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Riki Rachtman has seen a lot. He was an MTV VJ Hosting the Headbangers Ball, ran the most notorious rock club the CATHOUSE and has been Nationally syndicated radio host for decades. Now he brings his unfiltered, uncensored and unapologetic views to the podcast world with intriguing guests from Rock n Roll to Cultural icons. Topics and free for all it's The Triple R- Why The F..k Not
 
He’s a multiple world champion pro wrestler, lead singer of Fozzy, and a New York Times best-selling author. Listen in as Chris Jericho interviews some of the biggest names in wrestling, entertainment, comedy, and the paranormal. Don’t miss his unique, engaging, weekly take on all things pop culture.
 
From 1986-1992 The Cathouse was at the epicenter of the Hollywood Rock scene. Some of the biggest bands in rock would play unannounced shows at the Cathouse but it wasn't the performances by bands like Guns n Roses, Motorhead, Alice Cooper, Pearl Jam, Faster Pussycat, Black Crows (the list goes on) that put Cathouse on the map. It was the sleaze and debauchery, the raunch and roll. Riki Rachtman former host of MTV's Headbangers Ball owned the Cathouse. He opened it with his roommate Taime Do ...
 
One of the longest running podcasts. We talk about hard rock and metal. Hosted and produced by Mark Strigl. Guests have included members of Motley Crue, Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath, Slayer, Exodus, System Of A Down, Motorhead, Kiss, Megadeth, Korn and many more. Established in 2005 by Mark Strigl and John "Ostronomy" Ostrosky. Please visit MarkStrigl.net for more info. Bonus content by Mark Strigl is available on Patreon.
 
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The Bollywood Boyz are ready for their Hollywood comeback after their recent release from the WWE after a 5-year run! Real-life brothers, Harv and Gurv Shira (aka Sunil and Samir Singh), talk about their angle with Jinder Mahal, working AJ Styles on Smackdown, and what they learned about calling it in the ring from John Cena. They share their favor…
 
Eli Roth returns to talk about his new horror film of sorts. This one’s a documentary called “Fin,” and it chronicles the horror that is the shark fin trade industry. It’s streaming now on Discovery+! Over 100,000,000 sharks are killed each year (that's 274,000 per day) primarily for one reason – to remove their fin to then make Shark Fin soup! It’…
 
On this episode of Talking Metal, Mark Strigl speaks with Dee Snider (Twisted Sister) and Jason McMaster (Dangerous Toys, Watchtower, Cassius King) At the top of the show, Mark shares his feelings on the new HBO documentary Woodstock 99. The first interview is with the one and only Dee Snider! Topics include his new album Leave A Scar, his band, th…
 
Nathaniel Bar-Jonah is the Cookbook Killer, and his crimes are truly as gruesome as his name implies. Nathaniel was eventually convicted of kidnapping, torturing, murdering, and allegedly EATING his victims, all of whom were children! The case is crazy, and Nathaniel managed to evade justice for years! When authorities finally caught up to him, the…
 
Ryan Nemeth says one short conversation with Tony Khan coupled with one order from Amazon is all it took to get the Wingmen up and running at AEW! It was getting to AEW that took the most time! Ryan explains how a birthday visit to his buddy, “Negative 1” (aka Brodie Jr), turned into the Dark match that led to him signing with AEW. Ryan talks about…
 
Mark Strigl talks with Victor Ruiz about the new Iron Maiden song, Pantera, and if concerts should be returning with COVID-19 cases once again going up. Find all-things Victor Ruiz at MarsAttacksRadio.com Find all-things Mark Strigl here: MarkStrigl.net Follow Mark Strigl on Twitter: @talkingmetal Follow Mark Strigl on Instagram. Support this show …
 
Stephe Koontz joins us to discuss her long and varied history in the world of hot rod cars! I That New Car Smell, Ben digs into the impact of the computer ship shortage on automotive production lines. Misty's having an existential crisis over trading in Claudette, causing the panel to stage an intervention. In the News, Lotus is phasing out interna…
 
Danhausen has only been wrestling in human form for 5 or 6 years, but has been wandering the earth for centuries! He shares his journey to wrestling, and explains the jar of teeth he carries with him (what it means and who they belonged to). He talks about the horror films and characters that inspire his look, how he came up with the No Swearing ca…
 
The core Anthrax lineup of Scott Ian, Charlie Benante, Frank Bello, and Joey Belladonna, are celebrating 40 years of Anthrax with some great stories about some of the pioneering highlights from their career. They hit on the Big 4 shows, their appearance on “Married With Children,” traveling on Iron Maiden’s plane with Bruce Dickinson piloting it, t…
 
