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Episode 192 - Stone Temple Pilots "Every Album in a Row"

In this episode we cover Stone Temple Pilots in the “Every Album in a Row” series. Brandon Dingler of Dryvr joined us as we listened to STP's entire discography, covering 93 songs over 7 studio albums, 1 EP, and 5 tracks from compilations. We’ve all heard these songs many times, but listening to everything in order gives us a chance to not only talk about our favorite tracks, but see how the material progressed over time. We discuss the amazing debut of "Core" and great follow up of...


Episode 191 - Zen Hipster

In this episode Trent is joined by all 4 members of Zen Hipster. ZH is reuniting to hit the stage for the first time in 5.5 years at Thunder Underground Fest. We talk about what brought them back together, their sound, how the name became ironic, the underrated musical genius of Eric Reese, their beginnings, writing, songs from their catalog, past gigs, what we can expect moving forward, and more! We also play some ZH music, talk Son Volt at Guthrie Green, and look ahead to TUFest. This...


Episode 190 - Steve Ray

In this episode we are joined by Steve Ray. Steve talks to us about the Oklahombres breaking up, how close Pit Bulls on Crack were to reuniting, him hosting Thunder Underground Fest 2018, and then Steve turns the table for the second half of the episode and interviews us. He asks us about the start of the podcast, contacting artists, interviewing Gene Simmons, animals, and more! We kick the episode off with talk about excellent shows we saw: Slash / Myles Kennedy in Tulsa, Billy Idol in...


Episode 189 - Alice in Chains, Tantric, live shows

In this episode we talk about the forthcoming album from Tantric, “Mercury Retrograde.” (Released Oct. 5th) We also talk about Alice in Chains new album “Rainier Fog”, AIC at the Brady Theater, Motley Crue recording new music, ModernMyth at Vanguard, Upon a Burning Body and Neckrogoblikon at 89th Street in OKC, Machine in the Mountain and Billy Joe Winghead at Vanguard, Screaming Red Mutiny / Less Than Human / Sign of Lies and the insane Tallah at Venue Shrine, and we play new music from...


Episode 188 - Night Demon

In this episode we are joined by all 3 members of Night Demon. They talk to us about the new live album, Live Darkness, why there is a live album this early in their career, thoughts on other live albums, coming back to touring America, playing festivals in Europe, Wacken, calling out ‘fans’, their timetable for the next studio album, plans for release shows in the US in 2019, youtube, Accept, Pantera, Tulsa, reggae, and a ton more. We also talk about the show at the Vanguard that featured...


Episode 173 - Scott Squires (Down For Five) / 9 (Dead Metal Society) Rocklahoma Preview

It is Rocklahoma week and Anniversary week! We celebrate the podcast’s 3rd anniversary by bringing back Scott Squires of Down For Five and 9 of Dead Metal Society. We talk about their past experiences playing Rocklahoma, playing ROK 2018, what they are looking forward to at ROK this year, their history together, the “Dead Kiss Society” songs that the members of DMS have recorded with help from some friends, new music from Down For Five, mark Mortenson, Jason Gilardi, Ghost, Bon Jovi, Stone...


Episode 171 - Adam Joad (Scattered Hamlet)

In this episode we are joined by Adam Joad of Scattered Hamlet. Joad returns to the podcast to talk about Jake, an update on his condition and what it was like touring without him, what Grant brought to the tour, touring with Final Drive, recording their new cover song, some hints on the band they covered, Dave Vandiggity from Diamond Lane, some stories from the Stonewall Jackson video shoot, playing Jescoe White’s bday party, Warped Tour, bad interview questions, and a lot more. We kick off...


Episode 170 - Ricky Warwick / Damon Johnson (Black Star Riders)

In this episode we are joined by Ricky Warwick and Damon Johnson of Black Star Riders. They talk to us about Judas Priest, working with Nick Raskulinecz, Scott Gorham, Chad Szeliga, Robbie Crane, the progression of BSR, the band’s heavy musical output in a short period of time, Scott Gorham, their Warwick / Johnson shows, writing together, possible future plans for Thin Lizzy, if we might see anything celebrating Brother Cane’s 25th anniversary of their debut, Ricky’s next solo album, and a...


Episode 169 - Biff Byford (Saxon)

In this episode we are joined by Biff Byford of Saxon. Biff talks about some of the new songs from Thunderbolt, including Johan Hegg of Amon Amarth guesting, what Andy Sneap has brought to the last few albums, continuing to release albums when a lot of older bands shy away from it, his straight to the point thoughts about what Jay jay French had to say about bands needing to stop, focusing on the US more in recent years, how he has maintained his voice after 40+ years of singing, his love of...


Episode 168 - Chris McCarvill (Dokken / Maxx Explosion)

In this episode we are joined by Chris McCarvill of Dokken / Maxx Explosion. Chris talks about playing Rocklahoma, writing, his intro to lead vocals, training with an opera singer, the status of Maxx Explosion’s 3rd album, how he approached the bass parts for Dokken songs, some of his favorite songs to play, Don Dokken, putting together the video for Dokken’s Return to the East reunion DVD, making music videos, the DIY approach, building bass guitars, and a ton more. We kick the episode off...


