68 episodes

Hosted by Brian LeTendre and Matt Herring, the Power Chords Podcast is a celebration of rock and metal music, with a focus on the bands and music we grew up with from the '70s, '80s and 90s. We're going to cover everything from Queen to Motley Crue to Megadeth, with an emphasis on hooks, riffs, harmonies and melodies. Think about he glory days of '80s rock radio, and that's the sweet spot for our podcast.

Each episode we'll be talking about the music news that interests us the albums we're listening to (both old and new), and the shows we're going to see. We'll also be interviewing musicians form your favorite bands, as well as creators who are music fans like us.

You can find liner notes for each show as well as news, reviews and more discussion at www.powerchordspodcast.com.

So, pull on your jean jacket, grab your walkman and let's rock! \m/

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Hosted by Brian LeTendre and Matt Herring, the Power Chords Podcast is a celebration of rock and metal music, with a focus on the bands and music we grew up with from the '70s, '80s and 90s. We're going to cover everything from Queen to Motley Crue to Megadeth, with an emphasis on hooks, riffs, harmonies and melodies. Think about he glory days of '80s rock radio, and that's the sweet spot for our podcast.

Each episode we'll be talking about the music news that interests us the albums we're listening to (both old and new), and the shows we're going to see. We'll also be interviewing musicians form your favorite bands, as well as creators who are music fans like us.

You can find liner notes for each show as well as news, reviews and more discussion at www.powerchordspodcast.com.

So, pull on your jean jacket, grab your walkman and let's rock! \m/

    Power Chords Podcast: Track 68--FM and Chevelle

    Power Chords Podcast: Track 68--FM and Chevelle

    Opening Act:
    Rock Candy Magazine
    LA Guns lawsuit ends
    KISS off the soundboard series
    Saxon done recording new album
    Weezer’s new album coming in May

    Ear Candy:
    FM: Tough It Out (1989)
    Chevelle: Niratias (2021)

    Six Degrees of Frankie B.

    Bonus Track: Flotsam & Jetsam
    Burn the Sky, from the new album Blood in the Water, coming out June 4 from AFM.


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    • 53 min
    Power Chords Podcast: Track 67--Genesis and Evanescence

    Power Chords Podcast: Track 67--Genesis and Evanescence

    Marty Friedman releases song from upcoming Tokyo Jukebox 3
    Vinny Appice talks HoF and Black Sabbath
    Lemmy’s gift to his closest friends
    Oz Fox update
    Walmart “Many Faces Of” collections

    Ear Candy:
    Genesis: Invisible Touch (1986)
    Evanescence: The Bitter Truth (2021)

    Bonus Track: Robin McAuley
    “Standing on the Edge,” from the new solo album of the same name coming in May on Frontiers.

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    • 52 min
    Power Chords Podcast: Track 66--Accept and Durbin

    Power Chords Podcast: Track 66--Accept and Durbin

    Opening Act:
    Dave Mustaine partners with Gibson Guitars
    Sunbomb debut album coming in May
    Former Uriah Heep members solo albums released posthumously
    Oz Fox fundraising shirts at stryper.com

    Ear Candy:
    Accept: Too Mean to Die (2021)
    Durbin: The Beast Awakens (2021)

    Rockversation: Robert Berry
    Matt spoke with the bass player and lead singer of 3.2 about the origins of the band, and their latest album. You can keep up with Robert’s projects at robertberry.com.

    Bonus Track: Sunbomb
    From the album No Tomorrows, coming this May from Frontiers Music srl.

    Thanks for listening! If you're subscribing on iTunes or Google play, please leave us a review, as it will help spread the word about the show! You can find more news, reviews, and discussion at powerchordspodcast.com. You can also hit us up on twitter at twitter.com/powerchordspod, and email us at powerchordspodcast@gmail.com.

    • 1 hr 27 min
    Power Chords Podcast: Track 65--Journey and Shotgun Messiah

    Power Chords Podcast: Track 65--Journey and Shotgun Messiah

    Opening Act:
    Moriah Formica’s new band Plush
    Def Leppard launches online museum
    Dio Black Sabbath Remasters
    1979 Black Sabbath Rehearsal Recordings
    Rock Candy Magazine

    Ear Candy:
    Journey: Infinity (1978)
    Journey: Escape game: https://youtu.be/17uWx5-cOBg
    Shotgun Messiah: Second Coming (1991)

    Bonus Track: Sunstorm: Swan Song
    From the album Afterlife, which will be released on March 12, 2021.

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    • 57 min
    Power Chords Podcast: Track 64--Peter Frampton and Miley Cyrus

    Power Chords Podcast: Track 64--Peter Frampton and Miley Cyrus

    Ear Candy:
    Peter Frampton: Frampton Comes Alive (1976)
    Miley Cyrus: Plastic Hearts (2020)

    Most Anticipated Albums of 2021
    We look at the list of potential album releases for 20201 and talk about the ones we are really hoping to see.

    Thanks for listening! If you're subscribing on iTunes or Google play, please leave us a review, as it will help spread the word about the show! You can find more news, reviews, and discussion at powerchordspodcast.com. You can also hit us up on twitter at twitter.com/powerchordspod, and email us at powerchordspodcast@gmail.com.

    • 58 min
    Power Chords Podcast: Track 63--Our Favorites of 2020

    Power Chords Podcast: Track 63--Our Favorites of 2020

    In this year-end episode of Power Chords, we discuss our favorite albums, songs, covers, live albums, and reissues of 2020.

    Thanks for listening! If you're subscribing on iTunes or Google play, please leave us a review, as it will help spread the word about the show! You can find more news, reviews, and discussion at powerchordspodcast.com. You can also hit us up on twitter at twitter.com/powerchordspod, and email us at powerchordspodcast@gmail.com.

    • 1 hr 44 min

Customer Reviews

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7 Ratings

7 Ratings

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A must-listen to!!! Hair band fan’s ear candy!! (From D-Rock)

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Great podcast. Love Brian and Matt's passion for music, and excellently delivered. Cover art is Priceless!

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