Ask Us Anything – Ep375

Ask Us Anything – Ep375

We’re turning the tables this week as we have the listeners Ask Us Anything! After doing the podcast for over 8 years, we figured some of you would have some questions and you proved us right! In this episode we’ll tackle all sorts of topics that you, the listener, brought to our attention. Some of the things we cover include how we got into podcasting, recommendations for building an audience, favorite interviews, and more. Additionally,…

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Tesla Drummer Troy Luccketta: “Ronnie Montrose brought ‘Little Suzi’ to the band”

Tesla Drummer Troy Luccketta: “Ronnie Montrose brought ‘Little Suzi’ to the band”

As part of their “Albums Unleashed” series, the Decibel Geek Podcast interviewed Troy Lucketta of Tesla to discuss the making of the bands 1987 debut record Mechanical Resonance.  During the interview, conducted by hosts Chris Czynszak and Aaron Camaro, Troy shares all sorts of interesting aneqdotes related to the writing and recording of the record including how it came to be that the band record a cover of the Ph.D song and Tesla staple“Little Suzi”…

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Conversation with Brandon Gibbs – Ep243

Conversation with Brandon Gibbs – Ep243

Singer/Songwriter and member of Devil City Angels, Brandon Gibbs joins Chris and Aaron this week for a discussion of his career and future projects. In this hour-plus discussion, Brandon talks about his early influences in blues music including Albert King and Stevie Ray Vaughan, his partnership with twin brother Brent that allowed him to open for many notable artists including Peter Frampton, REO Speedwagon, Foreigner, and Poison. His friendship with Rikki Rockett would later earn…

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Never Not Rocking with Jimmy Pardo – Ep241

Never Not Rocking with Jimmy Pardo – Ep241

Comedian and host of Never Not Funny, Jimmy Pardo joins the guys this week for all talk about KISS fandom, comedy, podcasting, and a whole bunch more. In this hour-plus discussion, Jimmy talks about his long-running KISS fandom through the good times and the bad as well as his early days in standup comedy, running a record store, working for a record company, his groundbreaking podcast career, and his working relationship with Conan O’Brien and…

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Iron Maiden Discussion – Ep204

Iron Maiden Discussion – Ep204

This week Aaron and Chris return with special guest Billy Hardaway to discuss the career and catalog of British metal legends Iron Maiden. With 40 years of of worldwide domination in the heavy metal genre, your three hosts had a lot to discuss this week; starting with 1980’s self-titled debut and going all the way through every era of the band including two changes in singer, a lot of controversy, as well as discussion of…

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KISSmas In July: KISS unplugs and unmasks

KISSmas In July: KISS unplugs and unmasks

KISS unplugs and unmasks, Stoic Dave meets his hero and Eric Singer does an Aaron Camaro impression It’s fair to say this was one of the most anticipated KISS related events for me in recent memory. Having never attended the KISS Kruise or one of the VIP acoustic sound checks, seeing the band acoustically was going to be first for me and I could hardly wait. Billed as “An Acoustic Evening with KISS”, the venue…

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Hair of the Dog Discussion – Ep188

Hair of the Dog Discussion – Ep188

In 1997, no frills rock was about as unpopular as you can imagine….unless you lived in the midwestern United States. The plains states have long been a hotbed of rock and roll fandom. States such as Kansas, Missouri, and Wisconsin thrived on cranked up Les Pauls through Marshall Stacks and in 1997 one of the midwest’s favorite bands was Hair of the Dog. Featuring Ryan Cook, John Sepetys, Mike Dupke, and Brian Saputo, HOTD was…

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