New Releases

Steve Van Zandt On the Morning Jolt

Little Steven...Miami Steve...Silvio Dante.... Truly a man of numerous identities, Steve Van Zandt has just released his new album Summer of Sorcery and he checked in with Jim Monaghan and John Hodorovych on the Morning Jolt to talk about what he's been up to since he last stopped by WDHA.

Rick Springfield On "All Mixed Up"

For a period of time in the 1980's, Rick Springfield was a virtual hit machine with a string of Top 10 songs including the iconic "Jessie's Girl." On his new album, Orchestrating My Life, Rick re-recorded songs from throughout his career and added an orchestra, much like what Metallica did on the S&M album. Rick…

Michael Anthony & Jason Bonham Call Into the Jolt

You probably already know that Michael Anthony and Jason Bonham can be considered Rock Royalty. With a legacy that includes Van Halen and Led Zeppelin, it's easy to see why. What you might not know is that the two of them are working on a comedy stand-up routine. They called into the WDHA Morning Jolt…

The Jolt Catches Up With Gary Hoey

Legendary guitarist Gary Hoey has a brand-new album out today (Neon Highway Blues) and a show coming up in Manhattan on Monday at Iridium. Gary dialed up Jim and JoHo to talk about the new record, having his son join him in the studio, and broken cassette decks (or so he thought).

Songwriter Franke Previte On the Morning Jolt

Back in the early 1980's WDHA played a song by a local New Jersey band called "Sweetheart." Written by Franke Previte, that song was a Top 10 hit for Franke & the Knockouts. Move forward a few years and Franke Previte is sitting on the Garden State Parkway talking with music producer Jimmy Ienner about…

Eddie Kramer & John McDermott Talk Hendrix On "All Mixed Up"

The latest release to come from the Jimi Hendrix camp is a stunning multi-disc 50th anniversary box set celebrating what many feel was Jimi's finest hour - Electric Ladyland. Longtime Hendrix engineer/producer Eddie Kramer and John McDermott from the Hendrix estate spoke with Jim Monaghan on "All Mixed Up" about the new box set, Jimi's…

Corey Glover On the Morning Jolt

Corey Glover's multi-octave voice is part of the signature sound of Living Colour, who first broke onto the music scene in 1988 with their debut album Vivid. Ultraphonix is his latest side project and it teams Corey up with the incredible George Lynch (Dokken, the Lynch Mob). Jim Monaghan and John Hodorovych caught up with…

Spinal Tap's Derek Smalls On the WDHA Morning Jolt

Derek Smalls was a founding member of the legendary band formerly known as Spinal Tap. Though the band released just three albums, their influence on rock is undeniable. Smalls has recently released a solo album Smalls Change: Meditations On Ageing that has received rave reviews. Derek called into the WDHA Morning Jolt to talk with…

Graham Nash On "All Mixed Up"

Two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Graham Nash has spent more than 50 years entertaining his fans...and show's absolutely no signs of slowing down. He recently released a new two-disc compilation Over the Years that takes some of his best-known songs and combines them with rare demo versions, giving the listener an inside…

Rich Robinson Premieres New Magpie Salute on the Jolt

Rich Robinson's searing guitar work was the foundation of the Black Crowes which he formed with his brother Chris back in the late 1980's. His latest band, Magpie Salute, is back with a new album coming out in August and a tour with Gov't Mule and the Avett Brothers which brings them to the PNC…