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DJ Force X in Conversation
Long time DJ chats to new and old friends inside and outside the music industry.
2 days ago
#167 – Pitchshifter
I welcome Mark Clayden to the show, he is the founding member and bass player for 'Pitchshifter'. We talk 20th Anniversary release of 'EFKD 2020', their plans for 2021, a little about the .com album, and we go back to the origin days of Pitchshifter. Also support Mark's charity 'Last Night A DJ Saved My Life Bristol' (https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/last-night-a-dj-saved-my-life-bristol) He is raising money to buy portable hand wound radios to give to the homeless, those in need and the isolated in Bristol. Enjoy!
Aug 3, 2020
#166 – Hed PE
I welcome Jared from (hed)PE to the show this episode. We talk all things new album 'Class of 2020' (Out August 20th 2020) and the 20th Anniversary of their album 'Broke'. Enjoy!
Jul 30, 2020
#165 – Bleed Again
I welcome James and Simon of Bleed Again to the Podcast! They are releasing their new single 'Survive' (Out Now!). We converse about that, how the lockdown was and more! Enjoy!
Jul 28, 2020
#164 – Static-X
I chat to Tony Campos from the band Static X, they have just released a new album titled 'Project Regeneration Vol. 1' We talk about that, the bands legacy and more! Enjoy!
Jul 27, 2020
#163 – Joe Bouchard
I welcome special guest Joe Bouchard to the show! He is a founding member of the legendary band 'Blue Oyster Cult' and he is about to release his 6th solo album 'Strange Legends' (Out 31st July 2020). Enjoy!
Jul 19, 2020
#162 – DeeJay Random
Continuing my DJ specials I welcome the awesome DeeJay Random to this episode! We talk origin story, residences, DMC wins and losses, and working with Coldcut!! Enjoy!
Jun 24, 2020
#161 – They Called Him Zone
I chat to Mix from 'They Called Him Zone'. We talk about their new single 'Die Clean' and more about their forthcoming album 'If You've Got A Taste For Terror' (Out September 4th 2020), we cover a few topics including the scene up in Bradford and Leeds, musical process and the lockdown! Enjoy!
Jun 22, 2020
#160 – Emmure
I am joined by Frank from Emmure on this episode! We talk about the new Emmure album 'Hindsight' (Out 26th June on Sharptone Records), what he's been up to during the lockdown and more! Enjoy!
Jun 18, 2020
#159 – DJ QBert
I chat to the legendary DJ QBert on this weeks DJ special! We converse on many topics, including his origins, influences, his new material (Wave Twister Origins) and more! Check out the free tunes on Thudrumble.com! Enjoy!
Jun 18, 2020
#158 – The Real DMT
I chat to Rapper/Producer 'The Real DMT'! He recently released an EP with DJ Rob Swift called 'The Cure' (Out Now on Fat Beats Records). We converse about that and many other topics, including his origin story! Enjoy!
Jun 16, 2020
#157 – On Hollow Ground
I chat to Ryan and Jack from the band 'On Hollow Ground' they have a new single out called 'Our Lives' and a new album 'Blood is Blood' (Out July 17th). We also converse on many other subjects like nu-metal, professional wrestling, gardening and more! Enjoy!
Jun 16, 2020
#156 – The Lonely Ones
I chat to Jymmy from the rock band ‘The Lonely Ones’ about their transition from being ‘Bobaflex’ to now, their new singles ‘The Lonely One’ & ‘Eternal Sadness’, a new cover song and much more! Enjoy! #Podcast #Interview #Rock #Metal #Punk #Indie #MusicIndustry
Jun 14, 2020
#155 – CRO-MAGS
My special guest on todays show is Harley Flanagan from the awesome band Cro-Mags. We talk all things about the new ‘Cro-Mags’ album ‘In The Beginning’ (out on 19th June). Their first in 20 years!! We also converse about the movie ‘Between Wars’ which Harley was part of and contributed to the soundtrack and more! Enjoy! *Photo credit: Laura Lee Flanagan
Jun 11, 2020
#154 – Cutmaster Swift
This DJ special I am chatting to the legendary Cutmaster Swift, his origin story, early hip hop and b-boy years, what he's doing now, and some DJ tech talk also! Enjoy!
Jun 10, 2020
#153 – Local H
I have Scott from Local H on my show today! We talk about their new album 'Lifers' (Out Now), how I have struggled to catch them at a show, how they are helping smaller venues during quarantine and more! Enjoy!
Jun 9, 2020
#152 – Thundermother
I have Guernica Mancini of Thundermother on my show today! We talk about their new album 'Heat Wave' (Out July 31st on AFM Records). We converse on other subjects including her career and how she joined Thundermother! Enjoy!
Jun 8, 2020
#151 – Call Me Malcolm
I welcome Lucias to the show today. We talk all things 'Call Me Malcolm' including their new album 'Me, Myself and Something Else' (Out Now on WireTap Records), my new found fondness for Ska-Punk, the writing process, origins of the band and much more! Enjoy!
Jun 7, 2020
#150 – Broadside
Ollie Baxxter is my guest on todays show, he is the front man from US Punk Rock band 'Broadside'. We talk about their new album 'Into the Raging Sea' (Out July 24th on Sharptone Records), lockdown life, the creative process, mental health and more! Enjoy!
Jun 4, 2020
#149 – Dilly and DJ Rob Swift
I chat to the legendary DJ Rob Swift & his partner Dilly. Rob has a new EP out now with The Real DMT called 'The Cure' (Fat Beats Records). Dilly is currently promoting her mix tape 'Stay Home, Stay Stoned' both projects are featured in this episode. We converse about those projects but also Rob's background in DJ-ing, advice for DJs, how Dilly got in to the world of DJ-ing and how their #Dilbert partnership began. Enjoy! Socials: Instagram @dilly.rowe @brolicarm | Facebook @DJRobSwift Websites: www.dilly.world | www.djrobswift.com | www.mixcloud.com/dillydilly | www.youtube.com/djrobswift ('Overdose' from The Cure EP, permission was given by Rob Swift to play it on the show!)
