Music Buzzz Podcast Guests in 2021 include:

Episodes Available Now:

  • Episode 1: Co-Host Introductory episode featuring Dane Clark, Hugh Syme & Andy Wilson

  • Episode 2: Lawrence Gowan - keyboards, vocals (STYX, Gowan)

  • Episode 3: Kyle Cook - guitar (Matchbox Twenty)

  • Episode 4: Steve Hackett - guitar, vocals, etc. (Genesis, GTR )

  • Episode 5: Bruce Kulick - guitar (KISS, Grand Funk Railroad, Meat Loaf, Billy Squier, Blackjack)

  • Episode 6: Don Barnes - vocals, guitar (38 Special)

  • Episode 7: Nils Lofgren - guitar, vocals, etc. (Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Neil Young, Ringo Starr, Grin, Lou Reed)

  • Episode 8: Roger Joseph Manning Jr. - keyboards, vocals (The Lickerish Quartet, Jellyfish, the Moog Cookbook, Imperial Drag & longtime sideman for Beck)

  • Episode 9: Rick Richards - guitar (Georgia Satellites, Izzy Stradlin)

  • Episode 10: Kevin Martin - vocals (Candlebox, The Gracious Few)

  • Episode 11: Jim McCarty - drums (The Yardbirds, Renaissance)

  • Episode 12: Dave Burgess - guitar, vocals (The Champs - "Tequila")

  • Episode 13: Rudy Sarzo - bass (Quiet Riot, Whitesnake, Ozzy Osbourne, The Guess Who, Dio, Blue Oyster Cult)

  • Episode 14: Bill Gibson - drums (Huey Lewis and the News)

  • Episode 15: Doug Gillard - guitar (Guided By Voices, Nada Surf)

  • Episode 16: Donna Jean Godchaux - vocals (The Grateful Dead)

  • Episode 17: Don Brewer - drums, vocals (Grand Funk Railroad, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band)

  • Episode 18: Bob Merlis - legendary music publicist (Merlis For Hire & former Warner Bros. Records PR exec from 1971-2001)

  • Episode 19: Steve Sybesma - Legendary Global Concert Promoter & creator of

Upcoming Episodes:

  • Doug "Cosmo" Clifford - drums (Creedence Clearwater Revival)

  • Phil Ehart - drums, founder, manager (Kansas)

  • Chris Hillman - bass, vocals (The Byrds, The Flying Burrito Brothers)

  • Lee Loughnane - trumpet, founding member, flugelhorn, songwriter (Chicago)

  • Jerry Marotta - drums (Peter Gabriel, Orleans, Paul McCartney, Indigo Girls, Hall & Oates, Elvis Costello & more)

  • Van Dyke Parks - legendary arranger, songwriter, musician, actor & producer (who has worked with Skrillex, U2, Zappa, The Byrds, Silverchair, Harry Nilsson, Brian Wilson and many more)

  • Mike Reno - vocals (Loverboy)

  • Jerry Shirley - drums (Humble Pie, Syd Barrett, Fastway)

  • John Waite - vocals (solo, The Babys, Bad English)

above guests are listed alphabetically. additional guests will continue to be announced......please check back often.


Music Buzzz Podcast is a proud part of Pantheon - the podcast network for music lovers. Our podcast features candid discussions with and about those behind the scenes in the music business including industry veterans representing the segments of:

Musician | Design | Live

MUSIC BUZZZ PODCAST ..... I Was A Fly On The Wall ..... The Hosts

All three Music Buzzz Podcast hosts have spent their careers working with the biggest names in entertainment and have been, and still are, a fly on the wall.

Dane Clark

Dane Clark is an Indiana native who has been honing his instrumental (drums, bass, guitar, and keyboards) and songwriting skills from an early age. Dane has served as the drummer for Rock and Roll Hall of Famer John Mellencamp since 1996. Before joining Mellencamp’s band Clark began making a name for himself as a session drummer in the Indianapolis area in the early 1980’s. His latest project is Dane Clark & The Backroom Boys who releases "Songs From Isolation" in 2020. Dane has also recorded with John Prine, Steve Earle, Ian Hunter, Janis Ian, John Sebastian and a multitude of others. He has produced and played multiple instruments on releases by rock and roll hall of famer Donovan and worked with the iconic 60’s band Moby Grape. His eclectic percussive signature has been heard on stage with diverse musical giants such as Dizzy Gillespie, Josh Groban, John Fogerty and more.

For more information about Dane, visit: & follow him @daneclarkmusic on Instagram

Hugh Syme

Hugh Syme is a 5-time Canadian Juno Award-winning graphic artist and member of the Premier Artists Collection. He now makes his home in Indiana. Hugh is best known for his amazing artwork and cover concepts for world famous musicians and bands including Rush, Dream Theater, Celine Dion, Kiss, The Allman Brothers Band, Styx, Graham Nash, Aerosmith, Earth Wind & Fire, Whitesnake, The Band, Tesla, Bon Jovi, Def Leppard, Iron Maiden, Megadeth, Coverdale/Page and many more. He has also been commissioned for work in the corporate world by the likes of Facebook, Coca-Cola, Disney, Verizon Wireless and many major pharmaceutical companies. Hugh is also a musician and can be heard playing keyboards on 5 albums by the Ian Thomas Band, on 2 albums by Tiles and on 4 of Rush’s studio albums; including the legendary synthesizer intro to “2112: Overture”.

For more information about Hugh, visit: & follow him @symestudio on Instagram

Andy Wilson

Andy Wilson is an award-winning marketing and public relations executive with nearly 25 years of combined multi-level entertainment industry experience. Andy is President of ELEVATE Entertainment & Event Support Services. He helps tailor projects to fit client's needs and complement their efforts to move people into action. Andy has the global connections, resources and reach to help destinations, attractions, venues, festivals, artists, promoters, automotive events, sports teams and national touring theatrical shows and concerts achieve and surpass their goals. He has worked with some of the biggest names in entertainment such as Paul McCartney, Taylor Swift, U2, Anderson Cooper & Andy Cohen, Kenny Chesney, Guns N' Roses and The Rolling Stones to lifestyle clients such as Cirque du Soleil, Broadway Across America, Sweetwater, the Indy 500 and Motor Trend.

For more information about Andy, visit: & follow him @awilsonindy on Twitter & Instagram. On LinkedIn

A special introductory, bonus episode featuring all three hosts interviewing each other about each other’s careers is available now above and via Pantheon Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Spotify and at the website; as well as additional episodes. The Season 1 interview episodes with the above outlined guests will continue to be released on a bi-weekly basis with occasional two-part and bonus episodes from time to time.

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Click the Cassette Tape below for the Apple Music Season 1 Playlist for Music Buzzz Podcast