Halestorm's Lzzy Hale penned a letter to the Grammy committee regarding the obvious memoriam omission of the legendary Vinnie Paul during last night's show. Meltdown has the details here.
Researchers in Australia have discovered that using AC/DC music helps cancer patients. Meltdown has the details here on how, here....
A nude restaurant opened up in November of 2017. Well, it's closing and Meltdown has the details here.
Meltdown has a bizarre story about what a man in California did for three hours that has police searching for him. Listen here and catch Meltdown weekdays from 3-7pm on WRIF.
When Megadeth took a hiatus in the early 2000's, David helped out some other bands, one of which was Kid Rock's. He talks about the K-I-D and the Twisted Brown Trucker band in an excerpt from Meltdown's Talkin' Rock podcast. Listen to the whole interview here.... https://wrif.com/episodes/talkin-rock-with-david-ellefson/
Former Detroit Piston & current Golden State Warrior Jonas Jerebko stopped by the studios to talk about the upcoming eSports event happening in Detroit on December 9th!
Meltdown had Neil Sanderson from 3DG on his Talkin' Rock podcast and asked him about writing songs that translate to the stage. Listen to the entire interview here....https://wrif.com/episodes/talkin-rock-with-three-days-grace-neil-sanderson-and-tsos-jeff-plate/
What's with Lzzy's high heels and how did it start? She answered that question on Meltdown's recent Talkin' Rock podcast. Listen to the entire interview here. https://wrif.com/episodes/talkin-rock-with-lzzy-hale/
Meltdown tells you what astronomers think is floating through space at an unbelievable speed. Could it be??
Brent Smith was a guest on Meltdown's Talkin' Rock podcast, and spoke about their latest single "Get Up" and what that song is about. Listen to the entire interview below. Talkin' Rock with Brent Smith of Shinedown and Rival Sons
On a recent Radio Chatter podcast, Meltdown talked with Slash about playing long shows.....like the 3 hour and 59 minute show to close out their latest tour in Los Angeles. Listen to the entire interview here - https://wrif.com/episodes/radio-chatter-with-slash/
On Meltdown's Radio Chatter podcast, Zacky talked about their new song, "Mad Hatter", which is used on Call Of duty. Zacky explains that his video game prowess isn't that high. Listen to the whole interview here....https://wrif.com/episodes/radio-chatter-with-avenged-sevenfolds-zacky-vengeance/
Slash talked to Meltdown about his latest album, "Living The Dream", and about the recent GNR tour and if there's new music on the horizon for the band. Listen to the entire interview below. Radio Chatter with Slash
Ben Burnley tells Meltdown about bench-marks for success and how they've already surpassed them. Listen to the entire interview below. Radio Chatter with Breaking Benjamin's Ben Burnley and Bad Wolves' Doc Coyle
Meltdown talks about Henrik Zetterberg hanging up his skates. He gives you the stats and where he was picked in the draft. How did so many teams pass on "Z"?
Meltdown talked with FFDP front-man, Ivan Moody, over the weekend. He filled us in about how the band is doing. Watch the video of the interview here.https://wrif.com/2018/09/01/meltdown-catches-ivan-moody-five-finger-death-punch/ Listen to the interview here. https://wrif.com/episodes/radio-chatter-five-finger-death-punchs-ivan-moody-wwes-rusev-lana/
Rusev and Lana were my guests today on my Meltdown's Meltdown video/Radio Chatter. You'll never believe what Rusev says is a challenge in their marriage. Watch the video below. Meltdown's Meltdown
Meltdown fills us in on Metallica's latest piece of merch you can buy. He also tells us the unusual way the special blend is made.
Meltdown tells us which legendary (in his eyes) performer finally has a spot on the walk of fame and the request they have for it.
The "Metal God" tried stumping Meltdown about this weekend's significance, but he was up to the task about what Rob had in mind. Judas Priest and Deep Purple play the Michigan Lottery Amphitheater at Freedom Hill Friday night. Hear the whole interview below. Radio Chatter with 'The Metal God' Rob Halford and Comedian Jeff Horste
Is there going to be a cover song on the upcoming "Evolution" album? Dan gives Meltdown the answer to that question. Hear the whole interview below. Radio Chatter with Disturbed's Dan Donegan
Lzzy held a 4th of July party at her home in Nashville, as she tells Meltdown, she finds it hard to believe that childhood musical heroes are now her friends. Listen to the entire interview below. Radio Chatter with Lzzy Hale
How did Disturbed name their upcoming album? Dan tells Meltdown on his Radio Chatter podcast. Hear the entire conversation below. Radio Chatter with Disturbed's Dan Donegan
Meltdown caught up with Dan Donegan to discuss the new Disturbed. Dan gives us the name of the album, release date, and a little behind-the-scenes of what goes into the writing process. Listen to the entire conversation below. https://wrif.com/episodes/radio-chatter-disturbeds-dan-donegan/
Lzzy Hale joins Meltdown on his Radio Chatter podcast to talk about the new album, writing process, and tons more. In this clip she talks about some of the ways they wrote for the record. https://wrif.com/episodes/radio-chatter-lzzy-hale/
It was a great day for Ford! Meltdown gives you the details of a major milestone for them here.
