Chuck Shute Podcast
Arts & Culture Podcasts
In depth interviews with musicians, comedians, authors, actors, and more!
Arts & Culture Podcasts
In depth interviews with musicians, comedians, authors, actors, and more!
Dee Snider (Twisted Sister)
Dee Snider is a musician, actor and writer. He was the lead singer of Twisted Sister as well as Widowmaker and a solo band. He famously testified against censorship of music in a 1985 senate hearing. Dee returns for the second time on my show to promote his new book “Frats”, about high school fraternities set in 1970s New York. We discuss the book, people trying to cancel Dee, how we can help people get along better, his marriage advice and more! 0:00:00 - Intro 0:00:44 - New Book "Frats" 0:05:45 - Fights & "Toxic Masculinity" 0:10:50 - Sensitive Culture & Comedy 0:16:35 - Intent, Kindness & Being Civil 0:21:43 - Trying to Cancel Dee 0:25:50 - Chasing Kids with a Chainsaw 0:26:42 - Accepting Differences 0:28:55 - Kid Rock Video 0:30:05 - Moderates Vs. Extremists 0:33:06 - Expecting The Best In People 0:36:55 - Hanging With Trump 0:39:20 - Fighting for Artist Royalties 0:40:58 - Wanting to Be Rich & Famous 0:47:45 - Jobs Taken by A.I. 0:49:30 - Inspiring & Lifting Up 0:50:55 - Turning Down Opioid Commercial 0:52:07 - Married for 47 Years 0:55:25 - Upcoming Projects 0:57:15 - Charities 1:00:10 - Outro Dee Snider website: https://deesnider.com/ Melissa's Wish website: https://www.melissaswish.org/ Homeless Vets charity website: https://nchv.org/ Chuck Shute website: https://chuckshute.com/ Support the showThanks for Listening & Shute for the Moon!
Klaus Eichstadt (Ugly Kid Joe)
Klaus Eichstadt is the guitarist and founding member of the rock band Ugly Kid Joe. They had two massive hits with “Everything About You” & “Cat’s in the Cradle.” They also have shared the stage with Def Leppard, Guns ‘n Roses, Van Halen, Judas Priest, Bon Jovi and more. The band has a new album out now called “Rad Wings of Destiny” and a U.S. tour with Fozzy & Pistols at Dawn. We discuss the band’s history, new songs, live shows, & more! 0:00:00 - Intro 0:00:40 - Ugly Kid Joe Tour 0:01:53 - Whit's Vocals 0:04:45 - Ugly Kid Joe Early Days 0:05:31 - Playing Songs Live & Aging 0:09:13 - AC/DC Singers 0:12:27 - Aerosmith & Steven Tyler 0:13:20 - Playing with Big Bands 0:15:28 - Reception of Current Tour 0:17:01 - New Songs & Set List 0:18:40 - Guitarist Dave Fortman 0:19:25 - Cordell Crockett & Mike Squires 0:20:35 - Drummer/Singer Cam Greenwood 0:22:06 - God Damn Devil, Demo & Eric Valentine 0:23:32 - Everything About You Song & Video 0:26:25 - Original Members Roger Lahr & Mark Davis 0:28:15 - Band Hiatus & Other Projects 0:32:27 - Creative Direction & Artwork 0:35:32 - Skating, Surfing & Snowboarding 0:36:55 - Ugly Kid Joe & Skid Row Tour 0:37:55 - Playing Music & Stepping Away 0:42:35 - Wanting To Be Cool & Accepted 0:46:05 - Motley Crue 0:46:56 - Touring with Fozzy & Pistols At Dawn 0:48:10 - Exercising 0:49:26 - Possible Live Album 0:51:15 - Panhandlin' Prince & Trump 0:52:15 - Hits & Album Tracks 0:53:50 - Adding Tour Dates & Meet n Greets 0:55:36 - Trans People 0:57:30 - Thrash Metal & Metallica 0:59:05 - Phoenix, Rob Halford & Alice Cooper 1:01:27 - Outro 📸 Photo by Voltage Junkie- https://instagram.com/voltage__junkie?igshid=MzRlODBiNWFlZA== Ugly Kid Joe website: https://uglykidjoe.net/ Chuck Shute website: https://chuckshute.com/ Support the showThanks for Listening & Shute for the Moon!
