Episode 86 - Break A Leg (On Stage)

A most pit death,

Mystikal’s on stage mishap,

Wayne Newton’s pet monkey getting him in legal trouble,

Some American Idol salaries,

The first festival to feature weed sales,

Apple music’s fancy new artists stats feature,

and much much more…

This weeks album review: Slipknot - We Are Not Your Kind

This weeks “Let’s Talk Music”: Do you think that music will merge with other artforms?

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Episode 85 - Ignorance Isn't Bliss

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Bill and Chris once again attempt to shed light on the streaming controversy,

Miranda Lambert having buyers remorse with her early works,

Freedom for A$AP Rocky,

Mob break-in’s at Lollapalooza,

Ed Sheeran’s record breaking tour,

The increase in copyright lawsuits in the industry,

and much much more….

This weeks album review: Drake - Care Package

This weeks “Lets Talk Music”: Do albums need to be cohesive to be good?

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Episode 84 - R.I.P. Woodstock

A very metal high five,

R Kelly’s jailhouse demands,

Justice for Meek Mill,

Riley Green learns about the industry the hard way,

Tomorrowland’s yearly arrest record,

Woodstock 50 officially being cancelled,

and much much more…

This weeks album review: Willow - Willow

This weeks “Lets Talk Music”: Genres that have become a victim to virtuoso musicianship

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Episode 83 - Getting Paid From The Grave

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Ed Sheeran putting up record setting numbers (again),

A$AP Rocky’s tough time in Sweden,

Scott Weiland’s posthumous royalties,

Mamby On The Beach getting cancelled,

Live Nation pulling some resale shenannigans,

Garth Brooks opening up his “dive bar” tour here in Chicago,

and much much more…

This weeks album review: Sum 41 - Order In Decline

This weeks “Lets Talk Music”: The idea of authenticity in music

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Episode 82 - Everybody's Country Now

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Some of the topics this week are:

Some new charges (of course) for R. Kelly,

Lil Wayne not having such a good time on tour with Blink 182,

Metallica breaking into the kids market,

The love child of country and hip hop finally being born,

Swedish House Mafia getting in on the metal aesthetic,

Amazon music coming up fast,

and much much more…

This weeks album review: Ed Sheeran - No. 6 Collaborations Project

This weeks “Lets Talk Music”: Getting Back into a Band You Liked Before?

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Episode 81 - The Festival That Never Was

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Some of the topics this week are:

Ed Sheeran’s legal troubles put on hold,

A surprising jump in guitar sales after Glastonbury thanks to The Cure,

Cardi B’s failed trademark attempt,

Bad news for Woodstock 50,

An unlucky case of mistaken identity,

Apple music bringing back the exclusivity deal,

and much much more…

This weeks album review: Kenny Wayne Shepherd - The Traveler

This weeks “Let Talk Music”: How important is album art in your mind?

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Episode 80 - To Test, Or Not To Test

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Some of the topics this week are:

The debut of Rolling Stone’s new charts,

A scholarship to study heavy metal,

The Weekend going diamond,

Luke Combs having a pretty good week,

Electric Forest getting protested by the Bunk Police,

Ticketmaster finally getting sued for fraud,

and much much more…

This weeks Album Review: Chance The Rapper - Acid Rap

This weeks “Lets Talk Music”: Does It Matter To You If A Rapper Has A Ghost Writer?

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Episode 79 - Growing Into It

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Some of the topics this week include:

A new most valuable guitar,

Black metal making its runway debut,

Justice for Young Thug,

Spotify making it a little bit harder to defend them,

A breakthrough in the fight against tinnitus,

Some surprising statistics about the age of ravers in the U.K.,

and much much more…

This weeks album review: Lil Nas X - 7 EP

This weeks “Lets Talk Music” topic: How do you distinguish between music you don't like and music you just haven't grew into yet?

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Episode 78 - Burning Down The House

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Some of the topics this week are:

Billy and Chris possibly owing DJ Khaled an apology,

Glen Danzig’s new movie,

A new flavor of country song and video,

Bassnectar fans getting and unwelcome surprise at his Colorado show,

Ultra festival finding a new (old) home,

A hologram tour Billy is actually in favor of,

and much much more…

This weeks album review: Bruce Springsteen - Western Stars

This weeks “Lets Talk Music”: On boundaries of what is progressive and what is not

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Episode 77 - Don't Quit (Embezzling From) Your Day Job

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Some of the topics this week include:

Ed Sheeran taking his love of ketchup to the next level,

Tragedy at the Backwoods Music Festival,

Woodstock 50 losing it’s venue,

How Eric Church became Country music’s persona non grata,

One singer using his day job to (illegally) fund his music career,

DJ Khaled not being happy about being #2,

and much much more…

This weeks album review: The Jonas Brothers - Happiness Begins

The weeks “Lets Talk Music”: Solitary listening or social listening?

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