Interviews

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   

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   

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   

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   

058: Ronni LeTekro

June 09, 2018 Sound Matters episode #058 features Tom’s conversation with perhaps one of the most underrated guitarists in rock music over the past 30+ years (a fucking travesty because he’s one of the most talented there is…). Ronni... Read More »
Tom Leu | 13 June 2018 | All Podcasts, Interviews | No Comments   

057: Jeanne Robertson

June 02, 2018 Sound Matters episode #057 features Jeanne Robertson… a professional speaker and humorist for over five decades. With no signs of slowing down, Jeanne fills venues around the country telling hilarious stories from her storied life as... Read More »
Tom Leu | 06 June 2018 | All Podcasts, Interviews | No Comments   

056: Theron Moore

May 19, 2018 Being from the Midwest, northern IL/southern WI, specifically, and playing in rock bands myself for over 30 years, I know quite a bit about the local and regional music scene from that area, and from the... Read More »
Tom Leu | 23 May 2018 | All Podcasts, Interviews | No Comments   

054: Joel Moutray

May 05, 2018 I came across Joel Moutray from The empower_good Podcast via the great expanse known as the internet, and was really taken by his passion and enthusiasm for putting and positivity out into the world (which also happens... Read More »
Tom Leu | 09 May 2018 | All Podcasts, Interviews | No Comments   

053: Phillip Ryan Block #2

April 21, 2018 Sound Matters episode 053 features Tom’s 2nd conversation with serial entrepreneur, Phillip Ryan Block from Independent Ear, Block Media Group, and now, The Open Heart Collective.Tom and Phillip (Ryan) get into current updates on his many projects and... Read More »
Tom Leu | 25 April 2018 | All Podcasts, Interviews | No Comments   

052: Michael Sweet #4

April 14, 2018 Sound Matters episode 052 features Tom’s 4th in-depth conversation with Michael Sweet from Stryper about the band’s latest release, God Damn Evil, the inevitable controversy the band has always endured, social media’s pros and cons today, Michael’s... Read More »
Tom Leu | 18 April 2018 | All Podcasts, Interviews | No Comments   

050: Tom Leu with Riley O’Neil

March 31, 2018 Sound Matters episode #050 features Tom’s commentary about the show’s milestone, 50th episode. Tom reflects back on the show’s evolution since its debut in January of 2017, and expansion moving into 2018 and beyond. Tom is joined... Read More »
Tom Leu | 04 April 2018 | All Podcasts, Interviews | No Comments   

049: Jim Florentine

March 17, 2018 Sound Matters show #049 features Tom’s compelling conversation with comedian and That Metal Show host, Jim Florentine about writing his first book, his observations and rants about social media, the start of his comedy career and... Read More »
Tom Leu | 21 March 2018 | All Podcasts, Interviews | No Comments   
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