Collective Soul, Lit and Poison guest on this episode of Westwood One’s Rock Talk With Mitch Lafon. Former L.A. Guns bassist, Adam Hamilton, co-hosts.
Mitch’s first interview is with Collective Soul bassist Will Turpin. He talks about his love for KING’S X, his new solo album Serengeti Drivers, frontman Ed Roland, the Rock & Roll Express Tour with 3 Doors Down, Collective Soul Live (the album), songwriting, their upcoming new album, Collective Soul being Ed’s thing, Woodstock 1999 and much more.
In the second interview is with LIT’s Jeremy Popoff. We talk about the Nashville influence on their new album These Are The Days, the GEN-X summer tour (with Buckcherry, P.O.D. & Alien Ant Farm), we remember drummer Allen Shellenberger, the importance of social media, re-releasing the albums View From The Bottom and The Black Album (2004’s self-titled Lit album) with bonus tracks, the band ODIN, growing up as hardcore metalheads (Iron Maiden, Metallica, Dokken), the upcoming 20th anniversary of A Place In The Sun, his parents, the lost tour with KISS, and more.
And to end the show is with POISON’s RIKKI ROCKETT. They discuss the band’s current Nothin’ But A Good Time 2018 Tour with CHEAP TRICK, his health, 30th anniversary of Open Up And Say… Ahh!, his Rockett Vlog, why no new Poison music – is Bret to blame?, a possible Las Vegas residency, C.C. DeVille’s guitar chops, producer Tom Werman, the set list, new Devil City Angels music & new single ‘Testify’ and much more.