The Rock N' Roll & Coffee Show Podcast

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  • My guest this week is musician and host of the Couch Riffs podcast, Mike Squires. I was excited to have Mike back on the show (previously on Episode 12)! Mike has a new album out titled #2 Record which consist of fifteen 15 second long songs! We chat about the […]
  • This week's guest is guitarist Sam Bam Koltun! Sam is currently making  it happen with three great acts- Budderside, Faster Pussycat and  Dorothy, all three with new music out! Sam is a great guy and it was a  pleasure to have a conversation with him about his bands, how he […]
  • It was such a pleasure to chat with Anson Williams on this weeks episode! You may know Anson as Potsie Weber on the hit T.V. series Happy Days, but did you know Anson is and has always wanted to be a director for film and T.V.? He is also the […]
  • This weeks guest is Paul Taylor! Paul is the guitarist/keyboardist of the Band Winger. Paul started his career with Aldo Nova then went on to play and write with the likes of Alice Cooper, Steve Perry, Tommy Shaw, Cinderella, Tom Keifer and more! Paul has also been writing music for […]
  • Dave Alvin, lead singer for the funk/rock band White Trash is this weeks guest! You may remember White Trash from their hits "Apple Pie" and "The Crawl". Dave and I chat about playing the local club circuit  in Queens, NY, how White Trash landed their record deal, fitting in the […]
  • What a pleasure it was to have this conversation with Mike Cross! Mike is a founding member/ex-guitar player of the rock band Sponge and now is fronting and playing guitar in his great new band MC Roads. MC Roads has their debut 5 song E.P. out now on Golden Robot […]
  • What a great time I had chatting with this weeks guest, CEO & founder of Golden Robot Records, Mark Alexander-Erber! Mark runs probably one of the most fun and exciting labels I have seen in a while. Golden Robot has plethora of great artist's on their label including Gilby Clarke, […]
  • What a pleasure it was to chat with legendary producer/mixer Beau Hill. If your into hard rock music I am pretty sure you have some of Beau's work in your record collection! He has produced bands such as Ratt, Warrant, Winger, Alice Cooper and so many more! I got to […]
  • This week my conversation is with the great Jason Bieler! Jason is best know as the a founding member, guitarist and singer in the band Saigon Kick. Jason's newest project is called Jason Bieler & the Baron Von Bielski Orchestra and the album is called "Songs For The Apocalypse and […]
  • My guest this week is singer and author, Jizzy Pearl. Jizzy made a name for himself fronting the Band Love/Hate in the early 90’s and has toured with bands such as AC/DC, Ozzy Osbourne, Judas Priest, Dio and many others. After Love/Hate disbanded, Jizzy went on to front bands such […]
  • My guest this week is Beau Lastavich! Beau is the lead singer of the emerging rock band True Villains. Beau shared his story of moving to Nashville from Minnesota, how he meet up with the guys in True Villains, songwriting, working with Grammy-winning producer Nick Raskulinecz (Foo Fighters, Velvet Revolver, […]
  • This week I had a fun conversation with musician Chris McLernon! Chris is best known as the bassist in the band Saigon Kick but started his musical journey with the band Cold Sweat alongside Keel guitarist Marc Ferrari.  Chris has recently released a new album by his surf music band […]
  • Singer Nadir D' Priest is this weeks guest! Nadir is the singer for the band London. London was started by Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx & guitarist Lizzie Gray and has included members such as Blackie Lawless (W.A.S.P.) and Fred Coury (Cinderella) as well as Slash, Izzy Stradlin & Steven […]
  • This week my guest is Andy Curran! Andy is the bassist and founder of Canadian hard rock band Coney Hatch. Andy went on to release a solo album and then form alternative rock bands such as SoHo69, Caramel and Leisureworld. Andy traded in his bass to work on the other […]
  • This week I had the pleasure to have a conversation with Richard Patrick. Richard is best know as the lead singer in the rock band Filter but was also an early member of Nine Inch Nails and a member of Army of Anyone, a project with Dean & Robert DeLeo […]
