John Ostronomy, Rob Halford, and Mark Strigl Mark Strigl, Ozzy Osbourne, and John Ostronomy
 
  John Ostronomy, Rob Halford, & Mark Strigl at the Astro Diner in New York, NY.
"I think the show is terrific...It's going to be a huge success!" - Rob Halford
"You guys started doing something really cool...It's the coolest f**kin' thing!" - Nikki Sixx
"Mark and John are true blue authentic metal fans and it shows." - Decibel Magazine
Mark Strigl, Ozzy Osbourne,
& John Ostronomy at KCOMP
Radio
in Las Vegas, NV.
 
 
 

Zakk Wylde:
Zakk Wylde
(Piano, Vocals)
Bumlefoot
(Guitar)
Mark Strigl (Bass)
John Ostronomy
(Drums)
Talking Metal Crew (Backups)
Video: Till the End

Turtlehead:
Bobby "Blitz" (Vocals)
Frankie Bello (Bass)
Mike Portnoy (Drums)
Mark Strigl
(Guitar)
John Ostronomy
(Guitar)

Video: Overkill

In This Moment:
Maria Brink (Vocals)
Chris Howorth (Guitar)
Jeff Fabb (Drums)
Jose Mangin (Vocals)
Mark Strigl
(Guitar)
John Ostronomy
(Bass)

Video: I'm Broken
Video:
Run to the Hills

The Spyderz:
Evan Seinfeld (Vocals)
Dirrty (Guitar)
Brook St. James (Guitar)
John Monty
(Bass)

Lee Nelson (Drums)
Mark Strigl
(Guitar)
John Ostronomy
(Guitar)

Video: Coming Soon

Exodus:
Rob Dukes (Vocals)
Tom Hunting (Vocals)
Gary Holt (Guitar)
Jack Gibson
(Bass)
Mark Strigl (Guitar)
John Ostronomy
(Drums)

Video: Seek and Destroy

All Star:
Kory Clarke
(Vocals)
Eddie Ojeda (Guitar)
Richard Christy (Drums)
Mark Strigl (Bass)
John Ostronomy
(Guitar)

Video: Paranoid
Video:
I Wanna Rock

All Star:
Byron Davis
(Vocals)
Metal Mike Chlasciak (Guitar)
Richard Christy (Drums)
Mark Strigl (Guitar)
John Ostronomy
(Bass)

Video: South of Heaven


Members of Guns N' Roses:
Bumblefoot
(Vocals, Guitar)
Frank Ferrer (Drums)
Mark Strigl (Bass)
John Ostronomy
(Guitar)

Video: Running Wild


© 2009 RockStarPix.com

Screaming Metal:
Alan Tecchio
(Lead Vocals)
Dan Lorenzo (Guitar, Bass)
Ron Lipnicki
(Drums)
Mark Strigl (Bass, Guitar)
John Ostronomy
(Guitar, Bass)
Special Guests:
Rob Dukes
(Lead Vocals)
Metal Mike Chlasciak (Guitar)
Video: Live at Dingbatz

Mark Strigl &
John Ostronomy

Hosts/Executive Producers

Bud Friendly
Announcer

Metal Mike Chlasciak
House Guitarist

Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal
Recurring Guest/Jam Engineer

John Cosimano
Talking Metal Forums

Anthony Kuzminski
Contributing Writer

Jerred Mathews
Contributing Writer

Shotaholic Shawn
Forums Moderator

John Zawadzki
Forums Moderator

 

 

 

December 24, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 244: HOLIDAY EPISODE FEATURING ZAKK SANDLER OF BLACK TIDE

Credit: Lynn Shook

This special holiday episode features an interview host John Ostronomy conducted with Black Tide bassist Zakk Sandler. Topics include the upcoming Kerrang! tour, Ozzfest, Iron Maiden, Metallica, and System of a Down. Additional podcast topics covered by Ostronomy and host Mark Strigl include Twisted Sister, Lemmy Kilminster, Billy Gibbons, Dave Grohl, and Talking Metal's new press webpage which includes a free download of thier cover of Slayer's "South of Heaven" Mark and John recorded with friends Metal Mike Chlasciak (Halford, Sebastian Bach, Painmuseum), Byron Davis (God Forbid), and Richard Christy (The Howard Stern Show, ex-Iced Earth).

Photo Caption: Zakk Sandler onstage at the Norva on September 10, 2008

RSS MP3 iTunes Buy Black Tide on iTunes Buy "Run Rudolph Run" on iTunes

December 14, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 243 FEATURING CHRIS HOWORTH OF IN THIS MOMENT AND ROB TRAINER OF BLACK WATER RISING

Credits: © 2008 Talking Metal (1)/Black Water Rising (2)/The Burn & Cry (3)

This episode features two interviews host Mark Strigl conducted with guitarists Chris Howorth of In This Moment and Rob Trainer of Black Water Rising. Topics include Maria Brink, Dave Brodsky, Blasko, Dan Lorenzo, Kings X, MySpace, and Brooklyn. Additional podcast topics covered by Strigl and host John Ostronomy include The Burn & Cry, Power Quest, and Guns N' Roses.

Photo Captions:
Mark Strigl, Chris Howorth, Maria Brink, and John Ostronomy
Rob Trainer of Black Water Rising
The Burn & Cry logo

RSS MP3 iTunes Buy In This Moment Buy The Burn & Cry Buy Power Quest

December 6, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 242 FEATURING YNGWIE MALMSTEEN AND MAELSTROM's GARY VOSGANIAN

Credits: © 2008 Talking Metal (1, 2)/Courtesy of Perfect Storm Recordings (3)

This episode features two interviews host Mark Strigl conducted with legendary guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen and Maelstrom's Gary Vosganian. Topics include Tim "Ripper" Owens, Derek Sherinian, Roy Z, Steeler, Alcatrazz, and Guitar Hero. Additional podcast topics covered by Strigl and host John Ostronomy include Children Of Bodom, Firewind, and Guns N' Roses' "Chinese Democracy."

Photo Captions:
Mark Strigl and Yngwie Malmsteen
John Ostronomy and Yngwie Malmsteen
Maelstrom "It Was Predestined" cover art

RSS MP3 iTunes Buy Yngwie Malmsteen Buy Maelstrom Buy Children of Bodom

November 28, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 241 FEATURING RON LIPNICKI AND DAVE LINSK OF OVERKILL

Credits: Courtesy of Overkill (1)/Jamie Ross/Talking Metal (2, 3)

This episode features an interview host John Ostronomy conducted with Overkill's Ron Lipnicki and Dave Linsk. Topics include recording "Immortalis," Hades, Dan Lorenzo, Alan Tecchio, Screaming Metal, HavocHate, Greg Christian, Southern Shift, and Raging Slab. Additional podcast topics covered by Ostronomy and host Mark Strigl include In Flames, Arch Enemy, MetalDogz.com, and Screaming Metal's upcoming February 7th concert at Dingbatz in Clifton, New Jersey.

