Sound Matters

099: Michael Grant & The Assassins

August 07, 2020 Sound Matters episode 099 features Tom’s conversation with Michael Grant formerly of L.A. Guns and Endeverafter. Michael split from L.A. Guns in 2018 and never looked back. His first solo album (under Michael Grant & The Assassins) titled Always the Villian is simply incredible. This 11 song record contains killer songs, melodies, arrangements, production, and…

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098: Donnie Vie #2

Sound Matters episode 098 features Tom’s 2nd conversation with Donnie Vie, formerly of Enuff Z’Nuff…

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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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094: Cheryl B. Engelhardt

Sound Matters episode 093 features Tom’s 2nd conversation with vocalist and songwriter Tony Harnell formerly of TNT…

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093: Tony Harnell #2

Sound Matters episode 093 features Tom’s 2nd conversation with vocalist and songwriter Tony Harnell formerly of TNT…

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092: Highlights & Hits (Finding New Music & Guilty Pleasure Artists)

Sound Matters “Highlights & Hits” show #090 live-streamed on the show’s Facebook Group talking creativity and positivity despite the Corona Virus pandemic…

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091: Stonefront Band & Documentary

Sound Matters episode 091 features a behind-the-scenes look at the acclaimed Detroit-area jam band, Stonefront and their (as yet unreleased) “Stones Throw” documentary…

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090: Highlights & Hits (Creativity & Corona)

Sound Matters “Highlights & Hits” show #090 live-streamed on the show’s Facebook Group talking creativity and positivity despite the Corona Virus pandemic…

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SMx: Sound Matters Xtras

Sound Matters episode 085 features Tom’s conversation with Bruno Ravel, founding bassist, guitarist, and chief songwriter of Danger Danger and The Defiants…

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089: Reb Beach

Sound Matters episode 089 features Tom’s conversation with guitarist Reb Beach best known for his work with Winger, Whitesnake, and now the supergroup Black Swan…

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