Pop-Punk & Pizza #31 Part 2: Joshua Long of Lightweights

Joshua Long, Lead vocalist/guitarist of Chicago’s, Lightweights, joins the podcast! Jacques and Joshua had such a great conversation that there’s two parts to this episode. This is part two!

Missed part one? Listen here: http://bangarangradio.com/fTKmz

Christmas song:

“Christmas Day” – MxPx

Pop-Punk Picks of The Week:

“Role Playing” – Heavy Hitters

“Sidewinder” – Stand Atlantic

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Pop-Punk & Pizza #31 Part 1: Joshua Long of Lightweights

Joshua Long, Lead vocalist/guitarist of Chicago’s, Lightweights, joins the podcast! Jacques and Joshua had such a great conversation that there’s two parts to this episode. This is part one!

You’ll find part two here: http://bangarangradio.com/Epxiv

Check out: “Absolutely, Yes” – Lightweights.

Christmas Song:

“Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want To Fight Tonight)” – The Ramones

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Pop-Punk & Pizza Ep. 14: Red Light Compliance

Jim Mack & Joe Corson of Chicago’s “Red Light Compliance” stop by to chat with Jacques about how they bring the rad with the sad in the pop punk world. Red Light Compliance plays with Assuming We Survive at Township in Chicago, Thursday, Feb. 9th! Click HERE to buy tickets.

Pop-Punk Picks of the Week: Real Friends “Empty Picture Frames” and Lights Over Bridgeport “Saving April”

Creepshow Horror Club Ep. 2: Ted Bundy

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Bangarang Radio Presents: Episode 2 of The Creepshow Horror Club Podcast! Gary and Mark Weissmann tell you everything you need to know about American serial killer, Ted Bundy.

Pop-Punk & Pizza Ep. 8: Yellowcard in Chicago

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Bangarang Radio Presents: Pop-Punk & Pizza Episode 8! On this episode, Jacques talks about Yellowcard’s final show in Chicago.

Pop-Punk Picks of the Week:My Fault” by, Backyard Superheroes and

“American Pop-Punk” by, Everyone Says.

Pop-Punk & Pizza Ep. 7: Johnny Christmas of Reel Big Fish!

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Bangarang Radio Presents: Pop-Punk & Pizza Episode 7! On this episode, Jacques talks with one of his biggest musical heroes, Johnny Christmas, trumpet player and all around nice guy for legendary Ska band, Reel Big Fish. The main topic of discussion is the 20th Anniversary of their mainstream debut album, “Turn The Radio Off”.

Pop-Punk Pick of the Week: “It’s Too Late” by Stacked Like Pancakes.

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Pop-Punk & Pizza Ep. 6: Green Day in Chicago

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Bangarang Radio Presents: Pop-Punk & Pizza Episode 6! On this episode, Jacques talks about Green Day’s recent performance at Aragon Ballroom in Chicago on their Revolution Radio Tour. In pop punk news, Knuckle Puck call out YouTuber Jarrod Alonge on t-shirt design, punk rock toddler album, and more stories.

Pop-Punk Picks of the Week: “See You Around” by Sleep On It and “Believing in Fiction” by The Linden Method

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The Creepshow Horror Club Podcast Premieres on Halloween 2016!

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Bangarang Radio is proud to welcome, The Creepshow Horror Club Podcast to the family!

Two brothers (Gary and Mark Weissmann) from Chicago discuss true crime, horror, murderers, and much more, all brought to you from a basement with ice cold beer.

The Creepshow Horror Club premieres on Halloween 2016 right here on Bangarang Radio! Also available on iTunes and Stitcher.

Follow them on Twitter: @horrorclubpod

Pop-Punk & Pizza Premieres Sept. 20th 7PM CT!

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Bangarang Radio is excited to bring an all new podcast to the network called, Pop-Punk & Pizza! After spending months off, Jacques LaMore is back to talk about his two favorite things, Pop-Punk & Pizza. The purpose of the show is to have different guests on from the pop-punk community to talk about the genre, share their song of the week, all while enjoying some cheesy pies.

