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Episode #69- Chris DeMakes from Less Than Jake! Chris is the very talented signer/songwriter/guitarist from the ska-punk band Less Than Jake. Chris tells the story of the band’s rise to fame, including posting flyers all over town, answering hundreds of fan letters and adding thrift store stage props to their shows. Find out how the band got their name, plus hear about Chris’s crazy costumes, tours with Bon Jovi and Good Charolette and much much more! 0:00:00 - Intro 0:01:06 - Welcoming Chris! 0:01:43 - Musical Background & Early Influences 0:02:57 - The Cool Parents 0:03:48 - Bored In School 0:05:42 - Good Grief & Needless Guilt0:07:22 - Costumes 0:09:44 - Bass Player Roger Lima 0:14:39 - "Less Than Jake" Name Origin 0:16:20 - Playing Bars and Clubs 0:19:54 - Using Props On Stage 0:21:36 - Flyers & Marketing Machine 0:23:33 - Skankin' Pickle Tour 0:24:40 - Fan Letters & Running a Business 0:27:03 - Phone Call From Capitol Records 0:30:38 - Producer Howard Benson 0:33:11 - "All My Best Friends Are Metalheads"0:35:15 - Song Titles 0:37:40 - Bon Jovi Tour 0:42:15 - "Look What Happened" 0:43:46 - Popularity in the U.K. 0:45:02 - Vans Warped Tours & Bad Religion 0:46:50 - Tour With Good Charolette & New Found Glory 0:51:13 - Trolls 0:52:55 - Alcohol & Limits 0:54:14 - New Album "Silver Linings" 0:55:10 - Solo Record & Book "Blast From The Past" 0:56:23 - Chris DeMakes a Podcast  & Speeches 0:58:55 - Gilda's Club 1:00:17 - Merchandise 1:01:52 - Wrap Up Chris DeMakes Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/lessthanchrisd/Gilda's Club: https://gildasclubnyc.orgChuck Shute Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/chuck_shute/Support the show (https://venmo.com/Chuck-Shute)
Episode # 68- Radiofix. The band is currently winning the Arizona Foothills Magazine reader’s poll for best local band/musician. I had never listened to them before but after I did I knew I had to have them on my show!  They are extremely talented and if you like the 90s  Seattle rock sound you will love this band. Their latest single “Beauty Queen” is up to almost a half million views on YouTube. We discuss the band’s history, shows, production, and style, plus they perform two songs LIVE in studio acoustically! 00:00 - Intro01:16 - Band Member Introductions02:07 - Early Influences & Learning Music03:28 - Daniel Meets Ben06:40 - The Name "Radiofix" 07:10 - Additional Band Members08:50 - Performing in Rocky Point, Mexico09:50 - Performing In California & Arizona 11:50 - Production In Studio For Songs 14:30 - "Beauty Queen" Single & Video15:29 - "All Night Long" Single & Others16:30 - Neil Young & Toadies Covers 18:48 - Arizona Foothills Magazine Best Of 19:45 - Opening for Geoff Tate (Queensryche) 22:04 - Performing With Other Bands 24:25 - Future of Live Music & Fansgiving 25:50 - Clothing, Style & Merch 27:20 - New Album Release & Photos 28:25 - Patriot Paws 29:46 - "All Night Long" LIVE 33:10 - "The End" LIVE 35:47 - Wrap Up Radiofix Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/radiofix/Patriot Paws:https://patriotpaws.orgChuck Shute Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/chuck_shute/Support the show (https://venmo.com/Chuck-Shute)
Episode #67 - Rachel Bolan from Skid Row! Rachel is the bassist, songwriter and co-founder for Skid Row, one of the biggest and best metal bands of all time.  Skid Row's self titled debut album sold over 5 million copies in the U.S. and had two top 10 singles.  Tours with Guns n Roses, Bon Jovi, Aerosmith and Motley Crue followed.  Their follow up, "Slave  to the Grind" was the first metal album to debut at number one on the charts.  We discuss the band's entire career including Bon Jovi's involvement with the band, John Corabi blowing off an audition, John 5 appearing in a music video and much more! Plus hear why Rachel and Scotti think ZP Theart is the best singer they've ever had and check out Rachel's new soap company!  0:00:00 - Intro0:01:58 - Liberace Concert Inspires Music 0:03:51 - Kiss, Gene Simmons & Bass 0:04:28 - Not Fitting In As a Kid 0:06:54 - Working With Scotti Hill 0:09:05 - Coming Up With The Name "Skid Row"0:11:10 - JC Penny's Cafeteria 0:11:51 - Jon Bon Jovi & Snake Sabo's Pact 0:13:15 - Jon Bon Jovi's Advice 0:15:46 - John Corabi Blows Off Skid Row Audition 0:17:23 - Work Ethic & Knocking On Doors0:23:10 - Signing with Atlantic Over Geffen 0:25:25 - Producer Michael Wagener 0:27:15 - Choosing  "18 & Life" Over  "I Remember You" 0:28:35 - "Piece of Me" Single 0:29:41 - John 5 in the "Piece of Me" Video 0:30:43 - Snake's Vocal on "Making A Mess" 0:32:17 - Jon Bon Jovi on "I Remember You" 0:32:53 - Guns 'N Roses & Izzy Stradlin' 0:34:42 - Slave to the Grind Record & Video 0:36:11 - Pantera Tour 0:36:50 - Home Video Re-Release 0:38:55 - "Subhuman Race" Album 0:40:10 - Touring With Van Halen 0:40:45 - Eddie Van Halen 0:43:40 - Skid Row Ends 0:45:35 - Possible Reunion in 20150:46:05 - Drinking & Sebastian Relationship 0:47:25 - New Singer ZP Theart0:50:55 - Doing Shots 0:51:44 - Why ZP Is The Best 0:53:40 - Songwriting Collaboration With Corey Taylor0:54:25 - Other Collaborators 0:55:25 - Jason McMaster from Dangerous Toys 0:57:23 - Alice Cooper Songwriting & Cat Staring Contest0:58:50 - Partying, Drinking & Drugs1:00:10 - Dirty Rocker Soap 1:03:26 - Drive The Music & Music Alliance Nashville 1:05:00 - Tour Dates for 20211:06:38 - Wrap Up Rachel Bolan Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/officialrachelbolan/Skid Row Band Site:https://www.skidrow.comDrive the Music Nashville:https://www.drivethemusicnashville.comChuck Shute Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/chuck_shute/Support the show (https://venmo.com/Chuck-Shute)