Mark talk into his broken iPhone for 10 minutes. Subscribe to Mark's email blast here: www.MarkStrigl.net Follow Mark Strigl on Twitter: @talkingmetal Follow Mark Strigl on Instagram. Support this show by making a PayPal donation. Please consider sharing this episode on social media and leaving a 5-star review on Apple Podcasts. Get bonus content a…
 
It’s the biggest sex scandal in hockey history, and it started in Canada’s famed junior hockey league, and arguably contributed to the death of Jay Macaulay, a former high school classmate of Chris Jericho’s who died of drug overdose in April. Winnipeg Free Press reporter Jeff Hamilton details the unbelievable story of disgraced ex-Western Hockey L…
 
“The Complete List of Jericho: 30 Years of Smashes, Matches, and Hits!” is finally here (and available at Jericho30.com), and AEW’s Alex Marvez and Pete Fornatale, who helped make the book a reality, join to reveal what it took to turn Jericho’s old notebook list of matches into an actual book with never-before-seen photos, Top 10 lists, and surpri…
 
On this episode of Talking Metal, Mark speaks with guitarist Graham Oliver who is a founding member of Saxon and now plays with ODS (Oliver Dawson Saxon) and keyboardist Rob Clores. Topics with Graham include his granddaughter, 2020, Biff Byford, Steve Dawson, Saxon, song-writing, Denim and Leather, Power and the Glory, Paul Quinn, Lemmy, Pete Gill…
 
CJ Perry was Lana in WWE, and after 8 years, she’s saying goodbye to the character and the company. She was recently let go by WWE, and no one was more surprised than her! She explains what happened, why she thinks it happened, and how it happened! She reveals the first call she made after receiving the news, what her final communication with Vince…
 
On this episode of Talking Metal, Mark Strigl talks about his recent move, the Kiss Biography on A&E, trying to sell CDs and more. This episode also includes an interview with Mack Mullins of the CEO. Check out the Georgia rock band's new album, Redemption, which features Vince Hornsby of Sevendust on bass. The CEO'S Website: theceoband.com Follow …
 
The Winnipeggers are celebrating Canada Day with a special movie watchalong dedicated to all their fellow Canadians! Grab a drink and get your laugh on with “Strange Brew” (the first movie that a young Rybo ever saw in theaters)! It’s the story of Canada’s favorite hosers, Bob & Doug McKenzie, two characters created and played by Rick Moranis and D…
 
Mark talks about the upcoming Talking Metal guests and the Kiss A&E Biography. Subscribe to Mark's email blast here: www.MarkStrigl.net Follow Mark Strigl on Twitter: @talkingmetal Follow Mark Strigl on Instagram. Support this show by making a PayPal donation. Please consider sharing this episode on social media and leaving a 5-star review on Apple…
 
Our friends Mary & Libby Williams join us for a show exploring sibling rivalry and automotive death. Mickey explores Libby's passion for hats and addiction to paint. Mary discusses the artistic evolution of her Nissan Pioneer. The team discusses what makes a great convertible. In Relationship Roadster, Misty takes us through family history of her g…
 
The Classic Album Clash is back, and this time it’s all about Ratt – “Out Of The Cellar” vs “Invasion of Your Privacy.” And joining in the track-by-track analysis and trivia fun are Tom and Zeus, the hosts of the “Shout Out Loud” podcast, and their friend Sonny. They talk album covers, production, songwriting and lyrics, and individual performances…
 
On this episode of Talking Metal, Mark Strigl speaks with D.J. Viola who is the Director of the new Kiss Biography. Topics discussed during the interview include the history of Kiss, Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Dave Grohl, Tom Morello, The End of the Road tour, the future of Kiss, the upcoming scripted show on Kiss, and much more. _________________…
 
AEW’s Chaos Project is Dr. Luther and Serpentico, and they share the story of how they were put together, what inspired their memorable entrance, and where Serpentico gets his supply of kabuki streamers! They explain their old school wrestling style, and why it works with everyone they wrestle including Penta & Fenix, the Varsity Blonds, and Dark O…
 
Helloween is back with a new album, “Helloween,” and two singers, original singer Michael Kiske, and Andi Deris who’s been with the band since Kiske’s departure in the 90s. Michael and Andi talk about forging the bond that enables them to be in the band together, what inspired the whole idea in the first place, how they determine vocal parts, where…
 
