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Dennis DeYoung wrote this in 1975 to honor the American Bi-Centennial celebration. (thanks, Wes - New Orleans, LA)
This was their final album with guitarist John Curulewski. Tommy Shaw joined the band on their next release. (thanks, Jeff - Haltom City, TX)
Al Jourgensen of Ministry
In the name of song explanation, Al talks about scoring heroin for William Burroughs, and that's not even the most shocking story in this one.
Billy Gould of Faith No More
Faith No More's bassist, Billy Gould, chats to us about his two new experimental projects, The Talking Book and House of Hayduk, and also shares some stories from the FNM days.
Did Marvin try out with the Detroit Lions? Did he fake crazy to get out of military service? And what about the cross-dressing?