Zach & Brent of Silent Hollow make their highly anticipated return back to the show! We get into some of the changes to the Silent Hollow lineup, talk about Rock Fest this weekend, float trips, working on new music, & jam some live acoustic!

On this episode you'll hear them cover Incubus "Pardon Me" live acoustic. Check out their CONNECTION LOST EP if you haven't done so. Available on ITunes & Spotify. New tunes on the way!

See them LIVE

9/2 at Bird's Nest Lodge in Steelville, MO for ROCK FEST along with Calloway Circus, 5 Stories, Nowake, The Judge, Tree One Four, System Slave, Discrepancies, The Former Me, Thieves To Kings, Outcome of Betrayal, Maximus, Cuvi & more

10/14 at Pop's for Thieves To Kings EP Release Party with Project Emira, Hollow Point Heroes, and Seventh Sword

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Direct download: SilentHollow2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:34pm CST

The other day I caught up with brother & sister Tyler & Kristen to talk about their band LeLand's Road. We get into the history of the group, their start in coffee shops, playing covers and then making the transfer into writing originals. After 8 years of playing together, the group has their debut record FAR FROM GIANTS completed. They shared stories of some of the all-star players they invited to play on the album. We also get into talking about their upcoming Release Party as well as their work with Taylor Rozier's Hope For A Cure foundation.

See them LIVE

9/1 at The Ready Room for their Release Party with special guests Fresh Heir & Alexander Ruwe

10% of sales (albums & shirts) will be donated to the Taylor Rozier's Hope For A Cure in honor of Tyler & Kristen's Grandfather.

Pick up the album FAR FROM GIANTS at the party or available on ITunes, Spotify or LeLandsRoad.com 

On this episode you'll hear 3 tracks from the album

  • Headlights
  • Fire In The Sky (Live Acoustic)
  • Hold On

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Direct download: LeLandsRoadRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:32pm CST

New Hard Rock band The Weapon stops by the show to talk about their sound, how the band formed & some of their background in other bands. Ryan Mills brought the snacks so about half way through the show the snacks take over and we review the new Chocolate Twinkies and eat a few dozen Oreos.

The Weapon is (Left to Right): Patrick (Vocals), Jordan (Drums), Ryan (Guitar). Not pictured: Andy (Guitar) & Jared (Bass).

To hold us over til they get some recordings of their original songs, The Weapon performed an acoustic cover of Sevendust "Black"

See them LIVE

9/9 at Ink Spot Block Party in Troy, MO at Lincoln County Fairgrounds along with

  • Fivefold
  • Inimical Drive
  • The Hush List
  • Sky Burnt White
  • Discrepancies
  • Common Jones
  • Guerrilla Theory
  • Divide The Empire
  • City of Parks
  • Ashland
  • Hollow Point Heroes
  • OATM
  • Soundtrapp
  • Sneaky Tree
  • Denver Wade Trent

FREE show with ticket from any band or vendors!

Follow The Weapon on Facebook for more dates!

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Thanks to Music Record Shop for their support! New records in every Friday! Visit them at their new location in the Dotzack Building. Shop online 24/7 at MusicRecordShop.com.

 

Check out my friends Gig-A-Bit Rocks at Gigabitrocks.com  If you or your band is looking to tour, Gig-A-Bit Rocks wants to help!

 

Direct download: TheWeaponRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:25am CST

For The City returns!! I caught up with Wiley & Burton of For The City to talk about their brand new album PANIC, their release party, stories behind the songs, recording with Dan Marsala (Story of the Year), sharing the stage with Halestorm & Trapt and more.

Wiley Johnson (Vocals) & Jeremy Burton (Bass) of For The City

See them LIVE 8/25 at Pop's for their Release Party with special guests:

  • Inner Outlines
  • Hello Halo (NY)
  • My Legacy My Ghost
  • Slushwave

Tickets are $5 advance $8 at the door. Purchase here: https://squareup.com/store/forthecity/

On this episode you'll get a sneak peek at 2 new songs from PANIC

  • Panic
  • Self Sabotage

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Direct download: ForTheCity2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:11am CST

Illphonics return to the show! I caught up with Kevin & Fallout of Illphonics the other night to discuss their new album PURPLE PIANO SOCIETY, touring, some advice for others looking to tour and so much more.

On this episode you'll hear 3 songs from their new album PURPLE PIANO SOCIETY

  • Heights

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8KPr6KwAQiw

  • Merlin
  • Swear

Pick up the album today wherever you buy digital music, Illphonics.net  or stream it on Spotify. Pick up a physical copy at Vintage Vinyl in St.Louis or at any shows!

