GRAND ROCKTEMBER VI – End of Summer – Festival Review

GRAND ROCKTEMBER VI – End of Summer – Festival Review

“Summer will end soon enough, and childhood as well.” – George R.R. Martin For the past five years, thousands of aging metal heads have spent their last days of summer in Hinckley, MN for the annual Grand Rocktember Festival. With bands featured in the pages of Circus Magazine and Hit Parader between 1982-1990 filling the stage over two days.  For the sixth year the folks at Grand Casino decided to add a third day.  Who…

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BILLY MORRIS and the Sunset Strip – Holdin’ All the Aces (August 24, 2018)

BILLY MORRIS and the Sunset Strip – Holdin’ All the Aces (August 24, 2018)

The American rock guitarist BILLY MORRIS hails from Cleveland, OH earning his stripes early on in his musical career with the band Kidd Wicked. Billy later went on to perform with several projects including as a touring guitarist for Quiet Riot (2005), and with Mr. Big guitarist Paul Gilbert. Billy performed with Paul on the Beehive Live project playing in front of a sold out crowd in Seoul, Korea. Spending 5 years as the lead…

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Working Class Heroes – Ep325

Working Class Heroes – Ep325

With Chris out of town, Aaron‘s flying solo this week with a salute to all the hard working men and women out there with Working Class Heroes – Ep325. This episode is jam packed with great songs that’ll make your day on the job more tolerable. You’re getting great tracks from Sea Hags, KISS, Tuff, King’s X, Todd Rundgren, Steely Dan, Motorhead and the Supersuckers. Additionally, Aaron gives you information on the top 10 most…

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300 A History and Look Forward – Ep300

300 A History and Look Forward – Ep300

Chris and Aaron celebrate episode 300 with a discussion of the history of Decibel Geek. In this long-form talk, the guys talk about the circumstances that led to the creation of the podcast, how they met, and reminisce on a number of notable moments. Reflecting on past episodes, the guys also give their own, personal Top 5 list of episodes while also reading listener lists. The guys also announce some plans for the future of…

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Albums Unleashed – TUFF What Comes Around with Stevie Rachelle

Albums Unleashed – TUFF What Comes Around with Stevie Rachelle

Stevie Rachelle joins the guys this week for Albums Unleashed – TUFF What Comes Around Goes Around. In this long-form discussion, Stevie discusses the circumstances that led to him fronting TUFF. Originally from Wisconsin, Rachelle was bitten by the bug early and headed west to Los Angeles in search of fame. However, it’s not instant success. In this talk, Rachelle reflects on his audition with TUFF, what led to his hiring, and the band’s rise…

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Radio Sucks Radio Show v27 – Ep262

Radio Sucks Radio Show v27 – Ep262

Chris and Aaron return this week to bring you another huge slab of great rock to shove down your ear holes with Radio Sucks Radio Show v27. In this hour-plus music and discussion episode, the guys talk about recent events including KISS Kruise VI that had the band donning their Creatures of the Night era costumes and performing such deep cuts as Rock n Roll Hell, Keep Me Comin’, Wouldn’t You Like to Know Me,…

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TUFF Live at Rock n’ Skull (Rock n’ Skull Spotlight)

TUFF Live at Rock n’ Skull (Rock n’ Skull Spotlight)

Tuff is another one of those very talented hair metal bands that exploded on the music scene a little late to take full advantage of the Sunset Strip and the 80´s music scene. Their major label debut album What Comes Around Goes Around in 1989 is still an album that gets regular spins at my home and is a perfect party starter. One major problem with the Tuff career is that the debut album was…

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The Story of Rock n’ Skull – Day 2, Saturday October 17, 2015

The Story of Rock n’ Skull – Day 2, Saturday October 17, 2015

The Concorde Inn housekeeping staff seem to favour an early start as they were already knocking on our room door before 8 AM! Well, we were all up anyways fighting each other, huddled in the corner by the room door vying for our own piece of the weak WiFi signal (whoever was closest to the room door, stole the signal from the rest of us!). Yet for some reason the WiFi signal worked perfectly out in…

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