Sami Callihan Against The WorldTalk Is Jericho add
Sami Callihan is the most controversial name in professional wrestling right now! He’s got a huge chip on his shoulder. He’s pissed off, and he’s telling everyone why on TIJ! He’s got plenty to say about nearly costing Eddie Edwards his eye after smashing him in the face in the ring with a baseball bat. Yes, it was a horrible accident, but why isn’t Sami showing more remorse for what happened? You’ll find out. Plus, you’ll hear why he left WWE, what he’s doing for season 4 of Lucha Underground, whether his future with Impact is in jeopardy, and the best advice he ever got from Dusty Rhodes!
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Stone Temple PilotsTalk Is Jericho add
Stone Temple Pilots are back with a new singer AND a brand new, self-titled album, "Stone Temple Pilots" (coming out Friday 3/16/18). Founding bassist Robert DeLeo and new singer Jeff Gutt fill in the details on Jeff’s audition process, writing & recording the new record, and playing their first live show together at The Troubadour in Los Angeles. Robert’s also talking about Scott Weiland as a frontman, a songwriting partner, and what led to the band’s final rift with him. And he remembers Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington and what he misses most about the one-time STP singer!
The Rock N Roll Twilight Zone with Richard SyrettTalk Is Jericho add
If you love mysteries and conspiracy theories and rock & roll, then Richard Syrett and “The Rock N Roll Twilight Zone” is the show for you! Richard is the latest to join The Jericho Network, and he’s sharing some of his incredible stories and investigations on TIJ! Was Jimi Hendrix murdered? What about the curse surrounding the Buddy Holly plane crash? Is Tupac Shakur really alive? Who exactly is a member of the 27 Club (musicians who died at the age of 27)? And did Mick Jagger & Marianne Faithful predict Brian Jones’ death by drowning? Richard answers all of that and more!
The Rise of Spotify with Allison HagendorfTalk Is Jericho add
Allison Hagendorf is the Global Head of Rock for Spotify! If it’s on the #RockThis playlist, it’s because Allison put it there! She’s a bonafide lover of rock, only sees concerts if she can be in the pit, and has spent serious hangout time with U2, Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin fame, and the late, great Chris Cornell! Nirvana changed her life; grunge spoke to her like no other music did… and Bottle Rock is her new favorite music festival. She’s got great stories, great music recommendations, and some inside scoop on how Spotify is disrupting the music industry!
Glenn Jacobs for Mayor - Live In KnoxvilleTalk Is Jericho add
Glenn Jacobs came to Knoxville to work for Jim Cornette at Smokey Mountain Wrestling, and basically never left! That’s why he’s running for Mayor of Knox County! Hear his political agenda along with many great stories about his days as a professional wrestler! He talks about his WWE career including his first-ever gimmick as Isaac Yankem (the wrestling dentist), his debut as Kane, the mask, the glove, “The Brothers of Destruction” tag team with The Undertaker, beating Stone Cold Steve Austin for the World Championship, the run-in Y2J pulled on him in India, and “Team Hell No.” He also explains why he loved working with X-Pac, what inspired him to cut his hair, and why Roman Reigns is one of his favorite wrestlers working today.
Takin' Care Of Business with Randy BachmanTalk Is Jericho add
He’s a music legend and fellow Winnipegger! Randy Bachman of The Guess Who and BTO fame joins TIJ to talk about his love of The Beatles, his new George Harrison tribute album, “By George By Bachman,” spending 10 months on the road with Van Halen, and joining Ringo Starr’s All-Starr Band! Randy’s also got stories about the pizza guy who plays on BTO’s famous single, “Taking Care Of Business,” the stuttering in “You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet,” and how he came up with the infamous guitar riff that is “American Woman!” You’ll find out why he left The Guess Who at the height of his fame, how he overcame being blackballed in the music business, and what his buddy Neil Young did for Randy and BTO.
