Coaster Kings Radio

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 SpotifyApple PodcastsAmazon, and Google Podcasts.

Below, you can find all episodes of Coaster Kings Radio and accompanying links to listen to each episode right away. 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 3

Season 3 will bring weekly episodes for what will be our longest season yet! Episodes will follow a shorter format and cover topics from past, recent, and future travels around the world! We’re also introducing a variety of minisode series throughout the season to give you quick content on the go! We can’t wait to share with you what we have in store!

SPECIAL – Kondaa vs. Ride to Happiness

Featuring @litocoastercouple, our newest Special episode discusses the strengths of both new Belgian coasters and how the ride experiences are compared to prior expectations! Stream now on Apple Podcasts and Spotify!

E36 – Six Flags Great America – Expectations vs. Reality

Sean and Alex discuss their recent trip to Six Flags Great America and how it compared to their expectations and their beloved California’s Great America. Stream now on Apple Podcasts and Spotify!

E35 – New Links – EU

This week Sean, Alex and Sven dive into a list of European parks and what their next major addition should be! Stream now on Apple Podcasts and Spotify!

E34 – New Links – US

This week we’re taking a look at some major US theme parks and what their lineups of attractions are missing. What does your home park need next? Stream now on Apple Podcasts and Spotify!

E33 – Kennywood!

Sean and Alex ventured to Kennywood, one of the US’ oldest parks that’s home to amazing woodies and steel coasters! Stream now on Apple Podcasts and Spotify!

E32 – Universal Studios Beijing

Sean and Alex take a look at Universal Beijing Resort before its official opening. How has the Universal Studios park evolved? Find out on Apple Podcasts and Spotify!

E31 – The Weakest Link

This week we select an array of parks and force ourselves to remove one major attraction. What Spring Cleaning are we doing? Find out on Spotify or Apple Podcasts!

E30 – KONDAA!

Sean and Alex interview Sven about his experience on Walibi Belgium’s brand new Intamin coaster! Stream now on Apple Podcasts and Spotify!

E29 – VelociCoaster!

Sean and Alex rode Jurassic World: VelociCoaster at Universal’s Islands of Adventure! Sven takes the time to ask them all about the brand new coaster. Stream now on Spotify and Apple Podcasts!

Minisode 10: Lost Coasters of California – Deja Vu

In our final installment of this minisode series, join Ian as we talk all things Deja Vu at Six Flags Magic Mountain! Stream now on Apple Podcasts and Spotify!

E28 – Inside Six Flags Magic Mountain

Join Sean and Alex on a virtual visit to Six Flags Magic Mountain, taking a look at all their coasters and how the park has changed over the years! Stream now on Apple Podcasts and Spotify!

Minisode 9: Lost Coasters of California – Stealth

This week we’re taking a look at the short-lived, but spectacular Vekoma Flying Dutchman: Stealth at California’s Great America. Stream now on Spotify and Apple Podcasts!

E27 – Disney Parks Ranked

Join Sean and Alex as they rank all Disney parks in the World from worst to best! You may be surprised by the results of this week’s episode! Stream now on Spotify and Apple Podcasts!

Minisode 8: Lost Coasters of California – Invertigo

This week’s coaster was relocated to Dorney Park, but eventually scrapped. Have you ridden this Vekoma Invertigo? Stream now on Spotify and Apple Podcasts!

E26 – Is Universal Better Than Disney?

In what ways is Universal better than Disney? Hop around the world with us as we discuss ways in which Universal does things better than Disney in this episode! Stream now on Spotify and Apple Podcasts!

Minisode 7: Lost Coasters of California – Windjammer

This week we’re discussing the notorious TOGO racing coaster that was once the wannabe star attraction of Knott’s Berry Farm’s Boardwalk! Stream now on Spotify or Apple Podcasts!

SPECIAL – Kondaa VS Ride to Happiness by Tomorrowland (ft. LiToCoasterCouple)

Join Sven and LiToCoasterCouple for a discussion about the new-for-2021 coasters coming to Belgium! Stream now on Spotify and Apple Podcasts!

Minisode 6: Lost Coasters of California – Flashback

Another Six Flags Magic Mountain coaster is featured in this week’s Minisode! The unique Intamin Space Diver: Flashback! Stream now on Spotify and Apple Podcasts!

E25 – Hot or Not?

