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Steven McDonald

15 Podcast Episodes

Latest 2 Dec 2022 | Updated Daily

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The Best Show with Tom Scharpling

BEST SHOW 24, PART 7 begins with what could be the biggest one two punch in BEST SHOW history! Tom chats with PULP frontman, JARVIS COCKER! MIKE WATT performs live! STEVEN MCDONALD from REDD KROSS visits the studio. ZACH CHERRY checks in from London! Emmy nominee MARTHA KELLY and MARY LATTIMORE stop by! MIKE IN BAYBRIDGE actually appears IN STUDIO! Surprise guests THE GREGORY BROTHERS call in! KAT TOLEDO performs from under a duvet! YES, THIS IS ALL IN ONE EPISODE! OF COURSE IT IS, THIS IS THE BEST SHOW!WATCH THE BEST SHOW LIVE EVERY TUESDAY NIGHT 6PM PT ON TWITCHhttps://www.twitch.tv/bestshow4lifeSUPPORT THE BEST SHOW ON PATREON:https://www.patreon.com/TheBestShowWATCH VIDEO EPISODES OF THE BEST SHOW:https://www.youtube.com/bestshow4lifeFOLLOW THE BEST SHOW:https://twitter.com/bestshow4lifehttps://instagram.com/bestshow4lifehttps://tiktok.com/@bestshow4lifeTHE BEST SHOW IS A FOREVER DOG PODCASThttps://thebestshow.nethttps://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/the-best-show Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

3hr 43mins

1 Aug 2022

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Jeff and Steven McDonald from Redd Kross

Turned Out A Punk

Episode 415: Turned Out A Punk’s gots the hits! Today on the show Damian is joined by the coolest sibling in punk: The McDonald Brothers! Steven returns to the show, after his first godly appearance on the show 8 years ago, and this time brings his older brother Jeff along for the fun. Listen in as the three discuss Redd Kross’ journey from reluctant Black Flag teen proteges to becoming one of the World’s greatest rock and roll bands! THIS IS NOT TO BE MISSED Also, don’t forget to grab the fantastic reissue of Redd Kross’ godly “Neurotica” LP, out now on Merge! Also, check out the repost of Steven McDonald’s show defining first appearance on TOAP! (the episode before this one in the feed)! Also, grab a shirt for this podcast from turnedoutapunk.com Also touched on:  Intimidated by Jeff Ramones show up to save Rock’N’Roll Beach Boys Jan And Dean: true psych The Dogs The Bay City Rollers: proto-punk Was John Doe in Zolar X “What’s a Feeder?” Crystal meth under a 7” label Jeff doing the Black Flag/Bangles show  placidyls  Death Rock rising The difference between Paisley Underground and Punk Manson Marketing to Rodney on the ROQ John Waters “Like Jesus getting out of a spaceship”: Seeing Joan Jett hanging out at the Whiskey Cops vs. Punks Perry Ferrel: Charles Mason meets Whatever Happened To Baby Jane AND SO MUCH MORE!!!

2hr 12mins

13 Jul 2022

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From The Vaults #2 - Steven McDonald (Redd Kross, Melvins, Tenacious D)

Turned Out A Punk

Welcome to "From The Vaults"; each episode features a classic Turned Out A Punk interview. Today on the show, it's the great Steven McDonald and one of the all-time greatest episodes of this podcast.  Also, don't forget to check out the reissue of Steven and Redd Kross' classic: "Neurotica", out on Merge Records! Also, catch Steven on tour with the Melvins the summer and fall! Check you local listings for dates. Also, pick up a shirt for this podcast at turnedoutapunk.com

2hr 8mins

10 Jul 2022

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#1306 Music by Cassidy Ladden (songwriters Marv Conan & Lee Kweller), Adventures With Alice, Kew Mason, Audra Raulyns (writer Steven McDonald), LAKOTAH, Swift Timmy, New Middle Class, Mary McGuinness, Giana, Livia & the Rosebuds

Women of Substance Music Podcast

To get live links to the music we play and resources we offer, visit This show includes the following songs: Cassidy Ladden (songwriters Marv Conan & Lee Kweller) - Tears at a Movie   Adventures With Alice - Driving Route 288 feat. Catherine Porter  Kew Mason - Neverland  Audra Raulyns (writer Steven McDonald) - Do You Hear The Call   LAKOTAH - Silver Eyes  Swift Timmy - If You Wait Too Long  New Middle Class - Ten Rooms in the House of Love  Mary McGuinness - Til I Can Make It On My Own  Giana - Waves   Livia & the Rosebuds - Homesick  For Music Biz Resources Visit and Visit our Sponsor LAKOTAH at Visit our Sponsor Lyn-Sey at Visit our Sponsor Sahana Naresh at Visit our Sponsor Bandzoogle at:


