In episode 45 of One On One with Mitch Lafon, FRANCIS ROSSI of STATUS QUO joins Mitch as well as co-hosts Mark Strigl (from Talking Metal) and the KILLER DWARFS’ Russ Dwarf. In this episode’s only interview, Mitch had a lengthy chat with legendary Status Quo guitarist, Francis Rossi. The topics were varied as Francis discussed the band’s uncertain future, long time band mate RICK PARFITT’s health (and administers a little tough love), his feelings about former members John Coghlan and Alan Lancaster, the band’s new ‘The Frantic Four’s Final Fling – Live At The Dublin O2 Arena’, his true enthusiasm for another upcoming release ‘Aquostic – Stripped Bare’, why the band failed to catch on in Nor...
One On One 44 - Erik Scott
Sep 5, 2014 |
In episode 44 of One On One with Mitch Lafon, former SONIA DADA & ALICE COOPER bassist ERIK SCOTT joins Mitch. Erik joined ALICE COOPER on the road for the FLUSH THE FASHION tour and ended up recording with Alice on his Special Forces and Zipper Catches Skin albums. Erik recounts what it was like being part of the band during the time that many fans and critics consider to be 'the lost era' of Cooper's career. He also discusses the now infamous 'Alice Cooper à Paris' TV special. Erik also talks about being a founding member of the band Sonia Dada that found great success in the early '90s in particular with their hit 'You Don't Treat Me No Good' which spent several weeks at the #1 spot on ch...
One On One 43 - Uriah Heep & X-Drive
Sep 2, 2014 |
In episode 43 of One On One with Mitch Lafon, URIAH HEEP's MICK BOX and X-Drive's Keith St.John join Mitch as well as co-host Mark Strigl (from Talking Metal). In our first interview, longtime Uriah Heep guitarist discusses the band's latest album, 'OUTSIDER', as well as the band's longevity, their 'best' album, his guitars and gear, and more. X-Drive's Keith St. John join Mitch for the second part of the show and discuss his work on the 'A World With Heroes' KISS tribute, his band BURNING RAIN with (former) Whitesnake guitarist Doug Aldrich, working with James Lomenzo (ex-White Lion and on TWITTER: @uriah_heep For more about X-Drive visit: http://www.facebook.com/XDriveMusic ; and follow K...
One On One 42 - Metal Wraps
Sep 1, 2014 |
In episode 42 of One On One with Mitch Lafon, Mitch along with Talking Metal's Mark Strigl are joined by the Six Pixels of Separation host, Mitch Joel, in launching a new show called METAL WRAPS. The show is a look back at recent One On One With Mitch Lafon and Talking Metal episodes with added insight, commentary, discussion and analysis. The length of each episode will be kept to a flexible fifteen minutes. The show will be made available via the the One On One With Mitch Lafon iHeartradio, Spreaker, Stitcher and iTunes (as well as Talking Metal's) feeds and eventually will find it's own place along side One On One With Mitch Lafon (and Talking Metal) on those various digital distribution ...
One On One 40 - Kotzen & Strauss
Aug 21, 2014 |
In episode 40 of One On One with Mitch Lafon. Mitch is joined by Talking Metal host, Mark Strigl. This episode features interviews with THE WINERY DOGS’ Richie Kotzen, and Nita Strauss from Alice Cooper’s band. In our first interview, Richie Kotzen discusses his new album ‘The Essential Richie Kotzen’ which features a brilliant acoustical take on the POISON classic ‘Until You Suffer Some (Fire And Ice), his time in Poison, his time in MR. BIG, his plans for an upcoming solo album, working with The Winery Dogs and much more. Our second interview is with Alice Cooper guitarist, Nita Strauss. She discusses touring http://www.thewinerydogs.com and on TWITTER: @Richie_Kotzen For more about Nita ...
One On One 39 - Bruce Kulick
Aug 18, 2014 |
In episode 39 of One On One with Mitch Lafon. Mitch talks to former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick about the Rock For Ruben benefit taking place in Los Angeles on August 20th. Bruce also reflects on the late Eric Carr and the recent passing of guitarist Dick Wagner. Follow Bruce Kulick on Twitter: @brucekulick For more about the Rock For Ruben Benefit: KENNY ARONOFF, BRUCE KULICK, GILBY CLARKE (GnR) & ELLIOTT EASTON (The Cars) and JAMES LOMENZO JOINS RICK SPRINGFIELD - ALONG WITH JOHN 5 TO ROCK FOR CANCER AT: THE HOUSE OF BLUES, SUNSET STRIP - WEDNESDAY AUGUST 20TH TONY SCOTT OF 95.5 KLOS TO M/C THE NIGHTS FESTIVITIES HUGE SILENT AUCTION OF ROCK MEMORABILIA Special Benefit Concert for Ricks Spr...
One On One 38 - Mike Tramp
Aug 16, 2014 |
In episode 38 of One On One with Mitch Lafon. Mitch is joined by his daughter Jayda. This episode features interviews with former WHITE LION frontman, MIke Tramp, and Charm City Devils' John Allen. In our first interview, MIke Tramp talks about his new album Museum, his new musical direction, the importance of making new music, his time in White Lion and much more. Our second interview is with drummer turned frontman John Allen of Charm City Devils. John discusses the band's new album Battles, making the switch from drummer to frontman, his time in SR-71, losing bassist Jeff Reid to cancer, opening for Bon Jovi and much more. For More Mike Tramp visit: http://www.miketramp.dk/home ; on TWITT...
