.  We’ll talk about several songs off the album including his #TRENDINGTRACK “Forget Me Not”.  Plus, sharing a stage with Bruce Springsteen, his…MORE

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Podcast: Living Colour

Today we’re hanging out with Vernon Reid and Corey Glover from Living Colour!  The guys tell us how their 2012 performance at the ‘Robert Johnson at 100 Tribute’ inspired them to lean in a distinctly bluesy direction on their new album Shade—their first in nearly a decade.  Plus: how “Happy Birthday” played into the band’s…MORE

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Podcast: Dan Croll

Today we’re hanging out with a great new musician who we love named Dan Croll! Over the summer he released his sophomore album Emerging Adulthood, he’ll tell us about several tracks from it, the overall themes, and the self-imposed guidelines he took into the writing and recording process. Plus: working with Paul McCartney, some of…MORE

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Podcast: Rich Robinson

Today we’re hanging out with an amazing guitarist who we’re sure you know…he co-founded The Black Crowes with his brother Chris and he’s now working on a new project called The Magpie Salute…talking of course about Rich Robinson!  He just got off the road with The Magpie Salute and if you saw them live you…MORE

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Podcast: Bel Heir

Today we’re hanging out with Patrick, Ian, and Paul from an up and coming band called Bel Heir! I’ve been really digging their Washed Up EP lately, we’ll talk about working with producer Tim Pagnotta, their record collections, and we’ll play 1st show/best show! Make sure to subscribe to the ‘2 Hours with Matt Pinfield’…MORE

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Podcast: Powerman 5000

Today we’re hanging out with an old friend of Matt’s: Spider One, front man from Powerman 5000! In October they released their ninth album New Wave, Spider will tell us how bands like Devo and Brian Setzer Orchestra have been influential in Powerman’s sound since the beginning! Plus: we’ll discuss how the music industry has…MORE

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Podcast: Welshly Arms

Today we’re hanging out with Sam Getz and Mikey Gould from a great new band called Welshly Arms! They grew up together in Cleveland, Ohio…they’ll tell us about the backyard barbecue that brought them back together after college, growing up as Cleveland sports fans, and how Lebron James influenced their hit song “Legendary”. Make sure…MORE

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Podcast: The Professionals

Today we’re hanging out with Paul Cook and Tom Spencer from The Professionals! You may also know Paul from his other band: The Sex Pistols! He’ll tell us about his memories of the early punk scene in London, the band’s one and only tour of the U.S. in the late 70’s, and how a doomed…MORE

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Podcast: Beck

Today we’re hanging out with the one and only Beck! We were lucky enough to meet up with him in the legendary Studio B at Capitol Records in Hollywood. His highly anticipated album Colors finally came out last month…he’ll tell us about working on it with producer Greg Kurstin as far back as 2014. Plus:…MORE

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Podcast: The Used

Today we’re hanging out with Bert McCracken, front man for The Used! Their new album The Canyon came out in October…he’ll tell us how tragedy inspired the album and how the band has gone far beyond their emo roots. Plus: psychic surgery with producer Ross Robinson, why he prefers poetry over social media, and the…MORE

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Podcast: Flagship

Today we’re hanging out with Drake Margolnick and Michael Finster from the band Flagship!  Their amazing new album The Electric Man has been in heavy rotation in Matt’s house lately, they’ll tell us about putting the album together and about scaling back their live show on their latest tour.  Plus: we’ll talk desert island discs, first…MORE

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Podcast: Dreamcar

Today we’re joined by two guys who first met Matt back in the mid-90s when their band No Doubt broke out of southern California. Last year—along with drummer Adrian Young—bassist Tony Kanal and guitarist Tom Dumont recruited AFI singer Davey Havok to join their new project: DREAMCAR! They’ll tell us the full story behind the…MORE

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Podcast: The Bloody Beetroots

Today we’re hanging out with Sir Bob Cornelius Rifo, leader of The Bloody Beetroots!  What started 10 years ago as a simple, MySpace based DJ duo, has now evolved into a full on modern day punk outfit.  Their new album The Great Electronic Swindle is available now however you consume music…we’ll talk about some of Matt’s…MORE

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Podcast: Weezer

Today we’re hanging out with someone who’s making his return to the podcast: Rivers Cuomo from Weezer!  On Friday October 27th they’ll release their 11th studio album: Pacific Daydream.  We’ll talk about working with producer Butch Walker, several tracks off the album, and how the technology has helped him revive old demos for use in new song…MORE

