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Podcasts & Radio

Mon
05
Sep

Totally Driven Radio Podcast - MICHAEL SWEET

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Totally Driven Radio, the weekly radio podcast heard live every Thursday night from 8 - 11 pm Est time on the Totaally Driven Entertainment Radio Network, hosted by Bay Ragni and Nick Wilkinson covers the world of sports and entertainment each week, as well as bringing you celebrity guests interviews,

This week we talked to the Michael Sweet who returns for his third appearance on Totally Driven Radio.

We talked to Michael about..

**Confirms that a 2nd Lynch Sweet album will happen in 2017
**And it will be in a heavier style of music
**His latest single off his solo album   “Radio”
**Working with Nashville music writers
**His opinion on Tommy Thayer’s comment . New music is a waste of time
**He plans to release 12 - 20 albums in the next few years
**If he asked his brother Robert & Oz Fox to be in the video for “Radio”, to show their support for him
**Have any of the Stryper guys asked, why didn’t you save that song for us
**How some rockers have been trying to turn to country music as money grab
**That he would never try to be a country artist
**It’s a hard pill for him to swallow Steven Tyler or Bret Michaels as a country artist
**30

th Anniversary tour of “To Hell with the Devil” with the old costumes
**How much their lives changed with the release of To Hell with the Devil
**His thoughts on the VMA’s
**Does the future of the music business scare him as an artist?
**How he is thankful, he has not had to get a job yet, he can still live on his music
**IN 2017 will be Solo Dates, as well as s Sweet / Lynch dates

Michael hangs out for 30 mins, and talks all these topics and more!!

You can listen to the full interview here: https://youtu.be/ZFVN5W2YFeY


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Wed
31
Aug

BOSTON's Tom Scholz Shares Rock’n’Roll Cinderella Story 40 Years Ago

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Dallas, TX - August 30, 2016.  North American syndicated Rock radio show and website InTheStudio: The Stories Behind History’s Greatest Rock Bands  explores the biggest selling debut album in history, Boston’s self-titled debut, with multi-talented Tom Scholz on its fortieth anniversary.

A year before releasing what quickly became the biggest selling debut album in music history (a record Boston held for decades until only recently when nosed out by Guns’n’Roses’ Appetite for Destruction), the band Boston did not even exist. In 1976 Tom Scholz’s seven year basement tapes project would emerge out of nowhere to re-write the record books on popularity and profits. The Cinderella story of Scholz and Boston’s debut would produce astronomical numbers (over 17 million sold to date), driven by three Top 40 singles “Peace of Mind”, “Long Time” and the Top 5 smash “More Than A Feeling”

Tom Scholz shares with In The Studio host Redbeard how the monumental success of Boston’s debut album insured his future in the music business.

“That album doing as well as it did is the only thing that made it possible to do a second and a third one, because there was no way I was going to be able to write the songs for additional albums in the time frame that some bands do, pumping one out a year or even shorter ... It was only because it sold so well that it was possible to take the time to do it, and do it again... If it had been a 900,000 seller instead of a 9 million seller, I think there probably wouldn’t be a Boston in existence today”.  - Tom Scholz

Boston debut @ 40 / InTheStudio program is available now to STREAM at: http://www.inthestudio.net/redbeards-blog/boston-40th-anniversary/

Direct Link to InTheStudio broadcast affiliate radio station list: http://www.inthestudio.net/radio-stations/www.inthestudio.net/radio-stations

Direct Link to: Boston: http://www.bandboston.com

Direct Link to: InTheStudio:  http://www.inthestudio.net

  

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Fri
26
Aug

The Right To Rock Podcast - TED POLEY

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TheRighttoRock.com has issued their latest podcast interview (episode #208), featuring Danger Danger vocalist Ted Poley.  Ted took time out of his busy schedule to discuss his latest solo effort Beyond the Fade, as well as what you can expect from D2.  Interview lasts approx. 30 min.

The summer's drawing to a close and as the lads get themselves reoriented, they chat things up in their own inimitable style covering such topics as dangerous summer festivals, John and McCheese's excursion to Australia, and the players at Carolina Rebellion this year.

Afterwards, The Right To Rock chews the fat with Danger Danger vocalist and all-around raconteur Ted Poley who talks about his latest solo album, Beyond The Fade. Ted is always a delight to talk to and this episode's no different, so grab a pint and kick back for some rock talk, cool?


 
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Wed
24
Aug

BON JOVI's 'Slippery When Wet'; Jon Bon Jovi Recounts 1986 Breakthrough Album

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Dallas, TX - August 24, 2016.  North American syndicated Rock radio show and website InTheStudio: The Stories Behind History’s Greatest Rock Bands commemorates the 30th anniversary of Bon Jovi’s breakthrough album Slippery When Wet.

No hyperbole here: it is impossible to overstate how massively popular Bon Jovi’s third album Slippery When Wet was soon after its release in Summer 1986, or how influential its sound and success were for the rest of the Eighties. Slippery When Wet would produce three Top 10 singles, “You Give Love A Bad Name”, “Living On A Prayer” (both going # 1), and “Wanted Dead Or Alive”.  The album would go on to sell in excess of twenty-eight million copies worldwide.

Jon Bon Jovi and former Bon Jovi guitarist, songwriter Ritchie Sambora share with In The Studio host Redbeard the stories behind this blockbuster album.

“Bang! ‘Shot through the heart and you’re to blame, you give love a bad name’. As soon as the needle hit that record in 1986, our lives changed.”  - Jon Bon Jovi

“We learned a lot and we became a tight unit. I don’t think we really wrote any great songs until Slippery...”  - Ritchie Sambora

Also In The Studio will preview the title song to the new forthcoming Bon Jovi album This House is Not for Sale.

Bon Jovi ‘Slippery When Wet’ / InTheStudio program is available now to STREAM at: “http://www.inthestudio.net/redbeards-blog/bon-jovi-slippery-wet-30th-anniversary-jon-bon-jovi/

Direct Link to In The Studio broadcast affiliate radio station list: “http://www.inthestudio.net/radio-stations/www.inthestudio.net/radio-stations
Direct Link to: Bon Jovi:   “http://www.bonjovi.com
Direct Link to: InTheStudio:  “http://www.inthestudio.net

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Fri
19
Aug

One On One With Mitch Lafon - CYNDI LAUPER

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Celebrated '80s pop icon Cyndi Lauper guests on Ep. 252 of One On One With Mitch Lafon.

