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Damian Abraham can be many things... the singer of a critically acclaimed band, a failed VJ, a host for Vice…a parent, but certainly he is a punk music obsessive.

Each week, he sits down and chats with an interesting person from the far reaching worlds of entertainment to find out how their life was changed by the discovery of a novelty genre that supposedly died out in 1978... PUNK.

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Damian Abraham can be many things... the singer of a critically acclaimed band, a failed VJ, a host for Vice…a parent, but certainly he is a punk music obsessive.

Each week, he sits down and chats with an interesting person from the far reaching worlds of entertainment to find out how their life was changed by the discovery of a novelty genre that supposedly died out in 1978... PUNK.

    Episode 328 - Trever Keith (Face To Face, Icarus/Daedalus)

    Episode 328 - Trever Keith (Face To Face, Icarus/Daedalus)

    This week on the show, Damian goes face to face with the face of Face To Face: TREVER KEITH! Listen in as the two discuss going from being a late bloomer into punk to fronting one of SoCal punk's most iconic bands. Not to be missed & also don't miss the new Face To Face album "No Way Out But Through" dropping later this year on Fat Wreck ChordsAlso Touched On:Not getting punk at first

    Hearing Bad Religion and it clicking at 20

    The Descendants and the best band

    Not digging the Germs and the Dead Kennedys

    The roots of punk and metal being the same

    Black Dove: The band that eats glass!!!

    The house foundation show scene

    Victoria Manor

    The other Zero Tolerance 

    Face To Face forms

    Voodoo Glow Skulls

    Guttermouth

    Violence at shows

    a riot at Pigfest

    Rhythm Collision 

    Meeting the Grim

    Ill Repute

    Signing to Fat and touring with NoFX

    Going to Europe with Lagwagon

    Working Geza X

    Major label headaches

    The start of Vagrant Records

    & SO MUCH MORE!!!!BROUGHT TO YOU BY VANS 

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    Episode 327 - Julien Baker Part 2

    Episode 327 - Julien Baker Part 2

    JULIEN BAKER IS BACK! That's right, Julien returns to the show & we'll be damned if it’s not one of the best episodes ever! Listen in as the two discuss: Nirvana by algorithm, Punk/ Religious guilt, smashing guitars, the loneliness of playing solo & so much more!!! NOT TO BE MISSED!!!Also, don't miss Julien Baker's AWESOME "Little Oblivions" out NOW Matador!Also Touched On: The concession to pop culture

    The audacity of a phone call

    The writer/performer distinction 

    Playing with a band again for the first time

    The co-operative nature of performance

    How thrilling will it be to be at a show again?!?

    The intensity of the spotlight

    Hayley from Paramore

    Chumbawamba career moves

    Zach Against The Machine 

    “I’m sus of everything”: being weary of promotion

    The freedom success allows

    Mitigating the punk rock guilt

    What would have happens if the meeting with Sean 6131 did't happen?

    Punk as religion: reduxComputers as DJs

    Pheobe and Lucy as inspiration 

    Religion, punk and dogmasQuestioning straight edge and finding Sobriety& SO MUCH OTHER GOODNESS!!!BROUGHT TO YOU BY VANS 

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    Episode 326 - Ari Katz (Lifetime, Beach Rats, Zero Zero, Enuf)

    Episode 326 - Ari Katz (Lifetime, Beach Rats, Zero Zero, Enuf)

    Well, we didn’t miss your birthday this year! Today on the show, Damian is joined by Lifetime’s legendary singer, ARI KATZ!! Damian is beside himself with joy as he talks with one of his favourite vocalists. Listen in as the two discuss: eating Taco Bell Hot Sauce for sustenance on tour, realizing people are trying to sing like you, having to walk away from music & so much more! This is NOT TO BE MISSED!

    Also Touched On:  

    Hearing the Dead Kennedy on a non-punk mixtape

    “Do you have any punk records?”

    Buying Group Sex

    Husker Du for a first show

    Meeting AJ on the edge of the pit

    Joining Enuf

    Christmas (the band)

    “WHAT THE FUCK IS THIS?!”: hearing Youth Of Today for the first time

    Going to CBGBs for the first time

    learning how to play drums

    The violence at shows

    Getting haircuts with Walter and Civ

    People doing interesting things with mosh parts and fast parts

    Jawbreaker at ABC No Rio

    Loving the Fastbacks

    Eating Taco Bell hot sauce on a two month and half tour with Up Front

    Touring with Unit Pride and Insted during the summer of Youth Crew

    getting kicked out of Up Front and Courage

    Running into Rob Fish with a flyer from Dan Yemin in his pocket

    Trying to sound like Mark Ryan

    Hearing people doing their own version of your vocal

    When pop-punk kids took notice

    Joining Resurrection 

    Not being built for it

    Signing to New Age

    Flowers over baseball bats

    The influence of Superchunk

    “No, no, no. Don’t say that.”: The AFI Riot

    & TONS OF OTHER GOODNESS


    BROUGHT TO YOU BY VANS 

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    Episode 325 - Jeff Gunnells (Cold As Life, H8Inc., Ramallah)

