What is a Paltrocast?
– In July 2018, New York-based writer and editor Darren Paltrowitz launched the Paltrocast with Darren Paltrowitz in partnership with PureGrainAudio. The bi-weekly podcast features exclusive interviews with top entertainers, entrepreneurs and other influencers. More info on the Paltrocast can be found at www.puregrainaudio.com/paltrocast and www.paltrowitz.com.

Episode #030:
– For this edition of the Paltrocast, Darren spoke with 3 different musicians who have been recording and touring the world for decades: Wednesday 13, Monkees singer Micky Dolenz, and Korn and KXM drummer Ray Luzier.

Points of discussion with Wednesday 13’s new album Necrophaze, Ray and KXM’s new album Circle Of Dolls, Micky’s upcoming run with the It Was Fifty Years Ago Today tour, staying healthy on the road, collaborating with other artists (e.g. Alice In Cooper, David Lee Roth, George Lynch, Dug Pinnick, Lacuna Coil’s Cristina Scabbia), and upcoming touring and recording plans.

Our guests, from top to bottom: Wednesday 13, Micky Dolenz and Ray Luzier

Who is Your Host?
– Darren Paltrowitz is a New York resident with over 15 years of entertainment industry experience. He began working around the music business as a teenager, interning for the manager of his then-favorite band Superdrag. In the years following, he has worked with a wide array of artists including OK Go, They Might Be Giants, Mike Viola, Tracy Bonham, Loudness, Rachael Yamagata, and Amanda Palmer.

Darren’s writing has appeared in dozens of outlets including the New York Daily News, the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune, The Daily Meal, The Hype Magazine, All Music Guide, Guitar World, PureGrainAudio, and the Jewish Journal.

Darren Paltrowitz is also the author of the new book Pocket Cash: Your Happy Money, as available for sale via Amazon and published by Book Web Publishing. His second book, Good Ideas From Professional Wrestling, was authored with D.X. Ferris and features a foreword by Diamond Dallas Page; it is now out via Amazon.