LINK TO INTERVIEW: http://www.spreaker.com/user/talkingmetal/1on1-mitch-lafon-252-cyndi-lauper

In the show's only interview, '80s pop icon Cyndi Lauper discusses her early days living in Vermont and Canada, animal rights, equal rights, her latest album Detour, singers that inspired her and much more.

Quote from the interview:

Time 3.56: "I never thought I was going to be a singer. I always thought I was going to take care of animals and paint. I thought I'd make portraits. I had no idea that the portraits that I would be making would be sonic."

Online: http://cyndilauper.com
Twitter: @cyndilauper
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/officialcyndilauper
Spotify: https://play.spotify.com/artist/2BTZIqw0ntH9MvilQ3ewNY
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/cyndilauperTV

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Fri
05
Aug

One On One With Mitch Lafon - STEPHEN PEARCY


The legendary voice of RATT, STEPHEN PEARCY, guests on Ep. 247 of One On One With Mitch Lafon.

LINK TO THE INTERVIEW: http://www.spreaker.com/user/talkingmetal/1on1-mitch-lafon-247-stephen-pearcy

In the show's only interview, Stephen Pearcy talks about his upcoming solo album SMASH, recently singing alongside Judas Priest frontman ROB HALFORD, looks back at the Ratt album Dancing Undercover and discusses the recently released picture of him sitting along side Juan Croucier and Warren DeMartini. Was it simply a photo or was it a hint of things to come?

Quotes from the interview:

The discussion about "the photo" starts 5.55.

(time 7.03): "Never say never."
(time 7.12): "The picture spoke a thousand words."

Online: http://www.stephen-pearcy.com
Twitter: @StephenEPearcy
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SEPearcy
Spotify: https://play.spotify.com/artist/14g2WazBBqBxJeEb1IdD9q
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/TopFuelNation

 

 

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Wed
03
Aug

One On One With Mitch Lafon - LAWRENCE GOWAN (Styx, Solo)

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STYX's LAWRENCE GOWAN guests on Ep. 245 of One On One With Mitch Lafon.

LINK to interview: http://www.spreaker.com/user/talkingmetal/1on1-mitch-lafon-245-styx-lawrence-gowan

In the show's only interview, Lawrence Gowan of STYX discusses the band's LIVE AT THE ORLEANS ARENA LAS VEGAS DVD, his recently re-released Lost Brotherhood & ...But You Can Call Me Larry solo albums, becoming the voice of STYX, touring and much more.

Quotes from the interview:

Styx Live (time 4.56): "As JY says - they have an embarrassment of riches when it comes to choices of songs to play."

Becoming the voice of STYX (time 8.14): "The great thing about this band and what made me lean towards it - was that they never asked me... Not once on the very first meeting... Not once until here we are seventeen plus years later... Not once did they ever ask me to replicate or imitate or in any way do any sort of impression of Dennis DeYoung. In fact, it was never even put that I was replacing anyone in the band."

Online: http://styxworld.com
Twitter: @STYXtheBand & @officialgowan
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/styxtheband & https://www.facebook.com/Gowanstrangeanimal
Spotify: https://play.spotify.com/artist/4salDzkGmfycRqNUbyBphh
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/styxtheband

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Wed
03
Aug

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Learn To Fly Into The Great Wide Open 25 Years Ago

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Dallas, TX - August 2, 2016.  North American syndicated Rock radio show and website InTheStudio with Redbeard: The Stories Behind History’s Greatest Rock Bands celebrates the 25th anniversary of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ hit album Into The Great Wide Open.

Tom Petty was on a huge roll in August of 1991. He had hit paid dirt with his first solo album, 1989’s Full Moon Fever. He had become a member of the Traveling Wilburys supergroup with bandmates Jeff Lynne of ELO, Beatle George Harrison and legends Roy Orbison and Bob Dylan. It was following these two multiplatinum endeavors that Tom Petty reunited with the Heartbreakers to record Into The Great Wide Open.

The album came at a time when Petty could reflect. He had recently turned 40, chuckling, “I’ll probably look back at this as some kind of mid-life crisis album.” It was also a period, pre-911 but post first Gulf War, which disturbed long-dormant feelings in Tom as well as many others who came of age during the nation’s lengthy, deadly, ill-advised Viet Nam War. With those factors in place, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers produced a thought -provoking album that included two timeless classics, “Learning to Fly” and “Into the Great Wide Open”.  Tom Petty reveals to InTheStudio host Redbeard how the songwriting process unfolds for him.

“I don’t think all of these grand thoughts while I’m writing the songs. I’m hit with some inspiration of some kind and I’m just trying to finish it off and exorcise it from my system... It still fascinates me that you can pick up the guitar and sit for a few hours and find something that you never knew. That you didn’t know existed. That’s the beauty of music. It’s always something you can count on.”  - Tom Petty

Tom Petty ‘Into The Great Wide Open’ /InTheStudio interview is available now to STREAM at:http://www.inthestudio.net/redbeards-blog/tom-petty-heartbreakers-wide-open/

Direct Link to InTheStudio broadcast affiliate radio station list: “http://www.inthestudio.net/radio-stations/www.inthestudio.net/radio-stations
Direct Link to Tom Petty website: http://www.tompetty.com
Direct Link to InTheStudio website: http://www.inthestudio.net

 

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Wed
27
Jul

One On One With Mitch Lafon - RIKKI ROCKETT (Poison)

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POISON drummer Rikki Rockett guests on Ep. 244 of One On One With Mitch Lafon.
 
 
In the show's only interview, POISON drummer Rikki Rockett discusses his recent cancer scare and the treatment that led to him being declared cancer free.
For more information on cancer immunotherapy trials at Moores Cancer Center, call 858-657-7000.
 
Quote from the interview: Immunotherapy (time 17.00): "It's the wave of the future. It's where oncology is going because it really could spell a cure."
 
