Category: Beyond the Band

Beyond the Band

Episode 30: Heart- If 3’s Company

Never has a voice had the ability to shake you to the core like Ann Wilson, and never has a story had more ups and downs than Heart. This week we cover their journey from small family band to super mega-stars and everything in-between. From rumors of incest to collaborations with grunge rockers, they’ve got […]

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Episode 29: Blondie- Underground Hashtags

This week we cover a band whose music you know real well, but the story maybe not so well. Blondie’s short, but impressive run could be a result of a large group of personalities all vying for attention. Or perhaps it was the usual suspect- coke. Join the boozy babes this week while they discuss […]

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Episode 25: Beth Ditto- The Gossip beat The Hoff

For our final installment of pride month, Ashleigh and Maggie discuss the life of femme fatale Beth Ditto! This southern girl moves out to the northwest to start the band Gossip and has now made her way to successful solo artist. And we’re gonna tell you how she got there. All while drinking some tasty […]

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Episode 23: Against Me!- Laura Jane Grace finds her voice

This week Ashleigh and Maggie continue the Pride month celebrations with the transgender lead singer of the punk band Against Me!, Laura Jane Grace. Hear the story of growing up in the 80’s-90’s as a transgendered person and the escape and therapy that she found in music. Keep the beer pairing real simple this week […]

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Episode 17: Norwegian Black Metal Part 1- Step 4=Profit

Welcome to the first episode of METAL MAY-NIA! This week is Part 1 of our telling of the story of 80’s-90’s Norwegian Black Metal. Tales of burning churches and committing murder in the name of Satan (or in the name of saving face), and let’s not forget about the suicides and crop tops. Would they […]

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Episode 9: Riot Grrrls- Supa-Pissed

For week 2 of Women’s History Month we talk about one of the biggest feminist movements in recent memory- Riot Grrrls! Not only were they putting out creative zines but they also made some of the best music to come out of the 90’s. Listen as Ashleigh and Maggie get progressively drunker and gush over […]

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