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Talking Metal

Talking Metal, Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy
720 episodes

One of the longest running podcasts. We talk about hard rock and metal. Hosted and produced by Mark Strigl. Guests have included members of Motley Crue, Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath, Slayer, Exodus, System Of A Down, Motorhead, Kiss, Megadeth, Korn and many more. Established in 2005 by Mark Strigl and John "Ostronomy" Ostrosky. Please visit MarkStrigl.net for more info. Bonus content by Mark Strigl is available on Patreon.

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TM 923 Holy Diver By Dio

This episode has a discussion about one of the all-time greatest albums - Holy Diver by Dio. A BIG thanks to the Patreon who joined Mark to talk metal! Please share this episode on social media. Thanks! Subscribe to Mark's email blast here:  www.MarkStrigl.net Follow Mark Strigl:  @talkingmetal   F…

TM 922 Live Music Returns. Madball & More

Mark Strigl turns on the mic and rambles and rants. Concerts are starting back up and Mark shares his feelings. Subscribe to Mark's bi-weekly email here:  www.MarkStrigl.net Follow Mark Strigl on Twitter:  @talkingmetal   Follow Mark Strigl on Instagram. Support this show by making a PayPal donatio…

TM Reach NYC & The Strigls

On this episode of Talking Metal, Mark Strigl speaks with his mom, brother and the band Reach NYC. Topics with mom and Mike Strigl include Motley Crue, Saxon, Alice Cooper, Sammy Hagar, Van Halen, Metallica, Dokken, Kiss, Monsters of Rock, and much more. Mike on IG: @filmat11productions AND @the…

TM 920 Ramble On

Mark turns on the mic and rambles for 15 mins. We will be back later this week with a better and full episode of TM. Thanks for your patience. www.talkingmetal.com www.markstrigl.net

TM 919 Chris Akin & Adam Reiver

On this episode of Talking Metal, Mark Strigl talks with Chris Akin of the Classic Metal Show and Heavy Metal Television. HeavyMetalTelevision.net HeavyMetalTelevision.com Then for the show's second interview, Mark talks with guitar tone master Adam Reiver. Topics include early 80s guitars, Edd…

TM 918 Madysin Hatter, Alan Tecchio and Rock Photographer Frank White

This is episode comes to you from my patio in Maplewood, NJ where I interview 3 Jersey rockers in person. Forst photographer Frank White and vocalist Alan Tecchio (Watchtower, Seven Witches, Hades, Non-Fiction, Level Fields, Mike LePond's Silent Assassins) tell me about a new book they are worki…

TM 917 Geoff Tate, Iron Maiden & Gizmachi

On this episode of Talking Metal, Emily Strigl interviews former Queensryche vocalist Geoff Tate. Topics include the new Sweet Oblivion album " Relentless ", Queensrÿche, social media, the United States, the haunted saxophone, the " Rage for Order" album, Chris DeGarmo, new music he is working o…

TM 916 Skid Row, Stryper, Sunbomb & Mastodon

This is the audio version of the last Talking Metal LIVE stream which took place on March 18, 2021. You can see a video version of these interviews on our YouTube page. The guests are Dave "The Snake" Sabo of Skid Row, Micheal Sweet of Stryper & Sunbomb, and Bill Kelliher of Mastodon. Check out…

TM 915 Ronnie Romero, Sevi & Paul Stanley

On this episode of Talking Metal, Mark Strigl speaks with Ronnie Romero (Sunstorm, Lords of Black, Rainbow), Svetlana Bliznakova AKA Sevi, and Paul Stanley. Drink Dash Vodka! Connect with your favorite stars on Meet Hook. The all-new interview with singer Ronnie Romero is first. Topics inclu…

TM 914 Mikkey Dee & Rudy Sarzo

On this episode of Talking Metal, Mark Strigl talks with drummer Mikkey Dee and bassist Rudy Sarzo. Topics covered in the interview with Mikkey include the status of new music by Scorpions, the new MOTÖRHEAD - Louder Than Noise… Live in Berlin release (out April 23), Germany, Lemmy, Phil Campbell…

