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Damian Abraham can be many things... the singer of a critically acclaimed band, a failed VJ, a host for Vice…a parent, but certainly he is a punk music obsessive. Each week, he sits down and chats with an interesting person from the far reaching worlds of entertainment to find out how their life was changed by the discovery of a novelty genre that supposedly died out in 1978... PUNK.

Damian Abraham can be many things... the singer of a critically acclaimed band, a failed VJ, a host for Vice…a parent, but certainly he is a punk music obsessive. Each week, he sits down and chats with an interesting person from the far reaching worlds of entertainment to find out how their life was changed by the discovery of a novelty genre that supposedly died out in 1978... PUNK.
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Damian Abraham can be many things... the singer of a critically acclaimed band, a failed VJ, a host for Vice…a parent, but certainly he is a punk music obsessive. Each week, he sits down and chats with an interesting person from the far reaching worlds of entertainment to find out how their life was changed by the discovery of a novelty genre that supposedly died out in 1978... PUNK.

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Episodes

Episode 217 - Jon Wurster Part 2 [or 4] (Superchunk, Bob Mould, The Best Show, Mountain Goats)

7/13/2019
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Whether you call it his second or his fourth time on the show, one of the greatest guests ever, JON WURSTER RETURNS! Either in the world of drumming or comedy, Jon truly is a GOAT! So sit back listen in as Damian & Jon go deep before he takes the stage with Bob Mould… Who also says one word on the show… So do we call that his Part 1? YOU DECIDE! Also Touched On: Going to Ohio to learn to record Missing Husker Du by one day Circle Of Shit The scum influence on Philadelphia music Jon’s...

Duration:00:55:07

Episode 216 - Rachel Goswell (Slowdive, Mojave 3, Minor Victories)

7/7/2019
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Tune in & gaze down because this week on the show RACHEL GOSWELL (Slowdive) joins Damian for a chat!!! Listen along as the two discuss going from being a first wave goth kid to finding out you accidentally created a genre!! Plus hear Damian fan out... Again. Also Touched On: Punk through a brother Siouxie and The Banshees as inspiration Tinderbox who invented goth? in the gig straight down to the front photos at gigs Christian Death Ghost Dance Neil is a prefect at school not into...

Duration:01:01:21

Episode 215 - Wicca Phase Springs Eternal (Goth Boi Clique, Tigers Jaw)

6/23/2019
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Punk will never die! As if to illustrate this, founding member of Goth Boi Clique, Wicca Phase is on the show this week! Join Damian as he sits down with the former member of Tigers Jaw to talk about Emotrap being yet another mutation of punk & how they were brought together by wrestling podcasts. NOT TO BE MISSED! Also Touched On: Getting into Blink 182 but it not counting Tom from the Menzingers wins the talent show with a Rancid cover Typing Punk into napster AFI & Anti-Flag & IN Calling...

Duration:01:12:43

Episode 214 - Billy Duffy (The Cult, Death Cult, The Nosebleeds)

6/16/2019
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Well, somethings in life are worth waiting for & this here is one of those things! BILLY DUFFY IS ON THE SHOW THIS WEEK! Listen in as the two start from the beginning & we learn just how this legendary guitarist found his way through punk to the metal explosion of the 80’s. YOU CANT MISS THIS ONE!!! CATCH BILLY ON TOUR WITH THE CULT THIS SUMMER! Check listings Also Touched On: Coming of age in the summer of a punk Billy & Johnny: Best haircuts in town The better guitarists in the...

Duration:01:15:00

Episode 213 - Matt Freeman (Operation Ivy, Rancid, Charger) & John Joseph (NYHC Legend) Part 2.5

6/10/2019
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WHAT A MONSTER EPISODE!?!?!? First, BASS-GOD - MATT FREEMAN from Op Ivy & Rancid stops by for a quick chat! He has a new band called Charger with a new EP on Pirates Press Records. Join Matt & Damian as they discuss: life lessons from Wayne Kramer, MDC Punk bootcamp & lots more. Also, JOHN JOSEPH MAKES HIS RETURN TO THE SHOW in celebration of '77 Montreal fest ON JULY 26 & IT’S KILLER! Listen as they discuss old New York, when hardcore in New York got hard, Cro-Mags vs. Everybody & why...

