Feb. 5, 2021

How I run my YouTube merch store (and grew it 5x)

How I run my YouTube merch store on Teespring, and what you can learn from it on how to run your band merch or any other online store! Sponsored by: LinkedIn Talent Solutions and Hello Fresh (use code punkrockmba10 for …

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Feb. 1, 2021

Jeris Johnson

Jeris Johnson blew up on TikTok and recently collaborated with Chad Kroeger and Papa Roach. He and Finn dive into how all of those things happened and why it's important to just keep putting things out there. Follow Jeris Joh...

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Jan. 29, 2021

Don't Listen to the Fearmongers with An0maly

Finn and An0maly dive into what the deal is with mainstream media, the approach An0maly takes to his videos, and much more. Follow An0maly on Twitter and watch his videos on Facebook . Sponsored by: LinkedIn Talent Solutions ...

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Jan. 25, 2021

Shayne Smith (Comedian)

Shayne Smith is a comedian who is considered a bit of an outsider within the industry. In this episode, he discusses his business model, streaming on Twitch, how TikTok is doing so well, and much more. Follow Shayne Smith on …

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Jan. 22, 2021

Getting Real About Mental Health with Metal Trenches

Finn was a guest on Metal Trenches and the conversation goes deep on mental health. They discuss the locus of control, cognitive distortions, lower brain regulation, and more. Check out the Metal Trenches website and YouTube ...

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Jan. 18, 2021

Aram Arslanian (Cadence Leadership, Betrayed)

Finn Mckenty and Aram Arslanian dive into the self-limiting way of thinking that can be prevalent in punk and hardcore. They discuss why it's important to not have a negative outlook on everything, Aram's business, and more. ...

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Jan. 15, 2021

Patreon Q&A - December 2020

Want to know how Finn makes time for all of the content he creates? Or how to deal with negativity on YouTube? In this bonus, Finn answers those questions, among others, from his Patreon supporters. Follow The Punk Rock MBA …

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Jan. 11, 2021

Matt Halpern (Periphery, GetGoodDrums)

Finn Mckenty chats with Matt Halpern about running a company, dealing with COVID, and more. If you want to know what it's like to run a business and be in a successful band, be ready to take notes! Follow Matt …

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Jan. 8, 2021

Finn is wrong about everything!

Finn and Glenn Fricker discuss how bands love missing opportunities, graphic design for big corporations, creator burnout, and investing time on worthwhile pursuits! Check out Glenn's YouTube channel Spectre Sound Studios . F...

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Jan. 4, 2021

Mike Cessario (CEO, Liquid Death)

Finn Mckenty chats with Mike Cessario, the CEO of Liquid Death, about the company's start, their marketing approach, and much more! If entrepreneurship interests you, get ready to take notes. Follow Mike Cessario on Instagram...

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Jan. 1, 2021

I Stopped Playing Video Games - This Is Why

If you've ever told yourself "I don't have time," this one's for you! These are my productivity and time management tips-- it really all comes down to setting your priorities! Follow The Punk Rock MBA on Twitter , Facebook , …

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Dec. 28, 2020

Awsten Knight (Waterparks)

Finn and Awsten Knight discuss how Waterparks got their start, signing with the Madden Brothers, and more. If your band wants to know how to make it, this is the perfect episode for you. Check out Waterparks on Twitter , …

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Dec. 21, 2020

Anthony Fantano (YouTuber)

Finn Mckenty chats with Anthony Fantano about running a successful YouTube channel, how new creators should approach their content, and more. If you've ever wanted to create content, get ready to take notes! Check out Anthony...

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Dec. 18, 2020

Please stop asking me to make this video

Finn discusses why he won't make certain kinds of videos on his channel, so please stop asking for them. Follow The Punk Rock MBA on Twitter , Facebook , and YouTube . Follow Finn McKenty on Instagram . Check out …

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Dec. 14, 2020

Allison Hagendorf (Global Head of Rock at Spotify)

Finn sits down to talk to Allison Hagendorf about her journey to Spotify, the state of rock music, and more. She hosts her own podcast, Rock This, and has a vast knowledge of rock music as a whole. Listen to …

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Dec. 11, 2020

What Makes a Successful Podcast?

Deanna Chapman takes over the podcast to answer your questions about podcasts. She dives into what you should focus on when starting a podcast, what makes a successful podcast, and more. Follow Deanna Chapman on Instagram and...

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Dec. 7, 2020

Andre Fili (UFC Fighter)

Finn chats with Andre Fili about how he got into fighting, his outlook on life, and more. Even if you aren't into UFC, this episode covers following your dreams, how people can change, and you won't want to miss out …

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Dec. 4, 2020

I Need to Make Some Changes

It's my turn to make one of those cliched YouTuber videos where I talk about the future of my channel. Thanks to PsychIRL, Ola Englund and Sara Dietschy for inspiring me! Follow The Punk Rock MBA on Twitter , Facebook …

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Nov. 30, 2020

Matt Saincome (The Hard Times, Outvoice)

Matt Saincome joins Finn on the podcast to dive deep into offering equity to editors, how The Hard Times was started, the best way to start a new company, and so much more. If entrepreneurship interests you, this episode is …

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Nov. 27, 2020


Another batch of viewer comments, including: Trapt's Chris Taylor Brown; Billie Eilish charging too much for her livestream; livestreams from Code Orange, Clutch and Underoath; are Crystal Lake and Polaris "buttcore" or metal...

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Nov. 24, 2020

Aaron Marshall (Intervals)

Finn Mckenty and Aaron Marshall dive deep into various forms of revenue stream, keeping up with creating content, and much more. If you're looking for ways to improve your band from a business perspective, take notes! Follow ...

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Nov. 20, 2020

Mental health in music (Deftones guitarist is a flat earther)

Deftones guitarist Stephen Carpenter is a flat earther and anti-vaxxer, according to him on the Sam Tripoli podcast. What does this tell us about the state of mental health in music? What role do fans play in the outcomes of …

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Nov. 16, 2020

Hoya (Madball)

Hoya from Madball joins the podcast to discuss Madball's start, how the hardcore scene has changed over the years, and more. Listen to Madball on Spotify . Follow Hoya on Instagram and check out Casa De Roc . Sponsored by: …

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Nov. 13, 2020

The Corey Taylor Effect

My response to people who tell me that I don't talk about up and coming artists enough: * "The Corey Taylor Effect" (as seen in the headlines of Loudwire) and how it applies to the business press to with Amazon, …

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