Episodes

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…
Jan. 30, 2024

A2G315 - They Gotta Know

Listener questions! The 25 Ta Life renaissance; Code Orange; is oi the next adjacent; krshna consciousness; why are you still buying records; TUI tour when; Taco Bell Hardcore; more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit m…
Jan. 23, 2024

A2G314 - Take the Pig Heads Bowling

Kids are throwing swine craniums, Triple-B is at war with the internet, tour budgets need balancing, part-time bands are doing their thing, and Alien Ant Farm is top of mind in 2024. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit m…
Jan. 16, 2024

A2G213 - Borrowed Content

We steal a Twitter user's list of the week's hardcore and metal news/gossip/BS. Including lights, ladder mosh, battle jackets, nepotism, f-word (the other one) debate, and unhinged glam metalcore beefs. Tom and Patrick are h…
Jan. 9, 2024

A2G312 - Irresponsible Speculation (2024 Predictions)

On the subject of the recent past and immediate future. What defined HC in 2023? What were some prevailing trends? And what does 2024 hold? Is the Summer of Love over? Is it time for the Winter of Hard Mosh? Learn more about…
Jan. 2, 2024

A2G311 - What's My Order Again?

Going breezy on 2023 lists and misses. How hard is selling through 6 vinyl pressings? How many Delilah's do you have on your next record? In: Touring. Out: New Taco Bell Pricing. Missed a justification to talk about 311. Lea…
Dec. 26, 2023

A2G310 - Year Is Over, Man, Move On

Our Best Of 2023, in no particular order with definite oversights we'll be kicking ourselves for later. Thanks for listening to us this year, fam. Let's go into 2024 strong. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.…
Dec. 19, 2023

A2G309 - Holiday Sampler Plate At Chili's

For your gift this year, here's a full plate of normally paywalled content. Don't gorge yourself. Take it slow and enjoy the meal. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec. 12, 2023

A2G308 - See You At the Inside Out Reunion

We go to shows both old and young, discuss rare rodents, and extol the virtues of touring. Additionally, we get skin fades and use utility knives. Also, what's a UTE, mate? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.f…
Dec. 5, 2023

A2G307 - Never Go Full Dorm

Getting money or not. Exploiting or being exploited. Bringing the hardcore reality to Wimbley Stadium or playing the Cohoes VFW. Mike Thorn of Razorblades And Aspirin joins us to have some dorm room talk about what is or isn…
Nov. 28, 2023

A2G306 - Hang My Jersey In the Punk Basement

HC's evolutionary branches. Should defunct bands continue to sell merch? Big labels coming for the hardcore. Making your booking agent despondent. How does "I suppose" come across in an email? Learn more about your ad choice…
Nov. 21, 2023

A2G305 - The (Re)issue At Hand

Some albums have unfairly slipped from the culture's consciousness. They could probably benefit from the reissue treatment. But what makes for a good reissue and how much demand does there need to be? Also, war on Ebay. Also…
Nov. 15, 2023

A2G304a - Addendum ft SENTINEL

Yesterday we failed to include the SENTINEL debut. That has been rectified and the responsible parties have been terminated with cause. And blackballed from further employment in the field. For those of you who got the versi…
Nov. 14, 2023

A2G304 - What Storms?

Are innovations valuable or corrosive to the fabric of hardcore? What would HC ‘81 think of HC ‘23? Metalcore today versus a few years ago. The merit of Earth A.D. and the concept of a new Fugazi LP. Learn more about your ad…
Nov. 7, 2023

A2G303 - Decisions Decisions

Assembling a tour package is like piecing together a jigsaw puzzle on top of a Jenga tower. We pull out the blocks and watch it tumble on this episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices