The Hook Rocks!

The Hooks Rocks Podcast is the place to be for talking rock music. In depth discussions on the state of rock music, new music spotlights featuring new up and coming artists, and much more. Get hooked on The Hooks Rocks…The Ultimate Rock Community podcast! Now Part of Pantheon Podcasts!

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Eddie Trunk Talks The Challenges Facing New Eme...
SiriusXM's Trunk Nation Eddie Trunk joins The Hook Rocks to discuss the current challenges facing new rock artists. Fewer mainstream outlets, pay to play, the need to be heard, and more are all part of this engaging conversation. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://twitter.com/pantheonpods https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts Eddie Trunk https://eddietrunk.com https://www.facebook.com/EddieTrunk https://www.instagram.com/eddietrunk/ https://twitter.com/EddieTrunk/ https://twitter.com/TheHookRocks https://www.facebook.com/TheHookRocks https://www.instagram.com/thehookrocks/
77 min
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New Music Spotlight: Interview with Giuliana Am...
From Boston, Massachusetts Giuliana Amaral began her rock 'n' roll journey while in Catholic School. As other kids were listening to the latest flavor of the day pop music sensation she was educating herself on rock music with the likes of Led Zeppelin & Queen. Now her own music is emerging and she visits The Hook Rocks to talk her debut single "Midnight Rider" and more. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://twitter.com/pantheonpods https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts Band Inc https://www.bandincrocks.com https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100063592830411 https://www.instagram.com/band_inc/ https://twitter.com/TheHookRocks https://www.facebook.com/TheHookRocks https://www.instagram.com/thehookrocks/
38 min
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Pete Dankelson Returns With New Music
Guitarist Pete Dankelson returns to The Hook Rocks to talk his bands debut EP "All Screwed Up" out on Friday May 20th. Pete chats about the journey from a social media phenom to forming a band and recording original music. We discuss the process and being in a studio for the first time and how each song was created. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network! http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://twitter.com/pantheonpods https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts Pete Dankelson https://www.petesdiary.com/music https://www.facebook.com/PetesDiary https://twitter.com/petedank https://www.instagram.com/Petes.Diary/ https://twitter.com/TheHookRocks https://www.facebook.com/TheHookRocks https://www.instagram.com/thehookrocks/
54 min
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John Connolly From Sevendust
Born out of the pandemic and chaos surrounding society over the past two years the album Hypoxia is the third album from the group Projected. The band unites members from Sevendust, Alter Bridge, & Tremonti to formulate music with a perspective on societal issues that are becoming more and more prevalent. John Connolly discusses the album, the music, and more on the latest Hook Rocks Podcast. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://twitter.com/pantheonpods https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts John Connolly/Projected https://www.ratpakrecordsamerica.com/projected https://www.facebook.com/Projectedband https://twitter.com/Projected1 https://twitter.com/jconnolly1119 The Hook Rocks https://twitter.com/TheHookRocks https://www.facebook.com/TheHookRocks https://www.instagram.com/thehookrocks/
35 min
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New Music Spotlight: Interview With Ashton & JT...
The Louisville based rock band Native Sons is the latest guest on The Hook Rocks New Music Spotlight. Lead singer Ashton Blake & lead guitarist JT Shea stop by to talk their new single "Drama" and how they've moved forward after a few line up changes to prepare for more new music this year. Please enjoy the conversation! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://twitter.com/pantheonpods https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts Native Sons https://nativesonsrocks.com https://twitter.com/nativesons_band https://www.facebook.com/nativesonsmusic https://www.instagram.com/nativesonsofficial/ https://twitter.com/TheHookRocks https://www.facebook.com/TheHookRocks https://www.instagram.com/thehookrocks/
47 min
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Live Album Review: KISS Alive
KISS "Alive" set the standard for live albums not just in the '70s but for generations to come as it captured the energy of the band and a live rock concert. It is their legacy. Rob from @TheRecidivists returns to The Hook Rocks to discuss it's importance and how the band rose from turmoil to save themselves but also Casablanca Records. Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://twitter.com/pantheonpods https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts KISS https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alive!_(Kiss_album) Rob in the Hood https://twitter.com/TheRecidivists The Hook Rocks https://twitter.com/TheHookRocks https://www.facebook.com/TheHookRocks https://www.instagram.com/thehookrocks/
70 min
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New Music Spotlight: Interview With Rich & Roby...
The creative process for a band can be a tidal wave of emotions filled with excitement, frustration, confidence, and doubt. Lead Singer Rich Moss & Drummer Robyn Haycock talk with The Hook Rocks on the latest New Music Spotlight about Stone Broken's emotional journey, while recording their incredible new album "Revelation". Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://twitter.com/pantheonpods https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts Stone Broken https://www.stonebroken.com/home https://www.facebook.com/OfficialStoneBroken https://twitter.com/StoneBroken_ https://www.instagram.com/StoneBroken/ https://twitter.com/TheHookRocks https://www.facebook.com/TheHookRocks https://www.instagram.com/thehookrocks/
56 min
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Mark Tremonti Talks The Inspiration Behind His ...
Mark Tremonti embarks on a journey with his most personal album he's ever recorded "Tremonti Sings Frank Sinatra". He chats with The Hook Rocks on how his daughter being diagnosed with Down Syndrome inspired not only this project but his current & future work raising money for Down Syndrome. Mark also shares his thoughts on the song selection, working with the surviving members of Sinatra's band, and his approach to each song. Please enjoy the episode. Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://twitter.com/pantheonpods https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts Mark Tremonti https://marktremonti.com https://tremontisingssinatra.com https://tremontisingssinatra.com/pages/the-story https://tremontisingssinatra.com/pages/take-a-chance-for-charity https://www.facebook.com/MarkTremonti/ https://twitter.com/marktremonti https://www.instagram.com/markttremonti/ The Hook Rocks https://twitter.com/TheHookRocks https://www.facebook.com/TheHookRocks https://www.instagram.com/thehookrocks/
27 min
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Hook Rocks Concert Review: Joyous Wolf is Fearl...
The Hook Rocks Reviews Joyous Wolf show at The House of Blues in Chicago on 4/30/2022 Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network! http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts https://twitter.com/pantheonpods Joyous Wolf https://placeintime.joyouswolf.com https://www.facebook.com/joyouswolf https://www.instagram.com/joyouswolfmusic/ https://twitter.com/joyouswolfmusic The Hook Rocks https://www.facebook.com/TheHookRocks https://twitter.com/TheHookRocks https://www.instagram.com/thehookrocks/
22 min
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Hook Rocks Concert Review: The Warning Rocks Ch...
The Hook Rocks Reviews The Warning show at The Bottom Lounge in Chicago on 4/28/2022 Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network! http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts https://twitter.com/pantheonpods The Warning https://www.thewarningband.com https://www.facebook.com/TheWarningRockBand/ https://www.instagram.com/thewarningrockband/ https://twitter.com/TheWarningBand2 The Hook Rocks https://www.facebook.com/TheHookRocks https://twitter.com/TheHookRocks https://www.instagram.com/thehookrocks/
25 min
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The Journey Legacy
Journey is a band that is often overlooked by rock fans when it comes to identifying music that defined a generation. Armed with great songs and an identifiable sound the band is one of the reasons '80s hard rock rose from the ashes after the era of disco. Radio hits with an edge Journey helped make rock mainstream. Sonny Pooni returns to The Hook Rocks to talk their music, songs, and their legacy. Please enjoy the episode. Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://twitter.com/pantheonpods https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts Sonny Pooni https://growinuprock.com https://www.facebook.com/PodcastRockCity https://twitter.com/TheHookRocks https://www.facebook.com/TheHookRocks https://www.instagram.com/thehookrocks/
81 min
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New Music Spotlight: Interview With Caroline Ke...
Lead singer Caroline Kenyon from the UK band Bastette joins The Hook Rocks New Music Spotlight to talk their 2021 EP "Exposed" and new music on the way in 2022. Formed in 2019 the band merges alternative rock influences with a sultry pop sense. The band is building a reputation as a top performing act in the UK with a powerful stage presence that offers mystery and wonder. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://twitter.com/pantheonpods https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts Bastette ttps://bastette.co.uk https://www.facebook.com/Bastette/ https://twitter.com/Bastetteuk https://www.instagram.com/Bastetteuk https://twitter.com/TheHookRocks https://www.facebook.com/TheHookRocks https://www.instagram.com/thehookrocks/
48 min
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The Stadium Tour Is Finally Going To Happen!
After two years of postponements the long anticipated Stadium Tour is finally going to happen. Chris Preston from My Rock 'n' Roll Heaven talks with The Hook Rocks on what's changed with fans since the announcement two years ago. Has the momentum from the Motley Crue's movie "The Dirt " faded? Will Def Leppard's new music be a catalyst for excitement? We answer these questions and more! Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://twitter.com/pantheonpods https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts Chris Preston https://twitter.com/RockTheseTweets http://www.dailyboom.net The Hook Rocks https://twitter.com/TheHookRocks https://www.facebook.com/TheHookRocks https://www.instagram.com/thehookrocks/
68 min
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New Music Spotlight: Interview With Killer V & ...
Chicago area metal band SickSense are ready to release their new EP "Kings Today" on April 22nd. Filled with songs written for both on a male & female perspective the band creates a fun and upbeat take on social issues. Killer V & Rob The Ripper (Who are married) join The Hook Rocks to talk their unique style and influences. Please enjoy the episode. Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://twitter.com/pantheonpods https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts SickSense https://soundescapeagency.com/sicksense/kingstoday/ https://www.facebook.com/sickxsense/ https://twitter.com/sickxsense https://www.instagram.com/sickxsense/The Hook Rocks https://twitter.com/TheHookRocks https://www.facebook.com/TheHookRocks https://www.instagram.com/thehookrocks/
50 min
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Joe Satriani Returns To The Hook Rocks
Legendary guitarist Joe Satriani returns to The Hook Rocks to discuss his new album "The Elephants of Mars" and how the creative process differed from anything he's done previously. With a more relaxed atmosphere the album reflects his musical journey during this session. The conversation moves to the recent news about Joe being approached by Alex Van Halen & David Lee Roth in regards to a Eddie Van Halen tribute tour. We discuss the possibilities and what Eddie's playing meant to him. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://twitter.com/pantheonpods https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts Joe Satriani http://www.satriani.com https://www.facebook.com/joesatriani/ https://twitter.com/chickenfootjoe/ https://www.instagram.com/joesatriani/ The Hook Rocks https://twitter.com/TheHookRocks https://www.facebook.com/TheHookRocks https://www.instagram.com/thehookrocks/
58 min
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The Hook Rocks Music Journey Chapter 1: My Gran...
Music fans all have a beginning. A moment in time when a melody, a tone, or a groove connects with us for the first time. It sets the course on our journey into rock 'n' roll. For me it was at the young age of 4 when I heard my grandfather play the piano for the first time. Chapter 1 of The Hook Rocks Music Journey explores that moment and why it had such an impact for my passion for music, Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://twitter.com/pantheonpods https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts The Hook Rocks https://twitter.com/TheHookRocks https://www.facebook.com/TheHookRocks https://www.instagram.com/thehookrocks/
32 min
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Matt Wake Returns To Talk The Next Wave of The ...
Four years ago I read the article "15 Bands To Know Besides Greta Van Fleet" written by Matt Wake. It became my guide to new bands and artist which quickly became my passion. Now four years later The Hook Rocks revisits the article with Matt as we discuss which bands are part of the next wave of the new wave of rock. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://twitter.com/pantheonpods https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts Matt Wake https://www.al.com/staff/mwake/posts.html https://twitter.com/matthewbwake https://www.facebook.com/matt.wake.10 The Hook Rocks https://twitter.com/TheHookRocks https://www.facebook.com/TheHookRocks https://www.instagram.com/thehookrocks/
64 min
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New Music Spotlight: Interview With Mikey V Fro...
Two Chicago guys talking talking record stores, hot dogs, legendary concert venues, and more with laughs along the way! Guitarist Mikey V from the Chicago Based band Chains Over Razors visits The Hook Rocks to discuss their new album, its success, and recording with legendary drummer Carmine Appice. Plus hear about Chicago's version of Dazed & Confused. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://twitter.com/pantheonpods https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts Chains Over Razors http://chainsoverrazors.com https://www.instagram.com/chainsoverrazors/?hl=en https://twitter.com/chainsrazors https://www.facebook.com/chainsoverrazors The Hook Rocks https://twitter.com/TheHookRocks https://www.facebook.com/TheHookRocks https://www.instagram.com/thehookrocks/
82 min
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Our Top Ten Albums From JanuaryThrough March 2022
We are back with our quarterly segment on the top albums from January through March 2022! Chris Corradetti and I break down all the great music that has been released in the first quarter of 2022 and choose are favorites! Once again, with so much great music being released some difficult choices had to be made. We also included several of our Twitter followers and their selections. It was fun but also painful. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://twitter.com/pantheonpods https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts The Hook Rocks https://twitter.com/TheHookRocks https://www.facebook.com/TheHookRocks https://www.instagram.com/thehookrocks/
115 min
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New Music Deep Dive Ep1: Gifts From The Holy Gh...
