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The Rock Junkie Podcast Mel

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Real conversations with rock stars and music industry professionals.

    RJP: Ep. 28 - Turkey Leftovers

    RJP: Ep. 28 - Turkey Leftovers

    Happy Thanksgiving! Hope you've got your leggings on, because it's time to feast! 🦃🥧

    Another quickie this week featuring the world famous WKRP Turkeys Away episode where Mr. Carlson comes up with a Thanksgiving promotional gimmick that involves a helicopter and live turkeys.   It's becoming a Thanksgiving Day tradition! 

    Intro music provided by RocknStock.
    Show Contact:
    ·         Instagram: @melroxlv
    ·         Facebook: Mel Rox; @rockjunkiepodcast
    ·         Email: rockjunkiepodcast@gmail.com
     

    • 6 min
    RJP: Ep. 27 - The Scary Episode

    RJP: Ep. 27 - The Scary Episode

    Warning: this episode of The Rock Junkie Podcast is downright spooooky!  Ok, maybe not, but reality is scary enough, so let’s rock! 
    In this episode: 
    ·         Metallica teach you how to be a band 
    ·         Dokken is back for the attack with George 
    ·         How Nikki Sixx got his name 
    ·         Lovebirds Ozzy and Sharon try not to kill each other…on film
    ·         Alice Cooper told Kiss where to buy makeup
    ·         Dave Grohl is confirmed rock god for the 2nd time
    That’s right, news you didn’t know you needed…to know. 
    News links:
    Metallica Teaches You How to Rock (And Stay Together as a Band) in New Class
    https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/metallica-masterclass-band-course-class-1248712/ 
    Promo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tpI4qnliNEU 
    Learn more about Masterclass here:
     https://www.masterclass.com/classes/metallica-teaches-being-a-band?utm_source=Organic-Social-PR&utm_term=Aq-Prospecting&utm_content=VanityLink_Instructor&utm_campaign=met&utm_medium=metallica 
    DOKKEN To Be Rejoined By GEORGE LYNCH For Two Shows In December
    https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/dokken-to-be-rejoined-by-george-lynch-for-two-shows-in-december/ 
    Dream Warrior video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=noLPhZvcBpw 
    Watch MÖTLEY CRÜE's NIKKI SIXX Discuss His New Memoir, 'The First 21: How I Became Nikki Sixx'
    https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/watch-motley-crues-nikki-sixx-discuss-his-new-memoir-the-first-21-how-i-became-nikki-sixx/ 
    Promo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGWKNQiT6xY&t=38s 
    Article about how Nikki got his name: https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/motley-crues-nikki-sixx-explains-how-he-ended-up-with-his-name/ 
    Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne Confirm Biopic
    https://ultimateclassicrock.com/ozzy-and-sharon-osbourne-movie-deal/ 
    Alice Cooper Says ‘We Told Kiss Where to Buy Their Makeup’
    https://ultimateclassicrock.com/alice-cooper-interview-2021/ 
    Cleveland ready for rock superstars
    https://fox8.com/news/cleveland-ready-for-rock-superstars/ 
    Show Contact:
     ·         Instagram: @melroxlv
    ·         Facebook: Mel Rox; @rockjunkiepodcast
     ·         Email: rockjunkiepodcast@gmail.com
     
     
     

    • 16 min
    RJP: Ep. 26 - The Black Episode

    RJP: Ep. 26 - The Black Episode

    Where were you when you first heard Enter Sandman? In this episode, we are celebrating the 30th anniversary of Metallica’s landmark, multi platinum album,  “Metallica” (aka The Black Album) Mel shares a few personal stories of meeting the band and behind scenes. Plus, a few listener stories. Strap in and turn it up! 

