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The biggest names in rock music are 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 knew about all genres of Rock from Classic to Prog to Grunge and everything in between.
 
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It's always a treat to get Jay of The Rival Sons on the show. That band is one of these straight-ahead rock bands that have just burst onto the scene in the past decade. On this episode, Jay tells me about some of the hiccups they've had on their latest tour revolving around Covid, how far along they are on their new album, what the last year and a…
 
Nicer people in this business are harder to find. Today on Talkin' Rock, I sit down with the super-talented Chris Daughtry. We talk about his rise to fame and how he handled it. He tells me about the upcoming tour with Tremonti and Sevendust, releasing an album independently, getting back on stage as after having a long time off, Sammy or Dave and …
 
Lots to get to on this episode of Talkin' Rock. Troy Sanders from Mastodon starts us up by talking about the upcoming release of their new album, Hushed and Grim. We talk about using a new producer and the high recommendation he got. He tells me why the album is so long, the unusual bass sound/solo on the TearDrinker song, their views on making vid…
 
Another two for one Talkin' Rock episode. Up first, it's my friend, Jeff Gutt. The STP front man talks about working with the DeLeo brother's, his four years in the band, and becoming friends with an artist called Rodriguez. Are they working on new music? Has he ever gotten injured on stage? And a very important event he's doing on October 16th cal…
 
WoW! So excited to share this interview with Tobias Forge from GHOST on today's Talkin' Rock episode. We talk about his Metallica Enter Sandman cover, the new Hunter's Moon track, if covid sidetracked any Ghost plans, a question from M. Shadows of Avenged Sevenfold and more. Oh, I even speak some Swedish....poorly. Enjoy! Meltdown https://wrif.com/…
 
Lots of Rock to cover on this episode. Danny Worsnop and Asking Alexandria are about to drop their new album, See What's on the Inside. Danny tells me about that, what the goal is with the new record, working through a pandemic, success in the states and more. Chris Vos and The Record Company drop their new record, Play Loud, next week, October 8th…
 
Lots to get to on this episode of Talkin' Rock. We start with Josh Katz of Badflower. The new album is out and it was done very differently from their last album. We talk about the songs and the topics he writes about. He tells me about his move to Nashville and if that will change his writing or outlook on life. Plus, we talk about three classic a…
 
A couple "local" guys make an appearance on the show this week. First up, it's Detroiter John 5. 5 has been in Rob Zombie's band for about 15 years or so. We talk about the killer Zombie album and how fast he did his guitar parts. He tells me about the difference in playing his solo gigs vs. Zombie gigs. His solo album drops on October 29th, he tal…
 
After cancelling last year's tour and just doing a live stream T.S.O. are back for another run of your Christmas favorites. Guitar virtuoso Joel Hoekstra is up first. We talk about what he's been doing during the pandemic, his various other projects (Whitesnake, Cher, Solo) the Seattle Rock Camp coming up, and lots more. Then (around the 19 minute …
 
Vinnie is one of the most talented guys I know...period. He's in so many bands, and none are alike. Today, we talk about his bands, but mostly about his newest band called The Lucid with bassist David Ellefson (Megadeth), guitarist Drew Fortier, and drummer Mike Heller (Fear Factory). He tells me how he joined the band, working through the pandemic…
 
Another two for one podcast today, with a metal legend, and a classic rock guitar hero! Up first it's Randy Blythe. Lamb Of God is currently out on tour and he took some time to call in from the road. I'd never interviewed Randy before, but I found him to be great to talk to. We discussed what it was like to get back on stage and playing a couple l…
 
This is the second time I've had the pleasure of talking with Tim this year. And just like the first, you can watch it here. This time around, we talk about his guitar collection, weird bills he's played on, new Rise Against music, touring during a pandemic, the best and worst parts of his 'job' and tons more. Enjoy! -Meltdown- https://www.riseagai…
 
Always great to reconnect with John. His new single is out, Cosi Bella (So Beautiful), of course we discuss that, the writing process, cover artwork and how his influences played into it. He tells me his plan moving forward in regards to dropping new music and finally an album. With the 30th anniversary of the Metallica Black album, I asked him his…
 
