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Rock of Nations with Dave Kinchen & Shane McEachern

846 episodes - English - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 22 ratings

This is the place for all things classic rock/metal/new wave/punk/post-punk/pop and more. Dave brings 20 years of music journalism to the program. Joined by Shane aka "The Vinyl Master", this team gets details in interviews you won't find anywhere else!

The program has featured exclusive chats with classic members of Deep Purple, Genesis, Scorpions, Def Leppard, Judas Priest, Whitesnake, Van Halen, KISS, Quiet Riot, Blue Oyster Cult, Cinderella, Manowar and more. Hitmakers Desmond Child, Martin Page, and Bruce Sudano have also stopped by.

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#317 #Scorpions Legend #UliJonRoth Talks 3 Hour Show Touring North America!

April 20, 2024 22:33 - 8 minutes - 8.19 MB

Legendary 70s #Scorpions guitarist #UliJonRoth checks in from the road ahead of his #Detroit show at the iconic #TokenLounge, and takes us through the magic of his three hour INTERSTELLAR SKY GUITAR world tour. SHOW CREDITS: #UliJonRoth (guest). Diamond Dave Kinchen & Emerald Shane McEachern (hosts). Intro made in part w/ Drum Pad Machine (DPM). Instagram: @RockNationsDK Twitter: @RockNationsDK. Facebook: @RockofNationsDK.

#316 Triumph Legend #RikEmmett On Solo Hard Rock Hits Collection + More!

April 17, 2024 01:15 - 1 hour - 67.1 MB

We are thrilled to welcome back legendary #Triumph singer, songwriter and guitarist #RikEmmett who talks about a new compilation of his solo hard rock hits. The collection is called “Diamonds – The Best of the Hard Rock Years 1990 – 1995”, released on the Canadian label Music In Motion Ent. We cover many other things Triumph, rock, pop and more.

#315 The #DesmondChild Interview - Part 2

April 09, 2024 03:46 - 49 minutes - 45.7 MB

Dave and Shane are thrilled to share the second part of their exclusive interview with legendary songwriter #DesmondChild, who talks about the impact of the massive #BonJovi hit he co-wrote called “Livin’ on a Prayer”, attending the final #KISS show in New York - supporting the band he co-wrote many hits with and more. SHOW CREDITS: #DesmondChild (guest). Diamond Dave Kinchen & Emerald Shane McEachern (hosts). Intro made in part w/ Drum Pad Machine (DPM). Instagram: @RockNationsDK Twitter: ...

#SolarEclipse Time!

April 09, 2024 01:43 - 38 seconds - 616 KB

Yet another show ID

This is Rock of Nations with Dave and Shane

April 04, 2024 21:17 - 1 minute - 1.39 MB

A Station ID

#314, #MartinPage Pt. 2: More Stories From The Writer Of “These Dreams” & “We Built This City”

March 26, 2024 00:59 - 48 minutes - 44.6 MB

We are back with the long-awaited second and final installment of our exclusive interview with longtime friend of the show, songwriter #MartinPage!

#313 #GusG On Playing For #BruceDickinson & #Ozzy!

March 13, 2024 08:33 - 10 minutes - 10.1 MB

Here’s a clip of the boys talking with #GusG of #Firewind about their new album #StandingUnited, playing on #BruceDickinson’s #TheMandrakeProject and whether he’d go back to play with #Ozzy one more time!

#DETROIT ROCK CITY: An Oral History Of Rock & Roll’s American Birthplace 🎸 (REMASTERED)

March 06, 2024 04:08 - 5 hours - 317 MB

Happy 5th anniversary to our podcast! To celebrate, Dave and Shane updated their special presentation on the comprehensive history of rock music’s capital city: Detroit. The gents are proud to present NEW exclusive interviews with #KISS legend #AceFrehley, #RikEmmett of #Triumph, #SammyHagar and more along with classic chats with the late great Brother #WayneKramer of the legendary #MC5, #TedNugent, #MikeSkill of #TheRomantics, #DennisDunaway of #AliceCooper and many more. You’ve never heard ...

