Summary: Punk, Ska, Indie and Everything Else in Between! Come and find your new favorite band here. On the show I interview bands, play new music and classic tracks, review albums and books, keep you up to date on the latest punk rock headlines. Enjoy.
Welcome to the latest episode of podcast. Small Brown Bike has reunited and they are here on Rocket Fuel! On this episode I chat with Mike Reed from the band about their reunion, their new 7" Composite, Volume 1, and more. Also, find out how you can win awesome Small Brown Bike prizes courtesy of No Idea Records. Also on this episode I play new music from Dead To Me, Noise By Number and Torture The Artist, review the new album Lost Art by Cloak/Dagger, and much more. Check it out. Playlist for episode #33: Dead To Me "Modern Muse" www.myspace.com/deadtomesf Captain, We're Sinking "It's A Trap" www.myspace.com/captainweresinking Legitimate Business "S.O.S." www.legitimatebusinessrock.com Noise By Numbers "Waiting For The Train" www.myspace.com/noisebynumbers Torture The Artist "Razorblade" www.myspace.com/torturetheartist2009 House Boat "My Life Hurts" www.myspace.com/houseboattakesnoprisoners Cloak/Dagger "Dead Idols" www.myspace.com/wearecloakdagger The Hex Dispensers "I've Got My Doppelganger On" www.myspace.com/thehexdispensers Small Brown Bike "A Declaration of Sorts" www.smallbrownbike.com Small Brown Bike "When We Run" www.myspace.com/smllbrwnbk Lost Hands Found Fingers "Stay Sharp" www.myspace.com/losthandsfoundfingers Jay Kutchma of Red Collar "Jinx Removing (Jawbreaker Cover)" www.redcollarmusic.com **Rules for the Rocket Fuel/No Idea Records Contest. Entries must be received by the Rocket Fuel Podcast email (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 11:59 PM Eastern Time on Sunday, November 29th. You must be 18 or older to enter and the winner will be chosen at random the correct entries received. No purchase neccessary to enter.**
Welcome to the latest installment of Rocket Fuel. On this special episode, find out how you can win awesome vinyl records from Paper + Plastick. We've also got a TON of new music from Polar Bear Club, Banner Pilot, Teenage Bottlerocket, Frank Turner and much more. I talk with Tony from the Failure's Union and review the debut record Until We Surrender by Heartsounds. Enjoy. Playlist for Episode #31: Teenage Bottlerocket "They Came From The Shadows" www.myspace.com/teenagebottlerocket Rehasher "Turn Around" www.rehasher.com The Bomb "Spaceman" www.myspace.com/bomb1 Banner Pilot "Skeleton Key" www.myspace.com/bannerpilot Polar Bear Club "Light of Local Eyes" www.myspace.com/polarbearclub Moneen "Great Escape" www.moneen.com Heartsounds "Until We Surrender" www.myspace.com/heartsoundsband Used Kids "Midwest Midsummer" www.myspace.com/usedkidsny ifyoumakeit.com/album/used-kids/yeah-no The Failure's Union "Classic Car Wreck" www.myspace.com/thefailuresunion The Failure's Union "The Fall Man" www.myspace.com/paperandplastick Arliss Nancy "The Empty Below" www.myspace.com/arlissnancy www.deathtofalsehoperecords.com/arlissnancy.html Frank Turner "The Road" www.frank-turner.com Cheap Girls "Ft. Lauderdale" www.myspace.com/cheapgirls Check out all of of Paper + Plastick's awesome releases at www.paperandplastick.com **Rules for the Rocket Fuel/Paper + Plastick Contest. Entries must be received by the Rocket Fuel Podcast email (email@example.com) by 11:59 PM Eastern Time on Wednesday, October 14th. You must be 18 or older to enter and the winner will be chosen at random from the correct trivia question answers. No purchase neccessary to enter.**
Welcome to a special edition of Rocket Fuel! On this episode I interview Jay from Red Collar, premiere two brand new songs from Anchor Arms, review the debut album by the Takers and much more. I've got new music from Pinhead Gunpowder, American Steel, Cobra Skulls and more. Enjoy! Playlist for Episode #30: The Gateway District "Bad Idea" www.myspace.com/thegatewaydistrict Goodbye Etc. "My Body is a Battleground" www.myspace.com/goodbyeetc The New Lows "The Can" www.myspace.com/thenewlows Pinhead Gunpowder "Anniversary Song" www.myspace.com/pinheadgunpowderusa Red Collar "Rust Belt Heart" www.redcollarmusic.com Higher Giant "See You Later, Chopstick" www.myspace.com/highergiant Chase Long Beach "Joe vs. The Cricket" www.myspace.com/chaselongbeach The Takers "St. John's Son" www.myspace.com/thetakershonkytonk Cobra Skulls "Rebel Fate" www.cobraskulls.com Red Collar "Used Guitars" www.myspace.com/redcollar Anchor Arms "High Noon" www.myspace.com/theanchorarms Anchor Arms "The Body System" www.kissofdeathrecords.com American Steel "Finally Alone" www.americansteel.org
