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Metal From The Inside

Metal From The Inside

By Sydney Taylor

Welcome to the Metal From The Inside podcast — your one stop shop for all things hard rock and heavy metal. Join host Sydney Taylor as she speaks with rock’s biggest musicians, chats with the industry workers that make your favorite live shows come to life, as well as keeping you up to date on everything that's going on in the hard rock and heavy metal world. New episodes released every other Friday.
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Episode 55: Jeff Keith of Tesla

Metal From The InsideJul 02, 2022

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Episode 56: Sin Quirin (SIGLOS, ex-Ministry)
Aug 11, 202221:46
Episode 55: Jeff Keith of Tesla
Jul 02, 202222:52
Episode 54: Todd La Torre of Queensrÿche
Jun 30, 202201:17:33
Episode 53: Richie Faulkner of Judas Priest
Jun 30, 202218:51
Episode 52: Sammy Boller
Feb 19, 202238:05
Episode 51: Jeff Pilson (ex-Dokken, Foreigner, Black Swan)
Feb 12, 202253:31
Episode 50: Jose Mangin (Sirius XM's Liquid Metal & Octane)
Jan 31, 202201:29:42
Episode 49: Philip Shouse (Accept, Ace Frehley, Gene Simmons)
Jan 21, 202249:17
Episode 48: Andy Biersack (Black Veil Brides)
Jan 14, 202245:40
Episode 47: A Tribute To Randy With Kathy And Kelle Rhoads
Nov 20, 202101:16:28
Episode 46: Myles Kennedy (Alter Bridge, Slash ft. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators)
Aug 30, 202141:34
Episode 45: Ace Von Johnson (L.A. Guns and Neon Coven)
Aug 13, 202101:23:06
Episode 44: Stephen Jensen of Wornstar Clothing
Aug 06, 202155:13
Episode 43: Bands That Should've Been Bigger feat. Don Jamieson
Jul 25, 202101:05:27
Episode 42: Dee Snider
Jul 16, 202142:25
Episode 41: A Deep Dive Into '80s Glam Metal feat. Jack Frost & Rich Catino
Jul 02, 202101:13:01
Episode 40: Rob Affuso (ex-Skid Row, Four By Fate)

Episode 40: Rob Affuso (ex-Skid Row, Four By Fate)

On Episode 40 of the Metal From The Inside Podcast, Sydney sits down for a chat with original Skid Row drummer, Rob Affuso! Over the course of this episode, Sydney and Rob discuss Rob's current musical endeavors which include the development of a Music Business course at Mount St. Mary college, private drum lessons, as well as working with his current band Soulsystem Orchestra. Rob also relives his time in Skid Row and talks about his memories of joining the band, writing and recording some of the band's biggest records, and what it's like joining his former bandmate, Sebastian Bach, onstage from time to time! Stay up to date with the Metal From The Inside Podcast on all of our socials: Instagram (@metalfromtheinside), Twitter (@MFTIOfficial), Facebook (@metalfromtheinside), YouTube (Metal From The Inside), as well as at www.metalfromtheinside.com!

May 14, 202101:08:41
Episode 39: A Conversation With Alice Cooper

Episode 39: A Conversation With Alice Cooper

On Episode 39 of the Metal From The Inside Podcast, Sydney is joined by legendary shock rocker and Rock And Roll Hall of Fame inductee, the one and only, Alice Cooper. In this conversation with a hard rock icon, the pair sits down to discuss what the last year has looked like for Alice, including the release of his 28th studio album, 'Detroit Stories' and upcoming music from the supergroup the Hollywood Vampires. Sydney and Alice also dive into Alice Cooper's history as they chat about the 50th Anniversary of the Alice Cooper Group's third studio record, their first with producer Bob Ezrin, 'Love It To Death' (1971) and Alice Cooper's stereotyped image within the media. This exclusive interview wraps up as Alice goes back in time to writing and recording Sydney's most beloved album of all time: 1978's 'From The Inside' and the story behind one of the record's biggest tracks, "How You Gonna See Me Now." Stay up to date with the Metal From The Inside Podcast on all of our socials: Instagram (@metalfromtheinside), Twitter (@MFTIOfficial), Facebook (@metalfromtheinside), YouTube (Metal From The Inside), as well as at www.metalfromtheinside.com!

