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The Ex Man with Doc Coyle

Ex-God Forbid guitar player Doc Coyle talks to professionals in the music world and other creative industries about the challenges and transitions of leaving monumental ventures. This podcast is for those passionate and driven 20 & 30-somethings at a crossroads trying to figure out "what's next?"
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Feb 23, 2018

Doc has a debate with All That Remains frontman and 2nd Amendment advocate, Phil Labonte, about the recent uproar focused around gun rights following the school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

This episode features the song "Hold On" by All That Remains.

Follow Phil on Instagram and Twitter @philthatremains

Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle

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Feb 20, 2018

Doc weighs in on the recent school shooting in Florida, and speaks with this week's guest, Lloyd Grant, who played lead guitar on Metallica's first ever recording about growing up in Jamaica, how he discovered rock music in Southern California, the effect of his family's religion, how he met Lars Ulrich and eventually got to play on the original recording of "Hit The Lights", why he ultimately turned down an offer to join Metallica, the story of his speed-metal band Defcon, what he was up to in the subsequent years, and how the Metallica 30th anniversary show ressurected his music career.

This episode features the original Metallica recording of "Hit The Lights" from Metal Blade Records' Metal Massacre Volume 1.

Follow Lloyd on Instagram @Lloydgrant_tallica and check out his website http://www.blacklloyd.com/

Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle

Here's the clip Lloyd playing "Hit The Lights" with Metallica, Dave Mustaine, and Ron McGovney - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NkUm4JBAb4E

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Feb 14, 2018

Doc speaks with prolific guitar player, Sonny Mayo, about the benefits of therapy, being influenced by James Hetfield, coming up in Northern Virginia with his thrash band Silence, opening up for an upcoming Pantera, how he moved west and joined Snot, falling in with drugs and how that led to him leaving Snot and joining Amen, getting sober and subsequently joining HeD PE, how playing with Sevendust was the best thing and hardest thing he ever did, going to school to become a producer, playing with Ugly Kid Joe, and his new life working with Rock to Recovery.

This episode features the song "Coulda Woulda Shoulda" by Snot.

You can follow Sonny on Instagram @sonny_mayo and Twitter @sonnymayo 

Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle

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Feb 6, 2018

Doc talks with Ill Nino and Terror Universal drummer Dave Chavarri about getting his start on the East Coast with his first band Gothic Slam, how that led to him joining bay area thrash band Lååz Rocket, his time playing with M.O.D., what he learned about work ethic and the music business playing with Pro-Pain, how filling in for Soulfly prepared him to launch Ill Nino, the evolution of a more melodic Ill Nińo from the original El Nińo with Jorge from Merauder, the relentless touring that fueled the band's success, the key to Ill Nińo's longevity, and how his new band Terror Universal came together.

This episode features the song "Galactic Outlaw" by Gigantalope and "Dig A Hole" by Terror Universal.

Follow Dave on Instagram and Twitter @illdavechavarri

Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle

Check out Gigantalope at www.facebook.com/Gigantalope

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Jan 31, 2018

Doc speaks with Fit For An Autopsy guitarist, Patrick Sheridan about how losing weight has affected his former "Fat Pat" persona, how he got into the hardcore scene, the violence and crew culture of the 90s New Jersey hardcore scene, what he did to improve as a guitar player, why is almost quit music, the success of Fit For An Autopsy, and what has caused him to evolve as a person.

This episode features the song "Heads Will Hang" by Fit For An Autopsy.

Follow Patrick on Instagram @prstattooffaa

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Jan 23, 2018

Doc speaks with ex-God Forbid vocalist, Byron Davis, about how he felt and what he did when God Forbid broke up, how wanting to start a family factored into moving on from the band, reflect on the troubles that led to the break-up, the creative process of the last album Equilibrium, how his vocal style evolved through the years, what finding metal in a predominantly black community was like, and contemplate his future plans.

