Pop Punk & Pizza #33: St. Jimmy

St. Jimmy, The Green Day tribute band that Jacques plays guitar in, joins the podcast! Also, we are proud to announce Pop-Punk & Pizza is sponsoring Snuzfest 2018 at The Wire in Berwyn, IL., Saturday, January 13th. Super honored to be the MC for this show! For tickets and more info, click here.

Christmas Song of The Week:

“Carol of The Bells” – August Burns Red

Pop-Punk Picks of The Week:

“Come Over” – The Frantic

“Main Attraction” – Sincerely, Me

St. Jimmy Dates:

Tuesday, Dec. 26th, 2017 – House of Blues Chicago: Buy Tickets Here

Friday, January 19th, 2017 – Black Sheep Orland Park, IL: More Info Here

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Pop Punk & Pizza Podcast #32: Warped Memories #1: Brett Buttle

The first installment of “Warped Memories” on Pop-Punk and Pizza! Your host, Jacques LaMore and former bandmate, Brett Buttle, talk about their experience playing Vans Warped Tour 2008 in their band, The Projection.

Pop-Punk Pick of The Week:

“Swisher Sweetheart” – Old Sol

St. Jimmy Dates (Green Day tribute band Jacques plays in.):

Tuesday, Dec. 26th, 2017 – House of Blues Chicago: Buy Tickets Here

Friday, January 19th, 2017 – Black Sheep Orland Park, IL

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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!

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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. 30: Farewell Warped Tour

Jacques talks about the cross country version of the Vans Warped Tour coming to an end, Knuckle Puck Tour troubles, Christmas song of the week and more! Plus, new music from Green Day and Real Friends.

Pop-Punk Pick of The Week:

“Through A Glass” – Loyal Panic. (Pop-punk from Israel. Awesome, right?)

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Pop Punk & Pizza Ep. 29: Fastest Kid Alive

Gary Weissmann of The Fastest Kid Alive and Loudernow joins the podcast! The Fastest Kid Alive is playing a show for the first time in five years at the end of this month in Tinley Park, IL. Click here for show info.

Jacques also announced the Green Day tribute band he plays in, St. Jimmy, is performing 90’s Palooza at House of Blues Chicago, Tuesday, December 26th! Buy your tickets here. Hope to see you there! 🙂

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Pop-Punk & Pizza Ep. 28: Night Terrors

Dave Gomez and Evan Lewis of Night Terrors join the podcast!

Jacques also announces the Green Day tribute band he plays in called, St. Jimmy, has an all ages show coming up this Sunday, August 20th, at BaseCamp Pub & Eatery in Lisle, IL. Buy tickets HERE

Pop-Punk Picks of The Week:

“Blackbox” – Lightweights

“Get What I need” – Goldfinger

“LOTL” – 7 Minutes In Heaven

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Pop-Punk & Pizza Ep. 26: Rebuild & Rebound

Christian Danner and Jake Brown of Northwest Indiana’s, Rebuild & Rebound, join the podcast to promote their latest EP, “The After Party”.

Jacques also announces the Green Day tribute band he plays in called, St. Jimmy, has an all ages show coming up Sunday, August 20th, at BaseCamp Pub & Eatery in Lisle, IL. Buy tickets HERE

Pop-Punk Picks of The Week:

“The Life of Living With Regret”El Famous

“Heaven”PVRIS

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Pop-Punk & Pizza Ep. 25: Goldfinger – The Knife

Jacques talks about Goldfinger’s new album, “The Knife”, after listening to it for the first time. Also, awesome news from Green Day, Neck Deep, Knuckle Puck, and more! Want more Goldfinger content? Listen to Pop-Punk & Pizza Ep. 18 HERE!

Jacques also announces the Green Day tribute band he plays in called, St. Jimmy, has an all ages show coming up Sunday, August 20th, at BaseCamp Pub & Eatery in Lisle, IL. Buy tickets HERE

Pop-Punk Picks of The Week:

“Symmetry” – 7 Minutes In Heaven (Pre-order new EP HERE.)

“Popular Kid” – Showoff (Pre-order new album HERE.)

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Pop-Punk & Pizza Ep. 24: The Linden Method

Alex Wight and Xack Brame of Chicago aggressive pop-punk band, The Linden Method, join the podcast! We talk about Blink-182’s next album, Alex’s solo project, Waxed Wings, and Xack’s podcast, Horrorfied Podcast.

Jacques also announces the Green Day tribute band he plays in called, St. Jimmy, has an all ages show coming up Sunday, August 20th, at BaseCamp Pub & Eatery in Lisle, IL. Buy tickets HERE

Pop-Punk Picks of the Week:

“Coffee At Midnight” – Stand Atlantic

“The YMCA Down the Street From the Clinic” – The Lawrence Arms

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Pop-Punk & Pizza Ep. 23: Above The Mendoza

Pete Long of Above The Mendoza talks about his experience on Vans Warped Tour 2017 and Above the Mendoza’s upcoming DIY tour. Their Chicago area tour date is Tuesday, July 18th at Cracken Cakes & More in Beach Park, IL.

