Episodes

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 for…

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,…

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 d…

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 viol…

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…

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 son…

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…

Andrew Tkaczyk (The Ghost Inside, ex-For The Fallen Dreams)

Dec. 29, 2020

Doc welcomes The Ghost Inside drummer, Andrew Tkaczyk, to the show and they talk about his disillusion with the hardcore scene, getting his start with metalcore band, For The Fallen Dreams, why he left that band and eventual…

Dug Pinnick (King's X, KXM)

Dec. 16, 2020

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 …

Jerry Horton (Papa Roach)

Dec. 8, 2020

Doc welcomes Papa Roach guitarist, Jerry Horton, to the show and they talk about adjusting the band's writing and recording schedule due to the pandemic, how they were mislabeled as a "nu metal" band in their early days, how…

Mark Holcomb (Periphery, Haunted Shores)

Dec. 1, 2020

Doc welcomes Periphery guitarist, Mark Holcomb, to the show and they talk about his early days with Haunted Shores in the DC area, how he ended up joining Periphery, what it was like fitting in with a band that already had a…

Kim Kelly (Writer and Journalist at Teen Vogue, The Baffler, ex-Vice)

Nov. 24, 2020

Doc welcomes writer, journalist, and labor advocate, Kim Kelly, to the show and they talk about her entry point in the music industry starting her own PR company, why she connects to underground black metal and became engage…

Jon Zazula (Megaforce Records)

Nov. 17, 2020

Doc welcomes founder of Megaforce Records, Jon Zazula, to the show, and they talk about his time before Megaforce, being sent to prison for crimes committed when he worked in finance, how he got on the straight and narrow by…

Angela Gossow (ex-Arch Enemy)

Nov. 10, 2020

Doc welcomes ex-Arch Enemy singer, Angela Gossow, to the show and they talk about how she got into death metal and inspired to become an extreme vocalist, what the process of being introduced as the new lead singer of Arch E…

Election Special 2020 with Phil Labonte (All That Remains)

Nov. 3, 2020

Doc welcomes All That Remains vocalist, Phil Labonte, to the show for the 4th time and they discuss the 2020 Presidential Election and a multitude of subjects pertaining to politics and social issues facing the world. This e…

Jose Mangin (SiriusXM Radio Host, Affliction)

Oct. 27, 2020

Doc welcomes SiriusXM satellite radio programmer and host, Jose Mangin, to the show and they talk about how he got started in college radio while going to school to become a pharmacist, his first gig in the music industry wo…

Dave Lombardo (Suicidal Tendencies, Mr. Bungle, The Misfits, Dead Cross, ex-Slayer)

Oct. 20, 2020

Doc welcomes legendary drummer, Dave Lombardo, to the show and they talk about how busy Dave has been during the pandemic working with Mr. Bungle and other projects, how figures like Mike Patton and John Zorn have expanded h…

Kevin Coyle aka Dad Forbid (My Father)

Oct. 6, 2020

Doc welcomes his father, Kevin Coyle, to the show and they talk about Kevin's childhood growing up in New Jersey, how he into playing piano and discovered jazz, what attracted him to American black culture and music, meeting…

Phil Demmel (Vio-Lence, ex-Machine Head, BPMD)

Sept. 29, 2020

Doc welcomes Vio-Lence guitarist, Phil Demmel, to the show and they talk about how Phil has been dealing with life during the pandemic, how his decision to leave Machine Head has affected his life positively, confronting and…

Jesse Leach (Killswitch Engage, Times of Grace, The Weapon, ex-Seemless)

Sept. 22, 2020

Doc welcomes Killswitch Engage vocalist, Jesse Leach, to the show and they talk about Jesse coming up in the Rhode Island punk and grind scene with his first bands Corrin and Nothing Stays Gold, how Killswitch Engage came to…

Michael "Padge" Paget (Bullet For My Valentine)

Sept. 15, 2020

Doc welcomes Bullet For My Valentine lead guitarist, Michael "Padge" Paget, to the show to talk about how BFMV has maintained so much consistency over the years, his philosophy of personal humility despite great success and …

Stevic MacKay (Twelve Foot Ninja)

Sept. 8, 2020

Doc welcomes Twelve Foot Ninja guitarist, Stevic MacKay, to the show and they talk about Twelve Foot Ninja's career, his personal struggle with the pitfalls of trying to break the band internationally, and then the two discu…

Tom Maxwell (HELLYEAH, ex-Nothingface, Knives Out)

Sept. 1, 2020

Doc welcomes HELLYEAH guitarist, Tom Maxwell, to the show and they talk about all the political and social unrest in the world at the moment, how his old band, Nothingface, came up in Baltimore and Northeast scene, why he th…

Rich Ward (Fozzy, Stuck Mojo)

Aug. 25, 2020

Doc welcomes Fozzy and Stuck Mojo guitarist, Rich "The Duke" Ward, to the show and they talk about guitar gear and the secret to Rich's signature tone, his early diverse musical influences, how he met Bonz and formed Stuck M…