Episodes

A2G68 - Acid Test

May 7, 2019

LSD, CTHC, SONY, EVERYBODY BLEEDS NOW, DMT, TIK TOK, dropping Seth Putnam, and more with the mindful mogul, Jay Reason. Also, can birds fly backwards? Fighting hair loss with Discharge.

A2G67 - TeChnI%caL dIFFiC#tie$

April 30, 2019

It's a LISTENING PARTY, fam! New(ish) music from Combust, Outskirts, Payback, Drain, Rotting Out, and MORE. Also, nothing mechanical works. Everything but the computer breaks during this recording, so there's a lotta vamping…

A2G66 - Is There Trax Tho

April 23, 2019

After some hyper-local talk about the New York Metro Area and dating prospects in NJ, the real discussion begins: What was missed, overlooked, and strangely forgotten in our Mosh Madness Tourney. Why are some releases not en…

A2G65 - A Cosmic Evil

April 16, 2019

How serious is too serious? How many snakes did Jake go through? Does your president skateboard? Are covers lame? Digital-only EPs dope or wack? Are melodic metalcore reunions the new bitcoin? Does your spouse hate Earth Cri…

A2G64 - Finally the Finals

April 8, 2019

How to detect food has gone bad; enjoying the flu; disappeared NBA players; AND THE FINAL RESULTS OF MOSH MADNESS! THE TOURNAMENT IS AT AN END AND IT IS TIME TO CELEBRATE OR CRY. HAVE YOUR BRACKET SHEET BESIDE YOU AS YOU LIS…

A2G63 - Eat a Couch

April 2, 2019

Insider info on putting together the biggest hardcore show in 30 years in the form of the Have Heart reunion; Fresno real estate; relocating to Cambodia; driving your student loans off a bridge; and more! oh yeah, also AN EX…

A2G62 - Rock the (Mosh Madness) Vote

March 26, 2019

Some loopy chat in this one. Three men who've listened to hella records do their best to stay on topic. Wokeness was lacking in 1989; heavy as an idea; Hoobastank; Paramore; wait that's the same thing; Puck from the Real Wor…

A2G61 - March Into Darkness

March 19, 2019

Straight edge discussion of regional beers, how many years pass before something is hella old, Jersey Mikes italian subs, impending homelessness, NAILS, FOUNDATION, IMPALERS, REGULATE, BANE, TURNSTILE, CRUEL HAND, ROTTING OU…

A2G60 - Slipped Up and Became Sheriffs In Reno

March 12, 2019

Greg Bennick, vocalist of Trial, documentarian, activist, and speaker, acts as 4th mic for a talk on beach life, Lulu Lemon, gatekeeping, classic era Revelation, Ginsburg, Harley, Jorge, bands with Xs in their name, Trump fa…

A2G59 - It's a Mad Mad Mad Mosh

March 5, 2019

The contest of champions continues! We're in the wild days of Mosh Madness, where acts are playing for keeps and no prisoners are taken. Topics discussed include tech bros, offloading merch to Southeast Asia, celebs, and mor…

A2G58 - HAVE HEART REUNION

Feb. 27, 2019

It's true. There's a HAVE HEART reunion coming this summer, and we've got Pat Flynn on the pod to talk about it, reunions as a phenomenon, history of hardcore and otherwise, science fair hardcore, exercising to eat more subs…

A2G57 - The Madness Is All Consuming

Feb. 26, 2019

Mosh Madness is in full swing. We're talking hotdogs, big dogs, night mode, font size, rebates, TRAPPED UNDER ICE, CODE ORANGE, TITLE FIGHT, BLACKLISTED, TAKE OFFENSE, CONCEALED BLADE, BLISTERED, and COLD WORLD. This is the …

A2G56 - Brackets On Brackets On Brackets

Feb. 19, 2019

You know what it is. Mosh Madness is in full swing and you're gonna get sucked into the adventure. RIVAL MOB, TOUCHE AMORE, XREPENTANCEX, RUDE AWAKENING, CANDY, FIDDLEHEAD, POWER TRIP, and TERROR are discussed in the gory de…

A2G55 - HC Is For Cookie

Feb. 12, 2019

The ghost of George HW Bush haunts the studio as cookies are discussed in depth, as are the positives and negatives of community, some now-very-dated talk about the government furlough, breaking into amphitheater shows at th…

A2G54 - Hot Brackets!

Feb. 5, 2019

MOSH MADNESS won't stop. This episode we're talking INCENDIARY, BITTER END, DOWNPRESSER, NO TOLERANCE, CODE ORANGE, DETAIN, CRIMINAL INSTINCT, and ANGEL DU$T! Also some comic book talk, and lots of sports references that are…

A2G53 - The Game Rolls On!

Jan. 29, 2019

Mosh Madness continues! These brackets have us talking FOUNDATION, NAYSAYER, POWER TRIP, BACKTRACK, VEIN, MIZERY, NAILS, FIRE & ICE, also what makes your pee smell weird, and how handsome is Julian Casablancas? So handsome!

A2G52 - What Type of Hat Does Pitbull Wear?

Jan. 22, 2019

Staying current this episode with talk about the No Echo piece '"Female-Fronted" Is Not a Fucking Genre' from Madison Watkins, and can you be mad on the internet without being labeled BIG MAD, and Todd Jones' grievance with …

A2G51 - Let the Games Begin!

Jan. 15, 2019

MOSH MADNESS Round 1, Part 1. We go IN on releases from FURY, RENOUNCED, WAR HUNGRY, BITTER END, TWITCHING TONGUES, CODE ORANGE, MINDSET, and BOSTON STRANGLER. You selected the field, we're just playing in it.

A2G50 - 50th Episode Job Fair

Jan. 8, 2019

Self-starting, using your background to better your future, and not getting ripped off by poser brands are all part of our conversation with designer Jon Contino. In the process, we talk about Queens and LI HC, not being hel…

A2G49.5 - Crossover (thrash) Into the New Year

Jan. 1, 2019

New Year; New You; New Hardcore Rules. Justin of Dead Heat joins us to talk FYA, what we should all be checking out, touring, and CALIFORNIA. This MFers voice is silky as hell. This episode premieres a brand new DEAD HEAT jo…

A2G49 - Never Mind the Bedbugs, We Got Year-End Lists

Dec. 27, 2018

It was a good year for hardcore, and here's some lists of our favorite releases to prove it. And some hard numbers for the statistician listeners. Also, where are the big room screamo bands now? And a BIG thank you to y'all.…

A2G48 - The Sassy Boys Are Back In Town *guitars wail*

Dec. 23, 2018

The gang's all here and ready to talk hardcore, noncore, and cosplay. Losing teeth on tour. Are onesies back? Are shoes requisite? Should we move to Long Beach? Is sasscore simulacra or simulation? Is all hardcore simulation…

A2G47 - Almost Pizza Party

Dec. 18, 2018

We fill Patrick’s spot with three guests- Nicole, Alex, and Eric. Get back in the saddle as we discuss some recent gigs, Spotify Top Songs of the year, and we break down Nicole and Alex’s year end lists. We also answer the q…

A2G46 - When Tigers Pod

Dec. 11, 2018

Life sends us in all sorts of directions, and sometimes people fall off radars. The life path of Jules of Side By Side and Alone In A Crowd has been the subject of speculation for almost 30 years. With AIAC doing a benefit r…