Episode 95 - Carl Lanore

For this episode, we bring you Carl Lanore.  Carl is the host of Super Human Radio, a podcast designed to help you live stronger and live longer.  Carl gives us some of his history during this episode that is motivational to say the least, as he turned his life and his health around and now his mission is to pass all of the transformational information on to you.  Carl has so much readily available information in his brain that it will make your head spin, and he has some of the greatest minds as guests on his own podcast that anyone interested in living a healthier life will benefit from.  You definitely need to go check it out.  You can find Super Human Radio where all great podcasts can be downloaded, and be sure to follow Carl Lanore and Super Human Radio on the socials.  You shan’t be disappointed, I promise.

Track featured on this episode:

CycleStatic by Connibal Road

Episode 94 - ATG

For this episode we bring you ATG.  ATG, also known as Antonio the Great, is a phenomenal solo artist and he is also the front man for St. Louis area band, Discrepancies.  During this episode you will hear us discuss some of the adventures that he has experienced with Discrepancies including being signed to a record label and touring on the Warped Tour, collaborating with some of the most gifted talent that St. Louis has to offer, and his new album Legacy.  ATG is kicking off his album release with an album release party, going down on Saturday, October 13 at Pops in Sauget, Illinois.  Tickets are $5 in advance and $10 at the door and this blockbuster show will also feature Altayzie, Egans Rats, and a variety of other notable acts.  Be on the lookout for Legacy to drop and also show ATG some love on the social medias.

Track featured on this episode:

Therapy by ATG

Episode 93 - Kyle Dent and Joel Colby

For this episode we bring you Kyle Dent of Shamrock’s Pub and Grill, and front man for St. Louis area metal band Inimical Drive, Joel Colby.  We met up at Shamrock’s to discuss Kyle’s business philosophy and all things pub and grill, and we also spent a lot of time discussing the upcoming Ink Spot Block Party.  The 9th Annual Ink Spot Block Party is coming to the Winfield Fairgrounds in Winfield, MO and is going to offer a lineup that is sure to knock your socks right off your feet.  Big Dave Canoy is the mastermind behind this event and he has a ton of great, like-minded folks to help him pull it off, yet again.  Tickets are free and you can pick them up by contacting any of the bands, visiting the Ink Spot Tattoo Shop in Troy and or St. Peters, visiting Shamrock’s Pub and Grill, and we even have some ourselves here at the CEP.  Don’t miss out on your chance to experience the 9th Annual Ink Spot Block Party.

Track featured on this episode:

Nothing Less by Inimical Drive

Episode 92 - Jarid Saffell of Heavy Riff Brewing Company

For this episode we bring you Jarid Saffell, Founder and Head Brewer at Heavy Riff Brewing Company in St. Louis, MO.  Jarid has an extensive history of brewing fine craft beers, both as a home brewer and a professional brewer, and his love affair with craft brews comes out when you listen to him talk and/or drink some of his products.  Believe me, he brought some samples for us to try during the podcast and I was beyond impressed.  His brewery, Heavy Riff Brewing Company, is a musically themed craft brewery located at 6413 Clayton Avenue in St. Louis, MO.  Be sure to show Jarid Saffell and Heavy Riff some love on the social medias, and for the love of all things sacred, go visit Heavy Riff and enjoy some top of the line craft beer.

Track featured on this episode:

We Don't Stand a Chance by Money for Guns

StL Music Scene Vol. 2

For this episode we bring you a round table discussion with some of the people that make St. Louis a great music town.  Denny Blackwell of Monster Eats Manhattan, Shane Presley of Rock Paper Podcast, and Jeff and Jen Nichols of Ten Cents Promotions sit with us for a discussion about what is happening on the STL music scene.  We even had our first call-in guest when Gary Johnston of Out Amongst The Masses phones into the show to check in and discuss some of the great projects for his bands, OATM and Verba Stellae.  Be sure to show all of these folks some love on the socials and download Rock Paper Podcast where you consume your podcasts, as well as the music of Monster Eats Manhattan, Out Amongst The Masses, and Verba Stellae where all great music can be consumed.

