Nik Carter began his media career as a TV host at age 14. Since then, he's been a radio DJ in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New York - winning awards along the way. From 2012-2015, he hosted the nightly classic rock music and interview radio show, "On Tap with Nik Carter," on VH1 Classic, and now you can hear him mornings on VOLUME as the co-host of Feedback.
At age 11, Lori Majewski fell in love with Duran Duran. Now, she's their go-to interviewer. Along the way, Majewski founded Teen People, edited weekly entertainment magazines and authored Mad World: An Oral History of New Wave Artists and Songs That Defined the 1980s. She brings pop culture expertise to VOLUME as co-host of Feedback and as the host of Fierce: Women in Music.
For more than 20 years, Eddie Trunk has been a musical encyclopedia. He attends concerts daily and has developed close relationships with countless rock musicians. Trunk has dabbled in many aspects of the music industry: record executive, artist management, t host and producer at VH1, MTV Classic, AXS TV and SiriusXM. Eddie Trunk’s Essential Hard Rock & Heavy Metal was published in 2010; a sequel came in 2013. Trunk Nation on VOLUME brings you A-list interviews and gives you the chance to be brutally honest about the artists you love.
Alan Light has been one of America’s leading music journalists for more than 20 years. The former Editor-in-Chief of VIBE and SPIN magazines has also authored numerous books and is a frequent contributor to The New York Times and Rolling Stone. He brings his vast knowledge to VOLUME as co-host of Debatable and as the host of In The Light.
For more than 30 years, Mark Goodman has been one of the most recognizable and respected personalities in the music business. As one of the original five MTV VJ's, Goodman interviewed iconic artists including Madonna, Paul McCartney and Bruce Springsteen. After years in terrestrial radio, Goodman joined SiriusXM to host on 80s on 8. Now, hear him on VOLUME's daily show Debatable.
Jim Shearer is the former host/writer of VH1’s Top 20 Video Countdown. Prior to working at VH1, he lived out his teenage dream of being a VJ for MTV Networks, hosting a variety of programs, including live 24-hour specials with both Courtney Love and the Foo Fighters. He will test your music knowledge as host of '70s, '80s, '90s, Now on VOLUME.
Kurt Loder is a longtime film critic, author, columnist, and, of course, TV presence. After a nine-year stint as an editor at Rolling Stone Magazine in the 1980s, he began a decade-long run as the host and writer of the MTV News show The Week in Rock. Now, he shares some of the best True Stories from his years in the business on VOLUME.
For more than 30 years, Scott Ian has garnered worldwide fame as the guitarist and co-founding member of the legendary heavy metal band Anthrax. He is also recognized as a pop culture celebrity, spoken word artist and TV host. However, under his iconic beard and ink, Scott Ian is just like us. He is a pop culture fanatic with questions that need to be answered.
Bill Flanagan is an author, TV producer and commentator. He was the Editor-in-Chief of Musician Magazine and created and produced many memorable music series, including VH1 Storytellers and CMT Crossroads. He has been a commentator on CBS News Sunday Morning since 2001. His 30-year experience as an author makes him the perfect host of Written In My Soul on VOLUME.
Ron Bennington began his career as a stand-up comic and has been involved in radio since 1997. After 18 years of co-hosting a show with Fez Whatley, Bennington transitioned to a daily self-titled show on SiriusXM. Bennington, known for his epic interviews with artists and creators, can be heard on VOLUME's Icons.
Singer-songwriter-guitarist-activist Melissa Etheridge has won two Grammy Awards for Best Rock Vocal Performance and one Academy Award for Best Original Song. Now, she's creating something unique for the airwaves on VOLUME. Melissa's Basement will feature the world’s biggest singer-songwriters joining her in conversation and one-of-a-kind performances.