This episode features the song "Zombie" by Bad Wolves and "Pockets Lined With Flowers" by Casket Robbery from the EP The Ascension.

Follow Byron on Instagram and Twitter @Byronde

Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle

Check out Casket Robbery at https://casketrobbery.bandcamp.com/

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Jan 18, 2018

Doc speaks with Machine Head frontman, Robb Flynn, about his crazy, early years in the Bay Area experimenting with drugs, starting thrash band Forbidden, cutting his teeth on the road with Vio-lence, how the changing 90s metal scene inspired him to start Machine Head, how they secured a record deal with Roadrunner Records, the huge impact and success of Burn My Eyes, how the band defied categorization through the years as their sound evolved, and discuss race relations and outrage culture.

This episode features the song "No Return" by Void Vator from the album Dehumanized, and the song "Beyond The Pale" by Machine Head from the album Catharsis.

Follow Robb on Instagram @RobbFlynn and Twitter @TheGeneralMH

Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle

Check out Void Vator at www.VoidVator.com

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Jan 8, 2018

Doc's guest is entertainment lawyer, Eric German, who represents bands like Asking Alexandria, Five Finger Death Punch, Bad Wolves, and formerly Doc's old band, God Forbid. Eric talks about growing up as a devoted metalhead, his college experience and why he decided to get into law, his time working in concert promotion, litigating the infamous Napster lawsuit, the fall of metal in the 90s, the challenges hard rock and metal face in a changing music industry, and gives some advice on how to be successful new band in the current landscape.

This episode features the song "Mega Piranha" by In Search of Sun from the album, Virgin Funk Mother.

Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle

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Dec 28, 2017

Doc reflects on the year that was 2017, and speaks with ex-The Acacia Strain guitarist, songwriter, and producer, Daniel "DL" Laskiewicz, about his current band LGND, his roots in the New England hardcore scene, reminisce about the band Blood Has Been Shed, the evolution of The Acacia Strain's sound, why he stopped touring and eventually split with the band, his development as a guitarist and producer, and gives an update on his current projects.

This episode features the song "Beast" by The Acacia Strain. 

Follow DL on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/DanielDLLaskiewicz/

Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle

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Dec 20, 2017

Doc talks about the death of Nevermore and Sanctuary vocalist, Warrel Dane, and gives a reading of his article featured on Metalsucks.net. Doc also speaks with First Row Talent booking agent, John Finberg, about getting his start in Philadelphia as a ticket scalper, how he became a booking agent through concert promotion, his adventures working for and with multiple agents all over the country, the highs and lows of joining Bay Ridge Talent and booking bands like Machine Head, Napalm Death and Madball, discuss his infamous reputation and abrasive communication style, as well as hash out some of the issues they had when John booked God Forbid.

First Row Talent - https://www.facebook.com/pg/firstrowofficial/about/

Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle

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Dec 12, 2017

Doc speaks with guitarist, vocalist, and producer Billy Graziadei about how forming Biohazard helped him stay out of trouble in the streets, the band's unique sound and genesis of blending hardcore, metal, and hip hop, how fame and substance abuse tore the band apart, leaving Biohazard and launching punk band Suicide City, the Biohazard reunion, and tells the story of how the supergroup Powerflo came together. 

This episode features the song "Resistance" by Powerflo.

Follow Billy on Instagram and Twitter @BillyBiohazard

Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle

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Nov 29, 2017

Doc talks with drummer and YouTube star, Meytal Cohen, about growing up and getting into heavy metal in Israel, her unique family life, her time in the Israeli Army, how she found her way to America, what the process of gaining such a massive online fanbase was like, the experience of making a record and touring with her band, Meytal, and her latest venture launching a Kickstarter campaign to make the next album.

This episode features the song "Out of Chaos" by Meytal.

Go to MeytalCohen.com or www.kickstarter.com/projects/meytal/the-2nd-meytal-album?ref=card to support Meytal's new album.

