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Turned Out A Punk

Turned Out A Punk

Damian Abraham can be many things... the singer of a critically acclaimed band, a failed VJ, a host for Vice…a parent, but certainly he is a punk music obsessive. Each week, he sits down and chats with an interesting person from the far reaching worl...Show More

53:55 | Sep 10th

GET READY!!! This week on the show Damian is joined by a legend: DONITA SPARKS of the godly L7! Listen in as the two discuss not fitting in & having to create your own scene, punk as an attitude. Also, the trials & tribulations of headlining the firs...Show More

1:43:06 | Sep 5th

Rejoice!!! It's finally happened! After losing one episode to the unknown, Matty Matheson comes to the show! Join Damian as he sits down with his buddy to talk about the good & the not so good times that led Matty to become one of the world’s most be...Show More
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47:19 | Sep 2nd

Weather, technology & scheduling be damned! This week Alex Lichtenauer (Get Better Records and Control Top) is on the show! After months of trying, join Alex & Damian as they discuss scene building & affecting positive change through music. Don't mis...Show More

1:14:45 | Aug 29th

DREAMS COME TRUE! This week Damian welcomes his childhood hero & dream guest to the show, BEN LEE!!! Listen in as the two get caught in the metaphysical weeds discussing moshing at a Hard-Ons show to collaborating with Tom Robbins on musicals. ANOTHE...Show More

1:05:54 | Aug 19th

What is "cool"? Well, around here at Turned Out A Punk we think the very embodiment of the word cool is Kid Congo Powers & this podcast just got a hell of a lot cooler, because he’s on the show this week! Join Damian as he sits down with the former C...Show More

1:11:24 | Aug 15th

In honour of Bad Religion playing the Psycho Las Vegas Fest, Jay Bentley from Bad Religion is on the show! Tune in as Jay and Damian discuss finding punk, forming Bad Religion and Epitaph, leaving before the Unknown and returning for the return back ...Show More

1:26:23 | Aug 7th

What do MTV, WCW & Darby Crash have in common? This week’s guest is RIKI  RACHTMAN!!! Join Damian as he sits down with the former WCW/Headbanger’s Ball & current Cathouse Hollywood Podcast host to talk about The Germs, Black Flag & the Adolescents: O...Show More

1:06:50 | Jul 28th

Because the world demanded it, Damian welcomes back to the show one of his all time favourite lyricists & TOAP Guests: PROPAGANDHI’S CHRIS HANNAH!!! Get pumped for a pretty bleak discussion! The two reflect on the current state of things, where/when ...Show More

1:34:09 | Jul 23rd

Some 23 years ago a much younger Damian met Dan Panic at a show in Toronto and the positive impact on Damian was immense. Now, two plus decades later, Damian gets to sit down and thank Dan the only way he knows how: by p[punishing him with questions ...Show More

55:08 | Jul 13th

Whether you call it his second or his fourth time on the show, one of the greatest guests ever, JON WURSTER RETURNS! Either in the world of drumming or comedy, Jon truly is a GOAT! So sit back listen in as Damian & Jon go deep before he takes the sta...Show More

1:01:21 | Jul 7th

Tune in & gaze down because this week on the show RACHEL GOSWELL (Slowdive) joins Damian for a chat!!! Listen along as the two discuss going from being a first wave goth kid to finding out you accidentally created a genre!! Plus hear Damian fan out.....Show More

1:12:43 | Jun 24th

Punk will never die! As if to illustrate this, founding member of Goth Boi Clique, Wicca Phase is on the show this week! Join Damian as he sits down with the former member of Tigers Jaw to talk about Emotrap being yet another mutation of punk & how t...Show More

1:15:00 | Jun 17th

Well, somethings in life are worth waiting for & this here is one of those things! BILLY DUFFY IS ON THE SHOW THIS WEEK! Listen in as the two start from the beginning & we learn just how this legendary guitarist found his way through punk to the meta...Show More

1:33:59 | Jun 11th

WHAT A MONSTER EPISODE!?!?!? First, BASS-GOD - MATT FREEMAN from Op Ivy & Rancid stops by for a quick chat! He has a new band called Charger with a new EP on Pirates Press Records. Join Matt & Damian as they discuss: life lessons from Wayne Kramer, M...Show More

1:07:13 | May 22nd

IT'S HERE!!!! Tonight, May 22nd on Viceland (in the US) at 10:00pm EST, Damian's show "The Wrestlers" premiers!!! What better way to celebrate than by having one of the stars of the first episode on the show: DARBY ALLIN!!! Listen in as Darby scares ...Show More

1:06:43 | May 17th

SURPRISE EPISODE!!!! Scratch another one off the bucket list because, thanks to our friend’s at Punk Rock Bowling, MILO AUKERMAN OF THE DESCENDENTS IS ON THE SHOW!!!! Join Damian as he talks to one of his heroe’s to find out about going from a new wa...Show More

1:31:35 | May 16th

Punk Rock Bowling & Music Festival is but a week away! To celebrate, we have festival founders & Youth Brigadiers, Shawn & Mark Stern on the show for ONE OF THE BEST EPISODES EVER OF TOAP!!! Join Damian in his glee as the Sterns talk about all his fa...Show More

1:16:29 | May 10th

Years in the making & two attempts at recording have been worth it!!! The King of the Mountain, G.O.A.T. John Darinelle is on the show this week! Listen along as John & Damian discuss going from getting messed with by members of Bad Religion & Christ...Show More

2:00:32 | May 3rd

GEORGE IS BACK BABY! Once again TOAP shows up to prove that a sequel can equal or even top the original. George Pettit was one of the original guests on this podcast way back when & now he finally makes his triumphant return to the show! Join Damian ...Show More

1:11:34 | Apr 23rd

Pick Up The Pieces!!! This week on the show, Damian sits down with John Ross Bowie! The Big Bang Theory star & author of the new play, FOUR CHORDS AND A GUN has an INSANE story to tell. You guys are gonna love this one! SO, HEY HO... Oh, forget it ...Show More

50:19 | Apr 14th

Here's Johnny!!! This week on the show Damian is joined by one of the greatest guitarists in the history of British Rock & Roll: JOHNNY MARR!!! Johnny has an amazing new album, “Call The Comet” & has played in some of the most LEGENDARY bands ever bu...Show More

1:55:25 | Apr 11th

The Turned Out A Punk Patreon is live! Head to and check it out! Also, check out Chris, Dave It Up, Dave Martin and Damian as they talk about the best live bands they never saw, youtube clips and Dave It Up not liking the Cr...Show More

1:08:25 | Apr 8th

When Damian sat down with Jennifer Herrema (Half of the legendary duo Royal Trux), he had no clue they would spend the whole time talking about first wave DC hardcore, but this is a perfect example of the power of punk & ultimately the point of this ...Show More

1:15:31 | Apr 1st

This week on the show, one of the coolest (& one of the first performers your host Damian ever saw live), MARY TIMONY of the band EX HEX sits down for a chat. Listen in as the two talk about Mary going from a DC hardcore kid who didn't feel like she ...Show More

1:43:33 | Mar 25th

How often do you get to talk to the boss of your record label, bass player in one of your favourite bands & one of the first people to ever hire you in the music biz? Well, this once in a lifetime confluence happens to Damian this week when he welcom...Show More

