The Five Count recently had another opportunity to speak with the legendary Mike Love. Mike is best known as the founder and singer for The Beach Boys. Being from one of the most critically acclaimed, commercially successful, and influential bands of all time, Mike is also a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. His new album 12 Sides of Summer is available now!
This installment of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with actress Laura Gómez. Laura is best known for her role as “Blanca Flores” on the Netflix series Orange Is The New Black. She’s also appeared in films like Cheesecake and a Tango, The Bohemians, and the TV show Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. During the show she discussed filming the final season of Orange Is The New Black, the popularity of her character as the show went on, and her future now that the show is over. Adios, Litchfield!
During the rest of the show we discussed the most expensive concerts we’ve attended, regretted the decision to not see Vince Neil at Mankato’s Ribfest, and gave away tickets to WWE Monday Night Raw at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul on Aug. 19. See you there!
The Five Count had another opportunity (our third) to chat with David Ellefson! David is best known as the bassist and co-founder of the band Megadeth. Known for albums like Countdown to Extinction, Peace Sells… but Who’s Buying?, Cryptic Writings, and Rust in Peace, Megadeth has been a mainstay in heavy metal for more than 35 years. David’s new solo album Sleeping Giants is out now! His new book “More Life with Deth” is also out now! See David live tonight at The What’s Up Lounge in Mankato!
This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with actress Denise Crosby. Denise is best known for her role as “Lieutenant Tasha Yar” on the TV show Star Trek: The Next Generation. She’s also appeared in films like 48 Hours, Pet Sematary, and Jackie Brown. During the show she discussed the loyalty of Star Trek fans, being the granddaughter of Bing Crosby, appearing in Black Sabbath’s “No Stranger to Love” music video, and being part of the new season of the TV show Suits. See it now on USA Network!
During the rest of the show we spoke with Twitter Lori about Iron Maiden, discussed our favorite conspiracies theories, made plans to manufacture The Five Count breakfast cereal, and paid tribute to the late Art Neville. R.I.P. Poppa Funk!
The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with musician David Schelzel. David is best known as the singer and guitarist for The Ocean Blue. Known for hits like Between Something and Nothing, Ballerina Out of Control, and Sublime, The Ocean Blue has been releasing albums since 1989. See them live at The Fine Line in Minneapolis on July 26!
This installment of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with Donnie Vie. Donnie is best known as the former frontman for the band Enuff Z’Nuff. Known for hits like Fly High Michelle and New Thing, Donnie fronted Enuff Z’Nuff for nearly 30 years. During the show he discussed why he decided to leave Enuff Z’Nuff, overcoming addiction and recent health scares, and his new solo album Beautiful Things. Get your copy today!
During the rest of the show we discussed our favorite music videos growing up, Ton complained about his recent experience at an Aerosmith concert, and we celebrated the 30th anniversary of “Weird Al” Yankovic’s film UHF. We’ve got it all on TFC!
This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with Aaron “P-Nut” Wills. P-Nut is best known as the bassist for the band 311. Known for hits like Down, All Mixed Up, and Love Song, 311 has been making music for more than 30 years. During the show he discussed what goes into preparing for their “311 Day” concerts, how things have evolved in the studio over the years, and the new 311 album Voyager. See them live at Bayfront Festival Park in Duluth on July 7!
During the rest of the show we discussed our favorite films about gambling, Ton tried to spoil the new season of Stranger Things, and we played our favorite songs about “getting lucky” to commemorate episode #777 of The Five Count! Sadly, Ton was infected with toxic rat cancer from a snakebite soon after we signed off!
This episode of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with country-music legend Richard Bowden. Richard is best known as one half of the country duo Pinkard & Bowden. Pinkard & Bowden are best known for songs like She Thinks I Steal Cars, Mama She’s Lazy, and Drivin’ My Life Away. During the show he discussed his early days playing with Don Henley and Glenn Frey, his success as a comedy duo with Pinkard & Bowden, and how he invented the Bowden B-Benders. Your guitar is naked without one!
During the rest of the show we decided which pro wrestlers we’d like to have dinner with, tried to figure out an appropriate way to commemorate the 10-year anniversary of Michael Jackson’s death, and discussed the current transition of management at KMSU. It’s possible they could cancel The Five Count sooner than later!
This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with Corky Laing. Corky is the drummer for the band Mountain. Mountain is best known for hits like Mississippi Queen, The Animal Trainer and the Toad, and For Yasgur’s Farm. During the show he discussed how he wrote the song Mississippi Queen, hanging out in the recording studio with Jimi Hendrix, and his new book Letters to Sarah. Get your copy now!
During the rest of the show we paid tribute to Dr. John, discussed the upcoming maiden voyage of Titanic II, and Ton explained the current state of the U.S. space program. Apparently, it’ll be a while before we get our asses to Mars!