Episode #54: Simon Thompson (Alvarez Kings)

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Simon Thompson, vocalist and guitarist of the South Yorkshire, UK-based alternative rock band Alvarez Kings joins K-Fresh this week to talk about what’s been going on in the band since the last time the two talked for an article for Huff Post. We talked about how their long touring with pop star Melanie Martinez went along with the making of their debut album Somewhere Between, out now on Warner Bros/Sire.

As always, Vstylez joins the podcast afterward for this week’s edition of Knuckle Up to talk about what’s going on in the world of music, pro wrestling, and MMA.

Knuckle Up topics include:
– Recap of the Fozzy show at The Machine Shop in Flint, MI
– How Roman Reigns WWE push compares to rap artists
– The anatomy of horrible rap music
– Recap of the Ho99o9/Injury Reserve show at The Crofoot in Pontiac, MI
– Errol Spence Jr’s IBF Welterweight Title Victory
– Cyborg was in the right to stand up to Angela Magana
– Germaine de Randamie wanted to go back to 135b division
– Alexander Gustafsson vs. Glover Teixeira Recap
– Preview of Jose Aldo vs Max Holloway at UFC212

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About the Author

Kelly "K-Fresh" Frazier

Kelly “K-Fresh” Frazier has been an online advocate for Detroit hip-hop, electronic, and rock music for over a decade now. As a tastemaker in the Detroit scene, he writes about the city’s music and culture through various forms of social media along with publications both here in Detroit and internationally. Outside of writing, he is a well-respected DJ within the city who has played numerous gigs in many of Detroit’s most legendary venues