Damian Abraham is the vocalist for the band Fucked Up and currently hosts the podcast Turned Out A Punk.
"Somebody told me that you had a punk past". This week on the show Damian is joined by The Killers' Ronnie Vannucci for a deep dive into the early 90's Las Vegas punk scene. Join the two as they discuss going from NoFX shows in the desert to being in one of the biggest bands in the world. NOT TO BE MISSED! Also check out The Killers' "Imploding The Mirage" coming later in 2020.Also Touched On:Moving to Northern California from VegasParent’s friend Emily gives you a DK and a COC tapeSeeing the Minutemen in skate videosGetting “Head on the Door” by the CureDad’s bitching vanGoing to see the Cadillac Tramps at the Huntrage Theatre The Summer of ShowsVermin From Venus connectionThe Double Down Saloon… or Double Door?Sneaking into showsMeeting older kids at the heath food storeJohn Castro and A Lesser DogSeeing NoFX playing in the desertHow did a desert show work?Fugazi: Vegas StyleHouse of Blues changes the gamePurple Dirt with Vegas’ Dave NavarroMeeting Elephant Stone and forming Attaboy SkipFaultTennis Court showsWhen no one comes to the show, might as well play ska/punk?How the Killer came to be & SO MUCH MORE!!!BROUGHT TO YOU BY VANS
Get ready! This week on the show, Damian is joined by the god Katie Harkin! Listen in as the two discuss: the post industrial collectivism of Yorkshire punk, free hats from MF Doom, the damage done to a generation of rock dudes by the success of the Arctic Monkeys & so much more! Don't miss it & don't miss Katie's new solo album Harkin!!!!Also Touched On:Growing up in LeedsA trip to Cyprusthe influence of the Smashing PumpkinsLeeds over Reading!Feeling bad for MF Doom after his set and trying to offer him a kind word Post Industrial Collectivism the Arctic Monkeys change everythingforming a band to get a 7” in Jumbo RecordsGetting thrown out of a band for suggesting not doing coversThe Gossip blowing up in EnglandThe London music bizWichita rules!“Would you want to be the next Lilly Allen?” Why is non-mainstream music more mainstream in the UK?Sleater KinneySaturday Night Live& MUCH MUCH MORE!!!BROUGHT TO YOU BY VANS
ARE YOU READY, cause we've got a KILLER one for you tonight! JAMI MORGAN of Code Orange is on the show! Listen in as Damian & Jami finally get a chance to catch up & talk everything from family ties to Dillinger Four to calling in the Heyman Hustle at the WWE. THIS EPISODE HAS EVERYTHING!Again, NOT TO BE MISSED!Also Touched On:Punk adjacent parentsDad went to school with Billingsgate the secret family rap historybooking the first Code Orange show at 14Grade 7 pop punk WAS HUGE!Selling tickets for your own showsNever being shown the ropes of genreThe Ska demo that isn’t skaplaying with Menzingers ad a house party at 14Becoming a bitter ass band… at 15The Pittsburgh goes apartThe first tourAnti-FlagFinding your sceneBooking a Circle Takes the Square tour and then asking them to hangThe four way split and where it wentConvergeTouring with Bane“You guys fuck with ska?”Scott Vogal: people’s champThe Wicca Phase Wrestling ConnectionThe WWEJamming for just Triple HPaul Heyman, bootleg samples and the making the theme for Bray Wyatt & Much, Much More!!!BROUGHT TO YOU BY VANS
In further celebration of Pittsburgh Week, Chris and Damian invite Pittsburgh rocker Dave Martin to nerd out about Pittsburgh and get lost in the weeds along the way.
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Toronto, ON, Canada
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3 weeks, 4 days