62 minutes | May 15, 2023
Dale Thompson - Bride
Check out my conversation with Dale Thompson from the legendary band Bride. We discuss Bride’s new LP “Are you awake”. We also talk about how Dale almost became the singer / frontman of Stryper in the early 90’s.
73 minutes | Apr 7, 2023
Josey Scott - Saliva, Violent shade
On this episode of Good Company with Bowling we have Josey Scott from his former band Saliva. We discuss the history of saliva how they formed. We also talk about how 9/11 and the impact it had on the band and much more. Josey Scott has a new band violet shade which is coming soon.
42 minutes | Mar 24, 2023
Rob Arnold - Chimaira, Six feet under, Solo
On Todays episode of Good Company with Bowling we have Rob Arnold From Chimaira. We talk about the early days of Chimaira and the highly underrated documentary’s that the band released over the years. We also discuss Rob’s new solo album.
32 minutes | Mar 10, 2023
Ryan and Derek- Casket Creatures, Neon Warlords
“This weeks episode should be sponsored by Miller light. We have a tray literally full of beer as we discuss Ryan and Derek from the Casket Creatures. We talk about there influences and music style . We also discussed Ryan side project neon warlords. And how the band took inspiration from classic 80s movies like Rocky 4.”
28 minutes | Feb 17, 2023
Jackson Foster- Silly Goose
On this episode of Good Company with Bowling we have Jackson Foster from Silly Goose. We discuss how Silly Goose formed and who's in the band. We talk about the band doing "Street shows" when they tour. Basically a free show in the parking lot of bigger bands. It's a Great episode!
27 minutes | Jan 26, 2023
Clint Lowery- Sevendust , Ghostwriter
On this episode of Good Company we talk to Clint about his latest solo album titled Ghostwriter. We discuss how Client wrote and recorded in his studio/ basement. We also talk about the new Sevendust album that going to be released in 2023. I introduced a new Co- Host as well
44 minutes | Dec 14, 2022
Top 3 Christmas Movies - Mikey Carvajal, Jackson Foster - Ep078
This week Scott welcomes Mikey Carvajal and Jackson Foster to to the show as the guys count down their Top 3 Christmas Movies! Additionally,they exchange some pretty memorable gifts. As you probably know, Mikey is from the band Islander. Mikey has been on several past Good Company episodes including last year's Christmas special (which can be found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VRyXnJ5GpSo) and is always an entertaining guest. Today is no exception. Jackson Foster is a part of rising Atlanta nu-metal band Silly Goose. A one-on-one interview with Jackson will be coming to the Good Company page soon. In the meantime, you can keep up with Silly Goose at https://www.instagram.com/sillygooseatl/?hl=en Normally, you'd get a breakdown of the flow of the conversation here in the show notes. However, it would pretty much spoil the whole thing if we went that route this time. So, as you prepare to celebrate the holidays with your family, we hope you enjoy the Good Company family bringing you their Top 3 Christmas Movies and SHARE with a friend!
25 minutes | Nov 4, 2022
Truth to Power - Ep077
This week Scott welcomes the guys from Truth to Power to Good Company. This hardcore band describes themselves as "Anti-establishment-Anti-religious minded -Anti-BS-Anti-slavery through whatever means they’re using these days. Anti-woke-Anti-authoritarian-Anti-passive lifestyle that’s force fed to us through peace without bloodshed." In this discussion Scott talks to the band about their origin, influences, and much more. They describe their outside the box mix of hardcore and thrash music that sets them apart from others. Topics/bands discussed in this chat include Green Day, earlier bands, 80's metal, songwriting processes, the awesome video for 'Omega,' their upcoming documentary, next single, band photos, rock battle jackets, Motorhead, Stryper, vocal care, upcoming shows, and much more! We hope you enjoy Scott's talk with Truth to Power and SHARE with a friend!
36 minutes | Aug 30, 2022
Solomon Banks Interview - Ep076
This week Scott welcomes Soloman Banks to the show. Soloman works as an artist in the fields of rap, pop, and hip hop music. His current single 'We Don't Care;' a collaboration with Hey Rico, is available on music streaming services. Topics covered in this chat include collaborative partners, belief in self, musical influences, the origin of the name of Soloman Banks, how he approaches songwriting and arrangements, how he met Rico, the importance of work ethic, video filming stories, future plans for touring and singles, and a whole lot more! We hope you enjoy Scott's talk with artist Soloman Banks and SHARE with a friend!
