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October 16, 2019
Episode 197 - Ex-Taking Back Sunday guitarist/vocalist and key member during the Louder Now and Where You Want To Be albums Fred Mascherino joins the show! After leaving Taking Back Sunday in 2006, Fred went on to release the critically acclaimed solo album "Bend To Break" under his The Color Fred moniker. After various other projects including Terrible Things with Hot Rod Circuit frontman Andy Jackson, The Color Fred is back with a brand new single! Shane and Fred discuss his time in and departure from TBS, his passion for gear and tones, and his awesome YouTube series "In The Shed With Fred". Check out the amazing new book "FROM THE BASEMENT" a beautifully written book FINALLY properly documenting the history of emo. With interviews from dozens of prominent people from bands, labels and more, author Taylor Markarian gets to the bottom of where emo came from, it's journey to the mainstream, and where it is now. Get it on Amazon! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
October 11, 2019
Episode 196 - Shane and his good pal Donovan sit in Shane's car shooting the shit while Hail The Sun is on tour in Toronto. The discussion includes how his new band Nova Charisma came about, Donovan's continued sobriety, co-writing with outside people, the demise of Sianvar, writing on a bass guitar (‽), juggling multiple projects and careers - and still not loving police.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
October 11, 2019
Episode 196 - Shane and his good pal Donovan sit in Shane's car shooting the shit while Hail The Sun is on tour in Toronto. The discussion includes how his new band Nova Charisma came about, Donovan's continued sobriety, co-writing with outside people, the demise of Sianvar, writing on a bass guitar (‽), juggling multiple projects and careers - and still not loving police.Looking for some new music?  Check out Mascots - a new awesome pop-punk band from Cincinnati, OH!  Their new EP "Butterfly Effect" is out now!  Listen to it on Spotify or wherever you get your music and check out mascotsband.bandcamp.com !Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
October 2, 2019
Matt McAndrew, "The Voice" finalist and now the new lead singer of SLAVES joins the show! It's been a wild ride for Matt, who found himself auditioning and nearly winning Season 7 of "The Voice" before signing a record deal and releasing the hit single "Wasted Love".  After meeting Kevin Thrasher of Escape The Fate just a few months prior, Kevin passed his number onto SLAVES, who cold called him FROM THE AIRPORT on their way to Europe after learning their singer Jonny Craig was bailing on the tour.  On a whim, he took the gig not having any idea what he was getting himself into.  Matt and Shane discuss his crazy entry into the band, his experience working with Adam Levine of Maroon 5, and a behind the scenes look of how shows like The Voice really work.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
October 2, 2019
Episode 195 - Matt McAndrew, "The Voice" finalist and now the new lead singer of SLAVES joins the show! It's been a wild ride for Matt, who found himself auditioning and nearly winning Season 7 of "The Voice" before signing a record deal and releasing the hit single "Wasted Love".  After meeting Kevin Thrasher of Escape The Fate just a few months prior, Kevin passed his number onto SLAVES, who cold called him FROM THE AIRPORT on their way to Europe after learning their singer Jonny Craig was bailing on the tour.  On a whim, he took the gig not having any idea what he was getting himself into.  Matt and Shane discuss his crazy entry into the band, his experience working with Adam Levine of Maroon 5, and a behind the scenes look of how shows like The Voice really work.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
September 25, 2019
Episode 194 - SURPRISE! NEW BAYSIDE ALBUM!  Anthony Raneri frontman of Bayside and Shane's good buddy joins the program to talk about the decision to drop a surprise album (on Oct 6!), his favorite and least favorite Bayside albums, baseball, living in Nashville, and a lot more!  Need glasses? Contacts?  Check out Eyeconic.com/LSS and use promo code LSS to save 10%!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
September 18, 2019
Episode 193 - With multiple Platinum and Gold albums in the UK and Australia, and millions of records sold worldwide, The Wombats have become a household name in the Indie-pop world. Matthew Murphy joins the show and discusses moving to LA from Liverpool England, the "Dark Art" of songwriting, recent fatherhood, and his new solo project - Love Fame Tragedy.  Do you wear glasses or contacts ?  Check out Eyeconic.com/LSS !  They have the best brands/prices/website/service and use promo code LSS to save 10% off your entire order today!!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
September 13, 2019
Episode 192 - Jake Luhrs, frontman of Grammy nominated metal heavyweights August Burns Red joins the show! While on tour with Silverstein supporting, Jake and Shane discuss the anniversary tour of their seminal album "Constellations", his faith and writing a book about it, playing bass on stage for the first time, and a lot more! Jake also ranks his favorite (and least favorite) ABR albums.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
September 13, 2019
Episode 192 - Jake Luhrs, frontman of Grammy nominated metal heavyweights August Burns Red joins the show! While on tour with Silverstein supporting, Jake and Shane discuss the anniversary tour of their seminal album "Constellations", his faith and writing a book about it, playing bass on stage for the first time, and a lot more! Jake also ranks his favorite (and least favorite) ABR albums.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
September 4, 2019
Episode 191 - You requested it and FINALLY here it is! Casey Crescenzo - the mega talented mastermind behind The Dear Hunter and former frontman of cinematic post-hardcore legends The Receiving End of Sirens joins the show!  The discussion ranges from Casey's super musical upbringing, the demise of TREOS, his only ever music lesson, and Shane's confusion with the "other" band - Deer Hunter.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
August 28, 2019
Episode 190 - Dying in Designer (Real name: Bobby O'Brien) joins the show fresh off his debut album! One of the hottest names in the "Emo Rap" genre, Bobby and Shane discuss his signing to punk label Hopeless Records, the importance of albums over singles, hitting rock bottom, and the meaning behind the title of his album "Nobody's Happy".  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
August 20, 2019
Episode 189 - The talented and prolific Ace Enders joins the show! A long awaited guest, Shane and Ace talk about the upcoming The Early November album (out Sept 27th), how he was kicked out of one of his early bands, and the ill fated Early November Triple Album - which led to their break up in 2007.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
August 15, 2019
