Lipstick and Leather Podcast – Episodes

All episodes of the “Lipstick and Leather – Heavy Metal, Hard Rock, Glam” podcast are available for your listening pleasure on Spotify, Apple iTunes, Amazon Alexa, Audible, Google podcast and many other podcast platforms. For your convenience, click each episode link to listen on Spotify.

Episode 18: Quiet Riot

In this episode we’ll be reviewing the 1983 monster breakthrough album by Quiet Riot – “Metal Health”. Followed by our “Get The Fluff Out” segment, where we discuss two bands, Lizzy Borden and Babylon A.D. and select a few songs for our Spotify playlist. Then we conclude the episode with “Talkin’ Thrash!”, where Dirty Jim is assigned to listen, for the first time, to the 1984 self-titled debut album by Metal Church. We definitely loved our journey through the 1980’s! To all you headbangers out there, enjoy the episode and always keep it metal. \m/

 

Episode 17: Warrant – Dog Eat Dog

In this episode we’ll be reviewing the 1992 album by Warrant – “Dog Eat Dog”. Followed by our “Get The Fluff Out” segment, where we discuss the 2021 album, “Phase 2” by The End Machine featuring George Lynch, Jeff Pilson and Robert Mason. Then we conclude the episode with “The Awesome 5 songs while driving home when suddenly impending doom beckons from below”, where we each select 5 songs to accompany our funny stories. We definitely loved our journey through the 1980’s! To all you headbangers out there, enjoy the episode and always keep it metal. \m/

 

Episode 16: Black Sabbath – Heaven and Hell

In this episode we’ll be reviewing the 1980 masterpiece album by Black Sabbath – “Heaven And Hell”. Followed by our “Get The Fluff Out” segment, where we discuss the 1992 album, “Manic Frustration” by Trouble as well as highlight the band Pretty Maids. Then we end this episode with“Make Me A Mix”, where we chose our favorite songs from the Britny Fox album catalog from 1988 – 1991 for the albums “Britny Fox”, “Boys in Heat” and “Bite Down Hard”. As you can tell, we definitely loved our journey through the 1980’s! To all you headbangers out there, enjoy the episode and always keep it metal. \m/

 

Episode: Best of Lipstick and Leather Vol 1. (Episodes 1 – 10)

In this episode, we offer you the “Best of Lipstick and Leather Vol. 1” from episodes 1 – 10. Enjoy listening to funny moments from our Album Reviews, Concert Confessionals, Stories from Around the Keg, Battle Series, Get the Fluff Out, Make Me a Mix, Lounge Lizard Larry and the Awesome 5 Song List stories. By listening to our podcast you can tell that we definitely loved our journey through the 1980’s! To all you headbangers out there, enjoy the episode and always keep it metal. \m/

 

Episode 15: RATT – Out of the Cellar

RATT - Out Of The Cellar

In this episode we’ll be reviewing the 1984 triple platinum debut album from RATT, “Out Of The Cellar”. Followed by the “Awesome 5 Rock Ballads” segment, where we each select a handful of amazing sensitive songs featuring tunes by Damn Yankees, Enuff Z’Nuff, Queensryche, L.A. Guns and more … because every bad boy has a soft side! By listening to our podcast you can tell that we definitely loved our journey through the 1980’s! To all you headbangers out there, enjoy the episode and always keep it metal. \m/

 

Episode 14: Scorpions – Blackout

In this episode we’ll be reviewing the classic 1982 album “Blackout” by Scorpions. Followed by our “Battle of the Glams” segment,Scorpions - Blackout album cover where we battle both self-titled debut albums by FireHouse and Trixter. Will it be a split decision or a knockout? Stay tuned. By listening to our podcast you can tell that we definitely loved our journey through the 1980’s! To all you headbangers out there, enjoy the episode and always keep it metal. \m/

 

Episode 13: Twisted Sister – Under The Blade

Twisted Sister - Under The Blade album coverIn this episode we’ll be reviewing the 1982 debut album by Twisted Sister – “Under The Blade”. Followed by our “Make Me A Mix” segment, where we chose our favorite songs from the KISS album catalog from 1992 – 2012 for the albums “Revenge”, “Psycho Circus”, “Sonic Boom” and “Monster”. Then we conclude the episode with “The Other 80s”, where we each selected 5 songs from our private playlist that has nothing to do with hard rock or metal, very funny stuff. We definitely loved our journey through the 1980’s! To all you headbangers out there, enjoy the episode and always keep it metal. \m/