Jun 3, 2020
#148 – Mushroomhead
Chatting to Skinny from Mushroomhead on todays show! We talk their new album 'A Wonderful Life' (Out June 19th on Napalm Records), their current situation, filming a music video in quarantine and we geek out on music tech. Enjoy!
Jun 2, 2020
#147 – Primal Fear
I chat to Ralf, the front man of heavy metal band 'Primal Fear'. They are about to release a new album 'Metal Commando' (Out July 24th on Nuclear Blast), I discover their influences and origins. PrimalFearOfficial (Facebook) Enjoy!
May 31, 2020
#146 – BPMD
Chatting to the duo of Billy 'Blitz' (Overkill) and Mark Menghi from BPMD. Between each of them busting each others chops we talk about their new album 'American Made' (Out 12th June on Napalm Records). Covering the origin of the band, how they chose the songs to cover and more! Enjoy!
May 28, 2020
#145 – Jesse Kage
This week on my DJ specials, I bring you a very special guest in the shape of Jesse Kage a US Radio DJ. We discuss his career, love for rock music, professional wrestling and his latest podcast 'First Match' where he interviews pro-wrestlers and gets their origin stories! @JesseKage (Twitter/Instagram) The Kage Kult (Facebook) Enjoy!
May 27, 2020
#144 – TETRARCH
I chat to Diamond from the US Metal band 'Tetrarch', we discuss their origin story, new album 'Unstable' (Coming Soon!), their current single 'I'm Not Right' (Out Now) and more!! Enjoy!
May 26, 2020
#143 – Steve Hackett
On this episode of the podcast, I speak to the legendary guitarist 'Steve Hackett' formerly of Genesis and with a new book out called 'A Genesis in my Bed' (Out via Wymer Publishing) we talk about that and more! Enjoy!
May 25, 2020
#142 – Trapt
I chat to Chris Taylor Brown from US Rock band 'Trapt' about their new album 'Shadow War' (Out June 19th) and more. Enjoy!
May 21, 2020
#141 – DJ Rasp
Continuing my special DJ series here on my podcast, my special guest this week is DJ Rasp (3xDMC 5xIDA Champion) we talk about his origin story how he got in to DJing, early competition entries, eventual wins and more!
May 20, 2020
#140 – Pop Evil
I chat to Leigh from the rock band 'Pop Evil' we talk about their new singles 'Work' and 'Let the Chaos Reign'. We also touch on various topics, how I discovered the band, his outlook on music and the industry, spreading positivity and keeping going! Enjoy!
May 19, 2020
#139 – The Black Dahlia Murder
Chatting to Trevor from The Black Dahlia Murder on todays show! We cover their new album 'Verminious' how the lockdown has been promoting an album, hobbies and more! Enjoy
May 18, 2020
#138 – North Atlas
I chat to Leon from the band 'North Atlas' they have a new single 'Hypnotist' (Out Now!) we cover their first release 'South' and what could be in the pipeline post pandemic! Enjoy!
May 17, 2020
#137 – Tokyo Blade
I chat to Andy Boulton from the legendary british heavy metal band 'Tokyo Blade'. We talk about their new album 'Dark Revolutions' (Out Now), adapting in these odd times, how the industry is evolving and more! Enjoy!
May 14, 2020
#136 – DJ Woody
Kicking off my new Friday feature series where I interview fellow DJs. We start today with ‘DJ Woody’. 2 time World Champion DJ, Innovator, Cut Creator, AVDJ and head of his own label ‘Woodwurk Records’. Enjoy!
May 13, 2020
#135 – Feuerschwanz
I chat to Captain Hauptmann of the German medieval band ‘Feuerschwanz’ about their new album ‘Das Elfte Gebut’ (The Eleventh Commandment) out on June 26th via Napalm Records. Check out the current singles ‘Metfest’, ‘Das Elfte Gebut’ and an excellent cover of ‘I See Fire’ (from The Hobbit). Enjoy!
May 12, 2020
#134 – hubris.
On todays show I chat to Nathan and Jonathan from the band 'hubris.' We talk about their new album 'Metempsychosis' (Out Now), their journey so far and more! Enjoy!
May 12, 2020
#133 – Bloodhounds
I chat to Joey and James from the band 'Bloodhounds' about their current singles 'Imminent Funk' and 'Pit of Snakes' (Both, out now!) their journey so far, influences and more! Enjoy
May 11, 2020
#132 – Ming Chen & Mike Zapcic (Comic Book Men)
I chat to some very special guests this week. Mike Zapcic and Ming Chen of TVs 'Comic Book Men' hosts of 'I Sell Comics' Podcast and staff of 'Jay and Silent Bob's Secret Stash'. We talk about the show (which is now on Amazon Prime), the comic-con circuit, and their latest venture 'A Shared Universe' Podcastudio! (Video version available on my YouTube Channel) Enjoy!
May 6, 2020
#131 – Disconnected
I chat to Ivan the front man from French metal band 'Disconnected' we talk about their latest single 'Unstoppable' also their journey so far and some news about their forthcoming album! Enjoy!
May 5, 2020
#130 – KYROS
I speak to the entire band 'Kyros' about their latest single 'Rumour', journey so far, and their new forthcoming album! Enjoy!
May 4, 2020
#129 – Allfather / Wretched Empires
I speak to Tom, he is the vocalist for 2 bands: Allfather & Wretched Empires. We talk all things on both projects including the latest Wretched Empires EP 'Bloom' (Out Now) Enjoy!
May 3, 2020
#128 – Reawaken
I chat to Gill and Joe from the band 'Reawaken' about their latest release 'Restore' (Out Now) and what they are up to during the lockdown! Enjoy!