TM 913 Damon Johnson & Kiss Unmasked

On this episode of Talking Metal, Mark Strigl speaks to musician Damon Johnson about his great new album Battle Lessons. Other topics include Jim Troglen, The Get Ready, Nick Raskulinecz, Steve Harris of Iron Maiden, the Sound City documentary, Rush, The Killer Instinct album by Black Star Rider…

TM 912 The Lion's Daughter & Sacred Oath

On this episode of Talking Metal, Mark Strigl speaks with Rick Giordano of the Lion's Daughter and Rob Thorne of Sacred Oath. The first interview is with Rick of The Lion's Daughter. Topics include the band's non-musical influences, their music videos, the new album  ‘Skin Show’ (due April 9, 20…

TM 911 Tracii Guns of L.A. Guns & Phil X of Bon Jovi

On this episode of Talking Metal, Mark Strigl speaks with Tracii Guns and Phil X. The first interview with Tracii starts at the 15 mark. Topics include Les Paul guitars, the history of Kramer Guitars, Tracii's Kramer the Signature Gunstar Voyager, Dave"Snake" Sabo, the upcoming L.A. Guns stream of …

TM 910 Granny 4 Barrel, Alexandra Zerner, RIP Magazine, King Kobra & Larry Flynt

On this episode Mark Strigl speaks with Terry LeRoi of Granny 4 Barrel and LeRoi XIII, Alexandra Zerner, Carmine Appice (Vanilla Fudge, Ozzy, Rod Stewart, Blue Murder, King Kobra) and writer Tony Kuzminski. Topics with Terry LeRoi include Wendy Dio, Ronnie James Dio, the new cover version of the s…

TM 909 The Rock N Pod Expo, Chris Czynszak, Sully, Manson & More

On this episode episode of Talking Metal, Mark Strigl speaks to fellow podcaster Chris Czynszak about this years Rock N Pod Expo which Mark is considering attending. It takes places Aug. 7 and 8th in Nashville. For more information check out NashvilleRocknPodExpo.com Also on this show, we talk to …

TM 908 Kenny Hickey (Type O Negative/Silvertomb) & James Durbin

On this episode of Talking Metal, Mark Strigl speaks with Kenny Hickey, Emily Strigl & James Durbin. The first chat is with Kenny. Topics include the album Edge Of Existence by Silvertomb, the song "So True", songwriting, singing, Peter Steele, the October Rust album by Type O Negative, Seventh…

TM 907 Riki Rachtman, Ricky Warwick & Alex Grossi

This episode of Talking Metal was recorded live on Jan.21, 2021. It includes new interviews with Riki Rachtman from MTV's Headbangers Ball, Alex Grossi of Hookers and Blow/Quiet Riot and Ricky Warwick of Black Star Riders. You can watch video versions of these interviews on our YouTube page. Firs…

TM 906 Todd La Torre of Queensrÿche, Will Wallner & Kiss Alive!

On this episode of Talking Metal, Mark Strigl interviews Will Wallner, Anthony Mackey, & Todd La Torre of Queensrÿche. He also talks about Kiss Alive! which is one of his favorite albums. The first chat is with Will Wallner. Topics include Vinny Appice, the new song "Back on the Strip", Jon Leon,…

TM 905 Jeff Pilson of Foreigner, Carmine Appice Talks Ozzy & Kyuss, John Ostronomy

On this episode of Talking Metal, Mark Strigl talks to Jeff Pilson of Foreigner and Black Swan (formerly of Dokken and Dio) about the Heavy Hitters album, George Lynch, Will Martin of Earshot, Marq Torien, the history of music, the plans for another Black Swan album, upcoming Foreigner concerts a…

TM 904 Tallah, Stephen Gibb & Steeler

On this episode Mark Strigl speaks with Andrew Cooper and Max Portnoy from the band Tallah, musician Steve Gibb from the Gibb family, and Victor Ruiz from the Mars Attacks podcast. Mark also talks about the self-titled Steeler album featuring Yngwie Malmsteen and Ron Keel. Topics with Stephen inc…

