Today I sit down with Tony Esposito and Nick Wilkerson from the fantastic band White Reaper.
I sat down with the guys a few weeks ago after their soundcheck at The Troubadour in Los Angeles and dug into all things White Reaper including how their new record You Deserve Love came about, The music scene in Louisville Kentucky and of course what its like being on Elektra Records.
Today on another episode of Let There Be Talk my good friend Marcus King returns to the show to catch up on whats been happening with his career over the last few years.
Marcus was last on the show June 3rd 2018 and since then his career has exploded.
Tune in and here all out his latest solo record, touring, moving to Nashville and of course his Cadillac El Dorado.
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Today my guest is Rock n Roll Hall Of Fame Drummer Chris Layton.
Chris is a full on Legend who has played drums with Stevie Ray Vaughan, Arc Angles, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, John Mayer and so many more.
Chris is in the Rock N Roll Hall Of Fame and he is also a Grammy Winner.
Last Saturday I sat down with Chris in Austin Texas at his Drum Studio and dove deep into this mans career.
I know you guys are gonna dig this one.
Today on Let There Be Talk the great Brian Posehn stops by and talks all about his new Comedy Metal Album "Grandpa Metal"
Brian has always been a Metal fan and over the last 6 years he has been recording on and off with some of his Metal friends to make Grandpa Metal. People like Scott Ian, Gary Holt, Kim Thayil and Alex Skolnick just to name a few all played on this record.
Brian is a fantastic comedian who has been in the...
Today I sit down with a former Racing Champion and current CEO of Dream Racing Mr. Enrico Bertaggia.
Enrico starting racing professionally in 1982 and continued for almost 25 years. After his retirement he new he didn't want to leave the racing world so he opened Dream Racing in Las Vegas.
Dream Racing gives civilians an opportunity 2 drive real race cars and Super Cars on a track.
This place is one of my favorite places in the...
Today on Let There Be Talk my friend actor Adam Goldberg stops by for some serious lunacy.
Adam and I dive deep into many rabbit holes today including Cameras, Clothing, Film, Acting and of course Dazed and Confused.
Adam has been a working Actor most of his life and has even worked with Steven Spielberg in the epic war film Saving Private Ryan.
One of my favorite films that he did is The Salton Sea. This is a must see film.
Today we have a full on legend on the show. Guitar God, Riff Master and Rock N Roll Hall of Famer, Mr Brad Whitford of Aerosmith.
It was an honor to sit down with Brad last week in Las Vegas where they are in the middle of their Deuces are Wild residency at the MGM Park.
Brad is what I call the glue of Aerosmith. His Rhythm and Lead playing have been the inspiration of many guitar gods today including Slash of Guns n Roses.
Today on the show we have the return of my good friend Marc Maron.
Marc has been an incredible friend over the last 9 years and it was amazing to sit down with him on a long car ride between Grand Rapids and Milwaukee and talk about whats been going on over these last 9 years.
7 years ago Marc had me on his podcast WTF and it completely changed my life in so many ways.
Marc has been doing Stand Up Comedy for over 30 years and his p...
Today I sit down with a real Rock n Roll legend, Guitar Player/Songwriter for The Doors, Robby Krieger.
This man is one of the most Original sounding guitar players ever.
Robby and I get into all kinds of topics ranging from Songwriting, Amps, Guitars, Drugs and of course Jim.
The Doors were inducted into the Rock n Roll hall of Fame in 1993 and have sold over a 100 Million Records.
It was an Honor to talk to this man on stage at t...
Today I continue my celebration of early Bay Area, Thrash Metal with the legendary drummer Andy Galeon.
Andy has been playing drums professionally since he was 9 years old. This man instantly became a star behind the kick bashing it out in his band Death Angel.
Some of his earliest gigs were opening for Mercyful Fate, Metallica and Megadeth.
Andy sits down and talks about his long career in Thrash Metal and the ups and downs of the...
