By The Rooster
Rooster RadioMar 28, 2023
Rooster Radio E110 - Trace Casanova
Trace Casanova joins us to talk about his experience as an up and coming talent in the music and theatre scene. This was a really fun episode and we hope you enjoy it! https://www.tracecasanova.com/ https://www.facebook.com/tracecasanova00 https://www.instagram.com/tracecasanova00/ https://linktr.ee/theroostergastonia
Rooster Radio E109 - Annabel Lee
Jeremiah, frontman for the heavy metal band Annabel Lee, joins us to promote their upcoming headlining show "Ho Ho Ho Throwdown" on Friday, December 8th with Reflect/Refine, Cronic Disorder, Collective Insanity and Buried in Terror. We also talk about the ensuing Toy Drive that night to benefit Hope United Survivor Network's Domestic Violence Shelter. https://4beastsin1.wixsite.com/annabel https://hopeunitedgaston.com/ https://linktr.ee/theroostergastonia
Rooster Radio E108 - Jon Robinson
Jon Robinson is an athlete, broadcaster, on-air personality and musician. Jon joins us to tell his amazing and heart-breaking story of fame, abuse, addiction and redemption. https://linktr.ee/theroostergastonia
Rooster Radio E107 - The Phantom Friends
Matt, Richie and Dominic of The Phantom Friends join us for a conversation in advance of their upcoming headlining show on Saturday, 11/4. https://linktr.ee/thephantomfriends https://linktr.ee/theroostergastonia
Rooster Radio E106 - Aaron Lawrence
Aaron Lawrence of My Blue Hope sits down for a conversation in advance of his Storytellers Sessions on Thursday, November 2nd. https://www.facebook.com/mybluehope https://linktr.ee/theroostergastonia
Rooster Radio E`05 - EvilLeaf
Wes and Maurice from the Doom Metal band EvilLeaf joins us to promote their upcoming show, A Night of Doom, taking place on Sunday, October 29th. https://linktr.ee/evilleaf https://linktr.ee/theroostergastonia
Rooster Radio E104 - Comedian Ray Money
Comedian Ray Money is the host and producer of our monthly Gastonia Comedy Night, a stand up comedy show every 4th Thursday of the month! https://www.comedianraymoney.com/ https://linktr.ee/theroostergastonia
Rooster Radio E103 - Robert Kellogg
Robert Kellogg is the sitting City of Gastonia Councilman for Ward 1, but more importantly, he is one of the Gastonia community's biggest advocates and most supportive voices. We talk about the accomplishments, challenges and opportunities he has seen in his tenure and discuss what is currently happening and what is to come.
Rooster Radio E102 - B-Villainous
B-Villainous and DJ 4X Lit sit down and talk to the crew in advance of their performance on Friday, October 27th for the 3NT Halloween Party! https://withkoji.com/@Bvillainous https://linktr.ee/theroostergastonia
Rooster Radio E101 - Carolina Headbangers
AJ Conde visits the studio to talk about the upcoming 5th Annual Carolina Headbangers Ball taking place on Saturday, October 28, 2023 at The Rooster.
Rooster Radio - EPISODE 100!!!
The tables are turned on Michael on this milestone episode! Chris Elmore (AvidXchange, Ukulele Hairband, Episode 95) takes over hosting duties and does a deep dive with Michael to reflect on all things Rooster over the last few years.
Rooster Radio E99 - Seemless Vision
Young, talented, up and coming hardcore band Seemless Vision drops in to talk to the gang. These kids are on a mission and have a great message and perspective. https://www.instagram.com/seemlessvision/
Rooster Radio E98 - Downtown Fall Crawl
The gang talks with Scott Cavendish, owner of Cavendish Brewery about the upcoming 1st Annual Downtown Gastonia Fall Crawl. The Fall Crawl is a collaborative effort by 5 of the Downtown business owners to showcase the diverse array of places to go out and have a good time in Gastonia. Get all the details about the crawl in this episode! https://fb.me/e/4KrItlerZ
Rooster Radio E97 - Neptune Flyer
The gang welcomes Jeff Shrewsbury of Neptune Flyer to the show! https://linktr.ee/NeptuneFlyer https://linktr.ee/theroostergastonia
Rooster Radio E96 - Changes
Michael and Arielle discuss some upcoming changes at The Rooster and what to expect in the coming months.
Rooster Radio E95 - Chris Elmore
Michael and Arielle talk with entrepreneur, author, adjunct professor (UNCC) and the 1st employee of AvidXchange Chris Elmore about the adventure of building a successful company that went public in 2020 and his journey as a musician that started in 1985. https://thechriselmore.com/ https://linktr.ee/theroostergastonia
Rooster Radio E94 - The Menders
Michael, Arielle and Bob finally gets to talk with The Menders, arguably the most beloved rock band in Gaston County over the last decade.
