Episode 19 - Nick Diener (The Swellers)

Mar 18, 2015, 05:46 AM

This week, join Damian as he sits down with The Swellers' Nick Diener in a hotel room in Brisbane, Australia. Listen as the two discuss being on the Swellers’ final tour, and journey that brought him here.

Also discussed -The 48 hour birthday -MEATLOAF IS COOL -Not liking Blink 182 until “after” -Goldfinger -Growing up just pre-Napster -The Angus Soundtrack -Green Day -Weezer -Riverdales -Pansy Division -Learning to play piano to learn the Undertakers' theme -Millencolin: helping little brothers get over a fear of the basement -Connecting with Mike from Green Day over a The Get Up Kids’ song at your first show -Opening every show at The Flint Local 432 -Mustard Plug -Suicide Machines -Hellmouth -The Flint All-Ages Scene 2002-2004: the Greatest Scene Ever -Not fitting in with the pop-punk clique -Lagwagon -From playing with Propagandhi to touring Paramore within 48hrs -Cold As Life -Queers -Catch 22 -Easy Action -Negative Approach -Misfits -“Nah, they’re JUST a punk band dudes.” -Getting in good with the Ernie Ball Family -Warped Tour routing in a Van -A Wilhelm Scream -Less Than Jake -Mom and dad, I’m getting in the van -The Fullblast -Cardboard cutouts of yourself in Japanese record stores -Hi-Standard -Gauze -Only Crime -Being Vegan in Japan -AntiSeen -Working heel in a band -Lots of wrestling talk