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SlapperCast Episode 130: Sábado Gigante

SlapperCast Episode 130: Sábado Gigante

  This week on #SlapperCast: Things are getting hairy again, people, so STAY SAFE! Also, we pay our respects to the recently departed David Steele (long-time doorman at the Continental Club Houston), ZZ Top bassist Dusty...
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SlapperCast Episode 129: Demons Added

SlapperCast Episode 129: Demons Added

This week on #SlapperCast, we report on the first vinyl test pressings of BLAGMATIC, talk about our midwest tour and 'WILD ROVING OMAHA'... and recap a recent experience with an ill-prepared and poorly managed sound crew....
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SlapperCast 128 (Unedited)

SlapperCast 128 (Unedited)

Here's a weird one: recorded in the van Friday night en route from Wichita KS to Weston MO. Special guest star: brief torrential thunderstorm. ...
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SlapperCast Episode 126: Vacation in Hell

SlapperCast Episode 126: Vacation in Hell

BLAGMATIC CDs are in stock! This week on SlapperCast, we express how happy we are with how the new CD came out. Also: songs we wish we could erase from existence. Join us in OMAHA July 18–July...
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"Scouser in the Room" with Joe Walmsley

"Scouser in the Room" with Joe Walmsley

Like a true Liverpudlian, our old friend singer-songwriter Joe Walmsley forged his career performing in pubs AND at sea, and has now called San Antonio home for 15 years. So many great stories, too many for one show! Show...
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SlapperCast #123: "Bass Brain" with Allen Hill

SlapperCast #123: "Bass Brain" with Allen Hill

Our good friend Allen Hill returns to SlapperCast to talk about his new single "Yeah Yeah Yeah" and how he approaches everything in life as a bass player. Also: our new album BLAGMATIC is open for pre-orders! Yeah Yeah...
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SlapperCast Episode 122: Subdued Hughes

SlapperCast Episode 122: Subdued Hughes

  This week on SlapperCast: stage etiquette for bands and fans. Also: praise heaped upon our fellow Houston musicians....
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SlapperCast Episode 121: Blank Sabbath

SlapperCast Episode 121: Blank Sabbath

Here's the latest episode of #SlapperCast, recorded around the table at Patrick's house on Thursday morning right before a rehearsal. The night before, we had just received the final album cover artwork for BLAGMATIC from...
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SlapperCast Episode 120: Bag It & Tag It

SlapperCast Episode 120: Bag It & Tag It

This week, we struggle to express our excitement about the cover artwork for our upcoming album BLAGMATIC. Show notes Join us in Omaha this July
https://blaggards.com/2021/05/wild-roving-omaha-2021/ SlapperCast...
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SlapperCast Episode 119: Number One Road Wanker

SlapperCast Episode 119: Number One Road Wanker

This week on SlapperCast: Recapping our shows in College Station and Round Rock Texas drivers who hog the left lane Great relationships between venues & bands Venues that delay start times for bands because of...
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SlapperCast Episode 118: Second Homaha

SlapperCast Episode 118: Second Homaha

This week on SlapperCast: Our new album Blagmatic is DONE! Now we move on to finalizing the artwork. BLAGGARDS BREW COFFEE will soon be available! We have a new sponsor: SKREWBALL WHISKEY Also announcing WILD ROVING:...
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SlapperCast Episode 117: Unidentified Aerial Phenomena

SlapperCast Episode 117: Unidentified Aerial Phenomena

This week on SlapperCast: We just got the master for our new album BLAGMATIC and we are thrilled with it Official Blaggards COFFEE is on the way! Also, Tim Aballo of the Outsiders PBR tells us about his UFO...
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SlapperCast Episode 116: Tim Aballo of the Outsiders PBR

SlapperCast Episode 116: Tim Aballo of the Outsiders PBR

This week we’re joined by our old friend, the amazingly talented and always hilarious Tim Aballo, lead singer and guitarist of the punkabilly trio the Outsiders and co-host of the podcast Drinking with Pete and Tim. This is...
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SlapperCast Episode 115: The Drink Which Shall Not Be Named

SlapperCast Episode 115: The Drink Which Shall Not Be Named

Alcohol and musicians… how well do they mix? Also: more news about our forthcoming new album "Blagmatic". Audio only: ...
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SlapperCast Episode 114: Sweet Home Continental — with a Requiem for David Carr

SlapperCast Episode 114: Sweet Home Continental — with a Requiem for David Carr

This week on SlapperCast, we reveal the title of our forthcoming album, talk about the unusual narrator of the audio book version of Tony Iommi's autobiography, recap our recent gigs at the Continental Club Houston and Cork...
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SlapperCast Episode 113: Beast in Progress

SlapperCast Episode 113: Beast in Progress

Rattle snakes, wild boars, hot sauce, the "Danger Zone Fire Smoke Burger" story, reckless drivers, drinking stories from Ireland, in-ear monitors, Tony Iommi's autobiography, Black Sabbath, Ronnie James Dio, masking up to...
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SlapperCast Episode 112: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Content

SlapperCast Episode 112: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Content

Upcoming shows, coffee talk, favorite salsas, favorite Mexican restaurants....
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SlapperCast​ Episode 111: Overachievers

SlapperCast​ Episode 111: Overachievers

We've finally gone back to work! On #SlapperCast Episode 111, we recap a VERY busy week, and also share some highlights from our recent Paddy's Day show for our friends at the WHIP Radio....
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SlapperCast Episode 110: Drumming Legend Vinny Appice

SlapperCast Episode 110: Drumming Legend Vinny Appice

This week we are THRILLED to welcome legendary drummer Vinny Appice​. We talk about his experiences playing with Black Sabbath, Dio, Last In Line, Rick Derringer, John Lennon et al, plus a lot of talk about technique, feel,...
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SlapperCast​ Episode 98: Drummer Ash Soan

SlapperCast​ Episode 98: Drummer Ash Soan

This week we have a stunning conversation with the mighty Ash Soan—speaking to us from his recording studio all the way over in Norfolk, UK. Ash is a brilliant drummer, recording and touring musician with a resumé a mile...
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SlapperCast​ 97: Tony Scalzo of Fastball

SlapperCast​ 97: Tony Scalzo of Fastball

This week we’re thrilled to welcome Tony Scalzo of the band Fastball on the show! We talk about how the pandemic has affected the music industry, Tony’s love for Austin and Houston, and many other subjects....
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SlapperCast Episode 91: Everything's Private Property If You've Got a Gun | Doug Stanhope (Part Two)

SlapperCast Episode 91: Everything's Private Property If You've Got a Gun | Doug Stanhope (Part Two)

Here is Part Two of our conversation with Doug Stanhope. In this segment, Doug spends much of his time essentially interviewing us, which again shows you what a genuine person he is. Can’t wait to have him on the show...
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SlapperCast Episode 90: You've Got a Friend in Bisbee | A Conversation with Doug Stanhope (Part One)

SlapperCast Episode 90: You've Got a Friend in Bisbee | A Conversation with Doug Stanhope (Part One)

This week on #SlapperCast, we're thrilled to have comedian Doug Stanhope on the show! This is a long conversation split into two parts (part two will be out next week)....
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