In honor of the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, this is a reposting of Episode 24, originally posted in December of 2020.
The guys take on a listener email looking into the effect a terrorist attack on American soil had on popular music and commerce. Which band was set to release controversial album art featuring the World Trade Center that day? What songs got played more in the aftermath? And what about that list of songs a certain radio company suggested should stop getting airplay?
Albums released that day: https://www.villagevoice.com/2014/09/11/september-11th-2001-was-a-super-tuesday-of-album-releases/
Banned songs: https://www.kerrang.com/features/here-are-the-164-songs-that-were-banned-from-american-radio-after-9-11/
Songs and bands mentioned:
Dream Theater: https://noisecreep.com/mike-portnoy-recounts-bizarre-9-11-coincidence/
Jimmy Eat World: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bleed_American
South Park: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C2xFnKWSxdQ