Guitar virtuoso Ron 'Bumblefoot' Thal's deeply personal solo record 'Abnormal', with special guest Larry Smith
What do Guns N' Roses, Young Frankenstein and Johnny Rotten all have in common? They are all name-checked in this episode as we take a deep dive into guitar prodigy - and former GnR member - Ron 'Bumblefoot' Thal's 7th solo release, 'Abnormal', with special guest Larry Smith. Come for the over-the-top musicianship and quirky-but-catchy songs, stay for the self-effacing humor and Axl Rose shade.
Songs featured in this episode: Maskholes - Socially Distant; Sweet Child o' Mine - Guns N' Roses; Babalon - Andrew W.K.; Through The Fire and Flames - Dragon Force; Goodbye Divinity - Sons of Apollo; Abnormal, Glad To Be Here, Objectify, Some Other Guy, Jenny B, Last Time, Simple Days, Conspiracy, Piranha, Guitars Still Suck, Green, Misery, Redeye, Dash - Bumblefoot; Mr. Brownstone - Guns N' Roses; Eruption - Van Halen; Pretty Vacant - Sex Pistols; Spaghetti - Bumblefoot
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Multi-instrumentalist (guitar, bass, keys), sound engineer, former punk rock club co-owner (Planet 10 in Tallahassee’87-‘88), pet lover (4 dogs, 1 cat), opinionated curmudgeon. Veteran of many bands with increasingly worse names (per Rob Elba).
Larry Smith has played in the bands Karma Generator and OK Boomer. His latest musical project is the multi-national, vaguely antagonistic "Socially Distant".