Episode #66 - Joey Molland from Badfinger! Joey calls in to promote his new album “Be True To Yourself” and talk about the legacy of Badfinger, the first band signed to the Beatles Apple Records. Badfinger went on to four very big hit songs- “Come & Get It”, “No Matter What”, “Day After Day” & “Baby Blue.” Their song “Without You” has been recorded over 180 times, most notably for Harry Nilsson and Mariah Carey. The band enjoyed a resurgence in popularity after “Baby Blue” was played at the end of the finale of Breaking Bad. We’ll discuss all of this plus working with the Beatles & Todd Rundgren and much more! 0:00:00 - Intro0:01:11 - Eddie Van Halen Dies 0:03:39 - Growing Up In England in the 50s & 60s0:04:46 - Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry & More0:06:45 - Playing Guitar on Street Corners0:09:20 - The Iveys & Apple Records 0:10:20 - Paul McCartney's "Come & Get It" 0:11:42 - The Name "Badfinger" Vs Others0:12:52 - The Beatles Involvement With the Band 0:16:25 - Producers Mal Evans & Geoff Emerick 0:18:40 - Playing on George Harrison's Album 0:19:40 - Playing on John Lennon's Album 0:22:18 - George Harrison, Beatles & Rockstars0:26:20 - Producer Todd Rungren 0:30:05 - Song "Baby Blue" Meaning 0:31:14 - "Ass" Album in 19730:32:10 - Manager Stan Polley 0:33:25 - Suicide of Pete Ham & Manager Money Issues 0:37:13 - Tom Evans Suicide 0:38:55 - Royalties & Money For Music 0:42:29 - "Baby Blue" Comeback 0:44:25 - Interview on Life Story 0:46:55 - New Record & Producer Mark Hudson 0:48:58 - Guests on the Album 0:50:38 - Touring As Joey Molland 0:52:57 - Antique Stores in St. Paul 0:53:58 - America Vs England 0:54:24 - Hard Times After Band Breakup0:56:50 - Badfinger Reformation 1:00:55 - Working with Many Charities 1:01:35 - Wrap Up Joey Molland Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/badfingerjoey/Chuck Shute Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/chuck_shute/Support the show (https://venmo.com/Chuck-Shute)
Episode #65 - Steve Stevens. Steve is one of the most original guitarists to emerge from the ’80s rock scene, best known for his 30 year partnership with Billy Idol, his work on Michael Jackson’s “Dirty Diana”, his Grammy Award winning performance on “Top Gun Anthem” and his work with Vince Neil on “Exposed”.0:00:00 - Intro0:01:37 - Welcome Steve & Living In California 0:02:38 - Learning the Guitar at a Young Age0:05:12 - Guitar Teacher's Advice 0:06:35 - Fame Music School 0:08:08 - The Hip Kid in School & The Concert 0:09:30 - Working for the Bra Company 0:11:20 - The Name "Steve Stevens" 0:13:13 - The Fine Malibus & Bill Aucoin 0:15:30 - Working with Billy Idol & First Record0:19:14 - "Eyes Without a Face"0:21:54 - Working With Harold Faltermeyer & Grammy0:23:38 - "Dirty Diana" With Michael Jackson & Bubbles 0:25:19 - Working with Robert Palmer 0:27:27 - Vince Neil "Exposed" Album 0:30:33 -Touring with Van Halen 0:32:30 - It's Cool to Shred Again 0:33:42 - Kings of Chaos 0:35:00 - Sebastian Bach at The Iridium 0:38:05 - Deadland Ritual 0:39:10 - Mick Jagger Phone Message 0:40:30 - Working with Ozzy Osbourne 0:42:15 - Steve's Solo Record 0:45:22 - Flamenco Guitar & Bryan Adams 0:47:15 - New Billy Idol Record With Butch Walker 0:49:20 - David Lee Roth Offer 0:50:20 - Guitar Player Persona 0:52:45 - Meeting Slash 0:54:55 - Billy Idol Fans & Inspiration 0:56:30 - Keys to Success 0:58:50 - Sobriety & Adrenaline Rush 1:00:55 - Josie Stevens (Steve's Wife) 1:04:05 - Wounded Warriors 1:06:40 - Steve's New Website & Ray Guns 1:07:55 - Steve On Cameo & Twitter 1:09:55 - Married to Rock TV Show1:11:25 - Rock n Roll Fantasy Camp 1:12:48 - Wrap Up Steve's Website:https://www.stevestevensguitar.comWounded Warrior Project:https://www.woundedwarriorproject.orgChuck Shute Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/chuck_shute/Support the show (https://venmo.com/Chuck-Shute)
