Scoop's Corner

Mark Kendall Of Great White On Their New CD ‘Full Circle’: “We’re Thrilled With The Feedback.”

Great White returns to Turning Stone Friday August 17th with Slaughter! Guitarist Mark Kendall spoke with me about the new album and what you can expect to see in concert.


Gettin’ Loose At The Clash! NASCAR News & Talk On Demand

On this week’s podcast Dennis Neal & Scoop talk about Danica’s farewell, the new rules package, the young guns, Brad Keselowski’s win in The Clash, the Daytona 500, & more! Scoop’s podcasts can also be found here:


George Thorogood: “Rock n Roll Never Sleeps, It Just Passes Out…”

George Thorogood returns to rock Turning Stone April 15th. In this interview from June of 2014, George talks about his musical heroes, giving everything he’s got on stage, getting advice from Joe DiMaggio & Chuck Berry,  & how he digs The Black Keys…


Austin Chef ZZ Tom Recreates & Eats Mexican Food Spread From ZZ Top’s ‘Tres Hombres’

Austin chef Thom Mickelthwait recreates and eats the magnificent spread of Mexican food from the inside cover of ZZ Top’s ‘Tres Hombres’ album…You WILL be hungry after watching this!

Scoop’s Vinyl Oddities: ZZ Top ‘Tres Hombres’

What’s odd about this one? The fact that it is in such amazing condition for an album from 1973. The vinyl is flawless and cover has no splits. Most copies of this one are well-played and worn.

Scoop Talks With Utica Comets Goalie Thatcher Demko…

Earlier this season I talked with Comets Goalie Thatcher Demko on Comets Insider heard Monday nights at 7 on ESPNUR about the transition from college hockey to the AHL, his relationship with fellow G Richard Bachman, and more…


Meet New Utica Comets Coach Trent Cull!

We talked to new Comets Coach Trent Cull and he gave us some insight into his coaching philosophy and his goals for the team. Rainman from brother station KROCK also joined us…


96 St. Mark’s Place, NYC Led Zeppelin ‘Physical Graffiti’ & Scoop

This is the legendary building in NYC on the cover of Led Zeppelin’s ‘Physical Graffiti’, and that’s me in the Iron Maiden t-shirt.

Judas Priest Interview

Well, they didn’t make it into the RRHOF this year, but here’s a conversation I had with Rob Halford, Glenn Tipton, & Richie Faulkner of Judas Priest in July of 2014…


Scoop With Van Halen

That’s me! Shaking Eddie Van Halen’s hand backstage during the ‘5150’ tour…

Tommy DeCarlo Interview

Utica native Tommy DeCarlo talks about getting the opportunity to sing for Boston, a band he loved when he was growing up.


Scoop’s Rock Oddities: Anthrax Beer From Butternuts

I was lucky enough to score a six pack of this at Route 51 Beer Belly Bob’s in Ilion after not seeing it in stores for awhile. I like it! It’s brewed by Butternuts in Garratsville.

I still have yet to find the new Iron Maiden beer ‘Hallowed’ however…

Scoop’s Vinyl Oddities: The Ramones ‘Eaten Alive’ Live In Utica

This is a record I picked up at Other Music, a very cool record store in Greenwich Village which unfortunately just closed earlier this year. A couple years ago as I thumbed through the racks of vinyl, I was amazed to find this Ramones concert recorded in Utica at 4 Acres! The sound quality is pretty good for being an unofficial release, and I have since seen this with a different cover…Maybe you were there???


Joe Bonamassa Interview

Upon the release of ‘Different Shades Of Blue’ in 2014, I talked to Joe Bonamassa about the album, and he shared some thoughts on the late Johnny Winter as well.


Leslie West Interview

On October of 2013 I talked to guitar legend Leslie West about his album ‘Still Climbing’…


Rusty Wallace’s Favorite Watkins Glen Moment: “It Was A Dramatic Victory.”

Rusty Wallace talked to me about his favorite Watkins Glen moment, a victory in 1987. Plus we ask him who he’s most impressed with among the young guns ascending in the sport. And don’t forget to get your tickets for the I Love New York 355 at:


SU Hoops Coach Jim Boeheim On NC State: “It’ll Be A Great Test For Us.”

Coach Boeheim gives us the latest on Matthew Moyer’s ankle injury and talks about Wednesday’s opponent NC State…

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SU Hoops Coach Jim Boeheim On The Final 7 Games: “We’ve Got A Couple Practice Days To Get Ready Hopefully We Can Keep Getting Better On The Offensive End.”

Coach Boeheim previews Wake Forest and the final 7 games…

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SU Hoops Coach Jim Boeheim On The Georgia Tech Game: “We’ve Got To Play A Little Bit Better On The Offensive End.”

Coach Boeheim talks about the unexpected big game that Bourama Sibide had against Pitt, gives his thoughts on the Clemson-Ga Tech game, and breaks down what the Orange have to do to get a win in Atlanta…


SU Hoops Coach Jim Boeheim On BC: “The Most Improved Team In Our League.”

Coach Jim Boeheim gives a quick scouting report on Boston College. Hear the game on 96.9 WOUR Wednesday night…Tipoff at 7pm, Gameday Coverage on the air at 6:30.