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Kasey Ferguson Show Episode #26

TONY PALERMO: Drummer of Papa Roach and Coercion96 .Tony's roots are in the punk scene, playing with bands such as Unwritten Law, Ten Foot Pole and Pulley. He joined Papa Roach in 2008 replacing the bands original drummer Dave Buckner and also played drums for Sixx AM while on the Cruefest tour .Tony and Kasey will discuss "Exit Wounds" the new punk rock album Tony recorded with Coercion 96, what it was like to play drums for Sixx AM alongside Nikki Sixx, the upcoming Papa Roach album, his favorite KISS songs, what Papa Roach chills out to after a show and he'll deal out the harrowing tale of flying on a Russian death trap of a wooden plane.

JONNY TWO BAGS: Solo Artist and Guitarist of punk rock legends Social Distortion returns to The Kasey Ferguson Show to discuss his time in Social D, writing songs with Mike Ness (his co writes include the hit "Machine Gun Blues" and "Angel's Wings" among others), punk purists, the making of his solo record "Salvation Town", why he initially gave up on playing guitar, his sticky fingers as a juvenile delinquent, why he likes Les Paul Juniors and much more.

MOSES AVALON : Moses is one of the top music business experts in the world. His artist rights advocacy endeavors have helped thousands of artists directly in addition to the 14,000+ who subscribe to his monthly newsletter, Moses Supposes.

As an author, his top selling music industry references, Million Dollar Mistakes and Confessions of a Record Producer continue to be required reading in over 50 music business courses around the world including the music business programs at such prestigious colleges and universities as UCLA and NYU.
Moses and Kasey will discuss streaming services such as Spotify, the truth about copyright protection, why Moses believes that Illegal File Sharing ISN'T killing the music business, and more. Look for that interview on Episode 26 of The Kasey Ferguson Show due out at the end of July.

Twenty Second Dimension - Without You
Hays Code - Anandamaya
Smile Empty Soul - Silhouettes
Sunstorm - Hold Me Down
Barb Wire Dolls - Revolution
The Fifth - No Going Home
Temple Agents - Divine Lightning (Acoustic)
RavenEye - Breaking Out
FLAW - Do You Remember
Crazy Lixx - Rock And A Hard Place (Live)
Psychostick - Obey The Beard
Double Experience -The Glimmer Shot
Mr. Bella - Don't Tell Me No
Silvertung -Never Too Late
Blues & Company - Hoodoo Woman
Metronome Jones - Tease
Silvergun Supermen - Crackerman (Stone Temple Pilots cover)
Coercion96 - Crime Scene , Live And Learn
Jonny Two Bags - Hope Dies Hard, One Foot In The Gutter

Kasey sounds off on keyboard warriors, the Canada Day flag burning incident in Kingston, The Tenors "All Lives Matter" debacle , Gabby Douglas' Olympic Anthem fiasco , the rash of recent police shootings, how hot it is at Motel Ferguson and more!



"Kasey asks really awesome questions and does his research which is really refreshing"

—- Dani Engum , Lead Vocalist of Cold Kingdom

"How does he know this stuff? I'm always amazed when someone does their research and brings up things that even I don't remember"

—Lee Aaron, Multi Platinum Recording Artist , ten time Juno Award Nominee and three time winner of Best Female Vocalist at the Toronto Music Awards

"Kasey is a great interviewer"

—- Jeff Pearce , Original Bassist of the Juno Award Winning band, Moist

"Kasey was an absolute delight"

—- Alannah Myles, Grammy and Juno Award Winning singer best known for the hit songs "Black Velvet", "Still Got This Thing For You", "Love Is", "Song Instead Of A Kiss" and "Lover Of Mine"

"This is a great show. Great production. Well done."

—Darrell "Dwarf" Millar, drummer of Killer Dwarfs who have performed and toured with the likes of Iron Maiden , Skid Row , Pantera , The Joe Perry Project and Nazereth among others.

“It’s nice to get someone like Kasey. He asks good questions. It was a great interview.”

—- Adam Hicks, Guitarist of 604 Records Recording Artists, One Bad Son.

“Kasey is quite knowledgeable”

—- Tom Keifer , Vocalist/guitarist of multi – platinum recording artists Cinderella and Merovee Records Recording Artist

"It was a pleasure"

—- Jay Gordon , Lead Vocalist and founding member of Orgy , best known for the hit song "Blue Monday" from the album Candyass which sold over 2 million copies.

"I have seen this show go across my news feed before I finally clicked on it to check it out. I can honestly say I won't miss another one. Well produced, great interviews and awesome tunes."

—-Joe Matthews, President and CEO of Awesomeness at

"I really enjoyed our interview and bluesin' it up with Kasey. Next time I'll have to bring my A game if I want to play in his league!"

