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 168: Olly Steele (ex-Monuments)

Doc welcomes former Monuments guitarist, Olly Steele, to the show and they talk about dealing with life in the pandemic, how he discovered metal through metalcore and the NWOAHM, what it was like as a black kid in the UK who was into metal, how he joined Monuments, his thoughts on the gear nerd culture of Djent, his philosophy on guitar and music, how the band God Forbid influenced him, and why he decided to quit Monuments.

This episode features the songs "The Mantle" by Leveler and "Try" by Olly Steele featuring Ian Kenny.

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 2021-07-20  2h4m