I avsnittet gör vi en höstspaning och pratar om vad som är de hetaste tullfrågorna i höst, till exempel Brexit, IOSS, VOEC och tullkredit. Och så diskuterar vi varför amerikanska veteranbilar fastnat i tullen. Samtalar gör Peter Jacobsson, tullexpert på Ecus, och Rickard Ydrenäs, Ydrenas Communications. Kontakta redaktionen: kontakt@tullpodden.se…
 
Another big interview on Talkin' Rock. Nicko McBrain was nice enough to Zoom in and tell be about the new album, Senjetsu, which drops on September 5th. Nicko is a really nice guy and told me about how the album has been finished for two years, some of the writing process, mostly with Steve Harris, and more. He talked about the recent passing of Ch…
 
Judas Priest has this unbelievable box-set dropping on October 15th, and Scott Travis was nice enough to call in to plug that, and much more. We talked about getting back on stage and how much of a workout he preforms behind the kit. He tells me about the band he played in just before joining the Priest, his thoughts on the passing of Joey Jordison…
 
Ice Nine Kills is a killer, horror based band from the Northeast of America. Go down a rabbit hole with these guys! I love them. Today, singer/songwriter Spencer Charnas joins me to talk about the upcoming album (which drops mid-October) their most recent releases - one of which they had to get permission from Huey Lewis. We talk about horror movie…
 
Matt Heafy of Trivium is my guest on Talkin' Rock. We cover a lot of bases in this conversation including the new album, working during a pandemic, rockers we've lost, album cover art, meat cooking tips from pro wrestlers and more.... Enjoy! -Meltdown- https://www.trivium.org/ https://wrif.com/podcasts/talkin-rock-with-meltdown/…
 
Anyone who knows me knows I'm a huge Dio fan. I grow up on that stuff, so it was a no-brainer when I was contacted to talk with his widow, Wendy. We discussed lots about Ronnie's life through rainbow, Sabbath, solo and beyond. One of the reasons Ronnie joined Black Sabbath was because Wendy informed him they only had $800 in savings. How does that …
 
We cover a lot of ground with Shaun Morgan from Seether on this episode of Talkin' Rock. He answered questions like - What's it like to be back on stage? Why release music during a pandemic? Did George Michael ever hear the Seether version of Careless Whisper? How is it going from a pig farm in South Africa to having a display in the Rock Hall? Why…
 
First up on the show, it's Jack Blades from Night Ranger. Their new record comes out Friday. It's called ATBPO, or And The Band Played On. He tells me about the unusual writing process due to covid and gives a taste of what the album sounds like. He talks about playing with Corey Taylor a few weeks back, some Damn Yankee's talk and the story of Pri…
 
It's another double-header, this time from a band celebrating it's 50th anniversary, and a much newer band. Charlie Huhn has been with Foghat for 21 years. He talks about getting in the band, playing with the guys and lots of stories from his rich history in the music business. He tells stories of rockin' with Ted Nugent. Should he be in the Rock H…
 
Yes, you read that headline right, Jared Weeks is back in Saving Abel. Jared called in to talk about the reason he'd left the band in the first place, what he's been doing the past 8 years, rejoining the band and what it was like to play music with them again. He also told me about Shade of Grace, which he compared to the recent Smith and & Myers p…
 
Tracey Yeshulas & Mary Kersten The Comeback Concert review as CT returns to the stage at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut on 6/12/21 Robin Zander’s son Robin Taylor Zander subbed on bass while Tom Petersson recovered from heart surgery. Full set list and more "Cheap Talk" Set list - Mashantucket CT - 6/12/21 ​The Summer Looks Goo…
 
Det här det 69 avsnittet av podden, som vi spelade in i Göteborg i samband med Ecus webbinarie om e-handel & Tull, den 16 juni. Med oss som gäst har vi Stefan Björkencrona från Tullverket. I avsnittet fokuserar vi på e-handel, men också Brexit och IOSS(momsregler som innebär moms från första kronan på importvaror i hela EU från 1 juli). Programleda…
 
3 Doors Down is touring with Seether this summer, so Brad and Shaun were nice enough to tell me all about it. We talk about Seether dropping a new album during the pandemic as well as their display in the Rock Hall. Brad talks about playing the entire debut album and what they've done over the past year and a half, and lots more Then, it's a classi…
 
