AC-DC Tribute Band Bonfire! Straight out of Los Angeles and these guys kick ass! We talked with Lead Guitarist Diego Russo and his crazy guitar solos in kids jump houses, and having his Angus Young shorts ripped from his body. But the biggie here, an exclusive here on Cover Your Ears…Remember last year when Brian Johnson was fired from AC-DC? Hear Lead Singer Sean Muliville discuss his audition with AC-DC and what it was like to spend the day jamming with the band you pay tribute to…This week’s Artist Spotlight: Uncured.
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers tribute band performer Frank Murray. Brian and Frank talk all things Petty and of course tributes. Hear about the music scene in Portland, Oregon, the opportunity to play the hottest gig in LA the Ultimate Jam Night at the Whisky a Go Go and the Hollywood Producers Choice Awards. This week’s Artist Spotlight: TeamMate.
Rudy Sarzo Bass Player Extraordinaire. Listen as Rudy discusses his close friend and guitar player virtuoso Randy Rhodes. What it was like to write the book “Off the Rails” and finally deal with the death of Rhodes. Also, hear stories about life on the road with Ozzy Osbourne, Quiet Riot, and Whitesnake. In addition, how much the amazing Ronnie James Dio meant to him and his unique perspective on what it’s like to perform live with an 80’s band compared to a 70’s band. This week’s Artist Spotlight: Between the Buried and Me.
Steve Vai drummer Jeremy Colson! In this episode Brian digs deep with Jeremy as the two discuss his relationship with Vai as well as his stint with Billy Idol. Also, Jeremy talks about his love of RUSH, the amazing photographer Neil Zlozower and the ups and downs in the life of a musician. This week’s Artist Spotlight: Steve Vai.
Fleetwood Mac, or is it Jesika Miller and her band, Rumours? In this episode, the Rumours’ lead singer talks about her approach to “becoming” Stevie Nicks and the band’s unique similarities to the band they pay tribute to. Jesika also shares some stories of growing up, her operatic grandparents, and the Ram’s Cheerleader she is related to. This week’s Artist Spotlight: Ceasefire.
Huey Lewis and the News saxophone extraordinaire: Johnnie Bamont. In this episode, Johnnie spills his secrets about life on the road, the amazing Donna Summer, the iconic Tower of Power, and a private San Francisco 49er party. He opens up about his roots in Northern California, his passion for surfing, and what its really like to work with Huey Lewis. There is also one special surprise you won’t want to miss! This week’s Artist Spotlight – the band Royal Teeth.
The Beach Boys, including Gary Usher! In this episode, Gary Usher, Jr. talks about his late father who co-wrote “In my Room” and “409” with the great Brian Wilson. Gary also talks about working with his father in the studio, hanging with music giants in his childhood home, and the current state of music. This week’s Artist Spotlight: former White Lion front man Mike Tramp and his latest solo album Nomad.
Cover Your Ears…they don’t want you to hear this! Everything you ever needed and wanted to know about the music industry from the insiders! Artists, Tour Manager, Producers, Sound Engineers, Authors, and Photographers. Hosted by Brian Geller. Brian is the lead singer of The Atomic Punks – the tribute to early Van Halen and works in Artist Relations with Ultimate Ears.