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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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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.




New Noize Weekly - Ep491

We're back to discuss all the latest rock and metal news with New Noize Weekly! KISS' Gene Simmons recently did an interview with comedian/podcaster Dean Delray on his Let There Be Talk podcast. There were quite a few cool nuggets of info covered in this interview including some more talk about the recent video leaks. We share our thoughts on it all. Marq Torien recently made some seriously puzzling claims about Metallica's James Hetfield in a recent interview. We go over his quotes and...


Demolicious - Ep490

We're back this week with a brand edition of Demolicious! Sometimes, the coolest stuff gets left off of albums from our favorite artists. This week, we thought we'd highlight some of our favorite tracks that were either left off or were earlier versions of the finished product. This week you'll get cool demos and unreleased tracks from lots of great artists. Aaron brings cool songs from AC/DC, Black Sabbath, Faster Pussycat, Wednesday 13, Enuff Z'nuff, Metallica, Tuff, Micky Ratt, and Mark...


New Noize Weekly 08.05.22 - Ep489

We're back to bring you all the latest, greatest, and weirdest news in the rock and metal world with New Noize Weekly! Kerry King recently did an interview and stated that his new project is on par with Slayer; quite a comment. Billy Sheehan recently stated that he's in possession of a pro-shot concert from the David Lee Roth 'Eat 'Em & Smile' tour. Aerosmith has begun releasing streaming concerts on YouTube from each decade of their 50 year career. Metallica just keeps getting bigger as...


The Best & Worst of Pantera - Ep488

This week we're joined by fellow podcasters Joshua Toomey and Chris Akin as we go over The Best & Worst of Pantera! With the Texas metal legends making news recently with the reunion of Philip Anselmo and Rex Brown along with drummer Charlie Benante and guitarist Zakk Wylde, we figured it's as good a time as any to look back on this incredible band's musical catalog. Starting with 1990's 'Cowboys from Hell,' Pantera blazed a whole new path for thrash and metal music. The Abbott brothers;...


New Noize Weekly 07.27.22 - Ep487

We're back to discuss all the current happenings in the rock and metal world with New Noize Weekly! The past few weeks have been like KISSmas for die-hard fans of the Hottest Band in the Land as a treasure trove of unreleased KISS footage spilled out onto Youtube. The uploader, using the moniker 'Sam Loomis,' appears to be a disgruntled purchaser of the material and points the finger at a well-known KISS fan and author. We're not sure of who or what really led to the release of these videos...


The Best & Worst of 80's Iron Maiden - Ep486

This week we're upping the irons as we pick The Best & Worst of 80's Iron Maiden! Joining us for this talk is Chris Dunnett of Powerslave (The Iron Maiden Experience). Chris has been a die-hard Iron Maiden fan since the early days. His fandom has led him on a cool path that includes not only his great tribute band but two opportunities to actually appear on stage with Iron Maiden themselves! In this episode, we're focusing on the formative years of the band. We start with the two Paul...


New Noize Weekly - 07.13.22 - Ep485

We're back with all the rock and metal news that's fit to spit with New Noize Weekly! There's a lot going on in the world of music and we're here to discuss it. There have been a lot of cancellations out on the road; notably from Whitesnake and Poison. We discuss these cancellations and what it could mean for touring, in general in this episode. Speaking of Poison, Rikki Rockett recently told Eddie Trunk that he's game for new material from the band. We discuss this quote and hope that...


Radio Sucks Radio Show July 2022 - Ep484

We're back this week with another slab of awesome music to feed your head with Radio Sucks Radio Show for July 2022! Radio may not be spinning these songs but we are! This week's music includes some great new tunes from old favorites such as GWAR, Tora Tora, Stryper, Flipp, and Warrior Soul. You'll also get a classic track from Chicago doom-metal pioneers, Trouble. Additionally, you'll get killer new tracks from Native Sons, The Lonely Ones, Grave Digger, and The Great Affairs. It's a super...


Fresh Blood July 2022 - Ep483

We're back this week to bring you tons of great rock and metal with Fresh Blood for July 2022! For Chris' picks, he's bringing you some awesome music from Kodiak, White Raven Down, Wicked Smile, Wicked Stone, and Stonetrip. For Aaron's picks, you'll get great tracks from Balls Gone Wild, Rivetskull, Wicked Smile, Kore Rozzik, and Sisters Doll. There's a ton of great music this week that confirm that rock is NOT dead! If you like what you hear this week, be sure to go to the bands' social...


New Noize Weekly 06.23.22 - Ep482

We're back to cover all the most important, noteworthy, and ridiculous recent rock news with New Noize Weekly. The Stadium Tour featuring Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison, and Joan Jett kicked off recently. We break down all the happenings and controversy including Tommy Lee's rib injury, Vince Neil's vocals, Def Leppard's new songs, and Poison taking things up a notch. KISS found themselves mired in a bit of controversy at their concert in Antwerp, Belgium as their use of vocal tracks got...


