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  • STEVE DUARTE joins ALL ACCESS LIVE with KEVIN RANKIN
    From the "Sunset Strip" of Portland in the 80s to his time with Prince at Paisley Park, Steve has run the gamut of lighting experiences. He's been stationary with the Portland Trailblazers for 25 years now, but has also experienced relentless road time with Bellator MMA and countless bands. We have a lot of tour […]
  • ALL ACCESS LIVE WITH HEIDI LARSEN
    Wherever Heidi is, she encourages kids to follow their natural curiosity in learning, whether it be through storytime, theater, robotics, or understanding the natural world. She is excited to bring what she's learned to libraries and schools in the Puget Sound area. The post ALL ACCESS LIVE WITH HEIDI LARSEN appeared first on ALL ACCESS […]
  • ALL ACCESS LIVE with ALICE COOPER’S GLEN SOBEL
    Joining All Access Live from rainy Los Angeles (virtually at the historic Rainbow Bar & Grill), we celebrate Glen's milestone birthday, talk about touring with Hall of Fame artists, positivity and more. The post ALL ACCESS LIVE with ALICE COOPER’S GLEN SOBEL appeared first on ALL ACCESS LIVE with KEVIN RANKIN.
  • ALL ACCESS LIVE with QUIET RIOT’S CHUCK WRIGHT
    Wright, proudly presents the release of the first single from his new solo album. Wright has also worked alongside such rock music luminaries as Alice Cooper, Greg Allman, Ted Nugent, various members of Guns N’ Roses and Kiss to name a few, and now embarks on his first-ever solo excursion. The post ALL ACCESS LIVE […]
  • ALL ACCESS LIVE with VINNY APPICE (DIO, BLACK SABBATH, JOHN LENNON)
    Vinny's unique, powerful drumming is marked not by his performances with a single group, but by his flawless musical contributions to an extensive list of rock and roll icons like Black Sabbath, Ronnie James Dio, Heaven & Hell, Rick Derringer, John Lennon and more! The post ALL ACCESS LIVE with VINNY APPICE (DIO, BLACK SABBATH, […]
  • ALL ACCESS LIVE with DAVID ELLEFSON (MEGADETH, THE LUCID)
    From humble farm roots in rural Minnesota, David Ellefson has come a long way, literally and figuratively, to conquering stages around the World as bassist of thrash metal titans MEGADETH. Revered for his unique, hard-hitting playing style, and unwavering dedication to his musical craft, Ellefson has woven a vast professional tapesty as a bassist, songwriter, […]
  • ALL ACCESS LIVE with HEATHER THOMAS
    Heather's breakthrough arrived in 1981 when she was roped in to play a lead role in ‘The Fall Guy’. The show, which ran for five seasons, became quite popular in many states and made Thomas a household name. Since then, she has been part of many TV series and movies. Her most notable movie role […]
  • ALL ACCESS LIVE with STEVE BROWN (TESLA, MONTROSE)
    Born into a blood line of drummers, Steve Brown was destined to rock! His Father Mick Brown Sr. was a drummer. His older brother "Wild" Mick Brown is a drummer. And just like tradition, Steve started his journey on the drum kit at the early age of 12. Not only was he a drummer in […]
  • ALL ACCESS LIVE with JOHN NYMANN (Y&T)
    I was asked to join up with my good friends Y&T as a side touring member in 1984 to tour for the new album In Rock We Trust Played some keyboards and sang background vocals. I even got to play drums a bit! I was with them around 5 years. In 2003 after the band […]
  • ALL ACCESS LIVE with STACEY LAMONT SYDNOR
    Stacey's drumming resumé runs like a Who’s Who of, well, every possible genre of music. He’s performed with: - Pop/Country/Rock Stars: Seal, Trisha Yearwood, Daughtry, Starship, Hillary Duff, Robbie Williams, Michelle Williams (Destiny's Child), Taylor Dayne, Mark McGrath (Sugar Ray), Bobby Brown, The Rembrandts, and Daniel Powter & Macy Gray. - Hip Hop artists Sean […]

Welcome to ALL ACCESS LIVE with Kevin Rankin

Casual conversations with people that have had an impact on me.

When the pandemic of COVID-19 wiped out our touring for the foreseeable future, I turned to having live conversations with my inspiring friends and family. Jennifer Batten encouraged me to turn this mechanism into a podcast to share these stories with more of a community. From that point, these became a passion of mine to dig deep with people in my musical and creative world, and to share their stories in an authentic and “real” format. Dig deep with me, and subscribe to the All Access Live YouTube channel for new episodes!