Turned Out A Punk

Damian Abraham has been many things... the singer of a critically acclaimed band, a failed VJ and food network host, one of the minds behind TV's "The Wrestlers", parent of 3... and undeniably, a punk music obsessive. Each week, he sits down and chats with an interesting person from various walks of life to find out how their world was influenced and changed by the discovery of a novelty genre that supposedly died out in 1978... PUNK!

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Episode 326 - Ari Katz (Lifetime, Beach Rats, Zero Zero, Enuf)


Well, we didn’t miss your birthday this year! Today on the show, Damian is joined by Lifetime’s legendary singer Ari Katz! Damian is beside himself with joy as he talks with one of his favourite vocalists. Listen in as the two discuss: eating Taco Bell Hot Sauce for sustenance on tour, realizing people are trying to sing like you, having to walk away from music and so much more! This is NOT TO BE MISSED!
Also touched on:  
Hearing the Dead Kennedy on a non-punk mixtape
“Do you have any punk records?”
Buying Group Sex
Husker Du for a first show
Meeting AJ on the edge of the pit
Joining Enuf
Christmas (the band)
“WHAT THE FUCK IS THIS?!”: hearing Youth Of Today for the first time
Going to CBGBs for the first time
learning how to play drums
The violence at shows
Getting haircuts with Walter and Civ
People doing interesting things with mosh parts and fast parts
Jawbreaker at ABC No Rio
Loving the Fastbacks
Eating Taco Bell hot sauce on a two month and half tour with Up Front
Touring with Unit Pride and Insted during the summer of Youth Crew
getting kicked out of Up Front and Courage
Running into Rob Fish with a flyer from Dan Yemin in his pocket
Trying to sound like Mark Ryan
Hearing people doing their own version of your vocal
When pop-punk kids took notice
Joining Resurrection 
Not being built for it
Signing to New Age
Flowers over baseball bats
The influence of Superchunk
“No, no, no. Don’t say that.”: The AFI Riot
AND TONS OF OTHER GOODNESS

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