This week I am joined by Nick Woods of the hard hitting punk band DIRECT HIT!. Nick brings his unique perspective to the thought of "what if it all went away?" Nick's story telling of his first musical memory is told in technicolor for all to hear AND see. Nick's ability to bring his visions to life can be summed up with the pivotal DIRECT HIT! Album "Crown Of Nothing". Crown Of Nothing is a beautiful concept album brought to life with a comic series. Our understanding of each other through the connection of music was not only stimulating, but spooky. DIRECT HIT! has provided me with many hours of enjoyment, so please take at least one out of your day and join us both on a captivating ride through the cosmos. Take your "Drama Queen" for a ride, remove their "Crown Of Nothing" and "Open Your Mind" because "The World Is Ending (Sorta)."Check Out DIRECT HIT!'s latest single - "Hollow Comfort"
#294 Nick Woods on Direct Hit and Learning to Code and more
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Nick’s band, “Direct Hit” is signed to Fat Wreck Chords and is out touring all the time. But Nick also does a lot while not touring. He's a business man, a teacher, a partner, a band leader and lifelong learner. We talked between tours and I had some questions! Learning to code, hotel bed bugs and the aftermath, being a business owner, punk rock and the music business always sneaks in there. Enjoy this one. This is the real deal. NICK ON INSTA DIRECT HIT ON FACEBOOK DIRECT HIT ON INSTAon TWITTER MXPX SHOWS -FRI JAN 17th - Orlando, FL - Plaza Live -SAT JAN 8th - Atlanta, GA - Buckhead Theatre FIVE IRON FRENZY are joining us for both nights! Tickets on sale NOW -SAT DEC 28 - Seattle, WA - MxPx and Amber Pacific at the Showbox GO HERE FOR TICKETS New MXPX and Mike Herrera songs streaming everywhere- my latest on these platforms and more. A Thousand More Times (WACO Sessions) on Spotify A Thousand More Times (WACO Sessions) on Apple Music A Thousand More Times (WACO Sessions) on Amazon A Thousand More Times (WACO Sessions) on Google Play MXPX - Franco UnAmerican Mike Herrera - Don't Walk Away Support what I do at MXPX.com Leave a message with your question on the new Mike Herrera Podcast voicemail. (some will be aired on future episodes of the podcast) 360-830-6660 (US number) 3 min limit per message. Tip-Write your question down and read it. Will be more clear. ;) Tickets on sale at www.mxpx.com www.mxpx.com for all things follow @MikeHerreraTD on Instagram or Twitter follow @mxpxpx on Instagram and @mxpx on Twitter Thanks to Bob McKnight Producing / Editing and sometimes more done by Bob McKnight @bobandkatieshow Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes! Thanks to RØDE MICS Shop at Merch Arsenal
Nick Woods is the lead singer and member of Direct Hit and is based out of Milwaukee WI. Direct Hit have been a band since 2007 and have released albums on Fat Wreck Chords as well as Red Scare Industries. Nick and Direct hit will be headlining Blackout Fest on October 18/19 in Brantford Ontario. They are also on Tour and will be in Toronto on September 16 at the Hardluck Bar. Balancing punk rock, a job, a house and a kid is the topic of today. Great to have Nick on the show! EnjoyBand Camp: https://directhit.bandcamp.com/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/directhitband/Twitter: https://twitter.com/DirectHit_sucksShop with amazon.ca, amazon.com and amazon.co.uk Bookmark the link and support the show!!Pledge monthly with Patreon https://www.patreon.com/apologueShop Apologue products at http://apologue.ca/shop/
Before Nick Woods was the singer, guitarist and founding member of Direct Hit! and the co-owner of X-Ray Arcade, the punk rock front man and all-ages venue owner/operator was a suburban kid with an insatiable passion for music. The journey that started with taking violin lessons from his mother as a child led to learning guitar in adolescence, starting bands as a teen and touring the country to play music during his college breaks. Woods recently welcomed My First Band host Tyler Maas to X-Ray Arcade to talk about the new business, the influence his guitar teacher had on him, playing in a nu metal cover band, discovering punk rock, learning how to book cross-country tours, his decision to eventually take the lead in a group and how Direct Hit! went from being a jokey side project to a pop-punk sensation on the Fat Wreck Chords roster. My First Band is sponsored by Boulevard Brewing and is edited by Jared Blohm. You can listen to My First Band on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify and wherever else you get podcasts. Music used in this show comes courtesy of Devils Teeth (“The Junction Street Eight Tigers”) and The Box Social ("Blown To Bits").
#257 Nick Woods of punk band Direct Hit, Best Life release and more
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#257 Nick Woods of punk band Direct Hit, Best Life release and more Cameo guest Tom Chichila @Tomisnotangry New album from @Directhit_sucks (twitter) @DirectHitBand (Insta) Crown of Nothing out in OCT 2018 on Fat Wreck. Comic Book based on the album coming out soon. He loves the F-word!! on the flip side. Music brings our lives meaning and there’s talk of existentialism Hear the story behind the pie facing!! I do a full week recap of all the shows I just played in the intro. We talk about how to make money doing what you love, stories, songwriting and creative ideas, marketing, business, music, bars, clothing, Anchor Valley Wine, Best Life Beer Listen to Best Life everywhere! www.mxpx.com for all things follow@MikeHerreraTD on Instagram or Twitter Listen to the new album on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you stream your tunes! Shop at Merch Arsenal
Big Snackers 60 – Nick Woods of Direct Hit! is offended!
Welcome to Big Snackers 60, this week we discuss Eden XO talk about the oscars, SNL 40 and then Nick Woods from Direct Hit! stops by to talk about his band, his stance on religion and whether you should offend people or not, Justin gets mad at Seth McFarlane and then we discuss going to … Continue reading "Big Snackers 60 – Nick Woods of Direct Hit! is offended!"