—-Neil Affleck, Animation Director of The Simpsons and Family Guy, Star of the Canadian horror classic , My Bloody Valentine

"I enjoyed it"

—- Reb Beach, Guitarist of multi platinum selling bands Whitesnake and Winger and former member of Alice Cooper, Dokken

"Kasey Ferguson is a quality dude, someone whose work I respect and admire tremendously. You'll be hard-pressed to find a harder working or most honest guy around. He tells it like it is, often perfectly, and The Kasey Ferguson Show is one of the best”

—- Jan Murphy, Co-Creator at, News Editor at Sun Media Corporation and News/Features editor and columnist at Kingston Whig-Standard

"I enjoyed our conversation. The time just flew by"

—- Dan "The Beast" Severn, UFC Legend and Hall Of Famer

"The best interviewer I've ever met"

—- Eric Tremblay , President of Island Radio 92.1 FM

"Kasey was great. He made me feel very comfortable"

—-Tony Moran , Actor best known for playing Michael Myers in the 1978 John Carpenter film, Halloween

“Kasey does a better job than our so called Kingston pro’s. He deserves more recognition for what he does for the Kingston community. Kasey has one of the most original concepts for a show on the net and does for it by chutzpah! I like that a lot. A person who just goes for it despite the odds. Bravo!

—- Brent Holland, Award winning film and TV composer, host of Night Fright. Brent has interviewed Prime Minister Paul Martin, Dr. David Suzuki and numerous Nobel Peace and Pulitzer Prize winners.

“I would like to personally thank Kasey Ferguson for his honest approach to radio and not being held back from speaking his mind and not being controlled by advertising in choosing his entertainment content.”

—- Dave Wreggit, Organizer of The Kingston Jam Festival,401 Concert Series


—- G Tom Mac, Songwriter and performer best known for penning "Cry Little Sister" the theme song to the hit film The Lost Boys as well as writing songs for KISS,Robert Plant, Carly Simon and Terry Reid. He also served as producer and musical director for "Rocks In The Head" an album from The Who's Roger Daltrey and has had his songs featured in numerous films and TV shows including Fast Times At Ridgemont High,Chasing Amy,The Shield,The X Files and Dawson's Creek.

“The Kasey Ferguson Show just gets better. Kasey Ferguson is a Kingston fixture - songwriter, musician, entrepreneur, impresario (concert presenter and supporter of other artists), social activist, and of course broadcaster - but his interests extend far beyond Kingston's city limits. Stop by and give an episode a listen. You won't regret it.”

—- Bob Mackenzie, Award winning author and poet behind the books Ghost Shadow : Unfinished Sins and To Whom It May Concern


The Kasey Ferguson Show is an exciting and one of a kind podcast that spins great music from a diverse array of genres and provides in depth interviews with bands, songwriters, actors, athletes, authors,celebrities and members of the community. Since it’s debut episode in March of 2013 many notable guests have appeared on The Kasey Ferguson Show including Dizzy Reed (Guns N Roses), Grammy Award Winner Alannah Myles, Lexxi Foxx (Steel Panther), Dan “The Beast” Severn (UFC Legend and Hall Of Famer), John Corabi (Motley Crue), Tara Spencer Nairn (Corner Gas), Jonny “Two Bags” Wickersham (Social Distortion), Kevin Martin (Candlebox) , Tony Palermo (Papa Roach) , Tom Keifer (Cinderella), Brad Roberts (Crash Test Dummies) , George Lynch (Dokken, Lynch Mob),Tony Moran (aka Michael Myers from the original 1978 film Halloween), Ken Sagoes (A Nightmare On Elm Street 3 and 4), Reb Beach (Whitesnake, Alice Cooper) , Internationally acclaimed artist Derek Hess, Bill Welychka (Muchmusic VJ) and pro wrestling legends The Iron Sheik and Shane Douglas among many others.

Hosted and produced by the wise cracking and often outspoken Kingston based musician turned podcaster , Kasey Ferguson, this is an uncensored and raucous ride that speaks to those who are dissatisfied with what they hear on commercial radio . The Kasey Ferguson Show combines elements of The Hour, Saturday Night Live and the old school shock jocks and radio rebels of yore to create a unique and highly enjoyable listening experience that moves easily from biting satire and counter cultural rebellion to laugh out loud hilarity with a refreshing candor . Never has raging against the machine been so much fun.

In addition to The Kasey Ferguson Show podcast, Kasey also hosts and produces a terrestrial radio version of The Kasey Ferguson Show for Amherst Island Radio 92.1 FM , a volunteer run station serving the community in and around his hometown which streams to the online world as well.