Episode #64 - Mark "Gus" Scott, the drummer from Trixter returns to the show for the third time to discuss his solo projects as well as give us an update with what's happening in the Trixter camp. 00:00 - Intro01:40 - Welcome Mark & "With You" Dedication02:47 - "Give It To Me Good" Power Country Version04:01 - Owning a Restaurant & Business Strategy 06:20 - The Business Side of Trixter 08:40 - Lack of Management for Trixter11:47 - Mark's Dream Scenario for Trixter 15:58 - Having Fun Vs Having Business Meetings17:18 - Peter Loran's Day Job & Desire to Play18:33 - Turning Down Gigs & Value of the Trixter Brand 21:45 - Mark Pissing Off Steve & PJ24:10 - Third Party Mediation 26:02 - Why Mark Hasn't Talked to Steve or PJ26:55 - Mark & Band Members Desire to Work Things Out29:10 - Other Bands or Other Projects for Mark 33:05 - Other Arizona Musicians 35:05 - Mark's Solo Projects 36:15 - Other Band Member's Desires & Projects 38:30 - Steve Riley & Joining Another Band 41:15 - Picking Up The Phone & Calling PJ Or Steve42:50 - Osama Bin Loran 44:30 - Hope 4 Kids International44:44 - Wrap UpMark Gus Scott Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/markgusscott/Hope for Kids International:https://www.hope4kidsinternational.orgChuck Shute Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/chuck_shute/Check out Mark's other episodes from my show:Episode #3:https://www.buzzsprout.com/397282/1428931-episode-3-musician-mark-gus-scott-from-trixterEpisode #15:https://www.buzzsprout.com/397282/2131694-episode-15-musician-mark-gus-scott-trixter-solo-returnsSupport the show (https://venmo.com/Chuck-Shute)
Episode #63- Ron Keel- Frontman from Steeler, Keel and now the Ron Keel Band.  Ron has shared a stage with some of the biggest names in rock including Aerosmith, Van Halen, Bon Jovi & Motley Crue.  He has sold millions of records and had a long successful career in metal and country music.  He has a new album out now with the Ron Keel Band titled "South X South Dakota" that is a collection of Southern Rock covers. 0:00:00 - Intro0:01:00 - Early Musical Background 0:02:40 - Being Bullied & Health Issues0:04:30 - Dropping Out of School For Music0:06:39 - Setting Up Meeting With Record Label 0:10:33 - Moving to Nashville 0:11:50 - Life is Short 0:14:55 - Joining the Band "Lust" 0:21:33 - Sniper, Steeler & Yngwie Malmsteen0:23:39 - Singer of Black Sabbath 0:25:42 - Forming Keel 0:27:15 - Steve Riley0:29:15 - Coming Back to Nashville 0:32:50 - Not Giving Up With Music 0:35:15 - Best New Band, Work Ethic & Marketing0:36:40 - Producers Michael Wagener & Gene Simmons0:39:15 - Gene Simmons Helping Out & KISS Connection0:43:53 - Fronting An All Female Rock Band (Fair Game) 0:46:55 - Country Music Career in the 90s (Ronnie Lee)0:52:30 - Blending Country & Metal (Cowboy Metal) 0:54:33 - "Red, White, & Blue" Song 0:56:30 - Secret of Success 0:58:57 - Acting Career 1:00:46 - Skid Row Singer Job Opening 1:03:40 - Famous Keel Fans- Carrot Top & More1:05:30 - Clothing Style 1:08:00 - Fans & People Who Aren't Fans 1:09:25 - Saving Lives With Music 1:10:22 - Guitars for Vets 1:11:12 - Ron Keel Website, Patreon & Live Shows1:13:52 - Wrap Up Ron Keel Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/ronkeel/Ron Keel Website:https://ronkeel.com/Guitars for Vetshttps://guitars4vets.orgChuck Shute Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/chuck_shute/Support the show (https://venmo.com/Chuck-Shute)
Episode #62- Erik Turner- guitarist and founding member of the band Warrant.  Warrant has sold over 10 million records, had 5 top 40 hits and 9 rock hits,  including #2 hit "Heaven" and of course the iconic song and music video, "Cherry Pie."  I'm a huge Warrant fan so this is very special episode for me! Enjoy! 0:00:00 - Special Long Intro0:03:34 - Welcome Erik Turner!!!! & Wine Business0:04:36 - Success of Warrant and Making It0:05:44 - First Gig With Yngwie Malmsteen0:06:37 - Playing With Izzy Stradlin from GnR0:08:45 - Erik's Audition For Megadeth 0:09:55 - Original Warrant Singer & Drummer Quit0:11:40 - Getting Jani & Steven & Joey to Join0:12:57 - Joey Allen Playing With Lars Ulrich (Metallica)0:13:25 - "Flyering" on The Sunset Strip0:14:38 - "Game Of War" Song For Bill & Ted Soundtrack0:17:25 - Touring Before The First Record is Released 0:20:05 - Recording the First Album & Beau Hill's Bet0:21:45 - Opening for Paul Stanley & Others 0:23:42 - Opening for Motley Crue & Partying Hard0:25:48 - Cherry Pie Album & Cherry Pie Song0:28:00 - "I Saw Red" Song, True? 0:28:45 - Blood, Sweat, & Beers Tour0:30:24 - Hanging Out At The Bars After Shows 0:31:40 - Gladiator Soundtrack Songs0:33:20 - Dog Eat Dog Album 0:34:30 - Alice In Chains  0:36:09 - Mike Slamer Playing Solos On 1st Two Albums0:38:14 - The Black Year - 19930:39:20 - "Stepping Stone To Solo Career"0:40:20 - Offending People 0:42:30 - "Ultraphobic" & "Belly To Belly" Albums0:43:40 - Warrant Reunion With Jani Lane 20070:44:45 - Robert Mason Joining 0:46:10 - Staying With the Band 0:47:40 - Last Action Hero Soundtrack Song0:48:25 - 30th Anniversaries - Cherry Pie & Dog Eat Dog0:49:20 - Blood, Sweat & Beers Part 2?0:49:53 - Van Halen & Bon Jovi 0:50:45 - Aerosmith & Page/Plant 0:52:40 - Possible Bio-Pic Movie? 0:53:15 - Skateboards, Guitars & TV/Film Music0:55:43 - "Michelle's Place" Charity0:57:13 - Erik's Big Compliment 0:58:30 - Special Wrap Up & ShoutoutsErik Turner Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/erik_turner/Warrant Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/warrantrocks/Punk Rock Guitars Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/punkrockguitars/Warrant Website:http://www.warrantrocks.comMichelle's Place Website:https://michellesplace.orgChuck Shute Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/chuck_shute/Support the show (https://venmo.com/Chuck-Shute)