Photo Captions:
Overkill: D.D. Verni, Derek Tailer, Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth, Ron Lipnicki, and Dave Linsk
Ron Lipnicki and John Ostronomy
Dave Linsk, John Ostronomy, and Eddie Razor

RSS MP3 iTunes

November 21, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 240: COUNTDOWN TO CHINESE DEMOCRACY PART X - THE FINAL COUNTDOWN

Credits: © 2008 Talking Metal

In this very special episode, hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy complete their final countdown to the world's most anticipated album, Guns N' Roses' "Chinese Democracy." The episode features an interview with Guns N' Roses lead guitarist, Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal, conducted at the first ever "Chinese Democracy" listening party at Webster Hall in New York City. Topics include recording "Chinese Democracy," Electric Lady Studios, Bumblefoot's charitable work, and his forthcoming acoustic album. Additional podcast topics include a new official Talking Metal/Dr. Pepper "Chinese Democracy" contest, Best Buy, the K-Rock Girls, as well as the broadcast of the full-length version of the latest Zakk Wylde track, "Till the End," recorded on Talking Metal on fuse by Zakk Wylde, Bumblefoot, Mark Strigl, and John Ostronomy.

Photo Captions:
The Webster Hall "Chinese Democracy" marquee
Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal, Jennifer Thal, John Ostronomy, and Mark Strigl
John Ostronomy, K-Rock Girls Dominique & Karina, and Mark Strigl

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November 15, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 239: COUNTDOWN TO CHINESE DEMOCRACY PART IX - THE PENULTIMATE INSTALLMENT

Credit: Courtesy of Black Frog/Geffen

In this very special episode recorded at the Channel 4 Pub in New York City's Rockefeller Center, hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy participate in the second to the last installment of their countdown to one of the world's most anticipated albums, Guns N' Roses' "Chinese Democracy." Topics include the official "Chinese Democracy" listening parties, Bumblefoot, Chris Pitman, and Best Buy.

Photo Caption:
Guns N' Roses "Chinese Democracy" single art

RSS MP3 iTunes Pre-Order Chinese Democracy at BestBuy.com

November 8, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 238: DOUBLE EPISODE FEATURING CHRIS PITMAN OF GUNS N' ROSES & SEXTAPES AND MARTIN POPOFF

Credits: Courtesy of Chris Pitman (1)/ToneRiot Records (2)/Martin Popoff (3, 4)

The double episode recorded at the St. James Pub in historic Maplewood, New Jersey features interviews hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with Guns N' Roses/Sex Tapes multi-intrumentalist, Chris Pitman, and author/journalist, Martin Popoff. Popoff interview topics include his Ye Olde Metal book series, Bill Aucoin, Cactus, Cheetah Chrome, Dead Boys, Derringer, MC5, Piper, Rex, and Starz while Pitman interview topics include SexTapes, Lusk, Replicants, Zaum, Tool, Guns N' Roses, Axl Rose, "Chinese Democracy," and art. Additional podcast topics include Deep Purple, Wolf, Moonspell, and Angel.

Photo Captions:
Chris Pitman (front) and SexTapes
SexTapes back cover art
Martin Popoff
Ye Olde Metal: 1973 to 1975

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November 2, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 237: OSTRONOMY SOLO EPISODE FEATURING GREG CHRISTIAN OF TESTAMENT

Credits: © 2008 Talking Metal

This special "solo" episode features an interview host John Ostronomy conducted with Testament bassist, Greg Christian. Topics include "The Formation of Damnation," Del James, David Ellefson, Peavey musical instruments, the Metal Masters tour, and Trinity Fallen. Additional podcast topics include Guns N' Roses, Daft Punk, and Halloween.

Photo Captions: John Ostronomy (1)/Greg Christian and John Ostronomy (2)

RSS MP3 iTunes Buy Testament on iTunes Buy The Language of Fear on Amazon.com

TALKING METAL EPISODE 236: STRIGL SOLO EPISODE
FEATURING MICK BOX OF URIAH HEEP

Credits: © 2008 Talking Metal (1)/Courtesy of Mick-Box.net (2)

This special "solo" episode features an interview host Mark Strigl conducted with Uriah Heep lead guitarist, Mick Box. Topics include Russell Gilbrook, Lee Kerslake, Bob Daisley, Ozzy Osbourne, Trevor Bolder, and the 1960s UK music scene. Additional podcast topics include Good Bad Music, Weapon, Martin Popoff, and Starz.

Photo Captions: Mark Strigl (1)/Mick Box (2)

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October 23, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 235: COUNTDOWN TO CHINESE DEMOCRACY PART VIII

Credit: Courtesy of GunsNRoses.com

In this very special episode, hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy resume their countdown to one of the world's most anticipated albums, Guns N' Roses' "Chinese Democracy." Topics include Best Buy, Bumblefoot, Buckethead, Frank Ferrer, Brain, Chris Pitman, and Talking Metal's participation in Fuse's Big Blog Thing.

Photo Caption:
The official Countdown to Chinese Democracy clock on GunsNRoses.com

Talking Metal on TV Tune-In Times:

Monday 10/26 at 3:30 PM ET/3:30 PM PT: VH1 40 Freakiest Concert Moments 40-21
Monday 10/26 at 4:30 AM ET/4:30 AM PT: VH1 40 Freakiest Concert Moments 20-1

RSS MP3 iTunes Pre-Order Chinese Democracy at BestBuy.com

October 18, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 234: BILL AUCOIN SPECIAL

Credits: Courtesy of Bill Aucoin

In this very special episode, hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy, sit down with legendary artist manager and director, Bill Aucoin, in his New York City office. Topics include Bill's experiences with KISS, Billy Idol, Steve Stevens, Billy Squier, Van Halen, New England, Manowar, Lordi, and Fixer. In addition, Bill discusses his new company Aucoin Globe Entertainment as well as the stage production of "Quadrophenia" and working with Pete Townshend.

Photo Captions:
Bill Aucoin
Peter Criss, Bill Aucoin, Joyce Biawitz, and Ace Frehley
(Note: Please click here for the full image with Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons)
Bill Aucoin and Rikk Scholvinck with Lordi

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October 16, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 233: BONUS MUSIC-BASED EPISODE

Credits: Courtesy of NonXistence (1)/Century Media (2, 3, 4)

In this bonus music-based episode episode, hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy play new music from NonXistence, The Haunted, Poisonblack, In This Moment, and Ostronomy's childhood friend and bandmate, Atheist guitarist, Rand Burkey.

Photo Captions:
NonXistence "Expiration of Existence"
The Haunted "Versus"
Poisonblack "A Dead Heavy Day"
In This Moment "The Dream"

RSS MP3 iTunes Buy Poisonblack on iTunes Buy In This Moment on iTunes

October 10, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 232: BONUS MUSIC-BASED EPISODE

Credits: Courtesy of Century Media (1)/Frontiers Records (2)/Sanctuary Records (3)

In this bonus music-based episode episode, hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy play new music from In This Moment, Crown of Thorns, and Uriah Heep. Topics include Jean Beauvoir, Trevor Bolder, Brian "Head" Welch, George Washington, and Maplewood, New Jersey.

