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074: Vinny Appice

February 14, 2019 Sound Matters episode #074 features Tom’s conversation with Last In Line drummer, Vinny Appice. Vinny is best known for his work with Black Sabbath and Dio, as well as with numerous other bands and artists including Rick Derringer,... Read More »
Tom Leu | 14 February 2019 | All Podcasts, Interviews | No Comments   

073: Frankie Banali

January 25, 2019 Sound Matters episode #073 features Tom’s conversation with Quiet Riot drummer, Frankie Banali. Frankie is best known for his work with multi-platinum heavy metal band Quiet Riot and is the only member remaining from the band’s classic... Read More »
Tom Leu | 25 January 2019 | All Podcasts, Interviews | No Comments   

072: Highlights & Hits (2 YR)

January 05, 2019 Sound Matters 2 YEAR ANNIVERSARY episode. “Highlights & Hits” show #072 features: Joe Dredge from 1440 WROK, Kevin McCarthy from Rockford’s Local Music Scene and 96.7 The Eagle, Rob Pace and Matt Vogt from Drama Queen, Chuck Stout from... Read More »
Tom Leu | 09 January 2019 | All Podcasts, Highlights & Hits | No Comments   

071: Miljenko Matijevic

December 13, 2018 Sound Matters episode #071 features Tom’s conversation with Miljenko (Milly) Matijevic, the powerful voice and frontman of Steelheart. Milly and Tom discuss the band’s new live album Rock ‘n Milan, his unique and varied career including contributions... Read More »
Tom Leu | 13 December 2018 | All Podcasts, Interviews | No Comments   

070: K.K. Downing

December 01, 2018 Sound Matters episode #070 features Tom’s in-depth conversation with the legendary K.K. Downing, formerly of Judas Priest. Tom and K.K. dive into his great book Heavy Duty, Days and Nights in Judas Priest, where he pulls no punches... Read More »
Tom Leu | 02 December 2018 | All Podcasts, Interviews | No Comments   

069: Chad Cherry #2

November 10, 2018 Sound Matters episode #069 features Tom’s latest conversation with vocalist and frontman for The Last Vegas, and The Claws, Chad Cherry. Chad is not only one of the coolest rockers I know, he’s also an accomplished serial entrepreneur,... Read More »
Tom Leu | 18 November 2018 | All Podcasts, Interviews | No Comments   

068: Vicky Hamilton

October 13, 2018 Sound Matters episode #068 features Tom’s great conversation with music industry executive, Grammy winner, and author of the compelling memoir, Appetite for Dysfunction, Vicky Hamilton. Considered one of the most successful music executives in the industry, Vicky Hamilton has... Read More »
Tom Leu | 17 October 2018 | All Podcasts, Interviews | No Comments   

067: Highlights & Hits

October 06, 2018 Sound Matters live in-studio “Highlights & Hits” featured on episode #067:  02:18-04:00 – Shout out to Christian Leu on his new job in television production, in addition to working in radio… 07:31-20:05 – Jro Rostamo (from Suite Oblivion, Drama... Read More »
Tom Leu | 10 October 2018 | All Podcasts, Highlights & Hits | No Comments   

066: Highlights & Hits

September 15, 2018 Sound Matters “Highlights & Hits” featured on episode #066:  03:41-18:10 – Tom and Christian discuss the current “diss track” feud, and marketing implications between up and coming rapper MGK, and the legendary Eminem… 20:20-23:26 – This episode... Read More »
Tom Leu | 16 September 2018 | All Podcasts, Highlights & Hits | No Comments   

065: Drama Queen

August 18, 2018 Sound Matters episode #065, features the return of Matt Vogt and Rob Pace from Rockford’s DRAMA QUEEN. Tom and the guys discuss their CD release party, plans for the big debut gig, the band’s unique origins, current... Read More »
Tom Leu | 21 August 2018 | All Podcasts, Interviews | No Comments   

064: Chip Z’Nuff

August 04, 2018 Sound Matters episode #064 features Tom’s great conversation with Chicago’s Enuff Z’Nuff founder, bassist, and now lead singer, Chip Z’Nuff. Chip talks candidly about the music business today, the influences he wears loud and proud, and the great... Read More »
Tom Leu | 08 August 2018 | All Podcasts, Interviews | No Comments   

063: Highlights & Hits

July 28, 2018 Sound Matters “Highlights & Hits” featured on episode #063:  06:34-11:59 – Tom and Christian discuss the headline news regarding pop star’s Demi Lovato’s recent addiction relapse and hospitalization… 13:42-18:21 – Christian Leu leads a discussion about Drake’s... Read More »
Tom Leu | 28 July 2018 | All Podcasts, Highlights & Hits | No Comments   

062: Scott Flynn

July 14, 2018 Sound Matters episode #062 features Tom’s long form conversation with Scott Flynn, author of the memoir My Life… Don’t Try This At Home – a collection of 55 funny short stories. Scott is a husband, stepdad, mentor,... Read More »
Tom Leu | 18 July 2018 | All Podcasts, Interviews | No Comments   

061: Highlights & Hits

July 07, 2018 Sound Matters “Highlights & Hits” episode #061 features the debut of the show’s engineer, producer, and co-host, Christian Leu’s new weekly segment… this one about the particulars of the popular World Cup series. Tom talks to... Read More »
Tom Leu | 11 July 2018 | All Podcasts, Highlights & Hits | No Comments   

060: Richie Kotzen

June 30, 2018 Sound Matters episode #060 features Tom’s conversation with singer/songwriter, guitarist, and producer, Richie Kotzen from The Winery Dogs, Mr. Big, and Poison. In addition to his high profile bands, Richie is a prolific solo artist with... Read More »
Tom Leu | 04 July 2018 | All Podcasts, Interviews | No Comments   

059: Wolf Hoffman

June 23, 2018 Sound Matters episode #059 features Tom’s conversation with Wolf Hoffman from the great German heavy metal band Accept. Wolf and Tom cover a lot of ground from Accept’s Restless and Live as well as new studio albums,... Read More »
Tom Leu | 26 June 2018 | All Podcasts, Interviews | No Comments   
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