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We go into in depth interviews with bands emerging in the rock and metal scene, where one big break could mean superstardom. This is the best way to get in the know with these bands, who they are as musicians, and what inspires them. Plus we also share many crazy stories. These are episodes never to miss.

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Episode 343: Broadwing
Yesterday
Episode 343: Broadwing
Dave from Broadwing is on the podcast today. Dave also has his own podcast called Waking Up From Work. So in this episode, we talk about the podcast's focus on business and obtaining your life goals, along with the skills and advice Dave has learned from his time working on the podcast that he passes on to you. We also dive into the origins of the band Broadwing, why they play off of their strengths and style, and dive into their latest single I DNT WNT 2 B ANYONE. This is as insightful as it gets, dont miss out.   Please note that When We Were Hungry Festival has been cancelled.   Find Broadwing Online: Facebook: (Waking Up From Work): (Dave): (Dave): (Waking UP From Work): (Waking Up From Work): (Waking Up From Work): Music: Podcast:   Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code CPP at #manscapedpod   Follow us on social media!   Facebook:   Twitter:   Instagram:   Tik Tok:   YouTube:   Chord Progression Podcast (Spotify):   Chord Progression Podcast (Apple Podcast):   Chord Progression Podcast (Amazon):   Chord Progression Podcast (iHeart Radio):   Podcast Webpage:   Intro: (0:00) Welcome Broadwing, Making the Most of Life: (4:56) Dave's Waking Up From Work Podcast: (12:46) Standout Waking Up From Work Guests: (20:55) Longstanding People Crushing New Technology: (24:32) Gary Vee Influencing both Dave & Kevin: (30:32) Dave's Most Important thing from Waking Up From Work: (32:05) Talking the Creation of Broadwing: (48:30) Playing to their Strengths & Style: (1:02:00) Talking I DNT WNT 2 B ANYONE: (1:11:03) Breaking I DNT WNT 2 B ANYONE Sonically: (1:23:14) Connect with Broadwing Online: (1:30:44) Closing It Out: (1:35:47)
Episode 343: Broadwing
Yesterday
Episode 343: Broadwing
Dave from Broadwing is on the podcast today. Dave also has his own podcast called Waking Up From Work. So in this episode, we talk about the podcast's focus on business and obtaining your life goals, along with the skills and advice Dave has learned from his time working on the podcast that he passes on to you. We also dive into the origins of the band Broadwing, why they play off of their strengths and style, and dive into their latest single I DNT WNT 2 B ANYONE. This is as insightful as it gets, dont miss out.   Please note that When We Were Hungry Festival has been cancelled.   Find Broadwing Online: Facebook: (Waking Up From Work): (Dave): (Dave): (Waking UP From Work): (Waking Up From Work): (Waking Up From Work): Music: Podcast:   Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code CPP at #manscapedpod   Follow us on social media!   Facebook:   Twitter:   Instagram:   Tik Tok:   YouTube:   Chord Progression Podcast (Spotify):   Chord Progression Podcast (Apple Podcast):   Chord Progression Podcast (Amazon):   Chord Progression Podcast (iHeart Radio):   Podcast Webpage:   Intro: (0:00) Welcome Broadwing, Making the Most of Life: (4:56) Dave's Waking Up From Work Podcast: (12:46) Standout Waking Up From Work Guests: (20:55) Longstanding People Crushing New Technology: (24:32) Gary Vee Influencing both Dave & Kevin: (30:32) Dave's Most Important thing from Waking Up From Work: (32:05) Talking the Creation of Broadwing: (48:30) Playing to their Strengths & Style: (1:02:00) Talking I DNT WNT 2 B ANYONE: (1:11:03) Breaking I DNT WNT 2 B ANYONE Sonically: (1:23:14) Connect with Broadwing Online: (1:30:44) Closing It Out: (1:35:47)
Episode 342: Saving Vice
3d ago
Episode 342: Saving Vice
