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The Sound Of...Timeless Music

Segment One: The Sound Of…Different Eras:   (Time:   22:04) Would Pink Floyd have been a massive success if they started their career today? How would Green Day have fared in the 70s? Anne and Steve discuss the various eras of rock and the bands that are truly timeless. Segment Two: The Sound Of… Queen:  …

The Sound Of...A Final Kiss

Segment One: The Sound Of…The Kiss PodKast Part 1:   (Time:   25:10) To coincide with the announcement of Kiss' End of the Road Tour, Anne and Steve welcome special guest “Joe” who owns the single largest private collection of official Kiss merch in the world Segment Two: The Sound Of… The Kiss PodKast Part 2:…

The Sound Of...Artistic Images (Season 2 - Episode 31)

Segment One: The Sound Of…Art, Really BIG Art:   (Time:   21:28) Anne and Steve invite graphic artist John Rios in to talk about his work designing and creating images for Alice Cooper, Korn, Kid Rock, Kiss, Fleetwood Mac, Ghost, Ted Nugent Motley Crue and others. Segment Two: The Sound Of…Even More Art:   (Time:   24:13)…

The Sound Of...Drums (Season 2 Episode 30)

Segment One: The Sound Of…Drums (Quiz Style):   (Time:   14:31) Can you name a song just by listening to the Drums? Steve has isolated drum tracks presented in a game show setting for Anne and Rev to test your rock & roll knowledge.  Segment Two: The Sound Of…Oli Herbert:   (Time:   13:41) Oli Herbert from…

The Sound Of...Def Reunions (Season 2 Episode 29)

Segment One: The Sound Of…Def Leppard:   (Time:   20:57) The nominations for the 2019 class of the Rock Hall are out and Steve and Anne take a detailed look at the list. In honor of Def Leppard finally being included the pair of hosts also select their Top 7 favorites from the band’s career. Segment…

The Sound Of...Def Reunions

Segment One: The Sound Of…Def Leppard:   (Time:   20:57) The nominations for the 2019 class of the Rock Hall are out and Steve and Anne take a detailed look at the list.    In honor of Def Leppard finally being included the pair of hosts also select their Top 7 favorites from the band’s career.…

The Sound Of Led Zeppelin

Segment One: The Sound Of…LZ at 50:     (Time:   25:48) In celebration of Led Zeppelin’s 50th Anniversary Anne, and The Rev look into the storied history of the band. Jimmy Page answers a couple of Steve’s questions and Robert Plant salutes Anne from the stage! Segment Two: The Sound Of…Led Zeppelin Trivia:    …

The Sound Of EP041

Did Ticketmaster get busted scalping their own tickets? A CBC reported seems to have caught them on film and Ozzy drops his AEG lawsuit with an agreement in place for them to stop block-booking. Steve and Anne get you caught up. The Jimi Hendrix album Electric Ladyland turns 5o next month and a deluxe re-issue…

The Sound Of...A Crazy Industry (Season 2 - Episode 27)

Segment One: The Sound Of…Tix and the Music Biz:     (Time:   18:51) Did Ticketmaster get busted scalping their own tickets? A CBC reported seems to have caught them on film and Ozzy drops his AEG lawsuit with an agreement in place for them to stop block-booking. Steve and Anne get you caught up. Segment…

The Sound Of EP039

Steve reveals 4 rock and 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. Three Days Grace just passed Van Halen for the Most #1 songs (14) on Billboard's Mainstream…

The Sound Of EP040

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. Anne and The Rev put up with Steve�s quiz style rock and roll trivia done in the Over/Under format, oh and German robots and Mexican food too.…

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 EP038

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 � and this week we talk about those mistakes, and include special guests Lou Brutus of Hard-Drive, Hales (LA Lloyd Rock Countdown) and Big Ric of…

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 EP037

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. Next month 666 Dio owned items go up for auction, with that in mind Steve and Anne select their all-encompassing top 7 list of song featuring Dio on vocals (Dio,…

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 EP036

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. ZZ Top will pull out all the stops next year to celebrate their 50th anniversary,…

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 EP035

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 even decided not to buy tickets based on a set list?) Godsmack�s self-titled major label debut turns…

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 EP034

We welcome guitarist Sammy Boller in to challenge the panel to identify songs by listening only to the guitar solo. Bob Seger will issue a collection of songs from his time with The Last Heard during the 60s called Heavy Music, which has Anne and Steve selecting their top 7 personal favorite Bob Seger songs.…

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 EP033

Steve uses his studio engineering background to call attention to some overlooked mishaps in popular rock. The �November Rain� video just passed the 1 Billion views mark, prompting Anne and Steve to select their top 7 personal favorite videos of all-time. Steve and Anne discuss recent music news including the Judas Priest book Heavy Duty,…

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 EP032

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 band�s they call �heavy� vs what we in the U.S. call �heavy�. Is the U.S. too fragmented with musical categories, or is Europe too consolidated? Now that Appetite is back…

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 EP031

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. Anne and Steve select their personal top 7 studio recordings that include special guests. A new report shows that *most* people stop listening to new music at the age…

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 EP030

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? Gene Simmons broke the news of a 3-Year long Kiss World Tour starting in January, and that…

The Sound Of EP029

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 to NOT go to a concert? Smashing Pumpkins are kicking…

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 EP028

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. Steve has some new tricks up his sleeve this week for Anne and The Rev�as he puts their ears to the test…

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 EP027

Revenue from streaming now makes up more than half of the money generated by record labels. Era 1 was Vinyl, 2 - 8-Track tape, 3 - Cassette tape on, 4 � CD, 5 � Digital (Downloads and streams). Which is our favorite? Do we still own music in every configuration? Has ownership lost its value?…

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 EP026

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. Derek Smalls of Spinal Tap has a new album on the way Smalls Change…

The Sound Of EP025

Jack White is preventing access to phones at his concerts, while U2 have launched an App for Augmented reality during their gigs. Which band has it right? Anne and Steve present the ideas and their opinions on the evolution of the concert experience. Deep Purple have announced summer dates with Judas Priest. Steve and Anne…

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 EP024

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. AIC/FF/STP have teamed up for a festival which has Steve and Anne selecting their personal favorite albums released in the 90s. Rock News with Anne…

The Sound Of EP023

Anne and Steve talk about the unkind words Julian Casablancas (The Strokes/The Viodz) had for Ed Sheeran and a few of the other feuds in rock & roll history. (Liam & Noel Gallagher � Kid Rock and Tommy Lee � GNR � The Eagles � The Kinks � Aerosmith and Eddie Van Halen and anyone…