1974 Year in Review Part 2 – Ep253

1974 Year in Review Part 2 – Ep253

Chris and Aaron are back for more with the 1974 Year in Review Part 2; a year that saw Tricky Dick hit the highway, Blazing Saddles run away with the box office, and Muhammad Ali rumble with George Foreman. The rock music world was just as active with formation of The Runaways, the live debuts of The Ramones and Bon Scott‘s AC/DC and Neil Peart joining RUSH. The guys take you through all of that…

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Conversation with Greg Mangus – Ep252

Conversation with Greg Mangus – Ep252

Singer Greg Mangus joins Chris and Aaron this week to discuss his “almost famous” career in music; one that includes numerous collaborations with notable musicians across multiple genres. Greg is well-known in Nashville music circles for a number of projects that include Thee Rock N Roll Residency, St. James Infirmary, Noise Pollution (AC/DC tribute), and Jimmy the Weed (Thin Lizzy tribute). In this hour-plus talk, Greg shares some fantastic stories of his early days in…

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AXL/DC. Rock? Or Bust?

AXL/DC.  Rock?  Or Bust?

It’s a good day for anyone who had 2016 in the “What year will Axl let Duff and Slash back in GNR and replace Brian Johnson in AC/DC” pool. Vegas has been known to take some crazy bets.  If someone came up to the counter and said, “I would like wager a 100K Axl reunites with Slash and Duff for a tour as well as replaces Brian Johnson in AC/DC in 2016.” They would gladly…

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Mystic Prophecy – War Brigade (Album Review)

Mystic Prophecy – War Brigade (Album Review)

Hard rock music has had a rough few months. From the passing of Lemmy to the recent changes with AC/DC and Brian Johnson (speculation on what happened is a topic for another day), many are wondering who will keep rock and metal alive. To those people, I say check out the newest offering from Mystic Prophecy – War Brigade! This CD was my first intro to this power metal band out of Germany. One listen and…

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Is It Time For AC/DC To Flick Off The Switch?

Is It Time For AC/DC To Flick Off The Switch?

When my roommate and I were drinking our way through Community College in the early 90’s, our tenement in downtown Rochester became a hotbed for after hours alcoholism.  One particular Friday what was originally just a couple friends meeting up at our house turned into a full blown hold your hair back while you puke party.  Awaking the next morning (afternoon) that night had already attained legendary status amongst those involved.  Passed out bodies and…

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