TM 906 Todd La Torre of Queensrÿche, Will Wallner & Kiss Alive!


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On this episode of Talking Metal, Mark Strigl interviews Will Wallner, Anthony Mackey, & Todd La Torre of Queensrÿche. He also talks about Kiss Alive! which is one of his favorite albums.

The first chat is with Will Wallner. Topics include Vinny Appice, the new song "Back on the Strip", Jon Leon, new music by White Wizzard, Mark Boals, his upcoming Duel album, his wife, his story, living in Lemmy's former home, owning Gary Moore's gear and much more. Check out Will online here:

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The chat with Todd La Torre starts at the 1:08:45 mark. Topics include his new solo album Rejoice In The Suffering (out Feb. 5th), his friend Dominic Vasquez who passed away in 2019, Irving Plaza NYC, Jon Olivia, Craig Blackwell, Chris “Zeuss” Harris, religion, his father's suicide, extreme metal, the Tampa Death Metal scene, the status of new Queensryche music, his friend Jon Schaffer's involvement with the attack on the U.S. Capitol, Jason Bieler, the vaccine and much more.

This week's classic club is Kiss Alive! which you can listen to on Apple Music.

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