Sound Matters Radio

071: Miljenko Matijevic

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

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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 about his experiences growing up, forming one of the greatest heavy metal bands in history, it’s…

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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, with multiple projects going at all times. I was able to catch and shoot The Claws…

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068: Vicky Hamilton

Sound Matters episode #068 features Tom’s great conversation with music industry executive, Grammy winner, and author of the compelling memoir, Appetite for Dysfunction…

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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 Queen, & Mob Zero), and Allen Smith from Letsinger… 20:17-37:32 – Drama Queen (Matt, Rob, Tee,…

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066: Highlights & Hits

Sound Matters “Highlights & Hits” featured on episode #066: Tom and Christian discuss the current “diss track” feud, and marketing implications between up and coming rapper MGK

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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 line-up, as well as their unabashed, unapologetic, and deliberate approach to creating music with the sound…

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064: Chip Z’Nuff

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

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063: Highlights & Hits

Sound Matters “Highlights & Hits” featured on episode #063: Tom and Christian discuss the headline news regarding pop star’s Demi Lovato’s recent addiction relapse and hospitalization

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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, entrepreneur, artist, and philanthropist. Scott is also the founder and CEO of two international companies, Best…

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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 professional speaker, Jeanne Robertson again about her comedy competition. And returning to Sound Matters is Suite…

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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 over 20 albums to his credit going back to the late 1980’s. Richie’s music crosses genres…

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