Mon, 15 October 2018
On today's episode of LET THERE BE TALK my guest is Noam Dworman owner of the iconic Comedy Cellar.
Noam sits down with me today and gives me the History of the Comedy Cellar starting all the way back to when it was a music club.
Noam also talks about the new Comedy Central show that's about to begin shooting in the club and we also cover the new Las Vegas Comedy Cellar at the Rio Hotel.
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Mon, 8 October 2018
On today's Episode of LET THERE BE TALK "The Atomic Clock"himself Mr Gene Hoglan stops by and talks some Metal History,Health and Drums all right here for the next 2 hours.
Gene has played drums with some of the best Metal Bands in the biz
including- Dark Angel,Fear Factory,Testament and Death.
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Tue, 2 October 2018
Today on Let There Be Talk my guest is Rock N Roll Hall Of Famer Nancy Wilson of Heart.
Nancy and I sit down and talk all things Heart including how the band started, Songwriting,Guitars and a possible Heart reunion.
Do not miss this episode.
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Mon, 24 September 2018
Today on LET THERE BE TALK my guest is the very funny NYC comedian Ron Bennington.
Ron is the Host of the Bennington Show on Sirius XM and also the host of his other show Unmasked.
When Ron is not on the air you can catch him nightly on stage at all the great NYC Comedy Clubs.
Ron and I sit down today and talk about all the different Music Scenes that have gone down over the years in Cities like San Francisco,DC,Detroit,New York and Seattle.
Hope you guys enjoy our Music and Comedy talk.
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Sun, 16 September 2018
Today on Let There Be Talk the great Duff McKagan returns for Part 2 of our conversation on the history of Guns N' Roses.
Back when Duff was on 4 years ago Oct 6th 2014 we dug deep into the first part of GNR's amazing history and he promised to return and cover the USE YOU ILLUSION era and today he kept that promise.
Tune in and hear all about how the Illusion records were made and also many other amazing Guns N' Roses stories.
This is by far one of my all time favorite episodes so do not miss it.
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Sun, 9 September 2018
On today's episode my guest is the great Singer Songwriter Pete Yorn.
Pete has been a favorite of mine for years so it was really cool to finally get to sit down with him and talk about his music.
Just a Heads Up if you don't know Pete's music he released a record in 2001 called Music for the Morning After that quickly went Gold and he's been making incredible music ever since including a recent EP with Scarlett Johansson called Apart which came out in June.
Tune in and Spread The Word.
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Mon, 3 September 2018
Today on Let There Be Talk my friend comedian Sam Morril stops by for a great conversation all about Stand Up Comedy.
Sam grew up in NYC and started his comedy career years ago in the city and now he has his first 1 hour special coming out on Comedy Central Sept 14th called Positive Influence.
Do Not Miss This Episode.
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Wed, 29 August 2018
On today's episode of LET THERE BE TALK one of the greatest guitar players in the game today Mr Nels Cline is my guest.
Wilco has been one of my favorite bands since the day I heard Being There when it came out back in 1996
Nels came on board as Wilco's guitar player right around 2004 between "A Ghost is Born" and "Sky Blue Sky" albums and took the bands sound to another level.
We sit down and talk about all things Nels including - Guitars,LA Living,Jimi Hendrix,Fender Jazzmasters and even Sneakers
Also on today's episode I talk a little bit about my incredible day doing the Conan O'Brien show last Monday.
Hope you guys enjoy this episode as much as I did doing it.
Have a great week and see you in Minnesota this week at the House of Comedy Aug 30th thru Sept 2.
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Mon, 20 August 2018
Today's Episode of LET THERE BE TALK is all about the Rock n Roll T-Shirt. My guest Patrick Klima is the Owner and Founder of the best Rock n Roll Vintage T-Shirt shop in America called Wyco Vintage.
This man has over 3000 Vintage Rock Shirts and today he sits down with me today to tell us how he finds them and how he started this incredible business in Kansas City.
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Mon, 13 August 2018
On today's episode of LET THERE BE TALK the great Jamey Jasta of Hatebreed stops by and we dive deep into some great conversation on Hardcore Music,Football,Dee Snider and Comedy.
Do not miss this great episode and also make sure you follow Jamey Jasta on all the social media platforms.
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Mon, 6 August 2018
Today on LET THERE BE TALK my guest is the great Jim Campilongo one of the greatest living guitar players there is.
