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AsFireFalls
Jun 03, 2024 Subscribe
AsFireFalls is a metalcore band from Boise, Idaho whose DIY debut album Catatonic Misery will be released on June 14th. Pre-Save/Pre-Orders now available!  According to vocalist Kris Lindstrom,...

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Trevor Tyson of Heal the Hurt
May 20, 2024 Subscribe
Trevor Tyson in his first ever interview about the new project, Heal the Hurt, gives us everything we need to know about the band and what to expect in the future. From his working with ministries...

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Becoming Sons
May 13, 2024 Subscribe
Roger, Brian, and Marcus; three of the five members of the  Becoming Sons are this week’s guests. “They are an aggressive five-piece metal band with a melodic, groove, thrash, metal core sound...

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Ryan Donnal of Broken Bottle Festival
May 06, 2024 Subscribe
Ryan Donnal of Broken Bottle Productions and Festival will the guest on Backstage With Mothership this week.  Ryan’s testimony of overcoming alcoholism and the events leading up to starting his...

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David Pataconi’s Health Update
Apr 29, 2024 Subscribe
David Pataconi who you may know from not only his solo project but also from TheoTerran, is recovering from major surgery. His story is powerful and inspiring. Don’t miss this very special...

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Stars Will Fall
Apr 22, 2024 Subscribe
Newcomers to the scene, Stars Will Fall have taken off running to spread the gospel through heavy rock. They have two singles, Anxiety and Promises that are already moving up the Christian radio...

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Michael Felker of Convictions Talks New Single
Apr 15, 2024 Subscribe
Michael Felker gives us a tour through the most recent Convictions single, Sleeping Lotus in this week’s interview. There are even more secrets revealed as the interview progresses. If you are a...

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Kevin Schlereth of Audiofeed Festival
Apr 08, 2024 Subscribe
The guest this week is Kevin Schlereth, who is the President of the nonprofit that runs Audiofeed Festival. The four day festival will be on July 4-7th this year in Urbana Illinois.  If you want...

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Mad at the World
Mar 25, 2024 Subscribe
Mad at the World is a Christian band formed in 1987 in Southern California by brothers Roger and Randy Rose. They came back on the scene a few years ago with their album, Hope. They are currently...

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TheoTerran
Mar 18, 2024 Subscribe
Monica Soe of TheoTerran is the guest this week. She gives the backstory to everything TheoTerran, and fills us in on the new song released on March 15th, called Virus. In a very special last...

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Nick Detty of Wolves At The Gate
Mar 11, 2024 Subscribe
The guest this week is Nick Detty of Wolves at the Gate. We discuss their latest release, Lost in Translation, which is a cover album of some of the bands favorite songs. We talk about the pros and...

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Kelly K
Mar 04, 2024 Subscribe
Kelly K is a Husband, Father, Pastor, Author, and Evangelist. With over 10 years in full time Ministry, Thousands have come to know Jesus through the messages of love, forgiveness, repentance and...

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Crimson Overtone
Feb 26, 2024 Subscribe
Crimson Overtone is a metal band from Marietta, Georgia that just signed with Resurrection Records.The group members originally met in a 12-Step program and now creates music to shed...

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Mourning Eve
Feb 12, 2024 Subscribe
On their first interview discussing the new metalcore project, Mourning Eve, CJ English and Hudson Lake are the guests on this very special tell all show! CJ English has come full circle from her...

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Saving Jackie
Feb 05, 2024 Subscribe
Siblings, Anthony and Jenny, are the guests on Backstage with Mothership. They are the founding members of the iteration of their former band Jackie On Acid, reunited with a new vibe to create...

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Patrick Rivers of 3 Days Under
Jan 29, 2024 Subscribe
A lot of things are happening with the band 3 Days Under. Lead vocalist Patrick Rivers gets on a call with Mothership to share all of the upcoming...

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Aaron Michaels talks new music, label and more
Jan 22, 2024 Subscribe
Aaron Michaels is a singer/Songwriter from Muskogee, OK. His songs Trust and Faith Over Fear have consistently been on the top of the Christian music charts since they were...

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Joran Messer of DIRE
Jan 08, 2024 Subscribe
Joran Messer of DIRE band just released a new EP called Crush the Head. Don’t miss out on hearing about the meanings behind the songs and much...

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Matt Smith of Theocracy
Nov 17, 2023 Subscribe
Matt Smith founder of the band Theocracy talks with me about the highly awaited, progressive power metal album, “Mosaic.” Seven years after Ghost Ship set sail the band comes back strong with a...

