In RockCast Episode #43, vocalist and RCFD alumni Heather Weyker storms in and discusses the intricacies of being both an undercover Narcotics officer and a soccer mom! Also: the panel discusses Lady Gaga’s Superbowl come-back, Johnny bakes some sort of ziti or something (I don’t know, I wasn’t paying attention) and the panel plays a new law-enforcement-themed game with Heather called “Would You Bust Me?”.
After a brief winter break, The RockCast is back! This time we put some deep thought into Episode #42, as guitarist/bassist and RCFD alumni Brenda Stovall drops by and talks about Nikki Sixx, her stint as a Hollywood extra and the best way to taser & pepper spray bandmates! Also: our pal Paul Z Stanley stops by and the panel composes an instant song in the brand new segment “3 Chords To Fame”!
Episode #41 – FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17th, 2016
In Episode #41, bassist/guitarist/vocalist and RCFD alumni Diane Kilmer drops by and talks about the super secrets of playing bass, the fascinating world of data management and even performs her original song “Beautifully Broken.” Also: Paul Z Stanley gives some much-needed advice, Johnny brings in some homemade vegetable soup and the panel discuss the passing of Leon Russel and Leonard Cohen.
In Episode #40, guitarist and RCFD alumni Jeff Wold drops by and talks about his life as a secret agent computer hacker, his magical Stratocaster and his not-so-secret hatred of Bob Dylan! Also: The panel listen to “Heathens” by Twenty One Pilots on “Hit or Shit”, discuss their ultimate fantasy concert on “Rock n Roll Fantasy” and the panel discuss Bob Dylan winning the Nobel Prize for Literature.
In Episode #39, guitarist and RCFD alumni Amy Pluth swings by and talks about Gibsons, dogs and of course Def Leppard!! Also: Paul Z Stanley gives sound advice, Johnny makes some salsa, Amy tries to stump the panel with rock trivia while we try to stump her with Def Leppard trivia!
In Episode #38, RockCast changes our format a bit for a very special round-table discussion titled “Guitar NerdTalk”! RCFD alumni and gear-hounds Mike Czora, Sean McCoy, and Greg Snyder drop by and talk shop with RCFD instructors Johnny and Nathan, and gab about their favorite guitars, amps, tones and where to sit in a band’s frequency spectrum. Top secret pro tips for gear geeks only!!
In Episode #37, guitarist and RCFD alumni Brandt Jorgensen swings by and talks about makin’ it big with his band Throw The Fight, how Stratocasters blow everything else away and what it’s like being Neo from The Matrix! Also: Paul Z Stanley gives some advice, Johnny makes a Ginger Honey Soy Salad and the panel discuss the Led Zeppelin vs Spirit lawsuit.
In Episode #36, drummer and RCFD alumni Sandy Shore stops by and tells us about her career as a professional belly dancer! Also: Sandy completely demolishes the panel in a round of Stump The Instructor, Johnny bends the laws of physics to make a tunavocado and the panel listens to and discusses Beyonce’s new song with Jack White, “Don’t Hurt Yourself”.
In Episode #35, the “new guy” RCFD instructor, gearhead and Oddfathers guitarist Danno Hansen stops by and chats about the best guitar, Van Halen and sleeping on studio couches! Also: Danno tries to stump his fellow instructors, the panel discusses the passing of Prince and listen to one of his final songs.
In Episode #34, drummer and RCFD alumni Michael Epstein swings by bearing gourmet donuts and chats about the Grateful Dead, turning your deceased loved ones into trees and what drugs go best with embalming fluid! Also: Johnny cooks an Orecchiette with Spicy Sausage and Broccoli Rabe, Paul Z Stanly gives some advice and the panel discuss if Coachella has outstayed it’s welcome.