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Heavy Metal Messenger & Deano

Heavy Metal Messenger & Deano

By Richard Burton
Conversations, musings, and opinions about hard rock and heavy metal music, and the impact it's had on my life. I'm joined by my longtime friend and professional smart ass Deano. For lively, hilarious takes on music, life, cars, guitars, wives, and lives join us. We'll have guests, the not so famous yet fabulous and a well known name from time to time.
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Heavy Metal Messenger & Deano Ep. 29 - "Taylor Hawkins Tribute and Our Redneck 1970's Adventures"

Heavy Metal Messenger & Deano

Heavy Metal Messenger & Deano Ep. 29 - "Taylor Hawkins Tribute and Our Redneck 1970's Adventures"
The guys spend some time talking about the epic Taylor Hawkin's Tribute show and the amazing day that it was. Megadeth's new album gets some love, so does Tesla's live performance at The Great New York State Fair, Ozzy and the Buffalo Bills, AC/DC's Brian Johnson, Wolfgang Van Halen, and Sir Paul McCartney. Deano talks about bar hopping with Mom when he was just a tyke and they both talk about their redneck childhood experiences. Tune in, CRANK IT UP, and laugh out loud. Don't miss this one!
September 09, 2022
Heavy Metal Messenger & Deano Episode 28 -"Pump It Up, What a Relief!"
The men talk about rock and roll news, poppin' chubbies, and a smorgasbord of fun and funny news. A famous musician gets his "chubby" caught in his zipper live on stage. Best selling rock and metal artists of all-time are discussed and there are quite a few surprises including  Evanescence at #25 and Avril Lavigne at 23. Deano tells about his James Bond movie binge, HMM talks about his experience with the Freddie Mercury Tribute concert. David Essex "Rock On," and new Sammy Hagar tunes make the show too. A list of the regional concerts from the Great New York State Fair to CMAC to The L in Horseheads. Rolling in the hay with Pussy Galore too!
August 25, 2022
Heavy Metal Messenger & Deano Episode 27 - "Lita Ford Rocks The L in Horseheads"
Heavy Metal Messenger & Deano talk hard rock and heavy metal music news featuring HMM's night at The L in Horseheads seeing Lita Ford. Hear the new Ozzy Osbourne song featuring Tony Iommi and the new Megadeth song featuring Ice-T. The guys discuss Joan Jett, Pat Benatar, the local heavy metal station at 93.1 and 93.5FM, a local Dee Snider lookalike and a spinning old man. A "round" table discussion with a couple of dudes hanging round. Thanks for listening.
August 04, 2022
HMM & Deano Ep. 26 - Deano Drunk in Cleveland
Pantera is back featuring Zakk Wylde on guitar and Charlie Benante (Anthrax) on drums. Heavy Metal Messenger and Deano rundown the top rock and metal albums of 2022, so far. Deano discusses Bill Burr's new Netflix special, HMM talks about The Stadium Tour coming to Orchard Park! While Lita Ford, Stryper, Mickey Ratt, Michael Jackson's Thriller, Glen Campbell and many others get some love. You don't want to miss the story of Deano's wild night in Cleveland. Listen in for a podcast unlike any you've ever heard.
July 25, 2022
HMM & Deano Ep. 25 - Jimmy Fallon Jams in Hammondsport
A cornucopia of entertainment news featuring Jimmy Fallon partying locally, the return of Rage Against the Machine, Ronnie James Dio's 80th birthday celebration at the Rainbow Bar & Grill, and Metallica's Stranger Things bump. Deano burns rubber in the church parking lot, and the guys give a complete rock and roll rundown of local and regional shows for July and August. Deano's dog participates this week too! Off the cuff and raw.
July 18, 2022
HMM & Deano Welcome Comedian Tim Gaither (Our First Big Time Interview)
Heavy Metal Messenger & Deano recently talked with national touring comedian and regular at the Los Angeles's The Laugh Factory, Comedy Store, Improv, Comedy and Magic Club, and the Ice House Mr. Tim Gaither. Tim is a regular Vegas headliner and recently filmed an hour special at the Tropicana Hotel and Casino in front of a sold out audience. Mr. Gaither has toured almost every state in the U.S. as well as Canada and  for our troops, Korea . The guys open with some rock and roll news before spending the hour with Tim Gaither. Join us for our first big time interview. You never know what you're gonna get. 