Tyler from Saving Vice returns to the podcast today. The band is releasing their 2 song EP "Dichotomy" on October 7th. We dive into both "Culling Kindness" and "I, Dysmorphia" on the EP, and talk about how the band's experimentation will lead to success in the long run, and see how that has worked for bands like Bring Me the Horizon and Bad Omens. But with so many more people getting into metal thanks to Metallica and Stranger Things, we talk about being smart and understanding of all the new fans coming in. Don't gatekeep, be a good metal fan.   Find Saving Vice Online: Facebook: Vice VIP Group: Music:   Please note that When We Were Hungry Fest has been cancelled.   Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code CPP at #manscapedpod   Follow us on social media!   Facebook:   Twitter:   Instagram:   Tik Tok:   YouTube:   Chord Progression Podcast (Spotify):   Chord Progression Podcast (Apple Podcast):   Chord Progression Podcast (Amazon):   Chord Progression Podcast (iHeart Radio):   Podcast Webpage:   Intro: (0:00) Welcome Back Tyler: (4:20) Talking about the Dichotomy EP: (5:15) Diving into Culling Kindness & I, Dysmorphia: (10:50) Experimentation Leaves Lasting Legacy: (17:20) Wait... did someone say Live Shows?: (29:15) Saving Vice at When We Were Hungry: (31:12) Dont be a Thief: (34:09) How Culling Kindness Relates to Bullying: (37:58) Being Smart about New Fans at Shows inspired by Eddie Munson: (43:36) Great Stories Playing Metal Shows: (50:00) Back to being Smart with New Fans: (53:24) Stay in Touch with Saving Vice: (1:04:57)
Episode 341: Labor XII
Sep 29 2022
Episode 341: Labor XII
The guys from Labor XII in Texas are on the podcast today. If anything this podcast is a masterclass for younger bands in the scene. We talk about the merch concepts that each band needs to know, and why you want model Sevendust. We also talk about the band's insane history, stories around Static X and Sevendust, and covering Rick & Morty. But if anything sticks, it is going to be when the band talks about making their "Monsters" and the importance of both writing with a purpose and recording with the proper headspace.   Find Labor XII Online: Facebook: Music:   Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code CPP at #manscapedpod   We Are Sponsoring WHEN WE WERE HUNGRY FESTIVAL: YOUR TICKETS NOW!   Follow us on social media!   Facebook:   Twitter:   Instagram:   Tik Tok:   YouTube:   Chord Progression Podcast (Spotify):   Chord Progression Podcast (Apple Podcast):   Chord Progression Podcast (Amazon):   Chord Progression Podcast (iHeart Radio):   Podcast Webpage:   Intro: (0:00) Welcome the Guys from Labor XII, breaking from Hometown Shows: (4:41) Labor XII Reminiscing Shoes in Lubbock TX Viability: (12:24) Taking a Look Into Labor XII's Album: (24:00) The Origin Story of Labor XII: (34:59) Lessons to Younger Bands & Are You Sevendust Good?: (43:40) The Static X Stories: (56:54) Labor XII's Mixing of Mirror Mirror: (1:06:40) Recording Vocals in the Proper Headspace: (1:15:00) Writing Depth vs Surface: (1:23:04) Covering Get Schwifty: (1:28:12) Talking About Creating the Monster CD; Learning from the Past: (1:33:54) Find Labor XII Online & Their Production Company: (1:42:20) Closing It Out: (1:53:16)
Episode 340: Orange Island
Sep 27 2022
Episode 340: Orange Island
Chuck from Orange Island is here on the podcast today. Orange Island is reissuing and releasing their 2003 album under the title "One Night Stay!" In this episode, we talk about the revamped album and reordered track list to better talk about life's purgatory, and allowing us to be vulnerable in music when we are at a crossroads at life. We also talk about why the band is reissuing this, especially on vinyl, and the importance of getting lost in the moment of life going forward. Enjoy this one, get lost in the moment with us.   Find Orange Island Online: Instagram: (Iodine Records): Music:   Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code CPP at #manscapedpod We Are Sponsoring WHEN WE WERE HUNGRY FESTIVAL: YOUR TICKETS NOW!   Follow us on social media!   Facebook:   Twitter:   Instagram:   Tik Tok:   YouTube:   Chord Progression Podcast (Spotify):   Chord Progression Podcast (Apple Podcast):   Chord Progression Podcast (Amazon):   Chord Progression Podcast (iHeart Radio):   Podcast Webpage:   Intro: (0:00) Welcome Chuck of Orange Island: (4:51) The Purpose of "One Night Stay" Revamped Rerelease: (6:13) The Revamped Focus on Life's Purgatory: (12:40) Being Vulnerable & Feeling Yourself in Music: (21:14) Growing Up with Your Favorite Artists: (28:29) Looking into Physical vs Digital Media: (36:08) The Live Show Experience & Living in the Moment: (42:33) Being Lost in the Moment in Reality & not Online: (49:12) Keeping Independent Music Scenes Alive: (1:02:44) Mosh Pit Mentality Moved into Real Life: (1:09:10) Check Out One Night Stay: (1:14:05) Closing It Out: (1:17:34)
Episode 339: AVOID!
Sep 22 2022
Episode 339: AVOID!
Benny from AVOID IS BACK ON THE PODCAST BABY! Avoid has been on a meteoric rise since the beginning of 2021 and we take a look at all of the insanity here. We recap the NASCAR National Anthem that got sports radio attention nationally, and how the band turned it into a positive, including making Jim Rome a fan of the band. We also dive into their tour with Fit For a King earlier in 2022, and all the crazy stories from tour including Buc ees Day, bringing their energy to a larger audience, and the insane show at the Palladium in Worcester with Polaris and Like Moths to Flames. We also talk about the Northlane tour cancellation, how they built their own mini tour off of it, and preview the tour at the end of the year with The Plot In You. Avoid is also dropping their new album, Cult Mentality, on November 4th, and we talk about just how insane it is going to be. AVOID KICKS ASS, and you will too if you listen to this episode.   Find AVOID Online: Facebook: Twitter (Benny): (Benny): Music:   Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code CPP at #manscapedpod We Are Sponsoring WHEN WE WERE HUNGRY FESTIVAL: YOUR TICKETS NOW!   Follow us on social media!   Facebook:   Twitter:   Instagram:   Tik Tok:   YouTube:   Chord Progression Podcast (Spotify):   Chord Progression Podcast (Apple Podcast):   Chord Progression Podcast (Amazon):   Chord Progression Podcast (iHeart Radio):   Podcast Webpage:   Intro: (0:00) Welcome Back Benny from Avoid: (5:22) AVOID Remembering the National Anthem/Jim Rome Incident: (9:10) Thriller Records & The National Anthem Meeting: (16:43) Looking back and the Insane Fit for a King Tour: (22:12) Crossing Paths with Polaris and Like Moths to Flames: (31:50) Responding to Northlane Cancelation with Their own Mini Tour: (42:10) Why AVOID Kicks Ass Live: (49:30) Diving Into Cult Mentality & the Whatever Single: (55:36) Rising Tide Raises all Ships in Music: (1:01:59) The A-Rod Jersey: (1:06:46) Who Should AVOID Play With?: (1:10:01) Follow Along with AVOID KICKS ASS: (1:16:16) Closing It Out: (1:18:54)
Episode 338: VRSTY
Sep 20 2022
Episode 338: VRSTY
Joey from VRSTY is back on the podcast once again. VRSTY has had a crazy 2022 and we recap it here. Following the release of the band's debut LP "Welcome Home," we talk about VRSTY playing Shiprocked, and Joey shares a story about how he almost spilt coffee on Corey Taylor. We also talk about VRSTY going out on tour with 10 Years & Nonpoint, and what Joey has learned being a musician from those bands. We also talk about the band's reception on those tours, their first small headlining run, and of course what to expect from them on Day 1 of the When We Were Hungry Festival. Do not miss out on this one.   Find VRSTY Online: Facebook: Cult Facebook Group: (Joey): Music:   Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code CPP at #manscapedpod We Are Sponsoring WHEN WE WERE HUNGRY FESTIVAL: YOUR TICKETS NOW!   Follow us on social media!   Facebook:   Twitter:   Instagram:   Tik Tok:   YouTube:   Chord Progression Podcast (Spotify):   Chord Progression Podcast (Apple Podcast):   Chord Progression Podcast (Amazon):   Chord Progression Podcast (iHeart Radio):   Podcast Webpage:   Intro: (0:00) Welcome Back Joey Varela: (4:26) VRSTY Playing When We Were Hungry: (5:36) VRSTY Headlining Out to Vegas: (12:23) Learning from 10 Years & Nonpoint: (15:20) Rolling with the Punches, Don't Get Yourself Down: (25:25) Joey's Shiprocked 2022 Experience: (27:00) VRSTY Playing Large at Shiprocked: (37:12) Crowd Reception to The G.O.A.T. on Tour: (42:40) Joey's WWWH Picks & Electric Callboy Things: (46:36) Joey's 2022 Must See Live Show Pick: (1:04:03) VRSTY Headlining at Small Venues: (1:07:11) New VRSTY Music?: (1:10:21) Keep in Touch with VRSTY: (1:26:08) Closing it Out: (1:27:37)
