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Hardcore On Tour: Stories From The Van

Hardcore On Tour: Stories From The Van

Casual conversations from the underground DIY hardcore community. Recorded in the van as your host, Bryan (Vocalist/Drummer of RIG TIME!) travels the country and captures raw, natural conversations from other bands and members of the current US hardcore scene. A podcast for the underground hardcore scene.
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29 - Mike Vashkar Parsram (Cold Shoulder, Wish You Death & more)
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Mike delivers vocals for some of Canada's hardest bands, and we sit down to talk about how much I love Cold Shoulder, his multiple bands, touring experience, his love for the fitness, lyrical depth and a whole lot more. COLD SHOULDER - WISH YOU DEATH - STREET JUSTICE - HEARTLESS - TOP DOWN RECORDS - NEW AGE RECORDS -
March 19, 2022
28 - 200 Stab Wounds
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200 Stab Wounds joins me in the van in Colorado Springs, CO after a killer show. We talk about the band rising from the ashes of a previous project, working with Maggot Stomp Records, touring, reacting to the quick blast of popularity the band has receieved and a lot more.
October 29, 2021
27 - Venus Twins (TX)
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What do you do after a battle set at a skatepark in Kansas City that ends early because of a rain storm? You record a podcast episode. Noise Rock elite, Venus Twins, sit down in the van to chat about Texas, touring, influences and a whole lot more.
October 20, 2021
26 - MASK UP: Round Two (First Blood, Full Blown Chaos, Sworn Enemy & more)
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One episode wasn't enough for the hardcore supergroup force MASK UP!  On this episode, I am joined again by guitarist Joe Kenney (First Blood, Pay No Respect) and vocalist Chris Kovach (If I Die) but the addition of drummer Jeff Facci (Full Blown Chaos, Concrete Ties & more) gives us even more new stories to tell. We discuss touring, basement shows vs festivals, wildest show memories, influences, favorite bands, songwriting and much more.
September 06, 2021
25 - Mark Alan Bradley ( disappear. & Unblind )
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If you ever wanted to know the best way to avoid bumps from shaving your head, this is the episode for YOU! I was lucky to speak with Mark Alan Bradley from Fort Wayne's metallic hardcore outfit "disappear." and new straight edge heavy hitters "Unblind". Not only is he a great vocalist, but a  licensed barber, lifelong skateboarder and all around interesting person. We chat about influences, skateboard injuries, local shows, Joey Jordison, music of our youth and the journey to where we are now. disappear. - Unblind -
July 29, 2021
24 - Ryan Hoffart (Baltic To Boardwalk)
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Ryan is always good for a fun conversation, and he joins me in the imaginary internet van to discuss the brand new BALTIC TO BOARDWALK EP, booking shows, things to not do when you're booking a show, North Dakota and much more. Baltic To Boardwalk - RIG TIME! - Wrestling Moves In The Pit Podcast -
June 23, 2021
23 - Meredith Henderson (VCTMS)
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Meredith from VCTMS jumps in the imaginary internet van to talk about merch, their tour history, early influences, how covid hit the band, songwriting, the Chicagoland scene, the early days and future of VCTMS, plus much more! Pre Order the new VCTMS album now! //
March 08, 2021
22 - Chris Kovach & Joe Kenney of MASK UP! (First Blood, Full Blown Chaos, Treason, Lionheart & more)
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MASK UP! is a brand new group assembled to raise money for UNICEF and put some killer riffs in your ears. Consisting of members from First Blood, Full Blown Chaos, Lionheart, Treason and many others, this band is guaranteed to get you movin'. I saw down with Chris Kovach (Vocals) and Joe Kenney (Guitar) to talk about the band origin, songwriting, moshing, the metalcore label, favorite music, inspirations, tour memories, stand out shows and a lot more. We also play 5 hard songs to get your blood flowing all week long. Get ready to MASK UP!
March 01, 2021
21 - Adam Loellke (Pickwick Commons)
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Adam from Pickwick Commons hopped in the internet van to talk deep about post covid shows, hard work, booking tours, playing Warped Tour, favorite bands, lots of stories and more.