One On One 37 - Aerosmith
Aug 12, 2014 |
In episode 37 of One On One with Mitch Lafon. Mitch is joined by co-host Mark Strigl Of Talking Metal. This episode features interviews with AEROSMITH's Tom Hamilton and The Dead Daisies' Marco Mendoza. In our first interview Aerosmith's Tom Hamilton discusses the band's current LET ROCK RULE tour along with opener Slash (With Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators), the late Dick Wagner (and his contributions to the Get Your Wings album), what keeps him on the road and making music, offers his opinion on various Aerosmith albums (including Toys In The Attic, Rocks, Done With Mirrors, and Music From Another Dimension), would he prefer recording another Lord Of The Thighs or Pink, the upcoming Jo...
One On One 36 - Binky Phillips
Aug 8, 2014 |
In episode 36 of One On One with Mitch Lafon. Mitch is joined by co-hosts Russ Dwarf (KILLER DWARFS). This episode features an in-depth interview with The Planets, BINKY PHILIPS. BINKY talks about his friendship with Paul Stanley, being around KISS in their formative years, his book 'My Life In The Ghost Of Planets: The Story Of A CBGB Almost-Was - A Single Notes Book' and so much more. This is one episode that KISS fans simply CANNOT miss. Gene recording Revenge Gene recording Revenge For More THE PLANETS visit: http://www.facebook.com/ThePlanets For more BINKY PHILIPS visit: http://www.binkyphilips.com Follow RUSS DWARF on TWITTER: @RussDWaRf and his band the KILLER DWARFS: @KillerDwarfs F...
One On One 35 - Exodus and Helix
Aug 4, 2014 |
In episode 35 of One On One with Mitch Lafon. Mitch is joined by co-hosts Russ Dwarf (KILLER DWARFS). This episode features interviews with Steve 'Zetro' Souza of EXODUS and Brian Vollmer Of HELIX. In our first interview, Steve 'Zetro' Souza of EXODUS discusses leaving the band in 2004, re-joining the band this year, his band Hatriot, being in a band with his sons, his future in both bands (EXODUS on TWITTER: @ExodusAttack and @SteveZetroSouza For more HELIX visit: www.planethelix.com and on TWITTER: @helixtheband Follow Sean Kelly and Four By Fate on TWITTER: @SeanKelly
One On One 34 - Twisted Sister & LaBar
Aug 1, 2014 |
In episode 34 of One On One with Mitch Lafon. Mitch is joined by co-hosts Russ Dwarf (KILLER DWARFS) and Mark Strigl Of Talking Metal. This episode features interviews with Twisted Sister's JAY JAY FRENCH, Cinderella's JEFF LABAR and KIX's Mark Schenker. In our first interview Twisted Sister's Jay Jay French discusses the band's upcoming performance at Heavy Montreal, the band's touring schedule and philosophy, releasing new music, The Pinkburst Project: benefiting the Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Foundation, and much more. Our second interview is with '80s guitar God, Jeff LaBar from Cinderella. Jeff talks to Mitch about his new One For The Road album, talking on lead vocalist duties, work...
One On One 33 - Geoff Tate & Kobra Paige
Jul 28, 2014 |
In episode 33 of One On One with Mitch Lafon. Mitch is joined by co-host Russ Dwarf (KILLER DWARFS). This episode features interviews with (the original voice of Queensrÿche) GEOFF TATE, Kobra Paige (of Kobra And The Lotus) and Alex Wade (of Whitechapel). In his interview, Geoff talks about his Farewell To Queensrÿche tour, his future recording and touring plans, the special connection he has to the Operation:Mindcrime album, his signature wine and more. Kobra Paige discusses her band's current album 'HIGH PRIESTESS'. Plus, touring with Def Leppard and KISS. Whitechapel's Alex Wade talks about his band's latest effort, 'Our Endless War', playing this year's Heavy Montreal Festival, and his s...
One On One 32 - Skid Row & Cinderella
Jul 24, 2014 |
Part of the Talking Metal Digital network. In episode 32 of One On One with Mitch Lafon. Mitch is joined by co-host Russ Dwarf (KILLER DWARFS). This episode features interviews with SKID ROW's Rachel Bolan, Cinderella's Eric Brittingham and Franz of Grim Skunk. Rachel discusses the band's new album "Rise Of The Damnation Army - United World Rebellion Chapter Two", dressing up like Lady Gaga, whether or not the band likes money, the incredible Johnny Solinger and more. In his interview, Eric talks about his new band, Devil City Angels, which also includes Poison's Rikki Rockett, Tracii Guns and singer Brandon Gibbs as well as writing music for the band's debut album, touring plans, what's nex...
One On One with Mitch Lafon 31 - John 5
Jul 21, 2014 |
In episode 31 of One On One with Mitch Lafon. Mitch is joined by co-host Russ Dwarf (KILLER DWARFS) and Mark Strigl. This episode features an interview with John 5 of Rob Zombie’s band who discusses his new album ‘Careful With That Axe’, working with Rob Zombie, Paul Stanley, David Lee Roth and K.D. Lang, his criticism of the ’2wo – Voyeurs’ album (featuring Judas Priest’s Rob Halford and himself) as well as the album he’s made (in the past year) with David Lee Roth (of Van Halen) that remains unreleased. The second half of this episode features an interview with rising Canadian star Jeremy Widerman of the bandMONSTER TRUCK. Jeremy talks about the band’s new album ‘Furiosity’, making it in t...