Tobi Vail of Bikini Kill, The Frumpies, Girlsperm and more

Nov 03, 2022, 03:59 AM

Episode 430:
Who's ready for a riot?! Bikini Kill's Tobi Vail is here! Listen in as Damian sits down with one of his heroes to discuss: hardcore, grunge, riot grrrl and all things punk. From having punk rock parents, to the cult of the Melvins, to Olympia's beef with Black Flag, to witnessing punk's breaking from both sides of the divide; DON'T MISS THIS EPISODE!

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Also touched on:

Did 60 Minutes cover the Pistols?

Rock N Roll High School double feature

living in the middle of nowhere

Mom being horrified at the Decline

“I’m going to teach you kids how to do the pogo!”

Choosing a book report over the Ramones and DOA

Find cigarettes and some punk tapes…

Following the skate punks

No Sisters

Slayer in ’84

Seeing Whitehouse

Beyond Possession

Getting attacked by Doc Dart

SSD being liked by the assholes

The Black Flag/ Beat Happening incident 

Kathaleen Hanna and Poison Idea

Hanging with Pig and Sonic Youth

“We have to make it back on time for JFA!”

Frightwig: “Flipper but girls”

Soul Asylum were amazing

The Screaming Trees were the world’s greatest band

Nation Of Ulysses

DC hardcore over everything

The NoFX beef

Born Against ruling