The Andertons Music Podcast
Richard Shaw (Cradle of Filth) - The Captain Meets

Richard Shaw (Cradle of Filth) - The Captain Meets

September 25, 2020

Death, doom, gloom and a whole load of stomping metal riffs! Richard Shaw came into extreme metal band Cradle of Filth and reinvigorated their music, going on to contribute towards some of the best contemporary death metal records around. He's heavily inspired by the likes of Queen, Metallica and even R&B musicians.

 

You might have thought the Captain was out of place here, but no! Richard is a great guy with lots of interesting stories and even went to the shop's nearby music school. The pair talk about inspirations, PRS guitars and touring.

Amen-Ra (Lordi) - The Captain Meets

Amen-Ra (Lordi) - The Captain Meets

September 18, 2020

Amen-Ra is the guitarist and founding member of Finnish metal band ‘Lordi’ - winners of the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest! Amen talks about his long career in the music business, shocking tour stories, and the story behind his distinctive mask. Gear up for one of our strangest interviews ever!

Mark Holcomb (Periphery) - The Captain Meets

Mark Holcomb (Periphery) - The Captain Meets

September 11, 2020

Mark Holcomb is part of the triple threat of guitarists in one of metal's biggest modern bands: Periphery. Mark is known to bring slamming, sliding, melodic sections to the American five-piece's progressive style. He's also big into his death metal and those blast beats, combined with thunderous riffing work their way into the music as well.

 

The Captain chats with Mark about his unique playing capabilities, his musical upbringing, the hi-tech gear and who gets what guitar part in the band!

Jeff Schroeder - The Captain Meets

Jeff Schroeder - The Captain Meets

September 4, 2020

Jeff Schroeder has been the guitarist for alternative rock band The Smashing Pumpkins for more than a decade now - becoming a mainstay of their touring line-up since he joined in 2007. Before that, he was an integral member of The Lassie Foundation. They were regarded as a trailblazing act who developed their own unique 'shoegaze' guitar sound.

 

During the interview, The Captain talks with Jeff about sharing festivals with Dream Theater and The Cure, as well as his guitar inspirations. There's even a hands-on discussion/demonstration about pedals, where the guy's show you just how to nail some of Jeff's favourite tones!

Mick Thompson (Slipknot) - The Captain Meets

Mick Thompson (Slipknot) - The Captain Meets

August 28, 2020

Mick Thompson is one half of Slipknot's legendary crushing metal guitar section and has been with the band since the very early days of the nine-piece's existence. He's known as an extremely tight player, with an absolutely rapid picking hand and panchant for a filthy riff.

 

The Captain met Mick while on tour with Slipknot backstage at the o2 Arena in London. They sat down to talk record collections, inspirations and thoughts behind his signature Jackson Pro series along with a new amplifier from Omega Amp-Works.

Mike Dawes - The Captain Meets

Mike Dawes - The Captain Meets

August 21, 2020

Mike Dawes is one of the greatest acoustic guitarists alive today. Known for his intricate solo acoustic arrangements covering percussion, rhythm, and melody all by himself, Mike Dawes’ skill and creativity have helped push the boundaries of what’s possible with an acoustic guitar.

 

In our 'The Captain Meets...' series on Youtube, our very own Lee Anderton spends some quality time with some of the hottest and most influential artists in the business. Topics of discussion range from favourite guitar pedals to most severe injuries on tour - nothing is off-limits.

 

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Reeves Gabrels - The Captain Meets

Reeves Gabrels - The Captain Meets

August 14, 2020

From playing guitar with David Bowie in the late 80s and 90s to serving as one of The Cure’s current guitarists, Reeves Gabrels is a veteran of the industry. Reeves is a highly accomplished guitarist and has developed a uniquely experimental and dissonant style. In this interview, Reeves and The Captain discuss his beginnings as a musician, his professional career from Tin Machine and David Bowie through to The Cure, as well as his signature Reverend guitars!

 

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Allen Hinds - The Captain Meets

Allen Hinds - The Captain Meets

August 7, 2020

Allen Hinds is an American blues/jazz guitar virtuoso. As one of the session scene's biggest starts, Hinds has multiple performing/recording credits to his name and has worked with the likes of Natalie Cole, The Crusaders, Hiroshima and Bobby Caldwell - with his slick fusion style always shining through. The Alabama-born musician has also launched a successful solo career, with his songs featured on TV shows like JAG, Pawn Stars and Sliced.

 

A graduate of the prestigious Berklee College of Music, Hinds is currently an instructor at the legendary Musician’s Institute in Los Angeles and an endorsee of Xotic Guitars. Listen to his incredible stories with the Captain!

Gus G - The Captain Meets

Gus G - The Captain Meets

July 31, 2020

Gus G is a heavy metal legend, and even that's an understatement. He's most well known for his work with Firewind, but has also played with the likes of Ozzy Osbourne, Nightrage and Kamelot - applying his excellent playing and tone to a range of titanic sounding acts.

 

The Captain rings Gus for an in-depth chat about all things music and guitar. They discuss everything from his new Jackson signature guitars and the latest Firewind album, to rescheduling tour dates and just how musicians can be supported during the current climate.

Chris Buck - The Captain Meets

Chris Buck - The Captain Meets

June 8, 2020

Welsh six-stringer Chris Buck has spent the bulk of his '20s doing the rounds with soul-infused blues-rock outfit Buck & Evans. In 2018, he was named best new guitarist in the world by an online poll, which led to him sharing the stage with Slash - and in the process, made him a household name on the guitar scene. Chris sat down with the Captain in the Andertons studio to talk about gear, inspiration, motivation and life itself.

In our 'The Captain Meets...' series on Youtube, our very own Lee Anderton spends some quality time with some of the hottest and most influential artists in the business. Topics of discussion range from favourite guitar pedals to most severe injuries on tour - nothing is off-limits.

We hope you enjoy the episode - don’t forget to subscribe, share with your friends and follow us on social media for the latest news. ‘Til next time!

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