Oct. 19, 2020

E25 A Conversation with Sean Dowdell of Grey Daze

E25 A Conversation with Sean Dowdell of Grey Daze

Just in time for the 20th anniversary of Linkin Park's game-changing debut Hybrid Theory, The Itch has the pleasure of speaking with the multi-talented Sean Dowdell of Grey Daze, who just released the album Amends, featuring vocals by his late friend Chester Bennington. Join us as we discuss:

  • Sean's teenage years with Chester
  • Their bonding musical influences
  • His initial reaction to hearing Hybrid Theory
  • A perceived rivalry between Grey Daze and Linkin Park and his thoughts on their futures
  • How record label manipulation affected Grey Daze and Chester
  • Beginning the writing process for the follow-up to Amends
  • His dream musical collaboration

Check out this episode's Spotify playlist, featuring the music that connected Sean and Chester, and then connect with us!

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Sean Dowdell

Sean Dowdell is a father, husband, author, entrepreneur, and (most relevant to The Itch), drummer for the band Grey Daze, which he formed in 1993 with Chester Bennington.