Jim stops by and talks all things guitar today including how he started playing 46 years ago,His time in San Francisco,Playing with Norah Jones and Cake and also his life now in NYC.
Jim has 12 fantastic records out and I highly recommend you dig into his catalog.
Jims style spans from Western swing, rock, and atmospheric jazz.
This mans Playing is next level. Also check out all his YOUTUBE Videos and Subscribe to his channel.
Sun, 29 July 2018
On today's episode of LET THERE BE TALK my guest is the great Brent Hinds of Mastodon.
Brent and I Sat down for a talk backstage at The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles recently and talked Motorcycles,Guitars,Songwriting and of course the new EP Cold Dark Place which is absolutely amazing.
Brent is one of the most original guitar players out there and also an incredible songwriter.
I wanna thank Mastodon over this last year for being so good to me and Let There Be Talk. It's an Honor to talk to these guys and I hope I can sit down with Troy next.
As I have said before over the last few years Mastodon has become one of my favorite Bands and I think they are only gonna keep getting bigger and bigger.
Keep The Candles Lit.
Sun, 22 July 2018
Today on LET THERE BE TALK the legend Mr. Benmont Tench stops by and talks about playing Keyboards with Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers for most of his life.
Benmont is 1 of the best keyboard players of all time and is also an incredible songwriter. He has a killer solo record out called You Should Be So Lucky that I highly recommend you check out asap.
It was a honor to have Benmont on and I think you guys are gonna love this episode.
Spread the word and go see Benmont when he plays Largo in Los Angeles.
Sun, 15 July 2018
On today's episode of Let There Be Talk we have Part 2 of the Henry Rollins interview.
Rollins dropped by last week and spent the afternoon talking all kinds of stuff including Politics,Music,Travel Health,Vinyl,Spoken Word and of course The Ramones. It was a dream come true to talk to this man and I hope you guys enjoy it. Keep rocking and make sure you see Henry's new special on Showtime in August. Candles Lit
Sun, 8 July 2018
On today's episode of Let There Be Talk my guest is the Legend Mr. Henry Rollins
Rollins dropped by and spent an afternoon talking all kinds of stuff including Politics,Music,Travel Health,Vinyl,Spoken Word and of course The Ramones.
It was a dream come true to talk to this man and I hope you guys enjoy it.
Keep rocking and make sure you see Henry's new special on Showtime
Sun, 1 July 2018
On today's episode of LET THERE BE TALK my guest is Robin McRoskey Azevedo owner of one of the greatest Mattress Companies in the world.
McRoskey has been making Mattresses by Hand in San Francisco since 1899. I know most of you are thinking who cares about a Bed well considering you spend a major part of your life in bed you are gonna wanna listen to this episode.
I toured the factory and saw first hand how these beds are made and it was amazing to see the Old School Craftsmanship that goes into making these Mattresses.
This company is part of San Francisco's history and I think you will love Robins story.
Happy 4th of July.
Mon, 25 June 2018
Today on LET THERE BE TALK my guest is the incredible Riff Master himself Mr.Bill Kelliher of Mastodon.
It was an honor to talk to Bill a few weeks back before soundcheck at their NYC show in Coney Island.Bill and I cover all kinds of ground including Songwriting,Music Business,Guitars and of course their new record Emperor Of Sand and the new EP Cold Dark Place which is shaping up to be one their all time best if you ask me.
Over the last few years Mastodon has become one of my all time favorites. This band constantly pushes the envelope and takes chances never putting out the same record twice.
I highly recommend you start with the latest EP and work your way back thru their 17 year career.
Make sure you catch Mastodon on tour all summer.
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Sun, 17 June 2018
Its another "Handmade Edition" of LET THERE BE TALK.
My guest is the Tone Genius himself Mr Fil Olivieri owner of the incredible Guitar Amp and Pedal company called Solodallas.
Years ago Fil set out to find out how Angus Young of AC/DC got his incredible guitar tone on the Back in Black Album and what Fil found out will surprise you.
We run down the rabbit hole of Tone and our love of AC/DC on this episode and even if you don't love guitar or AC/DC which I find hard to believe you will love this conversation.
Fil is an incredible human and has a huge passion for Rock n Roll and i think you guys will love him after you hear us talk about all things Rock.
Check out his website http://solodallas.com/the-schaffer-replica and his YOUTUBE channel.
