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 159: Alessandro "Vman" Venturella (Slipknot, ex-Krokodil, ex-Cry For Silence)

Doc welcomes Slipknot bassist, Alessandro Venturella aka Vman, to the show and they talk about Vman coming up in the UK scene with metalcore band Cry For Silence as a lead guitarist, how he ended up working as a guitar tech for bands like Sikth, Architects and Mastodon, what the process of getting the gig in Slipknot was like, how he approaches bass technique considering his background as a guitarist, how he has dealt with newfound fame, the ways in which he has fit into Slipknot's creative process, his love for musical gear, keeping up with his chops during the pandemic, and why he left his previous band, Krokodil.

This episode features the song "Kingdom of Evermore" by Deveria and "Nero Forte" by Slipknot.

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 2021-04-27  1h47m