The Hook Rocks welcomes Karl from New Classic Rock in North America to talk the Gifts From The Holy Ghost Tour currently playing in front of audiences across the country. Featuring the headliner Dorothy along with Joyous Wolf & Classless Act the tour showcases three bands that are incredibly important to the global emerging rock scene. We share our thoughts on the tour, their music, and more. Please enjoy the episode. Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://twitter.com/pantheonpods https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts NCRinNA https://www.instagram.com/newclassicrock.in.northamerica/ https://twitter.com/NCRinNA https://www.facebook.com/ncrin.na.7 The Hook Rocks https://twitter.com/TheHookRocks https://www.facebook.com/TheHookRocks https://www.instagram.com/thehookrocks/
73 min
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New Music Spotlight: Interview With Singer Kurt...
The Hook Rocks welcomes singer Kurt Deimer to the New Music Spotlight talking about his decision to pursue a dream in music after raising a family and owning his own company. Kurt details the moment he decided to dive into the entertainment industry which has lead him to working with singer Geoff Tate, guitarist Phil X, and many others. Armed with a purpose he continues to defy the odds with his interesting journey into rock 'n' roll. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://twitter.com/pantheonpods https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts Kurt Deimer https://kurtdeimer.com https://www.instagram.com/kurtdeimer/ https://twitter.com/kurtdeimer https://www.facebook.com/Kurtdeimer The Hook Rocks https://twitter.com/TheHookRocks https://www.facebook.com/TheHookRocks https://www.instagram.com/thehookrocks/
41 min
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The 2022 Hook Rocks Best Album Bracket Challeng...
The 2022 Hook Rocks Best Album Bracket Challenge has a winner and its Mac B from The Ugly American Werewolf in London Rock Podcast. Check out this great conversation on the albums selected for the bracket challenge, how we both connect to music, and are The Beatles really overrated...plus much more! Please enjoy this episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://twitter.com/pantheonpods https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts The UAWIL Podcast Apple Podcast- https://apple.co/3iUHGag https://twitter.com/ugly_werewolf The Hook Rocks https://twitter.com/TheHookRocks https://www.facebook.com/TheHookRocks https://www.instagram.com/thehookrocks/
75 min
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The Hook Rocks Remembers Taylor Hawkins
With his untimely and sudden passing this past Friday, Taylor Hawkins death has left a hole in the hearts of Foo Fighters fans across the globe. The Hook Rocks welcomes his son Chris from @TheYouthRocks to talk his legacy, his spirit, and what he meant to fans everywhere. #TaylorHawkins #TaylorHawkinsRIP Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network
37 min
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New Music Spotlight: Interview With Lia Metcalf...
With their debut full length album "Reeling" released this past winter The Mysterines are poised to have a big 2022. The upcoming US tour dates along with a few festival dates give them reason for excitement. Lead singer Lia Metcalfe visits The Hook Rocks Podcast once again to talk the new album and her evolution as an artist. Lia gives her thoughts on her creativity and how she connects more with their music now than ever before. Please enjoy the episode. Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://twitter.com/pantheonpods https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts The Mysterines https://www.themysterines.com https://www.instagram.com/themysterines/ https://twitter.com/TheMysterines https://www.facebook.com/TheMysterines/ The Hook Rocks https://twitter.com/TheHookRocks https://www.facebook.com/TheHookRocks https://www.instagram.com/thehookrocks/
25 min
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Ty Tabor From King's X
King's X guitarist Ty Tabor joins The Hook Rocks Podcast to talk his new solo album "Shades", his 11th solo release. Ty reflects on the nature of the music and the inspiration behind the lyrics in what he regards as his most personal album. The music is connecting with fans from all over due to the journey of emotion and texture he's connected with. Please enjoy the episode. Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://twitter.com/pantheonpods https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts Ty Tabor http://www.tytabor.com https://www.facebook.com/TyTaborFanPage https://twitter.com/tytabor https://www.instagram.com/tytabor/ The Hook Rocks https://twitter.com/TheHookRocks https://www.facebook.com/TheHookRocks https://www.instagram.com/thehookrocks/
34 min
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Hook Rocks Concert Review: Mammoth WVH Takes Ch...
The Hook Rocks Reviews the Mammoth WVH show at The House of Blues in Chicago on 3/16/2022 Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network! http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts https://twitter.com/pantheonpods Mammoth WVH https://www.mammothwvh.com https://www.facebook.com/MammothWVH https://www.instagram.com/mammothwvh/ https://twitter.com/MammothWVH The Hook Rocks https://www.facebook.com/TheHookRocks https://twitter.com/TheHookRocks https://www.instagram.com/thehookrocks/
25 min
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Hook Rocks Concert Review: Dirty Honey Grooves ...
The Hook Rocks Reviews the Dirty Honey show at The House of Blues in Chicago on 3/16/2022 Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network! http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts https://twitter.com/pantheonpods Dirty Honey https://www.dirtyhoney.com https://www.facebook.com/DirtyHoneyMusic/ https://www.instagram.com/dirtyhoneyband/ https://twitter.com/dirtyhoneyband The Hook Rocks https://www.facebook.com/TheHookRocks https://twitter.com/TheHookRocks https://www.instagram.com/thehookrocks/
25 min
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Gil Moore From Triumph
Singer & Drummer Gil Moore from the legendary band Triumph joins The Hook Rocks to talk the bands documentary "Rock 'n' Roll Machine" from Banger Films. Gil talks what it is was like reflecting on the bands incredible career, allowing someone else to tell their story, and what it means for their legacy. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://twitter.com/pantheonpods https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts Triumph https://www.triumphmusic.com https://www.facebook.com/TriumphTheBand/ https://twitter.com/triumphtheband https://www.instagram.com/triumphtheband/ The Hook Rocks https://twitter.com/TheHookRocks https://www.facebook.com/TheHookRocks https://www.instagram.com/thehookrocks/
39 min
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New Music Spotlight: Interview With Melanie & B...
The Jacksonville based band Fortune Child is quickly making a name for themselves with a heavy blues influence, a sense of raw power, and a take no prisoners approach . Drummer Melanie Jo & Guitarist Buddy Crump are the latest guest on The Hook Rocks New Music Spotlight talking the origins of the band and being part of the new wave of rock. A definite bright future is ahead for this band! Please enjoy the episode. Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://twitter.com/pantheonpods https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts Fortune Child https://fortunechildmusic.com https://www.facebook.com/fortunechildmusic https://twitter.com/fortunechild_ https://www.instagram.com/fortunechildmusic/ The Hook Rocks https://twitter.com/TheHookRocks https://www.facebook.com/TheHookRocks https://www.instagram.com/thehookrocks/
63 min
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New Music Spotlight: Interview with Takeaway Th...
