In the latest episode of "Talking Metal", hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy broadcast from Times Square in New York City.
This episode features an interview Mark conducted with Zak Stevens and Jeff Plate from MACHINES OF GRACE. Also included is an interview Victor Ruiz conducted with Dave Meniketti of Y&T.
The podcast can now be streamed using the audio player below.
MACHINES OF GRACE is the new band featuring vocalist Zak Stevens (CIRCLE II CIRCLE, SAVATAGE, MACHINES OF GRACE),drummer Jeff Plate (TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, SAVATAGE, METAL CHURCH),guitarist Matt Leff (guitar) and bassist Chris Rapoza (bass).
The group released its self-titled debut album digitally on July 7 via iTunes and other retailers.
"It's just a pure, solid melodic rock sound," Stevens said about the project. "It has infectious grooves and its own brand of outright power. To me, it's got great songwriting with a hard rock edge and strong commercial appeal."
Video footage of MACHINES OF GRACE performing on September 24, 2009 at the House Of Blues in Cleveland, Ohio as the support act for STRYPER can be viewed below.