Duration:01:33:59

Episode 212 - Darby Allin (The Wrestlers, All Elite Wrestling, Evolve)

5/22/2019
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IT'S HERE!!!! Tonight, May 22nd on Viceland (in the US) at 10:00pm EST, Damian's show "The Wrestlers" premiers!!! What better way to celebrate than by having one of the stars of the first episode on the show: DARBY ALLIN!!! Listen in as Darby scares the crap out of Damian with stories that prove that everyone that said Jackass was bad for kids was right. *WARNING* THIS EPISODE IS INTENSE. Please check out The Wrestlers for more intensity!!!!! Also Touched On: Going to see the Circle Jerks &...

Duration:01:07:13

Episode 211 - Milo Aukerman (Descendents)

5/16/2019
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SURPRISE EPISODE!!!! Scratch another one off the bucket list because, thanks to our friend’s at Punk Rock Bowling, MILO AUKERMAN OF THE DESCENDENTS IS ON THE SHOW!!!! Join Damian as he talks to one of his heroe’s to find out about going from a new wave lovin' nerd to one of the most iconic vocalists ever! YOU’VE GOTTA TO HEAR THIS!!!! Go see the Descendents play Punk Rock Bowling next weekend (with Damian) too! Also Touched On: X opens for Devo Getting into LA punk Accidentally seeing Black...

Duration:01:06:43

Episode 210 - Shawn & Mark Stern (Youth Brigade, Extremes, BYO Records)

5/15/2019
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Punk Rock Bowling & Music Festival is but a week away! To celebrate, we have festival founders & Youth Brigadiers, Shawn & Mark Stern on the show for ONE OF THE BEST EPISODES EVER OF TOAP!!! Join Damian in his glee as the Sterns talk about all his favourite topics: From AA Records to Zolar X! OH, MY GAWD! Also Touched On: Going to see the Dickies for a first show A disagreement about Vom Tampon eating scares of some stoner buddies Robert Trower Getting into Devo Going to back to Toronto and...

Duration:01:31:35

Episode 209 - John Darnielle (The Mountain Goats, The Extra Glenns)

5/9/2019
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Years in the making & two attempts at recording have been worth it!!! The King of the Mountain, G.O.A.T. John Darinelle is on the show this week! Listen along as John & Damian discuss going from getting messed with by members of Bad Religion & Christian Death, to finally understanding why Nick Cave would hate the bathroom being in the front of the club, but don't worry, there is lots of Ajax Records talk for all you teeny boppers out there! The Mountain Goats have an AWESOME new record out...

Duration:01:16:28

Episode 208 - George Pettit Part 2 (Dead Tired, Alexisonfire, Bergenfield Four)

5/2/2019
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GEORGE IS BACK BABY! Once again TOAP shows up to prove that a sequel can equal or even top the original. George Pettit was one of the original guests on this podcast way back when & now he finally makes his triumphant return to the show! Join Damian as he sits down with his good friend to catch up & bullshit about music, culture & how punk can micro change the world. NOT TO BE MISSED! George's band Dead Tired has an awesome new album, "Full Vol." His other band, Alexisonfire also put out...

Duration:02:00:32

Episode 207 - John Ross Bowie (Four Chords And A Gun, Big Bang Theory, Egghead)

4/23/2019
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Pick Up The Pieces!!! This week on the show, Damian sits down with John Ross Bowie! The Big Bang Theory star & author of the new play, FOUR CHORDS AND A GUN has an INSANE story to tell. You guys are gonna love this one! SO, HEY HO... Oh, forget it Also Touched On: A dance routine to Rockaway beach The String theory of cool NOW, I want to sniff some glue Buying Ramones records The Spin mags 10 year anniversary of punk issue The dramatic aspects of growing up in 80’s NY Spring 84 seeing The...

Duration:01:11:34

Episode 206 - Johnny Marr (The Smiths, The Cribs, Modest Mouse)

4/14/2019
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Here's Johnny!!! This week on the show Damian is joined by one of the greatest guitarists in the history of British Rock & Roll: JOHNNY MARR!!! Johnny has an amazing new album, “Call The Comet” & has played in some of the most LEGENDARY bands ever but, as is par for the course with this show, the two spent most of the time talking about a band that only ever released one song on a compilation. CHECK THIS ONE OUT & don't forget THE TOAP PATREON! 👨‍🎨: Gray Abraham Also Touched On: The Sex...

Duration:00:50:19

Footnote Supershow #3 - Youtube Party Tonight!