Two rock legends, one sub-par podcast! Geoff Downes is up first to talk about the new ASIA box set which covers the band from 2007-12. We also talk about.... -The huge success the band had -The beginning of the song Countdown To Zero (which is the THX sounder) -Playing with Chris Squire..and more Then (around the 13 minute mark) it's Rock Hall memb…
 
Mike Levine of Triumph returns to Talkin' Rock. The Allied Forces box set will drop this Saturday for Record Store Day, and it's packed with al sorts of killer Triumph material. We talk about the box set and what role Andy Curran from Coney Hatch played in putting it together, as well as..... -The documentary they're been working on -80's hairbands…
 
The new pop Evil album is out, and bassist Matt DiRito joins me to talk about it.... -Why it's called Versatile -Who he's on the road with now. -Working with different producers -The passing of producer Kato Khandwala....and lots more Then (around the 19 minute mark) it's Kevin Smokler. Kevin is part of a documentary called Vinyl Nation. They have …
 
Cheap trick has a new album out called In Another World. Tom was nice enough to call in and tell me all about it, plus.... -An update on a recent health scare -A sad song on the album and a cover song -Being sued by Michael Jackson -His vast amount of guitars and basses -The Rock Hall....and more! Super fun conversation with Tom. Enjoy! -Meltdown- …
 
Tracey Yeshulas, Robert Lawson & Peter Cecere of the "I love it LOUDCast" talk Out to Get You! Live 1977 (Rsd 2020). YOU should be out to get this album! Get more info on Cheap Trick at www.cheaptrick.com Get full TNT tour dates and news at www.thenielsentrust.com for a complete list. ON FB at www.facebook.com/thenielsentrust Get "Still Competition…
 
Tracey Yeshulas & Mary Kersten are joined by Daxx Nielsen as they review The Nielsen Trust show from 4/2/21,Waukegan, IL Get full TNT tour dates and news at www.thenielsentrust.com for a complete list. ON FB at www.facebook.com/thenielsentrust The Nielsen Trust tour dates Summer 2021 • June 3rd. Adler Theater Davenport IA • June 4th Riversedge Amph…
 
Man, this is a lot of rock! First up, it's rock legend and Hall of Fame member, Billy Gibbons. This guy is so cool to talk to. We talk alot about his upcoming album, Hardware. -We talk about some songs on it and working with Matt Sorum -He tells me about writing an album in the middle of nowhere -Getting some riffs to Frank and Dusty to work on ZZ …
 
Wow, there's a lotta rock on today's show. First up, Lzzy Hale and Amy Lee join me to discuss their upcoming tour, and.... -Getting back on stage again -New Halestorm music -The first time they met -How a legendary rocker was duped backstage -Who will headline...and lots more Then, it's drummer, Roy Mayorga Of course he's sat behind the kit for Sto…
 
Gäst i avsnittet är Arne Andersson, känd som "Arne på Posten", e-handelsspecialist. Arne gör en trendspaning och vi diskuterar hur tullhantering och tullprocesserna påverkas av e-handelstrenderna. Vi tar till exempel upp pandemins positiva påverkan på e-handel, logistik, digitalisering, Brexit och IOSS.Programledare är Rickard Ydrenäs och Peter Jac…
 
Two completely ends of the rock spectrum today on Talkin' Rock. Nancy Wilson joins me first to talk about her solo album, You and Me. The title track is a tribute to her mom. That's not the only tribute on it....we talk about -The tribute to Eddie Van Halen -Advice from her sister, Ann -The cover songs on the album -The Fears and Challenges of doin…
 
Zakk Wylde makes his debut on Talkin' Rock, and doesn't disappoint. The new box set is huge - None More Black. We talk about... -Spinal Tap -What's up with BLS -Sonic Brew turning 22 -Ozzy, and his latest album -Jamming with Guns 'N Roses -His father....and more. You can't not smile listening to Zakk tell his stories! The guy has seen and done it a…
 
I det här avsnittet är fokus på tullspecialistutbildningen, som Yrkeshögskolan TUC arrangerar i Stockholm. Med oss i studion har vi Christian Lövgren, som är utbildningsledare för utbildningen. Söktrycket är högt på utbildningen och i höst ska studenterna ut på praktik på företag och det finns ett stort intresse hos företag, berättar Christian. Pro…
 