17 Nov 2021

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Steven McDonald (The Melvins/OFF!/Redd Kross)

The Peer Pleasure Podcast

Episode 247 is up and live now with the amazing Steven McDonald of The Melvins, Redd Kross and OFF! It's Melvins week here and I hope you check out all 3 of the episodes dropping today with Buzz, Steven and Dale! Don't forget to rate and subscribe!We are now proudly presented by Equal Vision Records and Sound Talent Media. @equalvision@stmpodcasts Love the show?Sign up for Premium PleasureHttp://peerpleasure.supportingcast.fm Visit the website at:www.peerpleasurepodcast.com Go Rate, Write a Review and subscribe to the show now on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcheror wherever you listen to podcasts. You can now rate the show on Spotify! Please take a moment to do that now if you are streaming on Spotify. Follow the show on Instagram: @peerpleasurepodFollow the show on Twitter: @podpeerpleasureFollow the show on Facebook: @peerppodYou can email me at:peerpleasurepod@gmail.comDon’t forget to check out our amazing sponsors!Go to distrokid.com/vip/ppp for 30% off your years membershipto get your music distributed online everywhere! Thank you DistroKid!Go to Rockabilia.com and enter code “PEER15” for 15%off your total order on band merch now!Go to Hearinglife.com to set up your complimentary hearingevaluation now!@thunderboltguitars @ryderevanrobison.studio @stringjoy @rockabilia@distrokid @hearinglifeMusic Credits:Opening theme song, "Trans-Am Sunday" by HobosexualClosing theme song, "My (fucking) Deer Hunter" by Fear Before The March Of Flames Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 34mins

7 Nov 2021

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Ep. 194 Steven McDonald (Red Kross/Melvins/Off!)

Couch Riffs

Our guest this episode is Steven McDonald, an active musician since the 70s yet he's only in his early 50s. A founding member of the band Red Kross, his first gig was as he was graduating the 6th grade and its been non-stop ever since. He is the current bassist in the legendary bands Melvins and Off! and Red Kross is still active, as well. We had a great time talking music and life and I hope you enjoy this conversation.  Check out the Melvins' new acoustic album, Five Legged Dog, out 10/15/21 and available for pre-order on multiple formats, including vinyl.  If you're enjoying the Couch Riffs podcast please support us at PATREON. Your support goes a long way toward the growth and perpetuation of this podcast and our accompanying cover song videos. Thank you so much!  https://patreon.com/couchriffs https://couchriffs.com

1hr 54mins

11 Oct 2021

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Episode 99 - Steven McDonald

Straight To Video

We talk to Steven McDonald - Bass Player for the bands Redd Kross, OFF! and The Melvins. At just 11 years old, Steven and his older brother Jeff began their journey into the Los Angeles music scene, rubbing shoulders with the likes of Black Flag and the whole LA Hardcore fraternity seeing and experiencing things as teenager that most of us would never get the chance to witness. It was their love of all styles of music and rock and roll history which would create the Redd Kross sound and look, that to this day commands much respect amongst both fans and bands alike. Steven shares wild stories of their first introductions to the Sunset Strip, the very first Redd Kross shows, having instruments stolen and being the first person to play bass for The White Stripes - kind of! This episode is brought to you by our friends Dead Skull Coffee.https://deadskullcoffee.co.uk/discount/STV Intro Music by Johnny Monacohttps://www.johnnymonaco.com/ Incidental Music by Night Fires Please visit The Straight To Video Patreon Page to find out how you can help grow this show. https://patreon.com/stvpod

1hr 6mins

22 Jun 2021

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Guest: Steven McDonald of Redd Kross from May 2, 2020

Michael Shelley | WFMU

Steven McDonald - "Interview" Redd Kross - "There's No One Like You" https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/93019


8 May 2020

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Ep153: Steven McDonald (Redd Kross, OFF!, Melvins)

Conan Neutron's Protonic Reversal

Conan Neutron's Protonic Reversal

1hr 54mins

11 Apr 2020

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218: Steven McDonald (Redd Kross, Melvins, Off!)

The Trap Set with Joe Wong

When he was eleven years old, Steven McDonald co-founded a band with his older brother, Jeff. That band, which soon became known as Redd Kross, became a fixture on the late 70s LA punk scene and--remarkably--is still active today. Steven tells Joe about: precociousness; opening for Black Flag at an eighth grade graduation party; the joy and pain that came along with identifying as a punk; having a romantic relationship with a 26-year-old woman when he was 13; hanging out with Raymond Pettibone; signing with a major label; working as an A&R consultant for major labels; how he reconciles his permissive childhood with modern parenting; playing with Melvins and Off!; working as a producer; and much more! This is an action packed, "triple-LP" length episode.

1hr 36mins

24 Jul 2019