Episode 6 (Eric from Death of Massive Stars/Riot Fest)

This week we sat down with Eric from Death of Massive Stars and talked about what goes into forming a band and what can inspire that creative process. After that, in old-fashioned Just Riffin’ style, Ted and Jay tore apart the Riot Fest Chicago 2017 lineup and rambled about whatever came to mind.


Episode 5 (Down in Terror/Video Games)

In the new episode, we review Down in Terror’s new EP, Bad Honor. During part two we talk about the role video games played in us discovering music. Check it out and let us know what you think!

Episode 4 (Through N Through)

One of our favorite bands released a new EP, so we decided to talk about it! We review Give Me Hate by Through N Through. In the second segment, we try to define what hardcore is and talk about what hardcore means to us.


Episode 3 (Warped Tour & TIHC Fest)

We sit down with our friends Niko and Logan to discuss the lineups of the Vans Warped Tour and This is Hardcore festivals happening this summer.


Episode 2 (Erik from Habitats)

We talk with Erik, the vocalist of the band, Habitats, to discuss his musical journey, the roots of the band, and his opinions on the Chicago music scene. In the second half, we discuss some of the venues around Chicago.


Episode 1 (Pilot)

We sit down with our friend Niko and introduce the podcast, discuss how we got into music, and talk about Expire’s farewell weekend.