Apr 30, 2020
#127 – Jim Davies
I chat to former Pitchshifter/The Prodigy guitarist Jim Davies. He's just released a solo album called 'Headwars' (Out Now), we converse about the album, playing in Pitchshifter, his pass times and more! Enjoy!
Apr 29, 2020
#126 – From Ashes to New
I speak with Matt of 'From Ashes to New' about their latest single 'Panic' (Out Now), their pandemic activities and more! Enjoy!
Apr 28, 2020
#125 – Royals
I have a great chat with Lewis and Luke from the band 'Royals' we discuss their latest single 'Out of Reach' (Out Now!), their journey thus far, influences and favourite pass times! Enjoy!
Apr 27, 2020
#124 – KHEMMIS
I chat to Phil from the band 'Khemmis' about their new album 'Doomed Heavy Metal' (Out Now on Nuclear Blast), influences, Ronnie James Did, artwork, and so much more. Enjoy!
Apr 26, 2020
#123 – Theraphosa
I speak to Vincent from the French band ‘Theraphosa’ about their new album ‘Transcendence’ (Out Now on Seasons of Mist), musical influences, gaming and more. Enjoy!
Apr 23, 2020
#122 – FIREWIND
I speak to guitar maestro Gus G about the new 'Firewind' self titled album (Out 15th May on AFM Records), influences, pass times and more! Enjoy!
Apr 23, 2020
#121 – Tomorrow is Lost
I have a chat with Ryan from Tomorrow is Lost. We talk about their album 'Therapy' (Out Now on Eclipse Records), influences and we find out about their song for the NHS! Enjoy!
Apr 21, 2020
#120 – Our City Fires
I chat to Dan from the band 'Our City Fires'. We converse about their latest EP 'Foundations' (Out Now!), Post Pandemic Plans, Video Games, and more! Enjoy
Apr 21, 2020
#119 – PSYCHOSTICK
I chat to Alex from Psychostick, we chat about their lock down shows (live streaming every Thursday 5pm ET/10pm UK) and his book 'Dichotomies - Lessons from a College Life on Tour' (Available now!) Enjoy!
Apr 19, 2020
#118 – MAUD THE MOTH
I speak to Amaya from the group 'Maud The Moth' about her new album 'Orphane', the latest single 'As Above So Below' and more! Enjoy!
Apr 16, 2020
#117 – August Burns Red
I chat to Dustin from August Burns Red about their new album 'Guardians' (Out Now!!), his favourite pass times and more! Enjoy!
Apr 15, 2020
#116 – ENTER SHIKARI
I chat to Rou Reynolds of Enter Shikari about their new album 'Nothing is True Everything is Possible', what he gets up to outside of music and more. Enjoy!
Apr 9, 2020
#115 – Lamb of God
I welcome Randy Blythe from the legendary metal band 'Lamb of God'!!! We cover their new single 'Memento Mori' and forthcoming self titled album (Out on Nuclear Blast on May 8th) amongst other things! Enjoy!
Apr 8, 2020
#114 – Shattered Skies
Ian and Gerry from 'Shattered Skies' join me today to speak music, influences and their new single 'Born of Solder' (Out Now). Enjoy!
Apr 7, 2020
#113 – COLDBONES
I chat to Nick from 'Coldbones' about their new album 'The Cataclysm' (Out 17th April 2020), influences, plans post pandemic and more! Enjoy!
Apr 7, 2020
#112 – Gold Frankincense & Myrrh
I chat to metal band 'Gold Frankincense & Myrrh'. We chat about their journey so far, influences and more! Don't be deceived by the cheer leader, bubble gum look, these ladies pack a punch! Enjoy!
Apr 6, 2020
#111 – Acid Mammoth
I chat to Chris (Vocals) of the Greek Doom outfit 'Acid Mammoth'. They have an album 'Under Acid Hoof' out now on HEAVY PSYCH SOUNDS RECORDS. Enjoy!
Apr 2, 2020
#110 – Motive Black
I chat to Alana from LA outfit 'Motive Black'. We talk about their new single and their future plans after this pandemic! Enjoy!
Apr 1, 2020
#109 – DEVILSKIN
I chat to Paul from New Zealand's very own 'Devilskin'. We chat about their new album 'Red' (Out Now!) life in NZ, touring the world and the deep meaning in their songs! Enjoy!
Mar 31, 2020
#108 – Sydney Fate
I chat to Bailey, Adam and Ieu from 'Sydney Fate' they are about to unleash their new album 'Silicon Nitride' (Eclipse Records). We converse about that and a whole bunch of other stuff! Enjoy!
Mar 30, 2020
#107 – Master Boot Record
I chat to 'Master Boot Record' about their new album 'Floppy Disc Overdrive' (Out Now on Metal Blade Records), influences, music, we cover our current views on the pandemic and more! Enjoy!
Mar 29, 2020
#106 – IMONOLITH
I chat to Ryan from 'Imonolith' about their new album 'State of Being' (Out Now!) We converse regarding the band forming, what life is like at the moment with the worldwide pandemic and more! Enjoy!
Mar 24, 2020
#105 – Don Jamieson
I chat to the rather excellent comedian Don Jamieson! (That Metal Show) We converse about his current comedy album 'Denim & Laughter' (Out Not On Metal Blade Records), his love for British heavy metal, his postponed tour with Saxon's very own Biff Byford and more! Enjoy!
Mar 4, 2020
#104 – YES
I chat to Alan White the legendary drummer, of the equally legendary progressive rock band 'YES'. We talk about their forthcoming tour, and also when he worked with John Lennon and George Harrison. Enjoy!
Feb 16, 2020
#103 – Sepultura
I converse with Derrick from the legendary Brazilian band 'Sepultura'. They have a new album 'Quadra' out in February 2020. Enjoy!
