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Podcast #223: Classical

So you say we got funny faces? We got no worries. Cuz Frankie B's in the house, baby!Can a metal band get street cred by hiring an orchestra to play with them live?  Does classical music have any legitimate similarities to metal (or vice versa)? Hell, yeah it does! Join Genghis & Ragman as they discuss the best and worst bands that have hooked up with orchestras, how bands/artists attempt to stay relevant in the new millennium, and whether it's a good thing if a classic artist tries to expand to a larger audience. Tune in to find out all that and more...

Next, the boys chased down Quiet Riot drummer Frankie Banali for a one-on-one where he discussed the band's latest record, Road Rage, as well as their current tour plans. HORNS UP!

Video of the Show: Dimmu Borgir - Forces of the Northern Light

Beer of the Show: Bishop's Barrel #15 (St. Arnold's Brewery)
Appearance: 3.0
Aroma: 4.0
Palate: 4.0
Taste: 4.0
Overall: 3.5
"At some point, there'll be a description of the beer to check out..."
Beer of the Show: Sol Drifter Blonde Ale (Mad Tree Brewing)
Appearance: 3.0
Aroma: 4.0
Palate: 4.0
Taste: 4.0
Overall: 3.0
"Some really cool comments about the beer will soon go here."


Featured Tracks: The New Rose - Quarter to Twelve; Dimmu Borgir - Born Treacherous; Tesla - Song and Emotion; Corroded - Retract and Disconnect; Dee Snider - Rule the World; Widowmaker - We Are the Dead; Quiet Riot - Metal Health, Roll This Joint, Freak Flag, Renegades, and Old Habits Die Hard

Ragman's Classic of the Show: Autograph - Loud and Clear

Genghis' Classic of the Show: Skid Row - Youth Gone Wild

Genghis' Pick of the Show: Arch Enemy - The World is Yours

Ragman's Pick of the Week: Biters - Let it Roll

- Ragman can't wait to see QR again and have a beer with Frankie (fingers crossed!)...

Podcast #223: Classical

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