#312 The #MickMars Interview - Part 2

March 03, 2024 22:08 - 24 minutes - 22.3 MB

Dave and Shane welcome you to the second installment of their exclusive interview with legendary former #MotleyCrue guitarist #MickMars who takes us through the creation of his debut solo album #TheOtherSideOfMars. It’s OUT NOW and it ROCKS!

#212 The #MickMars Interview - Part 2

March 03, 2024 22:08 - 24 minutes - 22.3 MB

Dave and Shane welcome you to the second installment of their exclusive interview with legendary former #MotleyCrue guitarist #MickMars who takes us through the creation of his debut solo album #TheOtherSideOfMars. It’s OUT NOW and it ROCKS!

#311 The #MickMars Interview - Part 1

February 23, 2024 21:21 - 28 minutes - 26.1 MB

#MickMars is here discussing his latest solo album “The Other Side of Mars” out now! The #MotleyCrue legend talks about the inspiration behind the solo album, the awesome experimenting he does with his guitars and effects, and what life has been like since leaving his former band. Check it out!

This is Rock Of Nations with Dave and Shane

February 23, 2024 03:13 - 46 seconds - 742 KB

A show ID from our Jurassic period.

#310 The #AceFrehley Interview!

February 16, 2024 03:31 - 42 minutes - 39.6 MB

We are thrilled to share our chat with original #KISS lead guitarist, the one and only #SpaceAce…#AceFrehley!!! SHOW CREDITS: #AceFrehley (guest). Diamond Dave Kinchen & Emerald Shane McEachern (hosts). Intro with “10,000 Volts” title track of Ace Frehley’s forthcoming album (Feb. 23rd) courtesy of MNRK Music Group. Classic intro production courtesy of Drum Pad Machine (DPM). Instagram: @RockNationsDK Twitter: @RockNationsDK. Facebook: @RockofNationsDK.

Is That The #SpaceAce?!

February 12, 2024 21:27 - 56 seconds - 887 KB

#AceFrehley is here! More coming soon!

#309 The #DesmondChild Interview - Part 1

February 11, 2024 02:50 - 52 minutes - 48.3 MB

It’s always a pleasure to welcome legendary hitmaker #DesmondChild back to the show! Join us as he talks about some of the great stories that went into his latest book Livin’ On A Prayer: Big Songs Big Life. This is part 1!

#308 Remembering #MC5 Legend #WayneKramer (1948-2024)

February 05, 2024 09:50 - 1 hour - 86.8 MB

Dave and Shane take a moment to remember one of their favorite interviews with the late #WayneKramer of #Detroit’s iconic #MC5, who died Friday, February 2nd at age 75. RIP Brother Wayne.

#Romantics’ #MikeSkill Remembers #MC5 Legend #WayneKramer

February 03, 2024 07:30 - 7 minutes - 6.58 MB

#Romantics lead guitarist #MikeSkill joined us for a few minutes to react to the loss of fellow #Detroit rock legend #WayneKramer of the #MC5.

Remembering #WayneKramer With #Romantics Star #MikeSkill

February 03, 2024 07:30 - 7 minutes - 6.58 MB

#Romantics lead guitarist #MikeSkill joined us for a few minutes to react to the loss of fellow #Detroit rock legend #WayneKramer of the #MC5.

#307 #SAXON’s #BiffByford On Hell, Fire And Damnation!!

January 30, 2024 21:50 - 31 minutes - 28.9 MB

Dave and Shane are pleased to welcome legendary #SAXON lead singer #BiffByford who talks about the band’s latest HEAVY release: “Hell, Fire And Damnation.” SHOW CREDITS: #BiffByford of #SAXON (guest). Diamond Dave Kinchen & Emerald Shane McEachern (hosts). Intro made in part w/ Drum Pad Machine (DPM). Instagram: @RockNationsDK Twitter: @RockNationsDK. Facebook: @RockofNationsDK.

Why, It’s #BiffByford Of #SAXON!

January 30, 2024 02:54 - 29 seconds - 468 KB

Full show…coming up!!!

