Under The Influence Of The Stones – EP022

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When you think of iconic rock bands, you have to think of The Rolling Stones.   Not a Stones Fan? Not everyone is, but understand that Jagger and Richards laid the blueprint for many, many rock stars to come in the late 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s. Guys like Steven Tyler & Joe Perry, Slash & […]

Trixter Interview w/Mark Gus Scott – EP021

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Trixter was a young band from New Jersey that exploded onto the hard rock scene in 1990 with the hits, “Give It To Me Good” and “One In A Million,”  just before the bottom gave out from Rock to grunge around ’92.   Charismatic drummer Mark Gus Scott has been there from the beginning to […]

Hero Albums To Zero Albums – EP020

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Ever heard of the Sophomore Jinx? Sometimes a band can spend their entire career writing that absolute gem of a debut album, only to follow it up with a complete failure. Sometimes that so called sophomore jinx even happens in the middle of a band’s career.   Steve and Sonny get into a fun conversation […]

Time Capsule V7 w/ Jody Havenot

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Sonny and Steve go down the Punk Rock rabbit hole with fellow podcaster, co-host of Podcast Rock City and the re-launched Rock N Roll Radio Podcast Jody Havenot. We talk about Rock n Roll, Power Pop Punk, Chuck Berry, and what to do with all these Rock N Roll stickers I have laying around. We […]

Ballad To Bombastic – EP019

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Some like a soft ballad, but I prefer the bombastic, Everyone that listens to the show knows Sonny likes his rock n roll, but he also love’s him some ballads. Steve on the other hand skips to the next song the second he hears a slow acoustic guitar ring out slowly through the speakers. Stevie […]

We Sold Our Soul’s For RnR – EP018

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On this Halloween Spooktacular Episode, Sonny and Steve discuss some of their growin’ up rock stories centering around Halloween and the witching season. We talk scary album covers, scary songs, scary bands and selling our soul for Rock N Roll. We look funny in and out of costume, but holding up kids for their bags […]

Time Capsule V6 w/ Andrew Jacobs

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Andrew Jacobs is an avid podcast listener who wrote in on the Growin’ Up Rock website and shared his Rock N Roll story with us. Andrew grew up listening to the Beatles and other classic rock n roll before getting into punk music and eventually hard rock and metal. He shares his story about coming […]

Rock Festival’s O’ Plenty EP – 017

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This week Steve and Sonny talk about the overall abundance of huge concert festivals available these days. They discuss some huge multi bill concerts they have attended and some they wish they had attended and in the end they both think they have become Bill Graham re-incarnated and have a hairbrain idea to create their […]

Time Capsule V5 w/ David Hudson

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Digital Killed The Radio Star host David Hudson dials in for this episode of Growin’ Up Rock’s Time Capsule. We talk about the Black Crowes and David’s trip to Atlanta to see two sold out nights in the band’s hometown. He shares his Rock N Roll story and talks about why he has an absolute […]

This Ain’t No Disco ’78 – EP016

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This ain’t no disco, but it is a truckload of kick ass rock n roll. On this first installment of a recurring series on Growin’ Up Rock, Steve and Sonny play whatever the hell they want from albums released in a designated year. This first episode in the series will focus on music from albums […]