Episodes

July 16, 2019

A2G77 - Teleconference the Pit

So international. Is the Have Heart reunion the logical limit of reunions? Could you skip college and just study the Lungfish discography? Is the Whopper disgusting? Is Quake the best game? Should you torch your dorm room? W…
July 2, 2019

A2G76 - To All Our Friends In the Steampunk Community

Moon Knight, Krust, Wildside, label promotion in hardcore and self-promotion in hardcore and accidental promotion in hardcore, more Wildside, Candy, colorism in the NBA, The lawfirm of Misfits Misfits & Misfits, riding mower…
June 25, 2019

A2G75 - Lizards Of The Pizza Store

It's 75 episodes in, so time to go SUPER OFF-BRAND and talk about Horse the Band, Biohazard, Seadoos, beets, the Christian god, Shockwave, cake donuts, prison, Glassjaw, John Elway, Yuppicide, and horse farms.
June 18, 2019

A2G74 - Early To Bed Early To Rise Early 2000s Were Pretty Alright

Guest hosts Dave Ackerman and Andy Scarpulla join the fray to discuss their favorite records of the early 2000s. Marvel at how different the opinions can be from one mouth to the next. Was American Nightmare universally univ…
June 11, 2019

A2G73 - No Snitchin or Code Switchin Just Guitar Rippin

NEW MUSIC FROM ABUSE OF POWER! Toby and the cops vs Instagram Police; Cro-Mags vs Cro-Mags; bootleggers vs wallets; headliners vs support; mastering engineers vs musician ignorance; reasonable adults vs Brooklyn rent; bunk b…
June 4, 2019

A2G72 - Summer Lovin'

It's summer and things are poppin'. Time to play beach volleyball with Backtrack on their final tour. Maybe meet Drake on the floor of the Scotiabank Arena. Or walk around Vegas until you die of sun exposure. OH AND ATTEND A…
May 28, 2019

A2G71 - 1985: Gorbachev Is In! Reagan Is Back! HC Is Weird!

Medication that makes you husky! Soup! Bowling! Fake chicken salad! 7 Seconds! Corrosion of Conformity! Youth of Today! Rites Of Spring! Government Issue! DRI! Husker Du! The Descendents! SNFU! SOD! Bad Religion! And much mu…
May 21, 2019

A2G70 - What If Madball Wielded the Infinity Gauntlet?

New Angel Du$t getting talk; Soulfly as a conversation in 2019; performance enhancing drugs in hardcore; cancelled is as cancelled does; no shirts lots of chest workouts; Robert Kraft's erection; hypebeasts; more! Heavy What…
May 14, 2019

A2G69 - Five For Five For Five For Five

The five records that define every five years since 1980. There's some hot takes buried among the regular heat takes. Also of note: how to wash kale; having no friends; is Hot Water Music hardcore; records you've blanked on …
May 7, 2019

A2G68 - Acid Test

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.
April 30, 2019

A2G67 - TeChnI%caL dIFFiC#tie$

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…
April 23, 2019

A2G66 - Is There Trax Tho

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…
April 16, 2019

A2G65 - A Cosmic Evil

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…
April 8, 2019

A2G64 - Finally the Finals

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…
April 2, 2019

A2G63 - Eat a Couch

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…
March 26, 2019

A2G62 - Rock the (Mosh Madness) Vote

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…
March 19, 2019

A2G61 - March Into Darkness

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…
March 12, 2019

A2G60 - Slipped Up and Became Sheriffs In Reno

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…
March 5, 2019

A2G59 - It's a Mad Mad Mad Mosh

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…
Feb. 27, 2019

A2G58 - HAVE HEART REUNION

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…
Feb. 26, 2019

A2G57 - The Madness Is All Consuming

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 …
Feb. 19, 2019

A2G56 - Brackets On Brackets On Brackets

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…
Feb. 12, 2019

A2G55 - HC Is For Cookie

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…
Feb. 5, 2019

A2G54 - Hot Brackets!

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…