See Illphonics LIVE

8/26 at Old Rock House with Caveofswords, Chris Grindz & Tonina Saputo

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Thanks to Music Record Shop for their support! New records in every Friday! Visit them at their new location in the Dotzack Building. Shop online 24/7 at MusicRecordShop.com.

 

Check out my friends Gig-A-Bit Rocks at Gigabitrocks.com  If you or your band is looking to tour, Gig-A-Bit Rocks wants to help!

 

Direct download: Illphonics2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:01am CST

Gavin M returns to the show to talk about what he's been up to including a solo Gavin M EP and an EP with his band The Daisy Ad. Both of them being recorded at Gaslight in St.Louis, MO. We also get into some of the stories behind the songs, upcoming shows, some really great recent shows he's played as well as being a part of the 11th annual An Under Cover Weekend.

See The Daisy Ad LIVE as Gorillaz at AUCW at Delmar Hall on August 26th

Full weekend of incredible talent playing your favorite songs. Get tickets TODAY at Undercoverweekend.com

You can also catch The Daisy Ad at Old Rock House on August 30th with Miles Nielsen & The Rusted Hearts

On this episode you'll hear 3 exclusive new songs

  • Gavin M "Hope I Never Lose This"
  • The Daisy Ad "Jump Up & Shout"
  • The Daisy Ad "Existential"

Find more The Daisy Ad & Gavin M music on Bandcamp.com. Follow them on Facebook & Instagram.

Thanks to Music Record Shop for their support! New records in every Friday! Visit them at their new location in the Dotzack Building. Shop online 24/7 at MusicRecordShop.com.

Check out my friends Gig-A-Bit Rocks at Gigabitrocks.com  If you or your band is looking to tour, Gig-A-Bit Rocks wants to help!

 

 

Direct download: GavinM2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:34pm CST

Saturday afternoon Denver reggae band Rastasaurus stopped by my home on their way through town. We talked about their show Friday night at the Bootleg, playing with Al Holliday & their history together, tour life, some stories behind the songs and much more!

Rastasaurus is (Left to Right): Eric (Guitar), Sam (Bass), Justus (Guitar/Vocals) & Sam (Drums)

On this episode you'll hear 4 songs from their album BAD FOR BUSINESS

  • Yesterday's Criminal
  • Daily Bread
  • Got My Soul
  • Wake Up Dead

Grab a copy of the album wherever you buy digital music or Rastasaurus.com

See them LIVE on tour coming to a town near you!

Follow Rastasaurus on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Spotify & YouTube

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on Itunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click PLAY

 

Thanks to Music Record Shop for their support! New records in every Friday! Visit them at their new location in the Dotzack Building. Shop online 24/7 at MusicRecordShop.com.

 

Check out my friends Gig-A-Bit Rocks at Gigabitrocks.com  If you or your band is looking to tour, Gig-A-Bit Rocks wants to help!

 

Direct download: RastasaurusRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:05pm CST

A bit ago I met up with Stephanie, Becky & Katie of Erase the Trace at Kaldi's Coffee in Chesterfield, MO to talk about the organization & their big show Trash Bash they are putting together.

Join us August 27 at Old Rock House

LIVE Music from

  • Big Mike Aguirre & The Blu City Allstars
  • The Scandaleros
  • Mom's Kitchen
  • Silence The Duck
  • Stone Sugar Shakedown

All ages event. $10 at door (12 & under free). Free entry if you participate in the trash clean up 11-3pm. Meet at the Old Rock House parking lot. Music starts at 4pm.

Follow Erase The Trace on Facebook to learn of other clean up events going on around town.

Direct download: EraseTheTraceRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:38pm CST

Singer Songwriter PJ Kennedy stops by the show to play some live acoustic, tell some stories, talk Jackal Fest and much more.

See PJ LIVE

8/19 at Flights for Futures Benefit

9/1 at ITAP Chesterfield with Matt Rowland

On this episode you'll hear 3 acoustic songs

  • That's When You'll Know
  • Your Fool
  • Ton of Bricks

Follow PJ on Instagram for daily videos @PJplaysmusic

 

Direct download: PJKennedyRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:40am CST

The other night I met up with singer/songwriter/pianist Rick Kilian at a St.Louis Bread Co to talk about his album he's working on, upcoming shows, stories behind some of the songs, playing dueling piano gigs and so much more.

On this episode you'll hear 2 songs from his upcoming record

  • Dance With My Soul (Demo)
  • Wild Electric Love (Demo)

Hear more Rick Kilian songs on Soundcloud.com

See the Rick Kilian Trio LIVE on August 18th at Blueberry Hill in the Duck Room with special guests Jim Peters & Philip "Spanky" Manaois opening the show. Tickets at BlueberryHill.com

Follow Rick on Facebook & Instagram

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