The Ex-Man with Doc Coyle

Bad Wolves and ex-God Forbid guitar player Doc Coyle talks to professionals in the music world and other creative industries about the challenges and transitions of leaving monumental ventures. This podcast is for those passionate and driven 20-30 somethings at a crossroads trying to figure out "what's next?"


episode 155: Myles Kennedy (Alter Bridge, Slash, ex-Mayfield Four, ex-Citizen Swing)

Doc welcomes Alter Bridge/Slash vocalist and guitarist, Myles Kennedy, to the show, and they talk about Myles' guitar shredder days in music college, how playing with jazz-fusion band, Cosmic Dust led to him fronting funk-R&B ensemble, Citizen Swing, necessity and pragmatism leading him to develop his vocal ability, breaking out on a major label with alternative rock band, The Mayfield Four, why he thinks he has avoided the tropes of Lead Singer Disease, how he landed a role the hit film, Rock Star, how he went from almost quitting music to joining Alter Bridge, what he has learned playing with Slash, and Myles gives Doc a mini-vocal lesson on how to hit the high notes.

This episode features the songs "Macabre Illusion" by Trucido, "Last Rites" by Alter Bridge, and "In Stride" by Myles Kennedy.

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 2021-03-16  1h44m