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The Sound Of Band Names And German Robots

The Sound Of…Band Names and German Robots (Season 2 Episode 26)  Segment One: The Sound Of…Band Names (Origins)   Time:   22:35 Steve, Anne and The Rev look into the origins of where bands get their names including White Zombie, Greta Van Fleet, Black Sabbath, Kiss, and The Black Keys.  Segment Two: The Sound Of…Rock &…

The Sound Of...Things That Did - Didnt happen (S2 - Show 25)

Segment One: The Sound Of…Things You May Not Know:    (Time:   22:35) Steve reveals 4 rock & roll stories – 2 that almost happened, and 2 that actually did, while the panel reacts to these intriguing moments presented by Zakk Wylde, Billy Duffy of The Cult, Don Felder (Eagles) and George Thorogood. Segment Two: The…

The Sound Of...Very Live Radio (Season 2 - Eppisode 24)

Segment One: The Sound Of…Going Live Without A Net                           (Time:   26:47) -          Less and Less radio these days is actually done live, but Anne and Steve are among the few who still get to enjoy the thrill of it…mistakes and all –…

The Sound Of...The Queen, God and Rev (Season 2 - Episode 23)

Segment One: The Sound Of…Aretha’s Legacy: (Time: 11:54) - The music world has lost Aretha Franklin, leading Anne (and to some degree) Steve to point out her impact on rock and other musical genres. Segment Two: The Sound Of…Ronnie James Dio: (Time: 15:56) - Next month 666 Dio owned items go up for auction, with…
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The Sound Of...Goosebumps (Season 2 - Episode 22)

Segment One: The Sound Of…Goosebumps From the Stage (Time: 25:49) - Some recent special guests in concert include Joe Elliot of Def Leppard joining Billy Joel on stage while Weird Al jammed with Weezer. Steve recounts a few other special moments with the audio to enhance the stories from the stage. Segment Two: The Sound…
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The Sound Of...Lists, And The People Who Make Them (Season 2 - Episode 21)

Segment One: The Sound Of…Loudwire’s List (Time: 16:04) - Anne and Steve look at a new list from Loudwire of the Top 50 Hard Rock + Metal Live Acts. - Do we agree? (Of course not!) - How many of the top 25 have we seen live? Segment Two: The Sound Of…longer Songs: (Time: 13:53)…
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The Sound Of...Nerds (Season 2 - Episode 20)

Segment One: The Sound Of…Set Lists (Time: 18:37) - In our first cross-over episode Anne and Steve welcome Check Bean and Al Beck from the Nerd Radio Podcast to discuss the good and bad of looking up a band’s set-list. (Is this something you do? Have you ever decided not to buy tickets based on…
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The Sound Of...Guitar (Season 2 - Episode 19)

Segment One: The Sound Of…Sammy’s Guitar (Time: 22:00) - We welcome guitarist Sammy Boller in to challenge the panel to identify songs by listening only to the guitar solo. You can check out a video of this segment below. Segment Two: The Sound Of…Uncle Bob Seger: (Time: 17:44) - Bob Seger will issue a collection…
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The Sound Of...A Few Mistakes (Season 2 - Episode - 18)

Segment One: The Sound Of…A Lotta Love (Time: 19:55) - Why is there an echo before the vocals in “Whole Lotta Love”, what is that mysterious voice in the Grand Funk song “I’m Your Captain”? Steve uses his engineering background to point out s few things you probably didn’t realize. - [The Rev listens to…
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The Sound Of...International Metal (Season 2 - Episode 17)

Segment One: The Sound Of…British Metal?: (Time: 15:33) - According to a new BGO (British online Casino) poll, Heavy Metal is the favorite music format in the U.K. Anne and Steve look into the bands they call “heavy” vs what we in the U.S. call “heavy”. Are we too fragmented in the U.S. with musical…
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The Sound Of...Words With Friends (Season 2 - Episode 16)

Segment One: The Sound Of…Lyrics With Friends: (Time: 25:51) - Words have always been important in music and this week Steve surprises Anne and The Rev with a lyric based twist….a big game show style twist. Segment Three: The Sound Of…A Special Guest: (Time: 17:07) - Anne and Steve select their personal top 7 studio…
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The Sound Of...#1, Kiss and a Few Covers (Season - Episode 15)

Segment One: The Sound Of…#1 at Age 14: (Time: 16:22) - According to Social Media the song that was #1 on your 14th birthday defines your life. Anne and Steve look at the songs that are supposed to define them. What age/year does music attach to the most memories? Segment Three: The Sound Of…A 3…

The Sound Of...Money, Concerts and 1979 (Season 2 Episode 14)

Segment One: The Sound Of…Dynamic Ticket Pricing: (Time: 16:40) - Anne and Steve explore the new world of Dynamic Ticket Pricing for concerts. The artists who are doing it: Taylor Swift, U2, The Eagles, Pink and Shania Twain, and the ones choosing not to including Foo Fighters and Pearl Jam. Are prices the main reason…

The Sound Of...Our Beloved Chris (Season 2 - Show #13)

