Episode 373: Michael Sweet of Stryper and Johnny A

In Episode 373 of the Iron City Rocks Podcast we talk to Michael Sweet of Stryper.  Michael talks to us about the brand new Stryper album God Damn Evil.   Michael talks to us about the controversy over the album,...

Vinyl Review: Mike Ness – Cheating at Solitaire & Under the Influences

On April 6th, 2018 Craft Record re-released Mike Ness’  Cheating at Solitaire and Under the Influences.  Both albums were originally released in 1999 (April and November respectively).  Cheating at Solitaire was Mike’s debut solo effort and featured performances by...

Episode 372: Morbid Angel’s Steve Tucker and Blacktop Mojo’s Matt James

In Episode 372 of the Iron City Rocks Podcast we feature Steve Tucker of the seminal Death Metal band Morbid Angel. Steve talks to us about the material on their latest release Kingdoms Disdained, Trey Azagthoth’s writing for the...

Episode 371: Joe Grushecky, Jane Lee Hooker and Brit Floyd

In Episode 371 of the Iron City Rocks Podcast we welcomes Joe Grushecky who, with the Houserockers, has just release More Yesterdays Than Tomorrows.  We also feature an interview with Tracy Hightop of the band Jane Lee Hooker.  The...

CD Review: John Kay & Steppenwolf – Steppenwolf at 50

The Grammy for best album cover goes to….John Kay and Steppenwolf. Without question the artwork of the year.  The market has not been super-saturated with reissues and repacking of Steppenwolf.  Having said that it, it becomes easy to overlook...

CD Review: Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow – Memories In Rock II

2016 saw the return of Rainbow with Memories In Rock: Live In Germany (our review).  After years of a void Memories In Rock II marks the third release from Ritchie and the gang in two years.   What this one...

Episode 370: Eddie Money and Sponge’s Vinnie Dombroski

In Episode 370 of the Iron City Rocks Podcast we are joined by the “Money Man”, Eddie Money, who is currently doing tour dates across the country. Eddie talks with us about his new AXS TV show, Real Money,...

Episode 369: Andy West of the Dixie Dregs and Keith Harkin

In Episode 369 of the Iron City Rocks Podcast we are joined by Andy West of the Dixie Dregs. Andy, a founding member, talks about the reunion of the original line that are currently touring the US. Andy talks...

Michael Schenker Fest – Carnegie Library Music Hall – 3/7/18

All photos by Steve Kalinsky

Episode 368: Michael Schenker

In Episode 368 of the Iron City Rocks Podcast we welcome Michael Schenker. Michaeel and Michael Schenker Fest have just released Resurrection and are about to embark on a US tour featuring all of the original MSG vocalists including...