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Podcast: Bleachers

Today we’re hanging out with a guy Matt’s believed in for quite some time…in fact, as he’ll readily tell you, Matt was the first person to play his band Steel Train on the radio!  Talking of course about Jack Antonoff…you know him from his bands Bleachers and Fun…we’ll talk about all three of those bands,…MORE

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Podcast: Failure

Today we’re hanging out with Ken Andrews from Failure!  Back in 2015 they released their highly anticipated comeback album The Heart Is A Monster, the band’s first since 1996’s Fantastic Planet.  He’ll tell us what led to their breakup in the mid-90s, their decision to reunite, and everything he was up to during Failure’s hiatus. …MORE

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Podcast: Rise Against

Today we’re hanging out with Tim McIlrath and Zach Blair from Rise Against!  Earlier this year they released their latest album Wolves…they’ll tell us about getting out of their comfort zone and recording in Nashville with producer Nick Raskulinecz.  Plus: we’ll talk at length about the band’s origins…their initial releases on Fat Wreck Chords, bonding…MORE

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Podcast: Quicksand

Today we’re joined by Walter Schreifels and Sergio Vega from NYC post-hardcore band Quicksand!  In November they’ll release their first full length album in 22 years…we’ll talk about writing Interiors and how their song “Illuminant” acts as a bridge between what they were doing in the mid-90s to what they are up to now in 2017. …MORE

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Podcast: Portugal. The Man

Today we’re joined by quite possibly one of the biggest acts in music right now…John Gourley, Zach Carothers, and Eric Howk from Portugal. The Man!  Their trending track “Feel It Still” has topped the alternative chart for the 15 weeks (at press time)…they’ve also landed at #1 on the Hot Rock Songs chart and are…MORE

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Podcast: Stone Temple Pilots

Today we’re hanging out with two guys Matt met while still spinning records on the Jersey Shore: Robert and Dean DeLeo from Stone Temple Pilots!  When their debut album Core came out 25 years ago, they drove up to the WHTG studios in a delivery truck to play it for Matt!  We’ll reminisce about that moment…MORE

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Podcast: Barns Courtney

Today we’re hanging out with a new artist we love named Barns Courtney.  His debut album The Attractions Of Youth came out on Friday September 29th.  We’ve been a big fan of his since the song “Fire” first crossed out desks back in early 2016.  The fine folks at Capitol Records were kind enough to invite…MORE

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Podcast: Gary Numan

Today we’re sitting down with the great Gary Numan!  In the early 80s his singles “Are Friends Electric?” and “Cars” topped the singles charts in the UK…the later became at top-10 hit here in America.  Earlier this month, he released his 21st studio album Savage (Songs From A Broken World)!  We’ll talk about producing the new…MORE

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Podcast: KAABOO Del Mar Festival

Today we have a very special episode of the podcast…two weekends ago we sent producer ted to the KAABOO Del Mar festival just north of San Diego.  He had the opportunity to sit down with eight amazing acts: Garbage, X Ambassadors, Toad The Wet Sprocket, Smash Mouth, Milky Chance, Live, LANY, and Ages And Ages! …MORE

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Podcast: The Killers

Today we’re hanging out with an old friend of Matt’s…a late night conversation they had before his band was signed inspired the name of Matt’s 2016 memoir: All These Things That I’ve Done.  Talking of course about Brandon Flowers from The Killers!  Their fifth studio album Wonderful Wonderful comes out on Friday September 22nd…Brandon called in…MORE

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Podcast: Fitness

Today we’re hanging out with a duo who you know from other projects—Max Collins from Eve 6 and Kenny Carkeet from Awolnation…they’ve joined forces to form a band you need to know about called Fitness! Last week they released their debut EP Aggroculture…we’ll talk about several tracks off the record, how the two met and came…MORE

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Podcast: Marc Almond

Today we’re joined by legendary new wave artist Marc Almond who—along with David Ball—founded Soft Cell back in the early 80s! They saw massive success with their unexpected hit “Tainted Love” which topped singles charts in six countries including the U.K. His new solo album Shadows And Reflections comes out on September 22nd…he’ll tell us…MORE

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Podcast: Sylvan Esso

Today we’re joined by Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn from Sylvan Esso!  This spring they released their sophomore album What Now…we’ll discuss several songs off the album and talk about everything they’ve been up to since releasing their self-titled debut back in 2014.  Plus: how the duo came together, their individual musical origins, and upcoming…MORE

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Podcast: Danny Wimmer Presents

Today we’re joined by Gary Spivack and Clay Busch from Danny Wimmer Presents! It all started in 2007 with Rock On The Range…they’ll tell us about putting together the original lineup and how DWP has expanded their annual footprint to include nine of the biggest rock festivals in the USA. Plus: the three year endeavor…MORE