Episode 188 - Fun episode! Recorded in August Burns Red's dressing room while they're on stage, Shane, Garrett and Thomas talk about worst podcast guests, Travis Barker, being a Christian band (or are they?), and a lot more!  Also get ready for random cameos including members of August Burns Red and Silverstein.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
August 6, 2019
Episode 187 - Sleep On It frontman Zech Pluister joins the show! About to release their (stunning) sophomore album on Sept 13, Zech discusses his wild upbringing with 5 brothers and sisters, his journey into the band, adapting to different song writing techniques, and the art of not just writing sad songs.  This episode is brought to you by Eyeconic.  Shop Eyewear at the best possible prices.  Use promo code LSS to save 10% off your entire order today!!!!  Go to:  Eyeconic.com/LSS #LookEyeconicLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
August 1, 2019
Episode 186 - Snapcase's Daryl Taberski, singer of one of Shane's favorite bands ever - and the band that got him into hardcore, joins the show! Snapcase burst out of the Buffalo, NY hardcore scene in the mid 90's and quickly became one of the biggest selling Hardcore bands ever.  As Victory Records' flagship band, Snapcase was also one of the first underground hardcore bands to play Warped Tour.  In 2002, they disbanded but left an incredible legacy.  Shane and Daryl discuss his unique vocal style, playing shows again, the Buffalo music scene, and THAT snare drum.  This episode is brought to you by Eyeconic.  Shop Eyewear at the best possible prices.  Use promo code LSS to save 10% off your entire order today!!!!  Go to:  Eyeconic.com/LSS #LookEyeconicLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
July 24, 2019
Episode 185 - Russ Rankin, frontman of punk rock legends Good Riddance joins the show! Russ talks about the start of the band, their (awesome) new album written entirely by him, his relationship with Descendents/Black Flag drummer and producer Bill Stevenson, politics (of course), and his new job as a minor hockey scout.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
July 17, 2019
Episode 184 - Danko Jones is a busy busy man. Between his prolific career fronting The Danko Jones band, his podcast(s), book release and more, he is constantly putting himself out there.  But his personal life and his views on politics have always been a mystery.  We talk about that, his amazing career so far, and what's coming next.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
July 10, 2019
Episode 183 - Frank Iero, guitarist of My Chemical Romance turned lead singer joins the show! Frank and Shane discuss his near fatal accident in Australia sidelining him for over a year, his new album "Barriers" written about it, My Chemical Romance being bigger now than they ever were, Warped Tour memories, and the rumours of MCR's return.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
July 2, 2019
Episode 182 - I think we're alone now!! Tiffany, 80's teen idol and pop icon joins the show!!  I got the chance to hang out on her bus, share a bottle of wine with her and pick her brain.  And wow - what a conversation!  We discuss everything from her upbringing that led to her "divorcing" her parents, the amazing longevity of her career, the "gimmicky" TV shows she has done, and the Netflix documentary about her stalker fans.  Check out her new album and her re-record of "I Think We're Alone Now"!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
June 25, 2019
Episode 181 - Glassjaw's own Daryl Palumbo joins the show! An absolute legend in the Post-hardcore and NYC music scenes, Daryl talks about his upbringing when NYC was dangerous, his perceived "mysteriousness", Glassjaw not being "cool" enough for the indie labels, and stealing his grandparents Sinatra tapes to trade them in for Agnostic Front records.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
June 12, 2019
Episode 180 - The Swellers had a hell of a career.  An underground skate punk band with a knack for providing the perfect pop-punk hooks at the perfect time - they got signed to Fall Out Boy's Fueled By Ramen label and went on tour with Paramore at their peak.  But once the band started being told to tone it down with the "tweeting about pooping" and other antics - they decided to part ways - also at their peak.  Nick Diener - frontman of The Swellers and now acclaimed producer joins the show to talk about what went right, what went wrong, his new hardcore band Wounded Touch, and if the Swellers might ever come back.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
June 4, 2019
Episode 179 - IT'S FINALLY HERE! Probably the most requested guest ever, (William) Ryan Key joins the show!  After Yellowcard played their final show in 2017, Ryan wasn't sure what he was going to do.  Jump forward a couple of years and Ryan is as busy as ever, releasing 2 solo EP's while producing records and even playing guitar and keyboards for New Found Glory on the side.  Shane and Ryan chat about the "Gauntlet" he's currently running, his skatepunk upbringing, the "terrifying" end of Yellowcard, and the B-side Silverstein song Ryan sang on in 2011.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 28, 2019
Episode 178 - After the departure of former Northlane singer Adrian Fitipaldes, over 2000 people auditioned to be the new frontman for Sydney, Australia's Northlane. Marcus Bridge, a 23 year old with no touring experience got the gig and hasn't looked back with the last 2 Northlane albums charting at #1 and #3 respectively on the Australian charts.  Now with a more personal approach to songwriting, Marcus discusses his difficult entry into the band, and his even more difficult - and violent - upbringing to drug addicted parents.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 21, 2019
Episode 177 - After releasing 2 classic emo/post-hardcore albums in the early 2000's and having success both with a diehard fan base and on MTV, Armor For Sleep signed to a major label. Their 3rd album flopped, and the band broke up soon afterwards.  It's been 12 years - where has frontman Ben Jorgensen been?  Shane talks to his old friend about how it all started, what happened, and what he's up to now.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 14, 2019
Episode 176 - After meeting a guy in her college math class named Chris Carrabba, Jolie Lindholm started singing on his albums, and started her own band - The Rocking Horse Winner. After releasing 2 albums and making a big splash in the early 2000's emo scene, the band broke up and Jolie disappeared.  Nearly 15 years later she is back with a new band The Darling Fire - featuring members of Shai Hulud, Further Seems Forever, and more.  Jolie talks about the end of her old band, and some of the heartbreak that led to her picking up a guitar for the first time - at age 40.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 7, 2019
Episode 175 - One of the most requested guests of all time, Landon Tewers of The Plot in You finally joins the podcast! Inviting Shane over to his apartment across the river in downtown Detroit, the two discuss his home schooled upbringing, the massive change of sound and new found success on their latest album, writing songs about people you're still dating, and how his old band was once demoted from a bill for being so bad.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