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Tricord
Nov 06, 2023 Subscribe
Tricord has been together since 2020. This up and coming band from Georgia has a goal to make relevant music to change the world around them. They performed at Pitfest just recently and are...

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Backstage With Whitecross
Oct 31, 2023 Subscribe
The current lineup of the heavy metal band Whitecross joined me for an interview in a very boisterous catering and green room at Loud and Proud Festival in Germany. I had an opportunity to talk...

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Justice 316
Oct 26, 2023 Subscribe
Justice 316 is a Christian Rock band from Ohio, featuring Duane Williams on lead vocals and guitar, Joel Denny on bass and backing vocals, and Dan “Boonie” Wykle on drums and backing vocals,...

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Devin Dorman of Foregone
Oct 18, 2023 Subscribe
Brand new project, Foregone is a Alternative Metal act from South Carolina. Founded by songwriters Devin Dorman, Randall Elswick (Collision of Innocence), and Trevor Lake in 2023, with the goal of...

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Leroy Hamp of War Of Ages
Oct 02, 2023 Subscribe
War of Ages has just released their new concept album based on Revelation called "Dominion". This album is dedicated to Kaleb Lubechow, the Grizzly Award Drummer of the year for 2021, who...

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Josiah Brand of Fyrebrand
Sep 29, 2023 Subscribe
“Fyrebrand (formerly known as FireBrand) combines old and modern influenced metal with 90s inspired synths, pads, and samples, cranking out songs ranging from brutal and thunderous to melodic and...

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Jerrod Cunningham
Sep 19, 2023 Subscribe
Jerrod Cunningham is not only the front man and founder for the band I Am the Pendragon, he has just accepted the position as the front man for the band XIll Minutes. What is the origin of the band...

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Casey Price of Forsaken Hero
Sep 11, 2023 Subscribe
Casey Price of Forsaken Hero is my guest this week on Backstage With Mothership. We talk about the newly released album and much...

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Damac on Backstage With Mothership
Aug 28, 2023 Subscribe
Michael Lacoste, also known as Damac,  (Deeply Anointed Music About Christ) makes hip hop music that glorifies Jesus. Starting with youth events a decade ago and moving on to a larger audience...

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Undefeated on Mothership
Aug 21, 2023 Subscribe
Undefeated is a 3-piece sibling rock band from upstate New York. They are my guests on this week’s Backstage With Mothership. Don’t forget to tune in on Monday, August 21, 2023 at 8pm Eastern...

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Arthur Green of Living Sacrifice
Aug 14, 2023 Subscribe
Arthur Green bassist for Living Sacrifice, the pioneers of Christian Death Metal, is my guest this week on Backstage With Mothership. Those who would like to hear his whole story and travel through...

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Matt Sassano’s talks new songs
Aug 07, 2023 Subscribe
Matt Sassano joins me this week on Backstage With Mothership to talk about two new upcoming singles. Be sure to tune in to hear all about...

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Fight the Darkness Ministries
Jul 31, 2023 Subscribe
Aaron Rule and Amanda Rice of Fight the Darkness Ministries are my guests this Monday on Backstage With Mothership. They have faced alcoholism, drugs, bullying, depression, suicide, self-harm, and...

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Randy Rose
Jul 25, 2023 Subscribe
You may remember Randy Rose from his Mad at the World days in the 80’s. Good news for those fans and new ones today on Backstage With Mothership. New things are here at...

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Ryan Ries of The Whosoevers
Jul 17, 2023 Subscribe
Ryan Ries, a podcaster, author and the cofounder of The Whosoever's movement, that empowers students at public schools, colleges, and universities around the world to make positive choices. I...

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Red Letter Rising
Jul 10, 2023 Subscribe
My guest this week is David Bean of Red Letter Rising. After creating music for himself for years, David decided it was time to make his first album in 2021 with the help of Dylan McClain of...

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Stonewall Static
Jun 26, 2023 Subscribe
The new Stonewall Static album Pedestrian Vibe has dropped at last. I did a two part interview with the band, the day after the release and the day after their performance at Kingdom Come ...

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CJ English Talks With Mothership
Jun 19, 2023 Subscribe
CJ English, former guitarist and vocalist with Gold, Frankincense, and Myrrh called me with exciting news about her plans to do shows with Relent over the festival season. For the first time she...

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Divine Martyr
Jun 12, 2023 Subscribe
Divine Martyr is my guest this week on Backstage With Mothership. Learn more about each of the band members, and they will share what is next musically for...

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Becca Sugg of Reclaim the Day
Jun 05, 2023 Subscribe
Becca Sugg of Reclaim the Day gives us some background on the band and some exciting things coming up including a new video for Say Goodbye and the launch of their Patreon.Reclaim...

