Episode 265: Tommy Thayer of KISS

In Episode 265 of the Iron City Rocks Podcast we are joined by guitarist Tommy Thayer of KISS. Tommy takes time just prior to the band’s Japanese tour to talk with us about his new Epiphone White Lightning guitar....

Zappa Plays Zappa – Carnegie Library Music Hall – 4/6/2015

Frank Zappa was a musician for the ages.  He created some of the most diverse and interesting music in the 60’s 70’s and 80’s releasing 99 albums (the 100th is scheduled to be released this year) that encapsulates many...

Episode 264: Winger and Whitesnake’s Reb Beach and Impellitteri’s Rob Rock

In episode 264 we talk to Whitesnake guitarist Reb Beach, who fills us in on Whitesnake’s upcoming album The Purple Album. We are also joined by Impellitteri vocalist Rob Rock to talk about their upcoming release Venom. Rob also...

Drowning Pool, Adrenaline Mob, Full Devil Jacket and Shrouded in Neglect – Altar Bar – 3/24/2015

Drowning Pool, Adrenaline Mob, Full Devil Jacket and Shrouded in Neglect at Altar Bar – 3/24/2015 – Drowning Pool  brought their Unlucky 13th Anniversary of Sinner tour to Pittsburgh’s Altar bar and it was an evening of solid performances from everyone...

Episode 263: Armored Saint, Fates Warning and Motor Sister Bassist Joey Vera

In Episode 263 of the Iron City Rocks Podcast we are joined by Joey Vera (Armored Saint, Fates Warning) to discuss his latest product, Motor Sister. Motor Sister is a band put together to pay tribute to Mother Superior...

Mike + The Mechanics – Carnegie Library of Homestead – 3/13/15


Doyle – Altar Bar – 3/16/2015

Doyle at Altar Bar on 3/16/2015 – Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein, the legendary guitarist of the Misfits is out on the road with his band Doyle supporting their 2013 release “Abominator.”   Doyle joined the Misfits when he was 16 and...

Episode 262: Drowning Pool, Adrenaline Mob and Full Devil Jacket

In Episode 262 we are joined by Drowning Pool guitarist C. J. Pierce. C.J. fills us in on the 13th anniversary release of their debut album Sinner, Playing Sinner in its entirety on their current tour with Adrenaline Mob...

Saving Abel – Altar Bar – 2/26/2015

Saving Abel at Altar Bar on 2/26/2015 – Thursday, February 26th, 2015 Saving Abel stormed into Pittsburgh’s Alar Bar in support of their newest album Blood Stained Revolution.  Lead singer Scotty Austin and company came out on stage in front...

Episode 261: Michael Schenker

In episode 261 we talk with guitarist Michael Schenker about his new upcoming release Spirit on a Mission. We also discuss his gear, his long career and reuniting with form Scorpions’ band mates Herman Rarebell and Francis Buchholz.