Wednesday, November 22, 2017

James Kottak Continues His Career Rundown on This Weeks Focus on Metal


Episode 356 - Kottak Part 2

Last week we left the James Kottak story off at the 1999 “Eye II Eye” release from the mighty Scorpions. We pick up the story this week as we look at the Kottak band as well as James’ remaining years with the Scorpions. And even though he’s no longer with the Scorps he’s not done yet as we find out when he talks about a new Kottak release in the near future. All this and more on this weeks Focus on Metal


Keep up with James at: JamesKottak.com



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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

James Kottak Gives us a Career Rundown on This Weeks Focus on Metal


Episode 355 - Kottak Part 1

Last month we did a two part career retrospective on Doug Aldrich. This Month we’re at it again and this time the subject is James Kottak. Yep it’s full on Kottak Attack on Focus on Metal. This week we’ll run through early days up to the 1999 release “Eye II Eye” from the Scorpions. Next week we’ll continue from 1999 to what James is up to today.


Keep up with James at: JamesKottak.com



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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Shawn Drover from Act of Defiance Guests on This Weeks Focus on Metal


Episode 354 - Act of Defiance

Back in September of 2015 we spoke with Shawn Drover about the debut release from Act of Defiance, “Birth and The Burial”. Two years later A.O.D. has released their sophomore effort “Old Scars, New Wounds” and once again we are privileged to have Shawn back on the show to talk about it.














Track of the week is from AFM artist Nocturnal Rites from their new release “Phoenix”


As promised here's the trailer for Bob Nalbandian's upcoming documentary that he's working on with Cleopatra Films, "Band vs. Brand"


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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Kris Combs From Iris Divine on This Weeks Focus on Metal




Episode 353 - Iris Divine

Iris Divine? I hear ya, up until this week they weren’t on my radar either but this week we are going to correct that. These guys just released their second full length entitled “The Static and The Noise” and we’ve got Kris Combs on the line to talk all about it. 


Get em on the net at: IrisDivineband.com



Plus we also delve into some new music from Revolution Saints, Twelve Noon, L.A. Guns, Bigfoot, and Autograph.



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