The Devil's Music with Pleasant Gehman
The Devil's Music with Pleasant Gehman
Pantheon Media
Rock ‘n’roll and the occult have gone hand-in-hand ever since it was rumored that Robert Johnson sold his soul to The Devil. Hollywood iconand rock’n’roll witch Pleasant Gehman takes you to the dark depths where music and heathen hedonism meet the occult. No-hold-barred conversations with famous (and infamous) guests include stories that seem too wild to be true...until you realize there’s no way they could be made up. From backstage and touring debauchery to tarot, synchronicityand sex magick to wild paranormal experiences, this show will bring your demons out to play. Hop into the hot rod baby, we’re on a High way To Hell. Proud part of Pantheon - the podcast network for music lovers.
The Devil's Music 14: Terry Graham
Iconic drummer Terry Graham of the seminal Los Angeles bands The Bags and The Gun Club and is also the author of the memoir “Punk Like Me”. Currently, he’s also a fashion entrepreneur with Terry Wear, creating vintage inspired western shirts and rock’n’roll fashion masks. In this episode, Terry and hostess Pleasant Gehman share insane anecdotes about everyone from Jeffry Lee Pierce to The Screamers, The Plungers, The Masque and Kim Fowley to The Bags opening for Iggy. Added Bonus: Terry’s stories from living at The Canturbury, Hollywood’s most famous punk apartment: wild parties, lesbian girl gang debauchery and corpses on the floor in the lobby. Terry’s website: Instagram: @terrydadbag Facebook; @TerryJamesGraham OR @TerryJG1 More from Pleasant Gehman Instagram: @princessofhollywood This show is part of Pantheon Podcasts!
Nov 11
1 hr 14 min
The Devil's Music 13: Gabriela Herstick
Hot sorceress Gabriela Herstick is the author of “Inner Witch”, “Bewitching The Elements” & “Embody Your Magic”. She also has a column In High Times called “The High Priestess”, exploring the connection between weed and ritual, and just had a piece in Cosmopolitan. In this episode, Gaby and hostess Pleasant Gehman get all witchy discussing telekinesis, clairsentience, Samhain, Halloween and Dia De Los Muertes. The conversation turns kinky as they compare notes on Shibari (erotic rope bondage) sensory deprivation and sex magick rituals. Gabriela’s website: Instagram @gabyherstik Twitter: @gabyherstik More from Pleasant Gehman Instagram: @princessofhollywood This show is part of Pantheon Podcasts
Oct 28
1 hr
The Devil's Music 12: Karie Bible
For nearly twenty years, the delightfully dark Kari Bible has been the tour guide at America’s most famous graveyard, Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles. She’s been featured on CNN, Turner Classic Movies and The Travel Channel and in numerous magazines. Karie has a film degree and is also the creator of Film Radar newsletter. In this episode, Karie and hostess Pleasant Gehman discuss the stars buried at Hollywood Forever and Closeup, the black cat who follows along on Karie’s tours. Also covered: vintage Hollywood monsters, graveyard ghosts and haunted movie theaters. Karie’s website: Instagram: @cemeterytourguide & @closeupthecemeterycat Twitter: @filmradar. Facebook: Karie Bible More from Pleasant Gehman Instagram: @princessofhollywood This show is part of Pantheon Podcasts
Oct 14
1 hr 5 min
The Devil's Music 11: Madame Pamita
The amazing Madame Pamita is a witch, tarot reader, musician, metaphysical teacher and author. Her latest work “The Book Of Candle Magic” is out now. In this episode, Madame Pamita and hostess Pleasant Gehman dish on everything from the Los Angeles music scene in the 1980’s to taking LSD in graveyards to Eastern European Slavic magick...from concerts by The Damned going very wrong. Madame Pamita also tells tales from when her surf band The Neptunas toured with The Breeders and talks about her all-female Cheap Trick cover band and gives listeners a taste of the Neptunas’ newly released album, “Mermaid A Go-Go”. Madame Pamita’s website: Instagram & Twitter: @madamepamita Facebook: Madame Pamita More from Pleasant Gehman Instagram: @princessofhollywood This show is part of Pantheon Podcasts:
Sep 30
1 hr 11 min
The Devil's Music 10: John Doe
