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Cobras & Fire: Comedy / Rock Talk Show

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Cobras & Fire is a comedy / rock talk show with absurd discussions about music, news, and life. Join your irreverent hosts Bakko and Loose Cannon as we make fun of what we love. We feature a mix of classic artists and bands on the rise. Rock's not dead. It's hiding. And you found it. In addition to our regular show, our interview episodes include members of Judas Priest, KISS, Anthrax, Motley Crue, and more. Our sidecast “Whatever, Nevermind” counts down the 25 Greatest Grunge albums according to Rolling Stone. Episodes feature a special guest host from the Podcast Community and interviews with the artists, producers, and record label execs involved with the albums.

Cobras & Fire is a comedy / rock talk show with absurd discussions about music, news, and life. Join your irreverent hosts Bakko and Loose Cannon as we make fun of what we love. We feature a mix of classic artists and bands on the rise. Rock's not dead. It's hiding. And you found it. In addition to our regular show, our interview episodes include members of Judas Priest, KISS, Anthrax, Motley Crue, and more. Our sidecast “Whatever, Nevermind” counts down the 25 Greatest Grunge albums according to Rolling Stone. Episodes feature a special guest host from the Podcast Community and interviews with the artists, producers, and record label execs involved with the albums.

Location:

Palm Beach, FL

Description:

Cobras & Fire is a comedy / rock talk show with absurd discussions about music, news, and life. Join your irreverent hosts Bakko and Loose Cannon as we make fun of what we love. We feature a mix of classic artists and bands on the rise. Rock's not dead. It's hiding. And you found it. In addition to our regular show, our interview episodes include members of Judas Priest, KISS, Anthrax, Motley Crue, and more. Our sidecast “Whatever, Nevermind” counts down the 25 Greatest Grunge albums according to Rolling Stone. Episodes feature a special guest host from the Podcast Community and interviews with the artists, producers, and record label execs involved with the albums.

Language:

English


Episodes

March Badness Round 1 Recap

3/7/2021
Round 1 of March Badness is officially over. Bakko & LC recap the madness that was the badness and offer a preview of round 2.

Duration:00:31:40

EP 239: March Badness 2021 - Selection Sunday

3/1/2021
You wanted the worst, you're getting the worst! March Badness is back! This year LC & Bakko reached out to the Mothership to bring in Decibel Geek hosts Chris Czynszak & Aaron Camaro to help whittle this years choices down to 32 horrible albums. Best yet? YOU the listener will decide this year's winner (loser?) by voting your favorite least favorite record onto victory. Starting 3/3/2021 go to one (or all) of these FB Groups or our Twitter Page to vote. Cobras ON Fire Facebook group:...

Duration:01:29:48

Whatever, Nevermind No. 5 Mudhoney - Superfuzz Bigmuff with BJ Kramp

2/23/2021
Coming in at number 5 on Rolling Stones Greatest Grunge Albums is Mudhoney's "Superfuzz Bigmuff". Joining the program this week is host of the Rock And/Or Roll Podcast BJ Kramp. BJ and Bakko go track by track on this early grunge classic. Superfuzz Bigmuff is the debut EP by the Seattle grunge band Mudhoney. It was released on October 20, 1988 through record label Sub Pop. The album was later re-released in 1990 in the form of Superfuzz Bigmuff Plus Early Singles. The album was named after...

Duration:00:56:46

EP 238: Unnecessary Apologies, Metallica, New Music

2/15/2021
This week LC dives into some serious home appliance repair, Rock N Pod 2021 is announced, some new music discussion, Walmart sends LC on a Metallica love fest, Steven Wilson apologizes for not being a fan of a band and Marilyn Manson find himself in a sticky wicket! Featuring the music: Holy White Hounds - Aids Chimp Lonely Ones - Change The Station Foo Fighters - Love Dies Young Metallica - Ride The Lightning Sammy Hagar - High Hopes Jerry Reed - East Bound & Down

Duration:01:11:03

David de Sola Interview Part Two: Dirt

2/11/2021
Part Two of the interview with David de Sola, author of "Alice In Chains-The Untold Story". In this part, David & Bakko discuss the time leading up to, during and after the recording of the Alice Chains album "Dirt". David de Sola is a journalist with experience working at CNN, 60 Minutes, and Reuters whose work has also been published in The Atlantic, The Huffington Post and other print and online publications. He has degrees from Tufts University, the University of Southern California, and...

