*Dave is a good friend of the show. It’s a pleasure to hear his perspectives and thoughts, as they never fail to add value to the conversation.* After the departure of their previous lead singer, Scott Weiland, Dave Coutts joined Talk Show in 1997, a band featuring all the musicians from Stone Temple Pilots. It didn’t take long for him to establish himself as a talented musician and vocalist. As the band’s frontman, he captivated audiences with his powerful vocals and dynamic stage presence, making a lasting impact on the alternative rock scene. Talk Show’s self-titled debut album in 1997 received widespread critical acclaim. Despite their relatively short time together, Coutts’ contributions to alternative rock and his unique vocal style have garnered him a dedicated fanbase. Following the band’s disbandment, he continued to pursue music projects, further solidifying his influential presence in the industry.
*Mark joins us for a conversation, delving into the realms of music, the industry, and current events while shedding light on his latest release, Top Gear.* Mark is a highly skilled and passionate guitarist known for his diverse influences and ability to convey emotion through his playing. From a young age, he embraced the guitar and developed a unique style that blends technical precision with soulful expression. Mark has collaborated with renowned musicians, composed original music, and received critical acclaim for his albums. He is also a dedicated educator, sharing his knowledge and inspiring aspiring guitarists. Mark’s unwavering dedication, artistic exploration, and love for music have made him an influential figure in the industry, leaving a lasting impact on audiences.