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 161: Wes Hauch (Alluvial, ex-The Faceless, ex-Thy Art Is Murder, ex-Black Crown Initiate)

Doc welcomes Alluvial guitarist and backing vocalist, Wes Hauch, to the show and they talk about Wes growing up in the mountains of conservative Southern California, discovering heavy underground shows through the Christian hardcore scene, how getting into trouble as a young man led him to join the military, how his time serving in Iraq affected his mental health after the war, they share their feelings on conspiracies, contemplate the meaning of art, how he transitioned from the military to getting in the music industry, why Periphery asking him to do a guest guitar solo pulled him out of a big rut, his time with The Faceless, his band Alluvial signing to Nuclear Blast, and his newfound prowess as a singer.

This episode features the songs "LV-426" by Kyle Ewers and "40 Stories" by Alluvial.

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 2021-05-19  3h25m