Let It Rip - With Ron

Let It Rip - With Ron

LET IT RIP - With Ron... is all about music. You will hear stories from Ron's colorful past in the music industry, interviews and concert experiences, and just about anything else that pertains to the power of music. Music has a way of speaking to people in a way that nothing else does, so join us in the LET IT RIP community as we explore the power of music.

Episodes

September 15, 2022 65 min

Here at Let it Rip, we love supporting our local artists!!! We had the honor of sitting down with Abe Montalvo to discuss his experience in the Chattanooga music scene, his new hit single Left to Suffer, being signed with the guitar company PRS, and his upcoming EP. This dude is the real deal, make sure you don't miss out on this amazing conversation. Also there is a link below to check out his music and follow him on social me...

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This is Part 2 of our KISS Special, and the conversation only gets better. Chris and Lydia hold nothing back as they talk about some of the harder times for the band, and make sure you stay through the end to get the Let it Rip crews reaction to the conversation. Grab your favorite drink and snack, and enjoy the rest of the conversation.

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August 19, 2022 60 min

KISS A Journey of 1,000 years is our ode to one of the greatest rock bands of all time!! We had the great opportunity to talk to 2 people that knew the band better then just about any one, Lydia Criss and Chris Lendt! We talk the good, the bad, and these two share great stories that give you some first hand experience to the inner happenings that you  won't hear anywhere else. Enjoy part one of our conversation, and get ready f...

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It's an honor to put the spotlight on a couple of really good friends of the show, and let them talk about their businesses. First up we have Josh with JW Creates talking about his creative design business that focuses on graphic design, album covers, websites, podcasts and so much more. Also we have the very talented Nita 'Ann, and her iPhone photography business Nitainnashiville Photography. Get ready to be inspired by tw...

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June 30, 2022 49 min

Do you ever feel like the price of seeing your favorite band is getting too expensive...? Have you ever paid an arm and a leg for a ticket and left disappointed...? Have you ever felt the pain of fees doubling your ticket price...? If you said yes to any of the those questions, you are not alone. The Let it Rip crew does what they do best, and they hold nothing back on the state of ticket prices, fees, and the performance (or lack ...

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May 20, 2022 63 min

It's been FOREVER since the whole gang just got together, and talked about music. This episode includes a new member to the Let It Rip - With Ron team. Ron's very own son, Mark Jones, joins in to talk about the topic "Is old music killing new music...?" You don't want to miss this one!!! As always, the conversation gets a little rowdy, there's a lot of laugher, and it is all about the music. 

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It was an honor to talk with the lead singer of Accept, Mark Tornillo!! We had an amazing conversation about his journey becoming the lead singer of Accept, song writing, the current state of touring, and the awesome album Too Mean To Die. We really enjoyed this conversation and we know you will love it too!! Don't forget to check out the Album, Too Mean to Die, and buy it where ever you get your music. 

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2021 was a great year for the Let it Rip - With Ron podcast, and we can't thank you guys enough!!! Between the great guests, Rock N Pod, and all our new and faithful listeners, we are just blown away by what we did last year. We welcomed a new host to the show, Ms. Jennifer Mars, and for the year in review we talk about some of our favorite music and memories from last year.  Then last but not least we talked with the one and o...

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Live from the Eightball camp, as Ron calls it, this is our interview with our good friends Eightball!! This was before the release of their newest album Heat of Her Thighs, and we got to discuss the album, their song writing, and about their live show experience. These guys are the true definition of a Rock N Roll band, but they are also humble, down to earth guys. Get a sneak peak behind the new album and hear the two singles Heat...

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What a way to wrap up 2021, and wrap up our interviews from Rock N Pod 2021!!! We go from Gregg Bissonette serenading Jennifer, to a really fun conversation with Drew Fortier about his movie and music projects. As always there is a ton of laughter, great conversation and you know Ron is going to Let it Rip on someone!!! 

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December 17, 2021 54 min

More Rock N Pod 2021 interviews!!! We had great conversations with both Ron Keel and Rik Fox. First off we have the Metal Cowboy, Ron Keel, talking about finding his voice in two different genres of music. Not to be out done, but our second conversation talks about Rik's journey in the music industry, and having to work with some of the most "colorful" people in the rock world. You don't want to miss this one!!!!! 

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This one is for the drummers!!! We had the honor of sitting down with these two legendary drummers at Rock N Pod 2021, and honestly these interviews are full of stories and shenanigans that everyone will enjoy. We also had a special guest Martin Motnik who also sat in with Christopher Williams during our interview. Get ready to laugh and learn, and hear some stories that will just make you go WHAT!?!?!

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October 5, 2021 50 min

Have you ever wanted to have your name in the credits of an album...? Would you like to have a gold record to hang on the wall of your studio or man cave...? Well you're in luck because you have an opportunity to be a part of an amazing album, with amazing guest artists, all put together by an amazing guy Martin Motnik. We had the pleasure of meeting Martin at Rock N Pod 2021, and now we have the pleasure of introducing him to ...

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September 27, 2021 29 min

We had the great honor to sit down with the hottest band at Rock N Pod 2021, Resist and Bite. These guys played a full set on the Friday night before Rock N Pod, and they killed it!! It was a crazy interview, lots of laughing, lots of distractions, but the center piece is this awesome band. Their new self titled album Resist and Bite is out now. Go buy it, stream it, share it, and then listen to this great interview with the Let it...

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September 16, 2021 35 min

Finally, more of our interviews from Rock N Pod 2021!!! Warning.... be prepared to be rolling on the floor laughing listening to this one. We kick this podcast off with the one and only Craig Gass, who literally had us laughing from the second he set down, until they pulled him away for his next interview. Also on this podcast is Vinny Appice, and we really only scratched the surface on his story. Both of these guests were amazing,...

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August 19, 2021 31 min

We are honored to bring you this great interview with Toby Wright, the legendary producer, mixer and engineer. This was a panel style discussion at Rock N Pod 2021, so sit back and enjoy our conversation with one of the industries greats!

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And we're back!!! Its been a couple months since you heard from the Let It Rip guys, but I promise you the wait has been worth it. We have a great and hilarious interview with the guys in Chattanoogas own - Pains Chapel. Get ready for 50+ minutes of the most rock n roll conversations, funny stories, and new music from their up-and-coming album King of the Calling. (This conversation is (mostly) unedited so little ears bewar...

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What an exciting episode of the Let It Rip - With Ron Podcast! We have two great interviews, with two great guys.  The show starts with the Fantastic Matt Porter, and the guys talk about all things Kiss, the Kiss Room Podcast, and wether or not concerts are going to be back on in 2021. It only gets better as the second half of the show is a great conversation with Hal Mahan. You probably don't know his name, but you will not be...

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March 25, 2021 51 min

We have a couple of podcast firsts!! Josh Groves finally had a good idea and JW breaks two of the podcast rules!! This show is a lot of fun as we discuss some of our favorite music videos, and talk about the what and why behind what makes them special to us. 

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February 28, 2021 56 min

2020 sucked...the Bon Jovi album that is!! Here at the Let It Rip Podcast, we believe that 2020 was a great year! We are grateful for our loyal listeners, and we are excited for everything that 2021 has to offer. You definitely want to hear this one through to the end because the Let It Rip crew really let it out on this one.

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