John Lane

Negan – Mike Davis PARS486

Mike Davis from Negan joins Bill on episode 486 of the Pennsylvania Rock Show. Negan hails from just outside Altoona, PA or Parts Unknown! They are a 90s/Modern rock act. Segment 1 Where did the name, Negan, come from? If you had to pick someone to play you in a TV series about Negan, who…

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Wretched Hive

Episode 459 features the debut of the band, Wretched Hive, on the Pennsylvania Rock Show. They are a heavy metal band from Russelton, PA Interview Segment 1 with Wretched Hive Band name? If I went out on tour with Wretched Hive, what would our sound track be between shows? What local bands do you like…

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Acarya Returns

Almost 6.5 years ago and 147 episodes, Cincinatti, OH’s Acarya chatted with Bill on episode 303! Liz, Wes, Jack, & Max joined Bill and his co-host for the evening (and Pittsburgh Music Award- Best bassist winner) Robbie Perrone. Segment 1 with Acarya We started things off with introductions of the players What has changed in…

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The Real John Lane?

John “The American Hilljack” Lane, front man and lead vocals of the Hellfire Club & John Alfred Lane IV join Bill in the Episode of “Will the Real John Lane Please Stand Up… please stand up… In this episode we learn about John Lane and his doppleganger from another Earth… errr son, Johnny and their…

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Feeling a bit Trigger Happy

Stephen King from Trigger Happy was rearing to go. Guest Co-host John Lane and Bill had to catch up with a late intro. Stephen jumped right into talk about the band’s writing process. The first topic that we covered was song titles. This question came up because of titles like “The Plumber Prevails” and “The…

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I Spotted a Yeti

George “Yeti” Ivanusic formerly of Isotope, Impugn, and SuperXero comes out of the darkness and talks about his time in the music scene and what he has been up to since leaving SuperXero. For those of you that don’t know the history, SuperXero was the band that existed just before After the Fall. He talked…

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Unification – the time is now.. w/ Brian Shaffer

Brian Shaffer of the Weekly RockBlog and the Free Peanuts Band came on the show to discuss the movement to unify the tri-state music scenes. He and Bill discussed how the AK Valley Scene is really family and it really wasn’t a competition. The bands use each other as motivation, but not competition. Brian mentioned how…

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40 Years of Climo Brothers

On episode 350! of the Pennsylvania Rock Show, the brothers Climo of Zone 8 and formerly of Zilch join Bill. The 3 of them discuss 40 years, yes you read that correctly 40 years of Rock in the lives of the twins. They discuss the 11 bands that they have been in over the years,…

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Rock Charities

One thing that I have always admired about our local music scene is the bands’ willingness to give back to the community through benefit concerts. In this episode, I am joined by special co-host A Pro Radio‘s John “The American Hilljack” Lane. John is not only a staunch supporter of the Akron and Western PA…

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The State of Entertainment

What is the state of local entertainment going into 2016? For those of you that may not know Tony Marinacci of Total Entertainment & Entertainment passed away on September 2, 2015. He was an important figure in the history of the Pennsylvania Rock Show. Tony was instrumental in teaching me how to run a sound…

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