A2G297 - Paintball With Wilson

Sept. 26, 2023

Our clueless but well-intentioned friend Wilson from Westchester joins us to discuss the difference between punk and hardcore (assuming there is one), the proper syntax of the phrase 'straight edge', who the biggest bands in…

A2G296 - Melting Pot

Sept. 19, 2023

Are there people who love hardcore who should just avoid each other? Crowds that should not be in the same room? Or can we walk together and rock together? Also, how many 'whoops, forgot to make hardcore' LPs do you put up w…

A2G295 - Falling Back To Move Forward

Sept. 12, 2023

Can the younger bands help legacy acts to gain new fans? Should they? Can the legacy acts play below younger acts without feeling some type of way? How can we best help each other out here? Learn more about your ad choices. …

A2G294 - Bad Week For Chill Dudes

Sept. 5, 2023

Who gets to commodify hardcore? You? Me? Raytheon Technologies? Wayne Corporation? Dave Ackerman joins us to discuss. Rest in peace to hardcore attorney and all-around mensch Dave Stein, laidback fella Jimmy Buffet, and Shre…

A2G293 - Yes, Chef

Aug. 29, 2023

Our quest for certainty continues, with questions from listeners and clarifications made! Has politics completely left hardcore? Is Gel getting the proper amount of love? Is a traveling fest viable or is that the talk of a l…

A2G292 - Probing Questions

Aug. 22, 2023

Bathing in listener questions. Gel or Spy? What's your 2023 dream tour? Was 2001 lit? How much pop-punk can you handle in your hardcore? Is hardcore best consumed in small bites? Did H2O have a moment? And on and on. Learn m…

A2G291 - Planted

Aug. 15, 2023

Does hardcore have industry plants? Maybe. Does it have jealous haters? Definitely. Let's have fun with it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

A2G290 - BOOP!

Aug. 8, 2023

Some updates from the streets of Saigon where they're booping everyone, a discussion about what bands, venues, and experiences we may be taking for granted, and a forensic investigation of Travis Barker at Sound & Fury. Lear…

A2G289 - California Cursed

Aug. 1, 2023

Hardcore shirt wars, Indecision Records Fest recap, Sound & Fury FOMO, the resurrection of Twitching Tongues, the Magnitude-Mouthpiece connection, losing your toes, and Pregnant Sonic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…

A2G288 - God's Hate Chicken

July 25, 2023

With Sound & Fury this week, we play word association with the lineup. What happens when you clear your mind and just let the strange collection of words roll over the grey matter inside your skull? Also, is there too many f…

A2GBONUS - The Club Is Open

July 20, 2023

A bonus episode for the heads! A talk with the people behind essential Brooklyn venue SAINT VITUS on what makes a great space, a great moment, and a great legacy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

A2G287 - Titans Only

July 18, 2023

80s Mosh Madness breaks from brackets for a minute to address the 800lb gorillas. This is all the undeniable monster albums. Classics from 7 Seconds, Black Flag, Minor Threat, Agnostic Front, Cro-Mags, Gorilla Biscuits, Nega…

A2G286 - Devil Stick HC

July 11, 2023

How varied were your tastes as a young core aficionado? How varied are they now? Then we play the Bobko game, where we try to find the sonic parents of specific bands. AND we've got a song debut from Triple-B's own MISSING L…

A2G285 - That New New (New)

July 4, 2023

Some new HC talk. What's poppin and what may pop soon. Also should Fall Out Boy go to prison forever? And big premiere of a new rippin hardcore track from Portland's own ALIENATOR! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit meg…

A2G284 - Ten-Song Encore

June 27, 2023

Are we really all just playing alternative metal? What deals are forbidden? What deals would you say no to? Is Josh Trustkill having an episode of some type? Do we owe Biohazard an apology for all the hardcore that's lifted …

A2G283 - Over Your Skis

June 20, 2023

Breaking through the hardcore ceiling without looking like a fool. And is there any excuse to drop a stage-diver? Throwing your camera in the ocean. All this and a song premiere from NY's own PAIN OF TRUTH! And while we're i…

A2G282 - Ball Like Pippen

June 13, 2023

Where will you be when the vibe changes? Did you lose touch when the stuff you don't like was poppin? And are we track-deficient or are we missing hidden heat? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

A2G281 - Elitists Stay Scheming

June 6, 2023

Is there still a space for genre elitists in hardcore 2023? Regardless if there is or there isn't, they're here! Also, is the Drain hype real? And did we all get taken to church when TUI played Tied Down Fest? Learn more abo…

A2G280 - Brainpickin'

May 30, 2023

The boys are one short but do their best to hit a grip of questions from the audience. What does Black Flag mean to the under 30 age group? Never Ending Game. Initiating bad behavior from the stage. Learn more about your ad …

A2G279 - What's Anything Worth?

May 23, 2023

Hardcore bands are getting rare opportunities, but are they all they're cracked up to be? Investigate the topic and enjoy the digressions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

A2G278 - A House Divided

May 16, 2023

Sometimes you and the homies go different ways on a bands and genres. Can the house stand or will it escalate to a college football style chasm? Also a premiere from Tennessee's own GUMM! Learn more about your ad choices. Vi…

A2G277 - Caspar Babypants

May 9, 2023

Reunion record talk concludes, but somehow we detour into the Presidents of the United States of America extended universe. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

A2G276 - Yeah, I'm Thinking I'm Back

May 2, 2023

Reunion records as an idea and what makes a good one, a noteworthy one, and a depressing one. This episode is about highlighting the good. Welcome back, whoever. Good to see you. Also, remember Ashlee Simpson. Learn more abo…

A2G275 - A Saturday In Hell

April 25, 2023

We took a time-machine to the vaunted early 00s, when hardcore was poppin... but chasms between genres were widening. We jump on one side of that fence for a podcast to pick apart Saturday of HELLFEST 2002. A time capsule ev…