Episode 336: Ticke Me Pink
Sep 13 2022
Episode 336: Ticke Me Pink
You remember Tickle Me Pink? Because Sean is back and is on the Chord Progression Podcast. With the band returning to play the When We Were Hungry festival, we catch up with Sean during a vision quest to talk about the festival, the importance he puts on authenticity, writing new music for the band, and some funny stories involving Rise Against (so Kevin was all in on that). Plus we talk about being more present, getting away from drugs and alcohol, and a new podcast Sean is going to start in September. Let's go!   Find Tickle Me Pink Online: Facebook: Music:   Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code CPP at #manscapedpod   We Are Sponsoring WHEN WE WERE HUNGRY FESTIVAL: YOUR TICKETS NOW!   Follow us on social media!   Facebook:   Twitter:   Instagram:   Tik Tok:   YouTube:   Chord Progression Podcast (Spotify):   Chord Progression Podcast (Apple Podcast):   Chord Progression Podcast (Amazon):   Chord Progression Podcast (iHeart Radio):   Podcast Webpage:   Intro: (0:00) Welcome Sean, Live from a Vision Quest: (4:51) Sean's Importance of Authenticity: (11:10) Musicians Understanding One Another: (15:47) Punk Gone Conformist?: (17:45) Fun Rise Against Stories, Larger Connection: (21:27) Tickle Me Pink's Warped Tour Experience: (25:22) Let's Talk When We Were Hungry: (28:32) Dad Joke Time: (36:06) New Tickle Me Pink Music, Getting Personal: (37:02) Finding More Peace in Life: (46:58) More Stories about The Rave & Smashing Pumpkins: (57:46) Keep in Touch with Tickle Me Pink: (1:10:04) Closing It Out: (1:14:42)
Episode 335: Eat Your Heart Out
Sep 8 2022
Episode 335: Eat Your Heart Out
Caitlin from Australia's Eat Your Heart Out is on the Chord Progression Podcast today! The band's new album "Can't Stay Forever" comes out on September 9th, and this podcast dives into the album. We talk about the early feedback the band got from friends and family, and why Caitin's mom found Sour to be her favorite song. But it wouldn't be the Chord Progression Podcast if we didn't dive into something else, so we talk about missing MySpace, how Tik Tok is now like MySpace for music, and how musicians might use Tik Tok in the future for album releases.   Find Eat Your Heart Out Online: Facebook: (Caitlin): (Caitlin): Tok: (Fearless): Music:   Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code CPP at #manscapedpod We Are Sponsoring WHEN WE WERE HUNGRY FESTIVAL: YOUR TICKETS NOW!   Follow us on social media!   Facebook:   Twitter:   Instagram:   Tik Tok:   YouTube:   Chord Progression Podcast (Spotify):   Chord Progression Podcast (Apple Podcast):   Chord Progression Podcast (Amazon):   Chord Progression Podcast (iHeart Radio):   Podcast Webpage:   Intro: (0:00) Welcome Caitlin of Eat Your Heart Out: (4:30) Running Up to Can't Stay Forever: (6:52) Early Reaction to Can't Stay Forever: (9:00) Why "Sour" Has its Catchy & Sticking Sound: (13:45) Missing MySpace, Making a Return?: (18:10) Tik Tok = MySpace: For Music Discovery: (20:30) Different Musical Rollout; Album vs. Single: (26:15) Follow Along with Eat Your Heart Our: (31:22) Closing It Out: (34:24)
Episode 334: Original A.S.D
Sep 6 2022
Episode 334: Original A.S.D
