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A-Sides is a music lovers‘ podcast that takes a deep dive into new releases from your favorite rock bands, classic album discussions, and even artist interviews. New episodes drop every other Monday!
Jan 28, 2023
Episode 112 - Heavy Metal Covers
Fellow metal-head and musician Patrick Kennison (of Heaven Below) joins A-SIDES to discuss his favorite cover songs, plus several covers recorded on Heaven Below's most recent album, Rest In Pieces- A Tribute To The Departed. Patrick shares the ideas behind covering his favorite artists on Rest In Pieces, what inspired him to pick up a guitar, Bob Rock albums, sports, and his plans for Heaven Below in 2023. You can find Heaven Below at their website or follow them on Facebook here. Huge thanks to Patrick Kennison for taking time away from his busy schedule to chat for this episode and thanks to everyone who listens!
Jan 15, 2023
Episode 111 - Guilty Pleasures
A-SIDES is back for the first episode of 2023! Brace yourself for this deep dive into 'Guilty Pleasures', or better yet, 'Guiltless Pleasures'. With songs ranging from Cher to Bobby Brown to Richard Marx, Andy and Brent share their reasons for why they love these songs, as well as the stories for why they've been made to feel guilty about them. Thank you for listening to this episode and joining us for the last three years of A-SIDES episodes. Cheers to 2023!
1 hr 2 min
Dec 25, 2022
Episode 110 - Best of 2022
Its time for the annual 'Year End Favorites' list from A-SIDES. Brent and Andy sit down to share their favorite albums from 2022, plus concert memories, and other nonsense that you'll find from A-SIDES on Episode 110. Several albums discussed are from Ghost, The Cult, The Afghan Whigs, Ozzy Osbourne, and more. Throw another log on the fire, grab a beverage, and enjoy this toasty episode of A-SIDES. Thanks for listening!
Dec 11, 2022
Episode 109 - Patrick Stone
Speaking with Sam Koltun for Episode 106 put his band Budderside onto Andy's musical radar, so he sought out founder and vocalist Patrick Stone for a future episode. The release of this episode also coincides with the release of Budderside's newest single, "Joker". Patrick speaks on the subject matter behind their latest single, along with inspirations behind his lyrics, album artwork, and the band's music videos. Hopefully you'll seek out Budderside, too! You can follow along with Budderside at their website here and also check out the video for "Joker." Thanks for listening to this newest episode of A-SIDES!
Dec 3, 2022
Episode 108 - Creatures Of The Night
Andy and his guest Kenny Wright of The Great Affairs set the wayback machine to 1982. KISS' Creatures Of The Night was released in the Fall of '82 amongst a slew of heavy rock records, and we discuss the impact this had on Kenny at the time, as well as how the album still holds up decades later. We touch on Kenny's favorite tracks on Creatures, a few of the highlights from within the new box set, and even a few KISS-related releases from that era. Thank you for checking out this newest episode of A-SIDES. You can also follow along with Kenny and The Great Affairs on their website or check out their new Holiday single on Youtube.
Nov 20, 2022
Episode 107 - Classic Aerosmith
Fire up Episode 107 of A-SIDES, as we hand-picked our favorite songs from Aerosmith's classic era, starting with their 1973 debut album through 1982's Rock In A Hard Place. Along the way we shared an honorable mention or two, discussed our entry points into the band, which albums we've bought (and re-bought!), if we saw them live, and even touched on the recent Midnights album from Taylor Swift; which brought Andy's fandom into question. Thanks for joining us for another spin on A-SIDES!
1 hr 16 min
Nov 7, 2022
Episode 106 - Sam Bam Koltun
Sam Bam Koltun (Dorothy, Faster Pussycat, Budderside) joins Andy for Episode 106 of A-SIDES! They discuss his roots in the Midwest and several bands that influenced him growing up, what it's like to sleep and eat on the road as a touring musician, the Jurassic Park movies, and more! You can follow Sam as a patreon and gain behind-the-scenes access and other exclusives here. You can also check out Sam with Budderside as the 'Scooby Gang' in their music video for "Ghostlighting." Huge thanks to Sam for being a guest on A-SIDES and thanks to you for listening to our newest episode.
Oct 31, 2022
Episode 105 - Misfits’ Songs
Episode 105 features a dive into the horror-punk band, Misfits, as we countdown our top ten favorite songs. Not only do we share our favorites, but we also sample the latest Catfight Coffee flavor "Crimson Roast" (which is a nod to this episode's band), you'll learn our opinion on the manliness of "Man Caves", suggest songs for your next home improvement project, and Brent gets a little too fired up about people's questionable taste in music. So style your hair into Devil's Locks, fire up your coffee pot, and press play on this Halloween-themed episode of A-SIDES. Thanks for listening! Catfight Coffee's excellent Crimson Roast coffee is available at their website along with a whole line of other favorite blends.
1 hr 2 min
Oct 18, 2022
Episode 104 - Journey
Steve Perry fronted Journey across multiple decades and released 8 studio albums during his tenure with the band. This newest episode of A-SIDES features returning guest Shane Tassart (of The Hot Summers) giving a singer's perspective on Journey, as well as sharing his discovery of their music, his connections with the band, taking care of your voice, and even shares his fandom of the Halloween film series. You can follow Shane and The Hot Summers through their Facebook page here. Its always a pleasure hearing Shane's perspective on the music industry and we hope you enjoy Episode 104. Thanks for listening!
1 hr 28 min
Oct 3, 2022
Episode 103 - Metal Screams!
Scream for me, A-SIDES!! Episode 103 is dedicated to the most metal vocal moments, as Brent and Andy select their favorite screams from singers such as "The Metal God" Rob Halford and Sebastian Bach. They also try out a beer from Surly Brewing Company in Minnesota, discuss the latest album from Ozzy Osbourne, vintage clothes shopping, and as much nonsense as they can fit into an hour podcast. Thanks for coming back for another round of A-SIDES!
1 hr 10 min
Sep 19, 2022
Episode 102 - Toschie of Audrey Horne
For Episode 102 of A-SIDES, this could be considered another "bucket list" guest for Andy, as he spoke with Torkjell Rod, also known as "Toschie", from the heavy metal band Audrey Horne. Toschie discusses the origins of the band, the creation of his lyrics and artwork, how he became a tattoo artist, and more! Huge thanks to Toschie for being a guest and thanks to everyone who listens. You can find Audrey Horne's music on your favorite streaming platform or support the band by picking up an album through Napalm Records here.
