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May 18, 2022

Episode #181 Scott Ian

In this episode I talk to guitarist Scott Ian from the band Anthrax and Motor Sister. We chat about the new Motor Sister album “Get Off”.

Scott breaks down some of the songs and gives us an insight to the album, a great story about Eddie Van Halen, his son’s band plus a lot more.

Check out the album here

Links to his son's band "Honeybee" here

 

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In this episode I talk to Paul Martin from the band “Devilskin” about their Australian tour that starts on April 29th 2022. Paul lets us know what to expect from the tour and what is coming up after the tour.

Hear more about the  Red album here:

Episode #100 with Paul Martin from March 2020

Tickets for the Australian Tour.

  

YouTube Links:

"Sweet Release"

"Corrode"

 

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April 22, 2022

Episode #179 Crashdiet

In this episode I talk to Martin Sweet and Peter London from the band “Crashdiet” about their new album “Automaton”. We discuss the recording process, writing songs, influences plus lots more.

Crashdiet Website

"Together Whatever" video

Interview on Youtube

 

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In this episode I talk to Sacra Victoria from the USA about her guitar playing, her influences, working with Eddie Kramer, guitars, her skull fracture  plus lots more.

Youtube Interview

 

Sacra's Socials:

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Youtube Channel

Facebook

Twitter

Bandcamp

Website

 

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April 16, 2022

Episode #177 Joe Satriani

In this episode I talk to one of hero’s growing up. The one and only Joe Satriani. We discuss his new album “The Elephants Of Mars” and talk about the musicians, artists and everything that made this album what it is. A masterpiece.

Download and stream the album here.

"The Elephants of Mars" - film clip  

 

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In this episode I talk to Vic Zino from the band “Hardcore Superstar” about their new album “Abrakadabra”. Vic shares some great stories about the album and some behind the scenes stories.

To watch the Youtube video of this interview click here

 

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YouTube Clips: "Abrakadabra"

"Forever And A Day"

 

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In this episode I talk to Elise Krentzel from the USA about her new book “Under My Skin: Drama, Trauma & Rock’n’Roll”.

Elise shares some great stories about the back story of the book.

To find out more about Elise's socials and how to get the book click here

You can also watch the video of this interview and all episodes on my Youtube Channel. Don't forget to subscribe.

Youtube Channel.

 

Here are the 2 of the interviews Elise has done talking about the KISS days:

Three Sides Of The Coin

The Rock Experience

 

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March 23, 2022

Episode #174 FTR Project

In this episode I talk to Phoenix Van Der Weyden and Charles Lamb from the FTR Project about their new project, songwriting plus lots more.

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Youtube interview

 

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In this episode I talk to Elias Viljanen from the band “Sonata Arctica” about their album “Acoustic Adventures - Volume One” which is out now.

Elias gives us a breakdown of some of the songs and how they changed the songs around from the original versions. He also demonstrates a bit of his banjo playing and lets us know what he has coming up this year.

Check out the album: here

 

Youtube Clips:

 The Rest Of The Sun Belongs To Me

 For The Sake Of Revenge

 

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February 16, 2022

Episode #172 Steve Rosen

In this episode I talk to Steve Rosen about his new book “Tone Chaser” which is about his 26 year journey with Eddie Van Halen.

This interview is also available on my Youtube channel. Click here.

 

Here is how you can purchase Steve’s book: (all prices are in US dollars)

Steve's Paypal address: scrosen@sbcglobal.net

Don't forget to include your address when ordering.

For U.S. residents, the total cost is $47

$35 for the book and $12 for shipping.

 

For Australian residents, the total cost is $110

$35 for the book and $75 for shipping..

 

For European residents, the total cost is $75

$35 for the book and $40 for shipping.

 

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Steve's Youtube Channel

 

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In this episode I talk to Tomi Koivusaari from the band Amorphis about their new album “Halo”. Tomi shares some great stories about the recording process and a behind the scenes about some of the songs.

Pre order the album here

 Youtube clips: The Moon

On The Dark Waters

 

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January 26, 2022

Episode #170 Daniel Nistico

In this episode I talk to classical guitarist Daniel Nistico about the differences between the classical and the electric guitar.

This interview is also available on my youtube channel where you can view Daniel's amazing playing:

Daniel Nistico Youtube interview

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January 18, 2022

Episode #169 Zakk Wylde

In this episode I talk to Zakk Wylde from Ozzy Osbourne and Black Label Society about his new album “Doom Crew Inc.”

We break down some of the songs including how he came up with the riffs, writing melodies plus more.

Zakk also tells us where the inspiration came from to do his famous pinch harmonics.

Purchase the album here

YouTube Clips: "Set You Free"

"End Of Days"

 

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In this episode I talk to guitarist Kee Marcello (ex Europe) about his new album “Out Of This World” which is out on January 14th 2022.

Kee also gives us a great lesson on writing great melodies and hooks.

He informs us of a guitarist named “Ollie Halsall” from the early 70’s that influenced him and might have influenced some other well known guitarists from the 70’s!!

