May 13, 2020
Ultimate rock goddess Jackie
LaPonza grew up with music in the home, and her gritty voice and
beautiful looks are just a few of the reasons why people go crazy
for her band Unsaid Fate.
Jackie joins Bunnie this week to
talk about how she went from singing in bars at 10 years old to
rock and roll stardom both with Unsaid Fate and her husband
Skinny’s band Mushroomhead. Jackie talks about her musical
influences, how she and Skinny met and fell in love, and why she’s
perfect for the craziness that comes with life on
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- Jackie has music in her blood and grew up
immersed in the rock and roll scene. Her dad was a famous drummer
who played with many legends such as Chuck Berry and Blue Oyster
Cult. She was used to having music around her at all times, and it
was no big deal to have future stars like Trent Reznor just hanging
around her house.
- Jackie is the lead vocalist of Unsaid Fate and
also lends guest vocals to her husband’s band,
though she is a total show stealer with her beauty and magnetism,
Jackie always wants to give credit to the whole band. It’s a “we”
instead of “me” operation, and she even outgrew the band featuring
her own name to go with Unsaid Fate.
- Jackie has been playing bars since she was 10
years old, and was gigging and rocking out on stage while other
kids her age were at birthday parties.
- Unsaid Fate mixes hard rock, metal, active
rock, and some pop in a way that resonates with fans of all
- Jackie’s fiance Skinny is the founder and
leader of Mushroomhead. He proposed 30 days into dating Jackie, and
16 years later they are still taking on the world
- Jackie is built for the crazy life that comes
along with touring thanks to sharing a home with 5 stinky brothers
in tight quarters.
will be new albums coming out soon for both UnSaid Fate and
Mushroomhead, so hang tight.
you have a dream, follow your dream. Otherwise, you are going to be
fit in so well because I grew up the same way as tour life on a
bus. There are 14 of us and a dog on a bus, at all
- “Jelly and I didn’t have a big wedding, we
literally eloped by a lady that looked like f*ckin ET in Vegas in a
little white chapel, and I’m cool with that.”
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