Having released one of the best albums in 2021 with the album "9" Takeaway Thieves is ready to move forward and play in front of live audiences once again. Guitarists Neil Hunter & Ben Gibson, along with lead singer Peter McGloughlin sit in with The Hook Rocks to talk the coming year, the new album, and how the age of the rock audiences are changing. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts https://twitter.com/pantheonpods Takeaway Thieves https://www.takeawaythieves.com https://www.facebook.com/takeawaythieves https://www.instagram.com/takeawaythieves/ https://twitter.com/takeawaythieves The Hook Rocks https://twitter.com/TheHookRocks https://www.facebook.com/TheHookRocks https://www.instagram.com/thehookrocks/
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The Hook Rocks Celebrates 350 Episodes with LA ...
We continue to keep rolling with our 350th episode with one of our favorite guest Ace Von Johnson. We discuss the new LA Guns album "Checkered Past" as well as his move to Nashville from Los Angeles and much more including, our thoughts and experiences with rescue dogs. It's always a great conversation with Ace! Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://twitter.com/pantheonpods https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts Ace Von Johnson http://www.acevonjohnson.com/site/ https://twitter.com/acevonjohnson https://www.instagram.com/acevonjohnson/ https://neoncoven.bandcamp.com https://www.lagunsmusic.com https://standupforpits.us https://www.pitbullinfo.org The Hook Rocks https://twitter.com/TheHookRocks https://www.facebook.com/TheHookRocks https://www.instagram.com/thehookrocks/
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New Music Spotlight: Interview With Girish Prad...
With a new album released earlier this year Girish & The Chronicles is ready to get back to performing like so many artists and bands. The album "Hail To The Heroes" is the bands third studio album and it's filled with strong melodies and hooks rock fans will devour. Lead singer Girish Pradhan joins The Hook Rocks to talk the album and it's recording process. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://twitter.com/pantheonpods https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts Girish & The Chronicles https://www.girishandthechronicles.com https://www.facebook.com/girishandthechronicles https://twitter.com/gatcofficial The Hook Rocks https://twitter.com/TheHookRocks https://www.instagram.com/thehookrocks/ https://www.facebook.com/TheHookRocks
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Hook Rocks Concert Review: Dropkick Murphys Liv...
The Hook Rocks reviews the recent Dropkick Murphys show in Chicago at Radius on February 26th. Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network! http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts https://twitter.com/pantheonpods Dropkick Murphys https://dropkickmurphys.com https://www.facebook.com/DropkickMurphys https://www.instagram.com/dropkickmurphys/ https://twitter.com/DropkickMurphys The Hook Rocks https://www.facebook.com/TheHookRocks https://twitter.com/TheHookRocks https://www.instagram.com/thehookrocks/
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The Reality For A New Rock Band With Jaide Alicia
How important is a record deal and will that record deal allow you the freedom you need to be successful in today's modern rock world? Publicist Jaide Alicia returns to The Hook Rocks to talk the decisions new bands have to make on recording contracts, management deals, merchandise and more. What happens behind the scenes and how to keep more of the revenue an artist or band brings in. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts https://twitter.com/pantheonpods Jaide Alicia https://www.facebook.com/JaideAliciaMediaPR/ The Hook Rocks https://www.facebook.com/TheHookRocks https://twitter.com/TheHookRocks https://www.instagram.com/thehookrocks/
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New Music Spotlight: Interview With Cade Picker...
Based in Nashville, TN Naked Gypsy Queens are the latest great emerging rock band. They feature a heavy blues influence with incredible rock riffs. The sky is the limit for this new great rock act. Guitarist Cade Pickering joins The Hook Rocks to talk his influences, the bands debut EP, and their plans for the future. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts https://twitter.com/pantheonpods Naked Gypsy Queens https://www.nakedgypsyqueens.com https://www.facebook.com/NakedGypsyQueens https://www.instagram.com/nakedgypsyqueens/ https://twitter.com/ngqband?lang=en The Hook Rocks https://twitter.com/TheHookRocks https://www.facebook.com/TheHookRocks https://www.instagram.com/thehookrocks/
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The Resurgence & Future of Physical Media
Our resident audio expert Rob @SkylabTapes on Twitter returns to The Hook Rocks to talk physical media and where & what the future holds for vinyl, cassette, & CD's. Mostly designated as a piece of memorabilia or bought for the physical experience these three formats have a stranglehold on a small yet influencial piece of market share when it comes to how people buy music. We break down each format, why people still buy them, and what bands can do to capitalize of the physical format. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network! http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts https://twitter.com/pantheonpods The Hook Rocks https://twitter.com/TheHookRocks https://www.facebook.com/TheHookRocks https://www.instagram.com/thehookrocks/
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Conversations & Collaborations Episode 3: John ...
On the third installment of The Hook Rocks Conversations & Collaborations we get another peek behind the curtain with John Drake from The Dust Coda & Josh Kennedy from The Black Moods. We talk "chasing" the record deal, the importance of a good management company, building a fan base, and much more. Please enjoy the conversation! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts https://twitter.com/pantheonpods The Dust Coda http://thedustcoda.com https://www.facebook.com/TheDustCoda/ https://twitter.com/TheDustCoda https://www.instagram.com/thedustcoda The Black Moods https://theblackmoods.com https://www.facebook.com/TheBlackMoods/ https://www.instagram.com/theblackmoods/ https://twitter.com/TheBlackMoods The Hook Rocks https://twitter.com/TheHookRocks https://www.facebook.com/TheHookRocks https://www.instagram.com/thehookrocks/
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The Return of Pete Dankelson From Pete's Diary
Pete Dankelson returns to The Hook Rocks to talk his new book "How I Learned To Rock My Life: The Peter Dankelson Story", his new band PD3, and playing live with Buckcherry at last years Summerfest in Milwaukee. Always an inspiration, Pete shares his enthusiasm on being in the studio for the first time and reflects on the past year. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts https://twitter.com/pantheonpods Pete Dankelson https://www.petesdiary.com/shop https://www.facebook.com/PetesDiary https://twitter.com/petes_diary https://www.instagram.com/Petes.Diary/
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The Return of Ian Thornley From Big Wreck
Canadian band Big Wreck is one of the most underrated & under appreciated bands in modern rock. With strong harmonies, diverse arrangements, and an insane guitar tone they continue to put out music that connects with your soul for the past decade and beyond. Lead singer & guitarist Ian Thornley speaks with The Hook Rocks in a wide-ranging interview about the bands new EP with more music coming in 2022, the importance of having chemistry with bandmates, and much more. Please enjoy the episode. Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts https://twitter.com/pantheonpods Big Wreck https://www.bigwreckmusic.com/index.html https://www.facebook.com/BigWreck https://twitter.com/bigwreckmusic https://www.instagram.com/bigwreckmusic/
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New Music Spotlight: Interview With Aaron Langf...
