Rock Talk with Mitch Lafon

Rock Talk with Mitch Lafon

"Rock Talk With Mitch Lafon" is hosted by well respected music journalist Mitch Lafon. He's been covering the world of rock and music for over two decades now. In fact, his first interview was with KISS' Gene Simmons in June 1980 at age eleven. His vast knowledge of music combined with personal friendships with many of rock's greatest artists meld for very unique interviews that are part informative, part 'two friends talking', and part music savant. His interviews are widely sourced and referenced by leading rock publications. So, join Mitch every Monday to hear the interviews today that everyone will be talking about tomorrow.... Show More

On this episode of ROCK TALK WITH MITCH LAFON. New interviews with Uriah Heep's Mick Box, Jim Peterik and songwriter Jim Vallance. Co-host is Jim Peterik.Before the first interview, co-host Jim Peterik and I discuss Uriah Heep's cover of his song Across The Miles.In our first interview, Uriah Heep's Mick Box discussed the band's current tour with Judas Priest, their latest album Living The Dream, making new music, drummer Lee Kerslake, Heep singers, how his songwriting has changed, upcoming 50th anniversary plans, keeping the brand name alive, keyboardist Phil Lanzon, and much more.Quote from the interview: "Ozzy has a lot to Thank me for." In our second interview, Grammy winner Jim Peterik of the Ides of March (formerly of Survivor and of .38 Special fame) discusses his new album (Jim Peterik & World Stage - Winds Of Change), the different guests on the album including Loverboy's Mike Reno, Dennis DeYoung, Jimi Jamison, REO Speedwagon's Kevin Cronin and many more. Also, he talks about meeting Work Of Art and melodicrock's Andrew McNiece, new recording techniques, being in so many band/brands, where do the songs 'come from', writing with CHEAP TRICK for their Woke Up With A Monster album, and much more. Before our final interview, Jim Peterik and I discuss his time touring with Bryan Adams, meeting Jim Vallance and more.  We end the episode with a new interview with JIM VALLANCE a part two if you will from our previous chat, but this time ALAN NIVEN sits in. We discuss songwriting, Summer Of '69, Aerosmith, cover versions of his songs, The Beatles, Pretty Woman: The Musical on Broadway and more. VISIT: https://prettywomanthemusical.comTwitter: @mitchlafon Instagram: @mitch_lafon MITCH MERCH available now: https://loudtrax.com/search/?s=mitch Rock Talk With Mitch Lafon is also available via: 1. Spotify, 2. iHeart, 3. Apple Podcasts, 4. GooglePlay, 5. Amazon Alexa, 6. TuneIn, 7. Google Podcasts , 8. Stitcher Please subscribe!Support the show.

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