Aug. 25, 2021

Chad Johnson (co-founder of Furnace Fest, ex-Tooth & Nail Records A&R)

Chad Johnson (co-founder of Furnace Fest, ex-Tooth & Nail Records A&R)

Doc welcomes Chad Johnson, co-founder of Furnace Fest, Takehold Records and former A&R of Tooth & Nail Records, to the show.


Doc welcomes Chad Johnson, co-founder of Furnace Fest, Takehold Records and former A&R of Tooth & Nail Records, to the show, and they talk about the possibility of nostalgia inspiring the revival of Furnace Fest, the challenge of having to reschedule the fest multiple times due to Covid-19, the influence of his Christian background and the Christian hardcore scene on the culture of the festival, how Furnace Fest has learned from the early days and famous failures like Fyre Fest and Woodstock 99, his time starting Takehold Records and working for Tooth & Nail Records, and the future of the festival.

This episode features the songs "Barriers" by Light The Fire and "Reborn Empowered" by Living Sacrifice.

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