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Listen to or watch complete, uncensored, long-form interviews with the world’s biggest rock stars and most talented rising musicians in Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Glam, and the New Wave of Classic Rock on the Hard, Heavy & Hair: The Interviews Podcast. You hear short interview excerpts on the radio & on-demand The Hard, Heavy & Hair Show, but that’s only part of the story. Listen to Pariah Burke’s full interviews with the artists not cut to fit air time in the Hard, Heavy & Hair: The Interviews Podcast!

Steven St. James (Rough Cutt, Sarge, Kagny and the Dirty Rats) Interview
Cassidy Paris (Singer) Interview
Ray West (Spread Eagle, Weapons of Anew) Interview
Vinny Appice (Black Sabbath, Dio, Last in Line, Resurrection Kings) Interview
Rough Cutt (Rockin’ Dave Alford and Chris Hager) Interview
Reality Suite (Kimmii, Brian, Joe, and Antonio) Interview
Robin McAuley (McAuley Schenker Group, Black Swan, Raiding the Rock Vault) Interview
Tracii Guns (L.A. Guns, Sunbomb, Brides of Destruction) Interview
Chez Kane (singer) Interview
Reb Beach (Whitesnake, Winger, Black Swan, guitarist) Interview
George Lynch (Dokken, Lynch Mob, The End Machine) Interview
Gregg Fox (Renaissance Rock Orchestra) Interview
Conny Bloom (Electric Boys, vocalist & guitarist) Interview
Lisa Perry aka Hellz (Hellz Abyss, vocals) Interview
Mike Langford (Tense Machine, Deadset Society, Dear Bands Live)
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Banshee – Terry Dunn (guitar, founder) & George Call (vocals)
Black Wolf Mountain – John Adams (guitar, founder) & Dylan Kidner (vocals)
Ian Salpekar (Gone Savage)
Ace Von Johnson (LA Guns, Neon Coven, & Faster Pussycat)
Rough Cutt (Full Band)
Brandon Cook (The Loyal Order, Black N’ Blue, & Metalmorphosis)
Brandon Cook (The Loyal Order, Black N’ Blue, & Metalmorphosis)

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Steven St. James (Rough Cutt, Sarge, Kagny and the Dirty Rats) Pariah Burke's Hard, Heavy & Hair: THE INTERVIEWS

More info at <a href="https://rockn.me/stevenstjames" target="_blank">https://rockn.me/stevenstjames Steven St. James has a soulful singing voice that has taken him from Motown's Hard Rock band Kagny and the Dirty Rats with a pre-BulletBoys Marq Torien, to the band Sarge where he cowrote some of what would become Rough Cutt's hits with guitarist Chris Hager, to, finally, just in the last couple of years, reuniting with Hager and fronting Rough Cutt itself with a revitalized lineup. His voice brings back to Hard Rock a soulfulness, a vulnerability, but also a street corner toughness, that's lacking from many bands these days. Steven's singing ability is big and beautiful and outdone only by his humility and kindness. I first met Steven at the first performance of the current Rough Cutt lineup in 2019. We've been friends ever since. It turns out, Steven is the only member of Rough Cutt I haven't previously interviewed, so we decided to rectify that in what became part-interview, part-hangout. We talked about his time with Motown, the new Rough Cutt song "Black Rose," which he co-wrote, his singing and songwriting career, how he gets along with original Rough Cutt vocalist Paul Shortino, and more. Bourbon Singing in 118-degrees Urgent L.A. Why Steven trained for, but didn't become, and EMT Controlling his anger Steven's long history with Rough Cutt before joining Rough Cutt Forming the band Sarge with Chris Hager, who was fresh out of Ratt Recruiting Matt Thorne and other Ratt members Motown seeks out Steven Motown demands exclusivity Hanging with Ronnie James Dio Recruiting Marq Torien for Kagny and the Dirty Rats Reconnecting with Chris Hager of Rough Riot A singer who helps with load-in! Impressing Rockin' Dave Alford Joining Rough Cutt (before he knew he joined Rough Cutt) 2019: "I know Chris [Hager] and Dave [Alford] reached out to Paul [Shortino]" and the other former members of Rough Cutt The other Rough Cutt's songs and crediting songwriters The classic Rough Cutt lineup then Rough Riot How could "those other guys" not know about the 2019 Rough Cutt new lineup The perplexing press release by Shortino, Thorne, and Derakh An impromptu review of Rough Cutt III Rough Cutt vs. Rough Cutt Steven reaches out to Paul Shortino Who is everybody really mad at? Turning off the controversy Who's going to change their name? Joking about new band names Rough Cutt CD RC/DC Who couldn't have known about the new Rough Cutt over the last 2 years?! Mutual respect Who actually wrote "Black Rose"/"Bed of Black Roses" and who claimed credit? Steven co-wrote Rough Cutt's most famous song… without credit Working past things Sarge songs reworked to Rough Cutt songs Matt Thorne went "full on scorched earth on ASCAP" Pariah looks up the actual legal songwriting and royalty credits The fight quiets down There is no comparison… unless you want to create a conflict Steven St. James and Paul Shortino are two different singers \ Butting heads, but making a way to work together "Eventually the water's just going to be red." Paul Shortino apparently won't talk to Pariah Rougher Cutt Keeping his voice in shape during the lockdown Advise for other singers Singing with Smokey Robinson, Jimmy Walker, and Mary Clayton Supporting the bands Steven's bands' websites — Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/pariahrocks/message
  1. Steven St. James (Rough Cutt, Sarge, Kagny and the Dirty Rats)
  2. Cassidy Paris (Singer)
  3. Ray West (Spread Eagle, Weapons of Anew)
  4. Vinny Appice (Black Sabbath, Dio, Last in Line, Resurrection Kings)
  5. Rough Cutt (Rockin’ Dave Alford and Chris Hager)
  6. Reality Suite (Kimmii, Brian, Joe, and Antonio)
  7. Gregg Fox (Renaissance Rock Orchestra)
  8. Robin McAuley (McAuley Schenker Group, Black Swan, Raiding the Rock Vault)
  9. Tracii Guns (L.A. Guns, Sunbomb, Brides of Destruction)
  10. Chez Kane (singer)

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