Episodes

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 capitaliz…

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 n…

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…

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…

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, J…

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 legen…

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 TR…

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, S…

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 th…

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 graduat…

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 di…

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 i…

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 reali…

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 …

David Ellefson: Learn to Swim with the Sharks

April 8, 2021

Grammy-winning Megadeth bassist David Ellefson is back with Benny, Siobhán and Cory to talk about his experience working on Lost Symphony's upcoming release, Chapter III, where he performs on multiple songs alongside former …

David Ellefson: Play Fewer Notes, Make More Money

April 5, 2021

Grammy-winning Megadeth bassist David Ellefson joins Benny, Siobhán and Cory and talks about what got him into music, what it was really like in the early years of Megadeth, how he learned to say "yes" to every opportunity a…

*SPECIAL EDITION* The Apocalypse Blues Revival Takeover!

April 1, 2021

Ep. 54 Shannon Larkin (Godsmack, The Apocalypse Blues Revival) and Shane Hall (The Apocalypse Blues Revival) join Benny, Siobhán and Cory to talk about their brand new video "No One Will Miss Me", share some of the history b…

Amy Sciarretto: Is Your Band Ready for a Publicist??

April 1, 2021

Ep. 53 Founder and president of Atom Splitter PR Amy Sciarretto is back Benny, Siobhán and Cory to give us a peek behind the public relations curtain and what bands need to know about this underappreciated side of the music …

Amy Sciarretto: Sometimes You Have to Pivot and Eat Sh*t

March 29, 2021

Ep. 52 Founder and president of Atom Splitter PR Amy Sciarretto joins Benny, Siobhán and Cory and talks about her entrance into the world of rock and metal from a very young age, what it's like to wrangle artists like Zakk W…

Paul Lourenco: You're Not Wrong, You're Just an A**hole

March 25, 2021

Ep. 51 Lost Symphony drummer Paul Lourenco is back with Benny, Siobhán and Cory to talk about the challenges of marketing and selling art, the motivation behind his own artwork, being robbed at gunpoint while working at a ba…

Paul Lourenco: I've Only Been in 45 or 50 Bands

March 22, 2021

Ep. 50 Lost Symphony Drummer Paul Lourenco joins Benny, Siobhán and Cory and talks about performing in bands at a young age, being influenced by Prince, his thoughts on when Metallica 'jumped the shark', his writing process …

Ulrich Wild: I Learned a Lot from Dimebag Darrell and Vinnie Paul

March 18, 2021

Ep. 49 Record producer Ulrich Wild is back with Benny, Siobhán and Cory to talk about his time working with artists like Dimebag Darrell, Vinnie Paul, Wayne Static, Dethklok, Otep and more. We also hear about how having only…

Ulrich Wild: A Record is a Snapshot in Time (From Pantera to Snoop Dogg)

March 15, 2021

Ep. 48 Record producer Ulrich Wild joins Benny, Siobhán and Cory and talks about his illustrious career working with acts like Pantera, Alice in Chains, Snoop Dogg and many more. We also hear about Ulrich's introduction into…