Dec 7, 2019
#102 – Midge Ure
I chat to the legendary song writer and performer Midge Ure in a career spanning interview. We chat about his time in Thin Lizzy, Ultravox, Visage and his new album 'Soundtrack 1978 - 2019' (Out Now) Enjoy!
Nov 19, 2019
#101 – DBA (Geoff Downes)
I chat to musician extraordinaire Geoff Downes (DBA, YES, Asia, The Buggles) about the forthcoming DBA live album 'Live in England' (out Nov 29th 2CD/DVD, Vinyl out in Feb 2020)
Sep 11, 2019
#100 – John Lodge (The Moody Blues)
On my 100th episode, I am in conversation with John Lodge of the legendary band 'The Moody Blues' about his forthcoming album 'B-Yond The Very Best Of' and tour!
Sep 6, 2019
#99 – CULT OF LUNA
I chat to Johannes from Cult of Luna about their forthcoming album and tour! Enjoy!
Aug 15, 2019
#98 – Zardonic
Epsiode #98 I chat to DJ/Producer Zardonic! He's about to play in the UK for the first time at Infest in Bradford at the end of the month! Check out his latest album 'Become'. Enjoy!
Aug 1, 2019
#97 – Tiffany
On this show I have the one and only Tiffany! From 80's pop sensation, to actor, producer and more! Playing the Rewind festival (North and South) this year and working on her new album in the UK. Enjoy!
Feb 18, 2019
#96 – Misery Loves Co.
My first pod of 2019! I chat to Patrik from Misery Loves Company. They are back with new songs and lots of plans! Enjoy!
Aug 28, 2018
#95 – Martin Turner Ex Wishbone Ash
I chat to Martin Turner about his forthcoming tour with Martin Turner Ex Wishbone Ash. Performing their self titled debut by Wishbone Ash in its entirety. Check out the dates on their sites and go check them out. Enjoy!
Jul 14, 2018
#94 – Irving Force
I chat to Adam, AKA Irving Force about his fantastic new album 'Godmode' (Out on Jet Set Trash), gaming, his Twitch channel and more! Enjoy!
Jul 5, 2018
#93 – Dave Perry
I chat to Dave Perry (Former Co-Presenter on Games World and GamesMaster) about Games Animal TV a new youtube channel with classic gaming challenges from live retro/conventions. We also talk about music, his inspirations and how he became a tattoo artist! Enjoy!
Jun 19, 2018
#92 – GÖR FLSH
I chat to Raphael, the man behind the industrial synth wave project GÖR FLSH Their new album 'For The Kult' is out now on Jet Set Trash Records, we chat about that, the Canadian music scene and more! Enjoy!
Jun 10, 2018
#91 – Graham Oliver – Saxon
On this episode I am in conversation with Graham Oliver one of the founding members of the legendary British heavy metal band 'Saxon' regarding their latest Re-issues of the classic albums 'Denim and Leather', 'The Power and the Glory' and 'Crusader' (Out Now on BMG) and more. Enjoy!
May 20, 2018
#90 – Danko Jones
I briefly chat to Danko Jones this week about their tour and last years album release. Enjoy!
May 14, 2018
#89 – CKY
I catch up with Matt and Chad of CKY to chat about their tour with Skindred and their latest album 'The Phoenix' (Out Now on Entertainment One) Enjoy!
May 6, 2018
#88 – Skindred
I catch up with Arya (Drummer) from Skindred during their 'Start the Machine' Tour at Brixton Academy. We chat about their new album 'Big Tings' (Out Now on Napalm Records) and more! Enjoy!
May 1, 2018
#87 – Gutlocker
This weeks episode I chat to the guys in Gutlocker about their forthcoming tour and new EP 'Cry Havoc!' (Out Now, Self Release) Check em out!
May 1, 2018
#86 – Big Scary Monster
on my completion of the RSD Trilogy I chat to label head Kevin about Big Scary Monster record label. How they got started, bands they are currently releasing and some from the past. Enjoy!
Apr 17, 2018
#85 – Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons
I am chatting to Neil Starr the front man for Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons in my 2nd (in the trilogy) of Record Store Day themed interviews. They are releasing a 7inch vinyl on RSD this year with their cover of Hawkwinds 'Silver Machine' also we talk about their forthcoming tour with Ugly Kid Joe and more!
Apr 6, 2018
#84 – Alcopop! Records
As I begin my trilogy of Record Store Day themed shows I chat to Jack of Alcopop! Records (home of Tigercub, Happy Accidents, Nelson Can, ItoldyouIwouldeatyou and more)
Mar 29, 2018
#83 – Monster Magnet
On this episode I am in conversation with Dave Wyndorf of 'Monster Magnet' about the new album 'Mindfucker' (Out Now on Napalm Records) comics and more. www.djforcex.com
Mar 6, 2018
#82 – SOiL
This months show I have Ryan (Vocals) from the band SOiL. Recorded at the O2 Forum in Kentish Town, London last month. We talk album, UK, brain freezes, band management and more. Enjoy!
Dec 8, 2017
#81 – Nothing More
I welcome back 'Nothing More' to the show. This time I get to chat to Jonny (Vocals) at Dingwalls in Camden just before their sold out show! We converse about their new album 'The Stories We Tell Ourselves' (Out Now) and their current EU Tour.
Aug 26, 2017
#80 – Hollywood Undead
I briefly chat to Charlie from Hollywood Undead. They have a new single out now called 'California Dreaming' along with a new album in a couple of months. Enjoy!
Jul 2, 2017
#79 – Public Service Broadcasting
On this episode I chat to J from Public Service Broadcasting. We converse about their new album 'Every Valley' (Out on PIAS Recordings July 7th), touring, the concept behind the album and how they structure their live shows. Enjoy! www.publicservicebroadcasting.net
Jun 18, 2017
#78 – Maximo Park
I welcome Paul Smith, frontman from UK rock band 'Maximo Park' we chat about their new album 'Risk to Exist' (Out Now on Cooking Vinyl) their forthcoming tour dates and a whole lot more! www.maximopark.com
Jun 15, 2017
#77 – Miss May I
I have Ryan (vocals/bass) on the show this week. We chat about the new Miss May I album 'Shadows Inside' (Out Now on SharpTone Records/Nuclear Blast) and their tour dates! Enjoy!
