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October 11, 2019
The Mike Herrera Podcast #290  Charlie Paulson. Punk Rock Legend. Guitar player. Goldfinger founding member. Dog and Lakers Basketball lover. Nicer than he appears. Sometimes a Stunt Guy in the movies. ;) Find @charliepaulson on socials. Charlie has a lot on his mind. We barely scratched the surface as we sat together on an English tour bus and this is what we talked about: Force-fed ideology Social media and politics Political science Cultural perspective and credibility Hot sauce and dingleberries Working in Hollywood Cowardly coyotes Flying with pet If Charlie were Prez Parental licensing Coming back to Goldfinger Goldfinger tour - Support what I do at MXPX.com   SAT NOV 23 - Anaheim, CA -MxPx, The Ataris and  Rehasher at Anaheim House of Blues. GO HERE SAT DEC 28 - Seattle, WA - MxPx and Amber Pacific at the Showbox GO HERE FOR TICKETS   SONGS ANS STORIES SHOWS ON SALE HERE   FRI OCT 25 - MIKE HERRERA & JARET REDDICK -The Heights Theater - Houston, TX SAT OCT 26  - MIKE HERRERA & JARET REDDICK - The Kessler Theater - Dallas, TX FRI NOV 1 - MIKE HERRERA - Hippodrome - Waco,TX TICKETS or ENTER @mikeherreramusictix into your browser and press enter/return   New MXPX and Mike Herrera songs streaming everywhere-  my latest on these platforms and more.  A Thousand More Times (WACO Sessions) on Spotify A Thousand More Times (WACO Sessions) on Apple Music A Thousand More Times (WACO Sessions) on Amazon A Thousand More Times (WACO Sessions) on Google Play   MXPX - Franco UnAmerican Mike Herrera - Don't Walk Away   Leave a message with your question on the new Mike Herrera Podcast voicemail. (some will be aired on future episodes of the podcast) 360-830-6660 (US number) 3 min limit per message. Tip-Write your question down and read it. Will be more clear. ;)  Tickets on sale at www.mxpx.com www.mxpx.com for all things follow @MikeHerreraTD on Instagram or Twitter follow @mxpxpx on Instagram and @mxpx on Twitter  Thanks to Bob McKnight Producing / Editing and sometimes more done by Bob McKnight @bobandkatieshow  Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes!  Thanks to RØDE MICS  Shop at Merch Arsenal
October 3, 2019
The Mike Herrera Podcast #289  Cyrus Bolooki and Moon Valjean on Big Data, NFL in the UK and CTE, Tech, Travel, Tour stories, Manchester and more.   We get into a great conversation over a pint on our day off in Manchester, England.  @cyrusbolooki on socials @hereliesmoon on socials - Support what I do at MXPX.com   SAT NOV 23 - Anaheim, CA -MxPx, The Ataris and  Rehasher at Anaheim House of Blues. GO HERE SAT DEC 28 - Seattle, WA - MxPx and Amber Pacific at the Showbox GO HERE FOR TICKETS   SONGS ANS STORIES SHOWS ON SALE HERE   FRI OCT 25 - MIKE HERRERA & JARET REDDICK -The Heights Theater - Houston, TX SAT OCT 26  - MIKE HERRERA & JARET REDDICK - The Kessler Theater - Dallas, TX FRI NOV 1 - MIKE HERRERA - Hippodrome - Waco,TX TICKETS or ENTER @mikeherreramusictix into your browser and press enter/return   New MXPX and Mike Herrera songs streaming everywhere-  my latest on these platforms and more.  A Thousand More Times (WACO Sessions) on Spotify A Thousand More Times (WACO Sessions) on Apple Music A Thousand More Times (WACO Sessions) on Amazon A Thousand More Times (WACO Sessions) on Google Play   MXPX - Franco UnAmerican Mike Herrera - Don't Walk Away   Leave a message with your question on the new Mike Herrera Podcast voicemail. (some will be aired on future episodes of the podcast) 360-830-6660 (US number) 3 min limit per message. Tip-Write your question down and read it. Will be more clear. ;)  Tickets on sale at www.mxpx.com www.mxpx.com for all things follow @MikeHerreraTD on Instagram or Twitter follow @mxpxpx on Instagram and @mxpx on Twitter  Thanks to Bob McKnight Producing / Editing and sometimes more done by Bob McKnight @bobandkatieshow  Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes!  Thanks to RØDE MICS  Shop at Merch Arsenal
September 15, 2019
The Mike Herrera Podcast #288  David Camarena Youtube, Mental Health, Mind Reading  We talk about the day to day and long term business strategies for creative minds and then we  get into anxiety and how our jobs can lead to high stress levels and mental health issues. David is a licensed family therapist as well as singer and guitar player of band, Heart Like War and his Youtube Channel, Today I Grew Up, has broken into it's own popular youtube genre. Live Action Toys doing famous movie characters is just the very beginning.    David's Youtube Channels: Today I Grew Up Heart Like War - Support what I do at MXPX.com   SAT NOV 23 -MxPx, The Ataris and  Rehasher at Anaheim House of Blues. GO HERE SONGS ANS STORIES SHOWS ON SALE HERE SUN SEPT 29 - MIKE HERRERA - Manchester, UK - The Dancehousen MON SEPT 30 - MIKE HERRERA - London, UK - Bush Hall FRI OCT 25 - MIKE HERRERA & JARET REDDICK -The Heights Theater - Houston, TX SAT OCT 26  - MIKE HERRERA & JARET REDDICK - The Kessler Theater - Dallas, TX FRI NOV 1 - MIKE HERRERA - Hippodrome - Waco,TX TICKETS or ENTER @mikeherreramusictix into your browser and press enter/return   New MXPX and Mike Herrera songs streaming everywhere-  my latest on these platforms and more.  A Thousand More Times (WACO Sessions) on Spotify A Thousand More Times (WACO Sessions) on Apple Music A Thousand More Times (WACO Sessions) on Amazon A Thousand More Times (WACO Sessions) on Google Play   MXPX - Franco UnAmerican Mike Herrera - Don't Walk Away   Leave a message with your question on the new Mike Herrera Podcast voicemail. (some will be aired on future episodes of the podcast) 360-830-6660 (US number) 3 min limit per message. Tip-Write your question down and read it. Will be more clear. ;)  Tickets on sale at www.mxpx.com www.mxpx.com for all things follow @MikeHerreraTD on Instagram or Twitter follow @mxpxpx on Instagram and @mxpx on Twitter  Thanks to Bob McKnight Producing / Editing and sometimes more done by Bob McKnight @bobandkatieshow  Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes!  Thanks to RØDE MICS  Shop at Merch Arsenal
August 29, 2019
The Mike Herrera Podcast #287  Kris Roe driving through the desert telling stories Kris Roe has a heart and it shows in this conversation. We catch up on life including The Ataris, living a creative life, the Rolling Stones have good and bad nights just like the rest of us, Kris's police chase story, traveling the world and why it helps artists be more creative. We've played together a lot over the years and will be again coming up this November in Anaheim, Ca. The Ataris Instagram The Ataris FB The Ataris Twitter The Ataris Bandcamp - Support what I do at MXPX.com SAT SEPT 7 -MxPx - Park Jam Festival in London, Ontario Canada with The Offspring, Reel Big Fish and Seaway. LINK SAT NOV 23 -MxPx, The Ataris and  Rehasher at Anaheim House of Blues. GO HERE {ON Sale This FRIDAY 10am Local Time} SUN SEPT 29 - MIKE HERRERA - Manchester, UK - The Dancehousen MON SEPT 30 - MIKE HERRERA - London, UK - Bush Hall {ON Sale This FRIDAY 10am Local Time} New MXPX and Mike Herrera songs streaming everywhere-  MXPX - Franco UnAmerican Mike Herrera - Don't Walk Away   Leave a message with your question on the new Mike Herrera Podcast voicemail. (some will be aired on future episodes of the podcast) 360-830-6660 (US number) 3 min limit per message. Tip-Write your question down and read it. Will be more clear. ;)  Tickets on sale at www.mxpx.com www.mxpx.com for all things follow @MikeHerreraTD on Instagram or Twitter follow @mxpxpx on Instagram and @mxpx on Twitter  Thanks to Bob McKnight Producing / Editing and sometimes more done by Bob McKnight @bobandkatieshow  Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes!  Thanks to RØDE MICS  Shop at Merch Arsenal
August 21, 2019
The Mike Herrera Podcast #286  How the world works with Yuri Ruley - MXPX Drummer  This was a special conversation that we really should be having more often. We talk about life, joe things work on the world, parenting struggles, @mxpxpx and more.  - Support what I do at MXPX.com SAT SEPT 7 -MxPx - Park Jam Festival in London, Ontario Canada with The Offspring, Reel Big Fish and Seaway.  New MXPX and Mike Herrera songs streaming everywhere now-  MXPX - Franco UnAmerican Mike Herrera - Don't Walk Away   Leave a message with your question on the new Mike Herrera Podcast voicemail. (some will be aired on future episodes of the podcast) 360-830-6660 (US number) 3 min limit per message. Tip-Write your question down and read it. Will be more clear. ;)  Tickets on sale at www.mxpx.com www.mxpx.com for all things follow @MikeHerreraTD on Instagram or Twitter follow @mxpxpx on Instagram and @mxpx on Twitter  Thanks to Bob McKnight Producing / Editing and sometimes more done by Bob McKnight @bobandkatieshow  Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes!  Thanks to RØDE MICS  Shop at Merch Arsenal
August 1, 2019
The Mike Herrera Podcast #285  Ryan Seaman is back to give us the latest on his drumming and touring adventures. His new band "I DON'T KNOW HOW BUT THEY FOUND ME" is finding success and touring the world. We also talk about navigating the music business and more. @RyanSeaman @IDKHow - Support what I do at MXPX.com SAT SEPT 7 -MxPx - Park Jam Festival in London, Ontario Canada with The Offspring, Reel Big Fish and Seaway.  New MXPX and Mike Herrera songs streaming everywhere now-  MXPX - Franco UnAmerican Mike Herrera - Don't Walk Away   Leave a message with your question on the new Mike Herrera Podcast voicemail. (some will be aired on future episodes of the podcast) 360-830-6660 (US number) 3 min limit per message. Tip-Write your question down and read it. Will be more clear. ;)  Tickets on sale at www.mxpx.com www.mxpx.com for all things follow @MikeHerreraTD on Instagram or Twitter follow @mxpxpx on Instagram and @mxpx on Twitter  Thanks to Bob McKnight Producing / Editing and sometimes more done by Bob McKnight @bobandkatieshow  Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes!  Thanks to RØDE MICS  Shop at Merch Arsenal