The Hook Rocks welcomes lead singer Aaron Langford from Seven Year Witch. Formed in South Carolina, they're a band that combines several different influences from classic rock, grunge, and beyond. Aaron talks about his influences as well as being a classically trained opera singer, plus much more. You will also hear the craziest story on how the band decided on their name...or will you? Please enjoy the episode. Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network! http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts https://twitter.com/pantheonpods Seven Year Witch https://www.sevenyearwitch.com https://www.facebook.com/sevenyearwitch/ https://www.instagram.com/sevenyearwitch/ https://twitter.com/sevenyearwitch
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New Music Spotlight: The Return of Ehab Omran F...
The wait is over! With the release of their latest single "Lone Riders" the band South of Eden is poised to release more music in 2022 than ever before. Lead singer Ehab Omran returns to The Hook Rocks to talk their new music, what happened with their record deal, and what they'll be up to in 2022. The excitement legions of rock fans have for this emerging band is off the charts. Please enjoy the episode! Part of the Pantheon Podcast Network! http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts https://twitter.com/pantheonpods South of Eden https://www.southofedenband.com/ https://www.facebook.com/southofedenmusic https://www.instagram.com/southofedenband/ https://twitter.com/southofedenband
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Goodbye June Preview Their New Album "See Where...
Goodbye June preview the long waited follow up to "Community Inn" on the latest Hook Rocks Podcast. In an exclusive discussion Brandon, Landon, & Tyler talk in depth about the songs from their upcoming album "See Where The Night Goes". The album offers an incredible journey and painted layers on a canvas with incredible songs and lyrical story telling that will have you visually embracing each song. Please enjoy the episode! Part of the Pantheon Podcast Network http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts https://twitter.com/pantheonpods Goodbye June https://www.goodbyejune.com https://www.facebook.com/GoodbyeJune/ https://www.instagram.com/goodbyejune/ https://twitter.com/goodbyejune https://webstore.earache.com/A-Z/g/goodbye-june The Hook Rocks https://twitter.com/TheHookRocks https://www.facebook.com/TheHookRocks
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New Music Spotlight: Interview With Kaylene & L...
Goldthread is a band that pulls you in with sweeping melodies and lyrics that are heartfelt and deeply honest. With their new EP "Dear Icarus" released last summer the band is looking forward to performing in front of audiences once again. Kaylene & Lauren engage The Hook Rocks in a conversation about their influences, songwriting approach, and much more. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcasts http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://twitter.com/pantheonpods https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts Goldthread https://www.facebook.com/goldthreadband/ https://www.instagram.com/goldthreadband/
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Live Album Review: Rockin The Fillmore By Humbl...
Recorded at the Fillmore East in 1971, Humble Pie's "Rockin The Fillmore" is one of the best live albums ever recorded. The recording captures the captivating performance and the energy of the crowd like no other live album before it. It became the catalyst for the live album era of the '70s that brought the performance out of the clubs, theatre's, and arena's to the home stereo of the fan. Rob 'n' The Hood joins us once again to breakdown the album and reflect on it's greatness. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network Humble Pie https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humble_Pie Rob in the Hood https://twitter.com/TheRecidivists
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Hannes Braun From Kissin Dynamite
With the new album "Not The End of The Road" in hand the German based Kissin Dynamite is ready to move forward. Lead singer Hannes Braun checks in with The Hook Rocks to discuss the new music and how he and the band overcame the challenges they faced over the past two years. The result is an incredible album full of hooks and big choruses. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://www.kissin-dynamite.de https://twitter.com/Kissindynamites https://www.facebook.com/Kissindynamiterocks
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Scott Gorham From Thin Lizzy
Guitarist Scott Gorham visits The Hook Rocks to talk the Phil Lynott documentary "Songs For While I'm Away" and his recent decision to leave Black Star Rider to focus on Thin Lizzy. Scott shares his reasons for stepping away while discussing plans for a Thin Lizzy tour and who will be included in the band. Please enjoy the episode! Thin Lizzy https://www.thinlizzyofficial.com/#/ https://twitter.com/thinlizzy_ https://www.instagram.com/thinlizzy/ https://www.facebook.com/ThinLizzyOfficial/ Pantheon Podcasts www.pantheonpodcast.com https://twitter.com/PantheonPods
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New Music Spotlight: Interview With Greg Bracci...
Bassist Greg Braccio & drummer Robert Sodaro from Joyous Wolf joins The Hook Rocks in a wide ranging interview about their influences and how the band has evolved since their debut EP "Place In Time". The conversation turns to reflection on the past two year, the support between new emerging rock bands, and what's next in 2022. Please enjoy the episode! Joyous Wolf www.joyouswolf.com Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/joyouswolf Twitter - https://twitter.com/joyouswolfmusic Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/joyouswolfmusic/ Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network www.pantheonpodcasts.com
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The Simplicity & Innovation That Is ACDC
The energy of their music is created by the simple riffs you know but the innovation of their distinct sound is what makes ACDC one of the greatest bands of all time. Luthier Mike Longacre from Mike's Guitar Parlor in Hermosa Beach, CA breaks down how they developed & maintain their tone through the decades and how they've excelled at connecting with rock fans across the global with simplicity, feel, and great songs. Please enjoy the episode!Mike Guitar Parlorhttp://mikesguitarparlor.comFacebookhttps://bit.ly/3KUTjLlInstagramhttps://www.instagram.com/atmikesguitar/Part of The Pantheon Podcast Networkwww.pantheonpodcasts.com
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New Music Spotlight: Interview With Wayne Doyle...
On the eve of their new album "See Through Blue" being released, lead singer Wayne Doyle from Scarlet Rebels checks in with The Hook Rocks to discuss their new music, his musical influences, and what is ahead for the band. Learn more about the band, the recording process, and the new music in this great conversation. Please enjoy the episode! Scarlet Rebels http://www.scarletrebels.com https://twitter.com/scarletrebels https://www.facebook.com/ScarletRebels/ https://www.instagram.com/scarletrebelsofficial/ Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network! pantheon podcasts.com
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2022 Begins With Tour Postponements & The Reven...
2022 begins with tours being postponed, venues requiring COVID Vaccine cards, and hesitant concertgoers. Kristi Enigl returns to The Hook Rocks to talk the impact the pandemic continues to have on live music plus the Live Nation revenue numbers for 2022, and the continued evolution of live streaming. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcasts Network! www.pantheonpodcasts.com
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Musical Director of Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp ...
Lead guitarist from Vixen & the musical director of Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp Britt Lightning joins The Hook Rocks to chat about the inspiration and the experience rock fans enjoy while playing with their heroes. The counselors and participants feed off of each other in a unique environment. We talk all the details plus what's happening this year for the camp as well as the year ahead for Vixen. Please enjoy the episode. Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp: https://www.rockcamp.com https://www.facebook.com/RockFantasyCamp https://twitter.com/RockFantasyCamp https://www.youtube.com/user/rockcamp Britt Lightning: https://www.brittlightning.com https://www.instagram.com/brittlightning/ https://www.facebook.com/brittlightning https://twitter.com/BrittLightning Pantheon Podcasts: http://pantheonpodcasts.com https://www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts https://twitter.com/pantheonpods
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New Music Spotlight: Interview With TJ Lyle Fro...