1 hr 11 min
Sep 5, 2022
Episode 101 - Zak St. John
Drummer Zak St. John joins Andy for Episode 101 of A-SIDES. They not only discuss his roots in the Midwest but also how his passion for music started at a very early age. Over this hour-long conversation, he shares many past projects, and even a few projects on the horizon. While his resume is a mile long, he achieved that through hard work and dedication, and I felt his work ethic is very inspiring. You can follow Zak at his website here to follow along with his many projects and catch him out on the road. Thank you Zak!
1 hr 9 min
Aug 29, 2022
Episode 100 - Top Motorhead Songs
For the 100th episode of A-SIDES, it seemed fitting to dive into Brent's favorite band, Motorhead! We toast to the late Lemmy Kilmister and "The Loudest Band In The World", by sharing our Motorhead origin stories, our favorite songs and lyrical moments, favorite albums, which song Brent wants played at his funeral, and even look back at a few highlights from the last 99 episodes. To everyone who has listened to A-SIDES or has been a guest, thank you!
1 hr 46 min
Aug 15, 2022
Episode 99 - Prince: 1985 to 1994
Episode 99 is another deep dive into the discography of Prince, covering his studio albums from 1985's Around the World In A Day to 1994's Come. Not only do Brent and Andy share their favorite songs, but Brent reveals a musical anecdote from his past, we find out about a cruise ship obsessed with The Gold Experience, Gene Simmons vs Prince and their sexual conquests, along with the usual off-topic tangents. Thank you for pressing play on another episode of A-Sides!
1 hr 38 min
Aug 1, 2022
Episode 98 - Shane Tassart of The Hot Summers
Nearing the 100th episode of A-Sides, this episode features returning guest, Shane Tassart. He not only shares the details about the recording of the long-awaited debut album from The Hot Summers, but also delves into a few stories from his past about interacting with Gene Simmons, the brotherhood he shares with fellow songwriters Denny Smith and Mick Sweda, and possibly busts the myth about KISS' blood being used in a comic book! You can follow The Hot Summers on Facebook and find their music on your favorite streaming service. Huge thank you to Shane Tassart for making his second appearance on A-Sides and a big thanks to everyone who listens!
1 hr 2 min
Jul 17, 2022
Episode 97 - KISS: 1979 to 1982
Returning with the second installment in our journey through the KISSOLOGY, Episode 97 of A-Sides tackles the "dark era" of KISS. During this era from 1979 to 1982, the band lost two founding members, ventured away from their typical brand of hard rock, and even wore capes, but managed to find their way back with the help of several outside songwriters (including Bryan Adams!) Brent and Andy share their favorite songs, but also pinpoint who was the weakest link in KISS, make the case for Creatures of the Night being a worthy successor to Destroyer's expansion of their "sound", and debate the quality of 1981's concept album, Music From The Elder. Thank you for pressing play on the newest episode of A-Sides!
1 hr 20 min
Jul 4, 2022
Episode 96 - Joshua Ketchmark
For Episode 96, Andy spoke with Joshua Ketchmark, ahead of his forthcoming studio album titled Blood. The album's release will be on July 8, 2022 and it takes inspiration from Joshua's background in the Midwest. They not only touch on this new release, but also several past albums and EP's, the benefits of having a home recording studio, our expectations when attending concerts, and which member of KISS still owes him 6 bucks. It was a pleasure to chat with Joshua and don't miss out on his new album, Blood. You can find his catalog on all streaming platforms and follow along with Joshua online here.
1 hr 9 min
Jun 26, 2022
Episode 95 - Arnela Moore (The Rumours)
For Episode 95, Andy is joined by Arnela Moore of the power trio, The Rumours. Known for their high energy shows, The Rumours are about to hit a run of West Coast dates, called "The Filthy Bathroom" Tour. Andy chatted with Arnela ahead of this tour about picking up the bass, joining The Rumours, what inspired the tour's name, Its Always Sunny in Philadelphia, swearing, KISS, and our mutual friendship with Bob Long. Thanks for pressing play on Episode 95. You can find Arnela's pre-loved thrift shop online here- Pre-Loves or follow The Rumours on Bandcamp.
Jun 13, 2022
Episode 94 - Prince: Purple Rain and Before
Episode 94 of A-Sides features a topic that has been brewing since the early days of this podcast; covering the music of Prince. With his discography reaching nearly 40 albums, the only option was to break his career up into "era's", with Episode 94 tackling his first 6 albums from 1978 through the release of Purple Rain in 1984. As a longtime fan, Brent shares his background with Prince, while Andy shares his unique impressions as a newer listener. They also discuss Prince's influence on other artists, ponder the formation of a band with all bass guitar, and debate Purple Rain vs Thriller as the album that defines the 1980's. Thanks for pressing play on Episode 94 of A-Sides!
1 hr 19 min
May 30, 2022
Episode 93 - King’s X Chat
Episode 93 features a deep discussion on the power trio King's X, with friends Freddy Herrera and Corey Rozzoni returning to the podcast. The guys not only share their favorite albums, but also discuss various side projects and solo albums, sneaking into concerts (Kids don't try this at home!), the struggles of making it in the music industry, and cuckoo clocks! Huge thank yous to Freddy and Corey for taking the time to share their stories and thanks to everyone who listens!
May 16, 2022
Episode 92 - Klassic Kiss
After 3 long years and 91 episodes under their belts, Brent and Andy are finally devoting an entire episode to KISS! This episode dives into the original era of the band, featuring a discussion on the first 6 studio albums, from their self-titled album through 1977's Love Gun. They share their favorite songs, rank the albums, trade Paul Stanley impressions, highlight several underrated performances, and even jump ahead to their appearance on MTV's Unplugged. Reach for some cold gin and enjoy this episode of A-Sides! Thanks for listening!
1 hr 19 min
May 1, 2022
Episode 91 - Foo Fighters’ Songs
For Episode 91, we chose to dive into our favorite Foo Fighters' songs. With the band's career spanning over 25 years, 10 studio albums, numerous Grammy Awards, and even a recent horror comedy movie titled Studio 666, there's a lot to cover in this episode. We not only share songs, but discuss the origins of a "foo fighter", seeing the band in concert, Brent's obsession with destroying dry wall, and also detour into a brief Nirvana rabbit hole. Thanks for pressing play on Episode 91!
1 hr 16 min
Apr 17, 2022
Episode 90 - Liv Warfield
Ahead of her upcoming shows in Illinois, Liv Warfield spoke with Andy on Episode 90 for a quick chat about her background in Peoria IL, finding her voice through karaoke, recording a live album at New York City's Cafe Wha?, and her favorite places to eat back home. If you are able to catch her electrifying live shows, you can get tickets at The Scottish Rite Cathedral or The Space in Evanston. If you cannot see her live, you can follow along with her on her website. Huge thanks to Liv for taking the time to chat, to Erika Tooker for her assistance, and to everyone who listens.