July 25, 2019
The Mike Herrera Podcast #284   Scott Russo and Chris Lewis talk about the new Unwritten Law album and the process as they make it. Scott's Mexican Beach Paradise and crazy road stories you won't want to miss! @scottrusso @chrisalewis @unwrittenlawofficial - Support what I do at MXPX.com SAT SEPT 7 -MxPx - Park Jam Festival in London, Ontario Canada with The Offspring, Reel Big Fish and Seaway.  New MXPX and Mike Herrera songs streaming everywhere now-  MXPX - Franco UnAmerican Mike Herrera - Don't Walk Away   Leave a message with your question on the new Mike Herrera Podcast voicemail. (some will be aired on future episodes of the podcast) 360-830-6660 (US number) 3 min limit per message. Tip-Write your question down and read it. Will be more clear. ;)  Tickets on sale at www.mxpx.com www.mxpx.com for all things follow @MikeHerreraTD on Instagram or Twitter follow @mxpxpx on Instagram and @mxpx on Twitter  Thanks to Bob McKnight Producing / Editing and sometimes more done by Bob McKnight @bobandkatieshow  Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes!  Thanks to RØDE MICS  Shop at Merch Arsenal
July 18, 2019
The Mike Herrera Podcast #283  The adventures of Lil Wiz, Chrissy poo and yours truly.  MXPX guitarists @TomWisniewski and ChrisAdkins  - Support what I do at MXPX.com SAT SEPT 7 -MxPx - Park Jam Festival in London, Ontario Canada with The Offspring, Reel Big Fish and Seaway.  New MXPX and Mike Herrera songs streaming everywhere now-  MXPX - Franco UnAmerican Mike Herrera - Don't Walk Away   Leave a message with your question on the new Mike Herrera Podcast voicemail. (some will be aired on future episodes of the podcast) 360-830-6660 (US number) 3 min limit per message. Tip-Write your question down and read it. Will be more clear. ;)  Tickets on sale at www.mxpx.com www.mxpx.com for all things follow @MikeHerreraTD on Instagram or Twitter follow @mxpxpx on Instagram and @mxpx on Twitter  Thanks to Bob McKnight Producing / Editing and sometimes more done by Bob McKnight @bobandkatieshow  Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes!  Thanks to RØDE MICS  Shop at Merch Arsenal
July 10, 2019
The Mike Herrera Podcast #282 Matt Collyer - Lead Vocals & Guitar for the Planet Smashers.    The Planet Smashers are a Canadian ska punk band from Montreal. Since their formation in 1994, they have been a staple of the Montreal music scene. During the third wave of ska, they performed nationally and later internationally, with tours in the United States, Europe, and Japan. Founding member Matt Collyer helped establish Stomp Records in 1994, which featured many ska and ska punk bands We had a great conversation about keeping the music fresh after 25 years as a band, their new album, "Too Much Information", his label Stomp Records and that one time (not at band camp) that Matt broke his neck and lived to write a song about it! Enjoy. - Leave a message with your question on the new Mike Herrera Podcast voicemail. (some will be aired on future episodes of the podcast) 360-830-6660 (US number) 3 min limit per message. Tip-Write your question down and read it. Will be more clear. ;)   Support what we do at MXPX.com   FRI JULY 12 - Punk In Drublic Festival - Portland, OR Tickets on sale at www.mxpx.com New MXPX and Mike Herrera songs streaming everywhere now-  MXPX - Franco UnAmerican Mike Herrera - Don't Walk Away   www.mxpx.com for all things follow @MikeHerreraTD on Instagram or Twitter follow @mxpxpx on Instagram and @mxpx on Twitter  Thanks to Bob McKnight Producing / Editing and sometimes more done by Bob McKnight @bobandkatieshow  Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes!  Thanks to RØDE MICS  Shop at Merch Arsenal
July 1, 2019
The Mike Herrera Podcast #281 Jake Langley and Handguns recording DIY Jake on his band Handgun's philosophy. Releasing the new album DIY. And a charming conversation about Tiny Houses on Wheels.  Jake is DIY to the core!   Leave a message with your question on the new Mike Herrera Podcast voicemail. (some will be aired on future episodes of the podcast) 360-830-6660 (US number) 3 min limit per message. Tip-Write your question down and read it. Will be more clear. ;)   Support what we do at MXPX.com   FRI JULY 12 - Punk In Drublic Festival - Portland, OR Tickets on sale at www.mxpx.com www.mxpx.com for all things follow @MikeHerreraTD on Instagram or Twitter follow @mxpxpx on Instagram and @mxpx on Twitter  Thanks to Bob McKnight Producing / Editing and sometimes more done by Bob McKnight @bobandkatieshow  Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes!  Thanks to RØDE MICS  Shop at Merch Arsenal
June 20, 2019
The Mike Herrera Podcast #280 MXPX The whole band is back on the podcast! Drummer Yuri Ruley and guitarists TomWisniewski and ChrisAdkins and I talk about the Montebello to New York City weekend!  We Headlined Montebello Rock then chartered a private jet to save our gig in New York City. This was a new page in the annals of the MXPX Saga! It was insane!! Just listen.  Leave a message with your question on the new Mike Herrera Podcast voicemail. (some will be aired on future episodes of the podcast) 360-830-6660 (US number) 3 min limit per message. Tip-Write your question down and read it. Will be more clear. ;)   Support what we do at MXPX.com   FRI JULY 12 - Punk In Drublic Festival - Portland, OR Tickets on sale at www.mxpx.com www.mxpx.com for all things follow @MikeHerreraTD on Instagram or Twitter follow @mxpxpx on Instagram and @mxpx on Twitter  Thanks to Bob McKnight Producing / Editing and sometimes more done by Bob McKnight @bobandkatieshow  Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes!  Thanks to RØDE MICS  Shop at Merch Arsenal
June 7, 2019
The Mike Herrera Podcast #279 MXPX guitarists @TomWisniewski and ChrisAdkins and I talk about band tour stories, Bad Religion, Black Flag, Politics, a whole lot of gear talk and other fun stories.  - Leave a message with your question on the new Mike Herrera Podcast voicemail. (some will be aired on future episodes of the podcast) 360-830-6660 (US number) 3 min limit per message. Tip-Write your question down and read it. Will be more clear. ;)   Support what I do at MXPX.com FRI JUNE 14 -MxPx will be headlining Montebello Rock in Quebec. SAT JUNE 15 -MxPx in NEW YORK CITY at Irving Plaza w/ Unwritten Law & Rehasher  Tickets on sale at www.mxpx.com www.mxpx.com for all things follow @MikeHerreraTD on Instagram or Twitter follow @mxpxpx on Instagram and @mxpx on Twitter  Thanks to Bob McKnight Producing / Editing and sometimes more done by Bob McKnight @bobandkatieshow  Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes!  Thanks to RØDE MICS  Shop at Merch Arsenal
May 14, 2019
The Mike Herrera Podcast #278   I get together with Blake Wyland @TheToneMob on all socials.  We talk about all my gear set up as well as how he got his own podcast and The Tone Mob empire started.  We cover my basses, acoustics, amps, some pedals, and general gear related stories. This was fun and I'm pretty sure you will love it. Here we go! - Leave a message with your question on the new Mike Herrera Podcast voicemail. (some will be aired on future episodes of the podcast) 360-830-6660 (US number) 3 min limit per message.    Support what I do at MXPX.com FRI JUNE 14 -MxPx will be headlining Montebello Rock in Quebec. SAT JUNE 15 -MxPx in NEW YORK CITY at Irving Plaza w/ Unwritten Law & Rehasher  Tickets on sale at www.mxpx.com www.mxpx.com for all things follow @MikeHerreraTD on Instagram or Twitter follow @mxpxpx on Instagram and @mxpx on Twitter  Thanks to Bob McKnight Producing / Editing and sometimes more done by Bob McKnight @bobandkatieshow  Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes!  Thanks to RØDE MICS  Shop at Merch Arsenal
May 2, 2019
The Mike Herrera Podcast #277 Dave "Phoenix" Farrell is an American musician, best known as the bassist and backing vocalist of Linkin Park and has a podcast called Member/Guest.  Instagram Twitter Phil "Moon" Sneed has been on the podcast multiple times. He plays and sings in Greek Fire as well as my bandmate in Goldfinger. He also produces and is on air talent for the Rizzuto Show on 105.7 The Point FM in St. Louis, Missouri and is available as a podcast.  Instagram Twitter We talk about Linkin Park touring and recording and life as a professional musician. Also we get into some old MXPX stories where Dave told us about seeing MXPX at our first show ever in California. Wild times!!    We sat in the far area of the pool at our hotel and passed around the 2 mics we to each other. I really loved just hanging with these guys! - Leave a message with your question on the new Mike Herrera Podcast voicemail. (some will be aired on future episodes of the podcast) 360-830-6660 (US number) 3 min limit per message.    Support what I do at MXPX.com FRI JUNE 14 -MxPx will be headlining Montebello Rock in Quebec. SAT JUNE 15 -MxPx in NEW YORK CITY at Irving Plaza w/ Unwritten Law & Rehasher  Tickets on sale FRIDAY MAY 3 - 10 am EST at www.mxpx.com www.mxpx.com for all things follow @MikeHerreraTD on Instagram or Twitter follow @mxpxpx on Instagram and @mxpx on Twitter  Thanks to Bob McKnight Producing / Editing and sometimes more done by Bob McKnight @bobandkatieshow  Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes!  Thanks to RØDE MICS  Shop at Merch Arsenal
April 25, 2019
#276 Lee Hardin Comedy is my guest. He's an up and coming stand up comic. We talk about his path to comedy, music and more.    Leave a message with your question on the new Mike Herrera Podcast voicemail. (some will be aired on future episodes of the podcast) 360-830-6660 (US number) 3 min limit per message.    Support what I do at MXPX.com FRI JUNE 14 -MxPx will be headlining Montebello Rock in Quebec.   www.mxpx.com for all things follow @MikeHerreraTD on Instagram or Twitter follow @mxpxpx on Instagram and @mxpx on Twitter  Editing and sometimes more done by Bob McKnight @bobandkatieshow  Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes!  Thanks to RØDE MICS  Shop at Merch Arsenal
