What happens when his scheduled guest is a no-show? Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain! Meltdown takes you on another trip behind the scenes at WRIF. Thanks for watching! Check out the Talkin' Rock With Meltdown podcast here Shop the Riff Store here
Pre-order Slipknot's re-issue of "All Hope Is Gone" HERE. Read more about Limp Bizkit entering the studio HERE. Watch Joyous Wolf cover "Mississippi Queen" HERE. Check out the Seinfeld themed metal band Grindfeld, HERE.
This weekend Badflower rolled through Detroit to perform at the Mayhem at the Masonic with A Perfect Circle. Before that set they stopped by the John Varvatos store in Detroit to perform a couple acoustic songs for some WRIF listeners. You can check out those videos ("Ghost" and "Heroin") and photos below. The debut album…
This week, Meltdown's co-workers gathered to celebrate a Thanksgiving-style meal together and he received his usual warm reception. Plus, hear some of Meltdown's Talkin' Rock podcasts with Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Lzzy Hale! Thanks for watching! Hear more from Kenny Wayne Shepherd & Lzzy Hale on the Talkin' Rock with Meltdown podcast here
This week, Meltdown celebrates his 23rd Anniversary at WRIF with a heartfelt tribute from some of his co-workers. He also gives you a taste of his brand new podcast Talkin' Rock With Meltdown! Thanks for watching! Check out more Talkin' Rock With Meltdown here
Read more about the Chester Bennington/Mark Morton collaboration HERE. Check out details on the new Prince documentary series HERE. Watch the making of video for Muse's album art HERE. Watch the new music video from Gerard Way HERE.
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Check out episode #2 of Riff TV's : The Casual Gamer! Featuring gaming news, Dave and Chuck the Freak's Andy Green phones in a review of Marvel's Spiderman for PS4 and we feature our first viewer submitted EPIC MOMENT IN GAMING!
This week on Meltdown's Meltdown Rival Sons join us for an acoustic performance at Otus Supply in Ferndale. Tune in and hear what the band has to say about the upcoming record and where they think of the current sate of rock is. To see the full interview and performances of Rival Sons at Otus…
Watch the new video from Myles Kennedy HERE. Read more about and listen to the new Bring Me The Horizon track HERE. Pre-order the Static-X Wayne Static tribute album HERE. Listen to Ben Stiller's 80's punk band HERE.
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Check out Riff TV's : The Casual Gamer Free Game Update for October! Find out which games you can download for free just for being a XBOX Live Gold Member or Playstation Plus subscriber for the month of October! James also lets you in on two ways YOU could be on Riff TV's The Casual Gamer!…
This week, Wilson's Chad Nicefield drops in on Meltdown to shamelessly promote their new album and sets a record for most song titles dropped in a video! Thanks for watching! Find out where to get Wilson's new album "Tasty Nasty" here
This week, Meltdown talks about the end of one season and the start of another for Detroit sports fans. He left town to see a Kid Rock concert. Plus, he highlights his recent interview with Zacky Vengeance from Avenged Sevenfold. Thanks for watching! Hear Meltdown's entire Radio Chatter podcast with Avenged Sevenfold's Zacky Vengeance here
This week Meltdown plays some excerpts from his Radio Chatter interview with Slash and looks back at the 2018 summer concert season! Thanks for watching! Listen to Meltdown's Radio Chatter Podcast with Slash here
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Get more info on the new Chris Cornell release HERE. Watch the new music video from Metric HERE. Stream the new song from Mumford & Sons HERE. Read all about William Shatner's new holiday album HERE.
Ozzy Osbourne rolled through Detroit with his "No More Tours 2" tour to close out the 2018 concert season at DTE Energy Music Theatre. Since this is Ozzy's apparent "FINAL" tour Meltdown scoured the parking lot to hear some WRIF listeners favorite Ozzy moments.
Check out episode #1 of Riff TV's : The Casual Gamer! Featuring gaming news, a review of the PUBG mobile game from special guest, Jason "the Jewish Phone Screener" and learn how you can get the spotlight on your gameplay with The EPIC MOMENT IN GAMING! NEWS STORY LINKS Professional Gamer Faze Censor Dumps his Mega-Babe…
Read more about the new Smashing Pumpkins album HERE. Listen to the new Avenged Sevenfold track "Mad Hatter" HERE. Stream the new All That Remains song "F**k Love" HERE. Hear the new single "Relentless" from Arkells HERE.
Get registered to win tickets to see Greta Van Fleet HERE. Check out the new lyric video from Thrice HERE. Listen to the new Joan Jett song HERE. Get more info & check out new music from Good Charlotte HERE.
Do you collect vinyl? Meltdown does. And today he takes the video crew on the road to UHF Records in Royal Oak to dive a little deeper into record addiction. What vinyl have you collected? How much do you own? Send Meltdown an email to [email protected] or leave him a voice mail at 248-547-2988 and…
Check out the Queen 'Bohemian Rhapsody' tracklisting HERE. Get more details on Paul McCartney's 'secret' show & new album HERE. Watch the video for Stone Sour's acoustic version of "Mercy" HERE. Read more about the new album from Clutch HERE.
