Ey Foo You A Rocker?

A podcast for POC rocker foos by POC rocker foos

April 26th, 2020    

EP 18 “THE RETURN OF THE DISMAL ONE”

In this special quarantine episode, Dan Dismal, the reigning king of underground metal promotions in LA returns to give us special insight on how COVID-19 has affected the LA music scene, what he's been doing to keep sane during isolation, his advice to everybody during these precarious times, and we help celebrate into his 45th birthday as well. 

April 19th, 2020    

EP 17 “MOCKER FOO, NOT A ROCKER FOO”

In the second installment of our quarantine episodes, we have frontman of ACxDC (AntiChrist DemonCore) Sergio Amalfitano! This foo says he's a mocker, not a rocker. We discuss in depth what it means to really be "punk" and why Sergio thinks Bad Bunny is the most punk rock foo of all time. Also, we discuss cumbias, old school romanticas, grindcore, power violence, as well as being Vegan Straight Edge for two decades. 

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, from 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

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