Talkin’ Rock with Skillet’s John Cooper and Megaforce Records Founder Jonny Z Download

47:42 Download October 10th, 2019

On this episode it’s two John’s for the price of one!

John Cooper from Skillet is so easy to talk to and has lots to say. His band is out supporting their latest effort “Victorious”. The band is so powerful to see live. We talk about the album and the writing process, tour and touring with his kids and bass players he loves. He’s the face of the band as we discuss, the WWE using their songs, his favorite live band, why everyone should tour and more.

Jon Zazula is up next. His new book is called Heavy Tales: The Metal, The Music, The Madness. It’s available Tuesday, October 29, is the detailed, never-before-told story of how Jonny Z founded legendary New Jersey-based label Megaforce Records with his wife, Marsha, and built a dynasty unmatched by others – forever changing the scope of heavy metal. We talk about the bands and times when thrash was born. 

5 star ratings and reviews and always welcomed! 248-586-2988 to leave a VM feedback. Thanks for listening!

-Meltdown-

Skillet | Victorious (The Aftermath) Out Now

The official website of Skillet. Sign up for the latest news, tour dates, and more. VICTORIOUS (THE AFTERMATH) out now.

Talkin' Rock With Meltdown

The biggest names in rock music at Talkin' Rock with Meltdown. From Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame members to bands just starting out. Meltdown takes rock music fans behind the scenes to find out what these talented musicians are really about. Come along for the ride as Talkin' Rock with Meltdown invites you to ...

Podcasts you may like

Metal With The Mikes

Mike Anthony and Mike Bufis will be reviewing new metal albums, reminiscing about albums known and loved, and recommending some hidden gems. They’ll also talk about all the latest news in the world of metal.

Play Latest (August 13th, 2021)

9 episodes

100 Years of Hit Makers

Play Latest (November 7th, 2020)

24 episodes

Terrie Carr’s Animal House

Play Latest (March 3rd, 2020)

2 episodes

Box of Rock Podcast

Play Latest (October 16th, 2019)

12 episodes

TC’s Rock N’ Ruff Podcast

Terrie Carr has conversations with humans about animals!

Play Latest (November 27th, 2018)

1 episodes