April 15, 2019
#275 The Voicemail Episode and MXPX Music Business insight with Tom Chichila online: @tomisnotangry  Bigfoot, how many bass guitars mike has, and so much more.  We also accidentally talked about new record things in the beginning as a few untold release stories came up.  Juicy gossip.   Leave a message with your question on the new Mike Herrera Podcast voicemail. (some will be aired on future episodes of the podcast) 360-830-6660 (US number) 3 min limit per message.    Support what I do at MXPX.com  MXPX in CHICAGO-  BOTH SHOWS ARE SOLD OUT! Thank You. — Friday March 29th and Saturday March 30th— both at Bottom Lounge. www.mxpx.com for all things follow @MikeHerreraTD on Instagram or Twitter follow @mxpxpx on Instagram and @mxpx on Twitter  Editing and sometimes more done by Bob McKnight @bobandkatieshow  Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes!  Thanks to RØDE MICS  Shop at Merch Arsenal
April 9, 2019
#274 Erik, Nikola and Mathias from Millencolin We sat down over a few beers in Australia while we were touring together. This is a band that has stood the test of time and come out riding a nice wave. Always the best times hanging with these guys. We talked about how they do what they do in Millencolin and life. Their new album is out now called SOS! Millencolin.com  Leave a message with your question on the new Mike Herrera Podcast voicemail. (some will be aired on future episodes of the podcast) 360-830-6660 (US number) 3 min limit per message.    Support what I do at MXPX.com  MXPX in CHICAGO-  BOTH SHOWS ARE SOLD OUT! Thank You. — Friday March 29th and Saturday March 30th— both at Bottom Lounge. www.mxpx.com for all things follow @MikeHerreraTD on Instagram or Twitter follow @mxpxpx on Instagram and @mxpx on Twitter  Editing done by Bob McKnight @bobandkatieshow and/or me, Mike Herrera. Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes!  Thanks to RØDE MICS  Shop at Merch Arsenal
March 22, 2019
#273 Chris Cheney on The Living End @ChrisCheney23 on INSTA @ChrisCheney23 on TWITTER This was one of my favorite conversations with an amazing songwriter, performer and guitar legend! His band the Living End is one of the all time greatest to come out of Australia.  We talk about the old memories for tours long past and we also talk about the tour we were on right then.    Enjoy this one!   Leave a message with your stories, comments and questions on the new Mike Herrera Podcast voicemail. (some will be aired on future episodes of the podcast) 360-830-6660 (US number) 3 min limit per message.    Support what I do at MXPX.com  MXPX in CHICAGO-  BOTH SHOWS ARE SOLD OUT! Thank You. — Friday March 29th and Saturday March 30th— both at Bottom Lounge. www.mxpx.com for all things follow @MikeHerreraTD on Instagram or Twitter follow @mxpxpx on Instagram and @mxpx on Twitter  Editing done by Bob McKnight @bobandkatieshow and/or me, Mike Herrera. Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes!  Thanks to RØDE MICS  Shop at Merch Arsenal
March 11, 2019
This week on the podcast I sit down with Reed Wolcott, the Goldfinger tour manager and all around millennial hustler!  He wears many hats. Conversation happened in the Sydney airport on our way to Perth to start the most recent Australian tour!
March 8, 2019
Chef Chuck and myself hang out in my kitchen and talk about his life and his cooking, which I love.  If you live in TX or are traveling through.  This is the spot.  Guess Family BBQ - Waco, TX: http://www.guessfamilybbq.com   Support the podcast: www.mxpx.com
March 2, 2019
#270 with Bob McKnight - Comedy Podcaster Hotel room stories, I talk about myself a lot on this one. Bob grills me.  ------- Mike Herrera live in Melbourne Australia 7 March at Stay Gold  is on sale. Tickets getting low.  Get them at MXPX.com MXPX in CHICAGO-  BOTH SHOWS ARE SOLD OUT! Thank You. — Friday March 29th and Saturday March 30th— both at Bottom Lounge. www.mxpx.com for all things follow @MikeHerreraTD on Instagram or Twitter follow @mxpxpx on Instagram and @mxpx on Twitter  Editing done by Bob McKnight @bobandkatieshow and/or me, Mike Herrera. Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes!  Thanks to RØDE MICS  Shop at Merch Arsenal  
February 23, 2019
#269 Bernie Leos - Tumbledown Touring Mexico Lead singer of Mexican Ska Punk band Los Kung Fu Monkeys, music business man and good friend of mine  joins the podcast to talk about our days on tour together in Mexico. Bernie used to book the tours and was our tour manager on a one very ill fated tour. But the memories are pure gold and I still love Mexico. I can't wait to go back.  Of note. Bernie translated and actually rewrote the lyrics for my song "Great Big World" into Spanish. Instead of some of the great American Cities that Tumbledown played in, we did a Mexican version of all the great cities of Mexico. Hope you enjoy it if you listen. It's gotta be kind of amusing to hear me sing en Español. ;) You can hear the track anywhere you stream music. Search Tumbledown Great Big World Spanish.  Don't miss this and in case you missed the last podcast with #268 Harley Trotland (Drummer) #267 with Jack Parker, go listen to those too.They go right along with this. Tumbledown memories from our touring days.  ------ Follow Bernie online: Bernie on Instagram @Loskfm and same on Twitter and @Tumbledown (FB and Insta) @TumbledownHQ (Twitter)  ------- Mike Herrera live in Melbourne Australia 7 March at Stay Gold  is on sale. Tickets getting low.  Get them at MXPX.com MXPX in CHICAGO-  BOTH SHOWS ARE SOLD OUT! Thank You. — Friday March 29th and Saturday March 30th— both at Bottom Lounge. www.mxpx.com for all things follow @MikeHerreraTD on Instagram or Twitter follow @mxpxpx on Instagram and @mxpx on Twitter  Editing done by Bob McKnight @bobandkatieshow and/or me, Mike Herrera. Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes!  Thanks to RØDE MICS  Shop at Merch Arsenal
February 19, 2019
#268 with Harley Trotland - Drums and Tumbledown Stories Harley and I catch up and our own crazy ride down memory highway!! Don't miss this and in case you missed the last podcast with #267 with Jack Parker, go listen to that too. It goes right along with this. Tumbledown memories from our touring days.  ------ Follow Jack online: @jackwparker on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook and @Tumbledown (FB and Insta) @TumbledownHQ (Twitter)  ------- MXPX in CHICAGO-  BOTH SHOWS ARE SOLD OUT! Thank You. — Friday March 29th and Saturday March 30th— both at Bottom Lounge. www.mxpx.com for all things follow @MikeHerreraTD on Instagram or Twitter follow @mxpxpx on Instagram and @mxpx on Twitter  Editing done by Bob McKnight @bobandkatieshow and/or me, Mike Herrera. Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes!  Shop at Merch Arsenal
February 12, 2019
#267 with Jack Parker -Tumbledown Stories Jack Parker and I catch up and dig into all the fun and crazy Tumbledown memories from our touring days.  ------ Follow Jack online: @jackwparker on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook and @Tumbledown (FB and Insta) @TumbledownHQ (Twitter) SHOW NOTES  Tumbledown and the Rocky Point All Stars  KW didn’t want to tour The first tour  The second tour Drinking too much vodka  Atlantic City release Mike Gets Sick Snow tires and Sick Mike El Paso and the border patrol  Arrested in El Paso Blues Broken down van Small Shows The passport story Getting through the border  2am flat tire  Canada red Flag Stolen Gear The Blizzard  ------- MXPX in CHICAGO-  BOTH SHOWS ARE SOLD OUT! Thank You. — Friday March 29th and Saturday March 30th— both at Bottom Lounge. www.mxpx.com for all things follow @MikeHerreraTD on Instagram or Twitter follow @mxpxpx on Instagram and @mxpx on Twitter  Editing done by Bob McKnight @bobandkatieshow and/or me, Mike Herrera. Notes by Bob McKnight. Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes!  Shop at Merch Arsenal
February 9, 2019
Keith Underwood @underwoodtattoo  Keith was brought up in the tattoo world as a traditional tattoo artist. With an apprenticeship under Mike “Rollo Banks” Malone (who has worked with the great traditional tattoo artists “Sailor Jerry” Collins and Ed Hardy), Keith’s career path led him to the knowledge of traditional ways of tattooing and his way of doing business. In recent years Keith has been building a boxing empire with his company Underwood Promotions that puts on boxing events in the city of Austin, TX including Tattooed gloves, a charity event that has professional tattooers get in the ring with each other.  Keith sounds like a busy man, but he has proved that he can handle running multiple businesses and raise a family at the same time. With a solid shop to call his own in Texas, Keith is looking forward to making it as successful as his other businesses and spending more time with his wife and their two boys, Rooster Malone and Johnny Cash. ------ CHICAGO-  BOTH SHOWS ARE SOLD OUT! Thank You. — Friday March 29th and Saturday March 30th— both at Bottom Lounge. www.mxpx.com for all things follow @MikeHerreraTD on Instagram or Twitter follow @mxpxpx on Instagram and @mxpx on Twitter  Editing done by Bob McKnight @bobandkatieshow and/or Mike Herrera. Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes!  Shop at Merch Arsenal
January 24, 2019
#265 Jay Jay Janes - Early MXPX Years Jay Jay is one of my oldest friends that just happened to be around for all the very earliest years of MXPX. He was hanging around so much we eventually put him to work. You will love this one! ------ CHICAGO-  SAT NIGHT IS SOLD OUT! Thank You. — Friday March 29th and Saturday March 30th— both at Bottom Lounge. TIX on Sale NOW www.mxpx.com for all things follow @MikeHerreraTD on Instagram or Twitter follow @mxpxpx on Instagram and @mxpx on Twitter  Editing done by Bob McKnight @bobandkatieshow and/or Mike Herrera. Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes!  Shop at Merch Arsenal
