He started playing drums when he was 8. He joined his first band when he was 15 and in the 22 years since then, there's only been a collective year and a half of his life that he was not in a band. Talk about dedication. He loves punk rock, tattoos, Harley's and his family.
Sean Snyder is the guitarist and vocalist for the three piece rock band, It Hurts To Be Dead. His lyrics are haunting and romantic often calling upon relationships of his or his friends. Their music is melodic, beautiful, raw, wild, dark, catchy, sorrowful.
In this episode, Sean walks us through some of the highlights of his career as well as plays three new tracks from their latest album "Old Habbits and Die Hards". Tag a friend and share with your brothers and sisters.
Key Take Aways Include:
02:12 - How long have been in current band and what is your role - guest host asked question
02:49 - It Hurts To Be Dead - almost 9 years old
03:07 - Rocking since 15 years old - 22 years in
03:43 - Started playing drums at 8 years old
04:57 - 12 years into music at 20 years old
07:45 - Is Punk Rock a four letter word?
09:30 - Melody, Ferociousness, Morbid Romantic
11:45 - Latest album - Old Habits and Die Hards
12:50 - Song - Black December - Frustration about not being able to help a friend more
16:30 - Where did the name It Hurts to be Dead come from?
17:40 - Audience question - Lani - Does Sean still have Mollie Marie?
18:30 - Harley Davidson Motorcycles - Punk Rock, Tattoos, Harley's and Morbid Romance and Harley Davidsons - Conversation with a Punk Rock Legend
19:20 - Audience question - Brandon Graham - Who are biggest influences, past and present?
20:30 - in 22 years only collectively 1.5 years NOT in a band
22:00 - Fame is not a motivator, it's more about creating
24:12 - Audience question - Joe Sanchez - What's the itch you can't scratch?
25:00 - Audience question - Mike Hardison - What advice give to a younger band?
28:22 - Song - Auction - Failing relationship
34:00 - What's next for It Hurts to be Dead
34"45 - Audience question - Chris Roberson - Who would love to collaborate with?
36:16 - Audience question - Ryan Huff - Hardest part of keeping a band together - worst show ever played?
37:30 - Getting trashed dumped on them on stage
40:30 - How have dealt with failure of the years
42:34 - Does punk rock center you?
45:00 - When did start playing guitar?
45:30 - Song - Slurring My Apologies