John Doe is a living rock’n’roll legend. Along with co-founding X, the driving force of the early LA punk scene, he’s had an incredible solo career as a musician and actor. With co-author Tom De Savia and friends, his books 'Under The Big Black Sun' and 'More Fun In The New World' are definitive first-person accounts of the Los Angeles Music scene from the late 1970s- early 1980’s. In this episode, John and hostess Pleasant Gehman discuss X’s new album Alphabetland, as well as diving into wild stories from their four decades of friendship...including how crazy the early LA scene really was. They tell tales of X’s first gig-in a living room, after-hours speakeasy The Zero, The Masque, drunken trips to Tijuana, Darby Crash and Top Jimmy, the namesake of The Van Halen song. More from Pleasant Gehman Instagram: @princessofhollywood This show is part of Pantheon Podcasts
Sep 16
1 hr 18 min
The Devil's Music 09: Dana Gould
Dana Gould is an immensely talented comedian, actor, writer, and voice artist. He’s the mastermind behind the comedy horror series “Stan Against Evil” and “the Dana Gould Hour” podcast. In this episode, Dana and hostess Pleasant Gehman passionately explore a variety of topics, including-but not limited to-ventriloquism, clowns and puppets; old school punk rock and Charles Manson, plus the relationships they each had with legendary 1950’s glamour ghoul Vampira. Website: Instagram Twitter and Facebook: @danagould Patreon: More from Pleasant Gehman Instagram: @princessofhollywood This show is part of Pantheon Podcasts
Sep 2
1 hr 6 min
The Devil's Music 08: Selene Luna
Selene Luna is a comedian, actor, dancer, voice over artist and all around Showbiz Entertainer. She’s the voice of Tia Rosita in Disney-Pixar’s Academy Award-winning Coco and the star of Selene Luna: Pretty Special, the world’s first female little person stand-up comedy extravaganza, directed by Margaret Cho. Selene and hostess Pleasant Gehman swap debauched tales of their globe-trotting showgirl life, including zany shenanigans as performers in the world’s first Neo Burlesque troupe The Velvet Hammer, on location film shoots, working in Las Vegas, at tweaker motels on Fire Island and secret underworld after hours clubs in London. Hang onto your hats ‘n’ glasses: this episode’s a wild ride. Website: Twitter & Instagram: @SeleneLuna IMDb: More from Pleasant Gehman Instagram: @princessofhollywood This show is part of Pantheon Podcasts
Aug 20
1 hr 12 min
The Devil's Music 07: Rob Zabrecky
Rob Zabrecky is a world famous magician; he’s also an actor, author, musician and songwriter. Hostess Pleasant Gehman and former Possum Dixon front man Rob discuss thirty years of shared experiences, including the rowdy experimental late 80’s-early 90’s underground “Silverlake Scene” in Los Angeles. Rob reveals how he went from playing house parties with Possum Dixon to signing with Interscope Records and touring playing creepy necromaniacs on television, becoming a master mentalist and leading Victorian style seances at the legendary Magic Castle. Rob Zabrecky on Instagram: @robzabrecky Twitter: @RobZabrecky More from Pleasant Gehman Instagram: @princessofhollywood
Aug 6
1 hr 6 min
The Devil's Music 06: Theresa Reed
Theresa Reed is a tarot expert, astrologer and author of three books. Theresa and hostess Pleasant Gehman chat about 80’s-90’s, rock’n’roll and clubbing, divination, Bowie, and the pandemic. In the last part of the episode, they both do tarot readings on Kanye West running for president, Donald Trump and the “Karen” phenomenon, before Theresa looks at the astrological aspects of the November 2020 election. Theresa Reed's website: www.thetarotlady/com Twitter & Instagram: @thetarotlady Patreon: More from Pleasant Gehman Instagram: @princessofhollywood
Jul 22
1 hr 7 min
The Devil's Music 05: Steve Balderson
Award winning filmmaker, screenwriter and author Steve Balderson has directed everyone from Academy Award nominee Karen Black and John Waters superstar Mink Stole to rock stars Jane Wiedlin of The Go-Go’s, Backstreet Boy Kevin Richardson and Mike Patton. Steve and hostess Pleasant Gehman-whose appeared in several of his films - share incredibly twisted tales of location film shoots and debauchery in London, Hong Kong, Palm Springs and on the French Riviera for the Cannes Film Festival. And you might want to pull over if you’re driving: at the end of this episode Steve, who is a Certified Master Practitioner of NLP and hypnosis, uses his skills to literally put listeners in a hypnotic trance. More from Pleasant Gehman Instagram: @princessofhollywood
Jul 8
1 hr 15 min
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