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Whole Lotta Talk - Interviews that rock!

The best talk about Rock? You get it right here!

Germany’s number 1 Rock radio station ROCK ANTENNE is not only known for playing the best Rock music – they also do the best talking when it comes to Rock music and everything affiliated! Here you have the chance to download exclusive interviews with our favorite Rock stars. Be it about new albums, touring or personal stories - they tell it all. Enjoy!

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  • 18.07.2019
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    29: Deryck Whibley / Sum 41

    Three years after their big comeback with "13 Voices", the next Sum 41 album is almost here! "Order In Decline" will be heavier and more agressive and in our exclusive ROCK ANTENNE interview, singer Deryck Whibley explains why. We also talk about 23 years of Sum 41, influences and inspirations, coping with the past through music and about arising chaos in countries around the world.

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  • 05.06.2019
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    28: Ritchie Blackmore + Candice Night

    Rainbow are returning to Munich soon - the place, where the legendary group recorded their very first album "Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow" back in 1975. In our exclusive interview, we talk to Ritchie Blackmore and Candice Night about the city of Munich, the upcoming tours both of Rainbow and Blackmore's Night, the possibility of a new album and, last but not least, German folk music icon Florian Silbereisen. For real. Enjoy!

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  • 31.05.2019
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    27: Gene Simmons + Eric Singer / KISS

    It’s "The End of the Road" for the legendary KISS – in Leipzig, the kick-off of the European leg of their farewell tour, we talked to Gene Simmons and Eric Singer about the legacy of KISS … and while we’re at "leg" - Gene has the ultimate pro tip for smooth silky legs. :-) Enjoy!

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  • 20.05.2019
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    26: Joakim Brodén / Sabaton

    20 years of Sabaton - that's more than half of singer Joakim's life. In our exclusive interview, we talk about feeling old(ish), the upcoming album "The Great War", the anniversary itself, the definition of their sound, headlining the 30th anniversary of Wacken Open Air - well, basically a little bit of everything. Enjoy!

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  • 29.04.2019
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    25: David Draiman / Disturbed

    Are you ready? Chicago Metal-icons Disturbed are currently on tour celebrating the release of their newest album "Evolution". In our exclusive ROCK ANTENNE interview, THE VOICE David Draiman talks about touring in Germany, writing ballads and experimenting with sounds - it's like with ice cream, you sometimes just need to try some different flavors. Besides, David admits that he's a total James Bond wannabe... Enjoy!

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  • 25.04.2019
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    24: Andy Scott / Sweet

    British Glam Rock icons of Sweet are celebrating their 50th anniversary! In our exclusive interview, mastermind and original member Andy Scott talks about celebrations and touring - and we also talk a lot about films: "The Dirt" and Andy's memories of working with Mötley Crüe, some "Spinal Tap"-worthy onstage experiences and Marvel blockbuster "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" and what being part of the soundtrack meant for Sweet. Enjoy!

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  • 18.04.2019
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    23: Baz & Adam / Massive Wagons

    After four albums and ten years of rocking out hard, their effort is finally starting to pay off: Massive Wagons are on the road with Thunder – their first tour outside of the UK – and have another three big tours coming up this year, together with The Wildhearts, Lynyrd Skynyrd as well as their own headline UK-tour. And in the middle of heavy touring, they plan to work on another album and a 10-year-surprise for their fans. Massive Wagons really are trying their best to get massive in the rock business – and they’d definitely deserve it. Frontman and lyricist Baz and guitarist Adam talked to us about the madness that is their 2019. Enjoy!

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  • 12.04.2019
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    22: Nicke Borg / Backyard Babies

    30 years in business - and still nervous about new releases: That's just one of the secrets Nicke Borg of the Backyard Babies reveals in our exclusive ROCK ANTENNE interview. The Swedish Punk/Hard Rock combo has just released their newest record "Sliver and Gold" and we talk about their anniversary, their album, being a musician for a living, touring life and more. Enjoy!

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  • 28.03.2019
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    21: David Coverdale / Whitesnake

    New album, new tour, new sex appeal! In our exclusive ROCK ANTENNE interview, Whitesnake mastermind David Coverdale reveals details about the upcoming album "Flesh and Blood". Plus, he has some juicy stories to tell about working in the studio... Enjoy!

