Tom Leu

SMM: Caress of Steel**

A”Sound Matter Moment”  Communication is an engine; an engine that propels the skilled communicator to greater opportunities and improved outcomes.  The best communication skills are strong and solid… and distinctly different than hard and rigid, BUT ALSO have the ability (and natural properties) to be soft and flexible at times, especially when the heat is on. Often, the…

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009: Bill Leverty

Sound Matters 009: March 04, 2017 Episode #009 of the Sound Matters radio show features Tom’s in-depth interview with FireHouse guitarist Bill Leverty talking about Bill’s new solo material, the history of Firehouse, the music business past & present, and more. This episode spotlights Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon album, and Alice In Chains classic track “Rooster.”…

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SMM: Nothing Else Matters**

Movers and shakers care to take care of themselves ongoing. Because, without mental and physical health… nothing else matters…

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008: Stephen Pearcy

February 25, 2017 Episode #008 of the Sound Matters radio show features Tom’s interview with Stephen Pearcy of RATT talking about his latest solo album Smash, sobriety, upcoming touring plans, Ratt news, the Bobby Blotzer saga, meeting Robert Plant, and more. Tom and Jackson from 96.7 the Eagle discuss Headline Music & Entertainment news, and offer up their commentary and views…

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SMM: Right Now**

I believe in giving more than you take. I believe in adding into, not subtracting from, this one and only life we have. I believe that being territorial and adversarial is the way of the weak…

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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

Sound Matters 006: 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…

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SMM: Mob Rules**

Whether it’s a business, a brand, or a band, content-creators must approach their endeavors from a content-consumer’s point-of-view. Customize your communications to conform to their psychology. The challenge is to find that magical sweet spot between your need to create and their want to consume…

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005: Jack Russell #1

February 04, 2017 Episode #005 of the Sound Matters radio show goes behind the scenes and uncovers some little-known facts about The Beatles infamous “rooftop concert” this week in 1969, and following the “Foreigner model,” Tom shares his thoughts on acts who tour with or without original members. Tom’s in-depth interview with Jack Russell of Jack Russell’s…

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004: Hessler

Sound Matters Show 004 previews several of the most anticipated new albums dropping in 2017, comments on a recent Eddie Trunk/Kiss controversy, as well as an interview with Igz Kincaid & Erik Michael, the masterminds behind Chicago’s heavy metal maestros, HESSLER, plus much more…

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003: Thomas Woroniak

Sound Matters Show 003 features the latest headlines in music & entertainment news, excerpts from Tom’s recent interview with Stephen Pearcy of Ratt, as well as an interview with AntiHero Magazine Editor in Chief, Thomas Woroniak…

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SMM: Once Around the Ride**

Over time, things build upon themselves, and suddenly you’re looking around and realizing that you’re actually getting somewhere. A very good place to be…

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