Appetite for Distortion

Appetite for Distortion

From a radio studio in New York City, comes a die-hard fan of the greatest rock & roll band hailing from Hollywood, California. Dissecting all things Guns N' Roses (and anything else in his distorted mind), it's Brando...and this, is Appetite for Distortion. The first ever Guns N' Roses discussion and interview podcast with the biggest names in the GN'R universe hosted by a radio veteran.... Show More

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Hookers & Blow, the now legendary project formed by long time Guns N' Roses keyboardist Dizzy Reed and Quiet Riot guitarist Alex Grossi, have announced a string of winter tour dates. Also they are debuting their brand new song, a cover of Eddie Money's Shakin. The very 1st song Hookers & Blow have ever recorded. Get a world premiere taste right here on the AFD Show!

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Penelope Spheeris is an iconic film director and screenwriter. The Decline of Western Civilization trilogy, Wayne's World, & Black Sheep with Chris Farley are just some of her accomplishments.

As she is days away from receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award, we reflect back on her career. Dissecting "Decline Part 2"...how was it to work with Ozzy, the infamous Chris Holmes scene, and why wasn't Guns N...
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Pauly Shore joins us to discuss being on the road with the "Family Feud" game show and his Guns N' Roses connections. His MTV Show "Totally Pauly" almost had a "Where's Axl?" week, with the help of Matt Sorum. So what happened?

We also chat about his comedy, movies, and podcasting. Check it out, buuuuuuddy...

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November 5, 2019 54 min

Desmond Child (Grammy winner/Song Writers Hall of Fame), joins us to discuss his new album, "Desmond Child Live." Desmond has worked with many legendary rock acts like Aerosmith, Bon Jovi, KISS, and Alice Cooper...so what does he think of Slash? Follow Desmond at @Desmond.Child on Instagram.

Then in the "Fan Obsession" segment we speak with Dustin and Chris, hosts of the "Guns N' Radio Podcast...
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October 30, 2019 49 min

Sheila E, known to all as "The Queen of Percussion," has teamed with her close friend, legendary rap superstar Snoop Dogg, to record a fun and electrifying new song, “No Line." We also discuss her passion for rock n' roll and discover what GNR connections she has.

After the interview we speak to a GNR fan, Dave from the UK, for a segment we call "Fan Obession" where you the listener discuss your G...
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Wrestling fans want to know if CM Punk will return to the ring. Horror fans want to know how good Phil Brooks is in his leading man debut for the new film "Girl on the Third Floor." Brando wants to know how CM's GNR concert experience was. We'll answer all!

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Guitarist Dan Estrin joins us to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Hoobastank’s sophomore album The Reason with a multi-format reissue that includes five bonus tracks. Dan also reflects on touring with Velvet Revolver, Stone Temple Pilots, and how the bands treated him.

Then we're joined by Brett Buchanan from AlternativeNation.net. Brett and Brando give their review of Austin City Limits weekend 2 and discuss a GNR ...
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Marc Canter and Jack Lue were there. They both documented the beginning of GNR and put together the 2008 book "Reckless Road: Guns N' Roses and the Making of Appetite for Destruction."

Hear these two friends discuss how they got involved in the GNR world and reflect on many iconic moments in the band's history. We also ask them YOUR questions.

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First, the Hall of Fame lead singer of Def Leppard calls in to discuss his new album with his other band, Down 'n' Outz - "This Is How We Roll." We chat about his passion for new music, will Def Lep make another record, and his friends in Guns N' Roses.

Next, we're joined in-studio by Art Art Alexakis, frontman of Everclear. We discuss his new solo album "Sun Songs," his battle with MS, a...
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Mick 0'Shea is an established author and journalist that has written about artists ranging from the Sex Pistols to One Direction, and topics from rocker deaths to the Hunger Games.

"Dead Straight Guide to Guns 'N' Roses" is his latest release and his second GNR book. He calls in to tell us all about his journey as an author and his love of Guns N' Roses.

After the interview, an importan...
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Stix Zadinia and Lexxi Foxx from glam metal band Steel Panther join us in-studio to discuss their new album "Heavy Metal Rules," feelings on hair metal, grunge, opening for Guns N' Roses and so much more!

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Legendary guitarist Scott Gorham is back with a brand new album from Black Star Riders, "Another State of Grace." Scott calls in to discuss the new album, the recording process, and his thoughts on Axl Rose's Thin Lizzy fandom. He also talks about Thin Lizzy opening for GNR in 2012.

Then returning for Shotgun News is RussTCB from MyGNRForum.com to discuss even more GNR song leaks since the last episode.

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The President of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Joel Peresman, calls in to discuss the new RRHOF Collectors Set, how the Nirvana reunion formed, and his thoughts on GNR not reuniting for the HOF.

Then for Shotgun News, we're joined by RussTCB from MyGNRForum.com to discuss the GNR leaks.

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Peter Napoliello has worked promotions for artists like Prince, Billy Idol, Aerosmith, and Guns N' Roses. One of his many successful runs was with Geffen during the launch of Appetite for Destruction.

Hear Peter give his passionate outlook of GNR and the music industry. Great stories of Prince, promotion, and perspective. Today Peter resides in Estonia where he hosts the "MIndBender" radio show on Raadio 2.

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SuicideGirls.com launched September 3, 2001. The Founder, Missy Suicide, joins us to talk about the 18th anniversary of the online community. She discusses what motivated her to create this empowering site for women and the opportunities it's given. Including a music video with Probot, opening for Courtney Love, and of course Guns N' Roses on their 2006 tour.

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Steve Stevens may be most known as Billy Idol's guitarist, but his full resume is Hall of Fame worthy. Steve joins us to discuss his new band Deadland Ritual, featuring Matt Sorum, Geezer Butler, and Franky Perez. We then get to the bottom of if he and Billy Idol were original members of the Neurotic Outsiders with Sorum and Duff McKagan. Steve also chats about if he'll play the new Top Gun theme, working with Michael Jack... Read more

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You probably know Bobbie Jean Brown from Warrant's Cherry Pie video and being the ex-wife of the late Jani Lane. And she's totally cool with that. But now with penning her second book and a flourishing stand-up career, she's here to show how much more to her there is.

Bobbie discusses her new book "Cherry on Top: Flirty, Forty-Something, and Funny as F**k" while reflecting on untold stories about Guns...
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Two guest episode: First, we speak with Andrew Evans, the young and talented lead singer of "Like Machines" from Atlanta. He talks about touring with Collective Soul, being inspired by GNR, and what's next for the band.

Next, we welcome Stone Temple Pilots' lead singer Jeff Gutt. Jeff talks about STP's upcoming tour with Rival Sons, "almost" joining Alice in Chains, and his friend Chester Ben...
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Mike "The Sack" Fasano takes for a wild ride in Episode 139. Follow the drummer along from Italian Church beginnings, being Matt Sorum's roommate, contributions the Spaghetti Incident, touring with Warrant's Jani Lane, becoming Tre Cool's drum tech, having a "first" with Slash's Snakepit, playing with Gilby Clarke, new Tiger Army, and so so much more!

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Comedian Jim Breuer returns to the podcast, this time for a lengthy conversation about his relationship with Brian Johnson, touring with Metallica, feelings on Axl Rose with AC/DC and much more!

Jim kicks off his “Live and Let Laugh” North American tour this September. Go to officialjimbreuer.com for all dates.

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