Try Premium for 30 days

Live games for all NFL, MLB, NBA, & NHL teams
Commercial-Free Music
No Display Ads
A Band of Gamers-logo

A Band of Gamers

World Talk >

More Information


Milwaukee, WI




Favorite Video Games and Albums of 2017

The 2017 Footys! Favorite video games and albums of 2017. 0:02:20 Side A Video Games Favorite video games of 2017 Karl Persona 5 (PS4)Horizon Zero Dawn (PS4)CupHead (Xbox/PC)Yakuza Zero (PS4)Xenoblade Chronicles 2 (Switch)Super Mario Odyssey (Switch) Uncharted: The Lost Legacy (PS4)NIER Automata (PS4)South Park: The Fractured But Whole (PS4, Xbox, PC)Legend of Zelda: BOTW (Switch) Shane GT Sport (PS4) Super Nintendo Classic Nier: Automata (PS4)South Park: The Fractured But Whole...

Duration: 03:08:10

Over The Snow And Through The Hills

Little quick something for your stocking. Ear stuffing for the drive to grandma's house. Happy Holidays and Merry New Year from ABOG! See you in 2018. Side A Video Games Xenoblade Chronicles 2Wolfenstein II: The New ColossusGran Turismo Sport Side B Music Amos Pitsch Lake EffectTodd Wisenbaker Christmas in Silver Lake Vol. 1 Music Played In This Episode Intro: Tiny Rockets "State of Flux (TRR Mix)" Links Subscribe To Podcast --> Website -->...

Duration: 00:25:21


Shane and Karl called this episode Biblical. Either they are celebrating Christmas with a full dose of Jesus or perhaps they think it's a large scale, epic or intense show. Listen to find out. Side A Video Games Game AwardsPSXPUBG XBOX OneFortniteMonster Hunter Worlds BETA (PS Plus)Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker BETAYakuza ZeroXenoblade Chronicles 2GT SportNHL18Planet of the Eyes Side B Music Noel Gallagher Who Built The Moon?Oasis: SupersonicGigsShed SevenCast Music Played In This...

Duration: 01:39:44

Lost Cliches

Shane loses the cliches, Karl talks a long song and Joel sneaks in through the backstage. Side A Video Games XBOX One XWolfenstein II: The New ColossusDestiny 2Yakuza 0Hand of Fate 2 Side B Music Quicksand InteriorsShed Seven Instant PleasuresZach Pietrini house show and Holding Onto GhostsKamasi WashingtonThe Divine Comedy Side C Community Midwest Gaming Classic 2018Upcoming Favorites of the Year EpisodeDiscord questions for the co-hostsEver think you could be doing something more...

Duration: 02:34:32

Calling An Audioble

Joel proclaims 2017 the year of Nintendo and the guys chat about the SNES Classic and Super Mario Odyssey. Shane prefers a more realistic digital pinball game. New game discussions about Pinball FX3, South Park: The Fractured But Whole, Cuphead and Gran Turismo Sport. Liam Gallagher's new record might be the third best Oasis album. Karl recaps EGX, talks about the new Prophets of Rage record and defends Audioslave. Side A Video Games EGX 2017 RecapSNES Classic EditionPinball FX3South...

Duration: 02:01:13

Rick Unpubbed

ABOG Unpubbed new and improved with more Rick. Side A Video Games Nintendo MinifiedPunch Out! ArcadeExpensive iPhone GamingSecond PS4Everybody's GolfMadden NFL 18The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the WildSenran Kagura Peach Beach SplashUncharted: The Lost LegacyNHL 18 Side B Music JD McPherson LiveDeath From Above 1979 Outrage! Is NowThe Gleasons Worries at the Gate Side C Community Which generation of consoles is better?Gaming NightsExtra LifeMovies to watch over and over again Music of...

Duration: 02:03:42

Great Minds Drink Alike

Hi. How are you? Good chat. Press play. Side A Video Games Side B Music Villains Music Played In This Episode Subscribe To Podcast --> Twitter --> Facebook Page --> Instagram --> Discord --> Contact --> Thank you for listening and subscribing.

Duration: 01:45:52

150 E3 2017 End On A High Note

Joel, Shane and Karl share their thoughts on the big three at E3 2017 and end on a high note. Side A Video Games E3 2017Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo pressers Side B End On A High Note 150 Episodes StrongSong | "Garage" by Brett Newski Music Played In This Episode With permissionIntro by Tiny RocketsBrett Newski "Garage" Subscribe To Podcast --> Website --> Twitter --> Facebook Page -->...

Duration: 01:17:26

149 Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, In-ter A-li-a by At The Drive-In and Joseph Huber

Favorite score chase video games, review of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for the Nintendo Switch, recommended record In-ter A-li-a from At The Drive-In and a tune off of Joseph Huber's latest album The Suffering Stage. 0:02:15 Side A Video Games Favorite score chase video games and momentsTrack & Field | ArcadeChase H.Q. | ArcadeOut Run | ArcadePole Position | ArcadeSuper Off Road | ArcadeStreet Fighter II | ArcadeGradius | Nintendo Entertainment SystemGeometry Wars Retro Evolved | XBOX 360Pain |...

