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Meltdown hosts afternoon on WRIF-Detroit every afternoon from 3-7 pm. He talks to the biggest names in rock and posts his interviews right here!

Radio Chatter with producer Michael Beinhorn

Whether you’re in a band or just a rock music fan, this podcast is for you. Michael Beinhorn has produced some very popular records, and now he’s offering his services to upcoming or established bands. In this wide ranging conversation, we talk about his vast history of producing albums, as well as………. *The importance of…

Radio Chatter with Avenged Sevenfold's Zacky Vengeance

My friend Zacky Vengeance is my guest today talking about a lot of things on the Radio Chatter podcast.  * Their latest song "Mad Hatter" and why they re-produced it * The vocal health of M. Shadows * If there's any new music they're working on * Social media and his LOVE for Instagram (ha)....and…

Radio Chatter with Kenny Hickey and Johnny Kelly from Type O Negative/Silvertomb

Over the weekend I had the chance to meet and interview two guys I'd never met before. I was always a Type O Negative fan, so when the chance came up to sit down with Johnny Kelly and Kenny Hickey, I couldn't say no. They're in a new band called Silvertomb, which we discuss. We…

Radio Chatter with Slash

Another killer interview today with legendary guitarist, Slash! He's doing press promoting his latest album, "Living the Dream". We talk about that, plus.... *Working with Myles Kennedy for all these years *The GNR tour *New GNR *Playing for four hours on stage, and more... Slash is a great interview, and this one is no different.…
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Radio Chatter with Billy F. Gibbons

Rock legend Billy F. Gibbons joins me today on Radio Chatter. His new solo album is out and it's called "The Big Bad Blues". We talk about that and how it came about...plus... *The current state of ZZ Top *The 50th anniversary of the band in 2019 *New rock bands *Success....and more.  Plus, I bring…

Radio Chatter with James Kottak from Kingdom Come/Scorpions

James Kottak and Kingdom Come are touring the country as the celebrate the 30th anniversary of their debut album. James has had a pretty stellar career outside of KC. We talk about that, and lots more..... *The quick rise to an arena tour *Greta Van Fleet *The iconic Monsters Of Rock Tour from 1988 *Singer…

Radio Chatter with Joel Hoekstra from TSO/Whitesnake

Summer is almost over and it's time to switch gears to the Fall and Christmas. Of course, Christmas time brings the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. They'll be touring again throughout American, touching down here at the LCA on December 29th. Tickets go on sale tomorrow. Joel is so great to talk to and touches on a lots…
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Radio Chatter with Breaking Benjamin's Ben Burnley and Bad Wolves' Doc Coyle

Time to share my final interviews from the show last Saturday with Five Finger Death Punch, Breaking Benjamin, Nothingmore, and Bad Wolves. I did an interview with Ivan Moody from FFDP in the lawn at the show! You can watch the interview here, or listen to it here. Today it's Benjamin and Doc's turn. Ben…
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Radio Chatter with Five Finger Death Punch's Ivan Moody and the WWE's Rusev and Lana

Some awesome guests today on Radio Chatter. Three guests from different parts of the entertainment industry. Up first it's Ivan Moody from Five Finger Death Punch. Something took place on this interview that's never happened to me before. You'll have to listen to find out what it is, and it's really cool! Click here to…
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Radio Chatter with Trixter's Steve Brown and P.J. Farley

While touring with Mr. Big's Eric Martin, Steve and P.J. made their way through metro Detroit and agreed to sit down and talk with me. We talked about lots of stuff, including..... *The beginnings of Trixter *Touring with KISS and other legendary acts * Timing of their success *The 90's music scene *The band's hiatus…
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Radio Chatter with 'The Metal God' Rob Halford and Comedian Jeff Horste

Rob Halford makes his second appearance on the Radio Chatter podcast this year. You can listen to our first conversation here. This time around he's out promoting the tour with Deep Purple, which comes to Freedom Hill on August 24th (the day before Rob's birthday). We talk about Rob's birthday day/week/month celebration, plus.... *Knotfest *Aretha…
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Radio Chatter with The Dead Daisies' John Corabi and Alex Grossi from Quiet Riot/H & B

Wow! What a great episode of Radio Chatter I have for you. The Dead Daisies and Hookers and Blow are heading out on tour, and John Corabi and Alex Grossi join me. John is up first. The Dead Daisies latest record is killer. If you're into anything with a stripped back, classic feel, this album…
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Radio Chatter with Motorhead's Phil Campbell

It's a quick-hit Radio Chatter for today with Motorhead's, Phil Campbell. The new Road Crew beer is out. It has a special Michigan connection, too! We talk about the beer, plus... The solo album he's been working on with another Michigan resident. Road stories about being left behind  Auditioning for Motorhead  The band he's in…
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Radio Chatter with Don Jamieson, Jesse Hasek from 10 Years and Nate and Josh from Shaman's Harvest

Where has Don Jamieson been? He was suppose to be the co-host of this non-award winning podcast, but has gone MIA! Well, he's back and talking all about the world of rock. From tours and concerts, to vinyl and his own shows. What video Don said he would never watch, is Slayer really done, new…
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Radio Chatter with NASCAR's Chase Elliott

It's a quick-hit Radio Chatter to start up the weekend. With the Firekeepers Casino 400 this Sunday at Michigan International Speedway, we're taking a left turn here on the podcast. Chase tells me about his keys to success, his biggest racing influences (outside of his father, Bill Elliott), music and that's just for starters. M.I.S.…
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Radio Chatter with Robert DeLeo from STP, Tony and Shannon from Godsmack, John from Baroness and Eric from I Prevail

What an episode of Radio Chatter I've put together for you today. Some of the final interviews from Rock On The Range. First up, it's Robert from STP talks about the band, his keys to success, how Motown influenced him, the Kings of Chaos and more. He even answered the question if he thought they…
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Radio Chatter with Josh Rand from Stone Sour, Barry Stock from Three Days Grace and Padge from Bullet For My Valentine

It's a hat-trick of guitarists to wrap up the week on Radio Chatter. First up, it's Josh Rand from Stone Sour. Right off the bat we talked about his recent stint in rehab. He was real open with me about the whole experience. We talked about some of his guitar influences, keys to success, his…
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