Sean Dowdell (Grey Daze)

Chuck Shute Podcast

Jun 13 2022 • 1 hr 8 mins


Sean Dowdell is a musician, author and businessman. He is the drummer for Grey Daze, which features the late Chester Bennington on vocals. There is a new album out on July 1st called “The Phoenix”, which also features Dave Navarro and Filter’s Richard Patrick.  We discuss the new music plus mental health, business, politics, the entitlement culture and so much more! Fascinating conversation with Sean!

0:00:00 - Intro
0:00:53 - New Grey Daze Album
0:02:55 - Evolution of the Music
0:06:35 - Chester Bennington & Emotion
0:07:37 - How to Listen & TV/Movie Placement
0:11:40 - Streaming & Listens
0:14:30 - Lyrics & Pearl Jam Influence
0:17:40 - STP Album with Chester
0:18:36 - KISS, Guns n Roses & Band Dynamics
0:23:55 - Pearl Jame, Prince, RHCP & Soundgarden
0:28:05 - Motley Crue & Soundtrack to Your Life
0:29:44 - Chester Bennington & Something Not Right
0:35:25 - Stigma of Mental Health & Society Downward Spiral
0:38:40 - Opportunity in America & Entitlement Culture
0:41:55 - Transgender Athletes & Helping People
0:44:30 - Innovation, Competition, & College
0:49:30 - Politicians & Loyalty to Political Party
0:53:10 - Club Tattoo, Waterface & Continuing Music
0:57:20 - Touring with Grey Daze,  Hologram & Guests
0:59:45 - Pete Loran from Trixter
1:02:05 - Antidepressants
1:06:20 - New Leaf Foundation
1:07:32 - Outro

Grey Daze website:
https://www.greydazemusic.com

New Leaf Foundation website:
https://www.turnanewleaf.org

Chuck Shute website:
http://chuckshute.com

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