1:34:58 | Mar 21st

The odd couple of punk podcasting are back! This time, Chris & Damian invite Damian's brother / show producer, Tristan on the show to discuss stuff he felt Damian & Jonah may have overlooked on Episode 200\. Before getting to that that, they discuss ...Show More

1:37:09 | Mar 17th

Almost 8 years ago, Damian, host of this show, & Jake Duzsik, of the awesome band HEALTH, had a hang so epic it left both men changed. Now, they are finally reunited & it was glorious! Listen in as the two discuss skateboarding, wrestling, success & ...Show More

1:04:00 | Mar 8th

WHAT AN INSANE WEEK!?!?!? This time on the show punk legend & Bouncing Souls frontperson, Greg Attonito stops by for a chat! Join Damian as he sits down with one of his heroe’s to talk about how punk would change his life, the importance of an anthem...Show More

2:41:53 | Feb 28th

OH CRAP, WE MADE IT!!! Episode 200 is here & what better way to celebrate than by turning the tables on Damian & putting him into the hot seat. Who better to serve as the interviewer, but the rhythm to Damian's heart, former guest, Jonah Falco (Caree...Show More

1:53:53 | Feb 23rd

This is the start of the new era for Turned Out A Punk! Footnotes Supershow is Chris & Damian hanging out & talking all things punk, wherever the conversation goes. What a better way to kick off the show than having not one, but TWO of Daves we know ...Show More

1:40:23 | Feb 9th

Cheree Cheree, Oh Nerdy. This week on the show Chris and Damian catch up about Damian's tour, get lost in a magazine and discuss Phoebe, Conor and Tony. What a great time?!?!

1:10:22 | Jan 27th

This week on Turned Out A Punk, it is a celebration as PHOEBE BRIDGERS & CONOR OBERST come on to celebrate the release of Better Oblivion Community Center! So sit back as Damian gets two different perspectives on a punk journey that ultimately led to...Show More

2:04:59 | Jan 24th

What was your favourite record from last year? Well Damians was Tony Molina's "Kill The Lights" and this week he has Tony on the show! So get ready as the two old friends dive into the wonderland that is Bay Area Punk and Hardcore. The hot takes are ...Show More

1:28:12 | Jan 19th

Nerds run the streets tonight! This week on the show Chris and Damian talk MRR cancelling print, Lorna Doom's legacy AND the awesome Julien Baker episode!

1:24:01 | Jan 15th

The good times never stop here at TOAP… Wait, did we say “good”? Well, we should have said AMAZING because this week on the show, Damian is joined by, one of his favourite song writers & one third of the supergroup boygenius, JULIEN BAKER!!! Listen i...Show More

1:21:03 | Jan 14th

Yes, yes Nerds are here again, but they didn't come to see your band! This week on the show, Chris & Damian talk more Danger Erhen! Also, grapple with the argument: What is art? BROUGHT TO YOU BY VANS

2:01:38 | Jan 7th

THIS IS LEGIT, ONE OF THE BEST EPISODES OF TURNED OUT A PUNK YET! Damian is joined by Jackass star Danger Ehren for one of the funniest, most honest & dare we say it, touching episodes. Not to be missed!!! THEN, TOAP Footnotes co-host, Chris O’Toole ...Show More

1:50:06 | Jan 1st

2018 wasn’t so hot for a ton of reasons, but there were some shining moments in a year of otherwise dark times. One such beacon, The Punk/Wrestling Connection!!! This year, the bonds of Wrestling & Punk continued to grow stronger. Nowhere was this co...Show More

1:52:43 | Dec 25th, 2018

Chris & Damian throw the annual TOAP HOLIDAY STAFF PARTY w/ Dave Martin & Dave It Up. Listen in as the four hang out, open mail & TALK PUNK! Nevermind Talking To The Family, It's The Holidays! BROUGHT TO YOU BY VANS

1:40:02 | Dec 21st, 2018

Are you hanging up the nerds on your wall? Are you hoping that the snow will start to fall? This week on the show, Chris & Damian talk two of the greatest, legendary smart-ass singers of all time! They also lay out the plans for the Footnotes holiday...Show More

1:41:49 | Dec 18th, 2018

Alright, Alright, Alright! This week on the show, Damian gets to sit down with a hardcore legend & ZINE GOD: BARRY HENSSLER!!! A vocalist hero & Co-creator of one of the most expensive hardcore 7"s ever. Listen in as the two discuss Barry going from ...Show More

35:55 | Dec 6th, 2018

We are here & we're now LEGALLY STONED! This is our 1st post legalisation show & this is also our Season 1 finale. So, how has legalization been going so far? It's a shit show basically. Listen up as we speak on how things are in Canada, as well as p...Show More

1:20:40 | Dec 4th, 2018

Break out the diet root beer & get ready to prank call the Bulldog Store, cause this week on the show, Charles Bronson’s vocalist turned Youth Attack tastemaker, MARK MCCOY!!! Join Damian as he sits down with a major influence of his & a 90's Chicago...Show More

1:30:46 | Dec 2nd, 2018

"You're Holding Onto Something We Can't Have, But Hands Still Circle You're Still Getting Old..." The week Chris & Damian breakdown the John Jughead Episode & the craziness that was TOAP LIVE w/ Craig & Fletcher.  BROUGHT TO YOU BY VANS

1:47:40 | Nov 27th, 2018

THIS ONE'S A MONSTER!!! First, founding member of one of Damian’s all time favourite bands, Screeching Weasel. JOHN "JUGHEAD" PIERSON is on the show!!! Listen in as the two discuss how a band that never really fit in anywhere would go on to become on...Show More

1:36:00 | Nov 24th, 2018

THAT’S MY NERD FREE PRIDE! This week on the show Chris & Damian TALK, TALK & TALK about what they both agree was one of the best episodes yet, THURSTON MOORE! BROUGHT TO YOU BY VANS

1:36:55 | Nov 19th, 2018

This one is well worth the wait, cause this week Damian finally gets THURSTON MOORE on the show & it's a MONSTER!!! Kickback & listen in as the two talk about Thurston being at the ground zero of punk when his journey began. You may have heard other ...Show More

1:12:13 | Nov 18th, 2018

And Nerds looking for a Future, worlds their aim. This week on the show, Chris & Damian tackle not one, but two episodes talkin' Canadaland’s Jesse Brown & Power-Violence’s Chris Dodge! BROUGHT TO YOU BY VANS

2:00:52 | Nov 10th, 2018

If Turned Out A Punk were a galaxy, then this week's guest may very well be the sun: CHRIS DODGE! Not only as a member of "the Beastie Boys of the Underground" (Damian’s clunky analogy), Spazz, but also as the founder of the hugely important Slap-A-H...Show More

1:06:52 | Nov 1st, 2018

When your fearless host, Damian was young his counter cultural imagination was ignited by a small, short-lived, rebel, Toronto punk student newspaper called, Punch. Imagine Damian’s amazement when he found out the editor of said magazine was none oth...Show More

1:47:26 | Oct 28th, 2018

Listen Nerds! Never Again! This week on the show, Chris & Damian have two huge episodes to discuss, but that doesn’t stop them from having a 20 minutes conversation about veggie burgers at now defunct fast food chains. BROUGHT TO YOU BY VANS

