Bass shredder Jack “The Ripper” Ryan discusses his current stint as the bass player for “That Arena Rock Show” and making the final 10 as Steel Panther searches for a new bassists. This dude is a product of good parenting!
This week Dennis and Allen are joined by the members of Pump5 while Bill is off on a last minute trip to see the Trans-Siberian Orchestra in Indianapolis. Pump5 talks about their upcoming album and a couple videos and singles they’re about to release. As always, there’s lots of laughter and chaos.
This week we are joined by Bill’s son, Alex, as we discuss 10 songs we consider iconic. We also explain what criteria we each used to choose our lists. As always, there’s lots of laughter and ball busting in this episode.
This week we take a look at the debut album from Skid Row. We also do our regular pre-conversation banter, including giving Dennis a hard time for playing with his “tool” during last week’s show.
This week we take a look at AC/DC’s 1981 album For Those About To Rock. Before we dive in to the album, we go over a list of 48 hard rock and metal bands from the 80s and discuss which ones we’ve seen, along who was our favorite openers and headliners.
When you sit down with drummer Christopher Williams it’s like riding in the Millennium Falcon. Wandering through space and covering all sorts of ground. Strap in and hang on… here we go!
This week Podcast Rock City's Joe Polo joins Dennis and Allen to talk about his KISS Kruise experience. They discussed the KISS setlists from both night as well as the Bruce Kulick Band's two sets. This conversation is full of laughter, somewhat inappropriate humor, and references to the Matrix.
This week we review the KISS album Hotter Than Hell. We also talk about several random topics prior to the beginning of the album discussion.
This week Roy Cathey joins us to talk about his new band “The Fifth” and their debut EP.
This week we talk about the recent shows we caught on the Ace Frehley/Alice Cooper tour. Prior to that discussion, Dennis shares his theory about David Lee Roth’s recent retirement announcement.
This week Bill and Dennis do a short rockpourri episode.
What happens when you’re a young artist with parents that have great taste in classic rock? You get influenced to write, sing, and play bass in your own band. This week we welcome Abby K and guitarist Diego Vargas to the show to talk about their musical journey. They’re about to take Nashville and the rock world by storm!
Guitarist Jack Frost shares how his new project “Brother in Arms“ came to be. If Covid did anything it was to inspire musicians to work with their friends to create some great new rock and roll. Rock is NOT dead it’s right here!
This week long time listeners David Cathey and Bryan Harris join Dennis and Bill to talk about our road trip to Louisville to see Mammoth WVH. At the beginning of the episode Allen gives a quick synopsis of his thought about the show and puts a little Wofgang audio treat in before the episode starts.
This week Rik Fox joins Bill and Allen for a discussion about everything from his work in an emergency response team to Steeler to WASP to his friendship with Eric Carr and more. Find out what Yngwie Malmsteen said during the early days of Steeler. Find out how the name of the band WASP came about. Find out Rik’s thought about how Eric’s makeup character evolved from the hawk. Find out why Rik refers to himself as the Forrest Gump of rock.
It’s story time with Brynn Arnes of FLIPP and a number of other bands. Great stories… lots of fun!
In this episode we talk with Resist and Bite’s bassist Brian Powell about their current EP, their performance at the ROCKNPOD preparty at the Mercy Lounge in Nasnville, TN, their upcoming full length release, and more.
This week we review our weekend in Nashville at the 2021 ROCKNPOD Expo.
On Saturday, August 7, 2021, we were given the opportunity to host a live podcast and audience Q & A session with former MTV VJ and current SiriusXM DJ Mark Goodman at the ROCKNPOD Expo in Nashville, TN. Among other things, he answers questions about the early days of MTV and what it was like to be on the air when he learned of John Lennon’s murder.
Guns N’ Roses historian Marc Canter joins us this week to discuss a video podcast series called “The First 50 Gigs” (about the early days of GnR) that he cohosts with his friend and producing partner Jason Porath.
After 270+ episodes, and when you think nothing could go wrong in the AGES OF ROCK PODCAST world, it has happened:
THE AGES OF ROCK PODCAST TAKEOVER! 😱
Bill, Al, and Dennis have become victims of an invasion of the podcast snatchers! Your favorite “Crotchety Old Bastards” have been infiltrated by their least-expected perpetrators - THEIR OWN LISTENERS!!! Personal spaces will be invaded, pot-shots will be taken, and possibly a fetish or two will be exposed!
The infiltrators even present their top 5 most overplayed, burned out, and hated radio tracks. What songs will Bryan state have exceeded their life expectancy? What song has run its course in Lifetime KISS Fan David (not Dennis)’s opinion? What hot take does Bill throw down that will enrage a regular AoRP host? No matter if you’re from California, Ohio, or Tennessee, there’s a little something for everyone here.
Check it out!
This week Canadian musician Thomas Polychuck joins us to discuss his upcoming EP “Shadows Exposed”. We also talk about concerts being shut down and shows returning to the US versus them returning in Canada.
This week Chris Czynszak joins us to discuss the 2021 ROCKNPOD Expo coming up on the first weekend in August. We talk about events surrounding the expo, some of the guests, and we discuss how it’s grown from the first expo to now. Tickets and event info are available at ROCKNPOD.com!
“Mayhem in the Midwest” is the theme of the current Hairbanger’s Ball tour. Front man Brian Durbin (Mick Jaeger) sits down with us to chat about the band, Vince Neil, being called the King of Cougars, and the new documentary about hottest band in the world - KISS!
This week Julian Gill joins Dennis and Allen to discuss “(Music From) The Elder” … the much loved and much hated KISS album. We also do some album acquisitions and a quick Mammoth WVH discussion.