    News links:
    Which of the 53 new covers of songs from Metallica’s self-titled Black Album are the best?
    https://www.avclub.com/which-of-the-53-new-covers-of-songs-from-metallica-s-se-1847632212 
    Metallica’s Black Album Transcended Metal. A New Covers Album Extends Its Reach
    https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-features/metallica-black-album-blacklist-1221964/
    Met Store
    https://www.metallica.com/store/the-black-album/ 

    Show Contact:
    ·         Instagram: @melroxlv
    ·         Facebook: Mel Rox; @rockjunkiepodcast
    ·         Email: rockjunkiepodcast@gmail.com
     Intro music by Twisterium.

    • 13 min
    RJP: Ep. 25 - The Birthday Episode

    RJP: Ep. 25 - The Birthday Episode

    She’s baaaaack.  This time to celebrate the 1yr anniversary of the pod, lay down some music news and a new tune! That and more on this episode of The Rock Junkie Podcast.
    Music News:
    STRYPER GUITARIST OZ FOX TO SIT OUT UPCOMING 2021 SHOWS, ANNOUNCES TEMPORARY REPLACEMENT
    Source: https://bravewords.com/news/stryper-guitarist-oz-fox-to-sit-out-upcoming-2021-shows-announces-temporary-replacement 
    Link to Oz Merch - https://stores.portmerch.com/stryper/
    Listen to Mel interview Oz in 2018 - https://www.spreaker.com/user/melkomp923/oz-fox-interview-sept-2018 / 
    Warrant - I Saw Red (Acoustic) – Jani Lane RIP watch video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tC6cxdVGc2c 
     TESLA's FRANK HANNON Confirms COVID-19 Diagnosis: 'I Have Not Been Able To Move All Week In Pain'
    Source: https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/teslas-frank-hannon-confirms-covid-19-diagnosis-i-have-not-been-able-to-move-all-week-in-pain/ 
     SEBASTIAN BACH TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID-19
    Source: https://bravewords.com/news/sebastian-bach-tests-positive-for-covid-19 
     Rudy Sarzo announces his return to Quiet Riot: “It's time for me to come home”
    Source: https://www.guitarworld.com/news/quiet-riot-rudy-sarzo-return 
     Dirty Honey Social Media:
    ·         Instagram: @dirtyhoneyband
    ·         Website: www.dirtyhoney.com 
    Show Contact:
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    ·         Facebook: Mel Rox; @rockjunkiepodcast
    ·         Email: rockjunkiepodcast@gmail.com
     Intro music by Twisterium.

    • 15 min
    RJP: Ep. 24 - RIP - Remembrance Episode +

    RJP: Ep. 24 - RIP - Remembrance Episode +

    In this short episode, Mel remembers and honors a few good souls we lost in May. Plus, thoughts on the sitch with David Ellefson & Megadeth. 
    Intro music by Twisterium.
    Whitesnake “Is this Love” video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GOJk0HW_hJw 
    RJP episodes featuring David:
    Episode 3: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1265279/5298928-rjp-ep-3-megabassist-david-ellefson-from-megadeth
    Episode 22: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1265279/8214698-rjp-ep-22-david-ellefson-drew-fortier-rock-stars-or-hitmen
     Show Contact:
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    ·         Facebook: @mel.roxvegas; @rockjunkiepodcast
    ·         Email: rockjunkiepodcast@gmail.com

    • 9 min
    RJP: Ep.23 - Stacey David Blades - Crashing Wayward

    RJP: Ep.23 - Stacey David Blades - Crashing Wayward

    Longtime friend, first time guest of the pod, Stacey David Blades joins Mel on this episode of The Rock Junkie Podcast.  You may know Stacey from his 10yr stint in LA Guns or Electric Radio Kings.  His new band, Crashing Wayward, is about to take off!  And you get in on the ride from the ground floor. 😉 Let's go!

    Social Media:
    ·         Instagram: @ staceydavidblades ; @crashingwayward 
    ·         Twitter: @CrashingWayward
    ·         Facebook: @stacey.blades ; @crashing.wayward
    ·         YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/CrashingWayward 
    ·         Websites: www.staceyblades.com   
    Show Contact:
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    ·         Facebook: Mel Rox; @rockjunkiepodcast
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    • 28 min

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