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. 400+ eps. 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, Geezer Butler, Blackie Lawless n' much more! Not affiliated with the band Guns N' Roses. Current theme song created by Mike Squires.

Episodes

February 26, 2024 30 mins
The Dandy Warhols' upcoming album "ROCKMAKER" (out March 15th) includes the track “I’d Like To Help You With Your Problem” featuring Guns N' Roses' Slash. Lead singer Courtney Taylor-Taylor joins to talk about collaborating with Slash, Debbie Harry, preparing for their North American and Australian tours, and more!

More info:

https://dandywarhols.com/

https://linktr.ee/appetitefordistortion
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Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators recently kicked off their international tour with a string of dates in Mexico. Who better to review these shows than the opening act? Velvet Chains' Nils and Jason join.

More info:
https://velvetchains.com/

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Hard rock power metal titans Firewind will release their tenth album, "Stand United" on March 1st. Guitar virtuoso Gus G joins to talk about the new record, his time with Ozzy, playing with Slash, and more!

Guest fan co-host: Conie from Greece

Firewind info:
https://firewind.gr/
https://www.facebook.com/firewindofficial

Conie's band, Damage Done, new single:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9W4anEmaAQs

AFD info:
https://linktr.ee/appetitefo...
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Trev Lukather (son of Toto’s Steve Lukather) joins to talk his new band "The Effect." Plus (pun intended) the effect of having a famous father, bonding with bandmate Nic Collins (son of Phil), auditioning for Guns N' Roses at 18 years old, and much more!

More info:
https://www.theeffectband.com
https://www.instagram.com/theeffectband/

https://www.patreon.com/theafdpodcast
https://linktr.ee/appetitefordistortion
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February 6, 2024 26 mins
Sweden’s THE GEMS have unleashed their highly anticipated debut album "Phoenix." Consisting of ex-Thundermother members, bandmates Guernica Mancini and Mona “Demona” Lindgren chat to let go of the past, embrace the new, and detail how Guns N' Roses influenced them.

More info:
https://thegems.se/
https://www.napalmrecordsamerica.com/thegems

https://www.patreon.com/theafdpodcast
https://linktr.ee/appetitefordistortion
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January 30, 2024 46 mins
"Hell, Fire And Damnation" is Saxon's 24th studio album. Legendary metal vocalist Biff Byford joins to talk new music, touring, connections to Guns N' Roses and more!

Guest fan cohost: Robert from Slovenia (AFD podcast listener)

More info:
https://www.saxon747.com/
https://www.instagram.com/robertpavlic.art
https://linktr.ee/appetitefordistortion
https://www.patreon.com/theafdpodcast
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January 23, 2024 56 mins
Max Cavalera (Soulfly/ex-Sepultura) returns to the podcast to talk about his new band "Go Ahead and Die," performing with his sons, GN'R at Rock in Rio, and much more! Guest cohost: Jeff Beers (AFD podcast listener and Max fan)

Links:
https://goaheadanddie.bfan.link/gaaduhmech
https://www.instagram.com/goaheadanddieband/
https://www.soulfly.com

https://www.patreon.com/theafdpodcast
https://linktr.ee/appetitefordistortion
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January 20, 2024 25 mins
Asking Alexandria are set to embark on the “All My Friends” North American tour in support of their latest album "Where Do We Go From Here?". Joining is lead singer Danny Worsnop to chat the tour, a love triangle with Axl Rose, working out with the Ultimate Warrior, and more!

More info:
https://www.askingalexandria.com/
https://linktr.ee/appetitefordistortion

Note - this was recorded before the announcement of Ben Bruce leaving the ban...
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"Rock to Recovery" transforms lives through the powerful experience of writing and performing music. We speak with its founder, guitarist Wesley Geer, about R2R's mission, his time with Hed PE, Korn, and jogging in Belgium with Duff McKagan.