May 01, 2022
HMM & DEANO Ep. 24 - "Local musician Mark Pariso Joins Us for a chat about the Local Music Scene and NO TRACKS ALLOWED."
Mark Pariso spends the hour talking about the local music scene, his influences, and what it's like playing out in 2022. Mark tries to convince Heavy Metal Messenger to join him onstage. Rock and roll news includes Jack White getting engaged and married on stage in his hometown of Detroit, HMM rants about the shameful Grammy memoriam rock and roll snubs including Joey Jordison (Slipknot drummer), Jon & Marsha Zazula (Megaforce Records founders and signers of Metallica), Graeme Edge (The Moody Blues) and more snubs. There's a brand new Pink Floyd song to benefit the people of Ukraine, a new Fozzy's tune, a new Cliff Burton museum, and a new live version of "Tom Sawyer," from Rush. Deano adds a story or two too. Rock news and funny dudes. It's that simple. 
April 21, 2022
HMM & DEANO Ep. 22 - "An Evening with Slaughter, or what's that ringing?"
HMM & Deano talk about seeing Slaughter live in concert, upcoming local rock concerts with big names like Queensryche, Quiet Riot, and Kix coming to Tag's, while Robert Plant & Allison Krauss, the Black Crowes, Ringo Starr, Journey and more are coming to CMAC in Canandaigua. Heavy Metal Messenger tells about a new Megadeth tune and big Megadeth/Lamb of God news, and of course the guys have a laugh or two. C'mon in. It's safe. Maybe.
April 14, 2022
HMM & DEANO - Ep.21 - "Taylor Hawkins, Razor Ramon, and HMM & Deano dare to talk about their wives this week...."
Heavy Metal Messenger & Deano talk about Deano's drive to Vero Beach, Taylor Hawkins and Razor Ramon's deaths, Joey Kramer and Aerosmith, The Warning, the Gaslight Anthem and new songs from Shinedown, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Skid Row and so much more. New hard rock concerts coming to the Twin Tiers including Slaughter and a Metal Meltdown show at Tag's in Big Flats, NY. Have a laugh or two and hear a tune or two. Rock on!
April 01, 2022
HMM & DEANO - Ep. 20 -"Play Seasick Steve!"
Heavy Metal Messenger & Deano once again talk rock and roll news: Def Leppard in a new Netflix movie "The Bank of Dave," a hopeful May release date for the new Megadeth album, Glenn Tipton rejoins Judas Priest for a couple shows and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts have a brand new acoustic album coming out soon. Hear the new Scorpions song "Gas in the Tank." HMM rants a bit about the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the "bleepin," Grammy's, the sad loss of sharing and discovering new music together and the loss of physical sales of music. Deano calls another musician friend, Jon Godinas about his Good Stew, The Godinas Brothers, and Bottom bands. Jon and HMM talk about seeing Rush live. We play a song from Good Stew too, "The Bar Song." Join us for more music and comedy fun.
March 17, 2022
HMM & DEANO - EP. 19 - "Gretchen's Ukelele Song and Coconut Bras."
Heavy Metal Messenger and Deano talk rock news and tours from Brother Cane, Testament, Exodus, Black Label Society, Stone Temple Pilots, Halestorm, The Offspring, Great Van Fleet, Tool, Judas Priest, Metallica and more. HMM talks tailgating at Woodstock. Deano talks about men in coconut bras, a factory worker photo shoot, Tag's Summer Stage 2022, and Blues Traveler at the Horde Festival. Plus, Deano is featured on the debut episode of "The Examined Life," with Tony Spencer podcast. Music from The Dead Daisies and Pink Floyd. Zaniness ensues when they talk Dr. Johnny Fever and "WKRP in Cincinnati," and Snortin' Norton from WCMF-FM out of Rochester, NY and the Guinness Book of World Records. More entertainment news in less than an hour than anywhere else and way more fun than most!
March 09, 2022
HMM & DEANO - EP. 18 - "Johnny Zazula's Death, the Aztec of the Year and the Metal Chicken!"
The guys talk about Megaforce Records founder and thrash metal pioneer Johnny Zazula, the Aztec King of the Year getting sacrificed, Metal tours and news, the stadium tour and new Metallica tour. Comedy legends Sam Kinison, the Amazing Johnathan, and the old Tom Hanks flick "Joe Vs. The Volcano," all make appearances. Tony Spencer joins the show and talks about "The Metal Chicken."
March 04, 2022
HMM & DEANO - Episode 17 - "Our First Guest Tony, from Crimson Death plus Deano 's Buddy Gives Her the Old Beans."