Tracks featured during this episode:

Nowhere to Run by Monster Eats Manhattan

Hide Behind by Out Amongst The Masses

Episode 90 - Scott McNally & Dr. Stephen Ogden

For this episode we bring you 2 returning guests, Scott McNally and Dr. Stephen Ogden.  Both of these guys are experts in fitness and nutrition, bodybuilding, and podcasting.  You can, and should, check them out on Advices Radio where all great podcasts can be downloaded, and be sure to follow Scott McNally and Stephen Ogden on the socials.  These 2 gentlemen contain a wealth of information in the fitness and nutrition arena and they are also just genuinely good people and that my friends, equals a great podcast discussion.  Colt and I are always appreciative of the times we get to spend with the excellent members of the Advices Radio network and we know that you will enjoy listening to this discussion just as much as we enjoyed recording it.

Track featured on this episode:

Lies in Fiction by Silent Hollow

Episode 89 - STL Comedy Round Table

For this episode we bring you a round-table discussion with some of the finest comedic talent St. Louis has to offer.  During this show we meet up with Bobby Jaycox, Nathan Orton, Rafe Williams, and Tina Dybal as we discuss comedy, the changing landscape of the comedy scene, and many many more riveting topics.  Be sure to follow all of these great comics on the socials and for the love of all things sacred, go see them live and support comedy.  You shan’t be disappointed, I promise.  One event that we definitely want to highlight is A Night for Emma featuring Nathan Orton, Tim Convy, Max Price, and Duke Taylor.  This event is to support young Emma in her fight against lymphoma and it is happening at the Funny Bone in St. Louis on August 20th 2018 at 7:30 pm.  Go support Emma and enjoy our very funny local comedians.  It’s a win/win, people!

Track featured on this episode:

Great Divide by The Mighty Pines

Episode 88 - Tim Leavy and Friends

Now, for this episode we bring you Tim Leavy and friends.  Tim is a very talented singer songwriter working to make his mark in and around St. Louis, and he has assembled an equally talented crew to bring the city a very special event.  It’s called Heart of Saturday Night: The Songs of Tom Waits, and it is happening Saturday August 25th 2018 at the Hideaway Piano Bar, located at 5900 Arsenal St. in St. Louis, MO.  The show starts at 8 pm and is presented by Urban Chestnut Brewing Company and Jackson Pianos.  During this episode you’ll hear Tim Leavy, Jorge Valcarcel, Kvar Black, Meghan Yankowskas, and Mike Dee discuss the upcoming event and educate us on the man behind the tribute, Tom Waits.  Be sure to check out all of these crazy talented musicians on the socials and show them some support, and go check out the Heart of Saturday Night.  You shan’t be disappointed, I promise.

Episode 87 - Scott Kurtz 3

For this episode we bring you the award winning home brewer, Mr. Scott Kurtz.  When I say Kurtz has won some awards for his home brews, I mean he has won a shit ton of awards.  Kurtz came down and brewed an Imperial Stout, with me and Colt on the sidelines cheering him on, as he schooled us on the “craft” (get it?) of home brewing.  And as usual, he brought some of his tasty Kurtzhaus beers for us to experience.  Be sure to follow Scott Kurtz on the socials and drop him a line, letting him know that the world is waiting for Kurtzhaus Brewing to come out of the home brewing sector and become a public reality for us all to enjoy.   

Tracks Featured on this episode:

Mercy by The Native Howl

Somethin' Else by The Native Howl

Episode 86 - Josh Spencer

For this episode we bring you Josh Spencer of Josh Spencer Fitness.  Josh is a Top & Elite fitness coach, an entrepreneur, and he has a considerable online presence where he posts business and fitness success tips to help others make lasting change in their lives.  During this episode you’ll hear Josh talk about overcoming adversity in life that made those lasting changes become a reality to him, and he has a passion to help others discover that drive in their own lives as well.  You can, and should, follow Josh Spencer on the socials, check out his website at joshspencerfitness.com, and be on the lookout for his book that will be out sometime in the future.  Hopefully soon.

