Aaron Joy's Roman Midnight Music Podcast show

Aaron Joy's Roman Midnight Music Podcast

Summary: Bi-monthly look at unique & interesting rock/metal albums post-1980 via discussion, music clips & live interviews. Periodic forays into non-rock/metal areas plus a split focus between mainstream & independent artists. Based on the popular weekly cd reviews blog romanmidnightmusic.blogspot.com. Hosted by the witty & insightful Aaron Joy - author & biographer of guitarist Al Pitrelli, music critic, electronic musician known as Blank Faced Prophet, owner of Manhattan's Roman Midnight Music indie record label, host of blogtalkradio's weekly "News Notes" (a rock/metal music news & commentary show ... trying to be the Bill O'Reilly of music news ... maybe) & the only gay man to host a heavy metal show

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 Eps 25: Interview: Sophie B. Hawkins & Heavy Metal Covers | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:02:00

Special one month celebration of the one year anniversary of the Roman Midnight Music Podcast opening with a look at heavy metal bands covering famous songs of the past followed by a special hour and a half live discussion with Sophie B. Hawkins of "Damn, I Wish I Was Your Lover" ... Grammy Award winning singer, songwriter, artist, activist, mother. Interview starts 35 minutes into show and is a one of a kind interview like you'll rarely hear. A highlight of the Roman Midnight Music Podcast that has received unanimous accolades from listeners and even other guests.

 Eps 24: Interview: Marty Paris ~ Paris Keeling guitarist | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:01:00

Interview with composer/guitarist/singer Marty Paris of Permanent Reverse (with members of Baton Rouge and Trans-Siberian Orchestra), the Skulls Project and Paris Keeling (featuring Kelly Keeling with guests Al Pitrelli, Erik Norlander and Carmine Appice).

 Eps 23: Interview: Chris Sanders ~ Lizzy Borden, Knight Fury | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:00

Guest interview with guitarist Chris Sanders of Lizzy Borden, Nadir D'Priest, the Northern Light Orchestra and now with his own outfit Knight Fury, the last two projects featuring Megadeth bassist David Ellefson.

 Eps 22: Metalion: Slayer Mag Diaries author | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:13:00

Cancelled interview with Jon Kristiansen and Tara G. Warrior, authors of the "Metalion: The Slayer Mag Diaries" book. The 2011 nearly 800 page book reproduces pages from the Norwegian magazine The Slayer Mag, created by Kristiansen in 1985, that was an influencial near gospel in the European black/death metal community let alone it's creator was as close as one could get in the scene. 

 Eps 21 - Interview: Ferox Canorus ~ prog power metal | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:02:00

Interview: Guitarist Dan Sorber of New Jersey's Ferox Canorus discusses his particular brand of progressive power metal and the life of managing an independent band. In 2012 the band renamed itself Thy Kingdom Done.

 Eps 20 - Interview: Matthew Meadows ~ Seattle metal guitarist | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:01:00

Interview with Seattle area solo metal guitarist/composer Matthew Meadows who discusses his debut release and the struggles of getting music heard as a new musician.

 Eps 19 - Interview: Graham Bonnet ~ Rainbow, Alcatrazz, Michael Shenker Group | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:00

Interview with legendary vocalist Graham Bonnet, famous for replacing Ronnie James Dio in Rainbow & launching the band in a new chart-topping direction, followed by singing in Alcatrazz featuring guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen & Steve Vai, plus the Michael Shenker Group, Impellitteri, Blackthorne, Anthem, Forcefield and a solo career.

 Eps 18 - Interview: Swaybone ~ Adi Da inspired alt rock | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:01:00

Interview with Theo Cedar Jones of the guru Adi Da inspired alt rock band Swaybone, discussing the future of music, ego-focused vs. ego-transcending music and more.

 Eps 17 - Industrial Metal: NIN, Prodigy, Powerman 5000 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:00

Featuring industrial metal: Nine Inch Nails - Pretty Hate Machine ... The Prodigy - The Fat Of The Land ... Powerman 5000 - Tonight The Stars Revolt plus preview of upcoming episodes.

 Eps 16 - Interview: Leslie DiNicola ~ blues-rock singer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:00

Interview with NYC blues-rock country-tinged singer Leslie DiNicola.

 Eps 15 - Interview: Albert Aprigliano ~ lounge pianist | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:00

Taking a break to remind ourselves of other musical styles with an interview with Juilliard trained pianist Albert Aprigliano whose been one of the elite full-time Manhattan cocktail/easy listening pianists for 30 years, playing weekly at the East River Cafe/Oliva.

 Eps 14 - Interview: Raymond Bally ~ alt rock composer, singer, guitarist | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:01:00

Interview with songwriter, guitarist, singer Raymond Bally who shares the music of his band The Renegades & the unusual working situation with fellow musician Hans Bally of Sweden. Includes a preview from his forthcoming album "Faker".

 Eps 13 - Memorable Rock Singers: McCartney, Halford, Genesis | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:00

A look at memorable rock singers who stay in your head: Paul McCartney - Off The Ground ... Halford - Resurrection ... Genesis - Calling All Nations

 Eps 12 - Interview: Dave Mustaine & Al Pitrelli of Megadeth ~ Thrash guitar gods | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:00

Interview with Megadeth's Dave Mustaine & Al Pitrelli discussing the 2000 release "Capitol Punishment" & the 2001 follow-up "The World Needs A Hero" in a rarely heard pre-recorded promo interview. Also features additional history of the Pitrelli era, musical clips & an unheard live recording of 'Symphony Of Destruction' from 2000.

 Eps 11 - Interview: Doug Rausch ~ prog-rock pianist | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:00

Interview with prog-rock pianist Doug Rausch who shares his ideology of music including saving the future end of music


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