Episodes

November 21, 2021

Gene Joly: Without The Beatles, There Would Be No Guitar Center

Gene Joly (Former President - Musician's Friend, Former Sr. VP - QSC) joins Benny, Siobhán, and Cory to let us in on the insider perspective of managing iconic brands like Guitar Center, Musician's Friend, QSC and E. U. Wurli...

November 14, 2021

Myles Kennedy: The Differences in Performing with Slash and Mark Tremonti

Myles Kennedy is back for round two with Benny, Siobhán, and Cory for a brand new episode of 2020'd. We dive back into the conversation going over the differences in performing with Slash and Mark Tremonti, making mistakes on...

November 07, 2021

Myles Kennedy: When You Get Out of Your Own Way, That's Where the Magic Is

Myles Kennedy (Alter Bridge / Slash / Solo Artist) joins Benny, Siobhán, and Cory for a brand new episode of 2020'd to talk about everything from his first musical memories, hearing Eruption for the first time, discovering hi...

October 31, 2021

Nuno Bettencourt: Music Has No Place In the Record Business

Nuno Bettencourt (Guitarist of Extreme, Singer-Songwriter, and Record Producer) Joins Benny, Siobhan, and Cory for another episode chock full of crazy stories like getting the Ozzy gig, dealing with band breakups, and fights ...

October 25, 2021

Nuno Bettencourt: We're Gonna Get Cancelled

In this episode of 2020'd Ben, Cory, and Siobhan sit down with the one and only Nuno Bettencourt to discuss life as a Rockstar, his journey to stardom, and everything in between. You DON'T want to miss this one. Learn more ab...

October 17, 2021

Jim Foster: Who Cares If You Suck As Long As You Look Cool Doing It?

Benny, Siobhán, and Cory are joined once again by Jim Foster (Producer / Director at Red 13 Creative) to dive deeper into the crazy stories that come with being a Creative Director. Meatballs for Tommy Lee, Fish Surgery, and ...

October 11, 2021

Jim Foster: Every Minute Matters

Ep. 106 Jim Foster (Producer / Director at Red 13 Creative) joins Benny, Siobhán and Cory to talk about his early career in music that ultimately lead to him founding Red 13 Studios. From working with legends like Howard Bens...

October 03, 2021

Amit Sharma: I Hope You're F*cking Listening!

Ep. 105 Amit Sharma (Rock journalist for publications like Guitar World, Total Guitar and Kerrang!) is back for PART 2 with Benny, Siobhán and Cory to talk about the current state of print media and its relationship to online...

September 26, 2021

Amit Sharma: I Eat Scales for Breakfast

Ep. 104 Amit Sharma (Rock journalist for publications like Guitar World, Total Guitar and Kerrang!) joins Benny, Siobhán and Cory to talk about his career as a journalist writing articles on some of rock’s biggest acts. We he...

September 20, 2021

Doc Coyle: Addicted to Being Wrong

Ep. 103 Doc Coyle (Bad Wolves, The Ex-Man Podcast) is back once again for PART 2 of his 2nd appearance with Benny, Siobhán and Cory. This episode we talk about how Doc manages his time and multiple projects, his thoughts on g...

September 15, 2021

Doc Coyle: I Will Never Let the Music Industry Hold Me Hostage

Ep. 102 Doc Coyle (Bad Wolves, The Ex-Man Podcast) is back once again to talk with Benny, Siobhán and Cory… and boy, there is a lot to talk about…. Doc takes us behind the scenes of the very public drama between Bad Wolves an...

September 12, 2021

Jimi Bell: Writing Black Sabbath's "Master of Insanity"

Ep. 101 Guitarist Jimi Bell (Autograph, House of Lords, Lost Symphony) is back for PART 2 with Benny, Siobhan and Cory to talk about what life has been like since joining Autograph, his first time realizing he wanted to be a ...