Taz Shoots StraightTalk Is Jericho add
Taz makes his TIJ debut! Y2J’s old friend from ECW and WWE shoots straight on leaving ECW for WWE, his relationship with Paul Heyman, the Taz gimmick, his locker room reputation, and that incident with Rob Van Dam. Taz also remembers his top secret meeting with Vince McMahon, how he became a color commentator (against his will) at WWE, and why he ultimately left the company. Plus, he shares his thoughts on the demise of ECW.
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Saxon with Biff ByfordTalk Is Jericho add
Biff Byford and Saxon have a brand new album out, “Thunderbolt,” and Biff explains why it’s so important for them to release a new album every couple of years. He’s also talking about touring, including their first-ever tour of the States supporting Rush on the “Moving Pictures Tour.” He’s got stories about Judas Priest, Spinal Tap (which was inspired by Saxon), and Metallica! You’ll find out why he doesn’t do vocal warm ups, which songs are still his favorite to perform live, and why he gives a lot of credit to Lemmy and Motorhead for Saxon’s success. Plus, you’ll hear him champion the return of the cassette tape as a means to distribute music!
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All Access with Scott IanTalk Is Jericho add
Scott Ian of Anthrax has a new book out. It’s called “Access All Areas: Stories From A Hard Rock Life,” and he’s sharing some of his crazy rock & roll tales with us! Hear how he saved the life of Robert Trujillo from Metallica while snowboarding, why he needed Gene Simmons’ permission for something Anthrax-related, what he thought when CNN reported that Anthrax had changed their name to Basketful of Puppies, and where he was when he met Sir Paul McCartney! Scott’s also talking about his first KISS concert, his love of The Beatles, why AC/DC’s Malcolm Young is one of his musical heroes, and what it was like being the first dude in metal to rock a shaved head and a beard!
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Will Ospreay And His MissusTalk Is Jericho add
It’s Valentine’s Day & we’re not heartless at TIJ! That’s why we’ve got Will Ospreay and his Missus, Bea Priestley, on the show! Hear the story of how they met (and the embarrassing way Will introduced himself), why they both love working in Japan, and how they handle the long distances and traveling in their relationship. Plus, Will breaks down his incredible match with Ricochet, and shares some hilarious behind-the-scenes stories about the feud and match that erupted with Vader as a result. Will and Bea are talking favorite matches, backyard wrestling, and how Australia reinvigorated Will’s career!
Chavo Guerrero on Chavo GuerreroTalk Is Jericho add
Chavo Guerrero returns to TIJ to talk about his father, Chavo Classic (aka Chavo Guerrero Sr.). And he’s getting real… speaking openly about his dad’s problems, their complicated relationship, and the reasons Chavo Sr. was fired from WWE three times! He’s also sharing some great stories about the angle they did with Eddie Guerrero, Chavo Classic’s feud and great friendship with Roddy Piper, and Chavo Sr.’s run in Japan. Plus, Chavo breaks down some of his favorite matches of his dad’s, and what he learned about wrestling growing up in the Guerrero family.
Marvel vs DC Megawar!Talk Is Jericho add
If you thought the Monday Night Wars between WWE and WCW were something, wait till you hear about the Marvel vs DC rivalry! These two comic book companies have gone head-to-head over the past 50+ years trying to gain the top spot in the world of comic books, and they’ve pulled out all stops to do it: spying, price-cutting, reneging on backroom deals, stealing artists and writers, and poaching character ideas. Reed Tucker chronicled all of the crazy stories in his new book, “SlugFest,” and now he’s sharing them with you! He & Y2J also talk favorite characters, most popular superheroes, obscure characters, and whether there will never be another iconic comic book character (like Spiderman, Batman, Superman, and Iron Man) in this lifetime.
Pour Some Phil Collen On MeTalk Is Jericho add
Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen returns to TIJ to talk 30 years of “Hysteria” – from the Florida strippers who helped break “Pour Some Sugar On Me” to the signature Def Leppard harmonies to the production genius of Robert John “Mutt” Lange! Phil’s also talking about the new Tesla album (which he produced), his fav TV shows (“Walking Dead” and “Game Of Thrones”), and his blues band, Delta Deep, featuring Robert DeLeo of STP fame, drummer Forrest Robinson, and singer Debbi Blackwell-Cook.
