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Slipknot bassist Alessandro Venturella to appear on Ernie Ball’s Striking the Chord podcast

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Ernie Ball has welcomed some impressive artists to its Striking the Chord podcast, including Jason Richardson and Tool’s Justin Chancellor. Next up to bat is Slipknot bass player Alessandro Venturella, aka VMan.

The masked man will appear on the show today, June 18, at 2pm PST. Listeners will be able to submit questions for Venturella live during the talk.

Striking the Chord is a bi-monthly, audio-only podcast hosted by Ernie Ball brand ambassador Evan Ball.

The series features artists discussing their inspirations and passions, examining what drives them to pursue music and write songs and uncovering the catalysts that inspired their albums, songs and more.

For more information, head to Ernie Ball (opens in new tab).

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Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.