More info:
Donate - https://rocktorecovery.org/
Wes' new band H3M3N - https://shorturl.at/jrFM8

https://www.patreon.com/theafdpodcast
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The 7th Annual Metal Hall of Fame Gala takes place on January 24th. Inductees include Mick Mars, Sebastian Bach, Eddie Trunk and many more deserving names. Founder/CEO of the Metal Hall of Fame, Pat Gesualdo, joins to talk "the most important night in Hard Rock and Heavy Metal.”

Links:
https://metalhalloffame.org/
https://www.patreon.com/theafdpodcast
https://linktr.ee/appetitefordistortion
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Part 2 of my review of "The General," Guns N' Roses new(ish) song. I also read your comments about Part 1 and discuss the latest with "Doug's Book." https://www.patreon.com/theafdpodcast https://linktr.ee/appetitefordistortion
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Finally giving my thoughts on the new(ish) Guns N' Roses song, "The General." Plus, reflect on 2023 and what's to come in the new year. https://www.patreon.com/theafdpodcast
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Private Investigator, Podcaster, and Author Darren Paltrowitz joins to talk his new publication, "DLR Book: How David Lee Roth Changed the World." We chat all things Diamand Dave, Guns N' Roses, and more!

More info:
https://www.vhnd.com/2023/12/20/dlr-book-how-david-lee-roth-changed-the-world-available-now/ https://linktr.ee/appetitefordistortion
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December 8, 2023 60 mins
Guns N' Roses and lawsuits are not strangers. However, two new recent allegations against Axl Rose and manager Fernando have rocked the fanbase. Joining to help make sense of it all is Jeff Hackney, Partner at the St. Louis office of HKM Employment Attorneys, LLP, whose practice representing employees includes sexual harassment cases. A rational n' reasonable discussion. No innocent or guilty verdicts given here. More info: https...
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Dee Snider's new graphic novel, "He's Not Gonna Take It" chronicles the rocker's passionate battle against censorship and epic showdown at the 1985 PMRC/Senate Hearings. Dee joins to chat all things free speech.

More info:
https://z2comics.com/products/dee-snider-hes-not-gonna-take-it-standard-hardcover https://linktr.ee/appetitefordistortion
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November 24, 2023 41 mins
Chris Passmore gave his 9-year-old son Cooper the birthday of a lifetime at the Guns N' Roses concert in Hollywood, Florida. The boys share their experience of GN'R kindness that led Cooper on-stage, in Axl's dressing room, and a bonding they'll never forget. More info: https://loudwire.com/young-guns-n-roses-fan-experience-lifetime-birthday/ https://linktr.ee/appetitefordistortion
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Tom Werman launched the success of REO Speedwagon and Cheap Trick, produced landmark albums by Mötley Crüe and Twisted Sister, among many other classic artists. In "Turn It Up! My Time Making Hit Records in the Glory Days of Rock Music," Tom shares stories about Nikki Sixx, Ted Nugent, Duff McKagan and more!

Plus, I "Get in the Ring" on Twitter!

More info:
http://jawbonepress.com/turn-it-up/
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Producer Big Chris Flores returns to discuss his work on the new Lynch Mob with George Lynch. Also, Chris shares the full unreleased demo of the song "Crazy" featuring Slash with the late Chester Bennington. This episode is the ONLY place to hear this lost track. Hear the backstories, the songs, and much more!

Songs included with permission:
1) Lynch Mob - "Million Miles Away" @ 00:16:08
2) Slash, Chester Bennington, Dug Pinnick, Matt...
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November 6, 2023 49 mins
The legendary Don Dokken joins to talk Dokken's new album, "Heaven Comes Down." Plus, stories about George Harrison, Steven Tyler, Izzy Stradlin, and more!

Also, Shotgun News: Guns N' Roses 2023 tour wrap-up.

More info:
https://www.dokken.net/
https://linktr.ee/appetitefordistortion #gunsnroses #dondokken #dokken
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Guitar virtuoso John 5 joins to talk his new song "The Ghost," being a rockstar dad, Guns N' Roses friendships, what's next for Mötley Crüe, and more!

More info: https://john-5.com/main/
https://linktr.ee/appetitefordistortion
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