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Jonny Lang- Jonny burst onto the scene in 1997 at just 15 years of age with the multi platinum album Lie To Me. Tours followed with everyone from The Rolling Stones and Aerosmith to BB King and Jeff Beck. He's also recorded with the likes of Santana, Buddy Guy and Double Trouble.
In early 2021 Jonny announced that due to ongoing vocal issues that he was cancelling all confirmed appearances. It’s been radio silence ever since. So, Kasey has dug into his archives to retrieve his 2017 interview with Jonny who was then healthy, happy and celebrating the release of his incredible and most recent album, Signs. Jonny will talk in depth about the album (including guitar tones and production choices), recording with Mick Fleetwood, John McVie and Steven Tyler, and his vocal health at the time. Jonny will also play word association and do his best to sum up some of the amazing people he’s worked or rubbed elbows with over the years in Bill Clinton, Zakk Wylde ,Willie Nelson, Dan Aykroyd, John Goodman, Santana, Ronnie Wood, Jesse Ventura, John Popper , Marti Frederiksen and more!
David Gogo – Sad And Lonely
Colin James – Real Stuff
George Thorogood – Long Gone
Eric Sardinas – I Can’t Be Satisfied (Muddy Waters cover)
ZZ Top – Fearless Boogie
Gary Moore – Oh, Pretty Woman (feat Albert King) (Albert King cover)
Jeff Beck – Right Now
The Jeff Healey Band – See The Light
Kenny Wayne Shepherd – In 2 Deep
Jonny Lang – What You’re Made Of, Happiness And Misery, Lie To Me
PLUS: It’s karaoke time and Kasey’s roommate and confidante, Doug Mcfly insists he doesn’t need to do any vocal warm ups. Can Douglas “I Ate Your Bottle Of No More Tears Shampoo” Mcfly hit the high notes at the end of Aerosmith’s “Dream On” without said warm up? Of course not! However, you’ll have to tune in to hear just how bad it was.
In This Moment - Prayers
Five Finger Death Punch - The Way Of The Fist
Atreyu - You Give Love A Bad Name (Bon Jovi cover)
Machinehead - From This Day
Godsmack - Cryin' Like A Bitch
Fozzy - Judas
Anthrax - Catharsis
Accept - Pandemic
Megadeth - Whose Life Is This Anyways?
Pantera - Fucking Hostile
Crowbar - Planets Collide
Through Fire - Stronger
PLUS : Kasey is mad enough to set rainbows on fire and kick unicorns in the face. He'll tell the tale of the mental marshmallow masquerading as a bartender who made the mistake of trying to admonish him for shaking hands with his longtime friend during the pandemic and pose important questions such as...does Raggedy Ann have cotton tits?
Jay Gordon : Jay is the lead vocalist of the platinum selling band, Orgy . The band are best known for their hit rendition of New Order's "Blue Monday" from their debut album "Candyass" which has sold nearly 2 million copies. Jay will discuss the vibe backstage on the Family Values tour with Korn, Limp Bizkit, Rammstein and Ice Cube, signing to Korn's Elementree record label, performing in front of 30,000 people on their first show, the origin of the group's sci-fi inspired look and most importantly...motorboating. Don't miss this anarchic interview from the KFS archives!
Korn - Here To Stay
Breaking Benjamin - Shallow Bay
Rammstein - Stripped (Depeche Mode cover)
Mercy Drive - Over
Disturbed - The Game
Rumsfield - Whale Tears
Linkin Park - Points Of Authority
12 Stones - Broken
Incubus - Pardon Me
Limp Bizkit - Rollin' (Air Raid Vehicle)
Orgy - Fiction (Dreams In Digital), Opticon
PLUS : Doug Mcfly, (the fattest, soda sucking excuse for a house fly in a 739 block radius) is drinking all of Kasey's delicious Dr. Peppers , Cousin Miri plays "Guess What I Ate" and Kasey believes that the sticky fingered sarcomas he calls landlords are going to jack up his rent again because of the building's newest tourist attraction, Bud, the hallway spider with a rat in his mouth.
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Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal : Many of you know Bumblefoot from his 8 year stint with a little band called Guns N' Roses or from his fret shredding solo albums but he's not one to rest on his laurels. Bumblefoot has two killer projects on the go in Sons Of Apollo featuring Billy Sheehan (David Lee Roth, Mr. Big) , Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater, Winery Dogs), Derek Sherinian ( Black Country Communion, Alice Cooper) and Jeff Scott Soto ( Journey, Yngwie Malmsteen) as well as Art Of Anarchy with former Creed vocalist Scott Stapp. He's also become the lead vocalist and guitarist of Asia (yes, the "Heat Of The Moment" Asia!)