4/11/2019
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The Turned Out A Punk Patreon is live! Head to patron.com/turnedoutapunk and check it out! Also, check out Chris, Dave It Up, Dave Martin and Damian as they talk about the best live bands they never saw, youtube clips and Dave It Up not liking the Cramps(!?!?!?!?!).

Duration:01:55:25

Episode 205 - Jennifer Herrema (Royal Trux, Black Bananas)

4/8/2019
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When Damian sat down with Jennifer Herrema (Half of the legendary duo Royal Trux), he had no clue they would spend the whole time talking about first wave DC hardcore, but this is a perfect example of the power of punk & ultimately the point of this show. Join Damian in his stunned joy as they discuss how the noise & chaos of hardcore informed Jennifer’s musical sensibility & life in general. NOT TO BE MISSED!!!! Check out Royal Trux's godly new album, White Stuff on Fat Possum now! Also...

Duration:01:08:25

Episode 204 - Mary Timony (EX HEX, Helium, Wild Flag)

4/1/2019
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This week on the show, one of the coolest (& one of the first performers your host Damian ever saw live), MARY TIMONY of the band EX HEX sits down for a chat. Listen in as the two talk about Mary going from a DC hardcore kid who didn't feel like she fit in, to finding a home in Boston Indie Rock, to touring world wide with the godly HELIUM. THIS IS NOT TO BE MISSED (ALSO, don't miss EX HEX’s FANTASTIC new album "It's Real” on Merge Records)!!! Also touched on: Damian’s first show Growing up...

Duration:01:15:31

Episode 203 - Laura Ballance (Superchunk, Merge Records)

3/25/2019
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How often do you get to talk to the boss of your record label, bass player in one of your favourite bands & one of the first people to ever hire you in the music biz? Well, this once in a lifetime confluence happens to Damian this week when he welcomes LAURA BALLANCE OF MERGE RECORDS / SUPERCHUNK on to the show show!!! Listen in as the two discuss Laura’s journey, why MERGE gets it in a way some other label can't & the night in London twenty years ago when Damian had to work the merch table...

Duration:01:43:33

Footnotes Supershow #2 - Timelife's History Of RnR ep 9

3/21/2019
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The odd couple of punk podcasting are back! This time, Chris & Damian invite Damian's brother / show producer, Tristan on the show to discuss stuff he felt Damian & Jonah may have overlooked on Episode 200\. Before getting to that that, they discuss Johnny Rotten vs. Marky Ramone, the new Punk doc series, getting starstruck as an adult, why Robbie Brookside is the ultimate vehicle to discuss the history of punk & so much more!!!! BROUGHT TO YOU BY VANS

Duration:01:34:58

Episode 202 - Jake Duzsik (HEALTH)

3/17/2019
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Almost 8 years ago, Damian, host of this show, & Jake Duzsik, of the awesome band HEALTH, had a hang so epic it left both men changed. Now, they are finally reunited & it was glorious! Listen in as the two discuss skateboarding, wrestling, success & how it all comes together: PUNK! Also Touched On: An Epic Hang A Couple A Few Years Back Hesher Going With You Dad To See Nirvana At Age 11 Pearl Jam Being Amazing But Not Being That Into Them Butthole Surfers Go Mainstream Come As You Are & Our...

Duration:01:37:08

Episode 201 - Greg Attonito (Bouncing Souls)

3/7/2019
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WHAT AN INSANE WEEK!?!?!? This time on the show punk legend & Bouncing Souls frontperson, Greg Attonito stops by for a chat! Join Damian as he sits down with one of his heroe’s to talk about how punk would change his life, the importance of an anthemic chorus & why you never stop when you are opening for Green Day in Europe. Also Touched On: Getting Into Punk Though Your Sister Meeting Brian & Going To Shows The Real Cool Guys Sis goes to the Smiths Seeing Bruce Springsteen in a stadium...

Duration:01:03:59

Episode 200 - Damian Abraham (Fucked Up) + Special Guests!!!!

2/28/2019
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OH CRAP, WE MADE IT!!! Episode 200 is here & what better way to celebrate than by turning the tables on Damian & putting him into the hot seat. Who better to serve as the interviewer, but the rhythm to Damian's heart, former guest, Jonah Falco (Career Suicide/ Fucked Up/ Game)! Listen in as Jonah forces Damian to answer the question: "How did you get into punk?" BUT, because this is a party, we have some other guests that have acted as influencers to do this podcast, including: Legendary...

Duration:02:41:53