Episodes

A2G168 - Back In Business(?)

April 13, 2021

What's the world look like soon?

A2G167 - Two Spots Behind Buffalo

April 6, 2021

90s Questions

A2G166 - Tough Skins (the Pants)

March 30, 2021

Rerecorded songs; JNCo Vs Diesel; Mike Dirnt's marital status; Ebullition Records; calling in a Descendents lifeline; best Bridge Nine era; the casual disrespect of rating your friends' bands; $700 coats; 8Chan; clean vocals…

A2G165 - Define 'Dusty'

March 23, 2021

Hummus, generator shows, vaccines, universal hate for DeBlasio, nachos, the mayor from Jaws, what constitutes a tired HC influence, Carmelo Anthony, pulp heroes, and Bullshit Detector Two.

A2G164 - Real Draft Kingz

March 16, 2021

Music is in a holding pattern at the moment, but we're looking to the future. When the safe-travel doors swing open, there might be a whole new class of bands getting us pumped. We draft them for our Future Teams. Also, a pr…

A2G163 - I'm Not Perfect. I'm Just Walter.

March 9, 2021

Walter Schreifels joins us for talk about primates, motor vehicles, colloids consisting of fine granular material, and life in the big city. His best interview, confirmed. Also, xclusive track premieres from CELL ROT and DRI…

A2G162 - If Bri Ruled The World (Imagine That)

March 2, 2021

We gave the Infinity Gems of Hardcore to one random kid. Who would he erase? What would be the cost? What he did with that power shocked and terrified all that stood in his way. Shoutout Oneonta.

A2G161 - When the Fans Kill It For You

Feb. 23, 2021

Finance Punx. The Wookipedia to Joe Rogan pipeline. How much would you pay for the body you want? Would you rather be punched in the head or sneered at by someone who can't bench their own body weight? Generational wealth th…

A2GX002 - The Story Of.. Rise and Fall (Part 2)

Feb. 20, 2021

Part two of the Rise and Fall story. From Into Oblivion to the end. Frustrating creative processes. How a spider bite extended the band’s existence. The difference a new band member can make. A decided end.

A2G160 - Why Should They Be Teaching Meeeee

Feb. 16, 2021

Breaking guitars, covid shows, hijacked by politics, best Terror era, the Aquabats, six-degrees of Leeway, the absolute genre peak that is Quicksand Slip, and in the second-half of the podcast we're joined by Chris of On The…

A2G159 - Front Line Assembled

Feb. 9, 2021

Carly, Erica, and Danielle of To The Front join us for a talk about doing it yourself, doing it yourself during covid, cultivating interests, photography, nostalgia, and connecting with like-minded people.

A2GX001 - The Story Of... Rise And Fall

Feb. 6, 2021

A new recurring format. Bjorn, Cedric, and Vince from Rise and Fall join us for a narrative journey of their band. This first episode explores their formation, the importance of driving to practice together, the power of loc…

A2G158 - Volatility In the Market

Feb. 2, 2021

Outsider music and outsider trading. We field questions that have been itching in your brains. Can we remember Limp Bizkit lyrics? Memorable split release moments. Album tropes we love. How to break into the touring circuit.…

A2G157 - Wonderful System For Doing the Garlic

Jan. 26, 2021

Remember the part in Goodfellas where Paulie is using a razor to slice garlic into ultra-thin slivers? We do that for metallic hardcore, hardcore with metal influences, and metalcore. Joining us in this maddening exercise is…

A2G156 - Your Emotions Are Nothing But Politics

Jan. 19, 2021

Hardcore is punk and punk is political, right? Well, maybe. Or maybe not. What counts as politics? Is everything politics? Who are some of the best to do it?

A2G155 - Enter Here

Jan. 12, 2021

What is the best place to start with a subgenre? Is it the most important albums? The most popular? The most representative of that sound? We attempt to answer the question and give our picks for genres, labels, and eras. Fr…

A2G154 - Triathletes, Try-Athletes, and Touring Musicians

Jan. 5, 2021

John Joseph as an old dude athlete. Bootleg shirts, good and bad. Fliers, good and bad. Releasing records when you can't tour. Touring coming back. Pileup on the new release highway. A rotten game.

A2G153 - So, How Was Your Year?

Dec. 29, 2020

You know what it is. It's the end of the year and we talk about how it was for hardcore. A wild year in some respects and a muted one in other ways. What's the final verdict?

A2G152 - 1995: Year Of the OJ Verdict, and also Ripping Hardcore

Dec. 22, 2020

Bosnia and Oklahoma City. Aum Shinrikyo and Bill Clinton. Wild year for the world and a pioneering year for hardcore. Good, bad, interesting, and otherwise- we cover it all this episode. YEAR IN HARDCORE 1995.

A2G151 - Hardcore Festivus

Dec. 15, 2020

The Airing of Grievances! Hardcore for the holidays!

A2G150 - Play Extended

Dec. 8, 2020

Even the best LP could do for a little editing for length. We put on our Unsolicited Producer headsets and chop some songs off classic and sleeper LPs. INTEGRITY to AGNOSTIC FRONT to TRAPPED UNDER ICE and everything in betwe…

A2G149 - Good Ol Fashion Tent Revival

Dec. 1, 2020

Where did the metalcore go? Are we post-revival or does revival never die? The atom-splitting superpower that was the Gorilla Biscuits reunion tour. Jake Paul is the new Mike Tyson. And we're blessed to have RULE THEM ALL Li…

A2G148 - Thanks, Homies

Nov. 26, 2020

Annual tradition of sharing our favorite podcasts continues. We've got a taste of music, art, culture, and nonsense podcasts for you to try. Our way of saying thank you to our fellow podcasters and to you. Have a good holida…

A2G147 - What Even Matters Anymore, Man

Nov. 24, 2020

Weird year. Which bands feel like they're still in the front of our minds, even without shows to see them on? Which bands are we excited to see for the first time? Some thoughts about which acts 'matter' now, and which will …