Ben Weinman is the lead guitarist and mastermind behind The Dillinger Escape Plan. He currently plays rhythm guitar in Suicidal Tendencies, Giraffe Tongue Orchestra and runs Party Smasher Inc.
ON THIS EPISODE:
2:35 – Why bands stick with a producer for multiple albums
16:03 – Ben’s entrepreneurial side
28:47 – You need to play the long game, but also know when to quit
43:20 – Artistic freedom
52:35 – Multiple revenue streams
1:12:14 – Taking care of your community
1:27:34 – Teaching kids that life isn’t fair
1:33:18 – Dillinger’s destructive stage presence
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