Dark Order founders Evil Uno and Stu Grayson were among the first talent signed to AEW, but admit that they thought they would be among the first fired when the Dark Order failed to initially catch on! Then came the Exalted One and a global pandemic! Uno & Stu recall the early ideas for the Exalted One, when they found out it was going to be Mr. Br…
 
On this episode of Talking Metal, Mark Strigl talks with a panel made up of Patreon supports about Ozzy Osbourne's album Blizzard Of Ozz which was released in the UK in 1980 and in the US in 1981. Subscribe to Mark's email blast here: www.MarkStrigl.net Follow Mark Strigl on Twitter: @talkingmetal Follow Mark Strigl on Instagram. Support this show …
 
Those were no stunt doubles on top of the scoreboard at TIAA Bank Field stadium in Jacksonville at AEW’s Double or Nothing PPV! That was all 5 members of the Inner Circle who jumped off and rappelled to the ground below. Sammy Guevara, Jake Hager, and Santana and Ortiz return to tell the story of Stadium Stampede 2, and who came up with the brillia…
 
“Ghost Adventures” host, Jeff Belanger, had a paranormal experience of a different kind when he climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro. He details the journey and the spiritual connection in his new book, “The Call Of Kilimanjaro: Finding Hope Above The Clouds.” Jeff explains what inspired him to undertake the climb, how he trained for the adventure, what it was …
 
On this episode of Talking Metal, Mark Strigl talks about some recent Twitter and Patreon polls and talks with Munsey from Skateboard Marketing. Topics include Lemmy, Dio, Bobby Blitz from Overkill, Body Count, Black Sabbath, L.A. Guns, Yngwie Malmsteen, Johnny Cash, and more. Subscribe to Mark's email blast here: www.MarkStrigl.net Follow Mark Str…
 
Loxley Brown joins us to talk about Athena Racing, a nonprofit dedicated to opening doors for young women into the transportation industry, we talk about Trivia Czars, favorite movies about cars, rescuing cars displayed without their consent, and Dave's probably possessed Jeep. First up is a straw poll on electing Tim as our Trivia Czar and how we …
 
NWA’s “When Our Shadows Fall” PPV is this Sunday, June 6th, and NWA President Billy Corgan runs down the stacked card, and talks about the incredible talent, including NWA World Heavyweight Champion, Nick Aldis! Billy discusses the crossover with AEW and having talent such as Serena Deeb and Thunder Rosa work for both companies. He speaks to the ne…
 
It’s the return of the Summer blockbuster as movie theaters re-open after the pandemic shutdown! And that means Fandango correspondent Nikki Novak is back on TIJ to share a rundown of what to see and what to skip this Summer! She has details and behind-the-scenes trivia on everything from “The Suicide Squad” to Zack Snyder’s “Army Of The Dead” (wit…
 
On this episode of Talking Metal, Mark Strigl speaks with Vixen guitarist Britt Lightning. Topics include Rock n Roll Fantasy Camp, Vixen's plans for new music, M3, her family, Jaded, Alejandro Sanz, Lady Gaga, Boston, guitars, amps, skiing, Hughes & Kettner, Deer Valley, and much more. Follow Britt on Instagram: @brittlightning Check out her site:…
 
Our guest Brian Phillips tells us all about his cars, which he put more thought into names for than some people put into names for their children, and about what a thorough car-shopper he is. Dawn brings us up to speed (figuratively, thank goodness!) about new legislation against street-racing, but Brian's super-power derails the discussion. Parkin…
 
This is the audio for the last Talking Metal Live stream that took place on May 20th, 2021. Hosted by Mark Strigl and John "Ostronomy" Ostrosky. The guests are Hank Reeves from Dash Vodka, Corey Glover from Living Colour, and Bobby 'Blitz' Ellsworth of Overkill. Check out John's website: www.ostronomy.net Subscribe to Mark's email blast here: www.M…
 
Greta Van Fleet have a new album, “The Battle At Garden’s Gate,” a headlining tour starting this August, and some great stories about opening for Guns N Roses in Germany! Singer Josh Kiszka and drummer Danny Wagner talk about their musical influences, the origins of the band, skipping some high school to open for the Struts, and how they feel about…
 
“Hardway: The Legacy of Deathmatch Wrestling” is an incredible, in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at deathmatch wrestling, the performers, the brutal matches, weapons, and gruesome injuries. Jeff Waldridge, who produced, filmed, and directed the doc, along with lengendary deathmatch wrestler Madman Pondo, and up-and-comer GRaver talk about the doc, …
 
