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

Season 1

Episode 120: The Supergroups Episode

June 27, 2022

In our 120th episode, we dig into all things supergroups. Why do they form? Do they work? Are they ever a good idea? What classifies a band as a supergroup? Are the Foo Fighters the biggest active supergroup? So many questio…

Episode 119: The Legacy of Green Day

June 20, 2022

In our 119th episode, we do just as the title suggests…discuss the legacy of Green Day. Are they the most important punk band…ever? Are they rock opera sellouts? Do they have another ‘American Idiot’ level album left in the …

Episode 118: Biopics - Podioslave Goes Hollywood! (Nas, Green Day, Alice In Chains, and more)

June 13, 2022

In our 118th episode, we discuss a different kind of nerdery - movies! We toss out different artists or bands that we want to see Hollywood give the biopic treatment. Would you want a cinematic story about Nas’ come up? Or m…

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Episode 117: A Conversation with Jonah Matranga of Far/onelinedrawing

June 6, 2022

In our 117th episode, we’re joined by the one and only Jonah Matranga! Jonah is the vocal and guitar legend behind Far, onelinedrawing, Gratitude, New End Original, and many others. We cover damn near everything in this conv…

Episode 116: 20 Year Album Anniversaries (Red Hot Chili Peppers, Eminem, and Box Car Racer)

May 30, 2022

In our 116th episode, we dig into 3 classic albums that turn 20 years old this year. Time travel back to 2002 with us. An era before streaming and a time when CDs still dominated. It was a massive year for music, with a lot …

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Episode 115: A Conversation with Jesse Leach of Killswitch Engage/Times of Grace

May 23, 2022

In our 115th episode, we’re joined by the legendary Jesse Leach! Jesse is the vocal mastermind behind Killswitch Engage, Times of Grace, Seemless, The Weapon, and host of the Stoke the Fire Podcast. We talk 20 years of ‘Aliv…

Episode 114: New Music Roundup + 3 Nights With Pearl Jam (The Weeknd, Hot Water Music, Spoon and more!)

May 16, 2022

In our 114th episode, the pod does something it hasn’t done in a while….check in on what we’re listening to currently. We’ve had a crazy 2022 so far, between all-time guests and looking back on some of our favorite records, …

Episode 113: Anatomy of a Setlist

May 9, 2022

In our 113th episode, we dig into all things setlists. How long should a setlist be? What should a band open with? What’s a good mix of new and old material? Where should the biggest hit go? Should encores be a thing, or no?…

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Episode 112: A Conversation with Out of Service

May 2, 2022

In our 112th episode, we’re joined by east coast indie rock band - Out of Service. Mike (Vocals), Teebs (Guitar), and Brian (Bass) come on the podcast to talk about the early days of the band, signing to Enjoy the Ride Recor…

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Episode 111: A Conversation with Sergio Vega of Quicksand/Former long-time bassist w/Deftones

April 21, 2022

In our 111th episode, we’re joined by the one and only Sergio Vega! Sergio is the the Bassist mastermind behind the Quicksand catalog, as well as being the Bassist extraordinaire for Deftones for the last 12+ years. We talk …

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Episode 110: A Tour Recap with Casey Cavaliere of The Wonder Years (Guitarist)

April 18, 2022

In our 110th episode, we’re joined by Casey Cavaliere, Lead Guitarist of the The Wonder Years. Casey is a triple threat, in that he’s a guitarist, producer/engineer, and podcaster. With The Wonder Years having just completed…

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Episode 109: A Conversation with Mike Hartsfield of Freewill/New Age Records/Outspoken

April 11, 2022

In our 109th episode, we’re joined by Mike Hartsfield - Founder/Owner of New Age Records, Bassist of Freewill, Guitarist of Outspoken, and many other bands. We dive into Mike’s come up with music in the 80s, the formation of…

Episode 108: The Sample Episode

April 4, 2022

In our 108th episode, we dig into some of our favorite songs that use samples from older tracks. We have a few straightforward ones….and a few off the wall takes on this! We also discuss some of our favorite producers and wh…

