Free Two-hour Show To Coincide With Trans-Siberian Orchestra Holiday Tour

For the 13th year in a row, Envision Networks® The Chop Shop Guitar Show presents an all new Trans-Siberian Orchestra Holiday Special! This FREE two-hour program is one of radio’s favorite holiday traditions and the perfect supplement for any TSO concert with music and behind the scenes details from the largest seasonal tour in the world!

In 1996, a man named Paul O’Neill created the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Now, 20 years into their unparalleled career Steve Black and The Chop Shop look back at how it all started; how TSO has evolved and become one of the most dynamic and successful touring bands in the world.

Host Steve Black will dig into the archives for interviews spanning the entire 20 years, including conversations with Creator/Producer Paul O’Neill, Musical Director/Guitarist Al Pitrelli, TSO West Guitarist Angus Clark, and TSO East Guitarist and founding member Chris Caffery. Black will also include interviews with TSO East Guitarist Joel Hoekstra, and former guitar player Alex Skolnick as well as Greg Lake of E.L.P. and Lizzy Hale of Halestorm who both have made guest appearances on TSO albums.

Plus, there will be two hours of Trans-Siberian Orchestra favorites including “Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24,” “This Christmas Day,” “Christmas Cannon,” “Music Box Blues,” “Wizards in Winter,” “Christmas Jam,” “Forget About The Blame,” “Nutrocker,” and “Winter Palace.”

The 13th Annual Trans-Siberian Orchestra Holiday Special is available for download Nov. 23.  Interested stations should contact Amber Wade at 216-831-3761 or for broadcast details.

The Chop Shop and The Chop Shop Classic feature weekly updates on bands and tours, web exclusive content, and special guests all while playing 10 songs an hour. Both versions are two hours in length and feature weekly interviews as well as the exclusive Chop Shop Hall of Fame feature, where such guests as Ted Nugent, Brian May, Leslie West, and hundreds of others pay tribute to guitar legends Eddie Van Halen, Jimi Hendrix, Angus Young, Slash and more.

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About Envision Networks®:

Envision Networks® provides content and services to more than 2,100 radio stations and reaches millions of listeners each week. Envision Radio Networks, Inc. is the largest independently owned affiliate relations company in the country and supplies all types of programming and services to radio including morning show content, short-form vignettes, virtual weather-news-sports broadcasts, live syndicated morning shows, long-form weekend programming, 24/7 formats, comedy services, event programming, off-air tools, web content, album releases and artist specials. Envision Networks® is based in Cleveland, Ohio, with offices in New York City and Nashville.


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