Barstool Rockers

A Music Conversation

Barstool Rockers is a podcast about music.  Hosted by two life-long rock fans, it aims to inform and hopefully entertain.

Episode 16: Robert Berry / 3.2 (Part 2)

Wrapping up our conversation with Robert Berry on the new from the band 3.2 entitled, The Rules Have Changed. This is a continuation of the album that Robert made with Carl Palmer and Keith Emerson back in the late 80s with the band 3, called To the Power of Three.

We spend some time talking about Keith, Robert's musical career, prog rock, the 80s, washing dishes, the December People and more.  

If you haven't yet heard the album, you can get it from iTunes, stream it on Spotify and iHeartRadio, the Frontiers Records website, Amazon and anywhere great music is found.

The album features the last musical work from the late, great Keith Emerson, as he and Robert were sharing musical ideas and mapping out the album that came about after his passing.

Check out Robert's website:
 http://www.robertberry.com/

Episode 15: Robert Berry / 3.2 (Part 1)

We're joined by Robert Berry to talk about the new from the band 3.2 entitled, The Rules Have Changed. This is a continuation of the album that Robert made with Carl Palmer and Keith Emerson back in the late 80s with the band 3, called To the Power of Three.

We spend some time talking about Keith, Robert's musical career, prog rock, the 80s, washing dishes, the December People and more.  

If you haven't yet heard the album, you can get it from iTunes, stream it on Spotify and iHeartRadio, the Frontiers Records website, Amazon and anywhere great music is found.

The album features the last musical work from the late, great Keith Emerson, as he and Robert were sharing musical ideas and mapping out the album that came about after his passing.

Check out Robert's website:
 http://www.robertberry.com/

Episode 14: Jeff Pilson

One of THE NICEST guys we've ever spoken with, Jeff Pilson, currently of Foreigner, took some time out from his day to chat w/ us.  We talked about the band, Jason Bonham, producing classical music, Dio, whether he thought Ronnie would be OK w/ the hologram tour and fond memories.

From Jeff's 'about; page:

Jeff is currently the bassist for Foreigner, having joined the band in 2004. He produced their 2005 CD, “Live in ’05,” as well as tracks off of their “No End in Sight” CD in 2008.

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Pilson was a member of Dokken, Dio and MSG. He also formed his own progressive metal group called War and Peace in 1989, releasing three albums: 1993’s “Time Capsule,” 2000’s “Light at the End of the Tunnel” and 2004’s “The Walls Have Eyes.” He also worked with his ex-Dokken band mate, guitarist George Lynch in a two-member group called Lynch/Pilson, which in 2003 released the critically acclaimed “Wicked Underground” in 2003 where Pilson also handled lead vocal duties.

Additionally, Jeff played in the band Wild Horses which also featured drummer James Kottack (Scorpions, Kingdom Come), guitarist Rick Steier (Kingdom Come, Warrant), and singer John Levesque.

Although he is known primarily for his work as a bass guitarist, Pilson also plays guitar and keyboards.

Jeff Pilson is also an actor, having appeared in the movie Rock Star, 2001. Pilson played bassist Jorgen, of the fictional band Steel Dragon. The film also featured performances by musicians such as Zakk Wylde, Jason Bonham, Myles Kennedy, Brian Vander Ark, Blas Elias and Nick Catanese. He also played in the film’s soundtrack and served as Musical Director for the film.

Check out Jeff's official blog 

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