Audio Podcast Hard Rock Interview Just Talk Metal Rock Wrestling 

Talk Is Jericho – Did Rocky Romero Invent Talk ‘ Shop

New Japan Pro Wrestling’s Rocky Romero says he invented Talk ‘N Shop, and that’s why he wrote and recorded a diss track on Y2J, Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson… for doing eps without Rocky and for doing ‘em wrong!  Hear that story along with Rocky’s tag team run in New Japan, how he made the transition to the New Japan office, what it was like training at the LA dojo with Finn Balor and Karl Anderson, and how New Japan catapulted Kenny Omega to star status! Plus, you’ll learn some…

Read More
Interview Video Podcast Wrestling 

A Music Blog, Yea? – Interview with Mia Yim

Watch AMBY’s exclusive interview with Mia Yim! We’ve wanted this to happen for so long and it finally did at RISE and SHIMMER weekend in Illinois! Mia Yim has had one of the most exciting comebacks in wrestling and I’m so happy to see her doing incredibly well. Dive into the interview to learn more about the Mae Young Classic competitor and all around badass as we discuss needing to be different, hating grilled chicken, crazy hair colours, how success is the best revenge, and loving NWA.

Read More
Audio Podcast Interview Metal Wrestling 

Metal Injection – Squared Circle Pit – #40 – Chris Jericho Talks Rock & Wrestling Cruise, Writer Pat Driscoll Talks Working with Jericho, Latest Wrestling News

This episode is a double header. We kick things off with a quick conversation with Chris Jericho, who talks about his upcoming Rock & Wrestling Rager at Sea Cruise. The cruise happens Oct. 27 – 31st from Miami to the Bahamas. More info here. Chris talks about the concept of the cruise, how he got the idea, who you can expect on the boat and more. Also on this episode is my good friend, writer Pat Driscoll. Pat kicks things off talking about what it was like writing for Chris…

Read More
Interview Video Podcast Wrestling 

A Music Blog, Yea? – Interview with Marti Belle

Watch AMBY’s exclusive interview with Marti Belle! It’s always so awesome when an online buddy becomes a real buddy! I know how funny that sounds but this was the case with the multi-talented professional wrestler Marti Belle — we had wanted to do an interview for months and our paths finally crossed while at RISE and SHIMMER weekend in Illinois. Learn more about this WWE Mae Young Classic competitor by diving into our video as we discuss loving funny dog videos, the joy of competing in the Mae Young Classic,…

Read More
Album Discussion Audio Podcast Hard Rock Interview Just Talk Metal Rock Wrestling 

Talk Is Jericho – Ozzy Osbourne – Classic Album Clash

It’s Ozzy Osbourne’s “Diary Of A Madman” vs “Blizzard Of Ozz” on this edition of Classic Album Clash!  And Fozzy guitarists Rich Ward and Billy Grey along with drummer Frank Fontsere, and special guest Merlin Alderslade, the editor of Metal Hammer magazine, join the debate over which album reigns supreme. They break them down track-by-track, share Ozzy stories and trivia in the process, discuss Randy Rhoads’ development and prowess as a guitarist, name favorite and not-so-favorite songs and solos, and cast a final vote for best album. Get in on…

Read More
Interview Video Podcast Wrestling 

A Music Blog, Yea? – Interview with Shaul Guerrero

Watch AMBY’s exclusive interview with Shaul Guerrero! I can’t say enough great things about this woman. I love when I instantly bond with someone and that was so the case when I met Shaul Guerrero at RISE in Illinois. Shaul comes from such an iconic and legendary family but has paved her own way and has so many talents; not only is Shaul a total badass babe, but she’s also a wrestler, announcer, manager, and valet in the wrestling world and actress and make-up enthusiast in addition. Dive into our…

Read More
Interview Video Podcast Wrestling 

A Music Blog, Yea? – Interview with “The Master of Wrestling” Madison Eagles

Watch AMBY’s exclusive interview with Madison Eagles! It’s incredible how many people have trained under professional wrestler “The Master of Wrestling” Madison Eagles and even more so exciting to see how many women I spoke with over the RISE and SHIMMER weekend cited her as their inspiration. This true badass was so much fun to have on the show. Learn more in our conversation as we discuss loving AFI, her wrestling family, and wanting more championships.