February 26, 2021
20 - Kyle Taylor (Blind Idol, Crafter & more)
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I have spent many, many days on the road with Kyle Taylor from Blind Idol, Crafter, Sentimental Press & Dare To Be. We talk about favorite places to play, both for shows and for scenery. We also converse about tour memories, 2020, Vermont, Vancouver, super secret details about his newest band and much more. 
February 12, 2021
19 - Nick Grandchamp (River City Rebels, Get A Grip & more)
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Wisconsin and Vermont clash in a battle of who's nicer! In all seriousness, my dear friend Nick Grandchamp joins me to talk about touring etiquette, having lunch with Mick Foley, getting gear stolen at shows, wrestling, the Vermont scene, 242 Main, punk rock ethics and we mention THE PATH about 40 times.  River City Rebels - Get A Grip - People Watchers -
February 04, 2021
18 - Tyler Lewis (Downhearted)
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Tyler from Omaha's powerhouse DOWNHEARTED hops in the imaginary internet van to discuss anything and everything in the world of being a DIY band, shows, touring, merch, the impact of Covid in 2020 and much more! Be sure to click "Follow" for weekly episode updates! DOWNHEARTED -
January 31, 2021
17 - Jake Bones (Nail Splitter, Nihil & more)
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I chat with my good friend Jake about their musical projects, dark art magazine, healthcare, tour stories, how 2020 hit and much more. Nail Splitter - Horrid Magazine - Thy Shade - Illithid -
January 25, 2021
16 - MAUL
I sat down with Garrett, the vocalist of Fargo death metal kings MAUL, to chat about why North Dakota shows are so damn good, wrestling, good bands, and much more. We also talk about and play his favorite track from the brand new MAUL EP.
February 26, 2020
15 - LIVID
LIVID is one of Wisconsin's best exports of grimy powerviolence and they sit down in the van with me in Columbia, MO to chat about moshing, touring, the West Coast, songwriting, being a dickhead, our love for Jon Fett and much, much more in this extra...
February 14, 2020
Mike from Canada's COLD SHOULDER sits down in the van!
December 07, 2019
I sit down with Iowa's greatest export, CLOSET WITCH, and we talk about Iowa's great bands, venues & scenes. We also chat about touring, songwriting, influences, lyrics, rituals, and a lot more
November 15, 2019
12 - The Path
THE PATH is one of Vermont's finest hardcore punk exports, and I sat down with Vocalist Jon Berg to talk about all ages shows, Long Island hardcore history, the Vermont scene, amazing bands, political and moral issues, lyrical content and a lot more.
November 05, 2019
The boys in DISTINGUISER sit down in the van to talk about their newest album, the Las Vegas scene, best buds on the road, touring and so much more.
October 29, 2019
Triple Play with BOUNDRIES, ORTHODOX & REGIME. Hear their recently played artists, crazy tour stories and lots of surprises.
October 02, 2019
Duston is Tulsa, OK native and the bassist of PIECE OF MIND. We chat about booking, Tulsa, festivals, attitudes and so much more!
September 26, 2019
INSVRGENCE and PORTALS chat in the van!
August 19, 2019
St. Louis heavyweights POLTERGUTS chat in the van!
August 17, 2019
HEEL TURN talks Alabama hardcore, wrestling, human rights, mixed genres and so much more!
August 05, 2019
5 - The Obnoxious Boot (aka Q)
The Obnoxious Boot talks hardcore over the past 20 years, Cincinnati and so much more.
July 29, 2019
4 - D!PT
Jon from D!PT talks about the Fort Wayne scene and much more
July 22, 2019
3 - The Cambion
CJ, drummer for The Cambion, talks tour life.
June 27, 2019
North Carlolina's FILTH chats with Bryan in the van about Limp Bizkit, Booking, and more.
June 17, 2019
1- Albert The Cannibal
Bryan chats with Kevin from ALBERT THE CANNIBAL
June 13, 2019