The Rocket Fuel podcast is back with a special episode. I interview Hutch from the awesome band The Thermals, review the new record Damned If We Do by Dasha and for the first time ever, you can win lots of great prizes from our friends of Suburban Home Records/Vinyl Collecive. What can you win? 2 Runners up will win a Suburban Home shotungator 1 First Prize Winner will receive a $25 gift certificate that can be used on either the Suburban Home or Vinyl Collective Web Stores and the GRAND PRIZE winner will receive all of Suburban Home's recent releases including CDs from Jon Snodgrass, Austin Lucas, Drag The River, Mike Hale, Yesterdays Ring, Kay Kay and His Weathered Underground and The Takers. The GRAND PRIZE winner will also receive a cool Suburban Home T-shirt and shotgunator as well. To find out how you can win, be sure to listen to this episode for details. On this episode, I have new music from The Riverdales, Big D & The Kids Table, The AKAs, and much more. Enjoy and good luck on the Suburban Home/Vinyl Collective Contest! Playlist for Episode #29: The Riverdales "Rocketship X-M" www.myspace.com/officialriverdales Transit "Stay Home" www.myspace.com/transitma Restorations "Of Trees" www.myspace.com/restorationstheband The A.K.A's "Get It Together" www.theakas.com Have Nots "Frozen Heart" www.myspace.com/havenotsboston Big D & The Kids Table "Describing The Sky" www.bigdandthekidstable.com Dasha "Little Ghosts" www.myspace.com/dashaband Golden City "Diamond Suits" www.myspace.com/therealgoldencity The Thermals "When I Died" www.thethermals.com The Thermals "Now We Can See" www.myspace.com/thethermals The Only Sons "Long Time Coming" www.theonlysons.net Scott H. Biram "I Feel So Good" www.scottbiram.com Mike Hale "Lives Like Mine" www.myspace.com/mikehalemusic
Welcome to a brand new episode of Rocket Fuel. On the this episode I talk with Jonathan from The Swellers about their recent signing to Fueled By Ramen, their upcoming releases and much more. I also review the album Eager To Please by The Leftovers and play new music from Shook Ones, The Aggrolites, Dear Landlord and many more. Enjoy. Playlist for Episode #28: Shook Ones "Silverfish" www.myspace.com/shookones Dear Landlord "Landlocked" www.myspace.com/letslynchthedearlandlord This Is A Standoff "Everything We Take" www.thisisastandoff.com The Aggrolites "The Sufferer" www.aggroreggae.com Last Martyrs of a Lost Cause "Another Rainy Day" www.myspace.com/lastmartyrsofalostcause Red City Radio "Dead Friends Don't Pay Debts" www.myspace.com/redcityradio The Leftovers "Untouchable" www.myspace.com/theleftovers The Bananas "Radio Action" www.myspace.com/thebananas The Swellers "Bottles" www.myspace.com/theswellers The Swellers "This is My Everest" www.facebook.com/theswellers Everyone Everywhere "Everyhow Everythere" www.myspace.com/everyoneeverywhere The Lonely Forest "Borders and Towns" www.myspace.com/thelonelyforest Like...Alaska "Crash Out" www.myspace.com/likealaska
Don't call it a comeback! Rocket Fuel has returned with a new episode featuring an interview with Vinnie from Less Than Jake, my review of Anchor Down's EP Steel To Dust and new music from Westbound Train, North Lincoln, Mike Herrera's Tumbledown and much more. Enjoy! Playlist for Episode #27: North Lincoln "Bridge Jumpers" www.myspace.com/northlincol Make Do And Mend "Winter Wasteland" www.myspace.com/makedoandmend Red Collar "Rust Belt Heart" redcollarmusic.com The Pillowfights "Buzz Buzz" www.myspace.com/thepillowfights Westbound Train "Ain't Gonna Be Easy" www.westboundtrain.net The Evening Rig "The Hilltop Pines" www.myspace.com/theeveningrig Anchor Down "El Radio" www.myspace.com/anchordownportland Protagonist "Charge (The Chronicle)" www.myspace.com/protagonist Less Than Jake "Does The Lion City Still Roar?" www.lessthanjake.com Less Than Jake "Jen Doesn't Like Me Anymore" www.myspace.com/lessthanjake We Are The Union "Rearranging Deck Chairs on the Titanic" www.myspace.com/wearetheunion Lipona "Hawks & Doves" pigeonholedep.tk/ Mike Herrera's Tumbledown "Homeward Bound" www.myspace.com/tumbledowncountry Be sure to check out Vinnie's label Paper + Plastick at www.paperandplastick.com
