Episodes

Elizabeth Zharoff: No Part of My Brain Said "Maybe I SHOULDN'T Do This"

June 10, 2021

Ep. 74 Elizabeth Zharoff (The Charismatic Voice) is back for PART 2 with Benny, Siobhán and Cory for a deeper dive into what it REALLY takes to build and maintain a successful online community. From the challenges one might face as your business/brand grows, to the importance of investing in yourse…

Elizabeth Zharoff (The Charismatic Voice): The Bob Ross of Metal Music

June 7, 2021

Elizabeth Zharoff (The Charismatic Voice) joins Benny, Siobhán and Cory to discuss her musical upbringing, formal training and how her professional career as an opera singer and vocals coach has lead her to create and build a successful YouTube channel. We hear about how gaming has influenced her w…

Jason Lekberg: Believing in Yourself to a FRIGHTENING Degree

June 3, 2021

Marketing guru Jason Lekberg (Lekberg Enterprises, Nefariant) is back for part 2 of his 2nd round of shows with Benny, Siobhán and Cory and this time talk about his newest band, Nefariant. We touch on the formation of the band, the sonic goals, the writing process and beginning to navigate the worl…

Jason Lekberg: Heavy Metal Dinosaurs

May 31, 2021

Ep. 71 Marketing guru Jason Lekberg (Lekberg Enterprises, Nefariant) is back for part 1 of his 2nd round of shows with Benny, Siobhán and Cory to discuss the current state of the music industry, how some bands have capitalized on the events of the past year, how many successful bands and artists st…

Burton Roberts: We Were Ahead of Our Time and People Thought We Were Crazy

May 27, 2021

Ep. 70 Television producer, entrepreneur and former Survivor contestant Burton Roberts joins Benny, Siobhán and Cory to talk about his serendipitous entry into the world of television and how it led to pioneering an entire new approach to producing content. Burton talks about his background in the …

Steve Wood: Dinner with George Harrison

May 24, 2021

Ep. 69 Steve Wood (Shelter Music Group) is back for PART 2 with Benny, Siobhán and Cory to share even more epic stories from is illustrious career tour managing some of the biggest rock acts of all time. We hear the 1st hand details surrounding Kim Thayil's (SOUNDGARDEN) arrest on assault charges, …

Steve Wood: I Liked the Sex, Drugs and Rock & Roll... Just Not the Working Part

May 20, 2021

Ep. 68 Steve Wood (Shelter Music Group) joins Benny, Siobhán and Cory and talks about his early years and how stumbled into a career in the music industry. - WATCH + LISTEN + SUBSCRIBE: https://lnk.to/yougot2020d FOLLOW 2020'd: Official Site: https://2020-d.com/ ​ Facebook: facebook.com/yougot2020d…

Jon Donais: I'm Sitting on 7 or 8 Years of Riffs

May 17, 2021

Jon Donais (Anthrax, Shadows Fall, Living Wreckage) is back for another hour with Benny, Siobhán and Cory and talks about working with Lost Symphony (including sharing shred duties on a song with his former guitar teacher, Jimi Bell), how time off in 2020 allowed him to form a new band and get year…

Jon Donais: Touring with Legends and Legends Never Die

May 13, 2021

Ep. 66 Jon Donais (Anthrax, Shadows Fall, Living Wreckage) joins Benny, Siobhán and Cory and talks about how he’s been spending the past concertless year (including starting his new band), what it was like touring with legendary bands and artists like Dimebag Darrell, Zakk Wylde and Iron Maiden, th…

David Abbruzzese w/ Shannon Larkin: Who Needs Drugs When You Have Friends Like These?

May 10, 2021

Ep. 65 Welcome to PART 2 of a very special episode of 2020'd with David Abbruzzese (Ex-Pearl Jam) and featuring Shannon Larkin (Godsmack, The Apocalypse Blues Revival) as our first official "Guest Host". This episode is a TRIP... get ready for discussions on interdimensional doors, drawing eyebrows…

David Abbruzzese w/ GUEST HOST Shannon Larkin: Mushroom Tea and Memories

May 6, 2021

Ep. 64 David Abbruzzese (Ex-Pearl Jam) is back once again for PART 1 of a very special episode that also features Shannon Larkin (Godsmack, The Apocalypse Blues Revival) as our first official "Guest Host". Alongside Benny, Siobhán and Cory, Shannon and Dave reminisce about their incredible careers …

Alex Skolnick: People Thought I Was Crazy

May 3, 2021

Ep. 63 Alex Skolnick (Testament / Alex Skolnick Trio / Trans-Siberian Orchestra) is back for round two with Benny, Siobhán and Cory. This episode we dive into how a desire to improvise factored into Alex's transition into the world of Jazz, how some fans reacted rather passionately to his decision …

Alex Skolnick: My Friends Were Going to College and I Was Signing a Record Deal

April 29, 2021

Ep. 62 Alex Skolnick (Testament / Alex Skolnick Trio / Trans-Siberian Orchestra) joins Benny, Siobhán and Cory and talks about his early musical experiences, how he joined the iconic thrash band TESTAMENT before even graduating high school and how his growing fame affected him as an introverted tee…

Mikey Doling: Butt F*cking Naked, D*ck Out in Front of 20,000 People

April 26, 2021

Ep. 61 Guitarist Mikey Doling (SNOT / Ex-Soulfly / Channel Zero) joins Benny, Siobhán and Cory to talk about his new project, Woyote, that he started as a result of touring cancellations due to the pandemic. The crew also dive into Mikey's storied career, including founding the band SNOT with the h…

Paul Haber: One Slip-up and We're Sued

April 22, 2021

Ep. 60 Canadian TV producer and investigative journalist Paul Haber is back for a 2nd hour with Benny, Siobhán and Cory and talks about the work that goes into producing an in-depth investigative news piece, the story that inadvertently put him up against the mafia, the differences between the Unit…

Paul Haber: They Didn't Think I Was Going to Survive the Night

April 19, 2021

Ep. 59 Canadian TV producer and investigative journalist Paul Haber joins Benny, Siobhán and Cory and talks about his career in television, including his time making documentaries for Discovery Channel and his stint in reality TV that nearly cost him his life. Paul also discusses some of the bigges…

Doc Coyle: Don't Wait For Permission

April 15, 2021

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Doc Coyle: Making a Fresh Start at 34

April 12, 2021

Doc Coyle (Bad Wolves / The Ex-Man Podcast) joins Benny, Siobhán and Cory to talk about how he's been dealing with the events of the past year, as well as his early musical career, writing for Metalsucks.com and VH1, moving to L.A. to start fresh after leaving his first band, God Forbid, debating o…