Huck Johns (musician, Huck Hats)
Huck Johns is musician and hat maker. He spent a long time in the music business and has some cool experiences such as getting a call from Slash inquiring about trying out for Velvet Revolver, writing a song with Kid Rock and touring with Ted Nugent. He has since left Hollywood and moved to Tennessee and focused on making custom hats. Some people who have worn his hats include Jeff Beck, Billy Gibbons and Jake Kiszka (Greta Van Fleet). It was fun chatting with him and hearing his insights and stories from the music business! 0:00:00 - Intro 0:00:37 - Living in Franklin, TN 0:04:22 - Growing Up in Detroit & Singing 0:14:35 - Invitation From Slash to Try Out For V.R. 0:19:55 - Auditioning for Rent 0:24:10 - Co-Writing with Kid Rock 0:32:57 - The Entertainment Industry & Success 0:39:30 - Solo Music Career & Record 0:47:05 - Working with Jimmy Ashhurst 0:50:47 - Black Robot 1:01:25 - Music Business 1:06:55 - George Clooney Story 1:13:30 - Huck's Hats 1:20:07 - Heartstrings Foundation 1:26:15 - Outro Huck Johns music website: https://www.huckjohns.com/ Huck Hats website: https://huckhats.com/ Heartstrings Foundation website: https://heartstringsfoundation.org/ Chuck Shute website: https://chuckshute.com/ Support the showThanks for Listening & Shute for the Moon!
Josh Todd (Buckcherry)
Josh Todd is an American musician, singer, songwriter and actor, best known as the lead singer of rock band Buckcherry. The band is well known for songs like “Lit Up” , “Crazy Bitch” & “Sorry.” They have a new album out June 2nd called “Vol 10” and will hit the road with Skid Row. We discuss the new album, the tour, social media, some Josh Todd trivia and more! 00:00 - Intro 00:35 - New Album "Vol 10" & Marti Fredriksen 03:10 - New Song "Feels Like Love" & Def Leppard 04:12 - New Song "One & Only" & Social Media 07:45 - Tour with Skid Row & Other Live Shows 10:10 - New Song "Pain" 15:58 - Working On New Album & Crowd Reaction 18:35 - New Songs & Marketing 20:35 - Listening to Music & Prince 23:45 - Touring With Big Bands 25:20 - Vocal Tricks 26:46 - Writing "Crazy Bitch" 28:35 - Josh Todd Trivia 30:15 - Charity 30:40 - Outro Buckcherry website: http://buckcherry.com/ St. Jude's website: https://www.stjude.org/ Chuck Shute website: https://chuckshute.com/ Support the showThanks for Listening & Shute for the Moon!
Nathan Macintosh (comedian)
Nathan Macintosh is Canadian comedian who has appeared on The Tonight Show, Conan and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. He has a very funny new special out now called Money Never Wakes that’s available for free on YouTube. We have a great conversation about the special, life in America, mental health and so much more! Really interesting and hilarious conversation! 0:00:00 - Intro 0:00:36 - New Special & Clips 0:03:00 - Fights on Airplanes 0:07:00 - Full Breakdown Of Society 0:13:12 - The Beatles & Today's Music 0:17:10 - Rick Flair 0:18:07 - Canada & America 0:23:05 - Comedy Cellar & Dave Chapelle 0:24:50 - Bob Saget, Gratitude & Comedy Scene 0:31:03 - Nathan's Path to Comedy & Obstacles 0:38:10 - Incompetence and Apathy 0:42:03 - Work Path & Life's Purpose 0:50:35 - David Goggins 0:52:08 - School Shootings, Mental Health, Media & USA 1:02:07 - Politics, WWE, Extremes & Middle 1:08:40 - Trying to Change The World 1:11:45 - Younger Generation & Mental Health 1:21:35 - What If President 1:26:01 - Ethics & Rich Guys 1:32:00 - Children's Charity for Nova Scotia 1:36:00 - Promoting Special & Social Media 1:37:24 - Outro Nathan Macintosh website: http://nathanmacintosh.com/ Nova Scotia kids charity: https://www.gfns.ca/ Chuck Shute website: https://chuckshute.com/ Support the showThanks for Listening & Shute for the Moon!
