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Growin' Up Rock podcast is a weekly memory trip into the hard rock and heavy metal music you loved in your youth as well as the rock 'n' roll that is creating the soundtrack to your life today. Your host, Steven Michael, along with co-host Sonny "Hollywood" Pooni speak with newer and established artist while coming up with some interesting music topics and themes centered around the memories and stories of growing up around rock n roll, that keeps your devil horns hoisted far above your head. Sit back, crank it up, and remember why you fell in love with Rock n Roll. Everyone's got a rock n roll story to tell on Growing Up Rock.

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Growin' Up Rock podcast is a weekly memory trip into the hard rock and heavy metal music you loved in your youth as well as the rock 'n' roll that is creating the soundtrack to your life today. Your host, Steven Michael, along with co-host Sonny "Hollywood" Pooni speak with newer and established artist while coming up with some interesting music topics and themes centered around the memories and stories of growing up around rock n roll, that keeps your devil horns hoisted far above your head. Sit back, crank it up, and remember why you fell in love with Rock n Roll. Everyone's got a rock n roll story to tell on Growing Up Rock.

    Hollywood's Wild Hair - Sin's Of A Father

    Hollywood's Wild Hair - Sin's Of A Father

    On this episode of Hollywood’s Wild Hair, Sonny goes from doing a solo episode to being joined by his incredible 20-year-old son, Anthony.  The idea is to get a youngsters view of where rock stands today, play some killer music and basically make you laugh a little.
    For The Full Story Go To: https://growinuprock.com/EP177

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    Music in this Episode Provided by the Following:

    The Unity, The Winery Dogs, Tesla, Rated X, Adrenaline Mob, Ozzy Osbourne, PUSA, H.E.A.T., Pretty Maids, Fates Warning, Mr. Big, Dynazty, and KISS

    If you dig what you are hearing, go pick up the album or some merch., and support these artists.

    A Special THANK YOU to Restrayned for the Killer Show Intro and transition music!!

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    • 1 hr 42 min
    Rick Ruhl From Every Mother's Nightmare - BONUS

    Rick Ruhl From Every Mother's Nightmare - BONUS

    We talk with Rick Ruhl from Every Mother's Nightmare about their latest album "Resurrect The Faithful".
    For The Full Story Go Here: https://growinuprock.com/EMN

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    EMN Website Here

    EMN Here’s To The One Documentary

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    Music in this Episode Provided by the Following:
    EMN (Every Mother's Nightmare) Duh!

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    A Special THANK YOU to Restrayned for the Killer Show Intro and transition music!!

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    • 45 min
    One and Done

    One and Done

    In this episode we discuss some bands that put out great debut albums, but then for some reason never released another album. They effectively were what we are calling one and done bands.
    For The Full Story Go Here: https://growinuprock.com/EP176

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    Music in this Episode Provided by the Following:

    Manic Eden, Cold Sweat, Cobra, Ice Tiger, Mutha’s Day Out, BLONZ, Coverdale / Page, Project Driver (M.A.R.S.), War Babies, Chelsea, and Heavy Bones, Iced Earth, The Dead Daises

    Crank It Up Spotlight - Mindfield - “Coming Home”

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    A Special THANK YOU to Restrayned for the Killer Show Intro and transition music!!

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    • 1 hr 50 min
    I Wanna Be Elected

    I Wanna Be Elected

    Election week is happening and Sonny and Steven wanna be elected. Not really. We have decided to provide all the music with NONE of the politics.

    • 1 hr 24 min
    Jeff Scott Soto - Wide Awake In "His" Dreamland

    Jeff Scott Soto - Wide Awake In "His" Dreamland

    Today we talk with the amazing Jeff Scott Soto (Yngwie, Son's Of Apollo, W.E.T., Talisman, TSO) about his new album "Wide Awake (In My Dreamland)". We also get into some of Jeff's career, as he goes toe to toe with his biographer Sonny "Hollywood" Pooni.
    To Get The Full Story Go Here: https://growinuprock.com/EP174

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    Music in this Episode Provided by the Following:

    Jeff Scott Soto, Talisman, and Eyes

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    • 1 hr 22 min
    Crank It Up Spotlight - South Of Eden - Bonus

    Crank It Up Spotlight - South Of Eden - Bonus

    In this Crank It Up Spotlight we talk with Guitarist Justin Young and Drummer Tom McCullough from Columbus rockers South Of Eden.
    To Get The Full Story Click Here: https://growinuprock.com/SOE

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    Black Coffee and South Of Eden - Website Here

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    • 43 min

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