TM 903 Michael Schenker, Wolf Hoffman of Accept, Emily Strigl & Metal Heart

Michael Schenker, Wolf Hoffman of Accept & the Metal Heart album. On this episode of Talking Metal, Mark Strigl speaks with Michael Schenker, Wolf Hoffman of Accept, and Emily (Marl's wife). He also looks back on 1985's Metal Heart album by Accept. The interview with MICHAEL SCHENKER starts at the…

TM 902 Welcome to 2021

Mark Strigl talks with his listeners. Happy New Year! Topics include Talking Metal, Michael Schenker, support and much more. MarkStrigl.net Follow Mark Strigl on Twitter at these accounts:  @talkingmetal  & @strigl Follow Mark Strigl on Instagram. Support this show by making a PayPal donation. G…

TM 901 Ace Frehley, David Ellefson & More

Recorded 12.10.21 Follow Ace on Twitter: @ace_frehley Follow Jason Bieler on Twitter: @jasonbieler Follow David on Twitter: @ellefsondavid Follow Drew on Twitter: @DrewFortier Order the book here: https://amzn.to/2JTBX77 MarkStrigl.net Follow Mark Strigl on Twitter at these accounts:  @talking…

TM 900 Simone Mularoni of DGM & Dan Fogler of The Walking Dead

On this episode, Mark Strigl speaks with guitarist/producer Simone Mularoni of DGM and actor/writer Dan Fogler.  Topics with Simone include the new DGM album "Tragic Separation", COVID-19, Italy, Sunstorm, Joe Lynn Turner, Sweet Oblivion, Geoff Tate, Empyrios, Ultra-Violence, his guitars, and much …

TM 899 Joey Vera of Armored Saint & Fates Warning

Joey Vera talks to Mark Strigl about COVID-19, Armored Saint, scoring a top 40 Billboard album with Punching the Sky, Fates Warning, producing, Queensryche, the music video for Missle to Gun, John Bush, Gavin Harrison, the Delirious Nomad album, King Diamond, Mercyful Fate, The Dirt and his history…

TM 898 Music & Support

Support the show and protect your health by purchasing a Talking Metal face mask. $18 (US) $23 (Canada and Europe) -  PayPal.me/MarkStrigl  - be sure to include your address. Follow Mark Strigl on Twitter at these accounts:  @talkingmetal  &  @strigl Follow Mark Strigl on Instagram. Subscribe to th…

TM 897 Vessel Of Light

Dan Lorenzo and Nathan Opposition of Vessel of Light talk with Mark Strigl about the new album Last Ride. Other topics include their religions, Ghost, The Cursed, when live concerts will return, the band Ghost, the It's All About the Riff documentary and much more. Dan Lorenzo on Instagram Vessel o…

TM 896 Rob Halford of Judas Priest

Rob Halford talks to Mark Strigl and John "Ostronomy" Ostrosky of Talking Metal on October 27, 2020. Topics include NYC, the book Confess, Judas Priest's ban from Madison Square Garden, songwriting, UFO encounters, Kiss, the style of the new music JP is working on, Glenn Tipton, the status of Andy…

TM 895 Phil Campbell of Motorhead

Phil Campbell talks about the new album by Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons, his 2019 solo album, Rob Halford, Nick Oliveri, Lemmy, Motorhead, Pete Gill, the song Killed by Death, Philthy Animal Taylor, the 1916 album, Mikkey Dee catching COVID-19 and much more. Follow Phil on Twitter:  @Motorhea…

TM 894 PJ Farley of Trixter and Ra

PJ Farley talks to Mark Strigl and John "Ostronomy" Ostrosky. Mark also talks about why he stopped the TalkingRock.net website. Support Mark on Patreon. Follow Mark Strigl on Twitter at these accounts:  @talkingmetal  &  @strigl Follow Talking Metal on Instagram. Support Mark Strigl and his podcas…