Episode #104: Martin Ain

Danko spoke to Martin Ain (Celtic Frost/Hellhammer) backstage at The Greenfield Festival in Interlacken, Switzerland this past June. Talk ranged from his “Karaoke From Hell” event, Montreaux Jazz Festival, Mayor Of Zurich, his kaiju toy collection, next level record collecting, David Hasselhoff, Robert Michum’s “Calypso Is Like So”, Todd McFarlane and Alan Moore.

Episode #103: Brian Vollmer

Danko journeyed to London, Ontario to speak to Brian Vollmer, lead singer of Helix. Talk ranged from their classic song – “Rock You”, Lemmy Kilmister, Brian Robertson & Motorhead, independent records, cover bands, Traci Lords, Richard Pryor, Rip Taylor, Mike “Bubbles” Smith & The Trailer Park Boys, Sebastian Bach and Brian’s Bel Canto teachings.

Swedish Fall Tour

We’re very happy to announce that we’re coming back to Sweden this fall for 10 shows. Tickets will go on sale July 1st and will be available at the this link. Hope to see you!


Episode #102: Damian Abraham, Nick Flanagan

Damian Abraham (Fucked Up) makes his return to the podcast. We talk about N.W.A., Damian’s podcast – Turned Out A Punk, Crust Punk, his “Canadian Cannabis” Vice documentary series, band beefs, haters, his “Super Snack Bros” show on The Food Network and his “More Than Music” CBC Q column.

Episode #101: Q&A with Nick Flanagan

Nick gets together with Danko for the annual Q&A episode. Listeners’ questions are answered along with Nick’s impressive collection of impressions.

Tour dates and playlist

We have a whole bunch of shows lined up this summer and upcoming fall. Here’s a playlist to help you get in the mood. Hope to see you on the road! Check out all tour dates here.


Episode #100: Centennial Episode

To celebrate the one hundredth podcast, Danko takes a look back at the last 99 episodes featuring highlight moments with Phil Campbell, Dizzy Reed, Richard Fortus, Jim Rota, Eddie Spaghetti, Duff McKagan, Damian Abraham, Henry Rollins, Jim Breuer, Brendan Canning, Lydia Criss and Nick Flanagan.

(“Swampcast” intro by Lochlin Cross and Friends)

Episode #99: Barrett Martin (Part 3)

Barrett Martin, drummer of The Walking Papers (and Screaming Trees/Mad Season/Tuatara) joins Danko for a third time to talk about his induction into The Black Coffee Brigade, his upcoming book project, Electronic Music, “Underworld” by Tuatara and his recent recording with blues legend, Cedell Davis, and his album “Last Man Standing”.