Bjorn Englen is one of the most in-demand bass players in the music business today with credits including Dio Disciples, Yngwie Malmsteen, Tony Macalpine, PLENTY HEAVY and many others. In this episode, host Greg Marra (Plenty Heavy vocals and guitar) discuss gear, life on the road, and much more!
John Cruz is a master guitar builder at Fender Guitars. John has built guitars for the top players in the history of electric guitar as well as tribute guitar runs for Jeff Beck, Gary Moore, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Yngwie Malmsteen and many more.
Ted Morton and Keith Moreland from the progressive band Pet Shark join host Greg Marra to discuss their 2018 indie release "Carnivore Cruises" which includes collaborations with legendary musicians Mike Keneally (Zappa).
Legendary vocalist and musician Ron Keel, Keel, joins host Greg Marra for this episode to talk about Ron’s many decades in the music business with MTV darlings KEEL, his Vegas producton, Steeler and so much more!
Matt Guillory's new single is called "Give me a sign" (released November 2018). Host Greg Marra and Matt chat about about his years in Mullmuzzler and James Labrie band (Dream Theater vocalist) as well as his solo career and much more! You can find out more on Matt Guillory's socials and online.
Bassist and producer, Anthony Esposito, is a member of Jake E Lee's Red Dragon Cartel who are set to release their much anticipated latest hard rock offering titled Patina on November 9, 2018. Anthony and host Greg Marra chat about the recording of Patina , plans to tour the record and the videos for the record as well as Anthony's years as a member of Lynch Mob and the Ace Frehley Band. Besides being an A-list, first call bassist, Anthony is also the owner and operator of Obscenic Arts Studio in Pennsylvania where the newest Red Dragon Cartel record was tracked.
Oscar Jordan is a writer for Vintage Guitar Magazine, a classically trained actor, and blues and rock musician with many credits to his name. Oscar and host Greg Marra chat all things guitar including performing on the same stage as Larry Mitchell and Steve Vai for the L.A. Jamathon and much more!
Stevie D, guitarist for Buckcherry and Josh Todd & The Conflict, talks with host Greg Marra about his long and successful career in the music business as one of rocks top billed bands of the past two decades. Stevie & Greg chat all things gear as well as Stevie's signature Sully Guitar.
Andrew Freeman, lead singer for Last in Line (original DIO band), Raiding the Rock Vault (top rated Las Vegas show), Lynch Mob, The Offspring an many others joins host Greg Marra to discuss his successful career and much more!
The guys in PLENTY HEAVY (Greg Marra - Vox & Gtrs, Joey Johnson - Drums, Rob Welch - Bass) chat about their recent US tour supporting Colossus Maximus - September 2018.
Jeff Young (formerly of Megadeth) joins host Greg Marra to discuss his years as lead guitarist of the legendary thrash band as well as his current projects.
MADWAGON joins host Greg Marra on this episode of Iconoclast. Rodney Hardison (Guitarist) and Angelo Bria (Vocals and Bass Guitar) discuss their new record, working with Mark Slaughter (Slaughter) on the song "Tramp Stamp" as well as Rodney returning Tim Kelly's (original Slaughter guitarist) purple Robin guitar to Mark Slaughter and much more! MADWAGON songs from their forthcoming record "Tramp Stamp" and "Perdition's Child" are included in this episode.
Host Greg Marra and guitarist Bill LoNero discuss the details of the Guitar Uproar Tour 2018 as well as becoming an "endorsed" artist or band in the music business.
Ray Luzier, legendary drummer of Korn, David Lee Roth, Jonathan Davis, KXM, Army of Anyone and many other top billed bands, joins Greg to discuss his career from the beginning to present day.
Ray Luzier socials:
Facebook: Ray Luzier Official
Youtube: Ray Luzier
Jeff Martin is the legendary drummer of Badlands and singer of Racer X among many other famous supergroups. In this episode, Jeff Martin talks to host, Greg Marra, about his years before Racer X in Surgical Steel, his tenure with Racer X alongside Paul Gilbert, and his time in Badlands with Jake E Lee and much more!
Adam Miller joins host Greg Marra on this episode of Iconoclast. Adam has toured the globe supporting Tommy Emmanuel, Les Paul as well as headlining his own shows. Adam's style simultanously combines melody, harmony and rhythm in a unique approach to guitar.
Brian Perry, bassist for Jake E Lee, Prong, Lizzy Borden and many others shares stories from his long history as top hard rock and metal bassist from the 80's to present day.
Scott Gailor and Greg chat about the life of a working musician in the music business in 2018 including playing the NAMM trade show, life on the road, finding new musicians, recording and releasing new music in the industry in 2018 and much more. Greg and Scott talk candidly about the new trend of product reviewers that have been deemed experts with no real merit otherwise. Things gets real.
Blues guitar legend Alastair Greene chats all things guitar with Greg and plays some smoking' blues rock guitar live in the studio as well. "Dream Train" is Alastair's new record and the tune "Nome Zayne", written by Billy Gibbons (ZZ Top), is featured at the beginning and end of the episode.
Keith Stixx from Tsunami Cables chats with Greg about all things instrument cables including what it takes to build a high end audio cable, premium materials Tsunami uses and what separates their cables from the big box cables.
Patrick Kennison joins Greg to chat about his role as lead singer, songwriter, and guitarist for Heaven Below. Patrick is also the guitarist and vocalist in the Lita Ford Band. Patrick and Greg talk about recording techniques, guitars, gear and much more!
Adam Nanez joins Greg for Part 3 of the Sully Guitars Summit. Adam discusses being a Sully Guitars artist as well as acquiring some rare and one off guitars from Jon Sullivan. Adam talks about his new record, the gear he used to record as well as playing live in the Dallas Texas music scene.
Perfecto De Castro joins Greg on Part 2 of the Sully Guitars Summit to discuss he and Greg's new association with Jon Sullivan and Sully Guitars. Perfecto talks about growing up in the Philippines, learning guitar and his eventual move to the United States where he became a successful 10-string classical guitarist and performer as well as playing in Arnel Pineda's (current Journey singer) touring guitarist in 2017.
Jon Sullivan from Sully Guitars joins Greg and his co-host Perfecto DeCastro for a whopping 1 hour and 43 minutes of talk about all things Sully Guitars Conspiracy Series, Stevie D from Buckcherry and Josh Todd and The Conflict, Nikki Sixx's custom-built Sully Raven and Sully chili!