Lead singer TJ Lyle from The Georgia Thunderbolts sits down with The Hook Rocks to talk their new album "Can We Get A Witness" and how the band stayed connected to the music for two years after it was recorded. We move the conversation to the bands evolutions since their origins, approaching social media as a new band, as well as what's coming in the new year. Please enjoy the episode. The Georgia Thunderbolts https://www.georgiathunderbolts.com https://twitter.com/GAThunderbolts https://www.facebook.com/GAThunderbolts https://www.instagram.com/gathunderbolts/ Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network! pantheon podcasts.com
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The Hook Rocks Top 30 Albums of 2021! Part 2 #1...
2021 was an onslaught of great rock/heavy metal music! The Hook Rocks breaks down and celebrates the year by discussing the top 30 albums with co-host Chris Corradetti! Check out Part 2 of the discussion as we countdown from #15 through #1. Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network www.pantheonpodcasts.com
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The Hook Rocks Top 30 Albums of 2021! Part 1 #3...
2021 was an onslaught of great rock/heavy metal music! The Hook Rocks breaks down and celebrates the year by discussing the top 30 albums with co-host Chris Corradetti! Check out Part of the discussion as we countdown from #30 through #16. Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network www.pantheonpodcasts.com
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Conversations & Collaborations Episode 2 Jennif...
The Hook Rocks welcomes Jennifer Lauren from Diamonds & Whiskey & Travis McCready formerly of Bishop Gunn on the second episode of Conversations & Collaborations, a series that brings together musicians from two different bands in a "wherever the discussion goes" format. Enjoy the laugh, conversation, and insight from two artists who are part of the new modern rock scene. Diamonds & Whiskey is set to release their new album "Blonde Ambition" this coming year and Travis McCready & The Tramp is currently working on an EP set for release this year! Please enjoy the conversation! Diamonds & Whiskey https://diamondsandwhiskeyband.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/diamondswhiskey Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/diamondsandwhiskey Instagram https://www.instagram.com/diamondsandwhiskeyofficial/ Travis McCready Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100063540613285 Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network! pantheon podcasts.com
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A Promoters Viewpoint on Live Music in 2022!
Co-host of the "Hangin & Bangin" podcast and local Chicago area promoter Ron Onesti joins Jay on The Hook Rocks for a lengthy discussion on the current state of live music, live streams for live concerts, what he looks for when he puts together a bill for a show, plus much more. Please enjoy the episode! https://www.hanginbangin.com https://www.facebook.com/desplainestheatre https://www.facebook.com/Arcada.Theatre Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network http://pantheonpodcasts.com
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New Music Spotlight: The Warning Returns To Tal...
Dany, Pau, & Ale from The Warning return to The Hook Rocks to talk the recent news about their upcoming North American tour being postponed. We discuss the reasons and when fans should expect to see them return to the stage. Plus, what's ahead for the band in terms of new music! Please enjoy the episode! The Warning https://www.thewarningband.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheWarningBand2 https://www.facebook.com/TheWarningRockBand/ INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/thewarningrockband/ TikToK: https://www.tiktok.com/@thewarningrockband? Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network! pantheon podcasts.com
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Our Top Ten Albums From October Through Decembe...
We are back with our quarterly segment on the top albums from October through December 2021! Chris Corradetti and I break down all the great music that has been released in the fourth quarter of 2021 and choose are favorites! Once again, with so much great music being released some difficult choices had to be made. We also included several of our Twitter followers and their selections. It was fun but also painful. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network!
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The Importance of Emerging Rock Bands Magazine!
Started from a passion for new rock music Emerging Rock Bands magazine continues its mission of providing a platform for new bands and artists needing an audience. Matt & George joins The Hook Rocks to discuss where and how it all began as well as the current landscape of rock music. Please enjoy the episode! Emerging Rock Bands https://erbradio.online https://twitter.com/EmergingRockBands https://www.facebook.com/emergingrockbands The Hook Rocks Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheHookRokcs Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheHookRocks Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network! pantheon podcasts.com
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New Music Spotlight: Chris Foust Returns
Chris Foust from the Nashville based band Foust returns to The Hook Rocks New Music Spotlight to talk their latest EP "It's A Vibe". Armed with a lot of groove and addicting hooks Chris talks about the creative process, staying connected to the music, and how the EP evolved creatively. Please enjoy the episode. Foust https://foustband.com https://twitter.com/FoustBand Facebook: https://bit.ly/3ElQZZv The Hook Rocks Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheHookRocks Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheHookRocks Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network! pantheon podcasts.com
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Andy Biersack From Black Veil Brides
Having just released the Rock Opera "The Phantom Tomorrow" this past October Black Veil Brides are gearing up for a tour in 2022. Lead singer Andy Biersack joins Jay on The Hook Rocks to talk the new album and its lyrical content as well as how the imagery of their music runs parallel to the subject matter of their songs. Please enjoy the episode! Black Veil Brides BlackVeilBrides.net Twitter: twitter.com/blackveilbrides Facebook: www.facebook.com/Blackveilbrides ORDER THE Phantom Tomorrow: shop.blackveilbrides.net Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network! pantheon podcasts.com
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Conversations & Collaborations Episode 1: Tyler...
The Hook Rocks welcomes Tyler Baker From Goodbye June & John Notto From Dirty Honey on the first episode of Conversations & Collaborations, a series that brings together musicians from two different bands in a "wherever the discussion goes" format. Enjoy the laughs and insight from two artists who are part of the new modern rock scene. Goodbye June is set to release the long awaited follow up to "Community Inn" with the album "See Where The Night Goes" this coming February and Dirty Honey joins Mammoth WVH on a US tour starting in January! Please enjoy the conversation! Goodbye June GoodbyJune.Com Twitter: twitter.com/goodbyejune Facebook: www.facebook.com/GoodbyeJune/ Instagram: www.instagram.com/goodbyejune/ PREORDER THE NEW ALBUM: webstore.earache.com/goodbye-june Dirty Honey www.dirtyhoney.com Twitter: twitter.com/dirtyhoneyband Facebook: www.facebook.com/DirtyHoneyMusic/ Instagram: www.instagram.com/dirtyhoneyband/ Tour Dates & Tickets: www.dirtyhoney.com/tour-dates Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network! pantheon podcasts.com
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New Music Spotlight: Interview with Clay Deters...