In the first part of this interview from the archives, Ron will discuss shooting his video for "Don't Know Who To Pray To Anymore" in 3 different countries and doing battle with immigration officers, airlines and spiders.
Adrenaline Rush - Adrenalin
Down N Outz - Rock N Roll Queen (Mott The Hoople cover)
Skarlett Riot - Break
Outlaws & Moonshine - Different Kind Of Man
Sault - Save Me
Holly West - When The Levee Breaks (Led Zeppelin cover)
Bonecrusher - Christmas Time Again
Cardinal's Pride - Love
Hardknocks - This One's For Us
Dirty Thrills - Lonely Soul
Old Breed - For Christmas
I, The Dreamer - Rise
Bumblefoot - Don't Know Who To Pray To Anymore
Art Of Anarchy - No Surrender
PLUS : Kasey and Doug Mcfly, the most festive fly in a 56 block radius, exchange gifts and get blasted on egg nog . Kasey's also talking about his gig as MC of Skullfest (including the lovely lass who motorboated herself with his face). By popular demand Kasey's telling more stories about the colourful characters he worked with in his kitchen days including a grill cook who once soiled himself while preparing food for the public!
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Danko Jones - Start The Show
Saliva - Click, Click Boom (Every 20 Years version)
Trashboat - Silence Isn’t Golden
Starset – Infected
Ice Nine Kills – The Shower Scene
Gemini Syndrome – Reflection
Crazy Lixx – Weekend Lover
Stone Whiskey – Empty Eyes
King Zebra – Wall Of Confusion (feat. Guernica Mancini of Thundermother)
Inglorious – Medusa
Marta Gabriel – Metal Queen (Lee Aaron cover)
Edge Of Paradise – Edge Of Paradise
Orianthi - Impulsive
Sunlust – Existor
Sue Foley – Dallas Man
The Picturebooks - Rebel (feat. Lzzy Hale of Halestorm)
Shy, Low – Where The Light Bends
Plus, what Kasey’s sick of hearing (outside of the word, no), why he’s a bad person, his quest for a dancing flower toy from the 80’s and the flabbergasting asking price that finally put an end to said mission.
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Kevin Waterman : Stunt Man, Stunt Driver and Actor. He’s worked on everything from The Avengers : End Game and The Walking Dead to Scream : The TV Series and The Suicide Squad. However, you horror fans will likely know him best as “The Milk Man” Harry Rooker from the Netflix movie trilogy, Fear Street. Yes, your favourite ghost rider and mine, Kevin Waterman is coming to The Kasey Ferguson Show!
From being set on fire and car wrecks to slicing into his role as “The Milkman” and what REALLY scares a Hollywood stunt man, Kevin and Kasey carve into all of it, so join them for a walk down Fear Street.
Jeff Zahn : Composer/Musical Director, Are You Afraid Of The Dark. Jeff has supervised and written the music for over 50 TV series , he’s performed all over the world accompanying artists including: Diana Ross, Gladys Knight and Sammy Davis Jr, he’s written for Ray Charles, produced projects for Art Garfunkel and Wyclef Jean. He even developed and produced his own Halloween themed animated feature film “Spookley The Square Pumpkin for Lionsgate which has been released in over 30 countries and plays annually on the Disney Channel. Among his best known work is as the theme composer and musical director of the original 90's TV series, "Are You Afraid Of The Dark".
Jeff will discuss AYAOTD in great detail, from how he landed the gig and the surprising origin story of his now famous theme to the contributions of series composers Jeff Fisher and Raymond Fabi. He'll also deal out some tips to musicians on how to reach music supervisors and break into scoring film and TV, talk some of his current projects that are in development, and treat you to a laugh regarding a comical exchange he had with Ray Charles Oh yeah, he was also friends with the late, great Bobby "Boris" Pickett, the man who gave us Monster Mash!
Aaron B Koontz : Aaron is a devilishly talented writer, director and producer. Kasey himself describes Aaron’s film, Scare Package, as “one of the best horror films I’ve seen in years, a smart horror comedy/ anthology which manages to be both a side splittingly funny and goregasmically gruesome love letter to horror fans by horror fans.” Aaron also directed the cowboys vs. witches film, The Pale Door and is producing several films to look forward to including, The Bunker starring Tony Todd (Candyman) and Tobin Bell (Saw) and Old Man which is directed by Lucky McKee whom many of you will remember as the director of the ghoulishly great movie, "May".