January 17, 2019
We’ve crossed into another dimension and this podcast is the only way back. - Years from now my kids can listen to this “How I Met Your Mother” style conversation with my wife Holli and I telling stories as Tom Chichila co-hosts and wonder no more! CHICAGO-  MxPx just announced TWO — Friday March 29th and Saturday March 30th— both at Bottom Lounge. TIX on Sale this FRI 10am CST (1/18) www.mxpx.com for all things follow @MikeHerreraTD on Instagram or Twitter follow @mxpxpx on Instagram and @mxpx on Twitter  Editing done by Bob McKnight @bobandkatieshow and/or Mike Herrera. Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes!  Shop at Merch Arsenal
January 10, 2019
#263 with Seth Roberts on Eager Seas  Seth Roberts AKA Island Time is a long time friend and big time talented musician, songwriter and graphic designer. He spent some time in the trenches with MXPX and it's a great conversation.  Seth's band Eager Seas has a new album out now called "Mine As Well" EAGERSEAS.COM  @sethroberts @eagerseas www.mxpx.com for all things follow @MikeHerreraTD on Instagram or Twitter follow @mxpxpx on Instagram and @mxpx on Twitter  Editing done by Bob McKnight @bobandkatieshow and/or Mike Herrera. Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes!  Shop at Merch Arsenal  
December 12, 2018
#262 with John Feldmann I spend time with my buddy ole pal John Feldmann, aka Feldy, himself!  We’ve been in a band together, we’ve written songs together, we have traveled all over the world together…  our ties are deep. I love this man. We get started with some good old car talk.. and John tells us how he uses his Self-driving Tesla to sleep in traffic.    Goldfinger Christmas EP out everywhere for streaming and download Friday- Dec 14th @johnfeldy on all socials. @goldfingermusic    www.mxpx.com for all things follow @MikeHerreraTD on Instagram or Twitter follow @mxpxpx on Instagram and @mxpx on Twitter  Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes!  Shop at Merch Arsenal
December 7, 2018
Topics: Songwriting, overcoming self doubt, touring stories, MXPX stories, and more!  Emily Whitehurst is a singer, songwriter and known for her bands Tsunami Bomb, The Action Design and currently, Survival Guide @srvvgd on all socials.  Listen to Emily on the new MXPX song December below-click link below.  https://www.altpress.com/news/mxpx-december-christmas-song-pierre-bouvier-emily-whitehurst/     www.mxpx.com for all things follow @MikeHerreraTD on Instagram or Twitter follow @mxpxpx on Instagram and @mxpx on Twitter  Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes!  Shop at Merch Arsenal
November 28, 2018
Topics: Songwriting, Touring stories, How Simple Plan formed and more!!! Pierre Bouvier is a singer, songwriter and entertainer best known as the lead singer for Canadian band Simple Plan. Find Pierre and Simple Plan online  @pierrebouvier @simpleplan on socials   Big MXPX news in this episode! www.mxpx.com for all things follow @MikeHerreraTD on Instagram or Twitter follow @mxpxpx on Instagram and @mxpx on Twitter  Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes!  Shop at Merch Arsenal
November 1, 2018
Bryan Buchelt has worked on many many MXPX videos and documentaries over the span of 10 years or more. He's a Chicago based film maker and private pilot. We sat down in my Chicago hotel room before heading out to a show. This was a nice look into who and how we made the latest MXPX videos as well as getting into some of the older videos as well. Classic stories in here too!  Find Bryan on Instagram @BryanBuchelt  Listen to Best Life everywhere! www.mxpx.com for all things follow @MikeHerreraTD on Instagram or Twitter follow @mxpxpx on Instagram and @mxpx on Twitter  Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes!  Shop at Merch Arsenal
October 24, 2018
Jered Scott an American Photographer that has worked with MXPX for over 10 years. We recently collaborated on an MXPX coffee table books with photos of MXPX spanning over 10 years.   We talk about the beginning of Jered's photo career up to what he's doing with bands like MXPX, many more and also Dynamo Studios in Chattanooga, TN. www.JeredScottPhoto.com  www.dynamostudios.org  @jeredscott on socials.    Listen to Best Life everywhere! www.mxpx.com for all things follow@MikeHerreraTD on Instagram or Twitter   Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes!  Shop at Merch Arsenal
October 18, 2018
  #257 Nick Woods of punk band Direct Hit, Best Life release and more Cameo guest Tom Chichila @Tomisnotangry  New album from @Directhit_sucks (twitter) @DirectHitBand (Insta) Crown of Nothing out in OCT 2018 on Fat Wreck. Comic Book based on the album coming out soon.   He loves the F-word!! on the flip side. Music brings our lives meaning and there’s talk of existentialism   Hear the story behind the pie facing!! I do a full week recap of all the shows I just played in the intro.    We talk about how to make money doing what you love, stories, songwriting and creative ideas, marketing, business, music, bars, clothing, Anchor Valley Wine, Best Life Beer     Listen to Best Life everywhere! www.mxpx.com for all things follow@MikeHerreraTD on Instagram or Twitter   Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes!  Shop at Merch Arsenal
October 3, 2018
#256 A Brief History of IOOF in Texas with Al Bicking - Texas Original Conversation from Dallas to Waco.  A Brief History of Odd Fellow in Texas and much, much more! This Sat Oct 6! Odd Fest in Historic downtown Waxahachie- Oddfest 2018 20+local artists, live bands, food, and fun for the whole family!   Conversation from Dallas to Waco. A Brief History of Odd Fellow in Texas and much, much more!   www.mxpx.com for all things follow@MikeHerreraTD on Instagram or Twitter   Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes!  Shop at Merch Arsenal
September 26, 2018
#255 Band Talk with Cyrus Bolooki and Moon Valjean @CyrusBolooki plays drums for the band New Found Glory and  @HereLiesMoon (Moon=Phil Sneed) plays guitar and sings for the band Greek Fire.   We talk, we drink champagne and we talk some more! Goldfinger stories included! check the link below! https://www.altpress.com/news/mxpx-beer-self-titled-music-video/   www.mxpx.com for all things follow@MikeHerreraTD on Instagram or Twitter   Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes!  Shop at Merch Arsenal
September 19, 2018
#254 MXPX Crew - Road Stories WARNING! This is more of a peecast or maybe even a poocast. So don't listen with your parents in the room. HaHa. Many of the stories are messy. You've been warned.. in fact, don't even listen! Tony Godino, Andy Alonso , Trevor Jackson, Yuri Ruley and Tom Wisniewski all tell some good and gruesome stories from the road of life.   Brad Blanco was driving and Dave Lackey filmed the entire podcast on video. that's available on Youtube. Search - #254 MXPX Crew - Road Stories     https://www.altpress.com/news/mxpx-beer-self-titled-music-video/   www.mxpx.com for all things follow@MikeHerreraTD on Instagram or Twitter   Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes!  Shop at Merch Arsenal
September 4, 2018
#253 Aric Improta - How to get good at anything, especially drums! Aric Improta is a professional drummer with a style all his own. follow @aricimprota on Instagram or twitter His current bands- @nightverses @thefever333 and @goldfingermusic Aric Improta is currently a member of Night Verses (LA) and The Fever 333 a politically charged rock band featuring Jason Aalon Butler formerly of letlive and Stephen Harrison formerly of The Chariot (band). The group has also had collaborative association with Travis Barker and John Feldmann. He also occasionally performs live with Goldfinger (band), he's recorded drums on the last 2 Gin Wigmore records and has participated in multiple Drum Festivals around the world. Meinl Cymbals released a studio re-recording of his 40 min solo performed at Meinl Drum Festival in Gutenstetten, Germany on July 1, 2017 via their youtube channel. The piece is entitled Blur-Lights in the Videodrome. -Wiki   www.mxpx.com for all things follow@MikeHerreraTD on Instagram or Twitter   Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes!  Shop at Merch Arsenal
August 30, 2018
#252 Jake Long and Tra Milburn on Music Life and band NRTHWND My good friends and associates Jake and Tra sit up in the studio and talk about the beginning of the MxPx self titled album preproduction and their personal experiences with joining the MxPx Team.   Follow them on Instagram: @thejakelong @tra580 @NRTHWND   www.mxpx.com for all things Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes!  Shop at Merch Arsenal  
August 20, 2018
#251 Live a Creative Life with Chuck Staton of band Senior Discount @Discountchuck on Insta and Twitter   Senior Discount latest album is The Best Revenge on P+P Records http://chuckstaton.wixsite.com/seniordiscountmusic     listen to more episodse at MXPX.com Thanks for listening. If you like the show please give us a positive review and rating on Apple Podcast!     MXPX.com for all things
August 13, 2018
#250 with band Spanish Love Songs From Los Angeles, CA new album "Scmaltz" out now! Follow them on Instagram @SpanishLoveSongs ------------------------------ www.mxpx.com Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes!  Shop at Merch Arsenal   Audio: Jake Long, Mike Herrera, Bob McKnight Back Office: Tom Chichila   Click through to Amazon via Link for all your Amazon purchases. Won’t cost you a penny extra on any purchases but will throw some loose commission change from the Amazon coffers our way, which help cover show expenses. Wanna make it even easier to support?  Just bookmark the Amazon banner affiliate url link to your browser toolbar – then every time you click to go to Amazon you can feel great for supporting what we are doing – Thank you!