“The Kasey Ferguson Show is a witty and insightful show that is both educational and entertaining. My interview with Kasey is probably the most in depth and well researched interview I’ve ever done. He deserves all of his success”
– Mitch Markowitz , 48 year showbiz veteran best known from The legendary TV Show “The Hilarious House Of Frightenstein” which also starred Vincent Price and the feature film “The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh”

“Kasey has an ear for awesome music. I can tell he’s done his homework.”
– Bill Welychka, the longest running VJ in Muchmusic history and host of The WS Daily (formerly Live @ 5) on CKWS TV. Bill has interviewed many of the biggest names in entertainment including Mick Jagger, Jimmy Page, Slash, AC/DC, Johnny Cash, The Foo Fighters, Harrison Ford and Aerosmith among others.

“I get goosebumps.Very intelligent man”.

-Iron Sheik, Pro wrestling legend who in 2005 was inducted into the WWE Hall Of Fame

“The most fun I’ve had in quite a while. Kasey’s very good at what he does”

– Lezlie Deane, Actress (Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare, 976 Evil) and vocalist of Scary Cherry & The Bang Bangs

“The years of experience really amount to a lot. Kasey is definitely on a very cool track”.
Lar Park Lincoln, Acting Coach, Author and actress best known for starring in Friday The 13th Part 7 : The New Blood and TV’S Knots Landing

“Kasey doesn’t pull any punches, that’s for sure”
-Derek Hess, Renowned Artist who is recognized internationally for his poster work with bands such as Pantera, Pink Floyd and Pearl Jam, as well as being featured by brands like MTV, Vh1 and TLC, Hess’ art has been featured everywhere from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to the infamous Louvre in Paris.

“It’s always a pleasure. Kasey’s very entertaining and does a great job”
– Anthony DP Mann, Actor/Director of Phantom Of The Opera, A Christmas Carol, Terror Of Dracula, The Ghostkeepers, Sherlock Holmes And The Shadow Watchers and host of Horror Etc Podcast

“I do a lot of interviews and my interview with Kasey was definitely one of the better ones. I really had a great time”

– Al Lowe , Creator of the Leisure Suit Larry series of games

“I’m a big fan of The Kasey Ferguson Show and I hope you will be too”
– Ken Sagoes , Actor, Director, Comedian and founder of The Giving Back Corporation best known for his portrayal of Kincaid in the hit films A Nightmare On Elm Street 3 &4. 

Previous Shows

INTERVIEW : On the debut of the new terrestrial radio version of The Kasey Ferguson Show , Kasey talks to Carlos Soria , Lead Vocalist and Bassist of the highly influential and seminal Canadian band The Nils. They’ve played with legendary punk rockers such as The Ramones and X. Fans of the Nils include Social Distortion, Bad Religion, The Meat Puppets and Bob Mould of Husker Du.The Goo Goo Dolls used to open for The Nils and have admitted to getting famous by ripping off their sound . CBC also hailed The Nils as “one of the Best Canadian Bands Ever”. Kasey and Carlos will discuss The Nils new album Shadows and Ghosts (which was 28 years in the making) , the trials and tribulations of the music industry, what it was like to open for The Ramones, a strange new trend in music , perseverance and much more.

Born To Raise Hell – Motorhead
Love The Way You Hate Me – Like A Storm
Sex And Drugs – Stargunn
Red Light – Tara Holloway
Why I’m Here – Oleander
Devil’s Train – Eric Sardinas
Straight Up (Paula Abdul Cover) – Me First And The Gimme Gimmes
Arboretum – The Nils
Lonesome Rendezvous – The Nils featuring Evan Dando of The Lemonheads and John Kastner of The Doughboys

Plus Kasey gives the skinny on how he came to return to the airwaves after more than a decade away. He also talks about how fetching Betty White is at 94, reveals a celebrity crush and speaks candidly about his time as a musician, why he decided to start The Kasey Ferguson Show and more!

Listen to The Kasey Ferguson Show Amherst Island Radio Episode 1 HERE


Brad Roberts : Lead Vocalist of Grammy nominated, Juno Award winning and Multi Platinum selling band Crash Test Dummies. Brad and Kasey will discuss Brad’s first tour in 5 years, his near fatal car crash, Weird Al’s parody “Headline News”, his documentary Crash Test Dude , why Kasey should try yoga, Brad’s love of early Alice Cooper, what hit song was originally written for him and more.

Chad Rook : Actor and Director , Chad Rook made quite a name for himself in film and television shows such as Supernatural, The Flash and Bates Motel and now he’s adding The Kasey Ferguson Show to his list of credits. They’ll discuss Chad’s upcoming role alongside Woody Harrelson in the blockbuster War For The Planet Of The Apes as well as the surprising inspiration for his character on The Flash, his new film The Perfect Pickup which he wrote, directed and starred in, starting his own production company, getting harassed by border guards , the lackluster “comic con” in Kingston and much more!

