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RUSTY COOLEY of DAY OF RECKONING
February 09, 2011 07:19 PM PST
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Amazing Shredder Rusty Cooley, of Day of Reckoning joined me on the Metal Meltdown for a very comprehensive interview. We talked about Namm, Rusty's Signature Dean 7 and 8 string guitars,his guitar lessons, the Texas metal scene, and the upcoming TV show featuring the one and only Rusty Cooley about to launch. We also discussed how Rusty felt and survived the break up of Outworld, and how he is in a good place currently, and looking to get the 1st day of Reckoning cd out there, and getting ready to perform these tunes out. Also looking to get signed. Checkout the links below, where you can find a ton of information all about Rusty Cooley and all he has accomplished. Having Rusty on the show was just the beginning, we shall have many future conversations in the near future. Shred it up!!

http://www.rustycooley.com/
http://www.myspace.com/rustycooley
http://www.myspace.com/dayofreckoningmetal

JAZ & CARL of MAN OF KIN
January 31, 2011 12:05 PM PST
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Jaz Oberoi(vocals) and Carl Stanley(bass)of UK Groove Trash Metal band, Man Of Kin, joined me on the metal meltdown for a comprehensive interview. The band has been fairly busy since its inception in 2008. About to unless their 3rd album in 3 years(unheard of these days especially). We talk about the changes in the band that have made Man OF Kin get to where they want to be. Special Shout to their manager Miguel Freitas of Black Sun Music Management, who set this interview up with me. Miguel has been Managing the band for about 6 months, and as Jaz and Carl tell us, they are ready to take on the world now. Was originally set up with Jaz only, however Carl was available, so double your pleasure here. Man of Kins new offering "Reality Check" is set to release Feb 11th. The World Tour starts Feb 16th, and I will see the band live on Feb 26th in NYC during the Reality Check Tour. Check the links below, and go to their myspace, for it it packed with all you want to know about Man of Kin.

http://www.myspace.com/manofkinuk
http://www.manofkin.co.uk/
http://www.bsunmusic.com/

NORMAN SKINNER
January 26, 2011 07:31 PM PST
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From out of the ashes of Imagika, Skinner remains on top of his game! Norman Skinner that this, as he joined me on the Metal Meltdown to spread the word on all that this outstanding vocalist has up his sleeve. Mr Skinner is embarking on works in progress with in 5 bands. Skinner, Tramontane, Utopian Trap, Chaos of Consequence and, Machine.Called.Man. We catch up to speed with Norman, and he shares some demos he has been working on, with us, for your listening pleasure. We also talk about his latest experience at the NAMM Convention from a week ago. I expect to have Norman Skinner back on the show regularly, as he has lots going on, and we will lots to talk about on future interviews and cd specials. Check out Normans website below, it is very comprehensive, and has every bit of info you can possible gather on this amazing metal frontman.

http://www.savascream.com/index.html

DAVE of INCOGNITO THEORY
January 24, 2011 11:40 AM PST
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Dave Incognito joins me on the Metal Meltdown to spread the word on his new band, his name sake, Incognito Theory. Based in Kearny, New Jersey, we learn more about this band, and what the music from them is all about. From Thrash to Ballads, Incognito Theory is working on their first official release. Before and after the Interview you hear the variation of sounds the band has to offer.


http://www.myspace.com/incognitotheory
http://incognitotheory.com
http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=796979828

DIAMOND ROWE of TETRARCH
January 21, 2011 01:57 PM PST
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Tetrarch was a great interview. Diamond Rowe is a very talented guitarist. During our conversation we learn a lot about this thrashing band from Atlanta, Georgia. Special thanks to Datis aka Dj Metal Daddy from Metal Messiah Radio, for requesting this interview, and turning on to this up and coming band who is about to unleash their first EP. Check them out on faceBook and MySpace. Simply look for Tetrach, and you will find some merch available as well. Crank it up!

http://www.myspace.com/tetrarchlive
http://www.facebook.com/diamond.rowe

CHRIS CROBAR of LED TO THE GRAVE 2011
January 19, 2011 07:44 PM PST
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Was great to catch up with Chris Crobar of Boston Area thrash band Led to the Grave, for a second interview. this time around we talk about the latest offering from the band, the 2010 EP,"Sent To Burn". we discuss all the tracks on this killer self released EP, and everything connected to it, include production , cd artwork, and performing these tunes live. Check out links below for more info, and for available Merch. Thanks to Crobar for his patience in getting this done.

