Shannon Larkin of Godsmack

Drummer Shannon Larkin of Godsmack discussed the evolution of their sound over the years!

Mike Protich Of Red Sun Rising Talks New Album ‘Thread’ And Suicide Awareness

‘The Dood’ Jave Patterson caught up with Mike Protich, singer of Red Sun Rising after their Aftershock 2018 appearance to discuss the new sound of the band on their latest release ‘Thread’, cigars and the band’s effort to raise awareness about mental health and suicide, along with their new single ‘Stealing Life’.

Lake Tahoe Vodka Blind Taste Test

The American Indians always knew there was something special with Lake Tahoe and the pristine, turquoise water, but did they ever brew or distill with it?

Obviously, the final product is always the sum of its parts; crap in- crap out, but how does Tahoe Blue perform in a blind taste test with the generic Costco brand vodka. Both are highly rated, but Tahoe Blue claims to mash and distill using water from Lake Tahoe!

Check out our blind taste test!

How To Make Cheap Vodka Taste Like Premium!

Check Out Our Other Blind Vodka Taste Test!

Synyster Gates Talks New Music For Black Ops Game And More

In this podcast, Jave Patterson talks at length with Avenged Sevenfold guitarist Synyster Gates about the new music for the forthcoming Black Ops video game, the very public break up (and subsequent reunion) with Warner Brothers Records, the latest prognosis of singer M. Shadows, the next item on the Avenged Sevenfold bucket list and guilty musical pleasures!

Alibi Ale Works Knocks It Out Of The Park With Mr. Tartacular Line Of Sours

If you’ve jumped on the ‘sour beer train’, make the effort to go out and find this Lake Tahoe sour.

Many of their Mr. Tartacular sour beers sell out in record time and therefore, you probably can’t even find this one anymore, but it’s worth the search!

Check Out Our Revision Brewing Four Beer Review

Pineapple Tenderized Flank Steak

So, we saw a video recently talking about the many ways you can tenderize a steak. Keep in mind, this is not necessarily a marinade as we weren’t looking for ‘pineapple steak’ per-say, but rather a new method to tenderize before seasoning that didn’t involve salt.

Frankly, the result was underwhelming as the video shows, but perhaps this method would work better on a different cut of meat?

Check Out Our Other Cooking And Cocktails!


Scorpions Guitarist Matthias Jobs Talks New US Tour 2018

Dood Jave Patterson spent some quality time with Matthias of the Scorpions, talking about why they decided to call it quits several years only to keep on rockin’. They also get in depth on playing deeper, older tracks in concert and what song they are burnt out on the most.

Amador Cabernet Maker Has Sights Set On Rivaling Napa Reds

Throughout the course of a lifetime, you’ll (hopefully) run across more than a few people who blow your mind with their knowledge, creativity and pioneering spirit. Such is the case with our friend Chaim Gur-Arieh of CG D’Arie Vineyards.


Chaim is a food scientist who holds the patent for creating Cap’n Crunch, along with the Powerbar and Gogurt! From Crunch to Cabernet, Chaim has a goal of displacing Napa as the leading region in the USA for amazing Cabernet Sauvignon.

Check out our vertical review of three cabs from CG D’Arie below, and check out Chaim’s blog on their website here.

Armenian Brandy Review

Jave Patterson Gets Disturbed With Band Bassist John Moyer

Check out this rather revealing interview with ‘The Dood’ Jave Patterson and Disturbed bassist John Moyer. In it, John discusses his time in The Union Underground, working with Mike Portnoy in Adrenaline Mob and Scott Weiland in Art of Anarchy, Geoff Tate in Operation Mindcrime, the new Disturbed album ‘Evolution’, the 2019 tour and more!

[SCAM ALERT] Tent Review

So, this ‘hydraulic tent’ deal is the biggest scam we’ve run across in a lot of years. As mentioned in the video, you may have been recently bombarded by ads on social media promoting this very cool looking tent which, supposedly sets up in 3 minutes and tears down just about as fast.

Well, if it looks too good to be true, it probably is. Check out our video Scam Alert review of this piece of junk.


It Doesn’t Work For Shit: Ep. 1: Viddyoze Software Review

Lzzy Hale of Halestorm Talks About Pants and the Being Of ‘Uncomfortable’

Jave speaks with old friend Lzzy Hale of Halestorm to discuss their love of Reno, Nevada, why the pants she made for him should be burned and how the new song ‘Uncomfortable’ is all about giving a middle finger to the world and being YOU!

A Dood speaks with Don Felder of the Eagles!

Don Felder, legendary guitarist for the Eagles and writer of such songs as ‘Hotel California’ took some time to speak with Jave Patterson of Two Doods Reviews today. Together, they discuss how Don taught Tom Petty how to play guitar, the highlights of such an illustrious career with the Eagles and as a solo artist, how he came to write the song ‘Heavy Metal’ for the cult animated classic movie ‘Heavy Metal’, his drink of choice and the ‘Last Supper’- what his final meal would look like!

This is a MUST LISTEN for any Eagles fan!

Album Review: Underoath ‘Erase Me’

While the Tampa, Fl. based band has been around since 1997, it is likely you aren’t familiar with them. With their reformation and recent release ‘Erase Me’, that may change in 2018 and beyond.

The new album shows massive growth in songwriting and accessibility along with a newfound angst, perfect for those times when you are ready to ‘crank it to 11’!

In the video below, us Doods speak at length and discuss the album song-by-song with Chris Dudley, keyboardist for the band.

Check out the candid talk!