Episodes

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…
Jan. 29, 2019

A2G53 - The Game Rolls On!

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!
Jan. 22, 2019

A2G52 - What Type of Hat Does Pitbull Wear?

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 …
Jan. 15, 2019

A2G51 - Let the Games Begin!

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.
Jan. 8, 2019

A2G50 - 50th Episode Job Fair

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…
Jan. 1, 2019

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

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…
Dec. 27, 2018

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

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.…
Dec. 23, 2018

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

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…
Dec. 18, 2018

A2G47 - Almost Pizza Party

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…
Dec. 11, 2018

A2G46 - When Tigers Pod

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…
Nov. 28, 2018

A2G45 - Mosh Madness Begins... with THE BUBBLE

Before Mosh Madness brackets can be finalized, the bubble releases need to be slotted! And to give you an idea of how stiff competition in the tournament will be, there's potential classics even among the records on the bubb…
Nov. 21, 2018

A2GSPECIAL - HOLIDAY ROAD SUPER SAMPLER

Many of you are on long drives or just wanna hear something other than your family's holiday beefs. So here's a sample of our Patreon episodes AND samples of other podcasts we think you should listen to. Hopefully this gets …