Today I continue my Thrash January here on Let There Be Talk with the King of Thrash Metal himself Mr. Kirk Hammett of Metallica.
Anyone who listens to this podcast knows how much this means to me. For the last 8 years I have wanted to sit down and talk to this man and I cannot think of a better Time than Thrash January.
I will never forget this and I really hope all of you enjoy this as much and I did.
Keep The Candles Lit.
On todays episode of LET THERE BE TALK I continue my tribute to the early Bay Area Thrash Metal scene with an incredible guest Mr Brian Lew.
Brian is a Co-Author of the greatest Trash Metal Photo book ever published called Murder In The Front Row.
This Book is a perfect documentation on the early Bay Area Thrash Scene and now the inspiration for the new documentary of the same name.
I own the Book, Saw the Documentary and I was als...
Today my old friend Rob Cavestany stops by Let There Be Talk to reminisce about the history of Death Angel.
I have decided to dedicate the month of January to Bay Area Thrash Metal and what better way to kick it off than with one of the Kings of Thrash Mr Rob Cavestany.
Recently Death Angel was Nominated for a Grammy for their new record Humanicide. This is their first Nomination in the 38 year history of the band.
Rob and I have b...
Today on episode #510 my former boss and great friend Garo Aroutiounian stops by and talks about the insanity of us working together at Harley.
After I played music and before I started Stand Up Comedy I worked at Harley Davidson for years. Garo was not only my boss but also an incredible friend.
Tune in and hear some crazy stories from those days.
Happy New Year Delraisers.
Today the Drum legend Vinnie Colaiuta stops by and tells all kinds of great stories about his long musical career as a studio and live Drummer.
This man has played with Frank Zappa, Sting, Jeff Beck, Madonna, Megadeth, Barbra Streisand and hundreds and hundreds more.
His skill are absolutely next level. When musician want the best they always call Vinnie to come in and lay down some serious Groove.
Happy Holidays and keep the Candl...
Today on episode #508 of LET THERE BE TALK my guest is expert auto detailer Ed Lopez.
Ed is an absolute artist when it comes to High End Auto detailing.
Tune in and hear how Ed got his start in the highly competitive world of Auto Detailing.
If you have ever detailed your own car before you are definitely gonna wanna listen to this episode to hear what you may be doing wrong.
Keep The Candles Lit.
Today on this brand new episode of Let There Be Talk my guest is Paul Altieri Founder & CEO of one of the most successful watch shops in America "BOB'S Watches"
BOB'S watches revolutionized the way watches are sold on the Internet. Paul had a vision and with a lot of hard work has become the industry leader.
This mans story is incredible.
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Today Dec 6th is my 10 year Anniversary of doing Stand Up Comedy.
DEC 6th 2009 I started Stand Up and that first week I met a man name JC Morgan. He was a 47 years old ex Rock n Roll lighting guy for people like Prince and Whitesnake.
We were total outsiders and had no idea what we were doing but over the years we figured it out.
Today we sit down and talk all about that first year of Comedy.
I will never forget that 1st year and ...
Today on episode #505 of LET THERE BE TALK my guest is Austin legend Mike Flanigin.
Mike 'The Drifter' Flanigin is known as the 'go to' Hammond B3 organist for Lone Star guitar legends Jimmie Vaughan and Billy Gibbons. He has also performed with Steve Miller, Eric Clapton, Bonnie Raitt, Robert Plant, Willie Nelson, ZZ Top, Gary Clark Jr., Doyle Bramhall II, Charlie Sexton and many others. His 2015 solo release TH...
Today on episode #504 of Let There Be Talk I sit down with a full on legend Mr Andy Kindler.
Besides being a touring Comedian over the years Andy has been busy working on TV shows like
Everybody Loves Raymond, David Letterman, The Daily Show,
Bobs Burgers and in 2010 he was a Judge on Last Comic Standing.
Every year Andy delivers his annual state of the industry address at Montreal's "Just For Laughs" which has become ...