Six Songs with Ralph Viera and Mission Aborted – Ep323

Six Songs with Ralph Viera and Mission Aborted – Ep323

We’re back this week with a humdinger of an episode that features Ralph Viera (aka Dr. Fukk) picking six songs he thinks you should hear! Ralph is a true renaissance man of rock metal. He hosts multiple live shows on That Metal Station and fronts multiple bands including Thrash or Die. Additionally, Ralph is well known in podcasting circles as the host of the Rock and Metal Combat Podcast. Each week Ralph and co-host Ian…

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THE GENE SIMMONS BAND in St. Charles, Il (Concert Review)

THE GENE SIMMONS BAND in St. Charles, Il (Concert Review)

Gene Simmons and The Gene Simmons Band came to far west suburban Chicago and conquered. The performance was amazing as was the set list. In fact, I would have to say I enjoyed this show more than the last two times I saw KISS and more than the times I saw KISS on the tours from Lick It Up to Crazy Nights. Guitarists Ryan Cook, Jeremy Asbrock and Phillip Souse played with precision while drummer…

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Conversation with Brent Fitz – Ep319

Conversation with Brent Fitz – Ep319

Veteran drummer Brent Fitz joins us this week for an entertaining talk about his life and career. Born in Winnipeg, Brent  took to music early. After learning drums to a steady soundtrack of bands like RUSH, Fitz was playing the club circuit at age 15. Ultimately, a gig with Canadian band Streetheart gives Brent the confidence to make the leap to Los Angeles in 1996. Brent Fitz   In the 20+ years since arriving in…

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Vinnie Vincent Reflects on Invasion Debut (Albums Unleashed) – Ep318

Vinnie Vincent Reflects on Invasion Debut (Albums Unleashed) – Ep318

In an interview seven years in the making, Vinnie Vincent joins us this week.  Undoubtedly one of the most intense rock records ever made, Vinnie Vincent Invasion was a natural topic choice. Our Albums Unleashed criteria is simple; discuss the making of an album we love with a key player in its creation. The debut album by Vinnie Vincent Invasion is an over-the-top, face-melting masterpiece. Vinnie Vincent   Vinnie is incredibly candid in this long-form…

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Rock Superpowers Unite with Marvelous Team-Ups Ep314

Rock Superpowers Unite with Marvelous Team-Ups Ep314

Things get explosive this week when Rock Superpowers unite with Marvelous Team-Ups! We’ve got collaborations that will leap bad radio in a single bound. This audio spread includes fantastic unions of Motorhead with CC Deville, as well as Dee Snider with Zakk Wylde. Marvelous Team-Ups You also get a Hollywood team-up of Lizzy Borden and Betsy Bitch.  Additionally, you get team ups of Axl Rose and Alice Cooper, Volbeat and Danko Jones, and Paul Stanley…

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Gene Simmons Band Treats KISS Die-Hards in Boston

Gene Simmons Band Treats KISS Die-Hards in Boston

The Gene Simmons Band band blew minds last night at Lynn Auditorium near Boston; treating KISS die-hards to a dreamlike set list. The band has earned a reputation for delivering long hoped-for deep cuts but last night they truly upped the ante. The show started in typical fashion with the band charging through classics Deuce and Shout It Out Loud. The band then performed Are You Ready, a track from the Gene Simmons Vault box…

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CGCM Podcast Interviews GYPSY ROSE Vocalist, MICHAEL ROSS (News)

CGCM Podcast Interviews GYPSY ROSE Vocalist, MICHAEL ROSS (News)

The CGCM Podcast has released an interview with Michael Ross, vocalist of the Sarnia, ON-based Canadian band Gypsy Rose. Signed to Gene Simmons’ record label Simmons Records/RCA, Gypsy Rose released their debut album Prey in 1990. The album was a melodic hard rock masterpiece. But a changing of musical climate combined with a complete shake-up at RCA left this incredible debut in limbo without the support and push it should have received. A brief Gypsy Rose reunion of sorts took place in 2012…

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GENE SIMMONS – Gene Simmons Vault (Disc 11: The bonus disc, Album Review)

GENE SIMMONS – Gene Simmons Vault (Disc 11: The bonus disc, Album Review)

*Past reviews* Click here for Disc 1 Click here for Disc 2 Click here for Disc 3 Click here for Disc 4 Click here for Disc 5 Click here for Disc 6 Click here for Disc 7 Click here for Disc 8 Click here for Disc 9 Click here for Disc 10 An unbelievable opportunity of a lifetime presented itself and I had the honor of meeting the powerful and attractive…. The Demon himself…. Gene…

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GENE SIMMONS – Gene Simmons Vault (Disc 9, Album Review)

GENE SIMMONS – Gene Simmons Vault (Disc 9, Album Review)

*Gene Simmons Vault Past reviews* Click here for Disc 1 Click here for Disc 2 Click here for Disc 3 Click here for Disc 4 Click here for Disc 5 Click here for Disc 6 Click here for Disc 7 Click here for Disc 8 The unbelievable opportunity of a lifetime presented itself and I had the honor of meeting the powerful and attractive…. The Demon himself…. Gene Simmons during the Los Angeles Gene Simmons…

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GENE SIMMONS – Gene Simmons Vault (Disc 7, Album Review)

GENE SIMMONS – Gene Simmons Vault (Disc 7, Album Review)

*Past reviews* Click here for Disc 1 Click here for Disc 2 Click here for Disc 3 Click here for Disc 4 Click here for Disc 5 Click here for Disc 6 An unbelievable opportunity of a lifetime presented itself and I had the honor of meeting the powerful and attractive…. The Demon himself…. Gene Simmons during the Los Angeles Gene Simmons Vault Experience.  Over several installments, I will be sharing parts of my incredible…

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