April 2023

BONUS – Mailbag and Motley/Mick Mars drama


The guys check in with listener feedback and discuss more obscure rock n roll scammers, the best vamp songs, and all that bull happening between Murdock's favorite band and their former guitarist.   SHOW NOTES: https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/olympia-music-fest-jonathan-richman-booking-scam-1218452/

BONUS – Mailbag and Motley/Mick Mars drama2023-04-21T04:21:31+00:00

September 2022

Episode 111 – Mick Jagger vs the Queen


The guys go deep on history of the UK, Cool Britannia, and that time the Queen of England scheduled elective surgery to avoid a certain front man. SHOW NOTES: Songs used in this episode: "Death Cab for Cutie" by The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_II https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knight https://www.iheart.com/content/2022-09-08-5-of-the-best-and-most-controversial-rock-songs-about-queen-elizabeth-ii/ https://ultimateclassicrock.com/queen-elizabeth-ii-rock-connections/ https://www.thegazette.co.uk/awards-and-accreditation/content/103372 https://ultimateclassicrock.com/rock-stars-knighted/ https://www.billboard.com/lists/musicians-knighted-queen-elizabeth-ii-honors/ Beatles newsreel footage: [...]

Episode 111 – Mick Jagger vs the Queen2022-09-13T02:36:21+00:00

March 2022

Episode 85 – Etta James vs Fake Larry Williams


Jail time, drugs, and prostitution - OH MY! Brian breaks down the wild life of a forgotten rock n roll legend - and the even WILDER tale of what happened after he died. Support the show on Patreon SHOW NOTES: Songs used in this episode: The Remains - Don't Look Back; Larry Williams - Dizzy [...]

Episode 85 – Etta James vs Fake Larry Williams2022-03-15T21:11:15+00:00

July 2021

Episode 49 – Smoke vs the Water


The guys draw the line between a piece of tech and the biggest band in the world, the loudest band in the world and the weirdest band in the world. Hear the story of how when they all came together,  it led to the lyrics that ride atop one of the most iconic rock n [...]

Episode 49 – Smoke vs the Water2021-07-07T03:25:00+00:00

June 2021

Episode 44 – Def Leppard vs the car wreck


The guys get out all the details of the rise, the wreck and the ultimate return of Rick Allen and the boys from Def Leppard.   This episode is sponsored by OMIO. Omio: Plan, book and love the journey. Terms & Conditions apply. https://omio.sjv.io/c/2544961/1078765/7385   SHOW NOTES: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Def_Leppard Behind the Music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z8zYR-Ah9RM Artists as tax [...]

Episode 44 – Def Leppard vs the car wreck2021-06-02T04:41:39+00:00

April 2021

Episode 39 – Van Halen vs the 1984 smoking cherub


The guys take on a listener letter and end up exploring the world of album art: it's origins, a married couple who created a ton of it, and how the iconic 1984 album cover came to be. This episode brought to you by SPARK from Positive Grid! Get $10 off when you use the code [...]

Episode 39 – Van Halen vs the 1984 smoking cherub2021-04-28T13:45:57+00:00

February 2021

Episode 30 – Quiet Riot vs murder


Brian breaks down the big mouth and bad attitude of Kelly Garni - Quiet Riot's original bass player - and uncovers details about DuBrow, debauchery and that one night someone almost got killed (kinda...). SHOW NOTES: The amazing 4-hour video interview from 2020: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ncTJGJ_ZbcQ Consequence of Sound/The Metal Voice version of the story: https://consequenceofsound.net/2019/03/quiet-riot-kelly-garni-randy-rhoads-kevin-dubrow/ Quiet [...]

Episode 30 – Quiet Riot vs murder2021-02-18T04:46:42+00:00

November 2020

Episode 19 – Keith Richards vs Dad’s ashes


The guys get morbid examining rock n roll stories that feature someone getting hungry for their hero. Hear how a Rolling Stone claims to have a special connection with a particular ancestor and find out who else has claimed to smoke, snort or have stolen the ashes of musical legends.   SHOW NOTES: Great list [...]

Episode 19 – Keith Richards vs Dad’s ashes2020-11-16T01:06:46+00:00

September 2019

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