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A podcast that features discussion of all things Hard Rock & Heavy Metal from the 1960's through today. Year in Review Shows, Top 5 Discussions, Radio Sucks Radio Shows and interviews with members of KISS, Alice Cooper, Ugly Kid Joe, Armored Saint, WASP, Great White, Vixen, Killer Dwarfs and many, many more! Proud part of Pantheon - the podcast network for music lovers.

A podcast that features discussion of all things Hard Rock & Heavy Metal from the 1960's through today. Year in Review Shows, Top 5 Discussions, Radio Sucks Radio Shows and interviews with members of KISS, Alice Cooper, Ugly Kid Joe, Armored Saint, WASP, Great White, Vixen, Killer Dwarfs and many, many more! Proud part of Pantheon - the podcast network for music lovers.

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United States

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A podcast that features discussion of all things Hard Rock & Heavy Metal from the 1960's through today. Year in Review Shows, Top 5 Discussions, Radio Sucks Radio Shows and interviews with members of KISS, Alice Cooper, Ugly Kid Joe, Armored Saint, WASP, Great White, Vixen, Killer Dwarfs and many, many more! Proud part of Pantheon - the podcast network for music lovers.

Language:

English


Episodes

Best of 2020 - Ep436

1/9/2021
We kick off the new year with a look and listen back at our favorite albums from the past year with Best of 2020! While last year absolutely sucked for the world, it didn't stop the release of tons of great rock and metal music. By our count, there were over 80 albums released in 2020 that deserved our attention. We've poured over them all and narrowed it down to our Top 15 each. In this episode, you'll hear clips from 30 albums released in 2020 and get an explanation of why we chose them....

Duration:02:13:51

The Best and Worst of 70's Judas Priest - Ep435

12/31/2020
We're closing out 2020 with special guest Julian Gill as we talk The Best and Worst of 70's Judas Priest! The Metal God, Rob Halford, and his band of brothers started kicking our asses all the way back in 1974 and continue to do so today. While the vast majority of their catalog is considered essential, the first 5 albums hold a special place in our hearts. In this week's episode we discuss our thoughts on Rocka Rolla (1974), Sad Wings of Destiny (1976), Sin after Sin (1977), Stained Class...

Duration:01:00:42

Rhythm Section Draft - Ep434

12/16/2020
We're back this week to pick our favorite bass and drum combos with our Rhythm Section Draft! While the singer and guitarist tend to get the most fanfare in bands, there's nothing like a groove being laid down by the bass and drums. When this unit is locked in, it can produce magical results. The rock genre has been home to some amazing rhythm sections from the 60's on. With so many to choose from, we go back and forth and pick our choices. 20 total picks are made (10 for each of us). We...

Duration:00:59:55

The Pantheon of Rock - Ep433

12/3/2020
We have a big announcement this week in an episode we're calling The Pantheon of Rock! In the nearly ten year history of Decibel Geek, we've been approached by several podcasting networks. While the offers were tempting, we've always shied away. However, we recently were approached by the Pantheon Podcast Network and, after a productive conference call and the possibilities of growing the show and offering more to our listeners, we've accepted their invite. This week Pantheon Podcast Network...

Duration:00:52:52

The Best and Worst of Motley Crue - Ep432

11/26/2020
We're joined by Wally "Gator" Norton of the CGCM Podcast this week as we discuss The Best and Worst of Motley Crue! It's hard to believe that in the nearly 40 year history of this legendary Hollywood-bred band that only 9 proper studio albums exist from them. This week your three hosts pick their favorite and least favorite tracks from each Motley studio album. Starting and 1981's 'Too Fast for Love' and going all the way through 2008's 'Saints of Los Angeles,' there's a lot to cover....

Duration:01:38:42

New Noize v12 - Ep431

11/19/2020
We're back this week to cover all the rock news that's fit to spit with New Noize v12! In a dark, crazy year there's still some interesting stuff going on in the rock and metal world and we're here to talk about it! AC/DC has electrified the music world again with the release of Power Up; a 12 track slab of new rock for your ears. This album has been getting rave reviews across the world. What do we think about it? Is it among the band's best? Listen and find out as we review the record....

Duration:01:12:40

Our Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Part Two - Ep430

11/12/2020
We're back this week to present Our Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Part Two! If you thought last week's list was wacky, wait til you hear this! This week we're going from 2000-present. Like last week, we look at the list of official inductees from the Rock Hall and make our picks by comparison. Drawing on what bands were eligible each year, you can imagine how much different our list is from the official one. Of course, it's way better! Our Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Part 2 Let us know...

Duration:01:21:42

Our Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Part 2 - Ep430

11/12/2020
We're back this week to present Our Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Part Two! If you thought last week's list was wacky, wait til you hear this! This week we're going from 2000-present. Like last week, we look at the list of official inductees from the Rock Hall and make our picks by comparison. Drawing on what bands were eligible each year, you can imagine how much different our list is from the official one. Of course, it's way better! Let us know what you think of our picks and make your own...

Duration:01:21:42

Our Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Part One - Ep429

11/4/2020
This week we give our take on a pretty divisive topic in music fandom as we present Our Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Part One! The good people at HBO reached out to us to help spread the word on the 2020 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction ceremony taking place November 7th on HBO Max. Inductees this year include Nine Inch Nails, The Doobie Brothers, and T-Rex among others. With that said, we decided why not give OUR take on who we would have picked among those eligible over the years. Our Rock &...

