Weekly Reveal: Episode 50 11.20.15

On this week's podcast we sit down to reflect on everything happening overseas and what happened in Paris, Charlie Sheen's recent announcement, David Beckham being named People's sexiest man of 2015, the latest reality news with Caitlyn Jenner & Rose McGowan and of course the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, Black Friday & Small Business Saturday.  

Survivor Series Nerdradio on Riff2

download episode 58 This week on the show, Al Beck has nerdrage about all the comic book inluenced Tv Shows on the air right now, our squared circle round table prepares for WWE Survivor Series, and our League of Legends correspondant, Tim Parker catches us up on the LCS Finals.

'Good Morning America' Stopping by the Motor City

'Good Morning America' is celebrating its 40th anniversary with a 40-hour marathon broadcast starting Tuesday at 5pm through 9am Thursday morning! They're sending Nick Watt to Detroit as a part of the party! He'll be stopping by Campus Martius Park late Tuesday afternoon. You'll be able to stream the 40 for 40 broadcast live at…

The Forge with Ronnie James Playlist 11.7.15

1. Death Angel, Thrashers 2. Slayer, Die by The Sword 3. Van Halen, Take Your Whisk 4. Twisted Sister, Stay Hungy 5. Danzig, I Am Demon 6. Blind Guardian, The last Candle 7. Scorpions, In Trance  8. Dokken, Tooth and Nail 9. Judas Priest, Screaming For Vengeance 10. Raven, Mind Over Metal 11. Thor, The…

Nerdradio on Riff2 at Youmacon 2015

This week Chuck and Jefferson review their time at Youmacon this past weekend in downtown Detroit. Also a new guest, Dave Kim, joins in the fun as we remember the cosplayers, arcade, and awesome toys we saw while there. download episode 56

Riff2's Undercover Sound System Playlist 11.2.15

1. Neon Indian - "Annie" (Mom + Pop) 2. Blood Orange - "Sandra's Smile" (Domino) 3. Magicks - "Daydream" 4. Mumford & Sons - "Ditmas" (Glassnote) 5. Long Beard - "Turkeys" (Team Love) 6. Stray Echo - "Concrete Daydream" 7. Deerhunter - "Breaker" (4AD) 8. Weezer - "Thank God For Girls" (Crush Music) 9. Brass…

The Forge with Ronnie James Halloween Playlist 10.31.15

1. Alice Cooper, Welcome To My Nightmare 2. Anvil, 666 3. Kiss, Creatures Of The Night 4. Diamond Head, Am I Evil  5. Grave Digger, Witch Hunter  6. Helloween, Trick or Treat 7. Deep Purple, Demon's Eye 8. Dio, Dream Evil 9. Nuclear Assault, Sin 10. Black Sabbath, Black Sabbath 11. Iron Maiden, Number Of…

Weekly Reveal: Episode 48

This week we regroup after a week off and talk about what went down in Las Vegas on WRIF's Sin City Takeover. We also talk about what would happen if our significant other dressed us for a week, wearing chocolate as clothing, Adele's new song breaking records, the latest with Khloe & Lamar, Glamour magazing…

The Forge with Ronnie James Playlist 10.24.15

1. Black Sabbath, Sabbra Cadabra 2. Motorhead, Overkill 3. Diamond head, It's Electric  4. Annihilator, Wicked Mystic 5. Venom, Black Metal 6. Death Angel, Guilty Of Innocence 7. Girl school,  C'mon Lets Go 8. Twisted Sister, Burn In Hell   9. Accept Balls to The Walls 10. Anthrax, Lone Justice 11. AC/AD, Rock 'n' Roll Singer…

"Inside The Circle Pit" Sells It's Soul To Metal

Heavy metal legend Max Cavalera led his post Sepultura group Soulfly to the Motor City playing the Crofoot Ballroom (Pontiac) on Monday October 19th (2015) with special guest Soilwork and up and comers Shattered Sun. Shattered Sun kicked off the night with a half hour set filled with tracks from their hit debut album "Hope…