Hitmaker #DesmondChild On Final #KISS Show (PREVIEW)

January 19, 2024 21:40 - 16 minutes - 15.7 MB

Dave and Shane are thrilled to share a clip of their latest exclusive interview with legendary songwriter #DesmondChild, who talked about attending the final #KISS show in New York in December 2023. Check it out! SHOW CREDITS: #DesmondChild (guest). Diamond Dave Kinchen & Emerald Shane McEachern (hosts). Intro made in part w/ Drum Pad Machine (DPM). Instagram: @RockNationsDK Twitter: @RockNationsDK. Facebook: @RockofNationsDK.

#306 #MartinPage, “We Built This City” & “These Dreams” Hitmaker Is Here!

January 15, 2024 01:17 - 46 minutes - 43.2 MB

Dave and Shane present part one of their interview with longtime friend of the show #MartinPage!

#305 The #MartyFriedman Interview!

January 07, 2024 00:13 - 34 minutes - 32.1 MB

We’re thrilled to kick off 2024 with our full interview featuring legendary former #Megadeth guitarist and #Japan’s iconic guitar hero #MartyFriedman!

#HappyNewYear!!!!

January 01, 2024 06:12 - 38 seconds - 602 KB

Welcome to #2024!!

The Best of 2023 Vol 2!

December 27, 2023 21:20 - 7 hours - 390 MB

2023 was a wild ride! This is part 2 of our look back at Dave and Shane’s favorite interviews of the year. This collection has: #GlennHughes (#DeepPurple, #BlackSabbath, #Trapeze), #DonDokken, #GrahamBonnet (#Rainbow, #MSG & #Alcatrazz), #Zombies singer #ColinBlunstone, #Motörhead’s #PhilCampbell, #Queensryche’s #MichaelWilton, guitarist #AdrianVandenberg (#Whitesnake, #Vandenberg) #BlueOysterCult’s #AlbertBouchard, #KipWinger and #DougAldrich (The Dead Daisies, Dio & Whitesnake).

The Best of 2023 - Vol 2!

December 27, 2023 21:20 - 6 hours - 382 MB

2023 was a wild ride! This is part 2 of our look back at Dave and Shane’s favorite interviews of the year. This collection has: #GlennHughes (#DeepPurple, #BlackSabbath, #Trapeze), #DonDokken, #GrahamBonnet (#Rainbow, #MSG & #Alcatrazz), #Zombies singer #ColinBlunstone, #Motörhead’s #PhilCampbell, #Queensryche’s #MichaelWilton, guitarist #AdrianVandenberg (#Whitesnake, #Vandenberg) #BlueOysterCult’s #AlbertBouchard, #KipWinger and #DougAldrich (The Dead Daisies, Dio & Whitesnake).

The Best of 2023 - Vol 1!

December 25, 2023 07:24 - 7 hours - 415 MB

2023 has been a blast! Welcome to volume 1 of our look back at Dave and Shane’s favorite interviews of the year. This collection has: #Whitesnake mainman #DavidCoverdale, #SammyHagar, guitarist #KKDowning of #KKsPriest, guitarist #RitchieFaulkner of #JudasPriest, singer #ChrisRobertson of #BlackStoneCherry, guitarist Dave #SnakeSabo of #SkidRow, singer #JoshTodd of #Buckcherry, #Haken guitarist #RichardHenshall, #MrBig guitarist #PaulGilbert, and bassist #WillTurpin of #CollectiveSoul.

The Best of 2023 Vol 1!

December 25, 2023 07:24 - 7 hours - 415 MB

2023 has been a blast! Welcome to volume 1 of our look back at Dave and Shane’s favorite interviews of the year. This collection has: #Whitesnake mainman #DavidCoverdale, #SammyHagar, guitarist #KKDowning of #KKsPriest, guitarist #RitchieFaulkner of #JudasPriest, singer #ChrisRobertson of #BlackStoneCherry, guitarist Dave #SnakeSabo of #SkidRow, singer #JoshTodd of #Buckcherry, #Haken guitarist #RichardHenshall, #MrBig guitarist #PaulGilbert, and bassist #WillTurpin of #CollectiveSoul.

