In a new interview, drummer Mike Portnoy praised Metallica’s early releases but took them to task on some of their later releases saying that never has a huge, huge band had so many misses. Check out the Afternoon Buzz rewind for my take on his comments.

Also on the podcast:

  • Former Kiss guitarist Vinnie Vincent is preparing his “uncomfortable” memoir
  • A kidnapper is dead after a high speed chase in Texoma
  • Shinedown’s Barry Kerch talked about the inspiration for the band’s upcoming album, ATTENTION ATTENTION
  • The Music Modernization Act was unanimously passed by the U.S. House of Representatives
  • Tom Hanks is a fan of Greta Van Fleet
  • Gus G. is a little relieved to no longer be in Ozzy Osbourne’s solo band
  • Chris Cornell’s widow Vicky has launched the Addiction Resource Center (ARC) for Chris
  • A couple in Texas who has never driven their car outside of Texas and Oklahoma got a parking ticket in the mail from New York City

About the Podcast

Introducing the Afternoon Buzz Rewind podcast. Each weekday, Johnny Thrash shares some of the highlights from his show, The Afternoon Buzz, including the latest rock news, stupid criminals, and other weird news, along with the latest about what's happening around Texoma.

Listen to the Afternoon Buzz with Johnny Thrash live on 106.3 The Buzz weekdays 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.