Wednesday’s The Voltage Factory kicked off the long weekend in style as Michael Christopher delivered a feast of all things rock on Thanksgiving Eve. The Top Five Trending Voltage Factory Tracks opened the show as always, the Classic Album Spotlight for the week focused on Aerosmith’s Night in the Ruts, a mixed bag from 1979 due primarily to the departure of guitarist Joe Perry midway through the recording sessions. There was a double shot of Helmet – including a track they did with House of Pain, and the Killer Cover had nu-metal industrialists Dope doing a a new wave classic originally recorded by Dead or Alive. There was also a segment dedicated to some of the material that was made available for Record Store Day’s Back to Black Friday, including Metallica, Joan Jett and the Afghan Whigs.
The full set is below, and if you missed it, the show will repeat tonight at 10:00pm EST. Stream it via Vanyaland or TuneIn.
And this Wednesday, be sure to check out The Voltage Factory as Mick Chris will be doing a very special program in memory of Pantera guitarist Dimebag Darrell who died 10 years ago this week.