April 30, 2019
Episode 174 - Welcome to the first ever LIVE episode of the podcast, from Synnerfest 2.0 in Norfolk, VA! Steve from Punchline was kind enough to stop by and have a chat with me and the Synners about tons of cool (AKA super nerdy) stuff like figuring out how many days old you are, Game of Thrones / Lost / Black Mirror, how we record our ideas on our phones, and if pineapple belongs on pizza.  Bonus:  We sing the first songs we ever wrote.  Happy 5000th day Liam!!    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
April 23, 2019
Episode 173 - Former clean vocalist/guitarist of Attack Attack Johnny Franck joins the show! After 3 relatively short years and 2 huge albums, Johnny left AA! to focus on his relationship with God.  Now, he works as a producer and has his own project Bilmuri (pronounced Bill Murray) which has put out a whopping 8 albums in just a few years.  Shane and Johnny discuss songwriting, the myth of needing good gear to make good recordings, and his crazy time in Attack Attack on tour as a teenager.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
April 9, 2019
Episode 172 - Lauren Kashan of Sharptooth joins the show! Taking time out of the recording of their sophomore album, Lauren speaks freely about her early years as a tomboy, being sent to a rehab cult in Florida, and finding hardcore shows in Baltimore that led her to start her band.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
April 3, 2019
Episode 171 - Cory Lockwood, known for his work in A Lot Like Birds joins the show! Cory has a new supergroup called Sufferer, featuring members of Hail The Sun and I The Mighty, tackling the subject of mental health within their lyrics.  This "concept project" discusses depression and anxiety and how creativity can help overcome it.  Cory and Shane discuss the challenge of writing an album while based in different locations, his own struggles with mental health, his book he is currently writing, and the challenge of taking on clean vocal duties in A Lot Like Birds after the departure of co-frontman Kurt Travis.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
March 26, 2019
Episode 170 - Lead Drummer Syndrome? Michael Bohn, former lead vocalist of Issues and Woe Is Me is back with a new band WildHeart where he's playing his heart out on his first instrument - drums.  Michael speaks to Shane in this very honest conversation, discussing his "blindsided" departure from Issues, his new band, and why you won't see a Woe Is Me 10 year tour any time soon.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
March 19, 2019
This week, something a little different! I, your host Shane Told, answer all the burning questions submitted from members of the All Access Club!  We cover everything from writing and screaming, interview techniques, tour stories, my favorite (and least favorite venues), and embarrassing high school stories as well.  Have a listen!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
March 12, 2019
Episode 168 - Demon Hunter frontman Ryan Clark joins the show! A band that rarely tours, yet has one of the most rabid fan bases out there, I've been intrigued and wanted to pick Ryan's brain for a long time.  We talk about his early years growing up in a Christian household ("I had to hide my Slayer CD's under my bed"), his extremely successful design career (he's worked with everyone from NASA to Lego), designing all the classic "scene" album covers in the mid 2000's, and the bands bond with (and fandom within) the US Military.  Check out our sponsors:  Rockabilia.com Merchtable.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
March 6, 2019
Episode 167 - Set It Off frontman Cody Carson joins the show!! Fresh off a brand new album and back on tour, Cody and Shane discuss the shift in Set It Off’s style from pop-punk to horror punk to straight pop, incorporating the new stuff into the live show, his upbringing in a musical family and classical music background, and his surprising passion for woodwind instruments.Need merch??  Yes you do!  Go to rockabilia.com for OVER HALF A MILLION officially licensed items and use promo code PCJABBERJAW to save 10% off!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
February 20, 2019
Episode 166 - Lauren Babic, the incredible singer/screamer of both supergroup CrazyEightyEight, and her own Toronto based act Red Handed Denial joins the show! We discuss her humble beginnings playing trumpet in a ska band before honing her craft in her bedroom/car to develop one of the best screams in the scene.  Also discussed is CrazyEightyEight’s “Postal Service” writing methods with 3 members living in different countries, and her day job as a high school substitute teacher.  Love band merch?  Check out the best selection ever, all officially licensed from the artists over at rockabilia.com - and use promo code PCJABBERJAW to save 10% off your entire order today!!!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
February 12, 2019
Episode 165 - Kurt Travis, one of the hardest working people in rock 'n roll, joins the show! Shane and Kurt discuss a lot of never before discussed topics, like his interesting upbringing as the son of a famous gymnast, his plethora of musical projects, and the real story of his departure from Dance Gavin Dance.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
February 5, 2019
Episode 164 - Skillet and Fight The Fury frontman John Cooper joins the show! One of the nicest guys in Rock 'n Roll, John and Shane discuss topics such as John writing 50-70 songs per Skillet album (!!!); his intensely strict religious upbringing where all pop music, black clothes and even Christian rock music was banned, as well as being in a band with his wife (for 20 years and counting) including bringing his kids on tour for the last 16 years.  Bonus:  John ranks his favorite and least favorite Skillet albums.  Need band merch from Skillet, Fight The Fury and other great bands?  Check out rockabilia.com for all your merchandise needs.  With over 500,000 officially licensed items, there's no better place.  And use promo code PCJABBERJAW to save 10% off your entire order TODAY!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
January 30, 2019
Episode 163 - Zac Carper has seen some shit. As frontman of party punkers FIDLAR, he's battled heroin addiction and repressed memories of sexual abuse, but has continually turned heads and surprised people with a unique brand of slacker street punk with an odd appeal in the mainstream.  With a brand new 3rd LP out featuring some of their best songs, and a (mostly) sober path forward, what's next for FIDLAR?  Shane and Zac talk about his abnormal upbringing in Hawaii, his surprising love for technology in music production, his battle with substance abuse, and his unique and honest approach to songwriting.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
January 22, 2019
