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The biggest names in rock music at Talkin’ Rock with Meltdown. From Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame members to bands just starting out. Meltdown takes rock music fans behind the scenes to find out what these talented musicians are really about. Come along for the ride as Talkin’ Rock with Meltdown invites you to find out more than you ever thought you know about all rocks genres from Classic, Prog, Grunge, and more.

Talkin' Rock with Frank Bello and Rich Robinson

It's a double dose of Talkin' Rock today. First, it's Anthrax bassist Frank Bello. He's joined David Ellefson from Megadeth to form Altitudes & Attitude. The debut album drops on January 18th....... *The new album "Get It Out" *Getting Ace Frehley to guest on the record *His love of KISS *Did he ever have a…

Talkin' Rock with Papa Roach's Jacoby Shaddix

With a tour and album on the way, Jacoby Shaddix from Papa Roach was nice enough to join me today on Talkin' Rock. Their new album -Who Do You Trust- drops on January 18th, so we had to discuss that, as well as........... *The last album Crooked Teeth *Working with Machine Gun Kelly *Special guests…

Talkin' Rock with Rob Zombie Guitarist John 5

John 5 is on of my favorites to talk to and he's on Talkin' Rock today. Best known as Rob Zombie's guitarist, but he's done lots of other stuff. We talk about some of that like his new album and more...... *How John became so innovative *How he makes his live guitar shows so un-boring…

Talkin' Rock with Stone Sour's Johny Chow.

Stone Sour bassist Johny Chow is my guest today on Talkin' Rock. I talked with him before SS put out "Hydrograd", while on tour, and now after its ended. This interview covers lots of topics including..... *His restaurant in Western New York *Hydrograd and the entire tour cycle *Highlights of the tour *Corey Taylor and…

Talkin' Rock with David Ellefson

Welcome to 2019! Today, we're doing it in style with bass legend, David Ellefson. Megadeth has a monster year ahead of them, which we discuss, as well as....... *His project with Frank Bello called Altitudes & Attitude *Special guests on the A&A album *Early rock influences like KISS and Cheap Trick *His book "More Life…

Talkin' Rock with RNR Hall Of Fame member Steve Hackett

Rock N Roll Hall Of Fame member Steve Hackett is on Talkin' Rock. His new solo album "At The Edge Of Light" drops on January 25th so he's making the rounds promoting it. That's where today's conversation starts..... *The "United Nations" of musicians on his new record *He tells me about some of the tracks…

Talkin' Rock with That Metal Show's Don Jamieson

One of my favorite guests is on Talkin' Rock today. You might know Don Jamieson from the TV show show "That Metal Show" and his stand-up. He's such a rock guy and I love talking music with him. He's playing twice in SE Michigan at the Token Lounge this weekend. Listen to find out how…

Talkin' Rock with Korn's Brian "Head" Welch

There's a new documentary coming out next week called "Loud Krazy Love" about the relationship between Brian "Head" Welch and his daughter Jennea, through his drug infested days with the band Korn. This is a great, real conversation with a good guy and his daughter, who seems to be very grounded. We discussed many things........…

Talkin' Rock with Twiztid's Madrox

People ask me all the time who some of the best interviews are.....the guys from Twiztid are in that group. Madrox and Monoxide are so much fun to talk to. This is another fun conversation. I talked with Monoxide a month ago. You can listen to that interview in the link below. Today, with Jamie,…

Talkin' Rock with Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal

Wow! What an interview with guitar wizard, Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal. I caught up with him in Niagara Falls, NY, on a recent stop with David Ellefson on his Basstory tour. Bumble was nice enough to sit in my car for a while and tell me about lots of stuff, including... *The tour with David *How…

Talkin' Rock with Arejay and Josh from Halestorm

Arejay Hale and Josh Smith from Halestorm are on Talkin' Rock. They're touring around the country and made a stop in Detroit on Tuesday night. In This Moment and New Years Day are opening the shows. The topics of conversation were many.... *Touring on the new album *Making the new record *Singing the sexy songs…

Talkin' Rock with Steel Panther's Satchel

When they ask you to interview the greatest guitarist in Steel Panther, you jump at the chance! Satchel is my first guest today as they do their usual pre-Christmas tour called "Sunset Strip Live". The topics we cover are numerous.... * What he did for his birthday last week *His guitar upbringing *His appearance at…

Talkin' Rock with Nita Strauss

If you've never witnessed the guitar power of Nita Strauss, you don't know what you're missing. She's been in Alice Cooper's band for the past 4 1/2 years and now has a new solo album out called "Controlled Chaos". Her, and guitarist Angel Vavaldi, are out touring on her first ever solo tour, with dates…

Talkin' Rock with Hands Like Houses and The Black Moods.

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…

Talkin' Rock with Three Days Grace Neil Sanderson and TSO's Jeff Plate

Today on Talkin' Rock, it's two drummers. First up, it’s Neil Sanderson from Three Days Grace. They just got back from an overseas tour. We talk about that and playing in front of the fans all across the world....plus... *How the new album has grown the band. *Neil's golf game, or lack of *Beating  Van…

Talkin' Rock with Ministry's Al Jourgensen and All That Remains Phil Labonte

It's another double banger of rock artists today on Talkin' Rock. Up first, it's legendary Ministry frontman, Al Jourgensen. This guy is so much fun to talk to. Very entertaining! He's out on tour with his band, and coming to a town near you. We talk about tons of stuff, including...... *Never winning a Grammy…

Talkin' Rock with Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Noah Hunt

Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Noah Hunt swung by the studio today as they get ready for their show tomorrow night (11/6) at the Royal Oak Music Theater. They're out supporting last years release, Lay It On Down. We talk about the tour, and..... *Cars, cars, and more cars *His love of MOPAR's *Five Finger Death…

Talkin' Rock with Corey Glover and Taproot's Stephen Richards

Wow! What a great double dose of interviews I have for you today. Corey Glover is up first. He's the legendary singer from Living Color and Grammy winner. He's done so much and we discuss a lot. *His birthday celebration coming up this Tuesday *Working with George Lynch and their band Ultrphonix *The project -…

Talkin' Rock with Chad Nicefield from Wilson

On this episode of Talkin' Rock, I interview Wilson front man, Chad Nicefield. The guys from Detroit are on the road touring in support of their 3rd release "Tasty Nasty". We talk a lot about the new album, plus.... *Different songs on the album *Their writing process *What bands shaped their music *The use of…

Talkin' Rock with Twiztid's Monoxide

It's a special Halloween edition of Talkin' Rock. Today, it's half of the band Twiztid, Monoxide. The guys are currently on tour with Motionless In White and other bands. They spent the summer touring on the Warped Tour and he tells me all about that. We also talk about... *Halloween, events and movies surrounding the…

Talkin' Rock with Brent Smith of Shinedown and Rival Sons

Today, it's a double dose of Talkin' Rock with Brent Smith from Shinedown, then the guys from Rival Sons. Al Beck comes in at the end with rock news about Audioslave, Trivium, Dave Grohl and more. Up first, it's the Shinedown Frontman, Brent Smith. He told me about... *Upcoming plans for the band, including 3…