Episodes

July 16, 2024

A2G339 - Overexposed!

Before next week's Sound & Fury on-the-ground reporting, we bring you a cautionary episode about being the local workhorse band, saying dumb things, being TOO present in listeners' minds, and taking the Gaga money. Learn mor…
July 9, 2024

A2G338 - Out of Touch, Out of Time

Would you like to play a game? Bob plays the role of Jigsaw from the Saw movies and subjects Tom and Patrick to a mental blood sport. Will they make it out of this house of horrors? Tons of music, new and old, is recommended…
July 2, 2024

A2G337 - Cash Is King

Tom on a solo mission while Pat and Bob are on assignment in Europe. Tom is joined by Bob Wilson (FYA, Philly SXE, a lot of bands) and Greg Falchetto (Manalapan SXE, lots of bands, NJHC shows) to discuss all things booking. …
June 25, 2024

A2G336 - So International

Who is gonna pop this summer? Can European metal push a man into the arms of Youth Crew? Are hardcore bands getting paid less than they should be relative to their non-hc contemporaries? Seattle or San Diego? Boston or DC? L…
June 18, 2024

A2G335 - Is It a Team Sport?

Should hardcore bands have a 'team' and, if so, should they ever use the word 'team' for any reason, ever? Also, bands taking stances, and all that comes with it. And what do musicians do AFTER? Learn more about your ad choi…
June 11, 2024

A2G334 - Do They Owe Us A Good Show? (Of Course They Do!)

What does a band OWE you? A good performance? Songs you recognize? Fun? And what happens if they don't deliver? Also, is it time you bought a bearded lizard? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
June 4, 2024

A2G233 - Robocop Reporting For Duty

Bob returns from New Detroit to spin yarns about the mythic Tied Down Fest, while Tom reports from the center of a Knocked Loose pit, and Patrick broadcasts from a chicken coop. Topics include big touring slowing down; getti…
May 28, 2024

A2G232 - See You In the COD Lobby, MFer!

Settling beefs through Esports; wandering into other people's problems; and are you being gatekept from the good shows and tours... hard to know. PLUS a PREMIERE from Chicago's own PORCUPINE! Learn more about your ad choices…
May 20, 2024

A2G231 - Sex w/ a Duck

Questions that will rock you to your CORE. Also, being loud online: the pros and cons. And is the 80s perverted? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 14, 2024

A2G330 - Spinkick Clout

Will main character mosh ever stop? Are skins sketchy in 2024? Does this era have its iconic intro yet? Listener questions come at us! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 7, 2024

A2G329 - Size Matters

Is hardcore better when it's smaller? Are we do for a contraction? Do you only say that because you want people to fail and not have things? That's not nice. Also, Sound & Fury Fest: how many bands are pandemic babies? Learn…
April 30, 2024

A2G329 - Inspector Gadget At the Nu Metal Fest

Static-X or Fury? Powerman 5000 or Incendiary? Patrick goes undercover at Sick New World to report how hardcore represented itself. And is Sunglass Hut the new video store? All this and a premiere from Little Rock's finest T…
April 23, 2024

A2G327 - RIP Kingpin

Eddie Sutton's passing, Leeway's influence then and now, sorting everything out before it's time to go. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
April 16, 2024

A2G326 - Small 'M' Metalcore

Bands born at the wrong time; bands who break up too early; bands that break up too late; pariah bands no one wants to take on tour. Bands on bands on bands. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
April 9, 2024

A2G325 - Bad Blend

What are some genres that just should not cross paths? Nu Youth? Also, how to kill a whole castle with insects. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
April 2, 2024

A2G334 - Never Been Right Once

Tom and Patrick ride this one as a duo and do their best to stay on topic. Being completely washed; being too far down a hardcore hole to acknowledge other types of music; getting married; being wrong about everything; the h…
March 26, 2024

A2G333 - Have It Your Way

Is there only one right way to do things? Is it every acceptable to walk out during a Hatebreed set? Is looking at your phone a death sentence similar to the movie The Ring? Are backpacks lit? Gout? Learn more about your ad …
March 19, 2024

A2G332 - Unproblematic Bands, Like the Bad Brains

Having definite opinions about settled hc science, the bands you're expected to know in 2024, and a red hot premiere from CT powerviolence KIDNAPPED! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
March 12, 2024

A2G331 - Creamy A2G

Is hardcore 'white-coded' as an internet weirdo claims? Professionalism in hardcore. Inheriting a rave complex. Not doing things you don't wanna do as a standing policy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/a…
March 5, 2024

A2G320 - Hattiesburg Hustle

Free style through the news of the day. How much Madball is Not Enough Madball? Can cover songs save your soul? Small town shows can. The In My Eyes demo. The Modern Hardcore origin point. Hard topics that are obvious and di…
Feb. 27, 2024

A2G319 - Nutribullets For Everyone

What rooms are too big? Are barriers ever ok? Do you qualify for financial compensation from the 2024 Escuela Grind controversy? The space between metalcore and dusty old man metalcore. All that and a debut from NYC's finest…
Feb. 20, 2024

A2G318 - Frontside Flip Phone

Tyler from Inclination LDB joins the guys to talk on the importance of Mindforce, the neighborhoods of Lousiville, the power of Midwest connections, and the dangers of smartphones. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit meg…
Feb. 13, 2024

A2G317 - European Vacation

A quick jaunt around former conflict zones; mental breakdowns; ignorance; why are some bands put to death early; bummer news about glass; more! Happy Hardcore Tuesday! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adc…
Feb. 6, 2024

A2G316 - Tent Revival Preachers

Eric saves the day by remotely jumping in the pit with the guys. It’s all on the table including Jacksonville v. Florida. Does post hardcore need a revival? 20 year old records. Format preferences. All that and a premiere fr…