Episode 162 - Capstan's Anthony DeMario joins the shows this week! Recently signed to the massive Fearless Records, this band might seem like a brand new band just hot on the scene, but they've been bringing their unique brand of pop-punkish-post-hardcore to fans all over the South-East USA for years.  At age 29, Anthony might be older than most lead singers signing their first record deals, but no one is hungrier than him, or the other 4 members of Capstan to make some big waves.  This is your new favorite band - have a listen.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
January 9, 2019
Episode 161 - Hollywood Undead is here! Most bands have one lead singer, Hollywood Undead has FIVE!  How does that dynamic affect their writing style, their decision making and how they get along?  Danny and J-Dog take a time out from the studio to jump on the line with Shane to discuss that, the arrival of Danny at a critical time in the bands history, their often controversial lyrics, emo rap, turning 18, threesomes, and of course - weed.  Get 10% off your entire order from Rockabilia.com - they have over 500,000 items in stock from all your favorite artists - and it's all officially licensed.  No knock offs.  Use code: PCJABBERJAWLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
January 2, 2019
Episode 160 - HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!! It's Jan 2nd, and today I spoke with Mikey of Islander, one of the nicest and most honest guys in the scene.  We chat everything from his upbringing in a bi-racial family in South Carolina, to getting started in the punk scene, making friends with seemingly every rockstar ever, and getting kicked off Warped Tour the first time they ever played it.  Check out Rockabilia.com for ALL of your band merch needs!  Use promo code PCJABBERJAW and save 10% off your entire order today!!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
December 24, 2018
Episode 159 - Unearth frontman Trevor Phipps joins the show for this special holiday episode! Boston, Massachusetts' Unearth rarely get the credit they should as being one of the pioneers of true "metalcore" - combining modern metal and modern hardcore together.  But after 20 years, 7 albums, and countless world tours - Unearth isn't going anywhere and continue to draw rabid crowds on the strength of a near flawless back catalog.  Trevor and Shane discuss everything from poker to acid reflux, reminisce about Dimebag Darrell, talk shop on the current music industry, and of course discuss the story behind the latest Unearth album - "Extinction(s)".  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
December 18, 2018
Episode 158 - Big episode this week! Steven Page, former lead vocalist of Barenaked Ladies joins the show!  in 2009, amid much controversy, Steven suddenly left Barenaked Ladies - a group he co-founded in 1988.  Since, he's had a successful solo career, and earlier this year for the first time in 9 years, BNL reunited for a one-off performance for the Junos / Canadian Music Hall of Fame.  Shane and Steven discuss this years reunion, the early days, the somehow "wholesome" reputation of BNL, the art of natural stage banter and how his solo career has turned political... even featuring an "F-bomb" in a song title.  Rockabilia.com has ALL your band merch needs.  And they can get it to you fast - in time for the holidays.  Use promo code PCJABBERJAW to save 15% off your entire order today!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
December 11, 2018
Episode 157 - In this second of a two-part series with Cove Reber (ex-Saosin, Dead American) we hit the ground running again! Cove discusses his departure from Saosin, his devotion to his fans, his hiatus from music, and a lot more!  Also - I sit down with Jade and Sahar of RYLS (pronounced "Royals") a brand new independent band from Toronto who are turning heads with their new single "Waves", and are about to release their debut EP.  The fires have been put out, but people are reeling in California.  Please donate to calfund.org.  Submit proof of donation to synners4good@gmail.com for perks!  Thank You.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
December 6, 2018
Episode 156 - Cove Reber joins the show! In this two part series, we go SUPER in-depth about Cove's background and the incredible way he ended up as the singer of his favorite band of all time - Saosin.  Since Cove and Saosin went their separate ways in 2010 - he hasn't done very much.  With original singer Anthony Green back in Saosin, Cove now has a new project of his own - Dead American.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
November 27, 2018
Episode 155 - Ben Cook, frontman of Canadian Hardcore legends No Warning joins the show! Ben also plays guitar in Fucked Up and has a solo project called Young Guv.  Discussed are his wide range of projects, his interesting upbringing as a mainstream child actor, being a self confessed "shit disturber" in his youth, run-ins with Fred Durst, and how he had to answer to Linkin Park while making the second No Warning album.  Please help victim of the California Wild Fires!  Donate at least $10 to be entered into a weekly drawing of perks, including the chance to co-host an episode of this podcast!  go to calfund.org and send a screen shot of proof of donation to synners4good@gmail.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
November 20, 2018
Episode 154 - Can't Swim frontman Chris LoPorto joins the show with his incredible and unique story and ride to success. Originally a drummer playing gigs as young as 12 years old, Chris taught himself to play guitar and sing and made some demos in his free time.  These demos found their way into the hands of Jake Round of Pure Noise Records who took the project under his wing and allowed Chris to put a band together and start touring the world on the strength of their incredible first album.  Now 2 years later, Chris and the guys are about to release their sophomore effort, "This Too Won't Pass".  Please donate to the Wild Fire Relief Fund at calfund.org .  Send proof of donation to Synners4good@gmail.com and be entered for cool perks, including the chance to co-host an episode of this show, or have Shane write you your very own song!   Let's help make a difference Synners!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
November 13, 2018
Episode 153 - Completely raw and unedited! Liam Cormier sits down with Shane backstage while on tour in Germany.  Discussed are the Bats surprising mainstream acceptance in Canada, Liam's love for motorcycles and his bike inspired clothing line, their Black Sabbath cover band Bat Sabbath, and putting out their latest record "The Spark That Moves" as a complete surprise.  Bonus:  Liam ranks Cancer Bats discography from favorite to least favorite.  Please help us raise money for victims of the California Wildfires.  We have set a goal of $5000, and everyone who donates $10 will be entered to be “hatelined” or “complimented” and $25 or more  guarantees it.  In addition, one lucky winner will get to co-host an episode of the podcast if the goal is reached!  Donate to calfund.org and send proof of donation (screen shot) to synners4good@gmail.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
November 7, 2018
