Mars Attacks Podcast 33 – Joel Gausten

During this episode of the podcast our guest is author, musician, and host of the show Glory Is Noise, Joel Gausten. Joel discusses his latest book From Sabbath To Satan, the aforementioned show which can be found on RadioFreeSatan.com, his work with the bands like The Undead, Electric Frankenstein and Pigface. He also describes what it was like being seventeen, in high school and being asked to help out Doyle and Jerry Only while they were trying to resurrect the Misfits. He dispels any rumors regarding his exact involvement in the band, and references a few projects that he is working on, including one with MarsAttacksRadio.com.

If you are interested in purchasing any of his books, go to GaustenBooks.com

The episode features the following songs:

Misfits – Mars Attacks
Killing Joke – The Great Cull
Prong – Prove You Wrong
Bill Ward – Bombers (Can Open Bomb Bays)


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Mars Attacks Podcast 27 – Amanda Somerville and Issa

During the latest episode of the Mars Attacks Podcast host Victor M. Ruiz interviews Frontier Records recording artists Issa and Amanda Somerville. Amanda talks about working with Michael Kiske, assisting Epica a few years back when Simone Simons took a temporary leave from the band, and what it was like for her to get into metal. Issa discusses working with members of Dimmu Borgir on music, her influences, and what it was like to record her album Sign Of Angles.

During the podcast you’ll hear the following tracks:

Kiske/Somerville – A Thousand Suns
Issa – I’m Alive
Issa – Angels Crying
Kiske/Somerville – Silence
Amanda Somerville – One
Kiske/Somerville – Nothing Left To Say


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Mars Attacks Podcast 25 – Michael Kiske Part 2

This episode contains the second part of an interview I conducted with former Helloween lead singer Michael Kiske, sorry for the delay. As mentioned during a previous post, he just recently put out an album with Amanda Somerville called Kiske Somerville, and is currently working on an album with the band Unisonic. You’ve read a lot of things our there regarding his thoughts on metal music, well if you’re a fan, you need to listen to both interviews to see what he really things of metal, his fans, his future with Unisonic, and his former band mates, etc.

During the episode you’ll hear tracks off of the album with Amanda Somerville, and a bunch of classic Helloween that features Michael on lead vocals.


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Mars Attacks Podcast Episode 24 – Michael Kiske Part 1

This episode contains the first part of an interview I conducted with former Helloween lead singer Michael Kiske. He just recently put out an album with Amanda Somerville called Kiske Somerville, and I was lucky enough to interview him regarding the album, his past with Helloween, and his current band Unisonic. This is a must listen to interview if you are a fan of Helloween as he discusses how and why he was fired from the band, why he thinks the band was never able to recapture what they did on the original two Keeper of the Seven Keys albums, and why Ingo

We also touch on a plethora of other topics, just take a look at the tags to get a rough idea of what we discussed. Part 2 should be up next week.

During the episode you’ll hear tracks off of the album with Amanda Somerville, some of his solo work (including a track that features Iron Maiden’s Adrian Smith and ex Helloween guitarist Kai Hansen), a Helloween track that was retooled for a solo acoustic album, and of course some classic Helloween that features Michael on lead vocals.