Episode 354: Album Autopsy – Crowbar’s Self-Titled

March 20, 2015 Roch Vaillancourt 0

One never really needs a reason to speak with a Metal Legend like CROWBAR‘s Kirk Windstein. He’s one of the true gentlemen of Metaldom and his feet are planted firmly on the ground. With our Album Autopsy series in full swing, having Mr. Windstein back on the show was a no brainer: we chose the band’s sophomore release, their self-titled album to dissect. We tested Kirk’s memory as we discussed the journey involving the creation of this classic, as well as examining each […]

Episode 350: Album Autopsy – Exciter’s Long Live The Loud 30th Anniversary

February 20, 2015 Roch Vaillancourt 0

We first stepped onto the mean streets of Metaldom some thirty years ago. One of our first discoveries that captured our attention was our fellow Canadian countrymen EXCITER. So when we started this Album Autopsy series, dissecting one of Exciter’s early classic platters was a no-brainer. So in this second installment,  we take a look at the band’s 3rd release, Long Live The Loud. We are totally stoked that guitarist/founding member John Ricci dedicated an entire evening […]

Episode 339: Album Autopsy – Trouble’s Psalm 9 30th Anniversary

December 5, 2014 Roch Vaillancourt 0

Today, we debut a new series: Album Autopsy! We take an influential and/or chart topping album and talk about every step it took to make it. Then we talk about every track, discussing lyrics, sounds, and everything that makes a song great. Our first subject is TROUBLE‘s genre-setting album Psalm 9. Released in 1984, this album has been influencing Doom Metal artists for 30 years. To help us celebrate this landmark album, we invited not […]

Episode 333: The L.A. Queen

October 17, 2014 Roch Vaillancourt 0

The name Gina Zamparelli may not roll off the tip of the brains for most of our listeners. So allow us the honor of making the proper introductions: Ms. Zamparelli is a trailblazer, being the very first female promoter to put on a show of significance and is a major player in the L.A. rock scene. She basically put a lot of your fave California bands on the rock n’ roll map. With her segment on the Inside […]