Episode 13 - Jamey Jasta (Hatebreed)

Feb 04, 2015, 06:42 AM

This week Damian is joined by hardcore legend Jamey Jasta of Hatebreed. Jamey also had his own podcast ‘The Jasta Show’ and various other projects, including former owner of xmulletx.com. Listen in as the two talk about Jamey’s rise from throwing park shows in Connecticut Commons, to being in one of the most popular aggressive bands in the world. For the first part of the conversation check out https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/the-jasta-show/id905155742?mt=2 Episode 55.

Also discussed in the episode:

  • Metallica’s Black Album, a record worth fight over
  • Agnostic Front, Sick Of It All, and Bad Brains “going metal” and having it speak to you
  • Roger Merit as inspirational pin-up
  • The elitism of underground music scenes
  • The burden of being unable to get into Fugazi
  • Cold calling for a show and having it work
  • Playing a club the night after a GG Allin show: SHOES REQUIRED
  • Being thrown out of a band as motivation to start a new band
  • Putting on outdoors show on the New Haven Green
  • Booking Conerstone to play Leeway and CroMags
  • Be careful what gets used as a pull quote: "The starting Hatebreed as a reaction to Quicksand" story.
  • Hardcore is: “Infest, Voorhees and Man Is The Bastard”
  • The second wave of having Ray and Porcell pissed at you
  • Connecticut: “We were dicks”
  • Booking Saves The Day and New Found Glory
  • Never being above playing a certain type of show
  • Touring with the Voorhees and being booked by Neil from Nausea
  • Matt Galley: From Hatebreed… merch guy to booking My Chemical Romance
  • Trading records with Assuck and Ebullition
  • Dutch East India
  • Dwid and the Integrity split
  • Jamming with people who are “stable”