Episodes

Episode 31: Hyro The Hero

May 6, 2021

Today on the pod Joe talks with Hyro the Hero. Hyro is every musicians favorite artist, and you can tell from the tours that hes done over the past decade. Sharing the stage with everyone from Wu Tang to Mindless Self Indulgence to The Deftones, Hyro has cemented himself as a fixture in the rock co…

Episode 37: Dan Jacobs (Atreyu)

April 22, 2021

Today, Dan Jacobs of Atreyu joins us on the pod. Dan shares some great insight and PLENTY of tour stories on this. His 20+ years of playing music professionally have definitely supplied him with enough ammunition for some great tales, and I suspect that we could have gone on forever swapping storie…

Episode 36: Chad Ruhlig (LGND, For the Fallen Dreams)

April 15, 2021

Today on the pod- Chad Ruhlig of LGND and For The Fallen Dreams joins us to tell us his story. This one is full of pretty good tour stories. Chad gives us insight on his full music career from playing MXPX covers at 13 years old at bars, joining FTFD, leaving FTFD, starting LGND, and then rejoining…

Episode 35: Johnny Reeves (Kingdom Of Giants)

March 25, 2021

Today on the pod, Joe sits down with Johny Reeves from Kingdom Of Giants. Sharing common ground, both Joe and Johnny are the newest members of their bands, bass players, and contribute heavily to vocals. Kingdom Of Giants put out their latest effort in October of 2020 - Passenger. Feels like thi…

Episode 34: Yamhaus

March 18, 2021

In a first for That's Awesome with Joe, we have on an entire band as our guest. Yamhaus is Lars Pruitt on vocals and guitar, Seth Blum on lead guitar, Jake Felstow on drums, and Zach Beinlich on bass. They are the best band that you don't know about yet. Their infectious pop songs are only match…

Episode 33: Craig Mabbitt (Escape The Fate)

March 11, 2021

Craig Mabbitt is our guest this week. Craig has been a big name in the music scene for quite some time and has his name attached to three of the most recognizable names in the scene. We cover all of that and more in this one. Craig also gives us some insight on how hes been spending his 2020 and pa…

Episode 32: Tuck O'Leary (Fit For A King, Offroad Minivan, Featured Ex)

March 4, 2021

Welcome to Episode 32 of Thats Awesome with Joe. Today, Joe talks with his friend Tuck about anything and everything. Having spent a good amount of time on the road together and starting their respective podcasts at the beginning of quarantine, they have plenty to talk about. Tuck has put out 2 …

Episode 31: Philip Strand - Normandie

Feb. 18, 2021

Today on the pod Philip Strand joins us from Sweden! Philip is the frontman and producer for Normandie. Josh was lucky enough to stumble across this band on YouTube and lock them in for an interview and they've been on both of our rotations consistently ever since. Philip gives us the bands hist…

Episode 30: Elijah Noll (American Teeth)

Feb. 4, 2021

Today on the pod we sit down with Elijah Noll / American Teeth. Elijah has been pursuing a solo career for quite some time and his recent signing to Fearless has put him in the spotlight. Joe and Elijah are both from New England and living out in LA so there's a lot to talk about. American Teeth is…

Episode 29- Aaron Pauley (Of Mice and Men & Jamie's Elsewhere)

Jan. 28, 2021

Aaron Pauley joins us today! Aaron has been a much requested guest on the pod so hopefully this ones a good one for you. We chronicle all of Aaron's musical history from starting out playing guitar, to fronting Jamie's Elsewhere, to his eventual home as the frontman of Of Mice and Men. OM&M just…

Episode 28- Keith Wallen (Breaking Benjamin)

Jan. 21, 2021

Welcome back to That's Awesome in 2021 and bearing with us through our winter break! We return with an episode featuring Keith Wallen of Breaking Benjamin. Keith has had quite a career in the music industry and has lots to share. From starting his band in high school, joining Adelitas Way, and find…

Episode 27: Joey Tyler (VRSTY)

Dec. 11, 2020

Today on the pod we sit down with Joey Tyler of VRSTY. VRSTY has recently signed to Spinefarm records and put out their latest EP 'Cloud City.' Joey shares his story that includes playing locally, doing merch for letlive, and starting the band as a solo project. This one may have more tangents than…

Episode 26- Jack Underkofler

Dec. 3, 2020

Today Jack Underkofler, frontman of Dead Poet Society, joins us to chat about his band. Jack and joe came from a similar scene in Boston and while they maybe have never crossed paths in person, they share a lot of the same acquaintances. Jack shares some interesting stories from his band including …

Episode 25: Sergio Medina Pt. 2 -

Nov. 19, 2020

Today we welcome back Sergio Medina to finish his lengthy and diverse music history and to promote his very own podcast 'Sergio Medina and Mama Cecillia' out now on Spotify. His podcasts is a firsthand retelling of his mothers stories of being a first generation immigrant to this country and the ch…

Episode 24: Ethan Harrison (Great American Ghost)

Nov. 13, 2020

Today on the pod! First things first! New intro song! Let us know if you like it or think its really dumb. We think both. Also- check out the new song written by Donovan Melero and Joe on all streaming platforms now called That City by Donovan Melero Today Ethan Harrison of Great American Ghost …

Episode 23: Andy Cizek (Makari, Monuments)

Nov. 5, 2020

Andy Cizek of Makari and Monuments joins us this week. Andy discusses starting his musical career on Youtube and how he turned his solo passion into opportunities that led to him fronting two bands in two different genres. Another unique success story! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit mega…

Episode 22: Alex Mungal

Oct. 29, 2020

Today on the pod, Alex Mungal joins us to talk about his career as a lighting director. Alex has been active in the music scene for the past decade, starting as a performer and moving into the production world, and eventually finding a home as a lighting director. Production is a huge part of wha…

Episode 21: Tony Cappocchi (Dragged Under)

Oct. 22, 2020

Today on the pod we welcome Tony Cappocchi of Dragged Under. Formerly of Rest Repose. Tony has a long history of touring and has basically made his brain an encyclopedia of knowledge around touring and how to act and gain the respect of the bigger names in the industry. He also has his own busin…