Covering every record released by Epitaph.
Everything Sucks (1996) with Chris Enriquez
In September of 1996, the Descendents release their first full LP of new material since in 9 years. Everything Sucks brought the band back into a world that was now populated with countless bands they themselves had inspired. With a culture now primed to understand what they were doing so many years ago, Everything Sucks […]
Refused: The Shape of Punk To Come (1998) with Mike Mowery
Refused’s The Shape of Punk to Come (1998) (or The Shape of Punk to Come: A Chemical Bombination in 12 Bursts) is no stranger to short lists of the best punk albums of all time. The album’s liner notes states that punk and hardcore music could not be anti-establishment by continuing to package revolutionary lyrics […]
The Dillinger Escape Plan: Irony Is A Dead Scene (2002) with Jimmy Rhodes
In between lead singers, The Dillinger Escape plan teamed up with the legendary Mike Patton on a four song EP that combined elements of metal & hardcore, highlighting the band’s tremendous technical acuity and wrapped it all in a self-aware production style. The EP was titled “Irony Is A Dead Scene” (2002). Discussing the record […]
The Bouncing Souls: Anchors Aweigh (2003) with Jeffrey “El Jefe” Everett
“A lot of fans have certain expectations from us; they want silly songs about BMXs or Ole again and again. Every song won’t be a carbon copy of your favourites Souls song. It’s one big long life story, having many different episodes and chapters. This is what we’ve always done, write from the heart. That […]
Joyce Manor: Cody (2016) with Zac Gelfand
Joyce Manor released their fourth studio album Cody (2016) into a world where their contemporaries that had come to acclaim with a traditional punk rock sound were finding success with more varied explorations into melody, arrangement and tempo. Zac Gelfand (Uproxx, Stereogum, Rolling Stone, Antiquiet) joins to discuss this departure from their previous work. Follow […]
The Weakerthans: Reconstruction Site
The Weakerthans’ ‘Reconstruction Site’ was their very first album released by Epitaph Records. It’s immediately charming upon first listen with a density of thoughtful lyrics and musical intelligence that rewards you with something new each time you re-listen. You could also say the same for our guest Tony Thaxton, drummer for Motion City Soundtrack, as well […]
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Guys! You talked all the way through the most amazing song, King’s Crossing, and didn’t say one word about it except it was a favorite.
Just now listening to your podcast for the first time- Former Epitaph artist and huge fan of The Weakerthans (and of Tony's drumming). Excited to hear more!
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Fun podcast to nerd out to if you love punk rock and Epitaph records.