#304 #DavidCousins Of The #Strawbs - Part 2

December 23, 2023 08:06 - 35 minutes - 33.2 MB

Dave and Shane are thrilled to present the second installment of their interview with legendary #Strawbs frontman #DavidCousins who talks about their newest album “The Magic Of It All” now available wherever you get your music.

#303 LIVE From Philly! - The Rock Of Nations Reunion Show!!

December 15, 2023 09:17 - 1 hour - 97.2 MB

Welcome in to a special reunion show where Dave and Shane do the podcast in the same place for the first time in a year, as Dave travels back to Philly for a holiday retreat. The show began in the City of Brotherly Love nearly five years ago and has continued as a two-city podcast after Dave moved to Detroit. Tonight…the reunion is on!

#MickMars On #RandyRhoads, #EddieVanHalen, AI In Music And Surprising Influences (PREVIEW)

December 08, 2023 00:50 - 7 minutes - 6.89 MB

Hot off the presses! The boys share some of their exclusive chat with #MickMars!

#302 #Foghat’s #ScottHolt is here!

December 07, 2023 00:46 - 40 minutes - 37.2 MB

#Foghat singer and guitarist #ScottHolt joins Dave and Shane to talk about their new album #SonicMojo, which just landed the top spot on Billboard’s Blues Albums chart. Scott also talks about playing with blues god #BuddyGuy, bringing Tennessee blues into Foghat and so much more!

#302 #Foghat’s #ScottHolt Is Here!

December 07, 2023 00:46 - 40 minutes - 37.2 MB

#Foghat singer and guitarist #ScottHolt joins Dave and Shane to talk about their new album #SonicMojo, which just landed the top spot on Billboard’s Blues Albums chart. Scott also talks about playing with blues god #BuddyGuy, bringing Tennessee blues into Foghat and so much more!

#301 Dave & Shane’s Monthly Roundup - The Final #KISS, RIP #ShaneMacGowan & New Rock In 2024!

December 03, 2023 23:48 - 1 hour - 85.2 MB

Dave and Shane catch up on a Sunday to look at the big stories of November / December including the emotional final #KISS show at #MadisonSquareGarden in #NYC, the tragic death of #ShaneMacGowan, and look ahead to some great new rock and metal coming from #AceFrehley, #JudasPriest, #SammyHagar and so many more!

We Are Rock Of Nations W/ Dave & Shane

November 27, 2023 20:37 - 1 minute - 1.16 MB

Yet another Station ID.

Happy Thanksgiving from Dave & Shane!!!

November 23, 2023 07:56 - 1 minute - 1.69 MB

Happy Thanksgiving from Dave & Shane!!!

#MartyFriedman Joins Us Live From #Japan!

November 21, 2023 07:16 - 11 minutes - 10.5 MB

What an honor and pleasure for us to chat with #Megadeth legend #MartyFriedman! Here’s a preview of our upcoming full interview.

#300 #DonDokken - The Interview - Part 2

November 14, 2023 03:39 - 37 minutes - 35.1 MB

Dave and Shane present part 2 of their exclusive interview with legendary 80s metal vocalist and bandleader #DonDokken of #Dokken! He stops by to talk about the band’s new album “Heaven Comes Down”, why this is most likely his final album and all of the historical goodies. Check it out!

#299 #DonDokken - The Interview - Part 1

November 05, 2023 22:02 - 40 minutes - 37.8 MB

Dave and Shane welcome legendary 80s metal vocalist and bandleader #DonDokken of #Dokken! He stops by to talk about the band’s new album “Heaven Comes Down”, why this is most likely his final album and why there aren’t any proper budgets for making new music. He also takes us back to his days in Germany, meeting the guys in the #Scorpions, getting vocal work on #Blackout, conversations with #GeneSimmons, working with #RonnieJamesDio and so much more.