  • Wow! What an honor it was to have a conversation with Mike Skill, founding member and guitar player of The Romantics! I remember hearing "What I Like About You" and "Talking In Your Sleep" all over the radio when I was a kid not to mention seeing those videos all […]
  • This week my conversation is with Patrick Stone. Patrick is the lead singer for the band Budderside. Patrick also sang in Adler's Appetite featuring Steven Adler from Gun's N Roses. Patrick and I had a conversation about the dark times in his life which ultimately led him to become who […]
  • This week I had the pleasure to have a conversation with musician Steve Conte. Steve grew up in a musical family from New York and started playing drums before switching to guitar. Steve went on to form the 90's band Company of Wolves with his brother John before joining the […]
  • I had a great time chatting with lead singer Kevin Steele (Roxx Gang and Mojo Gurus)! Growing up in the Tampa Bay area I have been aware of Kevin and Roxx Gang since the were a local band back in the 1980's. We chat about Kevin's move to Florida when […]
  • After a few reschedules i was finally able to catch up with this weeks guest, guitarist Keith Douglas of the band Tora Tora! Tora Tora came onto the rock scene in 1989 with their debut album "Surprise Attack" and are still making music and touring today with all four original […]
  • On this episode of The Rock N Roll & Coffee Show my guest is Drummer Rob Affuso! Rob is best known for his time in Skid Row and he now currently runs an entertainment event business called Soulsystem Orchestra. This was a shotgun conversation as we were on a little […]
  • This week my guest is the one and only Bobbie Jean Brown. You probably know Bobbie best from her appearance in Warrants "Cherry Pie" video. Yes, that Bobbie Brown. Bobbie started her career as a model winning Star Search a record 13 times before losing in the final but then […]
  • This weeks guest is founding member and guitarist of the band Kix, Brian "Damage" Forsythe! It was great to have a conversation with Brian about the formation of Kix and the bands success, We also chatted about his decision to leave Kix, play in Rhino Bucket and reuniting with Kix.  […]
  • Musician and singer/songwriter Geoff Tate (Sweet Oblivion, formerly of Queensryche) is my guest on this episode of The Rock N Roll & Coffee Show! What a treat it was to have a conversation with Geoff discussing the new Sweet Oblivion album titled " Relentless", his early days and last days […]
  • This weeks guest is Paul Gargano. Paul was the editor at Metal Edge Magazine throughout most of the 90's. When I was younger, Metal Edge was my go to magazine for all things rock n' roll! I had the posters on my wall and never missed an issue. Paul is […]
  • On this episode of The Rock N Roll & Coffee Show my guest is Adam Hamilton! What a fun conversation this was! Adam's big break came he was discovered by Poison guitarist C.C. Devill playing drums in a club in Austin TX. Adam went on to join C.C. out in […]
  • What a pleasure it was to have a conversation with former guitarist and founding member of Buckcherry, Keith Nelson! Keith left Buckcherry in 2017 and has since been writing and producing with various artist including Charlie Starr of Blackberry Smoke. Keith and I have a conversation about his early days […]
  • It was a pleasure chatting with this weeks guest Katrina Weidman. Katrina is a veteran Paranormal Investigator and has been on shows such as Paranormal State, Paranormal Lockdown and Portals to hell with co-host Jack Osbourne. Season 3 of Portals to Hell can now be seen streaming on Discovery+ with […]
  • I had the pleasure of having a conversation with actor Keith Coogan! Keith is probably best known for his roles in Adventures in Babysitting and Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead but Keith has also starred in other great films such as Hiding Out, Toy Soldiers, Cousins and Under The […]
  • This weeks guest is John Cusimano. John has been singing for the indie rock band The Cringe for many years and now has a new project called Fastest Land Animal. Fastest Land Animal has kind of an indie/punk sound and have just released their self titled debut record which is […]
  • This week I got to site down with Music Supervisor, producer and director Jonathan McHugh. Jonathan has a great documentary called Long Live Rock…Celebrate The Chaos premiering March 11th. The film takes a deep dive into the culture of hard rock music. With intimate interviews, the leading titans of rock […]