Apr 11, 2022
Episode 89 - Matt Andersen
Episode 89 features Matt Andersen of The Great Affairs, as he chats with Andy about his life from growing up in Kentucky to working and performing in Nashville, TN. Matt shares stories about working his first show in the rafters, performing as an opening act for various 80's legends, and the best spring break ever in 1997. You can follow along with Matt and The Great Affairs through their website - https://dennysmithmusic.com/. Thanks to Matt for taking part in this episode, also Corey Rozzoni for his production skills editing this episode.
1 hr 5 min
Mar 27, 2022
Episode 88 - Grunge Era
Frequent guest Corey Rozzoni makes his 4th appearance on A-Sides to chat with Andy in this special 88th episode. They revisit a Facebook post that Rizzo made, which he asked friends to rank their favorite bands of the "Grunge" era. Not only do they break down Corey's favorites, they also try to define the "Seattle Sound", and debate which pizza toppings make the best pie. You can follow Corey on his website, https://coreyrozzoni.com/home, where you can hire him for your next musical project or follow along with his current projects. Big thank you to Corey for guesting and producing this episode, and thanks to all for pressing play on this newest episode of A-Sides.
Mar 13, 2022
Episode 87 - Our Dads’ Mixtape
Building from previous discussions reminiscing on car trips as kids and music from our dads' record collections, we came up with the idea to discuss our favorite songs from yesteryear, dubbed "Our Dads' Mixtape." Episode 87 features of wide range of songs from country artists to Motown, with a dash of blue-eyed soul. They reminisce, they laugh, and Brent even shares a story about a death trap coffee table! Thanks for checking out the newest episode of A-Sides!
1 hr 17 min
Feb 27, 2022
Episode 86 - Talken Dokken
For Episode 86, Denny Smith of The Great Affairs makes another guest appearance to discuss the classic era of Dokken. Denny and Andy begin with their debut album Breaking the Chains, then analyze Jeff Pilson's impact on the band, along with the many wardrobe changes and hair styles, live performances, and also touch on a few of their splinter groups and side projects. Huge thanks to Denny Smith for sharing his stories and fondness for Dokken. You can follow his group The Great Affairs on their website- https://dennysmithmusic.com/
1 hr 16 min
Feb 13, 2022
Episode 85 - Metallica Songs
This long overdue 85th episode of A-Sides features a deep dive into arguably one of the greatest metal bands of all time, Metallica! Brent and Andy share their introductions to the band, along with their 10 favorite songs, the various points of contention where Metallica "sold out", experiencing Metallica live, their ever-changing setlists, and also discover that Metallica makes the perfect soundtrack for a pick-up basketball game. Thanks for pressing play on another episode of A-Sides'ah!
1 hr 37 min
Jan 23, 2022
Episode 84 -John Massaglia
John Massaglia returns to A-Sides to discuss his band, The Truth Council, following up on his previous appearance on Episode 16. John shares a few updates from the studio as well as inspirations behind their second EP, Green Planet, before diving into his wide range of musical influences. You can follow John and The Truth Council on Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/thetruthcouncil and find their music on your favorite streaming platform. Big thanks to John for guesting on Episode 84 of A-Sides!
Jan 10, 2022
Episode 83 - Favorite Beatles Songs
For Episode 83, Brent and Andy tackle the biggest band in music history- The Beatles! After sharing their introductions, they dive into their favorite songs, discuss the recent Beatles' documentaries, explain how a "less is more" approach can be effective, and Brent even makes a striking comparison between an iconic song of the 80's and one from The Fab Four. Grab a cold beverage, press "play", and enjoy the newest episode of A-Sides. Thanks for listening!
1 hr 34 min
Dec 26, 2021
Episode 82 - Adam Wakeman
Episode 82 features a conversation with Adam Wakeman, which touches on his recently released classical album, A Handful of Memories. He also shares stories from the road, the time he attended an interesting "speed dating" version of songwriting, and he dives into the genesis of Jazz Sabbath. Jazz Sabbath is an instrumental recreation of some of Black Sabbath's most beloved songs, which Adam will be performing live throughout the UK in the autumn of 2022. Huge thanks to Adam for being a guest on this newest episode of A-Sides! Thanks for listening to this newest episode and to all for listening throughout 2021. Many of Adam's recent musical projects can be played and purchased through Band Camp: https://adamwakeman.bandcamp.com/ You can find news about Adam and his recent tour by visiting his website: http://www.adamwakeman.co.uk/
Dec 19, 2021
Episode 81 - Favorite Albums of 2021
2021 continued the trend of surprise albums and massive back-catalog reissues, while vinyl sales continued to rise and pressing plants experienced even greater delays. We definitely bought more than our fair share of vinyl this year, so we sat down to discuss our 5 favorite albums of 2021. The discussion also includes our favorite reissued albums, annoying album packaging, our next tribute band idea, and an unusual record that Brent received in the mail. Throw on your ugly holiday sweater, grab your favorite frosty beverage, and fire up this newest episode of A-Sides. Thanks for listening and happy holidays!
1 hr 16 min
Dec 5, 2021
Episode 80 - Guitar Gods
Mt Rushmore features the sculpted heads of four great Presidents of the United States of America. For Episode 80, Brent and Andy shared which 4 iconic guitar players would make their own personal Mt Rushmore. Brent came at the topic with his own personal influences that have inspired his playing and guitar tone, while Andy approached the topic through a fan perspective, and also took it a bit literally. They also share some frustration with the recent delays with vinyl hitting stores shelves and mail boxes, before diving into the topic. So raise your goblet of rock, press play on this newest episode of A-Sides, and big thanks to everyone for listening!
1 hr 7 min
Nov 21, 2021
Episode 79 - Freddy Herrera
For Episode 79, Freddy Herrera joins Andy to share stories about his time in The Exies, as well as his current role with Everclear. The conversation also includes the topics of returning to touring in 2021, unique venues, the origin of The Exies, and Freddy's favorite band- Cheap Trick. Big thank you to Freddy for being gracious and sharing his stories on the latest episode of A-Sides. You can find Everclear's tour dates and merch at their website or follow them on Facebook.
Nov 8, 2021
Episode 78 - Favorite Nine Inch Nails Albums
For Episode 78 of A-Sides, Brent and Andy dive into Nine Inch Nails, discussing their favorite releases. Brent's choice is the aggressive 1992 EP release titled Broken, while Andy's favorite is the raw and introspective album from 2005, With Teeth. The guys share their favorite tracks, memories of Nine Inch Nails over the years, as well as Trent Reznor's recent work with Halsey. We also mention our recent selection among the Top Ten Record Collecting Podcasts on Feedspot. You can find our podcast, as well as the rest of the Top Ten, by clicking here. Thanks to Feedspot for including us on this list and thanks to you for pressing play on our latest episode of A-Sides.
