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The video premiere of the popular podcast, The Downbeat, hosted by Craig Reynolds, drummer of Stray From The Path. The show features long-form interview hangs with a variety of Craig’s fellow musicians and friends. 

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The competitive body builder and fitness authority advocates for natural means of getting the most out of your body on the latest episode of the podcast.

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The vocalist gets incredibly real about her career prior to Spiritbox, the complacency of metalcore, and her dream of meeting with and working for Post Malone after their upcoming Reading and Leeds performance.

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The Trash Boat voice speaks candidly about his sexuality, his previous addictions, and what it’s like working as a customer service rep and fronting one of rock music’s most exciting bands.

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Detailing his insane work ethic, Smith reveals his day to day schedule as the band’s guitarist, manager, and how his continued triathlon training gives him the energy and focus to be as on point as possible.

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The veteran drummer keys in on the importance of being consistent behind the kit, the integrity he has in putting his name on anything, and how cryptocurrency is plagued with misinformation.

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The voice of Employed To Serve and co-owner of Church Road Records reveals details about the band’s forthcoming record, what it’s like to operate record label during a pandemic, and how being versatile is necessity.

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The veteran of the stage and studio shares what it was like to work with Devin Townsend and Animals As Leaders, how Youtube is setting a bad precedent for aspiring musicians, and his appreciation for the art of drumming.

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The bassist for Architects details his productive daily practices and his comfort with playing a supporting role within the band.

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The brilliant mind behind Cult of Luna explains how he values capturing a moment rather that making the perfect song in an interview that runs the gamut from workout regimens to religious zealotry to Southern California hardcore bands.

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Stray From the Path bandmates Craig Reynolds and vocalist Drew York share late night tour bus banter with a proper podcast audience on the latest episode of the long-form interview series.

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The frontman for the UK metalcore titans opens up about finding value in therapy and what it was like to make one of their best records to date during a lockdown.

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The vocalist for Counterparts and END talks about getting a job, bonding with his cat, and how the pandemic has changed how touring will play out when and fit the world ever becomes normal again.

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The comedian and host of the Off Menu podcast details life during the pandemic, how he got his comedic start, and his love for the metal.

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Despite existing in various iterations over the years, audio architect Aaron Marshall remains the driving force of the project that is seemingly just hitting it’s stride after a decade in the game.

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Paving a new lane for artists to remain connected with fans, Mat Welsh of While She Sleeps explains how experience and circumstance inspired the band to think outside the box.

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The athlete at the heart of Calgary Barbell discusses practical training habits and how bands like Kublai Khan, Harm’s Way, and Black Dahlia Murder top his gym soundtrack.

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Trivium frontman Matt Heafy details his dedication to Twitch and his epic black metal project with Emperor’s Ihsahn that has been 10 years in the making.

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The candid conversation included his story of joining the band, Oli Sykes’ insane work ethic, the band’s latest, “Parasite Eve,” the shared love for FIFA, jockeying for the top spot on the charts in a healthy competition with The Stereophonics and much more

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Things Are F*cked Right Now. Some Metallica Might Help.

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