Photo Captions:
In This Moment "The Dream"
Crown of Thorns "Faith"
Uriah Heep "Wake the Sleeper"
The "Washington Inn" in Maplewood, NJ in 1948

RSS MP3 iTunes Buy In This Moment Buy Crown of Thorns Buy Uriah Heep

October 6, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 231: COUNTDOWN TO CHINESE DEMOCRACY PART VII

Credits: © 2008 Talking Metal

In this very special episode, hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy resume their countdown to one of the world's most anticipated albums, Guns N' Roses' "Chinese Democracy." Topics include Best Buy, Rock Band 2, "Body of Lies," and Talking Metal on Fuse.

Photo Captions:
Mark Strigl at Best Buy in Union, NJ
John Ostronomy at a Best Buy customer kiosk in Union, NJ
Screen shot of a Best Buy customer kiosk in Union, NJ

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September 29, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 230 FEATURING ALAN TECCHIO

Credits: Courtesy of Alan Tecchio

This special episode freatures an interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with Seven Witches, Hades, and Non-Fiction vocalist, Alan Tecchio. Topics include Hades, Watchtower, Seven Witches, Jack Frost, Non-Fiction, Dan Lorenzo, All Time Low, Steppin' Out magazine, skiing, motorcycle riding, and Autumn Hour Project. Additional podcast topics include Satan, C.C. Banana, Vinnie Vincent, Ted Poley, Guns N' Roses, Del James, and Malthus.

Photo Captions:
Alan Tecchio
Seven Witches
Non-Fiction

RSS MP3 iTunes Buy Seven Witches Buy Non-Fiction Buy Vinnie Vincent Tribute

September 23, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 229: INFERNOPHONIC SPECIAL FEATURING FORMER NON-FICTION BASSIST KEVIN BOLEMBACH & ELAINE TUTTLE

Credits: © 2008 Talking Metal

This episode features an interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with former Non-Fiction bassist, Kevin Bolembach, and Elaine Tuttle of Infernophonic. Topics include Infernophonic, Pat Piegari, Courtney Williams, Ross Kantor, Alan Evans, Non-Fiction, Maul Stanley, and Star Wars. Additional podcast topics include Bumblefoot, Twitter, and Jersey City, New Jersey.

Photo Captions:
Kevin Bolembach, Elaine Tuttle, and Mark Strigl
Kevin Bolembach, Elaine Tuttle, and John Ostronomy

RSS MP3 iTunes Buy Infernophonic at CDBaby

September 15, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 228: GET THRASHED SPECIAL FEATURING RICK ERNST & RAT SKATES

Credits: Courtesy of GetThrashed.com (1)/© 2008 Talking Metal (2,3)

This special episode freatures an interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with "Get Thrashed: The Story of Thrash Metal" producer/director, Rick Ernst, and associate producer /founding Overkill member, Rat Skates. Topics include the making of "Get Thrashed", Overkill, Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer, Exodus, Anvil, Malcolm Dome, Walter Morgan, and the Old Bridge Militia.

Photo Captions:
Get Thrashed: The Story of Thrash Metal
Mark Strigl, Rick Ernst, Rat Skates, and John Ostronomy

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September 11, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 227: CARMINE APPICE SPECIAL

Credits: © Marco Soccoli (1)/© 2008 Talking Metal (2,3)

Mark Strigl sets up this special episode which features an interview John Ostronomy conducted with with legendary drummer, Carmine Appice, and "Z-man" Zoilo Ruiz of Carmine Appice's Slamm!! Topics include Slamm!! cast members Marcus "Voo Doo" Joseph and Veronica Bellino, The Radio Chick and Slamm!! manager, Leslie Gold, NASCAR, Stomp, Ozzy Osbourne, King Kobra, Blue Murder, Motley Crue, John Bonham, and Carmine's new ddrum endorsement.

Slamm!! Tour Dates:

9/12 - B.B. King Blues Club and Grill - New York, NY
9/19 - Sellersville Theater - Sellersville, PA
9/20 - Boulton Center for the Arts - Bayshore, NY
11/01
- Five Towns College - Dix Hills, NY
11/08 - Mohegan Sun Casino - Uncasville, CT
12/31
- First Night Westport - Westport, CT

Photo Captions:
Carmine Appice's Slamm!!
Carmine Appice and John Ostronomy
Carmine Appice, John Ostronomy, and "Z-man" Zoilo Ruiz

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September 8, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 226 FEATURING J. KYLE SHUTT OF THE SWORD & MICHAEL BUTLER OF THE ROCK AND ROLL GEEK SHOW

Credits: Courtesy of The Sword (1)/© 2008 Talking Metal (2)

This episode features an interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with guitarist J. Kyle Shutt of The Sword. Topics include Kirk Hammett, Lars Ulrich, the Dimebag tribute at Ozzfest 2008, Bonnaroo, Orange amplifiers, the silverburst Gibson Les Paul guitar, the Austin, Texas music scene, and Bruce Dickinson. The episode also features an interview Mark Strigl conducted with "Rock and Roll Geek Show" host and former Exodus bassist, Michael Butler. Topics in this interview include "The Rock and Roll Geek Show," podcasting, Rocklahoma, Angel, Starz, AC/DC, Jetboy, and Exodus.

Photo Captions:
J. Kyle Shutt onstage with The Sword
Michael Butler and John Ostronomy in New York, NY

RSS MP3 iTunes Buy The Sword on iTunes Buy Exodus on iTunes

August 31, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 225: BRIAN "HEAD" WELCH SPECIAL

Credits: © 2008 Talking Metal (1,2)

This special episode features an interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with former Korn guitarist Brian "Head" Welch. Topics include Head's new album, "Save Me From Myself," his books, Save Me From Myself and Washed by Blood, Tony Levin, Josh Freese, the Driven Music Group, Greg Shanaberger, Mark Nawara, Bob Clearmountain, Ralph Patlan, Korn, Jonathan Davis, Fieldy, Linkin Park, Wes Borland, George Lynch, and Jesus Christ. Additional podcast topics include Ace Frehley, Derrek Hawkins, Robin Finck, Chris Morrison, Nine Inch Nails, Bumblefoot, Tony Harnell, Carmine Appice, In This Moment, Blasko, Jon Miller of DevilDriver, Hurricane Gustav, and the Colgate clock in Jersey City, New Jersey.

Photo Captions:
Mark Strigl, Brian "Head" Welch, and John Ostronomy
The Colgate Clock in Jersey City, NJ

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August 23, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 224: ZROCK SPECIAL FEATURING Z02

Credits: Chris Marksbury (1)/© 2008 IFC (2)/© 2008 Talking Metal (3)

In this special episode, Talking Metal spotlights IFC's new comedy series, ZRock, premiering Sunday, August 24 at 11:30 PM. The podcast features an interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with show stars Paulie Z, David Z, and Joey Cassata of Brooklyn, New York's ZO2. Topics include the making of Zrock, IFC, Dee Snider, Joan Rivers, The Whitest Kids U'Know, KISS, Poison, Bob Held, Lynn Lendway, Lynne Koplitz, Gibson guitars, Spector basses, Ludwig drums, and Eric Carr's "Crazy Nights" drum kit.