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Kingdom Come Festival Co-Founders
May 22, 2023 Subscribe
Kingdom Come Festival co-founders, Angie and Chris join me this week to talk about the upcoming 2023 Festival on June 15, 16, and 17th in Greentown, Indiana. Over 50 bands will play on two stages...

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Disciple Discusses Skeleton Psalms
May 15, 2023 Subscribe
I was able to catch Disciple just before they played a show last week. It gave us a good chance to talk about the songs from the new album, Skeleton Psalms and the reactions they have...

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John Lawry of Petra
May 08, 2023 Subscribe
John Lawry is a Christian rock musician, composer, producer, and songwriter, and is most known as the keyboardist of Petra. After spending some time with John at a show, I knew I wanted to share...

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Miggy Sanchez of Relent talks about new EP!
May 01, 2023 Subscribe
Miggy Sanchez of Relent got on a call with Mothership to talk about the new EP World War Me. There is always something fresh coming from the Relent camp and this is no exception. Stop by...

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Set For the Fall Talks Product of Pressure
Apr 24, 2023 Subscribe
The band Set For the Fall is back with a new single and video. After a bit of a hiatus, they are ready to relaunch with a new logo and a new official drummer as well. Check out Product...

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Joey West of Disciple
Apr 10, 2023 Subscribe
Hot off Disciple’s highly successful Winter Jam tour, I talk with drummer Joey West about that run and much more.Tune in Monday night,...

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Jeremy Schaeffer of Earth Groans Talks New Album and more
Solid State band Earth Groans is a metalcore band that may be new to Solid Rock Radio but not to the Christian music industry. My friend Jeremy Schaeffer started the band in 2015 in South Dakota....

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Matt Sassano returns to Backstage With Mothership
Mar 20, 2023 Subscribe
My guest this week is my friend, Matt Sassano, “Matt’s life experience has encompassed intense personal difficulty paired with a unique musical resume spanning a wide range of...

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HolyName’s Tommy Green Returns to Backstage With Mothership
Mar 13, 2023 Subscribe
When Tommy Green, formally of Sleeping Giant, decided to release some new singles under the project name HolyName, he had no idea it would not only turn into a whole album, but possibly the...

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TJ Harris of Decyfer Down Talks Cycles
Mar 06, 2023 Subscribe
One of my favorite people joins me again this week, TJ Harris of Decyfer Down talks about the newly released single Cycles and catches us up with what is coming next. If you want to know more,...

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New Project TheoTerran on Backstage With Mothership
Feb 27, 2023 Subscribe
TheoTerran is a new project from David Pataconi and Monica Soe of

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Living Scars Talks With Mothership
Feb 13, 2023 Subscribe
Living Scars is an American Christian Hard-Rock band out of Texas that signed with Rockfest Records in 2022. We will talk about the journey of the band, their new single “Wake Me Up,” and their...

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Shawn Browning’s Solo Project
Feb 06, 2023 Subscribe
You may know him as the creator of the Horror Punk band, Grave Robber, or even the creator of the Rottweiler Records label, but Shawn Browning is branching out with his new solo single, “Brand...

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Zahna Talks New Album on Backstage With Mothership
Jan 30, 2023 Subscribe
My good friend Zahna is my guest on Backstage With Mothership on January 30, 2023! Join us as we talk about her upcoming album Stronger Than Death and her major video release “Die For...

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Les and Joyce Carlsen Talks “He’s Coming” on Backstage With Mothership
Jan 23, 2023 Subscribe
Les Carlsen has been the lead singer of Bloodgood for three decades, and now he has just released his new solo album called “He’s Coming.” His wife Joyce is plays a major role in their...

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Grizzly Awards Team on Backstage With Mothership
Jan 09, 2023 Subscribe
Monday, January 9th is Backstage with Mothership’s 98th Episode! My guests will be Mary Nikkel and Trevor Tyson and we will be giving listeners the latest update on The 4th Annual Grizzly Awards....

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Industry News With Backstage With Mothership
Dec 12, 2022 Subscribe
While we have been listening to Christmas music some exciting things have been happening in the Christian music industry. I will share a little of what I know on my next show . Mentions of Flyleaf,...

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Nick Detty of Wolves at the Gate
Nov 21, 2022 Subscribe
Nick Detty of Wolves at the gate joins me on a call to talk about the Eulogies album, screaming, and about the 10th Anniversary of Captors concert in Ohio on Saturday November 26,  where they will...

