Mark Heylmun (Suicide Silence)
Play • 2 hr 12 min

Mark Heylmun is the lead guitarist for Suicide Silence, arguably the most successful death core band in the world.

On this episode:

2:19 - Mark and John’s tour stories

11:05 - How Suicide Silence leveraged Myspace to land a record deal

22:14 - Lockdown!

35:11 - Getting an idea and going hard with it

48:48 - Being in a band and being good at business

55:28 - Not dwelling on the negative

1:06:16 - Plan B

1:37:38 - Not all writers are virtuosos

1:47:08 - Working with another guitar player

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