Show #248 with Cord Bishop of T.R.O.Y.

T.R.O.Y. (The Reality of Yourself)

T.R.O.Y. (The Reality of Yourself)

Nick & Bootsy chatted via phone with Cord Bishop, lead vocalist/guitarist for T.R.O.Y. (The Reality of Yourself). T.R.O.Y. hails from Springfield, Missouri. The band was recently declared Ernie Ball’s winner of The 2015 Rockstar Energy Uproar Tour Battle of the Bands. T.R.O.Y was hand-selected out of over a thousand bands as the winner of this National Battle of the Bands. T.R.O.Y was hand-selected out of over a thousand bands as the winner of the 2015 National Battle of the Bands.

In addition to chatting with Cord and playing a few of T.R.O.Y.’ s most recent original tunes, we’ll also be playing:

  • Rock Road Rebels
  • Jason Lindsey Band
  • The Faretheewells
  • Purple Orange
  • Shaman’s Harvest
  • Fivefold
  • Paralandra

We also got a surprise visit from someone you’re gonna want to hear, so check out Show #248 and turn it up!

The Basement Tapes with Nick & Bootsy is a weekly radio show that originates live in Rolla, Missouri at K-KID 92.9fm and is also recorded and posted online as a podcast. Nick & Bootsy play music from local, independent bands & musicians from across the world – after all, everybody is local to somewhere!

Intro to The Basement Tapes with Nick& Bootsy is In the Basement (Part 2) by Etta James & Sugarpie DiSanto. We don’t own any copyrights to any of the music we play on The Basement Tapes with Nick & Bootsy. Those are owned by the artists. If you like what you hear, please buy it!


  1. As much fun as it was to talk to Cord on the phone and as patient and understanding as he was when we had technical issues, it was even MORE fun at Shotsfest 2015 where we got to head/see the whole band live – and they KICKED A$$!

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