Radio Shows

042: Highlights & Hits (1 Yr)

January 06, 2018 Sound Matters show #042 is the ONE YEAR Anniversary episode of Sound Matters Radio broadcasting on 1440 WROK out of Rockford, IL, and available as a podcast. Tom and his several guests celebrate and discuss the show’s... Read More »
Tom Leu | 08 January 2018 | Highlights & Hits, Radio Shows | No Comments   

041: Highlights & Hits (Xmas)

December 23, 2017 Episode #041 is the first ever holiday-themed show featuring conversation and commentary about the Sound Matters Radio show 2017 year in review, the 2018 Rock ‘n Roll Hall Fame inductees, Xmas music stats and best sellers,... Read More »
Tom Leu | 27 December 2017 | Highlights & Hits, Radio Shows | No Comments   

040: Mitch Brechon

December 16, 2017 Sound Matters show #040 features Tom’s conversation with longtime bandmate Mitch Brechon from Suite Oblivion talking through his journey in music culminating in the formation of Suite O’ and the band’s storied history… On This Episode: Get Sound... Read More »
Tom Leu | 20 December 2017 | Interviews, Radio Shows | No Comments   

039: Jack Russell #2

December 09, 2017 Sound Matters show #039 features Tom’s second interview with Jack Russell, lead singer and chief songwriter for Jack Russell’s Great White. Tom and Jack talk about his recent management changes, the legacy of the Once Bitten album,... Read More »
Tom Leu | 16 December 2017 | Interviews, Radio Shows | No Comments   

038: Chris Vrenna

December 02, 2017 Sound Matters show #038 features Tom’s in-depth interview with Chris Vrenna, Grammy winning musician, composer, producer, remixer, and drummer best known for his work in Nine Inch Nails, Marilyn Manson, and Tweaker among many others. Tom and Chris... Read More »
Tom Leu | 12 December 2017 | Interviews, Radio Shows | No Comments   

037: Michael Sweet #3 & Mickey Joe

November 18, 2017 Sound Matters show #037 features a double header of Tom’s interviews with Michael Sweet from Stryper, talking about the latest Sweet & Lynch release, Unified, and changes in the Stryper line-up, plus Mickey Joe of Mickey Joe... Read More »
Tom Leu | 20 November 2017 | Interviews, Radio Shows | No Comments   

036: Freddy Negrete & Steve Jones

November 11, 2017 Sound Matters show #036 features Tom’s interview with Freddy Negrete and Steve Jones, authors of Smile Now, Cry Later: Guns, Gangs, and Tattoos – My Life in Black and Gray. This conversation with both Freddy and Steve deliberately... Read More »
Tom Leu | 16 November 2017 | Interviews, Radio Shows | No Comments   

035: Frankie Muriel

October 28, 2017 Sound Matters episode #035 features Tom’s interview with Frankie Muriel of KingoftheHill and Dr. Zhivegas. KOTH was/is the epitome high-energy fun, talent, and showmanship mixed into a rock and roll band. And as it should be, as... Read More »
Tom Leu | 31 October 2017 | Interviews, Radio Shows | No Comments   

034: Don Jamieson

October 21, 2017 Sound Matters episode #034 features Tom’s interview with comedian, author, and That Metal Show co-host, Don Jamieson. Don discusses his decades long career as the “rock ‘n roll comedian,” That Metal Show, the state of music today, winning... Read More »
Tom Leu | 24 October 2017 | Interviews, Radio Shows | No Comments   

033: Tom Petty Tribute

October 07, 2017 Sound Matters episode #033 features Tom’s tribute to the late, great Tom Petty who passed away this week with music, commentary, conversations, and reactions from musicians and friends influenced by Tom’s life and musical legacy. Show #033... Read More »
Tom Leu | 08 October 2017 | Radio Shows | No Comments   

032: Aryn Jonathan Black

September 30, 2017 Sound Matters episode #032 features Tom’s interview with Aryn Jonathan Black, lead singer of the great Austin, TX based rock band Scorpion Child. Tom and Aryn spoke in the spring of 2016, just before the release... Read More »
Tom Leu | 01 October 2017 | Interviews, Radio Shows | No Comments   

031: Amy Dresner

September 23, 2017 Sound Matters episode #031 features Tom’s in-depth interview with the hilarious and insightful Amy Dresner, author of the riveting book My Fair Junkie: A Memoir of Getting Dirty and Staying Clean on Hachette Books. This episode and... Read More »
Tom Leu | 25 September 2017 | Interviews, Radio Shows | No Comments   

030: Highlights & Hits

September 09, 2017 Episode #030 features conversation, commentary, and insights about cover bands who do it differently, National Recovery Month, TOMLEU.com, Nikki Sixx and Sixx Sense radio, author Amy Dresner interview preview on show #031, and comedian Don Jamieson interview preview.... Read More »
Tom Leu | 10 September 2017 | Highlights & Hits, Radio Shows | No Comments   

029: Highlights & Hits

August 26, 2017 Episode #029 features conversation, commentary, and insights about podcasting, Motley Crue, Nikki Sixx, and interviews with radio personality Kevin McCarthy and Kevin Polky, Executive Director of Shatter Our Silence. Show #029 concludes with Tom’s signature Sound Matter Moment… >>... Read More »
Tom Leu | 28 August 2017 | Highlights & Hits, Radio Shows | No Comments   

028: Bryan Wilkinson

August 19, 2017 Sound Matters Episode 028 features Tom’s conversation with Bryan Wilkinson… best known currently as guitarist for both The Last Vegas and Chicago’s Black Actress, as well as a prolific solo artist performing under the banner of... Read More »
Tom Leu | 20 August 2017 | Interviews, Radio Shows | No Comments   

027: Highlights & Hits

August 12, 2017 Episode 027 features conversation, commentary, and insights about The Defiant Ones (Jimmy Iovine & Dr. Dre) documentary on HBO, Styx, Riki Rachtman, Rockford’s Local Music Scene with Kevin McCarthy, Ratt, Heavy Metal (the film), and the... Read More »
Tom Leu | 13 August 2017 | Highlights & Hits, Radio Shows | No Comments   
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