Duration:02:15:09

Rock Mag '87 - Ep428

10/27/2020
We return this week with a blast from the past with Rock Mag '87. In the 80's, one of the only sources of rock news and information were magazines. Rock magazine titans of the 80's included Metal Edge, Circus, and Hit Parader. In June of 1987, Hit Parader released their supersized anniversary issue. Featuring Ozzy Osbourne and Randy Rhoads on the cover, this giant issue is a great time capsule of a magical time in rock and metal music. In this episode, we scan through the magazine and share...

Duration:04:42:23

KISS and Philosophy - Ep427

10/14/2020
We're getting cerebral this week while talking about the hottest band in the land as we chat with the authors of KISS and Philosophy; a book that seeks to enlighten you in a rock and roll way. On the surface, you'd probably think that KISS songs are simply about groupies and having fun. To a point, you'd be right. However, as this book seeks to prove, there are a lot of poignant statements made throughout KISS' lyrical history. Editor Court Lewis and contributor Matt Alschbach (along with...

Duration:01:52:52

Remembering EVH - Ep426

10/8/2020
With the sad news this week of a legends passing, this week we are Remembering EVH. Eddie Van Halen passed away from cancer this week at age 65. The news shook the world impacted us personally. To help process this information, we decided to go live on Youtube and Facebook. It was a cathartic chat between ourselves and several guests that joined us. Additionally, a large number of viewers shared their thoughts in the comments; many of which we reacted to. Guests that joined us for this live...

Duration:01:52:22

Conversation with Phil Shouse - Ep425

10/1/2020
This week we welcome back one of our favorite people to the show as we have a Conversation with Phil Shouse! As many know, Phil is one of the founders of Thee Rock n' Roll Residency here in Nashville. You also probably know that he's a member of both the Gene Simmons Band and the Ace Frehley Band. You may even know that Phil recently became a member of ACCEPT. What you might not know is that Phil has entered the world of podcasting/content creation! Shouse Rules recently launched on Youtube...

Duration:00:41:27

New Noize 11 - Ep424

9/24/2020
This week we're joined by special guest Ian Wadley to talk all the rock news that's fit to spit with New Noize 11! This is a mega-long, alcohol-fueled deep dive into a ton of rock and metal news so strap in! In this edition, we'll discuss news stories such as a possile new AC/DC album, the new Ace Frehley album Origins Vol.2, the recent death of Lee Kerslake, and tons more! Ian also shares some news about the status of the Diabolus in Podcastica podcast. Other topics include Every Mother's...

Duration:02:52:27

Reverse Beat the Geek Week - Ep423

9/16/2020
We're back again to tease your brain and test your metal with Reverse Beat the Geek Week! Reverse? Well, this time we're switching it up as Chris Czynszak hosts the festivities this time as three DBG VIPs from Patreon take on Aaron Camaro in the only game show that goes to eleven! Will Aaron claim the new crown? Will the contestants beat our favorite Wisconsin metalhead? Will Chris have any idea how to come up with decent questions? You'll have to listen to find out! Want to be a contestant...

Duration:01:11:21

Conversation with Mike Fraser - Ep422

9/9/2020
This week we bring you our in-depth chat with producer & engineer Mike Fraser. Mike's credit list is a Who's Who of rock and metal music. In this conversation, we talk to Mike about many of his notable projects. Getting his start at the legendary Little Mountain Studios in Vancouver in the early 80's, Mike Fraser was in good company right away; working with such production greats as Bob Rock and Bruce Fairbairn among many others. From his early days working on projects such as Rush's...

Duration:00:44:48

Brush with Greatness - Ep421

9/2/2020
We try out something new as some of friends share their stories of a Brush with Greatness! In today's world of pre-planned, prepaid meet and greets, it's hard to find very many memorable stories of encounters with artists. This new series endeavors to talk to friends of ours that had genuine encounters (good and bad) with the artists. Joining us first today is voiceover artist and radio deejay Jeff Cecil. Jeff goes way back with Aaron Camaro to his radio days in the 90's. In this talk, Jeff...

Duration:00:58:52

Beat the Geek Week - Ep420

8/27/2020
We're back this week with a fan-favorite as it's Beat the Geek Week! Originally launched during The Quarantine Sessions, this game show that goes to eleven quickly gained in popularity among Decibel Geek listeners. Your host Aaron Camaro brings some of the most brain busting rock trivia questions imaginable and this week is no exception. This week 3 of our DBG VIPs from Patreon take on Chris in Beat the Geek. Brian Ingbretsen, Paul Korn, and Rockin' Ron Runyon try to unseat the Geek! Did...

Duration:00:54:04

Camaro's Cutout Bin - Ep419

8/19/2020
This week we're back with the third installment of Camaro's Cutout Bin! What is Camaro's Cutout Bin? Our host-with-the-most, Aaron Camaro, has a penchant for digging for musical gold in the form of CD's. He regularly combs through record stores, thrift stores, yard sales, etc for great rock and metal. He sometimes finds great stuff from classic bands but often finds relatively obscure bands of which many may have missed the boat. The band name, album name, or cover may speak to him as...

Duration:01:30:00

ebay Treasure Hunt - Ep418

8/13/2020
We're taking things outside the box this week as we go on an ebay Treasure Hunt! Rock music and memorabilia collecting is as popular as ever these days with fans shelling out big bucks for stage worn items, autographed items, rare posters, and lots more. This week we're taking to ebay in search of some of the highest priced items from our favorite rock and metal artists! Searches for high-dollar items include artists such as KISS, Alice Cooper, Metallica, Thin Lizzy, Ramones, Faster...

Duration:01:19:42