Rob Wylde (Midnite City)
Rob Wylde is a musician, formerly with the band TigerTailz & Teenage Casket Company. His current band, Midnite City has a new album coming out soon titled “In At The Deep End.” It is a continuation of the band’s melodic 80s hard rock sound reminiscent of Bon Jovi, Def Leppard & Warrant. We discuss the new album, Rob’s other bands, opening for Ted Poley & John Corabi and more! 00:00 - Intro 00:40 - Rob Lane & Steel Panther 03:33 - New Midnite City Album 10:40 - New Song "Raise the Dead" 13:50 - They Only Come Out At Night 16:02 - Touring Japan & Other Live Shows 22:40 - Opening for Ted Poley & John Corabi 27:01 - Playing with TigerTailz 31:20 - Early Musical History 33:28 - Teenage Casket Company 41:01 - There Goes The Neighborhood 43:17 - Leaving TigerTailz 47:45 - Goals with New Album & Tour 53:50 - Dementia UK 56:10 - Outro Midnite City website: https://midnitecity.com/ Dementia UK website: https://www.dementiauk.org/ Chuck Shute website: https://chuckshute.com/ Support the showThanks for Listening & Shute for the Moon!
Nili Brosh is a guitarist who currently plays with Danny Elfman, Cirque du Soleil, Dethklok and her own solo band. She has two new singles out now that will be part of a larger album down the line. We discuss the new music, playing with Danny Elfman, growing up in Israel, being a fan of Extreme and more! 00:00 - Intro 00:35 - Name 01:35 - Growing Up In Israel 03:35 - Culture Shock Moving to America 06:26 - Early Musical Interest 09:01 - Extreme Fan 16:25 - New Singles 18:30 - Spectrum & Eclectism 21:30 - Creativity & Performing 22:22 - Dethklok 24:03 - Las Vegas 27:05 - Danny Elfman 30:10 - Saving Carolina Dogs 30:55 - Outro Nil Brosh website: https://www.nilibrosh.com/ Saving Carolina Dogs website: https://savingcarolinadogs.com/ Chuck Shute website: https://chuckshute.com/ Support the showThanks for Listening & Shute for the Moon!
Simon King (comedian)
Simon King is a Canadian comedian and actor. He has released several comedy albums and specials. His latest is titled “As Good As Or Better Than” and was directed by Rory Scovel. It’s available for free on YouTube. Simon and I discuss his career in comedy, the entertainment business, doing impressions, the Royal Family and more! 0:00:00 - Intro 0:00:48 - Problems With "Furious" Special 0:04:10 - Comedy in Canada Vs. U.S. 0:06:28 - Latest Special & Finding Audience 0:09:45 - Impression, Getting Exposure & Comedic Style 0:17:05 - Clips & Relatable Comedy 0:20:50 - Editing the Special & Releasing It 0:25:50 - Comedian Growth & Going to the U.S. 0:30:10 - Podcasts & Guests 0:33:50 - Simon's Story 0:44:35 - Comedians, Age & Comedic Growth 0:49:25 - Being Unscripted & Thinking Processes 0:52:44 - Monarchy, King Charles & Class System 1:04:11 - Innovation, Competition & Universal Income 1:18:50 - People's Purpose, Helping Others & Wealth 1:22:40 - Covenant House 1:25:20 - Outro Simon King website: https://www.thisissimonking.com/ Covenant House website: https://www.covenanthouse.org/ Chuck Shute website: https://chuckshute.com/ Support the showThanks for Listening & Shute for the Moon!
