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Ep 67: Jon Donais: I'm Sitting on 7 or 8 Years of Riffs

“I think Scotti Hill (Skid Row) writes the best ballad solos ever. They make the hair stand up on my arm.”

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Ep 66: Jon Donais: Touring with Legends and Legends Never Die

“I think sometimes people's flaws on guitar give them their own style. Certain guys are awesome alternate pickers, some guys they’re awesome legato [players]. You just have to run with what your strength is.”

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Ep 65: David Abbruzzese w/ Shannon Larkin: Who Needs Drugs When You Have Friends Like These?

"The Vitalogy record, the cassette I have of the rough mixes eclipses the final record and the mastering. It's so rich and so dynamic and then in the mastering it just got squashed too much, in my opinion."

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Ep 64: David Abbruzzese w/ GUEST HOST Shannon Larkin: Mushroom Tea and Memories

“I’ll tell you this about Chad Smith… I think he’s the greatest living rock drummer.”

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Ep 63: Alex Skolnick: People Thought I Was Crazy

“I had this realization that I like to improvise and when I first went out on tour with Testament I was improvising the solos. As people got familiar with the album, you know, [they’d complain] ‘why don’t you play the solo like on the record?’... and I realized, ok, that’s part of the deal.”

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Ep 62: Alex Skolnick: My Friends Were Going to College and I Was Signing a Record Deal

“By the time we signed our record deal, I was just out of high school. Basically, my friends were starting college [...] and I had plane tickets and hotels booked to record our first album.”

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About 2020'd

So, you had big plans for this year, huh? Well my friend, you got 2020'd! Fortunately for you, so did everyone else, including Benny, Siobhán, and Cory from the band Lost Symphony.  But instead of binge-watching countless Netflix shows, this creative three-ring circus with boundless energy decided to create a Podcast to provide a vehicle for their pent-up creativity.  

This modern-day triumvirate called up some of their most interesting and successful friends, including recording artists, touring musicians, music industry experts, TV personalities, even a billionaire, and asked these friends to give us their take on current events as well as to share some of their wildest entertainment memories. The result is a series of no-holds-barred discussions chocked-full with insider information.  2020'd explores the various paths that lead their highly successful guests to their unique lifestyles and prominence in the entertainment industry. Paramount in the podcasts is a healthy serving of rock n' roll war stories that give you a peek behind-the-curtain of the entertainment industry.

As a team, Benny, Siobhán, and Cory connect with their guests on an intellectual and emotional level covering a wide range of topics resulting in a hilarious and informative discussions. The Podcasts are a full-tilt ride providing an edgy and immersive full-on belly laugh experience. While available online for listening and watching at any time, new one-hour Podcasts are dropped twice a week, on Sundays and Wednesdays at 9:00 PM (ET).  So, lay back, relax, recline and fall right through the cracks — grab a whiskey, beer, joint, or whatever your poison, and get 2020'd with us!

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