“I always enjoy connecting to those who avoid the obvious pedestrian cliche rockisms and who will converse with intelligence...kudos. That makes for a worthwhile broadcast. “- Alan Niven, former GNR manager.
"Appetite for Distortion is probably the best name for a podcast that I've ever heard in my life." - Rachel Bolan, Skid Row
Appetite for Distortion is a Guns N' Roses-themed podcast hosted by a radio veteran. 400+ episodes.
Past guests include Alice Cooper, Matt Sorum, Gilby Clarke, Frank Ferrer, Richard Fortus, Dave Kushner, Henry Rollins, Dave Mustaine, David Coverdale, Dee Snider, Dizzy Reed, Myles Kennedy, Brain, Tommy Stinson, London Hudson, Geezer Butler, Blackie Lawless n' much more!
Not affiliated with the band Guns N' Roses. Current theme song created by Mike Squires.
Welcome to the Lawsuit(s) | Ep. 432
Guns N' Roses and lawsuits are not strangers. However, two new recent allegations against Axl Rose and manager Fernando have rocked the fanbase. Joining to help make sense of it all is Jeff Hackney, Partner at the St. Louis office of HKM Employment Attorneys, LLP, whose practice representing employees includes sexual harassment cases.
A rational n' reasonable discussion. No innocent or guilty verdicts given here.
Dee Snider, He's Not Gonna Take It | Ep. 431
Dee Snider's new graphic novel, "He's Not Gonna Take It" chronicles the rocker's passionate battle against censorship and epic showdown at the 1985 PMRC/Senate Hearings. Dee joins to chat all things free speech.
Fan Obsession: Cooper N' Chris | Ep. 430
Chris Passmore gave his 9-year-old son Cooper the birthday of a lifetime at the Guns N' Roses concert in Hollywood, Florida. The boys share their experience of GN'R kindness that led Cooper on-stage, in Axl's dressing room, and a bonding they'll never forget.
Tom Werman, legendary rock producer | Ep. 429
Tom Werman launched the success of REO Speedwagon and Cheap Trick, produced landmark albums by Mötley Crüe and Twisted Sister, among many other classic artists. In "Turn It Up! My Time Making Hit Records in the Glory Days of Rock Music," Tom shares stories about Nikki Sixx, Ted Nugent, Duff McKagan and more!
Plus, I "Get in the Ring" on Twitter!
Big Chris Flores talks Lynch Mob and "Crazy" from Slash with Chester Bennington | Ep. 428
Producer Big Chris Flores returns to discuss his work on the new Lynch Mob with George Lynch. Also, Chris shares the full unreleased demo of the song "Crazy" featuring Slash with the late Chester Bennington. This episode is the ONLY place to hear this lost track. Hear the backstories, the songs, and much more!
Songs included with permission:
1) Lynch Mob - "Million Miles Away" @ 00:16:08
2) Slash, Chester Bennington, Dug Pinnick, Matt Starr - "Crazy" @ 01:11:04
We miss you, Chester.
Don Dokken talks new music and early Guns N' Roses | Ep. 427
The legendary Don Dokken joins to talk Dokken's new album, "Heaven Comes Down." Plus, stories about George Harrison, Steven Tyler, Izzy Stradlin, and more!
Also, Shotgun News: Guns N' Roses 2023 tour wrap-up.
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Many many interesting guests - love it
Jay from Oz
Can’t get enough of this podcast. Listened to them all a few times over. Great guests that keep getting better. Always keen for the next one