On this episode of Talking Metal, Mark and Emily Strigl interview members of Fu Manchu, Dirty Honey and Kodiak.

First up, Mark interviews drummer Scott Reeder of Fu Manchu at Heavy Montreal.  Topics include Heavy Montreal, the band’s future plans, his history with the band, Rush, Alex Lifeson, Vinnie Colaiuta, drummers and much more.

Fu Manchu at Heavy Montreal 2019. Photo by Benoit Rousseau for Evenko.

The next interview is with John Notto and Justin Smolian of the band Dirty Honey.  This interview starts 30:30 into the podcast.  It was recorded at Heavy Montreal and is conducted by Emily.


The final interview is with Pete Biggiani, Chris Biggiani and Eric Dalton of the band Kodiak.  The chat starts 53 minutes into the episode.  Topics include the band’s history, Carmine Appice, their fan base, bands and artists that use vocal tracks to help their live performance, the current state of rock music, Greta Van Fleet, TJ the bassist, upcoming plans, Alex Van Halen and much more.

Mark Strigl and the band Kodiak in NJ 2019.

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