Sunday, January 29, 2017

Thrashpie Radio Podcast #26: Gary Price Pt. 1

KNAC-FM General Manager Gary Price talks about the moneyman behind the madness that enabled the creation of Southern California's Heavy Metal flagship radio station:  investor/owner Fred Sands.  Gary Price looks back as entrepreneur, manager and mentor to the Pure Rock years  at KNAC in this Thrashpie Radio Podcast.

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Thrashpie Radio Podcast #25: Bryan Schock Pt. 3

Rumors abound as to the real reason for Pure Rock KNAC's demise:  Wild stories like "The FCC shut it down" to local Rap artists bought it and "closed the doors" still circulate.  The reality is not quite so fantastical.  Bryan Schock was leader and "team captain" during The End of Days at KNAC.  You can hear the story in this Thrashpie Radio podcast.

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Thrashpie Radio Podcast #24: Bryan Schock Pt. 2

There is no question that the reason for KNAC-FM's Pure Rock existence was due to the unwavering loyalty and love from its audience.  Program Director Bryan Schock  recognizes that truth in this Thrashpie Radio podcast with a couple of fun radio "stories" thrown in for good measure.  Enjoy!

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Thrashpie Radio Podcast #23: Bryan Schock Pt. 1

The path to Pure Rock.  Bryan Schock served KNAC-FM in more than one position and in two separate periods as Music Director, on-air Jock, on-air producer and finally as Program Director.  Bryan shares his experiences from West Coast to East Coast and back again to KNAC  in this Thrashpie Radio podcast.

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Thrashpie Radio Podcast #22: Stew Herrera Pt. 2

As the "Hair and Spandex" era of KNAC's playlist was coming to an end in the late 80's, the station was faced not only with the challenge of recognizing new and different music but also having to deal with cross-town competition in the form of Pirate Radio.  On-air talent and production genius Stew Hererra delivers his take on that era in this Thrashpie Radio podcast.