After a two-month hiatus, Rocket Fuel is back and on the attack. On this brand new episode I interview Austin Lucas, review Merit's new record called Arson is for Lovers and play new music from New Found Glory, The Wonder Years, Superdrag and much more. Enjoy. Playlist for Episode # 26: New Found Glory "Dont Let Her Pull You Down" www.newfoundglory.com Chinese Telephones "Better Than the Next" www.myspace.com/chinesetelephones Fireworks "Detroit" www.myspace.com/fireworks Superdrag "Ready to Go" www.superdrag.com Stereotyperider "Dive In" www.stereotyperider.com Gatorface "Crash/Grab" www.myspace.com/gatorfacefl Merit "Cut and Run" www.gomeritgo.com Coffee Project "Start" www.myspace.com/coffeeproject Austin Lucas "Precious Little Heart" www.myspace.com/austinlucas1 Austin Lucas "Somebody Loves You" www.austinlucasmusic.com The Besties "The Gothenburg Handshake" www.myspace.com/thebesties The Wonder Years "An Elegy for Baby Blue" www.myspace.com/thewonderyearspa
What's up and welcome to a new episode of Rocket Fuel. On this episode I play new music from Two Tongues, Ben Nichols and The Shaking Hands, classic tracks from Jawbreaker and Superdrag and much more. I interview Brett Mathews, publisher and editor of AMP magazine ande review the new record Neon Creeps by O Pioneers!!! Enjoy. Playlist for Episode #25: Two Tongues "Dead Lizard" www.myspace.com/twotonguesrock The Guts "Love Love Love" www.myspace.com/geoffuseless Superdrag "The Staggering Genius" www.superdrag.com Ben Nichols "Tobin" www.myspace.com/lucero Glossary "Little Caney" www.glossary.us Slingshot Dakota "Ohio" www.myspace.com/slingshotdakota O Pioneers!!! "The Architect of Disney World" www.myspace.com/opioneers Smoke or Fire "The Patty Hearst Syndrome" www.myspace.com/smokeorfire The Ghostwood "Exited" www.communityrecords.org Jawbreaker "Chesterfield King" www.myspace.com/jawbreaker The Shaking Hands "A New Reason to Rise" www.myspace.com/theshakinghandsband Torche "Grenades" www.myspace.com/torche
Welcome to Rocket Fuel, where we play punk, ska, indie and everything else in between. On this episode I play brand new tracks from Chris Wollard & The Ship Thieves and Let Me Run, classic tunes from Social Distortion, Mustard Plug, Discount and much more. I review the new record Ghosts by The Marked Men and talk with singer and guitarist Justin Goldman of the Orlando, FL punk band How Dare You. Enjoy. Playlist for Episode #24: Let Me Run "The Count of Monte Fisto" www.myspace.com/babyletmerun The Bronx "Knifeman" www.myspace.com/thebronx Discount "City Bleach" www.discounttheband.com Chris Wollard & The Ship Thieves "Reason In My Rhyme" www.myspace.com/shipthieves The Failure's Union "Give Way" www.myspace.com/thefailuresunion Team Stray "Dying Young" www.teamstray.com The Marked Men "Ghosts" www.myspace.com/themarkedmen Mustard Plug "Beer (Song)" www.mustardplug.com How Dare You "Cases and Carriers" www.myspace.com/howdareyoufl How Dare You "My Last Stop on the T" www.howdareyou.bigcartel.com The Color Wheels "Green Means Go" www.myspace.com/thecolorwheels Social Distortion "Story of My Life (Live)" www.socialdistortion.com
It has been a long time coming, but here it is: my top 12 albums of 2008. On this episode I count down and play tracks from all of my favorites. Nothing but the cream of the crop from this year here! Check it out. Playist and Top 25 albums of 2008 (#1-12): #12-Smoking Popes "If You Don't Care" from Stay Down www.myspace.com/smokingpopes #11-The Hold Steady "Sequestered in Memphis" from Stay Positive www.theholdsteady.com #10-The Night Marchers "In Dead Sleep (I Snore ZZZZ)" from See You In Magic www.myspace.com/thenightmarchers #9-How Dare You "Beacon St." from Comfort Road www.myspace.com/howdareyoufl #8-Teenage Bottlerocket "In The Basement" from Warning Device www.teenagebottlerocket.com #7-Anchor Arms "Girl And A Glacier" from Cold Blooded www.myspace.com/theanchorarms #6-The Gaslight Anthem "The '59 Sound" from The '59 Sound www.gaslightanthem.com #5-Jr. Juggernaut "Another Two Weeks" from Ghost Poison www.myspace.com/jrjuggernaut #4-Cheap Girls "Parking Lot" from Find Me A Drink Home www.myspace.com/cheapgirls #3-Less Than Jake "Does The Lion City Still Roar?" from GNV FLA www.lessthanjake.com #2-Able Baker Fox "Stuttering" from Voices www.ablebakerfox.com and my Album of the Year for 2008: #1-Polar Bear Club "Another Night At The Rock" from Sometimes Things Just Disappear www.myspace.com/polarbearclub
