Editor’s Note: Travis Miguel, guitarist of the legendary metalcore band Atreyu, joins the Madness To Creation Podcast for the 2nd Season and 3rd Episode. Last Friday, Atreyu released their album entitled “Baptize” to critical acclaim from Knotfest and Metal Insider. The album features high profile collaborations from Matt Heafy of Trivium, Travis Barker of Blink 182 and Jacoby Shaddix of Papa Roach. They will be embarking on a tour in winter 2021 with Crown The Empire, Saul and Defying Decay as the supporting acts of the “Baptize” tour. In this mental health conversation with Madness To Creation Podcast, Travis Miguel of Atreyu discusses the “Lead Sails + Paper Anchors” livestream event, his memories of the Taste of Chaos tour where they supported Deftones and Thrice, mental health, and his workmanship as a guitarist. Fans can find Atreyu on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and their official website.
7:06- Travis Miguel talks about getting his first Covid vaccination
8:07- Travis talks about the livestream “Lead Sails + Paper Anchors”
9:34- What are shows going to be like when shows return?
10:35- Memories of the Taste of Chaos tour when they supported Deftones and Thrice
12:25- The advice Travis Miguel would give the 2005 Travis Miguel
13:50- Discussing the “Warrior” single, what “Baptize” means to the band and collaborating with Travis Barker of Blink 182
17:25- The music Travis Miguel goes to when times get difficult in his life
19:36- How Atreyu was in Australia when Covid hit the world hard. How they recorded “Baptize” in the studio
22:09- How Dan and Travis work out their guitar riffs
23:53- What Travis feels he does well and one thing he feels he can work on as a guitarist
25:28- What is the first thing Travis will teach aspiring guitarists?
26:00- Working with grandson, and the description of the “Save Us” single and music video
28:22- What Travis wants Atreyu’s legacy to be
31:23- Aspiring tour plans(see tour dates below)
Check out the music video for “Baptize” below:
Fans can check out this episode featuring Travis Miguel of Atreyu via SoundCloud below: