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

January 26, 2023 39 min
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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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 min
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 min
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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December 16, 2022 41 min
#SkidRow guitarist Snake Sabo joins to discuss their recently announced tour with Buckcherry, new album "The Gangs All Here," friendships with #GunsNRoses, and more!

More info at skidrow.com
Intro theme by Mike Squires
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December 13, 2022 30 min
#FasterPussycat have released double A-side singles “Like A Ghost’ and “Pirate Love” via Golden Robot Records. Legendary front man #TaimeDowne joins to discuss new music, sobriety, and reflects on touring with #GunsNRoses.

More info at fasterpussycat.com
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The #UseYourIllusion anniversary boxset came with a new version of #NovemberRain equipped with a real orchestra. Renowned composer Christopher Lennertz was tasked with updating the #GunsNRoses classic. Here is his story.

More info at christopherlennertz.com
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November 16, 2022 92 min
#GunsNRoses memorabilia collector, Tim Troccoli, joins to play "show and tell" with the new #UseYourIllusion anniversary boxset. Tim shares stories of what he lent GN'R for both the AFD and UYI boxsets, plus tales of his trip to see the Gunners in Japan and Thailand.

More info on TT's collection: troccolitm.com
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Jeff "Skunk" Baxter (Rock Hall of Famer, Doobie Brothers, Steely Dan) talks his debut solo album, "Speed of Heat" and his relationship with Guns N' Roses' Slash.

Plus, we debut the first episode of "Appetite for Horror" with guest Michael Leavy of Terrifier 2.
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Pustulus Maximus of the legendary #Gwar joins to talk their new video "The Cutter" featuring Lzzy Hale, bloody stage show, rock ballads, #GunsNRoses, and more!

Then for "Appetite for Discovery" we meet Timmy Rough from The New Roses, a hard rock band from Germany.
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#DaveWyndorf of #MonsterMagnet gives an update his bicycle accident, upcoming MM releases, and tour plans. Plus, Dave discusses #GunsNRoses, Metallica, Kurt Cobain, answers your questions, and more!

Test Patterns: Vol. 1 is out November 11th
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2 great guests: Billy Howerdel (A Perfect Circle/Ashes Divide) returns to dive deep into his album "What Normal Was," touring with Davie Bowie, and more about his Guns N' Roses tenure during Chinese Democracy.

Then, acclaimed rock photographer and producer Keven Estrada joins. Kevin talks "Bound for Hell: On the Sunset Strip," a brand-new boxset featuring the unsung heroes of 80's metal.

More info:
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October 16, 2022 66 min
#GunsNRoses recently played 2 shows in Bogotá, Colombia. Colombian #GNR fan Nicolás Marín shares his experience at both concerts, plus we discuss GN'R's history in the South American city.
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The one and only #BlackieLawless joins to talk W.A.S.P.'s 40th Anniversary tour, growing up on Staten Island, #AxlRose, his mic Elvis, answer your questions and more!

WaspNation.com for more info.

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#GunsNRoses fans Agustín Glober n' Rafael Tavares join to discuss their recent #GNR concert adventures. Raf went to 2 shows in Brazil, and Agust in Argentina. What is it like experiencing a #GnFnR show in these passionate countries?
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Grammy award winner #RichardMarx talks to us about his new album, "Songwriter," that features a track with the late #TaylorHawkins. We also discuss his collaboration with Tommy Lee, interviews with #DuffMcKagan and more!
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