1 hr 3 min
Nov 1, 2021
Episode 77 - Concert Stories with Rizzo
Following up on past conversations with Corey "Rizzo" Rozzoni, this time we dove into his experiences attending concerts over the years for Episode 77 of A-Sides. He shares stories from Alpine Valley in Wisconsin to Ozzfest in Texas, and all points in-between! There's tales of puke, shattered windows, fist fights, mechanical spiders, and more death-defying concert goers. Huge thanks to Rizzo for coming back for his third appearance on A-Sides. Rizzo performs with The Great Affairs and Lights of Marfa, which you can find both bands online through their websites.
Oct 17, 2021
Episode 76 - Daniel Kluiter
Episode 76 features a conversation with Daniel Kluiter, drummer for Midwestern power trio, The Rumours. Andy and Daniel chat about the band's return to playing shows in 2021, the release of their 2020 album Suck It, and what's in store on the horizon for the band. You can keep up with The Rumours on Facebook here or grab an album or shirt from their webstore. Huge thank you to Daniel for taking time to be a guest and thanks to you for listening!
Oct 5, 2021
Episode 75 -Top Ten Faith No More Songs
By most music standards, Faith No More may be considered a "one hit wonder", known for their Billboard-charting hit single, "Epic." During the course of this episode of A-Sides, we share our favorite Faith No More songs and shine the spotlight on some of their lesser-known songs. We also discuss both era's of the band, with songs from the early Chuck Mosley days to the more well-known period led by Mike Patton. Thank you for following along with us over the last two years and helping A-Sides reach their 75th episode.
1 hr 16 min
Sep 13, 2021
Episode 74 - Underrated Albums
The shifting landscape of music in the 1990's was harsh to many established rock acts- they either had to adapt to changing trends and get a hair cut, or get left behind in the dust. For this episode we chose to spotlight hidden gems from several of these bands, such as Poison, Extreme, Dokken, Dio, and more! Press play on this episode and take a trip back to the 1990's as we share our favorite underrated albums. Thanks for listening!
1 hr 16 min
Sep 6, 2021
Episode 73 - Top Ten Anthrax Songs
2021 marks the 40th anniversary of Anthrax, while Brent and Andy recently passed the two-year mark of recording A-Sides. We celebrate the occasion with a dive into Anthrax, as we share our favorite songs, with the usual side rants along the way. Making this discussion even more interesting is that Brent is a longtime fan of the band, while Andy is an "Anthrax Rookie." Thank you for helping us reach two years of A-Sides and we hope you enjoy this newest episode.
1 hr 34 min
Aug 29, 2021
Episode 72 - Carmine Appice
On Episode 72, Brent is joined by Carmine Appice, fresh off the release of King Kobra's first ever live album, Sweden Rock Live. They touch the newest releases in the King Kobra catalog, as well as Carmine's illustrious past with Rod Stewart, Blue Murder, Vanilla Fudge, and a few things Carmine has in the works for his next project. You can check out the new King Kobra live album by clicking this link to Sweden Rock Live. Thanks for pressing play on this newest episode of A-Sides!
Aug 24, 2021
Episode 71 - ZZ Top
Nearing our 2 year anniversary of A-Sides, we pay tribute to that Little Ol Band From Texas who reached a milestone of over 50 years as a band, ZZ Top. After taking a few moments to share our recent traveling tales, we spend this episode diving into our favorite songs, discuss their tasty licks and deliciously simple hooks, the ludicrous lyrics, and manage to get side-tracked a few times along the way. Pour yourself a cold one and enjoy this latest edition of A-Sides. Thanks for listening!
1 hr 32 min
Aug 15, 2021
Episode 70 - Michael Jahnz
For this 70th episode of A-Sides, Brent speaks with guest Michael Jahnz. Michael has just released a new album, L.A. Is Mine, with his band Richrath Project 3:13. The album looks back on his past with Gary Richrath, and sees the release of previously unheard material, and also serves as a tribute to the late former member of REO Speedwagon. Michael discusses the ideas behind the new album, how he was first introduced to Gary, his ties to the Midwest, and what is on the horizon for Richrath Project 3:13. You can find more information on Michael and his band here. Thanks to Michael Jahnz for making time to guest on the newest A-Sides episode and thanks to you for listening.
Aug 8, 2021
Episode 69 - Scott Stevens
This newest episode of A-Sides features an in-depth discussion with songwriter and producer, Scott Stevens. He shares how his tenure fronting The Exies prepared him for his role in the studio with the Four Horsemen Music collective in Nashville, as well as what he currently has in the works for 2021. Scott also dives into his earliest influences and defines why a rock trio is truly called a "power trio." Huge thanks to Scott for sharing his story and being part of this newest episode of A-Sides.
Aug 1, 2021
Episode 68 - Concert Stories with Denny Smith
Denny Smith (of The Great Affairs) makes his second guest appearance on A-Sides in 2021, this time to chat about live music. It's something we've all missed over the last year, so listen to this episode and live vicariously through Denny's firsthand accounts of jerk roadies, stabbings, camping out in the dead of winter for tickets, crash landings, and find out which band is lovingly referred to as "Diet Cinderella." You can find his own band online here. Thanks for coming back for another spin on A-Sides.
1 hr 23 min
Jul 27, 2021
Episode 67 - Top Ten Pantera Songs
Brent and Andy seem at their best when discussing metal bands, so this episode features a deep dive into the band who nearly single-handedly held down the fort for heavy metal in the 1990's- Pantera. The guys share their ten favorite songs, along with a few that missed the cut, also which song would make Brent punch a hole in a wall, and Andy shares the unique ways in which he discovers metal bands. Thanks for coming back for another spin on A-Sides.
1 hr 30 min
Jul 20, 2021
Episode 66 - Records and Rants
After a long summer vacation apart, Brent and Andy take this episode to get caught up on their misadventures, and spend one long dive down the rabbit hole of record-collecting. They touch on the upcoming Judas Priest box set, Record Store Day releases, Dave Grohl, and other perils of record collecting. Thanks for coming back for another spin on A-Sides and stay cool this summer.
Jul 6, 2021
Episode 65 - Acey Slade of Catfight Coffee
A-Sides returns to brew up a special podcast episode with musician extraordinaire and coffee enthusiast, Acey Slade. Acey joins Andy to claw into his company Catfight Coffee and also a bit of his musical background. You can find Catfight Coffee online to purchase their brand of coffee and teas, and also learn about their company with their extensive coffee blog. Thanks to Acey for the fun conversation and thanks to you, the listener, for pressing play.
