In this very special episode of Vinyl Analysis we call to order an epic gathering of the Knights of the Rock Table! Sir Ace of Frehley (Archie), Lord Pretty Boy of the Floyd (Doug Blessing), The Lord of the Thighs (Kevin Young), and Duke Blackmore of Purple Deep (Greg Hansberry), toast a mug of ale and discuss an array of topics related to the 70's and 80's hard rock world.
Archie and drummer Kevin Young discuss Ace Frehley's out of this world record "Frehley's Comet." Why was Ace's first solo record way more than just another Kiss record? What musicians made up Ace's super group band? Are drummers always the party animals of the band? All this and more on this episode of Vinyl Analysis.
Owner of Lost Weekend Records, Kyle Siegrist, pow wows with Archie about the influence of Rush's 1981 album, "Moving Pictures." Is Alex Lifeson underrated? Why was "Moving Pictures" the right album at the right time? Plus everything you need to know about upcoming Record Store Day.
Cinderella has been called Aerosmith meets AC/DC...and after this episode of Vinyl Analysis you'll agree. Archie, radio personality Kristie Kemper, and singer Jimmy Roseberry discuss why Cinderella are so legit they should be on the Mount Rushmore of rock.
Archie, guitarist Trent Anderson, and metal encyclopedia Jason discuss why Dokken's "Under Lock and Key" is such an epic album. Which track has one of Archie's favorite guitar solos of all time? What did Eddie VanHalen steal from Dokken? All this and more on this episode of Vinyl Analysis.
Troy Speakman, fight promoter and former pro boxer, joins Archie for this special KICK ASS Edition of Vinyl Analysis. They talk about the KICK ASS walk in songs that fighters use to hype the crowd. Speakman also dishes details on the KICK ASS Terminator Fight Series.
Musician Chuck Oney cracks open a few brews with Archie as they spin the self titled Enuff Z'Nuff record. Chuck tells the infamous story about the gig he played with one of the members of Enuff Z'Nuf. Plus find out how the Beatles played an unlikely role in the making of this record.
Archie and radio personality, Mike Dorsey, break out their flannel shirts and dive deep into Pearl Jam "Ten." What NBA star had a huge influence on this album? Why is Eddie Vedder lucky to even be in the band? Did grunge really kill hair bands? All this and more on this episode of Vinyl Analysis.
In this episode of Vinyl Analysis Archie fan boys over the record that shaped him into the rock mad man that he is now...Kiss Alive II. Guitarist Stretch from the band "No Regrets" joins the show and brings his ax to shred some killer Kiss licks. Break out your Kiss trading cards and Kiss Army gear, you're going on a rocket ride during this podcast.
We're launching Season 3 of Vinyl Analysis with the most compelling episode yet! Archie talks to Who super fan Ross "One Cast" Wagner who was in attendance at the infamous 1979 Who concert in Cincinnati where 11 fans were trampled to death. Hear Ross' first hand experience from this moment in history while they share their love for The Who.
The self titled debut Van Halen record changed the face of rock as we know it. In this episode of Vinyl Analysis Archie and guitarist Soga unleash on this classic album. How did Van Halen rip off the Eagles? Who really played bass on most of Van Halen's records? What role did this record play in the rock culture?
It's the album that solidified Aerosmith into the rock landscape, "Get Your Wings." Archie and music journalist, Rick Gethin, jump in to this iconic Aerosmith record during this week's episode of Vinyl Analysis. How toxic were the toxic twins? How did Steven Tyler's libido influence this album? How did this record cement the Aerosmith sound that we know today? All this and more on Vinyl Analysis.
The Boss takes center stage in this week's Vinyl Analysis as Archie and radio host, George Wolf dissect "Born to Run." What made Archie beg another man to to take off his shirt? What's it like to see Springsteen perform live 28 times? Why you might not want your wife to meet The Boss backstage. All this and more in this week's episode of Vinyl Analysis.
Archie digs deep into his power pop roots with musician Colin Gawel as they talk all things Cheap Trick. How did the band improve with the addition of a new drummer? Which little known Cheap Trick records have some amazing hidden gems? A little something for every Trick fan in this episode of Vinyl Analysis.
Comedian and radio host Jerry Elliott joins Archie as he kicks off Season 2 of Vinyl Analysis dissecting the classic Queen record "The Game." Was seeing Queen live as epic as it sounds? What happens when you add a night in New Orleans with circus performers and drugs? All this and more on this episode of Vinyl Analysis.
Original lead singer for Ted Nugent, Derek St. Holmes, shares some amazing rock stories with Archie in this week's Vinyl Analysis podcast. Which iconic songs did St. Holmes actually write? Is Nugent really the Alpha Dog that everyone thinks? How close did Meat Loaf come to joining Nugent's band? Hold on for a hell of a ride with Archie and Derek St. Holmes.