 
Twitter: @RikkiRockett
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RikkiRockett
 

 

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Wed
27
Jul

One On One With Mitch Lafon - RICH WARD (Fozzy, Stuck Mojo)

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STUCK MOJO & FOZZY guitarist RICH WARD guests on Ep. 243 of One On One With Mitch Lafon.

LINK TO INTERVIEW: http://www.spreaker.com/user/talkingmetal/1on1-mitch-lafon-243-rich-ward-stuck-moj

In the show's only interview, STUCK MOJO & FOZZY guitarist RICH WARD guitarist RICH WARD discusses Stuck Mojo's latest album Here Come The Infidels, their history and various line-up changes, new singer Robby J. Also, he talks about his work with FOZZY, the band's beginnings, carving out a name for themselves, working on a follow-up to 2014's Do You Wanna Start A War and much much more.

Quotes from the interview:

Line-up changes (time 1.46) - "Sometimes it's difficult to find the chemistry and make things work."

(Time 2.41): "We've never announced that were breaking up because for us it never made sense. I never had any intentions for this band to go away forever. I love it."

The new album & new singer (time 10.40): "I'd always love to have an opportunity for old school fans... To win them over with the music."

(time 32.28): "Music is not a means to an end for me to just make money or to be famous... I want to make records that I'm passionate about."

Online: http://www.fozzyrock.com
Twitter: @WeAreStuckMojo @FOZZYROCK @thedukeofmetal
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StuckMojo
Spotify: https://play.spotify.com/artist/4Bqt1X3kNYGUWtbs0fCKTB
YouTube: N/A

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Wed
27
Jul

EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER “From the Beginning” Greg Lake, Carl Palmer’s Memories Of Keith Emerson

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Dallas, TX July 26, 2016 -  North American syndicated Rock radio show and website InTheStudio: The Stories Behind History’s Greatest Rock Bands  hosts Greg Lake and Carl Palmer of Progressive Rock’s first supergroup, Emerson, Lake and Palmer.

If you asked any followers of the white hot London music scene in 1969 to wager on who would emerge as the most innovative bandleader, the smart money would have been on  Jimmy Page’s Led Zeppelin, King Crimson’s Robert Fripp, and the featured soloist fronting a three piece called The Nice, the impressive keyboard player Keith Emerson. So when Emerson surprised everybody by announcing his departure in order to team up with King Crimson bassist, singer, songwriter Greg Lake and Crazy World of Arthur Brown/ Atomic Rooster percussionist Carl Palmer, the stage was set for “the maximum amount of music by the fewest musicians”, as Greg Lake tells us.

Emerson, Lake and Palmer elevated the progressive rock movement by taking the synthesizer out of the science lab and onto FM rock radio, where ultimately millions of listeners would respond in favor. “Lucky Man” from their debut may have been their most famous song, and their fourth album Brain Salad Surgery may have been their best seller, but 1972‘s Trilogy came at the high watermark of progressive rock’s quality and popularity, and has remained a favorite over years of changes in rock music.

The final curtain did indeed come down on “the show that never ends, my friends...” in March of this year with the sudden death of Keith Emerson. The keyboard maestro had been struggling with a repetitive stress injury in his right hand for almost twenty years, according to Carl Palmer. “In July 2010 we played the High Voltage Festival, one of the first Prog Rock festivals and I noticed that the standard we reached really wasn’t where we’d left off Keith understood immediately.. He’s a realist. He knew the game was up.”

Emerson, Lake and Palmer ./ InTheStudio interview program is available now to STREAM at:

Part 1 “http://www.inthestudio.net/redbeards-blog/emerson-lake-palmer-anthology/

Part 2 “http://www.inthestudio.net/online-on-demand/emerson-lake-palmer-anthology-pt-2-greg-lake-carl-palmer/

Part 3 “http://www.inthestudio.net/online-on-demand/emerson-lake-palmer-anthology-pt-3-greg-lake-carl-palmer/

Direct Link to InTheStudio broadcast affiliate radio station list:“http://www.inthestudio.net/radio-stations/www.inthestudio.net/radio-stations

Direct Link to: ELP: “http://www.emersonlakepalmer.com
Direct Link to Greg Lake:  “http://www.greglake.com
Direct Link to Carl Palmer: “http://www.carlpalmer.com
Direct Link to InTheStudio:  “http://www.inthestudio.net


 
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Mon
25
Jul

One On One With Mitch Lafon - MICHAEL SWEET

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STRYPER's MICHAEL SWEET guests on Ep. 242 of One On One With Mitch Lafon.

LINK TO THE INTERVIEW: http://www.spreaker.com/user/talkingmetal/1on1-mitch-lafon-242-michael-sweet-stryp

In the show's only interview, STRYPER's MICHAEL SWEET goes track-by-track with his fantastic new solo album One Sided War, talks about Stryper's 30th Anniversary To Hell With The Devil Tour, Boston, Joel Hoekstra, working on new Stryper music as well as the second Sweet/Lynch album. Plus, we amusingly discuss what it would be like if he fronted Van Halen and much more.

ONE SIDED WAR (Track Listing):

Bizarre (video on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I31Sw_654rg)
One Sided War
Can't Take This Life
Radio
Golden Age
Only You
I Am
Who Am I
You Make Me Wanna
Comfort Zone
One Way Up
Can't Take This Life (featuring Moriah Formica)
Not To Be (Japanese Bonus Track)

Quotes from the interview:

The sound of One Sided War (time 2.12): "I grew up with bands from Iron Maiden and Judas Priest to Journey... On this album I really wanted to focus on the heavier side. Songs like I Am, Bizarre and Golden Age that are just straight-ahead metal."

time (3.17): "I've heard the comment thousands of times (with a sneer) from people saying, 'it's not as heavy as Stryper,' or 'it doesn't have the balls that Stryper has,' so I just wanted to put an end to those comments with this album."

Boston (48.43): "At that time, I was kind of burnt on the Stryper thing. It was refreshing to go out and do something different and I needed it. Standing on stage singing Boston songs every night was so surreal. Pinch me moments every night."

Van Halen (51.00): "If I got a call from Van Halen to go sing for Van Halen and the right circumstances... I would absolutely do it."

