Rock and metal personality Jaide Alicia invites you to "Get Hard!" following the release of her first podcast. Jaide, alongside many special guests, will explore and discuss all things music and more.
Deen Castronovo (Journey, Bad English, The Dead Daisies)
42:02Jaide and Deen go through his timeline as a career musician. Starting with Wild Dogs in the early 80's through his most recent departure from The Dead Daisies and everything inbetween, Deen divulges into his high's and low's over the last 40 years.
Mark Osegueda (Death Angel)
31:50Mark Osegueda joins Jaide Alicia to talk about his life in and out of Death Angel. Mark describes being in a Bay Area thrash metal band in the 80's- the "competition" between bands, what led to Death Angel's abrupt end and unexpected return.
Michael Sweet (Stryper)
30:42Michael and Jaide talk about making the decision to transition from Roxx Regime into Stryper and the hard, personal decision Michael had to make upon leaving the group in '92. Releasing his first solo album just two years later, Michael dives into what pursuing other creative outlets has done for him and how taking a what he thought was a permanent break from Stryper ultimately led him back into the band.
Phil Labonte (All That Remains)
36:26Jaide & Phil talk All That Remains' lengthy (and on-going) career, how being in Shadows Fall helped prepare him for his role as a front man and the band's diverse musical catalogue.
Alicia Taylor (Cherry Bombs)
34:14Jaide and Alicia talk all things Cherry Bombs- from Alicia leaving her life as an NFL cheerleader to Cherry Bombs becoming a national act. We dive into the group's first virtual show 'Macabaret', the high production value of a Cherry Bombs performance and the challenges the group has faced.
Brian Heffron (The Blue Meanie, ECW)
43:14Jaide dives into Brian's early life- growing up in Philadelphia, finding solace through music, professional wrestling dreams and more. We explore the connection between rock/metal and wrestling and how Brian ultimately ended up signing contracts with ECW and WWE.
Dee Snider (Twisted Sister)
25:03Over three years after their first interview, Jaide and Dee catch up on all things current. Although commonly billed as being the Twisted Sister front man, Dee Snider calls in to talk his solidified solo career, upcoming Christmas single, his latest project as an author and more.
Brian Slagel (Metal Blade Records)
16:53In the first episode of Get Hard!, CEO of Metal Blade Records Brian Slagel calls in for a quick chat about the label- diving into the ups and downs of being behind a record label as well as the state of the music industry today.