Episodes

Doc Answers Ex-Man Listener Questions - Will There be a God Forbid Reunion? The Future of Bad Wolves?

June 10, 2021

Doc spends this answering questions from fans, friends, and listeners of the show.

Stikman aka James Ismean (Fury of Five, Boxcutter, ex-Locked Up In Life)

May 25, 2021

Doc welcomes Fury of Five frontman, Stikman aka James Ismean, to the show.

Wes Hauch (Alluvial, ex-The Faceless, ex-Thy Art Is Murder, ex-Black Crown Initiate)

May 19, 2021

Doc welcomes Alluvial guitarist and backing vocalist, Wes Hauch, to the show.

Dino Cazares (Fear Factory, Divine Heresy, Asesino, ex-Brujeria)

May 12, 2021

Doc welcomes Fear Factory guitarist, Dino Cazares, to the show.

Alessandro "Vman" Venturella (Slipknot, ex-Krokodil, ex-Cry For Silence)

April 27, 2021

Doc welcomes Slipknot bassist, Alessandro Venturella aka Vman, to the show.

The Art of Processing Grief

April 21, 2021

"The Art of Processing Grief" is a monologue by Ex-Man host, Doc Coyle, about losing his father recently, and how it relates to also losing his mother a year earlier the George Floyd verdict, feeling alienated from social media, and re-entering a post-pandemic world. This episode features the song …

Ash Avildsen (Sumerian Records and Films, ex-Reflux)

April 7, 2021

Doc welcomes Founder and CEO of Sumerian Records and Films, Ash Avildsen, to the show.

Jon Donais (Anthrax, Shadows Fall, Living Wreckage)

March 24, 2021

Doc welcomes Anthrax and Shadows Fall lead guitarist, Jon Donais, to the show and they talk about Jon's start with metalcore band, Aftershock, in Western Massachusetts, what it was like being a metalhead in the hardcore scene, how Shadows Fall came together, and why they split with Phil Labonte, th…

Myles Kennedy (Alter Bridge, Slash, ex-Mayfield Four, ex-Citizen Swing)

March 16, 2021

Doc welcomes Alter Bridge/Slash vocalist and guitarist, Myles Kennedy, to the show, and they talk about Myles' guitar shredder days in music college, how playing with jazz-fusion band, Cosmic Dust led to him fronting funk-R&B ensemble, Citizen Swing, necessity and pragmatism leading him to develop …

Tim Williams (Vision of Disorder, bloodsimple)

March 9, 2021

Doc welcomes Vision of Disorder vocalist, Tim Williams, to the show and they talk about VOD's early days as metal fans who stumbled into the hardcore scene, how classic rock music influenced his vocals, how VOD eventually broke out, signed to Roadrunner, and toured Ozzfest, how the band changed on …

USA's Capitalist Economic System Vs. Sports Leagues Socialist Systems with Nelson Blake (Marvel, DC, Locked in a Vacancy)

March 2, 2021

Doc welcomes comic artist and guitarist, Nelson Blake II, to the show for the third time. They discuss the differences between the American free market-based capitalist economic system that limits trends like unions, wealth redistribution, or over-dependence on welfare, and compares it to the highl…

Scott Vogel (Terror, Buried Alive, World Be Free, ex-Despair, ex-Slugfest)

Feb. 23, 2021

Doc welcomes Terror vocalist, Scott Vogel, to the show and they talk about how the two met in the late 90s hardcore scene, what tied the bands together despite differences in sound, what drew Scott to this lifestyle, his formative days discovering music, having recurring issues which led to his ban…

Carla Harvey (Butcher Babies)

Feb. 16, 2021

Doc welcomes Butcher Babies vocalist, Carla Harvey, to the show and they talk about connecting on both being bi-racial in the metal scene, what her early time in LA was like as an actor and model who was looking to do music, the challenges women deal with in the entertainment industry, how she met …

Ryan Martinie (Mudvayne, Soften The Glare)

Feb. 9, 2021

In this landmark 150th episode of The Ex-Man Podcast, Doc welcomes for his first time ever on a podcast, Mudvayne bassist, Ryan Martinie to the show. They talk about how growing up in the rural midwest affected heavy music during that era, how his style of "lead bass" grew into the early Mudvayne s…

Jessica Pimentel (Orange Is The New Black, Brujeria, Alekhine's Gun)

Jan. 26, 2021

Doc welcomes musician and actress, Jessica Pimentel, to the show, and they talk about the period when Doc and she met, both as struggling artists bartending to pay bills in New York, her training as an actor and concert violinist as a very young girl, dealing with fame, how New York City shaped her…

Song Retrospective Pt. 2 with Dallas Coyle (God Forbid), Sterling R. Jackson (Vagus Nerve) and John Boecklin (Bad Wolves)

Jan. 19, 2021

Doc welcomes God Forbid guitarist and vocalist, Dallas Coyle, Vagus Nerve vocalist, Sterling. R Jackson, and Bad Wolves drummer, John Boecklin, to the show. In part 2 of a 2 part series, they go into detail about the writing and recording of Doc's favorite songs from his career including "The New C…

God Forbid Song Retrospective with Byron Davis, Corey Pierce, and Dallas Coyle

Jan. 12, 2021

Doc welcomes God Forbid bandmates, Byron Davis, Corey Pierce, and making his first appearance on the Ex-Man, Doc's brother, Dallas Coyle, to the show. They go into detail about the writing and recording of Doc's favorite songs from the first 4 God Forbid albums, "Weather The Storm", "Dead Words On …

Rob Caggiano (Volbeat, ex-Anthrax, ex-The Damned Things, ex-Boiler Room)

Jan. 5, 2021

Doc welcomes Volbeat guitarist, Rob Caggiano, to the show and they talk about how Rob got his start in New York with nu metal band, Boiler Room, why the band breaking up made him focus on producing records, how he hustled to get the gig in Anthrax, his unceremonious exit from Anthrax, which led him…