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 216: Nick Hipa (MIRE, ex-As I Lay Dying, Evelynn, God Forbid)

Doc welcomes former As I Lay Dying guitarist, Nick Hipa, to the show, and they talk about how Nick got his start in Texas with band Evelynn, how that led him to join As I Lay Dying, how the band focused on improving their chops and songwriting through the years, experiencing big success, his thoughts on the metalcore subgenre, what it was like starting over with Wovenwar, learning video design as a second career, his experience as an independent artist launching his new band MIRE, the secret to his health and positivity, and how he has enjoyed playing with God Forbid

This episode features the songs "The Prison We Make It" by Grey March and "In Fear" by MIRE.

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 January 3, 2023  2h21m