Andrew Hagar is a musician and former MMA fighter and trainer. He has a new single out now called “Systematic Minds” and more music will be out soon. We had a fascinating conversation about the music business, his path as a musician, musical styles and so much more! 0:00:00 - Intro 0:00:43 - MMA & Joe Rogan 0:03:45 - Opinions & Haters 0:07:20 - Music Videos & Music Business 0:10:30 - TikTok & Social Media 0:19:10 - Touring & Doing Live Shows 0:26:35 - Standing Out in Music 0:28:45 - Blackhatting & Boosting Streams 0:33:55 - Musical Styles 0:45:25 - Tour & Album Plans 0:50:15 - Song "Cold Life Karma" 0:52:20 - Expressing Emotions Through Songs 0:53:35 - Family Legacy TV Show 0:54:50 - Metal DJ & Grim Reaper 0:56:15 - Rock Legends Cruise & Live Band 0:58:16 - American Foundation for Suicide Prevention 1:00:55 - Outro Andrew Hagar website: https://www.andrewhagar.com/ American Foundation for Suicide Prevention website: https://afsp.org/ Chuck Shute website: https://chuckshute.com/ Support the showThanks for Listening & Shute for the Moon!
Kenny Olson (ex Kid Rock)
Kenny Olson is a multi-platinum guitarist from Detroit, Michigan, who has performed with Aerosmith, Metallica, Run DMC, Sheryl Crow, Billy Gibbons, Mick Mars and more. He was Kid Rock’s lead guitarist for eleven years performing around the world with dozens of television appearances, including Super Bowl XXXVIII. He has a new project with singer Aaron Letrick called Letrick Olson that just released a new single titled “Willow.” He has many other projects we discuss as well as some stories from the old days! 00:00 - Intro 00:36 - Life In Michigan 02:02 - Project with Stephen Perkins 03:15 - Letrick Olson 08:03 - Music Documentary - "Beautiful Mistakes" 10:25 - Creating Music For the Right Reasons 13:25 - Pack of Wolves with Chris Van Dahl 17:03 - Co-Writing Music with Kid Rock 20:25 - Guest Spots & Creating New Music 21:23 - Music Industry Changes 26:23 - Music Memories 28:45 - Staying Busy, Recording & Playing Live 31:35 - Big Venues Vs. Little Venues 35:05 - Upcoming Projects 37:01 - Charities 38:45 - Outro Kenny Olson website: https://kennyolson.com/ Letrick Olson website: https://letrickolson.com/ St. Jude's Children's Hospital website: https://www.stjude.org/ Chuck Shute website: https://chuckshute.com/ Support the showThanks for Listening & Shute for the Moon!
Liz Glazer (comedian, actress, writer)
Liz Glazer is a comedian, actress, writer and former law professor. She has a new stand up special titled "A Very Particular Experience" out May 12th and available for pre-order now. We discuss the new special plus writing comedy material, social media and comedy clips, her twitter getting hacked and so much more! 0:00:00 - Intro 0:00:38 - Coffee & Energy 0:01:46 - Twitter Hacked 0:04:01 - Social Media & Clips 0:07:20 - Heckler Clip 0:12:40 - Why Clips Are Great 0:14:58 - New Material & Energy 0:16:10 - Comedy Competitions 0:25:40 - New Special & Difficult Material 0:40:25 - People Experiencing Loss 0:46:35 - Shiva 0:49:57- Comedy Special Audience & Making Of 0:58:02 - Emotional Roller Coaster 0:59:35 - Comedy Connections, Success & Genuine 1:09:00 - March of Dimes 1:09:45 - TV Show 1:10:43 - Outro Liz Glazer website: http://www.dearlizglazer.com/ March of Dimes website: https://www.marchofdimes.org/ Chuck Shute website: https://chuckshute.com/ Support the showThanks for Listening & Shute for the Moon!