Online: http://www.michaelsweet.com
Twitter: @michaelhsweet
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/TheMichaelSweet
Spotify: https://play.spotify.com/artist/1vg0a7NOKvHrO1xY6pk2wM
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/stryperofficial

 

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Thu
14
Jul

One On One With Mitch Lafon - DOUG ALDRICH

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THE DEAD DAISIES' Doug Aldrich guests on Ep. 238 of One On One With Mitch Lafon.

LINK TO THE EPISODE: http://www.spreaker.com/user/talkingmetal/1on1-mitch-lafon-238-doug-aldrich-the-de

In the show's only interview, guitarist Doug Aldrich discusses The Dead Daisies brand new album Make Some Noise, the upcoming tour dates (including opening for KISS), Raiding The Rock Vault, Whitesnake, Glenn Hughes and much more.

Quotes from the interview:

Did he write for the new album (time 2.08): "We did it all together - old school."

The new album: (time 7.16) - "The record has a real flow. It's a get in your car and hit the throttle kind of record."

Regrets of quitting Whitesnake? (time 14.46): "I could have stayed, but I really needed to spend time with my family. My son needed a dad full-time."

Would he ever consider playing with Whitesnake again? (time 16.08): "I'm there for David if he ever needed anything.I'm part of the family."

Online: http://www.thedeaddaisies.com
Twitter: @TheDeadDaisies & @Douglas_Aldrich
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/TheDeadDaisies
Spotify: https://play.spotify.com/artist/6VDAPUov4yNDHyQlPqrpNH
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/thedeaddaisies

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Mon
11
Jul

Decibel Geek Podcast - ANGELS IN VEIN

 

Decibel Geek podcast/YouTube channel videographer Rockin' Ron Runyon recently sat down with the new Hard Rock band Angels In Vein in their home base of Las Vegas for the full band's first on-camera video interview. What transpired was a 30+ minute video conversation with each member on everything that any rock fan would want to know about this up and coming band of veteran rockers. The band, consisting of Guitarist Todd "Taz" Anthony (Cherry St., Producer), 2nd Guitarist Stacey Blades (L.A. Guns, Let It Rawk), Bassist Eric Stacy (Faster Pussycat, Jetboy), Drummer Troy Patrick Farrell (White Lion, Gilby Clarke), and Vocalist Chris Van Dahl (L.A. Guns, Steven Tyler/Legends/Aeromyth), talked candidly about their history, the band name, the label they don't want, the difference/similarity in selling records today compared to the 70's, internet response, their future plans, and much more. A few excerpts follow:

On the internet's overwhelming response:

Chris said: "I think it's a testimony that the timing for this is right and people are hungry for a really great hard rock band."

On defining the songs they will be recording:
Stacey said: "I have not been this excited about an original project in years."
Chris said: "The songs are a good indication but, in no way defines the band. There will be a lot of surprises so, stow your expectations"

On the difference/similarity of selling your music today:

Chris said: "It's like we're back in the 70's building a following by touring and selling our record out of the back of a van but, the van now is the internet."

On being labeled in the press as a "Supergroup":

Eric said: "We're flattered that they say that but, that word never came from us. We're not Asia"
Chris said: "A Supergroup is Hollywood Vampires"
Eric said: "And that's a fly by night, done for cash thing."
Troy said: "Those groups are contrived. They are typically known for big shows and catalogs of the guys that are in the band. This is not a cover band."

On the name Angels In Vein:

Chris said: "Originally we were going to call the band "The Devil You Know" and I went after that. Then, literally the day I was going to launch the website, two guys one from Killswitch Engage and another big band released that they had formed a band called "The Devil You Know" and I said WHAT!"
Chris said: "I was doing some research and came across a passage that ended with angels and the next sentence was hyphen and then "in vain" and it stuck with me. Then I thought why don't we spin it and instead of vain we go with vein because what we do comes from inside us." 

On releasing more music:

Chris said: "We may just release a song a month for the next 50 years."
Eric said: "We're looking at releasing a song a month right now."

Link to Official Website Posthttp://www.decibelgeek.com/wordpress/angels-in-vein-dbg-exclusive/

The Decibel Geek Podcast, started in 2011, is a weekly hard rock and heavy metal music and discussion show. Covering rock and metal bands from the late 60s to today, the show features rotating themes including Year in Review, Radio Sucks Radio Show (music-based), Interviews, Fresh Blood (upcoming bands) and many more.

Subscribe to Decibel Geek on iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/decibel-geek-podcast/id433426711?mt=2

Official website located at: http://www.decibelgeek.com

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Mon
11
Jul

“Dave & Dave Unchained” - a VAN HALEN Podcast

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HALEN HUNGRY? ROTH SERVES UP “EAT’EM & SMILE”

Heard you missed us, well we’re back! “Dave & Dave Unchained” - Van Halen podcast returns with episode 4 celebrating the 30th anniversary of David Lee Roth’s 1986 solo album, “Eat’em & Smile.”

At a time when Van Halen didn’t sound very Van Halen, Roth opted to head in the big rock direction VH was known for mixed with a bit of his “Crazy from the Heat” style added in for good measure. Roth hired gunslingers Steve Vai on guitar and Billy Sheehan on bass with Gregg Bissonette behind the drum kit. The videos were wild and colorful and the live show was packed with Van Halen hits.

The Daves discuss the launch of Roth’s band, the “Eat’em & Smile” tour and breakdown the album song-by-song. There’s also an exclusive interview with Vai, who looks back on his “Eat’em & Smile” days, why the band changed direction with the next album “Skyscraper” and even opened up about the “Eat’em & Smile” reunion that almost happened and might still happen. To cap things off, the cast concludes with part 2 of the interview with “Van Halen Rising” author Greg Renoff who talks about his massive “Eat’em & Smile” article he wrote for Guitar World, Roth’s botched movie and the awkward position DLR is currently in these days.

Sit down with a bottle of anything and a glazed donut while enjoying this firecracker of an episode!

