Musicians

An Evening With Collective Soul’s Will Turpin…

This installment of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with Will Turpin. Will is best known as the bassist for the band Collective Soul. Known for hits like Shine, December, and Heavy, Collective Soul has sold millions of albums over a career spanning more than 25 years. During the show he discussed the early success of Collective Soul, his memories of performing at Woodstock ’94 and Woodstock ’99, and the new Collective Soul album Blood. Get your copy today!

During the rest of the show we discussed what The Five Count Arcade would be like, Ton explained his dislike for Trampled By Turtles, and we tried to sell Mother’s Best Flour with the help of Hank Williams. Our pies and cakes beat all the rest ‘cause we bake them all with Mother’s Best!

A Chat With Thunderpussy’s Molly Sides…

The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with singer Molly Sides. Molly is best known as a member of the band Thunderpussy. Hailing from Seattle, Thunderpussy has been piercing the halls of Valhalla since 2013. See Thunderpussy live at the Turf Club in St. Paul, MN on Aug. 17!

A Chat With The Beach Boys’ Mike Love…

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!

A Chat With Megadeth’s David Ellefson…

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!

A Chat With The Ocean Blue’s David Schelzel…

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!

An Evening With Enuff Z’Nuff’s Donnie Vie…

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!

An Evening With 311’s Aaron “P-Nut” Wills…

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!

An Evening With Pinkard & Bowden’s Richard Bowden…

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!

An Evening With Mountain’s Corky Laing…

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!

A Chat With George McCrae…

The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with singer George McCrae. George is best known for his 1974 hit Rock Your Baby. He’s also recorded hits like I Can’t Leave You Alone, I Get Lifted, and Honey I. See him on The Ultimate Disco Cruise in 2020!