Nerdradio on Riff2 celebrating Spooksgiving

This week Jefferson returns with his thoughts on movies, the Martian and the John Carpenter classic, the Thing and chuck gets ready for WWE's Hell in the Cell with our WWE analyst, Ray. Also an update on the League of Legends LCS Semifinals with Tim Parker. download episode 54

Nerdradio on Riff2 gotta catch em all

This week Monica returns to the show with a new game facination, we talk about some oof the stuff showed at the NYCC and a feature interview with Dan Merrit of Green Brain Comics in Dearborn download episode 53

The Forge with Ronnie James Playlist 10.17.15

1. Anthrax, Mad House 2. Rigs, Heartbeat  3. Meanstreak Roadkill 4. Judas Priest, Deceive  5. Testament, Disciples of the Watch 6. Motor Head,  Iron Horse/Born to Lose 7. Ozzy, No More Tears 8. Mercyful Fate, Come to the Sabbath 9. Megadeth, Holy Wars 10. Manowar, All Men Play on Ten 11. Kiss, Rock And Roll…

Weekly Reveal: Episode 47 10.15.15

On this episode of the Weekly Reveal we talk about the ladies of Hollywood with Emilia Clarke being named Esquire's sexiest woman alive 2015, Hollywood's pay gap, women who are angry are taken less seriously, Oprah's response to T.I.'s comments about a woman president, the upcoming Miley Cyrus naked concerts, College Game Day, MSU vs…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 10/12/15

1. Sam Smith - "Writings On The Wall" (Capitol) 2. Atmosphere - "Finer Things" (Rhymesayers Ent.) 3. Peaches - "I Mean Something" (INgrooves) 4. Elsie Binx - "Best Of Me" 5. City and Colour - "Friends" (Dine Alone) 6. ForeverAtLast - "Bad Blood" (Victory) 7. The Dead Weather - "Three Dollar Hat" (Third Man) 8.…

Fans Worship Chvrches at Masonic Detroit

Synthpop trio Chvrches released their second studio album, Every Open Eye, last month to much acclaim. Fans in Detroit were finally able to see the new material live when the Scottish group performed at the historic Masonic Temple last week. Chvrches kicked things off with the opening track from Every Open Eye, "Never Ending Circles." Lead singer…

Nerdradio on Riff2 season 2 begins

As we start our second year on the air, Chuck and Jefferson talk with Correspondent Tim about the League of Legends LCS Worlds, and Ray and Erica share thoughts about WWE's ratings woes and Sting's injury at Night of Champions.   download episode 52

The Forge with Ronnie James Playlist 10/10/15

1. Rush, Anthem  2. Girl School, Race With the Devil 3. Overkill, (Feel The Fire) Rotten To the Core 4. Slayer, Metal Storm/ Face The Slayer 5. Metallica, Harvester or Sorrow 6. Tank, Blood Guts and Beer 7. Grave Digger, Violence  8. Raven, Hell Patrol 9. Blind Guardian, Wizard's Crown 10. Black Sabbath, Into The…

Weekly Reveal: Episode 46

On this week's show the chicks talk about the most ridiculous products they've seen on store shelves, "relationship performance reviews," 10 things women do that guys hate, drunk food, Demi Lovato, school dress codes, Justin Bieber, the Kardashians as the "first family" and more!

"Ghost" Holds an Afternoon Mass for WRIF Listeners

Swedish metalers Ghost came through Detroit to play a SOLD OUT show at the Majestic Theatre Friday night (October 2nd). Before the show Ghost invited some lucky WRIF listeners to partake in an Afternoon Mass (aka acoustic performance). Check out the video of their performance of "Jigolo Har Megiddo" and "If You Have Ghost" along…

