Brian and Murdock make a meandering case for laying the success of the Goo Goo Dolls at the feet of a bad deal with a legendary heavy metal music champion. This episode brought to you in part by: Bourbon & Beyond Festival | A Perfect Blend of Bourbon, Food & Music In Louisville September [...]
The guys take advice from a listener letter and dig into the history of rock concerts inside prisons - from Johnny Cash to Metallica (and lots in between...) This episode brought to you in part by: Bourbon & Beyond Festival | A Perfect Blend of Bourbon, Food & Music In Louisville September 14-17, 2023 WIN [...]
The guys do their best to earn their punk cred with a listener-requested deep dive on the life, times and dysfunction of Glenn Danzig, Jerry Only and The Misfits - and that one time they caused a riot and got asked to never come back... This episode brought to you in part by Louder Than [...]
Rock N Roll Bedtime Stories presents a new spin-off series of interviews with the people making the magic happen - working musicians, writers, entertainers, etc. For the debut episode, Brian chats with producer/engineer/songwriter and guitarist from the rock band The Wonder Years, Casey Cavaliere. They chat about Casey's rock n roll heritage and his own [...]
The guys it into the history of online music, the kids who broke the record industry and the band who became the face of shutting it all down. SHOW NOTES: The book "The Year That Broke America" - https://www.harpercollins.com/products/the-year-that-broke-america-andrew-rice https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metallica_v._Napster,_Inc. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shawn_Fanning https://www.businessinsider.com/sean-parker-life-career-napster-facebook-billionaire-pictures-2020-3 The 2000 Time magazine article about Napster: https://content.time.com/time/subscriber/article/0,33009,998068,00.html https://museumofportablesound.com/mp325-2/ https://www.kerrang.com/metallica-vs-napster-the-lawsuit-that-redefined-how-we-listen-to-music The Alex [...]
The guys talk the tragic side of Zep and the rock band who (might have) claimed they'd never heard them. SHOW NOTES: Songs used in this episode: Kingdom Come "Get It On"; Kingdom Come "What Love Can Be" https://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/greta-van-fleet-anthem-of-the-peaceful-army/ https://www.allmusic.com/artist/kingdom-come-mn0000096804/biography Danny Stag’s brother’s WaPo piece: https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/lifestyle/style/1988/06/05/my-brother-the-rock-star/158337df-3bbf-48b3-9007-8500835cf052/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingdom_Come_(band) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terry_Reid https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Led_Zeppelin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TudbbVdz8os https://www.themaineedge.com/buzz/music/danny-stag-of-kingdom-come-talks-30th-anniversary-tour 2011 Southeast of Heaven [...]
A listener letter leads the guys to investigate the origins of using rock music for political torture practices. Support the show on Patreon! SHOW NOTES: Songs used in this episode: "Theme from Rawhide" from the Blues Brothers soundtrack; "Back There" by Tim McGraw Pathways to Music Torture journal article (2014) - https://journals.openedition.org/transposition/494?lang=en https://www.vox.com/2014/12/11/7375961/cia-torture-music https://www.mic.com/articles/87851/11-popular-songs-the-cia-used-to-torture-prisoners-in-the-war-on-terror https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/jun/19/usa.guantanamo [...]
Brian revisits the pregnancy cravings of his wife and Murdock relives the glory of his college days being the guy who had what everyone wanted (spoiler: it's not what you think...); PLUS: the guys talk comfort TV and the Goo Goo Dolls.