Interviews

Here are a few interviews that we have ready and streaming. We recommend the latest Quicktime player and Mozilla Firefox for easy streaming and browsing. If there are any archived staff shows or interviews you would like to hear please send requests to inwlvr@lehigh.edu – Title- ARCHIVES

A special thanks to the man behind the scenes that makes all these interviews possible. To our Blues/Rock/Metal MD… SHECK you absolutely rock dude!

Some of the archive page is also available as a podcast to listen on the go.

WLVR VIDEO for The ARCHIVES

A  VIDEO tour of the 91.3 FM, WLVR studio, January 20, 1989, back in the time of LP’s and cart machines. At that time, it was located in the basement of the University Center.

WLVR Studios 1989

Coming soon to the Archives…

Uncle Ted Nugent- Richie Kotzen- Brian Greenway of April Wine, Marty Paris, Wang Chung, Roger Earl of Foghat, John Shaffer of Iced Earth and Sons Of Liberty and more!

ARCHIVED INTERVIEWS

The legendary back beat and driving rhythm of classic rock bands Free and platinum recording artist Bad Company  drummer and songwriter SIMON KIRKE joins Fritz for a phoner to advance his show at Sellersville Theater on July 18th.

SIMON KIRKE of FREE and BAD COMPANY July 15, 2015

 

Chris Squire Interview

The legendary bassist from Yes joins Fritz for a brief interview in advance of their scheduled appearance in concert at PennsPeak on March 30th.

 

CHRIS SQUIRE Interview

 

The legendary Irish rockers Thin Lizzy are blazing their way through the 2011 World Tour and WLVR caught up with…

 

 

SCOTT GORHAM

Leading the Thin Lizzy charge, Scott joins Fritz for an exclusive interview in advance of Thin Lizzy’s concert at Penn’s Peak on March 24. Hear about the incredible band lineup , how it came together, Scotts new guitar and other Thin Lizzy history.

SCOTT GORHAM THIN LIZZY- Fritzrocks Interview Pt 1

SCOTT GORHAM THIN LIZZY- Fritzrocks Interview Pt 2

 

PROG Rockers”TWELVE TWENTY FOUR” Interview on “Irresponsible Radio” w Jon

Twelve Twenty Four started as a Trans Siberian Orchestra tribute band.  They released their first album which honors the Holiday Season and proves this band can rock just as well as TSO!

Filled with local talent, these players can certainly hold their own with the best of the prog rockers. Our resident Prog Rock Guru – Jon from Irresponsible Radio talks with bass player Dirk Yahraes about the new debut album “Miracle On Rock Street” and the upcoming performance scheduled at Zoellner Arts Center  on December 28th.

Dirk Yahraes Twelve Twenty Four Interview Pt 1

Dirk Yahraes Twelve Twenty Four Interview Pt 2

 

HEADLESS HORSEMAN Interview w Ally on “Without Vowels”  Show

Ally from WLVR’s hot student show “Without Vowels” conducts her first interview with …Headless Horseman, a Brooklyn buzz band originally from Allentown that’s turning our heads (well, those of us with heads).

 

 

 

Their glitchy-pop music incorporates noises that you never knew were possible, but make it sound so natural at the same time. With strong influences from Sigur Ros this two man wonder is definitly something to checkout. We look forward to hearing more from them in the future!

Headless Horseman Interview w Ally 

 

The METAL GOD “Rob Halford

Rob Halford of Judas Priest fame joins Sheck in ‘The Dungeon” for another WLVR interview EXCLUSIVE!

 

 

Rob talks with Sheck about the latest album release “Made of Metal”. The true “METAL GOD” Rob Halford interview is a HUGE coup for WLVR and we were freakin’ amazed that we could get to speak with this metal legendary vocalist. Another WLVR Exclusive for all to enjoy.

ROB HALFORD Interview in The Dungeon

 

TOMMY JAMES Interview on FRITZROCKS

 

The legendary Tommy James talks about his career, his bestselling book “The Mob,The Music and Me” One Helluva ride with Tommy James and The Shondells, soon to be a broadway play and major motion picture. This interview was a great insight into one of the worlds biggest recording stars and the pitfalls of this crazy business of Rock n’ Roll.

TOMMY JAMES Interview 10-6-10

The “Beehive Queen” CHRISTINE OHLMAN Interview

Christine Ohlman joins Fritz for an exclusive interview and showcase for the new album “The Deep End”. The Beehive Queen of Blue Eyed Rock n’ Soul discusses life, love and loss and the making of The Deep End her latest studio album in six years that features a host of quest stars.

 

 

Christine Ohlman Interview

 

ALAN PARSONS Interview

The legendary artist, producer, songwriter and educator joins WLVR for an exclusive interview in advance of his sold out performance at Zoellner Arts Center season opener. Hear Alan talk about his Abbey Road days, Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon and his educational project “The Art and Science of Recording” plus so much more.

 

 

 

ALAN PARSONS Interview

 

IAN ANDERSON of Jethro Tull Interview

The pied piper of rock checks in with WLVR’s Fritzrocks in advance of his concert at Penns Peak. Always charming, irreverent and witty, Ian talks about how he relates to his audience over these many years and more

 

IAN ANDERSON Interview

JACKYL’s JESSE JAMES DUPREE Interview

The hardest working man in Rock N Roll (according to Jesse) talks with Sheck in The Dungeon about Jackyl’s latest CD Release “When Moonshine and Dynamite Collide”. Rambunctious and rowdy, Jesse gives us a brief glimpse of life on the road in Rock N Roll!

JESSE JAMES DUPREE Interview with Sheck

 

BILL LEVERTY of Firehouse Interview

Lead guitarist and songwriter from platinum recording rock band Firehouse released an amazing Metalcana Blues Roots album called ‘Deep South” which features traditional songs that may be over 100 years old but live again with a totally vibrant and exciting twist.

 

 

Join Bill and Fritz as they showcase the album and talk about it’s creation and recording. All the instruments are played by Bill and the guitar work is astounding!

 

Bill Leverty Interview Pt.1    Bill Leverty Interview Pt 2

 

 

ACCEPT’s  Mark Tornillo Interview on FRITZROCKS


Mark joins Fritz for a brief interview in advance of the Accept concert at the Silo in Reading on Friday October 1st. Hear Mark talk about the critically acclaimed new release from Accept “Blood Of The Nations”, how he joined the band and the story of the Twitter crash .

Mark Tornillo Interview on Fritzrocks

 

 

RONNIE JAMES DIO

 

 

 

July 10, 1942 – May 16, 2010

In memory of Ronnie we have posted the Fritzrocks Interview with him from 2005. A truly great loss to the world of Rock and Heavy Metal.

R.I.P. Ronald James Padavona

DIO Interview 2005 Fritzrocks

 

Coming soon to the Archives…

Uncle Ted Nugent- Richie Kotzen- Brian Greenway of April Wine, Marty Paris, Wang Chung, Roger Earl of Foghat John Schaffer of Iced Earth and Sons Of Liberty.

 

 

 


These are just a few of the interviews and programs to come from the WLVR archives. We are currently archiving some student and community programming while continuing to restore past broadcasts that may have been archived.

If there are any archived programs or interview suggestions you would like to hear please send to inwlvr@lehigh.edu Please Title-ARCHIVE

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