1:29:03 | Oct 22nd, 2018

The greatest hardcore record of all time, Poison Idea’s Feel The Darkness, is getting reissued!!! To celebrate, the King of Punk himself, JERRY A returns to the show! In keeping with the tradition of Aliens & The GodFather Part II, this sequel may be...Show More

2:02:27 | Oct 17th, 2018

This week on the show, in celebration of the NEW FUCKED UP LP "DOSE YOUR DREAMS”, Damian is joined by one of the most requested guests ever on the show, MIKE HALIECHUK!!! Yes, it finally happened! AAAAAANNNNNDDDD Jonah Falco makes a cameo too!!!!! Th...Show More

1:39:54 | Oct 11th, 2018

Your Mindless Propaganda Be It Right Or Be It Wrong It's Just A Cheap Attempt To Prey On My Nerd Fears!!! This Week, Damian & Chris sit down & breakdown the last 3 episodes. It's what these guys do. BROUGHT TO YOU BY VANS

1:15:20 | Oct 8th, 2018

This week on the show, not one, but TWO amazing guests - THE INTERRUPTERS' Aimee & Kevin!!! Two people who couldn't have had more different paths that led them to the same band. THIS IS A GOOD ONE!!! Kickback & listen how Aimee had to go through the ...Show More

1:31:02 | Oct 2nd, 2018

This week on the show we bring you a very special episode in celebration of the release of the incredible 80’s TOHC chronicle, Tomorrow Is Too Late! Damian is joined by the nucleus of the book's creation: Derek, Fran, Shawn & the often referenced on ...Show More

1:44:11 | Sep 27th, 2018

BOY, THIS IS ONE JAMMED PACKED EPISODE! First off, it’s an interview Damian has been trying to make happen for years, MATT MURPHY of the godly Super Friendz & TUNS is on the show! Hear about Matt growing up in Halifax & watching it quickly become the...Show More

1:22:12 | Sep 24th, 2018

Support can be a selfish thing. For nerds, I think it’s this way. Today on the show Chris & Damian sit down to talk about the incomparable Cedric Bixler-Zavala. Also, the importance of drummers. BROUGHT TO YOU BY VANS

1:26:08 | Sep 19th, 2018

On anyone's list of all-time greatest front people in music, they would have to include this week's guest. CEDRIC BIXLER-ZAVALA HAS FINALLY COME ON THE SHOW!!! Join Damian as he gets to sit down with one of his favourite's to ever wield the microphon...Show More

1:01:33 | Sep 18th, 2018

Nerds’ my thing, I keep on a hook. This week on the show Chris & Damian talk about the greatness of the Shawna Potter episode! Also, they gear up for the TOAP TORONTO LIVE SHOW WITH DINO JR! BROUGHT TO YOU BY VANS

1:24:03 | Sep 12th, 2018

Get ready everyone! This week on the show, one of the best doing it today, War On Women’s, Shawna Potter! Join Damian as he gets to sit done & chat with another one of his favourite front-people! Shawna discusses going from being signed to a crooked ...Show More

1:13:20 | Sep 10th, 2018

NERDS! Here's another episode of Footnotes featuring Chris & Damian talkin' non-stop music & TV...& the Animals Episode  BROUGHT TO YOU BY VANS

1:04:56 | Sep 4th, 2018

This week on the show Damian is joined by not one, but two great guests, the creators of HBO’s Animals, Phil Matarese & Mike Luciano! Check it out as they discuss how Animals was the pair’s ultimate statement about the DIY ethics & how music ultimate...Show More

1:42:51 | Sep 2nd, 2018

Nerds! Killing it all, get the fuck out of our bingo halls! This week on the show, Chris & Damian realized that they needed some backup to take on the monumental Sami Zayn episode, so they invited Post Wrestling’s own, Wai Ting to help out! Join the ...Show More

1:42:38 | Aug 28th, 2018

REJOICE!!!!!!!!!! This week on the show Damian is joined by one of his most dreamt about guests, WWE Superstar Sami Zayn! Listen in as they have a far reaching conversation about everything from punk, wrestling & the very real bond that connects thei...Show More

1:17:44 | Aug 27th, 2018

That’s just what nerds got to be! Can’t you see this is an emergency? This week Damian & Chris tackle the episode featuring their mutual rock/literary hero: Eric Davidson! They also try to get to the bottom of the Raise Your Voice Joyce Comp. GOOD TI...Show More

1:27:58 | Aug 20th, 2018

EVERYBODY JUMP UP, cause this week we've got ERIC DAVIDSON of THE NEW BOMB TURKS on the show! Listen in as Damian gets to sit down with, not just one of his favourite frontmen, but one of his favourite authors' as well! From seeing a news story about...Show More

1:20:23 | Aug 19th, 2018

This week on Footnotes Chris & Damian talk about the Montreal live episode. Also, eulogizing a Canadian legend: Randy Rampage (Randy Desmond Archibald) RIP BROUGHT TO YOU BY VANS

1:29:31 | Aug 7th, 2018

This week on the show, Damian is LIVE IN MONTREAL FOR 77' FEST! Join him along with special guest co-host Zach Blair (Making his fourth appearance on the show!) as they welcome the returning Spike Slawson. Also, THE LEGENDS: Fay Fife & Don Letts!!! I...Show More

1:55:20 | Aug 6th, 2018

Nerds are going to bring you back up, yeah one thing I can depend on! Chris & Damian talk not one, but TWO amazing guests: David Pajo & Paul McKenzie!!! Do a deep dive into these genre defining musicians & the amazing punk worlds they emerged from. ...Show More

1:11:46 | Aug 2nd, 2018

HURRAY! This week on the show Damian gets to sit down with the singer of, not one, but two legendary Vancouver bands: PAUL MCKENZIE!!! Listen in as the two discuss his journey from being in one of Vancouver’s most feared bands, to forming Canada’s ha...Show More

30:30 | Aug 1st, 2018

Hello from somewhere in Canada!!! I know it’s been a while since the last show, but we're back with an episode we recorded at the start of June. We talk a lot about the recreational laws that have now been passed legalizing Cannabis by Oct 17 2018\. ...Show More

1:20:37 | Jul 25th, 2018

"Ain't You Happy You Are Here With Me?" This week on the show Damian is joined by guitar hero, DAVID PAJO!!! Settle in & listen up as the two discuss everything from touring with Samhain as a teen to being the Louisville Utility Player to how Punishe...Show More

2:15:08 | Jul 21st, 2018

Nerds are not capitalist industrialists, Nerds are not communists. Nerds are the one! This week on the show Chris & Damian have a ton of work to do as they have three incredible episodes to talk about, but that doesn’t stop them from having a long co...Show More

1:43:41 | Jul 16th, 2018

Well Everyone, it finally happened, DWID HELLION FROM INTEGRITY is on the show this week & it's glorious! Listen to Damian nerd out LIKE NEVER BEFORE! Topics Touched On: Thrasher As First Exposure Find The Scene In Louisville Reading Graf...Show More