Download the new episode on iTunes or spreaker.com. Connect with the Daves on Twitter: @ddunchained, Facebook: Dave-Dave Unchained, Instagram: ddunchainedpodcast or via email: ddunchainedpodcast@gmail.com

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Fri
08
Jul

Lou Gramm, Mick Jones Recall 1981 Album of the Year, Foreigner 4

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Dallas, TX - July 7, 2016.  North American syndicated Rock radio show and website InTheStudio with Redbeard: The Stories Behind History’s Greatest Rock Bands  visits with Lou Gramm and Mick Jones for the 35th anniversary of Foreigner’s most significant album, Foreigner 4.  The Album of the Year in 1981, it was # 1 seller on the American charts for ten weeks, producing the hits “Waiting For A Girl Like You”, “Urgent”, the rocker “Night Life” , and the classic “Jukebox Hero”.

In the late1970s the band Foreigner seemed destined to become a classic case of too much, too soon. The band’s first, 1977’s Foreigner and then Double Vision in 1978, were multi-platinum hits of unprecedented proportions and Foreigner entered the Rock and Roll arena as a full blown star. It was heady stuff, to be sure, but that kind of rapid success is often a recipe for quick decline as well.

For Foreigner the critical point came after their third album Head Games which was released in 1979. Head Games didn’t do as well as the first two albums, and the six Foreigner band members started to blame each other, resulting in departure of two of Foreigner’s original members. There were serious questions as to whether the remaining four should continue as the band Foreigner. In the end Mick Jones, Lou Gramm, Rick Wills and Dennis Elliott decided to forge ahead, making their most successful album ever. Mick Jones, Foreigner’s founder and lead guitarist, and former singer, songwriter Lou Gramm reflect with InTheStudio host Redbeard, on the crisis and eventual vindication that marked Foreigner 4

“We started to rehearse for the 4 album. I was so frustrated because I felt that the direction of the band was getting so diverse, with everybody wanting to express themselves... I wasn’t hogging the writing. I was ready to be challenged by anybody else’s ideas, and as far as I was concerned the objective was to achieve a great album...and I was pretty strong minded about it.”  -  Mick Jones

“It was only after a week in the studio that the kind of undercurrent and dissatisfaction came to a head and the changes were made, or I think the band would have fallen apart right in the studio.” - Lou Gramm

FOREIGNER 4 @ 35 /InTheStudio interview is available now to STREAM at:http://www.inthestudio.net/redbeards-blog/foreigner-4-35th-anniversary/

Direct Link to InTheStudio broadcast affiliate radio station list: “http://www.inthestudio.net/radio-stations/www.inthestudio.net/radio-stations

Direct Link to Foreigner website: http://www.foreigneronline.com
Direct Link to Lou Gramm website: “http://www.lou-gramm.com
Direct Link to InTheStudio website: http://www.inthestudio.net

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Thu
07
Jul

One On One With Mitch Lafon - JAY JAY FRENCH (Twisted Sister)


TWISTED SISTER's Jay Jay French guests on Ep. 237 of One On One With Mitch Lafon.

Link to the interview: http://www.spreaker.com/user/talkingmetal/1on1-mitch-lafon-237-jay-jay-french-twis

In the show's only interview, guitarist Jay Jay French discusses TWISTED SISTER's Metal Meltdown (A Tribute to A.J. Pero) DVD, the We Are Twisted F*****g Sister documentary, the current tour, is this really goodbye, Mike Portnoy, the band's history and so much more.

Quotes from the interview:

Recent events - (time 1.55): "Twisted Sister's Legacy is very important to me."

Metal Meltdown DVD (time 2.30): "The entire show was dedicated to AJ."

Discussing Mike Portnoy starts at 7.39

Wacken 2003 (time 15.34): "We weren't scheduled to be on the bill. Iced Earth was headliner and Iced Earth canceled - the singer left... By leaving, they had no headliner... Well, the reviews spoke for themselves."

Is the band really done (time 21.49)? "I've lived long enough to never say never... We can't, obviously, walk away for fourteen years again."

Online: http://www.twistedsister.com
Twitter: @TwistedSisterNY & @deesnider
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Twisted-Sister-138018010313
Spotify: https://play.spotify.com/artist/7b85ve82Sh36a3UAx74wut
YouTube: N/A

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Wed
06
Jul

RICKY PHILLIPS Talks To Sleaze Roxx; MONTROSE & COVERDALE/PAGE

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Follow the link to read Sleaze Roxx's interview with Styx bassist Ricky Phillips including details of the last recordings from Ronnie Montrose to be released.

http://sleazeroxx.com/interviews/ricky-phillips-of-styx-interview/

Credit: Ruben Mosqueda of Sleaze Roxx (sleazeroxx.com). Excerpts from the interview:

DETAILS ON LAST RECORDINGS FROM RONNIE MONTROSE ABOUT TO BE RELEASED

Ricky Phillips: I met Ronnie back in the early '80s through a producer friend of mine. He and Ronnie had done a project where it was just he and Ronnie on stage. It was extraordinary. It was probably overshooting for the average Joe. It was aimed for a higher brow musically. Ronnie had done the Montrose thing with Sammy [Hagar] and he had done Gamma which was a bit more 'proggy.' He wanted to do something new. If he had just stayed a rock guitarist, he have become a household name because he was so great at it. He is a guy that played those licks first and a lot of guys stole from him. I've been told this from guys I know that are in huge bands.

I went out to do shows with Ronnie along with Eric Singer [KISS, Alice Cooper, Badlands]. We had a few different singers. Ronnie loved the way we sounded and he was inspired to do another rock record. Eric, Ronnie and I went into the studio and laid down ten tracks. I started working with Styx and Eric resumed working with Alice and KISS back to back.

Right before I went on tour with Styx I received a call from Ronnie he said 'Listen I have an idea. I'm calling the record 10 by 10. We'll get 10 different singers, one for each song and we'll get this thing done.' I said 'That's a great idea Ronnie but we can't even think of one singer we like! How are we going to find 10?!' [laughs] He replied 'Listen I'll call Sammy [Hagar] and ask if he can do one. I'll call Edgar [Winter] and see if he can do another. I'll call people I know.' I didn't have the time to chase down people to sing on the album but he did. He got them and then some. He got Mark Farner [Grand Funk Railroad], Gregg Rolie [Journey, Santana], Eric Martin [Mr. Big] and David Pattison [Gamma]. I got Tommy Shaw on one of the tracks. It became this cool project that had this really cool band.

