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An Evening With Emerson, Lake & Palmer’s Carl Palmer And Uriah Heep’s Mick Box…

We had two more exclusive interviews with rock legends for this episode of The Five Count. First we were joined by Mick Box. Mick is best known as the guitarist and founder of the band Uriah Heep. Known for hits like Stealin’, Gypsy, and Easy Livin’, Uriah Heep has been running strong since 1969. During the show he discussed being on tour after all these years, his thoughts on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and Uriah Heep’s new album Living the Dream. Rock!

Next we were joined by Carl Palmer. Carl is best known as the drummer and founder for the band Emerson, Lake & Palmer. He was also a member of the band Asia. During the show he discussed keeping the music of ELP alive, his other career as an artist, and his current tour, Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy: Emerson, Lake & Palmer Lives On! See him live on Oct. 30 in Minneapolis at the Dakota Jazz Club.

During the rest of the show we begged for money for the KMSU pledge drive, planned a day-trip to Waseca, Minn., and gave away tickets to see Kenny Wayne Shepherd on Nov. 16 in Rochester at the Mayo Civic Center. Ton was blue on black for most of the show!

An Evening With Mario Van Peebles…

This installment of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with actor Mario Van Peebles. Mario is best known for his roles in films like New Jack City, Rappin’, Heartbreak Ridge, and Jaws: The Revenge. During the show he discussed why he enjoys working on independent films, how making the film Rappin’ led to directing his own films, and his new movie Armed. Get your copy today!

During the rest of the show we announced our new line of T-shirts, discussed the similarities between us and Insane Clown Posse, and played the entire soundtrack to Rappin’. Afterwards, we decided to join the U.S. Air Force!

A Chat With Dean “Superman” Cain…

The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with actor Dean Cain. Dean is best known for his role as “Superman” on the TV show Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman. He’s also appeared on shows like A Different World, Beverly Hills 90210, Supergirl, and Ripley’s Believe It or Not! His new film, Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer, is in theaters Oct. 12!

An Evening With Loverboy’s Paul Dean And The Guess Who’s Garry Peterson & Rudy Sarzo…

This episode of The Five Count featured exclusive interviews with three of Canada’s favorite rockers. First we were joined by Paul Dean. Paul is best known as the guitarist for Loverboy. Known for hits like Working for the Weekend, Turn Me Loose, and Lovin’ Every Minute of It, Loverboy has been a mainstay in rock for 40 years. During the show Paul discussed how his career first took off in the U.S., rocking with Loverboy over the years, and his recent solo single Hell Yeah. See Loverboy live on Oct. 12 at The Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa!

Next we were joined by both drummer Garry Peterson and bassist Rudy Sarzo of The Guess Who. Known for hits like These Eyes, American Woman, and Share the Land, The Guess Who has been touring and releasing albums since the mid-‘60s. During the show Garry discussed playing in The Guess Who over the past 50+ years, Rudy discussed making the transition to the band after playing with heavier bands like Quiet Riot and Ozzy Osbourne, and they announced the release of The Guess Who’s new album The Future Is What it Used to Be. Get your copy today!

During the rest of the show we complained incessantly about the new Predator film, considered adding the rap moniker “Lil’” to our names, and played enough Canadian rock to flip your toque. We partied all night, eh?

An Evening With Public Image Ltd’s John Lydon…

This episode of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with singer John Lydon. Formerly known as Johnny Rotten, John is best known as the singer for the band The Sex Pistols. He’s also the founder and singer of the band Public Image Ltd. During the show he discussed the evolution of his career over the past 40 years, being back on the road with PiL, and his new documentary The Public Image is Rotten. See it at a theater near you!

During the rest of the show we discussed creating a “Graeland-like” attraction based on Ton, shared our favorite talent show memories from elementary school, and we paid tribute to the 35th anniversary of the TV show Mama’s Family! Our public image has never been better!

The Five Count Plays Nintendo…

During this installment of The Five Count we discussed the best toys for kids spawned from ultra-violent movies, Dustin wowed the audience with his Little House on the Prairie knowledge, Ton flew off the handle and jacked a janitor’s jaw, and we spoke to author Brett Weiss about his new book “The SNES Omnibus: The Super Nintendo and Its Games, Vol. 1 (A-M)”. We were playing with power all night!

