Episodes

A2G239 - Days of Future Past

Aug. 23, 2022

Is hardcore too backwards facing? Is hating a professional sport or just a hobby some people are passionate about? Is Long Island beautiful?

A2G238 - Webster Returns

Aug. 16, 2022

There are no dumb questions, especially from someone who really wants to learn. Our favorite ignorant youth rolls through to challenge our basic assumptions!

A2G238 - Afterglow

Aug. 9, 2022

California wrap-up and Sound & Fury post-game. Fun in the California sun recounted.

A2G237 - Heralding Our Return

Aug. 2, 2022

A tease episode before we all land back at home and can get back to business. Quick Sound & Fury recap with Bob and friend of the podcast, Eric. Thanks for the memories, California.

A2G236 - SnF

July 26, 2022

It's that time of year when everyone makes a pilgrimage to Los Angeles to experience one of the best HC fests going, Sound & Fury. Interesting lineup this year and we dig into every crevice of it. New acts, established acts,…

A2G235 - California My Love

July 19, 2022

There was a time when California was just as powerful a HC machine as it is today... but some of us didn't know it! We're talking on some of the bands we slept on or feel other people slept on.

A2G334 - Punks, Punkers, Punx

July 12, 2022

Do hardcore kids miss the punk boat and is there any way to get on it once you've started sailing the HC seas? Some humble recommendations. Also, is John Brannon a sex symbol? Check it out.

A2G233 - If New Jersey Was a Country

July 5, 2022

Some big announcements, and loving recap of recent events including the biggest HC fest of all time. A lot going on, from shows to live podcasts to a killer premiere by Boise's own REJECTION PACT. Get it.

A2G232 - Lil Recap

June 28, 2022

A little breather to reflect on 80s Mosh Madness up to this point. Have we learned anything? Also, how to use the bathroom.

A2G231 - Game Of Death

June 21, 2022

Eric drops in to play a little THIS OR THAT, a simple game with deadly consequences. Sheer Terror or Merauder, which makes you mosh the drywall? Have Heart or Bane, which makes you donate your time to a local charity? Indie …

A2G230 - Questioned

June 14, 2022

Questions from all angles. Is it worth doing a band as an old person? How do you tell a story people may care about? Is corniness inevitable? Is promotion annoying? What constitutes a DM slide? How do you approach an old hea…

A2G229 - 80s MOSH MADNESS: ROUND SIX (Disc Golf Sponsorship Edition)

June 7, 2022

Patrick prattles about disc golf until the hook takes him off-stage and then we dive into BL'AST “Its In My Blood” vs FU’s “My America” and VERBAL ABUSE “Just an American Band” vs MDC “Millions of Dead Cops”. It's a ripper. …

A2G228 - Inflatable Tigers

May 31, 2022

Production; taking the bait; Tears For Fears; being too heavy; End It hosts the Playa Haters' Ball; running a record store in Portugal under a fake name.

A2G227 - 80s MOSH MADNESS: ROUND FIVE (Full Scrote Edition)

May 24, 2022

The bracket is fierce: CRUMBSUCKERS; D.R.I.; VISION; WARZONE. Also, naked moshing, senility, and being wrong for multiple decades. a2gpitreport@gmail.com

A2G226 - How Many Gecs?

May 17, 2022

Bands supporting bands, or at least not hatin. The case for Limp Bizkit. The celeb cosign in 2022. Being a celeb in your own head. Are we witnessing the Turnstile effect already?

A2G225 - 80s Mosh Madness: ROUND FOUR (Smoking Dust Edition)

May 10, 2022

News of the world, and then straight into a 80s Mosh Madness bracket for the ages: Adolescents; Neurosis; Youth of Today; YDI. Something for everyone here. Truly delish! a2gpitreport@gmail.com

A2G224 - Wrestlemania Of Hardcore

May 3, 2022

Festival season approaches! Compulsive gambling. Outburst. Staged live photos. Bookbag vs backpack sectarianism. Also, you're balding. It's all here, folks. a2gpitreport@gmail.com

A2G223 - New National Anthem

April 26, 2022

How sharp is your hardcore brain? Could you compete in the terrordome of intellectual athletics that A2G designed? Is Tom cheating at these games of honor again? Change.org for Blues Traveler. Australian grocers. And a2gpitr…

A2G222 - Audience As Voyeurs

April 19, 2022

Travel; on-stage meltdowns; human moments; Rollins Band; do you gotta be great to be vulnerable; more! a2gpitreport@gmail.com

A2G221 - Do The Evolution

April 12, 2022

Is hardcore changing? Obviously. But are these shifts temporary or is this a new direction for the genre? We won't know for sure for a decade, but we're here to speculate today! Also, getting vulnerable on main. a2gpitreport…

A2G220 - Back 2 Basics 2 (The Legend Of Wilson's Gold)

April 5, 2022

Dan Weinraub Recovery fund: https://www.gofundme.com/f/dan-weinraub-recovery-fund

A2G219 - Great HC Expectations

March 29, 2022

What to expect (or not) as a HC band. How niche is niche? Do you deserve a microphone that doesn't give you tetanus? Is sweat equity real or is it all a roulette wheel? Zing a dong bone, let's go. a2gpitreport@gmail.com

A2G218 - Human Resources

March 22, 2022

We get a visit from HC HR. Time for our yearly training. Also, Super Mario 44. Pit reports agogo. Davey Havok TMZ. Dubstep. And are you jealous of Turnstile? a2gpitreport@gmail.com

A2G217 - Back 2 Basics

March 15, 2022

How would you explain some very basic hardcore ideas to someone who just doesn't know yet? Could you do it without sounding insane? Also, a debut from the newly remastered FASTBREAK release, a Touche Amore ticket giveaway, a…