Duration: 01:15:47

148 XBOX One Surpasses PlayStation 4, The Ride by Whips and Evacuate the Earth

The guys share their tips and yours on how Microsoft can help the XBOX One try and catch up to Sony's PlayStation 4. With a great deal more certainty they recommend you listen to The Ride and then play new tunes from a couple favorite Milwaukee bands. 0:02:22 Side A Video Games XBOX One/Scorpio Surpasses PlayStation 4/ProHypothetically that isWe'll share our ideas and yours on what Microsoft needs to do in order to pull that off 0:35:50 Side B Music Recommended Record | The Ride by...

Duration: 01:21:27

147 XBOX Scorpio, MLB The Show 17, Freedom is Free by Chicano Batman & Whips

Feels like living in a Tarantino flick with a grooving soundtrack from the recommended record Freedom Is Free. Shane is taking down fools in a 70's cop show and enjoys Big League Chew. Joel capitalizes on the increased value of the NES Classic and insists Side B is better. Karl struts down the road to ace bass and sings along to Persona 5. 0:02:15 Side A Video Games XBOX ScorpioMLB The Show 17 ImpressionsGames worth your time and moneyThe Legend of Zelda: Breath of the WildPersona 5...

Duration: 01:13:15

146 EGX Rezzed, Spectator Sports, CJ Ramone and Midwest Gaming Classic 2017

Upcoming video games to look forward to from the show floor at EGX Rezzed 2017. A recommended record from Midnight Reruns. Tune from CJ Ramone and Joel's wrap up of Midwest Gaming Classic 2017. 0:01:37 Side A Video Games EGX Rezzed 2017Persona 5Yooka-LayleeLittle NightmaresSteamWorld Dig 2Knights and BikesSnake PassTokyo DarkVictor VranThe Town of LightThe Sexy BrutaleKen Levine 0:21:48 Side B Music Record | Spectator Sports by Midnight Reruns...

Duration: 00:57:03

145 Nintendo Switch, Midwest Farmer's Daughter and The Bang Bang

Joel and Karl share their impressions of the Nintendo Switch and Shane mixes it up with a country record by Margo Price. 0:02:06 Side A Video Games Nintendo SwitchThe Legend of Zelda: Breath of the WildPlayStation 4, XBOX One or Nintendo Switch? 0:37:58 Side B Music Record | Midwest Farmer's Daughter by Margo Price Listening ToMidnight Reruns Spectator SportsBeach Slang A Loud Bash Of Teenage...

Duration: 01:01:13

Dan Loosen of Midwest Gaming Classic

Midwest Gaming Classic is just a few weeks away. Learn about the show, it's history, how it was saved by a community of passionate gamers, and how Dan Loosen's prior experience positively contributes to an annual event attended by over ten thousand. Music Played In This Episode With permissionIntro by CW Ayon "Catron County Time"Outro by CW Ayon "In My Dreams" --> Subscribe To Podcast --> Website -->...

Duration: 01:31:27

144 Horizon Zero Dawn, Little Deaths and The Real McKenzies

They may need to eat a little soap in order to pull it off but ABOG Podcast starts a new trend and drops the explicit language tag going forward. You can now listen in the car with the entire family sitting there. Your family may prefer the latest from Ariana Grande (is she still relevant?), but the show is now safe to consume in any circumstance. Joel, Shane and Karl review a game from one of their all-time favorite developers Guerrilla Games. The folks behind the amazing Killzone...

Duration: 00:53:08

143 Fire Emblem Heroes, Life Without Sound and Tigernite

The guys play with their phones more than a Facebook junkie to bring you a review of the new Nintendo mobile game Fire Emblem Heroes. Joel wears out a coffee table and Shane leaves skin on his steering wheel drumming along to Life Without Sound by Cloud Nothings. Karl is busy maintaining his beard and calls out Tony for his one star reviews. 0:01:19 Video Game | Fire Emblem Heroes 0:27:18 Record | Life Without Sound by Cloud Nothings 0:45:53 Song | "Blood...

Duration: 01:00:46

Short Break

We're taking a short break to recharge our batteries and will be back next week with a new episode of the podcast.

Duration: 00:02:20

142 Induction, Live In Paris and Indonesian Junk

Joel, Shane and Karl set up their past selves to help their present selves in order to get their future selves where they need to be. Then Shane tickles a jar of mayonnaise. Starts with the most intellectual game they've ever played and closes with the least. In between there's a review of Sleater-Kinney Live in Paris and a tune from Indonesian Junk. 0:01:24 Video Game | Induction 0:21:05 Record | Live in Paris by...

Duration: 00:54:30

141 Abzu, Modern Ruin and Free Sun Rising

ABOG takes a deep dive with Abzu and discovers fresh air in an unlikely place. They follow the light of Free Sun Rising to the surface and spin Modern Ruin by Frank Carter and The Rattlesnakes. 0:01:20 Video Game | Abzu 0:25:32 Record | Modern Ruin by Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes 0:43:04 Song | "Brad Pitt" by Free Sun Rising 0:49:13 Post Game For Honor BetaMGC Music '17Blind Melon SoupQuiet Records Music Played...

Duration: 01:07:22

140 Overcooked, Arañas en La Sombra and Myles Coyne

Too many cooks in the kitchen can be a good thing, the guys valiantly attempt to speak Spanish and Myles Coyne brings the vibes. 0:01:10 Video Game | Overcooked 0:16:50 Record | Arañas en La Sombra by Omar Rodriguez-Lopez 0:38:12 Song | "Slender-Man" by Myles Coyne - Mouse Corn EP 0:41:23 Post Game Listener emailTherapy for big game losses Music Played In This Episode With...

Duration: 00:54:44

See More