Episodes

Joey Sturgis (Producer + Entrepreneur)

June 15, 2020

Joey Sturgis is a successful producer, the founder of Joey Sturgis Tones, and one of the co-founders of URM Academy. He's worked with bands such as The Devil Wears Prada, Asking Alexandria, and many, many more. He joins the …

Kelly Mason (Photographer)

June 8, 2020

Kelly Mason is a photographer who has worked with The Wonder Years, toured with PVRIS, and created the mid-2000s emo bracket. On this episode, she talks about how the music brackets blew up, how often she'd like to tour with…

Sunny Singh (hate5six)

May 26, 2020

Sunny Singh runs the hate5six YouTube channel where he releases footage of live shows. He also created an app called Sage that recommends bands based on ones you already enjoy. On this episode, he dives into his editing proc…

Aram Arslanian (Betrayed, Cadence Leadership)

May 22, 2020

Finn joined One Step Beyond: The Cadence Leadership Podcast to chat with Aram Arslanian about bringing your whole self to work. Aram is the President and CEO of Cadence Leadership and was the guitarist in Betrayed. They also…

Chris Garza (Suicide Silence)

May 18, 2020

Chris Garza, the guitarist and founding member of Suicide Silence, joins the podcast to discuss being in a band in SoCal, having a foundation, and more. Follow Chris on Instagram . Listen to Suicide Silence on Spotify . Foll…

Kyle McCutchen (Kindred Jiu Jitsu)

May 15, 2020

Kyle McCutchen runs adult classes at Kindred Jiu Jitsu. He joins the podcast to discuss how he got into jiu-jitsu, why you don’t need to be in shape to start training, how it has changed over the years, and more. Check out K…

Paul Conroy (Impact Real Life)

May 11, 2020

Paul Conroy joins the podcast to talk about building businesses, working with Rob Dyrdek, and more. He's the Managing Director of Impact Real Life, was previously the CEO of Dyrdek Enterprises, and was the co-founder of Ferr…

Randall Pich (CEO, Live Fit Apparel)

May 8, 2020

Randall Pich went from being in a band to being the CEO of a successful apparel company, which isn't an easy thing to do. In this bonus episode, Randall discusses his journey, how to stand out, what types of influencers you …

Matt Heafy (Trivium)

May 4, 2020

Matt Heafy is the guitarist and vocalist of Trivium. He also runs a successful Twitch channel where he shares content from the band and streams while playing video games. In this episode, he dives into why it's important to …

Big Herc (Youtuber)

May 1, 2020

Big Herc is a former inmate who now makes a living as a YouTuber, motivational speaker, and author. In this bonus episode, he discusses helping people after prison, what his YouTube channel focuses on, and more. Check out Bi…

Spencer Charnas (Ice Nine Kills)

April 27, 2020

Spencer Charnas of Ice Nine Kills joins the podcast to go deep into his influences, what it was like for INK to become more popular after years of work, and much more that you won't want to miss out on. Listen to Ice Nine Ki…

Dee Murthy (Group Chat, Five Four Group)

April 24, 2020

Dee Murthy is the co-founder of Five Four Group and he co-hosts Group Chat with Chris "Drama" Pfaff and Anand Murthy. In this bonus episode, he discusses his journey into podcasts. He dives into why he started a podcast, how…

Brendan Murphy (Counterparts)

April 20, 2020

Brendan Murphy is the singer of Counterparts, a Candian band that has built up a following in the United States. He dives into the challenges of coming to the U.S. to tour, how the band has progressed, and more. Listen to Co…

Brokencyde (Mikl Shea)

April 13, 2020

Brokencyde's Mikl Shea joins the podcast to chat about how much hate the band received, what it was like being on TRL, and more. He also dives into staying positive while surrounded by so much negativity. Follow Brokencyde o…

Drew Russ (Music Video Director)

April 6, 2020

Drew Russ is a music video director who has worked with A Day to Remember, Beartooth, Pierce the Veil, and many more. He joins the podcast to discuss his start in making music videos, what advice he has for aspiring creators…

Tony Cappocchi (Dragged Under, Pretty Good Agents)

April 2, 2020

Tony Cappocchi is the singer of Dragged Under and is also a talent manager at Pretty Good Agents. He works with creators to obtain branded deals for their YouTube channels, Instagram accounts, and more. In this bonus episode…

Matt Halpern (Periphery)

March 30, 2020

Matt Halpern spent years working towards making his creative work a full-time career. Now he's in Periphery, loves teaching others how to play drums, and works on GetGood Drums. In this episode, he shares his approach to rea…

Melissa Marie (Millionaires)

March 23, 2020

Melissa Marie is one-half of the iconic duo Millionaires (along with her sister Allison Green). She got her start in the Myspace days, pioneering so much of what we now think of as being an "influencer." She joins the podcas…

Our Last Night (Matt & Trevor Wentworth)

March 19, 2020

Matt and Trevor Wentworth discuss what it's like to be known as a cover band, why they LOVE Spotify, and more. Listen to Our Last Night on Spotify . Follow The Punk Rock MBA on Twitter , Facebook , and YouTube . Follow Finn …

Doc Coyle (Bad Wolves, God Forbid)

March 16, 2020

Doc Coyle is the guitarist for Bad Wolves and the host of The Ex-Man podcast. He got his start in the 90s as a member of God Forbid. On this episode, he shares his insights into how things have changed over the years, what h…

Chris Rawson (Stick To Your Guns)

March 9, 2020

Chris Rawson of Stick to Your Guns and Walls of Jericho has learned a lot through the hardcore music scene. He joins the podcast to share his experiences in various bands, how what he saw from the scene impacted him, and how…

Negotiating a Marketing Deal with Alt Press (with Ray Harkins)

March 6, 2020

It's time for a bonus episode! You may know Ray Harkins as the host of 100 Words or Less. Back in 2018, Ray had Finn on his Be Specific series to discuss a marketing deal with Alt Press. Finn dives into how that negotiation …

Ray Harkins (100 Words or Less, Taken)

March 2, 2020

Ray Harkins has been in the podcast game for years now. He’s the host of 100 Words or Less and currently works for iHeartRadio in their podcast division. Prior to that, he worked at Midroll, which is one of the biggest podca…

Psych IRL

Feb. 24, 2020

Psych IRL is a YouTube channel with 180k subscribers that discusses the various themes in pop culture and the internet through the lens of psychology. Donna dropped by the podcast to discuss how her work as a YouTuber affect…