The Forge with Ronnie James Playlist 9/26/15

1. Ten Nugent, Hammerdown 2. Diamond Head, The Prince 3. Rainbow, Man on a Silver Monition 4. Megdeth, Piece Sells 5. Black Sabbath, Snow blind        6. Manowar, manowar 7. Anthrax I Am the Law 8. AC/DC, Live Wire  9. Triumph, Allied Foces    10. Venom, Don't burn the Witch 11. Metallic, Four…

Weekly Reveal: Episode 44

This week on the Weekly Reveal the chicks sit down to discuss last week's Emmy Awards, Sean Penn suing the co-creator of Empire and more male butt on screen. Plus, they tackle the topic of PETA claiming the monkey owns the photo, selfies being more dangerous than sharks, the Dorito's troll, Halloween costumes and more!…

The Forge with Ronnie James Playlist 9/19/15

Judas Priest, Painkiller  Deep Purple, Speed KIng Dio, Rainbow in the Dark Megadeth, Skull Beneath the Skin Helloween, Heavy Metal (Its the Law)(live) Motorhead, Orgasmatron Led Zeppelin, Black Dog (live) Queensrÿche, Queen of the Reich Van Halen, Sinner's Swing! Testament, Nobody Cares Iced Eath, Written on the Walls Saxson, Motorcycle Man Black Sabbath, The Wizard…

Squeaky Clean Nerdradio on Riff2

This week Jefferson starts a new tabletop RPG that takes place all throughout space and time, Chuck experiences Shower With Your Dad Simulator 2015, and Erica and Ray join us for a round table  in anticipation of WWE Night of Champions this sunday. download episode 49

Weekly Reveal: Episode 43

On this week's Weekly Reveal, the ladies sit down to tackle the latest trending news. They start the show by making their Emmy predictions, plus discuss the latest uproar with The View & their comments about the nurse at the Miss America Pagent. They also talk about the latest celebrities promoting sex ed, cool Michigan…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 9.14.15

1. The Arcs - "Put A Flower In Your Pocket" (Nonesuch) 2. Pure Bathing Culture - "Pray For Rain" (Partisan) 3. Gary Clark Jr. - "The Healing" (Warner Bros.) 4. SWMRS - "Miley" (Uncool) 5. Mutemath - "Monument" (Mutemath/Caroline) 6. Blonde Summer - "Paradise" 7. Givers - "Bermuda" (Glassnote) 8. City & Colour - "Lover…

The Forge with Ronnie James Playlist 9/12/15

AC/DC, It's a Long Way to the Top (If You Wanna Rock 'n' Roll) Manowar, Metal Daze Slayer, South of Heaven Megadeth. Tornado of Souls Ozzy, Steel Away (The Night)   Lizzy Borden, Be One Of Us   Ted Nugent,  Stormtroopin' Live    Thin Lizzy, Worriers   Into the Coven, Mercyful Fate   Nuclear Assault, Sin   Diamond Head,…

Nerdradio on Riff2 is always Free to Play

This week Chuck and Jefferson talk about the influx of Free to Play games from League of Legends to Hearthstone with two of Jefferson's roomates, Tim and Matt both calling in to give tips and comments. download episode 48

Weekly Reveal: Episode 42

On this week's episode Lynn is out but Anne is back and joins Erica & Jade to talk about the debut of Stephen Colbert on the Late Show, Caitlyn Jenner's reaction to the "Call Me Cait" Halloween costume and her thoughts on same-sex marriage, Denny's offer to make the "Peace Burger" with Burger King and…

The Forge with Ronnie James Playlist 9/5/15

1. Angel Witch,  Angel of Death 2. Blind Guardian, Wizard's Crown 3. Pantera, Cowboy's from Hell  4. Def Leppard, Rock Brigade 5. Judas Priest, The Hellion/Electric Eye 6. Rush, Working man 7. Blue Öyster Cult, Veteran of the Psychic Wars 8. Testament, Practice What You Preach 9. Danzig, Am I Demon 10. Celtic Frost 11. Candlemass, Bewitched 12. W.A.S.P, The Headless Children 13.…