Jun 2, 2017
#76 – Wednesday 13
I welcome Wednesday 13 to my show this week! We converse about the new album 'Condolences' (Out Now on Nuclear Blast) Download Festival, their live show and the upcoming US tour! Enjoy!
May 21, 2017
#75 – Youth Killed It
On this weeks episode I speak to Jack (Vocals) from 'Youth Killed It' who have their debut album 'Modern Bollotics' (Out Now on Rude Records) we chat about that, a little about their recent tour and more! www.twitter.com/YOUTHKILLEDIT
Apr 29, 2017
#74 – Devildriver
Welcome, on this episode; I chat to Dez Fafara (Devildriver/Coal Chamber) we chat about the forthcoming Devildriver European shows/festivals (Download, Hellfest etc.), the current album 'Trust No One' (Out Now on Napalm Records) & More. We also touch on some Coal Chamber and their status. www.devildriver.com
Apr 22, 2017
#73 – Eric Henry Pacific 201
On this weeks episode I speak to film maker and Executive Producer of a forthcoming star trek fan film 'Pacific 201' www.pacific201.com please take a look and donate what you can do they can complete the filming. Also from a previous episode with Manu Intiraymi 'The Circuit' is now live on Kickstarter and looking for backing! Go to http://kck.st/2oQC1HH and throw some cash their way also. Enjoy!
Apr 7, 2017
#72 – Blacktop Mojo
I am joined by one of the rising stars in the american rock music scene 'Blacktop Mojo' hot off their recent support slot for Bon Jovi, jamming with Sammy Hagar and Run DMC also the #MyGibsonMoment we discuss their new album 'Burn The Ships' (Out now) and more. www.blacktopmojo.com
Mar 25, 2017
#71 – Seething Akira
I welcome back Seething Akira to the show this week. We chat about their new album 'Sleepy Skeletor' (Out Late June), the new single 'Backlash ft. Olly Simmons' and what they have been up to since we last spoke to them in 2015.
Mar 12, 2017
#70 – Feeder
My special guest his week is Grant Nicholas from Feeder. They have a new album out late last year called 'All Bright Electric' (Cooking Vinyl) and a new single from the album 'Another Day on Earth' please check them out. We also hit on the music industry and some of the future plans of Feeder. Enjoy www.feederweb.com
Mar 6, 2017
#69 – Manu Intiraymi
On this weeks episode I have a chat with Actor/Producer Manu Intiraymi (Star Trek Voyager, One Tree Hill, Benjamin Troubles and more) we talk about his latest project 'The Circuit' a 10 episode sci-fi series project that they are currently getting rolling. Please visit the website www.TheCircuitFilm.com and sign up to the mailing list, also look out for the kickstarter campaign! We also chat about movies and the con circuit. Please enjoy!
Feb 23, 2017
#68 – Yonee
This weeks show introduces you to LA's very own Singer/Songwriter/DJ/Producer 'Yonee'! I catch up with 'Yonee' in the midst of a busy UK radio tour for his new single 'Paradise' (Out Now on all digital platforms) We chat about music, productions, influences and more! @IAmYonee (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Spotify) www.YoneeMusic.com
Feb 18, 2017
#67 – Cypher Machine
I chat to Keith Heisler (Guitar) from the band Cypher Machine. This interview has been a long time coming and we finally managed to get it done in a car outside the venue for their local headline show here in St Petersburg, FL. We chat about their latest self titled album, plans ahead, crazy shows and more! Enjoy!
Feb 16, 2017
#66 – Ritual Festival
Industry Special #2 I chat to the head honcho of the 'Ritual Festival' (April 8th 2017, Canal Mill, Leeds UK) a doom/death metal festival, we converse regarding bookings, what they look for in a band and more. www.ritualfest.co.uk
Feb 4, 2017
#65 – Slowcoaches
I chat to Heather (Vocals/Bass) from UK rock outfit 'Slowcoaches' we converse about their latest album 'Nothing Gives' (Out Now on Leisure and District Records), Touring Europe, plans for 2017 and more. www.facebook.com/slowcoachessux
Jan 28, 2017
#64 – Mr. Kristopher
I converse with industrial producer/DJ Mr. Kristopher about the new EP 'Communion' (Out Now on Jet Set Trash) along with how it was like to move from punk rock to a more electronic sound. Enjoy!
Jan 19, 2017
#63 – Xandria
I chat to Steven from Xandria, we converse about the new album 'Theatre of Dimentions' (Out via Napalm Records), touring and the 70000 tons of metal cruise! www.djforcex.com
Jan 12, 2017
#62 – Grave Digger
I chat to Chris (Vocals) from Grave Digger as they are about to release their latest album 'Healed by Metal' (Out Now Via Napalm Records). Enjoy!
