Slayer’s Kerry King and Barry Kerch of Shinedown Download

26:16 Download May 14th

I had the good fortune to speak with Slayer’s Kerry King about his new solo album, From Hell I Rise, which drops on May 17th. What I’ve heard has been a brutal onslaught, like you’d expect!

He told me why he chose that name for the album, there were other ones, but he picked this one, as it ends the album on track 13. He also told me about the flavor of the album. In case you haven’t heard anything from it, I’ve included the two songs they’ve dropped from the album below.

We also discussed how he got the members for the band, which includes Mark Osegueda (Death Angel), Slayer drummer Paul Bostaph, HellYeah’s Kyle Sanders, and Phil Demmel rounding out the band. He said this was his “A Team” and he got the players he wanted.

Kerry King On Turning 60

We also talked about his upcoming 60th birthday, which will be the first show in Europe. Over his 60 years, he’s made lots of memories, some he can’t remember….like a story of the early days of Megadeth that David Ellefson told me about.

Barry Kerch is up next. Shinedown has a lot going on this year, including a new hot sauce. Symptom Chipotle Garlic Sauce is their latest creation. Barry talks about how this came to be, and the fact that he’s a big hot sauce fan. 

We also talked about new music from the band, the album he thinks best represents what they’re all about, The Rock Hall, and more. 

It’s always great to talk with Barry, even if this is my first time interviewing him solo….. video to come. 

Thanks for listening!

Podcasts you may like

The Bob & LBF in the Morning Podcast

Download the Bob & LBF in the Morning Podcast and listen to Bob & LBF whenever you want!

Play Latest (June 20th)

7092 episodes

Do What You Love With Jeff Kurkjian

I’m Jeff Kurkjian. I’ve hosted morning radio since I was in college at Syracuse University, a stop in beautiful Cleveland, Ohio to now, Las Vegas, Nevada. In radio, we are […]

Play Latest (May 9th)

43 episodes

100 Years of Hit Makers

Play Latest (November 7th, 2020)

24 episodes

WMGK – Andre Gardner’s Beatles Minute

The latest Beatles news and rumors, and the occasional trivia tidbit. All from Andre Gardner, most in 60 seconds or less.

Play Latest (June 17th)

276 episodes

PG: Parental Guidance (Needed)

Roxanne and special guests share parenting mishaps and milestones. With crazy schedules for parents and kids and the added distraction of tech everywhere you turn, they are less dishing out […]

Play Latest (October 6th, 2023)

180 episodes