While not being a huge success at the time, Repeater is now considered to be hugely influential. In my opinion, it is a classic—an important part of music history. The list of bands influenced by what Fugazi was doing at the time is endless.
What if I told you that there was an unknown Punk band, which featured Greg Gilmore (Mother Love Bone) on drums, Duff McKagen (Guns N’ Roses) on guitar as well as vocalist John Conte, and bassist Todd Fleischman? Then, what if I told you this group recorded an album, which for nearly 40 years went unreleased…until now.
The COVID-19 pandemic has been a strange time. There have been ups, and there have been downs. Things lost, and things gained. Over the course of the last year and a half, or maybe longer, I’ve made some new friends, bass player and veteran Punk/Indie rocker Andrew Earle is one of those friends.
I’ve got Ian Taylor with us today. We talk about his early days out in the des, how he came to love Punk, end up buddies with Nick Oliveri and eventually take his well-deserved place within the legendary Punk Rock outfit, the Adolescents.
Leftöver Crack was also the last concert I went to before the pandemic shut live music down as we know it. It seems like everyone that loves music has their final show stuck with them in their brain. At least, I know I have.
Josh Caterer is responsible for some of the most emotive, though-provoking, and generally catchy Pop/Punk tunes of the 90s. This time, the old saying is wrong because this old dog has undoubtedly learned some new tricks.
Greg Hetson has been a member of two of the most influential Punk Rock bands ever to take the stage. With both the Circle Jerks and Bad Religion, he’s given us some of the most incredible Punk Rock licks, one that will forever echo off of kid’s bedrooms walls.
Mike has been in the Ska and Punk game for a long time, and over the years, he has been one of the leading voices in combatting racism and sexism in not only the music business but throughout the world in general.
In the late 70s and early 80s, a new genre washed across the musical landscape. A few people were initially responsible for what came to be known as “Hardcore Punk,” one of these people was Keith Morris.
Paul D. Hudson, AKA H.R. (Human Rights), is a pioneer within the genre of Hardcore Punk. As some of the earliest pioneers hailing from the now legendary D.C. Punk Rock scene.