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  • 21.03.2019
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    20: Sully Erna / Godsmack

    Hard Rock icons Godsmack have had a hard time recently - after the unexpected death of guitarist Tony Rombola's son, they had to postpone their planned European tour. Now they're back on stage - in our exclusive interview, we talked to singer Sully Erna about the tour, how the band members feel, the album "When Legends Rise" and their first ballad "Under your Scars", a song that inspired them to start the "Scars foundation", a place of refuge for people that suffer from depression and other mental health issues.

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  • 28.02.2019
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    19: Dave Matthews / Dave Matthews Band

    The Dave Matthews Band is undoubtedly one of the biggest Jamrock groups of the US - and in March, they jam over the big pond to improvise the hell out of their European audiences! In our exclusive interview, we talk to mastermind Dave Matthews about the joys of improvisation itself, playing for different audiences and the German love for detail. Enjoy!

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  • 27.02.2019
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    18: Zaher Zorgati / Myrath

    Orient meets metal - that's exactly what the Tunisian metal band MYRATH stands for. Their unique mix of bad-ass metal and oriental instruments and sounds is not only exciting, but also very catchy. We talk to singer Zaher Zorgati about their upcoming fourth album "Shehili" and how the Tunisian-French group wants to take their Oriental Metal out into the world. Enjoy!

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  • 07.02.2019
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    17: Tobias Forge / Ghost

    Swedish occult rockers Ghost have busy times ahead: Their own "A Pale Tour Named Death" tour will take them round the globe this year and then there's also the support slot for Metallica - but who says you can't work on new songs while touring? In our exclusive interview, mastermind Tobias Forge talks about all that - the tour and the next Ghost album, which he wants to record and hopefully release in 2020. Besides, Forge is already working on the next band development - both soundwise and visually. Enjoy!

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  • 01.02.2019
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    16: Tobin Esperance / Papa Roach

    Why would you need your own beach and cocktail bar in front of the studio? Well, you don't - but how freaking cool would that be?! That's exactly what Papa Roach thought while recording their new album "Who Do You Trust" and had tons of sand and liters of cocktails shipped to them. After over 25 years of playing and recording together, fun still always comes first. Bass player Tobin talks about the album, about touring plans, about home - and, astonishingly enough, super cheerful, considering he only just got up!

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  • 24.01.2019
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    15: Mike Shinoda / Linkin Park

    In our new interview with Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda, things get personal - music has always been Mike's therapy, but it became especially important now after he lost his best friend Chester Bennington to depression. Mike talks about his solo shows and how he wants them to be a celebration of (Chester's) life - his concerts, a big group therapy session for Mike and his fans. And of course we also talk about the future of Linkin Park. Enjoy!

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  • 21.12.2018
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    14: Shakin' Stevens

    He may not have been there in the 50ies, but nevertheless he's definitely one of the biggest Rock'n'Rollers of all times - Shakin' Stevens! After some quiet years due to a severe heart attack in 2010, Shakin' Stevens is now back again and ready to shake it up! We talked to the music icon about his comeback, the 80ies and a whole lotta Rock'n'Roll. Enjoy!

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  • 19.11.2018
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    13: Richard Z. Kruspe / Emigrate - Rammstein

    [Please consider that this interview was conducted in German – a full English transcript can be found on our website! Just enter www.rockantenne.de/podcast/kruspe] „This is gonna be my last Rammstein album“ – in our interview, founding member, songwriter and guitarist Richard Z. Kruspe reveals that, for him, the chapter Rammstein is going to be closed soon; after the release of the next album in 2019 and the upcoming world tour. “Which means that we still have four to five years together.” Besides what’s next for Rammstein, Richard talks to us about his side project Emigrate – and: things also get very personal in this hour long chat.

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  • 16.11.2018
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    12: Mark Tremonti / Tremonti - Alter Bridge

    We caught Mark Tremonti for a quick chat before his show in Munich. He’s just started the European tour leg in support of the current Tremonti album “A dying machine”, troubled with a couple setbacks but nonetheless stronger than ever. We talk about supporting Iron Maiden, the upcoming songwriting for Alter Bridge and the troubles social media can cause for bands nowadays. Still shiniest teeth in the rock business!