    Episode 325 - Jeff Gunnells (Cold As Life, H8Inc., Ramallah)

    Few legends loom larger in punk than that of Detroit's COLD AS LIFE. Today on the show, Cold As Life's guitarist turned vocalist, JEFF GUNNELLS sits down with Damian to talk about the reality behind the infamy. From open warfare with the bouncers at Blondies, to checking Insane Clown Posse's egos at their first show and so much more; this is NOT TO BE MISSED. Pick up a copy of the Cold As Life's CLASSIC "Born To Land Hard", the record that redefined what is was to be "hardcore", out on the great A389 Recordings now!.Also Touched On:Finding Discharge

    Going to record stores

    Day-glo Abortions, Ugly But Proud, Gore, Necros at the Greystone’s

    Shifting from punk to a harder sound

    Oi

    DIY out of necessity

    Death all around

    Having to hide out

    Documenting a city in decline 

    Writing reality

    Drugs and corruption

    SBLC

    Getting in where you fit in: Making connections with other scenes

    “We were a little wolf pack”: Blondies and war with the bouncers

    Attracting the right 

    Meeting Agnostic Front 

    Carrying on without Rawn

    Taking over vocals

    Living by the sword and the tragedy of dying by it

    Rest in Peace: Tim Mycek Jr., Jake Loch and Johnny Myers

    Feisty Cadavers: RIP Steve Crass

    The lost Las Vegas sessions for the 2nd lp

    H8INC

    XTyrantX: Real deal

    ICP’s first show opening for Cold As Life… it didn’t go well

    Earthmover and +/- Records

    Going to Europe

    Detroit Heresy 

    The greatness of Pittbull& SO MUCH MORE!BROUGHT TO YOU BY VANS

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    Episode 324 - Dave Buick (The Go, Lost Kids, Italy Records, Third Man Records)

    Episode 324 - Dave Buick (The Go, Lost Kids, Italy Records, Third Man Records)

    Detroit week continues on TOAP! Today on the show, the great DAVE BUICK of The Go & Italy Records comes to talk about the Garage side of the Rock City! Listen in as Dave & Damian discuss: collecting Touch & Go Records, the precursors to the White Stripes explosions, releasing one of the most valuable 7"s ever & so much more! Don't miss it!!! Also Touched On: The greatness of 80’s pop music

    Side two of the tape with U2 on the side one

    Dead Kennedys telling kids to steal mail

    Dorks United

    On ramp periods of music

    Finding the cool people working at the record store

    Volbeats

    The lost period of Detroit rock and roll awareness 

    trying to tape song of the radio

    Iggy opening for the Pretenders

    learning about Touch and Go from a friends sister

    “We have a show Wednesday”: learning to play bass and Joining the Go in the same day

    The Gories

    Adult

    Wolf Eyes

    making a home Ugly But Proud pocket tee

    Starting Italy Records

    Putting out The Dirtys record out of a sense of civic pride

    The story of one of the most valuable 7”s of all time& SO MUCH OTHER GOODNESSBROUGHT TO YOU BY VANS 

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    Episode 323 - Loren Molinare (The Dogs, Attack, Little Caesar)

    Episode 323 - Loren Molinare (The Dogs, Attack, Little Caesar)

    Get ready for the greatest Rock & Roll story never told! Today on the show, Damian is joined by LOREN MOLINARE from The Dogs! Famous amongst punk collectors for their obscure & awesome records, The Dogs’ career is far more interesting & storied than any of the more well known counter parts. Listen in as Damian discusses one of the most fascinating careers in music with the guy who lived it. From playing with the likes of the MC5, Kiss & Van Halen to drinking with Bon Scott to clowning Sid Vicious on stage to teaching the Ramones how to dress to inspiring Black Flag to play: THIS IS ONE NOT TO BE MISSED!!!!!

    Also Touched On: 

    The Dogs: born in ’69

    Mary walks into the basement and makes the band real

    Hearing I Wanna Be Your Dog for the first time

     Dick Wagner from the Frost

    Opening for the MC5 and getting to witness them live for the first time

    The effect of the The Who coming to Ann Arbor 

    playing  

    Getting beaten and dragged to jail in from of 9000 people for refusing to play after Bob Seger

    Getting banned from the Mid-West

    Opening from Ted Nugent at the first solo show

    After one thing but before another: Going to New York in ’73

    finding the voice

    Raw Power over Fun House and S/T

    Finally seeing The Stooges

    influencing Black Flag

    The Motels

    The Pop

    “Radio Free Hollywood”

    The Masques and the punks

    Drinking and playing with AC/DC at their first US gig

    “Let’s fuck him up!”: Sid Vicious looking like a fool on stage

    Australia gets it

    “Thank god for bootleggers!”

    Killed By Death saved everything

    Opening for Kiss

    Playing with the Pre-Blondie Stilettos

    Going belly up in London

    Seeing the Ramones before the Ramones at shows& SO MUCH OTHER GOODNESSBROUGHT TO YOU BY VANS 



     

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