Saturday afternoon, Meltdown was able to sit down with Bad Wolves guitarist, Doc Coyle. They discussed their big hit, "Zombie", the band and how they came together, working with Zoltan from Five Finger Death Punch and lots more....all while the rains came! WRIF's Meldown chats with Doc of Bad Wolves Bad Wolves was in town…
Before last weekend's sold-out DTE show, Meltdown had a chance to talk with Benjamin Burnley of Breaking Benjamin. They talked about the latest album, "Ember", the band, meeting musicians he admires, success benchmarks for the band, and tons more. Enjoy!
On today's Meltdown's Meltdown WWE Superstars Rusev and Lana stopped by the Riff TV Lounge to chat before the big Smackdown event at Little Caesars Arena tonight. Check out that video below.
Five Finger Death Punch, Breaking Benjamin, Nothing More and Bad Wolves rock DTE Energy Music Theatre
Nothing More invited some WRIF listeners for an acoustic performance before the doors opened at DTE Energy Music Theatre on Saturday night. You can view those videos of their performance below along with photos from the show.
Pre-order EVERLAST's new album HERE. Check out more info on Brick + Mortar's new album HERE. Listen to Slipknot's Sid Wilson's solo material HERE. Hear Bishop Briggs' new single 'Baby' HERE.
This week, Meltdown goes deep into the inner workings of the radio station and looks to try out other jobs to celebrate Labor Day weekend. Enjoy!
This week's Meltdown's Meltdown is all about collecting autographs! Meltdown and some of his co-workers here at The Riff display some of their most prized RNR memorabilia and share the interesting stories behind them. Thanks for watching!
Listen to Bring Me The Horizon's new track 'Mantra' HERE. Read all the latest Slash news HERE. Watch the new Disturbed music video for "Are You Ready" HERE. Listen to Wilson's latest song "Like A Baller" HERE.
The Blue Stones stopped by the Riff TV Studio to perform a stripped down version of their upcoming single "Be My Fire" and a cover of the Rolling Stones "Satisfaction!" Their new album Black Holes is due out on October 26th!
Listen to Jonathan Davis' new track "Basic Needs" HERE. Watch Elle King's performance on The Late Show & new music video HERE. Listen to the new track "No Erasin'" from Steve Perry HERE. Stream Death Cab For Cutie's new album HERE.
This week I bring on local comedian, Jeff Horste, to plug his Comedy Central special, which he does...then he roasts me. Plus, I play a clip of my recent Radio Chatter podcast featuring Lzzy Hale. She talks about the new album "Vicious". Check out the link below. Thanks for watching! Hear the latest Radio Chatter…
Watch Shinedown's music video for 'Get Up' HERE. Check out more info on Papa Roach HERE. Find out how to score that live Pearl Jam vinyl HERE. View the new Sublime with Rome music video for "Wicked Heart" HERE.
This week, Meltdown relives some of the highlights from the Riff Rockin' Golf Outing. Plus, an excerpt of his interview with guitarist Rich Robinson from his Radio Chatter Podcast. Thanks for watching! Listen to the rest of Meltdown's interview with Rich Robinson here
Vote for what type of song you want Disturbed to release off their upcoming album HERE! Listen to the new Slash ft. Myles Kennedy & the Conspirators track "Driving Rain" HERE. Watch Joe Perry's new music video & get more info on Aerosmith's Today Show appearance HERE. Listen to the new Interpol track "Number 10" HERE.
Today, Meltdown asks some fellow co-workers what band they're a super-fan of. Plus Jeff Gutt from Stone Temple Pilots makes his homecoming as lead singer if that iconic band. Radio Chatter Podcast with Jeff Gutt: Radio Chatter with Jeff Gutt from Stone Temple Pilots
Listen to the new Halestorm tracks HERE. Watch the music video for Beartooth's "Disease" and register for tickets to the Self-Help Fest HERE. Listen to Alkaline Trio's "Blackbird" HERE. Watch the music video for Slothrust's "Double Down" HERE.
Underoath stopped by the Riff TV studio to perform a couple acoustic tracks off their latest album Erase Me. Check out "Rapture" and "ihateit" below along with a quick interview with WRIF's Jade! Underoath will be at the Royal Oak Music Theatre on December 2nd and you can register to win tickets by clicking HERE. REGISTER…
In this weeks edition of Meltdown's Meltdown, you get a behind-the-curtain look at the every day workings of WRIF. The awards, the glamour, James' office. Enjoy!
Listen to the new Greta Van Fleet track HERE. Check out Asking Alexandria's acoustic version of 'Alone In A Room' HERE. Watch the music video for 'Get Your Shirt' from Underworld & Iggy Pop HERE. Stream both new tracks from Tokyo Police Club HERE.
Watch Thrice's music video for "The Grey" HERE. Check out the lyric video for "Infra-Red" by Three Days Grace HERE. Find out what's going on with members of System Of A Down HERE.
In this weeks Meltdown's Meltdown I give you a little taste of the Bob Probert ride from this past weekend. I was so honored to lead the pack of over a 1,000 bikers through Windsor with ex-NHLer, Scott Parker. I also pay homage to Vinnie Paul. A guy I got to know pretty well the…
Listen to the track "Love Lounge" from Live HERE. Check out "Hollywood" from the Gorillaz HERE. Register to win weekend passes to the INKCarceration Festival HERE.
Someone thought it would be a good idea to let Meltdown screw around with video gear. Here's the result! Meet the new RIFF Rock Girl, Hailey. He also plugs his motorcycle run he'll be leading over the weekend for a great cause in memory of a Red Wing legend. Plus, he recaps a recent Radio…