Conversation with Damon Johnson – Ep326

Conversation with Damon Johnson – Ep326

Damon Johnson joins us this week for a discussion of his incredible career. At the present time, Damon has his hands full with Black Star Riders and his upcoming solo album Memoirs of an Uprising. Damon Johnson really brings it in this long-form talk with some great stories from his career and life. From Brother Cane‘s early days opening for such legends as Van Halen, Aerosmith and Robert Plant among others. Additionally, Damon shares his…

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DARE – Out Of The Silence II (Album Review)

DARE – Out Of The Silence II (Album Review)

DARE – Bio Dare are probably best known for their singer/songwriter Darren Wharton.  He first rose to fame in the early eighties playing keyboards with legendary Irish rock band Thin Lizzy.  In addition, their former keyboard player was the respected academic/tv personality Professor Brian Cox. The band’s debut 1988 album Out Of The Silence was recorded at Joni Mitchell’s Bel Air Studio in Los Angeles.  It was also produced by famed producer Mike Shipley.  Although…

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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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Mystery Box – Ep301

Mystery Box – Ep301

When Chris shows up with a box covered in question marks and filled with a wide variety of music, it makes for an interesting episode. After winning a box full of great music at the Nashville Rock n Pod Expo courtesy of the Rock Strikes Ten podcast, the guys decide to pick some of their favorite tunes from the Mystery Box for play this week. If you haven’t heard of Rock Strikes Ten, you’re missing…

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BLACK STAR RIDERS – Heavy Fire (Album Review)

BLACK STAR RIDERS – Heavy Fire (Album Review)

I had a girlfriend once who wanted to celebrate every anniversary. The first time we saw a movie. First time we kissed. First time we made love. I didn’t buy into it. Firstly, I’m not an anniversary type of guy, usually. But this is one anniversary worth celebrating. Irish rockers Thin Lizzy celebrate 40 years of rocking the world this year. Now that’s something to pop the bubbly over! Things look a little different in…

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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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Sin City Sinners – Let It Burn (CD Review)

Sin City Sinners – Let It Burn (CD Review)

Started in 2007 by Faster Pussycat‘s Brent Muscat as a “just for fun” jam, Sin City Sinners have turned into one of Las Vegas’s must-see attractions for rock fans. They’ve played all over town with special guests from bands like AC/DC, Aerosmith, Guns n’ Roses, Tesla, Skid Row, Whitesnake, Velvet Revolver and …Tiffany?  Clearly, they’re having fun, and it comes across on their new CD, Let It Burn. Before we get to their new CD, here…

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Sunset East at Thee Rock N Roll Residency

Sunset East at Thee Rock N Roll Residency

In 1988 an introverted 11-year-old kid, who had fallen in love with hard rock music just a couple years prior, spent his Saturday nights doing his usual routine; video games (the Nintendo kind), junk food and sodas, and the weekly viewing of Headbangers Ball on MTV. But on one particular Saturday night, he turned off Mike Tyson’s Punch Out a couple hours early and tuned into the music-channel-that-no-longer-plays-music a couple hours earlier. This night was…

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Guitar Duos with Thee Rock N Roll Residency – Ep237

Guitar Duos with Thee Rock N Roll Residency – Ep237

This week Chris and Aaron are joined by Jeremy Asbrock and Philip Shouse of Thee Rock N Roll Residency to discuss Guitar Duos. These two awesome musicians are regularly belting out a twin guitar attack every Tuesday night at the Residency. They are joined by numerous familiar names and faces every week and have been a huge factor in the rise of Nashville as a rock city. Thee Rock N Roll Residency has featured guests…

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