Jun 3, 2021
Episode 64 - White Zombie
If you were a teenager of the 90's who loved heavy metal and horror movies, it didn't get much cooler than White Zombie! Brent and Andy dive into this band of spooks that mixed guitar riffs and movie dialogue, while ranking their favorite songs and discussing the album cuts and b-sides. They also fall into a few random rabbit holes along the way... but if you're talking about White Zombie, perhaps it's best to call them 'black holes.' Thanks for checking out this newest episode of A-Sides.
1 hr 12 min
May 27, 2021
Episode 63 - Concert Stories With Devin Birch
Pulling back the curtain yet again for more concert stories, on this episode Andy speaks with Devin Birch. He was instrumental in bringing live music to Central Illinois for several years at the Limelight venue, and Devin shares the genesis of the venue, as well as which shows personally stood out most to him. The conversation touches on Blackberry Smoke, Damon Johnson, Marilyn Manson, Night Ranger, and more acts that played Peoria. Big thanks to Devin for taking the time to be part of this episode.
1 hr 3 min
May 17, 2021
Episode 62 - Top Ten Cheap Trick Songs
With 20 albums to their credit, Cheap Trick have a vast array of songs, from classic rock staples to those we've dubbed "pop songs for serial killers." On this newest episode of A-Sides, we did our best to narrow that down to our ten favorites, without getting too side-tracked. We also reminisced on seeing Cheap Trick live, discussed the vocal prowess of Robin Zander, and mentioned which of their albums deserve a closer look. Thanks for coming back for another spin on A-Sides!
1 hr 25 min
May 2, 2021
Episode 61 - White Pony
Deftones' third album, White Pony, recently reached it's 20th anniversary, so hosts Brent and Andy decided to sit down and discuss the vinyl reissue along with its companion album, Black Stallion. Along the way, the guys talk about where it sits in the Deftones' discography, compare Deftones to their peers in the nu metal genre, chat about the dilemmas of collecting vinyl, butcher words and phrases, and Andy gets heated about incomplete album reissues. This might be our silliest episode yet, so feast your ears on this episode of 'A-Sides' and take a trip back to when JNCOs and frosted tips were all the rage.
1 hr 14 min
Apr 25, 2021
Episode 60 - Band Laws with Corey Rozzoni
Andy welcomes back Corey "Rizzo" Rozzoni (Lights of Marfa, The Great Affairs) for a second appearance on 'A-Sides'. Rizzo has a wealth of experience from his 30+ years of performing, and during this episode he "pulls back the curtain" to share his personal philosophy on being part of a rock band. The guys discuss these nuggets of knowledge, from rehearsing to touring, and also the taboos of concerts shirts. You can follow Rizzo online at his personal website, find out where he will be performing with The Great Affairs here, and check out Lights of Marfa online. Thank you for listening and helping A-Sides reach 60 episodes!
1 hr 7 min
Apr 19, 2021
Episode 59 - 1986 - The Year of Thrash
In the early 1980's, a new genre of music was in its early stages in the Bay Area of California, which would later take over the world. Brent and Andy spend this episode diving into that genre of "thrash metal", specifically tackling three huge albums released in 1986 from Metallica, Slayer, and Megadeth. While discussing these three particular albums, they also dive down a rabbit hole of related concert stories, what constitutes "selling out", sample a related brand of coffee, and discuss the merits of 'greatest hits' compilations. Strap on your bullet belt, raise your fist, and press play on this episode of 'A-Sides.' Thanks for listening!
1 hr 9 min
Apr 5, 2021
Episode 58 - Concert Stories with Kenny Wright
With an absence of live music over the last year, you can live vicariously through the newest episode of A-Sides. Kenny Wright from The Great Affairs returns to the podcast to discuss concerts with Andy, which include stories from seeing Kiss and Van Halen in their heyday, (failed) attempts at meeting bands backstage, beer spills, hurling vomit, and so much more! Thank you for listening to the newest episode of A-Sides, and make sure to follow The Great Affairs online so you can see them in a town near you.
1 hr 1 min
Mar 25, 2021
Episode 57 - They Just Seem A Little Weird- Doug Brod
On this episode of A-Sides, Brent talks with the author of "They Just Seem A Little Weird," the story of Kiss, Aerosmith, Cheap Trick, and Starz.
1 hr 6 min
Mar 14, 2021
Episode 56 - Favorite Sophomore Albums
Brent and Andy return for a follow-up on their episode discussing 'Debut Albums', as they dive into 'Sophomore Albums.' It's been said again and again that a second album is "make it or break it" for artists and musicians, so we give our thoughts on those we feel are strong second albums. Find out who we chose and why, what restrictions we put on our lists, which beer was drank, and how this all relates to Harry Nilsson!? Thank you for giving us another spin on A-Sides.
1 hr 27 min
Mar 2, 2021
Episode 55 - Denny Smith of The Great Affairs
Denny Smith returns for this third guest appearance on 'A-Sides', this time discussing the recent studio album from his band, The Great Affairs. Dropping back in October, the album titled 'Everybody Moves, Nobody Get Hurt' is chock full of riffs, ballads, and even electric sitar!! Find out some stories behind the songs, his song writing process, and a discussion on the album artwork. You can find The Great Affairs on their website, your favorite streaming service, and on Reverb Nation.
1 hr 8 min
Feb 24, 2021
Episode 54 - Top 7 Debut Albums
On this episode Brent and Andy pick their top 7 debut albums of all time, discuss them, drink beer, discuss other things totally off the topic, say a lot of swear words, and drink more beer.
2 hr 32 min
Feb 11, 2021
Episode 53 - Ricky Warwick
On this episode Brent talks with Ricky Warwick of Black Star Riders, ahead of his newest solo album, When Life Was Hard and Fast.
Feb 6, 2021
Episode 52 - Chris Holmes
On this episode Brent chats with Chris Holmes.
Feb 2, 2021
Episode 51 - Ric Lee
On this episode Brent chats with legendary drummer, Ten Years After's Ric Lee.
Dec 13, 2020
Episode 50 - Top 5 Albums of 2020
On episode 50, Andy and Brent discuss their top five favorite albums of 2020.
2 hr 6 min
Nov 22, 2020
Episode 49 - Judas Priest
Suit up in your best leather as Brent and Andy are back together again to discuss their favorite Judas Priest albums and songs.
1 hr 57 min
Oct 7, 2020
Episode 48 - Wicked Smile's Steve Janevski
On this episode Brent talks with guitarist Steve Janevski, from the band Wicked Smile.
