Devereaux Diary

Album Gladiator Showdown – The Number of the Beast vs. Piece of Mind

For the first time ever, we have an outsider coming in to challenge a Kousin in an Album Gladiator Showdown. Steve Wright from Podder Than Hell and I Remember Now – The Queensrÿche Podcast comes in to challenge Kousin Marvin to a duel. And they used Iron Maiden as their gladiators. Steve wielded the power Album Gladiator Showdown – The Number of the Beast vs. Piece of Mind

Lzzy Hale with Skid Row/Sebastian Bach’s “Child Within the Man”

As is the case every time Skid Row announces someone fronting the band, Sebastian Bach starts stomping, b*tching, pissing, and moaning about them not asking him to come back. Perhaps that is why, Bas? Perhaps that is why. Anyway, Skid Row’s lead singer, Erik Grönwall, had to back out of the band to complete his Lzzy Hale with Skid Row/Sebastian Bach’s “Child Within the Man”

The Bon Jovi List

There’s a relatively new docuseries on Hulu about Bon Jovi, specifically Jon Bon Jovi. It covers his career, the band’s career, the ups and downs, the losses and gains, and his voice problem (among other things). We had talked (off-air) about how bad he had been sounding and that docuseries Thank You, Goodnight, The Bon The Bon Jovi List

One-Hit Wonders

The whole gang is back this week. When you think of one-hit wonders, which artists do you think of? What makes the songs you think of a “hit?” Where does the “one-hit” part of “one-hit wonder” come from? The Kousins discuss those very questions. Okay, let’s face it, Kousin Tim tries to school people because One-Hit Wonders

The Warrant List

The Kousins run through the Top 10 (or 13, actually) Warrant songs as compiled by each Kousin making their own Top 10 list. This means that Kousin Tim has his top 10 Warrant songs list. Kousin Marvin does, and so do Kousin Gary and Kousin Ray. Then each position is given a score based on The Warrant List

Grading the 1983 Hard Rock Albums

Back in November, before the big switch from a KISS-focused podcast to a hard rock-focused podcast, the Kousins rated all the KISS albums like marks in school. The four Kousins graded from A+ through F-. You can hear those episodes here and here. Fast-forward to February, when the Kousins did a retrospective of music from Grading the 1983 Hard Rock Albums