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Dave Decker of LightsOut on Backstage With Mothership
Nov 14, 2022 Subscribe
Dave Decker’s non profit ministry, LightsOut provides a consistent pastoral-presence for artists, speakers, and bands as they are on the road, away from their homes, families, churches, and...

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3 Days Under
Nov 07, 2022 Subscribe
The guys from 3 Days Under took a call just after their live premiere of the new video single of Bring Out Your Dead. If you haven’t seen it yet, it is on our website!

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Josh Smith of Ashes Remain
Oct 31, 2022 Subscribe
Josh Smith of Ashes Remain had a few minutes to call and talk about Germany, touring, and  about the new album the band is working on. Exciting news for fans! Don’t miss it!

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Kutless’s Nate Parrish on Backstage With Mothership
Oct 24, 2022 Subscribe
Nate Parrish not only plays guitar for Kutless, he has a solo project and he does graphic arts with his company Black Pastel Design, as well. Here is a chance to learn more about him and the...

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Producer Travis Wyrick on Backstage With Mothership
Oct 17, 2022 Subscribe
Travis Wyrick is a music producer, composer, mixer, and engineer and the owner of Lakeside Studios in Knoxville, Tennessee. He is particularly known for his work with bands such as Pillar,...

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Rockfest Record’s AsFireFalls
Oct 03, 2022 Subscribe
Vocalist Kris Lindstrom of AsFireFalls joins me on Backstage With Mothership to talk about the exciting news of their being picked up by Rockfest Records. Exciting things are coming soon.

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CVJM Loud and Proud Festival Organizers Talk With Mothership
Sep 26, 2022 Subscribe
I am privileged to be one of five people on the booking team of the  (YMCA) CVJM Loud and Proud Festival. This non profit festival attracts people not just in Germany, but from all over the world,...

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David Pataconi
Sep 19, 2022 Subscribe
David Pataconi of AD Windblown Media Records is my guest this week. He describes his Industrial synthwave music as “Evocative music for the nostalgic future.”

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Brotality Band
Sep 12, 2022 Subscribe
The young bothers, Bryce and Reece of Brotality along with drummer John have just finished up the highly successful “This Tour Will End You” National Tour. If you have not heard of them yet,...

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Aaron Michaels
Aug 29, 2022 Subscribe
Aaron Michaels, of Broadhead Music Group,  has been on the charts with the new song “Trust” and has more music on the way. Aaron’s testimony of faith and breaking free from addiction is a...

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Asche Relesser
Aug 22, 2022 Subscribe
Asche Relesser began his label AD Windblown Media Records for his own projects, Relesser and Autumn’s Descent, but God had something else in mind. You will want to find out more on Backstage With...

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Bayless on Backstage With Mothership
Aug 15, 2022 Subscribe
I was able to track down the entire Bayless band to talk about their videos and new release Searchlights. We explore their music backgrounds and more.

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Les Carlsen of Bloodgood
Aug 08, 2022 Subscribe
Les Carlsen of Bloodgood is launching a new solo project.  This interview was recorded a few days before the passing of Michael the founder of Bloodgood. We decided to leave the interview as it...

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Matt Moore Music on Backstage With Mothership
Aug 01, 2022 Subscribe
Matt Moore joins me on Backstage With Mothership to talk about the new EP and what it’s like doing music as an independent artist. It’s a great chance to learn more about Matt and his...

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Kevin Young of Disciple
Jul 25, 2022 Subscribe
Kevin Young of Disciple is my guest this week on Backstage With Mothership. We talk about Disciple’s mission and backstory but also about the new album and their project Honor and Glory.

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Isaac Moreno of Kingdom Come Studios
Jul 18, 2022 Subscribe
Isaac Moreno helps artists, bands, & churches, with their audio needs. Services he offers are sound seminars, system calibration, training, recording, mixing, & mastering. He’s worked for...

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Becoming the Archetype is Back
Jul 11, 2022 Subscribe
After a decade long hiatus, Becoming the Archetype has dropped a single with a video in anticipation of a new album. The band and I got on a call and we had a great time reminicing about the...

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Rusty Shipp Talks With Mothership
Jun 27, 2022 Subscribe
Rusty Shipp and drummer, AJ Newton give us a run down of their new album The Dark Side of the Ocean, their upcoming single, “What’s Kraken?,” and the success of their first single and video...

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Chaotic Resemblance, New Album and More
Jun 20, 2022 Subscribe
Chaotic Resemblance just released a new album call Nazarites. They talked with me about that and more from the parking lot of a Home Depot while on tour. Check out the new music and the...