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Episode 107: The Return of Seth and Sean of TRAWL

March 28, 2022

In our 107th episode, we’re rejoined by our Episode 57 guests, Sean (vocals) and Seth (bassist) of the band Trawl. We catch up on what they’ve been up to over the past year, including opening for Blacktop Mojo and Nonpoint, …

Episode 106: Bandvantage: Album Title Edition (Queens of the Stone Age, Tool, Spanish Love Songs, and more)

March 21, 2022

In our 106th episode, we take inspiration from Ep 21. This time around, instead of discussing band names that elevate the band, we’re discussing album titles that elevate the album (we call this a Bandvantage). The 3 of us c…

Episode 105: Stump the Tone - The Music Trivia Episode

March 14, 2022

In our 105th episode, we (finally) turn the camera inward at our resident rain man, Tony. He’s often heard spouting off facts and memories on the podcast, so we figured we’d put him to the test. “Stump the Tone” features dif…

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Episode 104: A Conversation with Scott Alderman - Author and Creator of the Tattoo the Earth Tour

March 7, 2022

In our 104th episode, we’re joined by Scott Alderman - Author and creator of the Tattoo the Earth Tour. We dive into Scott’s early music life, his work getting Tattoo the Earth off the ground in the summer of 2000, jockeying…

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Episode 103: A Conversation with Vinnie Caruana of The Movielife/I Am the Avalanche/Constant Elevation

Feb. 28, 2022

In our 103rd episode, we’re joined by the one and only Vinnie Caruana. Vinnie is the vocalist of The Movielife, I Am the Avalanche, Constant Elevation, and Peace’d Out. We talk Vinnie’s come up in the Long Island music scene…

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Episode 102: A Conversation with The World (Matty, Miyagi, and G)

Feb. 21, 2022

In our 102nd episode, we’re joined by Matty, Miyagi, and G from The World. We talk how the band formed, their musical approach and creative process, signing with Velocity Records and Equal Vision Records, their debut EP, and…

Episode 101: The Host Mailbag Episode

Feb. 14, 2022

We’ve all heard of the typical mailbag episode, where listeners submit questions to be answered on the podcast (we’ve done two of them - Ep 22 and 48)….well this is the host mailbag episode. We, the hosts, ask questions to e…

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Episode 100: Down Home Cookin’/Comfort Food Albums w/Special Guests: Shadows Fall, Spose, Thursday, The Distillers, and more!

Feb. 7, 2022

Episode 100…we made it! We wanted to do something special for this one, so we brought some old friends back and asked them “what’s your go-to down home cookin’/comfort food album that you always come back to?” This is a comp…

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Episode 99: A Conversation with Benny Horowitz of The Gaslight Anthem/Mercy Union

Jan. 31, 2022

In our 99th episode, we’re joined by Benny Horowitz, Drummer of The Gaslight Anthem and Mercy Union. Benny is a 90s OG, having booked and played shows for over 25 years at this point. We dig into Benny’s DIY roots in the NJ …

Episode 98: Bucket List Live Bands - Nas, Beastie Boys, Depeche Mode, etc

Jan. 24, 2022

In our 98th episode, the 3 of us come to the table with bucket list live bands. These are bands that we haven’t seen before, but would love to see at some point (if possible). As always, we didn’t share our lists beforehand!…

Episode 97: Tale of the Tape: Weezer Edition - Blue album vs. Pinkerton

Jan. 17, 2022

In our 97th episode, we pin Weezer’s first two albums against each other, Tale of the Tape style. Which album has the best song, the Blue Album or Pinkerton? Does the Blue album have better album art? Does Pinkerton have bet…

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Episode 96: The Perfect Songs Episode w/Rock Radio Legend Rob

Jan. 10, 2022

In our 96th episode, we all bring a few perfect songs to the table. We didn’t do this alone though — we brought back Rob to help us out! Rob is a dear friend of the pod, New England rock radio legend, and previous guest (Epi…

