Dante White from Oozelles is with us today. This is a fun one. We talk about the band’s debut record, Dante’s love for books during the pandemic, the band’s interesting array of deeply underground influences and their never-ending quest to finally not just learn, but master “Louie Louie.”
It’s not often I get the chance to talk with the entire band, so I am happy to have Brandon Teskey, Bruce Jensen, Alyssa Swartz and Chris Tex all with us today. We talk about how the band is making out during the pandemic, songwriting, the blues and more.
When Andrew and I started Vinyl Writer, one of the first things I said to him was, “You gotta interview The Dave Kellan Band. They’re awesome.” I’m thrilled to finally have the chance to show the world just how awesome this band is!
Dale Crover is one of the OG Melvins. He’s the band’s drummer and more. I am happy to say I’ve got Dale with us for an interview today. We talk about the Melvins’ new record, getting fat during the pandemic, the band’s working class ethos and Dale’s new solo record.
If you’re into vintage, Garage and Power Pop vibes then The Whiffs are definitely for you. Seriously, they manage to keep it fresh, while also sounding as vintage and old school as anything actually released in the late 70s and early 80s, and that is the key to their mastery.
Without going into anymore grizzled details, KISS has been a huge part of my life, Joe’s life and subsequently, our friendship. So, today Joe and I are going to hash out five albums that were important to us as proud members of the KISS Army.
Ricky Warwick is an Irish Hard Rock musician, songwriter and a veteran of the scene. Perhaps best known as the front person of The Almighty, he has also been a member of groups such as Thin Lizzy, Black Star Riders and The Fighting Hearts.
It’s a pleasure to have Tommy Thayer with us today. We talk about his origins in music, what inspired him growing up, his days with Black ‘N Blue, his time in KISS, potential new music, and the real scoop on Psycho Circus.
Shandon Sahm is a lifer within the music biz. His roots in music trace back to before he was even born. His father was the late, great Doug Sahm, a genre-bending virtuoso musician who refused to play by anyone’s rules but his own. Beyond that, Shandon has forged his own musical legacy as a truly powerful drummer, who champions the groove, the pocket and vintage drums above anything else.
Albert Bouchard has been in the Rock game for a long time. A long time lover and appreciator of all things music, Albert was one of the founding members of legendary Rock group, Blue Oyster Cult. As the band’s drummer, Albert played on the bands first 8 records, the bulk of which are staples of American Classic Rock radio.