You can follow Meytal on Instagram and Twitter at @Meyta1cohen

Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle

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Nov 20, 2017

Doc talks with ex-Soilwork guitar player Peter Wichers about what made the Swedish metal scene in the 90s so special, how Soilwork's career was built and cultivated an international following, the evolution of the band's sound over the years, why he quit Soilwork the first time, his venture becoming a record producer, rejoining and leaving Soilwork the 2nd time to start a family and work for Fender, and his forthcoming music project with vocalist Howard Jones (Light The Torch, Killswitch Engage).

This episode features the song "Two Lives Worth Of Reckoning" by Soilwork.

Follow Peter on Instagram @peter_wichers

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Nov 14, 2017

Doc gives his thoughts on the flurry of sexual misconduct scandals currently in the news, and speaks with the drummer of Winds of Plague and Prong, Art Cruz, about how Winds of Plague got their break, the rise of the deathcore scene, why he ultimately left the band, his time at G-Pen, how he joined Prong, the Winds of Plague reunion, his other life as a magician, and the launch of his new clothing brand Baselords. 

This episode features the song "Never Alone" from the Winds of Plague album Blood of My Enemy

Follow Art on Instagram and Twitter @theartcruz

Check out Baselords Brand on Instagram and Twitter @baselords

Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle

Doc's VH1 article: Rediscovering the 90s Post Thrash Groove Metal Scene - http://www.vh1.com/news/45371/90s-post-thrash-groove-metal-scene/

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Nov 7, 2017

Byzantine guitarist/vocalist, Chris "OJ" Ojeda, joins Doc to discuss how the band got their break, the naive mistakes they made in the early years, the struggle  they experienced balancing band life and home life, the band breakup and reunion, Byzantine's new lease on life and record deal with Metal Blade, OJ's vocal technique, and his account of the reality of life in West Virginia.

This episode features the song "Toast to the Ghost" by Bad Wolves and "Trapjaw" by Byzantine from their new album The Cicada Tree.

Follow Byzantine on Instagram @officialbyzantine and Twitter @ByzantineWV

Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle

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Oct 26, 2017

Doc speaks with ESPN1500 Minnesota Timberwolves Analyst and Hardwood Paroxysm writer, Derek James, about how he became a basketball journalist, the evolution of new media, the connection between hoops and heavy music, question whether the dominance of the Golden State Warriors is good for the NBA, how the Cavs and Celtics will fair after the Kyrie Irving trade, the upcoming T-Wolves season, and re-litigate Russell Westbrook's MVP campaign.

You can follow Derek on Twitter @DerekJamesNBA

You can follow Doc on Twitter and Instagram @DocCoyle

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Oct 16, 2017

Doc speaks with Act of Defiance guitarist, Chris Broderick, about the challenges of doing a long distance band and being the only guitar player, how he got his professional start in Colorado with Jag Panzer, the hard truths he learned about the music industry playing with Nevermore, how he got the Megadeth gig and ultimately why he left, and what it was like to start a brand new band from the ground up after leaving such a big group. 

This episode features the song "M.I.A." from the album Old Scars, New Wounds by Act of Defiance.

Follow Chris Broderick on Instagram @chris_broderick_guitar and Twitter @chris_broderick

Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle

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Oct 10, 2017

Doc talks with legendary record producer Steve Evetts about working on the 1st God Forbid album, Reject The Sickness, his philosophy on getting great performances, his role elevating the hardcore scene in the late 90s, his time as the bassist of the glam-ish band American Angel, how he got his start producing and working at Trax East studio, breaking out as a "big time" producer working with Ross Robinson, The Cure, and Sepultura, what the Steve Evetts credo towards production is, what he thinks about how technology has changed recording, and his relationship with The Dillinger Escape Plan.

This episode features the song "Playing Dead" by Turmoil from the album The Process Of...

