The Pussification Of America Continues

    Neeley reads a story about how book publishers are now hiring "Sensitivity Readers" to screen book content before it is published and goes to print. A... Read more

    February 24, 2017 | 36 min

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    Dating And The Endless Parade Of Horse Shit

    Chris kicks off the conversation about his experiences in dating and just dealing with the public in general. Neeley concurs with Chris's sentiments. ... Read more

    February 23, 2017 | 29 min

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    Eddie Trunk Loses His Mind Over The Grammys

    The guys check out a segment from the latest "Trunk Nation" broadcast with Eddie Trunk. Eddie becomes shrill, screeching like a prepubescent boy over ... Read more

    February 23, 2017 | 25 min

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    The Return Of Bob Leather

    After a six month hiatus, CMS fan favorite Bob Leather makes a triumphant return. You never know what crazy scenarios Bob will present to the fans. ... Read more

    February 22, 2017 | 54 min

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    Various Music News And Analysis

    Neeley and Chris review the current music news and give their thoughts on each story. Catch THE CLASSIC METAL SHOW on Saturdays from 9pm to 3am EST... Read more

    February 21, 2017 | 65 min

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    Interview with Six Feet Under Vocalist Chris Barnes 2017

    Interview with Six Feet Under vocalist Chris Barnes. Barnes called in to talk about the new release TORMENT. Catch THE CLASSIC METAL SHOW on Saturda... Read more

    February 17, 2017 | 26 min

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    Inside The Mind Of Life Of Agony's Keith Caputo

    Fellow podcaster Joshua Toomey recently interviewed Life Of Agony front man or front woman Keith or Mina Caputo. The guys break down the conversation.... Read more

    February 9, 2017 | 71 min

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    The Return Of The Real Geoff Tate!

    After a lengthy hiatus, the "REAL" Geoff Tate checks in and imparts his wisdom to the CMS Fans. Catch THE CLASSIC METAL SHOW on Saturdays from 9pm ... Read more

    February 8, 2017 | 31 min

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    The Cost Of Promoting A Two Day Rock Festival

    Neeley and Chris discuss the recently announced "Loud-N-Lima" rock festival. They calculate the cost of the venture and what the promoter will need ju... Read more

    February 8, 2017 | 38 min

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    Is There Any Hope For The Future?

    A Santa Clarita, CA. millennial address the City Counsel to implore them to require the local McDonalds to sell the McRib sandwich because it's negati... Read more

    February 7, 2017 | 25 min

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    Unhinged Liberals On Public Display

    A professor at NYU is captured on video cursing out the New York City Police Department for not putting a stop to a demonstration in favor of a conser... Read more

    February 7, 2017 | 34 min

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    Neeley & Chris Have Normal Lives Outside Of The CMS

    Neeley and Chris talk about their week's activities, show casing their regular lives outside the super stardom as the hosts of The Classic Metal Show.... Read more

    February 6, 2017 | 34 min

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    Blackface Revisited

    The guys revisit a story they covered a couple of months ago about a school board member in Arkansas that was being chastised for wearing blackface to... Read more

    February 2, 2017 | 33 min

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    Whats The Most Emabarassing Thing You Have Done For A Chick?

    The guys do an episode of "Snatch Chat" by discussing some of the most embarrassing things they have done for a chick. Catch THE CLASSIC METAL SHOW... Read more

    February 1, 2017 | 71 min

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    What Kind Of Money Do Bands Command On The Touring Circuit?

