Episode 27 - Chris Slorach (Metz)

This week Damian is joined by his practice space roomie, Chris Slorach of Metz. Grab a seat on a combo amp and listen in as the two talk about Chris’ journey from reluctant zinester to being in one of Canada’s greatest power trios.

Also covered:

- Punk and dentists

- Being neighbors with Toronto punk/ hardcore/ metal legend Al Biddle

- Eric’s Trip and The Doughboys at the Palladium

- Project 9 and Grasshopper

- Meeting Headcleaner: the pre-Deadly Snakes and Teen Crud Combo band

-Doing the zine Justy

- “Winning” two years of a classified ads in Chart Magazine and having to keep doing zines because of it.

-The importance of the Toronto zine community

-Hockey Teeth and Politikill Incorrect

- Los Crudos

-The brilliance of Ink and Dagger

-The awesomeness of Sam from the Obliterations

-The upside of SXSW

-Getting into Sebadoh and home recording

-Walking down the street and finding a teenage Mike Duffield to be your band’s drummer

-The amazingness of promoter Dan Burke…. and explaining the 4am phone calls to your parents

-Having to fill in on a bill for Strife with your high school “wimpy music” band

-Scaring off Teenage USA with a 30 song demo

-Doing Acid at 17 a seeing Peeches perform at a Booze-Can

-Adam Gill and Jordon from No Warning: inseparable

-The new Career Suicide line-up

-The Sadies: the band that could take any band’s slot on a bill

-Working at a used cd store

-Getting recruited into Moneen through a friend

-Abandoned Hearts Club

-Spread The Disease: the go Hardcore Black Metal appropriators

-Mare

-“Retiring” from music at 24

-The Toronto HMV Yonge Street staff: Canadian music’s future who’s who

-A Barbecue for one and an invite to join Metz

-Quest For Fire

-Touring with Coliseum

-Hayden and Three Penny Opera

-And more!!!!!

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