SlapperCast: a weekly talk show with Blaggards

SlapperCast: a weekly talk show with Blaggards

The members of Blaggards, a band based out of Houston, TX, share their experiences and occasionally chat with guests. "The official podcast of all things Blaggards. Found on all major pod platforms and delivered weekly, it’s a behind-the-music view of the band, with tidbits for new fans (it’s just Blaggards, not The Blaggards, newbs) and cool stuff for longtime followers (Episode 5 discusses how the band’s music has been used in films like How to Be Single and TV shows like The Good Wife). Its engaging hosts are smart and funny. An interesting aside is the podcast also offers occasional glimpses back at Houston’s music community." — Jesse Sendejas, Houston Press

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May 3, 2021 58 min
This week on SlapperCast: * We just got the master for our new album BLAGMATIC and we are thrilled with it * Official Blaggards COFFEE is on the way! * Also, Tim Aballo of the Outsiders PBR tells us about his UFO sighting Show notes ** The Outsiders PBR** http://theoutsidersrocknroll.com Drinking with Pete and Tim https://drinkingwithpeteandtim.podbean.com Join us in IRELAND Fall 2021 Ireland 2021 (https://blaggards.com/ireland/)...
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This week we're joined by our old friend, the amazingly talented and always hilarious Tim Aballo, lead singer and guitarist of the punkabilly trio the Outsiders and co-host of the podcast Drinking with Pete and Tim. This is just part one of a much longer conversation... part two coming next week! Also: more news about our new album "Blagmatic", favorite record stores in Houston, and what we've been listening to late...
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Alcohol and musicians… how well do they mix? Also: more news about our forthcoming new album "Blagmatic". Join us on RewardMusic https://blaggards.rewardmusic.com (https://blaggards.rewardmusic.com) Show dates Blaggards.com (https://blaggards.com/shows/) Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pg/blaggards/events/) Bandsintown (https://www.bandsintown.com/a/3808) Follow us on social media YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/blagga...
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This week on #SlapperCast, we reveal the title of our forthcoming album, talk about the unusual narrator of the audio book version of Tony Iommi's autobiography, recap our recent gigs at the Continental Club Houston and Cork & Barrel in Round Rock, and pay respects to our dearly departed friend, David Carr. Join us in IRELAND Fall 2021 Ireland 2021 (https://blaggards.com/ireland/) — Sign up to learn more about our next Irel...
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April 5, 2021 75 min
Rattle snakes, wild boars, hot sauce, the "Danger Zone Fire Smoke Burger" story, reckless drivers, drinking stories from Ireland, in-ear monitors, Tony Iommi's autobiography, Black Sabbath, Ronnie James Dio, masking up to help keep your local music venues in business, and ambient accompaniment provided by lawnmowers, leaf blowers, truck brakes and car alarms. Show notes Freedom Hot Sauce https://freedomhotsauce.com Mer...
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Upcoming shows, coffee talk, favorite salsas, favorite Mexican restaurants. Join Blaggards on RewardMusic: https://blaggards.rewardmusic.com Join us in IRELAND Fall 2021 Ireland 2021 (https://blaggards.com/ireland/) — Sign up to learn more about our next Ireland tour Show dates Blaggards.com (https://blaggards.com/shows/) Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pg/blaggards/events/) Bandsintown (https://www.bandsintown.com/a/3808) Foll...
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March 22, 2021 64 min
We've finally gone back to work! We recap a VERY busy week, and also share some highlights from our recent Paddy's Day show for the WHIP Radio. Join Blaggards on RewardMusic: https://blaggards.rewardmusic.com Show dates Blaggards.com (https://blaggards.com/shows/) Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pg/blaggards/events/) Bandsintown (https://www.bandsintown.com/a/3808) Follow us on social media YouTube (https://www.youtube....
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This week we are THRILLED to welcome legendary drummer Vinny Appice! We talk about his experiences playing with Black Sabbath, Dio, Last In Line, Rick Derringer, John Lennon et al, plus a lot of talk about technique, feel, and band chemistry. Show notes www.vinnyappice.com Vinny Appice Live (Facebook) (https://www.facebook.com/OfficialVinnyAppice/live_videos) Hangin' and Bangin' with Carmine & Vinny Appice (https://you...
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This week we're joined by our friend Michael Coakley, co-owner of one of the greatest and most unique venues we've ever played: O'Malley's Pub and Weston Brewing Co. in Weston, Missouri. ALSO: tons of news about upcoming shows this month, and our experiences with getting our first dose of the COVID vaccine. Show notes Weston Brewing Co. https://westonirish.com Folk Singer Bob Reeder Recounts His Harrowing Battle wi...
