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Matt Sorum

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E86: Live From My Drum Room/Modern Drummer Podcast With Matt Sorum! 5-9-22

Live From My Drum Room With John DeChristopher!

John’s guest this week is Matt Sorum, drummer for Guns N’ Roses, The Cult, Velvet Revolver, Kings Of Chaos, Billy Gibbons and numerous side projects. Matt and John discussed Matt’s long and successful career, with lots of great stories including his audition for David Lee Roth in 1985, joining Guns N' Roses, and Matt’s newly released autobiography, “Double Talkin’ Jive” available now. 

1hr 13mins

28 Jun 2022

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Episode 72: John DeChristopher Live From My Drum Room With Matt Sorum

The Modern Drummer Podcast

John’s guest this week is Matt Sorum, drummer for Guns N’ Roses, The Cult, Velvet Revolver, Kings Of Chaos, as well as numerous side projects. Matt and John discussed Matt’s long and successful career, with lots of great stories including his audition for David Lee Roth in 1985, and Matt’s newly released autobiography, “Double Talkin’ Jive” available now.

1hr 18mins

26 May 2022

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Matt Sorum (GN'R, The Cult, Velvet Revolver)

Humans of Music

Matt Sorum joined Guns N'Roses in time to play on their 1991 Use Your Illusion albums. At that point they were the biggest rock band in the world, and though Matt had experienced fame before with The Cult, stepping into Guns N’Roses was another level altogether. Combine the unresolved issues from his childhood with the sex, drugs and rock’n’roll that went hand in hand with being in the world’s most dangerous rock band, and you had a fiery cocktail that took Matt down a very extreme path of excess. He writes about it all in his new memoir, Double Talkin' Jive. From his upbringing to his move to Hollywood in search of fame and fortune, from his time with Guns N’Roses, The Cult and Velvet Revolver to the lessons he’s learned along the way, there’s a lot to unpack, as he reveals in this episode.


11 May 2022

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Matt Sorum former drummer for Guns N Roses has a new book titled; Double Talkin’ Jive. Matt talks about the CRAZY times while in the Cult, Guns N Roses & Velvet Revolver.

Rock And Roll Confessional

Matt Sorum drummer for Guns 'N' Roses & The Cult, has a new book titled; Double Talkin' Jive (named after one of the GNR songs from the Use Your Illusion I album) and it has just been released. It's all about his life starting with his childhood through his current years. Matt talks about the CRAZY times while in Guns 'N' Roses, The Cult, Velvet Revolver along the story of how he met his wife, Ace. The book is a fantastic read and the interivew is even better. 


11 May 2022

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Pat welcomes drummer Matt Sorum to the Zoom Room to discuss his career in music and promote his book "Double Talkin' Jive: True Rock 'n' Roll Stories from the Drummer of Guns N' Roses, The Cult and Velvet Revolver."See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

1hr 11mins

5 May 2022

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314: 05/04 Tony Kurre Live: The New City of Brookwood, Fun Book By Matt Sorum, NASA Sends Nudes To Space, and More!

Tony Kurre Radio

Tony Kurre talks about the huge event for the newly christened city of Brookwood, shares a fun anecdote from the new book by Guns N Roses' Matt Sorum, wonders why NASA is sending human nudes to space, and more!


4 May 2022

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KUCI: Get the Funk Out

In Double Talkin’ Jive legendary drummer Matt Sorum takes music lovers behind the scenes of a remarkable life in rock. Sorum, whose albums have sold tens of millions of copies around the world, provides an honest, engaging account of the highs and lows of superstardom. Sorum recounts his childhood years idolizing Ringo Starr and surviving an abusive stepfather. After leaving high school, Sorum sold pot to get by. Over time, his drug dealing escalated to smuggling large quantities of cocaine, a career that came to a halt following a dramatic shoot-out. Sorum fled his old life and settled in Hollywood, where he’d enjoy a rapid ascension to rock ’n’ roll immortality. He caught his big break drumming for the Cult, and only a year later was invited to join Guns N’ Roses, with whom he’d record two of rock’s most iconic albums: Use Your Illusion 1 and 2.The Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame inductee & Grammy Award winning Sorum opens up with forthright honesty, sharing anecdotes from his time touring the globe, battling drug and alcohol addiction, as well as working with Axl Rose, one of the greatest frontmen in rock, Slash and the rest of the GNR team. His career with the Cult, Guns N’ Roses, Velvet Revolver, Motörhead, the Hollywood Vampires, and Kings of Chaos costars an ensemble of rock royalty, from Billy Idol to Steven Tyler, Billy F Gibbons, and Alice Cooper.Double Talkin’ Jive goes beyond the clichés of sex, drugs, and rock ’n’ roll, telling the very human story of what it takes to make it in music, and the toll stardom exacts from those who achieve success. Sorum invites fans to revel in the debauchery of the good times, but also paints a stark portrait of life after the party. Music fans of any generation will find value in the pages of this evocative, thoughtful, and candid autobiography.