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Tommy Green of Holy Name/Run Against Traffic
Jun 13, 2022 Subscribe
I talk this week with Tommy Green about his new project Holy Name, the story behind his band Sleeping Giant, and his newest ministry. Run Against Traffic is a Non-Profit that utilizes the...

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GFM Drops by Backstage With Mothership To Talk About the New EP
Jun 06, 2022 Subscribe
At the end of the Fozzy Tour the GFM crew popped by the house for dinner and an interview to talk about the tour, the new EP, and the label change. It’s a little different to have us all in the...

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They’re back! James Mead of Kutless on Backstage With Mothership
May 23, 2022 Subscribe
James Mead joins me on Backstage With Mothership this week and fills us in on the exciting news of Kutless’ upcoming new music and their fresh vision. When he is not writing or playing music,...

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Spoken Live from the Road
May 16, 2022 Subscribe
A BWM show first, I recorded Monday’s interview in my van with Matt Baird and JR Bareis of Spoken in Port Saint Joe, Florida. Hear JR’s story of wearing a kimono during their set and climbing...

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TJ Harris of Decyfer Down on Backstage With Mothership
May 09, 2022 Subscribe
My guest this week is TJ Harris of Decyfer Down who is on the Death by Admiration Tour right now with Seventh Day Slumber, Spoken, and Amongst the Giants. Just before he left we chatted on the...

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Amongst the Giants on Backstage With Mothership
May 03, 2022 Subscribe
My guests this week are Marco Pera and Brian Boyd of Amongst the Giants. We talk about the Death by Admiration Tour they are on and the new release Black Box.

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Egypt Speaks on Backstage With Mothership
Apr 25, 2022 Subscribe
Egypt Speaks is a dynamic poet, emcee, speaker, and author. She is my guest on Backstage With Mothership this week.Support the...

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Joseph Rojas of Seventh Day talks Death by Admiration Tour and More!
Joseph Rojas of Seventh Day Slumber and founder/owner of Rockfest Records joins me this week on Backstage With Mothership.  The band won the Grizzly Award for rock song of the year with “What...

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Ignescent on Backstage With Mothership
Mar 28, 2022 Subscribe
Female fronted and from Chicago, Illinois, Ignescent is a rock band founded by Jennifer Benson. Ignescent’s music is a great mixture of rock and pop with a great message. Their EP...

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Behold the Beloved on Backstage With Mothership
Mar 21, 2022 Subscribe
Sean Green and Sheldon Stauffer are my guests from the band Behold the Beloved. This is your chance to learn more about the 5 member Contemporary Christian Rock band from Manheim, PA. Their new...

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Noah Henson of Pillar on Backstage With Mothership
Mar 14, 2022 Subscribe
On Monday’s show, find out how Noah joined Pillar, stories from the road, and some very interesting news that fans won’t want to miss.Tune in Monday night March 14th for the show at 8 PM...

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Set For the Fall on Backstage With Mothership
Mar 07, 2022 Subscribe
This week I catch up with my friends Set For the Fall and find out what they have happening and get to know more about them. There is serious talk and fun stories, so don’t miss it!

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Stonewall Static Talks With Mothership About Pedestrian Vibe Album
Feb 28, 2022 Subscribe
Texas based Stonewall Static brings an energetic show with an encouraging message of the hope in Christ. If you don’t know about them yet, this is your chance to hear their music and get to know...

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Colton Reed With Buried Above’s Self Titled Album
Feb 14, 2022 Subscribe
In our call this week Colton Reed, of the band Buried Above, tells us about the self titled album that dropped on December 17, 2021. Heavily influenced by popular faith based bands, Colton reached...

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Backstage With Fallstar’s Chris Ratzlaff
Feb 07, 2022 Subscribe
Chris Ratzlaff runs down song by song of the new Fallstar album Sunbreather. He has some sound advice and perspective on the music industry that up and coming artists might find not only...

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John Cooper of Skillet on Backstage With Mothership
Jan 31, 2022 Subscribe
John Cooper of Skillet hopped on a call with me to chat about a few things as well as tell our Solid Rock Radio listeners about their new album Dominion that released on January 14th. It’s a show...

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The Breakdown of the New Love Like Gravity Album
Jan 24, 2022 Subscribe
Love Like Gravity is my first guest of 2022 on Backstage With Mothership. We will be breaking down every song on their new album called Break the Silence. I hope you enjoy getting to know more...

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Kellen McGregor of Memphis May Fire With Mothership
Nov 15, 2021 Subscribe
Kellen McGregor is a multi-talented musician. Founding member of Memphis May Fire, producer, composer, writer, and more. Catch up with what he is doing not only in MMF but with his other projects...