Check out their latest EP, “A Shoulder to Lean On But, Not a Crutch.”

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Pop-Punk & Pizza Ep. 21: Red Light Compliance

Red Light Compliance returns to Pop-Punk & Pizza to promote their new single, “Your Bones”.

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Pop-Punk & Pizza Ep. 20: Carrying Torches

Carrying Torches returns to the Pop Punk & Pizza to talk about their new EP, “Ace of Wands”, and perform an acoustic version of their latest single, “Wishing Well”.

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Pop-Punk & Pizza Ep. 19: Guardrail

Chicago pop-punk band, Guardrail, stops by to talk and play a couple songs off their new EP, “Par At Best”.

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Pop-Punk & Pizza Ep. 16: Counter Theory

Tj and Meghan of northwest Indiana alternative rock band, Counter Theory, stop by to celebrate Valentine’s Day with Jacques. The three celebrate by sharing some of their favorite pop punk love and heartbreak songs.

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”

Pop-Punk & Pizza Ep. 13: Carrying Torches

Sometimes here at Pop Punk & Pizza, we branch out into other genres of music a little bit. This episode is a candid interview with new rock/alternative group, Carrying Torches, from the Kankakee, IL area. Hosted by, Jacques LaMore.

Pop-Punk Picks of the Week: Blink-182 “Los Angeles” and Counter Theory “Only Beginning”

Pop-Punk & Pizza Ep. 12: Drew Neely & The Heroes

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Drew Neely of “Drew Neely and The Heroes” comes onto the show to share some of his favorite pop punk Christmas songs with host, Jacques LaMore. We wish all of you a Merry Pop-Punk Christmas!

 

Pop-Punk & Pizza Ep. 11: Famous Last Words

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Craig Simons, Jt Tollas, & Justin Conant of Post Hardcore/Metal band, Famous Last Words, return to Pop-Punk & Pizza to shoot the breeze with Jacques LaMore, talk about their latest album, and tell you what songs they’ve been jamming out to!

Pop-Punk & Pizza Ep. 10: Everyone Says

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Jacques LaMore hangs out with pop-punk band, Everyone Says, from Downers Grove, IL.

Pop-Punk Picks of the Week: “Exeunt” Late Night Drive and “Unspoken”  Sleep On It.

Pop-Punk & Pizza Ep. 9: Gary Mastriano of Backyard Superheroes

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Bangarang Radio Presents: Pop-Punk & Pizza Episode 9! Jacques talks with Gary Mastriano, saxophone player for New Jersey ska band, Backyard Superheroes.

Pop-Punk Picks of the Week: “Bitter” Get By and “Find Your Sound” Hooray For Our Side.

 

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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Pop-Punk & Pizza Ep. 5: Famous Last Words

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Bangarang Radio Presents: Pop-Punk & Pizza Episode 5! Special Guests, Jt Tollas, Craig Simons, and Justin Conant of Famous Last Words. Hosted by, Jacques LaMore.

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Pop-Punk & Pizza Ep. 4 Part 2: 13 Voices

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Bangarang Radio Presents: Episode 4 Part 2 of, Pop Punk & Pizza! Hosted by, Jacques LaMore. Special Guest, Dave Gomez of Night Terrors. On this episode, we talk about Sum 41’s latest album, “13 Voices”.

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Pop-Punk & Pizza Ep. 4 Part 1: Revolution Radio

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Bangarang Radio Presents: Episode 4 Part 1 of, Pop Punk & Pizza! Hosted by, Jacques LaMore. Special Guest, Dave Gomez of Night Terrors. On this episode, we talk about Green Day’s latest album, “Revolution Radio”.

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Pop-Punk & Pizza Ep. 3: Yellowcard Finale

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Bangarang Radio Presents: Episode 3 of, Pop Punk & Pizza! Hosted by, Jacques LaMore. Special Guests, Kevin Andrew of El Famous and Guardrail. On this episode, we review Yellowcard’s final album and more!

Pop-Punk Picks of The Week: Guardrail “Miserable” and Masked Intruder “If Only”.

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Pop-Punk & Pizza Ep. 1: Jeremy Maurizi

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Bangarang Radio Presents the very first episode of, Pop Punk & Pizza! Hosted by, Jacques LaMore. Special Guest, Jeremy Maurizi of Keep The Fight Alive. On this episode, Jacques introduces himself and talks about what you can expect from this new show. Other topics include: Family Stage Manteno Oktoberfest, Riot Fest in Chicago, Motion City Soundtrack saying goodbye, and Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day starring in the film, “Ordinary World”. Also music from, Marina City and Came Out Swingin’.

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