An Evening With Miami Connection’s Angelo Jannotti & Kathee Collier…

This edition of The Five Count featured exclusive interviews with two of Miami’s biggest heroes. First we were joined by Angelo Jannotti. Angelo is best known for his role as “Tom” in the classic film Miami Connection. In addition to being the singer and guitarist in the band Dragon Sound, he’s also a member of the band Skin Deep. During the show he discussed his memories of working on the film, the process of writing the music for Dragon Sound, and the future of his band Skin Deep. We are now friends for eternity!

Next we were joined by Kathee Collier. Kathee is best known for her role as “Jane” in the classic film Miami Connection. She’s also a singer for the band Dragon Sound. During the show she discussed her memories of working on the film, her reaction when Miami Connection was reintroduced to the world, and her daughter’s music career. Hear Kathee’s daughter, Emily Lucas, at www.emilylucasmusic.com!

During the rest of the show we discussed out favorite one-hit wonders, Ton explained why he started incorporating dental bibs into his regular wardrobe, and we explained our spotty Taekwando records. There’s a good chance we wouldn’t fare well against the ninja!

An Evening With The MC5’s Wayne Kramer & UFC Hall of Famer Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell…

This edition of The Five Count featured exclusive interviews with two legends in their respective fields. First we were joined by Wayne Kramer. Wayne is best known as the founder and guitarist for the band MC5. He’s also played with the likes of Johnny Thunders, Axis of Justice, Was (Not Was), and Mudhoney. During the show he discussed the 50th anniversary tour for MC5, his memories of working with GG Allin, and his new book “The Hard Stuff: Dope, Crime, the MC5, and My Life of Impossibilities.” See Wayne with the MC50 tour on Oct. 23 at the Varsity Theater in Minneapolis!

Next we were joined by Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell. Known for fights with the likes of Tito Ortiz and Randy Couture, Chuck is a former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion and a member of the UFC Hall of Fame. During the show he discussed transitioning from MMA to acting, his new film Silencer, and coming out of retirement to once again face Tito Ortiz. See “Liddell vs. Ortiz III” on Nov. 24 from Golden Boy Promotions!

During the rest of the show we argued over who should be in charge of The Five Count’s social media presence, Ton discussed his former “working” relationship with Reba McEntire, and we paid tribute to Burt Reynolds. R.I.P. Burt!

An Evening With Comic Book Men’s Ming Chen…

This installment of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with Ming Chen. Ming is best known as a cast member of the TV show Comic Book Men. Set in Kevin Smith’s comic book shop, Jay and Silent Bob’s Secret Stash, Comic Book Men aired on the AMC network for seven seasons. During the show he discussed his favorite celebrity encounters at the Secret Stash, how the show Comic Book Men helped resurrect comic collecting, and his upcoming appearance at the Nerdin’ Out Con in Rochester. Meet Ming Chen at Nerdin Out’ on Sept. 8 & 9!

During the rest of the show we discussed the most expensive dates we’ve been on, argued over which Predator film is the best, and regretted our decision to miss the Taylor Swift concert. Happy Labor Day!

An Evening With The Meteor Man’s Robert Townsend…

This episode of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with actor/comedian Robert Townsend. Robert is best known for directing and starring in films like Hollywood Shuffle, The Five Heartbeats, and The Meteor Man. He also directed the film Eddie Murphy Raw and starred in the TV show The Parent ‘Hood. During the show he discussed his thoughts on Hollywood’s portrayal of black actors, his film The Meteor Man paving the way for the success of films like Black Panther, and his new documentary Making The Five Heartbeats. See it in theaters Aug. 27!

During the rest of the show we discussed the pros and cons of going to high school reunions, celebrated the 20-year anniversary of Godsmack’s debut album, and gave away tickets to see Boy George & The B-52’s at the Minnesota State Fair. Next to The Five Count, it’s the other great Minnesota get-together!