August 1, 2018
#249 Jason Tate and Mike Herrera deep dive into the NEW MXPX Album   www.mxpx.com Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes!  Shop at Merch Arsenal   Audio and Video Production: Jake Long and Mike Herrera Back Office: Tom Chichila   Click through to Amazon via Link for all your Amazon purchases. Won’t cost you a penny extra on any purchases but will throw some loose commission change from the Amazon coffers our way, which help cover show expenses. Wanna make it even easier to support?  Just bookmark the Amazon banner affiliate url link to your browser toolbar – then every time you click to go to Amazon you can feel great for supporting what we are doing – Thank you!
July 17, 2018
#248 Pick It Up SKA in the 90s with Producers Leanor Ortega Till & Jason Hockney Zeimet Pick It Up on Kickstarter link below https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/974601805/pick-it-up-ska-in-the-90s/description   Campaign Ends Monday July 23, 2018!   ww.mxpx.com or listen to the Let's Ride on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes!  Buy MXPX products at the Merch Arsenal   Editing and Producing by Bob Mcknight from  The Bob and Katie Show Click through to Amazon via Link for all your Amazon purchases. Won’t cost you a penny extra on any purchases but will throw some loose commission change from the Amazon coffers our way, which help cover show expenses. Wanna make it even easier to support?  Just bookmark the Amazon banner affiliate url link to your browser toolbar – then every time you click to go to Amazon  you can feel great for supporting what we are doing – Thank you!
July 12, 2018
The Mike Herrera Podcast MHP #247 with Mario Romero Ex Navy Seal and training to be an Astronaut. Follow him on Instagram @MarioRomero186 Visit MXPX.com to watch the latest videos and preorder new album!   July 27th- Seattle, WA - The Showbox On sale now! July 28th- Portland, OR - Hawthorne Theatre On Sale NOW! September 7th- Dallas, TX- Canton Hall  on sale NOW! September 8th- Austin, TX- Mohawk on sale NOW!
July 4, 2018
July 4, 2018 Mike Herrera Podcast #246 with Photographer Joe Ortega. Joe and I sat down in the studio and Joe told me his story about how he got into music and photos. He's got a great story.  Thanks for listening. Please subscribe to the podcast and rate and review on itunes! MXPX.com for all things MXPX!
June 26, 2018
#245 the Mike Herrera Podcast with Tattooer JOHNNY SMITH ART and JOE MOXLEY MXPX.com for everything!
June 18, 2018
MHP 244 Pro Athlete BMX Rider and Actor Rick Thorne Musician, VJay, Announcer   MXPX.com
June 11, 2018
Punk Rock Karaoke - A conversation backstage in Seattle, Washington with Stan Lee, Steve Soto, Greg Hetson and Darrin Pfeiffer.  originalpunkrockkaraoke.com   MXPX.com for MXPX tickets in JULY!!!  New Album out in JULY!!!!   We talk: Music Pokemon Politics Punk Rock Karaoke
June 6, 2018
Mike Herrera Podcast #242 Brandon Saller of Atreyu and Hell or Highwater and Phil Moon from Greek Fire and Goldfinger join me on the podcast as we barrel down the highway in the United Kingdom.    MXPX.com 
May 22, 2018
#241 Garrett Dale of Red City Radio   We talk about some very important topics.    I also redcap the MXPX trip to Jakarta, Indonesia as well as updates to Kickstarter. Thank you for listening. Mike  
May 4, 2018
#240 Mike Herrera on MegaMaker with Justin Jackson   MXPX.com MXPX Kickstarter link https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/mxpx/mxpx-full-length-album-10
April 29, 2018
#239 James Barrett - Stage tech touring the world with rock bands He’s a professional stage tech out with Underoath as this podcast is releasing. You name it he's worked for or alongside them. He’s worked for Kesha, the Jacksons, ADTR, Shiny Toy Guns, Anberlin and much, much more. But it all started with MXPX. First as our all around get it done guy then a big step up as my bass tech. He's like an older brother to me. We had a great conversation. 
April 23, 2018
#238 - Spencer Chamberlain of Underoath   Spencer tells me why he doesn't have Facebook. We go in depth about how the new Underoath album was written and recorded. We talk about a number of topics from culture to the music business.  Underoath - Erase Me (Fearless Records) out everywhere now!!!   MXPX has a new album coming this summer!  Check out the Kickstarter at MXPX.com
April 16, 2018
A conversation with Steve Cabellero about Professional Skateboarding, practice, dedication and passion for mastering your profession. Steve hits us with nugget after nugget of wisdom and that positive attitude. My hope is that you'll get a lot of value from this podcast. Enjoy   Mxpx.com to pre order the upcoming new album!!  
April 9, 2018
The Mike Herrera Podcast  #236 A conversation with Kellin Quinn of Sleeping With Sirens
April 2, 2018
A conversation with Jason "Wee Man" Acuña about skateboarding, Jack Ass, his acting career and the Taco Business!   Help MXPX make a new album go to MXPX.com  
March 26, 2018
On the podcast today is Travis Boersma co-founder of Dutch Bros. Coffee, the largest privately owned drive through coffee chain.  He and his brother Dane founded the company in 1992 after government regulations forced their family out of their dairy business in Grants Pass Oregon.   SHOW NOTES Fixer Upper [1:00] Under Cover Boss [3:00] Dutch Bros 92 [10:50] The Dairy Life [14:00] Football Pencils [19:30] Espresso Cart [22:00] Making Changes [30:00] Tears and Pain [33:00] Self awareness [36:00] Treating people well [44:00] The modern company [47:00] Music state of mind [51:30] Tech and change [56:00] Rebel energy [1:00:00] Notable Links Discussed: Dutch Bros https://www.dutchbros.com Tony Robbins https://www.tonyrobbins.com Napoleon Hill https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleon_Hill  
February 16, 2018
MHP233 - TOM CHICHILA Team MXPX   Here's a brand new episode that will give you the updates on what we've been doing and why. Some big changes but mostly many small ones. My 11 time guest Chichila joins me for this ode to conversation for conversations sake and add value in the process. We get deep into music business talk here. Let me know what you think @mikeherreraTD  
December 30, 2017
This year's highs and lows with Jason Hockney Zeimet. 
December 23, 2017
Trevor, Tony and Andy from the MxPx crew join the podcast while in New York City.
December 9, 2017
Stephen Egerton (Descendents, All) joins the podcast.
December 2, 2017
Mike's mom joins the podcast! Find her on Twitter: @mxpxstoremanager
November 25, 2017
Jeff Betger of 90 LB WUSS joins the podcast.
November 18, 2017
MHH227- Tony Lovato - MEST Get Tony up close and personal in this long form podcast about his life growing up in South Chicago and the rise and fall of his band MEST.
November 11, 2017
Yuri and Mike talk about how they met, songwriting process, growing and evolving as musicians... and answer your questions! 
November 4, 2017
Mike Park, owner Asian Man Records. The Bruce Lee Band.  
October 28, 2017
Chris Demakes and Roger Lima join the podcast this week.
October 14, 2017
Tom Wisniewski - MXPX - politics, mass shootings, natural disasters and current events. Q+A at the end where your Facebook questions get answered!  SHOW NOTES Price vs Quality [4:20] Amazon takes over [6:25] Mass shootings [9:50] Conspiracy theories [17:00] Raising kids [20:00] More conspiracies [24:00] Chappelle and tacos [30:15] Politics [27:00] Police training [35:30] Tom Petty [39:00] Dead on stage [43:30] Listener Q&A [47:00] Podcast bonus Q&A [1:00:00] This Trump Guy [1:11:00] Thanks to this week’s sponsors: brooklinen.com Best. Sheets. Ever. Use code MIKE at checkout to save $20 and get free shipping. MERCH ARSENAL MIKE Online: Website | YouTube | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram Thanks to @SarahAllspaw : distribution, Mia McClellan: Production,Jake Gravbrot @walk.into.the.light : photos, the Idobi Radio Team, Jabber Jaw Media, & The Bob and Katie Show for preparing show notes. Thanks for listening.
October 7, 2017
Comedian Joe Sib joins the Mike Herrera Hour. 
September 30, 2017
Josh Caterer & Mike Felumlee (The Smoking Popes). 
