Author: RockCandy

Beyond the Band

Episode 133: The Ramones Part3 – Johnny, Angry Johnny

In this episode we conclude the story about our lovable goons, The Ramones! After all they’ve been through, you’d think they were invincible, but alas, this band does decide to call it quits. But not before they have a few more wild adventures and make a few more killer tunes. Hear about the many conflicts […]

Beyond the Band

Episode 132: The Ramones Part 2 – Getting To Know You Gun Play

The second installment of the Ramones story is filled with the stuff of rock n’ roll legend. We explain their influence on UK punk, get more in depth about the band mates contrasting personalities, and give audible shock and awe at the shenanigans that were pulled when they worked with Phil Spector. They’re working hard […]

Beyond the Band

Episode 131: The Ramones Part 1 – Embrace The Goon

It’s time to come in with another heavy hitter in the world of music! The Ramones are a beloved part of rock history, but they weren’t always viewed that way. From the very beginning, their career was filled with bumps and challenges. But they continued to work hard to create a sound that we hadn’t […]

Unknown Pleasures

Episode 130: Anvil – He Was A Lunchman

Sit back and be prepared for a true underdog story this week! You’ve heard us talk about the satire that is Spinal Tap, but are you ready to hear the tale of the real life Spinal Tap? Anvil is one of the originators of Speed Metal and you probably never even heard of them. We […]

On the Record

Episode 125: Interview with Eddie Reyes of Taking Back Sunday

We have a wonderfully special and especially wonderful episode this week! We are forgoing our usual format to bring you a delightful interview with Eddie Reyes, veteran songwriter, guitarist, and founder of Taking Back Sunday. He spent two decades in TBS and toured the world many times over, so you better believe he has some […]