He Is Legend frontman and Shane's old friend Schuylar Croom joins the show! After their initial breakup over a decade ago, He Is Legend made a comeback and haven't looked back. Shane and Schuylar discuss the early days of feeling like outcasts in the scene, being the only non-Christian band on Tooth and Nail Records, and how they put everything on the line by crowdfunding their latest album.
Happy 4th of July everyone!!! On this great holiday, we have a super entertaining episode featuring Tommy Vext, frontman for heavy rock supergroup Bad Wolves. Tommy talks about their smash radio hit single covering The Cranberries "Zombie", his rough childhood upbringing in NYC, his problems with addiction and his road to recovery, and having to testify against his own brother for attempting to kill him.
Here it is! The one you've been waiting for! Shane speaks with the often elusive Anthony Green, with a surprisingly honest and forthcoming conversation. Discussed is the truth behind his departure from Saosin, the insecurities and depression he faced throughout his life, his addiction to heroin, and his passion for being so prolific with Circa Survive, Saosin and on his own solo material.
Starset frontman and visionary Dustin Bates joins the show to discuss his background growing up as a self proclaimed "nerd" which led him to a masters degree in Electrical Engineering and Air Force Research, not to mention a teaching stint at the International Space University. Now, with an elaborate backstory of how Starset came to be (the highly advanced "Starset Society" has enlisted the band to educate the masses through their music) how does he cope with massive mainstream radio success and "pedestrian" fans? A very unique, must-listen episode!
Greeley Estates frontman Ryan Zimmerman joins the show to discuss their unlikely rise to the top of the Screamo pile, their transition to heavier music, and his new life as a father of 3 and a career as a therapist.
Patrick Miranda of Movements joins the show to discuss moving up to this years Warped Tour Main stage, (nearly) selling out their entire first headline tour, his ongoing battle with anxiety and OCD, and the nerves that go into following up a hit debut album.
In our first #throwbackthursday we are throwing it way back, an episode released right before the All Access Club was unleashed, an episode with one of Shane's favourite vocalists, the always entertaining, Rody Walker. Protest the Hero have recently finished up the North American leg of the Fortress 10 year anniversary tour and getting ready to head over to bring their incredible live show to Europe and Asia.
The Maine's John O'Callaghan joins the show to discuss the bands humble beginnings in Phoenix AZ, running their own record label, his silly personality, and how they managed to get their video preloaded on every Blackberry in 2010.
The Word Alive's Telle Smith is back to TALK SOME SHIT! In all seriousness, Telle breaks down their catchy new record, his personal grief of the passing of Linkin Park's Chester Bennington, how the press has disappointed him (not me), possible future collabs, and his most recent broken bone incident.
Comeback Kid's Andrew Neufeld joins Shane for a chat on their bus while on tour together in Switzerland. After making the change from guitar player to "Lead Screamer", Comeback Kid enjoyed worldwide success and has since cemented themselves as a staple in modern hardcore. Andrew discusses his humble beginning growing up in a religious household in Winnipeg, finding his own voice and keeping it up on tour, and how he goes "stir crazy" when he's not on the road.
Another 3-way! Shane chats with Briton and Cody of Wage War, a band who has shown that relentless hard work can really pay off. With their dual vocal attack, technical riffage, and great song writing it's no surprise Wage War is one of the hottest bands in the Metalcore genre. Shane chats with them about their non-stop tour schedule, the Ocala, FL scene, working with A Day To Remember's Jeremy McKinnon, scrapping an entire release, and being stormed by Syrian refugees while on tour in Europe.
Clutch has been rocking out for over 25 years, bringing a unique mix of metal, southern rock and stoner rock to their die hard fanbase. With a new album "Book of Bad Decisions" (their 13th!)coming out later this year, they show no sign of slowing down. Frontman Neil Fallon joins the show and chats with Shane about trying out new material live, working with a producer known for country music on their and recently taking a vocal lesson for the very first time.