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Backstage with Joran Messer Exploring Dire’s New Release
Nov 08, 2021 Subscribe
DIRE is an up and coming American heavy metal band from South Georgia. They have just released Dire 2 as a complement to Dire 1 that came out in 2016. Joran Messer is the front man and musician...

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Saved by Skarlet on Backstage With Mothership
Nov 01, 2021 Subscribe
The guys from Saved by Skarlet joined me on a call recently. You may have heard their songs The Syndrome, Conquerors and Fire Inside on Solid Rock Radio rotation. Now you have a chance to learn...

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Trevor Talks on Backstage With Mothership
Oct 26, 2021 Subscribe
Longtime friend Trevor Tyson of Trevor Talks joins me on Backstage With Mothership this week. Trevor tell us how he found his direction in life while struggling with his own mental heath...

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Miggy Sanchez on Relent’s New Album “Heavy”
Oct 19, 2021 Subscribe
Relent’s full length sophomore album “Heavy” came out on October 1, 2021. I decided to catch up with Miggy and to find out how things have been going since the album release and to get a run...

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Ben S. Dixon
Sep 27, 2021 Subscribe
Ben Dixon is a solo Christian artist from the Northern Virginia area. He also has a YouTube channel where the majority of his videos are “Metal worship” covers. Ben strives to make the Gospel...

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Randall Broadhead of We Are Vessel On Backstage With Mothership
Sep 20, 2021 Subscribe
I met Randall Broadhead of We Are Vessel for the first time at Kingdom Come Festival this year. He came over and sat down with me put this interview our calendars. I am so happy to finally have the...

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The Protest Drops in on Backstage With Mothership
Sep 13, 2021 Subscribe
The Protest literally pulled their vehicle, Bullet Bill,  over to the side of the highway to talk with me about the new EP Death Stare last week. I hope enjoy our conversation and you check out...

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Theody on Backstage With Mothership
Aug 30, 2021 Subscribe
Theody took time out to fill us in on their newly released album and the making of their latest video. We did some fun get to know each other questions, which was a blast! I hope you enjoy learning...

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Dan from Heart Support, a Mental Health Community
Aug 23, 2021 Subscribe
Heart Support was created by Jake Luhrs of August Burns Red and is an online community where people discover the strength to overcome addiction, depression, suicide ideation and other adversity...

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Andrew Schwab of Project 86
Aug 16, 2021 Subscribe
After 25 years and 10 albums, the eleventh, and final chapter has begun for the rock band from Orange County, California. Andrew Schwab of Project 86 is my guest on Backstage With Mothership this...

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Dave Hanson of DAV on Backstage With Mothership
Aug 09, 2021 Subscribe
D.A.V. is a 5 piece Christian Rock Band from Wisconsin. Founding Member, Dave Hanson, started this as a solo project in the year of 2018, but it quickly turned into a full band in 2019. D.A.V....

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Leroy Hamp of War of Ages
Aug 02, 2021 Subscribe
Last week, Leroy Hamp was so kind to take time out to speak with me after a long day of rehearsal for upcoming summer festivals. It was great to catch up and hear more about him, the band, and...

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Patrick Madsen and His New Project Nesdam
Jul 26, 2021 Subscribe
This Monday Patrick Madsen, drummer for Zahna and former drummer for Random Hero, will tell us more about his new project called Nesdam. His new single “Crawl” releases on August 1st with...

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Aaron Watkins of Random Hero With Mothership
Jul 19, 2021 Subscribe
One Year Anniversary! Time to catch up on the latest with Random Hero’s Aaron Watkins this week on Backstage With Mothership. Don’t miss the music news, fun stories, and what...

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Eric Bjorklund of Boiling Point on Backstage With Mothership
Jul 12, 2021 Subscribe
On June 25th Boiling Point’s new EP “Hope Lives Here” and the new lyric video for new single “Monuments” was released. The title track, “Hope Lives Here” has already been a top 5 song...

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Backstage With Ryan Hayes of Righteous Vendetta
Jul 01, 2021 Subscribe
Ryan Hayes of Righteous Vendetta is my Monday guest. Many years in of the school of hard knocks for the band has paid off. The future is bright and there are things on the horizon for the band and...

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Justin James of Above Only
Jun 28, 2021 Subscribe
Above Only hit the scenes running in 2010 and after a successful run with an EP produced at Ben Kasica’s Sky’s Fall Studios, the band moved on with their lives and the the momentum seemed to...

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Jake Jones talks AWA, We As Human and Mental Health
Jun 14, 2021 Subscribe
Jake Jones, guitarist and vocalist of As We Ascend joins me this week on Backstage With Mothership. We start the call with his history with We As Human and the transition to As We Ascend.  Jake...