Episode #61- P.J. Farley. PJ  has played bass with Eric Martin (Mr. Big), Lita Ford, Fozzy (with Chris Jericho), Jim Bruer, Ra, and of course Trixter.  He also made a solo record called "Boutique Sound Frames" in 2016 and now has a second solo record called "Accent the Change" and first single "Let It Rain" that Eddie Trunk called "super hooky."  00:00 - Intro01:08 - Welcome PJ! + Press Junket02:26 - Playing Drums & Bass Early03:32 - Parents Supportive Of Music Career04:39 - Possible Tour With Def Leppard05:29 - Opening for Poison 06:34 - Touring & Being Under 2108:02 - Blood, Sweat & Beers Tour10:45 - Playing Jani Lane at Nintendo 11:50 - Hitting Bars After The Shows 13:14 - CC Going Up The Walls 14:14 - Exchanging Records with Erik Turner 15:15 - Tour with Kiss 18:48 - Changing Music Scene 19:45 - Undercovers CD & Tour21:00 - Ending of the Band 22:30 - Playing Locally Before Joining Ra23:25 - Playing in "Ra" Band 25:30 - Playing in Multiple Bands27:28 - Playing With Lita Ford & Bumblefoot29:45 - New Trixter Albums on Frontier Records31:28 - Playing With Eric Martin of Mr. Big 32:23 - First Solo Album 33:41 - Playing Bass in Fozzy 34:45 - Kuarantine 80s Kiss Covers 35:40 - Rubik's Cube 80s Pop Covers 36:30 - Playing With Jim Bruer 37:10 - Being in Multiple Bands Vs One Band 38:05 - Dream Offer - Foo Fighters 39:15 - New Solo Record  "Accent The Change" 43:01 - New Record With "Ra"44:10 - Remastered "Hear" Trixter Album 44:50 - Pete Loran Not Being Able to Commit46:15 - "Issues" Within The Band 46:55 - Mediation Offer 47:22 - No Kill Animals Shelters 48:16 - Wrap UpPJ Farley Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/pjfarley/No Kill Animal Shelters:https://www.nokillnetwork.orgChuck Shute Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/chuck_shute/Support the show (https://venmo.com/Chuck-Shute)
Episode #60- John Merchant is the frontman for the new band, "Ghosts of Sunset."  They have a new EP coming out soon on Golden Robot Records titled "Headed West."  The first single is "Miles In-Between" and available everywhere. 00:00 - Intro01:07 - Early Influences02:20 - The Beatles 03:50 - Enuff Z'Nuff & Donnie Vie04:30 - Music Partner - Todd Long05:50 - "Hair Metal"07:53 - Dutch Henry: Alt-Country Band11:36 - White Rabbit - 60s/70s Cover Band12:50 - Working Musician for 30 Years16:50 - Opening for Big Bands 18:10 - Teaming Up With Other Bands 21:55 - Golden Robot Records 27:03 - Finding New Bands Now Vs Then 30:33 - Songwriting Process 31:50 - Inspiration For Songs 35:45 - Taking the Plunge37:15 - "Headed West" EP 42:07 - Connecting With Similar Music Taste44:43 - Arena Style Show at the Club Level47:50 - Being Up Close With Rockstars 49:24 - Drugs, Alcohol, Fear & Sobriety 52:55 - Seattle Rock Scene 54:35 - MusiCares 55:50 - Wrap UpGhosts of Sunset Facebook Page:https://www.facebook.com/ghostsofsunsetMusiCares:https://www.grammy.com/musicaresChuck Shute Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chuck_shuteSupport the show (https://venmo.com/Chuck-Shute)
Episode #59 - Calico Cooper, singer of Beasto Blanco & Film/TV actress.  Calico's band Beasto Blanco has appeared on the Monsters of Rock Cruise, Megadeth Cruise, Rocklahoma and toured with Halestorm. As an actress she has appeared in TV shows such as Hawaii Five-O and the Mindy Project as well as indie films like "Suck" and "Welcome to Hell." 0:00:00 - Intro0:01:13 - Fires in California 0:03:03 - Musical Background 0:07:00 - Family Performances At Christmas0:08:45 - Robert Englund as Freddy Krueger0:10:45 - Being Bullied In High School 0:14:05 - Stella Adler Acting School 0:16:22 - Working As a Waitress0:18:17 - Ivana Chubbuck & Acting Method 0:21:50 - Drinking Energy Drinks for the Movie "Rollin" 0:23:35 - Working on "Henry Danger" on Nickelodeon0:26:50 - Indie Films Vs Big Studio TV Shows 0:28:28 - Catering For Rolling Stones - Snake Bite Cafe0:29:26 - "Suck" Movie 0:31:50 - "Welcome to Hell" Movie 0:35:45 - Groundlings & Upright Citizen's Brigade 0:40:25 - The Character in Beasto Blanco 0:43:30 - Monsters of Rock Cruise0:45:39 - Megadeth Cruise 0:47:40 - Tour with Halestorm 0:48:39 - Beasto Blanco Fans 0:49:31 - Entertainment Business & Hard Work 0:53:10 - Directing Videos 0:54:48 - Beasto Blanco Movie 0:57:35 - New Beasto Blanco Album & Co-Writes 0:59:12 - Rob Zombie & Beasto Blanco Crossover? 1:00:11 - Johnny Depp & Focusing Attention 1:03:20 - Speedy's Tacos & Last Chance 1:05:40 - Ink Against Cancer & Solid Rock 1:08:04 - Current Musical Influences 1:11:16 - Upcoming Projects 1:13:55 - Wrap Up Calico Cooper Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/calicocooper/Beasto Blanco Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/beastoblanco/Beasto Blanco Website:https://www.beastoblanco.comAlice Cooper's Solid Rock Foundation:https://www.alicecoopersolidrock.comInk Against Cancer:https://www.inkagainstcancer.comChuck Shute Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/chuck_shute/Support the show (https://venmo.com/Chuck-Shute)