1 hr 8 min
Sep 27, 2020
Episode 47 - Ross The Boss
On this episode Brent talks with Ross The Boss about his work with The Dictators, Manowar, Death Dealer, as well as his Ross The Boss Band.
Sep 23, 2020
Episode 46 - Moriah Formica
On this episode Brent talks with Moriah Formica.
Sep 20, 2020
Episode 45 - THUNDERMOTHER's Guernica Mancini
On this episode Brent chats with Guernica Mancini, lead singer of the band THUNDERMOTHER!
Sep 14, 2020
Episode 44- Motorbooze
On this episode Brent talks with Juan and Sebastian from the band Motorbooze.
Sep 6, 2020
Episode 43 - Jesus Chrüsler Supercar
On this episode Brent talks with Nick and Robban from the Swedish Metal band Jesus Chrüsler Supercar.
Sep 4, 2020
Episode 42 - John Merchant
On this episode Brent talks with Lead Singer/Guitar Player from the band Ghosts Of Sunset, John Merchant.
1 hr 11 min
Aug 24, 2020
Episode 41 - Carli Foxx
On this episode Brent chats with The Rumours' Carli Foxx.
Aug 17, 2020
Episode 40 - Trey Rose
On this episode Brent chats with singer/songwriter Trey Rose.
Aug 10, 2020
Episode 39 - Steven Keene
On this episode Brent talks with singer/songwriter Steven Keene.
Aug 3, 2020
Episode 38 - Frank Myers
On this episode Frank Myers talks with Brent about his new single "God's Got This," as well as a few of his past hits.
Jul 27, 2020
Episode 37 - Love Lives On
On this episode Brent talks with 3 artists that were all featured on a compilation album called "Love Lives On." Andy Griggs, Angie K, and Deborah Allen share their experiences working on the album, and talk a little about how the album's proceeds all go to the TAPS organization.
Jul 19, 2020
Episode 36 - Donnie Vie
Multi-talented musician Donnie Vie joins Brent for a candid conversation on his recent single "All My Favorite Things" and his guest appearance on the latest Enuff Z'Nuff record. They also chat musical influences, the possibilities of performing live in 2020, and Donnie's 2019 album Beautiful Things. Special thanks to Donnie for joining the show this week. Stay up to date with Donnie online here or on his social media pages. You can find his new song "All My Favorite Things" on your favorite streaming service.
Jul 4, 2020
Episode 35 - David Hales (Sonic Fuel)
David Hales of the newest rock band on the scene, Sonic Fuel, joins Brent for this episode. They discuss the formation of David's project, his musical inspirations, and shares a connection he has to a past guest of A-Sides. David and Brent also dive into concert experiences and share memories they have over this hour-long conversation. You can find Sonic Fuel online here and stream their debut single "I Will Rise" on platforms like Apple Music and Spotify. Their debut record will be out this Fall. Thanks to David for guesting on this episode and thanks to all for listening.
1 hr 14 min
Jun 28, 2020
Episode 34 - Kolt Barber
Country singer/songwriter/performer Kolt Barber joins the show to discuss his upcoming Summer Tour, the American Cowboy Showdown. He also shares some of his influences and his background, and how its important to remain true to yourself in an ever-changing music industry. You can find out more about Kolt and his upcoming tour dates on his website. Thanks to Kolt for chatting with Brent and thanks to everyone for spinning this episode of A-Sides.
Jun 25, 2020
Episode 33 - Corey Rozzoni
Corey "Rizzo" Rozzoni (Lights of Marfa) took some time to chat about recent music from Lights of Marfa and also shared many stories from the road. They dove into his background in the Midwest, influences from Alice in Chains to Def Leppard, and what is possibly the ultimate trolling tale in the pre-internet days. You can find Lights of Marfa's music and more on their website here, or find them on music streaming platforms like Apple Music and Spotify. Big thanks to Rizzo for being a guest and thanks to you for listening to another episode of A-Sides!
1 hr 7 min
Jun 22, 2020
Episode 32 - Michael Saint-Leon
On Episode 32, Andy chatted with the "master"-mind behind the albums of The Great Affairs, Michael Saint-Leon. He not only explains his unusual nickname (Street Lion) but also shares his background from listening to The Beatles, to joining a rock band, and then finally making the transition to recording and engineering. He owns and operates The Switchyard Studio in Tennessee, which you can find here, while he moonlights in his band, Thunder Bunny. Thanks to Michael for chatting and thanks to you for listening!
Jun 18, 2020
Episode 31 - Alex Dezen
Alex Dezen (Broken Baby, The Damnwells) joins Brent for a chat all about Alex's many projects. They even get into Cheap Trick, Queen, Ryan Adams, and other musicians, which set Alex on his path to song-writing and performing. You can keep up with Alex and Broken Baby on their website, and check out Alex's newest compilation on Bandcamp, titled Compilation For Change. Thanks for listening!
Jun 15, 2020
Episode 30 - A Salute To Megadeth
This episode has been brewing for some time, so what better way to celebrate the 30th episode than talking about Megadeth while drinking Megadeth-inspired brews. Brent and Andy share their favorite albums and songs from the band, while also discussing what didn't make the cut, Andy also questions if he's reached his peak, a new musical side project is formed, and how does Tiny Tim fit into all of this?! Podcasting is our business ...and business is good, so follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Thanks for listening to another round of A-Sides. Cheers to 30 more!
1 hr 38 min
Jun 7, 2020
Episode 29 - Kenny Wright
Andy goes rogue again, this time for a chat with Kenny Wright of The Great Affairs. In this hour-long conversation, we dive into his background as he transitioned from guitar to drums, his previous bands and musical influences, and Kenny explains how he acquired a couple unique items in his KISS collection. You can find Kenny's work with The Great Affairs on all music streaming services, on their Reverb page, or follow them on Facebook.
1 hr 4 min
Jun 1, 2020
Episode 28 - Lady Gaga And Beyond
This episode discusses the career of Lady Gaga, from her debut, The Fame, to her latest album, Chromatica. We touch on the A Star Is Born collaboration with Bradley Cooper, while also going into tangents ranging from the recent passing of Bob Kulick, the awkardness of meet & greets, and Andy's attempts to sound 'hip' using current slang terms. Grab a cold one and join us for the latest episode of A-Sides. You can also follow us on Instagram @asidespodcast and find us on Facebook.