Pop-Punk & Pizza will be an audio podcast as well as a video podcast available on our YouTube Channel. The first episode will premiere on Tuesday, September 20th, 7 PM CT at bangarangradio.com, iTunes, and Stitcher. The first guest will be, Jeremy Maurizi of Keep The Fight Alive from Chicago.

Bangarang News Ep. 27: KFC Fried Kidney

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On Bangarang News Ep. 27, Jacques LaMore and Dr. Don from, “2 Guys In A Bar”, fill you in on the most important news stories. This week’s stories include: KFC Deep Fried Kidney, Tampon Tax, and more stories. NSFW!

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Jacques LaMore Ep. 24: Kyle Dee of The Fall Four

Jacques LaMore Ep. 24 300x300 2On Episode 24 of, The Jacques LaMore Show, Kyle Dee, front man of Chicago pop-rock band, The Fall Four, returns to Bangarang Radio! Kyle shares behind the scenes stories from the making of their music video for their latest single, “Trainwreck”, and also tells Jacques what The Fall Four has planned for 2016.

Featured Artist: The Millenium – “Stay” (Pop-rock from Eau Claire, WI).

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Jacques LaMore Ep. 23: Marina City

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On Episode 23 of, Jacques LaMore, 2015 Ernie Ball Battle of the Bands Winner, Marina City, come onto the show to talk about how successful 2015 was for the group and what’s in store for 2016! Featured Artist: 7 Minutes In Heaven – “Fireworks” (Alternative/Pop-Punk from Chicago).

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Jacques LaMore Ep. 22: Wolfbear Natural Comforts

Jacques LaMore Ep. 22 300x300On Episode 22 of, The Jacques LaMore Show, Jacques’s oldest brother, Josh LaMore, and his girlfriend, Joanna Gonzalez, talk about their new company, Wolfbear Natural Comforts. Featured Artist: Keep The Fight Alive – “Honestly” (Pop-Punk from Chicago). Also music from, Yellowbirddd (Indie/Emo from LA).

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Jacques LaMore Ep. 16: Metallica’s Black Album

Jacques LaMore Ep. 16 300x300 2On this episode of, Jacques LaMore, author, lecturer, and cultural critic, David Masciotra, stops by to talk about his upcoming book all about Metallica’s “Black Album”, which is number 108 in the 33 1/3 series by Bloomsbury Publishing. David shares rare behind the scenes stories on Metallica’s 1991 masterpiece with Jacques and also plays a few songs from the album. FEATURED ARTIST OF THE WEEK: El Famous

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Jacques LaMore Ep. 15: Manteno Oktoberfest 2015

Jacques LaMore Ep. 15 300x300 2On episode 15 of The Jacques LaMore Show, Jacques sits down and plays music from all the bands playing the family stage at the Manteno, IL Oktoberfest on Fri. Sept. 25th, 2015. SPECIAL GUESTS: Pilgrims, along with music from The Cupertino Solid, FlowTone, and The Projection. JACQUES’S FEATURED ARTIST: Roger This.

Bangarang Ep. 9: The Projection

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Bangarang Ep. 9: Jeremy Maurizi and I talk about our band, The Projection, and stream our brand new EP, “Light Up The Sky”, in full before it’s officially released for digital download on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, and other online retailers, on Tues. Nov. 4th! Bangarang Featured Artist of the Week, Chicago pop-punk rockers, Knuckle Puck.

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Bangarang Ep. 9 w/The Projection Nov. 3rd at 7:00 PM CT!

Bangarang Ep. 9 PhotoThis Monday on Bangarang, Jeremy Maurizi and I talk about our band, The Projection, and stream our brand new EP, “Light Up The Sky”, in full before it’s officially released for digital download on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, and other online retailers! Plus, Bangarang News with, Tim Stuker, and more. Episode 9 will be up at 7:00 PM CT here on bangarangradio.com, iTunes, and Stitcher!

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Bangarang EP. #7: Gary Weissmann

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Bangarang Ep. #7: Special Guest, Gary Weissmann, a graphic designer, who has done work for bands such as Real Friends, Asking Alexandria, A Day To Remember, and many more. Featured Artist of the Week, Eric Montgomery, and a movie review of, Gone Girl.

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