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Pop-Punk & Pizza is a weekly podcast featuring guests ranging from bands in your local scene to internationally known artists such as Less Than Jake, Reel Big Fish, Justin Courtney Pierre and more! A lot of times, the interviews will take place while eating pizza. Hosted by, Jacques LaMore.

Pop-Punk & Pizza is a weekly podcast featuring guests ranging from bands in your local scene to internationally known artists such as Less Than Jake, Reel Big Fish, Justin Courtney Pierre and more! A lot of times, the interviews will take place while eating pizza. Hosted by, Jacques LaMore.

Location:

Bradley, IL

Description:

Pop-Punk & Pizza is a weekly podcast featuring guests ranging from bands in your local scene to internationally known artists such as Less Than Jake, Reel Big Fish, Justin Courtney Pierre and more! A lot of times, the interviews will take place while eating pizza. Hosted by, Jacques LaMore.

Language:

English

Contact:

8156446756


Episodes

#199: Oakrest

12/2/2021
Oakrest is a pop punk band hailing from Newmarket Ontario, Canada. You may remember their song, "Nothing Serious", being played on Pop-Punk & Pizza Podcast last year. Jacob, Jacob, and Chris, join us straight from day one in the studio on this episode! Oakrest is currently working on their first full length album to be released sometime in 2022. How exciting! Thanks so much for talking with me guys. Much Love, Jacques LaMore Pop-Punk & Pizza Podcast is presented by, Pop-Punk...

Duration:00:34:48

#198: Caitlin Edwards of Bumsy and The Moochers

11/25/2021
Happy Thanksgiving! Time to trade in that turkey leg for a slice of pizza. I'm excited to welcome back Caitlin Edwards of Chicago ska punk band, Bumsy and The Moochers. A lot has changed since the first time she was on Pop-Punk & Pizza Podcast back in September 2019. Including Bumsy and The Moochers getting signed to Sell The Heart Records! Caitlin and I talk about the band's latest single, "Cathy Ann", which is a fun song about her mother. I wish you and your family a very Happy...

Duration:00:56:54

#197: Bad Planning with Andy Pohl of Sell The Heart Records & Tsunami Bomb

11/18/2021
Chicago's Bad Planning have announced plans to release a new album Et Fortes this Spring 2022 via Jump Start Records. Members Alex and Jack joins me on this episode of Pop-Punk & Pizza Podcast to talk about the new record and signing! Also joining us on this episode is Tsunami Bomb guitarist and owner of Sell The Heart Records, Andy Pohl! We ended up getting into a big conversation about social media. Particularly Facebook and TikTok. Much Love, Jacques LaMore Pop-Punk & Pizza...

Duration:01:21:50

#196: Veronika & Scott of Pop-Punk Takeout

11/16/2021
Veronika Potylitsina & Scott Stone of Pop-Punk Takeout Pop-Punk & Pizza Podcast #196: Veronika & Scott of Pop-Punk Takeout For the past several months before every single single episode of the podcast, you've heard me say, "Pop-Punk & Pizza Podcast is presented by, Pop-Punk Takeout". I think it's finally time you met the masterminds behind this fun and creative brand. Say hello to Veronika Potylitsnina and Scott Stone. Every month, Pop-Punk Takeout offers a pizza box or Chinese food...

Duration:01:08:22

#195: World War Me

11/11/2021
Stephen Krypel & Teejay Burkett of World War Me Pop-Punk & Pizza Podcast #195: World War Me The last time I talked with World War Me was in October of 2020 via Zoom. Now members Stephen Krypel and Teejay Burkett have joined me in person for the full Pop-Punk & Pizza Podcast experience! I'm happy they did too because Stephen was able to perform three acoustic songs for us. One of the songs is unreleased. How about that! World War Me has plans to release new music in 2022. Much...

Duration:00:58:12

#194: Russ Rankin, Bill Stevenson, & Andrew Berlin

11/9/2021
Bill Stevenson & Russ Rankin Andrew Berlin Pop-Punk & Pizza Podcast #194: Russ Rankin, Bill Stevenson, & Andrew Berlin Welcome to what I'm calling a "Bonus Episode" of Pop-Punk & Pizza! It's got a hell of a line-up too. We are joined by, Russ Rankin (Good Riddance), Bill Stevenson (Descendants/The Blasting Room), and Andrew Berlin (Producer/Engineer). Russ's yet to be released solo album, Come Together Fall Apart, was produced and recorded at The Blasting Room along with Bill and...