Read More
Interview Singer Songwriter Video Podcast Wrestling 

A Music Blog, Yea? – Interview with Saraya Knight

Watch AMBY’s exclusive interview with Saraya Knight! Professional wrestler Saraya Knight is known for brutalizing her opponents both verbally and physically in the ring, and I had the opportunity of witnessing this live at RISE and SHIMMER weekend in Illinois. While at the events, I also had the opportunity of speaking with this twenty-eight year veteran and the matriarch of the Knight Family. Dive into the hilarious and extremely honest — I also must mention cuss-filled — conversation as we discuss loving to fight, inventive swear words, being proud of…

Read More
Audio Podcast Hard Rock Interview Just Talk Metal Rock Wrestling 

Talk Is Jericho – And Justice For Five Finger Death Punch

Drummer Jeremy Spencer and guitarist Jason Hook from Five Finger Death Punch share the story behind FFDP’s origins – how they all got together and what finally convinced Jason to quit his gig with Alice Cooper and join FFDP. They’ve also got some details about FFDP’s new album, “And Justice For None.” Plus, Jason is talking about his killer new documentary, “Hired Gun,” which features all of the unsung musician heroes that play alongside some of music’s biggest legends! You’ll also discover some obscure 80s metal bands, who plays in…

Read More
Interview Video Podcast Wrestling 

A Music Blog, Yea? – Interview with “The Villain” Marty Scurll

Watch AMBY’s exclusive interview with Marty Scurll! You have no idea how excited I am to finally have “The Villain” on the show! I’m psyched about this interview taking place and it was an absolute blast speaking with the finger-snapping, woop woop-ing, II Sweet frontman and Bullet Club member Marty Scurll. Check out our conversation which took place at Destiny in Toronto as Marty raps for me and we discuss loving boy bands, funny moments with Mick Foley, wanting to have a puppy, having fun with The Bullet Club, and…

Read More
Interview Video Podcast Wrestling 

A Music Blog, Yea? – Interview with “The Undead Bride” Su Yung

Watch AMBY’s exclusive interview with Su Yung! Su Yung is an unstoppable and terrifying force in the ring, but in today’s interview, I had the pleasure of discovering the incredibly talented and genuinely kind and fun woman behind “The Undead Bride”. Learn more in our conversation from RISE / SHIMMER weekend in Illinois as we discuss loving cartoons, being a huge nerd, how people think she’s crazy, her incredible IMPACT debut, and bands she loves.

Read More
Audio Podcast Hard Rock Interview Just Talk Wrestling 

Talk Is Jericho – Freakshow Wrestling

Sinn Bodhi is the proprietor of Corey Taylor’s (of Slipknot fame) favorite wrestling company, Freakshow Wrestling in Las Vegas, Nevada… home to Franken Chicken! Sinn’s talking about all the crazy gimmicks that feature in his shows like Drugs Bunny, Andrea The Giant, God, Black Annie, Gaydolf Hitler, and the Ghost of Macho Man!  Discover how Freakshow came together, some of their most notorious matches, and why Chavo Guerrero ended up wrestling the Invisible Man! Plus, Sinn’s talking about his short-lived run at WWE at Kizarny, and what he learned from…

Read More
Interview Video Podcast Wrestling 

A Music Blog, Yea? – Interview with “La Mera Mera” Thunder Rosa

Watch AMBY’s exclusive interview with Thunder Rosa! Reptile Tribe, I’m so happy to share my interview with “La Mera Mera” Thunder Rosa — Lucha Underground’s very own Kobra Moon — with you all. We truly ran the emotional gamut throughout this conversation as we laughed, smiled, and Thunder Rosa has a beautiful moment where she cries with pride regarding her success and incredible achievements in the wrestling world. Dive into the video to learn more as we discuss making her family proud, dancing a lot, being close with fans, rock…

Read More
Interview Video Podcast Wrestling 

A Music Blog, Yea? – Interview with “The Asian Invasion” Karen Q

Watch AMBY’s exclusive interview with Karen Q! The “Asian Invasion” professional wrestler and Women of Honor competitor Karen Q joins me on the show for my latest interview from RISE and SHIMMER weekend in Illinois! Dive into our conversation to learn more about this talent as we discuss competing in the Women of Honor Tournament, public transportation, speaking different languages, loving pop music, and falling in love with wrestling.

Read More
Interview Video Podcast Wrestling 

A Music Blog, Yea? – Interview with “Brittsburgh” Britt Baker

Watch AMBY’s exclusive interview with Britt Baker! While at RISE and SHIMMER weekend in Illinois, it was an absolute pleasure speaking with “Brittsburgh” Britt Baker! Check out my conversation with this super talented professional wrestler as we discuss loving the “Dr. Baker” chants, having fun with Chelsea Green, guilty pleasures, playing video games with Adam Cole, and discovering independent wrestling.

Read More
Audio Podcast Hard Rock Interview Just Talk Metal Rock Wrestling 

Talk Is Jericho – With The Beatles Benante featuring Sami Zayn

Charlie “Beatles” Benante of Anthrax returns with special guest Sami Zayn to talk about the greatest band in rock and roll history – The Beatles!  They join Y2J in a discussion about three hand-picked albums: “Beatles For Sale,” “Magical Mystery Tour,” and “Abbey Road.” They’ve got fav and least fav songs, trivia and stories, and a thought or three about “Sun King.”

