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"Hired Guns" a story of the musicians behind the singer!

John 5, Jason, Hook , Steve Vai and so many more! 'Hired Gun' Documentary to Receive Theatrical Screening The documentary Hired Gun: Out of the Shadows, Into the Spotlight has garnered interest over the past year, putting a spotlight on session and backup musicians. After debuting at the 2016 South By Southwest Festival, the film…

Steven Tyler impersonator playing guess who in Lynyrd Skynyrd movie

So what's the connection between Aerosmith and Lynyrd Skynyrd ?  This new movie explains.... Lynyrd Skynyrd Biopic Adds Steven Tyler, Joe Perry Roles (EXCLUSIVE) Neill Byrnes and Anthony Rocco Bovo will play Aerosmith rockers Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, respectively, in the Lynyrd Skynyrd biopic " Street Survivors: The True Story of the Lynyrd Skynyrd…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 4.24.17

1. Nate J - "Alien" (Marquis) 2. Joe Goddard - "Ordinary Madness" (Greco-Roman/Domino)( 3. Matt and Sam's Brother - "Spacesuit" (Light Organ) 4. Rise Against - "The Violence" (Capitol) 5. Royal Republic - "Baby" (Spinefarm/Caroline) 6. Jidenna - "Bambi" (Epic) 7. Los Angeles Police Department - "Grown" (Anti-) 8. Black Jack UK - "Pretty Lady"…

Alex Skolnick - Testament

It's been a long time since I've talked to guitar legend Alex Skolnick. Actually, I think the last time was around 1991. I did touch on that a little near the end. Alex is going to be in town with his band,  Testament, Friday night at the Majestic Theater after an appearance at Rock City…
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Monday April 24th, 2017 Dave & Chuck the Freak Podcast

Part One: Dave and Chuck the Freak talk about why you're hating life this morning, history of the term “boner”, “Joanie loves Chachi” star passes away, a musician that surprised a flight with a spontaneous performance, an unfortunate video from Dave's past that making a viral comeback, and more! Part Two: Dave and Chuck the…

The Latest on the State of Ghost

With Ghost in the midst of a fierce legal battle in its native Sweden, frontman Papa Emeritus is speaking out under his own name, Tobias Forge, about the nature of the band.

Inside The Circle Pit chats with We Ride

Inside The Circle Pit host Erik Aratari recently caught up with front-women Mimi Telmo from the hardcore band We Ride which hail from Vigo, Spain. Tune into their chat as they talk about the debut release from Victory Records "Empowering Life" and more. You can also check out the video for their single "Self Made"…

8 Signs That You May Need a Vacation

It's a normal day at work, you've been working fairly diligently until you find your mind beginning to drift away. Soon you're on a beach; you can hear the waves, feel the breeze, smell the water, it's pure bliss... then *BOOM* A co-worker has interrupted your day dream and now you're back to reality. Sounds…