Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Vinnie Moore & Serious Black's Urban Breed Guest on This weeks Focus on Metal



Episode 344 - Vinnie Moore

Two great guests this week. First up Richie talks with Vinnie Moore from UFO about their new covers album “The Salentino Cuts” due out in September 


Also this week that I had the pleasure to talk once again with Urban Breed as power metallers Serious Black bring out their third release on AFM entitled “Magic”.

Find UFO online at UFO.band for tour dates with Saxon and plenty of UFO merch.

Hit Serious Black up at Serious-Black.com and you’ll find their tour dates and other great stuff.


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And as always

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Sylvie Simmons Returns To Focus on Metal as We Bring You Kerrang! #7



Episode 343 - Kerrang! Episode 7


Our Kerrang! project continues this week as we bring back journalist Sylvie Simmons. Yep, Sylvie had so much great stuff that we couldn’t fit it all in one episode so we brought her back for more (you can thank us later). If you liked her on Episode 341 you are really gonna like this one too. Find out everything she’s up to at SylvieSimmons.com

Here's a great shot Sylvie shared with us from her LA correspondent days with Kerrang!


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Focus On Metal…Everything Else is Insignificant.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Billy Sheehan & RavenEye's Oli Brown Guest on This Weeks Focus on Metal




Episode 342 - Billy Sheehan & Oli Brown

Bassist extraordinaire Billy Sheehan graces us with his presence this week as he calls in to talk about the latest from Mr Big “Defying Gravity” and Winery Dogs “Live in Santiago”. 

Also this week we have Oli Brown from UK band RavenEye calling in while on tour here in the states for their first full length Frontiers release “Nova”.


Track of the week is form our friends in Broken Teeth off their latest EMP release “4 On The Floor”

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Journalist Sylvie Simmons is Our Guest This Week On Focus on Metal



Episode 341 - Kerrang! Episode 6


Our Kerrang! project continues this week as we bring you a discussion with journalist Sylvie Simmons. Sylvie wrote for Sounds and Creem in addition to being the L.A. correspondent for  Kerrang! and these days you can find her writing for MOJO Magazine. Sylvie had so many great stories that this is just the first part of what she related to us. Find out everything she’s up to at SylvieSimmons.com

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Riverdogs Bassist Nick Brophy is Our Guest This Week on Focus on Metal



Episode 340 - Riverdogs


Riverdogs just released their latest “California” via Frontiers Records and this week we have bassist Nick Brophy on the show to give us the complete story. That chat starts at roughly the 27:47 mark.


Since we’ve had a few weeks off we also do a bit of discussion on a few shows we went to during the break.

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And as always

Focus On Metal…Everything Else is Insignificant.