Mon, 25 April 2022
Today is new music day on Let There Be Talk with my guest Patrick Ferris of The Americans.
The Americans play some incredible Rock n Roll and if you like Tom Petty, The Band, Wilco or any thing in that wheelhouse you are gonna love this band.
They have a new record coming out May 6th 2022 called Stand True so do yourself a favor and dig in asap.
Patrick and I dive deep into how this Los Angeles band started and all kinds of other great stories including, backing Nick Cave at a concert, Songwriting, Roots Rock n Roll and recording.
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Sun, 17 April 2022
Today my guest is Michael Urbano one of the most sought after drummers in the music biz.
From his early days growing up in Sacramento playing 5 sets a night of Funk and Disco covers in the 70's to a record deal with Indie rockers Bourgeois Tagg.
This man has recorded with some of the biggest bands of the 80's and 90's including Cracker, Third Eye Blind, Smash Mouth, John Hiatt, Paul Westerberg and Sheryl Crow.
These days you can see Michael live on tour with the Fleetwood Mac legend Lindsey Buckingham.
Thank you so much for tuning in.
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Sun, 10 April 2022
Today my guest is Ben Thatcher drummer of the band Royal Blood.
At the age of 10 years old this man was playing drums in a church band every week in front of 300 people. Soon after he discovered the Red Hot Chili Peppers record Blood Sugar Sex Magic and more specifically Chad Smiths funky grooves and it changed his life.
Ben started the 2 piece band Royal Blood with Mike Kerr and quickly went in and did some demos that found there way onto Soundcloud where Warner Brothers records discovered them and signed them to a record deal.
With 3 records out and a new single right now called Honeybrains this band is just getting bigger and better.
Right now they are on a UK Arena tour and are about to start a US tour April 19th 2022 in Detroit.
Make sure you go back and listen their 2021 record Typhoons. I highly recommend it.
Sun, 3 April 2022
Today my guest is the great Vivian Campbell of Def Leppard on Let There Be Talk.
We dive into Vivian's musical history including his early days in Sweet Savage, His audition for Dio, His love of Gory Gallagher and Gary Moore and of course Def Leppard's upcoming Summer Stadium Tour with Mötley Crüe.
So much good stuff on this episode so tune in now and don't forget to Subscribe on iTunes and Youtube.