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Mawcore’s Joshua and Jeff Redding are Backstage With Mothership
Jun 07, 2021 Subscribe
Jeff and Joshua Redding of Mawcore are my guests on Backstage With Mothership on Monday, June 7th. The band rose from the ashes of the band Blushing Well with Joshua, Jeff, and Jeremy Redding...

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DENS with Shaun Hypes and Brandon Osborne
May 24, 2021 Subscribe
Taming Tongues was released in March of 2020 just as the pandemic took hold of the world. The band has now reimagined the album in acoustic form, which has become a unique insight into the theme of...

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Jason Wisdom of Death Therapy Releases New Singles
May 17, 2021 Subscribe
Jason Wisdom of Death Therapy stops by to talk about his newly released singles from his upcoming album

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Cale Kight of Love Like Gravity
May 10, 2021 Subscribe
Cale Kight of Love Like Gravity fills us in on where the band has been since their hiatus, as well as what the ministry driven rock band has in store. They have had multiple songs on the top of The...

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Beautycore and the Beast with GFM
May 03, 2021 Subscribe
This week I spoke with GFM about their upcoming free global streaming event that will be on Twitch on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 4pm EST. NBR Entertainment and OPAV – Orlando Productions are...

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John Panzer III of Fight the Fury
Apr 26, 2021 Subscribe
A Grizzly Award nominee for Guitarist of the year of 2020, John Panzer is my guest this week on Backstage With Mothership. John is the official guitarist for John Cooper’s (Skillet) metal side...

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Lacey Sturm
Apr 19, 2021 Subscribe
I spoke with Lacey Sturm, this week and Backstage With Mothership. She shares with us her transition from Flyleaf to her solo ministry, where the solo project is at this point, and the struggles of...

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Marshal Huffman of Relentless Flood
Apr 12, 2021 Subscribe
Marshal Huffman of Relentless Flood joins me this Monday to catch us up with new things happening with the band. We have an exclusive not only on the name of the new single that drops on April 16....

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Michael Felker of Convictions
Apr 05, 2021 Subscribe
Michael Felker of Convictions. The Christian metalcore band from Ohio lives up to their moniker “Aggressive Worship.” Michael will be sharing about their album I Won’t Survive,  that will be...

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Veronica and TD Benton of White Collar Sideshow
Mar 29, 2021 Subscribe
I spoke with Veronica and TD Benton of White Collar Sideshow this week about their new single and video release My Warped Places. We caught up with what’s been happening with them since we spoke...

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Casey Price of Forsaken Hero
Mar 22, 2021 Subscribe
Casey Price of Forsaken Hero is my guest this Monday. We have been friends on social media but met in person at The Grizzly Awards. Listen in to see what he and his band are working on and what the...

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The Midnight Wedding
Mar 08, 2021 Subscribe
My guests this week are Brandon and Caitlin Trlak of the Midnight Wedding. We talk about their nomination and appearance on the Grizzly Awards to working on their newly released album Anthem for...

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Marco Pera of Amongst The Giants
Feb 22, 2021 Subscribe
Marco is guitarist and  vocals for Amongst the Giants and is currently the a touring guitarist/bassist with Disciple. Marco has played on the road with other bands like Spoken, Seventh Day Slumber...

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Dan Johnson
Feb 08, 2021 Subscribe
I coaxed my good friend, Dan Johnson out from behind his drum kit into being my guest this week. He is rarely in front of a microphone, so I thought you would enjoy learning more about him

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Josh Bramlett of The Protest
Feb 01, 2021 Subscribe
Josh and I will discuss what it is like touring with COVID, new music and stories from the road. We also talk about their newest single Greater and the story behind it.

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James Franchise
Jan 28, 2021 Subscribe
 James has been covering his fan’s favorite worship songs with metal arrangements for several years, but he is about to release an album with his new band, This Surrender. He will perform some...

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Mary Nikkel And Joel Burris
Jan 15, 2021 Subscribe
The Grizzly Awards exist to honor and invest in the passion and craftsmanship of faith-based rock and metal. Voting for the second annual awards started January 7th.

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Gold Frankincense & Myrrh
Dec 18, 2020 Subscribe
Buckle up for a wild sleigh ride. The three sisters from the Beautycore band GFM, otherwise known as Gold, Frankincense, and Myrrh.

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Tate Olsen of Skillet
Dec 11, 2020 Subscribe
My longtime friend, Tate Olsen of Skillet is my guest this week. You may have seen him on stage playing the cello in their live concerts, but not know much about him. This is your opportunity to...

