Episodes

Allison Hagendorf (Global Head of Rock at Spotify)

Dec. 14, 2020

Finn sits down to talk to Allison Hagendorf about her journey to Spotify, the state of rock music, and more. She hosts her own podcast, Rock This, and has a vast knowledge of rock music as a whole. Listen to Rock This with A…

What Makes a Successful Podcast?

Dec. 11, 2020

Deanna Chapman takes over the podcast to answer your questions about podcasts. She dives into what you should focus on when starting a podcast, what makes a successful podcast, and more. Follow Deanna Chapman on Instagram an…

Andre Fili (UFC Fighter)

Dec. 7, 2020

Finn chats with Andre Fili about how he got into fighting, his outlook on life, and more. Even if you aren't into UFC, this episode covers following your dreams, how people can change, and you won't want to miss out on it. F…

I Need to Make Some Changes

Dec. 4, 2020

It's my turn to make one of those cliched YouTuber videos where I talk about the future of my channel. Thanks to PsychIRL, Ola Englund and Sara Dietschy for inspiring me! Follow The Punk Rock MBA on Twitter , Facebook , and …

Matt Saincome (The Hard Times, Outvoice)

Nov. 30, 2020

Matt Saincome joins Finn on the podcast to dive deep into offering equity to editors, how The Hard Times was started, the best way to start a new company, and so much more. If entrepreneurship interests you, this episode is …

GETTING PUNCHED, MR. TRAPT'S MELTDOWN & MY FAVORITE SHOWS | Viewer comments 015

Nov. 27, 2020

Another batch of viewer comments, including: Trapt's Chris Taylor Brown; Billie Eilish charging too much for her livestream; livestreams from Code Orange, Clutch and Underoath; are Crystal Lake and Polaris "buttcore" or meta…

Aaron Marshall (Intervals)

Nov. 24, 2020

Finn Mckenty and Aaron Marshall dive deep into various forms of revenue stream, keeping up with creating content, and much more. If you're looking for ways to improve your band from a business perspective, take notes! Follow…

Mental health in music (Deftones guitarist is a flat earther)

Nov. 20, 2020

Deftones guitarist Stephen Carpenter is a flat earther and anti-vaxxer, according to him on the Sam Tripoli podcast. What does this tell us about the state of mental health in music? What role do fans play in the outcomes of…

Hoya (Madball)

Nov. 16, 2020

Hoya from Madball joins the podcast to discuss Madball's start, how the hardcore scene has changed over the years, and more. Listen to Madball on Spotify . Follow Hoya on Instagram and check out Casa De Roc . Sponsored by: K…

The Corey Taylor Effect

Nov. 13, 2020

My response to people who tell me that I don't talk about up and coming artists enough: * "The Corey Taylor Effect" (as seen in the headlines of Loudwire) and how it applies to the business press to with Amazon, Facebook, et…

Lil Aaron

Nov. 9, 2020

Lil Aaron joins the podcast to discuss his latest EP, what it's like working with some artists like Selena Gomez, Kim Petras and Blackbear, his songwriting tips, and more. Check out Lil Aaron on Spotify . Follow Lil Aaron on…

Real Talk with Knocked Loose and ETID's Management

Nov. 6, 2020

Nick "Biggie" Grimaldi is a co-founder of Good Fight Entertainment who manage bands including Between The Buried And Me, Circa Survive, Knocked Loose, Turnstile and blessthefall among many others. Topics discussed on the pod…

Patrick H. Willems (YouTuber)

Nov. 2, 2020

Patrick H. Willems joins the podcast to discuss his YouTube channel, creating videos during COVID, how to foster a Patreon following, and more. If you want to start a YouTube channel or have one that you want to grow, this i…

Life Advice For Scene Kids and Metal Nerds

Oct. 30, 2020

Some of Finn's personal life advice for scene kids, metal nerds and pop-bunkers aka "adulting for core kids." He dives into why girls aren't crazy, how to get the job you want, personal finance, why you may need to chill on …

Laowhy86 (YouTuber)

Oct. 26, 2020

Matt "C-Milk" joins the podcast to discuss his time in China and his YouTube channel, Laowhy86. He and Finn dive into the current state of China, what the country's future could look like, and more. Check out Laowhy86 on You…

Corporate Social Media Accounts Suck!

Oct. 23, 2020

Business, company and band social media accounts (mostly) suck! Instead, focus on your personal social accounts. Follow The Punk Rock MBA on Twitter , Facebook , and YouTube . Follow Finn McKenty on Instagram . Check out Fin…

Tuck O'Leary (Fit For A King)

Oct. 19, 2020

Finn chats with Tuck O'Leary about Fit For A King and FeaturedX. They dive into dealing with COVID, finding the right manager and team, what FeaturedX is all about, and more. Follow Tuck O'Leary on Instagram . Follow The Pun…

How YouTube changed my career (really fun interview!)

Oct. 16, 2020

Finn joins Input Doc from Clyde Golden to discuss building a personal brand. He sits down with Tim Yeadon to talk about how he brands himself, how he looks at competition, and more. Check out Input Doc . Follow The Punk Rock…

Tony Lovato (Mest)

Oct. 12, 2020

Tony Lovato joins the podcast to talk about Mest, how he's handling COVID, DIY learning, and more. Follow Tony on Instagram and Twitter . Listen to Mest on Spotify . Follow The Punk Rock MBA on Twitter , Facebook , and YouTu…

Stop Playing the Blame Game!

Oct. 9, 2020

Inspired by the comments on my video about Hayley Williams of Paramore and Dead Kennedys lyrics about cops, jocks and MTV, I touch on a very important concept in psychology: locus of control! Follow The Punk Rock MBA on Twit…

URM Podcast with Jesse Cannon and Johnny Minardi

Oct. 5, 2020

Finn McKenty joins Eyal Levi on the URM Podcast with Jesse Cannon and Johnny Minardi. The guys dive deep into how bands are handling quarantine, knowing where to apply your energy and effort, and much more. Listen to the URM…

How I Made $1 Million

Oct. 2, 2020

How I grew businesses and generated over $1 million in revenue for CreativeLive, Getgood Drums, Horizon Devices, URM Academy and finally started to believe in myself. Follow The Punk Rock MBA on Twitter , Facebook , and YouT…

Sara Dietschy (YouTuber)

Sept. 28, 2020

Finn talks to Sara Dietschy about her YouTube channel, how she monetizes her content, and more. If you've ever been interested in creating content for a living, you'll want to takes notes. Check out Sara Dietschy on YouTube …

Working with Periphery

Sept. 25, 2020

Finn McKenty discusses how he was able to work with some great bands. He talks about his work with Periphery, A Day To Remember, and others. Follow The Punk Rock MBA on Twitter , Facebook , and YouTube . Follow Finn McKenty …