Episode 29 - Nick Flanagan (Teen Crud Combo & Brutal Knights)

Come and sit in as your host Damian invites in his friend and lead singer hero Nick Flanagan. Sit back and learn about how Nick went form being a zine writing indie kid to fronting Teen Crud Combo and Brutal Knights.

Also covered:

-Writing for kid shows

-Finding punk through SCTV and The Queen Haters

-The Young Lions

-Hilarious House Of Frightenstien: Like a Psychedelic Punk Dream

-You Can’t Do That On Television

-Meeting Andrew from the Deadly Snakes (and a Starkweather cover band)

-The Grunge Stole Christmas and a list of bands that sounds like a Best Show call

-Borrowing a record from your neighbor

-Writing to Nardwuar

-Damian’s Punk origin story

-DnD Raves

-Having to ditch your friends

-CFNY on Bloor Street: so sick

-Submachine

-Will the geographical layout of record stores in Toronto ever be relevant to anyone?

-How the band NC-17 shaped the face of modern music.

-Armed And Hammer, Repeat Offender, Hockey Teeth, Random Killing and the lost Toronto punk scene

-Suckerpunch

-Leather Uppers

-Walking around Toronto

-Nick the 9th Grade Goth

-The 90’s: When everyone was a dick

-Dave from Rammer: Headcleaners's Hypeman

-Doing the first ever Toronto Nardwuar and the Evaporators show at 14

-Being threatened by the Market Punks

-Nick form the Deadly Snakes: the indie kid

-Making friends with the Shuttlecocks

-Jamie Towns: ONE OF THE BEST PEOPLE EVER!!!!

-Allison Baker: The coolest

-Befriending Spaceshits (pre King Kahn and BBQ and Red Mass)

-The Anti-Flag, Spaceshits, Deadly Snakes and (maybe) Planet Smashers slumber party in Drake’s old Neighborhood

-Golden showers from King Kahn

-The weird disparate Montreal 90’s scene

-Getting groomed by Allison to be the singer of Teen Crud Combo

-Staining the soul as a teenager

-The Deadly Snakes, Toxic Holocaust, Rammer, Teen Crud Combo connections

-The Killer Elite

-MONDO-GRUNGE

-Full Blast Rock

-Shows at the back of Rotate This

-Damian and Nick debate strain differentials in cannabis

-Not being able to deal with pop-punk vocals for a while

-Nick Resets The Rap

-The hoser-pseudo-hip-hop way of downtown Toronto speaking

-The Dwarves influence

-Greg Dick and the Dreamdates

-The origins of the Teen Crud Combo vs. Deadly Snakes beef

-The continual rediscovery of the Stooges

-The Robin Black beef

-Fifth Column are amazing!!!!

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