Monday, October 18

Hardcore to Punk

Bands under the hardcore and punk genre!

(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 156):  Lyle & Sean of CITY WINDOWS
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(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 156): Lyle & Sean of CITY WINDOWS

Contributor's Note:  Lyle Pavuk and Sean Sullivan of San Diego, California punk band CITY WINDOWS joins The Don's Hit List with The Don & The Grizz for the 156th episode.  In this episode, Lyle and Sean discuss melding punk, indie, hardcore and metal in order to create a unique sound in their brand of punk/hardcore music.  They discuss the goosebump moments in their debut EP "Oxbow", which was released via La Escalera Records.  City Windows is composed of former members of The Skys We Scrape(Chicago) and Deadhand(Las Vegas).  Fans can find City Windows at the following locations: www.facebook.com/citywindowsofficial www.instagram.com/citywindowsofficial Fans can find The Don's Hit List with The Don & The Grizz at the following locations: www.facebook.com/TheDonsHitL...
(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 146):  TOM PETITO of CARD READER
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(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 146): TOM PETITO of CARD READER

Contributor's Note:  Frontman/guitarist Tom Petito of Card Reader joins The Don's Hit List with The Don & The Grizz via FAB Radio International.  Card Reader is a brand new pop/punk band out of Long Island, New York and they create some catchy palatable pop/punk music.  Card Reader discusses how they were getting ready for the debut show to celebrate their single release but the Coronavirus pandemic had other plans.  They've released singles "Familiar Voices", "True Enemy" and "Sore Eyes" and plan on releasing their debut EP coming up.  Card Reader is composed of Tom Petito on guitars/vocals, Rob Cigiliano on drums, and Marc Lambert on guitars.  Fans can find Card Reader at the following locations: www.cardreader.bandcamp.com www.instagram.com/cardreaderband www.twitter.co...
(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 144):  PETE MOFFETT
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(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 144): PETE MOFFETT

Contributor's Note:  Legendary hardcore/punk drummer Pete Moffett of Government Issue, Wool, Burning Airlines and Foxhall Stacks sat down with The Don's Hit List with The Don & The Grizz for the 144th episode via FAB Radio International.  In this, they discuss his legendary drumming and how he approaches the studio when crafting a song, whether it's with Government Issue or Wool.  Pete shares some amazing stories.  Fans can find Government Issue via Bandcamp at www.governmentissue.bandcamp.com Fans can find The Don's Hit List with The Don & The Grizz at the following locations: www.facebook.com/TheDonsHitList www.twitter.com/thedonshitlist www.instagram.com/the_dons_hit_list www.dashlightent.com Fans can check out this episode featuring Pete Moffett via Soundc...
(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 129):  Author MIKE HENNEBERGER
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(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 129): Author MIKE HENNEBERGER

Contributor's Note:  Inspiring author Mike Henneberger joined The Don & The Grizz and Madness To Creation on the 129th episode of The Don's Hit List with The Don & The Grizz.  Mike released the book "Rock Bottom at the Renaissance" and we discuss a range of music that ties in to the book.  We absolutely love how the book can be tied into a soundtrack of his life growing up, and how it was such a positive release for him to release this book.  We talked about The Cure, mental health awareness, him finding his wife, and his sobriety.  Fans can find Mike Henneberger at the following locations: www.facebook.com/abergerjoint www.twitter.com/abergerjoint www.instagram.com/abergerjoint Fans can find The Don's Hit List with The Don & The Grizz at the following locations...
We Nerd Out Vol. 200:  WESTERN ADDICTION on THE DON’S HIT PODCAST
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We Nerd Out Vol. 200: WESTERN ADDICTION on THE DON’S HIT PODCAST

Contributor's Note:  Jason and Chad of San Francisco's Western Addiction appeared on the 111th episode of The Don's Hit List Podcast with co-hosts The Don and The Grizz.  They talk about coping with the Covid-19 pandemic and how they haven't seen each other since Governor Newsom's orders.  They discuss how they practice and go through the writing and recording process of Western Addiction.  They discuss being on Fat Wreck Chords and their album "Frail Bray".  Fans can find Western Addiction at the following locations: www.facebook.com/WesternAddiction www.westernaddiction.bandcamp.com Fans can find The Don's Hit List Podcast at the following locations: www.facebook.com/TheDonsHitList www.twitter.com/thedonshitlist www.instagram.com/the_dons_hit_list
We Nerd Out Vol. 197:  SUNTITLE on THE DON’S HIT LIST PODCAST
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We Nerd Out Vol. 197: SUNTITLE on THE DON’S HIT LIST PODCAST