Duration:00:44:15

Whatever, Nevermind No. 6 Alice Chains Dirt w/ Chris Akin

2/8/2021
Coming in at number 6 on Rolling Stones greatest grunge albums is the second full length record from Alice In Chains, "Dirt". Joining Bakko in this episode is Chris Akin of the Classic Metal Show. Chris and Bakko go track by track and tell the story of Dirt. Dirt is the second studio album by the American rock band Alice in Chains, released on September 29, 1992, through Columbia Records. Peaking at No. 6 on the Billboard 200 chart, the album was also well received by music critics. It has...

Duration:01:37:42

EP 237: Cobras & Miley Kai Season 3

2/2/2021
In this episode LC and Bakko give a tip of the hat to their listeners, offer an update on the "Whatever, Nevermind" sidecast, Bakko going FULL ASS, Steve, a succession plan update, Motley Crue turns 40, Miley Cyrus saves rock at the expense of Decibel Geek's credibility, and the boys review the latest season of Cobra Kai. Music: Prowess - Blacktop Therapy Dead Daisies - Holy Ground (Shake The Memory) Lonely Ones - Big Trouble (Acoustic) Jason Bieler - Bring Out Your Dead Rob Zombie - The...

Duration:00:58:30

Corbin Reiff Interview - Chris Cornell Biography Author

1/27/2021
Corbin Reiff, author of "Total F*cking Godhead: The Biography of Chris Cornell", joins the program to discuss the life of Chris Cornell, a true Seattle scene grunge God. https://corbinreiff.com/ About Whatever, Nevermind Whatever, Nevermind is a 25 part sidecast counting down the 25 Greatest Grunge albums according to Rolling Stone. Each Episode features a special guest host from the Podcast Community. In addition to the 25 album episodes will be bonus interviews from the people responsible...

Duration:00:56:43

Whatever, Nevermind No. 7 - Temple of the Dog

1/23/2021
Coming in at No. 7 on Rolling Stones Greatest Grunge Albums is the self titled Temple Of The Dog. Joining Bakko as co-host this ep is Dave Brewington of the Blame Your Brother podcast. Dave and Bakko offer their insight as they break down this pivotal grunge record. Temple of the Dog was an American rock super group that formed in Seattle, Washington in 1990. It was conceived by vocalist Chris Cornell of Soundgarden as a tribute to his friend, the late Andrew Wood, lead singer of the bands...

Duration:01:32:05

EP 236: Bobby Blotzer, Capitol Riot, Top 10 iHeartRadio Rock Songs

1/19/2021
This week we break open a never discussed marital issue. The return of Bobby Blotzer. iHeartRadio’s Top 10 Rock songs of 2020. U.S. Capitol Raid and the lighter side of sedition. Music: Foghat - Slow Ride Eagles Of Death Metal - Don't Speak (I Came To Make A Bang) RATT - As Good As It Gets Royal Blood - Trouble Coming Megadeth - Dystopia

Duration:01:11:51

Steve Albini Interview - Producer NIrvana In Utero

1/14/2021
In Utero producer Steve Albini joins the show to discuss his career and share some stories of the making of Nirvana’s final album. “A key figure in the American underground music community since the 1980s, Steve Albini is well-known as both a figure behind the scenes, engineering albums by acts both famous and hopelessly obscure, and for his work with his bands Big Black and Shellac. Notoriously outspoken and unafraid of making polarizing statements, Albini is well-known for his views on...

Duration:01:08:37

No. 8 Nirvana In Utero ft: Brian Davis

1/12/2021
Coming in at No. 8 on Rolling Stones Greatest Grunge Albums list is the 1993 record from Nirvana, In Utero. Joining Bakko this week is the host of Damn Good Movie Memories, Brian Davis. Brian and Bakko get into the details of the making of the follow up to the game changing Nevermind. In Utero is the third and final studio album by American rock band Nirvana, released on September 13, 1993, by DGC Records. The band intended for the record to be a departure from the polished sound of its...