Episode 152 - Taking Back Sunday guitarist/vocalist John Nolan joins the show this week! After Taking Back Sunday's massive splash on the scene with their gold selling debut album "Tell All Your Friends", John Nolan did the unthinkable - he left the band.  After a 7 year stint fronting his own band Straylight Run, John, along with bassist Shaun Cooper, made a triumphant returned to Taking Back Sunday.  John tells the story of what happened, discusses the departure of founding member Eddie Reyes, and talks about his brand new (and terrific) solo album.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
October 23, 2018
Episode 151 - Fit For A King frontman Ryan Kirby joins the show! One of the most requested guests, Kirby dives deep into the inspiration and vocal performances of their terrific new album "Dark Skies", the departure of friend and songwriter Bobby Lynge, and how for them being labelled a Christian Band is sometimes complicated.  And don't worry - plenty of talk about America's Team - The Dallas Cowboys!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
October 16, 2018
Episode 150 - ONE FIFTY BABY! Another milestone has been reached, and to celebrate, one of the most requested guests, Spencer Charnas of Ice Nine Kills joins the show!  Fresh off a new album Shane is calling their "Magnum Opus", Spencer discusses the intense writing and recording process including recording vocals in actual horror movie locations, a lot of very cool cameos, and elaborate video shoots.  Also discussed is Ice Nine Kills slow but steady rise to the top, being "underrated", and his early life growing up in Massachusetts.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
October 11, 2018
Episode 149 - Boston Manor frontman Henry Cox sits down with Shane to chat about their incredible "game changing" new album, his upbringing in a rundown city that was once the "Jewel of the North", their mutual love for Nine Inch Nails, and the potential of changing the words of God Save The Queen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
October 2, 2018
Episode 148 - The prolific Vinnie Caruana, known best for The Movielife and I Am The Avalanche joins the show! With no less than 5 projects on the go right now (seriously FIVE), Vinnie somehow found the time to chat with Shane about the breakup of The Movielife right in their prime, his brief stint in Head Automatica, Drive Thru Records, and starting a new band with Hardcore legend Sammy Siegler.  Vinnie is as open and honest as it gets, this is a must listen.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
September 25, 2018
Episode 147 - Legendary Emotional Hardcore frontman Nathan Gray of BOYSETSFIRE joins Shane in a conversation that took place backstage at a festival in Germany this Summer. Never someone to shy away from his true feelings, Nathan discusses being a pioneer of doing both screaming and singing vocals, their success in Europe, having 2 bass players, US and world politics, and how the subject matter of a 20 year old Boysetsfire song is just as relevant today.  Get the BEST underwear and basics from mackweldon.com !  Specially designed with quality and consistent fit in mind. AND If you don't like your first pair they will refund you AND you can still keep it.  Try it RISK FREE today.  Use promo code LSS to save 20% off your first order!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
September 18, 2018
Episode 146 - Lead singer/guitarist Luke Bentham of Juno award winning rock band The Dirty Nil joins the show!  "The Nil", one of Shane's favorite bands (and whose debut was one of his top albums of 2016) are back with a brand new album - "Master Volume".  Luke talks about how hearing for the first time Nirvana changed his life, the difficulties of being a 3 piece band, and the personal meaning behind their new song "I Don't Want That Phone Call".  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
September 11, 2018
Episode 145 - Guitar God / Lead singer / Jokester Zakk Wylde joins the show! Before the Black Label Society show in Toronto, Shane was able to meet Zakk backstage and the two of them chatted about 33 years of marriage, the New York Yankees, the movie Rockstar, the final Ozzy tour ever, and where he got his patented "squeal" (AKA pinch harmonic) sound from.  Need tickets to a concert or game?  Last minute?  Get the best deal right from your phone using Gametime.  It only takes a couple clicks and you're all set.  And to make selecting tickets even easier, Gametime shows you an actual hi-res photo of the view from your seat.  You can literally buy tickets from outside the stadium in the parking lot after the game has started for a KILLER deal.  Go to: usegametime.com/lss use promo code lss to save 15% off your first purchase today!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
September 4, 2018
Episode 144 - On his first (and last) stint on the Vans Warped Tour, Shane sits down with his pal Frank Turner to discuss: Dry touring, his first Warped Tour, email, writing his second book, writing a new album already, songwriting, arranging songs, navigating a backing band, egos in the music industry, Make America Great Again, Being More Kind, and THE WORLD EXCLUSIVE of his new side project "Eating Before Swimming"... and seriously a lot more! Action packed - of course a must listen.  Congrats on your engagement Frank!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
August 28, 2018
Episode 143 - FOUR YEAR STRONG ARE HERE! One of the most requested artists, Shane sits down with co-frontmen Alan and Dan on their bus on Warped Tour.  In a super honest and candid discussion, they discuss how similar they are in terms of voice/guitar playing/musical taste, the time they "pretty much broke up", their growing pains leading to the failure of their 3rd album, and the reasons why they don't use in-ear monitors or play to a click track.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
August 22, 2018
Episode 142 - New haircut - check. Makeup - check.  But what's really going on inside the mind of As It Is frontman Patty Walters?  With his Youtuber days way in the past, Patty returns to discuss taking a chance with their brilliant new album "The Great Depression", and how their new image has overshadowed the sound.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
August 14, 2018
Episode 141 - KORN frontman Jonathan Davis joins the show this week! 2018 is a year of milestones for JD - 25 years of Korn, 20th anniversary of their seminal album Follow The Leader, and also 20 years of sobriety.  Now with a new solo album, he shows no signs of slowing down.  Shane and Jonathan discuss all this as well as being a father of three, shittalking Metallica, and the epidemic of suicides and overdose of other lead vocalists in the rock scene.  Also - JD picks his favourite and least favourite Korn record.  Check out RXBAR - Real No B.S. Protein bars.  The ingredients are written in point blank on the front of the package, no fillers or preservatives of any kind.  AND they’re delicious.  Use promo code LSS to save 25% off your first order today - visit RXBAR.com/lssLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
August 7, 2018
