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MHH227 - Tony Lovato the lead singer of MEST, who we are playing with on Dec 16th in Los Angeles, CA. 

We talk the creation of Mest, how they got signed, playing Warped Tour in a wheelchair and refusing to go home, what changed when he had a kid— its quite the deep dive. Lots of good stuff here. From the south side streets to the main stage Tony Lovato has beaten the odds while playing the game. A great work ethic is what pushed this story forward shooting Mest up the charts and across the country. Even when a back injury puts Tony in a wheelchair he keeps moving forward.  

Tony online:
Instagram
Facebook
Mest Instagram

Go to iTunes and download Broken Down 2, his new acoustic record.

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SHOW NOTES

The South Side Start [3:15]
What drives Tony [7:15]
The Punk Rawk scene [10:45]
Mest gets a start [12:50]
Mest gets signed [18:00]
Wasting time [20:40]
Tour after tour after tour [24:15]
Everything sucks [27:45]
Tony’s bad back [32:30]
Tony and the meds [38:00]
Tony becomes a dad [45:40]
Tony breaks it down [50:35]


Notable Links Discussed:
Goldfinger
Social Distortion
Bad Religion 


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