Photo Captions:
ZO2 at the New York Gibson Guitars Showroom
ZO2 with Sebastian Bach on episode 1 of ZRock
ZO2 with John Ostronomy and Mark Strigl at Talking Metal Live in New York

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August 18, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 223 FEATURING GLENN TIPTON OF JUDAS PRIEST

Credits: © 2008 Talking Metal

This episode features an interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with Judas Priest guitarist Glenn Tipton. Topics include the making of the "Nostradamus" album, Don Airey, working with John Entwistle and Cozy Powell, Shannon Larkin, Robert Trujillo, and the Teenage Cancer Trust. Additional podcast topics include Heaven and Hell, Retrodemon, Electric Wizard, Les Paul, Yngwie Malmsteen, Guns N' Roses "Chinese Democracy," CDBaby, Talking Metal's participation in Fuse's Big Blog Thing, and IFC's ZRock.

Photo Captions:
Glenn Tipton and Mark Strigl
Glenn Tipton and John Ostronomy
Glenn Tipton, Scott Travis, and Ian Hill live onstage at Jones Beach in Wantaugh, NY

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August 17, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 222 FEATURING SOUND AND FURY

Credits: Chip Ruggieri

This episode features an interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with Sound and Fury vocalist Luke Metcalf. Topics include Bon Scott, Airbourne, The Misfits, Danzig, New York City, Toronto, and Sound and Fury's music video for the track "18." Additional podcast topics include Guns N' Roses, Stuck Mojo, Gene Simmons, Henry Rollins, Ian Christe, Richard Christy, Metallica's passing on a Talking Metal interview, Bert Gabriel, Lem Lopez, Talking Metal's participation in Fuse's Big Blog Thing, and IFC's ZRock.

Photo Captions:
Sound and Fury
Luke Metcalf
Sound and Fury live in Canada

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August 17, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 221 FEATURING ENDEVERAFTER

Credits: Courtesy of EndEverAfter

This episode features an interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with EndEverAfter guitarist and vocalist Michael Grant. Topics include Revolver Magazine, Spoon, Vince Neil, Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz, Gym Class Heros, KISS, Eric Singer, Queens, New York, and the casting call for EndEverAfter's "Baby, Baby, Baby" music video. Additional podcast topics include IFC's ZRock, Dimebag Darrell, Bob Ezrin, Iron Maiden, Ace Frehley, Bon Jovi, Bassdog, and letters from the Talking Metalheads.

Photo Captions:
EndEverAfter
Michael Grant
Kristan Mallory and Michael Grant

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August 11, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 220 FEATURING STONERIDER

Credits: Matt Miller (1)/Mike Forbes (2)/Laura Winters (3)

This episode features an interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with StoneRider guitarist and vocalist Matt Tanner. Topics include StoneRider's "Juice Man" video, the Atlanta music scene, and Raging Slab. Additional podcast topics include Grand Magus and Jersey City, New Jersey's Sand Bar.

Photo Captions:
StoneRider
Matt Tanner
StoneRider

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August 4, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 219 FEATURING ALEX GROSSI

Credits: Chris Jones (1)/Courtesy of Alex Grossi (2,3)

This episode features an interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with Hookers and Blow and former Quiet Riot guitarist, Alex Grossi. Topics include Hookers and Blow, Dizzy Reed, Bumblefoot, Steven Adler, Kevin Dubrow, Alex Grossi's School of Rock, Beautiful Creatures, Richie Scarlet, Frank Stallone, Saturday Night Live, Guitar Hero, and Ostronomy's silver spacesuit.

Photo Captions:
Alex Grossi
Alex Grossi, Dizzy Reed, and Friends
Quiet Riot

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August 4, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 218 FEATURING MAUL STANLEY

Credits: Courtesy of Maul Stanley

This episode features an interview host Mark Strigl conducted with Maul Stanley. He's not Paul Stanley, and he's not Darth Maul, but he is the Phantom Menace of the Park! Topics include Paul Stanley, Bruce Kulick, Star Wars, Darth Maul, Ace Frehley, the "Return of the Comet" tribute CD, Alex Grossi, Trimuph the Insult Comic Dog, and C.C. Banana.

Photo Captions:
Bruce Kulick and Maul Stanley
Maul Stanley, R2-D2, and C3P0

Maul Stanley and Triumph the Insult Comic Dog

RSS MP3 iTunes Buy Paul Stanley on iTunes

July 29, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 217 FEATURING C.C. BANANA

Credits: Courtesy of C.C. Banana

This episode features an interview host Mark Strigl conducted first ever Talking Metal guest C.C. Banana. Topics include the Vinnie Vincent tribute CD "Kiss My Ankh," KISS, Ted Poley, Danger Danger, and Talking Metal on fuse. Additional podcast topics covered by hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy include and New York City buses and Little Brazil Street.

Photo Captions:
C.C. Banana outside the Fuse studio. Note the ticker above C.C.
John Ostronomy, C.C. Banana, and Mark Strigl on the Talking Metal on Fuse set

C.C. Banana and Metal Mike on the Talking Metal on Fuse set

RSS MP3 iTunes Buy Danger Danger on iTunes

July 25, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 216 FEATURING DAVID ELLEFSON OF F5

Credits: © 2008 Talking Metal (1,2)/Anna Avagyan (3)

This episode features an interview host John Ostronomy conducted with legendary former Megadeth bassist, David Ellefson of F5. Topics include F5's forthcoming album, "The Reckoning," Jimmy DeGrasso, Montrose, The Alien Blakk, and Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp. Additional podcast topics covered by hosts John Ostronomy and Mark Strigl include Hammerfall and Jersey City, NJ.

Photo Captions:
David Ellefson at the Talking Metal studio
John Ostronomy and David Ellefson

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July 14, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 215 FEATURING NIGHT RANGER

Credits: James Blades

This episode features an interview host John Ostronomy conducted with Night Ranger members Jack Blades, Kelly Keagy, and Brad Gillis. Topics include their new album, "Hole in the Sun," Jeff Watson, Michael Lardie, Reb Beach, new members Joel Hoekstra and Christian Cullen, Rocklahoma, and their recent gig at Guantanamo Bay. Additional podcast topics discussed by hosts Ostronomy and Mark Strigl include AC/DC, Black Sabbath, Sinister Fate, the "KISSology" DVD series.

Photo Captions:
Kelly Keagy, Jackl Blades, John Ostronomy, and Brad Gillis

Talking Metal on TV Tune-In Times:

Mon Night 7/14 at 1:00 AM ET/1:00 AM PT: VH1 40 Freakiest Concert Moments 40-21
Mon Night 7/14 at 2:00 AM ET/2:00 AM: VH1 40 Freakiest Concert Moments 20-1

RSS MP3 iTunes Buy Night Ranger at Musicane

July 5, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 214 - BONUS MUSIC-BASED EPISODE

Credits: Courtesy of Ronin, Non-Fiction, Unearth, & Judas Priest

In this bonus episode, hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy play music from Ronin, Non-Fiction, Unearth, The Sword (click link for "Gods of the Earth" cover art), and Judas Priest. Additional podcast topics include Dan Lorenzo and Alan Tecchio.