Nerdradio on Riff2 welcomes our Robot Overlords

ROBOTS ARE COMING TO KILL US ALL! As evidenced by this week's episode of Nerdradio on Riff2. We remember some parts of the Matrix series fondly and others not so fondly and talk to Tim Allen of Gizorama about this week's release of Metal Gear Solid 5 The Phantom Pain. download episode 46

See you on Nerdradio on Riff2 Space Cowboy

This week we recap last weekend's double feature of WWE wrestling with special guest Erica Banas from Riff2's the Weekly Reveal, we talk some anime and chuck wraps up his playthrough of Hotline Miami 2 with a little help. download episode 45

Weekly Reveal: Episode 40

On this weeks Weekly Reveal the ladies sit down to talk about some cool things happening in Michigan like the new Ford Ranger being built here in MI, the Michigan acts competing on America's Got Talent, the MI location selling flamethrowers & our embarrassing Google searches. We also continue to discuss Ashley Madison, Jared Fogle…

Riff2's Local Lowdown Playlist 8.25.15


Weekly Reveal: Episode 39

On this week's Weekly Reveal the ladies tackle the latest Ashley Madison hack including the many names released on the list like Josh Duggar. They also discuss they latest trend in baby names, a new pill to boost a woman's libido, celebrity gossip, what's happening in Detroit & much more!   

Lynn Koon Talks with CIRCA WAVES

I caught up with Liverpool's Circa Waves backstage at Lollapalooza 2015! Listen as we talk about the new album Young Chasers, their US festival debut and The Beatles!   Check out the video for their single T-Shirt Weather

Riff2's Undercover Sound System Playlist 8.17.15

1. The Dead Weather - "I Feel Love" (Third Man) 2. Potty Mouth - "Cherry Picking" (Planet Whatever) 3. Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats - "I Need Never Get Old" (Stax) 4. Moke Hill - "Doing It Wrong" (Dangerbird) 5. Georgia - "Be Ache" (Domino) 6. Buffalo Sunn - "Told You So" 7. The…

Weekly Reveal: Episode 38

This week on the Weekly Reveal we sit down to discuss the latest trend with rebooting old movies & TV shows, Ben Affleck, Tom Brady and the nanny nonsense, Kim Kardashian's drug endorsement, Melissa Gilbert running for Michigan congress, plus, the six words women hate the most and much more!  

Nerdradio on Riff2 SOOOOOPERSLAM

Its been a busy month news-wise in WWE and this week Chuck and Ray discuss it all, from Roddy Piper to the upcoming Summerslam. Plus Jefferson discovers a new game on Steam and Chuck has a new favorite cartoon. download episode 43

Riff2's Undercover Sound System Playlist 8.10.15

1. Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats - "S.O.B." (Stax/Concord) 2. The Struts - "Could Have Been Me" 3. The Good Life - "Everybody" (Saddle Creek) 4. Motorhead - "Electricity" (UDR/ADA) 5. New Order - "Restless" (Mute) 6. The Worriers - "They / Them / Theirs" (Don Giovanni) 7. Midnight Divide - "Wild Ones" 8.…

Weekly Reveal: Episode 37

This week on the Weekly Reveal the ladies start by talking major breakups & departures with Dave Dombrowski & the Detroit Tigers, Gwen & Gavin, Ms. Piggy & Kermit and Jon Stewart. They also talk about the Fox TV hit Empire (and the Detroit woman sueing the show), the latest manicure trend, hipster traps, Kevin…

Nerdradio on Riff2 runs the Shadows

This week on the show coverage of this season's League of Legends standings, Jefferson reveals his new AD&D and Shadowrun characters, and Chuck marvels at Rhonda Rousey's recent UFC victory. download episode 42

Riff2's Weekly Reveal: Episode 36

On the Weekly Reveal this week the ladies sit down to talk about Jen Welter joining the Arizona Cardinals football organization, the Cosby victims, Glamour Magazine's atrocious list of how to "lock down a man," the latest cover on a women's running magazine and more!