Track featured during this episode:

Peace for Sale by Addicted

Episode 85 - Dr. Scott Stevenson

For this episode we bring you Dr. Scott Stevenson.  Dr. Stevenson holds his PhD in exercise physiology, he’s a former adjunct professor at the University of Tampa, a former columnist at ELITEFTS, he’s a licensed acupuncturist, he’s a competitive bodybuilder with over 30 years of experience in the gym and 2 decades worth of experience personal training and coaching online, and he manages Integrative Bodybuilding.  You can find Dr. Scott on numerous podcasts out there in the podcast universe, including his show called Muscle Minds with our friend Scott McNally on the Advices Radio Network. Dr. Scott is an incredible wealth of information that is applicable to the seasoned bodybuilder, the novice in fitness and nutrition, and everyone in between.  Be sure to follow Scott Stevenson on the socials, check out his vids on YouTube, and go to his website at drscottstevenson.com.  We had a terrific conversation with Dr. Scott and we are confident that you will enjoy this episode just as much as we enjoyed recording it.

Track featured on this episode:

Make Believe by Conquer As They Come

Episode 84 - PB Wilson of Dirt Road Addiction

For this episode we bring you PB Wilson of the band, Dirt Road Addiction.  Dirt Road Addiction is still a fairly new band but has been making huge waves on the scene and it appears that they will not be slowing down anytime soon.  This 6-man band hails across the state from us in Sedalia, MO and they promise to play loud and always come to party as they bring their fans a Southern Rock/Country Music blend of awesomeness.  Be sure to visit their website at dirtroadaddiction.com, follow them on the socials, purchase their self-titled album on iTunes and Amazon, and of course if you ever get the opportunity to see them live…..do it!

Track featured on this episode:

Stomp Your Feet by Dirt Road Addiction 

Episode 83 - No Alarms

For this episode we bring you the Detroit area based, No Alarms.  No Alarms describes themselves as blending the lines between modern indie pop and new wave revival, and they have gained a lot of momentum since they released their self-titled debut album earlier this year.  We had a great time discussing the origins of No Alarms, the important message and motivation behind their recent album, and the visual components of their live performance that is sure to knock some socks off.  Be sure to follow No Alarms on the socials, download No Alarms where all great music can be downloaded, buy their merch, and if you ever get the chance to see them live, don’t deny yourself the opportunity.  Support independent music, people!

Track featured on this episode:

Right is What's Left by No Alarms 

Episode 82 - The Send Up on Shaw

For this episode we are bringing you the audio for our live podcast session during The Send Up on Shaw at Gaslight Lounge and Studios in St. Louis, MO.  The Send Up on Shaw was a great day all around with lots of comedy, live music, and of course, live podcasting.  Be sure to check out the video edition of this episode on the Cerebral Entertainment Podcast’s Facebook Page where you will see us navigate the waters of having a surprise guest, specifically our new good friend Mr. Buster Rooney, and we had the chance to sit with another good friend of ours again, Nathan Orton.  We also want to give many thanks to a couple of sponsors that made this episode possible, Exit 6 Pub and Brewery and Shamrocks Pub n Grill.  We hope you have as much fun listening to this episode as we did recording it.

Track featured on this episode:

Outside by Boomtown United

Episode 81 - Brookroyal

For this episode we bring you the St. Louis based band, Brookroyal. Brookroyal reemerged on the scene just not too many months ago with a bill featuring some of the best local bands and artists that you possibly ask for in a show.  Colt and I were both blown away by the energy that Brookroyal brought to the show and that buzz is still resonating in the STL scene to this day.  These guys have taken on a leadership role for the bands in the area and we were really excited to have them on to talk about the genesis of Brookroyal, what the band is looking forward to now, and of course the chicken wings at Frailey’s Southtown Grill and the amazing cookies that Al’s wife sent for our dessert.  Be sure to follow Brookroyal on the socials, purchase their music where all great music can be downloaded, and if you are ever lucky enough to go see them live, be sure to buy the ticket and take the ride.

