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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.

    When Rock Ruled The Charts (5-5-5)

    When Rock Ruled The Charts (5-5-5)

    Welcome to the first of a two week celebration for our 5th year as a podcast. This week we kick it all off with another episode of "When Rock Ruled The Charts" and because it's our 5th birthday, we are all about the 5s. We are looking at the album charts for May 5th, 2005. Yep that's right 5-5-5.

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    Music in this Episode Provided by the Following:

    Fozzy, Black Label Society, Billy Idol, White Zombie, Rob Thomas, Velvet Revolver, Madhouse, Span

    Crank It Up New Music Spotlight

     “Love Is Blind” from Madhouse from Down n Dirty album released on July 29th

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    • 1 hr 28 min
    H.E.A.T. "Force Majeure" With Guitarist Dave Dalone

    H.E.A.T. "Force Majeure" With Guitarist Dave Dalone

    We Invite H.E.A.T. Guitarist Dave Dalone to come on the show and discuss the new album Force Majeure. In addition to our interview with Dave Dalone, Sonny and Steven are sharing some of their favorite H.E.A.T. songs featuring Kenny Leckremo.
    Dave Dalone Interview Happens @17 Minutes Into The Show

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    Music in this Episode Provided by the Following:

    HEAT, Coheed And Cambria, And Dying Breed

    Crank It Up New Music Spotlight

    Crank It Up Spotlight - Cleanbreak - “Dying Breed”

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    • 1 hr 24 min
    Def Leppard Euphoria Album Review

    Def Leppard Euphoria Album Review

    This week we invite David Hudson (Huddy) from Digital Killed The Radio Star and State Of Amorica Podcast to dive deep and go track by track into Euphoria, the seventh Studio Album release by Def Leppard.

    Each month in 2022 we will cover a studio album release from the British rockers Def Leppard.

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    State Of Amorica Podcast

    Digital Killed The Radio Star Podcast

    Music in this Episode Provided by the Following:

    Def Leppard

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    • 1 hr 44 min
    Hollywood's Wild Hair (Match Game Edition)

    Hollywood's Wild Hair (Match Game Edition)

    Hollywood's Wild Hair took time out before the 2021 Kiss Kruise to host a rocked out version of Match Game with special guests, fellow podcasters, and hosts of Shout It Out Loudcast, Tom & Zeus.  We also have Hollywood’s brother, Danny, join in on the fun.

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    Music in this Episode Provided by the Following:

    Bon Jovi, Restrayned, Jimi Hendrix, Bad Company, Poison, Beastie Boys, Extreme, Phil Lewis, The Monkees, Voodoo Circle, Richie Kotzen

    Crank It Up New Music Spotlight – Richie Kotzen – “When God Made You”

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    • 1 hr 7 min
    Thanking The Greats - Randy Rhoads

    Thanking The Greats - Randy Rhoads

    This week we are thanking the greats with our tribute to one of the most iconic guitarist in rock history, Randy Rhoads. We also have a special interview with Andre Relis' who directed a recent documentary on the late great Randy Rhoads called "Randy Rhoads - Reflections Of A Guitar Icon". The documentary focuses mainly on the guitarist early years as a founding member of Quiet Riot. - Interview starts @ 14.22 into the episode.

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    Randy Rhoads: "Reflections Of A Guitar Icon"

    Music in this Episode Provided by the Following:

    Quiet Riot, Ozzy, Kiss, and Restrayned

    Crank It Up New Music Spotlight

    Restrayned - "Blink Of An Eye"

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    • 1 hr 46 min
    Hollywood's Wild Hair - Jasmine And Her Rock n Roll Story

    Hollywood's Wild Hair - Jasmine And Her Rock n Roll Story

    On this episode of Hollywood’s Wild Hair, Sonny goes from doing a solo episode to being joined by his beautiful 18-year-old daughter, Jasmine. Sonny gets Jasmine's rock n roll story while playing some killer music, and basically making you laugh a little.

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    Music in this Episode Provided by the Following:

    AC/DC, Alice In Chains, Blue Oyster Cult, Europe, Halestorm, Huey Lewis & The News, KISS, Led Zeppelin, Scandal, Silk Sonic, Bruno Mars, Van Halen, Wildness, Will Smith

    Crank It Up New Music Spotlight

    Halestorm “Steeple”

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    • 1 hr 43 min

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