January 2023

Episode 129 – Metallica vs Napster


The guys it into the history of online music, the kids who broke the record industry and the band who became the face of shutting it all down.   SHOW NOTES: The book "The Year That Broke America" - https://www.harpercollins.com/products/the-year-that-broke-america-andrew-rice https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metallica_v._Napster,_Inc. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shawn_Fanning https://www.businessinsider.com/sean-parker-life-career-napster-facebook-billionaire-pictures-2020-3 The 2000 Time magazine article about Napster: https://content.time.com/time/subscriber/article/0,33009,998068,00.html https://museumofportablesound.com/mp325-2/ https://www.kerrang.com/metallica-vs-napster-the-lawsuit-that-redefined-how-we-listen-to-music The Alex [...]

Episode 129 – Metallica vs Napster2023-01-18T14:49:37+00:00

March 2022

Episode 86 – Led Zeppelin vs Kingdom Come


The guys talk the tragic side of Zep and the rock band who (might have) claimed they'd never heard them. SHOW NOTES: Songs used in this episode: Kingdom Come "Get It On"; Kingdom Come "What Love Can Be" https://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/greta-van-fleet-anthem-of-the-peaceful-army/ https://www.allmusic.com/artist/kingdom-come-mn0000096804/biography Danny Stag’s brother’s WaPo piece: https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/lifestyle/style/1988/06/05/my-brother-the-rock-star/158337df-3bbf-48b3-9007-8500835cf052/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingdom_Come_(band) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terry_Reid https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Led_Zeppelin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TudbbVdz8os https://www.themaineedge.com/buzz/music/danny-stag-of-kingdom-come-talks-30th-anniversary-tour 2011 Southeast of Heaven [...]

Episode 86 – Led Zeppelin vs Kingdom Come2022-03-23T00:42:23+00:00

October 2021

Episode 65 – Rock n Roll vs torture


A listener letter leads the guys to investigate the origins of using rock music for political torture practices. Support the show on Patreon! SHOW NOTES: Songs used in this episode: "Theme from Rawhide" from the Blues Brothers soundtrack; "Back There" by Tim McGraw Pathways to Music Torture journal article (2014) - https://journals.openedition.org/transposition/494?lang=en https://www.vox.com/2014/12/11/7375961/cia-torture-music https://www.mic.com/articles/87851/11-popular-songs-the-cia-used-to-torture-prisoners-in-the-war-on-terror https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/jun/19/usa.guantanamo [...]

Episode 65 – Rock n Roll vs torture2021-10-27T00:02:20+00:00

November 2020

Story Guys – Episode 35 – What You Need


Brian revisits the pregnancy cravings of his wife and Murdock relives the glory of his college days being the guy who had what everyone wanted (spoiler: it's not what you think...); PLUS: the guys talk comfort TV and the Goo Goo Dolls.

Story Guys – Episode 35 – What You Need2020-11-13T03:06:23+00:00
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