1 hr 13 min
May 21, 2020
Episode 27 - Shane Tassart
This episode features special guest Shane Tassart, the voice of Best of Seven, Wicked Jester, The Hot Summers, and many more. Shane takes us on a nostalgic trip back to his youth in Central Illinois, shares how he transitioned from behind the drumkit into being a frontman, and where he fits in the KISStory of "The Hottest Band In The World." Hopefully one day soon Shane will be seen on a stage near you with his Journey tribute, Wheel In The Sky, which you can follow here. Thanks to Shane for sharing stories and thank you for listening!
1 hr 17 min
May 17, 2020
Episode 26 - The Americana Episode
Recapping albums from May 2020, including American Aquarium, Butch Walker, and Jason Isbell's Reunions, Brent and Andy have a reunion of their own. Possibly fueled by too much caffeine, not only do they touch on the albums, but other topics are Taylor Swift's ABC Special, guitar tones, coffee beer, just how judgemental Andy really is, and how many times they've seen Jason Isbell in concert. Grab your beverage of choice and enjoy this new episode of A-Sides. Thanks for listening!
1 hr 20 min
May 9, 2020
Episode 25 - Denny Smith
Following up on conversations about record collecting and the creation of vinyl, I wanted to chat with Denny Smith, of Co-Op Records in Central Illinois. Denny takes a trip down memory lane and shares some stories from behind-the-counter, covering everything from 'midnight releases' to 'in-store appearances.' We even touch on the state of collecting and the decline of brick and mortar record shops. Thank you Denny for taking the time to chat with me. You can find Denny's music on Facebook as he's also a key component of the Nashville-based band, The Great Affairs! Thanks for listening to this episode of A-Sides.
1 hr 6 min
May 2, 2020
Episode 24 - Daniel Dekay
Episode 24 features special guest, Daniel Dekay, host of Banger TV and guitarist for Exciter and Diemonds. Grab a cold one and hear some stories from him about his love for KISS and Megadeth, find out who controls the stereo in the tour van, and what he's been up to recently. You can find Daniel on all forms of social media, @daniel_dekay; watch him on BangerTV; and stay up-to-date with his band Exciter here.
Apr 26, 2020
Episode 23 - April Album Recap
Brent and Andy return to recap the month that was April 2020. This episode dives into new music from Soul Asylum, The Strokes, Incubus, Fiona Apple, and Danzig's Elvis cover album, while they also determine if Last Action Hero has one of the best rock n roll-centered movie soundtracks. Thanks for coming back for another round of A-Sides. You can find us and follow us on Instagram @asidespodcast and like us on Facebook here.
1 hr 13 min
Apr 19, 2020
Episode 22 - Scotty Hagen of Bellyache Records
After diving into the hobby of collecting records, it seemed like a natural step forward to look at the overall design and production of what goes into making a vinyl record. Joining the show straight from "Detroit Rock City" is Scotty Hagen of Bellyache Records. Not only do we dive into the sweet origins of Bellyache Records, we ponder the probability of having Record Store Day in 2020, and discuss how Alice Cooper set the bar for creatively conveying the theme of an album. Take a look at the entire Bellyache Records catalog online, and satisfy your sweet tooth with this episode of A-Sides!
1 hr 21 min
Apr 11, 2020
Episode 21 - Tony Higbee
Joining the show this week for a special interview is Nashville native and guitar great, Tony Higbee. He currently plays with Tom Keifer, Damon Johnson, and leads the band- The East Side Gamblers. We chat his Illinois roots, his extensive record collection, and new music on the horizon. You can find The East Side Gamblers' recent EP, The Big Machine, here or stream them on your favorite app. You can keep up with their schedule and activities on Facebook. Thanks for listening!
1 hr 2 min
Apr 4, 2020
Episode 20 - Quick Escape
Back with another selection of new music, as we cover releases from Brian Fallon, Pearl Jam, In This Moment, and Testament. Along the way we question the need for so many musical sub-genres, ask ourselves if Pearl Jam is the biggest 'cult' band in rock music, and Andy realizes he needs more Testament in his life. Pop open your favorite beverage and join us for another round of A-Sides. You can also find us on Facebook, Instagram, and your favorite podcast app by searching for "A-Sides Podcast." Thanks for listening!
1 hr 10 min
Mar 29, 2020
Episode 19 - Basic Bastards: A Salute To Black Sabbath
Since we can't escape discussing heavy metal on this show, we put ourselves to the task of ranking every Black Sabbath album featuring Ozzy Osbourne and listing our favorite songs of that era. Over the duration of this discussion we discovered some of Brent's parenting skills, Andy apologized to a coworker, a new phrase was created, and more self-discoveries were made. One thing's for sure is that Sabbath created the blue print for heavy metal. Like and follow us on Instagram at "A-Sides Podcast" and find us on Facebook here. Thanks for listening!
2 hr 4 min
Mar 22, 2020
Episode 18 - Quarantine Blues
A-Sides is back to basics as we are covering several new releases from the month of March, including Sin Shake Sin, Mandy Moore, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, The Rumours, and Lucifer. There's also a discussion on the recent Beasto Blanco show we attended, the current state of the world, and heavy metal. It wouldn't be a proper episode without some heavy metal talk, as we dabbled in Dio albums before Andy broke our hearts by mentioning concerts we regret missing. So grab a beer, kick back with us, and forget about the world for a little while. Find us on Facebook, like and follow us on your favorite podcast app, and thanks for listening!
1 hr 20 min
Mar 12, 2020
Episode 17 - Brother Latham
Let's rip!! A-Sides is back with another special guest, as we had the pleasure of sitting down with Brother Latham of Beasto Blanco ahead of their show in Moline, IL. We dipped into a little of Latham's background and what he's currently listening to, while the background music in the bar also played into our conversation. The band is currently out on the road and you can stay up to date on their tour dates here. You can also find their music on all streaming services as well. Big thank you to Brother Latham, Rascals Live in Moline, and Kenny for making this happen.
Mar 7, 2020
Episode 16 - The Truth Council
We sat down with friends and musicians, John Massaglia, Brock Massaglia, and Jason McMichael, who comprise the new musical trio, The Truth Council. On the heels of their debut EP, 13 Degrees released on March 5, we gained some insight into their new songs, discussed the ongoing threat of the Coronavirus, a great venue called the Arcada Theater, what defines a millennial, and why musicians continue to cover songs from the 1980's. You can find The Truth Council here or on Facebook.
1 hr 28 min
Mar 1, 2020
Episode 15 - A Salute To Ozzy
Attention Rock N Roll Rebels! A-Sides has crossed over the mountain and traveled to the centre of eternity to pay tribute to the Prince of Darkness in our latest episode. With the release of his new studio album, Ordinary Man, we thought it best to use this as an opportunity to discuss his entire solo catalog, as we ranked his albums and discussed our favorite songs, although Andy tried his best to take this episode off the rails. Choose your favorite demon alcohol and join us for this salute to Ozzy. Thanks for listening!
