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"Rock Talk With Mitch Lafon" is hosted by well respected music journalist Mitch Lafon. He's been covering the world of rock and music for over two decades now. In fact, his first interview was with KISS' Gene Simmons in June 1980 at age eleven. His vast knowledge of music combined with personal friendships with many of rock's greatest artists meld for very unique interviews that are part informative, part 'two friends talking', and part music savant. His interviews are widely sourced and referenced by leading rock publications. So, join Mitch every week to hear the interviews today that everyone will be talking about tomorrow.

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"Rock Talk With Mitch Lafon" is hosted by well respected music journalist Mitch Lafon. He's been covering the world of rock and music for over two decades now. In fact, his first interview was with KISS' Gene Simmons in June 1980 at age eleven. His vast knowledge of music combined with personal friendships with many of rock's greatest artists meld for very unique interviews that are part informative, part 'two friends talking', and part music savant. His interviews are widely sourced and referenced by leading rock publications. So, join Mitch every week to hear the interviews today that everyone will be talking about tomorrow.

    Guns N' Roses meets Megadeth 2020

    Guns N' Roses meets Megadeth 2020

    Rock Talk With Mitch Lafon presents... Alan Niven, Drew Fortier & David Ellefson 

    Taken directly from our livestream chat recorded November 24th 2020. (The full video is available on YouTube)

    Former Guns N' Roses manager Alan Niven trades stories from metal's glory days with Megadeth's David Ellefson. Plus, we talk what happened when GNR's Slash was being considered for the guitarist slot in Megadeth, The Sledge Chronicles: Rock Star Hitman fiction-novel, their new band LUCID with Sponge vocalist Vinnie Dombroski & Fear Factory's Mike Heller, their upcoming horror film Dwellers, KISS manager Doc McGhee, and Canadian band Sword.

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    • 45 min
    Ratt's Bobby Blotzer (November 2020 interview)

    Ratt's Bobby Blotzer (November 2020 interview)

    BONUS interview - taken directly from the YouTube video source. No talk ups.

     

    Rock Talk With Mitch Lafon presents RATT's Bobby Blotzer (November 21st 2020 interview). 

     


    RATT's Bobby Blotzer takes us on a tour of his home while discussing his upcoming return to the stage including a show with Steel Panther on December 5th (2020), the future of RATT, Contraband (featuring Michael Schenker and Bobby), and is it important for a band like RATT to make new music. Plus, we remember guitar great Eddie Van Halen.

    You can watch the entire video here: 


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pNbisEKvKCI

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    • 50 min
    Stryper's Michael Sweet (November 2020 interview)

    Stryper's Michael Sweet (November 2020 interview)

    Rock Talk With Mitch Lafon... and Alan Niven present STRYPER frontman, Michael Sweet. (Recorded November 18th 2020)


    Michael discussed Stryper’s latest album -Even The Devil Believes, live re-recording the band’s entire catalog for special livestream events, the upcoming third SWEET/LYNCH album, his work ethic, why he doesn’t listen to music, KISS’ Paul Stanley, his love of Duran Duran, and yes, once again, Styper’s Against The Law album.

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    • 54 min
    Jeff Scott Soto (Journey, Yngwie Malmsteen and more)

    Jeff Scott Soto (Journey, Yngwie Malmsteen and more)

    Rock Talk With Mitch Lafon... and Alan Niven present singer Jeff Scott Soto.

    Jeff discusses his new solo album - Wide Awake (In My Dreamland),being a working musician & taking on many different projects, taking care of his voice, Journey, recording a cover UFO’s Doctor Doctor, playing with Michael Schenker, and more.

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    • 45 min
    Martin Barre - 50 Years of Jethro Tull

    Martin Barre - 50 Years of Jethro Tull

    Rock Talk With Mitch Lafon presents classic Jethro Tull guitarist, Martin Barre.

    On this episode, Alan Niven & Mitch sit down with respected Jethro Tull guitarist Martin Barre. We discuss his new double album - 50 Years of Jethro Tull, Joe Bonamassa, celebrating 50 years of Aqualung in 2021, METALLICA & the Grammy Award. Plus, all things Jethro Tull! 

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    • 31 min
    The Mighty Steve Lukather of TOTO

    The Mighty Steve Lukather of TOTO

    Rock Talk With Mitch Lafon... and Alan Niven presents Toto’s Steve Lukather.


    Steve discusses his new solo album ‘I Found The Sun Again’, Toto’s comeback and we remember Eddie Van Halen.


    ** Please note this episode isn't for 'sensitive ears'​ **



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    • 28 min

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