Albums Unleashed Skid Row Rachel Bolan Michael Wagener – Ep260

Albums Unleashed Skid Row Rachel Bolan Michael Wagener – Ep260

Skid Row bassist Rachel Bolan and producer Michael Wagener join the guys this week for Albums Unleashed Skid Row. Recorded in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, Skid Row was released January 24, 1989 on Atlantic Records. Thanks to strong response to singles such as ‘Youth Gone Wild,’ ’18 and Life,’ ‘Piece of Me,’ and the ballad ‘I Remember You,’ Skid Row would go on to sell over 5 million copies. This self-titled debut featured the talents of…

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Kings Of Chaos Live At Casino Rama – Review

Kings Of Chaos Live At Casino Rama – Review

With Casino Rama being close to home I frequent shows there quite a bit, so naturally when a cool band like Kings of Chaos is playing, I’m there. For those who don’t know, Kings of Chaos is a cover band with an ever-changing set list and lineup. It’s basically a rock star jam band. The core members are Matt Sorum (Guns N’ Roses, Velvet Revolver), Duff McKagen (Guns N’ Roses, Velvet Revolver), and Gilby Clarke…

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Albums Unleashed – Slave to the Grind

Albums Unleashed – Slave to the Grind

  On June 11, 1991 rock and metal history was made when Skid Row released their followup album. Sophomore jinx? Nothing could be further from the truth. This week Aaron and Chris return to Wire World Studios to sit down with legendary producer Michael Wagener to discuss the landmark album, Slave to the Grind. The followup to the self-titled Skid Row debut album left its mark as it debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200…

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Bach Redeems Himself in The Meister’s Eyes (And Ears)

Bach Redeems Himself in The Meister’s Eyes (And Ears)

I won’t lie to you good folks.  The Sebastian Bach show announced for December 21, 2014 in Toronto did not hold a ton of interest for me after what I had witnessed during his performance at the M3 Festival in Baltimore back in April of 2014.  During that M3 performance, I found him to be ridiculously, even insultingly arrogant, yelling at and berating the audience and just generally a horrible show (M3-Saturday April 26, 2014)….

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Best of 2014 – Ep169

Best of 2014 – Ep169

2014 is drawing to a close and we’re finishing it out with a rocking look back. Aaron and Chris close out 2014 by spinning their Top 10 tracks of the year (each). In this supersized episode of the Decibel Geek podcast you’ll get 20 tracks of the year’s best in rock and metal with songs from Big Wreck, Rival Sons, Harem Scarem, Ace Frehley, Overkill, Judas Priest, AC/DC, Steve Conte, Slash and a bunch more!…

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