Mon, 11 June 2018
On today's episode of LET THERE BE TALK the Legend Mr. Jay Jay French of Twisted Sister stops by for a very Heavy and Honest interview.
Jay Jay went from Drug Dealer to Rock Star to Flat Broke to Successful Artist Manager to now a cancer survivor. This man is a true Soldier.
This is one of my favorite episodes in a long time and it took place right in NEW YORK CITY.
If you have not seen the Documentary Film We Are Twisted Fucking Sister! Do yourself a favor and watch it asap.
Sun, 3 June 2018
On today's episode of LET THERE BE ROCK my guest is the incredible Marcus King.
If you have not heard the Marcus King Band yet do not sleep. These guys are absolute Fire.
His 2016 record THE MARCUS KING BAND is hands down one of the best records i've heard in years.
Marcus and I sit down and talk about how he got started in the music biz and his love of guitar and singing.
Marcus and his band just finished a brand new record that will be coming out this year and you can catch them on the road all this summer.
Mon, 28 May 2018
Today on LET THERE BE TALK my guest is EveAnna Manley, President of Manley Labs.
Manley Labs makes some of the Audio Gear in the world and they are made right here in California. Manley specializes in High End Audio Equipment including Tube Mics that are used in Recording Studios today by all the biggest musicians in the music world.
If you ever wanted to get into High End Audio equipment like Home Stereo Gear but don't know where to star this episode is for you.
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Mon, 21 May 2018
On today's episode of LET THERE BE TALK my guest is Giles Padmore from Iron Heart International Denim and Work Wear.
This is a "Handmade" episode discussing the incredible Iron Heart Denim Brand out of Japan.
Giles stops by and talks all things Denim and Work Wear from one of the greatest brands ever Iron Heart.
Giles story is amazing so you will not wanna miss this episode.
We dive deep into the history of the Iron Heart brand and also all things Denim.
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Mon, 14 May 2018
On today's episode of LET THERE BE TALK an absolute legend Mr Scott Ian of Anthrax stops by and talks the history of the band.
This was a dream guest for me and I know you guys are gonna enjoy it.
Scott and I sit down for a couple of hours and talk everything Anthrax including the Singers the band's had,The History of S.O.D and also how the great Public Enemy Anthrax collaboration happened.
Scott is also a huge Stand Up Comedy fan so we dig into some Comedy talk all on today's LET THERE BE TALK.
Do not miss Anthrax out on the Slayer Farewell Tour all Summer.
Mon, 7 May 2018
On today's episode of Let There Be Talk my guest is the great Country Music Legend Wheeler Walker Jr.
Wheeler and I sit down and dig deep into some Country Music talk.
Wheeler is tearing it up in the Music world and doing it all on his own no Major Label no Radio Play nothing but Hard Work and a Killer Grass Roots Following.
Catch Wheeler Walker Jr this summer on Tour with Kid Rock.
Keep The Candles Lit.
Sun, 29 April 2018
On today's episode of LET THERE BE TALK my guest is one of my all time favorite drummers Brad Wilk from one of my all time favorite bands Rage Against The Machine.
This was a dream guest for me and it was so cool to be able to dive deep into Brad's career.
This was Brad's first time doing a podcast and he absolutely kills it.
I hope you all enjoy this episode and make sure you go out and see Prophets of Rage when they come to your town.
Keep The Candles Lit
Sun, 22 April 2018
Today on LET THERE BE TALK the guitar legend himself Mr Phil Collen of Def Leppard stops by to talk about his incredible long career playing and writing songs with Def Leppard.
Phil is an Amazing Guitar Player and a long time favorite of mine.
We sit down for a live episode recorded in West Hollywood at the Made Worn Pop Up Store at Fred Segal in front of a live audience.
Not only do we talk Guitar and Def Leppard we also talk about Living a healthy Lifestyle and being Vegan.
Do not miss Def Leppard out on tour all summer with Journey.
Sun, 15 April 2018
On Today's Let There Be Talk the legends of Hip Hop B-Real and Sen Dog of Cypress Hill join me at Fred Segal in Hollywood for a live episode recorded right on the Stage at the MADEWORN Pop Up Shop.
B-Real and Sen Dog sit down and talk about their love of Hip Hop and Metal and how Cypress Hill got started.
These guys are absolute legends in the game and have sold millions of records toured the world and recorded some of the best Hip Hop ever made.
i wanna thank MadeWorn and Cypress Hill for making this incredible day happen.
