Interviews Podcast

A glimpse into the rock music entertainment industry--today and yesterday--as well as other genres. Rock At Night provides interviews with fresh up and coming bands around the world as well as classic staples. The sample of Rock At Night's intro song "Get On Down" was provided by our own member Billy Alford with permission.
Chatting with Katherine Yeske Taylor, author of the book ‘She’s a Badass’
Katherine Yeske Taylor, author of She's a Badass: Women in Rock Shaping Feminism discusses the women rockers she interviewed for the book (for example, Suzi Quatro and Gina Schock of the GoGo's), the common theme for all of their stories, and if there was someone that Katherine wanted to interview, but for some reason wasn't able to. [...]
May 9
24 min
Chatting with UK artist Laurence Archer of Grand Slam
UK artist Laurence Archer of Grand Slam discusses how he began his music career at age 17 1/2; his experience working with Grand Slam and Phil Lynott; reviving Grand Slam and songs written in the 80s with Lynott (the original reels were stolen from Lynott's studio after his death); quitting guitar for 10 years after working in the film industry; the new upcoming album Wheel of Fortune and the re-release of Hit the Ground, an album released in 2019 prior to COVID; and much more! [...]
May 2
36 min
Chatting with Melody Cristea of the melodic metal band Liliac
Vocalist Melody Cristea with melodic metal band Liliac discusses the band's original material, the new album Madness, shutting down the Santa Monica pier, being called the "Partridge Family," and the song "Rise Up." [...]
Apr 29
27 min
Chatting with John Nickoloff of the band NICKOLOFF
John Nickoloff of the rock band NICKOLOFF discusses his career, how he came up with covering the band Poison, the new album Envy, and where Nickoloff is going from here. [...]
Apr 24
27 min
Chatting with Bill Pascali of the New Rascals, Vanilla Fudge, and Steam
Bill Pascali has been carrying on the legacy of rock and roll for many years. He has worked with the New Rascals and Vanilla Fudge, contributing heavily to their history and their sound. Bill now is doing the same with the band Steam, and Rock at Night had a chance to sit down with Bill to talk about these things and much more in a wide-ranging discussion! [...]
Apr 3
24 min
Chatting with Canadian band Frantic Lullabies
Frantic Lullaby discusses its inception during their high school and college years, the genre they deem 'post rock shoegaze,' pre-stage performance anxiety, the new single "Blurry Vision," collaboration and songwriting, being the leader in a band, and the practical goals and aspirations in the time of streaming and 'pay to play.' [...]
Mar 1
29 min
Chatting with John Ramsey of Orange Animal
John Ramsey of Cleveland band Orange Animal discusses the origin of the band's name, the stories behind songs on their recent album Still Frames, using string accompaniment and collaborating with musicians, writing music during COVID, playing at the infamous Viper Room, and their upcoming tour. [...]
Feb 21
32 min
Chatting with Andy Summers of the Police
Andy Summers discusses The Cracked Lens + A Missing String tour; living and studying in California; photography, including his opinion of AI;  punk and New Wave; and a couple of the Police songs, including "Mother." [...]
Nov 28, 2023
32 min
Chatting with Natasha Petrou of UK band Casual Wednesday
Tash Petrou of the London band Casual Wednesday discusses the origin of the band's name; how Drew Barrymore, roller derby, and an accident kickstarted her music career; Essex girls; the EP Visions; gigging in London; the support from queer bands; opening for Republica at the O2 Islington; and new music. [...]
Nov 22, 2023
31 min
Chatting with Johnny McCuaig of Arcana Kings
In the interview, Johnny McCuaig discusses how bag pipes were incorporated into their rock music; the band's Star Trek-themed video for their cover of Slade's "Run Runaway"; the logistics of the band playing when there are 8 hours between them;  Vegas gigs and Bike Week in Sturgis; their latest release "Soldier On," which helps veterans; and the upcoming release "Kenistino."  [...]
Nov 13, 2023
32 min
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