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  • 02.10.2018
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    11: Sharon den Adel / Within Temptation

    Within Temptation are back! On December 14, the dutch Symphonic Metal icons will release their new studio album "Resist". In our exclusive interview, singer Sharon den Adel gives us all the details about their brandnew record, talks about the following world tour and also revisits the troubles of the last couple of years, when she didn't know how to continue with Within Temptation. We're glad that they're back and stronger than ever!

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  • 24.09.2018
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    10: Matt Bellamy & Dom Howard / Muse

    We’re all eagerly awaiting the new Muse album – but there's more! Following the release of "Simulation Theory" on November 9, the British rockers set out to an epic world tour; with a show the rock world has never seen before, Muse promise. In our interview following their secret gig at the Reeperbahn Festival in Hamburg, we talk to drummer Dom and singer Matt about the concept (or non-concept) of their new record, about the spectacular live shows we’re about to see and especially WHEN we’re finally gonna see them back on tour!

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  • 09.08.2018
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    09: Rich Robinson - The Magpie Salute

    With "High Water I", US-American rockers THE MAGPIE SALUTE release their first studio album on August 10. We met guitarist and mastermind Rich Robinson and talked about why they released a live album way before their first studio record, why there's less people on the album cover than who’re actually in the band, about their past and troubled times with The Black Crowes and Rich's brother Chris and more. Enjoy!

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  • 11.06.2018
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    08: Jonathan Davis (KoRn)

    With his band KoRn, Jonathan Davis has been writing Nu Metal history since the early 90ies. Now it's time to go solo! Shortly after the release of his first solo record "Black Labyrinth", Jonathan played his songs live at the German festival Rock im Park/Rock am Ring. We met him there and talked about what this solo record means to him, what the future holds for KoRn - and about his plans for the world's very first Heavy Metal musical!

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  • 05.06.2018
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    07: Greta Van Fleet

    They are often compared to Led Zeppelin, support Guns N' Roses on their European tour and Elton John praised them as his "Newcomer of the Year" - and all that without even having released their debut album! We talked to Josh and Jake of GRETA VAN FLEET at the Rock im Park festival about their album plans, why Germany feels like a second home to them and why we don't have to fear that Greta Van Fleet might get into the drugged up Rock'n'Roll lifestyle.

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  • 30.05.2018
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    06: The Lazys

    In Australia and Canada, they already have a big fan base - now it's time for them to conquer Germany! THE LAZYS just released their newest record "Tropical Hazards". While they are touring German lands, we talked to them about getting pulled over by the German police, German audiences and their inofficial sixth band member, Billy Talent's Ian D'Sa.

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  • 23.03.2018
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    05: Paul Cook - The Sex Pistols/The Professionals

    He was a Sex Pistol, he is a Professional AND a living Punk legend: Paul Cook. We called him up in London just shortly before the release of the then new Professionals record “What in the World” – punk rock history told by somebody who made it!

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  • 16.03.2018
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    04: Black Stone Cherry

    Black Stone Cherry's upcoming album "Family Tree" is - just like the name suggests - all about family: recorded at home in Kentucky, mixed and produced by the band themselves - and even the youngest family members get to play their part! (Or sing their part, as in this case). Chris and Ben further elaborate on touring, the very important difference between Whiskey and Bourbon and their regular troubles with the German selection of drinks.

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  • 09.03.2018
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    03: Oscar Dronjak of Hammerfall

    Love 'em or hate 'em, Hammerfall remain one of the guiding lights when it comes to Classic and True Heavy Metal! We teamed up with Mastermind Oscar Dronjak just before their amazing headliner gig at the Bang Your Head Festival 2017. Oscar reveals all about his ideas, his goals, and hey, no talk with Oscar without talking about Accept! 

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  • 05.03.2018
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    02: Mike Kroeger of Nickelback

    Nickelback have a big year coming up - the Canadians are going to bring their new album "Feed the Machine" on tour to Las Vegas, Mexico and Europe. Besides, they are nominated for their 29th Juno Award, Canada's most prestigious music prize. We talked to bass player Mike Kroeger about tour preparation, what else music prizes are good for (they make formidable door stoppers) and what is most important to Nickelback - their fans.

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  • 22.02.2018
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    01: Bruce Dickinson of Iron Maiden

    Our very intimate interview with Iron Maiden lead singer Bruce Dickinson about his new autobiography “What does this button do?”! Bruce elaborates on his age, his goals, his crafts – and Blackie Lawless!

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