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Hardlore: Stories from Tour

March, 2023: a special time for a special place in the heartland of the USA… The weekend marked the 10 year anniversary of the monster that is KNOCKED LOOSE. Before culminating at LDB Fest, Colin and Bo took a special journey with none other than Knocked Loose frontman Bryan Garris.

Directed by Sean Say.

June 1, 2023
Hardlore: Stories from Tour

HardLore: Underrated Hardcore Bands

Colin and Bo talk about their respective lists of Underrated Bands across hardcore, metal and punk… Mostly hardcore, but Bo doesn’t like to listen to the rules.

From Japanese punk, to lesser known New York hardcore, to the forgotten bands of their youth, this comprehensive list is another great roadmap to set you on your path of discovering more hardcore and hardcore related music.

May 25, 2023

Colin and Bo sit down with Jon from Vein, Living Weapon and Fleshwater live and in person at AHC Fest in Cambridge, MA.

May 23, 2023
Hardlore: Stories from Tour

HardLore: Aaron Heard (Jesus Piece)

Colin and Bo sit with Aaron Heard, OLYMPIC-level Mosher and vocalist of Jesus Piece.

From being a legendarily reliable local spinkicker, to world-renowned hardcore frontman, we dive into his origin and introduction to hardcore, Jesus Piece’s fast beginnings and low expectations as a band, his passion for difficult video games, and much more.

Thanks to Aaron for joining us in this non-stop laugh-filled episode.

Jesus Piece – “…So Unknown” is out now on Century Media!

May 18, 2023

Colin and Bo present their next batch of respective lists for the best breakdowns ever written in hardcore/metal/punk music.

May 16, 2023
Hardlore: Stories from Tour

HARDLORE chats with Mike Durt of SUNAMI

Colin and Bo sit down with one of the great modern hardcore riffers, Mike Durt of Sunami.

May 9, 2023

The OG guests on Hardlore: Stories From Tour to reiterate the importance of The Ramones, revisit how Rancid turned out classic records at a rapid clip and how he hopes Turnstile sells more records than Metallica.

May 4, 2023
Hardlore: Stories from Tour

HardLore: Lars Frederiksen (Rancid)

Colin and Bo sit down with punk legend Lars Frederiksen, guitarist/vocalist of Rancid, Lars Frederiksen and the Bastards, and Old Firm Casuals.

May 4, 2023

Well known McDonald’s enthusiasts and loyalists Colin Young and Bo Lueders are joined by AEW Trios Champion and God’s Hate frontman Brody King to try MR. CHARLIE’S in Hollywood, California.

May 2, 2023

Colin and Bo are joined by first ever 3-time guest Taylor Young to celebrate the return of Twitching Tongues and the very special double LP re-release of their debut album Sleep Therapy via Closed Casket Activities.

April 27, 2023
Hardlore: Stories from Tour


It is what it is…. and it ain’t what it ain’t.
Colin and Bo sit down with Cal and Charlie from THE CHISEL (and Austin from the sidelines) about touring in the States, their British mount rushmore, developing a British accent on top of their already British accents, and why the vibe you present in your live performance is more important than HOW you play what you’re playing.

April 25, 2023
Hardlore: Stories from Tour

HardLore: One Year Anniversary Special

Celebrate HardLore’s first birthday with this very special One Year Anniversary episode!
In this 2+ our lore-filled Q&A, see special HardLore birthday messages from friends of the show before Colin and Bo reflect on the first year of HardLore and answer YOUR questions.

April 20, 2023
Hardlore: Stories from Tour

HardLore: Devin Swank (Sanguisugabogg)

Colin and Bo sit down with Devin Swank, vocalist of Sanguisugabogg.
They discussed, in HardLore’s words, being the leader of the new wave of death metal bands written with a hardcore perspective, his love for stand up comedy, using memes to get ahead as a band, every member of the Sanguisugabogg balancing being in other active bands (some together), and much more.

April 13, 2023

Time for a Different Shade of BOO! HAUNTLORE returns with this terrifying ghost hunt in Louisville, Kentucky. Starting at Camp Taylor, which was the largest military base in the WORLD during World War I, to a Cemetary said to be visited by a benevolent woman in blue.

April 11, 2023

The multi-hyphenate guests for a lengthy discussion on the latest Hardlore: Stories From Tour that covers everything from shitty fast food, his early success via Vice, his undying love of hardcore breakdowns and beyond.

April 6, 2023

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