Richie Faulkner (Judas Priest, Elegant Weapons)
Richie Faulkner is an English musician best known as one of the lead guitarists for the heavy metal band Judas Priest. He has a new project called Elegant Weapons and they are releasing a new album on May 26 titled “Horns for Halos.” We discuss Elegant Weapons, the future for Judas Priest, a paranormal experience while recording, Richie's near death experience and more! 00:00 - Intro 00:38 - Elegant Weapons & Melody 01:17 -" Blind Leading the Blind" Single 02:59 - "Do Or Die" Single 03:56 - "Horns for Halos" Single 04:58 - "Ghost of You" Song 07:10 - "White Horse" Song 07:52 - Occult Interest & Experience 11:02 - Near Death Experience 13:45 - "Rose Girl" Song 14:55 - Elegant Weapons Band & Live Shows 16:28 - Playing with Adam Jones & Tool 17:55 - Early Days, Steve Harris & Iron Maiden 21:00 - Elegant Weapons American Dates 22:35 - Working with Rob Halford 25:05 - Judas Priest New Tour & Album 29:05 - Elegant Weapons Plans 29:45 - John Ritter Foundation 31:35 - Outro Richie Faulkner website: http://richiefaulkner.com/ Elegant Weapons website: https://elegantweaponsband.com/ Judas Priest website: https://www.judaspriest.com/ John Ritter website: https://johnritterfoundation.org/ Chuck Shute website: https://chuckshute.com/ Support the showThanks for Listening & Shute for the Moon!
Craig Locicero (Forbidden)
Craig Locicero is a musician best known for playing guitar with Bay Area thrash metal band Forbidden. He also played guitar with ManMade God, Dress the Dead, The Boneless Ones & Demonica. His band Forbidden has now had a rebirth with new singer Norman Skinner in the fold. They will be releasing some new music and playing some festivals. We discuss Forbidden, some of his other projects and his time working on one of Geoff Tate’s albums. 00:00 - Intro 00:39- Forbidden "Rebirth" 02:42 - Bay Area Interthrashional & Norman Skinner 09:30 - Band Comes Together & Other Plans 12:55 - Bay Area Thrash Music Scene 17:25 - Paul Bostaph & Slayer 18:50 - Forbidden Manager Turns Down Rick Rubin 22:30 - ManMade God 26:20 - Doing Things Differently 28:13 - Playing with Geoff Tate 32:00 - The Boneless Ones & Other Bands 34:05 - Future Plans with Forbidden 36:25 - ALS Charity 38:20 - Outro Forbidden website: https://officialforbidden.com/ ALS website: https://www.als.org/ Chuck Shute website: https://chuckshute.com/ Support the showThanks for Listening & Shute for the Moon!
Greg Warren (comedian)
Greg Warren is a stand up comedian and actor. He has new special out titled “The Salesman” this is available now for free on YouTube. We discuss the new special, his old sales jobs, working with other comedians and so much more! Fun episode and Greg’s second time on the show! 0:00:00 - Intro 0:00:45 - Warrens 0:02:30 - New Special 0:06:35 - Caffeine 0:10:05- Uncomfortable Seats 0:12:25 - Peanut Butter 0:15:28 - Corporate Job 0:16:55 - Jump to Comedy & Kevin Pollak 0:18:10 - Sales 0:21:55 - Dirty Vs. Clean Comedians 0:23:55 - Crowd Works Vs. Scripted 0:28:30 - Creating New Material 0:31:05 - Offending Nurses 0:32:55 - Taping the Special & Fixing Errors 0:39:39 - Starting New Material 0:42:00 - Comedian Friendships & Generosity 0:45:47 - Letterman & New Special 0:47:55 - Joe Rogan 0:50:10 - Success & Being Cancelled 0:53:30 - Comedians, Depression & Substance Abuse 0:55:59 - Mitch Hedberg 1:01:10 - Jeff Foxworthy & Danny Devito 1:02:45 - Jimmy Dore's Tip to Greg 1:04:05 - Being Nice to Comedians & Fans 1:07:35 - Charities 1:10:15 - Other Comedians & Making Money 1:12:44 - Outro The Salesman Special: https://youtu.be/ZtlUKRxYnVw Greg Warren website: https://www.gregwarrencomedy.com/ Wounded Warriors website: https://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/ Children International website: https://www.children.org/ Covenant House: https://www.covenanthouse.org Chuck Shute website: https://chuckshute.com/ Support the showThanks for Listening & Shute for the Moon!
