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The vocalist recalls a great story involving fashion tips from Dimebag Darrell while on tour, and shares the stylistic shift to Make Yourself that initially threw fans for a loop.

December 20, 2021

The genre’s most in-demand producer guests on the Talk Toomey Podcast to discuss Fit For An Autopsy, the value of album credits and how New Jersey Hardcore and West Coast rap influenced him.

December 9, 2021

The guitarist and songwriter introduces Jevon “ODW” Barnes of Noble Poets and details how music functions as therapy in confronting past trauma.

December 6, 2021

The multi-talented frontman discusses In The Court of the Dragon, influences like Slipknot and Megadeth and how changing with the times breeds longevity on the Talk Toomey Podcast.

October 18, 2021

Elijah Witt of Cane Hill joins the Talk Toomey Podcast this week. Elijah and I talk about the success of Cane Hill being off a label and the creative freedom it has given the band. We talk about the writing process of the band and his love of longer songs. Elijah discusses the huge bass tone the band has a the importance of bass players. We also talk some New Orleans metal history, Nu Metal and Deloreans.

October 8, 2021

The legendary frontman and songwriter discusses Helmet’s upcoming live album. their shows with Korn and System of A Down, and the pride he takes in being able to influence the next generation of musicians.

October 7, 2021

The vocalist for the NOLA nu-metal unit shares how the band is working smarter and hitting their creative stride as a thriving independent unit.

October 5, 2021

In the final segment of the in-depth conversation on the Talk Toomey Podcast, Newsted lays out the roadmap Metallica took to climb to the pinnacle of rock music and explains how every accomplishment was earned.

September 10, 2021

The former Metallica bassist retells the competition and camaraderie of the Bay Area and recalls the historical significance of playing in front of 1.6 million fans in Russia.

September 7, 2021

The veteran bassist shares how the entire Metallica team knew the Black Album was going to be something special from the very beginning.

September 2, 2021

The former Metallica bassist details how Bob Rock helped the band capture lighting in a bottle.

August 31, 2021

The veteran deathcore frontman shares how Cradle of Filth and Korn steered him creatively and how touring post-pandemic has been especially emotional.

August 26, 2021

The veteran guitarist shares some classic touring stories with Testament, updates fans on new tunes, and recalls how the former Slipknot drummer was a fan of Vio-lence.

August 19, 2021

After 18 years as a member of Soulfly, the veteran guitarist is parting ways and finding peace with his own creative projects.

August 16, 2021

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