Album Discussion Heavy Metal Video Podcast 

Rock & Metal Combat Video Podcast – Savatage – Hall Of The Mountain King

Hall of the Mountain King is the fourth studio album by American heavy metal band Savatage, released in 1987 under the direction of producer Paul O’Neill. It is their first album produced by O’Neill, who was assigned to the band after the tour in support of Fight for the Rock. This album shows the beginning of Savatage’s exploration of progressive metal, in their search for new forms of musical expression. Many fans consider this album the original turning point in their musical identity, distinguishing between the old and new Savatage.…

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MSRcast – 193 – Metal Rages On

Check out the latest episode of MSRcast. Playlist: Amorphis with Anneke – Her Alone – Live at Huvila Novembers Doom – Ever After – Hamartia Pyramaze – A World Divided – Contingent Dream Evil – Dream Evil – Six Anthrax – Vice Of The People – For All Kings Deluxe Version Voyager – Iron Dream – Anatomy of I Obituary – Ten Thousand Ways To Die – Obituary Savatage – Not What You See – Dead Winter Dead The official MSRcast website is live! Visit us at msrcast.com, or metalgeeks.net,…

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Radioactive Metal – Episode 448: Nun Shall Defy

So far, this year’s Creature Features have been an awesome mix of classic, legendary artists coupled with some extreme outfits currently ruling the underground roost. Devil metal rockers NUNSLAUGHTER actually fits in both categories as they go back to the 80s demo trading heyday. In 2017, they continue to make an impact as one of Hell’s Headbangers top guns. Through all this time, vox/mainman Don of the Dead has been literally front and centre. In another long overdue chat, we discuss their controversial moniker (they just missed some PMRC love), their eight hundred…

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Carl Begai – SAVATAGE Vocalist ZAK STEVENS Comes Full Circle – “You’re About To Do The Biggest Show Of Your Life”

One of the big metal events of 2015 was the highly anticipated Savatage reunion show at the world renowned Wacken Open Air. Many fans were sceptical of the band’s return to the stage when the buzz first started, however, as Savatage’s sister-act the Trans-Siberian Orchestra had absorbed the band members on its rise to arena rock mega-fame following Savatage’s Poets And Madmen tour in 2002. It was TSO’s continuing success as one of the highest grossing annual tours in North America that had presumably stalled any further output from the…

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The Classic Metal Show – Lynam And Machines of Loving Grace

Here are your Classic Metal Show episodes for December 9th, 2015 Neeley recaps his trip last week to Whitesburg, where he met WMMT host Greg Napier and partook in a special Don Dokken acoustic set. In this classic from 2008, the guys interview Lynam. In this classic from 2009, the guys interview Machines Of Grace vocalist Zak Stevens (Savatage). Neeley and Chris received a Facebook exchange between The Moose at Moose Radio and a fan of the CMS. In the exchange, “The Moose” feels that because he decided to create…

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The Classic Metal Show – Zak Stevens

Here are your Classic Metal Show podcasts for November 23rd, 2015. Interview with Circle II Circle / Savatage / TSO vocalist Zak Stevens. In this classic episode from 2008, Neeley and Chris take a phone call from a caller named Tesla Rocker, who hates Nikki Sixx.

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The Great Southern Brainfart – Zak Stevens

Don from The Great Southern Brainfart has interviewed the lead vocalist, go here to read an excerpt: From the nearly impossible task of taking the place of Jon Oliva in Savatage to Trans Siberian Orchestra to fronting his own band, Circle II Circle, lead vocalist and songwriter Zak Stevens has forged a career in progressive metal music for well over 20 years. I recently had the opportunity to talk to Zak and he was every bit as nice and gracious as I thought he would be. We talked about the…

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Livejournal – Paul O’Neill

Brad Parmerter has interviewed one of the Trans Siberian Orchestra main man, Paul O’Neill. Here is an excerpt: November is typically a busy time for Trans-Siberian Orchestra, but this year it’s even more so. Not only is a new show centered around the made-for-TV-movie, The Ghosts of Christmas Eve, being premiered on their annual November-December winter tour, but they are releasing their first new album in six years, Letters From the Labyrinth. Rather than being a rock opera as previous TSO releases have been, Letters From the Labyrinth is a…

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Rock Overdose – Zak Stevens Of Savatage And Circle II Circle

John Pitsakis of Rock Overdose has interviewed Zak Stevens of Circle II Circle, and Savatage. Here is an excerpt: Rock Overdose: How’s everything on Camp Savatage? Not too long ago, you were rocking the shit out of Wacken after a way too long break up. What news from the band can you share with us? Zak Stevens: Well, we are just kind of talking about what the next phase can be. We are meeting very soon. TSO starts a tour here. The rehearsals start on November 1, so that’s when…

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The Double Stop Podcast – Episode 77 – Al Pitrelli Of Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Megadeth, Savatage, Alice Cooper

Al Pitrelli (Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Megadeth, Savatage, Alice Cooper, Randy Coven) discusses his life and career. He touches upon his early days with guitar and early bands, as well as early opportunities with Michael Bolton, what he learned as musical director for Alice Cooper, as well as discusses bands such as Savatage, Megadeth and TSO. He also talks about some of his more obscure works with Randy Coven and TM Stevens.

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One On One With Mitch Lafon – Episode 146 – Gus G. And Alex Skolnick

Ozzy Osbourne guitarist GUS G. and TESTAMENT’s Alex Skolnick join Mitch on episode 146 of One On One With Mitch Lafon. In the episode’s first interview GUS G. discusses his new album ‘Brand New Revolution’, getting the Ozzy gig, working with Ozzy, an update on a new Ozzy album, Firewind and much more. In the episode’s second interview Mitch sits down with Testament guitarist Alex Skolnick. He discusses his new band with Metal Allegiance that also includes The Winery Dogs’ Mike Portnoy, Megadeth’s David Ellefson and Mark Menghi. We also…

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