Podcasts

Talkin' Rock with RIFFfest band - Brent Smith of Shinedown, Pop Evil, Seether, Badflower & Diamante

This past Saturday WRIF hosted it's second RIFFfest. What a great, hot night of rock in the Motor City! What I have today on the pod is a recap of the interviews I did backstage at the show. Today, Jade and Al Beck join me to discuss this past weekends festivities and about the bands…

Talkin' Rock with Geddy Lee

Wow! What a great conversation with the legendary Geddy Lee today. He'll be doing a signing in Detroit, July 16th, which you can purchase tickets for in the link below. His new book is out called "The Big Beautiful Book Of Bass" as he talks about the signings he's been doing and the legends he…

Talkin' Rock with Tony Campos from Static-X

Tony Campos from Static X is my guest today, as they celebrate the 20th anniversary of their album Wisconsin Death Trip. That album put this band on the map and really kicked off their career. We discuss the tour, putting the band back together and rehearsing for the tour. The production is a pretty good…

Talkin' Rock with Ray West and Rob De Luca of Spread Eagle

On today's episode, I reconnect with a couple old friends. One in-person, and one over the phone. I interviewed Spread Eagle way back in 1991 or so, and as life would have it, I went a couple decades without seeing any of the guys. I reconnected with Rob De Luca at a Sebastian Bach show…

Talkin' Rock with Joe Satriani and Chris Henderson of 3 Doors Down

It's two for one today on Talkin' rock, with two guitarists.  First up, it's guitar legend, Joe Satriani. Back in April he released some material from his band, The Squares, from the very early 80's. We discuss that and leaving that band to go solo as in instrumentalist. He talks about some of his music…

Talkin' Rock with 311's P-Nut

311 are heading out on tour this summer in support of their upcoming album "Voyager". P-Nut calls in to talk about all of this and more.....their tour from last year with The Offspring, a lot about the new album, 80's rock, the 90's and the formation of 311 and more. Actually, there's a part of…

Talkin' Rock with Live's Ed Kowalczyk

Ed from Live is on Talkin' Rock today. We talk about the 25th anniversary of Throwing Copper and the deluxe version of the album. The year the album broke, they played for tens of thousands at Woodstock 94'. We talk about the early 90's and how it played out for Live, the current tour, getting…

Talkin' Rock with Tom Keifer

Tom Keifer is one of my rock heroes, so when I get a chance to talk to him, I jump on it. He's out touring some summer concert dates in preparation for his next solo album to drop later this year. Obviously, we talk about the new album, what it sounds like, and working with…

Talkin' Rock with Bush's Gavin Rossdale and Mike Einziger from Incubus

It's two for the price of one today on Talkin' Rock. Gavin Rossdale from Bush starts us off to talk about the upcoming new music, how "special" it is, and perhaps a re-birth for the band. He tells me about the only ballad on the album called "Undone" and how fast it came together. He…

Talkin' Rock with Kenny Wayne Shepherd

Kenny Wayne Shepherd calls in on the eve of his 42nd birthday as he tours the country with the legendary Buddy Guy. His new album is out and really doing good for him. Kenny is always great to talk to. Today, we talk about.......... * The new album The Traveler * Five Finger Death Punch…