September 23, 2017
Tom May and Joe Godino from The Menzingers
September 16, 2017
  Five Iron Frenzy's Reese Roper and Leanor Orega Till join the podcast. This week’s guest is Reese Roper and Leanor Orega Till of Five Iron Frenzy. You may be in a group called I hate Five Iron Frenzy but the truth is you don’t. From long arms to Fireball this episode rotates through pre show warm ups, politics, live shows, and even some bad jokes so get ready for an hour of good friends and good stories.   Reese and Leanor online: Leanor's Facebook Reese Roper is not my real friend Website   SHOW NOTES It stinks so good [7:15] Fireball [11:00] Reese starts to sing [15:00] Breaking stuff at shows [17:30] Words and propaganda [21:20] Live shows [25:00] Cornerstone [28:00] The controversy [32:15] Music hierarchy [35:00] Leprosy barrier [37:00] Music becomes family [40:00] The voice takes you there [42:30] Bad jokes [46:00] Mini tour [47:30] New album and politics [51:00] Notable Links Discussed: Me Without You Simple Plan      The fast feeling Thanks to this week’s sponsors: www.playdraftapp.com use code MIKEH MERCH ARSENAL MIKE Online: Website | YouTube | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram Thanks to @SarahAllspaw : distribution, Mia McClellan: Production,Jake Gravbrot @walk.into.the.light : photos, the Idobi Radio Team, Jabber Jaw Media, & The Bob and Katie Show for preparing show notes. Thanks for listening. HOW CAN YOU SUPPORT THE PODCAST? • Tell Your Friends & Share Online! • Subscribe & Review: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play • Bookmark & Use the Amazon Link: Click through to Amazon via Link for all your Amazon purchases. Won’t cost you a penny extra. Just bookmark the Amazon banner affiliate url link to your browser toolbar – then every time you click to go to Amazon it helps – Thank you!
September 9, 2017
Seb Lefebvre from Simple Plan joins the podcast. #mikeherrerahour airs FRIDAY NIGHT at 8PM EST/5PM PST Live on IDOBI Radio Listen on iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | on Jabber Jaw CAN'T FIND A PAST EPISODE? CLICK FOR FULL ARCHIVE This weeks guest is Seb Lefebvre of Simple Plan. From the janitors closet to a stage surrounded by thousands, Seb has had a life time of stories to share with world and maybe next time he will, but this time Mike and Seb talk about guitars that don’t exist, learning English to get laid, old movies, books, technology that listens to everything you say, and also a creeper in the park. Seb Online: Instagram Twitter Website SHOW NOTES Seb the janitor [6:30] Reset [8:10] A Simple Plan begins [12:00] Chuck the manager [15:00] Bass and family [17:00] Compact guitars [19:00] Seb in the morning [20:30] Music and family [26:30] Learning English [29:30] Movies and books [31:00] The tech listens [35:00] Creeper in the park [39:00] Podcasting [41:30] Supporting a brother [51:00] Producing and writing [57:00] Notable Links Discussed: Man of the hour podcast  Simple Plan     Ernie Ball
September 2, 2017
Listen on iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | on Jabber Jaw This weeks guest is Tom Chichila. If you are in the music business or any creative business this podcast has some gems and tons of value! Hang out with Mike and Tom as they try to take a walk down memory lane but ultimately and with great passion end up strolling broken music boulevard. So grab your device, headphones, and a nice place to kick your feet up and Let it Happen! SHOW NOTES Text Harvey to 90999 [8:00] Mike and Tom meet [10:25] Tumbledown and the Swiss guys [16:30] 2013 [20:30] Holli the angel [24:40] Back to 2013 [20:30] The solo gig [30:00] Tacoma[32:45] Mike the tour manager [36:20] Break the grind [39:00] The mailing list(props to Tony) [47:00] Are we stupid? [54:00] Agents will disappear [58:00] The bubble [1:03:00] Playing ball [1:06:30] Opening for MxPx [1:09:00] Let it happen? [1:13:00] Selling new stuff [1:17:00] Mia the Newbie [1:23:00] The last fight [1:25:50] Repressing albums [1:30:00] Notable Links Discussed: Less Than Jake  Zebrahead     Five Iron Frenzy Thanks to this week’s sponsors: DRAFT Come and join me on DRAFT today! Download the app any time – just search DRAFT in your app store and join a game in minutes! Or play right from your computer on playdraft.com – whatever you want!   For a limited time only, all new players get a FREE entry into a draft when you make your first deposit! But you have to use my promo code MikeH. That’s right – play a real money game for free just for using my promo code MikeH on your first deposit on draft!   Just search DRAFT in the app store or go to playdraft.com and come play free with promo code MikeH. www.playdraftapp.com use code MIKEH MERCH ARSENAL MIKE Online: Website | YouTube | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram Thanks to @SarahAllspaw : distribution, Mia McClellan: Production,Jake Gravbrot @walk.into.the.light : photos, the Idobi Radio Team, Jabber Jaw Media, & The Bob and Katie Show for preparing show notes. Thanks for listening.
August 26, 2017
Max Collins (Eve 6) and Kenny Carkeet (Awolnation) join to talk about their new band Fitness, views on past projects, stories from the road and more. #mikeherrerahour airs FRIDAY NIGHT at 8PM EST/5PM PST Live on IDOBI Radio Listen on iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | on Jabber Jaw MHH 216 – Fitness (was taken) Max Collins and Kenny Carkeet This week's guests are Max Collins (Eve 6) and Kenny Carkeet (Awolnation) of Fitness. In this episode Mike, Max, and Kenny talk about how to make it in the every changing music world without the help of the big bad LABEL machine. Oh, also one of them looks just like their dog but you’re going to have to listen to find out who. So grab an ice cold Secret Weapon, and crank up those speakers to 11 so you can share this episode with the neighbors. They’re going to thank you! FaceBook Twitter     Instagram Tour and Music  SHOW NOTES My tour pet [2:00] Fitness meets [4:15] Blow and side bands [9:45] The fitness goal [12:00] President of the label [17:00] Know then what I Know now [20:30] 100 people [25:00] Not in front of the kids [31:30]       Making records [34:00]  Mind bottling [37:00] Uncle Ed and the ice cuts [40:30] Creative Effort [44:00] Listening to the old stuff [46:00] The new record [49:00] Foot in the door [53:00] DIY [57:15] Notable Links Discussed: Peter Gabriel    Eve 6   Liam Gallaghar's New Tune Thanks to this week’s sponsors: MERCH ARSENAL DIY at it's finest! MIKE Online: Website | YouTube | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram Thanks to @SarahAllspaw : distribution, Mia McClellan: Production, Jake Gravbrot @walk.into.the.light : photos, the Idobi Radio Team, Jabber Jaw Media, & The Bob and Katie Show for preparing show notes. Thanks for listening.
August 19, 2017
This weeks guest is Andy Verdecchio of Five Iron Frenzy. Now make no mistake, Andy is not just a drummer. He’s creative, he has a fulltime job, he has a family, he’s doing the things he loves, he’s playing drums, he’s writing poetry, and now books. You can do that too! Just sit back and listen to Mike and Andy talk about using time and how to dedicate energy to the right places to push forward in life and make things happen.    FaceBook Twitter Instagram Tour and Music Andy’s Book! SHOW NOTES No headphone jack! [3:00] File sharing and my room [6:15] Thanksgiving and hurtful words [18:00] The weekend warriors [21:30] Andy starts drumming [24:30] Andy and the high school band [31:00] From punk to ska [34:00] Yuri’s not Dave [37:00] What’s Ska? [41:30] Down the rabbit hole [46:00] I’m not just a drummer [50:30]
August 12, 2017
Mark McMillon from Hawthorne Heights joins the podcast.
August 4, 2017
Freestyle Motor Cross, the esoteric, the occult, and Metal Mulisha with Beau Manley.
July 29, 2017
Roger Miret from the band Agnostic Front and Roger Miert and The Disasters joins to talk about his new book, My Riot: Agnostic Front, Grit, Guts & Glory! 
July 22, 2017
25 years of MXPX! Tom, Yuri and Chris join Mike this week to talk about the early years, how it all began, then and now and what's next. 
July 15, 2017
The guys from the band Magnetic North join the podcast this week! 
July 8, 2017
Dave McWane from Big D and the Kids Table joins the podcast this week.
July 1, 2017
LUKE SCHWARTZ, Touring Bass Player joins the podcast this week.
June 24, 2017
Cyrus Bolooki, drummer from New Found Glory is back for part 2. 
June 17, 2017
Cyrus Bolooki New Found Glory joins the podcast for Part 1 of this special 2 week episode.
June 10, 2017
Tim Brennan from DropKick Murphys joins the podcast.
June 3, 2017
Tom Bearpre from Florida Georgia Line and Trevor Jackson of True Rivals, Screeching Weasel. 
May 27, 2017
Monique Powell stops by the podcast while gearing up for this year's Warped Tour.
May 20, 2017
Mark Soloman Stavesacre to Nascar + additional calls Jake Langley Andy Alonso
May 13, 2017
Ryan Seaman talks leaving Falling In Reverse, what he's up to now and what's next.
