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Behind The Noise Podcast hosted by former heavy metal front man Marc Farquhar brings you in depth conversations with various people in and around the music industry from all levels and occupations. You'll hear artists, record labels, venue owners, promoters, tour managers, producers, guitar techs, music industry companies and everyone in between like you've never heard them before plus the occasional broardcaster, radio personality or comedian. This is the place to hear them, unedited, uncensored talking at length about their experiences and telling their real stories. Assisted by producer Tek they try to get to the bottom of what its really like behind the noise!

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Dec 18, 2017


Dave Maclachlan and Alex Adamson are the Singer and guitarist respectively of UK Tech Metal band The Sun Explodes. Formed in 2008, the Carlisle, Cumbria based outfit have risen in the ranks of the UK metal scene and built a strong following and after being on hiatus they are back and joined us in the studio to tell Marc and Producer Tek all about it. They also officially announced the return of guitarist Alex who left earlier in the year. He explains his decision for leave as well as returning, they tell stories of the bands history and discuss the genre of tech metal as well as the future of music itself.

Show Notes:

The Sun Explodes:

Band Members
Dave Maclachlan - Vocals, Keys
Jamie Harris - Drums
Alex Harris - Guitar, Vocals 
Mike Walker - Bass
Alex Adamson - Guitar, Vocals

Melissa Cross - Zen Of Screaming -

Bandit Banners -

Vocalzone -

UK Techfest -

Sawn Off Idio Myspace -

Conjurer Band -

Sleep Token Band -

Fit For An Autopsy -

Hands On Printing -


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