Episodes

#079 - Dallas Taylor of Maylene and the Sons of Disaster & Underoath

Oct. 20, 2021

Dallas Taylor is best known for his time in Maylene and the Sons of Disaster. However, he was also the original vocalist of Underoath and is credited on the band's first 3 releases. In 2003 Dallas would step away from Undero…

#078 - Max Cavalera of Soulfly, Killer Be Killed, & more

Oct. 13, 2021

For over 30 years the Cavalera name has been mentioned in Metal. Max started Sepultura with his younger brother, Igor, in 1984. Since then, Max has been one of the busiest people in the metal world. Outside of his time in Se…

#077 - Tony Weinbender of The Fest

Oct. 6, 2021

The Fest is an annual music festival in Gainesville, Florida, organized by Tony Weinbender, formerly of No Idea Records. It is a predominantly punk rock and pop-punk festival, though there are also a good number of indie roc…

#076 - David & Bobby of Signs Of The Swarm

Sept. 29, 2021

Signs Of The Swarm, formed in 2014, is a Pittsburgh-based Deathcore band. David Simonich replaced CJ McCreedy on vocals in 2018 while Bobby Crow (who is a longtime member) handles drums and bass, currently, though the band h…

#075 - Sven de Caluwé of Aborted

Sept. 22, 2021

Aborted is a Belgian death metal/grindcore band formed in 1995. The group recently released their 11th studio album, "Mainacult", on September 10th through Nuclear Blast.

#074 - Scott Ian Lewis of Carnifex

Sept. 15, 2021

Carnifex is an American deathcore band from San Diego, California. Formed in 2005, they are currently signed to Nuclear Blast Records, and just released their 8th full-length studio album, "Graveside Confessions". You can fi…

#073 - Matty Mullins of Memphis May Fire

Sept. 8, 2021

We link up with Matty Mullins of the metalcore band Memphis May Fire for a second time on the podcast. Matty was first appeared on Ep #005 in April 2019, making Matty our first official repeat guest! MMF recently released tw…

#072 - Chad Johnson of Furnace Fest

Sept. 1, 2021

Furnace Fest originally ran in the early 2000s as a collection of punk, hardcore, metal, metalcore, and emo-type bands at the Sloss Furnaces in Birmingham, AL. If you have seen one of the festival's DVDs, then you know exact…

#071 - Aaron Pauley of Of Mice & Men

Aug. 25, 2021

Of Mice & Men (OM&M) is a metalcore/rock band from Costa Mesa, California. Founded in 2009 the band has seen insane success with chart-topping album releases and touring with some of rock's biggest drawing bands. Aaron Paule…

#070 - Roger & Rob of Love Is Red

Aug. 18, 2021

Love Is Red was a melodic hardcore band that originated in Florence Alabama in the year 2000 and eventually called Nashville Tennessee home for the rest of its existence. The band did extensive U.S. touring throughout the U.…

#069 - Ricky Hoover of Ov Sulfur/Ex-Suffokate

Aug. 11, 2021

You may Ricky Hoover from his time as the vocalist in the Deathcore band, Suffokate. Ricky spent 2008-2012 with that group, after parting ways Ricky explored the world of hair becoming a barber and opening his own barbershop…

#068 - Kayhan & Shibby of Yaujta

Aug. 4, 2021

Not only is Yautja a race of aliens in the Predator franchise, but it is also the name of a three-piece sludge metal/grindcore band from Nashville, TN. Having been around for over a decade, it was great for them to sign to R…

#067 - Justin Fornof of Wristmeetrazor

July 28, 2021

Wristmeetrazor is an American metalcore band that originally started as a solo project in Washington, D.C., United States, in 2017. Members are now located in Louisville, KY, Las Vegas, NV, Springfield, VA, and Newark, DE. R…

#066 - Mike Hranica of the Devil Wears Prada

July 21, 2021

Mike has been the frontman of the Dayton, Ohio metalcore band The Devil Wears Prada since its inception in 2005. The group has released 7 studio full-lengths, most recently The Act. Of those 7 albums, 6 of them have been ch…

#065 Douglas Robinson of The Sleeping / Night Verses

July 14, 2021

Douglas Robinson is a photographer, music nerd (in a good way), vegan, and dynamic frontman. Doug fronted The Sleeping (which included ex-members of the mid-90s metalcore band SkyCameFalling) from 2003-2012, with a few reuni…

#064 - Nicky & Alex of Nekrogoblikon

July 7, 2021

Nicky Calonne (Vocalist/Keyboard) and Alex Alereza (Guitar/Backing Vocals) are both members of the goblin melodic death metal band Nekrogoblikon based out of Los Angeles, California. The band has 4 full-length albums and too…

#063 - Ryan "Tuck" O'Leary of Fit For A King

June 28, 2021

Ryan O'Leary is most known for playing bass and doing clean vocals in the Texas metalcore band, Fit For A King, since joining the group in 2014. Ryan also started a podcast during the pandemic, has another band called "Off R…

#062 - Travis Richter & Lil Lotus of If I Die First

June 21, 2021

You may remember Travis Ritcher from his time playing guitar is From First To Last alongside Sonny aka Skrillex, playing in the grindcore band The Color Of Violence, or his time as the vocalist in The Human Abstract. Travis …

#061 - James Shotwell of Haulix

June 14, 2021

James Shotwell is the Director of Customer Engagement at Haulix (an online music promo software that can provide watermarking technology and tracking) as well as the host of the High Notes Podcast. James has also lent his wr…

#060 - Dino Cazares of Fear Factory, Brujeria, & More

June 7, 2021

Dino Cazares goes by the nickname "Riff Beast" and is best known for being a founding member of the industrial metal band Fear Factory. Cazares also spends some of his limited free time between other bands such as Brujeria, …

#059 - Bryan Giles of Red Fang

June 1, 2021

Bryan Giles is the Guitarist/Vocalist of the Portland Oregon "stoner" rock band Red Fang. having been formed in 2005 the band has released 4 studio albums, with their 5th one, "Arrows", dropping June 4th, 2021. The band has …

#058 - Frank Novinec of Hatebreed, Ringworm, & Terror

May 24, 2021

Frank is currently playing guitar in the scene staple, Hatebreed. Frank has put many years into hardcore and music having played in such bands as Ringworm and Terror to name just a few before he was invited into Hatebreed in…

#057 - Kyle & Chris of Bodysnatcher

May 19, 2021

Kyle Medina (vocals) and Chris Whited (drums) are part of the south Florida deathcore/metalcore band Bodysnatcher. The band really started to gain some notoriety last year after releasing their 2nd full-length, "This Heavy V…

#056 - JB Brubaker of August Burns Red

May 11, 2021

JB Brubaker picked up the guitar later than most and in 2 years August Burns Red wrote their debut album "Thrillseeker", yea we know VERY SURPRISING (more of those tidbits in this episode btw). JB has been the lead shredder …