Track featured on this episode:

Closer by Brookroyal

Episode 80 - John Meadows

For this episode we bring you John Meadows.  John is an IFBB Pro bodybuilder, owner at Mountain Dog Diet and Granite Supplements, as well as husband and father of twins.  During this episode you’ll hear John discuss his roots, the changing landscape of the bodybuilding sport, how he left the chains of the corporate arena to build his own business, and how he manages to stay so busy and yet have plenty of time for the wife and kids.  Be sure to follow John on the social medias.  He is very active on Instagram and he has a ton of free content available to you on YouTube.  Be sure to follow John around and let him inspire you to be a stronger and all around better person.

Track featured on this episode:

The Cycle by Pogo Funk 

Episode 79 - Patrick Blair of Monster Eats Manhattan

For this episode we bring you the very talented Patrick Blair of the St. Louis based band, Monster Eats Manhattan.  Monster Eats Manhattan just made in back to the St. Louis area after spending some time in California to record their latest EP that is set to release very soon.  MEM recently released a single titled Call to Arms, which you can download where all great music can be downloaded, and see the music video on their YouTube page.  MEM also just recently announced the date and location of their EP Listening Party happening on July 14th, 2018 at Tiny Bar, located at 1008 Locust St. in St. Louis.  The EP is titled Cages, the party starts at 7p and goes till 12a, and admission is free but you must be 21 years or older.  Be sure to follow MEM on the socials and definitely take the opportunity to go see them live.  You shan’t be disappointed, I promise.

Track featured on this episode:

Call to Arms by Monster Eats Manhattan 

Episode 78 - Mark Bland

For this episode we bring you Mark Bland.  Mark is a passionately opinionated broadcaster/podcaster personality and he hosts a show called The Q.  Go to theqnow.com to find out where you can subscribe to his show, and follow, The Q hosted by Mark Bland, on Facebook.  You can also follow Mark Bland on the social medias and keep up with all the relevant topics of the day from his perspective.  During this episode we got a glimpse into the kind of discussions that are had on The Q, and some of the topics you might find a little controversial.  As always, the opinions of our guests are not the opinions of the Cerebral Entertainment Podcast.  But, we had a great time with Mark and we think you will have an equally great time listening to this episode.

Track featured on this episode:

Sunny Side Up by Pure October

Episode 77 - StL Music Scene Vol. 1

For this episode we bring you a great group of people who represent a very special cross section of the St. Louis music scene.  Ryan Cheney and Derrick Huskey of Fivefold and more recently, Steeples.  Jorden Coco Murray of Killer Me Killer You, Fivefold, and now sound man extraordinaire at the Firebird, Brandon Barbier of Hollow Point Heroes and now Outrun the Fall, and Jeff and Jennifer Nichols of TenCents Promotions.  We had a great time sharing stories and discussing the magic that is the St. Louis music scene and we are confident that you are going to enjoy listening to this episode, just as much as we enjoyed recording it.  All of these folks are on the move so be sure to follow Steeples, who are preparing to release their new mixtape soon, Outrun the Fall, who have a show coming up on Saturday June 23rd at Pops in Sauget Illinois to show off their new tracks.  When you make it over to The Firebird at 2706 Olive St St. Louis, be sure to peek behind the soundboard and tell Coco you appreciate his hard work at making every show sound like a million bucks.  And you will definitely see Jeff and Jen of TenCents around the scene, supporting local music as well as other worthy causes.  Follow all of these folks on social media and get out there and support local and independent music. 

Tracks featured on this episode:

Drunk in Some Bar by Steeples

Crazy by Outrun the Fall

Episode 76 - Common Jones

For this episode we bring you Steve Williams and Chris Behnen of Common Jones.  Steve and Chris are excited about the Common Jones release party for their upcoming album, Now You Know, being held at Firebird on June 30, 2018.  And when I say they are excited, I mean you can literally feel the energy emanating from these guys.  Common Jones is fresh off of their second Battle for Pointfest title and they are not losing any momentum from that recent win.  If you do not know Common Jones yet, you need to get into the know.  Download their music where all great music can be downloaded, and if you ever get the chance to see them live, do yourselves a favor my friends; buy the ticket and take the ride.

Tracks featured on this episode

Jones Dub by Common Jones

So Bad by Common Jones