Contributor's Note:  South New Jersey punk band Suntitle joins in with co-hosts The Don and The Grizz on the 110th episode of The Don's Hit List Podcast.  In this podcast, they discuss their two song EP "Pure Forever", which was released April 24th via Know Hope Records, including the music video for their single "Big Jawn".  Suntitle has shared the stage with the likes of Movements, Turnover, Set It Off, Knuckle Puck, and so many more bands.  Suntitle also discusses performing live and coping with the Covid-19 pandemic.  Fans can find Suntitle at the following locations: www.facebook.com/suntitleband Fans can find The Don's Hit List Podcast at the following locations: www.facebook.com/TheDonsHitList www.twitter.com/thedonshitlist www.instagram.com/the_dons_hit_list
We Nerd Out Vol. 185:  Scott Ervin of BORN AGAIN HEATHENS on THE DON’S HIT LIST PODCAST
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We Nerd Out Vol. 185: Scott Ervin of BORN AGAIN HEATHENS on THE DON’S HIT LIST PODCAST

Contributor's Note:  Bassist Scott Ervin of Born Again Heathens discusses his goosebump moments on The Don's Hit List Podcast with co-hosts The Don and The Grizz.  Born Again Heathens describes themselves as "hillbilly punk" as they incorporate bagpipes and banjos into their music.  To me, it sounds like the mix some Irish and backwoods Appalachia into their punk rock music.  They discuss the single "Poon Boat" and how they come together for their writing process.  Out of Raleigh, North Carolina, Born Again Heathens is composed of Andy Pacheco, Ben Brooks, Bryan Swinson and Scott Ervin.  Fans can find Born Again Heathens at the following locations: www.facebook.com/bornagainheathens www.heathensofficial.com Fans can find The Don's Hit List Podcast at the following locations: ...
We Nerd Out Vol. 182:  Paul Masbad of LIVE WELL Discusses his Goosebump Moments on THE DON’S HIT LIST PODCAST
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We Nerd Out Vol. 182: Paul Masbad of LIVE WELL Discusses his Goosebump Moments on THE DON’S HIT LIST PODCAST

Contributor's Note:  Paul Masbad of New York emotional punk band LIVE WELL discusses his goosebump moments on the 98th Episode of The Don's Hit List Podcast with The Don and his co-host The Grizz.  In this episode, Paul discusses their emotional pop punk with their deeply rooted lyrics.  During this interview, Paul shares a story of his time where he was in a really bad place and was close to the end until a police officer saved his life.  This past February, Live Well released their two-song EP entitled "Winter Jawn", and were slated to perform at SXSW in Austin this past March, but Covid-19 happened.  Live Well is composed of Paul Masbad on vocals and guitars, Max Johl on guitars/background vocals, Donald Perdomo on guitars/background vocals, Luis Castro on bass/background vocals, an...
We Nerd Out Vol. 181:  Dave Feldman of WYLDLIFE Discusses his Goosebump Moments on THE DON’S HIT LIST PODCAST
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We Nerd Out Vol. 181: Dave Feldman of WYLDLIFE Discusses his Goosebump Moments on THE DON’S HIT LIST PODCAST

Contributor's Note:  Vocalist Dave Feldman of Wyldlife discusses his goosebump moments on the 97th episode with The Don and The Grizz on The Don's Hit List Podcast.  On April 17th, Wyldlife released their latest album entitled "Year of the Snake" via Wicked Cool Records.  Dave discusses filing for unemployment like 40 million Americans have because of the Covid-19 pandemic along with the particulars of "Year of the Snake" and their singles entitled "Kiss and Tell" and "Automatic".  Wyldlife is composed of Dave Feldman on vocals, Samm Allen on guitars, Spencer Alexander on bass and Stevie Dios on drums.  Fans can find Wyldlife at the following locations: www.facebook.com/wyldlifeband www.wyldlife.bandcamp.com Photo Credit:  Alexander Thompson Fans can find The Don's Hit Li...