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September 14, 2021

Dan dives into the process of writing and recording music for television and movies. Dan discusses reaching fans through licensing their music through things like the Olympics or Stanley Cup Final.

August 27, 2021

He describes how the Five Finger Death Punch hate he received set him up for life to do whatever he wants now.

August 27, 2021

Amy recalls first meeting Joey Jordison and Slipknot, driving all of Slipknot around to do radio interviews and befriending Joey.

August 26, 2021

Frank Bello joins Throwback Throwdown with Toomey discussing how Frank got into playing bass and eventually joining Anthrax. The guys discussed the latest Anthrax 40 year anniversary YouTube clips and how they were surprised with the knowledge that Henry Rollins had about Anthrax. Frank goes down memory lane with some great Cliff Burton and Dimebag Darrell stories. He talks about meeting Kiss in the 70s and then touring with them in the 80s. I’m The Man and Bring Tha Noize is broken down. Frank finishes off with some Big 4 talks and love for David Ellefson.

August 19, 2021

Andreas also discusses his time filling in for Scott Ian and Anthrax, what the Big 4 meant to him and hanging with the guys backstage.

August 16, 2021

For the final installment of Vman’s Defender of the Riff interview, the bassist details his development within the nucleus of Slipknot, shares what to expect when the band returns live, and confides he is excited to see Gojira and Faith No More in Iowa.

August 11, 2021

Vman dives into meeting Slipknot while guitar teching for Coheed & Cambria, plus he chats his time working with Mastodon – a band he would call one of his favorites, including almost getting first on the first day and the party days.

July 26, 2021

Dee talks about wanting Corpsegrinder on the record, singing onstage with Attack Attack! and why Sebastian Bach should do an album similar to his.

July 24, 2021

Ralph discuss his career in radio, as a computer hacker, starting Gas Digital Network and stories on bringing in Jamey Jasta, Robb Flynn and Jesse Leach.

July 21, 2021

Slipknot bassist Vman shares his musical beginnings in his hometown of Watford, England plus picks up an eight-string guitar for the first time in 10 years to demolish a track from Cry for Silence’s 2008 record The Glorious Dead on Defender of the Riff with Daniel DeKay

July 20, 2021

Padge also talks The Poison and how they didn’t know what to expect with the record.

July 19, 2021

Terry Corso joins Throwback Throwdown with Toomey to discuss his life, what got him into music and the rise of Alien Ant Farm.

July 19, 2021