Image Captions:
Ronin "Dissolving Pinch Roller" (2007)
Non-Fiction "Preface/In the Know (2005)
Unearth "III: In the Eyes of Fire" (2006)
Judas Priest "Nostradaumus" (2008)

Talking Metal on TV Tune-In Times:

Fri Night 7/11 at 11:30 PM ET/11:30 PM PT: VH1 40 Freakiest Concert Moments 40-21
Fri Night 7/11 at 12:30 AM ET/12:30 AM PT: VH1 40 Freakiest Concert Moments 20-1

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July 1, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 213 FEATURING OVERLOADED

Credits: Mike Spleet (1)/Mark Trybus (2, 3)

This episode contains the Talking Metal Live interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with Overloaded lead guitarist Erik Kluiber. Topics include Overloaded's new lineup, Rocklahoma, their MC5 cover, and Gene Simmons. Additional podcast topics include Lochinvar, the Pepperment Creeps, the Hollywood Superstars, the Plasmatics, Love Turns Hate, and Dokken.

Photo Captions:
Overloaded
Erik Kluiber
Erik Kluiber and Chris Gillen

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June 24, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 212 FEATURING NICK CATANESE OF BLACK LABEL SOCIETY & SPEED X

Credits: Courtesy of Washburn (1)/Talking Metal (2, 3)/Benjamin Oliver (4)

This episode contains the Talking Metal Live interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with Nick Catanese of Black Label Society and Speed X. Topics include Speed X, Mike Stone, Zakk Wylde, High Voltage, Paul Stanley, Washburn Guitars, and the late musicians, Dimebag Darrell, Michelle Meldrum, and Dave Williams. Additional podcast topics include Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, Guns N' Roses' forthcoming album "Chinese Democracy," Overloaded, KHZ, Stone Rider, EndEverAfter, the Peppermint Creeps' late drummer, Traci Michaelz, American Idol, and telephone calls from Talking Metal listeners "Zman" and "Dan from Chicago."

Photo Captions:
Nick Catanese onstage with Black Label Society
John J.D. DeServio, John Ostronomy, & Nick Catanese on the tour bus in Baltimore, MD
Mark Strigl, Em Cody Strigl, Nick Catanese, & Big Nick at Ozzfest 2006 in New York, NY
Raiana of KHZ

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June 19, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 211 FEATURING AMEN

Credits: Courtesy of Duke Decter (2)/© 2008 Talking Metal (1, 3)

This episode contains the Talking Metal Live interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with Amen mainman Casey Chaos and guitarist Duke Decter. Topics include the state of Flordia, skateboarding, Casey's health, the Angry Brigade, the Henry Rollins Show, Franz Stahl, Ronnie James Dio, The Damned, Scum, Samoth, Faust, Emperor, Black Metal, the System of a Down track, "B.Y.O.B.," Scars On Broadway, Attila Csihar, and Cheap Trick. Additional podcast topics include Iron Maiden, Dan Lorenzo, and Bumblefoot.

Talking Metal on TV Tune-In Times:

Thu 6/19 at 6:00 PM ET/6:00 PM PT: VH1 40 Freakiest Concert Moments 40-21
Thu 6/19 at 7:00 PM ET/7:00 PM PT: VH1 40 Freakiest Concert Moments 20-1

Photo Captions:
John Ostronomy, Casey Chaos, and Mark Strigl in Las Vegas, NV in 2007
Duke Decter onstage with Amen
John Ostronomy and Casey Chaos in Las Vegas, NV in 2006

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June 9, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 210 - DON DOKKEN SPECIAL

Credits: © 2008 Talking Metal, Melissa Fornabaio, & fuse

This episode contains the uncut Talking Metal on fuse interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with Don Dokken in December, 2007 at the Total Access Recording in Redondo Beach, California. Topics include the "Live From Conception" album, the Rainbow Bar and Grill, Gene Simmons, Van Halen, Poison, Metallica, Great White, AC/DC, Cinderella, Quiet Riot, and the death of Kevin Dubrow.

Talking Metal on TV Tune-In Times:

Wed Night 6/18 at 11:00 PM ET/11:00 PM PT: VH1 40 Freakiest Concert Moments 40-21
Wed Night 6/18 at 12:00 AM ET/12:00 AM PT: VH1 40 Freakiest Concert Moments 20-1

Photo Captions:
Mark Strigl, Don Dokken, & John Ostronomy
Mark Strigl, John Ostronomy, & Don Dokken

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May 29, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 209 FEATURING BLACK SABBATH/AC/DC WRITER BRIAN IVES & PIERCING METAL'S KEN PIERCE

Photo Credit: © 2008 Talking Metal

This episode contains a discussion hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with Black Sabbath and AC/DC writer, Brian Ives, and PiercingMetal.com founder, Ken Pierce. Topics include Ives' essays in Black Sabbath's "Black Box" and AC/DC's "Fly on the Wall" as well discussions on Warrant, Megadeth, In Flames, and Bud Friendly. Additional podcast topics include Slash, the Rock Palace television show, and Bushwhack.

Talking Metal on fuse Tune-In Times:

Fri Late Night 5/30
at 1:00 AM ET/10:00 PM PT: Don Dokken, Mike Patton, Turtlehead
Fri Late Night 5/30 at 1:30 AM ET/10:30 PM PT: Zakk Wylde Special

Photo Caption:
John Ostronomy and Ken Pierce

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May 21, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 208 FEATURING DAN LORENZO OF HADES, NON-FICTION, AND THE CURSED

Credits: © 2008 Talking Metal

This episode contains the Talking Metal Live interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with Hades, Non-Fiction, and The Cursed guitarist, Dan Lorenzo. Topics include Dan's bands, Soundgarden, KISS, Jeff the Drunk from the Howard Stern Show, and the Plasmatics. Additional podcast topics include the new Talking Metal on fuse "Bonus Features Part 1" program airing on fuse On Demand, Don Dokken, Del James, Bumblefoot, Rush, In This Moment, Beatallica, Lochinvar, and the late Paula Smith.

Talking Metal on fuse Tune-In Times:

Fri Late Night 5/30
at 1:00 AM ET/10:00 PM PT: TBD
Fri Late Night 5/30 at 1:30 AM ET/10:30 PM PT: TBD

Photo Captions:
Bud Friendly, John Ostronomy, Dan Lorenzo, and Mark Strigl

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May 12, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 207 - DEL JAMES SPECIAL

Images Courtesy of Del James/Image #4 by Chelsea James

This episode features a very special interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with author, songwriter, and musician, Del James. Topics include Del’s cult classic collection of short stories, The Language of Fear, his upcoming novel, A Celebration of Pain, songwriting with Guns N’ Roses and Testament, RIP magazine, Alice Cooper, Humble Pie, The Chelsea Smiles, and growing up in New York.