May 07, 202142:31
Episode 38: David Ellefson & Jeff Scott Soto

Episode 38: David Ellefson & Jeff Scott Soto

On Episode 38 of the Metal From The Inside Podcast, bassist David Ellefson (Megadeth) returns! This time, he is joined by renowned hard rock and heavy metal vocalist Jeff Scott Soto (ex-Yngwie Malmsteen, TSO, Sons Of Apollo) to discuss the duo's brand new project: Ellefson-Soto. Last month, the pair released the project's first single: a cover of Riot's "Swords And Tequila" featuring vocal contributions from Swords' very own Rick Hughes. In this week's episode, Sydney sits down with David and Jeff to discuss all things Ellefson-Soto including the unexpected origins of the project, the choice to cover Riot's iconic track "Swords And Tequila" from 1981's 'Fire Down Under', progress on a forthcoming Ellefson-Soto record, and more. Stay up to date with the Metal From The Inside Podcast on all of our socials: Instagram (@metalfromtheinside), Twitter (@MFTIOfficial), Facebook (@metalfromtheinside), YouTube (Metal From The Inside), as well as at www.metalfromtheinside.com!

Apr 30, 202101:05:26
Episode 37: Doug Aldrich (The Dead Daisies, Whitesnake, Dio)

Episode 37: Doug Aldrich (The Dead Daisies, Whitesnake, Dio)

On Episode 37 of the Metal From The Inside Podcast, Sydney brings you a brand new interview with the incredible Doug Aldrich, guitarist in The Dead Daisies and formerly of Dio, Whitesnake, Bad Moon Rising, and more. The two sit down to discuss The Dead Daisies’ most recent release, ‘Holy Ground’ (via Spitfire Music) as well as the addition of legendary vocalist and bassist Glenn Hughes to the band's current line-up, Doug’s time working with the band Hurricane and his experience recording the band’s underrated 1990 release ‘Slave To The Thrill’, the detailed spec's on his current go-to gold top Les Pauls, and what the last year at home has looked like for Doug both personally and musically. Stay up to date with the Metal From The Inside Podcast on all of our socials: Instagram (@metalfromtheinside), Twitter (@MFTIOfficial), Facebook (@metalfromtheinside), YouTube (Metal From The Inside), as well as at www.metalfromtheinside.com!

Apr 02, 202101:16:50
Episode 36: Phil Soussan (Last In Line, Ozzy Osbourne)

Episode 36: Phil Soussan (Last In Line, Ozzy Osbourne)

On Episode 36 of the Metal From The Inside Podcast, bass player extraordinaire Phil Soussan (Last In Line, Ozzy Osbourne, Billy Idol, and more), calls in! Sydney and Phil sit down to talk everything Phil has been up to over the course of the last year, including the progress on Last In Line's third studio record, the recent release of Phil's first two singles from his forthcoming solo record ("Please Don't Make Me Wait" and "Fly Again"), his time in Ozzy Osbourne's band, co-writing the massive single "Shot In The Dark", as well as Phil's thoughts on the authentic art of songwriting. The pair also discuss the decline of hard rock and heavy metal's mainstream popularity in America, the importance of record stores and vinyl, and as always; so much more. Stay up to date with the Metal From The Inside Podcast on all of our socials: Instagram (@metalfromtheinside), Twitter (@MFTIOfficial), Facebook (@metalfromtheinside), YouTube (Metal From The Inside), as well as at www.metalfromtheinside.com!
Mar 19, 202101:16:38
Episode 35: Geoff Tate
Mar 12, 202141:05
Episode 34: Top 10 Tracks | Whitesnake (Pete Pardo)
Mar 05, 202101:07:21
Episode 33: Dennis Dunaway
Feb 26, 202101:11:38
Episode 32: Mark Weiss
Feb 19, 202101:08:05
Episode 31: Vinny Appice
Feb 12, 202101:16:24
Episode 30: Martin Popoff
Feb 05, 202159:01
Episode 29: Michael Schenker
Jan 29, 202153:31
Episode 28: Joe Lynn Turner
Jan 22, 202101:16:37
Episode 27: Calico Cooper (Beasto Blanco)
Jan 15, 202101:05:05
Episode 26: Brian Wheat (Tesla)
Jan 08, 202142:16
Episode 25: The Loyal Order | In Theory
Dec 31, 202001:31:22
Episode 24: Mitch Perry (Mitch Perry Group, MSG)
Dec 04, 202047:32
Episode 23: Reb Beach
Nov 13, 202055:14
Episode 22: Damon Johnson

