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Season 2 Episode 7 Part 1 - The One About Foxwood

This episode finds us back at the epicenter of what makes the Bomb House, well, the Bomb House. Rick and Jim interview a SC-based trio who go by the name Foxwood. This bearded bunch will tell us a little about how they became a band, some backstory on their most recent album, “The Falling,” and what they’re up to now. You won’t want to miss the amazing sounds these guys dish out, as well as the tales they weave. Join us, thanks for listening, and welcome to the Bomb House. Hit us up HERE:...


Season 2 Episode 6 - The One About Surviving

Life involves struggle, and we’re no newbies to it. That’s why we wanted to invite someone special to speak with us about struggle, pain, and ultimately, victory. We’re excited for you to hear this episode, featuring Ricky’s wife, Tyson Rodriguez, as she takes us on her journey of life as a cancer survivor, a wife and mother, and how she explains to her Spanish students how she, a white woman, has an Hispanic last name. Welcome to the Bomb House. Hit us up here: www.BombHousePodcast.com


Season 2 Episode 5 - The One About The Sugar Momma

You've already heard Billy James if you've listened to any episode of Welcome to the Bomb House. He's the masterful hip hop artist behind the podcast's theme song. What you may NOT have heard is his story, how he stumbled upon rap in the Valdese/Drexel area of western NC, how rap has changed his life, and how life has changed his writing. Meet this humble wordsmith on this episode of Welcome to the Bomb House. Visit us and our guests here: BombHousePodcast.com https://www.itsbillyjames.com/


Season 2 Episode 4- The One About Hootie Part 2

Part 2 of Last Weeks Episode!


Season 2 Episode 4- The One About Hootie Part 1

This time at the Bomb House, we talk to Chip Latham, the infamous music management guru whose resumé includes the discovery of Hootie and the Blowfish, as well as extensive work with classic artists Rod Stewart and The Rolling Stones. Hear how he came to be where he is today, how his faith plays into the "biz," and what it's like to traipse all over Europe following some of rock music's largest acts.


Special Live Episode #1 Featuring Rooted

Join us for our very first LIVE-streamed episode of Welcome to the Bomb House, wherein we welcome Jimmy's band, Rooted, for a look into acoustic folk music, local gigging, career aspirations, and what makes a band a band. Also, two live performances of original songs by the band, including themes of fighting for a marriage and slight schizophrenia. Welcome to the Bomb House! To watch the live video stream hit this link yo: https://www.facebook.com/welcometothebombhousepodcast/


Season 2 Episode 3 - The One About Dr Pastor(NOT Reverend)Kevin

For eons, religion and technology have coexisted in some form or fashion. What good can technology do for faith-based communities, and how does tradition outweigh the forward march of today's computer-driven society? We'll ask Kevin Purcell, local pastor, these questions, and we might also just find out why no one deserves the title "Reverend." Welcome to the Bomb House!


Season 2 Episode 2 - The One About the Pipe

This episode, meet Patty M, an amazing transplant to our area. After a successful career in pathology based in New England, Patty made her way to western NC with a goal to make a lifelong dream come to life. Ricky and Jimmy find out all about how Patty started with music, took a more pragmatic (and scientific) approach to employment, and came around full-circle to being a sought-after artist in the world of touring musicians. Oh, and weird stories of dead bodies, too. This is the Bomb House.


Season 2 Episode 1 - The One About Cars, Guitars and Coffee Bars.

Welcome back to the Bomb House! In this, the first episode of our second season, we chat about life in the interim between seasons, how reliable cars are our preferred method of vehicular transport, the newest John Mayer guitar drama, and the coffee that drives us. Welcome (BACK) to the Bomb House!


Season 1 Episode 6 - The One About The Dysfunctional Snuggie

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Season 1 Episode 5 - The One About Burritos

Know what makes a good taco? Sure, you can put meat, cheese, and vegetables in a folded tortilla like every other person on the planet. But what makes a GREAT taco? This is one of the many questions we ask founder and restauranteur, Bryan Drake, in this episode. Mountain Burrito hit Morganton, NC by force several years ago, and ever since then, it's become a mainstay for the entire region. Listen in as Ricky explains why he and his clients eat there most days of the week, how Jimmy intends...


Season 1 Episode 4 - The One About Drummers

This episode, we have a visit from Jimmy’s brother, Mike Atkins (and no, they’re NOT twins). We’ll chat about their earlier days in Elishah and Second Hand City together, as well as Mike’s move to Charlotte. Covering everything from country drumming to city leading, with a healthy dose of laughing, hear a story of changing locales when the time is right and walking through doors that open just when you need them to. Welcome to the Bomb House.


Season 1 Episode 3 - The One About Bars And Church

In this episode, we chat with a long-time friend, Benton Blount. Sit in as we explore his origins in music, his dealings with Christian band 7-Miles, and his rise to southern stardom on the nationally-acclaimed variety show, America's Got Talent. We'll cover everything from scary gigs at asylums to conversations with Howard Stern in this one, adding a dash of country crunk and devious doppelgangers for good measure. Welcome to the Bomb House.