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Episode 180 - Let Slip the Dogs

In this episode we are joined by Let Slip the Dogs. Travis, Bryan and Onion Man join us to debut the 4 tracks from their new EP “We Raise the Leg.” These tracks are exclusive to the podcast, and can only be heard digitally for the next 2 weeks on this episode. LTSD talk to us about the EP, writing, recording, their formation, what Onion Man has brought to the band, David Castro Band, The Plums, the influence of Kings X, Clutch, love for Ugly Kid Joe, jamming, the live show, and a ton more....


Episode 179 - Jim Wilson (Motor Sister)

In this episode we are joined by Jim Wilson. Jim talks with us about his new solo album “Now Playing,” how he started working with Phil Jones, collaborating with Mike Campbell and Marc Ford, future writing and collaborations with Bernard Fowler, new music coming from Motor Sister, writing with Scott, John, Joey in Motor Sister, working with Rocco DeLuca, Henry Rollins reaction to the new album, working with Henry in the Rollins Band, the early days of Mother Superior, Spotify, and a ton...


Episode 178 - Gnarwolf

In this episode we are joined by Gnarwolf. We kick off the episode with talk about Trent's trip to Vinnie Paul's Memorial at Bomb Factory in Dallas, the fantastic 4th album from Night Flight Orchestra, the great return album from the Street Dogs, and we play a track from Dirty Rotten. Then all four members of Gnarwolf join us to talk about their upcoming national Kiss My D-Tour with Covina, playing shows outside of Texas, Bad Ass Renee’s in Tulsa, the intensity of their live shows, stage...


Episode 177 - Vinnie Paul Tribute / Pantera Every Album in a Row

In this episode we pay tribute to the mighty Vinnie Paul of Pantera / Hellyeah / Damageplan / Rebel Meets Rebel. We talk about Big Vin, and then get present our Pantera #EveryAlbumInARow for the first time via the podcast. 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, and this week makes no better time for the Pantera episode. We listened to every Pantera album from front to back in order (major...


Episode 176 - CJ Pierce (Drowning Pool)

In this episode we are joined by CJ Pierce. CJ talks with us about As Above So Below, his brother Jacob Pierce, playing festivals, Rocklahoma, when we can expect new music from Drowning Pool, Jasen Moreno from DP, As Strange As Angels with Norman Matthews, working with the Sound Foundation, Pantera, Gene Simmons, writing, and a ton more. We kick off the episode with a song from Shadows Remain, Trent talks about going on the Booze Bars and Guitars tour with Sprout and Dusty Grant, Jason...


Episode 175 - Shaun McCoy (Bobaflex)

In this episode we are joined by Shaun McCoy of Bobaflex. Shaun talks to us about the band’s 8th album,‘Eloquent Demons’, a forthcoming vinyl single release, Third Man Records, vinyl, how the business has changed since their 1st album, when we can expect the next album, covering a band like Pink Floyd, constant touring, Diet Rite, being in a band with his brother, Daredevil, how his father influenced them into music, and a lot more. We kick off the episode with our review of the new album...


Episode 174 Rok 2018 Review

In this episode we talk about Rocklahoma 2018. We have made the trip to all 12 Rocklahoma events in Pryor, OK, and we look at what made this one stand out. The camp sites, the people, the behind the scenes, and of course the bands. We talk about the brand new albums and phenomanal ROK performances from Sevendust and Ghost, and we talk performances from Solidify, As Above / So Below, Cheap Trick stealing the show, Poison closing it out in style, Trivium always solid, The Cult as one of the...


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 172 - Tommy Victor (Prong)

In this episode we are joined by Tommy Victor of Prong. Tommy talks with us about touring with Helmet, Zero Days, working with Chris Collier, self producing vs an outside producer, how Steve Evetts helped him expand his vocals, Prong’s heavy output in the past few years, Art Cruz, writing, when we can expect the next album, Danzig, bands that were easy (or not so easy) to work with during his time at CBGB’s, lineup changes, the forthcoming 25th anniversary of Cleansing, and a ton more. We...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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),...