Episodes

A2G92 - Indie Rock Barbed Wire Cage Match

Nov. 5, 2019

Negative Approach v Black Flag; indie band ethics or lack thereof; NOLA HC; Taylor Swift on a horse; Israel tour; vinyl variants; one-table Chinese takeout spots; hey I'm vegan; Wolverine hardcore; knowing too much; hatin' o…

A2G91 - It's the Great Pumpkin Devil Child!

Oct. 29, 2019

User groups; eating garbage; that city between New York and Baltimore; sympathy for the CD industry; types of snot; leather cowboy hats; bands without children; and a very fun Album-To-Album examination of the mighty Ink & D…

A2G90 - The Files Are In the Computer

Oct. 22, 2019

The Deepest of Deep Dives, this episode goes all the way into THE SUICIDE FILE. Underrated or well-loved? Punk or hardcore? Rock or roll? This band was a critical part of the hardcore landscape for many kids, despite only be…

A2G89 - Likes My Tweets Sometimes

Oct. 15, 2019

Two shows tonight, Jerome's Dream and Unit Pride, which gets your money? Are LP jackets a viable clothing item? Are scab lineups a bad thing or just a thing? Does liking someone's tweet make you their tight homie? Is it cool…

A2G88 - Florida & Kentucky Best States Sry Not Sry

Oct. 8, 2019

A timely and timeless episode that takes a snapshot of HC in 2019. Hardcore fests are packed, there's a wild variety of styles being embraced, and kids are open to older bands. It's all pretty dope, so let's enjoy it before …

A2G87 - Goddamn Things Move Fast

Oct. 1, 2019

Is HC moving faster than listeners can keep up with? Is there a right way to enjoy this? Does career trajectory of a band matter to fans or is that for absolute nerds? What role do GAINS have in making a thin man delusional?…

A2G86 - 1989: Goodbye Berlin Wall Hello Great Hardcore

Sept. 24, 2019

It's 1989. Satanic Verses inspires a fatwa, the Exxon Valdez destroys a coastline, the US sneak-invades Panama, Chinese students are fed up, and the Berlin wall falls. Also, possibly the single best year in hardcore music oc…

A2G85 - A Bathing Crust

Sept. 17, 2019

A wildly varied Listening Party, featuring ENVISION, REDBAIT, THE ANSWER, SECT, DYING WISH, POINT OF CONTACT, FUCK IT I QUIT, INVOKE, MH CHAOS, HESITATION WOUNDS, SANCTION, CONSTANT ELEVATION, FINAL RITE, IMPLIED RISK, SUNST…

A2G84 - MMA For Warrior Poets

Sept. 10, 2019

This episode is an Album to Album look at the American Nightmare LPs Background Music and We're Down Til We're Underground! Also: prison slashings; Europeans demanding value for their money; Louisville pizza; the lifting of …

A2G83 - Jim Carrey's Finest Role

Sept. 3, 2019

There is more music contained in these 3hrs than in any single piece of media in human history. It's a LISTENING PARTY! Andy joins us to give THREAT 2 SOCIETY, ANTAGONIZE, DOLLHOUSE, GATECREEPER, DOMINANT FORCE, REGIONAL JUS…

A2G82 - Video Killed the Hardcore Show?

Aug. 27, 2019

Would you rather watch a show from the comfort of your $300 gamer chair than actually attend one in the flesh? Is there a reason to catalog the scene from top to bottom? What space belongs to a band and what space belongs to…

A2G81 - BAAALLTIMOOORE!

Aug. 13, 2019

Album 2 Album: Secrets of the World v Big Kiss Goodnight. Which will you bequeath to family in your will and which will you be buried with? Best NYHC that is NOT from NY? Is this world split into honest souls and jealous MFe…

A2G80 - Nickleback Demos

Aug. 6, 2019

It's a listening party! New music from RENOUNCED, GLITTERER, HANGMAN, THE FIGHT, PINOCCHIO, SEEYOUSPACECOWBOY, MAD, CEREMONY, NINTH CIRCLE, PORTRAYAL OF GUILT, TIME AND PRESSURE, OUTSIDER, END OF YOUR ROPE, YOUNG GUV, BE ALL…

A2G79 - I Want My Homie Back

July 30, 2019

Photogate rocks the HC Twitterverse; what's good in hardcore; will our homie ever come back from the war; is noncore the bridge to heaven or the tunnel to hell; how many people can fit on a stage legally; doing it for the gr…

A2G78 - You Can Get Wit Dis Or You Can Get Wit Dat

July 23, 2019

Dust off your opinion shoes, we pulled out THIS or THAT to answer your burning binary questions. Joined by Andy Scarpulla (Tear It Up, Forward To Death, Staring Problem) we take on the world’s biggest quandaries such as: Agn…

A2G77 - Teleconference the Pit

July 16, 2019

So international. Is the Have Heart reunion the logical limit of reunions? Could you skip college and just study the Lungfish discography? Is the Whopper disgusting? Is Quake the best game? Should you torch your dorm room? W…

A2G76 - To All Our Friends In the Steampunk Community

July 2, 2019

Moon Knight, Krust, Wildside, label promotion in hardcore and self-promotion in hardcore and accidental promotion in hardcore, more Wildside, Candy, colorism in the NBA, The lawfirm of Misfits Misfits & Misfits, riding mower…

A2G75 - Lizards Of The Pizza Store

June 25, 2019

It's 75 episodes in, so time to go SUPER OFF-BRAND and talk about Horse the Band, Biohazard, Seadoos, beets, the Christian god, Shockwave, cake donuts, prison, Glassjaw, John Elway, Yuppicide, and horse farms.

A2G74 - Early To Bed Early To Rise Early 2000s Were Pretty Alright

June 18, 2019

Guest hosts Dave Ackerman and Andy Scarpulla join the fray to discuss their favorite records of the early 2000s. Marvel at how different the opinions can be from one mouth to the next. Was American Nightmare universally univ…

A2G73 - No Snitchin or Code Switchin Just Guitar Rippin

June 11, 2019

NEW MUSIC FROM ABUSE OF POWER! Toby and the cops vs Instagram Police; Cro-Mags vs Cro-Mags; bootleggers vs wallets; headliners vs support; mastering engineers vs musician ignorance; reasonable adults vs Brooklyn rent; bunk b…

A2G72 - Summer Lovin'

June 4, 2019

It's summer and things are poppin'. Time to play beach volleyball with Backtrack on their final tour. Maybe meet Drake on the floor of the Scotiabank Arena. Or walk around Vegas until you die of sun exposure. OH AND ATTEND A…

A2G71 - 1985: Gorbachev Is In! Reagan Is Back! HC Is Weird!

May 28, 2019

Medication that makes you husky! Soup! Bowling! Fake chicken salad! 7 Seconds! Corrosion of Conformity! Youth of Today! Rites Of Spring! Government Issue! DRI! Husker Du! The Descendents! SNFU! SOD! Bad Religion! And much mu…

A2G70 - What If Madball Wielded the Infinity Gauntlet?

May 21, 2019

New Angel Du$t getting talk; Soulfly as a conversation in 2019; performance enhancing drugs in hardcore; cancelled is as cancelled does; no shirts lots of chest workouts; Robert Kraft's erection; hypebeasts; more! Heavy What…

A2G69 - Five For Five For Five For Five

May 14, 2019

The five records that define every five years since 1980. There's some hot takes buried among the regular heat takes. Also of note: how to wash kale; having no friends; is Hot Water Music hardcore; records you've blanked on …