Read More
Interview Video Podcast Wrestling 

A Music Blog, Yea? – Interview with “The Queen of Suplexes” Nicole Savoy

Watch AMBY’s exclusive interview with Nicole Savoy! SHIMMER Champion, WWE Mae Young Classic competitor, and “The Queen of Suplexes” Nicole Savoy joins me as the latest guest on the show — and it was absolutely hilarious speaking with my taco al pastor buddy. Dive into the conversation to laugh your ass off and learn more as we discuss having a Pop-Tarts obsession, loud chewers, having a huge crush on Corey Taylor, overcoming injuries, and getting punched in the vagina by Saraya Knight.

Read More
Audio Podcast Hard Rock Interview Just Talk Metal Rock Wrestling 

Talk Is Jericho – Daniel Bryan Returns… To Everything!

Daniel Bryan is BACK… and not just on TIJ!  Sure, he’s making a three-peat on this show, but he made a huge splash at WWE Backlash when he took out Big Cass last Sunday! So get ready to hear about his miraculous return to the ring, what it took to get back to wrestling, and why the YES chant is sweeter this time around! Plus, Daniel talks about living in John Cena’s house amidst all the strict rules, filming “Total Bellas” with wife Bree, his “plan B” if WWE had…

Read More
Interview Video Podcast Wrestling 

A Music Blog, Yea? – Interview with “The Virtuosa” Deonna Purrazzo

Watch AMBY’s exclusive interview with Deonna Purrazzo! “The Virtuosa” Deonna Purrazzo is one of my favourite wrestlers at the moment so I was absolutely psyched when I had the opportunity of finally speaking with her during RISE and SHIMMER weekend in Illinois! Dive into our conversation to learn more as we discuss hating neck pillows, growing up wrestling her brother, wanting a dog with Marty Scurll, and becoming The Virtuosa.

Read More
Interview Video Podcast Wrestling 

A Music Blog, Yea? – Interview with “Lucha Royalty” Taya Valkyrie

Watch AMBY’s exclusive interview with Taya Valkyrie! I’m so thrilled that this interview finally happened. After her match at RISE 7 in Illinois, I had the delight of speaking with the incredibly inspirational and badass “Lucha Royalty” Taya Valkyrie. Dive into our conversation to learn more about this Lucha Underground and IMPACT star as we discuss growth at Lucha Underground, loving her body, having wedding fever with Johnny Impact, horror movies, and her rivalry with Rosemary.

Read More
Interview Video Podcast Wrestling 

A Music Blog, Yea? – Interview with RJ City

Watch AMBY’s exclusive interview with RJ City! Hot off of his hilarious in-ring broadway moment with Mick Foley at Greektown Wrestling in Toronto, I had the always entertaining and witty RJ City on the show. Dive into my conversation with the Canadian professional wrestler to learn more as we discuss forms of masculinity, missing his guyliner, always loving to perform, and celebrity workouts.

Read More
Audio Podcast Hard Rock Interview Just Talk Metal Rock Wrestling 

Talk Is Jericho – The Dark Matter And Mystery Of Art Bell

Paranormal broadcasting legend Art Bell of “Coast To Coast” radio fame died on Friday, April 13th. Dave Schrader of Beyond The Darkness and Bryan Alvarez of the Wrestling Observer join Y2J to pay homage to the man who inspired all of them to do what they do.  They recount favorite Art Bell callers, guests, and topics, their own personal interactions with him, and the mystery surrounding Art’s own life, career and death.

Read More
Interview Video Podcast Wrestling 

A Music Blog, Yea? – Interview With Shazza McKenzie

Watch AMBY’s exclusive interview with Shazza McKenzie! While at RISE and SHIMMER weekend in Illinois, ahead of her title match for the Heart of Shimmer Championship (where she was defeated by fellow SHIMMER performer Dust), Australian professional wrestler Shazza McKenzie joined me for my latest interview. Dive into our conversation to learn more wanting to be a singer, fangirling all the time, how the internet is a strange place, and spray tanning.

Read More
Audio Podcast Hard Rock Interview Just Talk Metal Rock Wrestling 

Talk Is Jericho – The Young Bucks Take Over The World

The Young Bucks return to TIJ with tales of WWE invasions, cease & desists, and social media gone wrong (at least for friend Jimmy Jacobs). They’re talking New Japan, Pro Wrestling Guerilla, The Hardys, finishing moves, and FTR! Plus, they reveal who decides Bullet Club membership, and how they manage to run their merchandising empire out of their own garage!

Read More