Signals From Mars – Episode 380 – Hour One

Signals From Mars Episode 380 Hour One


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Featured topics in this episode include:

– Is Business Holding Back Sebastian Bach’s Potential Reunion with Skid Row
– Megadeth’s Latest Live Stream Featuring New Guitarist Teemu Mäntysaari
– Celebrating 40 Years of Pyromania with Phil Collen of Def Leppard
– Deep Purple’s Exciting Announcement: New Album with Simon McBride
– Is Invincible Shield Judas Priest’s Best Album Since Screaming For Vengeance?
– Motley Crue’s New Single “Dogs Of War” Eyes Radio Success, Echoing Kiss’s Strategy (Again)?
– Annual Insights into the Rock N Roll Hall Of Fame Inductions

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Skid Row is an American rock band that was formed in 1986 in Toms River, New Jersey. They are best known for their rebellious rock anthems and power ballads, and they became a major force in the late 1980s and early 1990s. The original lineup included bassist Rachel Bolan, guitarists Dave Sabo and Scotti Hill, drummer Rob Affuso, and lead singer Sebastian Bach. Skid Row’s self-titled debut album, released in 1989, was a significant commercial success, driven by hits like “18 and Life” and “I Remember You,” which both received heavy airplay and became rock anthems. Their follow-up album, “Slave to the Grind” (1991), debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 and featured a heavier sound.

Sebastian Bach, born Sebastian Philip Bierk on April 3, 1968, in Freeport, Bahamas, and raised in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, is a singer and songwriter best known for his time as the frontman of Skid Row from 1987 to 1996. His tenure with Skid Row saw the band achieve massive commercial success. Bach’s powerful vocals and charismatic stage presence were significant factors in the band’s popularity. However, internal disputes led to his departure in 1996. Following his time with Skid Row, Bach embarked on a solo career and also ventured into acting, appearing in Broadway plays and television shows. As a solo artist, he has released albums like “Angel Down” (2007) and “Kicking & Screaming” (2011), maintaining a presence in the rock and metal scenes. Bach’s style is marked by his wide vocal range and energetic performances.

Megadeth is an influential American thrash metal band founded in 1983 by guitarist and vocalist Dave Mustaine, following his departure from Metallica. Over the years, Megadeth has become known for its technical complexity, fast tempo, and aggression in sound, along with politically charged and introspective lyrics. The band’s style has played a pivotal role in pioneering and popularizing thrash metal.

Guitarists of Megadeth


1. Dave Mustaine

  • Role: Lead Vocals, Lead and Rhythm Guitar
  • Tenure: 1983–present
  • As the founding member, Mustaine’s unique guitar playing, characterized by intricate solos and complex, tightly woven riffs, has been a defining feature of Megadeth. His aggressive playing style and songwriting have been central to the band’s sound.

2. Chris Poland

  • Role: Lead Guitar
  • Tenure: 1984–1987, some guest appearances afterward
  • Poland played on Megadeth’s early albums, including the influential “Killing Is My Business… and Business Is Good!” and “Peace Sells… but Who’s Buying?”. His jazz fusion background brought a distinctive technical skill to the band’s early work.

3. Jeff Young

  • Role: Lead Guitar
  • Tenure: 1987–1989
  • Young joined for the album “So Far, So Good… So What!” His tenure was short-lived, and he was part of the band during a turbulent period, but his contribution helped shape the evolution of their sound.

4. Marty Friedman

  • Role: Lead Guitar
  • Tenure: 1990–2000
  • Widely regarded as one of the finest guitarists in metal, Friedman’s tenure saw Megadeth’s commercial peak. Albums like “Rust in Peace” and “Countdown to Extinction” are notable for their sophisticated guitar work, blending thrash with melodic and exotic scales.

5. Al Pitrelli

  • Role: Lead Guitar
  • Tenure: 2000–2002
  • Joined after Friedman’s departure, contributing to the album “The World Needs a Hero.” Pitrelli’s versatility and previous experience with bands like Savatage and Trans-Siberian Orchestra added a new dimension to Megadeth’s sound.

6. Glen Drover

  • Role: Lead Guitar
  • Tenure: 2004–2008
  • Drover was part of the band during the albums “The System Has Failed” and “United Abominations.” His playing style meshed well with Mustaine’s, maintaining the band’s aggressive sound.

7. Chris Broderick

  • Role: Lead Guitar
  • Tenure: 2008–2014
  • Known for his technical proficiency, Broderick played on “Endgame” and “Super Collider.” His classical and jazz-influenced playing brought a new level of technical virtuosity to the band.

8. Kiko Loureiro

  • Role: Lead Guitar
  • Tenure: 2015–2023
  • Formerly a member of the Brazilian band Angra, Loureiro’s tenure with Megadeth saw him bring high technical skills and a melodic approach to the band, contributing significantly to the album “Dystopia.” His global influence and virtuosic playing helped modernize Megadeth’s sound during his time with the band.

9. Teemu Mäntysaari

  • Role: Lead Guitar
  • Tenure: 2023–present
  • Teemu Mäntysaari, known for his work with the Finnish metal band Wintersun, joined Megadeth in 2023. His background in melodic death metal and his technical proficiency make him a suitable successor to continue the band’s tradition of intricate and aggressive guitar work. His inclusion promises to bring a fresh dynamic to Megadeth’s evolving sound.

With each guitarist’s tenure, Megadeth has managed to adapt and evolve its sound, staying relevant in the ever-changing landscape of metal music.

Def Leppard‘s Pyromania is one of the seminal albums in the rock genre, released on January 20, 1983. This album marked a significant turning point for the British rock band, propelling them to international stardom. Pyromania is Def Leppard’s third studio album and represents a perfect blend of hard rock, heavy metal, and pop elements that characterized much of the band’s sound throughout the 1980s.

Produced by Robert John “Mutt” Lange, who was instrumental in shaping the band’s polished and catchy sound, Pyromania features a more refined and accessible approach than their previous albums. Lange’s meticulous production techniques and the band’s songwriting resulted in an album filled with anthemic hooks and lush backing vocals, setting a new standard for production quality in rock music.

Key Tracks and Features:

-“Photograph”: Perhaps the album’s most famous track, it became a staple of 1980s rock and a defining song for Def Leppard. Its catchy melody and strong chorus helped it become a major hit.
-“Rock of Ages”: Known for its chant “Gunter glieben glauten globen,” this song is another huge hit that is recognized for its powerful riffs and memorable lyrics.
– “Foolin'”: This track is another standout, combining emotional depth with a robust rock sound.

Pyromania was a massive commercial success, reaching No. 2 on the Billboard 200 chart in the United States and selling over ten million copies in the U.S. alone, ultimately achieving Diamond certification. The album’s success was also fueled by heavy rotation on MTV, particularly for the music videos of “Photograph” and “Rock of Ages.”

The album’s lineup consisted of Joe Elliott (vocals), Rick Savage (bass), Rick Allen (drums), and guitarists Steve Clark and Phil Collen. Phil Collen was brought in during the recording process to replace founding member Pete Willis, whose departure was due to alcohol-related issues. Collen’s arrival marked the beginning of what many consider the classic Def Leppard lineup.

Pyromania is frequently cited as one of the greatest albums in rock music, significantly influencing the genre and the 1980s music scene. It paved the way for Def Leppard’s continued success with their follow-up album, Hysteria, and solidified their place as rock legends.






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