Episode 115 is out now! A conversation with Jesse Leach of Killswitch Engage/Times of Grace!

Episodes

Episode 67: (Sometimes) Forgotten Non Album Songs

June 21, 2021

In our 67th episode, the pod discusses a number of great songs that never found their way on to proper full length albums. These could be songs from movie soundtracks, compilations, live recordings only, etc. Some of these a…

Interviews/Guests

Episode 66: Interview with Ryan Sinnott of The Distillers (Bassist)

June 14, 2021

In our 66th episode, we’re joined by Ryan Sinnott, the bassist of The Distillers (as well as playing and recording in the industry with some other well known heavy hitters). We talk Ryan’s musical come up, him joining The Di…

Episode 65: Don’t Call It A Comeback - The Comeback Album Episode

June 7, 2021

In our 65th episode, we dive head first into comeback albums. Our definition of “Comeback Album” is not simply new music after a long break - it could be a new member, a rebound after a flop, or certain band dynamics shiftin…

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Episode 64: The Wheel of Touring w/ Greg Bergdorf (Bourbon Bros/Zebrahead founding member)

May 31, 2021

In our 64th episode, we bring back the one and only Greg Bergdorf (Guitarist of the Bourbon Brothers and Zebrahead founding member) for a full episode on touring. Greg is no stranger to the road (having toured for nearly 20 …

Episode 63: The Festival Episode

May 24, 2021

In our 63rd episode, the pod talks all things festivals. This is the perfect time to talk festivals, as not only is festival season approaching, but this year marks the anticipated return of live music. We take a look at a n…

Episode 62: The Album Artwork Episode: The Good, The Bad, and The Bizarre

May 17, 2021

In our 62nd episode, the pod talks all things album artwork. We dig into the good, the bad, the bizarre, and also albums that get enhanced by the the whole artwork presentation. Can a great sounding album be ruined by bad ar…

Episode 61: We’ve Got You Covered. Selecting Bands to Cover Classic Songs

May 10, 2021

In our 61st episode, the pod picks a half dozen classic songs from the 70s, 80s, and 90s and brings to the table who we’d love to hear do a proper studio cover of said song. In true Podioslave fashion, no genre is off limits…

Episode 60: Reimagining 20 year old classics: Blink 182 - TOYPAJ and System of a Down - Toxicity

May 3, 2021

In our 60th episode, the pod revisits a couple classic albums celebrating 20 year anniversaries this year — with a twist. We take a look back at Blink 182’s ‘Take Off Your Pants and Jacket’ and System of a Down’s ‘Toxicity’ …

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Episode 59: Interview with Frank Turner (Singer/Songwriter)

April 26, 2021

In our 59th episode, we’re joined by the one and only, Frank Turner. We talk a little about Frank’s come up, starting with Million Dead and then the transition to his prolific solo career. We also get into how busy he’s been…

Interviews/Guests

Episode 58: Interview with Kat Nijmeddin - Creative Director at Pure Noise Records

April 19, 2021

In our 58th episode, we’re joined by Kat Nijmeddin. Kat is the Creative Director at Pure Noise Records, where she weaves her artistic vision and love for music together. If you’ve seen the visuals for Pure Noise Records and …

Interviews/Guests

Episode 57: Interview with Sean and Seth of Trawl and Trawlcast

April 12, 2021

In our 57th episode , we’re joined by Sean and Seth of Trawl (Funk Metal band based out of Portland, Maine) and Trawlcast (Music Podcast). Sean (Vocalist) and Seth (Bass) come on to talk their musical come up, the formation …

Episode 56: Can’t Knock the (Side) Hustle - Musicians in Other Spaces

April 5, 2021

In our 56th episode, the pod dives into artists and musicians that also have their hands in other spaces. This could be side business ventures, politics, athletics, and so on. One thing that’s clear — creatives can’t sit sti…

Episode 55: Ridin’ Solo - Band Members Turned Solo Acts

March 29, 2021

In our 55th episode, the pod dives into band members turned solo acts. Similar to last week’s episode, we ask all the questions we want answers to. Why do band members go solo? Is it long lived? How do the fans react? Jack W…

Episode 54: Side Projects are Key!

March 22, 2021

Episode 54: Side Projects are Key! In our 54th episode, the pod dives into a number of artists side projects. Why do side projects start? Do they typically last? If they don’t, why is that? We attempt to answer all of these …

Episode 53: So Much for Spacesuits - NFTs, DSPs, and Concerts Oh My!

March 15, 2021

In our 53rd episode, the pod celebrates being one year old by doing what we do best: nerding out on all things music. We run the full gamut on this one. Want a reaction to the new Kings of Leon record and learn how their NFT…

Interviews/Guests

Episode 52: Interview with Lauren Wayne - General Manager of the State Theatre

March 8, 2021

In our 52nd episode, we’re joined by Lauren Wayne, the General Manager/Talent Buyer for the State Theatre in Portland, ME. Lauren Wayne is a Maine and New England icon, overseeing the overall management of concerts and event…

Episode 51: A Day In the Life of a College Radio Metal Director

March 1, 2021

In our 51st episode, the pod turns inward. Anthony has often dropped info about his time as a college radio Metal Director - so it got us to thinking. Why not have him as our “guest”! We talk initial start with college radio…

Episode 50: Podioslave Presents: “...it’s cool, but have you heard the live version?”

Feb. 22, 2021

In our 50th episode, the pod re-visits a few of our favorite live albums. Live albums can go one of two ways: they can be great and capture the essence of the band or they can be complete failures. This week, we dive into a …

Episode 49: What the Foo-k?! Ranking the Foo Fighters Catalog

Feb. 15, 2021

In our 49th episode, we attempt to do the impossible: rank the entire Foo Fighters catalog. What the Foo-k were we thinking?! Is there a bad album in there? Is the new album Medicine at Midnight any good? Are the Foo Fighter…

Episode 48: The Mailbag Episode! Round 2

Feb. 8, 2021

In our 48th episode, we bring back the mailbag! We had a ton of fun answering all your questions the first time around (back in August), so we figured we were due for a 2nd go round. Who will have left the bigger legacy on t…

Episode 47: What Happened? The Pinkerton Kingdom Come-ing Home Story

Feb. 1, 2021

In our 47th episode, we re-visit a few albums that, when they came out, either missed with the fans, received unfavorable reviews from critics, or both. Albums of focus for this segment are: New Found Glory - Coming Home, Ja…

Interviews/Guests

Episode 46: The Music of Long Island, NY w/ guest Brendan Garrone of Incendiary

Jan. 25, 2021

In our 46th episode, we’re joined by Brendan Garrone, vocalist of Incendiary, to take a 25 year look back at the music to come out of Long Island, NY. The 3 of us at Podioslave are fascinated by the region and the music to c…

Episode 45: Who Will Save Us From 2020?

Jan. 18, 2021

In our 45th episode, the pod discusses bands and artists we want to hear new music from in 2021. These could be confirmed releases, rumored releases, or even pipe dreams. In the absence of live music and with everything goin…

Interviews/Guests

Episode 44: Interview with Toby McAllister of Sparks the Rescue/The Jameson Four - Guitarist

Jan. 11, 2021

In our 44th episode, we’re joined by Toby McAllister, the guitarist of Sparks the Rescue and The Jameson Four. We talk Toby’s musical come up, Sparks the Rescue’s break through (eventually landing them on MTV), the Fearless …