Dec 1, 2016
#61 – ONI
I welcome Jake (Vocals) and John (Xylosynth) from the band ONI to this weeks show! We chat about their new album 'Ironshore' (Out Now on Blacklight Media/Metal Blade Records). Also, their current US tour with 'Children of Bodom' and the upcoming UK/EU tour with 'Devil You Know'. www.theoniband.com
Nov 24, 2016
#60 – Candiria
On this the 2nd Anniversary of The DJ Force X Podcast. I chat to John (guitarist) from Candiria. We talk about their new album 'While They Were Sleeping' (Out Now on Metal Blade Records) touring, songwriting and more! www.facebook.com/candiria
Nov 17, 2016
#59 – Famous Last Words
On this episode I chat to JT (Vocals) from the band Famous Last Words about their new album 'The Incubus' (Out Now on Revival Recordings) the concept surrounding the album and future plans! https://www.facebook.com/famouslastwordsmusic
Nov 10, 2016
#58 – Shvpes
I chat to Griffin Dickenson the vocalist of the band Shvpes, we chat about their new album 'Pain. Joy. Ecstasy. Despair' out now on Spinefarm/Search & Destroy Records, their journey and plans for the future. http://www.shvpes.com
Nov 4, 2016
#57 – Van Halst and Fractal Cypher
Another Canadian double header to get your ears around this time from Van Halst in support of their latest album 'World of Make Believe' (Out Now) and Simon from Fractal Cypher and their album 'The Human Paradox' (Out Now) http://vanhalstmusic.com http://www.facebook.com/fractalcypher/
Oct 29, 2016
#56 – Double Experience
On this episode I chat to Brock from the band Double Experience about their latest album 'Unsaved Progress' (Out Now on Colfax Rock), gaming, nerd culture and more! www.2xexperience.com
Oct 20, 2016
#55 – Kansas
Yes, you read the title correctly. Original and current member of Kansas Richard Williams! We chat about their first album in 15 years 'The Prelude Implicit', the industry, how they've adapted and more! www.kansasband.com
Oct 13, 2016
#54 – We Are Carnivores
A fantastic interview with James and Harry from We Are Carnivores who are currently supporting their latest EP 'Theadores a Don, Bro' out now! Keep an eye on the UK scene for this trio! www.facebook.com/WeAreCarnivores/
Oct 12, 2016
#53 – Despite
I chat to Andre and Peter from the band Despite about their new album 'Synergi' (Out now on Eclipse Records) the scene in Sweden and their plans for world domination! www.despiteofficial.com
Oct 11, 2016
#52 – Industry Special with FireballUK and Northern Music Company
This weeks double headers comes at you with an industry special. I speak to James Pattison who is the brand manager of Fireball UK (Whisky drink company) as they are about to unleash the Fueling The Fire tour across the UK. Also I am joined by Music Manager Andy Farrow from Northern Music Co. (Artists include; Opeth, Paradise Lost, Devlin Townsend and more)
Sep 23, 2016
#51 – Medevil & Chariots of the Gods
A Canadian metal double header in this episode with Eric from Medevil chatting about their new album 'Conductor of Storms' (Out Now!) also we chat to Mat and Payem from Chariots of the Gods about their new album 'Ages Unsung'
Sep 15, 2016
#50 – The Lounge Kittens
Hitting the half century with Zan (The Pink One) and Tamia (The Blue One) from The Lounge Kittens we converse about their debut album 'Sequins and C-Bombs' which is out now via Self Release/Pledge Music Campaign, getting recognition from the original artists for their work, past tours and forthcoming dates with Status Quo and REO Speedwagon and much more! www.theLoungeKittens.com
Sep 8, 2016
#49 – Allegaeon
I welcome Riley McShane from the metal band Allegaeon to the show. We chat about their forthcoming album 'Proponent For Sentience' (Metal Blade Records, 23rd September 2016), metal, high pitch vocals, music videos and much more! www.facebook.com/Allegaeon/
Sep 2, 2016
#48 – Servers
On this weeks episode Server #0187 welcome Server #0002 (Lee Wilde - Bass) from the band Servers. Their 2nd album 'Everything is OK' is out now on Undergroove Records. We chat about the album, cultism, old bands, and the plans for Servers ahead! www.serversband.co.uk
Aug 29, 2016
#47 – Keychain
We welcome JP from the band Keychain we chat about bringing back Nu-metal, Touring, and their new EP 'Breaking Out' which drops on the 2nd September via their website (below) and via all good digital outlets, check them out on their 30 date US tour starting soon (check site for details). Enjoy! www.keychainofficial.com
Aug 25, 2016
#46 – Fire From The Gods
I welcome AJ Channer to the podcast this week, he is the vocalist from the band 'Fire From The Gods'. We chat about their new album 'Narrative' which is out now on Rise Records. Touring, his love for Football (Soccer), and more! www.facebook.com/firefromthegods/ www.djforcex.com
Aug 18, 2016
#45 – Killatrix
On this weeks show I welcome Sam (Guitarist) from UK Electronic Metal band Killatrix! Their debut album 'KLTRX' is out now via their website and all good online outlets. We chat about the album, how they came to be and more! Enjoy! www.killatrix.com www.djforcex.com
Aug 15, 2016
#44 – Lightscape
On this weeks show I introduce you to Ben and Sam (Guitarists) from the UK band Lightscape. We chat about their new EP 'For Present, For Past' (Self Release 2nd September 2016) Plans going forward, and forthcoming shows! Enjoy! www.djforcex.com www.lightscapeofficial.com
Aug 5, 2016
#43 – It Lies Within
I welcome Zach to the show from the band 'It Lies Within' we chat about touring, hard work, business models in the music industry and they latest album 'Paramount' (Out now on Luxor Records) This is the first episode that is completely unedited. Don't forget to vote for this podcast on www.cltampa.com/botb under the people, places and politics section (Best Podcast) Enjoy! www.itlieswithin.com www.djforcex.com
Jul 29, 2016
#42 – Necromancing The Stone
I welcome Jeramie Kling the drummer from 'Necromancing The Stone' (Also of The Absence) we chat about their new album 'Jewel of the Vile' (Out August 5th 2016 on Metal Blade Records), how they formed, D&D, Tour Life, and more! Also vote for this show on the Creative Loafing's Best of the Bay awards 2016 www.cltampa.com/botb under the 'People, Places and Politics' section! Enjoy! www.djforcex.com www.facebook.com/necromancingthestone
Jul 22, 2016
#41 – I Think I Broke Something
I welcome Miika from Finish Electronic Punk band 'I Think I Broke Something' we chat about the Finnish music scene, electronic music, album plans and their current release 'Macabre' (Out now on Jet Set Trash records). www.djforcex.com www.ithinkibrokesomething.com
Jul 16, 2016
#40 – MAKE
I welcome Scott (Guitar) and Spencer (Bass) from the band MAKE. We chat about the tribal elements of electronic music, vinyl resurgence, and their latest album 'Pilgrimage to Loathing' (Out now on Accident Prone Records) and more. enjoy! www.djforcex.com www.facebook.com/thebandmake
Jul 8, 2016
#39 – GEARS
I chat to Jimmy the drummer from US based band GEARS. We talk their latest EP "Pride Before The Fall". Lyric videos, touring and more! www.djforcex.com www.gearsofficial.com
Jul 1, 2016
#38 – Logical Terror
I welcome Julius (vocals) from Italian metal band 'Logical Terror' to the show this week, we talk about their current album 'Ashes of Fate' (available now on DarkTunes) the Italian metal scene, sports and more. www.djforcex.com www.logicalterror.com
Jun 26, 2016
#37 – Smash Hit Combo
I am joined by Brice from french metal outfit Smash Hit Combo. We chat about last years album 'Playmore', how they are preparing for their new album with a double release, touring and more! www.djforcex.com www.facebook.com/shc.officiel
Jun 16, 2016
#36 – Follow My Lead
I am joined by William, Declan and Danny from the band 'Follow My Lead' on this weeks show; We chat about their new album 'Spit, Kick, Revolt' (Out Now on InVogue Records!) their roller coaster journey leading up to this album and we touch on some of their plans going forward. Enjoy! www.djforcex.com www.facebook.com/followmyleadband
Jun 10, 2016
#35 – Everybody Panic!
