Season 2, Episode #15: Mike D’Antonio (Killswitch Engage)

Season 2, Episode #15: Mike D'Antonio (Killswitch Engage)

For this week’s Fresh is the Word podcast, we are joined with Mike D’Antonio, founding member and guitarist of the metal band Killswitch Engage. Mike is a HUGE wrestling fan, so along with talking about some band stuff, we talk for about an hour about Lucha Underground, Ring of Honor, New Japan Pro Wrestling, and some WWE even. We also talk about the band working with CM Punk and how they got the name of their new album “Incarnate”. Also, like always, we’re joined by co-host Vstylez as we discuss the fallout of WWE Elimination Chamber and UFC 208 along with reminiscing on the late great hip hop star Big L on the 18th anniversary of his passing.

Topics Include:
– The debut of Samoa Joe on WWE Raw
– The Festival of Friendship (Chris Jericho & Kevin Owens)
– Naomi winning Smackdown Women’s Championship
– Bray Wyatt finally wins WWE Heavyweight Championship
– Holly Holm/Germaine de Randamie recap from UFC 208
– Anderson Silva/Derek Brunson recap from UFC 208
– The problem with the NY judges and refs at UFC 208
– Dustin Poirier/Jim Miller recap from UFC 208
– Derrick Lewis vs Travis Browne at UFC Fight Night Halifax
– Fedor Emelianenko vs Matt Mitrione at UFC 172
– Remembering Late Hip Hip Star Big L of 18th anniversary of passing

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Kelly "K-Fresh" Frazier
Kelly "K-Fresh" Frazier has been an online advocate for Detroit hip-hop, electronic, and rock music for over a decade now. As a tastemaker in the Detroit scene, he writes about the city's music and culture through various forms of social media along with publications both here in Detroit and internationally. Outside of writing, he is a well-respected DJ within the city who has played numerous gigs in many of Detroit's most legendary venues