Happy New Year from Rocket Fuel! On this episode I count down and play tracks from my top 25 albums from 2008. Today, I focus on numbers 13-25 on my list. I also share my list of Honorable Mentions that didn't make it onto the list. 2008 was a great year for music and create this list was rather difficult. I hope you enjoy it. Honorable Mentions (in no particular order): Hot Water Music-Til the Wheels Fall Off www.hotwatermusic.com The Copyrights-Learn the Hard Way www.myspace.com/thecopyrights Serious Geniuses-you Can Steal the Riffs, But you Can't Steal the Talent www.seriousgeniuses.com Lemuria-Get Better www.myspace.com/lemuria Tigers Jaw-S/T www.myspace.com/tigersjaw Millencolin Machine 15 www.millencolin.com Living With Lions-Make Your Mark www.myspace.com/livingwithlions Broadway Calls-S/T www.myspace.com/broadwaycalls Off With Their Heads-From the Bottom www.myspace.com/offwiththeirheads The Ergs-Hindsight is 20/20, My Friend www.myspace.com/theergs Shot Baker-Take Control www.shotbaker.com The Color Wheels-S/T www.myspace.com/thecolorwheels Drag The River-You Can't Live This Way www.dragtheriver.com Lipona-Atlas www.myspace.com/lipona In The Red-Volume 1 www.myspace.com/intheredrock Statues-Terminal Bedroom www.myspace.com/statues Static Radio NJ-An Evening of Bad Decisions www.myspace.com/staticradio Playlist & Top 25 Albums of 2008 (#13-25) #25 Bayside "Boy" from their Shudder album www.myspace.com/bayside #24 Flogging Molly "A Requiem for a Dying Song" from Float www.floggingmolly.com #23 Good Luck "Pajammin" from Into Lake Griffy www.myspace.com/wearegoodluck #22 Scream Hello "You Have Good Taste" from Everything Is Always Still Happening www.myspace.com/screamhello #21 Banner Pilot "Barker" from Resignation Day www.myspace.com/bannerpilot #20 Liquid Limbs "As Long As I Live" from Orchid www.liquidlimbs.com #19 Speaker Speaker "Radio Days" from Call It Off www.speakerspeakermusic.com #18 The Loved Ones "The Bridge" from Build & Burn www.thelovedonesband.com #17 Rocket From The Crypt "Dynamite" from All Systems Go 3 www.rftc.com #16 Arkells "O, The Boss is Coming!" from Jackson Square www.myspace.com/arkellsmusic #15 Only Thunder "Computers Says No" from Lower Bounds www.myspace.com/onlythethunderrock #14 Former Cell Mates "Party Tricks" from Who's Dead and What's To Pay? www.myspace.com/formercellmates #13 LaGrecia "My Lightning" from On Parallels www.myspace.com/lagreciamusic
Happy Holidays from Rocket Fuel! On this episode I have new music from Joey Cape and Useless I.D., as well as classic tracks from Green Day, Allister and Dance Hall Crashers. I interview Virgil Dickerson, founder of Suburban Home Records and Vinyl Collective, and I also review the debut album Comfort Road, by the Orlando, FL punk quartet How Dare You. Check it out or get some coal in your stocking! Playlist for Episode #21: Useless I.D. "Isolate Me" www.myspace.com/uselessid Allister "Somewhere on Fullerton" www.allisterrock.com Full of Fancy "Sounds Like a Plan" www.myspace.com/fulloffancy Bob Mould "Stupid Now" www.myspace.com/bobmould Cutman "The Itch" www.myspace.com/cutmanmusic The Hex Dispensers "Forest Ray Colson" www.myspace.com/thehexdispensers Green Day "At the Library" www.greenday.com Joey Cape "The Ramones are Dead" www.myspace.com/joeycape The Gamits "Curious Vanessa Black" www.myspace.com/thegamits The Steinways "Missed the Boat" www.myspace.com/thesteinways Dance Hall Crashers "North Pole" www.dancehallcrashers.com To learn more about Suburban Home Records and Vinyl Collective, go to their websites at www.suburbanhomerecords.com and vinylcollective.com, respectively.