1 hr 54 min
Feb 16, 2020
Episode 14 - I Was A Toddling Toddler
Ahead of KISS rocking the Peoria Civic Center, we sat down to discuss several releases from the first half of February 2019- Green Day, John Moreland, The Cadillac Three, Stone Temple Pilots, Richard Marx, and Huey Lewis. We had our usual distractions along the way, including the non-make up era of KISS and vinyl vs CD collections. Pour yourself a glass of cold gin and enjoy this episode of A-Sides. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @asidespodcast.
1 hr 43 min
Feb 2, 2020
Episode 13 - Like A Bee To The Honey
Unlucky or not, A-Sides is back for Episode 13 with a discussion on new releases from Breaking Benjamin, Theory Of A Deadman, The Drive-By Truckers, and Lordi. Special thanks to Pier Lorenzo for the Lordi recommendation. Thanks for listening and you can find us on Instagram at @asidespodcast, Twitter, and Facebook. As always, A-Sides is shaken, not stirred.
1 hr 28 min
Jan 19, 2020
Episode 12 - Southern Hangover
Fresh off our conversation with Damon Johnson, Brent and Andy are back to business... and business is good. On tap for this round are albums from Halsey, Sons of Apollo, Marcus King, Beach Slang, and a gem that Brent unearthed from Argentina- a band called Motorbooze. Thanks for listening and giving feedback. You can find us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
1 hr 46 min
Jan 12, 2020
Episode 11 - Damon Johnson
Hot off a show that melted the ice and snow when Damon Johnson and his power trio played Peoria, we sat down with the singer-songwriter to chat about his recent solo album Memoirs Of An Uprising. He gave us some insight on his song-writing process and also made some interesting parallels with Beyonce and David Bowie. Check out his website for tour dates and merch; also a big thank you to Damon, and Ben Owen for making this possible. Thanks for coming back for another round of A-Sides.
Jan 5, 2020
Episode 10 - She
Backtracking a little to cover some late-2019 releases, Brent and Andy discuss music from The Who and Harry Styles. There's also a few detours ranging from A Star is Born and Bohemian Rhapsody to sharing our 'New Year Resolutions.' Raise your glasses to more great music in 2020 and thanks for coming back for more A-Sides. Find us on Facebook, Instagram @asidespodcast, and leave feedback.
1 hr 4 min
Dec 26, 2019
Episode 9 - That's The Kind Of Sugar Papa Likes
Not only does this episode welcome a special guest to A-Sides, we also spent too much time pondering the question of how hard it is to motivate a motivational speaker. Friend and musician Denny Smith joins Brent and Andy in wrapping up the year that was 2019 with our favorite songs and albums, also listing our personal albums of the decade, while drawing a parallel between Sturgill Simpson and Peter Criss' 1978 solo album. Pour yourself a cold one and join us for another round of A-Sides.
2 hr 26 min
Dec 8, 2019
Episode 8 - Donner And Blitzen
Seasons Greetings from A-Sides as we dive into a few soon-to-be Holiday classics from Rob Halford and Kacey Musgraves. Along the way, we discuss the rising cost of concert t-shirts, our recent Record Store Day purchases, and what lengths our co-workers will go to in order to shut off music. Thanks for coming back, and as always, leave feedback on Facebook or find us on Instagram at @asidespodcast. Cheers and Happy Happy Holidays!
1 hr 34 min
Nov 24, 2019
Episode 7 - Huey Lewis And The Booze
Before we feast on turkey, A-Sides has a feast of heavy metal discussion. We touch on Slayer's Final Campaign tour stop in Moline, the return of Motley Crue, new music from Ozzy, and which rock album was the top seller of this decade. And probably a couple albums from the bottom half of November 2019, Coldplay's Everyday Life and Beck's Hyperspace. Thanks for coming back, and as always, leave feedback on Facebook or find us on Instagram at @asidespodcast.
1 hr 2 min
Nov 10, 2019
Episode 6 - Diarrhea Dan
This 6th episode not only features a discussion on albums released in the first half of November 2019, but Andy brings more visual aids to a podcast, our imaginary band refuses to die, the documentary Echo in the Canyon gets mentioned, reminiscing on Black Sabbath's 2013 tour, and our ongoing search for sponsorship continues. Kick back as we run through new music from Highly Suspect, Jeff Lynne's ELO, Jeff Goldblum & The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra, and Taylor Hawkins & The Coattail Riders. Feel free to leave us feedback on Facebook or Instagram @asidespodcast.
1 hr 43 min
Oct 27, 2019
Episode 5 - 555
Brent and Andy return for their fifth recording, this time discussing the bottom half of October 2019, which includes albums from Alter Bridge, Jimmy Eat World, Bad Wolves, and Neil Young. Andy's ideal heavy metal band gets name-dropped again, as well as which Stone Temple Pilots album is our favorite, and we discover Andy's sanity is dependent on the quality of the next Jimmy Eat World album. Grab your beverage of choice and join us for another round on A-Sides.
1 hr 36 min
Oct 17, 2019
Episode 4 - Choke On It
The fourth episode brings us four more albums, with new releases from The Darkness, The Wildhearts, The Menzingers, and City and Colour. Besides that, we also dove into a discussion on Nick Cave, Tom Waits, and misleading band names, so give this episode a listen and see what the first half of October 2019 has to offer in the way of new music.
1 hr 12 min
Sep 29, 2019
Episode 3 - A "Kardash-Trophe"
Third time might be a charm or we could have bit off more than we could chew with this batch of albums. We hit the last half of September 2019, discussing albums from Blink 1-82, Zac Brown Band, Steel Panther, Hell Yeah, and Sturgill Simpson, while also making connections to Godsmack, Five Finger Death Punch, and Chris Gaines.
1 hr 31 min
Sep 16, 2019
Episode 2 - Arnold Palmers and Apron Strings
Brent and Andy are back with their second episode of "A Sides". This time they discuss albums from the first half of September 2019, which include releases from The Highwomen, Black Star Riders, Iggy Pop, Tom Keifer, Korn, and a re-issue of The Cult's Sonic Temple for it's 30th anniversary. Thanks for listening to the first outing and we hope you enjoy round two! Cheers!
1 hr 54 min
Sep 2, 2019
Episode 1 - Tay Tay
Welcome to A-Sides, a podcast where Brent and Andy will take a deep dive into new music releases. August was loaded with a lot of new releases from veterans like Vince Gill and returning artists like TOOL, who released their first album in a decade. On this show, every song is a drinking song, so kick back and open a cold one with us.