 

Episode 12: Tesla – The Great Radio Controversy

In this episode we’ll be reviewing the 2nd album by Tesla – “The Great Radio Controversy” from 1989. Followed by our “Get TheTesla - The Great Radio Controversy album cover Fluff Out” segment, featuring an overview and history of Jake E. Lee’s band, Badlands. Then we conclude the episode with the “Awesome 5 Songs to hear while getting a prostate exam”, with hilarious stories from Billy and Jim. We definitely loved our journey through the 1980’s! To all you headbangers out there, enjoy the episode and always keep it metal. \m/

 

Episode 11: Ozzy Osbourne – Diary Of A Madman

Diary Of A Madman Podcast Episode 11In this episode we’ll be reviewing the masterpiece 2nd solo album by Ozzy Osbourne, “Diary Of A Madman” from 1981. Followed by our “Rock ‘N’ Rumble” segment, where we battle the 1979 AC/DC Bon Scott album, “Highway to Hell” vs the 1981 AC/DC Brian Johnson album, “For Those About To Rock”. Then we conclude the episode with “Stories From Around the Keg”, where Billy Badass tells us about his “near death” experience while partying on Salem Hill in Naugatuck, CT. We definitely loved our journey through the 1980’s! To all you headbangers out there, enjoy the episode and always keep it metal. \m/

 

Episode 10: DIO – Sacred Heart

In this episode we’ll be reviewing DIO’s 3rd solo album, “Sacred Heart”, from 1985. Followed by our “Make Me A DIO - Sacred Heart podcast Episode 10Mix” segment, where we create a greatest hits playlist from Ozzy Osbourne’s album catalog from 2001 – 2020 featuring songs from, “Down To Earth”, “Black Rain”, “Scream” and “Ordinary Man”. Then we conclude the episode with “Stories From Around the Keg”, where Dirty Jim tells us what happened when he got drunk one night and drove from CT to New York. And trust me, the part of New York that he ended up in, was much scarier 30 years ago than it is today! We definitely loved our journey through the 1980’s! To all you headbangers out there, enjoy the episode and always keep it metal. \m/

 

Episode 9: Krokus – Headhunter

Krokus - Headhunter podcast Episode 9In this episode we’ll be reviewing the classic 1983 album, “Headhunter” by Krokus. Followed by our “Battle of the Titans” segment, where we “Battle” the debut solo album by Bruce Dickinson, “Tattooed Millionaire vs. the debut solo album by HALFORD, “Resurrection”. Then we conclude the episode with part 2 of the Awesome 5 Songs While We Were Getting Arrested, where Billy tells us what happened after his parents picked him up from getting caught stealing cassettes at Kmart. Listen to all the drama! We definitely loved our journey through the 1980’s! To all you headbangers out there, enjoy the episode and always keep it metal. \m/

 

Episode 8: Judas Priest – Hell Bent For Leather

In this episode we’ll be reviewing the 1978 album, Hell Bent For Leather by Judas Priest, a pivotal album in theJudas Priest - Hell Bent For Leather podcast Episode 8 history of Heavy Metal. Then in a new segment called, “Get The Fluff Out”, we do an overview of the history of Grim Reaper. Then the episode concludes with another new segment “Lounge Lizard Larry”, where we each selected 3 songs to croon like a Las Vegas lounge act and the other person has to guess the Song and the Artist. We definitely loved our journey through the 1980’s! To all you headbangers out there, enjoy the episode and always keep it metal. \m/

 

Episode 7: Van Halen – 1978 Debut album

Van Halen - Debut album podcast Episode 7In this episode, to honor of the passing of the legendary Eddie Van Halen, we’ll be reviewing the iconic and landmark 1978 self-titled debut album by VAN HALEN. Then in a new segment called, “Make Me A Mix”, we will put together a playlist of our favorite Judas Priest songs from the 2005 – 2018 albums, “Angel of Retribution”, “Nostradamus”, “Redeemer of Souls” and “Firepower”. Then Billy Badass and Dirty Jim will conclude the episode with the “Awesome 5 song list” telling their stories around this episode’s theme, the “Awesome 5 Songs While We Were Getting Arrested”. We definitely loved our journey through the 1980’s! To all you headbangers out there, enjoy the episode and always keep it metal. \m/

 