Joey from the Original A.S.D. (A Skylit Drive) is on one of the most ridiculous Chord Progression Podcasts today. Funny stories about partying in Vegas, meeting Dee Snider, Craig Mabbitt almost joining the band, Jonny Craig almost joining the band, connecting with Bring Me The Horizon, and partying with Oli Sykes' father Ian will have you in stitches. But we also talk about Original A.S.D. playing When We Were Hungry Festival in October, new music coming soon, and the energy around it all being infectious. This podcast will be one you need to enjoy.   Find Original A.S.D Online: Facebook: Music:   Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code CPP at #manscapedpod We Are Sponsoring WHEN WE WERE HUNGRY FESTIVAL: YOUR TICKETS NOW!   Follow us on social media!   Facebook:   Twitter:   Instagram:   Tik Tok:   YouTube:   Chord Progression Podcast (Spotify):   Chord Progression Podcast (Apple Podcast):   Chord Progression Podcast (Amazon):   Chord Progression Podcast (iHeart Radio):   Podcast Webpage:   Intro: (0:00) Joey from Original A.S.D is HERE!: (5:26) Being Happy Where You Are In Life: (9:05) ALIENS GUY!: (14:45) Looking at When We Were Hungry Lineup & an Insane Vegas Story: (15:38) Growing Up, Sneakily Watching South Park: (24:39) The Dee Snider Stories: (28:49) How Original A.S.D Landed on the When We Were Hungry Lineup: (32:12) How Craig Mabbitt Almost Joined A Skylit Drive: (36:16) How Jonny Craig Almost Joined A Skylit Drive: (39:57) Getting the Band Back Together & Feeling Motivated: (44:17) The Bring Me The Horizon Stories: (56:19) Don't Miss Out on Original A.S.D: (1:00:10) Closing It Out: (1:06:43)
Episode 333: The Medic Droid
Sep 1 2022
Episode 333: The Medic Droid
Chris from The Medic Droid is on the podcast today. The Medic Droid hasn't played live since the mid 2010's, but they are back for When We Were Hungry festival. In this episode we talk about why The Medic Droid is playing When We Were Hungry, why this might lead to more live shows in the future from the band, and hot pink fanny packs (yes that is right). We also talk about how today's music fan seems more open to experimentation in music, how Chris is bringing that idea to new music for The Medic Droid, and when to expect new music to start dropping. This is "fer sure" a good episode.   Find The Medic Droid Online: Facebook: Music:   Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code CPP at #manscapedpod We Are Sponsoring WHEN WE WERE HUNGRY FESTIVAL: YOUR TICKETS NOW!   Follow us on social media!   Facebook:   Twitter:   Instagram:   Tik Tok:   YouTube:   Chord Progression Podcast (Spotify):   Chord Progression Podcast (Apple Podcast):   Chord Progression Podcast (Amazon):   Chord Progression Podcast (iHeart Radio):   Podcast Webpage:   Intro: (0:00) Welcome Chris from The Medic Droid: (4:44) New Medic Droid Record?: (5:50) Fans Being More Open Minded to Music Experimentation: (12:00) Medic Droid at When We Were Hungry Fest: (25:40) The Guest DJ Spots at WWWH After Party: (29:55) Fanny Pack Talk... Yes, That's Right: (33:35) Warped Tour Reminiscing & WWWH Impact: (39:20) Getting Friends into Your Music: (47:30) Looking Beyond WWWH For The Medic Droid: (51:34) Keep Connected with The Medic Droid: (58:39) Closing It Out: (1:01:52)
Episode 331: Ovtlier
Aug 25 2022
Episode 331: Ovtlier
Joey Arena from Ovtlier returns to the Chord Progression Podcast, and he brings Mike along for the ride. Ovtlier is playing Day 2 of When We Were Hungry Fest, so we talk all about the band getting on the bill, why they feel the vibes of Warped Tour for this festival, and a potential cookie race in Vegas. We also talk about the band rebuilding their team to make 2023 their year, their next single pushing on radio, and how rock and metal went from being about attitude to more about image. Always a great conversation with Ovtlier, this does not disappoint.   Find Ovtlier Online: Facebook: (Joey): American Psycho Ovtlier Tee: Music: 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code CPP at #manscapedpod We Are Sponsoring WHEN WE WERE HUNGRY FESTIVAL: YOUR TICKETS NOW!   