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Goretex "Heavy Metal King"

We sat with GoreTex for an extended interview about his history in Non-Phixion, Heavy Metal Kings, and his solo career. Highlights include: -Creating a Fanzine at 13 -Signing with Serchlight ( Mc Serch 3rd Bass) -Non phixion breakup and reunion -Meeting up with David Blaine -Stretch and Bobbito -Hanging w Russell Simmons -Working and falling out with MC Serch (3rd Bass) -Being shopped to various labels in the 90s -Working with Geffen and A&R problems -signing with Matador Records -Being...


Gary Bennett "Never Say Die"

We sat with Guitarist Gary Bennett to discuss his life as a guitarist. Gary brings us up to speed on his history in and out of Sheer Terror and the state of KILL YOUR IDOLS and the difference between the bands. Gary gives us his long and prolific history in long island hardcore and a few of his past bands including Big Sniff and Black Anvil. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- SHEER TERROR...


Once Upon A Superhero

Speculation has been circling around the mysterious superhero wandering the streets of Hollywood who goes by the name Solar Flare and proclaims to be from the sun on another dimension. This mind-bending experience is not your ordinary superhero story! The full-length feature film has a running time of 112 minutes and features stars Solar Flare, Yvette Monreal (MTV’s Faking It, The Fosters, Lowriders 2017) & Thomas Dekker (Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, A Nightmare on Elm Street)....


Dave Case "In The Pocket"

Dave Case sat down with us for an in-depth conversation about the bands he’s currently in and his overall approach to playing music in general. About 8 years ago, Dave got a call from the legendary guitarist and vocalist, Page Hamilton. After lengthy auditions, he was asked to play in one of his all-time favorite bands, HELMET. His approach to being in that band from then until now mirrors the way he has always approached almost all aspects of his life. He takes all roles in his busy life...


Greg Prato "Write To Rock"

Greg Prato is a Long Island, New York-based journalist, whose writing has appeared in such renowned publications as Rolling Stone, All Music Guide, and Classic Rock Magazine. He is the author of many books such as: 'A Devil on One Shoulder and an Angel on the Other: The Story of Shannon Hoon and Blind Melon' 'Touched by Magic: The Tommy Bolin Story' 'Grunge Is Dead: The Oral History of Seattle Rock Music' 'No Schlock . . . Just Rock!' 'The Eric Carr Story' 'MTV Ruled the World: The Early...


Danny Diablo "The King Of Queens"

Danny Diablo a.k.a Lord Ezec and his girlfriend Alexandra Rose, traveled from N.J. To Brentwood L.I. where we sat in a friends home to have an extensive interview. Keith Franco ( Elmo) joins us in the interview and was kind enough to host us for this episode in his dining room. Danny Diablo may be living in N.J. for the moment, but don't get it twisted, hes still The King Of Queens. He talked openly and honestly about all of the ups and downs of his career and where he's headed in this...


Tank Sinatra "Think Tank"

With his more than 1.3 million followers on Instagram alone, Tank Sinatra is a meme-making machine. But, as you’ll come to find out through this interview, he’s certainly more than just a meme-maker. He’s George Resch. George is a dad, an author, a comedian, a writer, an influencer and “a hardcore kid from Long Island.” George opens up to us about his life and all of the reasons why he’s always walked towards and tried out the things he’s feared the most. From singing in a local hardcore...


Kevin Caputo "American Assassin"

Kevin Caputo is a one man Army. Through relentless promotion of his musical project Stereo Assassin, hes gained an enormous following on social media in America and all over the world. We sat with Kevin to discuss how his operation works and to clear up some of the rumors that surround him because of his political views and how he handles people who troll him. Some of the highlights include: -His history in the legendary Disciplinary Action -His true feelings on Trump, Conservatism and...


Tim Williams "Bliss and Devastation"

We sat down with Tim Williams in the basement of his home in the Bronx, N.Y. Our purpose of this interview was to document two things; Tim's personal history in his bands and an to gain an insight in his incredible and unique voice. Since Tim was a kid, he always knew he wanted to be a singer. From singing Doors covers in the earlier days to screaming in arenas and festivals all over the world, Tim has a unique and often surprising perspective on his life in music. Tim was generous with...


Arthur Shepherd "Negotiating Expectations"

Sitting in a closed ST, VITUS BAR, Arthur talks about the full spectrum of his life in music. The show starts with our guest speaking on how St. Vitus works as a "Live Music Venue" and also the beginnings and the philosophy behind NYC's best place to play. We get to hear about some of the incredible moments of their 7 year history including Rock-Star book signings, behind-the-scenes on the bookings and what its like to deal w the artists vs. their management. We hear stories about...


Interview w/ Daryl Palumbo "Mimic and Revenge"

"Mimic and Revenge" is the theme that runs through this very first episode and interview with Daryl Palumbo. This was done in late 2016 with George Reynolds in a quiet living room in Selden, NY. Daryl talks about his inspirations, band dynamics w Justin Beck, favorite front-men, musical approaches and all while trying to balance the inevitable birth of a new baby and a new record. (Being that the interview is a little older, the baby has since been birthed...but we are still waiting on...


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