May 6, 2017
This weeks guest is Kurt Larson and Daniel Franz of Silver City Brewery. With the much anticipated release of Secret Weapon Kurt, Daniel, and Mike talk about all the steps that went into making such a great beer. From tastings, to artwork, and all the beer industry lingo, MxPx and Silver City Brewery have not just designed a great beer but a great start to the summer. Parties, bars, rock shows, podcasts, and even grocery stores are going to be all about Secret Weapon. More on Silver City Brewery from SILVER CITY For most in the Puget Sound, when you look west at the Olympic Mountains you're looking right at the "Silver City". The convergence point right before you jump off into the wilderness of the Olympic National Forest on your way to the Pacific Ocean, resting between the edge of the Puget Sound and the base of the Olympic Mountains, rests Silver City. This Urban-Suburban experience is a sweet brewer's mash of Seattle city life and breathtaking outdoor adventure, all within ones reach. Beer, well made, brings the people of the "Silver City" together in celebration of having it all. Silver City was started in 1996 by Co-owners Steve & Scott Houmes, and it remains a locally owned and operated business. Silver City Brewery's handcrafted beers are available on draft, in 22oz bottles, 12oz bottle & 12oz can 6-packs across Washington State in bars, restaurants, and grocery stores. Silver City Brewery's production facility & brewery taproom is located at 206 Katy Penman Ave. in Bremerton, WA. Silver City Restaurant is located in Silverdale at 2799 NW Myhre Rd.   Twitter   Facebook   Website Listen & Subscribe on iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | on Jabber Jaw #mikeherrerahour airs on @IDOBIradio -Friday and Sunday Nights and Tuesday Days - Live on IDOBI Radio Thanks to this week’s sponsors: www.blueapron.com/mikeh Listeners get your first 3 meals free!! Blue Apron's uniquely integrated model means better ingredients, better pricing and a better planet for us all. Where to find the Beer BREMERTON-BREWED PUNK RAWK Celebrating 25 years of loud, fast, left-coast punk rawk, MXPX and Silver City Brewery, both from Bremerton, Washington, have joined forces to commemorate the band's anniversary milestone with an exclusive, signature beer. Named after the band's 2007 hit, "Secret Weapon", the brew is a delicious amber lager brewed in the "left-coast common" style. Super easy-going with a full-flavored malt backbone and a clean hop kick on the finish, the recipe is a true collaborative effort between the Silver City brew team and band members Mike, Tom, and Yuri, who were heavily involved in its development, adding their own personal tastes and flavor preferences. MERCH ARSENAL MIKE Online: Website | YouTube | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SHOW NOTES Secret Weapon [5:45] Kurt and Daniel [7:30] Steps to Secret Weapon [11:45] Naming the Beer [20:00] The cycle of beer [24:00] Tom Chichila [30:00] Beer barriers [32:00] A day with Kurt [36:00] Drinking well with others [38:30] MxPx breaking news [41:00] RockStar, Actor, Beer Guy [44:00] Best selling beers [48:00] Beer to the masses [52:30] Notable Links Discussed: Lagwagon Guardians of the Galaxy Lucky Lager The Peer Pleasure Podcast Where to find the Beer Thanks to Sarah Allspaw @SarahAllspaw for producing and helping with the distribution, Jake Gravbrot @walk.into.the.light for photos, video and co-hosting, the Idobi Radio Team, Jabber Jaw Media, & The Bob and Katie Show for preparing show notes. Special thanks to you the listeners and readers of this blog. I appreciate you. Thanks for listening. HOW CAN YOU SUPPORT THE PODCAST? • Tell Your Friends & Share Online! • Subscribe & Review: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play • Bookmark & Use the Amazon Link: Click through to Amazon via Link for all your Amazon purchases. Won’t cost you a penny extra on any purchases but will throw some loose commission change from the Amazon coffers our way, which help cover show expenses. Wanna make it even easier to support?  Just bookmark the Amazon banner affiliate url link to your browser toolbar – then every time you click to go to Amazon  you can feel great for supporting what we are doing – Thank you! ALSO! Life in Trenches - Hosted by Mike Herrera and Jake Gravbrot Discussions and opinions on pop culture and news. Watch and Subscribe HERE BUY STUFF
April 29, 2017
This weeks guest is Steve Kravac, Producer, Mixer, and Engineer Extraordinaire. Mike and Steve talk all things MxPx and his contributions that helped MxPx make it 25 years. Mike and Steve also cover the infamous Chick Magnet Steve Kravac story time, United Airlines, while still leaving time to deep dive into the music producing and engineering aspect of his career. More on Steve Kravac from www.stevekravac.com Steven Kravac is a RIAA gold accredited record producer, recording engineer, mixer, musician and composer, working from los Angeles, CA. He has built a strong reputation as an exacting producer & engineer, while working with groundbreaking International recording artists. Steve entered the American punk rock and indie rock scene with a five-year tenure as head engineer at westbeach Recorders. legendary in the punk rock community, Westbeach, owned by Brett Gurewitz, of Epitaph Records, was the staple recording outlet for acts like The Offspring and Rancid. One of the first sessions Steve engineered at this studio, was the album “Cheshire Cat” by Blink 182. The record went on to sell 400,000 units and provided a springboard to other production and engineering opportunities.   After leaving Westbeach, Kravac built a solid discography with many notable indie and punk rock artists, receiving a RIAA certified gold record for his work as producer, engineer and mixer on“Slowly Going the way of the Buffalo”, byMXPX. He also produced their album, “life in General” which featured the band’s most popular single, “Chick Magnet”. His work with MXPX alone, has netted sales well in excess of one-million records.     Twitter   Facebook Website   Listen & Subscribe on iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | on Jabber Jaw #mikeherrerahour airs on @IDOBIradio -Friday and Sunday Nights and Tuesday Days - Live on IDOBI Radio Thanks to this week’s sponsors: https://www.ziprecruiter.com/herrera Try ZipRecruiter for FREE Today. The Best Way to Post Jobs and Hire Fast. As your qualified candidates roll in, we make it easy to screen & rate them, allowing you to make the best hiring decisions for your business. All Candidates in One Place. http://landing.tavour.com/secretweapon/ BREMERTON-BREWED PUNK RAWK Celebrating 25 years of loud, fast, left-coast punk rawk, MXPX and Silver City Brewery, both from Bremerton, Washington, have joined forces to commemorate the band's anniversary milestone with an exclusive, signature beer. Named after the band's 2007 hit, "Secret Weapon", the brew is a delicious amber lager brewed in the "left-coast common" style. Super easy-going with a full-flavored malt backbone and a clean hop kick on the finish, the recipe is a true collaborative effort between the Silver City brew team and band members Mike, Tom, and Yuri, who were heavily involved in its development, adding their own personal tastes and flavor preferences. MERCH ARSENAL MIKE Online: Website | YouTube | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SHOW NOTES MxPx 25 Years [8:00] It’s not all sunshine and puppy dogs [11:00] Steve defends his Chick Magnet story time [13:00] Steve comes to Bremerton [13:00] United Airlines [19:00] Mike has beef [23:00] Steve gets into punk rock [25:30] Having a space [31:45] Auto Tune [35:00]  Drum Replacement [37:00] Vocals [39:00] Recording and budgets [47:30] Dependent on tech [51:00] MxPx Shows! [54:00] Notable Links Discussed: Less Than Jake Blink182 Bob Moon MXPX .
April 22, 2017
Jay Navarro of The Suicide Machines joins the podcast!
April 15, 2017
Colin Scummy Morrison joins the podcast this week! 
April 8, 2017
This weeks guest is Paul Marc Rousseau of Silverstein. Life on tour can be demanding to say the least, but Mike and Paul talk all about how to make it a life style to have in which to have fun. So hold tight as the show moves from Warped Tour to childhood while making a quick stop up north that will have you saying Oh Canada, and then learn a little about light beer from two music engineers. A little more from Silverstein It takes numbers to craft a movement out of sound. It takes numbers, and it takes throat, calloused fingers, worn out joints, and a sea of voices singing along. It takes numbers, and it takes work. It takes playing basements and community centers as much as it takes stages, and festivals. It takes years of dedication, sincerity, and community. And yet, only a few artists are so honored as to become synonymous with their era. Since 2000, Silverstein has kept its roots firmly planted in the terrain of post- hardcore. Sixteen years later, the genre is impossible to talk about without mentioning this seminal group.   Instagram Twitter   Listen & Subscribe on iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | on Jabber Jaw #mikeherrerahour airs on @IDOBIradio -Friday and Sunday Nights and Tuesday Days - Live on IDOBI Radio Thanks to this week’s sponsors: https://www.ziprecruiter.com/herrera Try ZipRecruiter for FREE Today. The Best Way to Post Jobs and Hire Fast. As your qualified candidates roll in, we make it easy to screen & rate them, allowing you to make the best hiring decisions for your business. All Candidates in One Place. MERCH ARSENAL MIKE Online: Website | YouTube | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SHOW NOTES Big Paul [5:30] Warped Tour T Shirts [8:45] A Warped workout [10:30] From tech to star [13:15] The Warped heat [16:00] Following your dream [20:00] Silverstein this year [22:00] People like different [25:00] Off the warped tour record [29:00]  Keep it light… Beer [33:00] The Pod goes Hockey [:] Paul outside the band [37:30] Oh Canada! [40:15] On the record [44:00] Mike and Paul the engineers [46:00] The Music business changes [53:00] Notable Links Discussed: Protest the Hero Ed Sheeran Goldfinger The Rocket Summer Thanks to Sarah Allspaw @SarahAllspaw for producing and helping with the distribution, Jake Gravbrot @walk.into.the.light for photos, video and co-hosting, the Idobi Radio Team, Jabber Jaw Media, & The Bob and Katie Show for preparing show notes. Special thanks to you the listeners and readers of this blog. I appreciate you. Thanks for listening. HOW CAN YOU SUPPORT THE PODCAST? • Tell Your Friends & Share Online! • Subscribe & Review: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play • Bookmark & Use the Amazon Link: Click through to Amazon via Link for all your Amazon purchases. Won’t cost you a penny extra on any purchases but will throw some loose commission change from the Amazon coffers our way, which help cover show expenses. Wanna make it even easier to support?  Just bookmark the Amazon banner affiliate url link to your browser toolbar – then every time you click to go to Amazon  you can feel great for supporting what we are doing – Thank you!