The record sounds cohesive. It's a very interesting record. We finally found a home for it. We're having some meetings with a label about it getting released and I hope we have this album released by the beginning of 2017.

I jumped ahead a little bit. When I say that we recorded the album; drums, bass and rhythm guitars were done. Ronnie passed before he could lay down guitar solos. I mixed the record so that Ronnie was very big in the record. It was his concept so I wanted to ensure that he was represented on this record. I wanted to bring in guys that Ronnie was into to come in and record the solos for the album. I didn't get everybody that I went after but I think all the right guys are on the record. There's a great mix of singers and guitarists on there. I have Glenn Hughes on a track with Phil Collen from Def Leppard playing the solo, Sammy Hagar featuring Steve Lukather [Toto]' Eric Martin, I paired up with Dave Meniketti [Y&T] and on and on. We have Joe Bonamassa on there too. I also have Brad Whitford who is the unsung hero to both Ronnie and I in Aerosmith. He's the dark horse in that band. I called him and he was honored to be a part of it. I can't wait for you to hear the track with Edgar Winter and Rick Derringer. It sounds like it was lifted right out of the '70s.

I'm excited for the album to come out. There's been a lot of blood, sweat and tears put into this album and a lot of love. I think Ronnie will be looking down on us smiling when it's released. It's pretty special.

WAS JIMMY PAGE WORKING WITH DAVID COVERDALE IN PAGE/PLANT JUST TO WORK WITH ROBERT PLANT?

Sleaze Roxx: And There's Coverdale/Page which you were a part of. I was looking at the RIAA page and the album achieved platinum status [1 million copies sold] in the United States. At the time, it was considered a 'flop' but it sold a million copies. It's a good record.

Ricky Phillips: It went platinum relatively quickly too. I learned a lot on that record from Jimmy [Page] and David [Coverdale] making that record about the business. John Kalodner, a behind the scenes record guy who has made a lot of careers happen, really believed in it. John knew it was a great combination. David [Coverdale] got a lot of flak for sounding like Robert Plant. You know when Jimmy [Page] starts playing, that's what you do! [laughs] That's what comes out of your voice. That's what needs to be done! [laughs] That's what David was doing. I think he did an incredible job. I have some recordings of us working on material. I think those are even better than the record because we're fishing for ideas. That's really honest, pure creation happening there and I happen to have those recorded.

As time went on, Jimmy bought a home in Florida and he was moving there. Then we moved the recording to Vancouver, BC, and people got sick' A lot of stuff started happening. We spent about five months working and putting that album together. I'm not making any excuses because I think we made a great record. When we were making the video ['Pride And Joy'] Jimmy pulled me aside and said 'I'm getting back together with Robert [Plant].' You know, there will always be those rumors that he worked with David just to get Robert to work with him. [laughs] I don't know that it's true. It makes me wonder. That's what I wondered at the time when he pulled me aside. That was the end of Coverdale/Page.

I had a blast hanging out with Jimmy. I was constantly asking him about The Yardbirds which is one of my favorite bands. Can you imagine a band that featured [Jeff] Beck, [Eric] Clapton and [Jimmy] Page at one time or another? He didn't seem to mind telling the stories. [laughs] On many levels, it was an interesting and educational time.

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Mon
04
Jul

One On One With Mitch Lafon - NEAL MORSE & MIKE PORTNOY

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Prog rock legends Mike Portnoy and Neal Morse guest on episode 236 of One On One With Mitch Lafon.
 
 
In the episode's first interview drummer Mike Portnoy discusses The Winery Dogs, working with Twisted Sister, his sobriety and his upcoming performance of Dream Theater's Twelve-Step Suite, Flying Colors and much more.
 
Quote from the Mike Portnoy interview:
 
The Winery Dogs (time 1.21): "We're pretty much winding down this cycle for Hot Streak. It's been eight or nine months on the road at this point so we're kinda wrapping up."
 
Managing his time in multiple bands (2.29): "There's a lot of scheduling involved. I have to keep my eye on it and I have to be real responsible. Basically, whatever gets puts on the calendar gets my time."
 
(time 3.02): "Start of next year will be out with The Neal Morse Band. I'll be out with them for the first four or five months of next year."
 
Discussing his sobriety and the Twelve Step Suite begins at 9.08
 
For more about Mike Portnoy & The Winery Dogs visit:
TWITTER: @MikePortnoy & @TheWineryDogs
 
In this episode's second interview multi-talented instrumentalist Neal Morse discusses his new live album 'The Neal Morse Band - Alive Again', his Inner Circle fan club, friend Mike Portnoy, Spock's Beard, Transatlantic, Flying Colors, his faith and much more.
 
The Neal Morse Interview starts at the 25.43 minute mark
 
For more about about Neal Morse visit:
Twitter: @nealmorse

 

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2015
 
Thu
30
Jun

GENESIS Trio Recalls Dual Multi-Platinum Anniversaries

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Dallas, TX - June 29, 2016.  North American syndicated Rock radio show and website InTheStudio: The Stories Behind History’s Greatest Rock Bands  celebrates the 30th  and  35th anniversaries, respectively, of two classic ‘80s Genesis albums, Abacab and Invisible Touch (16 million sales worldwide), from international superstars with Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks.

Between 1980 and 1986, the British trio Genesis released a series of four consecutive hit albums, each more successful than its predecessor by as many as five times!  Because drummer, singer, songwriter Phil Collins had a parallel solo career take off during that time, revisiting the critical reviews from many respected music writers in this period assumed that Genesis guitarist Mike Rutherford and keyboardist Tony Banks unwittingly (if not unwillingly) were somehow led by Collins in a more mainstream pop direction. But as you will hear in this radio program, that was not necessarily the case.

InTheStudio producer and host Redbeard gets the final word from all three members about this remarkable period in Genesis band history that produced hits “Abacab”, “No Reply at All”, “Man on the Corner”, “Throwing It All Away”, “Land Of Confusion”, “Invisible Touch”, “Tonight, Tonight, Tonight” and “In Too Deep”.

