Episode 64 - MVP (WWE, NJPW)
LET’S GET READY TO CROSS THE WRESTLING/PUNK THRESHOLD! This week on the show Damian welcomes on of his favorite wrestler; former WWE, New Japan Pro Wrestling, TNA superstar… MVP! Listen in as the two discuss MVP’s journey from being a kid in a gang to who was sent to prison, to becoming a pro wrestler, to then ascending to the very heights of the industry; all while maintaining a love of punk and hardcore.
Also covered -The music racial divides breaking down. -Skinheads in Vitamins stores. -Dead Kennedy's is a very scary name to a little kid looking through the paper. -Skinheads. -“My car, my music”. -The amazingness of the Bad Brains. -Open Records in Miami. -Red Hot Chile Peppers. -Fire and Ice and drinking beers with the Skins. -MDC as a first show. -Getting caught in the mosh. -An alternative to gang fights. -Churchill’s: Miami CBGB’s. -Having trying to find punk and hardcore in prison. -The joy of Tampa Community radio. -Reconnecting with the guitar played from FWA. -Experiencing the alternative revolution from Glade’s Correctional Workcamp -Getting Fanzines in Prison -Blue Note Records in Miami -Going to Warped Tour -Too much mosh for the Warped Tour. -Hearing Orange 9mm on the radio -Chaka Malik is THE GREATEST! -Robbie Brookside: the wrestler’s wrestler and the punk’s punk -Quitting WWE to go to NJPW: Punk as fuck -Having to choose punk or wrestling. -Working with Kimbo Slice -farmclub.com -Japan is awesome!!!! -Never meeting Lemmy -Bittersweet: Finally getting to see the Bad Brains -Seeing Living Color -Going to Coachella with Gaslight Anthem -Wrestling: Lovin’ the craft hating the business -Purple Docs and Purple Drink -Beef with Fugazi -And More!