Listen to “Episode#12- Classic Live Albums of the 70’s” on Spreaker. Derek Oliver (Rock Candy Records) & Monte Conner (Nuclear Blast USA) duke it out over classic live albums of the 70’s- Deep Purple, Judas Priest, UFO, Ted Nugent, Blue Oyster Cult, Scorpions, AC/DC, Foghat, Rainbow, etc.
Listen to “Episode#11-The Current State Of Metal Podcasting” on Spreaker. Guests: Irish Richie Waddell & Mark StriglMark Strigl from Talking Metal Podcast and Richie Waddell from Focus on Metal join host Bob Nalbandian to discuss the pros and cons of Metal Podcasts and how the PC environment is affecting podcasting.
Listen to “Episode#10-Duff/Benjamin” on Spreaker. Bruce Duff:Staff Writer/Contributing Editor for KNAC.com, Creem Online, Launch, Yahoo, LA Weekly, New Times LA, CityBeat LA, Lave, POPSmear, BAM, Music Connection, Rip, Creem, Billboard, Huh, Bass Player, Senior Editor/Content Supervisor for Hard ‘n’ Heavy Video Magazine. OWNER of Toneduff Studios–Have produced and/or played on
Listen to “Episode#9-Craig Locicero” on Spreaker. Live in-studio interview with renowned Bay Area metal/hard rock guitarist Craig Locicero who discusses the origins and inception of FORBIDDEN, working with Rick Rubin on MANMADE GOD release, un-released music from SPIRALARMS and the rise of his current band DRESS THE DEAD.
Listen to “Episode#8-Akin/Brandvold(pt.2)” on Spreaker. Part Two of this Shockwaves Skullsessions 2-part Special Podcast is the continuation of this compelling chat with Chris Akin, cohost of the Classic Metal Show and self-published book author, and Michael Brandvold, music marketing guru and host of the 3 Sides of The Coin Podcast
Listen to “Episode#7-Akin/Brandvold(pt.1)” on Spreaker. This is Part one of a special 2 part episode of the Shockwaves Skullsessions Podcast featuring two top music podcasters: Chris Akin, cohost of the Classic Metal Show and self-published book author, and Michael Brandvold, music marketing guru and host of the 3 Sides of
Listen to “Episode#6-Updates From The Studio” on Spreaker. On this episode Bob Nalbandian and Matt Hartnett discuss some of the upcoming SWSS podcasts, the Uli Roth show in Oakland, the untimely death of legendary UFO guitarist/keyboardist Paul Raymond which leads into a discussion of “when should bands retire,” which leads
Listen to “Episode 5- Howie Abrams/Ian Christe” on Spreaker. Host Bob Nalbandian welcomes guests Ian Christe & Howie Abrams. Both Ian and Howie are veterans of the NY metal underground and hardcore scenes since the early ‘80s. Both have achieved great success in a variety of aspects in the music
Listen to “Episode 4- Pat Scott/Mike Murray” on Spreaker. Hosts Bob Nalbandian welcomes back returning guest Patrick Scott (twice in one week) teaming him up with Skullsessions newcomer Mike Murray, an old grade school friend of Nalbandian’s in the late ‘70s/early ‘80s prior to tape-trading and metal fanzines. The three
Listen to “Episode 3- Monte Conner/Martin Popoff” on Spreaker. Host Bob Nalbandian welcomes old-school Shockwaves Skullsessions regulars Monte Conner (President of Nuclear Blast Ent.) & esteemed metal author Martin Popoff on this episode as the two furiously battle it out while Nalbandian attempts to adjudicate the verbal bloodshed. Band catalogs