“What we used to do was actually a wonderful cop out...because you do these long songs, and it means you take a small piece of music, one or two minutes. If you’re doing a long piece, you just play it for one or two minutes and then segue to something else. You haven’t got to develop it into a song, which is actually much harder.”                                                                                                           - Mike Rutherford

“You’re always going to lose fans, because they like the surreal sci-fi approach we used to have. But as we change and the audience changes, you hope you take people with you. Maybe we were never a progressive rock group."    - Phil Collins 

“I’ve always found it difficult to express a genuine feeling through a song. And I tended to always hide through the third person.”  - Tony Banks

GENESIS Abacab @ 35  Invisible Touch @ 30 /InTheStudio interview is available now to STREAM at:http://www.inthestudio.net/redbeards-blog/genesis-abacab-invisible-touch-anniversaries/

Direct Link to InTheStudio broadcast affiliate radio station list: HYPERLINK “http://www.inthestudio.net/radio-stations/www.inthestudio.net/radio-stations

Direct Link to Genesis website: “http://www.genesis-music.com

Direct Link to InTheStudio website:  http://www.inthestudio.net

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Thu
30
Jun

One On One With Mitch Lafon - DEEN CASTRONOVO


Former JOURNEY drummer DEEN CASTRONOVO joins Mitch for episode 235 of One On One With Mitch Lafon.

LINK TO INTERVIEW: http://www.spreaker.com/user/talkingmetal/1on1-mitch-lafon-235-deen-castronovo

In the show's only interview, drummer Deen Castronovo comes clean about his his arrest, drug problems and domestic abuse charges that led to his firing from Journey, being sober one year, seeking redemption, how being fired from Ozzy Osbourne's band impacted his life and much more.

Quote from the interview:

time 3.22: "I was thrown in jail for fifteen days which was honestly... I thank the police to this day. It saved my life. It really did."

time 3.59: "God is restoring my life now."

time 6.44: "It started when I got fired from Ozzy. I was so depressed and so miserable and just heartbroken, devastated... That I figured you know what - I'm going to numb myself."

Twitter: @DeenTheDrummer
online: http://www.deencastronovo.net

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Wed
15
Jun

Facing Crossroads, JOURNEY Embraced With Open Arms On Escape

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Dallas, TX - June 14, 2016.  North American syndicated Rock radio show and website InTheStudio: The Stories Behind History’s Greatest Rock Bands  explores an Eighties classic, Journey’s 1981 album Escape, on its thirty-fifth anniversary.

In every journey there are crossroads, pivotal moments where paths must be chosen, where there are opportunities to change direction or to go straight ahead. The rock band called Journey never stuck to the straight path through an odyssey of twists and turns, changes and certainly, crossroads.

The first change came in 1978 when Steve Perry joined the band as lead vocalist, transforming Journey from an improvisational progressive rock band into a mainstream commercial success.  In 1981 there was another turning point when keyboardist and songwriter Gregg Rolie, one of Journey’s original members, left the band. In came former Babys member Jonathan Cain, and his gift for melody, especially ballads, meshed perfectly with Steve Perry’s voice.

It was no accident that Journey’s first album with Jonathan Cain, Escape, went all the way to No. 1. Selling nearly ten million copies and staying in the Top 40 for more than a year, the band scored the hits, “Don’t Stop Believing”, “Who’s Cryin’ Now”, “Stone in Love” and Journey’s first # 1 hit “Open Arms”. 

Neal Schon, Steve Perry, and Jonathan Cain share with InTheStudio host Redbeard an in-depth look at the making of Escape, with the musical choices that ultimately underscored the success of this classic album.

“(Escape) was an ambitious broad stroke of the brush... It tried to cover a lot of territory. We could have been killed for it, but Journey was in the place where that statement could be made, musically. They had the freedom to actually make an artistic statement and be heard. People were listening.”   - Jonathan Cain

JOURNEY Escape @ 35 /InTheStudio interview is available now to STREAM at:http://www.inthestudio.net/redbeards-blog/journey-escape-35th-anniversary/

Direct Link to InTheStudio broadcast affiliate radio station list: “http://www.inthestudio.net/radio-stations/www.inthestudio.net/radio-stations

Direct Link to JOURNEY website: http://www.journeymusic.com

Direct Link to InTheStudio website: “http://www.inthestudio.net

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Tue
14
Jun

One On One With Mitch Lafon - ALAN NIVEN & Q5

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LINK TO INTERVIEW:� https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jlh5Mp1Pduc

Former Guns N' Roses & Great White manager, Alan Niven, as well as Q5 lead singer Jonathan K join Mitch in this special YouTube only edition of One On One With Mitch Lafon

In the show's opening interview, former Guns N' Roses & Great White manager, Alan Niven, discusses his current projects (Razer, Chris Buck and more), Izzy Stradlin, Muhammad Ali, Axl Rose, AC/DC, Slash, Mötley Crüe, the Return of Guns N' Roses, Mark Kendall, Great White, Bruce Springsteen and his vast musical history.

(Alan Niven interview recorded June 13th 2016.)

Quotes from the interview:

Comparing Axl Rose & Muhammad Ali (time 17.19): "I saw them both as anti-authoritarian. I saw them both as champions of individuality. Champions of the worth of every individual. In terms of fame, I think there was a similarity - they were both heavyweights."

Mötley Crüe (time 36.41): "What does Mötley Crüe stand for? Excess? Greed? What are they? Young republicans?"Ala

Axl (time 37.36): "When he wrote Civil War - I was thrilled. Absolutely thrilled. I thought this was a major step to him joining the pantheon of the greats who inspired me to be involved in this. Your Dylans. Your Lennons. Your Marleys and I thoroughly believed that my friend from Lafayette was going to join that pantheon."

In the show's second interview singer Jonathan K of Q5 discusses his band's new album New World Order, Floyd Rose, what went right and what went wrong for Q5 over the years, their classic Steel The Light album, being covered by Great White and a lot more.

Quote from the interview: Hopes for the band (1hr 29.20): "The game plan is we want to tour Europe again... Do as many records as people will want to listen from us."