40 minutes | Aug 12, 2022
Ivan De Prume (White Zombie) Interview - Ep075
This week Scott welcoms Ivan De Prume to the show. Ivan, known for his work in the early days of White Zombie, also has his new band Boundless Joy. Ivan grew up in Brooklyn, NY which is where he'd go on to meet future bandmate Sean Yseult. In this conversation, Ivan discusses his upbringing in New York as well as early musical influences. In this episode, you'll get the backstory of how White Zombie was formed as well as how he got into drumming. As per usual, Scott takes Ivan on a trip down memory lane as they go over his recorded works including Psychohead Blowout, Soulcrusher, Make Them Die Slowly, God of Thunder, and the story behind the breakout album by White Zombie 'La Sexorcisto: Devil Music Volume 1.' During touring for the 'La Sexorcisto' album, Ivan left the band. In this conversation, he shares the story of his departure. Following his departure, Ivan has gone on to other pursuits including session drumming, producing other artists, teaching drum lessons, and his current project Boundless Joy. Their current single can be found at https://boundlessjoy.bandcamp.com/releases. You can keep up with everything from Ivan at www.ivandeprume.com. Other topics covered in this conversation include old school video gear, horror movies, how the White Zombie lineup solidified after a few changes, Michael Alago, Iggy Pop, Slayer, Beavis and Butthead, and much more! We hope you enjoy Scott's talk with Ivan De Prume and SHARE with a friend!
75 minutes | Jul 22, 2022
Lakeview Dads Top 3 Favorite Albums - Ep074
This week Scott is joined by 3 of his favorite friends, the Lakeview Dads, to pick their Top 3 Favorite albums. The Lakeview Dads are a tight-knit group of guys from Scott's local community. This episodes features the guys going over a lot of different things. It's a great reminder of how much fun it is to just sit with your buddies and converse about the stuff you love. Topics hit on this week include Shaky Knees Festival, Crossroads (the movie), Rick Rubin, and more! Bands discussed in this talk include Talking Heads, Chuck Berry, David Lee Roth, Van Halen, Guns N' Roses, Foo Fighters, Nirvana, Tool, The Replacements, Metallica, White Zombie, The Mars Volta, Sublime, and Mr. Bungle. What albums were chosen? You'll have to listen to find out! We hope you enjoy Lakeview Dads picking their Top 3 Favorite Albums and SHARE with a friend!
37 minutes | Jul 13, 2022
Lord Nelson (Stuck Mojo) - Ep073
This week Scott welcomes Lord Nelson of Stuck Mojo to the show. Lord, while known for music, has also entered the world of podcasting. In this discussion, he shares the story of how he decided to break into the platform. His podcast, Live & Loud With The Lord Experience is available at https://www.cmspn.com/live-and-loud-with-the-lord/ Lord is into a large variety of music, In this talk, he shares some of the diverse array of artists he's into. It's pretty eye-opening. Stuck Mojo blazed a new path in the world of metal music. In this discussion Lord Nelson shares the origin story of how he connectedd to the band including how his connection to Bonz goes all the way back to high school. Lord Nelson's first album with Stuck Mojo was 'Southern Born Killers.' In this episode, Scott gets the story behind the album. He was also with the band for 'The Great Revival.' In this chat, he shares the story behind the making of the album. Other topics covered include lyric writing process, learning the older Stuck Mojo material upon joining the band, touring with Volbeat, road stories, his exit from the group, Chris Akin, Joshua Toomey, Plastic Catastrophy and much more!
69 minutes | Jun 24, 2022
Sergio Vega Interview (Deftones, Quicksand) - Ep072
This week Scott welcomes Sergio Vega of Deftones and Quicksand for a great conversation. After playing bass for Deftones since 2009, Sergio announced he was leaving the band earlier this year when contract negotiations broke down. Since then, he's gone back to focusing on his time on Quicksand; a post-hardcore group he founded all the way back in 1990. Scott and Sergio cover a lot of ground in this conversation. Things start out with discussion of Sergio's early life and musical influences. His parents were a crucial factor in exposing him to different types of music. Sergio's early influences rum the gamut and it's interesting to hear where he comes from. Punk and Hardcore music were, especially, a big influence that led him on his path. Other topics covered this week include early band stories, cassettes, early touring days, bass lessons with Carol Kaye, bass influences, how he wound up in Deftones, Jerry Cantrell, and more! As always, Scott goes over the guest's discography and gets some great stories from Sergio about the making of albums by Deftones and Quicksand. Quicksand released a new album, Distant Populations in 2021. Check it out at https://quicksandnyc.bandcamp.com/album/distant-populations We hope you enjoy Scott's talk with Sergio Vega and SHARE with a friend!