Episode 140 - Like Pacific frontman Jordan Black joins the show this week coming off a brand new (awesome) album. Openly gay (his Instagram handle is @HotGayDaddy), he talks about realizing his sexuality at a young age, being obsessed with skateboarding, bringing back the "punk beat" and how underrated Like Pacific is in the Pop-Punk scene.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
July 31, 2018
Episode 139 - On Warped Tour together, Tyler Carter of Issues sits down with Shane to discuss his new R&B solo music, the departure of unclean vocalist Michael Bohn, and the reaction when he came out as bisexual ... or is it pansexual? See how Haven Life Insurance Agency is making applying for term life insurance issued by Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company actually simple!!  Get your free quote for term life insurance today!  Head over to welcome.havenlife.com/LSSLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
July 25, 2018
Episode 138 - The Amity Affliction's own Bassist/Crooner Ahren Stringer joins the show while on (the last ever) Vans Warped Tour. Chilling on the back of the bus with a half dozen Coors Banquets, Shane and "String" shoot the shit, talking about his early days growing up in rural Australia, knowing he was going to make it, 3 X #1 albums in a row on the Australian charts, and the radical musical departure on the upcoming TAA album "Misery".  If you’re starting to get established and grow your family - you need to consider life insurance.  Check out Haven Life - they’ve made it incredibly straightforward and simple to go online, get a quick quote and apply for term life insurance coverage issued by MassMutual.  What makes Haven Life different? Well, first of all we’re talking about term life insurance which means it’s only for a specified time, like 10, 15, 20 or 30 years, typically the period your loved ones would need the financial protection most ... So let’s say until your kids are out of the house, or maybe your mortgage is paid off. This is smarter, easier, and makes things way more affordable as well!  If you’re a 35 year old man in excellent health we’re talking only 21 bucks a month for a $500,000 / 20 year policy.  You never know when the unexpected could happen, and for not a heck of a lot of money you will be protecting your family financially in case you’re not around.  Head over to welcome.havenlife.com/lss to get your free quote.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
July 19, 2018
Episode 137 - Shane is BACK ON WARPED TOUR!!! LIVE (pretty much) from (sorta) Cleveland OH, Shane (definitely) speaks with Joe Taylor of Knuckle Puck.  They talk about Knuckle Puck's fast emergence to the top and what they do to seperate themselves from the Pop-Punk pack.  Also discussed is the writing/recording process behind their last (awesome) album, and a decent amount of talk about Blink-182.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
July 10, 2018
Episode 136 - 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.  Need Merch from all your favourite bands?  Wanna be cool? Look sexy? Then head over to rockabilia.com and get all the goodies.  We're talking 500,000 unique OFFICIALLY license items.  AND use promo code JCJABBERJAW and save 15% off your order!  Don't delay!  Pick up something HOT today.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
July 4, 2018
Episode 135 - 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.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
June 26, 2018
Episode 134 - 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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
June 20, 2018
Episode 133 - 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!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
June 12, 2018
Episode 132 - 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.Want the best band merch, licensed directly from the artists? With over 500,000 items look no further than Rockabilia.com !  Use promo code PCJABBERJAW and save 15% off your entire order today!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
June 5, 2018
Episode 131 - 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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 29, 2018
Episode 130 - JThe 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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 22, 2018
Episode 129 - 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.  You love merch.  You crave it.  You can't stop thinking about it. You need it in your life.  It's time to let go and head to Rockabilia.com - over 500,000 unique items.  You want / they got.  Use promo code PCJABBERJAW and save 15% off YOUR ENTIRE ORDER today!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 16, 2018
Episode 128 - 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.  Need merch?  Rockabilia is the best in the business with over HALF A MILLION officially licensed items!  Go to rockabilia.com and save 10% your entire order with promo code PCLSS today!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 9, 2018
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April 30, 2018
Episode 126 - 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. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Dudes ... are you having trouble with erectile dysfucntion? You're not alone. Seriously. Now, get the help you need with REAL SCIENCE approved prescription solutions without going to the doctor's office or a busy waiting room. With forhims.com/lssed - you can get a prescription from a real doctor by answering a few questions online and have it shipped right to your door. AND use this link: forhims.com/lssed and get your first month for only $5! This would cost 100's at a doctor or pharmacy.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
April 24, 2018
Episode 125 - The singer of one of my favorite albums of 2017, Dan Smith of English punk band Darko joins me this week right before the band departs for a tour in Japan. We talk about his punk rock upbringing starting out in Australia, working regular jobs while still touring as much as possible, playing faster than Neo in the Matrix, and finally garnering some attention of their new album "Bonzai Mammoth".Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
April 18, 2018
Episode 124 - Billy Talent frontman Ben Kowalewicz joins the show! Finally! One of the most requested guests, we chat about long breaks between albums, opening for Guns 'N Roses, the challenge of drummer Aaron Solowoniuk's battle with MS, their surprising radio success, and the struggles of gaining popularity in the US. Also, Shane recounts the story of how Billy Talent got signed instead of his old band. Need Merch? Check out Rockabilia.com! With over 500,000 unique items, you'll find what you need at a great price. Also - use promo code PCLSS and save 10% off you entire order!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
April 6, 2018