Talking Metal on fuse Tune-In Times:

Fri Late Night 5/16 at 1:00 AM ET/10:00 PM PT: Don Dokken, Mike Patton, Turtlehead
Fri Late Night 5/16 at 1:30 AM ET/10:30 PM PT: TBD

Photo Captions:
The Language of Fear
Del James
Axl Rose and Del James
Del James

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May 9, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 206 FEATURING PHIL COLLEN OF DEF LEPPARD/MAN RAZE & MICHAEL SCHENKER

Photos Courtesy of DefLeppard.com & MichaelSchenkerHimself.com

This episode features interviews with guitarists Phil Collen (Def Leppard/Man Raze) and Michael Schenker. Topics hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy discussed with Collen include Man Raze, Girl, the Sex Pistols, Def Leppard, Tim Mcgraw, the Ibanez Destroyer, and Iron Maiden while topics Strigl covered with Schenker include Gary Barden, songwriting for "In The Midst Of Beauty," his acoustic "Thank You" albums, Dean guitars, the Schenker family, UFO, touring troubles, and the Scorpions. Additional podcast topics include fuse, Hoboken, New Jersey, and GoDaddy.com.

Talking Metal on fuse Tune-In Times:

Fri Late Night 5/16
at 1:00 AM ET/10:00 PM PT: TBD
Fri Late Night 5/16 at 1:30 AM ET/10:30 PM PT: TBD

Photo Captions:
Phil Collen
Michael Schenker

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May 2, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 205 FEATURING DOUG ALDRICH OF WHITESNAKE & RON SCALZO OF RETURN TO EARTH

Credits: © 2008 Talking Metal

This episode contains an interview John Ostronomy conducted with Whitesnake guitarist, Doug Aldrich. Topics include Whitesnake's new album, "Good to Be Bad," David Coverdale, Lion, Kal Swan, Tiffany, Gene Simmons, and Aldrich's 1982 audition with KISS. The podcast also contains an interview Mark Strigl and Ostronomy conducted with Ron Scalzo of Return to Earth. Topics include Brett Aveni, Chris Pennie, Coheed and Cambria, Bumblefoot, and Bald Freak Records. Additonal podcast topics include Black Label Society and New Jersey's Hudson-Bergen Light Rail.

Talking Metal on fuse Tune-In Times:

Fri Late Night 5/2
at 1:00 AM ET/10:00 PM PT: Don Dokken, Mike Patton, Turtlehead
Fri Late Night 5/2 at 1:30 AM ET/10:30 PM PT: Zakk Wylde Special
Sun Late Night 5/4
(Mon 5/5) at 3:30 AM ET/12:30 AM PT: Zakk Wylde Special

Photo Captions:
Doug Aldrich
Doug Aldrich and John Ostronomy
Bumblefoot, Mark Strigl, and Ron Scalzo

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April 29, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 204 FEATURING METAL GENERATION AUTHOR DARRYL KECK & THE CURSED'S DAN LORENZO

Credits: Courtesy of High Volume Press (1)/© 2008 Talking Metal (2)

This episode contains the Talking Metal Live interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with Metal Generation author Darryl J. Keck. Also taking part in the interview were Hades, Non-Fiction, and The Cursed guitarist, Dan Lorenzo, and Bud Friendly. Topics include the Amplified Assault zine, Hades, W.A.S.P., Metallica, 1983, Kix, Heavy Pettin, Downers Groves' "Rock Shop," Diamond Rexx, Sean Freehill, Odin, Axl Rose, Manowar, Raven, and Anvil. Additional podcast topics include Magnus Rising, Judas Priest, Captain T, and Armored Saint.

Talking Metal on fuse Tune-In Times:

Fri Late Night 5/2
at 1:00 AM ET/10:00 PM PT: Don Dokken, Mike Patton, Turtlehead
Fri Late Night 5/2 at 1:30 AM ET/10:30 PM PT: Zakk Wylde Special

Photo Captions:
Metal Generation by Darryl J, Keck
Bud Friendly, John Ostronomy, Dan Lorenzo, and Mark Strigl

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April 25, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 203 FEATURING SLASH & DRIVE A

Credits: © 2008 Hadas (Slash)/Courtesy of Drive A (Drive A)

This episode contains the uncut Talking Metal on fuse interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with legendary Velvet Revolver and former Guns N' Roses guitarist, Slash, on 12/17/07 at the Rainbow Bar and Grill in West Hollywood, California. Topics include R.L. Osborn, BMX bikes, Slash's parents, memories of the Rainbow, Aerosmith, the Paradise Rock Club in Boston, Ace Frehley, stealing cassettes, working at Tower Records with Axl Rose, Roger Daltrey, Alice Cooper, Iggy Pop, Michael Jackson, Bob Dylan, Les Paul, Megadeth, Anthrax, Metallica, David Bowie, Teddy ZigZag, Led Zeppelin, Van Halen, Bret Scallions, Izzy Stradlin, and thoughts on a solo album. The podcast also contains the Talking Metal Live interview Mark and John conducted with Drive A guitarist and vocalist, Bruno Mascolo. Additonal podcast topics include Judas Priest, 550 Madison Avenue, and Talking Metal's GoDaddy.com band contest.

Talking Metal on fuse Tune-In Times:

Fri Late Night 4/25
at 1:00 AM ET/10:00 PM PT: Lamb of God, Killswitch Engage, Exodus
Fri Late Night 4/25 at 1:30 AM ET/10:30 PM PT: Rob Halford, Danzig, In This Moment
Fri Late Night 5/2
at 1:00 AM ET/10:00 PM PT: TBD
Fri Late Night 5/2 at 1:30 AM ET/10:30 PM PT: TBD

Photo Captions:
Slash and Mark Strigl
John Ostronomy and Slash
Ashton Moio and Bruno Mascolo of Drive A

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April 22, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 202 - BONUS MUSIC-BASED EPIOSDE

Credits: Courtesy of Another Way of Life & Zebra

This episode bonus music-based episode hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy play Metal from Another Way Of Life, Zebra, and Speed Kills. Additional podcast topics include Wyclef John, the Talking Metal article on the Heavy Metal Comedy website, Jason Jayhawk, 33 1/3 Books, and Nu Metal.

Talking Metal on fuse Tune-In Times:

Fri Late Night 4/25
at 1:00 AM ET/10:00 PM PT: Lamb of God, Killswitch Engage, Exodus
Fri Late Night 4/25 at 1:30 AM ET/10:30 PM PT: Rob Halford, Danzig, In This Moment

Photo Captions:
Another Way of Life
Zebra

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April 17, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 201 FEATURING ROB HALFORD

Credits: © 2008 Talking Metal, fuse, Melissa Fornabaio, & Em Cody

This episode contains the uncut interview host Mark Strigl conducted with The Metal God, Rob Halford, of Judas Priest, Halford, and Fight for Talking Metal on fuse. Topics include Metal Mike Chlasciak, Bud Friendly, Fight, Nostradamus, 1983's US Festival, Black Metal, Jimmy Page, Judas Priest's discography, Rob's nephew Alex, Lunar Mile, and Bumblefoot. Additional podcast topics covered by John Ostronomy and Mark Strigl include HalfordMusic.com, the song "Heart Of The Lion," Speed Kills, a letter from a Talking Metal supporter, and GoDaddy.com.