Based in Minnesota, the band The Issue combines classic rock influences with elements of Alice & Chains and Seether creating their own brand of modern rock. The band continues to grow their fan base with a presence on 100+ US radio stations. Lead singer/guitarist Clay Deters visits The Hook Rocks to talk the bands history and influences and what's next! Please enjoy the episode! Twitter: @TheHookRocks Facebook: https://bit.ly/2PKFBmA The Issue: Twitter: @TheIssueMN Facebook : www.facebook.com/TheIssueMN www.theissuemn.com Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network! www.pantheonpodcasts.com Twitter: @pantheonpods www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts
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Protecting Your Ears - Why Ear Protection is Im...
If it's too loud your too old is a philosophy every rock fan hears as the music becomes part of the fabric of our lives. However, after years of attending rock concerts the damage to our ears becomes more or more prevalent. Rob @skylabtapes visits The Hook Rocks and conveys the importance of healthy ears for rock music fans and what you can do to protect them. Twitter: @TheHookRocks Facebook: https://bit.ly/2PKFBmA Rob: Twitter: @SkyLabTapesorg Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network! www.pantheonpodcasts.com Twitter: @pantheonpods www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts Ear Protection Links: https://www.etymotic.com/passive-hearing-protection/ https://www.westone.com/store/defendear/concert/ https://www.head-fi.org
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New Music Spotlight: Interview with AbbyK, Dieg...
2021 has been a big year for Abby K! It started by recording music with Tesla drummer Troy Luccketta while putting together her band with Diego & Zach. Along the way they moved to Nashville and toured with Nita Strauss which included a show at the famous Whisky Go-Go in Hollywood...and more is coming. The Hook Rocks talks with all three on the exciting news announced today and what's in store for 2022. Twitter: @TheHookRocks Facebook: https://bit.ly/2PKFBmA Abby K: Twitter: @AbbykRocks, @theshreddite, @Zacharee Facebook : www.facebook.com/abbykrocks AbbyKRocks.com On Tour With Nita Strauss www.nitastrauss.com Twitter: @huricanenita Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network! www.pantheonpodcasts.com Twitter: @pantheonpods www.facebook.com/PantheonPodcasts
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New Music Spotlight: Interview with Stacey & Pe...
Formed from the remains of Electric Radio Kings the band Crashing Wayward has forged ahead with a purpose. Stacey Blades & Peter Summit joins The Hook Rocks to talk their history, influences, and the direction the band is headed while also discussing the current state of rock 'n' roll. Please enjoy the conversation! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network!
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Anne Estella Talks The Amped Pilot & What's Next
Back for the third time on The Hook Rocks, rock journalist Anne Estella talks the pilot episode for her new show "Amped", which focuses on the emerging rock scene showcasing new bands & artists. We talk her vision, how it al came together, what's next, and where the rock music in the UK is headed in 2022. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network!
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The Guitar Heroes of The New Generation Vol. 2
This generations rock music is just as good as past generations! They have the influences of the great legacy bands but have their own modern sound. Now the guitar heroes of this new wave of rock are starting to emerge. The Hook Rocks welcomes back my son @TheYouthRocks! to discuss some of his favorite guitar players like Justin Young from South of Eden, Nick Perri from Nick Perri & The Underground Thieves, and Jake Kiszka from Greta Van Fleet and how they are influencing him. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network
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New Music Spotlight: Interview With Pete Spiby ...
With there new single "Stabbed In The Back" from their self titled album released earlier this year kicking ass the band Black Spiders is re-energized and ready to play live shows once again. Singer/guitarist Pete Spiby sits in for a chat with The Hook Rocks and talks their new album, music influences, and where the band is headed in the new year. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network
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"Songs For While I'm Away" Director Emer Reynol...
Phil Lynott from Thin Lizzy was a rock 'n' roll icon. His lyrics told stories from his journey through life filled with complexity and charisma. The new documentary "Songs For While I'm Away" shows us how he was much more than a rock star from those that knew him, including his family. Director Emer Reynolds joins The Hook Rocks to discuss the film, the story she wanted to tell, and what she learned about Phil during the making of the documentary. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network!
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New Music Spotlight: Interview With Crooked Shapes
From Reading, UK the band Crooked Shapes merges the influence and tones of alternative music with a modern rock sound.. Singer/guitarist George & bassist "Ivesy" sit down for a chat with The Hook Rocks about their early influences and their debut self titled album out this past Friday, November 19th. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network
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What Does 2021 Mean For The Future of Rock Music?
Prior to 2021 rock music was deemed irrelevant with very little mainstream interest. However, with a surge in young artists energizing the genre, a renewed curiosity from the youth of today, and a hunger for live music a resurgence has begun. Aaron, Dan, & KC from The Itch Rock Radio & Podcast joins The Hook Rock to discuss what this year means to the genre, how rock continues to evolve, and when 2021 is reflected upon, will it be considered one of the great years in rock history? Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network
82 min
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New Music Spotlight: Interview With Weed From T...
Having just released their new album "Dance of The Dead" The OddEven are looking forward to now and the near future in 2022. Bassist John Weed joins The Hook Rocks to discuss their new music, their influences & inspirations, and the bands creative process. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network
45 min
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Lawrence Gowan From Styx
Sometimes a personnel change forces a band to a evolve. It changes perspective and it brings in a fresh voice. Styx keyboard player Lawrence Gowan talks with The Hook Rocks about his journey within the band, the new album "Crash of The Crown", & their upcoming 50th anniversary. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network!
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New Music Spotlight: Interview With Drew Elliot...
Formed in 2016, the band SevenStones began developing their sound with jam sessions that lead them to dedicating themselves to writing, practicing, and making music with a purpose. Their journey has guided them to their latest single "Break". Lead singer/guitarist Drew Elliott talks with The Hook Rocks about their latest music and what's next for the band. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network
37 min
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The L.A. Guns "Checkered Past" Album Review
The Hook Rocks review the new L.A. Guns album "Checkered Past"! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network
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Teen Cancer America & The Real Me Podcast
Host of "The Real Me" Podcast Erin Alden joins The Hook Rocks to discuss stories of inspiration and hope through teens and young adults who have found the healing power of music as they battle cancer. "The Real Me Podcast" is presented by Teen Cancer America, the non-profit founded by rock icons Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend of The Who. Please share this podcast to help spread the word about this amazing organization. Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network
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The Phil Lewis Interview
Out this Friday the new album "Checkered Past" from LA Guns is ready to kick your ass. Recored over the course of several month this album continues the resurgence with more great music for their fans, new & old to enjoy. The Hook Rocks talks with lead singer Phil Lewis about the recording process and what separates this album from the previous two, The Missing Peace & The Devil You Know. Please enjoy the episode. Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network!
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New Music Spotlight: Interview With Catt From B...