Episode 123 - Underoath is back with a BRAND NEW album out TODAY! In celebration, we have frontman Spencer Chamberlain talking about the rebirth of Underoath, how this album came together, and plans for the future. Also discussed is his battle with hard drugs, abandoning Christianity, and dropping the "F-Bomb" for the first time in an Underoath song. Need band merch? Check out rockabilia.com ! With over 500,000 officially licensed items, it's the best place to find something unique. AND use our promo code PCJABBERJAW for 15% off your entire order today! rockabilia.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
April 3, 2018
Episode 122 - I The Mighty frontman Brent Walsh joins Shane and co-host Brendon Potter on the phone calling from Denver, CO while on tour. We talk about their strange start as an acoustic duo winning contests, their label folding right before their shelved first album (which you can get in secret at the merch table), and of course their recent success with their new album. Also discussed is the Flint Water Crisis, the band The Matches, and how terrible San Francisco is for bands. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
March 27, 2018
Episode 121 - Dream Theater's James LaBrie joins the show this week! We talk about his origins in Canada, beating out 200 other singers to join Dream Theater, being in NYC on 9/11, his "tent" on stage, and how he is often overlooked as a vocalist due to the rest of his band taking the spotlight as virtuosos. Need Merch? check out rockabilia.com - over 500,000 unique items all officially licensed from the artists! Use promo code PCLSS and save 10% off your entire order!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
March 19, 2018
Episode 120 - Philadelphia's Whitney Peyton joins the show this week, talking about her recent headline tour and van accident, blending hip hop and rap with rock and punk, the challenges of being a female in hip hop, touring with Three 6 Mafia / Asking Alexandria / Twistd and her massive juggalo fanbase. She also lays down a sick freestyle on this episode. Bonus: Shane plays a little 3-6 for the rap fans of the show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
March 13, 2018
Episode 119 - Emarosa's Bradley Walden joins the show, telling his incredible story of how he went from being in the military to discovering his own amazing voice and joining a band. Also discussed is Emarosa's writing process, finding his own identity after filling the big shoes of former singer (and twitter nemesis) Jonny Craig, and how hard it was feeling "under the microscope" when he first joined the band 4 years ago. Need merch?? With spring coming get all the best, OFFICIALLY licensed band merch from rockabilia.com . With over 500,000 items, you'll find something just right for you. Use promo code PCLSS and you'll save 10% off your entire order today! Don't wait!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
March 5, 2018
Episode 118 - THIS IS A MUST LISTEN! I jump on the line with Matt Good, lead singer (for a time) and lead guitarist for From First To Last, and who also had a stint in Craig Owens' Emo-Core supergroup D.R.U.G.S. We talk about the crazy journey From First To Last took all the way to the top of the hype machine, before singer Sonny Moore (now of Skrillex) was forced to quit due to vocal health issues. Now, with last years new song "Make War" with Sonny back on the mic and drumming from Blink 182's Travis Barker - what's next for From First To Last?Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
February 27, 2018
Episode 117 - Broadside's Ollie Baxxter joins me this week for an in-depth chat in the back of their van while surrounded by snacks (seriously there was so many snacks). We discuss his unique upbringing homeless on the streets of Las Vegas, how a strangers heart transplant somehow brought him to safety in Virginia, why they cancelled their first ever headlining tour last year, and so much more. Action packed episode! Have a listen and let me know what you think! Email me! leadsingersyndrome@gmail.com Also - need merch? Check out rockabilia.com ! They have TONS of stuff all officially licensed. AND use this promo code -> PCLSS and save 10% off your entire order! Buy yourself something pretty. You deserve it!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
February 20, 2018
Episode 116 - Metal/Hardcore legend Howard Jones (Light The Torch, Ex - Killswitch Engage, Blood Has Been Shed) joins the show! He talks to Shane about the reason for the name change of his new band, his Gospel and R&B upbringing that shaped his voice, and the real story of his departure from Killswitch Engage. Bonus: Shane and Howard discuss the best bands with the worst names, and the worst bands with the best names. Need merch? Want something different? Check out rockabilia.com they have over HALF A MILLION items and best of all save 10% off your ENTIRE order using my promo code: PCLSS !Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
February 13, 2018
Episode 115 - Happy birthday to Shane! But hey did you know Rory Rodriguez is one of the best frontman in the scene right now? Haven’t heard of Dayseeker? Well do yourself a favour and get to know a great band before everyone else on your block! The prolific frontman talks about his family struggles, personal struggles and how he ended up fronting an incredible band and what Shane think is an even more amazing solo career. With a couple amazing albums and some highly acclaimed covers including Adele’s “Hello”, the band is on their way to great success and big things - maybe you heard it here first. Want the best band merch? Want a great deal? check out rockabilia.com and use promo code PCLSS for 10% off your entire order now! 500,000 unique items and all officially licensed from the artists - you can't go wrong!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
February 6, 2018
Episode 114 - Lagwagon’s Joey Cape, frontman and songwriter of one of Shane’s all time favourite bands joins the show. He talks about how starting out he never wanted to be a singer (“I hate it, I really hate it”), accidentally writing melodies that sound like other songs, having his parents address on the first Lagwagon record for 20 years, the passing of original drummer Derrick Plourde and No Use For A Name frontman Tony Sly, the writing and legacy of the song May 16 - now known as “Lagwagon Day” and the “Joey Chord” - which Shane thinks gives them their unique sound. Need band merch? Go to rockabilia.com for the BEST selection and prices. All officially licensed from the artists. And even better, use promo code "PCLSS" and save 15% off your entire order RIGHT NOW.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
January 30, 2018
Episode 113 - This week I sit down to chat with the new frontman of Of Mice & Men - Aaron Pauley. After former frontman Austin Carlile announced he was leaving the band a year ago, California metal-core act Of Mice & Men decide not to replace him, but the keep the core of the band together and enlist bass player and clean vocalist Aaron Pauley with the duties. We talk about how daunting the task of singing and screaming a whole set is, writing the new album, the "bromance" of the rhythm section, and having your signature tattooed on someone's skin forever. We also talk about his former projects, including the criminally underrated Jamie's Elsewhere. Need merch? Go to rockabilia.com - the best in the business. They have over 500,000 unique items, OFFICIALLY licensed from the artist. And if you use promo code PCLSS you save 10% off your entire. Whether it's Of Mice & Men, Silverstein, Metallica, or Bruno Mars - Rockabilia's got it.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