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Podcast: lovelytheband

Today we’re joined by Mitchy, Sam, and Jordan from a great new band that we love called—ironically enough: lovelytheband!  They’re gearing up to release their debut EP Everything I Could Never Say…as soon as Matt heard their first single “Broken” he asked Producer Ted if he could get them on the show.  You may recognize front…MORE

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Podcast: Mike Peters from The Alarm

Today we’re joined by Mike Peters from legendary Welsh punk band The Alarm.  They were one of the most celebrated U.K. punk bands of the 1980s and even provided support on U2’s 1983 War tour here in America.  This year he was the subject of a documentary called Man In The Camo Jacket, which chronicles his…MORE

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Podcast: The Aces

Today we’re joined by Cristal, Katie, McKenna, and Alisa from a new band you need to know about called The Aces!  They grew up together in Provo, Utah and first recorded when they were still pre-teens!  This year they released their debut EP I Don’t Like Being Honest and they’re gearing up to release their debut…MORE

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Podcast: Sparks

Today we’re joined by Ron and Russell Mael from the band Sparks. They’ve influenced so many amazing bands that we love, so we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to bring them onto the podcast. They’re getting ready to release a new album called Hippopotamus…we’ll talk about putting the album together, collaborations with newer bands, and…MORE

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Podcast: The Glorious Sons

Today we’re joined by an amazingly talented songwriter…he formed The Glorious Sons with his brother Jay back in 2011.  Talking of course about Brett Emmons!  They’re getting ready to release their sophomore album Young Beauties And Fools…we’ll talk about what inspired their latest single “Everything Is Alright”, some of Brett’s biggest influences, and how The…MORE

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Podcast: Dishwalla

Today we’re joined by Rodney Browning Cravens, Scot Alexander, Jim Wood, George Pendergast, and Justin Fox from Dishwalla!  Mainly remembered for their 1996 hit song “Counting Blue Cars”, they’ve been playing some nostalgic shows on tour with Marcy Playground and Fuel.  Last May they released their new album Juniper Road, the band’s first in over…MORE

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Podcast: Billy Raffoul

Today we’re hanging out with a new artist you need to know about named Billy Raffoul! He learned his love of music from his father who was a touring musician for most of his life…you may have heard Billy’s latest singles “Driver” and “Dark Four Door”, he’ll tell us about the true stories behind those…MORE

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Podcast: B-Real

Today we’re hanging out with B-Real from Cypress Hill! He’s getting ready to hit the road with the Prophets Of Rage this Fall…he’ll tell us about the origins of the super-group and why they chose to write new music for their upcoming debut album. Plus: the cross-over success of Cypress Hill, early tours, and what…MORE

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Podcast: Tim Commerford

Today we’re chatting on the phone with a bassist who’s played in several bands we know you love: Rage Against The Machine, Audioslave, and now Prophets Of Rage…talking of course about the one and only Tim Commerford!  It’s his second appearance on the podcast…Prophets Of Rage’s debut, self-titled album comes out on September 15th.  He’ll…MORE

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Podcast: Third Eye Blind

Today we’re talking on the phone with another one of Matt’s old friends: Stephen Jenkins, front man for Third Eye Blind! This year they’re celebrating the band’s 20th birthday with a special edition re-release of their self-titled debut which features re-recorded demos of unreleased original tracks! We’ll talk all about that plus their recently wrapped…MORE

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Podcast: Corbett Redford

Today we’re joined by documentary film maker Corbett Redford! His new film Turn It Around: The Story Of East Bay Punk was produced by the guys in Green Day. They’ve known each other since high school, Corbett will tell us how the project quickly expanded from a story about Green Day’s earlier years, into an…MORE

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Podcast: Alice Cooper

Today we’re chatting with legendary rocker Alice Cooper!  He’s been making rock music for nearly 50 years…he’ll tell us about working with long-time collaborator Bob Ezrin on his 27th (!!!) studio album Paranormal!  Alice will also tell us about bringing in Billy Gibbons from ZZ Top, Roger Glover from Deep Purple, and Larry Mullen Jr. From…MORE

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Podcast: Beware Of Darkness

Today is a very special episode for a couple of reasons.  Firstly: it features one of our favorite bands out there right now—and one of our favorite people—Kyle Nicolaides from Beware Of Darkness!  Secondly: he’s our first repeat guest on the podcast…we spoke way back in June of 2016 on the 16th episode of the show! …MORE