Rooster Radio E93 - Fault Union
Michael and Bob talk to Jonah, Gavin and Garrett from Fault Union about their new album "Pain and Provision" and the Album Release Party happening this Saturday at The Rooster. https://www.facebook.com/faultunion https://open.spotify.com/artist/06gu5HOIlmDsQ9FhI57Qib?si=w_yyXI--T5-Ggy61S8o6yg https://linktr.ee/theroostergastonia
Rooster Radio E92 - Palmetto Drive
Michael and Arielle talk with Jimmy and Brandon of Palmetto Drive, a duel threat band that puts on shows including original and cover songs in the Southern Rock, Country and Blues styles. Check them out live at The Rooster on Friday, August 11th. https://www.facebook.com/palmettodriveband https://linktr.ee/theroostergastonia
Rooster Radio E91 - Bob Gregory
Michael and Arielle introduce Bob Gregory to our audience. Bob is an avid supporter of the local scene, manager for The Menders and the newest member of our Rooster Radio team!
Rooster Radio E90 - True Lilith
Michael and Arielle talk with Chloe James, the creator, song writer, guitar player and singer of True Lilith, a punk rock band that is making lots of noise in the Charlotte scene and beyond. https://www.youtube.com/@truelilith
Rooster Radio E89 - Drummers Consortium
Michael and Arielle talk with Chris McKinney and Allen Bingham who have started the Drummer's Consortium. A group dedicated to promoting drummers in the scene and hosting a platform for discussion of all things drumming. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1300339600316629
Rooster Radio E88 - Scott Lowder
Michael and Ariele talk to local artist Scott Lowder in advance of his upcoming Storytellers Session this month. https://scottlowdermusic.com/
Rooster Radio E87 - Brewstock Festival
Michael and Arielle talk with Nestor, Todd and Pete, the promoters behind Brewstock Festival! The Rooster will be the home for Brewstock 2023, a multi-genre music festival featuring performers from all over the East Coast and Midwest. This year the festival is expanding to include a 20+ vendor Misfit Market as well as food trucks and dessert booths. Find out all the details at https://ijiproductions.com/brewstock linktr.ee/theroostergastonia
Rooster Radio E86 - CMM Family
The CMM takeover of Rooster Radio comes to a head with Missy, Jeremy (Strike the Tower) and Lee (AYMB) in the studio. We talk about the upcoming 1st Annual Roosterlympics and we FINALLY set the lineup for this show!
Rooster Radio E85 - Dovecage
The Creative Music Management takeover continues with the latest episode of the podcast featuring Dovecage. https://www.facebook.com/DovecageBand
Rooster Radio E84 - Morrowville
Michael and Arielle talk to Jason, Zach and Gavin who make up the indie rock band Morrowville. https://morrowville.bandcamp.com/track/rewrite-the-tape
Rooster Radio E83 - Strike the Tower
The Creative Music Management Takeover continues with Charlotte's own Strike the Tower. Michael and Arielle talk with Jeremy, Josh and Jeremy about the scene, writing music and much more. https://www.facebook.com/strikethetower
Rooster Radio E82 - Benny Holiday
We catch up with Benny Holiday and talk about his new single featuring Caskey, "Fred Durst" which you can see the video for before the interview We also discuss the upcoming show with Caskey at The Rooster on June 15th and making music videos! https://open.spotify.com/artist/4YMAnaqA8h3Djt7Z5SPgbL?si=Rip9mug0ToqvPCNE7VPztwhttps://
Rooster Radio E81 - Witness Marks
One of the newest members of the CMM family, Witness Marks stops by to talk about how they came together, their writing process, and being part of the CMM family.
Rooster Radio E80 - Scars Remain
Rooster Radio E79 - Jade Moore
Michael talks with singer, songwriter, performer and outdoor enthusiast Jade Moore. Jade has been gigging in the Southeast United States for 10 years and has recently taken over as the host of our Singer/Songwriter Open Mic, held every Wednesday night from 7pm to 12am. https://www.facebook.com/musicbyjade
Rooster Radio E78 - AYMB
Creative Music Management Takeover Begins! CMM is taking over Rooster Radio leading up to our 1st Annual Roosterlympics! The first episode features A Young Man's Burial (AYMB) who will not only be performing at Roosterlympics, but also have a show coming up on May 19th at The Rooster! https://www.facebook.com/AYoungMansBurial
Rooster Radio E76 - Mimi Benfield
Michael and Arielle talk with stand up comedian Mimi Benfield in our funniest episode yet! You can see Mimi perform live here at The Rooster this Thursday, April 27th!
