A2G250 - 80s MOSH MADNESS: Large Lads Edition

Nov. 1, 2022

BIG BOYS v JERRY'S KIDS! CORROSION OF CONFORMITY v MURPHY'S LAW! It's 80s Mosh Madness lunacy as the bracket offers something for everyone! Fast! Not fast! Fun! Serious! Familiar! Odd! It's all here, folks!

A2G249 - Turnstiles Everywhere

Oct. 25, 2022

True or false: "What one man can do, another can do!" Congrats if you get that reference. How big can hardcore get and how big do you want it to get?

A2G248 - Hardcore Rocks

Oct. 18, 2022

Is hardcore in the good place right now? Has it been better in recent memory? Bands who’ve gone from good to great. Tom and Bob dive into the growing pool of excellent current hc bands while Patrick does his hair in the bath…

A2G247 - Live On Main

Oct. 11, 2022

Our live studio audience taping of A2G from Brain Dead Studios, as part of Sound & Fury 2022. Thanks to all who came and all involved. We let the Patreon get a crack at this months ago, but it was time to share it on main. E…

A2G246 - 1000 Shows

Oct. 4, 2022

Catching up after a week of shows played and attended. Voice of the streets over here. Also, is HC TikTok an inhumane horror?

A2G245 - Super Fun Format Show

Sept. 27, 2022

Hardcore party games and the choice is yours. Pick your poison and get loose. Also, possibly cuddle.


Sept. 27, 2022

It's hardcore party games- you choose and get buck. Lots of twists and turns at this party. Also, maybe cuddles.

A2G243- Choose Even More Wisely (pt2)

Sept. 13, 2022

Part two of what you might need on a desert island in terms of punk and hardcore. You only get what fits in this boat, and the boat is small. A lotta hard choices. Now make those choices! Also a hot premiere from Jacksonvill…

A2G242 - Choose Wisely

Sept. 6, 2022

Desert island. If you could only bring one album per letter of the alphabet, how hard would the choices be? Not the time to pose, fella. These decisions are serious. Plus, a red hot premiere from EXCIDE! RIP Kevone. RIP John…

A2G241 - What We Do Is Really, Really Secret

Aug. 30, 2022

Hard-hitting questions about bad album art, two-stepping to death metal, hard scenes, hard moshing, and things other than blood your heart can pump. Also, equally hard-hitting: is the beatdown wiki unreliable??

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.