Episode 95: The Anticipation Episode - 2022 Edition

Jan. 3, 2022

In our 95th episode, we dig into what we’re anticipating in 2022. We talk albums, music industry themes, music predictions, and more. Is 2022 the year of the Bandicap (band name handicap)? Is live music back for good or will…

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Episode 94: A Conversation with Brian Fair of Shadows Fall/Overcast

Dec. 27, 2021

In our 94th episode, we’re joined by Brian Fair, Vocalist of Shadows Fall, Overcast, and many others. Brian is a legend in the game and really needs no introduction. We talk the early Shadows Fall days, their touring come up…

Episode 93: Our Best of 2021 - Manchester Orchestra, Turnstile, etc

Dec. 20, 2021

The title of the episode says it all! In our 93rd episode, we each rank our top 5 albums of the year. We toss out a few honorable mentions to start, and then take turns fighting over who likes the new Turnstile more (not rea…

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Episode 92: 20 Years of ‘Full Collapse’ with Tucker Rule of Thursday (Drummer)

Dec. 13, 2021

In our 92nd episode, we’re joined by Tucker Rule, Drummer and founding member of Thursday. What happens when one of the most important and influential albums of the last few decades turns 20? You invite the Drummer of the ba…

Episode 91: Podioslave Presents - Backstage At An Indie Concert

Dec. 6, 2021

In our 91st episode, the pod turns inward. Nate has often dropped info about his time working on the venue support/concert promotion side of things -- so it got us thinking. Why not have him as our "guest"? We talk about how…

Episode 90: Would You Rather….Podioslave Edition

Nov. 29, 2021

In our 90th episode, we play a game of musical “Would You Rather”. Would you rather own a vinyl production plant, or a record store? Would you rather 80’s bands only play 90’s music…..or the other way around? Would you rathe…

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Episode 89: A Conversation with Steve Ewing of The Urge/Steve Ewing Band

Nov. 22, 2021

In our 89th episode, we’re joined by the one and only Steve Ewing — vocalist for The Urge and The Steve Ewing Band. We talk Steve’s come up, the early days of The Urge, their melding of many different styles, and more. Ever …

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Episode 88: A Conversation with Damien Moyal of As Friends Rust/Damien Done - Part 2

Nov. 15, 2021

Here’s part 2 of our conversation with Damien Moyal, vocalist of As Friends Rust (among many other notable bands including Shai Hulud, Culture, Morning Again, Bird of Ill Omen, and most recently — Damien Done). This conversa…

Episode 87: The Third Eye Blind Episode: Ranking the 3EB Catalog

Nov. 8, 2021

In our 87th episode, we attempt to do the impossible: rank the entire Third Eye Blind catalog. Where does the timeless Self-Titled album land? Is Our Bande Apart good enough to crack the top 5? Is Stephan Jenkins a lyrical m…

Episode 86: Bandicap: Album Title Edition (Filter, Our Lady Peace, Guns N' Roses, and more)

Nov. 1, 2021

In our 86th episode, we take inspiration from Ep 20. This time around, instead of discussing Bandicaps (band name handicaps), we discuss album title handicaps. The 3 of us come to the table with a few album titles that we fe…

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Episode 85: Shreducation 101 with Greg Bergdorf - The Guitar Episode

Oct. 25, 2021

In our 85th episode, guitar extraordinaire and unofficial 4th member of the pod, Greg Bergdorf (The Bourbon Brothers, Ex-Zebrahead) returns. We catch up a little, talk about Tony and Greg connecting in person this summer, an…

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Episode 84: Concert Wars with Brian Colburn of Playlist Wars

Oct. 18, 2021

In our 84th episode, we’re joined by Brian Colburn of Playlist Wars. The four of us rank our top 5 concerts of all time, with a few twists and turns along the way. Ever want to be on stage at an arena show? Is live music you…

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Episode 83: Spose Returns to Finish Ranking the Kanye West Catalog Pt. 2

Oct. 11, 2021

In our 83rd episode, Spose (Rapper/Producer/Label Owner) returns to round out the ranking of the Kanye West catalog. In this part 2 episode, we tackle album rankings 5 through 1. Which album will take the #1 spot? Let us kno…