James Ellsworth Comes Full CircleTalk Is Jericho add
James Ellsworth returns to TIJ to talk about his recent release from WWE, how he feels about it, and what he plans to do next. They also talk about his 16-month run on the main roster, the women's division Money In The Bank match he helped Carmella win, working against John Cena, "Talkin' Smack," Ellsworth's title match against AJ Styles, and surfing with Shinsuke Nakamura!
The Montreal Screwjob - 20 Years LaterTalk Is Jericho add
It's been 20 years since the Montreal Screwjob, and pro-wrestling is still feeling the effects of that fateful night! It completely changed how wrestling was presented on TV. Dave Meltzer from the Wrestling Observer Newsletter joins TIJ to break down one of wrestling's most historic moments – from the 12 months that that led up to it to the night-of to the aftermath. Dave's got stories from the locker room, and details from conversations he had with both Bret Hart and Shawn Michaels. Dave & Y2J also discuss all of the "what-ifs"… like how WWE might not have risen to its extraordinary heights in the late 90s, early 2000s with the Attitude Era; how the villainous Mr. McMahon character may never have happened; and how WCW may have won the Monday Night Wars!
Andy Biersack Pulls Back The ValeTalk Is Jericho add
Black Veil Brides frontman Andy Biersack returns to TIJ to talk "Vale," (the band's new studio album), touring with Asking Alexandria, and how changing technology influenced the songwriting and the live shows. Andy's also living clean these days! He's sober and working out, and explains what prompted the change in lifestyle. He also shares some of his crazier "Drunk Andy" stories (like the time he mooned the audience at the Download Festival, and the time he jumped off a 30-foot statue in Los Angeles and broke his ribs). Plus, he's a KISS fan, and in addition to a fav KISS video & song, he's also got some thoughts on Gene Simmons' new "Vault" box set.
True Crime TalesTalk Is Jericho add
True Crime Tuesday and Beyond The Darkness podcast host, Dave Schrader, brings plenty of true crime stories to TIJ… some involving ghosts, Ouija boards, and Slender Man! He's also talking about the West Memphis Three, and Steven Avery, the subject of the Neflix docu series, Making A Murderer. Dave was following and investigating that case long before the Netflix show, and will share what he discovered as he interviewed people involved in Avery's case. He's also sharing theories about Jack The Ripper, and HH Holmes, and a very recent case they just featured on the True Crime Tuesday pod.
Owens & Zayn... Together AgainTalk Is Jericho add
Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn are together again as one of WWE’s newest tag teams! The dynamic Canadian duo are talking about their parallel careers, working together on the Canadian indies (against one Kenny Omega), their Hell In A Cell match against Shane McMahon, ping pong in the locker room, and the reason why their new tag team does not have a name! KO’s also got details on the infamous Vince McMahon headbutt, and a behind-the-scenes look at the Festival of Friendship! Plus, Sami reveals what happened when he dared to wish Vince McMahon a happy birthday!
Bruce Dickinson Returns To Push Your ButtonsTalk Is Jericho add
Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson returns to TIJ to share some stories from his new book, "What Does This Button Do?: An Autobiography." He's talking about his 10 years as an airplane pilot, his 10 years out of Maiden (including why he left and what brought him back), putting on a benefit concert in the middle of warzone ravaged Sarajevo, crashing weddings in Poland, and cutting off his hair.
Kenny Omega Returns To Talk Alpha vs OmegaTalk Is Jericho add
Kenny Omega returns to TIJ to talk Alpha vs Omega! Hear Kenny's perspective on how this historic match came together, what he thought when Don Callis first approached him with the idea, how he got New Japan Pro Wrestling onboard, and the first plans he and Jericho made when the idea was officially "a go!" Kenny & Chris also break down the match… from the press conference attack to the twitter feud to the planning and execution! Plus, they reveal what went right, what went wrong, what got called on the fly, and their favorite moments in the ring!