Rooster Radio E75 - Urban Woodstock
Michael and Arielle talk with Shawn McMullen, owner and proprietor of Urban Woodstock, a retail shop located next door to The Rooster, and the newest business in Downtown Gastonia. https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100089805835011
Rooster Radio E74 - Mini Pod
Rooster Radio E73 - Beth Gatlin
Michael talks with local soul singer Beth Gatlin about gigging around the area, pulling yourself out of depression and the joys of being an artist. Beth also performs 3 original songs throughout the podcast. This episode also includes the introduction of new co-host Arielle Napier. https://www.instagram.com/beth.Gatlin.music/
Rooster Radio E72 - Hightower
Michael talks with Hightower about his upcoming show, Spring Breakdown, social media woes and the pleasure and pain of promoting shows. They are joined mid-show by Mark and Sara of Shadow's Edge who will be opening the Spring Breakdown show.
Rooster Radio E71 - Hope United Survivor Network
Michael talks with Mollie, the Marketing and Special Events Coordinator at Hope United Survivor Network, an organization dedicated to providing survivors of domestic violence/abuse the resources, tools and support they need to escape their situations and get back on their feet again.
Rooster Radio E70 - St Patty's Day Special
Michael talks with Scott Cavendish of Cavendish Brewing Company and Jon Lutmer, vocalist of Detest the Throne about green beer, heavy metal, the St Patty's Day show at The Rooster, Downtown Gastonia development and a whole lot of other fun tangents. They are joined mid-show by Ramon Ingle, guitarist of Detest the Throne.
Rooster Radio E69 - Mike, Johnny and Matt
Michael talks with Mike Phillips (Van Huskins, Gabba Gabba Huh?), Johnny Dick (Queen City Rejects) and Matt Daigle (Queen City Rejects, Matt Daigle's Club Car) about their upcoming show at The Rooster and life in the hardcore punk scene.
Rooster Radio E68 - Ben Gatlin
Michael talks with local favorite Ben Gatlin about being an artist, the local scene and life in general. Ben is a locally renowned entertainer and performer. He also does studio work for countless artists in the region.
Rooster Radio E67 - Dave Killian
Michael talks to local musician, vocalist, open mic host and music enthusiast Dave Killian in this episode the quite literally turns into a love fest. Good times. Dave also performs a couple of original songs and pays tribute to one of his favorite artists.
Rooster Radio E66 - Chris Ferree & Medicine Crow
To promote their upcoming show at The Rooster, Chris Ferree & Medicine Crow come to the studio to talk to Michael about sports, writing music, loss and creating content.
Rooster Radio E65 - Comedian Ray Money
Michael talks with Comedian Ray Money. Ray hosts Comedy Night at The Rooster on every 4th Thursday of the month, is a regular at the Comedy Zone in Charlotte, and travels the country doing stand up full time.
Rooster Radio E64 - Roman Candles
Michael talks to Rodney and Gray of Roman Candles. We lead the show with their music video for "Red California" and talk about their experience as original musicians. Stick around until the end for the music video for their song "Faces"
Rooster Radio E63 - Fault Union
We brought in Jonah, Garret and Gavin from local metal band Fault Union for a conversation inside a Waffle House about writing their new album, the local scene and Gastonia in general. Michael grandstands a bit (sorry) and we promote their upcoming show on Sunday, January 29!
Rooster Radio E62 - Creative Music Management
Rooster Radio is back after a 9 month hiatus (while we got the venue open) with a brand new studio and new energy to pump into the scene!
For our first episode back, Michael sits down with Missy Wood, creator and manager of Creative Music Management, an artist management and booking company working hard in the Southeast rock scene.
Rosco Radio - A Special Edition of Rooster Radio
The tables are turned on Michael as Jake Williams (Auralayer), Blake Webb (Testarossa) and Nick Fox (Client Five, Dandy and the Lions) sit him down for an in depth interview.
Watch Michael grandstand on various subjects and pontificate on his thoughts and feelings about the music scene. Watch Jake speak with unmatched humility about his amazing art. See Blake drop philosophical musings and discuss the inner-working of Testarossa. Watch Nick watch it all go down in this one-off special edition of Rooster Radio. Stick around until the end to meet Rosco the Rock and Roll Macaw!
Shout outs and mad love to Mick Munchow and Ground Zero.
Rooster Radio S3E22 - Testarossa
In our season 3 finale, we come full circle by bringing back Testarossa who did the very first episode of the podcast. This time we have the whole band in studio and the guys even perform a couple songs for us. Enjoy.