Episode 22: Damon Johnson

On Episode 22 of the Metal From The Inside podcast, Sydney shares her Top 20 Alice Cooper songs as well as some (honorable mentions) in honor of Eddie Trunk’s Top 20 segment on #TrunkNation! Sydney is also joined by legendary guitarist Damon Johnson, known for his time in Alice Cooper as well as Thin Lizzy and Black Star Riders. The two speak about the passing of Eddie Van Halen and Eddie’s major influence on Damon’s career, Damon Johnson & The Get Ready's recent Thin Lizzy tribute livestream with Judas Priest’s Richie Faulkner, as well as Damon's most recent solo record ‘Memoirs Of An Uprising’ (2019) and the creation of his second solo record currently in the works. Stay up to date with the Metal From The Inside podcast on our socials: Instagram (@metalfromtheinside), Twitter (@MFTIOfficial), Facebook (@metalfromtheinside), as well as at www.metalfromtheinside.com! 

Oct 30, 202001:17:26
Episode 21: Robin McAuley (Black Swan, MSG)
Oct 16, 202001:10:50
Episode 20: Tony Franklin
Oct 02, 202051:50
Episode 19: I'm Here To Interview Black Sabbath

Episode 19: I'm Here To Interview Black Sabbath

On Episode 19 of the Metal From The Inside podcast, Sydney hops on the mic to discuss the 40th anniversary of Ozzy Osbourne's debut solo record 'Blizzard of Ozz' as well as the 20th anniversary of the greatest rock 'n' roll film out there - Almost Famous. The brand new documentary film on the Prince of Darkness, 'The Nine Lives of Ozzy Osbourne', premiered on A&E Labor Day Weekend, tying in perfectly with the 40th anniversary of Ozzy's first solo effort. Sydney goes in-depth on the new documentary and lets you in on some 'Blizzard of Ozz' trivia regarding the process leading up to the release of the record. William Miller, the lead role of Cameron Crowe's autobiographical film Almost Famous almost gets to spend some time with Ozzy himself. Sydney relives the history of the incendiary Almost Famous, documenting the story that proved as the catalyst for the film, casting trivia, her own deep passions and influences regarding the film, and more. Stay up to date with the Metal From The Inside podcast on our socials: Instagram (@metalfromtheinside), Twitter (@MFTIOfficial), Facebook (@metalfromtheinside), as well as at www.metalfromtheinside.com!

Sep 18, 202045:46
Episode 18: Keith St. John (Kingdom Come)
Sep 04, 202001:09:52
Episode 17: Kane Roberts
Aug 21, 202001:09:28
Episode 16: Craig Goldy // MFTI Archives
Aug 01, 202048:43
Episode 15: Rudy Sarzo
Jul 17, 202001:10:46
Episode 14: Sara Parker

Episode 14: Sara Parker

On Episode 14 of the Metal From The Inside podcast, Sydney gets you up to date on everything happening in the rock and metal world including the brand new #LetTheMusicPlay campaign, the announcement of David Ellefson's forthcoming covers record, David Lee Roth changing his name to "El Roth", new music from Halestorm in the future, and so much more. Joining Sydney on this week's episode is radio personality, Music Director, and Digital Program Director for 93.3 WMMR and 102.9 WMGK, Sara Parker! The pair talk about Sara’s introduction to hard rock and heavy metal, her beginning in radio from intern to eventually having her own show on Philadelphia's renowned hard rock station 93.3 WMMR, how she's managed to combat "stage fright" while live on air, and even about the legendary rock club, 'The Rainbow' in Los Angeles, CA! Stay up to date with the Metal From The Inside podcast on our socials: Instagram (@metalfromtheinside), Twitter (@MFTIOfficial), Facebook (@metalfromtheinside), as well as at www.metalfromtheinside.com!

Jul 03, 202001:02:19
Episode 13: David Ellefson (Megadeth)

Episode 13: David Ellefson (Megadeth)

On Episode 13 of the Metal From The Inside podcast, Sydney fills you in on everything going on this week in the hard rock and heavy metal world including Doro Pesch's very first 'drive-in' concert in Germany this past Friday, the announcement of a possible Lemmy biopic, Nuno Bettencourt of Extreme's recent tale of during down a gig with Ozzy Osbourne in 1994, and more. Sydney's guest on this week's episode needs little to no introduction, as she welcomes Mr. David Ellefson, bassist for the legendary thrash metal band Megadeth. The two talk about how David's been keeping busy during the pandemic, the process of putting together the David Ellefson Youth Music Foundation's 'Oh Say You Can Stream' live events, as well as how writing and recording the new Megadeth album has been coming along. Stay up to date with the Metal From The Inside podcast on our socials: Instagram (@metalfromtheinside), Twitter (@MFTIOfficial), Facebook (@metalfromtheinside), as well as at www.metalfromtheinside.com!
Jun 19, 202038:59
Episode 12: Joel Hoekstra (Whitesnake, Cher, Joel Hoekstra's 13)
Jun 05, 202037:05
Episode 11: Tammy Vega
May 22, 202001:25:25
Episode 10: Dino Jelusick

Episode 10: Dino Jelusick

On Episode 10 of the Metal From The Inside podcast, Sydney speaks about the anniversary of Queensrÿche's iconic concept album 'Operation: Mindcrime' and the sudden passing of Bad Company and Ted Nugent frontman, Brian Howe. Joining Sydney on this week's episode is vocalist and keyboardist of bands Animal Drive, Dirty Shirley, and more, Dino Jelusick. The two chat about the debut Dirty Shirley record released on Frontiers Records in January of 2020, as well as the forthcoming second album from Frontiers Records signed band, Animal Drive. The pair also chat Dino's early memories of listening to hard rock and metal and even find out the two share the same favorite Alice Cooper record; the underrated 'From The Inside'. Stay up to date with Metal From The Inside on our socials: Instagram (@metalfromtheinside), Twitter (@MFTIOfficial), Facebook (@metalfromtheinside), as well as at www.metalfromtheinside.com!

May 08, 202001:00:48
Episode 9: Rachel Bello
May 01, 202052:38
Episode 8: Ryan Roxie (Alice Cooper)
Apr 17, 202040:06
Episode 7: It's All Happening
Apr 10, 202026:06
Episode 6: Daniel Dekay (Exciter)

Episode 6: Daniel Dekay (Exciter)

On Episode 6 of the Metal From The Inside podcast, Sydney discusses a new metalcore cover of Tiger King, Joe Exotic's "Here Kitty Kitty", Live Nation's initiative to help tour industry professionals, and this week's classic albums (3/30 - 4/5). Joining Sydney on the podcast is Daniel Dekay, guitarist for Diemonds and thrash metal band Exciter, as well as host for Banger TV. The two chat about how Daniel got his start working with Sam Dunn, his journey with Exciter over the last year and a half, and how you can help your favorite artists by purchasing merch during the COVID-19 crisis. Stay up to date with Metal From The Inside on our socials: Instagram (@metalfromtheinside), Twitter (@MFTIOfficial), Facebook (@metalfromtheinside), as well as at www.metalfromtheinside.com!