Follow Steve on Instagram and Twitter @SteveEvetts and check out his website www.steveevetts.com

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Sep 26, 2017

Doc talks with vocalist Brian Fair about coming up in the early 90s Boston hardcore scene, breaking out and eventually breaking up with Overcast, joining Shadows Fall to see the rise of the New Wave of American Heavy Metal, how he enjoyed finally reaching big success, signing to a major label, why all activity stopped for Shadows Fall, how he has experienced family life, and wrap up to chat about the Boston Celtics.

This episode features the song "Beautiful Nothing" by Downpour.

Follow Brian on Instagram and Twitter @Brianshadfall

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Sep 13, 2017

Doc talks with ex-Sworn Enemy guitarist, Lorenzo Antonucci, about the ups and downs of his career with the band, coming out of the New York hardcore scene, playing Ozzfest, trying to maintain success, and eventually why he quit the band. He also gets deep into his life after the band from moving Austria to becoming a record producer, relocating to Los Angeles to try professional wrestling, and finally focusing on acting in and developing films and television.

This episode features the song "Sworn Enemy" by Sworn Enemy.

You can follow Lorenzo on Instagram @Lorenzoantonuccijr

You can follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle

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Sep 5, 2017

Doc shares his thoughts on Hurricane Harvey and the LA Fires. He also speaks with his good friend, Adam Sagir, owner of UK PR company, The Noise Cartel, former Century Media Records employee, and bassist of Dripback and formerly of Labrat. Adam talks about working his way up the ladder in the record industry with Century Media, deciding how to balance his band life and other career opportunities, how he became an instrumental figure in launching God Forbid in the UK, and lays out how he started Noise Cartel and what being a Public Relations professional really means. 

This episode features the song "Wasted" by Dripback from the album Failed Futures.

Follow Adam Sagir on Instagram and Twitter @AdamDaRat

Follow The Noise Cartel on Instagram and Twitter @TheNoiseCartel

Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle

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Aug 24, 2017

Doc talks with Kittie drummer, Mercedes Lander, about the financial difficulties that led to the band winding down their career, the challenges of being a Canadian band, how Kittie got their start, how monumental success affected them being so young, their transition coming out of the nu metal scene into the traditional metal world, resisting exploitation from the music industry, life and career after Kittie, and the forthcoming Kittie documentary.

This episode features the song "JET" by White Swan.

Follow Mercedes Lander on Instagram and Twitter @love_instereo

Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle

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Aug 14, 2017

Doc reflects on the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, VA, and speaks with ex-God Forbid drummer Corey Pierce about how he dealt with the break up of the band, the evolution of the band's sound throughout their career, lament on lost opportunities, discuss Corey's career post-God Forbid, and mull the possibility of a reunion.

This episode features the God Forbid song "Static Signal", a B-side from the 2009 Earthsblood album.

Follow Corey on Instagram and Twitter @Corforbid

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Jul 31, 2017

Doc talks with God Forbid's ex-manager Dave "The Rev" Ciancio about how his artist management career got started with The Syndicate, what attracted him to want to work with God Forbid, the exciting east coast metal and hardcore scene of the late 90s and early 00s, why he ended up quitting managing God Forbid and eventually leaving artist management altogether, and gives some insight into his career path after leaving the music industry.

This episode features the God Forbid song "Nothing" from the 2001 album Determination.

You can follow The Rev on Instagram @RevCiancio

You can follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle

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Jul 17, 2017

Doc speaks with Broken Hope founder and guitarist, Jeremy Wagner, about being the "last man standing" in a band with a 20 year history, how their long hiatus came about, what the 90s death metal scene was like, Jeremy's fiction writing career, and how the band's approach has changed in the modern era of social media. 

This episode features the song "Blast Frozen" by Broken Hope from their new album Mutilated and Assimilated

Follow Jeremy on Twitter @JeremyXWagner

Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle

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