  • This week I was excited to have a conversation with my good pal Mark Knight. You may know Mark as the founding member and lead guitar player of Bang Tango but did you know he also has a solo band call Mark Knight & the Unsung Heroes? Their new record […]
  • My guest this week is guitarist Mick Sweda. Mick started his professional musical career playing guitar for King Cobra with drummer Carmine Appice. When he left King Cobra he started BulletBoys and now he has a new musical project called The Hot Summers. It was a pleasure to have a […]
  • This week our guest is Steve Brown, founding member and guitar player of Trixter and Tokyo Motor Fist with vocalist Ted Poley of Danger Danger. We had a fun conversation about his early days sitting in at a show with Ray Gillan when Steve was just 12 years old, Trixters […]
  • Bassist Greg Chaisson of Badlands and Kings of Dust is our guest this week. We had a great conversation with Greg about meeting Rob Halford for the first time, getting the call from Sharon Osbourne to audition for Ozzy, forming Badlands with Jake E. Lee as well as the challenges […]
  • This week our guest is Tim Gaines, bass player and co-founder of the multi platinum selling rock band Stryper.  Tim is currently playing bass for Canadian & Grammy winning rocker Aldo Nova. It was an honor to have a conversation with Tim about his musical journey from growing up in […]
  • It's always fun to have other podcasters / journalist as guest on the show and this week our guest is Chuck Shute host of  "The Chuck Shute Podcast". Chuck has conversations with a variety of guest from the music, movie and tv world as well as comedians and athletes. We […]
  • This week on The Rock N' Roll & Coffee Show our guest is Leather Leone. Leather is probably best know for her time as lead singer in the metal band Chastain. Leahter now  has her solo band "Leather" back in action. What a fun time we had chatting with Leather […]
  • This week our guest is Rick Ruhl lead singer of the band Every Mother's Nightmare. We had a great conversation with Rick discussing his childhood, the early days of Every Mother's Nightmare, drug addiction and their latest release "Resurrect The Faithful" which is a fantastic album and definitely recommended! We […]
  • Our guest this episode is Guitarist Alex Kane. You may know Alex from his former band Life, Sex and Death. Alex is currently playing guitar for Enuff Z'Nuff and AntiProduct.  Alex had  a lot to say about the current state of America, including BLM and covid 19, his bands Life […]
  • Our guest this episode is Guitarist Alex Kane. You may know Alex from his former band Life, Sex and Death. Alex is currently playing guitar for Enuff Z'Nuff and AntiProduct.  Alex had  a lot to say about the current state of America, including BLM and covid 19, his bands Life […]
  • This week our guest is P.J. Farley. P.J. is probably best know to a lot of people as the bass player for the rock band Trixter. He also plays in the bands RA and Fozzy as well as the Eric Martin band. He recently released his second solo album "Accent […]
  • Our special guest on Episode 37 of the Rock N' Roll & Coffee Show is singer/songwriter and touring member of The Smashing Pumpkins, Katie Cole. We had a great conversation with Katie discussing her days as an aspiring musician in Australia, how music brought her to The United States, working […]
  • On episode 36 of The Rock N' Roll & Coffee Show our guest is Donnie Vie of the rock band Enuff Z'Nuff. Donnie has been rocking for over 30 years and has released a ton of records with both Enuff Z'Nuff and as a solo artist. His latest release, "Beautiful […]
  • This week on The Rock N' Roll & Coffee Show our guest is tattoo artist Greg James. Greg is considered to be "one of America's finest" tattoo artists. He currently runs his own shop in Sherman Oaks, CA called Tattoos Deluxe. I first met Greg when he tattooed my sleeve. […]
  • On episode 34 of The Rock N' Roll & Coffee Show we chat with vocalist Jason McMaster. Jason is probably best known for his work in the late 80's rock band Dangerous Toys and Tech Metal pioneers Watchtower. We discuss both of those bands as well as many of his […]
  • This week our special guest is New York Times Best Selling Author, Jeff Alulis (A.K.A. Jeff Penalty). Jeff is former lead singer of the legendary punk rock band Dead Kennedys. I first met Jeff about 15 years ago when my band at the time toured with Dead Kennedys . I […]