On this episode of Talking Metal, Mark Strigl speaks with former Exodus and current Generation Kill vocalist Rob Dukes. Topics include the new upcoming Generation Kill album MK Ultra, the band's new song Never Relent featuring Gary Holt, producer/mixer Zeus, John Joseph, Tom Hunting, Exodus, Dan Lorenzo, his new job, Star Wars, stand-up comedy, and…
 
Austin & Colten Gunn are two-thirds of AEW’s Gunn Club. The real-life brothers talk growing up around wrestling thanks to their dad, Bad Ass Billy Gunn’s career at WWE as part of D-Generation X. They remember their first times in a wrestling ring (and being kicked out by Vince McMahon), why they didn’t pursue WWE careers, and what it’s like to offi…
 
It’s one of the most famous serial killer cases in history, and now director Joshua Zeman provides a fresh perspective on the Son of Sam murders, which terrorized New York City from the summer of 1976 to July of 1977. Josh’s new, four-part Netflix documentary, “The Sons Of Sam: A Descent Into Darkness,” goes in-depth on the investigation conducted …
 
On this episode of Talking Metal, Mark Strigl speaks with Jordan Rudess of Dream Theater and Charlie Benante of Anthrax. Topics with Jordan include the return of live music, Deep Purple, Liquid Tension Experiment 3, his solo music, A Chapter In Time, Mike Portnoy, Gershwin, new Dream Theater music, and much more. A special thanks to SOPAC in South …
 
Megaforce Records founder Jonny Zazula (aka Jonny Z) started a heavy metal movement in the ‘80s, and shares the story of his famed label that launched the careers of Metallica, Anthrax, and even Fozzy! Jonny explains how his little “Rock’n Roll Heaven” record store in a New Jersey flea market morphed into live shows, band management, and a label. H…
 
More wrestling history was made last Wednesday night on #AEWDynamite as the Inner Circle and The Pinnacle battled it out in the first-ever Blood & Guts! Chris breaks down the historic match from inception to execution, and everything in between. Discover what originally inspired the idea pre-pandemic, the talent who were supposed to take part in th…
 
On this episode of Talking Metal, Mark Strigl speaks with former Guns n' Roses guitarist Gilby Clarke and Helstar vocalist James Rivera. Topics with Gilby include his new album The Gospel Truth (out now), Nikki Sixx, his recording studio, Rockstar Supernova, and much more. Watch the official video for the song Rock n' Roll is Getting Louder HERE Ch…
 
Stephanie Stuckey, CEO of Stuckey’s, joins us for some hard talk about road trips, the history of Stuckey’s, and how she’s trying to bring back the nostalgic magic of Stuckey’s while piloting a family-owned business into the future (by embracing EV, solar panels, hosting car swaps, using pecan shells for bioenergy and fertilizing, etc). Mickey gets…
 
The critically-acclaimed series, “Dark Side of the Ring,” just returned for season 3 on VICE TV, and creators Evan Husney and Jason Eisener are back to talk about some of the topics and talent covered in the 14-episode run. They tackle everything from the story of Steve Austin’s late tag team partner Brian Pillman to the infamous WWE “Plane Ride Fr…
 
Everybody knows the story of cult leader Charles Manson and the Manson Family murders, but “Crime Weekly’s” Stephanie Harlowe joins to share a more-detailed look at Charles Manson as a person, and what led him to become a violent murderer and cult leader. She sheds light on his early childhood and upbringing, and his personality and how he was able…
 
This episode has a discussion about one of the all-time greatest albums - Holy Diver by Dio. A BIG thanks to the Patreon who joined Mark to talk metal! Please share this episode on social media. Thanks! Subscribe to Mark's email blast here: www.MarkStrigl.net Follow Mark Strigl: @talkingmetal Follow Mark Strigl on Instagram. Please consider support…
 
Ross Robbins regales us with tales of utter madness driving his Lotus cars all over the USA: long distances, how to avoid breakdowns by carrying spare parts, why 'the car knows,' and how to make Hydraulic Cheese. Is the electric Microbus finally about to be real? We share a worst car story that's pretty hard to beat, and Grand Trivia Auto freezes u…
 
Hear the story of how Elvis came to join the Inner Circle! Ok, so it’s really Elvis impersonator Travis Allen who filmed that great scene-stealing cameo in the Inner Circle’s version of The Hangover last Summer in Vegas! Travis explains how he landed the coveted part, what it was like hanging out with the boys, and what was his favorite part of the…
 
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