April 1, 2017
MHH 195 - Glenn Holmes - Box-n-Burn Academy Trainer and Personal Trainer This weeks guest is Glenn Holmes. Mike and Glenn go Chit for Chat while hanging out VIP style at Musink! Learn all about what makes Glenn one of LA’s most successful trainers and what makes Mikes breakfast burritos some of the best in Bremerton! You’re gonna laugh, you’re gonna cry, and even get some weight loss advice from the best in the business so sit back, pump up the volume and take it all in.   Per Boxnburn.com Glenn was born and raised in North West England, he has been surrounded and involved with sports his whole life. Growing up as a boxing fan, Glenn pursued the sport upon his permanent move to Los Angeles in 2006, and having competed as an amateur boxer and competitive distance runner too, Glenn is now excelling as one of LA’s most successful and sought after personal trainers. His daily schedule includes working with a wide mix of amazing people from professional fighters, high profile musicians and actors, boxing and fitness enthusiasts and every day gym goers who all share the common interest and passion of training hard and enjoying boxing as a means to better themselves physically and mentally. Instagram Twitter Podcast Box N Burn Box N Burn Academy   Listen & Subscribe on iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | on Jabber Jaw #mikeherrerahour airs on @IDOBIradio -Friday and Sunday Nights and Tuesday Days - Live on IDOBI Radio Thanks to this week’s sponsors: Blueapron.com/mikeh At Blue Apron we send you higher quality food at a better value . By cutting out the middle man and delivering ingredients at their freshest. MERCH ARSENAL MIKE Online: Website | YouTube | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SHOW NOTES Background, Context & Reference: Glenn gets started [7:45] Box N Burn [10:30] Weight Loss advice [13:30] Adapting to life [18:00] A day in Glenn’s life [21:00] Glenn gets into Boxing [28:30] Glenn’s boxing life [30:15] Boxings Back! [32:00] Mikes boxing gloves [36:00] BNB Academy [41:00] Fitness drummer boy [44:00] All green no brown [48:30] I Love LA [53:00] Notable Links Discussed: Tony Jeffries Pumping Iron Goldfinger Travis Barker  
March 25, 2017
Phil Moon Valjean Sneed, Story of the Year/Greek Fire joins the podcast this week.
March 18, 2017
David Bazen, Pedro the Lion, joins the Mike Herrera Hour this week! He takes us way back into the the early days of Pedro the Lion & the Seattle Music Scene in the early 90s. So call the Priests and Paramedics because you’re not going to know what hit you! Mike and Dave start out reminiscing about the past and move quickly into what it’s like coming from a family of musicians and how it shapes your life. Then the guys discuss the secrets behind writing music and how Dave uses house shows to keep that music alive. More on David Bazan Per wiki David Bazan is an indie rock singer-songwriter from Seattle, Washington. Bazan was the lead singer and creative force behind the band Pedro the Lion and was the lead singer of Headphones. In early 2006, he began performing and recording under his own name. Albums Curse Your Branches (September 1, 2009) Strange Negotiations (May 24, 2011) Blanco (May 13, 2016) Dark Sacred Night (November 11, 2016) Care (March 7, 2017) davidbazan Facebook Twitter Listen & Subscribe on iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | on Jabber Jaw #mikeherrerahour airs on @IDOBIradio -Friday and Sunday Nights and Tuesday Days - Live on IDOBI Radio Thanks to this week’s sponsors: ziprecruiter.com/herrera Try ZipRecruiter for FREE Today. The Best Way to Post Jobs and Hire Fast. As your qualified candidates roll in, we make it easy to screen & rate them, allowing you to make the best hiring decisions for your business. All Candidates in One Place. MERCH ARSENAL MIKE Online: Website | YouTube | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SHOW NOTES Mike and Dave the early years [2:00] A family of musicians [10:00] Exploit the old ideas [12:00] David and the movie [16:30] The house show game is strong [18:00] Dave has shows and more to come [31:45] Working but not working [37:00] Winter is coming [39:00] Priests and Paramedics [42:30] The brain diary [46:30] Strange harmony [51:30] Dave's new music [58:00] Notable Links Discussed: Cormac McCarthy Fugazi Deerhoof Jeremy Enigk Bedhead
March 11, 2017
This weeks guest is Frank Carter of Frank Carter and The Rattlesnakes. Frank takes us through the ups and downs of his career and the events that changed his perspective on music and ultimately changed the direction of his life. More on Frank Carter and The Rattlesnakes English band formed in 2015 by former Gallows and Pure Lovefrontman Frank Carter, they released one EP in May 2015 called Rotten and launched their debut album Blossom in August 2015. They revealed their second studio album, entitled Modern Ruin, on 28 September 2016, which was released in January 2017 via International Death Cult.           Frank Carter – vocals (2015–present)         Dean Richardson – guitars (2015–present)         Tom 'Tank' Barclay – bass guitar (2016–present)         Gareth Grover – drums (2016–present) Find Frank Carter and The Rattlesnakes Online: Facebook Twitter Instagram Frank Carter and The Rattlesnakes Listen & Subscribe on iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | on Jabber Jaw #mikeherrerahour airs on @IDOBIradio -Friday and Sunday Nights and Tuesday Days - Live on IDOBI Radio Thanks to this week’s sponsors: MERCH ARSENAL MIKE Online: Website | YouTube | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SHOW NOTES         What’s going on Frank? [3:45]         Building The Rattlesnakes [7:00]         Frank escapes the Gallows [13:30]         The grind for music [20:00]         The highs and lows create the drive [24:30]         Rattlesnake Tone [26:30]         The warped tour sucker punch [31:00]         The Rattlesnakes next move [38:00]         If Frank were king of the land [40:00]         The vanilla people [43:00]         Learn more than what you’re taught [46:00]         The first boy band [48:30]         Find your place [52:45]         The Robot King Kong [54:30]         Jackals [59:30] Notable Links Discussed: Gallows Pure Love Blossom
March 4, 2017
This weeks guest is Tobin Bawinkel of Flatfoot 56. From The Windy City to the streets of Bremerton Mike and Tobin share a lifetime of stories and experiences surviving in the world of music. From debt to family pain, music can cause crushing blows to your home life so it takes a special group of people to make it work. This is that story…..       More on Flatfoot 56 Playing a positive-natured brand of hardcore-tinged Celtic punk, Flatfoot 56 has been unleashing itself upon America and the rest of the world for over 16 years. Forming in 2000, the Chicago natives achieved nationwide attention with their first two label-backed records, 2006’s Knuckles Up and 2007’s Jungle of the Midwest Sea. These releases built on a heavy dose of previously established regional notoriety, helping the band gain steam early on. While each record received its fair share of acclaim, the quintet exploded onto a new level with 2010’s Black Thorn. Landing the band on a total of 9 Billboard Charts, Flatfoot 56 proved it could consistently reach an expanding audience while treading in a genre not often associated with widespread success. This success was advanced even further with song placements in the hit TV series "Sons of Anarchy" and the video game "Watchdogs".  After the success of “Blackthorn", Flatfoot 56 hit the studio yet again in 2012 to record "Toil". This album would further solidify the band as a consistent force to be reckoned with.     Flatfoot 56’s new album, ”Odd Boat”, was produced by Matt Allison at Atlas studios in Chicago. “We decided that since the last experience at Atlas Studios was so beneficial, we wanted to repeat it,” Bawinkel said. “We have been friends with Matt for a few years now and we love the work that he and his studio engineers do.” Flatfoot 56 has decided to partner with Sailor’s Grave Records to help deliver the next chapter of their legacy to the world.   FOR FANS OF: Dropkick Murphys, Cock Sparrer, and Flogging Molly   Flatfoot 56 is:   Tobin Bawinkel (Lead vocals, Rhythm guitar) Kyle Bawinkel (Bass, vocals) Brandon Good (Mandolin, Guitar, and vocals)   Eric McMahon (Bagpipes, Guitar, and vocals) Conrad Allsworth (Drums, vocals) Find Flatfoot 56 online: Facebook Twitter Instagram Flatfoot 56.com Listen & Subscribe on iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | on Jabber Jaw #mikeherrerahour airs on @IDOBIradio -Friday and Sunday Nights and Tuesday Days - Live on IDOBI Radio Thanks to this week’s sponsors: https://www.ziprecruiter.com/herrera Try ZipRecruiter for FREE Today. The Best Way to Post Jobs and Hire Fast. As your qualified candidates roll in, we make it easy to screen & rate them, allowing you to make the best hiring decisions for your business. All Candidates In One Place. Blueapron.com/mikeh At Blue Apron we send you higher quality food at a better value . By cutting out the middle man and delivering ingredients at their freshest. Merch Arsenal The Arsenal. Your Friendly neighborhood webstore. A mom and pop in every sense of the word. MXPX and more. MIKE Online: Website | YouTube | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SHOW NOTES Background, Context & Reference:     •    MxPx Shows [8:00]     •    The Windy City [9:15]     •    Sports and a bad joke [14:00]     •    The grain silo [18:30]     •    7 new planets [23:00]     •    Death Cruz [25:00]     •    The tour slows down [27:30]     •    The Industry crash [32:00]     •    Tobin the teacher [36:00     •    The Public school Strike [38:00]     •    Tobin the driver [45:00]     •    The rise of connection [48:30]     •    Flatfoot 56 Shows Notable Links Discussed: Flogging Molly Dropkick Murphys Cock Sparrer     Thanks to Sarah Allspaw @SarahAllspaw for producing and helping with the distribution, Jake Gravbrot @walk.into.the.light for photos, video and co-hosting, the Idobi Radio Team, Jabber Jaw Media, & The Bob and Katie Show for preparing show notes. Special thanks to you the listeners and readers of this blog. I appreciate you. Thanks for listening. HOW CAN YOU SUPPORT THE PODCAST? • Tell Your Friends & Share Online! • Subscribe & Review: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play • Bookmark & Use the Amazon Link: Click through to Amazon via Link for all your Amazon purchases. Won’t cost you a penny extra on any purchases but will throw some loose commission change from the Amazon coffers our way, which help cover show expenses. Wanna make it even easier to support?  Just bookmark the Amazon banner affiliate url link to your browser toolbar – then every time you click to go to Amazon  you can feel great for supporting what we are doing – Thank you! ALSO! Life in Trenches - Hosted by Mike Herrera and Jake Gravbrot Discussions and opinions on pop culture and news. Watch and Subscribe HERE BUY STUFF
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