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 CDT

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 CDT

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 CDT

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 CDT

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 CDT

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

Follow them on Facebook for more dates & videos!

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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 CDT

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

Follow Joe Metzka Band on Facebook!

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

Guitarist & Singer/Songwriter Jakob Baxter stops to share some of his stories of starting out playing music, growing in Illinois, some of his bands and play some live acoustic!

On this episode you'll hear 2 originals live acoustic

  • Retta
  • Untitled

See Jakob LIVE

Jan 24 at Venice Cafe with Ahna Schoenhoff

Feb 18 at Off Broadway for River City Opry with Old Capital, Nick Gusman, River Kittens, Dana Michael Anderson, The Native Sons & more

Feb 24 at Halo Bar with Blue Fruit Snacks

Every Monday with The Native Sons at 1860s Saloon

Follow The Native Sons & Blue Fruit Snacks on Facebook for more dates!

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Direct download: JskobBaxterRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:20am CDT

The other night I received a text message from my pals in Silent Hollow that they had a brand new single they wanted to debut on the show. I said "Let's do it!". We got together over some pizza & beers and talked about recording with Matt Amelung, the Road To Pointfest, get to know more about Scott, possible covers and much more. 

Catch the world premiere of Silent Hollow's "Lies In Fiction" on today's show! Keep an eye out for lyric video soon.

See Silent Hollow LIVE

1/27 at Pop's for the Road To Pointfest with JusTed, Sixes High, Free Parking, Echoes From Ashes & A Skyline's Severance. $6 tickets from the band!

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Direct download: SilentHollow3RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:56am CDT

Brookroyal is back baby! I caught up with the guys of Brookroyal at Frailey's Southtown for some wings, beers and catching up. We had a lot of laughs as to be expected from these guys. We also get into their big party at Pop's and what to expect, future plans for the band, and some of our talented friends. 

Grab tickets today before they are GONE! 105.7 The Point Presents Brookroyal at Pop's on Feb 3rd. Special guests:

  • Discrepancies
  • Inimical Drive
  • City Of Parks
  • Common Jones
  • Scrub

$5 tickets!

On this episode you can hear two of my favorite Brookroyal tunes

  • There Was A Time
  • Bleed Blue

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Direct download: Brookroyal2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:52am CDT