Appetite for Distortion

Appetite for Distortion

“I always enjoy connecting to those who avoid the obvious pedestrian cliche rockisms and who will converse with intelligence...kudos. That makes for a worthwhile broadcast.“ - Alan Niven, former GNR manager. "Appetite for Distortion is probably the best name for a podcast that I've ever heard in my life." - Rachel Bolan, Skid Row ------- Appetite for Distortion is a Guns N' Roses-themed podcast hosted by a radio veteran. Past guests include Alice Cooper, Matt Sorum, Gilby Clarke, Frank Ferrer, Richard Fortus, Dave Kushner, Henry Rollins, Dave Mustaine, David Coverdale, Dee Snider, Dizzy Reed, Myles Kennedy, Brain, Tommy Stinson, London Hudson, Alan Niven, Doug Goldstein n' much more! Not affiliated with the band Guns N' Roses. Current theme song created by Mike Squires.

Episodes

June 8, 2023 61 mins
Vicky Hamilton makes her 3rd appearance on the podcast. Guns N' Roses' very first manager detailed her life in the 2016 memoir, "Appetite for Dysfunction: A Cautionary Tale," which is now available as an audio book. We chat about the early days of GN'R, her relationships with the band now, an upcoming 80's doc, "I Want to Rock," on Paramount Plus, plus more!

More info: vickyhamilton.com

https://linktr.ee/appetitefordistortion

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Tommy Stinson makes his 3rd appearance on the podcast. Tommy chats about his new Cowboys in the Campfire album "Wronger" (available June 2nd), Guns N' Roses, baby advice, and more!

More info @ tommystinson.com

https://linktr.ee/appetitefordistortion
#tommystinson #gunsnroses
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April 6, 2023 52 mins
The iconic voice of Mott the Hoople, Ian Hunter, joins to talk his star-studded new album, "Defiance Part 1." Ian discusses collaborations with Taylor Hawkins, Duff McKagan and Slash, stories of a young Guns N' Roses, plus his legendary recording sessions with David Bowie. New album "Defiance Part 1" available April 21st, available for preorder. More info: ianhunter.com #ianhunter #davidbowie #gunsnroses

https://linktr.ee/appetitefo...
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March 28, 2023 28 mins
Guitar Goddess Nita Strauss joins to talk her new single, "Winner Takes All" featuring Alice Cooper. We chat about her career path, touring with both Alice and Demi Lovato, mental health, Slash solo, GN'R in Brazil, and much more!

More info: nitastrauss.com

#nitastrauss #alicecooper #demilovato
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March 20, 2023 46 mins
Noah Weiland makes his return to the podcast to discuss his new music, downfall of Suspect 208, Slash's help with sobriety, mental health, and much more. Plus, we're joined by content creator Sage Flores, son of bigtime producer BigChris Flores.

More info:
instagram.com/sunburstfilms
instagram.com/1noahweiland
instagram.com/appetitefordistortion
#noahweiland #scottweiland #sageflores
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March 14, 2023 40 mins
In celebration of 35 years as a band, Winger will release the new album "Seven" on May 5th. Kip Winger joins to discuss the new record, his vast musical history, the Beavis & Butthead references, that Metallica video, GN'R, and more!

More info: wingertheband.com

Theme Song by Mike Squires

https://www.patreon.com/theafdpodcast
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Thrash icons Overkill's 20th album "Scorched" will be unleashed April 14th. We chat with vocalist Bobby Blitz about this landmark release, place in metal history, and the impact of Guns N' Roses in the 80s.

Then, front man John Diva of John Diva & The Rockets of Love chats their new album "The Big Easy," hair metal, and love of GN'R.

More info:
http://wreckingcrew.com/Ironbound/
https://www.johndiva.com/home

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Mark Rivera is Billy Joel's saxophonist, Ringo Starr's musical director, and now the author of "Sideman: In Pursuit of the Next Gig." We discuss his book, career, and Axl Rose. Plus, we meet musician/model Natalie Nootenboom, as she reimagines "Rocket Queen" in a new music video.

More info:
https://www.markrivera.com/
https://www.instagram.com/natalienootenboom/
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"An Afternoon of Storytelling, Drumming & Music" will take place April 1st at Matt Sorum's GoodNoise Studio. Were joined by Matt, singer/songwriter Lauren Monroe, and her husband Rick Allen of Def Leppard for conversation about this special event, healing through music, and much more! More info: laurenmonroe.com ravendrumfoundation.org
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Phil Campbell of Motörhead joins to discuss "Seriously Bad Magic," fun times Lemmy, Guns N' Roses, and more! Plus, the Bee Gees metal band Tragedy joins to talk their history, tribute album to women, meeting Axl Rose, and more! More info: https://imotorhead.com/ https://www.letsmaketragedyhappen.com/
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February 6, 2023 35 mins
Tim "Ripper" Owens joins to talk his latest EP "Return to Death Row." Plus, Ripper reflects on finding his metal voice, the movie Rockstar, years with Judas Priest, first time hearing Guns N' Roses and more! More info: timripperowens.com #timripperowens #judaspriest #gunsnroses
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Creative planning, lucky breaks, and 6 hours in a bathroom allowed GNR fan Corey to sneak into Guns N' Roses' first show with Slash at the Troubadour on April 1st, 2016. This is his "best story of my life." Read Corey's Reddit post here - https://www.reddit.com/r/GunsNRoses/comments/10lkmaa/i_snuck_into_guns_n_roses_first_show_back_with/ #gunsnroses #axlrose #slash
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January 26, 2023 39 mins
Currently on the road with Black Label Society and Exodus, Anthrax's Scott Ian returns to the podcast to discuss 40 years of thrash, touring, Axl Rose, Married with Children, and more! More info: anthrax.com
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January 26, 2023 42 mins
Super producer Sean Beavan returns to the podcast to talk his love of scoring film, path to Nine Inch Nails, and more from his time with Guns N' Roses' Chinese Democracy. More info: sosmanagement.com/sean-beavan
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Being the CEO and Founder of Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp is just part of David Fishof's incredible story. We chat the "Rock Camp" documentary and book, Slash, Jeff Beck, life lessons, and more! More info at rockcamp.com
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Go read Rolling Stone's new article "The Search for Guns N' Roses' Lost Masterpiece" written by David Peisner. Then listen as David joins to discuss the story behind it, the writing journey, and what he thinks of Chinese Democracy now. #gunsnroses #rollingstone #chinesedemocracy
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Max Cavalera of Soulfly joins to discuss their upcoming US tour in support of their latest album, Totem. Max also chats about Pantera, Guns N' Roses, the Detroit Lions, and more!

More info at soulfly.com
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January 10, 2023 34 mins
Renowned drummer Mike Portnoy joins to discuss the new album "III" from The Winery Dogs. Plus, his roots in Long Island, radio, being a "hired gun," Guns N' Roses, and a lot more! More info at thewinerydogs.com New album out Feb 3rd #mikeportnoy #thewinerydogs #gunsnroses
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January 2, 2023 57 mins
Just me and you, talking about Guns N' Roses articles, books, what's next, and more. Happy New Year everyone!
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Guns N' Roses recently had some "controversy" in Australia. Between Axl's mic hitting a woman in the face, yelling at a spotlight guy, and unwelcomed drones, we welcome AFD listeners and Australian GN'R fans Jason n' Craig to help break it all down. #gunsnroses #axlrose #australia
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