Episode #58: Jairek Robbins - motivational speaker, life coach and author of "Learn It, Live It, Give It."  Jairek has traveled the world helping people and even earned an congressional Medal of Honor for the impact he made.  0:00:00 - Intro0:01:35 - Welcome Jairek & Congrats!0:02:50 - Learning the History of Things0:07:36 - Semester at Sea 0:12:40 - Life in Uganda 0:14:07 - Happy to Breathe 0:18:43 - Having Enough & Being Enough0:23:40 - The Two Big Dreams For Americans Now0:26:22 - Mentoring & Coaching 0:32:45 - The Boat Analogy For Business 0:39:25 - Fear Vs Faith 0:41:34 - Winning Patterns of Success 0:42:40 - Becoming More Patient 0:49:00 - Choosing Your Peer Group 0:56:16 - Tony Hsieh & Zappos1:00:21 - Reaching Out To Add Value1:02:20 - Jim Cramer & Adding Value1:07:38 - Dad's Business Deal 1:10:10 - Operation Underground Railroad 1:15:13 - Division Vs Unity 1:19:31 - Spiral Dynamics 1:22:50 - Small Business Owners1:24:04 - Wrap Up Jairek Robbins Website:https://jairekrobbins.comJairek Robbins Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/jairekrobbins/Operation Underground Railroadhttps://ourrescue.orgChuck Shute Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/chuck_shute/Support the show (https://venmo.com/Chuck-Shute)
Episode #57: Don Jamieson - Hilarious Comedian and former Co-Host of "That Metal Show." Don has a new comedy album out titled "Denim & Laughter" and also hosts his how show, "That Jamieson Show." 0:00:00 - Intro0:01:19 - Jamieson, Scottland, Ireland & Thin Lizzy0:04:45 - Playing in Bands 0:06:00 - Working at MTV0:07:30 - Starting Stand Up Comedy0:10:50 - Joke Writing for Lisa Lampanelli & Roasts0:13:14 - Opening for Andrew Dice Clay 0:17:15 - Opening for Metal Bands0:20:50 - Steel Panther 0:22:28 - That Metal Show0:24:55 - Marilyn Manson Drunk0:26:13 - Gene Simmons & Paul Stanley 0:28:20 - Van Halen 0:29:28 - Eddie, Jim & Don Today 0:31:58 - New Bands Don Likes 0:35:08 - Secret Shows 0:36:28 - Starstruck0:37:00 - Inside The NFL 0:38:30 - Rockstar Lifestyle Vs Sobriety 0:42:28 - Eddie Trunk Letting Loose 0:44:24 - Beer Money (Sports TV Show)0:46:28 - Terrorizing Telemarketers 0:47:45 - Comedy Albums & Artwork Spoofs 0:48:49 - Sebastian Bach 0:50:12 - Cancel Culture & PC Crowd0:55:25 - Politics 0:58:40 - Ink Against Cancer0:59:40 - Don's Current Stuff Out1:02:04 - Wrap Up Don Jamieson Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/donjamiesonofficial/Ink Against Cancer:https://www.inkagainstcancer.comChuck Shute Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/chuck_shute/Support the show (https://venmo.com/Chuck-Shute)
Episode #56: Washington State University football player Justus Rogers calls in to the show to discuss his football career past, present and future.  Justus started as a quarterback for Bellevue High School and then switched to linebacker when he got to WSU. 00:00 - Intro01:28 - Football Background 03:22 - Bellevue High School Football04:31 - Playing Quarterback 07:02 - Choosing WSU Over Other Schools10:05 - Quarterback Vs Linebacker 11:15 - Redshirt 2016 Year14:10 - Boise St Triple OT Game15:36 - USC vs WSU 201718:20 - Gardner Minshew20:18 - Starting MLB in 2019 Season21:43 - Coach Nick Rolovich 23:23 - Max Borghi (WSU Running Back)24:21 - Practice 2020 Season25:20 - Regular Season 2020? 28:03 - Apple Cup 29:52 - NFL Draft & Special Teams31:10 - Fantasy Football and Seahawks 31:55 - Hilinski's Hope & Mental Health32:50 - Wrap Up Justus Rogers Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/justus_rogers/Hilinski's Hope:https://hilinskishope.orgChuck Shute Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/chuck_shute/Support the show (https://venmo.com/Chuck-Shute)
Episode #55- Sean McNabb is a musician who has played in bands such as Quiet Riot, Great White and Dokken.  Sean is also an actor and has appeared in TV shows such as "Sons of Anarchy" as well as moves like "Four Christmases" and "Street Survivors: The True Story of the Lynyrd Skynrd Plane Crash"0:00:00 - Intro0:01:09 - Frankie Banali (Quiet Riot Drummer)0:03:25 - Inspired by The Who's "Tommy"0:04:47 - Learning to Play Music0:06:22 - Bar Bands & Offer to Join Saraya0:09:01 - Moving to L.A. & Making Connections 0:12:20 - Joining Quiet Riot0:14:03 - Frank Banali Memories 0:17:10 - Mike Starr from Alice In Chains 0:21:04 - Craig Gass & Sobriety 0:21:48 - Great White & Producer Jack Blades0:24:55 - Poison, Ratt & L.A. Guns Tour 0:27:30 - Mushrooms & Bottle Rocket Fight 0:30:10 - Great White Station Nightclub Fire0:33:13 - Don Dokken  & George Lynch 0:37:25 - Music for Commercials & TV Shows0:39:03 - Resume & LinkedIn0:40:00 - Getting S.A.G. Card 0:41:25 - Four Christmases w/ Dwight Yokam 0:44:01 - Sons of Anarchy & Booze Fighters 0:46:54 - Rock Story & Eric Roberts & Acting0:49:40 - TV Pilots & Auditions 0:53:00 - Sobriety & Party Rock Stars 0:55:45 - Healthy Living 0:57:45 - Secret To Success 0:59:10 - Future Plans With Acting & Music1:01:15 - Music Vs Acting 1:02:05 - Turning Down Offers 1:03:55 - Opinion of Egos 1:05:45 - Sean's Wife & Wednesday's Child 1:08:00 - Brown M&Ms & Gilby Clarke 1:10:00 - Rock n Roll Zombie Apocalypse 1:10:50 - Street Survivors: Lynyrd Skynyrd Movie 1:11:56 - Tora Tora & Monsters of Rock 1:12:50 - Wrap UpSean McNabb Instagram:https://instagram.com/seanmcnabbla/ Wednesday’s Child:https://www.foxla.com/tag/series/wednesdays-childChuck Shute Instagram:https://instagram.com/chuck_shute/Support the show (https://venmo.com/Chuck-Shute)
