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Ep. 101 Eyal Levi (Nail the Mix, Daath)

Posted by Joshua Toomey   on May 16, 2017
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Eyal Levi of Nailthemix.com joins the podcast this week. Eyal was also in the band Daath. We talk about the pipeline from Daath to Chimaira that seemed to take place. Eyal also tells us about his teaching platform Nail the Mix. You cannot go wrong giving this episode a listen. Eyal gives you a behind the scenes look at what goes on with your favorite recordings. We also have a voicemail from Loose Cannon of Cobras and Fire Podcast Cover of the Week is from The Melvins doing Kiss’ “Going Blind“ Please follow and like us:Read More

Show Review: Clutch 5/12/17 Louisville Palace

Posted by Joshua Toomey   on May 15, 2017
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Clutch came through on Mother’s Day weekend and showed Louisville who’s their daddy. Neil Fallon and company played to a near sold out crowd at The Louisville Palace. The beauty of the venue was not lost on Fallon as he made multiple comments about the room and how he needed to stay focused on the rock. The venue, the band and the fans melded into one religious experience.   The set was a journey through their 25 plus year career. Opening with “Gravel Road”, a few songs later “A Quick Death in Texas” and they even played a new one for the first time calledRead More

Bonus: Billy Grey (Fozzy, Cyberstar) Returns

Posted by Joshua Toomey   on May 14, 2017
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  Quick chat with Fozzy guitarist Billy Grey. We talk about the new Fozzy single, their current tour and plans for the remainder of the year. Billy also talks about the Cyberstar single “Floods”. Music on this bonus clip from Fozzy and Cyberstar. Please follow and like us:Read More

Review: Hell or Highwater “Vista”

Posted by Joshua Toomey   on May 14, 2017
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by Jonathan Beatty 5/14/17 The amount of drummers who have started their own bands and become the front man can be counted on one hand; Don Henley of the Eagles, Phil Collins of Genesis and the most notably, Dave Grohl. With Hell or Highwater Brandon Saller, drummer and singer for metalcore legends Atreyu, trades his drumsticks for a microphone.  While the transition has been  pretty seamless compared to some of his contemporaries given that Brandon has been featured pretty prominently over the Atreyu’s expansive discography. While Hell or Highwater may surprise some of Saller’s longtime fans, there’s still plenty ofRead More

Ep. 100 Mark Slaughter

Posted by Joshua Toomey   on May 9, 2017
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Mark Slaughter joins the podcast for the monumental 100th episode. Mark tells us about his new solo album “Halfway There” that is due out on May 26th. We talk about the mystery that is Vinnie Vincent. Mark talks about the difference between a Slaughter album and a Mark Slaughter solo album. He discusses his relationship with David Ellefson and the EMP Label Group. Mark also talks about living in Nashville and how much the city has changed in the last 20 years. In celebration of the 100th episode, I asked for listener voice mails. There are comments, questions and requests.Read More