75 minutes | May 27, 2022
Doc Coyle of Bad Wolves - Ep071
This week Scott welcomes Doc Coyle of Bad Wolves to the show for an in-depth discussion. The conversation starts with Doc and Scott talking about their shared love of movies; especially Wayne's World. Doc grew up in New Jersey near Rutgers University. In this talk he reflects on his family and upbringing. Coming from a musical family, Doc was influenced through his parents love of Jazz music, classical and early classic rock. Additonally, his parents influenced him through 90's alternative music. They sound like cool people! Like many people, exposure to MTV helped to inspire Doc to become a musician. In this talk, Doc talks about how the culture of the time (including comic books, metal bands, etc) helped lead him to make connections and form bands. Doc Coyle also hosts the very popular Ex-Man Podcast. His show has grown to very big acclaim and popularity. It's highly recommended. In this episode, Doc shares his thoughts on the podcast platform and what shows influenced him. As always, Scott takes the guest through a walk down memory lane via past discography. It's a fascinating look back at Bad Wolves, God Forbid and more. Other topics covered include Stuck Mojo, Century Media, his bartending days, artist peers who've given him advice, Five Finger Death Punch, and much more. We hope you enjoy Scott's talk with Doc Coyle of Bad Wolves and SHARE with a friend!
25 minutes | Apr 29, 2022
Erik Rogers of Stereomud Interview Ep070
This week Scott welcomes back Erik Rogers of Stereomud for a fun and insightful conversation. Eric was one of the first ever Good Company guests. Stereomud, formed of members from New York and Atlanta, made their mark from 1999-2003. The band released two full-length albums; 2001's 'Perfect Self' and 2003's 'Every Given Moment' before disbanding. Topics touch on in this chat include how Scott met Erik and reached out to him when Good Company was just starting out, Erik's early days, and the early days of Stereomud. Erik's current project, My Therapy, is going into its sixth year. In this disscussion, talks about the formation of the band, their cool hip-hop covers, and future plans. As always, Scott goes over the discography with the guest. They discuss both Stereomud albums in this episode. There's also some talk of the band Soundevice that included Billy Grey (Fozzy) and Cheney Brannon (Collective Soul) as well as Dangerous New Machine. It's a really fun conversation and we hope you enjoy Scott's talk with Erik Rogers of Stereomud and SHARE with a friend!
70 minutes | Apr 4, 2022
Frank Fontsere (Fozzy / Stuck Mojo) Interview - Ep069
This week Scott welcomes former Fozzy/Stuck Mojo drummer Frank Fontsere for a great conversation on his life and career. Scott's fandom for Frank goes back to his teenage years as a fan of Stuck Mojo and, later, Fozzy. Frank recently announced his retirement from the music industry and is now focusing on new endeavors including his own original art as well as a new podcast. Frank joined Stuck Mojo just in time for the recording of 'Pigwalk.' He stayed with the band through 2001 and simultaneously joined Fozzy in 2000 for their self-titled debut album. His work is featured on every Fozzy album through the critically-acclaimed release 'Judas' in 2017. In 2009, Frank rejoined Stuck Mojo who released a reunion album, 'Here Come the Infidels' in 2016. In this episode, Frank tells Scott many behind the scenes stories on the histories of each band and much more including touring stories. Frank is truly an open book and shares a lot of info that fans will appreciate. Other topics covered this week include Scott's recent interview C. Thomas Howell, an interest in acting, Frank's emerging artwork and his family's influence on it, his musical influences including KISS, The Beatles, and more. Additionally, other projects such as Love Said No and Six Speed are discussed. We hope you enjoy Scott's talk with Frank Fontsere and SHARE with a friend!