1:14:32 | Jul 9th, 2018

Some weeks are good, some weeks are amazing, but THIS WEEK IS EXTRA AMAZING! First off, Damian sits down with music icon JD SAMSON! Listen in as the two discuss finding out about Tribe 8 in magazines & discovering a new world. Also, what it’s like go...Show More

1:32:57 | Jul 8th, 2018

Don't care what nerds may say. We got that attitude! This week on the show Chris & Damian are high on life getting to talk about Magnus Blixtberg! Also, discussed for some reason: d.b.s. & of course, Mailbag! BROUGHT TO YOU BY VANS

2:08:45 | Jul 3rd, 2018

The '77 Montreal Festival fun continues as this week we welcome to the show Magnus Blixtberg of the Satanic Surfers! Join Damian as he sits down with a member of one of his favourite bands & discusses growing up punk in small town Sweden, government ...Show More

1:38:53 | Jun 30th, 2018

We are nerds in our lab, looking through the microscope. This week on the show Chris & Damian talk about the Pittsburgh/Cali connection, all things Spike Slawson & crack open that MAILBAG! RIP STEVE SOTO!!!! BROUGHT TO YOU BY VANS

1:10:35 | Jun 26th, 2018

We are happy announce that Turned Out A Punk is coming to Montreal as part of the awesome '77 Montreal Festival Pre-Party!!! To celebrate the occasion, we are talking to a bunch of guests from the ’77 Festival leading up to the show, starting with Me...Show More

1:26:33 | Jun 24th, 2018

Do you still keep nerd pictures in your frame? Cause nerds still shut down at the sound of your name! This week on the show Chris & Damian celebrate the announcement of the impending Canadian Cannabis legalization nation… Well, Damian does at least. ...Show More

1:20:56 | Jun 19th, 2018

Get ready!!! This week's episode is one of the best yet! Damian is joined by rapper & Host of Thrift Haul, Houston’s favourite son, FAT TONY! Listen in as the two discuss FAT TONY's quest in isolation to uncover punk & how it helped inform his career...Show More

1:12:50 | Jun 19th, 2018

Back again! Here Nerds come! Chris & Damian are back to talk more about the Matt Jackson episode! This time they've called in Matt’s good friend & the subject of his opening dis: Dave It Up!!!!!! BROUGHT TO YOU BY VANS

1:36:16 | Jun 16th, 2018

They got him down. It’s three on one. Ten nerds show, guess who won? The week on the show it is a two part epic! In PART ONE, Chris & Damian reflect on the passing of Anthony Bourdain & his involvement in music, the discuss Matt Jackson & Iron Age. T...Show More

1:48:20 | Jun 13th, 2018

Oh, what wonderful places you will go! This week on the show Damian catches up with his old friend, ex-IRON AGE bassist, Matt Jackson!!! The last time Matt & Damian hung out, they were both Straight Edge gigging together in their band's, but what a d...Show More

1:15:57 | Jun 9th, 2018

Hey,  It’s Damian. Anthony Bourdain was someone that championed & celebrated punk & it’s influence. He was also someone that, for some unknown reason, championed the work that I do as well. When I told him about this podcast, he was super excited to...Show More

1:22:15 | Jun 9th, 2018

Nerds Of America, Is Living In The Jungle! It's Fighting For Survival With The Wrong Place To Go! This last week has been a tough one, but Chris & Damian are back for some much needed distraction. The boys attempt to breakdown the immense BUZZ & BRIA...Show More

1:04:24 | Jun 4th, 2018

REJOICE! REJOICE! This week on the show we have not one, but TWO Part #2's! Damian sits down with not only the person who's career tells the story of American Alternative music, Brian Walsby, but also, the king himself - the Melvins’ Buzz Osborne! Li...Show More

1:25:16 | Jun 2nd, 2018

Nerd! Come on & Nerd yourself. Nerds! Come on & Nerd yourself! This week on the show Chris & Damian follow in Kerrang’s (misstep) footsteps & map Canada’s most hardcore. Also, we celebrate the awesomeness of Chris Freeman, Pansy Division & Punk Rock!...Show More

1:15:46 | May 29th, 2018

How often do you get to thank someone for the kindness they showed you that helped shape your life? Well this week on the show, Damian gets to thank CHRIS FREEMAN FROM PANSY DIVISION for being so rad to his younger self & his friends. They also discu...Show More

1:55:14 | May 26th, 2018

Hardcore, We live it. We breath it. Nerds can’t stop what can’t be defeated! This week, Chris is called away on a last minute mission for the core, so Dave It Up steps up to take the mic & spit that hot fire in his absence. Listen as the two dissect ...Show More

43:35 | May 23rd, 2018

"Back in your ears for the month of May. So much to unpack in this show, BC releasing the new regulations for rec as well as the recent YouTube purge. We also speak on 420 2018 & the price game that the LP's will be creating in this new market. It's ...Show More

55:50 | May 21st, 2018

WHO'D OF THUNK IT, Turned Out A Punk Meets Iron & Wine!?! That's right, this week Damian sits down with South Carolina's own, Sam Beam. Listen in as Sam tells of his journey from humble skateboarder to indie rock superhero. This one is full of surpri...Show More

1:39:17 | May 18th, 2018

Yesterday I needed Punk, today I need some hate, but I know who was always there, now baby it's too late! Chris & Damian are back to breakdown this week's Thomas Anselmi Episode! News, Analysis & a little MAILBAG for good measure. IT'S ALL IN HERE!!!...Show More

1:29:54 | May 16th, 2018

WHAT A WEEK!!! Damian gets to sit down with Canadian Alternative music legend, Slow’s Thomas Anselmi! Listen in as the two discuss Vancouver’s punk scene from all sides: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly of it. Also, interesting discussion on the role of ...Show More

1:43:43 | May 14th, 2018

Indie sucks, Hardline sucks, Emo sucks, Nerds sucks! This week Chris & Damian have to call in some backup for an episode of this magnitude, so Pittsburgh's favourite son Dave Martin joins the show. Laugh & learn along as the power trio discuss the Je...Show More

1:26:13 | May 7th, 2018

THIS IS WHY WE DO THIS THING! This week on the show, we are joined by the legendary JESSE MICHAELS of Operation Ivy & Common Rider fame! Sit back & listen as Damian gets to talk to one of the most influential punk vocalist ever! From the Bay to the B...Show More

1:25:12 | May 5th, 2018

Cramping styles is the plan, Nerds got up in the palm of their baby hands. This week on the show, it’s records & bullshit records & more bullshit. Chris & Damian go further on the topic of the PI’s Record Collectors & nerd out. They also dive in the ...Show More

1:04:38 | Apr 30th, 2018

It’s a family thing this week on Turned Out A Punk! Damian welcomes his good bud & modern indie rock god Jasamine White-Gluz on the show who’s band No Joy formerly featured Damian’s Cousin on drums. This episode also marks the first appearance by a s...Show More

1:58:04 | Apr 28th, 2018

Nerds want it, nerds need it, nerds steal it, ALRIGHT! This week Chris & Damian are in good moods: they get to talk about the GODLY JERRY A & the hometown sports team, The Leafs Lost!!! HAPPY DAYS! Also discussed, a mailbag & of course tons of other ...Show More

1:14:34 | Apr 23rd, 2018

He has listened to him forever, covered him, collected him, emulated him & eventually even played with him, but only now does he FINALLY get the chance to interview him! That's right, This week Damian sits down with one of his biggest inspirations, J...Show More

