Episode 263 - Ronnie Vannucci Jr. (The Killers, Attaboy Skip, Fault)

May 25, 2020, 08:04 PM

"Somebody told me that you had a punk past". This week on the show Damian is joined by The Killers' Ronnie Vannucci for a deep dive into the early 90's Las Vegas punk scene. Join the two as they discuss going from NoFX shows in the desert to being in one of the biggest bands in the world. NOT TO BE MISSED! Also check out The Killers' "Imploding The Mirage" coming later in 2020.

Also Touched On:

Moving to Northern California from Vegas

Parent’s friend Emily gives you a DK and a COC tape

Seeing the Minutemen in skate videos

Getting “Head on the Door” by the Cure

Dad’s bitching van

Going to see the Cadillac Tramps at the Huntrage Theatre 

The Summer of Shows

Vermin From Venus connection

The Double Down Saloon… or Double Door?

Sneaking into shows

Meeting older kids at the heath food store

John Castro and A Lesser Dog

Seeing NoFX playing in the desert

How did a desert show work?

Fugazi: Vegas Style

House of Blues changes the game

Purple Dirt with Vegas’ Dave Navarro

Meeting Elephant Stone and forming Attaboy Skip


Tennis Court shows

When no one comes to the show, might as well play ska/punk?

How the Killer came to be