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We talk more about the fallout from the Big Texas Freeze, and we're joined by Patrick's brother Cormac Devlin, an Irish politician and member of the Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council, to discuss how Ireland has been handling COVID-19. Join us in IRELAND Fall 2021 Ireland 2021 (https://blaggards.com/ireland/) — Sign up to learn more about our next Ireland tour Show dates Blaggards.com (https://blaggards.com/shows/) Fac...
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February 23, 2021 18 min
This week, we vent about the statewide power failure of the Big Texas Freeze and let the expletives fly. The show is occasionally interrupted by internet outages and phone calls from plumbers. Show notes Eric's Instagram https://www.instagram.com/echdrums/ What Makes STEVE LUKATHER Great? THE INTERVIEW https://youtu.be/OuCscgfbtw4 Lionel Richie - Running With The Night https://youtu.be/J0iN1QWj_i0 Baker Street - Gerry Rafferty ...
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February 15, 2021 32 min
A brief but fun episode where we talk about what we've been up to, what we're listening to, and what's coming down the pike. Releasing this episode early for all our Texas friends stuck home today during the big freeze. Stay warm and safe everyone! Show notes Patrick on Derek Warfield's live stream show (segment starts at 45:45) https://www.facebook.com/theyoungwolfetones/videos/124502109554724 New Blaggards video:...
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February 9, 2021 25 min
We've got gigs! We've got new videos and music! And we talk about sports! What? Show notes Drinking with Pete & Tim - featuring the premiere of our song "Second Worst Girlfriend" https://open.spotify.com/episode/7ls3CkWbdZVroVsGakV0Ah?si=rmBw99jgQRGC9Yr9RU5X4w Friday Live Show #39 - Derek Warfield & the Young Wolfe Tones with special guest Patrick Devlin https://www.facebook.com/events/932798360862012/ ...
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February 2, 2021 52 min
This week: more stories of unfortunate one-off incidents with various musicians either sitting in with us... or trying to sit in with us. Join us in IRELAND Fall 2021 Ireland 2021 (https://blaggards.com/ireland/) — Sign up to learn more about our next Ireland tour Show dates Blaggards.com (https://blaggards.com/shows/) Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pg/blaggards/events/) Bandsintown (https://www.bandsintown.com/a/3808) Follow ...
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This week we talk about drummer posture, Eric's set list archive, things we wish we had saved from our childhood, sharing gear with other bands, and what we think of other musicians inviting themselves on stage. Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/XG57Bk-Yo-w Join us in IRELAND Fall 2021 Ireland 2021 (https://blaggards.com/ireland/) — Sign up to learn more about our next Ireland tour Show dates Blaggards.com (https://blaggards....
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**Re-uploaded to replace wrong audio ** This week on SlapperCast we talk with Patrick's childhood friend Mark Kavanagh, who joins us from all the way over in Westport, Ireland! Mark tells us about his company Catch My Carbon, which aims to offset carbon emissions by reforesting Ireland with native Irish trees, and shares a bunch of great stories from their youth growing up in Dublin. Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/jE4wp6r3...
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This week we talk with our dear friend, actor and Saw Doctors drummer Rickie O'Neill! Apologies for the poor sound quality - we had some wifi performance issues on this episode. Show notes Clare Island - Saw Doctors (Rickie O'Neill on Drums) https://youtu.be/EMOQtNuaOAI Dublin Grooves - Rickie O'Neill https://youtu.be/-MBseXaYM-M Actor and Saw Doctors drummer Rickie O'Neill raises money for charity https://youtu.be...
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January 5, 2021 43 min
First episode of 2021! This week we talk about: What we did on New Year's (hint: we weren't performing) Exodus documentary "Assorted Atrocities" Shane MacGowan documentary "Crock of Gold" Who Mark Knopfler should collaborate with The ideal structure for a New Year's Eve gig Our upcoming "Reward Music" siteFirst episode of 2021! This week we talk about what we did on New Year's, and who Mark ...
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December 29, 2020 63 min
Last #SlapperCast of 2020! This week: * Recapping last week's episode with drummer Ash Soan * Bon Jovi's cover of "Fairytale of New York" * Bands that switch instruments on stage * Famous musicians who have changed their main instrument * Singing drummers who should stay behind the kit * The pros/cons of remixing classic albums Also, high praise for recording/mixing engineer Paul Beebe and mastering engineer Chris ...
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December 22, 2020 96 min
This week we have a stunning conversation with the mighty Ash Soan—speaking to us from his recording studio all the way over in Norfolk, UK. Ash is a brilliant drummer, recording and touring musician with a resumé a mile long and loads of amazing stories to tell, of which you'll hear plenty in this episode (Sinéad O'Connor, Van Morrison, Del Amitri, Adele, Rick Wakeman, Terry Reid, et al). We also talk about how the pandem...
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