Episode #54 - Dave Fortman calls in for an in-depth interview about his time with Ugly Kid Joe as well as producing huge albums from Evanescence, Godsmack and Slipknot.  0:00:00 - Intro0:01:42 - Welcome Dave! 0:03:06 - Dave’s Musical Background 0:05:35 - Sugartooth & Joey Castillo 0:08:05 - Ugly Kid Joe Connection 0:11:04 - Roger Lahr- Original Guitarist 0:13:33 - America’s Least Wanted Album 0:16:20 - Tour with Def Leppard 0:20:21 - Bon Jovi & Van Halen 0:27:10 - Hanging with Metallica 0:29:50 - Drummer Mark Davis0:31:27 - Lost Hearing and Quitting Touring0:33:15 - Menace To Sobriety Album 0:35:40 - Ugly Kid Joe Sound 0:40:50 - Ugly Kid Joe Break Up0:41:30 - Transitioning in to a Producing Career 0:48:25 - Music Royalties - Streaming 0:51:40 - Future Producing Endeavors 0:52:33 - "Cryin' Like a Bitch" by Godsmack 0:54:23 - Motley Crue & Tommy Lee's Studio 0:56:20 - Ugly Kid Joe Reunion & Stairway To Hell0:58:10 - New Album & Artwork, "Rad Wings Of Destiny"1:02:43 - Producing for a Young Girl 1:05:15 - Zakk Wylde & The Fire Extinguishers 1:07:30 - Def Leppard, Mud, & Bottles, 1:09:58 - Fans 1:11:55 - Charity???? 1:12:20 - Wrap UpDave Fortman Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/fortmandave/Chuck Shute Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/chuck_shute/Support the show (https://venmo.com/Chuck-Shute)
Episode #53 - Robert Duncan was the managing editor of Creem Magazine from 1974-75 and he also wrote for Rolling Stone, Circus and Hit Parader.  He has written some books as well including a very popular Kiss biography and his upcoming novel, "Loudmouth." 0:00:00 - Intro0:01:34 - Kiss Biography0:03:25 - Background & Early Musical Influences0:06:10 - Playing in Bands in the Early '70s0:08:35 - Beginning of Rock Writing Career 0:13:16 - Interviewing KISS 0:16:05 - Managing Editor at Creem Magazine0:18:55 - Leaving Creem Magazine 0:20:45 - Freelance Vs Working at Creem 0:22:45 - Partying With Rockstars 0:25:10 - Epic Party With A-Listers 0:32:45 - Bruce Springsteen Interview 0:36:50 - Blue Oyster Cult 0:40:05 - David Bowie & Freddie Mercury0:42:00 - Keith Richards & Ron Wood0:47:10 - Jimmy Page 0:48:40 - Heavy Metal & Sammy Hagar 0:50:55 - Cameron Crowe 0:55:30 - Lester Bangs & Rockstars0:57:05 - Chicago & NRBQ 0:59:30 - Crazy Shit & Knowing Your Limits 1:05:35 - How Music Scene Has Changed 1:07:50 - New Book "Loudmouth" 1:09:42 - Legal Defense Fund for NAACP1:10:54 - Sequel to Kiss Book & Future Plans 1:13:00 - Wrap UpRobert Duncan Website:https://www.duncanwrites.com/Legal Defense Fund for NAACP:https://www.naacpldf.orgChuck Shute Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/chuck_shute/Support the show (https://venmo.com/Chuck-Shute)
Episode #52:  Robert Carlyle from The Compulsions calls in to talk about his new album "Ferocious' which features guitarist Earl Slick (John Lennon, David Bowie), Bumblefoot (Guns N' Roses), Alec Morton (Raging Slab) and Brian Delaney (New York Dolls). 0:00:00 - Intro0:01:33 - Rob's Influences & Growing Up in NYC0:04:45 - Learning to Play Guitar0:07:51 - "Crazy" Rob Carlyle0:10:25 - "The Compulsions" 0:11:48 - Confused With Other People 0:13:58 - Richard Fortus & Frank Ferrer 0:16:05 - Axl Rose & Duff McKagan 0:20:05 - Compulsions Fired Richard & Frank0:24:24 - Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal0:25:55 - Touring, Festivals & Rock Cruises 0:28:29 - Earl Slick's Advice From David Bowie0:31:10 - Alec Morton & Brian Delaney 0:34:20 - New Album "Ferocious"0:43:16 - Being Inspired To Write Songs0:47:15 - Becoming a Better Guitar Player 0:48:40 - Jimmy Ashhurst of Buckcherry 0:52:03 - Sleazy Rock Image 0:54:55 - Getting Songs Licensing 0:55:50 - Future Plans 0:58:15 - World Resource Institute 1:00:22 - Wrap Up Support the show (https://venmo.com/Chuck-Shute)