Duration:01:01:22

#193: A Tiger Made of Lightning

10/28/2021
A Tiger Made of Lightning Pop-Punk & Pizza Podcast #193: A Tiger Made of Lightning When I was first introduced to A Tiger Made of Lightning in 2020, the project consisted of just one member named, Mike O'Leary. Now fast forward one year later and Mike was able to form a full band around him! Mike joins us on this episode of Pop-Punk & Pizza to discuss the release of their debut EP, It's Chaos, Be Kind. Thank you for the reminder that we all need to remain kind in the chaos. Much...

Duration:00:56:35

#192: The Neverafter

10/21/2021
Jimmy, Arnley, and Connor of The Neverafter. Pop-Punk & Pizza Podcast #192: The Neverafter Jimmy, Arnley, and Connor of Chicago's new alternative punk group, The Neverafter, join us on Pop-Punk & Pizza to talk about their debut single, "Distress Call". Much Love, Jacques LaMore Pop-Punk & Pizza Podcast is presented by, Pop-Punk Takeout. A monthly subscription box filled with merchandise from pop punk artists from all over the world! Learn more and sign up at poppunktakeout.com. Follow...

Duration:01:07:53

#191: Capgun Heroes

10/14/2021
Jimmy & Joe of Capgun Heroes. Pop-Punk & Pizza Podcast #191: Capgun Heroes When it comes to pop punk, Chicago's Capgun Heroes play it in the vein of The Ramones. It's fast, yet poppy. Members Jimmy and Joe sat down in person with me for some pizza and beer to discuss their debut album, Last Call For Adderall. The new record is out now via Hey Pizza Records. I apologize if the audio sounds subpar on this episode. I didn't have my mics hooked up properly. Luckily, I at least had audio...

Duration:00:51:05

#190: Blind Adam & The Federal League and Bluprint

10/7/2021
Blind Adam & The Federal League Bluprint Pop-Punk & Pizza Podcast #190: Blind Adam & The Federal League and Bluprint Hey! Just to warn you, I had some technical difficulties while recording this episode. So if things sound a little funky, that's why! For the first time in two years, I'm happy to welcome a band back into the studio for an in-person pizza eating interview! I'm glad it was my friends in, Bluprint. We grew up playing together in the Kankakee, IL punk scene. They just...

Duration:01:13:43

#189: David McWane of Big D & The Kids Table and Matt Sullivan of Title Holder

9/30/2021
David McWane of Big D & The Kids Table Matt Sullivan of Title Holder Pop-Punk & Pizza Podcast #189: David McWane of Big D & The Kids Table and Matt Sullivan of Title Holder Hey! I hope you've got your skankin' shoes on because this episode features two guests from the ska punk world. Matt Sullivan is the frontman and all around creative mind for new ska punk band, Title Holder. Matt tells us how he worked hard on his songwriting skills with Chris DeMakes of Less Than Jake and Nik...

Duration:01:13:00

#188: Dan Lambton of rationale.

9/23/2021
Left to Right: Ryan Rumchaks, Joe Taylor, and Dan Lambton of rationale. Pop-Punk & Pizza Podcast #188: Dan Lambton of rationale. Hey! I'm glad you're here. We only have one guest on this episode but he's a real treat and someone I've been wanting to catch up with for a long time. In early 2020, Dan Lambton and Real Friends announced Dan's departure from the band. Since then, Real Friends, has welcomed Cody Muraro as their new lead vocalist and released a new EP. Dan on the other hand has...

Duration:00:54:17

#187: MEGG along with Chris Swinney of Fire Sale

9/16/2021
MEGG Chris Swinney of Fire Sale and That One Time On Tour Podcast. Pop-Punk & Pizza Podcast #187: MEGG Along with Chris Swinney of Fire Sale MEGG bridges the gap between her love for pop music and her Southern California beach punk rock roots. Her new EP, "Here For Now", is a perfect blend of the two genres. MEGG and I had the chance to talk about how the new EP came together and how she's working hard to become a prominent songwriter in the industry. Chris Swinney is one of the...