1:44:17 | Apr 22nd, 2018

Took Nerds sometime to understand the man. He is a fist in the back of my brain! This week on the show, Chris and Damian get down to it & talk Damian’s appearance on the Opposition, more weird theoretical BYO splits & of course the AWESOME Chris #2\....Show More

51:07 | Apr 20th, 2018

HAPPY 420 EVERYONE!!!  Our Guest This Week Is Freddy Pritchard “DaWeedKing”

1:21:41 | Apr 16th, 2018

First is the worst & second is the BEST, cause on this week's episode it's all about #2… Chris No. 2, aka Anti-Flag’s Chris Barker! Listen in as Chris & Damian discuss Chris’ journey from Anti-Flag superfan to actual member of the band & how that was...Show More

2:13:46 | Apr 14th, 2018

And the Nerds better watchout for the razors in the night! This week on the show Chris and Damian talk Westlemania’s surprise punk cameo before diving into the Autry episode! Also MMMMMAAAAIIIIIILLLLLLBBBBBBAAAAAGGGGG BROUGHT TO YOU BY VANS

1:21:57 | Apr 9th, 2018

And you will know us by the trail of our good time, cause this week on the show Damian is joined by his friend and basslord Autry Fulbright. Sit back and enjoy as Autry and Damian discuss growing up in a religious family that supported a punk rebelli...Show More

2:13:46 | Apr 6th, 2018

NA-NA-NA-NA-Nerds. This week Chris and Damian talk about the Abdullah episode from two completely different perspectives on the issue of cannabis but shared love for the Abdullah. Also talked about: greatest hardcore love songs of all time.

1:08:18 | Apr 2nd, 2018

Pass The Podcast To The Left Hand Side! This week, Damian has friend & one of America’s most beloved stoners, Abdullah Saeed on the show! Sit back a RREEEEEELLLLLAAAAAAXXXXXX as the two cannabis advocates sit down & discuss Abdullah’s journey from Al...Show More

1:40:05 | Mar 31st, 2018

Early to finish, nerds were late to start! This week on the show, Chris & Damian sit down to discuss the awesomeness of the Jack Black episode including a discussion of the greatest non-punk sounding punk supergroups. Also, a little mailbag & a littl...Show More

1:09:02 | Mar 26th, 2018

Never make the mistake of trying to hide your punk rock past from Turned Out A Punk. Eight years ago while their band's were touring Australia, Jack Black made the error in judgement of denying his punk past to your humble host, Damian Abraham. Now, ...Show More

1:57:09 | Mar 24th, 2018

A Commitment, That Will Remain Inside, Just Something Nerds Will Never Forget. This week on the show, Chris and Damian sit down and discuss the Peter Perrett episode as well as memorializing 7 Seconds on the announcement of their retirement. Also MMM...Show More

41:31 | Mar 21st, 2018

This week @VaderOG from @oceangrowseeds is on the podcast! Again, we're bringing you another great interview from the 2017 Emerald Cup. We speak on more of the newly released laws, including Ontario's plan to allow lounges for consumption. Also, some...Show More

1:15:10 | Mar 19th, 2018

Who are the greatest ever British songwriters? Well, if your list doesn’t include Peter Perrett, it's not the same as Damian’s. This week on the show, Damian gets to sit down & chat with one of the best of all time: Peter Perrett!!! Kick back as they...Show More

1:36:14 | Mar 17th, 2018

Nerds Wait For The Blackout, The Light Is Too Bright. This week on Footnotes, Chris & Damian take a deep dive into the John Reis Episode to talk Pushead, Nemesis Records & Rocket From The Crypt. Also, a disaster of a news segment & the mailbag tooooo...Show More

1:26:28 | Mar 12th, 2018

WHAT A WEEK?!?! Damian & his kid's are very proud to have Yo Gabba Gabba’s own JOHN REIS ON THE PODCAST! John of course plays the music loving Swami on the show & also plays in a few bands as well… THAT’S RIGHT, THE SWAMI HIMSELF, A.K.A. SPEEDO FROM ...Show More

1:33:40 | Mar 9th, 2018

It takes sometime to fix it up, but that’s something Nerds do. This week on the show Chris & Damian discuss the amazing hardcore kid past of Michael Ian Black as well as everyone's shared love of Hüsker Dü. Also: MAILBAG BROUGHT TO YOU BY VANS

50:48 | Mar 5th, 2018

"Time Heals, Time Goes On & Time Really Flies." THIS WEEK WE HAVE MICHAEL IAN BLACK ON THE SHOW!!! Listen in as Damain & Michael discuss everything from City Gardens to 10,000 Maniacs to who was his most feared New York Hardcore band. This one goes e...Show More

1:20:06 | Mar 2nd, 2018

Positive hardcore is what nerd claim. Open minded music is our game. This week Chris & Damian sit down to talk about the awesome Chaka Malik & nerd out about all things NYHC and punk. BROUGHT TO YOU BY #Vans

48:46 | Feb 26th, 2018

We aren’t here for a long time, but this week come join us for an amazing time cause NEW YORK HARDCORE LEGEND CHAKA MALIK IS ON THE SHOW!!! Join Damian as he sits down with Chaka to find out about the path that took him to becoming one of the genres ...Show More

2:13:46 | Feb 23rd, 2018

THEY CALLED IT THE NERD PACK, WE CALLED IT UNITED NERDS!!! This week on the show Chris & Damian talk about how awesome Patty is, ask where Kiss was most popular & take a deep dive into the K discography! THIS IS LIVING!!! BROUGHT TO YOU BY VANS

1:10:57 | Feb 19th, 2018

What An Episode!!! This week, Hits So Hard author ( & Hole/Upset/ Death Valley Girls etc. drummer, Patty Schemel is on the show! Join us as Patty sits down with Damian ...Show More

1:45:53 | Feb 12th, 2018

This week on Turned Out A Punk we are celebrating the announcement of "Turned Out A Punk Live in LA: The Punk/Wrestling Connection" (on February 25th) and what better way to celebrate than by having LA wrestling hero Rocky Romero? So sit down and enj...Show More

52:46 | Feb 8th, 2018

On this episode we have @_thevillage who are one half of @symbioticgenetics. We talk about mimosa & purple punch, 2 of California's biggest cultivars. I also break down my 2017 Emerald Cup experience. It was my first time & possibly the last time goi...Show More

55:19 | Feb 5th, 2018

A few days ago my brother and I lost our mother. She was an amazing person that tried to help the people around her and brought joy to all that knew her. This episode is dedicated to her. I love you forever mom. BROUGHT TO YOU BY VANS

2:13:46 | Feb 4th, 2018

Nerds not against you, nerds not against me, nerd only want reality! This week on the show Damian is out of commission so Chris springs into action and calls on the two Daves to step in and make sure your hearing people talk about punk quota is fille...Show More

59:43 | Jan 29th, 2018

This week on Turned Out A Punk, one of the greatest Canadian songwriters of all-time (He’s in the Hall Of Fame for it): Jim Cuddy!! Jim has a fantastic new album called Constellation (In stores now!), but for the purposes of our show we take Jim back...Show More

