Dec. 16, 2020

Dug Pinnick (King's X, KXM)

Dug Pinnick (King's X, KXM)

Doc welcomes King's X vocalist and bassist, Dug Pinnick, to the show and they talk about Dug's Christian upbringing, how he discovered music and had a natural talent for singing, using music to deal with receiving a lack of love and attention as a child, what attracted him to the bass guitar, dealing with racism in the 1960s, how he avoided getting drafted to Vietnam, how a diverse array of musical influences led him on a path from soul and R&B to rock music, the ups and downs of navigating the Christian music scene, how King's X was started, their influence on the Grunge scene and bands like Alice In Chains, and why he thinks they never got as big as they maybe should have.

This is episode features the songs "P.I.G. (People In General) by Mantra of Morta and "Lost in Germany by King's X.

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