Craig Wedren from Shudder To Think fame joins The Don's Hit List Podcast to go through several goosebump moments in the bands songs. Craig talks about the special meaning behind the lyrics from his days at NYU. Craig mentioned several times that he appreciated looking at the songs from this perspective. Craig also talks about the serious health battle he was in during the recording of 50,000 BC. Those of you who have battled a serious illness or have a loved one that did or currently is,...
Tyler Tate (Vocals/Lyricist) for the metal/hardcore band Hollow Front to go through the 'goosebump' moments in their music. Tyler also talks about going through some really difficult times and how they work their way into their lyrics. Tyler goes into the deep meaning behind the lyrics in the songs.
"The Don" spends time with blues great Adam Holt to go through the 'goosebump' moments in some selected tracks. Adam talks about being in Sun Studios and standing in the same spot where Elvis recorded his tracks in the early days. Also, I tell Adam that he MUST do a duet with Darius Rucker. Listen to the interview to find out why.
"The Don" discusses with Corey McLane (Vocals/Rhythm Guitar/Songwriter) for the New England band EXHALE. We discuss four tracks from the band including one that I feel could be in the closing credits of Top Gun 2. We talk about Corey's vocals and the great isolated vocals in a certain 90s grunge band that give us goosebumps.
"The Don" has a round table discussion with the alternative rock band out the 'Natti in Ohio named See You In The Funnies. This band is recommended if you like Kings of Leon and The Kooks. In their earlier works that had elements of rap in the verses but in their more recent works, there is a bigger focus on melodies and hooks.
After 9 years, "The Don" and Mark Henning are chatting again about music. We discuss Pure's 90's brilliance "Generation Six Pack" and the 'goosebump' moments in those songs. We also review the 'goosebump' moments in Combine The Victorious. My ULTIMATE 'goosebump' moment from Combine The Victorious is featured at the very end of the Podcast. Photo Credit: Chuk Foto Check out more of his work at black lettuce blogspot.
"The Don" and Dave Wakeling (The English Beat, General Public) discuss what the Birmingham, England scene was like for a ska/rock band like English Beat in a city most known for Heavy Metal (Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Judas Priest) and Progressive Rock (Moody Blues). He talks about how people with skin and black skin found a common ground during the 70s and 80s. We discuss an incredible moment Dave had with two very legendary guitar players when those two guitar players were trying to...
"The Don" spends some time with guitarist Rob Wharton of the Metal band Cognitive. We go through Cognitive's entire "Matricide" album and identify the 'goosebump' moments in the music. Rob and his band were dealing with touring vehicle troubles as well as recovery from the flu to do the interview.
"The Don" is joined by punk/post-hardcore band El Shirota. El Shirta hails from Mexico and caught out attention on YouTube with their interesting and creative videos. We go through the 'goosebump' moments in the band's music and discuss the Mexican punk/post-hardcore scene.