Category: Bad Reputation

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Episode 64: Megadeth- Good For Him, I Think, Maybe

Big time episode this week as we cover another of the Big 4 metal bands- Megadeth! We talk about both Dave Mustaine’s and Ellefson’s upbringings and how they tried to hold together one of the biggest bands in the world throughout drug addictions, deaths, and all around madness. But also there are hot takes aplenty […]

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Episode 60: Cyndi Lauper- A Resounding Meh

As we continue on with Women’s History Month, we talk about one strong, independent woman- Cyndi Lauper! Her rough beginnings as a homeless youth helped her to gain the perspective and courage she needed as she climbed her way up into not only the world of music, but also film and (our personal fave) WRESTLING! […]

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Episode 59: M.I.A.- We Are Not A Political Podcast

Happy Women’s History Month at Rock Candy! We are kicking things off with the amazing story of M.I.A. She had a pretty tough childhood as a refugee from the Sri Lankan Civil War, and the injustices she witness would become the main topics in her hit music later in life. She took her desire to […]

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Episode 58: Nina Simone- The “Devil’s Music”

For our final artist to celebrate Black History Month, we mix music and politics with Nina Simone. You may know her story, but we’re here to tell you that you probably don’t as much as you think. Not only has her music changed the course of history, but her activism went hand-in-hand with her influence. […]

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Episode 57: Bad Brains- Jail Phone

It’s the punk band that made punk what it is today- Bad Brains is a key player in the hardcore movement and the chances that you know their music is slim. Their story even more so, which we are here to fix because it is an amazing story of a punk band comprised by a […]

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Episode 54: Type O Negative- My Sad, Dank Soul

We are using the last week in the darkest and coldest month to talk about the most metal of goth bands- Type O Negative, but Peter Steele, specifically. We’ll cover their confused beginnings when they weren’t sure if they wanted to be punk or metal and also discuss (at length) the controversies of their lyrics […]

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Episode 45: Warren Zevon- Don’t Bring Your Gun to the Toilet

A story you probably haven’t heard, but definitely need to. At the very least you should be able to recognize his hit “Werewolves of London” (not Sweet Home Alabama). Warren Zevon is a musician with a loyal cult following, but even more importantly, a man who left a huge impression on the music industry. We […]

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