Listen to “Episode #55: Metal & Me Lucky Charms!” on Spreaker. On this episode SWSS co-hosts Bob Nalbandian and Matt Hartnett are joined by metal Irishmen Richie Waddell (aka Irish Richie) from the Focus On Metal Podcast and metal connoisseur Tom Brennan as the four discuss the early days of
Listen to “Episode 54: NWOBHM, Early ‘80s European Metal and Metallica!” on Spreaker. On this episode SWSS host Bob Nalbandian is joined by old-school, underground Metal Legends Ron Quintana, John Kornarens and Patrick Scott in a monumental discussion about the NWOBHM as well as early ‘80s European Metal and of
Listen to “Episode #53-Author Greg Renoff and Jimmy D’Anda of Bullet Boys talk Ted Templeman” on Spreaker. On this episode SWSS host Bob Nalbandian is joined by Van Halen Rising author Greg Renoff and Bulllet Boys drummer Jimmy D’Anda in a great discussion on producer Ted Templeman (Van Halen, Doobie
Listen to “Episode#52: ARCHIVE- Iron Maiden (Part 1)” on Spreaker. This is an archive episode from January 2010 and Part 1 of our 3 Part Iron Maiden Special. On this episode Metal Blade CEO Brian Slagel and top UK journalist/author Malcolm Dome deliberate the catalog of early Iron Maiden.
Listen to “Episode #51- Stone Vengeance” on Spreaker. On this episode Bob Nalbandian is joined by all three members of the legendary San Francisco Bay Area metal band STONE VENGEANCE, Mike Coffey, Anthony Starks and Darren Tompkins. The band discuss their 4 decade long legacy performing the Bay Area Metal
Listen to “Episode #50- Tim Healy (Manager- DRESS THE DEAD)” on Spreaker. Band manager/Bay Area thrash scene veteran Tim Healy stops by the Shockwaves Studio to chat about some of his most memorable experiences working at The Record Vault in San Francisco during the thrash metal insurgence in the early-to-mid
Listen to “Episode #49: Underground Classic 70’s Metal” on Spreaker. On this episode Bob Nalbandian is joined by extreme metal enthusiasts Horace Cordier and Bob Mayo (former Wargasm bassist/vocalist). The three discuss 10 legendary underground ‘70s classic albums!
Listen to “Episode #48: John Bush (Armored Saint)” on Spreaker. On this episode Bob Nalbandian speaks with renowned Armored Saint vocalist John Bush. John goes into detail discussing Armored Saint’s forthcoming album which they are currently recording as well as the forthcoming documentary film on Armored Saint as well as
Listen to “Episode#47:ARCHIVE- Rock Legends Of LA!” on Spreaker. Rock Legends of Los Angeles! On this episode Skullsessions host Bob Nalbandian is joined by three unsung heroes of the Los Angeles hard-rock scene of the late ‘70s/early ‘80s! Original drummer from Snow, Stephen Quadros, along with A La Carte drummer
Listen to “Episode #46: MICHAEL GIBBONS (Leeway) & HOWIE ABRAMS (In Effect Records)” on Spreaker. New York hardcore/metal veterans MICHAEL GIBBONS (guitar-LEEWAY) and HOWIE ABRAMS (A&R-In-Effect/Roadrunner) talk to Bob and Matt about the trials and triumphs of the NY crossover/hardcore scene as well as their personal experiences within the burgeoning