http://www.myspace.com/ledtothegrave
http://ledtothegrave.blogspot.com/
http://cdbaby.com/cd/lttgrave

AXEL RITT of DOMAIN and GRAVE DIGGER
January 17, 2011 12:16 PM PST
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This was an amazing conversation with "Iron Finger" Axel Ritt, of German Metal bands, Domain and Grave Digger. We discussed the History of Domain,
from the beginning(1988) till now,as well as what led to Axel joining Grave Digger as a full time member. Axel was a great interview, and shared some thoughts and opinions with us, that you surely do not want to miss. I look forward to catching up with Axel again, to pick up where we left off. Grave Digger is about to embark on a world tour in support of their latest release, 2010's "The Clans Will Rise Again". Check out these excellent metal bands from Germany.

http://www.myspace.com/gravediggerclan
http://www.myspace.com/domainband
http://www.myspace.com/axelritt

RALF of ODIUM
January 14, 2011 02:06 PM PST
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Vocalist Ralf, of German powering thrash band Odium was an outstanding guest on the Metal Meltdown. This was a very informative conversation all about this very talented underground band. Ralf filled us in on how Odium is doing it all by themselves. Producing, Writing, Releasing without using a label. Odium is doing this by themselves for themselves, from the very beginning.
During this show, Ralf made it possible to give 2 of the latest cd's away on this show. "Stop My Anger" is the first album that Ralf appears on vocals. He has great vocal range and you can hear on this latest offering. Odium has 7 offerings out there, so check them out on the links below. Special shout to LC, brudda and Owner of Metal Messiah Radio , for turning me on to Odium.

http://www.myspace.com/odium-metal
http://www.odium-metal.de/
http://www.nosissystuff.de/english/market2.htm#Odium

ADRIAN RIFF of EVIL SURVIVES
January 12, 2011 07:59 PM PST
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Shredder Adrian Riff of Canadian Metal band Evil Survives Joins me on the metal Meltdown for an interview, and learn more about the latest offering, 2010 "Powerkiller". We also discuss the previous releases, and this was quite interesting. All Evil Survives music is available on vinyl. Moreover, Adrian owns and runs and exclusively all vinyl record label - War On Music. Riff says business is good, ans explains why he prefers vinyl for best sound.
The latest offering is available on cd @ Heavy Artillery Records

http://www.myspace.com/evilsurvives
http://www.waronmusic.com/
http://www.heavyartillery.us/

NIGE ROCKETT of ONSLAUGHT
January 10, 2011 12:21 PM PST
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Having Nige Rockett of UK thrash legends, Onslaught, on the Metal Meltdown was an incredible opportunity. Special thanks to Metal Mom and Regina for making this possible. Nige was an outstanding guest, and we covered lots of information about this killer band, from 1985's Power from Hell, to the brand new release 2011's Sounds of Violence. we played killer tracks from each and every Onslaught album. Thanks to all the metal maniacs that supported this show and interview for tuning in and hanging out in chat with is. I hope to see Onslaught live in the USA someday soon. The Force is Stronger than ever with Onslaught! Support the band by purchasing their music and other Merch. Check links below for more info.

http://www.myspace.com/onslaughtuk
http://blabbermouthgod.proboards84.com/index.cgi?board=onslaught
http://www.onslaughtfromhell.com/
http://www.reverbnation.com/onslaughtofficial
http://www.afm-records.de/en/bands/bands-Onslaught.html

SUPERSTAR JOEY SEVERANCE of TORNADO
January 07, 2011 03:39 PM PST
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It was very cool to have Supertsar Joey Severance of thrash band Tornado on the Metal Meltdown. This band is From the Netherlands, with roots in Rhode Island. Tornado music is kickass with great lyrics to back it up. Joey and i had a great conversation all about Tornado, and about this planet of ours. I plan on having him back on the show when the Cd is ready to go, Check these guys out. Tornado will be touring in February. Check links below for a show near you!

http://www.myspace.com/superstarjoeyseverance
http://www.myspace.com/tornadoamsterdam
http://www.facebook.com/tornadoamsterdam

ALEX CITRONE of RAZORMAZE 2011
January 05, 2011 07:26 PM PST
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Alex Citrone joined me on the metal Meltdown for a 2nd Interview. this time around we learn about the bands latest Ep, Miseries of the Flesh, and current tours, as well as Razormaze looking for assistance in buying a new van for future tours across the USA. I thank Alex for his patience in getting this done.

http://www.myspace.com/razormazethrash
http://thrashunlimited.com/forum/viewforum.php?f=122