Recorded live in their tour bus when they hit St Petersburg, FL on the Storm Warning tour with (hed)PE. We converse about the tour in progress, how they keep busy in the down times, where they want to go, and their latest EP 'Attack' available now on CaviGold records. Enjoy! www.djforcex.com www.facebook.com/EVERYBODYPANIC
Jun 3, 2016
#34 – Voicians
This week I welcome German music producer and member of the FiXT music family; Dan aka Voicians in his first audio interview! Check out the latest release 'Survival League' out now on FiXT, also check out Marduk's new album Never Give Up as the track 'The End' also features Voicians out now on Hospital Records. www.djforcex.com www.voicianmusic.com www.fixtmusic.com
May 28, 2016
#33 – SeamlessR
Episode #33 I welcome Stephen aka SeamlessR electronic music producer! we chat about music, electronic and metal. His band Krakatoa/God Eater, modifying bass guitars and more! Check out the current release 'Wizard Bass' now on FiXT www.djforcex.com
May 20, 2016
#32 – Thrice
Episode #32 I welcome Riley Breckenridge the drummer from Thrice! We chat about the new album 'To be everywhere is to be nowhere' what he got up to during the time Thrice took a break, baseball, Music industry, Puig Destroyer and more! Enjoy! www.djforcex.com www.thrice.net
May 14, 2016
#31 – Hacktivist
I welcome Richard Hawking to the show. We talk the formation and new album 'Outside The Box' by the band Hacktivist. How crossing over Djent with Hip Hop has been received thus far. www.djforcex.com www.hacktivist.uk.com
Apr 28, 2016
#30 – Rhoda May
Episode #30 I welcome long time friend and former band mate Will Pain to the podcast to talk about his current project Rhoda May. www.rhodamay.com www.djforcex.com
Apr 12, 2016
#29 – Matt Rose
Episode #29 I welcome Matt Rose to the podcast, previously worked with Dirtyphonics, Excision, The Qemists, Monuments and now with GoMad! and Monster. Enjoy! www.djforcex.com
Mar 30, 2016
#28 – Victorian Whore Dogs
Episode #28 I welcome Andy and Danny from Victorian Whore Dogs! We chat about the early days (Which included me as their vocalist for a few years) and all the way to today. A new album 'Afternoonified' is now available via the bands band camp site now. (both digital and physical copies) check it out! www.djforcex.com
Mar 1, 2016
#27 – Rich Collins
Episode #27 We welcome Rich Collins to the show, singer/songwriter and a member of the Imagination Movers. We chat briefly about the movers, we also chat about his new solo album 'Golden Pick' available now. www.djforcex.com www.richcollinsmusic.com
Feb 12, 2016
#26 – Stu Phillips of Kickawowa, Pencil Jam & Sketchy La Rue
Episode #26 I speak to Stu Phillips (Artist, Illustrator) of Kickawowa, Pencil Jam and Sketchy La Rue. We geek out on movies, artists and music. www.djforcex.com
Jan 31, 2016
#25 – James Rhodes from FiXT
Episode #25 We welcome new sponsors FiXT and speak to one of their co-founders James Rhodes about the journey of the label from when it was formed to now. We also land an exclusive with this episode with a new signing to the label. Please rate and review the show on iTunes or Stitcher www.fixtonline.com www.djforcex.com
Jan 14, 2016
#24 – Jynx and Bury Tomorrow
Episode #24 We welcome the new year with a double header, featuring Jerry, Justin and Xermane from the band Jynx. We chat about their current EP, how they came to be, Beliebers, and what their plans are and more. Also, we have a brief interview with David from Bury Tomorrow where we just have a quick chat about their new album, single and forthcoming tour with Parkway Drive. www.facebook.com/wearejynx www.burytomorrow.co www.djforcex.com
Dec 24, 2015
#23 – Imagination Movers
Episode #23 On this, the Christmas and End of Year Special, I speak to Scott from the band Imagination Movers. Formerly of the Disney channel; we chat about the formation of the band, why dedicate it to the kids, the Disney years and where they are going next! Enjoy www.imaginationmovers.com www.djforcex.com
Dec 17, 2015
#22 – The Qemists
Episode #22 We speak to Liam from the DnB Rock outfit The Qemists about the new album Warrior Sound, the latest single Run You and more! www.theqemists.com www.djforcex.com
Nov 24, 2015
#21 – Fine Fine Titans
Episode #21 We have Jen and Even from Fine Fine Titans on this episode. We chat about their new album 'Renaissance' (Out Now), influences, touring and much much more. www.finefinetitans.com www.djforcex.com Please Rate and Review
Nov 19, 2015
#20 – Forever Never
Episode #20 In this show I speak to Renny from Forever Never. We chat touring, the new Single 'One Life' (Out Now) what he got up to during the bands hiatus and much more! www.forevernever.com www.djforcex.com Rate and Review
Nov 16, 2015
#19 – September Mourning
