METAL FROM THE INSIDE PODCAST — EPISODE 31: VINNY APPICE On Episode 31 of the Metal From The Inside Podcast, Sydney is joined by exemplary hard rock and heavy metal drummer, Vinny Appice. During this hour-long conversation, Vinny details the work on his most recent projects including progress on the third Last In Line record, and the release of Joel Hoekstra 13’s ‘Running Games.’ [...]

METAL FROM THE INSIDE PODCAST — EPISODE 29: MICHAEL SCHENKER On Episode 29 of the Metal From The Inside Podcast, one of hard rock and heavy metal's most iconic musicians calls in; legendary guitarist Michael Schenker. Throughout this memorable interview, Sydney chats with Michael about the inspiration and process behind the Michael Schenker Group's brand new record ‘Immortal’ set for release via Nuclear Blast [...]

METAL FROM THE INSIDE PODCAST — EPISODE 27: CALICO COOPER (BEASTO BLANCO) On Episode 27 of the Metal From The Inside Podcast, Calico Cooper of Beasto Blanco joins Sydney to talk about all things Beasto Blanco including the details surrounding their new album, the follow-up to 2019's 'We Are', currently in the works. The two dive into a fun conversation discussing Calico's background as the daughter [...]


Joel Hoekstra, best known to rock fans as the current guitarist for Whitesnake and Trans-Siberian Orchestra (and also known for his work with Night Ranger and the Broadway show Rock of Ages), returns with his second album, 'Running Games’ from his electrifying solo project, Joel Hoekstra’s 13 on February 12, 2021. Joined by Russell Allen (vocals), Tony Franklin (bass), Vinny Appice (drums), and Derek Sherinian (keyboards), Joel and company [...]