Apr 03, 202036:05
Episode 5: Priya Panda (Diemonds)

Episode 5: Priya Panda (Diemonds)

On this week's episode of the podcast, Sydney chats rescheduled tour dates for the summer/fall and your favorite albums that were released on this day in rock history. Joining Sydney on the Metal From The Inside podcast on Episode 5 is Priya Panda, frontwoman of Diemonds (formerly of She Demons) and current solo artist. The two chat the modern-day music industry, the release of Priya's newest single 'Take Me Back', being sure to see your favorite artists every chance you get, and much more! Stay up to date with Metal From The Inside on our socials: Instagram (@metalfromtheinside), Twitter (MFTIOfficial), Facebook (@metalfromtheinside), as well as at www.metalfromtheinside.com!

Mar 27, 202055:17
Episode 4: Don Jamieson | TMS Edition

Episode 4: Don Jamieson | TMS Edition

On this week's episode, Sydney sits down with comedian, former co-host of That Metal Show, and current host of That Jamieson Show, Don Jamieson. The pair chat about the resurgence of vinyl, the release of Don's brand new comedy album 'Denim & Laughter' (a clever play on the famous Saxon record 'Denim & Leather'), how much they miss That Metal Show, and more. Stay up to date with Metal From The Inside on our socials: Instagram (@metalfromtheinside), Twitter (@MFTIOfficial), and Facebook (@metalfromtheinside), as well as at www.metalfromtheinside.com!

Mar 20, 202044:50
Episode 3: Andrew Sgambati | KISS Fan Edition

Episode 3: Andrew Sgambati | KISS Fan Edition

On this week's episode, Sydney talks about the now global pandemic, COVID-19, and its growing effect on the music industry including cancellations of tours, concert dates, festivals, and more. Lifelong KISS fan and creator Andrew Sgambati also joins Sydney on this week's episode to discuss his journey as a KISS fan, what got him so into rock and metal, the creation of his KISS fan films (The Greatest Show On Earth, KISS At Midnight) and more. Stay up to date with Metal From The Inside on our socials: Instagram (@metalfromtheinside), Twitter (@MFTIOfficial), and Facebook (@metalfromtheinside) as well as at www.metalfromtheinside.com!

Mar 13, 202056:18
Episode 2: Johanna Sadonis (Lucifer)

Episode 2: Johanna Sadonis (Lucifer)

On this week's episode of the Metal From The Inside podcast, get caught up on all things hard rock and heavy metal & listen to Sydney's chat with Johanna Sadonis, frontwoman of the classic-sounding heavy metal band Lucifer. Listen as the two talk about the upcoming release of the band's new record 'Lucifer III', coming later this month on March 20th, how Johanna got into the world of heavy metal, 2020 touring plans for the band, and much more. Stay up to date with Metal From The Inside on our socials: Instagram (@metalfromtheinside), Twitter (@MFTIOfficial), and Facebook (@metalfromtheinside) as well as at www.metalfromtheinside.com!

Mar 06, 202031:10
Episode 1: Glenn Hughes | Introduction

Episode 1: Glenn Hughes | Introduction

On the very first episode of the Metal From The Inside podcast, get to know Sydney Taylor as she sits down with rock and roll legend, singer and bassist, Glenn Hughes from classic bands Deep Purple, Black Sabbath, and most recently The Dead Daises. Follow along as the two discuss plans for the new The Dead Daises record, advice for musicians starting out in the modern music industry, flashbacks to the past, and so much more. Stay up to date with Metal From The Inside on our socials: Instagram (@metalfromtheinside), Twitter (@MFTIOfficial), and Facebook (@metalfromtheinside) as well as at www.metalfromtheinside.com!

Feb 28, 202039:11