Cheap Trick

097: Daxx Nielsen

July 20, 2020 Sound Matters episode 097 features my conversation with Daxx Nielsen from Cheap Trick. For over a decade, Daxx has been the drummer for the influential and legendary Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame band hailing from my hometown of Rockford, IL. Daxx and I have known each other since our days gigging…

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096: Chip Z’Nuff #2

Sound Matters episode 096 features Tom’s 2nd conversation with the always cool and catchy, Chip Z’Nuff from Enuff Z’Nuff…

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095: Steve Brown

Sound Matters episode 095 features Tom’s killer conversation with the super enthusiastic guitar great, Steve Brown from Trixter and Tokyo Motor Fist…

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082: Bun E. Carlos

Sound Matters episode 082 features Tom’s conversation with legendary Cheap Trick drummer, Bun E. Carlos. I’ve had the good fortune to connect with drummer, Bun E. Carlos from

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007: Phil Collen

February 18, 2017 Episode #007 of the Sound Matters radio show features Tom’s interview with Phil Collen of Def Leppard talking about the band’s new DVD release, the upcoming tour with Poison & Tesla, producing new music, and getting to share the stage with his heroes. Tom also shares his 2017 Top 5 Grammy moments from worst to best, and…

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006: Chad Cherry #1

February 11, 2017 Episode #006 of the Sound Matters radio show kicks off with the latest in music & entertainment headline news, Tom and Eric Jackson from 96.7 The Eagle dive into a preview of the 59th Annual Grammy awards show… the good, the bad, & the controversial. >> at (40:52) Tom welcomes lead singer of…

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