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Tall Tales in Music Mythology
A former bodyguard/driver for the music industry and a lifelong musician from the opposite side of the musical spectrum team up to talk about some of the weirdest music myths & legends. No music genre is safe, no artist spared. If they’ve had weird run-ins with groupies, drugs or the law these guys will get down the the bottom of the story and report back to you!
Did Judas Priest start a riot in New York City? Did Kurt Russell really smash a priceless guitar on the set of Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight?
The second and final (for now) episode on band name origins.
Jan 17th, 2018 by T2M2
Randy tells the stories behind MTV Unplugged, and Jon tells the story of a Norwegian black metal musician who got elected to office.
Did Alice Cooper almost shoot Elvis Presley in the head? Did Henry Rollins really keep pieces of his murdered friend's brain?
Part 1 in our series exploring how several famous bands got their names.
Dec 12th, 2017 by T2M2
Did Steven Tyler write the lyrics to "Walk This Way" on the wall of a stairwell? And did Bachman-Turner Overdrive really get a pizza delivery guy to record the piano part on "Takin' Care of Business"?
Did Israel Kamakawiwo'ole really record his medley of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World" in just one take?
Randy looks at some of the craziest exploits of Nikki Sixx's career, and Jon explores the myth of KISS's comic book being printed with real blood.
How did Weird Al learn the plot of "The Phantom Menace" before it hit theaters? And was Everclear's mid-'90s hit "Santa Monica" about singer Art Alexakis' girlfriend's suicide?