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Punk Till I Die

Two old punks from both side of the pond talk about everything and nothing, loosely focusing on punk rock both past and present. Opinions, facts and commentary on the way things were, the way things are and the way things should be in the scene. Plus you will hear some great punk rock from every era. Hosted by Tom Trauma and LiverpoolNeil. No rules!

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Episode 21: Drink drunk punk

On a very special episode of PTID the lads turn 21, so it's all about drinking! Topics include first time getting served, mail, RSD April 2020 and lots of music! Songs by The Pogues, Dropkick Murphys, The Queers, Black Flag, Naked Raygun and The Tossers.

1hr 39mins

10 Mar 2020

Rank #1

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episode 3: Fest 18!

Neil goes to Fest 18 in Gainesville FL. Gigs, hipsters and halloween. Music by Conflict and Negative Approach.

1hr 11mins

6 Dec 2019

Rank #2

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episode 4: Vinyl Addiction!

Neil and Tom review our music recommendations from last week (The Meteors/State), little known 1980s midwest HC bands, and our Discogs addiction! Music from The Meteors, State, UK Subs and Dayglo Abortions.

1hr 18mins

10 Dec 2019

Rank #3

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Episode 13: interview with BA from Sloppy Seconds

The lads talk to BA, the singer from Indianapolis punk band Sloppy Seconds. Features three Sloppy Seconds songs.

1hr 27mins

28 Jan 2020

Rank #4

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Episode 9: Fairytale of Wikipedia

In this episode the lads talk about Xmas presents they received, Xmas songs, censorship and Marky Ramone. Songs by The Nips, Protex, These Animal Men and The Proletariat.

1hr 28mins

30 Dec 2019

Rank #5

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episode 5: Punk Rock Bowling vs Rebellion

We review our music recommendations from last week (The Stupids/Violent Apathy), talk Punk Rock Bowling 2020 vs Rebellion 2020 and talk about favorite punk rock autobiographies. Music from The Stupids, Violent Apathy, The Freeze and Neon Hearts.

1hr 25mins

15 Dec 2019

Rank #6

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Episode 8: Merry Xmas! (we do wanna fight tonight!)

It's Xmas! We talk holidays past and present and favorite punk xmas songs. We get our first email! Tom talks leather jackets and record purchases, Neil talks school uniforms and Buzzcocks. Music by The Ramones, Vice Squad, The Gun Club and Lenny Lashley.

1hr 36mins

24 Dec 2019

Rank #7

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Episode 23: Sick Boys!

The lads talk about the situation that's gripping the nation! People freaking out, shows being cancelled, and what we are doing to combat the nonsense. Music by Teenage Bottlerocket, Mudhoney, U.K. Subs, Social Distortion, X-Ray Spex, and Bad Religion.

1hr 32mins

16 Mar 2020

Rank #8

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Episode 22: interview with Todd Evans (Gwar, Mobile Deathcamp)

OMFG! The lads interview Todd Evans, member of GWAR and founding member of Mobile Deathcamp. This interview is mental, so if you need to be cheered up just listen! Music by Lazy American Workers, GWAR, Mobile Deathcamp, Angry Samoans and Anti-Heros.

1hr 53mins

12 Mar 2020

Rank #9

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Episode 26: Intreview with Kole (The Lippies/Bloody Lips)

In this episode the lads interview Kole from Grand Rapids bands The Lippies and Bloody Lips. From early days, to signing with Red Scare, breaking up and then reforming years later. It's all in here! With songs by The Lippies and Bloody Lips.

2hr 2mins

30 Mar 2020

Rank #10

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Episode 11: Clowns everywhere!

The lads talk about exaggerated weather reports, coyotes and Clowns/clowns! Then they talk about their favorite gigs/shows from 2019. With music by Clowns, Blanks 77, Stiff Little Fingers and The Dead Boys.

1hr 28mins

12 Jan 2020

Rank #11

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Episode 16: Sweet 16!

The lads answer mail, Neil completes 2 vinyl sets (one after 41 years!), we talk Green Day's new single, and the nuts and bolts of writing reviews. Features music by Generation X, Gang Green, Buzzcocks and The Adicts. And there's a correction at the end.

1hr 33mins

10 Feb 2020

Rank #12

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episide 7: Idiot Box

In ep.7 we review our picks from last week (the Freeze/Tubeway Army), talk about gigs we went to since the last episode, and Neil tells a story about a Damned/Television beef. Music by The Freeze, Tubeway Army, The Damned and The Weirdos.

1hr 19mins

22 Dec 2019

Rank #13

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Episode 20: We hate people! (and overproduction)

In this episode the lads talk about the PTID podcast so far, record collecting, upcoming gig calendar and the problems of over-production in modern punk rock. With songs by Anti-Nowhere League, Motorhead, Angry Samoans and The Effigies.

1hr 27mins

3 Mar 2020

Rank #14

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Episode 15: The death episode

The lads talk about all manner of dark things today: apparently Neil has the coronavirus (not really), and we had 3 notable punk rock deaths this last week. With songs by Corrosion of Conformity, DRI, Gang of Four, and Smogtown.

1hr 25mins

3 Feb 2020

Rank #15

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Episode 19: Interview with Matt from Failure Records

The lads interview Matt Swisher, owner of Failure Records and The Record Farm in Logansport Indiana. We discuss the Sloppy Seconds reissue, and the show he is putting on in March. With music by A Failed Escape, Dangerbird, Sloppy Seconds and Owl.

2hr 10mins

26 Feb 2020

Rank #16

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Episode 27: Gigs A-Z part 1

The lads previously put their A-Z gigs lists up on the Facebook page, now they talk through them! A- H this week. Music by Adolescents, Buzzcocks, Cock Sparrer, Dead Boys, Effigies, Fear, Gang Green and H2O.

1hr 49mins

4 Apr 2020

Rank #17

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Episode 24: Stay Sick! (Sick Boys II)

The lads continue with another "sick" themed episode. Topics include the obvious, but we also talk early MTV, record shopping and listener mail. Music by Dead Kennedys, Ramones, Toy Dolls, Nobodys, Naked Raygun, and Battalion of Saints.

1hr 24mins

20 Mar 2020

Rank #18

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Episode 14: tramp stamps and loud amps

In this episode the lads talk about some hate mail Tom received, the rock and roll hall of shame, and wearing earplugs at gigs. With music by Zero Boys, Boris the Sprinkler, Dead Wretched and the Meatmen.

1hr 29mins

29 Jan 2020

Rank #19

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Episode 17: Rick Sims uncensored! (didjits, supersuckers, gaza strippers)

The lads talk to Rick Sims, head honcho of Didjits and Gaza Strippers, and one time guitarist from the Supersuckers. Stories of rock and roll mayhem involving the Ramones, John McEnroe and even Yoko Ono! Plus music by all his bands.

2hr 8mins

17 Feb 2020

Rank #20