Best Friends with Sam Pura - Episode 3 - Thomas Pridgen (The Mars Volta, Chiodos, Trash Talk)

In this episode: I interview Thomas Pridgen, drummer / touring musician / session drummer for countless projects including The Mars Volta, Giraffe Tongue Orchestra, Chiodos, Trash Talk, Suicidal Tendencies, and many more. Thomas shares his experiences of being a touring musician along with his history and upbringing. On this episode's "Hot or Shot" segment, I talk about the Grammys, Oscars, Original content, and share a personal experience about existing financially in the creative world.

Thanks for being my Best Friend! I hope you enjoy. Cheers!

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Episode 3 Theme Song

Hot or Shot Theme Song

Sam Pura - Episode 3 - Spotify Playlist

Thomas Pridgen Wikipedia

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