Michelle Danner (actress, director)
Michelle Danner is an actress, director and acting coach. She has worked with some of the biggest names in Hollywood including Gerard Butler, Salma Hayek, Chris Rock and Seth McFarlane. She has a movie she directed coming out titled "Miranda's Victim" which is about the true story of the Miranda Rights and stars Donald Sutherland and Andy Garcia. We discuss some of the people she's worked with, acting techniques, marketing films and more! 00:00 - Intro 00:32 - Life In Paris 02:25 - Studying Acting & Taking Classes 04:32 - Method Acting, Acting Styles & Using Emotion 10:10 - Critiquing Big Name Actors 12:12 - Working with Chris Rock & Humor 13:12 - Hard Work & Talent 15:07 - Taking Risks & Choosing Projects 19:05 - Miranda's Victim 21:23 - Donald Sutherland 21:57 - Getting Better and Improving 23:42 - Ridley Scott 24:20 - Future Plans 25:56 - Vision Board & Your Why 29:03 - Marketing Movies 29:45 - Working with Rebecca Black 31:10 - Paul Sorvino 32:05 - Future Plans 32:50 - Animal Charity 34:08 - Outro Michelle Danner website: https://www.michelledanner.com/ Humane Society website: https://www.humanesociety.org/ Chuck Shute website: https://chuckshute.com/ Support the showThanks for Listening & Shute for the Moon!
Gary Cherone (Extreme, ex Van Halen)
Gary Cherone is a singer & songwriter, best known as the singer of Extreme and former singer of Van Halen. He also the current singer for the Joe Perry Project. His band Extreme has a phenomenal new album titled “Six” that we discuss track by track. We also talk a little about the albums Pornograffiti and 3 Sides to Every Story. Lots of great stuff from Gary! 00:00 - Intro 00:49 - New Extreme Album "Six" Artwork 02:25 - Production, Songwriting & Sound 05:40 - The Song "#Rebel"l & Keyboard Warriors 08:30 - The Song "Banshee" & Rhyming 11:10 - The Song "Small Town Beautiful" 12:30 - The Song "The Mask" 14:04 - Industrial Sound On Songs 17:30 - The Song "Hurricane" 19:33 - The Song "Beautiful Girls" 21:22 - Pornograffit & Genre 24:08 - 3 Sides to Every Story & Freddie Mercury 28:10 - Album Promotion 28:55 - Outro Cover pic by Joe Orlando for Full Access Detroit Extreme Band website: https://extreme-band.com/ Chuck Shute website: https://chuckshute.com/ Support the showThanks for Listening & Shute for the Moon!
Jeff Pilson (Foreigner, ex Dokken)
Jeff Pilson is musician, songwriter and music producer. He is currently the bass player for Foreigner and was a long time member of Dokken. He has also been involved with several other bands including Dio, Steel Dragon, The End Machine & Black Swan. He is also now a member of Revolution Saints alongside Joel Hoekstra & Deen Castronovo and they have a new album called “Eagle Flight.” We discuss all this plus growing up in Washington, rocking out with Paul McCartney, the future of rock music and more! 00:00 - Intro 00:36 - Friendship with Slash 03:25 - Pill-Sound Studios 05:00 - Learning Production 06:15 - Growing Up in Washington 09:57 - Education & Seattle Music Scene 11:48 - Moving to San Francisco & Networking 13:43 - Evovling & Reinventing Yourself 14:35 - Revolution Saints 16:20 - Singing & Fronting 17:36 - Playing Live & Creating Music 19:45 - Legal Issues, Dokken & Crue 22:30 - Mick Mars Solo Record 24:20 - Show with Led Zeppelin 25:30 - Rocking Out with Paul McCartney 27:03 - Meeting Chris Squier & Cool to Fans 29:00 - Rockstar Personas & Too Serious 30:55 - Image, Music Business & Future of Rock 37:50 - Future Plans for Jeff 39:45 - Virtual Meditation Class 41:43 - Outro Jeff Pilson website: https://jeffpilson.wordpress.com/ Jeff Pilson Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialJeffPilson/ Meditation: https://hotforyogascv.com/ Chuck Shute website: https://chuckshute.com/ 📸 by Daryl Bughman Photography Support the showThanks for Listening & Shute for the Moon!
