Episode 30: Gavin Van Vlack (musician, martial artist) Part 1 “Wednesday is the new Tuesday”

Gavin is a lifer. Whether as a musician (Absolution, Burn, Canonized, NY Hoods, Die 116) or as a martial artist, he has demonstrated a high level of dedication to his craft. Which, made him a perfect guest for the podcast! I mean, folks that are in it for the long haul SURELY have opinions on […]

Episode 28: Chris Wyatt (co-host Nickel City Soundtrack) Part 1 “Here come the Taste Police”

Chris Wyatt is a co-host for the Buffalo based, Buffalo centric podcast “Nickel City Soundtrack”. I met Chris is either 1990 or 91 during my time as a writer for Crunchface Fanzine. Chris was a part of Crew Cutt Fanzine and traveling from Buffalo to Chicago when he stopped in Akron to hang out. We […]

Episode 28: Chris Wyatt (co-host Nickel City Soundtrack) Part 2 “This Pod Rejected”

Chris Wyatt is a co-host for the Buffalo based, Buffalo centric podcast “Nickel City Soundtrack”. I met Chris is either 1990 or 91 during my time as a writer for Crunchface Fanzine. Chris was a part of Crew Cutt Fanzine and traveling from Buffalo to Chicago when he stopped in Akron to hang out. We […]

Episode 15: Five and Change “A Metallic KO Without A Shirtless Septaugenarian”

In the early 90’s Integrity’s “Those Who Fear Tomorrow” changed the face of hardcore – for better or worse. After that Lp there was a deluge of bands playing a type of hardcore that had less in common with punk and began playing metal with a hardcore aesthetic. Still, many people still called it “hardcore”. […]

Episode 9: Jason Sparkes (guitarist of Soul Charge/Unblind/Run Devil Run) Part 1 “Tales from Newark, Ohio. Rated PG.”

Jason Sparkes is the guitarist for the Cleveland based hardcore band Soul Charge, as well as Run Devil Run and is an all around nice guy. He originally hails from Newark, Ohio where he first became involved in music. We talk about his influences and dance around a long, boring story to be told in […]