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!


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h19m. Bisher sind 556 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint alle 4 Tage.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 32 days 3 hours 9 minutes


Episode 378 - Ray Ahn (Hard-Ons, Nunchukka Superfly, The Victims)

What happens when heroes become friends? Find out today as Damian sits down with one of his, The Hard-Ons’ RAY AHN & quickly realises that they are birds of a feather. Listen in as the two discuss their shared passions of punk & record collecting...



Episode 377 - Jeff Tweedy (Wilco, Uncle Tupelo, Golden Smog)

Your eyes are not deceiving you: JEFF TWEEDY is here! The songwriter, author, record producer & Wilco frontman stops by the show to talk punk! Join Damian as he sits down with Jeff to discuss: the legend of Max Load, when punk misses the mark completely, arguing with Gerard Cosloy outside of CBGBs about ad copy, audiences waiting for Jimmy Buffet covers & so much more!! 


Don't miss the reissue of Jeff's "Chelsea Hotel" soundtrack & the...



Episode 376 - Toby Morse (H2O, Hazen Street, One Life One Chance Podcast)

Today we welcome one of the most positive forces in the hardcore universe to the show: TOBY MORSE! The author, podcaster & H20 front person is here to celebrate his lifelong love of punk...



Episode 375 - Elgin James (Co-Creator & Showrunner of FX's Mayans M.C., Righteous Jams, 454 Big Block, Wrecking Crew)

What is the purpose of this podcast if not to help Damian rekindle old friendships? Today on the show, Mayans M.C. co-creator / Showrunner & Righteous Jammer, ELGIN JAMES sits down for one of the most fascinating episodes yet! Listen in as two friends reconnect & discuss Elgin’s harrowing journey from homeless punk, to writing a hit tv show & EVERYTHING in between! 

Also, lookout for Mayans M.C...



Episode 374 - Jesse Michaels Part 2 (Operation Ivy, Classics Of Love, Big Rig)

JESSE MICHAELS is back! That’s right: the legendary singer of Operation Ivy, Big Rig & Classics Of Love returns to the show to talk about punk, hardcore & mental health. Listen in as Jesse & Damian discuss: a lifelong battle with depression, approach to lyrics, Operation Ivy's impact, unease with punk's success, the reason Common Rider was the band it was & loving hardcore punk most of all...



TOAP “Architects Of Self-Destruction” Special (John Gentile/ Brad Logan)

In celebration of the release of “Architects Of Self-Destruction: The Oral History Of Leftöver Crack”, Damian welcome’s his friend, former LÖC guitarist & co-author: BRAD LOGAN (Episode #119) back to the show!  Brad brought along his co-author, editor of punknews.org & Damian’s new buddy, JOHN GENTILE for the gab! Join them as they go  behind the scenes & talk about the aftermath of making the year’s most compelling & honest music book...



Episode 373 - Jenna Pup (The HIRS Collective, Jenna & The Pups, Get Better Records)

The triple threat, JENNA PUP is here! Join Damian as he sits down with half of Get Better Records, The Hirs Collectives & all of Jenna & The Pups to talk punk!
Listen in as they discuss: house shows as true punk, color vinyl as proto-NFTs, the wear & tear of hardcore, the overwhelming tide of anyone can do it & tons more! DON’T MISS IT!
Also, don’t miss the fanatic new The HIRS Collective double LP “Third 100 Songs” OUT NOW on Get Better Records!
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Episode 372 - Tommy Stinson (The Replacements, Bash & Pop, Guns N'Roses)

Tommy Spread is here!!! That's right: the legend TOMMY STINSON stops by TOAP to talk punk! Join Damian as he sits down the with The Replacement's bass wunderkind & Bash &Pop frontman to talk: first wave Twin Cities punk, getting thrown into hardcore, the real reason they got banned from SNL & the mystery of the Tulsa Jacks! 


Also, don't miss the deluxe edition of The Replacements' classic "Sorry, Ma Forgot To Take Out The Trash" out now on...


 2021-10-27  43m

Episode 371 - Barry Johnson (Joyce Manor)

Second time's the charm! Today, thanks to technology failing, Joyce Manor's BARRY JOHNSON sits down with Damian to talk punk for a second time! While the first time might be forever lost to the information superhighway heavens, the redo is here & just as solid as the first! Listen in as Barry & Damian talk: wandering the Warped Tour alone at 11, faux-goth-Star-Wars-loving-pro-Dance-Dance-Revolutionary-Ska-kids, the Torrence Pop-punk connection & so much more! Not to be...


 2021-10-25  1h13m

Episode 370 - Martin Sorrondeguy (Limp Wrist, Los Crudos, Needles, Canal Irreal)

MARTIN CRUDO SORRONDEGUY IS HERE!!! Join Damian as he sits down with one of his heroes to talk about his journey to & through punk. From B-boying beside Kurtis Blow on TV, to "being ready" for punk, to the amazingness of the 90's Chicago DIY Hardcore scene, to the lasting impact of Will Munro: THIS IS NOT TO BE MISSED!!!!!

Find Martin & his incredible photos on Instagram at @MartinCrudo 
Check out Los Crudos at loscrudoschicago.bandcamp...


 2021-10-19  2h8m