So cool to talk with Marc LaBelle and John Notto from Dirty Honey. Great guys, killer band! Their new album is out and it's awesome! We talk about... -Working with their producer who was in Australia -Writing songs during a pandemic -A couple tracks with a Black Crowes feel -Socially distanced concerts -Is rock dead? -A prized Slash/Joe Perry guita…
 
Martin Petersson, chef för Tullverkets kontrollavdelning, redogör i avsnittet för Tullverkets arbete mot narkotikahandel och vad som är prioriterat för honom som chef under 2021. Han berättar att 2021 kan bli ett rekordår i antal narkotikabeslag. Vi diskuterar också vad kontrollavdelningen ska använda de extra 20 miljoner som myndigheten fått i ans…
 
I love interviewing people I've never met or interviewed before, you don't know what you'll get. Today, I got a very solid conversation with a genuinely nice guy. Chris and I talked about.... -The latest single Heavy is the Crown -Trying to make a splash in the rock community -Working during the pandemic -Making the record he always wanted to make …
 
Ken Mills, Brian J Kramp are joined by "Rock Solid's" Pat Francis as they discuss the 20th studio album from CT "In Another World". Get it now www.cheaptrick.com Get "Still Competition: The Listener's Guide to Cheap Trick" https://amzn.to/2FC5a3G by Robert Lawson on Amazon and elsewhere We are on twitter @POPSTAFFTWEETS “Like” us on FaceBook. http:…
 
Another killer, double interview edition of Talkin' Rock. Up first it's Jeremy Spencer of the band Psychosexual. We talk about the band and his move to the front of the stage, plus.... -His musical influences -The covers album he did -Theatrical rock bands -His time in Five Finger Death Punch -Does he still talk with the guys from 5FDP -Why they di…
 
Brandon of Atreyu joins me today on Talkin' Rock. Lots to discuss with him, including.... -Leaving the drums and fronting the band -The new album Baptize -The singles Underrated and Warrior -How the pandemic treated the band -Working with Travis Barker -Cool rock merch ..and tons more. It's the first time I ever spoke to Brandon and it was very coo…
 
Lots going on in the world of Saliva, and we talk about it today with Bobby Amaru and Wayne Swinny of the band... Their upcoming live stream Their latest Every Twenty Years album Cover songs they're working on Re-recording classic Saliva songs They clear up the Josey Scott rejoining the band talk New Saliva music...and lots more. It's a great liste…
 
Something old, something new on today's show. Tim from Rise Against is up first. The new album from the guys is called Generation Nowhere and drops in June. He talks about the album, the writing process and the meaning of the title cut, plus.... -Live Stream Shows -His Thoughts On The State Of Rock -A Funny Story About A Conversation With Tom Morel…
 
I avsnittet diskuteras transporter till och från Storbritannien efter Brexit. Vilka konsekvenserna blir på både kort och lång sikt för tull och transporter. Till vår hjälp har vi UPS Nordenchef Michiel Van Veen. Tullpoddens programledare Rickard Ydrenäs intervjuar och tullexperten Peter Jacobsson kommenterar. Programmet spelades in den 12 mars 2021…
 
Tracey Yeshulas & author Robert Lawson discuss the new single from Cheap Trick "Light Up The Fire" We support the artist and samples used for discussion on this episode are for education only. Buy the new single and upcoming album from "Cheap Trick" Get "Still Competition: The Listener's Guide to Cheap Trick" https://amzn.to/2FC5a3G by Robert Lawso…
 
The Offspring guys are so much fun to talk with, and today is no different. Dexter and Noodles join me to discuss their upcoming Let The Bad Times Roll album. It drops on April 16th. Of course, we talk about the record, in particular 3 songs that caught my eye including a cover of one of their own songs. We also talk about -Dr. Dexter -Their album …
 
Two legends, one podcast! Alice Cooper is up first. His new album is out called Detroit Stories. We talk about that and some of the guests that he tried to get on but couldn't. He tells me about the characters, his upbringing in Detroit and where he lived. We also discuss.... -How bands get noticed in 2021 -A time a former band member blasted him w…
 
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