Duration:01:27:14

#186: Steve Caballero along with Ted Felicetti of Don’t Panic

9/9/2021
Steve Caballero, professional skateboarder and musician. Photo by, Jeremy Frasca. Ted Felicetti, frontman of Don’t Panic. Pop-Punk & Pizza Podcast #186: Steve Caballero along with Ted Felicetti of Don’t Panic Don’t Panic just released their second full length album, “Dark Horse”. Frontman, Ted Felicetti, was nice enough to talk with us for about 20 minutes just before having to hit the stage. Don’t Panic is currently on a short tour with The Queers. Steve Caballero is a world famous...

Duration:01:21:44

#185: Flight Club along with Jameson Ketchum

9/2/2021
Flight Club Jameson Ketchum, author of, Name Dropping: Seeking Creative Truth Through Trendy Altruism and Punk Rock. Pop-Punk & Pizza Podcast #185: Flight Club along with Jameson Ketchum Flight Club is a rock band out of Virginia who just released their debut full length record, Until The Sun Drowns, this past July via Open Your Ears Records. Charlie, Sam, Alex, and Harry, join us on this episode to discuss how they brought energy and diversity to this album. Jameson Ketchum is a...

Duration:01:07:33

#184: Christian Fisher of Settle Your Scores & Scott Radinsky of Pulley

8/26/2021
Pulley Settle Your Scores. Photo by, Alex Zarek. Pop-Punk & Pizza Podcast #184: Christian Fisher of Settle Your Scores And Scott Radinsky of Pulley Settle Your Scores just released their third album, "Retrofit", via Mutant League Records. I think the album has full potential to become a classic album in the pop punk scene. Settle Your Scores lead vocalist, Christian Fisher, joins us on this episode of Pop-Punk & Pizza Podcast to discuss the new album and Dungeons and Dragons. Yep, we...

Duration:01:32:23

#183: 20 Years of Sugarcult's "Start Static" with Marko DeSantis

8/19/2021
Marko DeSantis, lead guitarist of Sugarcult. Album cover for Sugarcult's debut record, "Start Static". Pop-Punk & Pizza Podcast #183: 20 Years of Sugarcult's "Start Static" with Marko DeSantis I can't believe this Saturday, August 21st will mark 20 years since Sugarcult released their debut album, "Start Static", to the world. I was only 11 years old when it came out and I remember going to the record store with my oldest brother Josh to buy it. "Start Static" is one of my favorite...

Duration:02:13:02

#182: Carlo Ribaux & Harrison Nida of Victory Kid

8/12/2021
Pop-Punk & Pizza Podcast #182: Carlo Ribaux & Harrison Nida of Victory Kid Victory Kid is yet ANOTHER incredible ska punk band out of California. Even though the band is newer to the scene, they have been making some waves and making the right connections. Some of those connections include working with Matt Appleton of Reel Big Fish, Arion Salazar of Third Eye Blind, and Allan Hessler to craft their first full length album, "Discernation". SBÄM Records releases the album this Friday, August...

Duration:01:04:25

#181: Punk Rock Factory with Felicity

8/5/2021
Punk Rock Factory Felicity Pop-Punk & Pizza Podcast #181: Punk Rock Factory with Felicity Punk Rock Factory is dedicated to turning famous pop culture songs intro blistering punk songs. Punk Rock Factory frontman, Peej, gives us the inside scoop of how the band chooses songs to cover. The band's new album, "Masters of The Uniwurst", is available wherever you stream music. On the new album, Punk Rock Factory takes on 21 classic TV theme songs including, Arthur, Power Rangers, Saved By...

Duration:01:14:51

#180: Cleveland Avenue & Good Terms

7/29/2021
Cleveland Avenue. Photo by, Alex Zarek. Good Terms. Photo by, Casey Chen. Pop-Punk & Pizza Podcast 180: Cleveland Avenue & Good Terms Cleveland Avenue has become one of best pop punk bands in the Chicago scene in recent years, in my opinion. Their new EP, “The Things Better Left Unsaid”, drops this Friday, July 30th. Lead vocalist, Defonte Berry, explained to me what this new EP means to him and how the band has taken steps to better themselves. Good Terms based in Los Angeles,...

Duration:01:09:54