Aaron will discuss working with the legendary Joe Bob Briggs and pro wrestling star Dustin Runnels (aka Dustin Rhodes, aka Goldust) on Scare Package, happy accidents, inheriting a blood soaked car during filming and deciding to blow it up on screen, work life balance, how to collaborate with creative friends without it leading to a murder spree and more!
Living Dead Girl – Escape
Floatsam And Jetsam - Wicked Hour
Karpenter - No Vacancy
The Spectre Beneath - The Funeral
Juliet Ruin - Dark Water
Until I Wake – Nightmares
Biohacker - Nerve Damage (911 mix)
Thy Row - The Downfall, Part 1 -Killing All Inside
Afterlife-Burn It Down
Chmcl Str8jckt – 1911
Vessel - Behind The Walls
Dichroma - Frame Dragger
Wage War – Slow Burn
Motorjesus - Dead Rising
Lamb Of God – Walk With Me In Hell (Remastered)
Primal Fear – Hail The Fear
Gost – November Is Death
Dio - Better In The Dark
Thundermother - Ghosts
The Treatment - Vampress
PLUS : Kasey and his bulbous, bug eyed blood brother, Doug Mcfly finally get to the bottom of Cousin Miri’s persistent plot to take them to hell and make their stand, Evil Dead style! Also, Doug is part Finnish?
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Sal and Dan Canzonieri of Electric Frankenstein - Yes, murderous minstrels and psychotic siblings, Sal and Dan Canzonieri of rot n rollers, Electric Frankenstein are coming to The Kasey Ferguson Show's Haunted House Of Rock! Prepare for your ears to be embalmed with terror filled tales of battling slime, vomiting thieves, blood-soaked boobies, fiery car wrecks and the real ghost story behind “Annie’s Grave”.
The Lurking Corpses - Werewolf Queen
Blood Sucking Zombies From Outer Space – I Wanna Hear U Scream
Dr. Chud’s X Ward – Spiderbaby
Rex Stiff And The Kinky Morticians – We Are The Dead
GWAR – I’ll Be Your Monster
Groovie Ghoulies – Graveyard Girlfriend
5 Cent Freakshow – Camp Crystal Lake
Sonic Creeps – Gravedancer
Reverend Horton Heat – Halloween Dance
Nekromantix – Trick Or Treat
HorrorPops - Kiss Kiss Kill Kill
Electric Frankenstein - Annie's Grave
Plus, Miri is still out of sorts and blabbering on about taking Kasey and Doug Mcfly (the most morbidly obese fly this side of the cemetery) to hell. Kasey is curious as to who he'll meet there and inquires about the possibility of rubbing elbows with Bon Scott, Andy Rooney and the cat from Pet Sematary.
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Matthew Peak: Horror fans will know Matthew for his iconic movie posters for the first five A Nightmare On Elm Street films. Yes, if you found yourself in or around a movie theatre or video store during the film’s original reign of terror it was Matthew's art that donned the theatre walls, VHS box and soundtrack covers. Matthew's art has also graced the covers of many soundtrack albums from The Twilight Zone, Star Trek and Citizen Kane to several of Alfred Hitchcock's films (not to mention albums from Hans Zimmer, James Horner, Thomas Newman and Family Guy's Seth McFarlane)!
Matthew will discuss everything from how he got the Elm Street gig and how long the paintings took him to the positive side of deadlines, ripping up his paintings in frustration, being haunted by his art, why his work for Nightmare 5 got pulled from the ad campaign, his cameo in said film and painting vs. digital art.
Alice Cooper – Give The Radio Back
The Dudes Of Wrath - Shocker
Motley Crue - Knock 'Em Dead Kid
W.A.S.P. - Scream Until You Like It
Fastway - Don't Stop The Fight
Metropolis - The Darkest Side Of The Night
Tim Cappello - I Still Believe
Judas Priest - Between The Hammer And The Anvil
Black Sabbath - Headless Cross
Dokken - Kiss Of Death
Lita Ford - The Ripper
Megadeth - Symphony Of Destruction
PLUS, Alfred Hitchcock (Director of Psycho, The Birds and other spine tingling classics) had a strange phobia and Kasey finds it hilarious given his oeuvre. Cousin Miri is acting bizarrely...even for her...she’s frothing at the mouth and blabbing on about taking Kasey and his partner in slime, Doug “I smell like a zombie’s taint” Mcfly to hell....or at least, Detroit.
