Archive for the ‘Long Gone Loser Interview’ Category

This week’s guest is Bryan Giles from the band Red Fang. It’s a shorter chat than you’re used to on the Long Gone Loser Rock Show but the main thing is, we solve the Party Time shenanigans that is their entry on Discogs and how it’s connected to Bryan. We also talk about Mad Max and that’s always fun. Anyway, they’re coming to Australia soon and you should all go cos they’re awesome. Dates below.

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Who Stole the Keeshka? Yes indeed! A mystery that boggles us all and that is why this week’s guest is none other than award-winning* author, vocalist and podcast host, the one and only Rockin’ Reverend Norb from the almighty Boris The Sprinkler! Hell yeah, this is a guest we have wanted on the show for years so here it is in all it’s glory of the digital airwaves form coming to you via whatever means you listen to podcasts on! This episode is totally wacky and oddball to the hilt and that’s why it’s one you are gonna love. If you are not at all hip to the sounds of Boris The Sprinkler or his work with The Onions, you will want to be after this zany chat. It’s awesome… so why not dive right into it and let’s get this party started! DEFROST!

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You can buy Norb’s tunes and books by clicking on THIS LINK.

* “Award Winning” sounds so much cooler than just plain “Author” so just roll with it, okay cos the fact remains, he should be award winning, dammit!

I don’t even know how to deal with this one cos this week’s episode is huge! Pete Kostic is this week’s guest and it’s so much fun as I go all nerd with one of my all time favourite drummers. Pete has a history in music that is so damn impressive to any Aussie rock nerd and we only just scratch the surface in this hour of power but never fear because there will be a follow up down the track but right now, this is one show you are going to enjoy.  We talk about being a part of Front End Loader, his time with The Hard-Ons, and of course playing with one of Australia’s most successful “indie” bands, Regurgitator. Pete is one of the nicest guys you could ever meet and I am thankful he agreed to come on this show and share his hilarious stories.

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This week’s guest is none other than Andrew Neufeld from the Canadian hardcore band, Comeback Kid. Not at all an interview but more just a random chat about random things while he cleaned his house. Yeah, seriously. We talk about why there has never been a 7″ vinyl release from the band, Victory Records, working with Devin Townsend, touring Europe, being mixed in with the straight edge scene, etc. There’s a bunch of random stuff here and I have to stress that I was still half asleep when doing this interview so if I sound tired, that’s why. Still, we got it done and all is good.

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Photo by Stefan Peterson.

We are back again to talk about our records for March in our Vinyl Nerdery round-up. Not only that but our good friend Stefan joins us to talk about Detroit rock n roll and photographing some of the greats including The White Stripes, Scott Morgan, Ron Asheton and the Hellacopters. It’s pretty awesome stuff as he was right there photographing these bands and documenting their performances. He also tells us more info about those discovered MC5 photos! Also, where’s Deniz Tek? Oh he’s just in the crowd watching the MC5 as talked about on this episode. There’s so much here and it’s pretty nerdy. If you like records or you like Detroit rock n roll, this will appeal to you.

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To see some of Stefan’s photography, he has a Flickr account HERE.

This week my guest on the show is none other than founding member of The Sword, John D Cronise. This interview is a good time as we chat about Guns N Roses, Led Zeppelin, records, comics, artwork, producing albums, the Bonneville Salt Flats, ZZ Top, and heaps more! It’s a good chat and if you’re a fan of the any of those things, you’ll find something of value in this episode. Totally stoked to have JD on the show.

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The Sword’s new album, Used Future, is out March 23rd on Razor & Tie. Check out the tunes below for all the riffs!

EDIT: The Sword show I saw in Italy in Bologna supporting Metallica was actually in 2008, not 2009 like I said at the start. It all gets confusing after a while.

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On this week’s show, my guest is the one and only Mark Starr, the vocalist from Salt Lake City hardcore band, INSIGHT. This is a huge deal for me this week as I have been listening to that record for almost 30 years and now he’s on the LGL Show! Heaps good! We talk about his days before INSIGHT, his trek to California and then to Seattle to start The Gimmicks, and then coming full circle back to reuniting INSIGHT 20+ years later.

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