  • This weeks guest on The Rock N' Roll Coffee Show is the Metal Cowboy himself, Ron Keel, It's been about 20 years since I last spoke with Ron so it was great to catch up with him. I had so many question for him, I couldn't even get to them […]
  • On this episode it was with great pleasure to promote the new record by Every Mother's Nightmare, "Resurrect The Faithful" out October 23rd on HighVolMusic! If your a fan of Every Mother's Nightmare or hard rock music then you don't want to miss this episode! Thanks to Bill Chavis at […]
  • On episode 30 of The Rock N Roll & Coffee Show our guest is Phil Varone, drummer for Saigon Kick, Skid Row and Red Dragon Cartel with Jake E. Lee. Along with Tommy Lee and Matt Cameron, Phil has always been one of my favorite drummers. It was a pleasure […]
  • On episode 29 of The Rock N' Roll & Coffee Show our guest is Matt Burke of Have Gun Will Travel. Matt has been a friend of the show for almost 20 years so it was great to catch up with him! Matt spoke about growing up in a musical […]
  • On this episode of The Rock N' Roll & Coffee Show our guest is Trixter Drummer, Mark "Gus" Scott. Mark spoke about the time he first got the music bug and learning to play the drums, his Van Halen influence and life on the road as a member of Trixter. […]
  • On this episode of The Rock N' Roll & Coffee Show we had the great pleasure to chat with Ryan Cook, guitarist of not only Ace Frehley's band, but he is also the guitarist for Gene Simmons band! What are the chance of becoming the guitar player for not one […]
  • On Episode 26 of The Rock N' Roll & Coffee Show our special guest is Jeremy Popoff of Lit and The Popoff Brothers. A great guitarist and a great guy. It was a pleasure to chat about his musical upbringing, the formation and success of Lit, Jeremy and AJ's current […]
  • This episode of The Rock N' Roll & Coffee Show we had the great pleasure to chat with drummer Troy Luccketta from Tesla. We spoke about the early days of Tesla and how he joined Tesla. Troy also gave us some insight on the departure of longtime Tesla guitarist Tommy […]
  • Join us each week as we bring you the best in music and movie guests and listen to their journey from the start of their career to what they are doing now. Find us on Facebook and Instagram and subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. — Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/rnrcoffeeshow/support
  • On this episode we had the great pleasure to chat with Anthony Corder, lead singer of the band Tora Tora. I was really excited to speak with Anthony and I was not disappointed! We spoke about his upbringing in Memphis, TN, his teaching career, and the beginning of Tora Tora […]
  • This weeks guest is Shawn Bowen, Guitarist/Vocalist of Didges Christ SuperDrum. You might know Shawn from his days with the rock band Neurotica, which is where we first met him. Shawn is a talented guitarist and he also a multi-instrumentalist playing a variety of instruments. Shawn is currently working on […]
  • This weeks guest is Musician/Composer Dave Kushner, Guitarist for Velvet Revolver. It was a pleasure chatting with Dave about his early years at MI with Paul Gilbert (Racer X, Mr. Big), from his punk days playing with Wasted Youth and throughout his musical journey with Electric Love Hogs, and Danzig, […]
  • Jared Cohn is a filmmaker who has written, directed and acted in countless movie and TV films with his most recent being Street Survivors: The True Story of the Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash which depicts the fatal accident that put an end to the first incarnation of Lynyrd Skynyrd. Jared […]
  • John was our first guest and now our 20th guest! This time around John had some exciting news to share. Tune in to find out the news! As always, please help support the podcast by following the show on Facebook & Instagram. Thank you for listen! facebook.com/rnrcoffeeshow instagram.com/rnrcoffeeshow — Support […]
  • Our guest on this episode is "Dr. Killdrums" himself, Steve Wacholz. Steve is known for his hard hitting drum style for the band Savatage. We chat about the early days of Savatage up to the transformation into Trans-Siberian Orchestra, touring with Motorhead & King Diamond and also chat about the […]