Follow us on social media!   Facebook:   Twitter:   Instagram:   Tik Tok:   YouTube:   Chord Progression Podcast (Spotify):   Chord Progression Podcast (Apple Podcast):   Chord Progression Podcast (Amazon):   Chord Progression Podcast (iHeart Radio):   Podcast Webpage:   Intro: (0:00) Welcome Back Ovtlier & Band Updates: (5:00) The Announcement of New Music & New Team Focus: (6:56) Living Dead's Fan Interaction Live: (10:25) Looking Forward to When We Were Hungry Fest: (12:51) Rock & Metal Prioritizing Image over Attitude: (18:33) Separating Art from the Artist, Not Idolizing the Artist: (26:00) Kevin's Theory of Online Interaction Causing Increased Idolization: (32:16) Back to Tony Bennett: (42:29) How Ovtlier Ended Up on When We Were Hungry Fest & Supporting It: (45:55) "Show Me Your O Face" Shirt Universe: (58:20) Making 2023 the Year of Ovtlier: (1:00:51) Closing It Out: (1:16:56)
Episode 329: Until I Wake
Aug 18 2022
Episode 329: Until I Wake
Until I Wake are here on the Chord Progression Podcast prior to the release of their first full album Inside My Head, and we dive into this whole thing. The band talks about how they wanted to show diversity in their sound on this album, how Cody wrote the lyrics for this powerful album, and how the rest of the band resonated with it. But things turn incredible when we talk about August's protagonist in the hope ur happy music video, how the rest of the band resonated with this, and how this album of the year candidate features the best breakdown of 2022. This album kicks ass, Until I Wake kicks ass, this podcast kicks ass.   Find Until I Wake Online: Facebook: (Ryan): (August): (Cody): (Alex): (Ryan): (August): Tok: (Cody): Merch: Music:   Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code CPP at #manscapedpod   We Are Sponsoring WHEN WE WERE HUNGRY FESTIVAL: YOUR TICKETS NOW!   Follow us on social media!   Facebook:   Twitter:   Instagram:   Tik Tok:   YouTube:   Chord Progression Podcast (Spotify):   Chord Progression Podcast (Apple Podcast):   Chord Progression Podcast (Amazon):   Chord Progression Podcast (iHeart Radio):   Podcast Webpage:   Intro: (0:00) Until I Wake talks... Buffalo Weather: (4:48) Being with Fearless Records: (8:03) Inside My Head showing Diversity in Sound: (12:25) The Personal & Story Influence of Inside My head: (21:06) The Band's Reaction to Cody's Writing & Music Video Creation: (27:26) August's Video, Portraying Emotion, Personal Connection: (40:20) Best Art Comes from Negative Experiences?: (52:41) Deep Tracks to get Hyped for on Inside My Head: (53:46) BREAKDOWN OF THE YEAR!: (58:40) The First Crowd Surged and Inside My Head Wrap: (1:11:46) Find Until I Wake Online: (1:15:30) Closing It Out: (1:19:57)
Episode 328: Khemmis
Aug 16 2022
Episode 328: Khemmis
Phil from Khemmis joins us for a podcast that will have you intrigued from beginning to end. Khemmis is hitting the road with Trivium and Between the Buried & Me in fall 2022, so we talk about how their style of doom metal fits in well with both bands. We also talk about winning the crowd over as an opening band, scary stories about The Rave in Milwaukee and The Masonic Temple in Detroit, and how some venues and entertainment companies see music as a commodity and show a lack of respect to the artists (think taking a percentage of merch sales). This is one that will have you on the edge of your seat from beginning to end.   Find Khemmis Online: Facebook: Tickets: Music:   Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code CPP at #manscapedpod   We Are Sponsoring WHEN WE WERE HUNGRY FESTIVAL: YOUR TICKETS NOW!   Follow us on social media!   