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In this episode I talk to Phoenix Van Der Weyden and Arnaud Krakowka about our new album “The Mission”.

We break down each song from the album and discuss the behind the scenes of each song including the songwriting, recording process plus lots more.

The album is available here.

 

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December 30, 2021

2021 Wrap up

2021 wrap up

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In this episode I talk to Link Meanie from the band “The Meanies” about the Uncaged Festival coming up next month around Australia.

Link also shares some great stories about the band and what else they have planned for 2022 including his project “Bagful Of Beez”.

The Meanies - "Cruel To Be Caned"

Bagful Of Beez - "Syco"

The Meanies website

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In this episode I talk to bassist Dale Prinsse from the band “Caligula’s Horse” about the Caged Festival coming up next month around Australia.

Youtube:

"Slow Violence"

 

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November 20, 2021

Episode #164 Ben Hutcherson

In this episode I talk to Ben Hutcherson from the band “Khemmis” about their new album "Deceiver".

Ben gives us a great insight to recording the album and shares some great stories about the recording process.

Youtube Link: Living Pyre

 

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In this episode I interview returning guest Bill Hudson from the band “Northtale” about their new album “Eternal Flame”

Bill lets us know all about the recording process of the album, some behind the scenes stories plus lots more.

We are also joined by a special guest towards the end!!

YouTube Clips:

"Only Human"

"Midnight Bells"

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Physical sale link: here

Check out my podcast from 2 years ago with Bill:

Episode #75

 

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November 7, 2021

Episode #162 Juna Serita

In this episode I talk to bassist Juna Serita about her album “Battlefield”. Juna gives us a great insight to the album and her playing.

You can check out the video of the interview here

For more info about Juna: http://junaserita.com

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In this episode I talk to guitarist Anton Kabanen from the band “Beast In Black” about their new album “Dark Connection”.

Anton discusses the making of the album and about his influences.

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YouTube Videos:

"Moonlight Rendezvous"

"One Night In Tokyo"

 

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Roach and Weyden

 

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In this episode I talk to guitarist/songwriter Steve Janevski from the band “Wicked Smile”. Steve gives us a great track by track breakdown of their new album “Wait For The Night”.

If you would like to know more about Steve’s playing check out episode #7 which we recorded back in 2017

Episode #7 Steve Janevski

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Wicked Smile Facebook page

Wicked Smile Youtube page  

Wicked Smile Instagram

 

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In this episode I talk to Japanese guitarist Taka from the band “Mono” about their new album “Pilgrimage Of The Soul” which is out now:

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Roach and Weyden

 

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In this episode I talk to guitarist Vince Martell from the band “Vanilla Fudge” about their new single “Stop In The Name Of Love” originally performed by The Supremes.

Vince shares some great stories regarding the band, about Paul McCartney and George Harrison, The Who, his book “Psychedelic Solo” plus lots more.

vincemartell.com

www.vanillafudge.com

Listen in to the end of the interview where I play an audio clip from the band members with a legacy to Tim Bogert who passed away earlier this year at the age of 76.

 

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In this episode I talk to Steve Price (ex Thor) and Nick Z Marino (Yngwie Malmsteen) about their new album and project “Red Moon Project”.

We go into details about the songs, the guest artists and the recording process.

Steve also shares some great stories about hanging out with David Lee Roth, meeting Jimmy Page, the movie “I am Thor” plus lots more.

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In this episode I talk to guitarist David Anderson from the band ‘The Night Flight Orchestra” and also “Soilwork”.

We talk about the new album “Aeromantic 2” and how they just started touring their previous album “Aeromantic” just before the pandemic hit plus lots more.

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More info click here

Youtube Clips:

"Burn For Me"

"White Jeans"

"Chardonnay Nights"

 

 

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September 20, 2021

Episode #155 Robben Ford

In this episode I talk to one my favourite guitarist and someone who has inspired myself and my original band “Busted Up”, Mr Robben Ford.

We talk about his new album “Pure” plus his website the “Robben Ford Guitar Dojo”.

Robben Ford guitar dojo

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In this episode I talk bassist Tim Foreman from the band “Switchfoot” about their new album “Interrobang”. Tim breaks down the recording process for the album plus some great insight to the music.

Switchfoot has been continually breaking musical barriers in their 20+ career. They have sold almost 10 million copies worldwide of their eleven studio albums.

They have also performed sold-out tours with over 5 million concert tickets sold in over 40 countries around the world. Switchfoot has raised millions of dollars to aid kids in their community through their BRO-AM Foundation. 

Album link: here

YouTube videos: "Fluoroscent"

"The Bones Of Us"

"Lost 'cause"

"If I Were You"

 

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In this episode I talk to Alex Grossi from the band “Hookers and Blow” and also “Quiet Riot”. We discuss the new album out now by Hookers and Blow plus what is coming up with Quiet Riot.

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and here

 

YouTube Links:

"Rocks Off"

"Shakin'"

"Ziggy Stardust"

 

 

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