HMM & DEANO talk to local metal musician Tony from Crimson Death and Gigline. HMM talks Neil Young, Joni Mitchell and Spotify. Kid Rock, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Dorothy, Megadeth, Alice in Chains, and Beastie Boys news. Hilarious behind the scenes stories from our guest Tony and Deano adds his story of his buddy giving his girl the old beans at the Washington Monument. Listen and guess the song of the day and you could win a free HMM & Deano facemask. Hilarity shall ensue.
February 01, 2022
HMM & DEANO - EP. 16 - "Meatloaf. What a Bad Podcast?"
Meatloaf and Louis Anderson. Deanos' Motorcycle Hill Climb story. Heavy Metal Messenger's broken nose story. An ambulance patient that Deano couldn't help and talk about Don Rickles, Ted Nugent's Free-For All/Meatloaf connection, Craig Ferguson and Robin Williams and a forgotten California racetrack, Ascot Raceway. Beatles' Legacy at Tioga Downs. Buffalo Bills. Stand Up comedian Brian Regan. Plenty of laughs along the way. We hope you'll join us. 
January 27, 2022
HMM & DEANO - EP. 15 - "Pennsylvania Farm Dirt and the Cannonball Run"
The dudes discuss new music from Jack White, The Scorpions, Eddie Vedder, Korn, and Saxon. They riff on the Cannonball Run, racing against a Porsche and an Audi A6, and blasting a bunch of teenage car wash girls with some Pennsylvania Farm Dirt. Deano talks about his favorite Lamborghini, plays his band of the day, and asks for more cowbell. Tune in for spontaneous podcasting, hard rock and metal music news and  plenty of laughs. 
January 18, 2022
HMM & DEANO EP. 14 - "This Guys All Shoes!"
Heavy Metal Messenger and Deano talk Big shoes on a skinny guy, the new Ford Maverick pickup, Crazy Eddie, the 6 inch rule and a 3 pound bag of "Doritos," and so much more. Join the guys as they hang in the basement, have a brew or two and shoot the shit. I guarantee you'll hear things you've never heard before. 
January 11, 2022
Heavy Metal Messenger and Deano discuss Metallica's 40th Anniversary free concert on Amazon, Mammoth WVH being named Loudwire's Artist of the Tear, and the top grossing rock and roll tours of 2021. Deano tries to Trick the Rick with rock and roll trivia, gives a shout out to a local author, and male hormone balance pills for Heavy Metal Messenger. Plus a Buffalo band's newest album makes #2 hard rock/metal album of the year. A clerk wants to make her boyfriend cry while he's in the bathroom. "What the hell ya doing in the bathroom all day and night?" Lots of tunes too, including the new Slash with Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators tune. Deano brushes teeth then wants beef for breakfast and stares at his balls.
December 22, 2021
HMM & DEANO EP. 11 -"Fred Wants Deano's Pickle"
The most hilarious episode yet! In this laugh and rock filled episode HMM & DEANO reveal family secrets, Deano's never ending drunken piss or so he thought, and the night Nikki Sixx yelled "What the fuck you lookin' at," at Heavy Metal Messenger. They talk about a great new hard rock book, Ozzy postponing his tour again, Rob Zombie's new Munsters movie, Whitesnake's kick-ass new female bassist and the 40th anniversary of AC/DC's "For Those About to Rock (We Salute You) album. George Carlin and Henry Rollins make the show along with Frankie Banali, Skillett, Primus, and Johnny Cash. Oh, and Deano's pickle too. 
December 13, 2021
HMM & DEANO - "No Fun Allowed"
The guys talk Glenn Tipton's return to Judas Priest, Motley Crue's big payday, feuding rock stars, and play a bit of a new Guns N Roses tune. They also talk about "Weird" Al Yankovitz and Emo Phillips touring together, and all sorts of miscellaneous mischief is involved. 2022 Tour News: REO Speedwagon, Styx, Loverboy together while Iron Maiden announces their first North American Tour in three years!
December 12, 2021
HMM & DEANO - EPISODE 10 - "Living Dead Sperm"
Once again Heavy Metal Messenger & Deano keep it real, raw, unedited, totally LIVE and uncut. The jams and jokes, rock and roll news and views, and hilarious stories from the buffoons with brews in the basement roll on for thirty minutes of "who the hell knows." Come along for the ride. This episode Sammy Hagar, AC/DC, Rival Sons, Dirty Honey, Dorothy, and the Foo Fighters appear. Oh and Kenny G too. Deano wonders about what a vasectomy does to a man's sperm and what is the best style of music to be played at a pickle ball tournament. How do you lose pickle ball to a centenarian?