Facebook:   Twitter:   Instagram:   Tik Tok:   YouTube:   Chord Progression Podcast (Spotify):   Chord Progression Podcast (Apple Podcast):   Chord Progression Podcast (Amazon):   Chord Progression Podcast (iHeart Radio):   Podcast Webpage:   Intro: (0:00) Welcome Phil of Khemmis: (5:34) Discovering New Bands by Going to Shows: (7:45) Always Giving It Your All Live: (10:45) How Khemmis matches with Trivium: (16:30) Their Milwaukee Show at The Rave: (28:56) Playing the Masonic Temple in Detroit: (31:00) Talking Positively about Detroit: (34:00) Local Scene, Independent Venues, Corporate Venues, Merch Cuts, Understanding it All: (39:00) Seeing Value in Where You're Playing: (49:40) Bringing this Conversation Full Circle: (57:50) Closing It Out: (1:03:04)
Episode 327: Secondhand Serenade
Aug 11 2022
Episode 327: Secondhand Serenade
The one and only John Vesely is on the Chord Progression Podcast today! Secondhand Serenade is headlining day 2 of the When We Were Hungry Festival and we want to dive into it. In this episode, we talk about John's decision to support When We Were Hungry, why John loves Emo Nites, why John finds great connection and passion in the emo scene, and how he might want to cook at When We Were Hungry Fest. Plus a spooky story from The Rave in Milwaukee, working with Emo's Not Dead, and having his son's gender reveal party after a show with the fans, this one is not to be missed.   Find John & Secondhand Serenade Online: Facebook: Music:   Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code CPP at #manscapedpod   We Are Sponsoring WHEN WE WERE HUNGRY FESTIVAL: YOUR TICKETS NOW!   Follow us on social media!   Facebook:   Twitter:   Instagram:   Tik Tok:   YouTube:   Chord Progression Podcast (Spotify):   Chord Progression Podcast (Apple Podcast):   Chord Progression Podcast (Amazon):   Chord Progression Podcast (iHeart Radio):   Podcast Webpage:   Intro: (0:00) Welcome John Vesely: (5:33) Scary Stories about The Rave in Milwaukee: (9:26) How Secondhand Serenade Got to Headline WWWH & Emo Nites: (13:51) John Introducing his Son to the Scene & Seeing Friends in Vegas: (21:00) Loving the Emo Scene & the Fans: (25:54) Getting Back Out on the Road Post-Pandemic: (31:47) Interesting WWWH Surprises? & More Emo Love: (35:33) Best Emo Weekend Ever?: (43:05) ohn's WWWH Artist Recommendations: (45:22) Matt Cutshall, Emo's Not Dead, & His Influence: (50:59) John Hanging with the Fans: (54:06) John's Closing Remarks: (1:03:54) Closing It Out: (1:07:08)
Episode 326: Red Calling
Aug 9 2022
Episode 326: Red Calling
Jessica of Red Calling is on the podcast today. Red Calling is in the Opening Act 2022 contest, to open for every show at the Hollywood Bowl in October. What better way to get to know the band than right here? We talk about why the band plays their style of radio hard rock, how Jessica got influenced in music at an early age, and how they are viewing the Opening Act contest as a great success, regardless of the outcome. This is a great way to get into this band and vote for them, RIGHT HERE!   Find Red Calling Online: Facebook: Tok: Music: ACT VOTE LINK:   Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code CPP at #manscapedpod   We Are Sponsoring WHEN WE WERE HUNGRY FESTIVAL: YOUR TICKETS NOW!   Follow us on social media!   Facebook:   Twitter:   Instagram:   Tik Tok:   YouTube:   Chord Progression Podcast (Spotify):   Chord Progression Podcast (Apple Podcast):   Chord Progression Podcast (Amazon):   Chord Progression Podcast (iHeart Radio):   Podcast Webpage:   Intro: (0:00) Welcome Jesica of Red Calling: (5:36) Making 2022 the Best Year Possible: (7:35) Why Red Calling Plays Hard Rock & Not Being a Copycat: (10:14) Jessica's Top 5 Albums: (18:03) How Our Music Taste's are Influenced Early On: (22:03) Why We Like Vinyl: (26:00) Applauding Bands Growing the Scene like Spiritbox/Lorna Shore: (28:40) Opening Act Contest & Mentality of It: (34:36) Stranger Things & Rock Coming Back to the Mainstream: (43:40) Diving into Red Calling's "Torture": (48:06) Remembering the Positive Impact of Live Music: (59:44) Vote for Red Calling: (1:07:26) Closing It Out: (1:12:38)