September 09, 2021

Jimi Bell: When I Play Guitar, I Go For the Jugular

Ep. 100 Guitarist Jimi Bell (Autograph, House of Lords, Lost Symphony) joins Benny, Siobhan and Cory to talk about his time working in the studio on the Lost Symphony records, his introduction to musical performance and how h...

September 05, 2021

Satchel: I F*cking Destroyed Ronnie James Dio in Ms. Pac-Man

Ep. 99 Guitarist Satchel (Steel Panther) returns to the show for his 2nd round of shows with Benny, Siobhán and Cory. In PART 2 we talk about STEEL PANTHER’s evolution from residency cover band to international touring origin...

September 01, 2021

Satchel: We Didn't Want Lexxi Foxx to Leave Steel Panther

Ep. 98 Guitarist Satchel (Steel Panther) returns to the show for his 2nd round of shows with Benny, Siobhán and Cory. In PART 1 we talk about the elephant in the room, Lexxi Foxx leaving STEEL PANTHER, the search for his repl...

August 30, 2021

Mariko: Performing Prince Music with Madonna on National TV

Ep. 97 Cellist Mariko (performed with Madonna, Starset, Cirque du Soleil and more) is back with Benny, Siobhán and Cory to talk about the best places to visit when traveling to Japan, how she ended up touring with STARSET bec...

August 25, 2021

Mariko: Bringing Classical Influence to Rock and Pop Music

Ep. 96 Cellist Mariko (performed with Madonna, Starset, Cirque du Soleil and more) joins Benny, Siobhán and Cory to talk about her impressive musical journey starting in Japan and bringing her to venues around the world. We h...

August 22, 2021

Matt Bachand: The Reality of Money and Music

Ep. 95 Matt Bachand (Shadows Fall , Living Wreckage, Act of Defiance) is back with Benny, Siobhán and Cory and talks about the formation of SHADOWS FALL, the reason the band stopped performing, the three week tour that he was...

August 18, 2021

Matt Bachand: Playing 80's KISS with Joey Jordison

Ep. 94 Matt Bachand (Shadows Fall , Living Wreckage, Act of Defiance) joind Benny, Siobhán and Cory and talks about his preference of playing rhythm instruments as opposed to leads, his outlook on songwriting, the backstage f...

August 15, 2021

Dustin Bates w/ GUEST HOST Steve Wood: We'll Self-Manage Until it's Ludicrous Not To

Ep. 93 British Ambassador of the show Steve Wood (Senior Manager / Shelter Music Group) is back for another round with Benny, Siobhán and Cory and this time he takes on the role of co-host as we welcome Dustin Bates (Starset)...

August 11, 2021

Steve Wood: Chocolate Chip Cookies with Gene Simmons

Ep. 92 One of our favorite guests and British Ambassador of the show Steve Wood (Senior Manager / Shelter Music Group) returns to share his knowledge, his experience and, of course, his endlessly entertaining stockpile of roc...

August 08, 2021

John Garabedian: The Guy with the Gold Makes the Rules

Ep. 91 Legendary radio host and entrepreneur John Garabedian (Open House Party / V66 / Party Liveline) returns to the show for his 2nd round of episodes with Benny, Siobhán and Cory. In PART 2 we talk about what it takes to g...

August 04, 2021

John Garabedian: Don't Bore Us, Get to the Chorus!

Ep. 90 Legendary radio host and entrepreneur John Garabedian (Open House Party / V66 / Party Liveline) returns to the show for his 2nd round of episodes with Benny, Siobhán and Cory. In PART 1 of 2, we discuss how popular mus...

August 01, 2021

Mikey Doling w/ GUEST HOST Shannon Larkin: The Strippers Would Buy Us Groceries

Ep. 89 Guitarist Mikey Doling (Snot, Ex-Soulfly, Channel Zero) is back for PART 2 with Benny, Siobhán, Cory and our favorite special guest host, Shannon Larkin (Godsmack, The Apocalypse Blues Revival). In this episode we hear...