Episode #51: Chris Widener is world renowned speaker and author of many books including "The 12 Pillars of Success" which he co-wrote with his mentor (and Tony Robbin's mentor) Jim Rohn.  0:00:00 - Intro0:01:45 - Welcome Chris & Seattle Connection0:02:25 - Early Childhood Background 0:05:20 - Aunt, Uncle & Mom0:08:32 - Drugs 0:11:30 - Trouble At School 0:12:35 - Working for the Sonics0:15:00 - Changing Your Path in Life 0:17:45 - Becoming a Youth Minister 0:20:05 - Speaking Career & Writing Articles 0:22:45 - Jim Rohn & "12 Pillars of Success" 0:23:45 - TV Show With Zig Ziglar 0:24:40 - Professional Speaking Career 0:27:40 - Speaking at Microsoft & Harvard 0:29:55 - "Angel Inside" book & Finding Passion 0:33:55 - Seinfeld Joke & Fear of Speaking0:35:30 - Powerpoint, Notes and Knowing Your Material 0:37:00 - Honing Your Craft 0:39:25 - Defining Success, Character & Skill 0:42:40 - Character & Honesty0:46:05 - Associations with People 0:51:40 - Politics, Different Views & Friendships 0:56:10 - Running For Office 0:58:45 - When Is It Time To Give Up1:00:20 - Inspirational Stories 1:04:00 - Other Motivational Speakers & Authors1:05:20 - Charity and Helping Others1:08:30 - Wrap Up Chris Widener Website:https://chriswidener.com/Heifer International:https://www.heifer.org/Chuck Shute Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/chuck_shute/Support the show (https://venmo.com/Chuck-Shute)
The 50th Episode of The Chuck Shute Podcast, compiling one minute clips from the past 49 episodes to highlight all the great moments. 00:00 - Intro02:35 - Explaining Guests (#1)03:25 - Anthony Davis - OCD (#2)04:25 - Mark Gus Scott - Tour With Poison & Bret Michaels (#3)05:25 - Keith Douglas - Rock Star Life (#4)06:25 - Donnie Vie - Near Death Experience (#5)07:25 - Sydney Smith - Only Black Kid (#6)08:25 - Eddie Eberle - "It's Not Me, It's You" (#7)09:25 - Lee Perreira - "Doctor's Orders" (#8)10:25 - Brandon Gibbs - Rift With Rikki Rocket (#9)11:25 - Craig Gass - Metallica/Kiss Prank Story (#10)12:25 - T Dot Kingsby - Fake Manager Voice (#11)13:25 - Izzy Presley - Shopping, Soaps & Manilow (#12)14:25 - Dan Wilbur - Positive Pranks (#13)15:25 - Billy Harfosh - Quitting His Job (#14)16:25 - Mark Gus Scott - Believe In Yourself (#15)17:25 - Rudy Sarzo - Working With Personalities (#16)18:25 - Myq Kaplan - Small Dork (#17)19:25 - Liam Ryan - Mike Leach Calling Out Players (#18)20:25 - The Black Moods - "Bella Donna" (#19)21:25 - Troy Patrick Farrell - Sebastian Bach, Axl Rose & The King (#20)22:25 - Liz Glazer - Researching Research (#21)23:25 - Liz Miele - Dark Cat Jokes (#22)24:25 - Wiliam Pitts - Kairo Seijuro & Sword (#23)25:25 - Sara Jean - Tom Green Story (#24)26:25 - Ted Alexandro - LaBamba Joke (#25)27:25 - Zach Winters - Being Famous (#26)28:25 - Natalie Merrill - "Less Alive" (#27)29:25 - Andrew Rivers - Job Interview Story (#28)30:25 - Katie Barbaro - Interview Experience (#29)31:25 - Mo Mandel - On Set On Modern Family (#30)32:25 - Amy Silverberg - Weiner Dogs (#31)33:25 - Trevor Sikkema - Mental Aspects of NFL Players (#32)34:25 - Brian Forsythe - Johnny Depp Story (#33)35:25 - Rob Staton - Analyzing Draft Picks (#34)36:25 - Jason McMaster - Audition for Skid Row (#35)37:25 - Robin Wilson - Phil Hartman as a Roadie for Jimi Hendrix (#36)38:25 - Ryan O'Flanagan - Intimidated by Lorne Michaels (#37)39:25 - Greg Warren - Oreo Ice Cream (#38)40:25 - Blasko - Getting the Call to Join Ozzy Osbourne (#39)41:25 - Wiley Arnett - Being Pranked ay Pantera (#40)42:25 - Anthony Corder - Grillouts at the Hotels (#41)43:25 - Mark & Kim Hilinski - Funny Mike Leach Memories (#42)44:25 - Donnie Vie - Answering Direct Messages (#43)45:25 - Rayen Belchere - Meeting Alice Cooper (#44)46:25 - Nicole Stuart - Working With George Clooney (#45)47:25 - Fahim Anwar - Teaming Up With Ryan O'Flanagan (#46)48:25 - Michael Grant - Advice from Poison's CC Deville (#47)49:25 - Crystal Waltman - 7 Different Ways to Get on First Base (#48)50:25 - Marq Torien - Auditioning for Motley Crue (#49)51:25 - Wrap UpWebsite:https://chuckshute.comInstagram:https://www.instagram.com/chuck_shute/Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/chuckshutepodcast/Twitter:https://twitter.com/ChuckShuteYouTube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKhKPJWvnuqhRwzYVhxxrHgSupport the show (https://venmo.com/Chuck-Shute)
Episode #49- Singer/Guitarist Marq Torien from the Bulletboys phones in to discuss his whole career including playing in a band signed to MoTown Records, with Ozzy Osbourne, in Ratt, King Kobra, the Bulletboys and even auditioning for Motley Crue!  0:00:00 - Intro0:01:26 - Welcome Marq / Growing Up in Cali0:03:22 - Motown Records0:07:05 - Motley Crue0:22:40 - Ozzy Osbourne 0:27:30 - Ratt0:33:40 - King Kobra & Bulletboys Formation0:41:20- The Piss Room 0:42:50 - Ted Templeman 0:46:00 - Guns 'N Roses0:53:10 - Tour w/ Cinderella & Winger0:54:10 - Metallica 0:55:03 - Alice In Chains & Kiss1:01:35 - DJ Ashba & Jason Hook 1:03:50 - Sebastian Bach 1:07:35 - Jesse Hughes & Dave Grohl 1:19:50 - Elefante and "Symphony" 1:22:05 - Bus Trouble in Phoenix1:27:22 - New Single & Upcoming Plans1:31:00 - Politics & Unity in the World 1:40:55 - We Rock For Autism 1:42:05 - Wrap UpBulletboys Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/bulletboys/We Rock for Autism:http://www.werockforautism.orgChuck Shute Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/chuck_shute/Support the show (https://venmo.com/Chuck-Shute)