Talking Metal on fuse Tune-In Times:

Fri Late Night 4/18
at 1:30 AM ET/10:30 PM PT: Slash, Hellyeah, "Paranoid" Jam
Fri Late Night 4/25
at 1:00 AM ET/10:00 PM PT: TBD
Fri Late Night 4/25 at 1:30 AM ET/10:30 PM PT: TBD

Photo Captions:
Rob Halford and Mark Strigl
Mark Strigl and Rob Halford
John Ostronomy, Rob Halford, and Mark Strigl

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April 7, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 200 FEATURING OZZY OSBOURNE & KERRY KING OF SLAYER

Credits: © 2008 Talking Metal & fuse

This historic 200th episode contains the uncut interviews hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with metal legends Ozzy Osbourne and Slayer's Kerry King for Talking Metal on fuse. The 17-minute Ozzy Osbourne interview was conducted at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT while the 35-minute Kerry King interview was conducted at Napa 29 in Corona, CA. Topics include Randy Rhoads, Zakk Wylde, Jake E. Lee, Dimebag Darryl, Tony Iommi, and Van Halen. Additional podcast topics include Devin Townsend, Zimmer's Hole, and the Talking Metal listeners.

Talking Metal on fuse Tune-In Times:

Sun 4/13 10:30 PM ET/7:30 PM PT: Lamb of God, Killswitch Engage, Exodus Jam
Sun 4/13 11 PM ET/8 PM PT:
Rob Halford, Glenn Danzig, In This Moment Jam

Photo Captions:
John Ostronomy, Ozzy Osbourne, and Mark Strigl
John Ostronomy, Kerry King, and Mark Strigl

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March 30, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 199 FEATURING SERJ TANKIAN OF SYSTEM OF A DOWN

Credits: © 2007 Talking Metal, Melissa Fornabaio, & fuse

This episode contains the uncut interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with System of a Down lead vocalist and solo artist, Serj Tankian, for their Talking Metal on fuse pilot. Topics include the "Elect The Dead" album, Buckethead, New Zealand, the F.C.C. band, Tony Iommi, Iron Maiden, and the "Screamers" DVD. Additional podcast topics include Daniel MacMaster, Bonham, the Metal Nurse, Ace Frehley, Guns N' Roses, Whitesnake, Verismo, and Retrodemon.

Talking Metal on fuse Tune-In Times:

Thu 4/3 10 PM ET/7 PM PT:
Ozzy Osbourne, Kerry King, "South of Heaven" Jam
Thu 4/3 10:30 PM ET/7:30 PM PT:
Slash, Hellyeah, "Paranoid" Jam
Sun 4/6 11 PM ET/8 PM PT:
Slash, Hellyeah, "Paranoid" Jam
Sun 4/6 11:30 PM ET/8:30 PM PT:
Lamb of God , Killswitch Engage, Exodus Jam
Sun (Mon) 4/6 2 AM ET/11 PM PT:
Slash, Hellyeah, "Paranoid" Jam
Sun (Mon) 4/6 2:30 PM ET/11:30 PM PT:
Lamb of God , Killswitch Engage, Exodus Jam

Photo Captions:
John Ostronomy and Serj Tankian
Serj Tankian and Mark Strigl
John Ostronomy, Serj Tankian, and Mark Strigl

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March 19, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 198 FEATURING LISTENER LETTERS

Credits: © 2008 Talking Metal, Melissa Fornabaio, & fuse

In this episode, which features listener letters, hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy discuss topics including Bewitched, Witchfinder General, Firewind, Mike Portnoy, In This Moment, Bumblefoot, Axl Rose, and The Cursed. Additional podcast topics include Zakk Wylde's appearance on the all-new Friday, March 21st episode of Talking Metal on fuse as well as a mini Talking Metal on fuse marathon airing today.

Talking Metal on fuse Tune-In Times:

Wed 3/19 5 PM ET/2 PM PT: 2-Hour Block
Thu 3/20 10 PM ET/7 PM PT: Don Dokken, Mike Patton, Atreyu
Fri 3/21 Midnight ET/9 PM PT: ALL-NEW Zakk Wylde Special

Photo Captions:
Mark Strigl, Bumblefoot, John Ostronomy, and Zakk Wylde in the control room
Zakk Wylde on the piano
John Ostronomy, Bumblefoot, Mark Strigl, and Zakk Wylde recording "Till the End"

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March 14, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 197 FEATURING SWORN ENEMY

Credits: © 2008 Talking Metal, Melissa Fornabaio, & fuse

This episode includes an interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted Sworn Enemy members Lorenzo Antonucci, Jamin Hunt, Sid Caballero, and Jerad Buckwalter. Interview topics include Tim Lambesis, Joey Z, David Brodsky, and Earth Crisis. Additional podcast topics include Don Dokken, Mike Patton, Atreyu, Turtlehead, Obsession, Witchfynde, Smoke, Coffin Case, the Metal Nurse, and C.C. Banana.

Photo Captions:
Jamin Hunt, Mark Strigl, Sid Caballero, Ostronomy, Jerad Buckwalter, & Lorenzo Antonucci
John Ostronomy, Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth, Mike Portnoy, Mark Strigl, & Frank Bello
Mark Strigl and the Metal Nurse

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March 5, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 196 FEATURING OPETH

Credits: © 2008 Talking Metal

This episode includes an interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with Opeth members Mikael Åkerfeldt and Fredrik Åkesson. Interview topics include Arch Enemy, Peter Lindgren, the new Watershed album, Travis Smith, Alice In Chains, Marie Fredriksson from Roxette, Porcupine Tree, and Nathalie Lorichs. Additional podcast topics include Roadrunner Records, Biomechanical, Mike Portnoy, Dream Theater, and Michael Bolton.

Photo Captions: John Ostronomy, Mikael Åkerfeldt, Mark Strigl, & Fredrik Åkesson

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February 28, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 195 - TALKING METAL ON FUSE 2/29 TUNE-IN SPECIAL

Credits: © 2008 Em Cody, Talking Metal, Melissa Fornabaio, Jenna Levine, & fuse

In this podcast, hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy discuss the next episode of Talking Metal on fuse which features Lamb of God, Killswitch Engage, and a Talking Metal on fuse jam with Exodus. The episode will premiere on February 29nd at Midnight EST/9 PM PST. Additional podcast topics include Scott Ian, Opeth, Motorhead, the Hit Factory, and Darryl Keck's book, Metal Genaration.

Photo Captions:
John Ostronomy, Chris Adler, and Mark Strigl
John Ostronomy, John Campbell, and Mark Strigl
Mark Strigl, Rob Dukes, John Ostronomy, Gary Holt, Tom Hunting, and Jack Gibson

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February 20, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 194 - TALKING METAL ON FUSE 2/22 TUNE-IN SPECIAL

Credits: © 2008 Hadas (Slash), Talking Metal, Melissa Fornabaio, Jenna Levine, & fuse

In this podcast, hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy discuss the next episode of Talking Metal on fuse which features Slash (Velvet Revolver), Vinnie Paul and Bobzilla (Hellyeah), Evan Seinfeld (Biohazard, The Spyderz), and a Talking Metal on fuse jam with Eddie Ojeda (Twisted Sister), Kory Clarke (Warrior Soul), and Richard Christy (The Howard Stern Show). The episode will premiere on February 22nd at Midnight EST/9 PM PST and will also include appearances by Jack Black, Warbringer, Dr. Dot, and cast members Metal Mike Chlasciak and Bud Friendly. Additional podcast topics include Serj Tankian, Foo Fighters, Opeth, and Probot.