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Yvette Kaplan: Yvette has worked as a writer, director, producer and in several other capacities on a number of animated projects over the years from King Of The Hill, Futurama, Zack And Quack, The Magic School Bus and Doug to the 2002 film, Ice Age. However, she is probably most known for her work as animation director of the original hit series, Beavis And Butthead and it’s feature film Beavis And Butthead Do America.
Yvette and Kasey will go behind the scenes and discuss not only the inner workings of Beavis And Butthead from the early challenges of the show and the infamous “fire” controversy to working with Mike Judge and the growing pains that came with the jump to the big screen. How did Yvette go from retiring from animation in the 80’s and hand painting baby clothes to directing Beavis And Butthead’s music video with Cher and the duo’s appearance on Letterman? You’ll have to tune in to find out!
Dwight Little : Dwight is perhaps best known for directing Halloween 4 : The Return Of Michael Myers but his credits also include Marked For Death (starring Steven Seagal), Rapid Fire (starring Brandon Lee), Murder at 1600 (starring Wesley Snipes) and even Free Willy 2 : The Adventure Home. He’s also directed a number of TV shows including The X Files, Millennium, From Dusk Till Dawn and 24.
Dwight will discuss Steven Seagal pulling a gun out during one of their meetings and how they got along on set to how he was able to help Brandon Lee land his role in The Crow, working with Robert Englund on The Phantom Of The Opera and the plight of being Freddy, the importance of mavericks like Roger Corman to the film industry, the VHS boom, Netflix and more.
Act Of Denial - Slave
Myles Kennedy - In Stride
Inglorious - God Of War
Bite Me Bambi - Strippers On A Sunday
Moore Ave Underground - Beanies And Plaid Jackets
Sammy Boller – Cloak Of Light
Colin James – Down At The Bottom
Chaser - A New Direction
Bigmotorgasoline - Who I Am
LizZard – Blue Moon
Dead Register- Failed (Lament Cityscape Remix)
Circa Arcana – Esoteric
Wilson – House Of Fuckery
Project Renegade - Respirator
Gold, Frankincense And Myhrr – Taking Over
Blockbuster - Back From The Shadows
Jeff Scott Soto - Stand Up (Live)
Dirty Shirley - Dirty Blues
Coe Hill – Edge Of Collapse (feat. Tyler Small Of Saving Vice)
Primal Fear – Hounds Of Justice
Coreleoni - Ride On
PLUS, the members of Narcotics Synonymous at Motel Ferguson continue their substance soaked shenanigans and Kasey’s had enough. You’ll be treated to actual audio of the ass sneeze that is Carla Pipekiss, who has been yelling so loudly at herself in a drug and alcohol fueled haze that residents from the building across the street start yelling back at her. Kasey also does battle with an obnoxious home care worker that probably killed her pet rock as a kid, breaks up the “Mensa meeting” between Yellanore next door and her hobbling hobgoblin of a sister, Peg Leg Pam, provides an update on everyone’s favorite drug inhaling derelict, Crackhead Chrissy and pines over not being able to reach the last box of reduced in price frozen treats at the local merchant of food stuffs. Finally, Doug Mcfly has been making his way through the works of Shakespeare and just finished Hamlet...Kasey suggests he try reading them instead of eating them.
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A featured episode from The Kasey Ferguson Show's archives
Interview: Erin Alexander And Katey Potter from Cowbell Brewing Co. Kasey's all hopped up at the Kingston Ribfest And Craft Beer Show 2017 talking to the gals from Blythe, Ontario's craft brewery Cowbell Brewing about both their Renegade beers (such as the Mint Pale Ale) and their Founder series (such as Doc Perdue's Boxing Bruin I.P.A.). Kasey also decides to cash in Ferguson and change his name to Kasey Sparling much to the delight of the Cowbell Brewing babes, imbibes and inquires about Cowbell's Imperial Stout and provides play by play commentary as the action unfolds at the beer festival.
Sponge - Plowed
Guns N' Roses - Locomotive
Lynch Mob - No Good
Kopek - Cocaine Chest Pains
Cry Of Love - Too Cold In The Winter
Kid Rock - Rock N Roll Jesus
The Black Crowes - Go Faster
Double Trouble - Rock N Roll (Led Zeppelin cover) feat Susan Tedeschi, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Charlie Sexton
Stargunn - Get Your Rock On
Maeder - No Grass Is Greener
PLUS : Kasey has a new Weather Girl! He wanted the best but the best don't work for free so he got the best he could find on no budget : Siri's argumentative Cousin Miri.
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