This weekend I caught up with rockers Thames to discuss their THE FEAR EP, how the group formed, stories behind EP, working with Dan Ficocelli, upcoming shows and more!

On this episode you'll hear 3 songs from THE FEAR

  • The Fear Of Losing The Ones You Love
  • Alta Delta
  • Ecology

Find more Thames on ITunes, Bandcamp or Spotify!

See them LIVE

Feb 21 at Off Broadway with Vista Kicks

Mar 4 at The Firebird

April 18 at The Monocle

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Direct download: ThamesRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:46pm CST

Discrepancies RETURN! Earlier this week I caught up with InVogue Records recording artists Discrepancies about their recent SOLD OUT show at Pop's with Brookroyal, their recent record deal signing, re-releasing their album THE AWAKENING on vinyl, music videos, Sour Patch Kids & so much more.

Head over to to pre-order THE AWAKENING on vinyl, CD or digital download, T-shirts, Posters & more. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • The Awakening
  • Rock The Show
  • Digitus Medius

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Direct download: Discreapancies4RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:39am CST

Over the weekend I was able to catch up with some of the guys of Shitstorm at The Sinkhole. We get into talking about their latest TOMB, touring, upcoming shows & so much more!

On this episode you'll hear 3 new songs from TOMB. 

  • Get Out Of This Town
  • Hearse Driver
  • Tomb

TOMB & all other Shitstorm music can be found at, ITunes or Spotify. Also available on cassette tapes at shows!

3/12 at The Sinkhole with Slump

3/26 at Foam with Dark Webb

4/14 at The Sinkhole with The Disappeared, Breakmouth Annie & Better Days

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Direct download: ShitstormRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:56am CST

This week I stopped by band practice to hang out with the guys of Welcome Home! I originally took notice to these guys when they played Delmar Hall with Fivefold. I had a great time getting to know a little more about them and life on the road, how the group formed, Led Zeppelin, upcoming shows & new music. 

Welcome Home is (left to right): Austin (guitar), Brandon (drums), Aaron (guitar) & Nick (Vocals)

See them LIVE:

2/16 at The Firebird with Free Parking, Intervention, Weekend Classic & Secondary $10 7p

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Feel You There
  • Freaking Out

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Direct download: WelcomeHomeRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:38am CST

A bit ago I went up to Columbia, MO and caught up with The Many Colored at band practice. We get into how the band formed, some of their history as a group, their latest album DUCHESS, answer questions from the fans and some upcoming shows!

See them LIVE

3/17 at Pop's St.Louis, MO with Sky Burnt White, OATM, Inner Outlines & Robby Kallery

3/23 at The Blue Note Columbia, MO for Seattle Royale with The Hipnecks as Alice in Chains, Decadent Nation as Pearl Jam, Madora/ Down Side-Up as Nirvana & The Many Colored Death as Soundgarden

On this episode you'll hear:

  • This Curse
  • Satellite 
  • Prey For Me

Pick up some The Many Colored Death music at shows or ITunes & Spotify.

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Direct download: MCDRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:02am CST

I took a drive to Columbia, MO on Super Bowl Sunday in the snow to hang out with The Kay Brothers. The night before they played to a sold out crowd at Rose Music Hall for their release party. We get into talking about how wild that night was, their debut album, music video, more dates, stories behind the songs and preview a few songs from the album!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Find Your Love
  • Cluck Old Hen
  • Mountain Song

See them LIVE

2/10 at Focal Point in St.Louis, MO

2/16 at Westport Saloon in Kansas City, MO

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Direct download: KayBrothersRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:42am CST

Gavin M. returns to discuss his new WHERE DO YOU CALL HOME? EP, the release party, some stories around the songs and play some live acoustic!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • I Hope I Never Lose This (Live Acoustic)
  • Oh Darlin (Beatles cover, Live Acoustic)
  • Where Do You Call Home? (Album)

See Gavin M LIVE at The Monocle on 2/16 for this EP Release Party with special guest Emily Cavanagh. Tickets are $15 and include a copy of the EP.

You can pick up a new Gavin M shirt to wear to the show at

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Direct download: GavinM3RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:03am CST

St.Louis rockers Make Room join me to discuss their recent trip to Chicago to open for Story Of The Year, how I first met them opening at a SOTY show, their debut LIFE GOES ON EP, recording with Matt Amelung, stories behind the songs & so much more!

On this episode you'll hear 

  • Starting Over
  • Monster
  • 3 AM

Pick up LIFE GOES ON EP where ever you get digital music or ITunes & Spotify.

Be sure to follow Make Room on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. New music, new shows and more coming soon!


Direct download: makeroomrpp.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:29pm CST

Earlier this week I stopped by band practice to hang out with the guys of Breakdown Shakedown! Get to know a little more about this St.Louis cover band. We get into some of the songs on their set list, touring, their upcoming music video & working with Freddy D'Angelo, getting to play Scottrade Center and much more.

See Breakdown Shakedown LIVE

1/27 Hard Rock Tulsa

2/9 Syberg's Dorsett

2/10 Hard Rock Tulsa

3/17 Mustang Sally's

3/30 Trainwreck Saloon Westport

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On this episode you'll hear to live recordings:

  • Life In The Fast Lane (Eagles)
  • If You Could Only See (Tonic)

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Direct download: BreakdownShakedownRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:54am CST

The other night I caught up with Joe Metzka of the Joe Metzka Band to talk about their brand new record SAY IT, stories behind the songs, recording with Rich McDonough, his early days in music and so much more!

See Joe Metzka Band LIVE

1/27 at BB's Jazz, Blues & Soups for ALBUM RELEASE PARTY 7p

2/10 at Moonshine Blues Bar

2/11 at Scottrade Center 

On this episode you'll hear 2 new songs from SAY IT

  • Dance With Me
  • Let Me Be

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Direct download: JoeMetzkaRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:05am CST