Photo Captions:
Mark Strigl, Slash, and John Ostronomy
Vinnie Paul and John Ostronomy
Richard Christy, Mark Strigl, Kory Clarke, Eddie Ojeda, and John Ostronomy
Mark Strigl, Evan Seinfeld, and John Ostronomy

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February 16, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 193 - TALKING METAL ON FUSE WEBSITE SPECIAL

Credits: © 2008 Talking Metal & fuse

In this episode, hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy discuss the launch of the new Talking Metal on fuse website. The site features content not seen on the show including behind the scenes photos, additional video, blogs, the Metal Detector section which focuses on new metal, and more. Additional podcast topics include Emigrate, Speed X, and Metal Mike Chlasciak's Painmuseum. Also discussed is the sneak preview of the return of Talking Metal on fuse tonight (Saturday, February 16) at Midnight Eastern/9 PM Pacific featuring Ozzy Osbourne, Slayer's Kerry King, God Forbid's Byron Davis, former Iced Earth/Death drummer, Richard Christy, of the Howard Stern show, cast member Metal Mike Chlasciak (Halford, Sebastian Bach, Painmuseum), and author Ian Christie.

Check out the new Talking Metal on fuse website here!

Photo Captions:
Talking Metal on fuse website homepage
Talking Metal on fuse website photos page with John 5 of Rob Zombie
Talking Metal on fuse website hosts page

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February 9, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 192 - TALKING METAL ON FUSE 2/16 TUNE-IN SPECIAL

Credits: © 2008 Talking Metal & fuse

In this episode, hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy discuss the return of Talking Metal on fuse to fuse TV on Saturday, February 16 at Midnight Eastern/9 PM Pacific. In this sneak preview episode, guests include Ozzy Osbourne, Slayer's Kerry King, God Forbid's Byron Davis, and former Iced Earth/Death drummer, Richard Christy, of the Howard Stern show. Cast member Metal Mike Chlasciak (Halford, Sebastian Bach, Painmuseum) will also appear on this and more new episodes of Talking Metal on fuse which will air regularly on Friday nights at Midnight Eastern/9 PM Pacific beginning February 22. Additional podcast topics include Exodus, Gary Holt, Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson, The Sean Baker Orchestra, and Michael Butler's Rock and Roll Geek Show.

Check out the new Talking Metal on fuse website here!

Photo Captions:
Ozzy Osbourne
John Ostronomy, Ozzy Osbourne, and Mark Strigl
John Ostronomy, Kerry King, and Mark Strigl

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January 31, 2007

TALKING METAL EPISODE 191 FEATURING RICHARD Z. KRUSPE OF EMIGRATE & RAMMSTEIN PLUS A MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT!

Emigrate Art Credit: © 2007 Emigrate Production GMBH

This episode features an interview host John Ostronomy conducted with Richard Z. Kruspe of Emigrate and Rammstein. Topics include Emigrate, Rammstein, AC/DC, and KISS. Additional topics covered by Ostronomy and host Mark Strigl include new episodes of Talking Metal on fuse beginning February 22 and featuring guests including Ozzy Osbourne, Kerry King, Slash, Vinnie Paul, God Forbid vocalist Byron Davis, former Iced Earth/Death drummer Richard Christy, and Halford/Sebastian Bach/Painmuseum guitarist Metal Mike Chlasciak.

Photo Captions:
Richard Z. Kruspe's Emigrate album art
Talking Metal on fuse

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January 27, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 190 FEATURING MUSIC FROM THE TALKING METAL LISTENERS!

Hotel Victor Photos Courtesy of Hoboken411.com


This episode, recorded at Hobson's Choice at the Hotel Victor in Hoboken, NJ, features music and letters from Talking Metal listeners. Topics include Black Tide and their participation in Ozzfest 2007, Warren Appleby, Lochinvar, The Dirty Pearls, Left In Ruins, and No Remission.

Photo Captions:
Black Tide "Light From Above," Warren Appleby "Iron Forged in Fire," Lochinvar "Fire Eyes," The Dirty Pearls, Left In Ruins, and No Remission
Hotel Victor and Hobson's Choice in Hoboken, NJ

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January 10, 2008

TALKING METAL EPISODE 189 FEATURING PISSER

Photos © 2008 Talking Metal

The first episode of 2008 features an interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with Pisser, the reunited New York City supergroup consisting of Eric J. Toast (Honky Toast), Frank Ferrer (Guns N' Roses), Anthony Esposito (Ace Frehley, ex-Lynch Mob), and New York studio wiz, Rob Bailey. Topics include Honky Toast, Richard Fortus, Ace Frehley, and Jim Morrison. Additional podcast topics include Lonn Friend, The Beautiful, and the 10th anniversary Captain T's debut solo album "U.S. Aliens."

Photo Captions:
Pisser
Anthony Esposito, Eric J. Toast, Rob Bailey, and Frank Ferrer

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January 8, 2007 - December 23, 2007

TALKING METAL EPISODES 120 - 188

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May 1, 2006 - December 30, 2006

TALKING METAL EPISODES 60 - 119

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2008
# 189 Pisser
# 190 Listeners
# 191 Rammstein
# 192 fuse Premiere Tune-In

# 193 fuse Website Special

# 194 fuse Episode 2 Tune-In

# 195 fuse Episode 3 Tune-In

# 196 Opeth

# 197 Sworn Enemy
# 198 Listener Letters
# 199 Serj Tankian Uncut
# 200 Ozzy & Kerry King
# 201 Rob Halford Uncut
# 202 Bonus
# 203 Slash Uncut
# 204 Darryl Keck
# 205 Whitesnake
# 206 Phil Collen
# 207 Del James
# 208 Dan Lorenzo
# 209 Brian Ives & Ken Pierce

# 210 Don Dokken Uncut

# 211 Amen

# 212 Nick Catanese
# 213 Overloaded
# 214 Bonus
# 215 Night Ranger
# 216 David Ellefson

# 217 C.C. Banana

# 218
Maul Stanley
# 219 Alex Grossi

# 220 StoneRider
# 221 EndEverAfter
# 222 Sound and Fury
# 223 Glenn Tipton

# 224 Z02
# 225 Brian "Head" Welch
# 226 The Sword & M. Butler
# 227 Carmine Appice's Slamm
# 228 Get Thrashed
# 229 Infernophonic

# 230 Alan Tecchio
# 231 Chinese Democracy VII
# 232 Bonus
# 233 Bonus
# 234 Bill Aucoin

# 235 Chinese Democracy VIII
# 236 Uriah Heep
# 237 Testament
# 238 Pitman & Popoff
# 239 Chinese Democracy IX
# 240 Chinese Democracy X
# 241 Overkill
# 242 Yngwie & Malestrom

# 243 In This Moment

# 244 Black Tide