51 minutes | Mar 25, 2022
C. Thomas Howell And Kurt Thomas Interview - Ep068
We've got a special episode of Good Company this week as Scott is joined by Kurt Thomas and C. Thomas Howell! Kurt, an outstanding artist, is a past guest of the show and a longtime friend of Scott's C. Thomas Howell is, of course, known for a long run of Hollywood success with movies such as 'The Outsiders,' 'Red Dawn,' and many others. He's additionally kick-started a music career as Tommy Howell; going the path of country music and songwriting. His band, The Pony Express, has been building momentum across the Southeast. In this long-form conversation the talk about how they met while Howell was in Atlanta working on 'The Walking Dead.' Howell just started singing and playing guitar in 2021 and has dove in full force with music. He shares the story of how this all happened. It's really interesting. Other subjects covered in this chat with C. Thomas Howell include 'The Outsiders' house in Oklahoma, the songwriting process between Tommy and Kurt, Diane Lane, the 'Soul Man' controversy, Patrick Swayze, roles in 'E.T.,' 'The Outsiders,' 'Red Dawn,' 'Grandview USA' and more! There's tons of great behind the scenes stories shared in this conversation! We hope you enjoy Scott's chat with Kurt Thomas and C. Thomas Howell and SHARE with a friend! Follow Kurt Thomas at https://www.kurtthomasmusic.com/ Follow C. Thomas Howell (Tommy Howell) at https://www.instagram.com/therealcthomashowell/
24 minutes | Mar 18, 2022
Jason Dozer - Ep067
This week Scott welcomes Jason Dozer to the show for a super fun conversation. As an entrepreneur, Dozer runs Metaldozer Machine Works; a custom microphone stand company that churns out great product for rock singers everywhere. As a musician, he is the front man for '84 (an awesome Van Halen tribute) as well as Excitable, and Moby Dick (a popular party cover band). In this episode, Dozer shares the story behind how Metaldozer Machine Works came to be; it's inspiration, history, and more. The story of how a history in machine work combined with a love of music and a chance meeting with Dream Theater would lead to his company's creation is an interesting one. Addtionally, Dozer shares the stores of his bands '84, Excitable, and Moby Dick came to be. Other topics touched on include building product for Prince, Robert Plant, Overkill, Fozzy, Jeff Scott Soto, and more. You can keep up with everything Dozer is doing at www.metaldozer.com We hope you enjoy Scott's chat with Jason Dozer and SHARE with a friend!
56 minutes | Feb 28, 2022
Richie the Barber - Ep066
This week Scott is joined by Richie the Barber for an unforgettable episode (and haircut). Richie the Barber is certainly not the barber your father took you to as a child. This self-confessed nonconformist is a byproduct of what happens when an old soul falls in love with punk ethos. Known for his 1920s gentleman-like mustache and Chaplinesque picture poses, the man is a dedicated barber whose clientele is as broad as his horizons. Richie is not only a talented barber but also an incredible artist as well as an author. In this episode, Scott gets a professional haircut by Richie while getting his backstory. Due to his infatuation with all-things-visual, Richie is a true-to-life outward reflection of creativity. This is a pretty entertaining conversation. Scott gets Richie's story while Richie continually pulls out of his bag of tricks and entertains as only he can. It's loaded with wild stories! Of course, it wouldn't be Good Company without some music talk. In this conversation, Richie talks about his eclectic musical influences as well as a future music project of his own. We hope you enjoy Scott's talk with Richie the Barber and SHARE with a friend! This episode is sponsored by The Classic Metal Show. Since 1996, THE CLASSIC METAL SHOW has been causing chaos throughout the world on the strength of their no holds barred, uncensored look at pop culture, sex, politics, religion, movies, tv and music... yes, that glorious classic hard rock that peaked in the mid '80s! Neeley and Chris continue to bring you 6 hours of the best "shock jock" type radio going today! Check them out at https://www.cmspn.com/theclassicmetalshow/
52 minutes | Jan 25, 2022
Rick Gatheman & Ray Hemms (Say Never / Giza Is Gone) - Ep065
This week Rick Gatheman & Ray Hemms join Scott for a fun interview! The conversation begins with discussion of the greatness of Ray Luzier. From there, Scott talks about the loss of Say Never guitarist Ben Sumpter and how the band has regrouped since. The conversation moves to Rick's early years including his time with a band called Red Alert. Additionally, there's discussion about some of Ray's early bands including one that was performing in the Atlanta area during the 1996 Atlanta Olympics bombing. Both Rick and Ray have played the Atlanta-area circuit over the years. At this point of the show, the guys talk about some of their past bands as well as venues at which they performed. Rick has been sober over 13 years. In this discussion, he details the circumstances that led to him finding sobriety. Ray's band, Hope's Anchor, has been a mainstay of the Atlanta area since 2008. Interestingly, Rick almost became a member. In this episode, the guys discuss the band how small a world the local scene can be. Rick & Ray got together to form Giza is Gone. The project was started during the pandemic. In this discussion, the guys discuss how the project started and what people can expect. Rick's band, Say Never, also has new music out and in this discussion he gives all the details of what went into it. Other topics touched on in this episode include getting kicked out of bands, The Velcro Pygmies, MTV Spring Break, parachute pants, the influence of KISS, Ray's other projects including Sweet Soul Sister, Rick's cover band Rockforce, and much more! We hope you enjoy Scott's discussion with Rick Gatheman and Ray Hemms and SHARE with a friend!