Dr. William Forstchen (author, historian, EMP expert)
Dr. William Forstchen is an author, historian and expert on EMPs. He has written three fictional books about what happens to a town after an EMP attack, with the fourth book on the way. We discuss what an EMP is, the likelihood of such an attack, and what we can do to prepare or prevent it. You won't want to miss this one! 00:00 - Intro 00:36 - Welcome Bill & Background 02:23 - Becoming an EMP Expert & Novels 05:04 - What is an EMP & Effect 10:35 - Likelihood of an EMP Attack 15:35 - Electronics Damaged & Protection 17:15 - Upgrading the Grid 22:25 - Cost of Rebuilding & Cyber Attacks 28:45 - Funding, Corporations & Government 31:47 - What We Can Do & Fear Reactions 38:55 - Books Into a Movie & Hollywood 39:38 - Hoping for a Safe Future 42:55 - St. Jude's & Humane Society 43:40 - Outro Books for Sale on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/stores/William-R.-Forstchen/author/B000APZ9N8?ref=ap_rdr&store_ref=ap_rdr&isDramIntegrated=true&shoppingPortalEnabled=true St. Jude's website: https://www.stjude.org/ Humane Society website: https://www.humanesociety.org/ Chuck Shute website: https://chuckshute.com/ Support the showThanks for Listening & Shute for the Moon!
Jack Underkofler (Dead Poet Society)
Jack Underkofler is the lead singer for the rock band Dead Poet Society. The band has played some huge festivals and also toured with Badflower, Sevendust & Highly Suspect. They embark on a solo tour across the U.S. and Europe beginning on May 12th in Phoenix. We discuss the new tour, new music, the creative process, cover songs and more! 00:00 - Intro 00:47 - Booze, Water & Voice 03:50 - New Tour, Buses & Vans 07:36 - Opening Vs. Headlining 10:50 - Creative Process 19:20 - The Song "Haunted" & Emotions in Songs 26:00 - Cover Songs 28:35 - New Songs 33:30 - Playing Big Festivals & Watching Bands 36:42 - Advice from Musicians & "Making It" 46:02 - Future Tour Plans 47:34 - Charity - St. Jude's Children Hospital 48:55 - Outro Dead Poet Society website: https://www.wearedps.com/ St. Jude's Children's Hospital website: https://www.stjude.org/ Chuck Shute website: https://chuckshute.com/ Support the showThanks for Listening & Shute for the Moon!
Phil Lewis (L.A. Guns)
Phil Lewis is an English singer and musician, best known as the vocalist and occasional guitarist for the American hard rock band L.A. Guns. The band has a new album out April 14th titled “Black Diamonds.” The new album is an eclectic mix of Zeppelin & punk influenced songs with a classic L.A. Guns sound. We discuss the new album, concert set lists, potential tour packages, meeting fans and more! 00:00 - Intro 00:31 - Playing New Songs Live & Set List 04:55 - New Album "Black Diamonds" Breakdown 08:25 - New Single "Diamonds" & Playing It Live 15:15 - New Song "Gonna Lose" & Vocals 20:18 - Package Tour? 21:02 - Backing Vocals & Tracks 22:25 - Tracii Guns Side Projects 24:30 - Art World & Meeting Fans 26:40 - Social Media 28:54 - Outro L.A. Guns website: http://www.lagunsmusic.com/ L.A. Kitten Rescue website: https://kittenrescue.org/ Chuck Shute website: https://chuckshute.com/ Support the showThanks for Listening & Shute for the Moon!