This week we discuss our thoughts on the recent KISS concert in Indianapolis. Prior to that, Dennis talks about some new acquisitions and all three talk about books we've recently read.
Steve Ziegelmeyer has taken thousands of photos from the pit, soundboard and from afar. Bill and Steve talk about his career and looks at some amazing pictures on this weeks show.
This week Denny Smith and Kenny Wright of THE GREAT AFFAIRS joins us to talk about their new album SLEEPWALKER. We also talk about the recent Marvelous 3 happenings and manage to weave Elvis Costello into the conversation.
In this episode, Bill and Allen talk to Martin Motnik, current bassist for the legendary German metal band Accept, about his solo album Dream Chaser. He also tells us about joining the band and some of the events that led up to his audition. We also talk about Martin's work as a freelance studio bassist. You can find his album o his official website, https://martinmotnik.com/, and you can hire him to record bass for your upcoming musical releases at https://www.studiobassist.com/.
Best known as the lead guitarist and band leader for the Bret Michaels Band, Pete Evick joins us this week to talk about his book MTV FAMOUS. The title may sound a little cocky but it was how Pete viewed his life as a teen, as he was growing up around that phenomenon of a medium for pop and rock stars. "I never realized a lot of these guys I was watching on MTV went to day jobs after playing rock star that day. None of us knew that, actually." This is a fun discussion with lots of laughs and a couple side stories as well.
This week we talk with the Philly area band SEEMS LIKE TUESDAY. They have an EP coming out soon. Learn more about them and their take on what it takes to be successful in the music world these days.
This week we have a general conversation about recent concerts we've attended, new albums we've acquired, gone off on our usual tangents, and finally, briefly discussed new singles by The Rolling Stones and Guns N' Roses. As always, we find good reasons to laugh, including Allen's faux pas introducing the episode.
Our latest episode is better than MAGIC, it's ALIVE. Pictures Alive, that is. This week we talk to Steve Roney and Scott Davis about this book and how it came to be. It's a fun discussion and the book is full of great pictures from concerts Steve attended over the years. The quality of the book is amazing and it's worth the price of admission.
Allen is Flying High Again (actually he's just flying solo) in this episode and joined by Daniel Bukszpan, the author of the book "Ozzy at 75" which goes on sale on September 5, 2023. It's a hard back book in a slip case with over 200 pages of stories, pictures, concert posters, and more. There's also a nice surprise in an envelope as you first open the book. The book is printed on high quality glossy paper stock and has lots of stories from Ozzy's personal and professional life. Make sure to get yourself a copy. You'll be Over The Mountain!
1980. A year of change for KISS and the KISS Army. Original band members lost; new band members gained. A tour scheduled and cancelled... A record company collapse, contract renegotiations with manager, and a mega-deal with a new label. A year of Unmasked... in name only.
In this episode, Mass Kissteria author Julian Gill joins us to talk about his latest book. Even if you're a fair weather KISS fan, this book is worth the purchase.
Visit https://www.masskissteria.com/ to order your copy.
"Ain't Easy Staying Cheesy" is the new documentary from 80s rock band Nova Rex. Kenny Wilkerson takes Bill on a journey with a discussion that goes everywhere. Check it out!
This week Bill and Allen talk to Damian and Albert from the Philadelphia based band MonteCarlo. We talk about their upcoming EP "Synthetic World" which will be released on August 11. We also talk a bit about the Philly music scene, venues, paying to play, promoters, and more. We also briefly talk about their "Mix Tapes And Tasty Cakes Podcast" found exclusively on YouTube. This was a fun conversation with some cool dudes.
We were supposed to have a guest for this week's episode but a last minute schedule change meant we had to make alternate plans. Bill is off on an adventure this week so Dennis and Allen decided to do a quick show about nothing. The conversation goes from new vinyl acquisitions for Dennis to Gene Simmons riding a scooter backstage to Ozzy canceling his appearance at Powertrip to Paul McCartney using A.I. and more.
This week Allen and Bill talk about seeing Bryan Adams recently in Nashville, we review the 1981 Shooting Star album HANG ON FOR YOUR LIFE, and discuss what pisses us off about grocery stores. All this and more for your listening pleasure!
In this episode, we discuss and review BUT HERE WE ARE, the new Foo Fighters album. Allen gets the album title wrong at the very beginning of rhe show AND AS A BONUS, he didn't realize that he was using his computer's internal mic, rather than the mic on his headset. Prior to that discussion, we catch up on a few things and discuss recent music acquisitions.
Fans of Danger Danger probably already know about THE DEFIANTS. "Drive" is their third album and bassist Bruno Ravel joins Bill this week to talk about it. Prior to Bill & Bruno's conversation, Bill, Allen, and long time listener Bryan Harris have a couple of concerts to review.
This week we have half of the kick ass band Pump5. Along with a lot of laughter, we discuss their new release Paradise Place. We touch on the meanings to some of the songs and we talk about their live shows. Of course Dennis also gets his balls busted AGAIN! Tune in to see the havoc.
This week we have one of our favorite Nashville guitarists, Jeremy Asbrock. He's currently with Ace Frehley but he has so many things under his belt, he needs a couple.
Do you remember K-Tel records? You know those records we bought back in the day with all the good songs on one record and of course a few crappy ones. Here's our version of 1990 rock.
This week we wrap up our interviews from ROCKNPOD by combining Allen's interview with Craig Gass, Dennis' chat with Stevie Rachelle, and Bill's talk with Eric Martin.
Here's Dennis' chat with members of Mr. Grey. Find out more about them on their Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/mrgrey3M
Here's Bill's chat with Cordell Winter. Find out more about him on his Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/CordellWinterOfficial
This week we each pick and discuss albums we think are masterpieces. We also talk a bit about the recent Mötley Crüe/Mick Mars and Ace Frehley/Paul Stanley drama.
The band Blackwood from Nashville talks about their EP, experiences at Rock N Pod 2023, and the Nashville Rock scene. Great conversation that covers the band's influences and great material that was born out of the "The Great Pause!" Check them out on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BlackwoodRock/