Coverage from Coaster Kings expands beyond just articles and social media. Coaster Kings Radio is a podcast series by Coaster Kings where we talk news, travel, roller coasters and theme parks.
Our episodes have a wide variety of themes and are usually presented by a combination of the three main hosts: Sean, Sven and Alexander. Podcasts automatically become available at launch on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Amazon, and Google Podcasts.
Below, you can find all episodes of Coaster Kings Radio and an accompanying web player to listen to each episode right here, right now. Brief descriptions will help you pick which episode to choose next! – We do advise you find us on your favorite streaming service and follow us there! If you get the chance, leave a rating on Apple Podcasts to help us grow!
Season 2 (Current Season)
E17 – Coaster Bot vs. Coaster Kings
Harry and Zoe from Coaster Bot join Coaster Kings hosts Sean, Sven, and Alex for an entertaining episode comparing kinds of coasters. Turns out we talk about our least favorite kinds of guests and that Harry has a ‘laser issue’.
SPECIAL – NEW for the UK in 2021!
Sven, Kai, Emma and James talk about what’s coming to the UK next year! (Side note, this podcast was prerecorded we did not yet know any news about Valhalla at the time).
E16 – Is this a Credit or Nah?
Join Sean, Alexander and Sven as they discuss an array of attraction types that may or may not be considered coaster credits! We used Instagram polls for inspiration and even tallied up our individual credit counts to see who counts the most types of rides and gets crowned to be the biggest CreHo!
SPECIAL – Volcano Bay at Universal Orlando Resort
Sean and Alexander recently upgraded to 3-Park Universal Orlando Resort passes and went back to Volcano Bay a few times! Let’s see how they like the park compared to their first visit and how they look at the product compared to other parks around the world!
E15 – Welcome to Our Theme Park
The episode starts off with some pressing updates on theme park closures throughout Europe, as well as coaster projects in Florida. Then we combine our three dream areas (Sean, Sven, Alexander) to create a fantasy theme park. When we have to put the 4th themed land together, along with the rest of the infrastructure in real time, things get wild.
E14 – Manufacturer Talk (Part 2)
We take an in-depth look at several roller coaster manufacturers around the world and some of their more notable or unique products. This episode talks about RMC, B&M, Vekoma, Zamperla, and about a dozen additional manufacturers!
SPECIAL – Rookburgh & F.L.Y. at Phantasialand
Join Sven, Nadja and guest host Jan for an exciting adventure through Phantasialand’s new Rookburgh area, home to the world’s longest flying coaster: F.L.Y. – Don’t miss the talk about one of the most spectacular products in theme park history!
SPECIAL – The UK’s Hot or Not
Our UK Team meets up with Sven for this hilarious episode discussing theme parks and rides around the United Kingdom. The real question is, are these rides ‘Hot or Not?’
E13 – Manufacturer Talk (Part 1)
We take an in-depth look at several roller coaster manufacturers around the world and some of their more notable or unique products. This episode talks about Intamin, Mack, Gerstlauer, GCI, and about a dozen additional manufacturers!
E12 – Disney Themed Areas Top 10
Disney is known for their immersive attractions and themed areas, but what do we consider to be the Top 10 Disney Themed Areas? The list will likely surprise you.
E11 – Cedar Point vs. Kings Island
A battle for Ohio! We put America’s Roller Coast up to battle Kings Island in this episode. The episode is a reflection of our social media polls, but that doesn’t mean we agreed with the audience. Find out what park performs better in the array of discussion points presented.
E10 – We Ask That You Please Wear a Mask
We’re back, but this time with a mask covering our mouth and nose. We’re catching up with COVID-19 developments and talk about the parks we hit shortly after they reopened!
E9 – Silver Dolly Adventure
Ah! This episode takes an up-close look at the Herschend Entertainment parks, including Silver Dollar City, Dollywood, and Wild Adventures! What park do we like best? We came to that conclusion in this episode!
E8 – Coronies & Crazy Quiz
Ah, back when COVID-19 was just starting to shut down parks. We visited Texas for some parks and even got to ride Texas Stingray! Sven, a true Quiz Master, tested Sean and Alexander to see who’s the true “Coaster King of the World”. Don’t miss this crazy fun and interactive episode!
E7 – Jump to Hyperspace
Sean and Alexander flew to Paris to become Disneyland Paris Resort passholders. This visit there was one very important goal, to get on Star Wars: Hyperspace Mountain, which was unexpectedly closed all of their last visit. Turns out Disneyland Paris has cleaned up their act a bit and truly shines as a top tier Disney park.
E6 – Rise of 2020
In the first episode of 2020 we talk about Rise of the Resistance, a hot topic for both our Floridian and Californian audiences!
SPECIAL – Cathay Catharsis Part II – South China
Sean and Alexander embarked on a two week journey through China in search for some of the best theme parks. This episode discusses South China, including parks like Chimelong Paradise, Chimelong Ocean Kingdom, Chuanlord Holiday Manor, Guangzhou Sunac Land, Happy Valley Shenzhen, OCT East, and the marvelous Canton Tower.
SPECIAL – Cathay Catharsis Part I – East China
Sean and Alexander embarked on a two week journey through China in search for some of the best theme parks. This episode discusses East China, including parks like Shanghai Disneyland, Happy Valley Shenzhen, Jing Jiang Action Park, Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park, China Dinosaurs Land, World Joyland, Wuxi Sunac Land, and the breathtakingly unique HB World.
SPECIAL – Kawaii Coaster Kings Part II
Flashback to 2018 when Sean and Alexander joined American Coaster Enthusiasts for a whirlwind tour of Japan. The country has a ton of fun, yet weird parks, as well as some of the best parks in the world. This is a follow up episode to the Q&A Episode (Part I).
SPECIAL – Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure
After a crazy delayed flight into Tampa the same morning, landing at 2am, Sean and Alexander made their way over to Universal Orlando Resort and arrived around 5am to be the first into Islands of Adventure on Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure’s opening day!
E5 – Six Flags Great Adventure vs. Cedar Point
We visited Six Flags Great Adventure and Cedar Point within a few days from each other, both of which were a first-time visit for Sean. We asked 3 ex-Great Adventure ride operators and coaster nerds to join us in a heated discussion to figure out which park is better!
SPECIAL – Kawaii Coaster Kings Part I
Flashback to 2018 when Sean and Alexander joined American Coaster Enthusiasts for a whirlwind tour of Japan. The country has a ton of fun, yet weird parks, as well as some of the best parks in the world.
E3 – What’s Up With This Manufacturer
Get ready for an episode full of reviews! This includes Time Traveler, Copperhead Strike, Tigris, Popcorn Revenge and Wilderness! In that area, RMC Hybrid Untamed will open soon and we talked to park director Mascha Van Till! After that, we spin the Manufacturer Wheel of Fortune and speak out about our favorite coasters from the manufacturer that pops up. Enjoy!
E2 – The Grand Opening
What are the major coasters coming in 2019? We take a ride all over the world to discuss the thrills of this year. West Coast Racers, Batman, Tigris, Yukon Striker, Maxx Force, Untamed, Fury, Dynamite, Taiga, Hakugei… just to name a few! And we also talk about the recently announced Gwazi RMC makeover! Enjoy!
E1 – Media Preview
Hang on to those hats and glasses, cause this here is a brand new podcast! In this first episode, you get to know the hosts Sean, Alex, Nick and Sven. We answer some introduction questions and talk about various coasters around the world. Also included is some news about the new coaster for Universal Studios Orlando, the layout for SeaWorld’s San Diego Mako and the rumors about F.L.Y. at Phantasialand. Enjoy the ride!