Sound Matters Radio 004

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Sound Matters 004:

January 28, 2017

Episode #004 of the Sound Matters radio show previews several of the most anticipated new albums of 2017, as well as Tom’s take on some recent controversy surrounding famed rock radio and TV personality, Eddie Trunk and Eric Singer of Kiss. Tom also talks to Igz Kincaid & Erik Michael, the masterminds behind Chicago’s heavy metal maestros, Hessler about their latest release Skeleton Crew, recent line-up changes, and their upcoming 2017 plans. Plus, Hessler’s latest single, “Killing Machine” is also featured in its ripping entirety. Each Sound Matters radio show concludes with an excerpt from Tom’s weekly Sound Matters column to infuse some motivation and encouragement into the conversation.

On This Episode:

  1. Headline Music & Entertainment News: Queen & Adam Lambert, Alice in Chains, Dan & Shay, Paris & Michael Jackson, Madonna, Mary Tyler Moore, Butch Trucks, Geoff Nichols, Circus Magazine, & Alanis Morissette…
  2. Preview of Anticipated New Albums of 2017: Nine Inch Nails, Taylor Swift, Bruce Springsteen, Lorde, Katy Perry, Drake, Blondie, U2, Depeche Mode, Beck, Ryan Adams, & Roger Waters…
  3. Eddie Trunk/Eric Singer of KISS controversy… is Eddie a whiny b*tch?
  4. Interview Guest: IGZ KINCAID & ERIK MICHAEL of HESSLER
  5. This Week in Music History…
  6. Sound Matter Moment… “The Waiting”

Links:

Eddie Trunk official website: www.eddietrunk.com 

Hessler Facebook page >> https://www.facebook.com/Hesslerchicago/ and official website >> http://www.hesslerchicago.com/

 

Inside the Interview:
01:54 – Hessler’s last visit to the Rockford area & amps on fire…
02:54 – On heavy metal, and why it’s so pervasive in Hessler music…
04:12 – On Hessler’s discography…
04:49 – Changes in Hessler’s line-up…
05:55 – On Igz as lead vocalist…
07:43 – Caller w/question about Hessler’s permanent rhythm section & The Last Vegas’ Arling Bros…
11:07 – On sharing the stage with Udo Dirkschneider, & Doro Pesch, & upcoming tour dates…
12:42 – On Erik moving from bass to guitar…
13:23 – On songwriting & performing live shows in Hessler today since the line-up changes…
16:31 – On adding other permanent members to Hessler…
17:22 – On the meaning of the band’s name & its ongoing mystique…

Connect with Hessler:
Website: www.hesslerchicago.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/hesslerchicago
Instagram: www.instagram.com/hesslerofficial (@hesslerofficial)
Twitter: www.twitter.com/hesslerofficial (@hesslerofficial)

A ‘Sound Matter Moment’ >> www.soundmatters.tv/the-waiting 

Article: “The Waiting” by Tom Leu

Episode Sponsors:

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**On-demand show podcasts and streams of all episodes will be available the week following each show’s air date on this site, as well as on iTunes > HERE.

> Until we meet again… Stay tuned-in…

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