1:11:15 | Jan 22nd, 2018

THE WORLD IS AN OYSTER & WE'VE GOT BLAKE SCHWARZENBACH ON THE SHOW THIS WEEK!!! Right on the heels of Jawbreaker's recent show announcements, Blake took sometime out of the practice schedule to sit down & talk everything from The Wipers to Ratt to Ec...Show More

2:13:46 | Jan 20th, 2018

I called the Nerds, up in the mornin’! This week on the show Chris and Damian settle back into the normal format for the first time in months!!!! And what a week to do so?!?! The Gruesome Twosome discuss the Brody King episode including the HIGHLY co...Show More

1:35:36 | Jan 15th, 2018

How many hardcore front people are 6’7” & can fly like a luchador? BRODY KING CAN! This week on the show, Brody sits down with Damian to talk about the juggling act of being the singer of God’s Hate & an in-demand wrestling talent on the scene. So li...Show More

1:17:00 | Jan 13th, 2018

Screaming Nerds! Screaming Nerds! Screaming Nerds! This week things on the show things start getting back to normal, so to celebrate Chris has come over to Damian’s house to record a rare IN-PERSON SHOW!!!! What a better way to celebrate than by talk...Show More

1:10:03 | Jan 8th, 2018

"I Know, I Know, I Know, IT'S OVER!" This week we've got JAMIE STEWART on the show! That's right, Jamie jumped on the TOAP Bat Phone to gab all about Punk, New Wave & everything outside & in-between. This one is seriously awesome & has tons of stuff ...Show More

1:21:14 | Jan 4th, 2018

Continued from Side A... The nerds are back in town! This week on the return of Footnotes, Damian and Chris get together to reflect on the last bunch of episodes. Dave Martin & Dave It Up also join in on the fun, BUUUUUTTTTT things really heat up wh...Show More

1:18:13 | Jan 4th, 2018

The nerds are back in town! This week on the return of Footnotes, Damian and Chris get together to reflect on the last bunch of episodes. Dave Martin & Dave It Up also join in on the fun, BUUUUUTTTTT things really heat up when then idea is hatch’d fo...Show More

55:24 | Dec 31st, 2017

Thirty-Five years ago a young photographer set up a mobile studio on the Bowery & spent the next few years documenting the young punks that made up the early CBGB's hardcore scene. Last year, this photo project was released as a book called Matinee &...Show More

1:00:14 | Dec 27th, 2017

Guest This Week: @ninjaOG We are back before the end of 2017 with the last show of the year with wha we called somewhat of an emergency episode. In this instalment, we talk about a lot of the new regulations coming down from Health Canada in the las...Show More

1:47:01 | Dec 23rd, 2017

IT'S FINALLY HERE! KEVIN DREW IS ON TURNED OUT A PUNK! Several years in the making and now just in time for the holidays!!! It is a post Hanukkah Miracle!!! Listen in as Damian sits down with one of his best friend's in music, Kevin Drew of Broken So...Show More

1:08:54 | Dec 16th, 2017

The week on the show we blow the whole hardcore/graffiti connection wide open with guest and author of the new book Urban Styles: Graffiti in New York Hardcore, Freddy Alva! Sit back as the two discuss Freddy’s journey coming to & growing up in NYC w...Show More

1:48:45 | Dec 9th, 2017

The Wrestle Punk Revolution Is Real!!!! This week on Turned Out Of Punk Damian is joined by the proud punk and independent wrestling pioneer M-Dogg 20 aka Son Of Havoc aka Matthew Capiccioni! Join Damian and Matt (and Jake the Ref and Mr. Pickles the...Show More

1:04:56 | Dec 2nd, 2017

"DANNY VAPID OF THE METHADONES, 1, 2, 3, 4!!!" This week we're joined by non other than POP PUNK / HARDCORE HERO, DAN VAPID! Dan jumped on a call with Damian to take a quick trip down memory lane and man, his metal/punk roots go deep. Get ready for a...Show More

1:26:18 | Nov 28th, 2017

IT'S A TONY RETTMAN PART #2!!! That's right, this week we are joined by punk rock author force of nature, Tony Rettman! Tony originally came out for the New York Live Show (Episode 115 - TURNED OUT A PUNK IN NYC), but talk about a guest more deservin...Show More

1:03:30 | Nov 23rd, 2017

Back again after a long pause, but no worries. We have a great interview this week with Youtube host Crazy Dego joining us. We also talk about smoking in the Congo or the lack there of as well as more legalization talk. Sit back and get lit with us!

50:51 | Nov 15th, 2017

WE'RE BACK WITH VIC BONDI!! The Chicago punk/hardcore legend sat down with Damian to talk about everything from The Accüsed to Steely Dan. There's so much to go over here that they barely scratch the surface, but in TOAP fashion, a Part #2 has alread...Show More

1:09:49 | Nov 3rd, 2017

THAT'S RIGHT, IT'S A PART #3! Damian once again gets the chance to sit down with the bonafide Hardcore Legend, WALTER SCHREIFELS! More of a shooting-of-shit than a formal interview, Walter carved out an hour prior to the Dead Heavens set in Toronto t...Show More

56:44 | Oct 26th, 2017

JORD SAMOLESKY IS FINALLY ON THE SHOW! A very long time in the making, but it finally happened. Kick back and listen as Damian & Jord discuss how 2 kids from Portage La Prairie, Manitoba were able to change the landscape of Canadian Punk & influence ...Show More

1:13:39 | Oct 25th, 2017

Continued From Side A... THE NERDS OF SUMMER ARE BACK!!! Chris & Damian join forces again to bring you The Longest Footnote Episode Ever! Recorded in 3 different counties and spanning over 4 months, these guys cover the bases & catch up on all thing...Show More

3:22:23 | Oct 25th, 2017

THE NERDS OF SUMMER ARE BACK!!! Chris & Damian join forces again to bring you The Longest Footnote Episode Ever! Recorded in 3 different counties and spanning over 4 months, these guys cover the bases & catch up on all things TOAP related. Get Ready ...Show More

1:08:48 | Oct 6th, 2017

WE'RE BACK AGAIN!! This week Damian gets a second chance to sit down with the amazing BRENDAN KELLY (First appeared in Episode 131)! Listen in as Brendan takes us through his ska beginnings up until... Well, they don't really get that far, but it's a...Show More

1:20:16 | Sep 11th, 2017

FINALLY, here's the long awaited Part #2 with Canadian Punk / Hardcore Legend, Chris Colohan! Damian takes no time to jump right back into it from where they left off last time in Episode 16. Like a couple of old friends piecing together the past, th...Show More

1:20:31 | Aug 31st, 2017

WE'RE BACK!!! This week Damian sits down Ohio's own, DAVE CRIST. These two met in Japan & Damian quickly discovered that Dave goes way deeper than just wrestling & The Misfits. Not going to lie, this is a heavy one with lots of twists & turns, but m...Show More

35:41 | Aug 17th, 2017

THIS WEEK WE HAVE JOHN DOE!!! X came through Toronto recently & Damian ran down to the show to have a quick, but amazing chat with John. The two go over everything from Darby Crash to Dick Clark. It's a fun one, so hope you guys enjoy it as much as w...Show More