November 29, 2021
HMM & DEANO Episode 9 - What's a Thawt?
Drunken midgets, Alice in Chains debut album, Ozzy's "Diary of a Madman, "Foo Fighter's "Studio 666, Jeff Garland, Led Zep IV, 93.5 FM & 93.1 FM, Five Finger Death Punch, stand up comics, Wikipedia, vaudeville, running from the rooster, thawt? Layne Staley from his soul, Johnny Cash's Taco Ring of fire, and Deep Purple's new tune "Oh Well." 
November 21, 2021
HMM & DEANO - Ep. 8 - "Blind Golfers and Transgender James Bond."
Heavy Metal Messenger & Deano discuss David Lee Roth's retirement as he reaches Social Security eligibility, James Bond, Transgender Porta-Potties, Eddie Van Halen, Deano's wild race against a Nissan GTR, Taylor Momsen, and new music from Deep Purple, KK's Priest, and The Pretty Reckless. Anthrax covers "Carry On My Wayward Son," It's live, raw, unedited, and unproduced. And FUNNY!
October 09, 2021
HMM 7 DEANO Ep. 7 - "Jams & Jokes."
Heavy Metal Messenger brings you the latest rock news including a really good new Guns 'N' Roses song, Deano gives us story time, a new Ozzy album is coming featuring Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, Tony Iommi, and more legends, the guys honor Norm MacDonald as only they can. It's real. It's raw, somewhat edited, and unscripted. Take a listen and celebrate Rocktober and Shocktober with Heavy Metal Messenger and Deano. We laughed our asses off. We hope you get a giggle or two, too. 
October 04, 2021
HMM & DEANO discuss 9/11 and the time for unity, Metallica's Black Album, Jimmy Fallon, and Chris Cuomo along with new music from Eddie Vedder, and David Ellefson (former Megadeth bassist.) You'll hear some juicy fruit too.
September 13, 2021
HMM & DEANO Ep. 5 - "Abba Avatars & an 82 Year Old Dirty Dancer."
Heavy Metal Messenger & Deano discuss ABBA, "Back to the Future, " Deano's 82 year old dirty dancer, 'N' Sync, Max Headroom, Flogging Molly, Slipknot and more. New music mentions featuring Wolfgang Van Halen's Mammoth WVH, Halestorm, Tesla, and Iron Maiden. Deano tells a story about Facetime and fast food drive-thru issues that bug him. A lot of talk, a little rock and a bunch of BS from the basement with beers. C'mon in, if you dare. 
September 06, 2021
HMM & DEANO Ep. 4 "Shower Thoughts and Canadian Fish."
In bullshit session 4 the Heavy Metal Messenger & Deano talk Charlie Watts, Peter Criss, Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, more Covid related concert cancellations and some silly shit like the man wearing a shirt for pants into a local convenience store. New music talk featuring Mammoth WVH (Wolfgang Van Halen) and Dead Sara. Old school music and movies like Pearl Jam's "Ten," Guns 'N' Roses, "Weird Science," and "Back to School." More loose, real world talk from a cool, dark basement with warm beer.
August 29, 2021
HMM & DEANO Ep. 3 "Couldn't See My Stinkeye."
Heavy Metal Messenger and Deano talk Howard Stern and Jenna Jamison, K-Rock radio, Stolen Valor, Steve Martin in " The Jerk," Covid-19 rock deaths and concert cancellations, shout out to a rock n roll birthday and you'll hera why Deano had a problem with his stinkeye. A fast paced, lively BS session from a basement. Raw and real. Episode 3 is upon you!
August 24, 2021
HMM & Deano Concert COVID Cancellations
The guys talk about recent rock n roll news, mostly. Especially COVID and some fun.
August 14, 2021
HMM & DEANO Ep.1 - Banana Boy
A fun, loose, real world driven talk that focuses on two guys in a garage talking about their week with family, work, wives, lives, cars, guitars, and whatever rolls around. Hard rock and heavy metal music is nearly always featured too. In this episode Deano talks about his son's amusement park banana, HMM reveals the day his ex-wife puked all over him while riding the Tilt-A-Whirl, and they even get to talk about upcoming live rock concerts that are coming. Talk that's different. 
May 08, 2021