Dead Till Dark – Restless Heart
Red Tide Rising – You’re Nothing (But Shit)
The Nils – Love To Hate
Aree And The Pure Heart – Tear Down Every Wall
Perish Lane – Breaking The Metaphor
Logan Brown – Ray
The Dyadics – Imaginary Person
Andreas – Less Than
Grizzly Trail – Black Out Drunk
Steel Panther – Ten Strikes You’re Out
Aviator Shades – Ready To Blow
Bigmotorgasoline – I Don’t Care
Last In Line – Heavy Crown
Iconoclast – I Run
J.R. Richards – Give
Crash Test Dummies – And It’s Beautiful, Meet Me In California

PAYOLA RADIO : Pay To Play. Kingston based musician Hank Rots (whom Kasey has dubbed The Lispin’ Lyricist) drunkenly reads excerpts from 50 Shades Of Grey and Hamlet and performs a monologue from Back To The Future among other things in order to obtain airplay on The Kasey Ferguson Show. How much is Hank willing to suffer for his art? Can he earn enough points to get his music on the air? You’ll have to tune in to find out!
Kasey rants about the Trudeau “Elbowgate” fiasco and how many are asking the wrong questions. He’ll shamelessly overplug his upcoming Listener Appreciation Party and talk about what world record he believes he’s broken.

Listen to Episode 25 Here


Kevin Martin – Lead Vocalist of the multi platinum selling band Candlebox, Kevin will discuss performing on the main stage at Woodstock ’94, record companies, the band’s new album “Dissappearing In Airports”, his favorite spots on planet Earth, how to deal with bandmates with addiction issues, the time he got kidnapped and much more.

Lee Aaron – Multi platinum vocalist Lee Aaron is back for the 3rd and final part of her conversation with Kasey. You’ll find out who Lee’s secret celebrity crush is as well as what turns her on and what turns her off. Oh yes, it’s getting steamy up in here on The Kasey Ferguson Show! Also, you’ll hear Lee’s comical tale about the late, great, Lemmy Kilmister and her time with Motley Crue and Bon Jovi as well as her opinions on Alice Cooper, Jerry Mercer and Sebastian Bach!

Derek Hess – Renowned Cleveland-based artist Derek Hess has tested the waters of both the music and art world for over 20 years. Recognized internationally for his poster work with bands such as Pantera, Pink Floyd and Pearl Jam, as well as being featured brands like MTV, Vh1 and TLC, Hess’ art has been featured everywhere from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to the infamous Louvre in Paris.
The Kasey Ferguson Show welcomes Derek Hess for a candid discussion that touches on everything from his new documentary film Forced Perspective and unique creative process to tattoos, music that gets the creative juices flowing, and mental health.

Clutch – Noble Savage
Smile Empty Soul – Nowhere Kids
The Treatment – Generation Me
JR Richards – Come To Tears
Texas Hippie Coalition – Rise
Dead Man’s Hand – Paint A Picture
Bobaflex – Mama Don’t Take My Drugs Away
Sunflower Dead – The Rain
C0ndu1t – Pill
Cold Kingdom – Crash Poet
Ron Hawkins – Chrome
Fingers X’d – We Want Rock
Lee Aaron – 50 Miles, Bad Boyfriend
Candlebox – Vexatious
Subject Defect – California Love (2 pac metal cover!)
Jet Set Satellite – Walk Away
Ethan Brosh- The Hitman

Kasey’s got the BBQ on and he’s grilling the Kingston Frontenac Public Library for their treatment of the homeless! He’s also explaining why he did not appear at a local comic con recently as originally planned , interviewing Bingo (his neighbor’s yappy dog) as well as talking about the upcoming 8th annual Homegrown Live Music Festival in Kingston and The Kasey Ferguson Show Listener Appreciation Party 2016.
The Dirtbag Block of Rock makes it’s first appearance on The Kasey Ferguson Show featuring the Indiana based band The Everyday Losers

Listen to Episode 24 Here

Episode #23- Interviews with Jeff Pearce (The original bassist of Moist) 

Dan “The Beast” Severn – The Beast is back! UFC Legend and Hall of Famer Dan Severn

Andrew Jackson – He’s starred in numerous television shows and films from Criminal Minds, All My Children and Smallville to Bram Stoker’s Shadow Builder. 

Music by: The Dead Daisies – Devil Out Of Time, Last In Line – Starmaker, Walking With Giants – Heavy Hand, No Fair Fights – Sleep, Inglorious – High Flying Gypsy, Lincoln Durham – Bide My Time, Sniper 66 – Society, Junkstars – Hometown
Gemiinii Riisiing – Out Of The Storm, Thundermother – It’s Just A Tease, Ray Goren – I Need You Here To Stay, Loudmouth – Turn It Off, Ivy Stone – One Luck Woman, Radio Free Universe – Six, Riley & Riley – Hurt Myself
Loganseed – Say What You Mean, Quor – Paradise, Rye – If It’s True

Listen to episode #23 HERE !!!



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