43:17 | Aug 14th, 2017

We have returned to entertain you my friends. This Episode we dive deep into the subject of paid scripts and the world of cannabis license middle men. Next, we speak on the realities of being a patient in a soon to be regulated cannabis Canada and th...Show More

50:09 | Aug 12th, 2017

Konnichiwa! This week on Turned Out A Punk the fine sponsors of this podcast, Vans flew Damian down for another hour of TOAP in Chicago! This time he gets to sit down with Tim Kinsella from Cap'n Jazz, Joan Of Arc, Make Believe, Owls etc. to discuss ...Show More

1:24:40 | Aug 3rd, 2017

HUGE ONE THIS WEEK - IT'S ROGER FROM AF! That's right, Roger Miret is on the show this week & we're all pretty excited about it. Listen up as Roger takes us through his life in music & talks of how the city that birthed New York Hardcore has change...Show More

1:49:20 | Jul 28th, 2017

This week it's Cory McCallum!!! Join Damian for a stroll down memory lane with his old buddy Cory. Listen in as the two catch up on what's been going on over the last 20 years. This one has been a long time in the making, so kick back & enjoy! Also ...Show More

28:56 | Jul 20th, 2017

THIS WEEK WE HAVE DAVE PIRNER!!! Damian sits down for a quick chat with a true Minneapolis Punk Pioneer. From his beginnings drumming in Loud Fast Rules, to the huge success of Soul Asylum in the 90's, lots of ground is covered here in a very short a...Show More

1:00:10 | Jul 15th, 2017

We are back! Sorry for the long delay, we both have been busy navigating the country. Now we're here to recap the last couple of months adventures and new developments in the Canadian cannabis world. This week, we also speak Witt Craig from the pop...Show More

1:10:55 | Jul 12th, 2017

HOLY MOLY, this week we have J-E-L-L-O!!! Damian gets a chance to gab with an absolute legend of Punk, Hardcore & Pop Culture In General, Jello Biafra! Nerd out as the two discuss everything from Blue Oyster Cult to Zolar X. THIS EPISODE IS ONE FOR T...Show More

41:29 | Jul 5th, 2017

IT'S A DOUBLEHEADER TODAY! Recorded live at the House Of Vans Chicago on June 22nd, Damian sits down with The Lawrence Arms (Brendan Kelly, Chris McCaughan & Neil Hennessy) & members of Dillinger Four (Erik Funk & Patty Costello). Tour stories, Chica...Show More

1:01:10 | Jun 22nd, 2017

BIG ONE TODAY, it's Spencer from TRASH TALK! Kickback and listen in as the two discuss discovering the love of music through Jimmi Hendrix and the journey from MXPX skate punk to Hardcore. Deciding to ditch sports for Powerviolence, Spencer takes us ...Show More

2:14:38 | Jun 15th, 2017

Can you see the sunset from the Southside? You can see it from the eastside too. Nerds are alone!!! Footnotes is BACK AGAIN!! This week Damian & Chris get on the phone to discuss the triple combo that was, Jake Fogelnest, Joanna Angel & Jimmy Havoc A...Show More

1:20:12 | Jun 10th, 2017

IT’S A SUPER SHOW!!!!! This week Damian sits down with THE GREAT Dave Hause> Listen in as the two discuss the evolution of Philly hardcore and growing up with it, as well as the deluge of amazing music he's been involved with over the years. BUT THER...Show More

1:07:37 | May 28th, 2017

A Day Late & A Dollar Short, WE'RE BACK!! This week Damian sits down with the former & longest reigning Progress World Wrestling Champion, JIMMY HAVOC! Listen in as the two discuss gettin' into punk, gettin' into wrestling & "Blading" with whatever y...Show More

1:15:47 | May 19th, 2017

Hello friends! Damian is still out living a wrestling fans dream come true, BUT is still bringing you another conversation with someone amazing from the world of Punk. This week is no exception as Damian gets to chat with Adult Film Star and owner of...Show More

1:16:00 | May 12th, 2017

Some episodes are worth the wait... This week Damian sits down with writer/comedian JAKE FOGELNEST to talk about his journey from starting a public access TV show out of his childhood bedroom to the force he's become in pop culture today. Sit back ...Show More

1:24:54 | May 11th, 2017

I’ve got a safety pin stuck in my heart for nerds! This week Damian and Chris return to talk about Leah, UTI and the quest to find one's punk. Also a little light mailbag and some good ol’cathing up.

1:21:51 | May 4th, 2017

As technology continues to fail Damian and travel looms it's head again, he still manages to turn in an episode (Very late). This time with one of his best bud's and FAVOURITE vocalists ever: Leah Archambault! Join the two as the they sit down and di...Show More

1:01:11 | Apr 27th, 2017

Back like it's 1st time! Yes, it's been a min but, we here. Sorry for the delay, but we have both been busy on tour and traveling for our respective job's. With that out the way, we wanna say Thanks for joining us on this 420 edition of the podcast! ...Show More

2:07:16 | Apr 14th, 2017

When it's versus nerds, it's a global unity!! This week Chris and Damian catch it all up!

1:13:09 | Apr 7th, 2017

It may be late, but it is right on time with awesome! This week on the show Damian is joined by his buddy Jonah Ray! Sit back and enjoy the two chatting about growing up punk in Hawaii, the transition to the world of comedy and being a tour guide to ...Show More

1:29:03 | Mar 26th, 2017

Well, it may not be timely, but it is godly! This week on the show Damian sits down with a Pissed Jeaned Ultimate Gatecrasher Warrior and all around hell of a guy: Brad Fry! Join the two as they sit down to discuss Brad’s journey into punk, his brief...Show More

1:07:25 | Mar 18th, 2017

This week on the show: JOHN JOSEPH!!!!!!!! That’s right, the LEGENDARY frontman, author of The Evolution Of A Cro-Magnon sits down to talk with Damian & it ruled! Also touched on: The importance of the book in punk and beyond A kid nicknamed Bow...Show More

1:05:54 | Mar 13th, 2017

What a week! Damian is currently on the road, but still manages to send in a great conversation with Toronto punk legend Al Nolan! Join in as Al talks about growing up in the east end of Toronto and the start of scene there that would produce some of...Show More

41:52 | Mar 7th, 2017

Always better to be late than never right? We are back with another episode! This week we speak on the recent reports of LPs using chemicals that are banned by Health Canada. We touch on new methods and bills being passed to screen drivers curb side...Show More

45:12 | Mar 4th, 2017

The genius is in brevity and this week proves it! Join Damian as he sits down for a brief, but awesome chat with the Hold Steady’s Craig Finn. Listen in as the two discuss hanging’ with the Blind Approach Crew, putting out 45s and guitar lessons with...Show More

1:55:37 | Mar 3rd, 2017

Who Nerds supposed to be: Cookie? This week on the show Chris and Damian tear the Brad Logan episode open and enjoy! There is a ton to get into, but they still fit in a lil' bit of the ol’ mailbag!

1:24:13 | Feb 25th, 2017

This week on the show, it’s one of Damian's favourite type of episodes! Sit back and enjoy as he sits down with F-Minus and Leftover Crack's Brad Logan! Then, marvel along with Damian as the show takes a completely different turn as Brad details his...Show More

1:41:56 | Feb 24th, 2017

Tonight, nerds want to lay it all at your feet! This week on the show Chris and Damian talk about one hell of a deep musichead: Bobb Bruno of Best Coast. Also the two talk mailbag and good times!