The Best & Worst of Poison - Ep481

This week we're taking a deep dive into the discography of one of rock's most polarizing bands as we discuss The Best & Worst of Poison! Initially called Paris and formed in Mechanicsburg, PA, the band headed west for Los Angeles; landing on the burgeoning Sunset Strip scene. Quickly gaining popularity for their over-the-top look and relentless promotion, Poison became one of the must-see acts in Hollywood. With the release of 1986's 'Look What the Cat Dragged In,' the band scored hits with...


Torpedo Dudes 4 All (Creatures Fest Review) - Ep480

Since no other podcast has done it, we're back this week to review the recent Creatures Fest event that took place in Nashville. Yes, we're totally being sarcastic. A lot of our friends in the podcast world attended this KISS-related event over Memorial Day weekend and Aaron Camaro was no exception. This is a special free episode of The Torpedo Dudes; a KISS podcast from Decibel Geek that appears exclusively on Patreon. If you like what you here and want to hear more, subscribe to be a DBG...


New Noize Weekly - Week of 06.07.22

We're back to talk about all the notable current rock happenings with New Noize Weekly for the week of June 7, 2022! Aerosmith recently cancelled several dates of their upcoming Las Vegas residency due to singer Steven Tyler checking into rehab. We discuss this sad development as well as our thoughts on the current state of the band. On the heels of the recent passing of Cynthia Plaster Caster, the famous cast of Jimi Hendrix's um, member, was recently put on display at Iceland's Penis...


On Assignment - New England (1979) Ep478

This week we return to the classroom as they go On Assignment for the 1979 self-titled release by New England. This time our teacher is Dennis Talbott from the Ages of Rock podcast. If you don't know, Ages of Rock is a fantastic music discussion show that you should check out. Dennis has plenty of reasons why he assigned us this record. He bought it as a new release and has since purchased over 20 copies! Say what?! Would we feel the same enthusiasm for this album as Dennis? You'll have to...


New Noize Weekly - Week of 05.25.22 - Ep477

We're back to talk current rock news with the weekly edition of New Noize as we close out May of 2022! There's lots to get to so let's get going! A less-than-credible source has stated that Motley Crue are doing rehearsals with Vince Neil's son in case dear old dad isn't up to the task of the upcoming Stadium Tour. Is this a nothingburger or could there be something to it? We share our thoughts. The tongue-meister himself, Gene Simmons, recently made waves at a KISS soundcheck in Hartford,...


Radio Sucks May 2022 - Ep476

We're back to blast your ears with some rock and metal goodness as we present the Radio Sucks Radio Show for May of 2022! We've got a great lineup of songs by amazing bands for you this week. Chris has got great tracks from Cleanbreak, Bastardane, Lost Circus, Shameless (featuring Bruce Kulick), and Torpedohead. Aaron's serving up great music from Enuff Z'nuff, Supersuckers, Fuzz, Orchid, and Gunfire 76. Be sure to listen, follow, and buy music from these great artists. And, please, share...


Eric Dover Reflects on Slash's Snakepit 'It's Five O'Clock Somewhere' - Albums Unleashed

This week Eric Dover joins us to discuss Slash's Snakepit's 1995 release 'It's Five O'Clock Somewhere.' In 1995, Guns N' Roses were one of the biggest bands in the world; yet one of the most divided. Ongoing tensions between the members of the band would lead to constant delays in new material and the future of the band in limbo. Not one to sit around, Slash was moved to create new material on his own. With the go-ahead from label heads at Geffen Records, Slash started assembling a lineup...


New Noize May 2022 - Ep474

We're back with a whole bunch more rock and metal news with New Noize May 2022! We're covering a ton of stuff this week and giving our unfiltered takes so strap in. Autograph bassist Randy Rand recently passed away. The sad news came in around the time of this recording. We give our thoughts on Autograph the loss of Randy. As requested in the episode, let us know of some recommended Autograph tracks. Metallica's James Hetfield is, reportedly, still fuming over the album covers for 'Load'...


Fresh Blood April 2022 - Ep473

We're back this week to bring you some killer new rock with Fresh Blood April 2022! If you know of anyone stating that "rock is dead," be sure to clue them into this episode and prove them wrong! Chris' picks this week include killer selections from great newer artists like Lydia's Castle, Living Wreckage, Crash Midnight, Fortune Child, and Battering Ram. Aaron's awesome picks include cuts from Skills, Space Panther, Electric Black, The Bom Squad, and Flickertail. We have no doubt that...


Ask Us Anything - Ep472

You've got questions and we've got the answers this week as we present Ask Us Anything! We put out a call on the Decibel Geek social media channels and many of you responded. We take on a variety of questions from a whole spectrum of topics; music and otherwise. Some of the topics covered include our thoughts on bands playing without original members, our day jobs, how we met each other, ROCKNPOD updates, past podcasting feuds, producers we love, album rankings, future plans, foods we love,...