Episode 121: Bass Players Are Funny

November 30th, 2022

With Metal Mike busy taking care of health and personal issues, Bushy enlisted the help of an old friend.  Bass player for 2 bands Bushy was a part of, Jason Harris sits in simply to talk old times.  Lots of beer and shots and laughs as we take it all the way back to 1997.  Enjoy!

Episode 120: Halloween Is A ”Conspiracy”

October 30th, 2022

Judas Priest, Pantera & Rainbow members join forces in new Heavy Metal Supergroup, Elegant Weapons.  Dave 'Snake' Sabo says Skid Row couldn't go on with singer ZP Theart.  Michael Sweet doesn't believe STRYPER will get inducted into the Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame, while he is alive.  

And, we return to "The House Of Amon", as we discuss the King Diamond album, Conspiracy.

Bonus Episode: Metal Mike and Billdo Invade ”The Big Easy”

October 22nd, 2022

Here's an episode we've had in the tank for some time now.  This year, Metal Mike and Bill Roseberry from The Metal Mike Show, went to New Orleans and to Memphis, TN on an epic vacation.  Here is Part 1 of their adventures.  Enjoy!

Episode 119: Rap Can Be Metal, Too with SKRIBBAL

October 8th, 2022

West Coast Rap Artist "Skribbal" joins Bushy and Metal Mike to talk all things....METAL!  This cat is a rapper that LOVES heavy metal!  How could this NOT be a great show?

We touch on just about every genre of metal, as well as some rap/hip hop talk!  A great guest that WILL be back!


To find Skribbal:

Merch Tonethreads.com/skribbal

Label Www.blacknobility.bandcamp.com


Instagram @Skribbal


Share and ENJOY!!!

Episode 118: Patient Number 9 Review w/Marc Alden Taylor

October 4th, 2022

Disturbed's David Draiman blasts 'bigots' who are furious over a "Black Ariel".  Fozzy postpones the rest of their U.S. tour.  Ozzy Osbourne releases 1st part of a documentary about the making of Patient Number 9.  And Marc Alen Taylor, from the Free Form Rock Podcast joins us to discuss this album.


To order the "Pictures:  ALIVE  Rock Shows of The 80s and Beyond", visit www.picturesalive.net and tell them The Plug Podcast sent ya!  To see pictures from the book, and learn about the stories BEHIND the pictures, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x9NMfZURfU8&t=1133s


To view Ozzy's doc on the making of this album, go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgMzgH45cz0




Ozzy Osbourne - Evil Shuffle

Disturbed - Stupify

Fozzy - The Prisoner

Styx - Mr. Roboto

Ozzy Osbourne - Dead And Gone

Episode 117: Nerdgasms Vol 2 w/DJ Kain

September 25th, 2022

The NFL regular season has begun, and Bushy is ALREADY in meltdown mode.  Dave Mustaine says he "wasn't born to sing".  Zakk Wylde names his top 5 favorite albums.  DJ Kain returns, and we rank our Top 10 favorite Action Films of all time.



This is a long one folks, so buckle up!



Twin Temple - Satan's A Woman

Glenn Frey - The Heat Is On


Episode 116: Megadeth - The Sick, The Dying… and the Dead!

September 12th, 2022

Dave Mustaine says new Megadeth album is "one of many to come".  David Ellefson says he feels "like he got kicked out of Hell".  Megadeth has recorded a cover of 'Delivering The Goods'.

And we review the latest offering from Mustaine and Co.


Megadeth - We'll Be Back

Megadeth - The Conjuring

Megadeth - Angry Again

Danzig - End of Time

Megadeth - Dogs of Chernobyl

Episode 115: PANTERA

September 11th, 2022

Paul Stanley won't write new KISS music, because it's "setting him up for disappointment".  Bret Michaels would like to record one new song with POISON.  Nita Strauss says don't rule out Alice Cooper return.  Dave Mustaine explains why Megadeth haven't performed any of their recent singles live.  

And we rank the major label Pantera albums.


Pantera - Cowboys From Hell

KISS - Hell Or Hallelujah

Bret Michaels - Party Rock Band

Pantera - Strength Beyond Strength

Pantera - This Love

Episode 114: Debut Album Mastery!!!

August 24th, 2022

Ted Nugent claims HE was Eddie Van Halen's 1st phone call after getting sober.

Gene Simmons says KISS will continue in ways he "hasn't even thought of yet".

Charlie Benante says PANTERA will only play "select shows", and tells the naysayers..."Don't come"!


And we list our Top 10 FAVORITE Debut Albums of ALL TIME!



Ted Nugent - Wang Dang Sweet Poontang

Van Halen - Finish What Ya Started

KISS - Goin' Blind

KLASSIC '78 - Rock And Roll Over

Anthrax - Metal Thrashing Mad

Twisted Sister - What You Don't Know (Sure Can Hurt You)

Jefferson Airplane - White Rabbit

Lake Effect Mud - Eye Open Wide

Episode 113: Nerdgasms with DJ Kain

August 14th, 2022

David Ellefson reflects on the ups and downs of his four decade music career.  Stryper's Michael Sweet says Phil Anselmo and Rex Brown have the right to tour as Pantera.  Olivia Newton-John passes away at 73, after a long battle with cancer.  And Kain Tyler joins us to talk video game history, and our Top 5 Favorite games of all time.

Olivia Newton-John:  Xanadu

Pantera - Goddamn Electric

Olivia Newton-John:  Hopelessly Devoted To You

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