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Rock is Dead #3: Doug Carrion

Our most punk rock episode to date! Mike and Ryan review The Misfits reunion show and talk with Doug Carrion. Doug has played with the bands; The Descendents, Dag Nasty, and Kottenmouth Kings. We talk about the early days of punk and hardcore and discuss the state of the music industry today.

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Pixies: Godfathers (and Mother) of Grunge

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In this episode we tell the story of a little Massachusetts Art-Punk-Folk-Rock band that breaks big in the UK while starting a new genre of music.

Show Notes –

Larry Norman: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y18yPO03zjo&list=PL8985AA7D54F98BE9

Purple Tapes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WK2Qr5Xy7X4&list=PL617AF011DAC511CB

’89 Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWH3hchRv0w

Rage Against the Machine: Profits of Rage

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Join in on our discussion of Rage Against the Machine. In this episode we talk about the history of the band and debate the authenticity of the bands politics. Are Rage the revolutionary real Macoy or just another cog in the mass media marketing machine?

 

Show notes:

Zach Interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ea3O3Ql2D44

RATM First Show: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HMq-qAn3otE

MC Hammer: Go for Broke

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In this episode we discuss the rise and fall of a true showman: MC Hammer. Listen in as we tell the story of a preacher turned rapper, turned almost gansta rapper, turned preacher/rapper.

Show Notes:

Video Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLl0MnJ-0vtjxSt-sfzvA343GFHYtHgKXh

Hammers House: https://www.sfgate.com/news/article/M-C-Hammer-Sells-Mansion-Moves-to-Tracy-Rap-2811447.php