Zach Blair is the lead guitarist, and backing vocalist for Chicago-based rock band Rise Against.
On this Zach Blair Interview, Zach talks about a history of the highs & lows of the bands he’s been involved with, and how he wound up connecting with Rise Against. One of the cleanest players around, Zach talks about his commitment to excellence, and his desire to keep growing as a player… His secret blues lead addiction, righteous indignation, therapy, Australia, being more patient & compassionate, and why always following his heart made his life much easier, in spite of having some dark times. AWESOME convo with an incredibly skilled player and just a lovely, sincere guy Zach Blair’s the lead guitarist for Rise Against. Before joining Rise Against in 2007, he played with Only Crime along with his brother, Doni Blair, who currently plays with the Toadies. The Blair brothers were founding members of the bands Hagfish & Armstrong. Zach was also a member of Gwar (as Flattus & Splattus Maximus) and has played with The Loved Ones, The Mag Sevens... and is a member of The Drakulas, and has released 2 LPs & an EP with them Support this Show:  Subscribe  Facebook: Instagram: 
Drakulas’ week continues & Zach is back for another attack! That's right, Damian's good buddy (& one-time co-host) Zach Blair returns to the show for the fifth time in celebration of the brand new Drakulas' record Terminal Amusements, to finally record an actual Part #2! Join the two friends as they catch up & dive further into Zach's wild career in music. From Government Flu to Hagfish to Gwar to Only Crime to Rise Against to the Drakulas & everything in between!!!BROUGHT TO YOU BY VANS!!!!
Good morning one and all and happy new year! Let's kick off 2020 with my main man, Zach Blair from Rise Against, Only Crime, Hagfish and GWAR! This dude is a force and has one of the greatest jobs in the world. He has a fascinating world view and an amazing story. Don't miss this one y'all. Rate and subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Chris chats with his buddy, Zach Blair...of Rise Against, Hagfish, Gwar, and Only Crime! subscribe, rate, and review on iTunes! And follow us on all platforms: @tototpodcastLeave us some love/hate, suggest a guest, or tell us your own tour story on the TOTOT Hotline: (765)372-8818Buy some TOTOT gear: out this week's sponsors: Swapm 78, Stickerwolf, Muncie Music Center, and!For more info:-Swamp 78-Instagram: @whoisswamp78Twitter: @whoisswamp78 @stickerwolfTwitter: @stickerwolf Music Center-600 S. Mulberry St./Muncie, IN(800) (Use promo code: PCTOTOT to save 15%)Want to sponsor a show, email us: Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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Dec 26th, 1974
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6 hours, 25 minutes
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