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Podcast: Righteous Vendetta

Today we’re joined by the band Righteous Vendetta…their latest album Cursed came out back in March, they’ll tell us how complications during its recording lead them to what they feel is an appropriate name.  Ryan and Justin will also tell us about starting the band with their music teacher and coming from a small town in…MORE

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Podcast: Lo Moon

Today we’re hanging out with a great new band out of Los Angeles called Lo Moon!  Matt Lowell, Crisanta Baker, Sam Stewert, hung out with producer Ted to talk about the prolonged process of putting together their upcoming debut album.  They worked with Chris Walla-formerly of Death Cab For Cutie—who they show a ton of…MORE

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Podcast: Danny Goldberg

Today we’re joined by someone who’s been involved with some of the most important records in rock history…in his 40+ year career he’s worked with some of the biggest artists of all time, Matt dedicated his book to him: he’s author Danny Goldberg! His latest book is called In Search Of The Lost Chord: 1967…MORE

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Podcast: Death From Above

Today we’re hanging out with Sebastien Grainger, one half of Canadian rock-duo Death From Above!  Their 2014 album The Physical World ranks as one of our favorites of the past several years…we’re talking about the band’s storied past, the serendipitous reason they’ve now dropped their infamous post-script ‘1979’, and upcoming plans for new music.  Plus:…MORE

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Podcast: Aaron Lewis

Today we’re joined by Aaron Lewis, lead singer for the band Staind. Back in 2010 he released “Country Boy”, his first foray into country music…he followed with his first full length solo release, 2012’s The Road. Last summer he released his sophomore album Sinner which peaked at #4 on the Billboard 200 chart. He’ll tell…MORE

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Podcast: Chevelle

Today we’re chatting with Sam Loeffler, drummer and founding member of Chicago rock band Chevelle! They’ve topped the rock chart several times over the course of their nearly 20 year career…Sam will tell us how their sound has evolved through the years, how he recognizes great songs during the writing process, and their latest album…MORE

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Podcast: Greta Van Fleet

Today we’re joined by one of our favorite new bands out there: Greta Van Fleet! Their latest release is the Black Smoke Rising EP featuring a song that, if you listen to our nightly show, we’re sure you’ve heard called “Highway Tune”. We’re talking about their classic rock roots in Michigan, their favorite albums of…MORE

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Podcast: Jason Hook

Today we’re joined by Five Finger Death Punch guitarist Jason Hook to talk about a brand new documentary he executive produced called Hired Gun.  It’s the untold stories behind your favorite musicians and features several prominent musicians including Alice Cooper and Rob Zombie.  Jason will tell us about the hard work he put in when…MORE

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Podcast: Pete Wentz from Fall Out Boy

Today we’re joined by another one of Matt’s old friends: Pete Wentz from Fall Out Boy!  We remember seeing them very early on in a small venue in their hometown in Chicago, we’re catching up and talking about fatherhood, discovering the guys in Panic! At The Disco, and their upcoming album Mania.  Full tour schedule…MORE

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Podcast: 311

Today we’re joined by Nick Hexum and P-Nut from 311!  Their 12th studio album Mosaic comes out on June 23rd, we’ll talk about the long-process of writing and recording the album including espresso fueled sessions with producer John Feldmann.  Plus: P-Nut’s adoration for beer, the band’s Amber Ale, and their upcoming collaboration with Rock Brothers Brewing. …MORE

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Podcast: Badflower

Today we are joined by Josh, Joey, and Alex from LA band Badflower! They’ll tell us about the inspirations behind their songs “Animal” and “Heroin” from their 2016 released Temper EP, how nasty life on the road can get, and how a spontaneous and emotional night turned into a viral video for their song “Move…MORE

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Podcast: Seether

Today we’re joined by Shaun Morgan, founding member of the South African rock band Seether! They just released their seventh studio album Poison The Parish and have already notched a #1 hit on rock radio with “Let You Down”. We’ll talk about producing the album and the band’s move from Wind Up Records to Concord…MORE

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Podcast: Palaye Royale

Today we’re joined by the guys in Palaye Royale. Remington, Sebastian, and Emerson are brothers who grew up in Las Vegas, moved to Los Angeles to become rock stars, and have been nominated for ‘Best Underground Band’ at this year’s APMAs [VOTE HERE]! We’ll chat about life on the road, making friends on the Warped…MORE

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Podcast: Grace Mitchell

Today we’re joined by Grace Mitchell, you may have heard her early EPs Design and Raceday—the latter of which was produced by Mark Foster and Isom Innis from Foster the People.  She’s had a fantastic 2017 which has so far included festival appearances at Coachella and Hangout Fest with upcoming slots at Lollapalooza and Outside…MORE

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Podcast: The Cranberries

Today we’re joined by Irish singer/songwriter: Dolores O’Riordan from The Cranberries! To celebrate the band’s 25th anniversary, they released a new acoustic album called Something Else…it features orchestral versions of ten of the band’s biggest singles and three new songs. We’ll talk to her about connecting with the Irish Chamber Orchestra, which tracks were the…MORE

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Podcast: Magic Giant

Today we are hanging out with LA band Magic Giant! Austin Bisnow, Zambricki Li, and Brian Zaghi (Zang) talk forming the band, building their solar powered studio on wheels, and their varied musical origins.  They recorded their debut album In The Wind—released May 19th—at various points along their North American tour…including the inside of a…MORE

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Podcast: Hell Or Highwater

Today Matt is sitting down with Brandon Saller, drummer from Atreyu and front man for Hell Or Highwater. They just released their sophomore album Vista…we’ll talk about putting the album together, signing with Spinefarm Records, and their upcoming tour with Stitched Up Heart. He’ll also tell us about learning to play drums and recording Atreyu’s…MORE

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Podcast: Bush

Today’s we are joined by an old friend of Matt’s: Gavin Rossdale, lead singer of Bush. He’ll tell us how the band’s work with past producers influenced his production on the band’s latest album Black And White Rainbows. Plus: his experience as a coach on ‘The Voice UK’, new music he’s listening to, and 20…MORE

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Podcast: Muse

Today we’re joined by Matt Bellamy, singer and frontman for Muse.  They just released a brand new song called “Dig Down” and Matt stopped by to talk about working on the track with producer Mike Elizondo.  We also discussed the concept behind their upcoming new album, how Prince played a major role in the band’s…MORE

Frank Carter And The Rattlesnakes Pod SQUARE

Podcast: Frank Carter

Today’s guest is Frank Carter, his latest band is called Frank Carter and The Rattlesnakes but punk music aficionados likely remember him as the lead singer for Gallows.  We’re talking about his early life, some of the amazing producers he’s worked with, and The Rattlesnakes’ new album Modern Ruin.  We’ll also talk family life, growing…MORE

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Podcast: Coheed and Cambria

Today we’re joined by our old friends in Coheed And Cambria…they were one of Matt’s favorite bands to work with when he was at Columbia Records.  We’re catching up and talking about their current tour where they’re playing seminal album Good Apollo, I’m Burning Star IV, Vollumen One: From Fear Through The Eyes Of Madness in…MORE

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Podcast: Brann Dailor from Mastodon

Today we’re joined by Brann Dailor, drummer for Atlanta-based rock band Mastodon.  Latest album Emperor Of Sand came out last month and has been one of their most successful releases to date, topping Billboard’s album sales chart with over 40,000 physical copies sold in its debut week.  We’ll talk about the trials and tribulations the…MORE

New York Rock Pod SQUARE

Podcast: New York Rock

Today we’re hanging out with a group of guys Matt’s known for a very long time…his old friend Steven Blush, they grew up together in New Jersey…Faith No More drummer Mike Bordin, who Matt’s known since the band’s early days…and Tony Mann, who helped Steven with research for his latest book New York Rock.  We’ll…MORE

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Podcast: Basement

Today we’re hanging out with Andrew and Alex from U.K. punk band Basement.  Originally formed back in 2009, the band took a two year hiatus to explore different career paths but in 2014 realized they missed making music together…they reformed and released the Further Sky EP that summer.  Latest release Promise Everything was recently picked up…MORE

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Podcast: Day Wave

Today we’re joined by Jackson Phillips, better known as Day Wave!  He’s got a great new album coming out next week called The Days We Had.  We’ll talk about producing the album and several tracks we’re fans of.  Plus: growing up with musical parents, being trained as a jazz musician, and some of his dream…MORE

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Podcast: New Politics

Today we’re joined by David, Søren, and Louis from the band New Politics.  Originally formed in Copenhagen, Denmark…they’re now based in Brooklyn, New York and are hard at work on their fourth studio album.  We’ll talk about how the band came together, making the move to the United States, and finding success with their second…MORE

Dan Auerbach Pod SQUARE

Podcast: Dan Auerbach

Today we’re hanging out with guitarist, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Dan Auerbach!  In addition to his work with The Black Keys, Dan produced Cage The Elephant’s Grammy winning album Tell Me I’m Pretty and he’s getting ready to release a new solo album called Waiting On A Song.  He just founded a new record label in Nashville…MORE