Dwarves’ frontman Blag Dahlia denies Noxious’ allegations of conspiracy to expel Bobby Pickles from The Bowery Electric on this two-part series concerning “some obscure dude from New York”.
SYNOPSIS OF BANTER:
Bobby asks Bob about how he got his start in radio. Bob explains his humble beginnings on a local Pirate Radio Station and growing up the son of a 70's A.M. Radio "Hot Jock" DJ.
Bobby declares, “pop-anything sucks”, including but not limited to pop-country and pop-hip-hop and pop-punk; he then continues on with a news story about Blink 182. Bob continues to be amazed that the aforementioned band remains seemingly relevant to the patrons of dyingscene.com and quickly dismisses them.
Bob asks Joe Queer why punk rock legends are so much more accessible than the untouchable rock heroes of yesteryear. Joe tells Bob about meeting Joey Ramone and eventually working with him on his solo record. Legendary! (There’s that word again). Later, Blag baba-booeys the interview, asking Joe about "the blow and all that stuff".
Bob discusses his deep seething hatred of the "emo/kid/bubblegum/pop" bands who are continually signed to Epitaph, explaining further that the only relevant band still left on the label is Bad Religion (not true, see: Rancid, Pennywise, Millencolin, Propagandhi, The Descendents...and the list goes on and on).
Talk turns to all of the different silly names that record labels are naming themselves.
Bobby mentions looking forward to seeing Less Than Jake in New Haven, then gloats that there are no Florida dates for Bob to catch. Bob informs Bobby that LTJ's frontman, Chris DeMakes, lives in the same Florida city as he, continuing that they play roughly eight local shows per year.
Bobby, once again, invites Bob to New York for a yearly shindig, then accuses him of being “too pushy” when Bob suggests an interview request with NJ hardcore band, Bigwig. Passive-aggressive puns are passed around playfully as Bob chastises Bobby for a slow news week at DyingScene.com when his supposed “jouralist” co-host covers a story about "some dude’s record collection" - Bobby waxing on about Minor Threat’s Filler EP.
THIS WEEK’S HEADLINES
Some of the topics reported herein, include, but are not limited to the following: Keep the Manspeaker Family together - Green Jellÿ frontman, and loving father, Bill Manspeaker starts a GoFundMe campaign to raise $5000 to retain a lawyer for his embattled court proceedings, attempting to remove custody rights from his daughter; Contest: Sweet Baby “It’s A Girl” LP reissue, new Sweet Baby 7-inch & more; Video: “The Making of Fat Mike’s Punk Rock Musical” (Part 2); more Matt Skiba and Blink 182 news (Bob yawns); The World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die sign to Epitaph Records; Mest announces reunion with classic lineup; Less Than Jake announce more US/Canada dates with Reel Big Fish; Live Video: Bigwig perform “Flavor Ice” at Natefest; Watch Scott Helland (Deep Wound, Outpatients) gush about record collection.
THIS WEEK’S PLAYLIST
Moral Decline - Habitual Line Crosser
Knockin Bones - Warriors
Band Mango - Sinking Ships
Blag Dahlia Interview
Stabbed In Back - Dead Inside
The Queers Interview (Pt 1)
The Queers - I Can’t Stop Farting
Frank Turner - Get Better
Fools Gold - OCMD
The Decline - Growing Up Is A Gateway Drug
Drunken Logic - (The Good News Is) Nobody Gives A Damn
The Queers Interview (Pt. 2)
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