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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

#204: Danny Freeman & Jaret Reddick of Music Networking 101

1/27/2022
My guests on this episode of Pop-Punk & Pizza Podcast have been on the show before but appeared on different episodes, a few years apart. The first is, Danny Freeman, the guitarist of United Kingdom pop punk band, A Few Too Many. The second is, Jaret Reddick, a legend in the pop punk scene who has been fronting Bowling For Soup for almost 30 years now. You put these two hard working guys together, and they become, Music Networking 101, a monthly music industry workshop featuring well known...

Duration:01:15:51

#203: 10 Songs for January 2022

1/13/2022
Hey! Happy New Year! I know we are already several days into 2022 but it's better late than never. I hope you're staying safe and healthy. Our monthly 10 songs episode are back here on Pop-Punk & Pizza Podcast! In no particular order, here are 10 songs I think you should give a listen to this month: 1. "No One Does Homecoming Like Us" - All Systems Go 2. "Concrete Feet" - Splits 3. “Against The Odds” - The Story Unfolds 4. "I'll Be Fine" - Sad Plant 5. "Oh, Wait" - BEEA 6. "Best...

Duration:00:49:15

#202: Merry Pop-Punkmas 2021

12/24/2021
Ho Ho Ho! Merry Pop-Punkmas 2021! I hope you know how grateful I am for all your love and support this past year. To celebrate Christmas Eve and Christmas Day properly, I’ve compiled 14 Christmas songs I think you should give a listen to. 1. Christmas Spirits - TLB 2. I Won’t Be Home For Christmas - Endless Holiday 3. Xmas Wrapping - The Aquadolls 4. 78342 and You - Love Again 5. The Emo Night Before Christmas - Eightynine 6. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town - Tsunami Bomb 7. A Carol...

Duration:00:49:23

Jacques LaMore Reads The Polar Express

12/21/2021
I want to take this time to say thank you from the bottom of my heart for supporting Pop-Punk & Pizza Podcast and LaMore Media L.L.C. in 2021. I’d like to wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Growing up, one of my favorite Christmas books to read was The Polar Express. Now, the tradition continues with my son who is even more obsessed with it than I was. I know several people who listen to LaMore Media podcasts also have children. So my gift to you and your family...

Duration:00:10:30

#201: Benjamin Harper talks 20 Years of Yellowcard‘s ”One For The Kids”

12/16/2021
The big wave of Yellowcard's mainstream debut album Ocean Avenue all started with their previous album, One For The Kids. Recorded and released in 2001 through Lobster Records, One For The Kids quickly helped Yellowcard land a major label contract with Capital Records in 2002. Ocean Avenue would take the world by storm just one year later in 2003. Founding member, Benjamin Harper, joins us on this episode of Pop-Punk & Pizza Podcast to talk about how Lobster Records has remixed and...

Duration:01:09:02

#200: Dave Gomez of Summer Curse

12/9/2021
My friend, Dave Gomez, has not been on Pop-Punk & Pizza Podcast since episode 28 in 2017 when he was in a band called, Night Terrors. A lot has happened with Dave since then. He's won his battle with cancer and started a new band named, Summer Curse. We also get a special acoustic performance from Dave on this episode! 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...

Duration:01:04:02

#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