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Travis McConnell of Chaotic Resemblance
Dec 04, 2020 Subscribe
Travis McConnell of Chaotic Resemblance recently did an interview for an article with us...

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Dawn Michele and Glenn Drennen of Fireflight
Nov 28, 2020 Subscribe
After Solid Rock Radio covered the story of the comeback of the Grammy and Dove nominated band Fireflight at the beginning of October, I decided to reach out to find out how this wonderful thing...

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TJ Harris of Decyfer Down
Nov 21, 2020 Subscribe
My guest on Backstage With Mothership this week is TJ Harris, family friend,  soloist, and lead singer of the Grammy nominated faith based band Decyfer Down. TJ recently launched a new country...

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Jamie Kucinski of The Kardia Complex
Nov 14, 2020 Subscribe
Jamie Kucinski’s new project is the focus of Backstage With Mothership this week. Jamie is a drummer and founding member of XIII Minutes and he also is an event planner and promoter from the...

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John Schlitt of Petra
Nov 06, 2020 Subscribe
Longtime friend, John Schlitt of Petra joins me this week on the show. He introduces us to his solo album, “Go” that was released at the beginning of 2020 and tells us about all the other...

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A Conversation With Hard Rock Soloist, Zahna
Nov 01, 2020 Subscribe
My guest this week is Zahna, a female Christian Hard Rock solo artist based out of San Antonio, TX, and the former front-woman of national touring band “ILIA.” We talked about her health, new...

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AJ Newton of Rusty Shipp
Oct 22, 2020 Subscribe
My guest this week is AJ Newton, 2020 Jesus Freak Hideout Artist of the year, drummer for Rusty Shipp, and the artist relations manager at Outlaw Drums. AJ wanted to drop in to tell us about the...

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Miggy Sanchez of Relent
Oct 22, 2020 Subscribe
Hard rock/Nu Metal band, Relent has taken the music scene by storm in their short four year history. Vocalist, Miggy Sanchez and I spent sometime talking about everything Relent this week. We told...

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TD Benton of White Collar Sideshow
Oct 06, 2020 Subscribe
This week I am joined by the Grizzly Award Winning Drummer of the year for 2019, TD Benton of White Collar Sideshow.  He and his equally talented bassist wife, Veronica are mobile musicianaries...

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Jenna Parr
Oct 06, 2020 Subscribe
This week I am spotlighting a new artist in the Rock community. Twenty-one year old Jenna Parr, from my home state of Georgia, has catapulted into the industry. She is already finding herself on...

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Matt Baird of Spoken
Sep 16, 2020 Subscribe
My guest this Monday is my good friend, Matt Baird of Spoken. Matt is one of the hardest working and kindest musicians I know. If he isn’t writing music or in the studio, he is on the road with...

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Storytime
Sep 15, 2020 Subscribe
Happy Labor Day! Monday’s show will be a little different. Not only do we have an hour of inspiring music, I have a couple of fun band stories to share with you. Find out what kind of things...

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Rusty T Shipp of Rusty Shipp
Sep 01, 2020 Subscribe
Russ T. Shipp, frontman for the award-winning Nautical Rock ‘n’ Roll band Rusty Shipp joins me this week. We will talk about their game-changing concept album Liquid Exorcist.

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Jason Wisdom of Death Therapy
Aug 26, 2020 Subscribe
Atlanta native, Jason Wisdom of Death Therapy will join me Monday to talk about industrial groove metal, what the band is all about, the meaning behind the music, and a story or two. 

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Sarah Anthony of The Letter Black
Aug 18, 2020 Subscribe
Join me with my guest Sarah Anthony of The Letter Black. The band debuted their album Hanging On By a Thread in 2010. It became one of Tooth and Nail’s bestselling albums in the label’s...

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Jarob Bramlett of The Protest
Aug 12, 2020 Subscribe
Jarob will fills us in about not only Quiet Strength Design, but tells us about their latest concerts and the new album that is currently in the works.

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Josiah Prince of Disciple
Aug 04, 2020 Subscribe
We’ll learn more about Josiah’s music background in Philmont and his thoughts on winning the Grizzly Award for Best Songwriter of the Year 2019

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JR Bareis of Love & Death
Jul 27, 2020 Subscribe
Last week’s focus was on Spoken, but this week we will talk about the long awaited Love and Death album.Support the...

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Meet Mothership
This is the first ever episode of Backstage With Mothership. This has been heavily edited as it was mostly music. Get to know Mothership aka Cindy and how she got the name Mothership and what she...