Podcast episodes

  • Season 2

  • Episode 13 - Reflections - Matt Flood of Caskets

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    Episode 13 - Reflections - Matt Flood of Caskets

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    In this episode of The AltWire Podcast, host Derek Oswald talks to Matt Flood, the vocalist from the English rock group Caskets. The discussion revolves around their exciting journey in the music industry, including challenges such as changing the band name due to legal issues, recording their first album in a shed during lockdown, and becoming primary support for the Bless the Fall Anniversary Tour. Matt provides a deep dive into the creative process and emotional depths of their music and song lyrics and their approach towards creating the newly-released album 'Reflections.' In addition to looking forward to possibly releasing tracks from earlier demos, Matt also shares some funny stories from the band's exploits. 00:00 Introduction and Podcast Disclaimer 00:33 Meet the Host and the Special Guest 01:06 Interview Begins: Discussing the New Album 02:38 Incorporating Band Members' Perspectives in 'Reflections' 04:04 Growth and Challenges in Creating the Album 06:22 Band's Early Days and Formation 07:56 From 'Captives' to 'Caskets': The Name Change 09:26 The Emotional Journey of Songwriting 20:48 The Excitement of Upcoming American Tour 25:06 The Emotional Impact of Songs and Unreleased Music 30:11 Funniest Moments and Experiences in the Band 32:16 Closing Remarks and Future Plans SUPPORT US AND HELP US GROW: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/altwire/

  • Episode 12 - "The Black Couch" - Jared Weeks of Saving Abel

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    Episode 12 - "The Black Couch" - Jared Weeks of Saving Abel

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    SUPPORT US AND HELP US GROW: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/altwire/ Host Derek Oswald speaks with Jared Weeks of Saving Abel on the AltWire Podcast. They discuss Jared's journey in the music industry, his struggles, and his triumphant return to the band. Jared candidly talks about his experiences with mental health, addiction, and his powerful journey towards recovery and self-love. He describes how his experiences shaped his songwriting process and is now more focused on sending a message of redemption and empowerment. The future of Saving Abel is discussed, with Jared revealing his ambitions for a more focused and cohesive show inspired by bands like Shinedown and Sevendust.

  • Episode 11 - The Algorithm - Richard Patrick of Filter

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    Episode 11 - The Algorithm - Richard Patrick of Filter

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    SUPPORT US AND HELP US GROW: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/altwire/ Welcome to Episode 11 of The Altwire Podcast. In this intriguing episode, we are honored to host Richard Patrick, the renowned lead vocalist of the alternative rock band Filter. Tune in as Richard delves into the band's creative process, shares stories from the making of The Algorithm, and offers his unique perspective on the state of politics in this country. Whether you're a long-time Filter fan or simply in the mood for an insightful conversation, this episode promises a wealth of insights. Don't miss out on this exciting deep dive with one of rock music's most influential figures.

  • Episode 10 - Creative Freedom and Inclusivity In America - The Blackmordia

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    Episode 10 - Creative Freedom and Inclusivity In America - The Blackmordia

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    🎧 Tune in to the latest episode of The Altwire Podcast, featuring a captivating conversation with Sofiane and Peter of The Blackmordia! 🎙️In this thought-provoking episode, get ready to explore the remarkable origin story of the band, their perspective on creative freedom, and the unique challenges they've faced as artists in the French music scene, a scene more known for electronic and pop music than rock music.But that's not all – this episode goes even deeper, delving into the inclusive nature of the BDSM scene and the crucial need for safe spaces within marginalized communities like the LGBTQ+ community. Brace yourself for an authentic and insightful discussion that seamlessly blends modern music and activism..Don't miss out on this captivating conversation that will leave you inspired as they share their personal experiences and shed light on the importance of embracing diversity and fostering inclusivity both in society and in the creative world.#TheAltwirePodcast #TheBlackmordia

  • Season 1

  • Episode 09 - The Legacy of The Beautiful Letdown - Tim Foreman of Switchfoot

    Episode 09 - The Legacy of The Beautiful Letdown - Tim Foreman of Switchfoot

    SUPPORT US AND HELP US GROW: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/altwire/Get ready for an amazing episode of The Altwire Podcast as we welcome Tim Foreman, the bassist of the iconic rock band Switchfoot. As the band celebrates the 20th anniversary of their groundbreaking album, 'The Beautiful Letdown,' Tim takes us on an intimate journey through the band's career. In this episode, we dive deep into the heart of Switchfoot's legacy. Hear personal in-depth stories about the making of 'The Beautiful Letdown', the album that catapulted the band to international fame and left an indelible mark on the music scene. Tim peels back the curtain to reveal behind-the-scenes moments that shaped their career, sharing personal anecdotes from the band's early years to their current status as rock legends. From exhilarating highs to challenging lows, Tim's candid recollections offer a thorough glimpse into the life and evolution of the band. But the journey doesn't end there. Tim also speaks about where he'd like to go next after the band's most recent release, the special re-recording of The Beautiful Letdown. This episode is more than just a trip down memory lane - it's a celebration of two decades of unforgettable music and a testament to Switchfoot's enduring impact on the rock scene. Whether you're a longtime fan or new to the band's music, you won't want to miss this insightful, heartfelt conversation on The Altwire Podcast. Tune in and join us in commemorating Switchfoot's incredible journey with 'The Beautiful Letdown'.