Duration:01:35:12

EP 235: KISS 2021 Hello

1/4/2021
It's a new year which can only mean the same old Cobra. We kick off 2021 in style. Topics covered this ep: Coffee Holiday recap The KISS NYE Pay Per View Pam & Tommy porno bio-pic An Ode to WhichWich Show Art: Tim Bream Music: Enuff Z Nuff - KISS The Clown RATT - Nobody Rides For Free KISS - Rock Bottom AC/DC - Money Shot Fall Out Boy - This Ain't A Scene, It's An Arms Race

Duration:01:08:11

Best Of The Cobra: Highlights From 2020 - Part Two

12/28/2020
It's our annual look back at all of the Cobra Gold. 2020 may have been a dumpster fire but it was a great year for the kings of self-deprecating smugness that is Cobras & Fire. Part 2 features the bits: Tiger King What Covid really means for concerts Ron Keel Chris Czynszak wiki-man Tommy Thayer grounds keeper KISS Podcasts ripping us off Brian May being the "Butt" of jokes Satan not as cool as you thought Lee McCormack being soops Canadian Shout It Out Loudcast taking Bakko to task Bach v....

Duration:01:49:59

Best Of The Cobra: Higlights From 2020 - Part One

12/21/2020
It's our annual look back at all of the Cobra Gold. 2020 may have been a dumpster fire but it was a great year for the kings of self-deprecating smugness that is Cobras & Fire. Part 1 features the bits: Neck Tattoos George Lynch Craig Smith Dave La Roth live TicketShaft Ian Wadley Donnie Vie Don Jamieson LC trying to explain the podcast to other humans 14 year old Bakko Stryper Karaoke Bret Michaels sells his RV Skin Dogs Def LepAdrenalize Rolling Stone review The music: Scorpions - Rock You...

Duration:01:20:17

EP 234: Top 10 Albums of 2020

12/15/2020
LC and Bakko unleash a MegaEp of new music as we count down each of our top 10 albums of 2020. Spoilers ahead! LC's Top 10 10) Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown - Pressure 9) Black Stone Cherry - Human Condition 8) Body Count - Carnivore 7) Wyldelife - Year of the Snake 6) Pearl Jam - Gigaton 5) AC/DC - Power Up 4) Local H - Lifers 3) Marilyn Manson - We are Chaos 2) Creeper - Sex, Death and the Infinite Void 1) Massive Wagons - House of Noise Bakko's Top 10 10) Massive Wagons - House of Noise 9)...

Duration:01:53:04

Producer Michael Beinhorn Interview

12/10/2020
As bonus coverage this week we have an interview with Michael Beinhorn, producer of Soundgarden's "Superunknown". Michael shares stories from the making and recording of Soundgarden's most successful record. Michael Beinhorn has lived his life in the pursuit of artistic expression, first as a visual artist, then as a performer, and finally as a record producer. Forgoing a promising career in medical illustration, Beinhorn began his musical endeavors in 1979 as co-founder of the seminal New...

Duration:01:14:00

Whatever, Nevermind No. 9 - Soundgarden Superunknown

12/7/2020
Coming in at Number 9 on Rolling Stone's greatest Grunge Albums is Soundgarden's 1994 release "Superunknown" featuring guest host, from the Pods & Sods Podcast, Eric Miller. Eric and Bakko talk about the making of the record, the genius of Chris Cornell and go track by track. Superunknown is the fourth studio album by American rock band Soundgarden, released on March 8, 1994, through A&M Records. It is the band's second album with bassist Ben Shepherd, and features new producer Michael...

Duration:02:02:19

EP 233: Record Store Days - Vinyl Talk

12/1/2020
Bakko and LC drop the needle and discuss their top notch vinyl collection. We talk manufacturing, mastering and lack thereof, bands/albums that are better suited to CD, whether upgrading your stylus is bullshit and if LC’s Vinyl OCD and current monthly spending habit is in need of professional intervention. Want to see the albums and our handsome faces? Check out the YouTube version of this Ep here: https://youtu.be/A0LSrNR9fJw Music Clips Featured: Bob & Doug McKenzie & Geddy Lee: Take Off...

Duration:01:32:41

Mark Yarm Interview - Author Everybody Loves Our Town

11/26/2020
Mark Yarm, author of the book Everybody Loves Our Town: An Oral History Of Grunge, joins the program to share stories from his book and talk about the musical movement that was Grunge. Mark is the contributing features editor and podcast host/producer at Input, a site about technology and culture. In addition, he has written for the New Yorker, the New York Times, Wired, WSJ. Magazine, and Rolling Stone and am the author of Everybody Loves Our Town: An Oral History of Grunge, a Time magazine...

Duration:01:06:43