Mark & Andy discover sex dice in the studio during the show and think about how you'd turn normal board games into sex games!
Before STP rocked a sold out show Tuesday night, singer and hometown kid, Jeff Gutt, talked to Meltdown. In this clip he talks about the first STP song he recalls hearing and the moment when he got serious about singing. Listen to the entire interview below. Radio Chatter with Jeff Gutt from Stone Temple Pilots
Do you have some stuff that the guys from American Pickers might be interested in? Well, Meltdown has the details on a Michigan visit in September.
Jeff Gutt's first show as the front-man for Stone Temple Pilots in his hometown is tonight. They're joined by Bush and The Cult. Meltdown caught up with him to talk about his return and his thoughts on the other singers on the tour.
With a Kurt Cobain exhibition opening in Ireland, Meltdown tells us about his Mother's reaction to hearing her son's classic song for the first time.
Mark, Andy and Jade discuss the weird happenings of their night out at the bar involving Big Bad John, a painting of a lady and the jukebox!
Meltdown gives you info about a summer tour that's been cancelled. Listen for the details.
On a recent Radio Chatter podcast, the guys from Godsmack tell Meltdown why "When Legends Rise" has a different sound to it. Plus, Shannon talks about what he's most proud of with the band. Listen to the entire interview below. Radio Chatter with Robert DeLeo from STP, Tony and Shannon from Godsmack, John from Baroness…
Guns N Roses are the biggest act of the 80's and 90's on Youtube. Meltdown tells us how they can to this conclusion in this clip from his Tuesday show.
Robert Deleo from Stone Temple Pilots recently told Meltdown what he had hoped for in the search for a new singer. Listen to the entire interview below. Radio Chatter with Robert DeLeo from STP, Tony and Shannon from Godsmack, John from Baroness and Eric from I Prevail
On Meltdown's recent Radio Chatter podcast, Derek Smalls talks about how Detroit rock n roll influenced Spinal Tap's sound. Listen to the entire interview below. Radio Chatter with Derek Smalls formally of Spinal Tap
Meltdown has the details on where you can zip-line in metro Detroit staring Saturday. It might be the perfect thing to do this upcoming hot weekend!
Mark shares how many miles he's put on his office chair and Jade decides to reupholster a chair she found. Then things get weird when an odd infomercial comes on during the show.
Meltdown has the latest on Slash's next album, due in the Fall.
Meltdown has some details on the Metallica guitarists house that's going up for sale. You might have to break a few piggy banks to own it.
With the passing of metal drumming legend Vinnie Paul, Meltdown is replaying some clips from interviews he's done with him. You can listen to the entire Radio Chatter podcast with several interviews below. Radio Chatter remembering Vinnie Paul
Meltdown interviewed Vinnie Paul several times over the years. Here, VP tells him about one of his all-times favorite albums and the impact it played on his life. Hear the interview, and several others, below on a special edition of his Radio Chatter podcast. Radio Chatter remembering Vinnie Paul
Steven Adler was recently on Meltdown's Radio Chatter podcast. Listen to his answer when asked about the upcoming box-set release from GNR and if he knew anything about it. Listen to the entire interview below. Radio Chatter with Steven Adler
Barry from 3DG tells Meltdown about a competitive sport he's really gotten involved in. Listen to the entire interview below. Radio Chatter with Josh Rand from Stone Sour, Barry Stock from Three Days Grace and Padge from Bullet For My Valentine
Meltdown tells us about a legend from the world of wrestling who has died, and a little known fact about him.
Tommy Lee took to IG on Father's Day to sorta smooth things over with his kids. That didn't work so well. Meltdown has the details of the internet bout, where his son Brandon, posted back.
Maynard James Keenan recently talked about new Tool. Meltdown has all the details here.
At Rock On The Range last month, STP bass player Robert DeLeo told Meltdown how the guys were secretly looking for a guy from Detroit to lead the band. Listen to the entire interview below. Radio Chatter with Robert DeLeo from STP, Tony and Shannon from Godsmack, John from Baroness and Eric from I Prevail
Shannon Larking tells Meltdown what makes their latest record different from their previous albums. Listen to the entire interview below. Radio Chatter with Robert DeLeo from STP, Tony and Shannon from Godsmack, John from Baroness and Eric from I Prevail