Episode 167 - Thunder Underground Fest Announcement

In this special episode we unveil the lineup and details for the first ever Thunder Underground Fest. ScarStruck Entertainment and The Venue Shrine present the 2-day event happening this October in Tulsa, OK. Listen in to find out all 17 artists performing, and share with your friends and fans. Event flyer will arrive on Friday, April 20th. #AllKillerNoFiller #livemusic #podcast #festival Become a Thunder Underground patron on Patreon: Listen to us...


Episode 166 - Fist Of Rage

In this episode we are joined by Fist of Rage. All the members sat down with us to discuss their new album 'Giddy Up', the CD release show (which was Josh's final show behind the kit), Josh's plans once he gets to Chicago with The Parallax Effect, their search for a new (13th) drummer, the possibility of a second guitarist (who may or may not be in this interview), Andy wearing less costumes and one that was not to be, words that we hate, Blistex, Reliance Code, Black Stone Cherry,...


Episode 165 - STP, Monster Magnet & More

In this episode we discuss the new albums from Stone Temple Pilots and Monster Magnet. We also talk about the new face of Ghost, Less Than Human's show at the Vanguard w/ Reliance Code, Dryvr and Stanley's Revenge, Alter Blood's show at Blackbird on Pearl w/ BKR, and look at some upcoming shows this weekend from The Blakstar Experience and Fist of Rage. Thanks for listening, and please share. Become a Thunder Underground patron on Patreon: Listen to...


Episode 164 - Alice in Chains 'Every Album in a Row'

In this episode we cover Alice in Chains in the “Every Album in a Row” series. We listened to their entire discography, covering 90 songs over 5 studio album, 2 EPs, a live album, and some tracks from a soundtrack and a compilation. We’ve all heard these songs many times, but listening to everything in order gives us a chance to not only talk about our favorite tracks, but see how the material progressed over time. We discuss the amazing 1-2 punch of Facelift and Dirt, the 2 fantastic EPs,...


Episode 163 - Metallica 'Every Album in a Row' Re-Revisited

It's Podcast Days Re-Revisited. The "Every Album in a Row" series started as a YouTube exclusive, but the time has come to make these available via the podcast as well. The first ever EAIAR was Metallica over a year ago. We take a quick look back, talk about some Metallica themed podcasts you need to check out, and then bring you the Metallica talk. After we listened to every studio track in order, we sat down and discussed the albums, how they progressed, our thoughts on the major changes,...


Episode 162 - Judas Priest, Myles Kennedy, Lamb of God & More

In this episode we review albums from Judas Priest and Myles Kennedy, we talk about Lamb of God's forthcoming covers album under their original name Burn the Priest, we play some great music out of Arkansas and Texas from the bands Solidify, Tel Anorath and Relent, we are still undecided on Great Van Fleet, Jason rants on some crappy web sites, Jason and Trent both rant on some bad music, and we remind you to enter the contest to win tickets to see Less Than Human / Dryvr / Reliance Code and...


Episode 161 - KISS 'Every Album in a Row'

In this episode we bring back the "Every Album in a Row" series with KISS. You wanted the best, so we had to have CJ McClellan of GRIND join us for this long haul. We listened to nearly 250 songs in order: all 20 studio albums, 2 albums with extra tracks, and Alive! / Unplugged. We talk about how the albums flow, when the big changes hit during different eras, favorite songs and moments in Kisstory, and of course we talk about the contributions from Gene Simmons (Guest on Episode 116), Paul...


Episode 160 - HolataFest, WATM Awards & More

In this episode we talk the We Are Tulsa Music Awards with shout outs to Roger Seago III of We Are Tulsa Music - The Movement and Ryan Paquette of Mugen Music and Management. We talk winner who included past guests of the podcast like Less Than Human, Steve Murdock, Screaming Red Mutiny and GRIND - and we give a statement on our love to Porch Talk with Chris & Laura. We get into long overdue talk about #HolataFest from Murdock Productions and we discuss performances from Sovereign Dame,...


Episode 159 - Jared James Nichols

In this episode we are joined by Jared James Nichols. Jared talks to us about his new album “Black Magic”, release issues, short songs, how he got added to the MORC, attending Berkely, the origins of playing without a pick, getting to know Joe Perry, Soundcheck Live, Epiphone guitars, and a lot more. We also debut the new single from Oddfellas, and talk about Metallica's US Tour and their coming reissue of Garage Days Re-Revisited. Thanks for listening, and please share!


Episode 158 - A7X, Machine Head, Avatar + More

In this episode we dig into some new albums, and take a look at a couple concerts. We go over Avenged Sevenfold and Breaking Benjamin's performances at the BOK in Tulsa, we go into Machine Head's new album "Catharis", dig into Jared James Nichols album "Black Magic" and then review the King's residue and Avatar's new album "Avatar Country". We play a track from Forsaken Few, one of the many bands on this weekend's HolataFest. We run through the bands playing the Shrine on Friday and Saturday...