Segment One: The Sound Of…Cornell: Voice of the 90s (Time: 13:51) - May 18th marks the 1st anniversary of Chris Cornell’s passing. Anne and Steve reveal the top 7 Chris Cornell songs (Soundgarden, Temple of the Dog, Solo and Audioslave) from his lifetime of music. Segment Two: The Sound Of…What? Who did what? (Time: 20:44)…

The Sound Of...The 5th Era of Music (Season 2 - Week 12)

Segment One: The Sound Of…5th or perhaps 6th Era (Time: 18:56) - Revenue from streaming now makes up more than half of the money generated by record labels. Era 1 was Vinyl, 2 - Tape (both 8-Track and Cassette) 3 - CD, 4 – Digital Downloads and 5 - Streaming. Which is our favorite? Do…

The Sound Of...Still Not Dead (Season 2 - Episode 11)

Segment One: The Sound Of…Not Dead Yet (Time: 16:17) - 2 articles released on the same day say “Rock is Dead” and “Rock and Roll Couldn’t Be Less Dead” Which is correct? Anne and Steve present the ideas and their opinions on why this question seems to linger on and on. Segment Two: The Sound…

The Sound Of…Purple Stories (Season 2 Show 9)

Segment One: The Sound Of…The Purple Legend (Time: 12:53) - The autopsy report on Prince was released which has Anne and Steve recounting some almost unbelievable stories about the enigmatic musician. Plus tales of famous guitars that have exchanged hands. Segment Two: The Sound Of…90s albums (Time: 21:58) - Alice In Chains, Foo Fighters an…

The Sound Of...The Orchestra (Season 2 Show #7)

Segment One: The Sound Of…a Symphony (Time: 11:27) - Anne and Steve talk about the upcoming Foreigner tour with an orchestra and some of the other bands who have played symphonic gigs including Metallica, Kiss, Aerosmith, Evanescence, Alter Bridge, Peter Gabriel, Grand Funk, Moody Blues, ELO and Scorpions. - Segment Two: The Sound Of…Ozzy (Time:…

The Sound Of...Family Ties (Season 2 - Show #6)

Segment One: The Sound Of…Ashley McBryde (Time: 12:08) - Steve Black sits down for a chat with rising country star Ashley McBryde who also happens to be his cousin. - Segment Two: The Sound Of…Southern Rock (Time: 19:22) - Steve and Anne select their personal top 7 Southern Rock bands. Segment Three: The Sound Of…The…

The Sound of... Acting (Season 2 - Show 5)

Segment One: The Sound Of…Movie Roles (Time: 15:59) - James Hetfield crosses over to the world of film with the upcoming movie. Anne and Steve talk about the long tradition of musicians who have tried their hand at acting including Elvis, Mick Jagger, David Bowie, Jerrod Leto and Alice Cooper among others. Segment Two: The…

The Sound of...Opening Bands (Season 2 - Episode 4)

Segment One: The Sound Of…Odd Pairings (Time: 14:45) - Poison, Cheap Trick and Pop Evil will tour together this summer. What are some of the odd pairings we’ve seen in the past. What are some of the best and worst opening acts we’ve encountered. - Segment Two: The Sound Of…Aerosmith Songs (Time: 14:37) - Joe…

The Sound Of...Sports Anthems (Season 2 - Week 3 Full show)

Segment One: The Sound Of…Halftime Shows (Time: 16:55) - Super Bowl LII is just around the corner so Anne and Steve talk about the good, bad and the ugly of music mixing with sports. - Segment Two: The Sound Of…Goodbye Candle Dancer (Time: 16:31) - Elton John, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Slayer have all announced farewell…

The Sound Of...Goodbye 2017 (Season 1 - Week 15):

LISTEN TO THE FULL SHOW ABOVE or SELECT PARTS BELOW: Segment One: The Sound Of…Remembrance (2017) (Time: 23:54) - Anne and Steve explore an in-depth list of musicians who passed away in 2017, and discuss some of their personal moments and memories with some of the bigger names including Chris Cornell, Chester Bennington, Chuck Berry,…

The Sound Of...Farewells (Season 1 - Week 11)

THE FULL SHOW IS ABOVE - INDIVIDUAL SEGMENTS BELOW Segment One: The Sound Of…Farewell Tours (Time: 17:08) - Anne and Steve talk about Ozzy’s 2nd retirement tour (3rd counting Black Sabbath). Is it just marketing? Why do so many bands do it? Segment Two: The Sound Of…Females (Time: 21:23) - In honor of the recent…

The Sound of...Record Stores (Season 1 Week 9)

The Full show (individual segments and descriptions are below): Part One: The Sound Of…Records Time: 17:48 - Anne and Steve talk about the list of Record Store Day releases coming out on Black Friday including vinyl from Iggy Pop, Queen, Dimebag, Rush and Neil Young. - Anne also talks about her recent tour of Third…

The Sound Of... (Tech)

Segment One: Anne brings up the topic of technology and how it is changing the concert experience. Time: 20:35 Segment Two: Anne and Steve select their top 7 albums from 1987 in honor of the 30th anniversary of the Whitesnake album which is being re-issued in a variety of packages. Time: 16:48 Segment Three: Steve…
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