Episode 325: Everybody Gets One
Aug 4 2022
Episode 325: Everybody Gets One
Keith and Noah from punk rock's Everybody Gets One are on the Chord Progression Podcast for a great episode. We dive deep into the band's style of "the sweaty style of punk your dad used to slam dance to in someone's basement" and why they gravitated towards that style. We also dive into how the name came to be, their pre-show energy drink ritual, and a large looking into their upcoming EP 15 Minutes of Lame where a song is inspired by.. Clark Griswold? Yea you read that right.   Find Everybody Gets One Online: Facebook: Music:   Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code CPP at #ad #manscapedpod   We Are Sponsoring WHEN WE WERE HUNGRY FESTIVAL: YOUR TICKETS NOW!   Follow us on social media!   Facebook:   Twitter:   Instagram:   Tik Tok:   YouTube:   Chord Progression Podcast (Spotify):   Chord Progression Podcast (Apple Podcast):   Chord Progression Podcast (Amazon):   Chord Progression Podcast (iHeart Radio):   Podcast Webpage:   Intro: (0:00) Everybody Gets One is HERE: (5:24) How They Got their Name & Morph Suits: (7:40) How Their Punk Style Came to Be: (17:00) Having A Rougher Sound to their Punk Style: (22:15) Word of Mouth Still Works: (30:45) Hot Topic Reflections: (33:20) The Pre Show Ritual: (37:13) Reminiscing About Venues & Nic Cage Gifs: (42:30) Looking Into 15 Minutes of Lame & its Themes: (48:20) Using Music as a Timestamp: (57:06) Hawaiian Breeze, Nostalgia, & Clark Griswold?: (1:01:50) Leaving Music Metaphorical for Interpretation: (1:13:00) Where to Find Everybody Gets One: (1:24:18) Closing It Out: (1:30:04)
Episode 324: With The Punches
Aug 2 2022
Episode 324: With The Punches
Shane from the beloved pop punk band With The Punches stops by the Chord Progression Podcast. With the Punches is back after their 9 and a half year "nap" and better than ever. We discuss how the band has always understood social media connection from the start, what all happened during that 9 and a half year break, and the process of creating the inspiring Discontent EP. Plus we dive into the idea that you are able to change your life and go after your passions, regardless of age.   Find With The Punches Online: Facebook: Tok: Music:   Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code CPP at #ad #manscapedpod   We Are Sponsoring WHEN WE WERE HUNGRY FESTIVAL: YOUR TICKETS NOW!   Follow us on social media!   Facebook:   Twitter:   Instagram:   Tik Tok:   YouTube:   Chord Progression Podcast (Spotify):   Chord Progression Podcast (Apple Podcast):   Chord Progression Podcast (Amazon):   Chord Progression Podcast (iHeart Radio):   Podcast Webpage:   Intro: (0:00) Welcome Shane of With The Punches: (5:52) First Shows back from their Break, Packing the House: (8:56) Always Understanding Social Media Connection: (12:45) Using Music to Inspire Happiness & Change: (17:56) The Story of the 9.5 Year Break: (24:56) Shane's Mosh Pit Stories: (35:17) The Long Creation of the Discontent EP & Its Life Themes: (44:36) Using Music as Mental Time Travel: (52:18) Tracking During the Pandemic: (56:18) The Dynamics of the Discontent EP: (1:00:20) Getting With The Punches Out on the Road: (1:04:12) Shane's Inspiring Closing Remarks: (1:11:34) Closing It Out: (1:17:24)