Episode #48- Author Crystal Waltman stops by in studio to discuss her new book, "Quitting to Win" 0:00:00 - Intro0:02:01 - Welcome Crystal 0:02:45 - Parents Divorce 0:04:20 - Softball & Sports0:05:27 - Early Experiences With Alcohol 0:08:26 - Gangs & Mailbox Baseball0:11:03 - Close Friend Scarlett 0:15:42 - High School Graduation0:18:09 - Pain Pills 0:20:30 - Court Ordered Alcohol Classes 0:24:26 - Parents Background 0:26:45 - Dating a MLB Player 0:29:00 - Meeting Her Husband0:30:10 - First Attempts At Quitting Drinking 0:33:50 - Drinking & Being a Mom0:39:56 - Reaching Out For Help & A.A.0:50:20 - Relapse 0:52:20 - Worried About Drinking & Drugs? 0:53:10 - Other Addictions 0:55:35 - Social Anxiety 0:58:55 - Prevalence of Alcohol 1:01:20 - Risk 1:04:10 - Happiness is a Choice & Covid1:07:30 - Suicide & Mental Illness 1:11:00 - Victim Vs Victor 1:13:30 - Finding a Mentor1:15:10 - Plant Based Diet1:10:30 - Back Pain & Surgery 1:25:10 - "Quitting To Win" Book 1:28:35 - "Eating to Win" & "Back Talk" 1:29:30 - Recovery Rock Stars 1:30:30 - 7 Different Ways To Get On First 1:32:25 - Wrap UpCrystal Waltman Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/crystalclearfit/Recovery Rockstars:http://recoveryrockstars.comChuck Shute Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/chuck_shute/Support the show (https://venmo.com/Chuck-Shute)
Episode #47- Phone Interview with Michael Grant from Michael Grant and the Assassins.  Check out his new album, "Always the Villian" - available everywhere! 0:00:00 - Intro0:01:38 - Film Star in the Philippines  0:02:25 - Early Influences 0:03:56 - Learning Music & Early Bands0:07:40 - EndeverafteR Discovered by Pete Wentz of Fallout Boy0:13:05 - Opening for Poison & Cinderella 0:15:54 - Kiss & Sebastian Bach 0:17:15 - Entrance Song for Jeff Hardy (WWE)0:19:55 - Joining L.A. Guns 0:23:50 - Toxic Relationships & End of L.A. Guns0:30:11 - "Always the Villian"0:31:50 - Shane Fitzgibbon0:34:35 - Barrel of a Gun 0:36:50 - Michael's Hat 0:37:50 - Monsters of Rock Cruise with Tesla0:40:10 - Future Touring 0:43:22 - Acoustic Songs, Zoom & Writing New Music0:45:10 - Covid & Risks0:46:55 - Mental Health 0:48:10 - Diabetes Charity 0:49:35 - Show in Phoenix 0:51:35 - Wrap Up Michael Grant Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/michaelgrant/American Diabetes Association:https://www.diabetes.org/get-involved/fundraisingChuck Shute Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/chuck_shute/Support the show (https://venmo.com/Chuck-Shute)
Episode #46- Comedian and Actor Fahim Anwar calls in to talk about his long history doing stand up comedy, video shorts, movies, TV and more.  0:00:00 - Intro 0:02:12 - Doing Podcasts 0:04:44 - Parents From Afghanistan 0:07:00 - Comedy Influences 0:08:43 - Comedy Beginnings in School 0:13:18 - Stand Up In Seattle Clubs 0:19:59 - Offer to Open For Michael Buble 0:21:38 - Engineering Degree & Job 0:23:55 - Comedian’s Comedian 0:27:43 - Auditioning in L.A. 0:32:15 - Turning Down Stereotypical Roles 0:36:03 - Whiskey Tango Foxtrot 0:37:20 - Lorne Michaels & SNL 0:39:49 - Goatface Sketch Comedy 0:41:00 - Doing Conan O’Brien 0:42:00 - Bill Burr & other Fahim Fans 0:46:00 - Serious Dramatic Role 0:47:40 - Lance Canstopolis 0:49:22 - Cancel Culture & Tweets 0:53:20 - Bad & Good Comedians 0:56:36 - Being on the Joe Rogan Podcast0:57:56 - Brittany Furlan & Tommy Lee 1:00:30 - Mushrooms & Weed 1:01:47 - Deciding to be a Comedian  1:04:36 - Having Grit & Not Giving Up 1:06:56 - Next Stand Up Special 1:11:30 - Chuck’s Joke Ideas for Fahim 1:14:35 - Rocky Balboa Doing Stand Up 1:15:35 - Afghan Relief Fund1:16:27 - Podcast, Specials, Social Media 1:19:12 - Stages of Coronavirus Video 1:20:26 - TikTok 1:22:15 - Wrap Up Fahim Anwar Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/fahimanwar/Afghan Relief Fund: https://afghanrelief.org/Chuck Shute Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/chuck_shute/Support the show (https://venmo.com/Chuck-Shute)
Celebrity Fitness trainer Nicole Stuart calls in to discuss her rise to the top as one of the best fitness trainers in Hollywood. 0:00:00 - Intro0:01:07 - Growing Up in Las Vegas0:05:03 - Dancing and Work Ethic0:09:55 - Home Life 0:12:15 - New York & UNLV 0:13:55 - Production Assistant in L.A. 0:15:55 - Stand in on A Few Good Men 0:20:20 - Waitressing & Acting Classes 0:22:50 - Going to Work for Mari Winsor0:25:45 - Hollywood Life in the 90s0:28:05 - Training Celebrities 0:33:02 - Losing 75 Pounds in 3 Months0:36:58 - Diet & Nutrition0:40:25 - Working Out During Quarantine 0:43:25 - Youtube, Vimeo & App0:45:45 - Getting Ripped0:47:25 - Acting in Hollywood 0:49:55 - Short Films & Casting Directors 0:54:30 - FIt BIB Invention 0:56:40 - Achieving Goals 0:59:20 - "40ish" Short Film 1:02:53 - ALS1:04:20 - Wrap Up Nicole Stuart Instagram:https://instagram.com/nicolestuartla ALS: https://www.als.org/Chuck Shute Instagram:https://instagram.com/chuck_shuteSupport the show (https://venmo.com/Chuck-Shute)
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Created by
Chuck Shute
Podcast Status
Active
Started
Jun 20th, 2019
Latest Episode
Oct 18th, 2020
Release Period
Weekly
Episodes
68
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour
Explicit
Yes
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