Make sure you check out all the music these guys make and pay a visit to the MadeWorn pop up shop at Fred Segal on the Sunset Blvd.
Mon, 9 April 2018
On today's episode of LET THERE BE TALK my guest Michael Devin stops by and we recap the Bon Scott tribute show from last week at the Avalon Theater in Hollywood and we also celebrate the 40 year anniversary of the AC/DC classic album POWERAGE.
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Mon, 2 April 2018
On Today's Episode of LET THERE BE TALK my man Chris Warren from Wesco Boot Company stops by and talks about the 100 year anniversary of the Company.
Wesco has been building handmade boots for a 100 years now and are more popular than ever.
Today Chris talks all about the cool things the company is planning for the celebration.
Wesco has been a favorite or mine for years and it's an Honor to have Chris on the show.
Follow them on instagram at @wescoboots and see all the amazing stuff they make.
Wed, 28 March 2018
On today's Handmade episode of LET THERE BE TALK my friend the Watch Master himself Beau Goorey of LOS ANGELES WATCH WORKS stops by and we discuss our favorite releases from this years Baselworld 2018.
This one is for all you Watch Nerds out there.
We talk Rolex,Patek Philippe,Omega and Tudor.
If you love watches and all things handmade tune in asap.
Mon, 26 March 2018
Today on LET THERE BE TALK my friend comedian Jim Florentine stops back by to talk all things Rock and Comedy.
Jim and I talk about his brand new book called "Everybody is Awful Except You" its out right now so get out there and pick this funny book up right away.
Keep the candles Lit
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Mon, 19 March 2018
On today's episode of LET THERE BE TALK i sit down with my friend Tommy Gelinas owner of the Valley Relics Museum.
The Valley Relics Museum is hands down one of the coolest places i've ever been. You wanna see a collection of all things cool this is the spot. It's a eclectic mix of all things Valley like BMX,FAST FOOD SIGNS,ROCK N ROLL,MALIBU GRAND PRIX,THE BAD NEWS BEARS and even Nudie Suits.
This episode was so much fun to do and think you will really dig this conversation.
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Mon, 12 March 2018
On today's episode of LET THERE BE TALK my guest is the Guitar Legend George Lynch aka Mr Scary.
George stops by and gives an in-depth interview on all things George Lynch.
We talk Guitars,Car,Healthy Living,Music Biz and of course Dokken and Lynch Mob.
George has been a long time dream guest and i was very fired up to finally have this man on the show.
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Sun, 4 March 2018
Today on Let There Be Talk the great Colin Hanks stops by
and talks Music,Acting,Directing and growing up in Sacramento.
Colin has directed 2 of my Favorite Doc Films
"Eagles of Death Metal: Nos Amis (Our Friends)" and
"All Things Must Pass: The Rise and Fall of Tower Records"
as well as being a fantastic actor in amazing projects like
Band Of Brothers,Dexter and Fargo.
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Sun, 25 February 2018
On today's episode of Let There Be Talk my guest Magnus Walker
returns for some more Porsche & Travel Talk.
I sit down with Magnus and we talk about what life means to us now that we are in our 50's.
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Mon, 19 February 2018
Today's LET THERE BE TALK will be a "Handmade" edition with my incredible guest Mike Elias owner and creator of Ship John Clothing Brand.
Just a few years ago Mike was living in his van traveling around America bouncing from 1 odd job to another when a stop in Portland Oregon changed his life forever
This is a great story of hard work paying off.
Tune in and hear all about how he created the now Infamous "Wills Jacket.
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Sun, 11 February 2018
On today's Let There Be Talk my guest is the legendary Les Claypool musician, singer, songwriter, composer, author and actor best known as the bassist and lead vocalist of the band Primus.
Les is one of the most original musicians i have ever met.
His Approach to songwriting and life is completely outside the box.
1 of the first times i ever saw Primus was at the Omni Nightclub in Oakland way back in the day and i was completely Blown away and i have been following them every since especially over the last 10 years.
Sit back and enjoy our conversation on Music,Songwriting,Comedy,Cars and of even Fishing.
Make sure you catch Primus on tour all this summer with Mastodon starting May 6th 2018 in Boulder Colorado at the world famous RED ROCKS AMPHITHEATER
Mon, 5 February 2018
On today's episode of LET THERE BE TALK my guest is one of my all time favorite musicians ever Mr Greg Dulli of The Afghan Whigs.