Riding the wave of their incredible new self titled album Blacktop Mojo has taken another huge step towards rock 'n' roll stardom! Bassist Matt "Catt" Curtis checks in with The Hook Rocks to talk their new album, adapting to the changes within the band, & their current tour plus much more! Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network
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The Jared James Nichols Interview
Jared James Nichols joins The Hook Rocks to discuss his new EP "Shadow Dancer" and his journey into rock 'n' roll from East Troy, WI through Los Angeles to now Music City, Nashville. Learn more about Jared's breakthrough moment and his plans for new music in this wide ranging interview. Please enjoy this episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network!
51 min
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We Celebrate Our 300th Episode With Carrie Stev...
Author, model, entrepreneur, and host for Monsters of Rock Carrie Stevens returns to The Hook Rocks to help us celebrate our 300th episode. We take a walk down memory lane and chat about what her friendship means to Jay and the show plus news on the Eric Carr documentary, our thoughts on the recent David Lee Roth news, and much more. Please enjoy the episode. Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network
92 min
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The Legacy Of Black Sabbath
One of the forefathers of Heavy Metal Black Sabbath continues to influence new bands and artists decades after their debut album. The Hook Rocks welcomes Darin & John from the Black Sabbath Podcast Into The Void to discuss their music, their importance to the genre, and why they remain relevant today. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network
78 min
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Live Concert Review: Rival Sons "Pressure & Tim...
The Hook Rocks reviews The Rivals Son "Pressure & Time" 10th Anniversary Concert at The Vic Theatre in Chicago. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network!
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Live Album Review: Live After Death By Iron Maiden
Iron Maiden's 1985 album release "Live After Death" is the quintessential live recording from the decade of decadence. Rob 'n ' The Hood returns to The Hook Rocks returns to talk its impact, energy, and the personal connection to the tour this album was recorded. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network
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The Return of Donnie Vie
Former Enuff Z' Nuff singer Donnie Vie returns to The Hook Rocks in a wide ranging conversation about his new music, his current relationship with Chip Z' Nuff, the continued support from Howard Stern, and his plans for the future. Known for his songwriting his incredible talent continues to help him overcome the challenges he's faced in his life. Please enjoy the conversation. Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network!
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Streaming Services Propose The Lowest Royalty R...
Music News! The recent announcement of streaming service owners proposing the lowest royalty rates in music history has sent shock waves throughout the music industry. The proposal has not been made public yet but, this development is disturbing for emerging artists and bands who continue to struggle as they build an audience. Frequent contributor Kristi Enigl joins The Hook Rocks to discuss what this means moving forward as well as the importance of algorithms, merch sales, and proof of vaccine at certain venues across the country. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network!
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Saturday Night Album Reviews! Georgia Thunderbo...
The Hook Rocks discusses a trio of new album releases. Georgia Thunderbolts - Can We Get A Witness Plush. - Plush (S/T) Lucifer - Lucifer IV Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network
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The Return of Baz From Massive Wagons
Massive Wagons continues to be a force in the modern rock scene and the impact of their last album "House of Noise" should leave no doubt. Lead Singer Baz Mills returns to The Hook Rocks to reflect on finding success amidst the pandemic, their upcoming tour with The Darkness, and what's next in 2022. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network!
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New Music Spotlight:: Interview with Johanna & ...
The band Lucifer returns with their new album "Lucifer IV" out October 29th and The Hook Rocks welcomes Johanna & Nicke to the latest New Music Spotlight. Influenced by '70's hard rock and Doom Rock the band takes another leap in their musical journey while allowing the listener an escape with their creative themes and lyrics. Their new album is a must listen. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network
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Bourbon House "Into The Red" Album Review/Live ...
The Hook Rocks reviews the new Bourbon House album "Into The Red" & shares thoughts on their live performance on Friday night at Chicago Street Pub in Joliet, IL. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network
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New Music Spotlight: Interview With Singer/Song...
With the final chapter of Bishop Gunn written in the form of the epic album "Gypsy Cadillac" singer Travis McCready is ready to embark on his solo career. Travis joins The Hook Rocks to talk about his new music as well as his own personal musical journey and the demise of the band Bishop Gunn. Please enjoy this great conversation! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network
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New Music Spotlight: Interview With Lacey & Jas...
The new album "Into The Red" by Wisconsin based band Bourbon House is out October 22nd and founding members Lacey & Jason Clarke join The Hook Rocks for another discussion about their music and evolution as artists. The new music maintains their blues influence but journeys into a harder edge creating a great vibe that solidifies this album amongst the great new releases of 2021. Please enjoy the episode. Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network!
51 min
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The dUg Pinnick Interview
With the new album "Joy Bomb" out this Friday Singer/Bass player dUg Pinnick visits The Hook Rocks to discuss his natural organic songwriting process and where he found the inspiration for his new songs. Being a person who has to make peace with the subjects of his music dUg details his unique approach to songwriting. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network!
31 min
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The Joyous Wolf/Of Limbo Show - October 5th At ...
The Hook Rocks reviews the Joyous Wolf & Of Limbo show at Top Fuel Saloon on October 5th. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network!
29 min
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The Warning "Mayday" EP Review
The Hook Rocks reviews the incredible new EP "Mayday" by The Warning. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network!
20 min
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Remembering Eddie Van Halen With Author Greg Re...
A year has passed since legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen lost his battle with cancer and grieving fans continue to celebrate his music, innovation, and influence. A younger generation has discovered his genius causing a resurgence in the band Van Halen's popularity. Greg Renoff, author of "Van Halen Rising" visits The Hook Rocks to reflect on his legacy and how his son Wolfgang continues to honor him by carving his own path in music. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network!
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Our Top Ten Albums From July to September 2021
We are back with our quarterly segment on the top albums from July through September 2021! Chris Corradetti and I break down all the great music that has been released in the third quarter of 2021 and choose are favorites! Once again, with so much great music being released some difficult choices had to be made. We also included several of our Twitter followers and their selections. It was fun but also painful. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network!
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New Music Spotlight: Interview With Derek Day F...
The rock 'n' roll journey for the L.A. band Classless Act has been a long and winding road but the wait for their music is finally over. Lead singer Derek Day joins The Hook Rocks to share the bands story and what lead them to this moment. We discuss his influences, his approach to songwriting, and how his perspective influences his lyrics. With their debut single "Give It To Me" Classless Act is ready to give you what you need in rock 'n' roll! Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network
36 min
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Concert/Album Review: The Dead Deads "Tell Your...
Jay Scott from The Hook Rocks shares his thoughts on The Dead Deads new album "Tell Your Girls It's Alright" & their live concert at The House of Blues in Chicago on Sept. 19th. Please enjoy the episode. Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network!
24 min
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New Music Spotlight: Interview With The Warning
With the new EP "Mayday" out October 8th The Warning are ready to unleash their brand of rock to the music community once again.. Recorded during the pandemic Daniela, Paulina, & Alejandra visit with The Hook Rocks to discuss the creative process for the album. They pushed themselves like never before and the result is perfection. Please enjoy the episode! Part of The Pantheon Podcast Network!
53 min