Episodes

WA2G04 - The AXE ft the Return of Bobby Roxx

Nov. 19, 2020

Bobby Roxx returns! New music from BROKEN VOW, STONE FLEET, ZIPPER, GRIDIRON, DROWSE, FORGIVE/FORGET, SCALP, PORTRAYAL OF GUILT, SPEEDWAY, LANDOWNER, PARIIAH, STUCK, PAIN OF TRUTH, LAWFUL KILLING, MAGIC GHRELIN, CHAIN REACTI…

A2G146 - Mom, I Joined the Skulls

Nov. 17, 2020

Every band has a skull logo at some point in their careers. Which are the best? Ever thought you'd listen to that debate in bracket-seeded tournament format? Welcome to 2020.

A2G145 - Where Have All the Punkers Gone

Nov. 10, 2020

New guy in the White House; same quality hardcore podcasting you've come to expect. Hype crust, new iconic shirts, best skulls in hardcore, Beatles comparisons, washing your hands after you pee, careers as a train conductor,…

A2G144 - Vote Axe (WA2G Redux)

Nov. 3, 2020

Whether you're standing in line to vote or furiously posting on /r/anarcho-capitalism, today might be a stressful one. Here's the first three WA2G radio format episodes all in one place. Enjoy and stay safe. Hit Everyplate.c…

A2G143 - Every Band Ever

Oct. 27, 2020

For all of you who say "you should talk about _______ more" and "why don't you ever talk about ________?" this episode is for you. We talk about every band ever since the beginning of recorded music all the way to the world'…

A2G142 - Music Still Exists

Oct. 20, 2020

A quick round of the Name Game with a special guest before launching into talk about Drain, Touche Amore, Hatebreed, Seed of Pain, and Spice! The world may've shut down, but music hasn't completely.

A2G141 - The Agony Of Defeat

Oct. 13, 2020

Another round of the Name Game featuring friend of the podcast, Brian Murray. An unexpected guest crashes the podcast to tell us how all these hardcore icons are affording private flights. E.Town Concrete v Downset. Then lis…

A2G140 - Rock the Vote or Don't

Oct. 6, 2020

While the presidential debate was 'raging' we staged our own. Next time maybe it'll be about if Suicidal Tendencies has more than one good album, but this episode it's about more serious stuff. Also Patrick introduces a new …

A2G139 - Flex Your Branch Manager

Sept. 29, 2020

Friend of the podcast and learned man, Sean Doody, came through to talk Dischord Records. From Teen Idles to Trusty, Double-O to Antelope, it's all (mostly) here. Also, what's Yelp's opinion on this public bathroom? This is …

A2G138 - Damn These Rascals Are Little

Sept. 22, 2020

Jeremy Bolm talks about his band's experience with mega-producer Ross Robinson, putting out other people's records, when an LP isn't in order, Danzig, and Mr Bean.

WA2G03 - AXE-Rock

Sept. 17, 2020

The Tominator brings you the very best in hardcore, punk, metal, and everything in between. New tracks from DYING WISH, PERFECT WORLD, CRUSH THE DEMONIAC, ZULU, REACHING OUT, SOUL GLO, MODEL PRISONER, RESERVING DIRTNAPS, YOU…

A2G137 - Wake Me Up Inside Saaave Me

Sept. 15, 2020

Wake The Dead is a seminal melodic hardcore release for many, but two of us are coming in blind here. The era, the ambition, the sound, and the impact of the record are all explored. If you loved it or hate it or know nothin…

A2G136 - BIG NUMBERS

Sept. 8, 2020

Bar shows or community space shows? Underdog or Into Another? HC drama or office Christmas party? PAHC or CTHC? Magnitude or One Step Closer? Harley or JJ? Pizza or bagel? Every important question that can be phrased as a bi…

A2G135 - This Shirt Needs More Print

Sept. 1, 2020

Doing our best to let a little pressure out of the atmosphere. We talk all-over print, stepping in dog shit, work stoppage, Randy Newman, magazines, Kalamazoo, worst hardcore apparel, shorts, survival in a post-apocalypse, a…

Rest In Power

Aug. 27, 2020

Riley Gale RIP.

A2G134 - Never Ending Name Game

Aug. 25, 2020

Antidote and trips to the National Parks; Sick Of It All and literature; Vermin Supreme and voting; pepper spray and making people apologize for accusing you of things you actually did; the Name Game and fun. You'll love thi…

A2G133 - Ascending Mount Doom

Aug. 18, 2020

Entering the dark and murky world of music's near-future. Where we can't be sure shows are happening, if subculture even exists, and if paper money has value anymore. Strap into the last of the V8 Interceptors and fill up on…

WA2G02 - The AXE

Aug. 14, 2020

A cool hour of the best hardcore and punk from INTIMIDATION, GAG, MOONKISSER, INTERNAL, BITTER BRANCHES, EXCIDE, INITIATE, HELLO MARY, SOOTHING, VILE SPIRIT, GULCH, CORIKY, IMPOTENTIE, SUBDUED, SPY, BULL CULT, HUMANT BLOD, a…

A2G132 - 1.6 Fans

Aug. 11, 2020

Record Club is in full effect with a close look at the self-titled album from 1.6 Band. One for the post-hardcore heads, but there's something here for everybody: vaccines, Michael Vick, chili dogs, snitching, covid shows, f…

A2G131 - The Demon Babies Of Makeoutclub

Aug. 4, 2020

Is hardcore secretly for super-capable musicians and all that 'talent doesn't matter' stuff is a lie? Was Makeoutclub a dark signal that this is a creep scene? Or was it a nice way for awkward kids to get together? Where wer…

A2G130 - 1999 pt 2: the Endless Year

July 28, 2020

Not everyone is built for this game. But we are. Hours on a year we can't even agree is any good or not. Fastbreak to Brother Inferior to Throwdown and beyond. Hardcore from the US, Canada, Japan, and Europe. Good material,…

A2G129 - 1999 Party Over Oops Outta Time

July 21, 2020

Year In Hardcore, 1999! A wild year, with the Melissa Worm ravaging the internet, Napster making pirates out of high schoolers, and Stuart Little keeping us in theaters. Also, a ton of hardcore was peaking, dying, or limping…

WA2G01 - Radio Schenectady

July 14, 2020

Bliss out on the sounds of new music from Punitive Damage, One Step Closer, Spring Tide, Big Cheese, CHEW, Jab, and more!

A2G128 - Another Serious Moment

July 7, 2020

Kate and Emma join us to talk on callouts, cancellations, accountability, and substantive change in hardcore. Also discussed: wasps. And maybe a little taste of the new UNREAL CITY release if you're good.