1:08:20 | Feb 22nd, 2017

MAIL CALL!!! The last few weeks at TOAP HQ have been a little hectic and so the mailbag was neglected. Chris and Damian have called on the #TwoDaves (Martin and It Up) to come round and help them sort the whole mess out! Join in the fun!!!

57:45 | Feb 17th, 2017

Welcome dear listener to another amazing episode! Why is it amazing? Because you get to hear the GREAT Bobb Bruno of Best Coast talk about his journey in music! Sit back and enjoy as the two discuss Bobb’s taste that had him seeing The Dickies during...Show More

1:00:05 | Feb 16th, 2017

All Nerds Breakin' Loose! This week on the show Chris and Damian dive into the fantastic Wes episode and talk about his importance in punk & hardcore. They also tackle the mailbag and Damian get distracted: CLASSIC STUFF!

50:54 | Feb 14th, 2017

On this Episode of the show we talk cannabis as per and have a great interview with the Urban Grower, Remo and his wife Sandra. We learned a lot from Remo and after this, you will too. Well, do you know what time it is? Thats right, time to listen to...Show More

1:01:36 | Feb 10th, 2017

It took a minute to happen, but it was worth it! This week on the show, Damian sits down and grabs a drink with Wes Eisold. Listen in as the two discuss Wes’s journey to get to American Nightmare as well as depression, gossip, projection and punk. ...Show More

1:58:50 | Feb 10th, 2017

And Nerds are buying the Stairway to Heaven. This week on the show Chris and Damian return to duo form and talk Kool AD’s awesomeness! Also the Mailbag returns and Chris cuts a PROMO on Led Zeppelin!

1:28:07 | Feb 5th, 2017

And now, back to the format with a big one! Rapper Kool A.D. sits down to talk with Damian! Listen in as the two discuss how Kool A.D. went from a rap and power violence lovin' drummer to being on the cover of Spin as well as art, politics and tons m...Show More

2:06:56 | Feb 3rd, 2017

I’m not calling Nerds! This week on the show Chris and Damian are joined by the returning Daves for the final TOAP LIVE Footnote party! This is take two of trying to record this episode and, like the second DYS lp, it's better than the first!

49:29 | Jan 30th, 2017

This week on the show we take you through the steps to apply for your ACMPR. If you are a Canadian resident and think your in line to apply, then this show is for you. We also speak on the recent rash of robberies in Toronto and the stark reality and...Show More

2:03:42 | Jan 29th, 2017

New York’s ALRIGHT, if you like podcasts! This week on the show Damian and Chris bring the TOAP touring machine into the heart of the big city,(well Brooklyn), for the final TOAP Live show, but what a way to finish!?!?! Join Damian as he welcomes: pu...Show More

2:10:22 | Jan 26th, 2017

Open up your eyes, time to realize, everything nerds say was just another lie. This week on the show Chris and the triple “D" attack of Damian, Dave and Dave talk the Philly Live episode! Sit back as the four yammer on about all things punk including...Show More

2:05:19 | Jan 21st, 2017

Let’s do it Philly Style as the Turned Out A Punk Live tour rolls into Hostile City USA! Join Damian and Chris as they chat with Jeff Cannonball (back for a part 2!), Andy Nelson (Ceremony, Paint It Black, Dark Blue), Jay Goldberg (Bad Luck #13, Eat ...Show More

2:03:08 | Jan 18th, 2017

Possessions never meant anything to me, Nerds aren’t crazy. This week in celebration of the GREATNESS of the LIVE IN DC episode, Chris and Damian have called upon their brother's Dave Martin and Dave It Up to join the party and help the two unpack th...Show More

2:20:44 | Jan 15th, 2017

It’s day two of the Turned Out A Punk Live tour!!! Join Damian and TOAPFootnote co-host Chris O’Toole as they hit the stage of the legendary Black Cat in DC and chat with members of Faith, Ignition, Iron Cross, Give, Frodus, Battery, Grey Matter, etc...Show More

1:21:32 | Jan 13th, 2017

Beverly Hills, Century City, where all the nerds look nice and pretty. This week Chris and Damian meet up in person at the Great Wolf Lodge Water Park Hotel to celebrate the glory that was the TOAP Boston episode! They’re also joined by the GREAT Dav...Show More

1:16:24 | Jan 10th, 2017

Happy New Year World & we are back with Ep 6! No shortage of topics on this weeks show. We talk about the Task Force on Cannabis Legalization & Regulation's report, which was surprisingly positive & pro patient. The report gives the path for Governme...Show More

1:46:22 | Jan 8th, 2017

Welcome to the first day of the Turned Out A Punk Live tour!!! Join Damian and TOAPFootnote co-host Chris O’Toole as they hit the stage of legendary Boston (Allston) venue Great Scott and chat (one at a time.. most of the time) with members of Mental...Show More

1:59:14 | Jan 6th, 2017

Got to stick together! Got to stick together! Like Nerds! This week on the show Chris and Damian try to catch up on the mailbag and make serious headway before giving up to talk the awesomeness of Terre T! Listen and enjoy the record, Mutha and GG ta...Show More

1:14:58 | Jan 3rd, 2017

Welcome to a late but amazing episode everyone! This week on the show Damian sits down with the GODLY Terre T of WFMU’s Cherry Blossom Clinic. Join the two as they talk Terre’s growing up in the New York area punk/ hardcore scene and one incredible d...Show More

1:38:42 | Dec 29th, 2016

Even the reds are going to be a Sex Pistol for the day. This week join Chris and Damian as they spend their holiday discussing the return of Gerard Cosloy to the show! No mailbag this week but they do manage to talk until the puking starts all the sa...Show More

1:48:14 | Dec 23rd, 2016

This time comes but once a year spreading joy and punk rock cheer! This year's wrap up episode for the holiday season is part two with the genius behind Matador Records: Gerard Cosloy! Join Damian as Gerard delights him with tales of Courneys, Kurts ...Show More

1:34:43 | Dec 18th, 2016

Nerds are the road crew! This week on the show Chris and Damian are on the road but that won’t stop them from talking about the Lars part 2 episode! Join them as they drive down the open road and talk about the impact Rancid had and a ton of other st...Show More

1:10:28 | Dec 12th, 2016

This week Tom and Damian are joined for a little wrestling discussion with the AMAZING Bobb Bruno from Best Coast. In addition to being part of an amazing band, Bobb is also a lifelong wrestling fan that knows his stuff. They set out trying to talk a...Show More

2:01:57 | Dec 9th, 2016

How many sequels are truly better than the originals? Well like Alien and Godfather, this may somehow be better than Part #1. Lars returns to the show to talk about how he joined Rancid, almost robbing a 7-11 and poop stories. Also touched on: TOU...Show More

2:14:46 | Dec 7th, 2016

Do you wanna nerd under the moonlight? Pretty baby, all though the night! Today on Footnotes Chris and Damian discuss the return of Tony Erba to TOAP! Also, a complete rundown of the up coming Turned Out A Punk Live Tour . Also tackled, THE MAILBAG!