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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 dig deep into topics ranging from music technology, his time in Nine Inch Nails and Marilyn…

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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 Music (formerly of Rockford’s Anavox) talking about his new music in 2018 and the Megastar competition. Show…

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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 Frankie and Tom discuss in this interview, along with his recollections and first hand accounts about…

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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 of the band’s second album, Acid Roulette. Conversations get into discussions about his musical influences, comparisons, perspectives…

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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 Bryan W. Music. Show #028 concludes with Tom’s signature Sound Matter Moment… On This Episode: Get…

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025: Armed Vision

July 15, 2017 Episode #025 of the Sound Matters radio show features Tom’s interview with Armed Vision guitarist Jay Samp, vocalist Rex Scott, and drummer Lance Porter deep diving the band’s storied history, spotlighted artists/albums/tracks, a recap of this week in music history, and concludes with Tom’s signature Sound Matter Moment. On This Episode: Get Sound Matters Radio interview podcasts on >> iTunes,…

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023: Alter Bridge

July 01, 2017 Episode #023 of the Sound Matters radio show features Tom’s interview with Scott Phillips & Brian Marshall from Alter Bridge, spotlighted artists/albums/tracks, a recap of this week in music history, and concludes with Tom’s signature Sound Matter Moment. On This Episode: Get Sound Matters Radio interview podcasts on >> iTunes, iHeartRadio, & Spreaker Sound Matters Spotlight: Twisted Sister, You Can’t Stop…

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022: Michael Sweet #1

June 24, 2017 Episode #022 of the Sound Matters radio show features Tom’s first interview with Michael Sweet from Stryper, spotlighted artists/albums/tracks, a recap of this week in music history, and concludes with Tom’s signature Sound Matter Moment. On This Episode: Get Sound Matters Radio interview podcasts on >> iTunes, iHeartRadio, & Spreaker  INTERVIEW Guest: MICHAEL SWEET from STRYPER Sound Matter Moment… “Under…

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020: Jerry Dixon & RIPT

June 03, 2017 Episode #020 of the Sound Matters radio show features RIPT in the studio just back from their big gig in Florida over Memorial Day Weekend, Rockford’s Local Music Scene updates with 96.7 The Eagle’s Kevin McCarthy, and Tom’s interview with bassist, Jerry Dixon of Warrant. All Sound Matters Radio episodes conclude with Tom’s signature Sound Matter Moment….

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017: George Lynch #1

April 29, 2017 Episode #017 of the Sound Matters radio show kicks off with a replay of Tom’s interview with Jack Russell of Jack Russell’s Great White. We spotlight three classic albums & tracks tied to this week in music history by Judas Priest, Live, & Van Halen… Tom interviews George Lynch from KXM, Lynch Mob, & Dokken about the latest…

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016: Austin Dickinson

April 22, 2017 Episode #016 of the Sound Matters radio show kicks off with headlines in music and entertainment news, and spotlights three classic albums & tracks tied to this week in music history by The Bee Gees, Aerosmith, & Alice In Chains… Tom interviews AUSTIN DICKINSON from the excellent new UK band AS LIONS. If you’re into heavy,…

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014: RIPT

April 08, 2017 Episode #014 of the Sound Matters radio show begins with Tom’s top 5 recent Academy of Country Music (ACM) awards show moments worst to best, and a recap of the 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Tom & Joe Dredge from WROK radio compare their Top 10 90’s albums and notable exceptions. This episode also…

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