#233 Miguel Chen of Teenage Bottlerocket

Miguel Chen is the bass player for Teenage Bottlerocket. TBR is on Fat Wreck Chords and is in the middle of a world tour. they’ve already played South America, South Africa and South Florida (citation needed). Miguel also owns and operates a Yoga studio with his wife. He’s managed to blend punk rock with a […]

Brian Doherty RIP

Brian Doherty was the lead guitar player and co-founder of “Big Wreck”. A band that was founded in a dorm room at Berklee college of music in the early nineties. Brian was a kind and humble man with some pretty great stories to share. I want to thank Colton Taylor that hooked up this talk […]

#232 Andrea Alves of “Statues on Fire”

Andre Alves plays guitar and sings in Sao Paulo Brazils “Statues on Fire”. Statues on Fire were just about to go on tour in Germany before when we spoke about a week ago. Statues on Fire is a style of melodic hardcore similar to bands like Strung Out and Belvedere with a welcoming 90’s sound. […]

#231 Lee Rose of “Ace of Wands”

Lee Rose is the lead singer and principal song writer for Toronto’s “Ace of Wands”. Great Lyrics and and song writing makes this band. They are true to their sound and ethic in todays fickle musical landscape. Their debut LP is titled “Lioness” and it was recorded a few songs at a time until there […]

#230 Spencer B of ‘Give You Nothing’

Spencer B is the vocalist for Santa Cruz’s ‘Give you Nothing’. Formed from a few different hardcore bands in the local area, ‘Give you Nothing’ is reminiscent of the early/mid 90’s skate punk and it’s amazingly played and recorded. Their album is out on snubbed records and was released on May 1 2019. Spencer has […]

#229 Ryan Dix of “Old Wives”

Ryan comes to us from sunny Edmonton AB to talk about a few things like promote their mini Ontario and Quebec tour. He also came on to talk about the live stream that Old Wives will be playing here at my house. there will be a chance to pay what you can with a digital […]

#228 Jeremy Dove

Jeremy Dove and I go back to the early 90’s. Jeremy and I first met when he joined a band I knew called ‘Yet Another Posse’. A rap metal band that had a ton of potential. So much that the major labels came calling. As many bands fates go, YAP had a go at the […]

#227 John Redmond of “Lovesick Bombs”

John Redmond is the co-founder of Lovesick bombs with the project “Drawing Music”. It’s a project that puts artists and musicians together creating art from music and music from art. John has been several things before this. He was a promoter at San Fransisco’s Bottom of the Hill. A famous club that I actually discovered […]

#226 Stevie from Clowns

Stevie Williams is the lead singer of Melbourne Australia’s “Clowns”. Clowns have just released their new album “Nature/Nurture” on Fat Wreck chords and Damaged records. Nature/Nurture is 11 solid songs that aren’t in any way generic melodic hardcore. There’s the short fast head baggers as well as a 5 minute + jam. In the podcast […]

#225 Darryl Hurs

Darryl Hurs is the co-founder of Indie week that takes place in the fall in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Darryl is also now working with CD Baby as the Canadian Marketing Manager. CD Baby is the oldest online service for independent artist to have cd’s made in low quantities with affordable rates. Darryl has always been […]