We placed 60 theme park/coaster related polls on social media to see what’s hot, and what’s not. Thanks to the 1000+ responses to each category! Stream now on Spotify and Apple Podcasts!

Minisode 5: Lost Coasters of California – Psyclone

Ian continues our minisode series with Six Flags Magic Mountain’s Psyclone, the wooden coaster damaged by an earthquake that ran B&M trains! Stream on Spotify or Apple Podcasts!

E24 – Good Rides, Bad Reviews

We took some of the World’s best rides and found their most scathing reviews. Find out why your favorite ride is hated and stream the episode on Spotify and Apple Podcasts!

Minisode 4: Lost Coasters of California – Colossus

Our next minisode takes use to Six Flags Magic Mountain’s legendary Colossus, which closed in 2014 in preparation to become the RMC Twisted Colossus hybrid coaster for the 2015 season. Stream now Spotify and Apple Podcasts!

E23 – Ghost Resort in South China

Join us to South China to OCT East, a mostly abandoned ghost resort, nearly the size of Walt Disney World! This resort is also known as Knight Valley, home to Wood Coaster. Listen now on Spotify and Apple Podcasts!

Minisode 3: Lost Coasters of California – Tidal Wave

Ian takes us to California’s Great America, when the park was home to a Schwarzkopf Shuttle Loop themed to a beach and named Tidal Wave. Listen to the minisode on Spotify or Apple Podcasts!

E22 – Rapid Fire Q&A

Sean, Alex, and Sven answer 60+ questions from followers and listeners as fast as possible! With a fun variety of questions you’ll get to know us, and our style, better. Listen now on Spotify and Apple Podcasts!

Minisode 2: Lost Coasters of California – Whizzer

Ian continues discussing Californian coasters from the past! This time we’re looking at Great America’s Whizzer. Listen now on Spotify and Apple Podcasts!

E21 – American Dream: Nickelodeon Universe

Sean and Alex discuss their trip to New Jersey’s American Dream Mall, home to Nickelodeon Universe! Which of the coasters are hot, and which are not? Find out in this episode! Listen now on Spotify and Apple Podcasts!

Minisode 1: Lost Coasters of California – Corkscrew

Ian presents the first minisode of Coaster Kings Radio by kicking off the 10-part Lost Coasters of California series! First up is Knott’s Berry Farm’s Corkscrew! Listen now on Spotify and Apple Podcasts!

E20 – Back For More

Sean, Alex and Sven are back for a new season! What parks do we look forward to visit soon again, excluding the obvious ones. Plus we discuss your favorite parks mentioned on our social media! Listen now on Spotify and Apple Podcasts!


Season 2

E19 – Crystal Crown Awards! – Season 2 Finale

Join Sean, Alex, and Sven in the Crystal Crown Awards ceremony! Looking back at 2020, looking forward to what 2021 will bring. Our 16 categories and their winners are announced! Listen now on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.

E18 – Northern California Coaster Landscape

Sean, Alex, and Ian discuss the parks and coasters of Northern California and what makes this region special. Listen now on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.

E17 – Coaster Bot vs. Coaster Kings

Coaster Bot joins Coaster Kings 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’. Listen now on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.

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). Listen now on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.

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! Who gets crowned the biggest CreHo? Listen now on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.

SPECIAL – Volcano Bay at Universal Orlando Resort

Sean and Alexander see how they like Volcano Bay compared to their first visit and how they look at the product compared to other parks around the world! Listen now on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.

E15 – Welcome to Our Theme Park

We combine our three dream areas 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. Listen now on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.

E14 – Manufacturer Talk (Pt. 2)

We take an in-depth look at RMC, B&M, Vekoma, Zamperla, and about a dozen additional manufacturers! Listen now on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.

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. – Listen now on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.

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?’. Listen now on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.

E13 – Manufacturer Talk (Pt. 1)

We take an in-depth look at Intamin, Mack, Gerstlauer, GCI, and about a dozen additional manufacturers! Listen now on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.

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. Listen now on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.

E11 – Cedar Point vs. Kings Island

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. Listen now on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.

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! Listen now on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.


Season 1

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!

Listen now on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.

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!

Listen now on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.

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.

Listen now on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.

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!

Listen now on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.

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.

Listen now on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.

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.

Listen now on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.

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).

Listen now on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.

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!

Listen now on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.

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!

Listen now on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.

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.

Listen now on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.

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!

Listen now on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.

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!

Listen now on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.

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!

Listen now on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.


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