Ey Foo You A Rocker?

A podcast for POC Metalheads by POC Metalheads

March 29th, 2020    

EP 16 “FOO-VID19″

In this special quarantine edition, we finally get the chance to sit down and talk with world-famous foo #theglutster AKA Javier Cabral, editor of LA TACO, producer, & author. This episode was recorded entirely remotely, form 3 different locations, and streamed live via Zoom at the time of recording. We talk with Javier about why some tacos should cost more than $1, what he's doing during the quarantine during this worldwide pandemic, most brutal music he's listened to, how he went from metalhead to punk foo, and why "Wassup Rockers" (2005) is significant for LA foo culture. 

March 15th, 2020    

EP 15 “LUCHA FOOS”

  • In this episode, we have Erick Huerta, writer for publications like L.A. Taco, and Boyle Heights Foo-At-Large come on and talk about all things wrestling, while being a rocker foo. We explore why rocker foos like wrestling, how metal influenced theme songs, and who are the most punk and real OG's in wrestling, while also saying fuck you to WWE CEO Vince McMahon and LA City Councilmember Kevin De Leon.

February 23rd, 2020    

EP 14 “EL PROFESOR IMPLACABLE”

On this week's episode, we sit down and talk about "rock en español" (even though he hates that term) with USC professor, historian, journalist, and curator of the @rockarchivola Instagram page, Dr. Jorge N. Leal. We talk about his stint as a rock concert promoter, his journey as a Mexican immigrant rocker foo, and his efforts to digitize and preserve the Latinx rock history of Los Angeles through flyers other ephemera (his words). 

February 9th, 2020    

EP 13 “GENERACION SUICIDA”

In our season 2 opener we talk with South Central Punk Foos Generacion Suicida about touring the world, staying healthy as a punk band 10 years in, wild tour stories, and how much their hoods have changed (or not) in the last decade.

December 22nd, 2019    

EP 12 “THE CHURCH OF NATURAL VIOLENCE” FT. DANIEL DISMAL

In this episode, we chop it up with L.A.'s very own Daniel Dismal, legendary underground metal promoter, booker, DJ, vocalist, and lover of pizza, cats, and pickles. He tells us what it was like growing up in the 80's in the San Fernando Valley, drinking Natural Ice, the rocker foo lifestyle, and his philosophy behind Church of The 8th Day. 

November 24th, 2019    

EP 11 “WEED, WEEZER, & WHAT TMNT LISTEN TO” FT. EZONE

In this episode, we talk about Fleetwood Mac and being a rocker foo with an eclectic taste in music with Ezone from BRealTV.

November 19th, 2019    

EP 10 “CHRISTIAN MUSIC FT. PARDOM ME SIR”

In this episode, we talk to Michelle and Sam of the band P.M.S. (Pardon Me Sir) about growing up listening to Christian music, getting into Marylin Manson, Stryper, and growing up in the hood and collaboratting on music with your homies. 

October 31st, 2019    

EP 9 “METAL & HORROR FILMS”

In this episode we talk to our homie Jordan about the cross over elements between horror films and metal

October 19th, 2019    

EP 8 “PUNK ROCK IN THE SOUTH BAY”

In this episode, we talk to our homegirl Erica about listening to punk while attending a predominantly white school, traveling to Ameoba from the Green Line, and the intersection between feminism and punk rock.

October 17th, 2019    

EP 7 “CALI-CORE, COMPLEX, & DINO’S”

In our first LIVE epsiode, we talk to the Big Homie Rick! Topics include: booking shows in LA BY rocker foos FOR rocker foos in the mid 2000's, Dino's chicken on Berendo and Pico, being a part of legendary venue COMPLEX in Glendale,and his personal experiences with the rocker foo lifestyle. 

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