January 23, 2018
Episode 112 - Morgan Lander, frontwoman/guitarist of Canada's own groundbreaking all-female metal band KITTIE is the guest of the show this week! After getting signed when they were still teenagers in high school, Kittie's debut album went on to sell over 600,000 copies and was certified gold. Morgan and Shane talk about the wild ride on the way to the top, working with legendary producer GGGarth Richardson (Rage Against The Machine), their family upbringing with a "non-musical" father for a manager, the sudden death of guitarist Trish Doan, and their new upcoming DVD documentary and live album, featuring never before seen footage of the bands 20+ year career. Do you want some sweet band merch? Something not everyone else at the show is going to have? Head over to the best place online - or anywhere - to get it, rockabilia.com . Over HALF A MILLION unique items, all 100% licensed from the artists! Use promo code PCLSS and save 10% on your entire order! Buy something for yourself or a loved one right now!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
January 16, 2018
Episode 111 - Shane calls Justin on his parents landline telephone for an in-depth chat about the past and present of Anti-Flag. The discussion includes the disappointment of legendary venues, working with Tom Morello of Rage Against The Machine and Benji Madden of Good Charlotte, their experiences with major labels, and his upbringing in an Irish-American family in Pittsburgh, PA.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
January 9, 2018
Episode 110 - PART ONE OF A TWO PART MINI-SERIES WITH ANTI-FLAG! The honest and charismatic Chris #2 of Anti-Flag joins the show! As a bass player and hype man, occasional lead singer and stage banter master for Anti-Flag, Chris wears a lot of hats, and he wears them all very well. We talk about how band beef with Dropkick Murphys made him perfect his frontman skills and also led to a huge tour, his humble beginnings as an Anti-Flag super fan, and how they swindled their corporate major label out of a bunch of cash - which they used for a bunch of great causes. Subcribe! Next week we have frontman Justin Sane for part 2 of the Anti-Flag special.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
January 2, 2018
Episode 109 - Happy New Year!!!! The outspoken and always entertaining Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn, joins Shane for a special episode kicking off the New Year! They discussing Robb now being considered a “legend” of Metal, playing 2.5 - 3 hour long sets with no openers, and receiving death threats over his “racism in metal” video which has accumulated almost 2 million plays on YouTube. The new Machine Head album, their 9th full length “Catharsis”, is out Jan 26th! Check out rockabilia.com for ALL your band merchandise needs - over 500,000 unique items, all officially licensed from the artists. USE PROMO CODE: PCLSS and get 10% off your order RIGHT NOW.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
December 19, 2017
Episode 108 - Lead Drummer Syndrome? Today we have the amazing singer/drummer of Hail The Sun, Donovan Melero. While on their first tour overseas with SIlverstein, we talk about their late blooming ways - finally signing to Equal Vision Records after being an underground band since 2009, his busy schedule also having a side job as a booking agent, and how difficult it is to play technical drums and sing at the same time. Also - Donovan talks about recording their new album with Beau Burchell (of Saosin) and almost spills the beans on their upcoming tour plans. Looking for the coolest and best quality band merch? Check out rockabilia.com - all officially licensed and over HALF A MILLION unique items. The best part ? Use promo code PCLSS for 10% off your entire order right now!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
December 11, 2017
Episode 107 - Awsten Knight, frontman of Waterparks, is this weeks guest! The always candid (and hilarious) singer/guitarist of Houston Pop-Punk sensations joins Shane on the phone from a Starbucks in Lafayette, Louisiana. At the tail end of their first ever national headline tour, they discuss getting discovered in an unlikely way, working with Benji and Joel from Good Charlotte, his strange hip-hop side project "Felony Steve", and why he has "beef" with John from The Maine.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
December 5, 2017
Episode 106 - He's BACKKKKKK! So excited to have my friend Garrett Russell (Silent Planet) back on the show. On the eve of their big trek to Europe, we discuss their well deserved APMA award for Best Underground Band, his recent success at managing his own and other bands, doing Warped Tour in a van (!!)and their hustle for free food (and money!) on tour. Always a treat.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
November 29, 2017
Trash Boat frontman Tobi Duncan joins the show to really talk some shit! All jokes aside, Tobi speaks candidly about the success Trash Boat has had so quickly on their first record, literally living his childhood dream of selling out the London Underworld, working with idol Dan "Soupy" Campbell and the pressure they're currently feeling having to make their sophomore album.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
November 24, 2017
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November 21, 2017
Episode 104 - Stoked for this episode! One of the greatest Canadian bands of all time, the multi-platinum selling Our Lady Peace has been continually putting out great records since 1994's "Naveed". Raine Maida, frontman, songwriter, guitarist and producer joins Shane to discuss their incredible legacy, working as a producer with artists like Pink and Avril Lavigne, his marriage to Chantal Kreviazuk, and their tour celebrating 20 years since the release of the Diamond selling (!) album "Clumsy"Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
November 14, 2017
Episode 103 - Thrice frontman Dustin Kensrue, one of the most requested guests, joins the show this week! We talk in depth about their constant reinvention of their sound, their die hard fan base, religion, signing to a major label, and how much he hates the vocals on the first 4 Thrice albums.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
November 7, 2017
Episode 102 - Buckcherry frontman Josh Todd joins the show this week! An electric performer and true rockstar, his mutiplatinum selling band is known for hits like "Crazy Bitch" and "Lit Up". Josh and Shane talk about how perception isn't always reality when it comes to image, his upbringing in the 1980's in the California rock scene, the video shoot for "Crazy Bitch", and his new solo side project Josh Todd and The Conflict.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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