We’ve been waiting for you…

November 04, 2023 02:34 - 39 seconds - 633 KB

We’ve been waiting for you…

#298 #SammyHagar - The Interview

October 31, 2023 02:15 - 27 minutes - 25.7 MB

#SammyHagar talks with us about making beer in Detroit, all things Van Halen, whether there will finally be a tribute show for #EddieVanHalen and more! We’ve also added our exclusive 2022 chat with #JoeSatriani where we first confirmed the tribute show talks were taking place. SHOW CREDITS: #SammyHagar (guest). Diamond Dave Kinchen & Emerald Shane McEachern (hosts). Intro made in part w/ Drum Pad Machine (DPM). Instagram: @RockNationsDK Twitter: @RockNationsDK. Facebook: @RockofNationsDK.

#297 #CollectiveSoul At 30: Bassist #WillTurpin Talks Band Legacy & New Music

October 17, 2023 22:29 - 35 minutes - 32.6 MB

It was a pleasure chatting with founding #CollectiveSoul bassist #WillTurpin as the band played Pennsylvania and prepared to head west, celebrating 30 years of making music and supporting their latest album #Vibrating.

#297 #CollectiveSoul At 30: Bassist #WillTurpinTalks Band Legacy & New Music

October 17, 2023 22:29 - 35 minutes - 32.6 MB

It was a pleasure chatting with founding #CollectiveSoul bassist #WillTurpin as the band played Pennsylvania and prepared to head west, celebrating 30 years of making music and supporting their latest album #Vibrating.

#DonDokken Talks Final Album #HeavenComesDown, #Scorpions, #Dio And More! (PREVIEW)

October 12, 2023 03:01 - 26 minutes - 24.9 MB

Dave and Shane share an extended preview of their latest chat with #DonDokken!

#296 #DonDokken Talks Final Album #HeavenComesDown, #Scorpions, #Dio And More! (Extended Preview)

October 12, 2023 03:01 - 26 minutes - 24.9 MB

Dave and Shane share an extended preview of their latest chat with #DonDokken!

Why, It’s #DonDokken!

October 10, 2023 23:40 - 16 seconds - 262 KB

Of the great band #Dokken!

#295 #BlackStoneCherry’s #ChrisRobertson Talks New #ScreaminAtTheSky Record!

September 30, 2023 20:02 - 33 minutes - 31.3 MB

Welcome to our full interview with #BlackStoneCherry frontman #ChrisRobertson, who talks about the group’s latest release #ScreaminAtTheSky out TODAY!! Check it out!

#294 The #KKDowning Interview - Talking New Album #TheSinnerRidesAgain!

September 30, 2023 20:00 - 50 minutes - 46.5 MB

Dave and Shane welcome you to their full exclusive interview with founding #JudasPriest legend #KKDowning, who discusses his new #KKsPriest album #TheSinnerRidesAgain! We also talk about his love of #JimiHendrix, why he says Judas Priest won’t let him back in the band, what it was like meeting his replacement #RichieFaulkner and playing with him and Priest at the #RockHall induction, plus much more!

#BlackStoneCherry’s #ChrisRobertson Talks New #ScreaminAtTheSky Record!

September 29, 2023 19:27 - 33 minutes - 31.3 MB

Welcome to our full interview with #BlackStoneCherry frontman #ChrisRobertson, who talks about the group’s latest release #ScreaminAtTheSky out TODAY!! Check it out!

#293 #Motörhead Legend #PhilCampbell Talks New #BastardSons Album & Motörhead’s Legacy

September 22, 2023 03:08 - 34 minutes - 32.3 MB

The boys are pleased to welcome legendary #Motorhead guitarist #PhilCampbell, who phoned in before a sound check in Germany, to talk about his new album “Kings of the Asylum” with Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons. Check it out! SHOW CREDITS: #PhilCampbell (guest). Diamond Dave Kinchen & Brother Shane McEachern (hosts). “Kings of the Asylum” album audio permissions secured by Skateboard Marketing Ltd. c/o the great Nuclear Blast USA. Intro made in part w/ Drum Pad Machine (DPM). Instagram: ...