Episode #19 On this show I have a chat with September from the multimedia project September Mourning. We chat about their latest EP, Graphic Novels, Touring with Mushroomhead, Marilyn Manson and more! Please Rate and Review! www.septembermourning.com www.djforcex.com
Nov 9, 2015
#18 – Celldweller
Episode #18 On this episode we welcome Celldweller, founder of FixT Records (and media) and artist aka Klayton (Circle of Dust) we talk new album 'End of an Empire' graphic novels, the music industry and his dislike of touring (Amongst a lot of other topics). I hope you enjoy this one as much as I did. www.djforcex.com www.celldweller.com
Oct 15, 2015
#17 – Black Lodge
Episode #17 On this episode I speak to Johnny and Nero of the electronic rock band Black Lodge, we chat their latest single 'Thoughts' their upcoming debut album and a whole lot more. Enjoy www.djforcex.com www.blacklodgeband.com
Sep 28, 2015
#16 – Blue Stahli
Episode #16 Welcome once again to the DJ Force X Podcast, this episode I speak to Bret AKA Blue Stahli about his up coming album 'The Devil' (available October 2nd 2015) his life in Arizona and Detroit amongst other things in his career. Enjoy! www.djforcex.com
Sep 25, 2015
#15 – Richy Nix
This episode I talk to Richy Nix about his new album 'Fearless' amongst other things including what studio gear he uses and what his future plans are. www.djforcex.com
Aug 21, 2015
#14 – Nothing More
Episode #14 This episode we welcome Mark (Guitarist) from San Antonio's very own Nothing More. Recorded in the back of the tour bus on their first night on tour with Shinedown. We chat life on the road, history of the band and what makes them tick. www.djforcex.com
Aug 21, 2015
#13 – SuicideGirls
Episode #13 We welcome Missy Suicide to this episode of the DJ Force X Podcast. We chat about the the evolution of SuicideGirls, their upcoming burlesque tour and much more! www.djforcex.com
Apr 21, 2015
#12 – The Taking
On this episode I chat to the lead singer of San Antonio's very own 'The Taking' We chat album, tours and all kinds of stuff! Enjoy www.djforcex.com
Apr 21, 2015
#11 – Seething Akira
This episode we chat to the vocalists from Seething Akira Covering all topics from Touring, Recording, Sneeze Face Awareness and why are fun size chocolate bars called fun size. Enjoy! www.djforcex.com
Mar 22, 2015
#10 – Brothers Grimm and Rave the Reqviem
The DJ Force X Podcast Episode 10 A double header featuring US based Scream-step band Brothers Grimm and the Swedish Hardcore industrial band Rave The Requiem. Enjoy!
Feb 6, 2015
#9 – Andrew W.K.
Episode #9 Featuring the one and only Andrew W.K. Nothing more I can say really! www.djforcex.com
Jan 14, 2015
#8 – Cypher16
Welcome to my first podcast of 2015 This episode; I speak to Cypher16 front man and guitarist Jack. We chat about tours, their new album, and other things music industry related. Enjoy
Dec 18, 2014
#7 – Fozzy
Welcome to this weeks show. After a 2 week break I am back for one more to see out the year. I have Rich Ward of Fozzy and Stuck Mojo fame on this one. Recorded live in their tour bus outside State Theater, St Petersburg, FL Just before the final show on their Cinderblock Party Tour (US Leg) We chat about music, touring, their upcoming UK tour and more. Enjoy!
Nov 27, 2014
#6 – Biometrix
This weeks show I chat to new Jamie (Vocals/DJ/Producer) and Laurence (Drummer) UK Electro Rock band Biometrix. Mid-tour and slightly hungover they give the low down on their set ups, their history and hopes for the future. www.djforcex.com www.biometrixmusic.com
Nov 13, 2014
#5 – Senser
Welcome to this weeks podcast this week I had the pleasure of speaking to one of my influences from the past, Heitham from UK crossover band Senser. Chatting about the re-issue of their album Stacked Up (available November 22nd on all formats) www.djforcex.com www.senser.co.uk
Nov 5, 2014
#4 – Servers
Welcome to the DJ Force X podcast episode #4 This week I speak to Server #00001 Lee Storrar from UK Rock band Servers www.djforcex.com www.serversband.co.uk
Oct 30, 2014
#3 – Beyond All Recognition
Welcome to this weeks podcast On this episode I speak to David and Edwin from Swedish Dubcore band Beyond All Recognition. Talking about their latest single and music industry from a bands point of view. www.djforcex.com www.beyondallrecognition.net
Oct 23, 2014
#2 – The Karma Party
Welcome to this weeks episode of The DJ Force X Podcast. On todays show I chat to Marc the lead singer of the UK's Punk-Step band The Karma Party about music in general and their current release 'Illuminations'. www.djforcex.com www.thekarmaparty.co.uk
Oct 15, 2014
#1 – Calling All Astronauts
This is my first episode of The DJ Force X Podcast I am hoping to make this a weekly show (time permitting) This episode I am interviewing David from the UK Goth, Punk, Electro band Calling All Astronauts www.djforcex.com www.callingallastronauts.com