    CMS "Fake Producer" Weezie provides the guy with a list of available touring acts and the asking price for their performance. The guys break it down. ... Read more

    January 31, 2017 | 111 min

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    Chris's Solo Show Recap

    Chris recaps last week's solo show and the logistics involved with hosting the Podcaster's Summit. Catch THE CLASSIC METAL SHOW on Saturdays from 9... Read more

    January 30, 2017 | 31 min

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    Neeley's NAMM Report

    Neeley returns from NAMM and gives a complete recap of the week's events. Catch THE CLASSIC METAL SHOW on Saturdays from 9pm to 3am EST at www.cmsrad... Read more

    January 30, 2017 | 29 min

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    Interview with Armored Saint's Joey Vera 2016

    Interview with Joey Vera of Armored Saint and Fates Warning. Joey called in to talk about the new Armored Saint live release CARPE NOCTUM LIVE. Catc... Read more

    January 27, 2017 | 25 min

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    Prog, Punk And Mellencamp

    Chris, along with special guests Jon Drake and Joe Kleon, have a musical discussion about all sorts of bands, including Dream Theater, Rush, King's X,... Read more

    January 26, 2017 | 50 min

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    Neeley Checks In From NAMM

    Neeley checks in with THE CLASSIC METAL SHOW from the NAMM convention. He talks about the comings and goings of NAMM over the weekend. Catch THE CLA... Read more

    January 25, 2017 | 26 min

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    Chris' New Girlfriend Rhonda

    Chris, with guest hosts Jon Drake and Joe Kleon, explore Chris' fake dating profile on Plenty Of Fish, as well as the ongoing conversation going on be... Read more

    January 24, 2017 | 101 min

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    The Podcaster's Summit - 1-21-17

    The Classic Metal Show hosts the first ever Podcaster's Summit. This discussion talks about the history of podcasting as experienced by the following ... Read more

    January 23, 2017 | 77 min

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    Dating Tips For Teenagers

    At a school in Utah, 11th graders were given an assignment to go on a $5 date after consulting handouts with separate “tips” for boys and girls, creat... Read more

    January 20, 2017 | 42 min

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    Interview With Benedictum's Veronica Freeman

    After a year hiatus, The "V" bings the fans up to date with some news about another avenue she is exploring. Catch THE CLASSIC METAL SHOW on Saturd... Read more

    January 18, 2017 | 51 min

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    Eddie Trunk - You're In Trouble!

    The guys discuss the rant Bobby Blotzer posted on his facebook page calling out Eddie Trunk for disseminating what he says is "misinformation" about t... Read more

    January 17, 2017 | 33 min

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    Interview With Ratt's Stephen Pearcy

    Stephen Pearcy calls The Classic Metal Show to discuss the release of his solo CD SMASH as well as to make comment on the current state of RATT! Ca... Read more

    January 16, 2017 | 28 min

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    The CMS Studio Gets An Upgrade

    The guys kick off the show discussing the planned guests for the evening. They also discuss the upgrades that are being made to the broadcast equipmen... Read more

    January 16, 2017 | 33 min

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    Interview With Author Joel McIver

    Author Joel McIver call the show to discuss his latest book, Black Sabbath - What Evil Lurks Catch THE CLASSIC METAL SHOW on Saturdays from 9pm to ... Read more

    January 16, 2017 | 34 min

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    The Versace' Black People Alert

    A former employee sues fashion retailer Versace' for discriminatory practices claiming store employees were instructed to announce an alert to the oth... Read more

    January 13, 2017 | 33 min

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    Whats Your Favorite Under Rated Band?

    The guys discuss some of their favorite bands that often times are not on their music radar when looking for something random to listen to. Catch THE... Read more

    January 13, 2017 | 31 min

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    Sex Toys For Stolen Gift Cards

    A postal worker is accused of stealing gift cards from Christmas envelopes and spending the money on sex toys, Who knew you could buy sex toys through... Read more

    January 13, 2017 | 36 min

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    Buying Ice Cream While Black

    An ice cream store franchisee in northern Illinois is accused of using racial slurs toward a black customer which results in the local police getting ... Read more

    January 13, 2017 | 41 min

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    Racist or Politically Incorrect - You Decide.

    Neeley reads a story about how the former wife of energy tycoon T. Boone Pickens is being sued by a former employee of her horse ranch for referring t... Read more

    January 10, 2017 | 36 min

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    The CMS Begins Their 21st Year!

    After three weeks away during the Christmas / New Years break, Neeley and Chris are back to kick off the 21st year of The Classic Metal Show. The guys... Read more

    January 9, 2017 | 40 min

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    The Best Of The Classic Metal Show 2016 Pt. 2

    The second part of The Best Of The Classic Metal Show 2016 Catch THE CLASSIC METAL SHOW on Saturdays from 9pm to 3am EST at www.cmsradio.net. www.th... Read more

    January 4, 2017 | 221 min

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    The Best Of The Classic Metal Show 2016 Pt. 1

    The Classic Metal Show puts together the best segments from 2016. Fan favorites from the year are featured. This is a recap from the year of The Class... Read more

    January 2, 2017 | 183 min

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    Hookers And Blow

    A debt-ridden student blew $1.3 million on sports cars, speed boats, strippers and cocaine after a bank error gave him an unlimited overdraft. Catch ... Read more

    December 23, 2016 | 36 min

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    I'll Sue Your Ass For Firing Me Over My Confederate Flag!

    Back in July they guys discussed a police officer who was fired from her job because someone complained she flew a confederate flag in front of her ho... Read more

    December 22, 2016 | 32 min

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    Year End Wrap Up With Bob Nalbandian

    Documentary director Bob Nalbandian checks in with the guys from a Metallica show in Oakland California. He recaps his favorite moments of the year on... Read more

    December 20, 2016 | 27 min

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    What Are You Listening To?

    The guys discuss their musical tastes, what they're listening to currently and their preferred music source. CMS fan Scottie checks in with his though... Read more

    December 20, 2016 | 37 min

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    Interview with Raised By Gods/ex-Pantera Vocalist Terry Glaze

    Interview with Terry Glaze, the vocalist of Pantera prior to COWBOYS FROM HELL, as well as of Lord Tracy and now of Raised By Gods. Terry calls in to ... Read more

    December 19, 2016 | 38 min

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    The CMS 2016 Year End Recap

    Since this is the last LIVE show for 2016, the guys reflect back on the year and the events that helped shape the CMS in 2016 Catch THE CLASSIC METAL... Read more

    December 19, 2016 | 29 min

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    Why Some Bands Can Succeed With One Original Member

    The guy's discuss the current status of Bobby Blotzer's RATT which leads them into a discussion about guitarist Richie Blackmore's latest version of R... Read more

    December 16, 2016 | 37 min

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    Is There Racism In The Food That You Eat?

    The guys discuss a story about a high school kid who could be charged with a racist crime for posting a video on line of a black student eating chicke... Read more

    December 16, 2016 | 29 min

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    Is A Skid Row Reunion Financially Viable?

    The guys discuss Sebastian Bach's latest comments about a possible Skid Row Reunion and whether that would make financial sense. Catch THE CLASSIC ME... Read more

    December 15, 2016 | 32 min

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    Were The C Level Bands Of The 80's Any Good?

    There are several "C" level bands that made their debut at the very end of the 80's that are still active today even though they barely charted with a... Read more

    December 14, 2016 | 34 min

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    What Factors Do You Consider Before Going To A Concert?

    With the cost of concert tickets being at an all time high, parking issues, the cost of concessions and over all venue layouts, the guys discuss the f... Read more

    December 14, 2016 | 31 min

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    Interview With Talk Toomey Host Josh Toomey

    Show host Josh Toomey of the "Talk Toomey" Podcast calls the show to discuss his show as well as his thoughts on podcasting. Catch THE CLASSIC METAL ... Read more

    December 13, 2016 | 44 min

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    Concert Reviews & The Music Business

    Neeley attended the Armored Saint / Queensryche show in Chicago and Chris attended the Jason Bonham Led Zeppelin Experience at the Hard Rock Rocksino.... Read more

    December 12, 2016 | 46 min

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    Interview With Serious Black's Urban Breed

    Interview with Serious Black vocalist Urban Breed discussing the band's latest release Mirror World. Catch THE CLASSIC METAL SHOW on Saturdays from 9... Read more

    December 9, 2016 | 26 min

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    MTV Revisited

    The guys start the conversation off discussing who would be considered this generation's bands. This leads into a discussion on the impact of commerci... Read more

    December 9, 2016 | 47 min

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    The Death Of The Bay Boys??

    The guys bring the CMS fans an update on what has to be one of the most favorite on going stories of 2016, The Bay Boys! Apparently the "fort" built b... Read more

    December 8, 2016 | 38 min

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    RATT Is Back! Blotzer Is Out!

    The guys discuss the latest developments in the on going RATT saga. The three principal members of RATT reclaim the RATT name and expel Blotzer. The C... Read more

    December 7, 2016 | 53 min

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    What Would You Pay To Meet Your Favorite Celebrity?

    The guys discuss hypothetical circumstances for meeting their favorite celebrities. CMS fans Phillip from Dallas and Toby from Qatar check in with the... Read more

    December 5, 2016 | 36 min

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    Interview With Ron Keel

    CMS friend Ron Keel of the band Keel calls in debut his new solo song Dead Man Rockin'. Ron fills the fans in on his activities with Badlands Pawn in ... Read more

    December 5, 2016 | 28 min

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    Flying The Confederate Flag At Any Cost

    A police officer in Michigan resigns from duty after 18 years on the force after flying a Confederate Flag at a protest rally while off duty. The guys... Read more

    November 24, 2016 | 25 min

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    Thinning The Herd. The Upside Of The 2016 Election

    The guys discuss the reports of the rise in suicide calls after the results of the 2016 Presidential Election were announced. The majority of calls we... Read more

    November 23, 2016 | 77 min

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    The CMS Breaks Down The Presidential Election

    With the Presidential Election of 2016 in the rear view, the guys give their thoughts on the election and their take away from it. Catch THE CLASSIC ... Read more

    November 22, 2016 | 41 min

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    Thinning The Herd, The Upside Of The 2016 Election

    Since the victory of Donald Trump in the U.S. Presidential election, threats of suicide have risen according to reported statistics. Will the guys be ... Read more

    November 21, 2016 | 77 min

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    Interview with Extreme's Gary Cherone 2016

    Interview with Extreme vocalist Gary Cherone. Gary called in to talk about the new DVD PORNOGRAFFITTI LIVE 25: METAL MAYHEM LIVE. He talks about the h... Read more

    November 18, 2016 | 25 min

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    Bands We've Seen The Most

    Chris, Michael Hannon, Rob Kern and Randy Trask talk about the bands they have seen the most in their lives, and why they kept seeing them repeatedly.... Read more

    November 18, 2016 | 37 min

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    Why Michael Hannon Ended American Dog

    Michael Hannon, singer and bassist for American Dog (and Salty Dog/Dangerous Toys) talks about his decision to end the band following their biggest to... Read more

    November 15, 2016 | 37 min

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    The Delusion Of Eddie Trunk

    The guys breakdown and analyze a segment from a recent Eddie Trunk broadcast where he congratulates himself over a cancelled interview with Mega-manag... Read more

    November 11, 2016 | 89 min

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    The PC Culture Invades Halloween

    Even on one of the silliest and fun days of the year Halloween, we can't escape the politically correct douche bags that have literally sucked every o... Read more

    November 10, 2016 | 49 min

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    Interview With Skribbal!

    CMS fan and musical artist Skribbal known for his contribution of the CMS Rap, and Megameth calls the show to talk about his new CD "Drug Spun Funk". ... Read more

    November 9, 2016 | 28 min

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    The Dokken Michigan Show Fallout

    Dokken caught some flak for comments made from the stage by Dokken front man Don Dokken. Neeley spent some time with the Dokken boys the night after a... Read more

    November 9, 2016 | 37 min

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    Heavy Metal Television's 4th Anniversary

    Heavy Metal Television CEO Eric Braverman calls the CMS to talk about the 4th Anniversary. Neeley will be attending the celebration in Mesa, AZ. Cat... Read more

    November 8, 2016 | 48 min

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    What Happened To Chris?

    The guys kick off the show discussing Chris's health and the previous week's cancellation. Apparently he bounced back and is ready to do a full show! ... Read more

    November 7, 2016 | 27 min

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    The Seven Bands That Changed Rock & Roll Music Forever

    Neeley reads an article in one writers opinion as to the seven most influential bands in rock and roll music of all time. They guys debate the issue. ... Read more

    October 28, 2016 | 51 min

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    CMS Bonus Time!!

    They guys get silly and give the CMS fans some bonus time discussing and playing some of the goofy pop songs of the 80's Catch THE CLASSIC METAL SHOW... Read more

    October 28, 2016 | 45 min

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    How Can Women Be So Gullible?

    Neeley reads a story about a guy who conned women whom he met through on-line dating sites to buy him expensive exotic cars. The guys discuss the met... Read more

    October 27, 2016 | 42 min

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    Interview With Mad Margritt's Eddie Smith

    Eddie Smith of Mad Margritt calls the CMS to talk about the new the new Mad Margritt CD, Love Hate And Deception. Catch THE CLASSIC METAL SHOW on Sat... Read more

    October 25, 2016 | 27 min

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    White People Are Just Born Racist

    A school in New York is teaching the children that white people are just naturally born racist and need to be penalized for their "whiteness". Catch ... Read more

    October 20, 2016 | 38 min

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    Who Are Neeley And Chris' Influences?

    CMS Fan Kendle Peters asks the question, "Who influenced Neeley and Chris in their lives"? The guys get very personal and take the time to discuss the... Read more

    October 19, 2016 | 59 min

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    A Trip Down Memory Lane

    Neeley and Chris take a look back at CMS history. They discuss how they met, some of the processes they had to go through to take the show to the inte... Read more

    October 18, 2016 | 46 min

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    Are The End Of Days Near?

    The guys kick the show of discussing current events, chaos in the streets and the upheaval that is the 2016 U.S. Presidential election. Catch THE CL... Read more

    October 17, 2016 | 40 min

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    Fuck You If My Words Offend You!

    CMS fan Magnus from the Faroe Islands checks in with an article about curse words being ranked from mild to harsh. Catch THE CLASSIC METAL SHOW on S... Read more

    October 14, 2016 | 31 min

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    The Return Of The REAL RATT!

    CMS fan Wes from Louisiana calls in to talk about his experience on the Monsters Of Rock Cruise which featured the return of the "real" RATT. Wes amus... Read more

    October 13, 2016 | 36 min

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    Begging For E-Mail - The Dokken Follow Up

    Since Neeley's return from attending the original Dokken reunion in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, there were mixed reactions from fans on Neeley's review... Read more

    October 12, 2016 | 42 min

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    Sorry Ladies, Guys Talk About Pussy...

    With the fallout from the leaked audio of Donald Trump commenting on "Pussy", the guys give their candid reaction to the whole situation. Catch THE C... Read more

    October 11, 2016 | 59 min

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    Rambling Banter

    The guys start the show discussing the week's events and some of the programming they have been watching. They give the fans a preview of the subjects... Read more

    October 10, 2016 | 39 min

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    Safe Spaces And Trigger Warnings = Faggot! An Update.

    The guys revisit a segment they did a few weeks ago about the political correct environment being fostered on college campuses. Northwestern Univ. Pre... Read more

    October 7, 2016 | 30 min

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    Racism, Rock N Roll And Political Correctness

    Chris interviewed Down drummer Jimmy Bower earlier in the day. Jimmy had a few comments to make regarding the comments about Phil Anselmo's perceived ... Read more

    October 6, 2016 | 34 min

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    Chris's Babys Experience

    Chris attends the reunited Babys show at the Tangier in Akron, Ohio. There's never a dull moment when Chris leave the house. Catch THE CLASSIC METAL ... Read more

    October 5, 2016 | 52 min

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    Dokken Reunion Show Recap

    Neeley traveled to the Badlands Pawn in Sioux Falls, South Dakota for the Dokken rehearsals and reunion concert. He gives a full recap of the week's e... Read more

    October 4, 2016 | 66 min

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    It's Been One Hell Of A Week!

    Neeley and Chris start the show off recapping their week. Neeley returned from attending the Dokken Reunion Show at the Badlands Pawn in Sioux Falls S... Read more

    October 3, 2016 | 45 min

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    If You Mispronounce My Name You're Microaggressing Me!

    Once again political correctness takes the main stage as the guys discuss the weakness that has become our future generations. Catch THE CLASSIC META... Read more

    September 30, 2016 | 27 min

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    Nuggets Of Wisdom From Paul Stanley

    The guys review an interview with Paul Stanley of KISS cover such topics as the new KISS LIVE DVD, Spotify, KISS History and former KISS guitarist Ace... Read more

    September 29, 2016 | 36 min

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    50 Best Selling Albums Of All Time

    Neeley and Chris review a list of the 50 top selling alums of all time. The guys are surprised by some of the albums that made the list. Catch THE CL... Read more

    September 28, 2016 | 44 min

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    Feels Good To Finally Be A Nigga!

    A Kansas State University student gets expelled from the college for posting a "racially insensitive" photo on social media. The guys discuss the fall... Read more

    September 27, 2016 | 55 min

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    Weekly Recap

    Neeley and Chris start the show off by discussing the events and activities of their week. Catch THE CLASSIC METAL SHOW on Saturdays from 9pm to 3am ... Read more

    September 26, 2016 | 31 min

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    Another Concert Promotor Bites The Dust

    The concert promoter behind the Farm Rock concert events cancels the show in Chicago and goes MIA with investors money. Radio Personality Eddie Trunk ... Read more

    September 26, 2016 | 37 min

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    Quit Being Such Faggots!

    A restaurant owner in Florida allegedly tells a gay couple to knock off their blatant public display of affection as it is making the other patrons un... Read more

    September 23, 2016 | 31 min

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    Either You Embrace The Gays Or You're FIRED!

    A state worker in Illinois is threatened with his job if he does not view view a training video regarding how to treat LGBT individuals in the work pl... Read more

    September 22, 2016 | 43 min

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    Political Correctness and The Confederate Flag

    The Confederate Flag is in the news again. Art displays and personal expression are being banned if the Confederate Flag is displayed. Catch THE CLAS... Read more

    September 20, 2016 | 25 min

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    Catching Up With Tom The Scot

    It's been awhile since the guys have spoken with the sage of the great white north, "Tom The Scot". Tom checks in and brings the guys up to date on hi... Read more

    September 16, 2016 | 26 min

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    Chris Holms Wants To Cum In Your Mouth

    Through the suggestion of a CMS fan, the guys explore the latest song from former WASP guitarist Chris Holms. The title of this gem is called "In Your... Read more

    September 15, 2016 | 31 min

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    Inside Metal With Bob Nalbandian

    Director Bob Nalbandian calls the CMS to discuss the release of the the latest Inside Metal Documentary "The L.A. Metal Scene Explodes". He brings the... Read more

    September 14, 2016 | 53 min

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    Podcasts And Commercial Sponsorship

    They guys discuss the business of doing a popular podcast and whether attaining commercial sponsorship is an option. They explore a podcast called Com... Read more

    September 13, 2016 | 25 min

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    Who Knew The "J Word" Means Jigg-a-boo?

    A teacher is Texas is in hot water after she names one of her student participation groups the "Jighaboos". Once the student's parents caught wind of ... Read more

    September 9, 2016 | 28 min

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