Q5's official Facebook is: https://www.facebook.com/q5official

 

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Mon
13
Jun

One On One With Mitch Lafon - TESLA & REB BEACH

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WHITESNAKE guitarist REB BEACH and Mötley Crüe The End director CHRISTIAN LAMB join Mitch on episode 229 of One On One With Mitch Lafon.

LINK TO INTERVIEW: http://www.spreaker.com/user/talkingmetal/1on1-mitch-lafon-229-reb-beach-christian

In the episode's first interview WHITESNAKE guitarist REB BEACH discusses the band's current Greatest Hits tour, making The Purple album, getting the Whitesnake gig, his time with ALICE COOPER, WINGER, DOKKEN and making the Erase The Slate album. Plus, much much more.

Quotes from the REB BEACH interview:

New solo album (time 2.03): "I've been working on my solo album that is instrumental forever and I'm like sick of it already, but it's really really good. It's done, but I just need the drummer to come play on it."

Getting into Whitesnake (time 4.31): "I wanted the gig badly and called everyone I knew and said, 'Do you know someone in the Whitesnake camp.?'"

The Whitesnake Greatest Hits tour (time 10.22): "People want to hear familiar songs. When you start playing an unfamiliar song, be it a new song or a really old song (that they don't know), a lot of people just start texting or the take a bathroom break."

Dokken's Erase The Slate (time 21.04): "They were going to release a Beatles' album basically and I'm like, 'No, you're DOKKEN. I love Dokken. It's got to be ROKKEN WITH DOKKEN."

For more about REB BEACH visit:
Online: http://www.rebbeach.com
TWITTER: @RealRebBeach
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/RebBeach
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/2qQeKHrQJHLLbvDAOSO874

In this episode's second interview director Christian Lamb discusses the making of the Mötley Crüe final concert film The End.

The Interview starts at the XX.XX minute mark.

Quotes from the CHRISTIAN LAMB interview:

The interviews interspersed in The End movie (39.26): "There's this finality to it and we absolutely had to get into that story. Those points all had to be made. We had to hear the guys. We had to hear their perspectives and what was going on in their heads approaching this. In the end, it was always going to be more of a narrative."

For more about about CHRISTIAN LAMB visit:
Online: http://www.motley.com/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/MotleyCrue
Twitter: @MotleyCrue
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/0cc6vw3VN8YlIcvr1v7tBL

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TESLA drummer TROY LUCKETTA joins Mitch for episode 230 of One On One With Mitch Lafon.

LINK TO THE INTERVIEW: http://www.spreaker.com/user/talkingmetal/1on1-mitch-lafon-230-tesla-troy-lucketta

In the show's only interview, drummer Troy Lucketta discusses the band's current tour with Def Leppard & REO Speedwagon, the upcoming 30th anniversary Mechanical Resonance LIVE album, working with Def Leppard's Phil Collen on new music, Whitford/St.Holmes, Keith Emerson and so much more.

Quotes from the interview:

Joining Tesla (time 2.30): "Back in 1985, when I hooked up with the band and I heard Jeff's voice. I always knew there was something really special about the band."

The upcoming MECHANICAL RESONANCE Live album (time 6.02): "We knew our anniversary was coming up. Phil Collen of Def Leppard really spearheaded this thing. So, what we did... We would open the show with a couple Mechanical Resonance songs, change it every night and we did that over a couple of weeks and we managed to get the record. Phil Collen wrote a song called 'Goodness' (it's a beautiful awesome song). It's a bonus track for the record."

Are you locked in to the 'Tesla sound' (time 13.13)...

Def Leppard (22.11): "The band all of us (speaking for all of us not just myself) we all love that band and respect that band so much. We've been blessed over thirty years to do different things and dates... We spent fifteen months on Hysteria. Every time we've crossed paths, it's always felt like family."

Keith Emerson (27.47)...

TESLA Online: http://teslatheband.com
TWITTER: @Tesla_The_Band
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/TeslaTheBand
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/0dgnITyIAN4NrmUVisvxHU

 

 

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Thu
09
Jun

Aerosmith Rocks 40th Anniversary - The Band Recall Successes And Excesses

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Dallas, TX - June 8, 2016.  North American syndicated Rock radio show and website InTheStudio: The Stories Behind History’s Greatest Rock Bands celebrate the 40th anniversary of Aerosmith’s bold musical statement Rocks.

By the end of 1975 Aerosmith had sold three million copies of their breakthrough third album Toys In The Attic. Against all conventional wisdom their manager had convinced their record company to re-release a song from Aerosmith’s very first album called “Dream On” for the third time, even though it had failed twice before. This time “Dream On” goes to # 6 on the Billboard chart a full five years after it had been released. It was under this head of steam that Aerosmith’s next album Rocks was written and recorded for release in May 1976.

Aerosmith Rocks was not so much a simple album title as it was a definitive declaration of intent. Joe Perry reflects on the legacy of Aerosmith, America’s premiere hard rock band, with InTheStudio host Redbeard.

“The greatest strength of the band is our ability to play live. This (Rocks album) is basically a live record... It’s what you would have heard if you were standing in the middle of the room when we recorded.  - Joe Perry

It was during this mid-‘70s “make it and spend it” period of sex, drugs and rock and roll that Perry and lead singer Steven Tyler earned the notorious nickname “The Toxic Twins”, choices which soon proved to be very costly for all the members of Aerosmith. Guitarist Brad Whitford can never forget.

“When I saw the movie about Syd Vicious and when I saw the movie Spinal Tap, everybody sat in theaters laughing... And I watch those movies and said, ‘Part of that is my life, FOR REAL! ‘... I live with painful memories. I refuse to forget. A knot in my stomach and dreadful fear for someone... Some really bad times this band went through with drugs and alcohol, which almost took this band and a whole lot of other things away.”  - Brad Whitford

AEROSMITH Rocks @ 40 /InTheStudio interview is available now to STREAM at:http://www.inthestudio.net/redbeards-blog/aerosmith-3/

Direct Link to InTheStudio broadcast affiliate radio station list: “http://www.inthestudio.net/radio-stations/www.inthestudio.net/radio-stations

Direct Link to AEROSMITH website: “http://www.aerosmith.com

Direct Link to InTheStudio website: http://www.inthestudio.net

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