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Episode 242 - Simon Doom (Spiral Heads, MGMT, Thulsa Doom)

Released Friday, 21st February 2020
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Get ready! This week on the show Damian is joined by Spiral Heads & MGMT member, the great SIMON DOOM! Sit in as they discuss coming of age in the not so great era of NY punk & how that set him on the path for the rest of his life. NOT TO BE MISSED.

Also Touched On:

Nirvana as the gateway band
Getting a Sub Pop comp and hearing the Dwarves’ “Drug Store”
Parents meeting in Jessie Michaels’ dad’s class
Bobcat Goldthwait, Chokebore Butthole Suffers and Nirvana 
The loss of Kurt Cobain impacts a young kid
buying bootleg Nirvana tapes off Merle Allin
Drawing Lars’ tattoos on yourself and fooling Merle
reading punk jackets
Making a fake ID to get into CBGB’s
“Are you a spy of something?” - cops find your fake ID
“12 year old boy looking for band members” a personal ad 
Spider sends a picture of him puking
becoming friends with the skinhead goes terribly wrong 
Social Disease
The Murder Junkies were a terrifying gang without a messiah 
Adults beefing with kids
Thulsa Doom
The grimy shityness of punk can be exhausting
if it didn’t have the D-BEAT, i didn’t like it
“This isn’t a metal venue!” Dave It Up and Stuart Schrader’s opinion mattered
going indie


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