The JamBase Podcast: Scott Metzger

The JamBase Podcast: Scott Metzger

Pay attention to the guitarist discuss his new album, ‘Too Near To Purpose,’ Joe Russo’s Just about Useless and a great deal additional.

By Staff JamBase Mar 17, 2022 9:49 am PDT

Episode 117 of The JamBase Podcast, a associate of the Osiris Media Community, features the return of Scott Metzger. JamBase’s Scott Bernstein related with the guitarist to discuss his just lately launched debut solo album, Much too Shut To Reason, among the other subjects.

Metzger, who previously instructed ScottyB “Tour Stories” all through a 2018 visual appearance on The JamBase Podcast, spoke with Bernstein back in January remotely from his property in Brooklyn. The pair begun the dialogue by discussing the early days of the pandemic, such as the very first conference connect with in Joe Russo’s Almost Lifeless history and safety measures the band took in returning to the phase at Westville New music Bowl in New Haven, Connecticut and pulling off dozens of gigs in 2021.

The guitarist then recalled the genesis of Also Shut To Cause, which he described as “150 percent” a pandemic album. Metzger talked about how he utilised the chance the time off the street afforded him to lastly generate and history a solo album. Scott bought a guitar shortly soon after the pandemic began and he spelled out how the compositions he wrote for the LP came to him quite swiftly.

Scott Metzger also weighed in on the recording system, his new marriage ceremony to wife and fellow musician Katie Jacoby and how he came up some of the titles for the 12 instrumentals highlighted on Way too Close To Explanation. The guitarist will convey Also Shut To Cause on the street for a sequence of solo concert events in the Northeast starting off on March 30 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Metzger revealed what followers can anticipate as he provides the album’s dense compositions to the stage. Other matters strike upon have been functioning with Jacoby, viewing Katie complete reside with The Who, coming up on 10 many years given that the initially JRAD live performance and significantly a lot more.

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