The Afghan Whigs came into my life somewhere around 1992/93 and have never left.
Greg's music changed my life and his body of work is impeccable.
Every record has been next level and of course the masterpiece record Gentlemen has been on my turntable for years.
Do yourself a favor and dive into their catalog and enjoy the ride.
Go see The Afghan Whigs on tour in 2018 and check their new album
IN SPADES out now on iTunes and Vinyl.
Thu, 1 February 2018
Today's episode of LET THERE BE TALK will be a HANDMADE EDTION with my guest Daniel Katz owner and creator of the incredible NO COW Protein Bar.
Daniel started this company 3 years ago when he was just 18 years old and now it is being sold worldwide in major Health Food Chains, Grocery Stores and Gyms everywhere.
Daniel's story is amazing. He had no idea how to even make a protein bar but he made it his obsession.Find out how he did it on todays episode.
This bar is completely Vegan and only has 1 gram of sugar which made it perfect for me since i have Diabetes and it also tastes amazing.
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Sun, 28 January 2018
On today's episode of LET THERE BE TALK one of my favorite humans ever comedian Mr Dov Davidoff is my guest.
Dov is by far one of the funniest comedians i know and also one of the coolest in the biz.
You may of seen him on the TV show Shades of Blue or maybe you have seen 1 of his comedy specials. Now you can read his new book Road Dog "Life On The Road As A Stand Up Comic"
This book is fantastic it really gives you a peek into Dov's life on the road doing stand up.
Thanks for tuning in and keep the candles lit.
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Wed, 24 January 2018
On today's episode of LET THERE BE TALK my very funny friend comedian Chase Bernstein stops by and talks Stand Up Comedy.
Chase and I started comedy right around the same time and we would see each other nightly out at Open Mics which makes for some funny stories that we talk about on this episode.
Chase also talks about what it was like being on LAST COMIC STANDING and also how she got her new day job writing on the TV show TALK SHOW THE GAME SHOW
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Mon, 22 January 2018
On today's episode of LET THERE BE TALK my guest is one of the greatest guitarist ever Mr Kenny Vaughan.
I first saw Kenny play back in the 90's with the great Lucinda Williams
on the Cars Wheels on a Gravel Road tour and he blew my mind.
These days you can find Kenny playing guitar for the country legend Marty Stuart who by the way has a brand new record out called WAY OUT WEST which is a masterpiece and produced by non other than the great Heartbreaker Mr Mike Campbell.
Tune in and Enjoy this episode.
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brand new youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmCEeZr_PPhNgYL-zne6g5w?view_as=subscriber
Sun, 14 January 2018
On today's episode of LET THERE BE TALK my guest is one of the greatest drummers of all time Mr Tim Alexander from the Bay Area Band Primus.
Tim and I sit down for a conversation that covers all kinds of cool stuff like his new Hard Cider Company,Health,Primus and of Course Drums.
This episode was recorded a few weeks back while Primus was on tour for their brand new record The Desaturating Seven.
This is by far one of my favorite records of 2017 so if you don't have it get it ASAP
Thu, 11 January 2018
Today is another B*tchin #63 on LET THERE BE TALK with my
Co-Host Comedian Josh Wolf.
Josh and I discuss our ultimate Road Trip Songs.
Nothing better than a road trip and a lot of times what makes that road trip so good is the songs you selected.
We sit down and figure out what our Ultimate Road Trip Songs are and why.
Tune in and don't forget to post your Favorite Road Trip Songs on our twitter Feeds @deandelray and @joshwolfcomedy.
Sun, 7 January 2018
On today's episode of LET THERE BE TALK one of the greatest guitar players ever John 5 stops by and talks some Rock n Roll with me.
John has played guitar for some of the best in the business including David Lee Roth,Rob Halford and Marilyn Manson.
Since 2005 John has been traveling the globe and making records with the great Rob Zombie.
John is about to head out on a solo tour in February so make sure you get out of the house and see this man kill it up on Guitar.
Mon, 1 January 2018
On today's episode of LET THERE BE TALK my guest is comedian Jamar Neighbors.
You may know Jamar as a member of The Wave from the hit Comedy Central show The Roast Battle.
Jamar stops by and we talk all about his brand new 1 man show "Definitely A Comedy Jam"
Get tickets asap to see it live