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Rock n Roll Chicago will be bringing you weekly interviews from bands that have rocked Chicago. Artists that not only made great impressions on the Chicago rock n roll scene, but worldwide as well. Join Ray Bernadisius (Ray the Roadie) & Mike Metoyer (Caadillac Groove, Mike & Thew Stillmasters) each week as they interview your favorite artists, club owners and venues.


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Rock n Roll Chicago will be bringing you weekly interviews from bands that have rocked Chicago. Artists that not only made great impressions on the Chicago rock n roll scene, but worldwide as well. Join Ray Bernadisius (Ray the Roadie) & Mike Metoyer (Caadillac Groove, Mike & Thew Stillmasters) each week as they interview your favorite artists, club owners and venues.






Ep 163 Flatbed Fords

The Flatbed Fords - Best of Eagles live concert experience is an outstanding recreation of one of America's greatest bands. With a phenomenal blend of harmonies and intricate guitars leads , every performance is a finely detailed recreation of the music that we all know and love. Ray and Mike caught up with the band to see how they Take It Easy.


Ep 162 TD Clark

T D Clark lights up the stage with his fiery playing, incredible songs and party style stage show like no other. He has performed tour supports and regional supports for Gold and Platinum selling acts. Ray and Mike tried to slow him down a bit and get the backstory from him and his band.


Ep 161 Abby Kay Band

The Abby Kay Band hails from Northern Illinois. This up-and-coming band plays a wide variety of music spanning multiple decades and musical genres for an authentic midwestern rock feel that is sure to have the crowd engaged and dancing. They also play crowd-pleasing original songs that continue to develop into fan favorites. Ray and Mike met with the band and found out they weren't just all cosmetic, like Mary Kay.


Ep 160 Local Notables - Tom Lepper

Ray and Mike met with Local Notable - Tom Lepper. Tom's history in the music scene runs wide and far. Tom joined them to tell his stories.


Ep 159 Poison'd Crue

Poison'd Crue is made up of 4 Pro musicians who don't just play the music, they Live the music. They are all about giving you "Nothing but a Good Time" at the show. Taking you back to that decade of 80's Glam Rock​! Ray and Mike met with them to see how they got Poison'd and where is their Crue?


Ep 158 The Throwbacks

The Throwbacks might seem like an odd cover band. Three young guys decided to take classic oldies songs from the 1950's and 1960's, and infuse energy and modern song writing into them, to play for audiences who have loved them for decades. Why do this? Having played together for many years, and having grown up listening to the Chicago oldies radio station, these tuxedo wearing gentlemen decided to combine their style of high energy rock with music from a bygone era, to create something unique to the Chicagoland cover scene. Ray and Mike threw a couple back with Josh and Chris to find out WHY?


Ep 157 wht.rbbt.obj

Bluesy, Smoky, Sexy, and Raw. wht.rbbt.obj ("White Rabbit Object") is a "femme fatale" fronted, guitar driven alternative rock outfit from Chicago, Illinois. What started as a secret side project for a married couple, Frank & River Rabbitte, wht.rbbt.obj has grown into a four piece musical tour de force. Ray and Mike met with them to find out how they hopped into this musical adventure.


Ep 156 Amy Stephan and Company

Amy Stephan’s powerful voice and amazing guitar skills bring an exciting dimension to the music she performs. Amy’s musical interests vary widely, but rock and metal are her first loves. Equally comfortable on vocals, guitars or both, Amy has been a big part of more than a few Chicago area bands. Her style, voice, and incredible guitar playing keep audiences happy show after show after show. Ray and Mike met with her and her bass player Mark Schiele to find out how she's slashed her way into the music scene.


Ep 155 Blind Reality

The musicians in Blind Reality have been friends for over 30 years. Many years later, B.R logged hundreds of gigs — with the occasional festival appearance — in clubs across Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin. Ray and Mike met with some of the band members to find out what is their reality.


Ep 154 Brookwood Drive

Brookwood Drive is a Chicago-area band that fate brought together. Four guys with the same love for playing music. A melding of blues, rock, and funk with a pinch of salt are the ingredients in the recipe of their music. Ray and Mike attempted to deconstruct this recipe to see what all the spices are that holds them together.


Ep 153 Primal Moon

Primal Moon consists of Joe Brunker on vocals, Brian Alberts on guitar, Luke Pope on bass, and Tony Tessari on drums. They are a rock band whose goal is to help bring rock music back into the mainstream. Ray and Mike spoke with them to find out if they can achieve this goal, or is it just the cow jumping over the Primal Moon.


Ep 152 Strawdawg

Strawdawg is Chicagoland's answer to great Country, New Country, Old Country, Classic Rock and Original Music. They draw from a wide variety of entertainers. There is defintely somethiing there for you. Ray and Mike went to find out what makes a Strawdawg howl!


Ep 151 Mike Hansen of Hurricane

Mike Hansen is considered to be one of the top, first call drummers in the music business and has supported some of the biggest names in the industry. We met with Mike to hear where his career has been and where it's going. Some say he's moving like a Hurricane!


Ep 150 Side Effects

Some of the areas best classic rock, dance and blues. We met with Mike, Danny and Doug to find out what sort of effect they were leaving on the crowds.


Ep 149 Shukin And The Ramblers

Shukin and the Ramblers is the Rusty Roots Rock Revue you’ll have to see to believe. Influenced by the American sounds of the Chicago Blues, Classic RnB, Roots Country, a Funky dose of Gypsy Jazz and a Punk Rock edge. Ray and Mike met with Matt, Rob and Dan to find out how this group came together.


Ep 148 How Rude 90's Band

Bringing all the best hits from the 90's, from Pop to Grunge. These guys will make you think you time travelled back over 20 years ago. Ray and Mike spoke with Gary and Tyler and found out how rude they really are.


Ep 147 The Rosedale Ramblin' Band

The Rosedale Ramblin' Band performs classic country, rock, and Americana in the Chicago area. Ray and Mike met with two of there members, Tom and Jim, to find out where they ramble and where they're rambling to.


Ep 146 Smells Like Dave Grohl

Smells Like Dave Grohl formed in 2014 after a group of dedicated Foo Fighters fans decided they wanted more than to be in the audience. Ray and Mike got down to the source of this odor.


Ep 145 Jessica Endres of The Roxy

Nestled in downtown Lockport, The Roxy is Chicagoland's premier hidden gem for swing dancing, live music, comedy shows, and more. Owned by Trinity Services Inc, ROXY serves to support adults with special needs. Ray and Mike met with the one person that makes it all happen there, Jessica Endres.


Ep 144 Private Instigators

"We are the Private Instigators, and we're here to start something." Ray and Mike met with Dominic and Tommy to find out what they're starting and where they're going.