  • On this episode we got to catch up with longtime friend and Atheist front man Kelly Shaefer to discuss the history of and current plans for Atheist, his days in Neurotica as well as his auditions for Velvet Revolver and Drowning Pool. We also chatted about our days together in […]
  • I first connected with Sarah when I was living in the Los Angeles area years ago. It was great to get back in touch with her to see what she has been up to. Sarah has been in numerous films, mainly of the indie horror genre such as the indie […]
  • I first meet Roger years ago when the CoffeeStain radio show was going strong and Roger was playing in a local S.W. Florida band by the name of Jesus Gun. We would see each other out at local shows around town. Jesus Gun went on to sign a record deal […]
  • I first heard of Nolan Neal when I had America's Got Talent on the TV. It was on for background noise, but when Nolan started telling his story i stopped to listen. Once he started singing  I knew I had to get him on the show. Nolan is a great […]
  • It was a pleasure speaking with Mark Knight of Mark Knight & The Unsung Heroes this week. Mark is also the founding member and guitar player for the rock band Bang Tango. We dive into a little history and future plans of Bang Tango, and talk about The unsung Heroes, […]
  • Our guest this week is Johnny Dee. Johnny was the drummer in 80's rock band Britny Fox and now is pounding on the drums for German rock queen Doro Pesch. We chat with Johnny about their recent "Drive In" concert due to COVID-19, his days in Britny Fox, playing with […]
  • Mike is a great guy that I have recently had the pleasure to get to know when we were launching The Rock N' Roll & Coffee Show. He is also a musician and has played in Harvey Danger, Alien Crime Syndicate and is currently playing in Loaded with Gun's N' […]
  • A good friend of the show, Nick and I played together in Peppermint Skydiver for a few years before Nick moved to Bermuda. We chat about recording the Peppermint Skydiver album, living in Bermuda and his current business, The Bermuda Drum Institute. We also have another round of RNR Trivia […]
  • I first met Ron when he was working at a local radio station in Sarasota, FL. He was always a huge help and very supportive to the band i was in at the time. Ron is also an amazing punk and rock drummer. The Rock N Roll & Coffee Show […]
  • Lance has been in rock radio for years and is currently Director of rock radio programming at Rock 94 WOTT in Watertown, NY. It was great to catch up with Lance. We had a great conversation about our days in the music scene in Florida, his current career and current […]
  • Many of you may know Bill Allen as Cru Jones from the 1986 BMX film "Rad". Bill has been in many films over the years and is also a working musician. We of course discuss his film career as well as his good friend Brandon Lee, The Pipefitters, Ultralites and […]
  • Remus Tucker is The Mountain Man of Rock & Country and no stranger to fun. Remus and I go way back to the early 90's when we played in Peppermint Skydiver together. It was great to catch up with him after all the years. — Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/rnrcoffeeshow/support
  • Steve is a long time friend of the show and a man of many talents. We had a great conversation talking about his recently release "Arrowhead Road", that time i lost his dog and his recent work with local dog shelters. Listen and enjoy!  — Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/rnrcoffeeshow/support
  • We are getting ready to release our new Distance Project record " Songs With Friends" and to give our listeners a sneak peak at some of the songs. — Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/rnrcoffeeshow/support
  • We have known Doug since high school and it was great to chat with him about past bands we have shared as well as his current musical ventures. — Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/rnrcoffeeshow/support
  • Brace has worked with some of the biggest names in music such as Mary J. Blige, U2, Lady Gaga, John Mayer Justin Bieber and more. — Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/rnrcoffeeshow/support
  • Special Guest: John McElroy. Writer/Actor/Musician  — Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/rnrcoffeeshow/support
  • It's been about 20 years since we last did an episode of CoffeeStain Radio and I must say it's good to be back. Rock on! — Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/rnrcoffeeshow/support