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Episode 82: Spose joins us to talk new album, playing shows and Ranking the Kanye West Catalog Pt.1

Oct. 4, 2021

In our 82nd episode, we’re rejoined by episode 29 guest, Rapper/Producer/Label Owner Spose. We talk about Spose’s new double album dropping 10/20/21 “Get Rich or Die Ryan”, his recent and upcoming shows with The Humans, and …

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Episode 81: A Conversation with Joshua Toomey of Primer 55/Talk Toomey Podcast/Knotfest Twitch

Sept. 27, 2021

In our 81st episode, we’re joined by musician and podcast host Joshua Toomey. We talk Josh’s time playing bass with Primer 55, his Talk Toomey Podcast, and what he’s up to recently with hosting “Throwback Throwdown” on the K…

Episode 80: 25 Years of 2Pac’s ‘All Eyez On Me’

Sept. 20, 2021

In our 80th episode, we discuss 2pac and his all-time classic double album “All Eyez On Me”. We share our first interactions with the music, break down some of our favorite tracks, talk about all the features, and much more.…

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Episode 79: A Conversation with Damien Moyal of As Friends Rust - 20 Years of ‘Won’ and more

Sept. 13, 2021

In our 79th episode, we’re joined by Damian Moyal, vocalist of As Friends Rust (among many other notable bands including Shai Hulud, Culture, Morning Again, Bird of Ill Omen, and most recently — Damien Done). We talk the mid…

Episode 78: You’ve Never Listened to That Album?! Reactions to new Kanye, Halsey, Turnstile, and More!

Sept. 6, 2021

In this episode, each of us brings a classic album to the table that we’ve never given a true listen. We open this episode with reactions to: Turnstile - Glow On, Halsey - If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power, and Kanye West -…

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Episode 77: A Conversation with Phil Lipscomb of Taproot (Bassist) - Part 2

Aug. 30, 2021

We couldn’t wait another week to drop part 2 of our conversation with Phil Lipscomb of Taproot, so here it is! In part two with Phil, we talk new music we’re into, Phil’s time touring with the likes of Deftones and Incubus, …

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Episode 76: Interview with Phil Lipscomb of Taproot (Bassist) - Part 1

Aug. 23, 2021

In our 76th episode, we’re joined by Phil Lipscomb, Bassist and founding member of Taproot. We talk the early days and formation of the band in Michigan, the growth of the band and signing with Atlantic, recording and tourin…

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Episode 75: Interview with Nick Wheeler of The All-American Rejects (Lead Guitarist)

Aug. 16, 2021

In our 75th episode, we’re joined by Nick Wheeler, Lead Guitarist and founding member of The All-American Rejects. We talk Nick’s early start with music, the formation of The Rejects, countless stories from the early days of…

Episode 74: 20 Years of Tool - Lateralus: An Album Deep Dive

Aug. 9, 2021

Tool dropped Lateralus in May of 2001 and we’ve been spinning it consistently ever since. A mind bending album where each member of the band is at the top of their game. What more could you ask for? We open this episode with…

Episode 73: Our ‘Best of 2021’…So Far - Manchester Orchestra, Gojira, Modest Mouse, and more!

Aug. 2, 2021

The title of the episode says it all! We dive into our favorite albums of the year so far - full length releases, EPs, etc are all in play. How do they latest releases from Manchester Orchestra, Gojira, Modest Mouse stack up…

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Episode 72: The Wheel of Nu Metal Part 2 with The Itch Rock Podcast

July 26, 2021

Episode 72 is all about Nu Metal! What better way to celebrate the genre than to bring back the wheel! This time around we brought a few friends with us — Aaron, KC, and Dan from The Itch Rock Podcast are our guests of honor…

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Episode 71: Interview with Jameson Ketchum (Author, Music Journalist, Publicist)

July 19, 2021

In our 71st episode, we’re joined by Author, Music Journalist, Publicist, Podcaster — Jameson Ketchum. We chat with Jameson about his start with music and getting into the industry, his time on the road as a tour manager, an…