Episode 6: Iron Maiden – The Number of the Beast

In this episode, we’ll be reviewing the pivotal 1982 album The Number of the Beast” by Iron Maiden. Then in aIron Maiden - The Number of the Beast podcast Episode 6 new segment called, “Battle of the Glams”, we will battle two albums from probably the biggest Glam/Hair metal bands of the 80’s, Bon Jovi’s “Slippery When Wet” vs. Cinderella’s “Night Songs”, and we’ll render our decision as to which album wins. Will it be an easy knockout … or a split decision? Then we’ll conclude the episode with, “Stories from Around the Keg” with a story that has a connection to the song “Run to the Hills” from The Number of the Beast. We definitely loved our journey through the 1980’s! To all you headbangers out there, enjoy the episode and always keep it metal. \m/

 

Episode 5: KISS – Destroyer

KISS - Destroyer podcast Episode 5In this episode, we’ll be reviewing the 1976 album “Destroyer” by KISS. Then Billy Badass and Dirty Jim will each share and attempt to sing 80’s Pop and New Wave songs in a new segment called “The Other 80’s”, definitely funny stuff. And we’ll conclude the episode with a new segment called, “Talking Thrash!”, where Dirty Jim is assigned to listen and give his review on, Anthrax’s “Spreading the Disease”, a thrash metal album he’s never heard. We definitely loved our journey through the 1980’s! To all you headbangers out there, enjoy the episode and always keep it metal. \m/

 

Episode 4: Y&T – In Rock We Trust

In this episode, we’ll be reviewing the 1984 album by Y & T “In Rock We Trust”. Then Billy Badass and Dirty Jim willY&T - In Rock We Trust podcast Episode 4 each share their “Awesome 5 song list” telling a story around this episode’s theme, the “Awesome 5 Songs while watching two people in Walmart fight over whether they should publicly wear a mask or not!”. And we’ll conclude the episode with “Stories from Around the Keg!”, and Billy Badass will relate what happened one cold, winter night at a keg party in Naugatuck, CT. We definitely loved our journey through the 1980’s! To all you headbangers out there, enjoy the episode and always keep it metal. \m/

 

Episode 3: Queensrÿche – Rage For Order

Queensryche - Rage For Order podcast Episode 3In this episode, we’ll be reviewing the 1986 early progressive heavy metal album “Rage For Order” by Queensrÿche. Then Billy Badass and Dirty Jim will each share their “Awesome 5 song list” telling a story around this episode’s theme, the “Awesome 5 Songs when you recognize your waitress is an old one-night stand that you never called back because she was literally Psycho!”. And we’ll conclude the episode with “Stories from Around the Keg!”, and Dirty Jim will relate what happened one night when the cops broke up a party down at Linden Park in Naugatuck, CT and took our beer and brought about 30 teenagers down to the police station and the story ends with a surprise twist. We definitely loved our journey through the 1980’s! To all you headbangers out there, enjoy the episode and always keep it metal. \m/

 

Episode 2:  Black Sabbath – Sabotage

In this episode, we’ll be reviewing one of Black Sabbath’s most underrated albums, “Sabotage”. Then Billy Badass Black Sabbath - Sabotage podcast Episode 2and Dirty Jim will each share their “Awesome 5 song list” telling a story around this episode’s theme, the “Awesome 5 songs heard while being chased through the woods by the cops who just broke up our keg party!”. Next, we’ll step into the “Concert Confessional” and Billy Badass will confess his true story of what happened at a Black Sabbath concert he attended in 1986. And we’ll conclude the episode with “Stories from Around the Keg!”, and Dirty Jim will relate what happened one night when the cops broke up a keg party and he tried to be the “hero” by picking up and running with a half keg. We definitely loved our journey through the 1980’s! To all you headbangers out there, enjoy the episode and always keep it metal. \m/

 

Episode 1: Judas Priest – Defenders of the Faith

Judas Priest - Defenders of the Faith podcast Episode 1We’ll be reviewing arguably one of the best metal albums of the 80’s – Judas Priest’s Defenders of the Faith. Then Billy Badass and Dirty Jim will each share their “Awesome 5 song list” telling a story around this episode’s theme, the “Awesome 5 songs heard while getting your ass kicked!”. And we’ll conclude our episode by stepping into the “Concert Confessional” and relating our true story of getting Judas Priest concert tickets to see the 1984 Defenders of the Faith tour and traveling to the show at New Haven Coliseum in a pickup truck with 16 people (YES – 16 people!) and various amounts of liquor and contraband. Something that could NEVER happen today. We definitely loved our journey through the 1980’s! To all you headbangers out there, enjoy the episode and always keep it metal. \m/

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