Today on Talkin' Rock it's two singers from two different kinds of bands. Trenton Woodley from Hands Like Houses, and Josh Kennedy from The Black Moods. Both bands are touring the states with HLH headlining their own tour with the Black Moods opening for legendary guitarist Joe Perry.
Trenton, is up first and we talked about a lot of topics including......
*His musical influences growing up*Checking out bands growing up in Austrailia
*The story behind the band's name
*How he describes the bands music
*The new album Anon
*The WWE using their song "Monster"
*Importance of success in the U.S.A.
*Pressure of fronting a band
*One of his heroes he never got to meet
*Future plans for the band and doing a "shoey" on stage
Al Beck gets his lazy ass back on the pod with rock news. News on James Hetfield from Metallica, a possible Christmas album from a 90's rock band, the latest band that doesn't care about the RNR Hall of Fame, and more.
Josh Kennedy from The Black Moods joins me (around the 33 minute mark). The have the honor of opening for Aerosmith guitarist, Joe Perry, December 2nd at the Crofoot in Pontiac, Mi. Josh was great to talk with. I didn't think the band Gin Blossoms would come up so much, but I guess they played a big role in his musical life. We also talk about........
*The origins of the band
*Josh's early influences
*How they became a three piece band
*Detroit bands he digs
*The single Bella Donna and the wine it inspired
*The current state of rock music....and more
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