Happy Belated Thanksgiving from Rocket Fuel! On this new episode of the show I play new music from Ben Nichols (Lucero), Monikers and the Serious Geniuses as well as classic tracks from Gunmoll and Dynamite Boy. I also review the debut album from Colorado rockers Only Thunder and talk with Nathan Gray (ex-boysetsfire) of the new band, The Casting Out. Enjoy. Playlist for Episode #20: Monikers "Mine" www.myspace.com/monikers The Ergs "Every Romance Language" www.myspace.com/theergs Dynamite Boy "No Way Out" www.dynamiteboy.net The Serius Geniuses "Marc Attack" www.myspace.com/theseriousgeniuses The Dopamines "Molly" www.myspace.com/thedopaminesohio Gunmoll "Free & Tied" www.myspace.com/gunmollrocks Only Thunder "Tapestries, Candles, Zima?" www.myspace.com/onlythethunderrock Jawbox "Tracking" www.myspace.com/jawboxdc The Casting Out "Don't Forget To Breathe" www.myspace.com/thecastingout The Casting Out "These Alterations" www.thecastingout.com Cobra Skulls "Use Your Cobra Skulls" www.cobraskulls.com Ben Nichols "Delia's Gone" www.syrentha.org
The Fest 7 is just around the corner and on this episode I give you the perfect playlist to get you pumped for three days of punk rock in Gainesville. I play new music from the Measure (SA) and Look Mexico and great tunes from Ann Beretta, The Swellers and Less Than Jake. I also interview James Austin from the Gainesville band Anchor Arms. Check it out. Playlist for Episode #18: The Swellers "Bottles" www.myspace.com/theswellers The Scaries "Disappointed" www.myspace.com/thescaries666 Good Luck "How to Live Here" www.myspace.com/wearegoodluck The Measure (SA) "The Moment That You Said Yes" themeasuresa.com Tin Armor "Thin Skin" www.tinarmor.com Look Mexico "You're Not Afraid Of The Dark Are You?" lookmexico.net Able Baker Fox "Stuttering" www.ablebakerfox.com Chillerton "Let's Get Reckless!" www.myspace.com/baileygregandjack Polar Bear Club "Hollow Place" www.myspace.com/polarbearclub Anchor Arms "Black Water" www.myspace.com/theanchorarms In The Red "Dear Pride" http://www.myspace.com/intheredrock Ann Beretta "Bully Me Now" www.myspace.com/annberettarva Less Than Jake "Gainesville Rock City" www.lessthanjake.com TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE FEST 7, VISIT www.thefestfl.com
On this special episode of the show I feature music from bands that are playing the Fest 7 this Halloween weekend in Gainesville, FL. I play new music from the Riot Before and Liquid Limbs as well as tunes from Bouncing Souls, Drag the River and Leatherface. I also interview Tony from No Idea Records, who is the founder and mastermind behind the Fest. This episode makes for the perfect soundtrack on your drive to Gainesville. Enjoy! To learn more about the visit and purhcase tickets, visit www.thefestfl.com Playlist for Episode # 17: The Methadones "Mess We Make" www.myspace.com/themethadones The Arrivals "I'm Sorry for Saying I'm Sorry" www.myspace.com/thearrivalsrock Former Cell Mates "Party Tricks" www.myspace.com/formercellmates The Riot Before "We Are Wild Stallions" www.myspace.com/theriotbefore Nothington "Going Home" www.myspace.com/nothington Drag the River "Brookfield" www.dragtheriver.com Cheap Girls "A Lesser Rate" www.myspace.com/cheapgirls The Sidekicks "Necktie" www.myspace.com/sidekicks Chinese Telephones "Waiting for You" www.myspace.com/chinesetelephones Liquid Limbs "As Long as I Live" www.myspace.com/liquidlimbs A Wilhelm Scream "Anchor End" www.awilhelmscream.com Leatherface "Springtime" www.leatherface.uk.com Bouncing Souls "Kids & Heroes" www.bouncingsouls.com ***Correction*** On this episode I state that the awesome band Cheap Girls is from New York when they are in fact from Michigan. My bad.