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Wes Scantlin Of Puddle Of Mudd Discusses How They Got Signed And His Relationship With God

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No stranger to trouble, Wes Scantlin, vocalist for the Kansas City rock band Puddle Of Mudd opened up about his challenges with drugs, booze and the law and what helps keep him grounded today. In this new interview, Wes also recalls how he was seriously considering getting out of music before his demo tape clandestinely landed in the hands of Fred Durst. Regarding that stroke of luck Wes says ‘I got a call when I was in Mobile picking up my ex-girlfriends daughter when I got the call…oh no, you’re not going to go to New Orleans, you’ve got to come to Los Angeles…we’re going to sign you!’

Check out the rest of Wes’ weird life in the podcast interview.

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Tommy Vext Of Bad Wolves Talks About What Keeps Him Grounded

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Bursting onto the music/metal scene with their version of the Cranberries ‘Zombie’, Bad Wolves frontman Tommy Vext took some time to discuss going from replacement vocalist (SNOT) to fill-in vocalist (Five Finger Death Punch) to full-fledged rock star with his own band Bad Wolves. In this interview, Tommy also shares about his home life and what helps keep him grounded when surrounded by fans and ‘yes’ people as a rock singer for one of the biggest bands of 2018/19.

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[INTERVIEW] Tobias Forge Of Ghost Speaks Up About Early Childhood And Vision For Ghost

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Ghost mastermind Tobias Forge took some time to open up with The ‘Doods’ to discuss his relationships with his folks, where he gets inspiration from and how he approaches the ever unfolding story of the thematic rock band he fronts with a cast of ‘nameless ghouls’. He even suggests what ‘The Cardinal’ (the character he plays in the band) enjoyed most when it came to Saturday morning cartoons as a kid!

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[NEW] Jonny Hawkins Of Nothing More On New Music

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Could there be a collab on the horizon between Nothing More and Badflower, or at least some shared songwriting from both prolific songwriters Jonny Hawkins and Josh Katz? Check out the interview and hear it for yourself!

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[EXCLUSIVE] Volbeat’s Rob Caggiano Talks About ‘The Last Day Under The Sun’ 6/13/19

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Volbeat guitarist Rob Caggiano took a break from rehearsals in Copenhagen to talk with Jave Patterson about the ‘new’ sound of the first official single from Volbeat’s forthcoming album ‘Rewinid, Replay, Rebound’, out August 2nd 2019.

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[INTERVIEW] Justin Furstenfeld Of Blue October Discusses New Documentary And Sobriety

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The Blue October mastermind spent some time with a DOOD to get in-depth about sobriety, life and the new documentary ‘Get Back Up’ when they were in Reno, Nevada on June 6th, 2019, playing a show at the Cargo Concert Hall.

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[EXCLUSIVE] Scott Stapp Of Creed Talks New Solo Album

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Jave Patterson recently sat down with Scott Stapp, singer of multi-platinum artist Creed to discuss family, sobriety and new music!

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Mark Morton From Lamb Of God Talks Solo Project And Chester Bennington

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The respected Metal Maestro, Lamb Of God guitarist Mark Morton took some time the day before his solo tour to speak with Andy and Jave about the new solo album ‘Anesthetic’. The multi-faceted (genres) album features a wide array of amazing vocalists ranging from Chester Bennington of Linkin Park to the jazzy stylings of Naeemah Maddox.

In the interview, we discuss how the partnership with Chester came about, the making of a new Lamb of God album and more!

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*EXCLUSIVE* John Petrucci Of Dream Theater Interview

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John Petrucci is arguably one of the most technically proficient guitarists alive today. While he can shred the metal with the best of them, he can also get bluesy, artsy, acoustic and rock with a simple groove.

On the heels of their latest release, Distance Over Time, the Dream Theater founder and guitarist took the time to speak with Jave Patterson about the long history of the band, their early influences, the key to their longevity, changes in the process of making the new album and what’s in store in 2019 and beyond!

And check out this very funny video!

Shim Moore Gets Real

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Dustin Kensrue Of Thrice Gets Heady And Discusses New Album ‘Palms’

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One of the greatest albums of 2018 has to be ‘Palms’ by Southern California’s Thrice. Check out this very personal, in-depth interview with frontman Dustin Kensrue as we cover topics ranging from writing of the new music to religion and even the finer side of Rum!

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Jonathan Davis of Korn

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Jonathan discusses life on the road after the death of his wife and how he keeps the kids entertained at shows. Plus, he talks about his participation in the tribute to Vinnie Paul of Pantera!

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Episode 15: Three Days Grace Drummer Neil Sanderson Talks Tour And New Album

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Neil took some time to speak with us from his Canadian home studio to discuss the new album, tour with Avenged Sevenfold and the honor of having the distinction of having the most #1 rock songs in history, tying Van Halen! See the video version of this review with Neil on our website at http://www.twodoodsreviews.com!

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Episode 14: Dorothy Discusses New Sound And Album

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The lovely and talented Dorothy sat down with us DOODS to talk about breakfast food, booze preferance, the new blood and renewed zeal in the band and all things Dorothy! See the video version of this review via our website http://www.twodoodsreviews.com!

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Episode 13: Judas Priest Talk Tour And New Album

 

We caught up with Glenn Tipton, Ian and Richie to talk about the new album ‘Firepower’ from Judas Priest, what songs they hate to play live and what they might bring out of the archives for this tour and the controversy surrounding the use of synth on the Turbo album and subsequent hardening of the sound on Ram It Down.

Listen to the interview here!