24 Aug 2021

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Podcast #383 – Drummer Matt Sorum, Streaming Marketshare, And Oberheim Gets His Trademark Back

Bobby Owsinski's Inner Circle Podcast

NEWSMore people are streaming music than you might have thoughtThe legendary synth developer Tom Oberheim gets his worldwide trademark back and will start making synths againGUESTRock and Roll Hall Of Fame Drummer Matt SorumRock and Roll Hall of Fame drummer Matt Sorum held the drum chair for Guns N’ Roses for 7 years, as well as stints with The Cult and Velvet Revolver.Matt’s reputation as a musician’s musician has placed him squarely at the center of Hollywood’s A-list community of artists, working on projects with legends like Alice Cooper, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry (Aerosmith), Billy F Gibbons (ZZ Top), Joe Elliott (Def Leppard), Robin Zander (Cheap Trick) and Brian May (Queen).Quite the entrepreneur as a founder of 6 startup companies, Matt sits on the Global Blockchain Business Council at UCLA, and has spoken at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. He’s even created his own beer line, appropriately named The Drummer.Matt’s autobiography, Double Talkin’ Jive: True Rock ‘n’ Roll Stories from the Drummer of Guns N’ Roses, The Cult, and Velvet Revolver, is available soon wherever books are sold.During the interview, we spoke about Matt’s contribution to the Buddy Rich tribute album, getting his first big break, Lemmy and Motorhead stories, his entrepreneurship and charitable causes, his new autobiography, and much more.On the intro I’ll take a look at the streaming marketshare, and Tom Oberheim gets his worldwide trademark back.var podscribeEmbedVars = { epGuid: 'https://bobbyoinnercircle.com/?p=2944', rssUrl: 'https://bobbyoinnercircle.com/feed/podcast/', backgroundColor: 'white', font: undefined, fontColor: undefined, speakerFontColor: undefined, height: '600px', showEditButton: false, showSpeakers: true, showTimestamps: true };


24 Aug 2021

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Ep292: Experiencing Vinyl w Matt Sorum

The Vinyl Guide

Matt Sorum joins us to talk vinyl, discuss his new book 'Double Talkin' Jive' and shares stories from his days with Guns n' Roses, Velvet Revolver, Billy Gibbons & more. If you like records, just starting a collection or are an uber-nerd with a house-full of vinyl, this is the podcast for you. Nate Goyer is The Vinyl Guide and discusses all things music and record-related.


26 Jul 2021

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The Aftershow: Brian’s take on Matt Sorum, Scott Weiland and how Sex and Drugs defined Rock n Roll

On Tour with Brian Ray

In previous Aftershows we dabbled in how sex, drugs and rock n roll all go hand and hand but in this episode we tackle it head on… From Matt’s coke running days, to the fairly hedonistic parties, to people going missing on tours, to the stories of those who survived addiction and to those who sadly did not, like Velvet Revolver and Stone Temple Pilots front man, Scott Weiland …. in contrast we cover a lot of hysterical moments in Matt’s interview, including the remarkable partying ability and work ethic of Slash and Keith Richards and examine if there is any red underwear left in the world after Matt Sorum fulfilled his show day superstition. To learn more about Matt, his new music, his charities and to order his book, follow him social media: @MattSorum on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter To preorder his book go to: https://rarebirdlit.com/double-talkin-jive-hardcover-limited-edition-vinyl-signed-by-matt-sorum/For behind the scenes photos from these interviews and to send us questions for the Aftershow, join us on social media at: @OnTourPod on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterOn Tour is a production of Black Barrel Media and iHeartRadio, for more information about On Tour please visit our website at: BlackBarrelMedia.com Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


7 May 2021