The Grunge Bible Podcast

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Join Chris Celona and Ethan Shalaway as they discuss all things music and 90s ‘grunge‘ rock, with discussions of stories, albums, lyrics, artists, as well as interviews, questions, and answers. Produced by Drew McFadyen.

Episode Date
Episode 61: Talkin’ Pearl Jam
59:15

An episode that is long overdue! This week, Chris and Ethan get together to talk all things Pearl Jam, and share the Top Ten lists they spent some time creating - an activity that was more difficult than initially imagined.

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May 23, 2022
Episode 60: Chris Cornell Forever
47:52

This week marks five years since Chris Cornell passed away. Chris and Ethan take some time to think about Chris Cornell, share how they remember him, and talk about the impact he has to this day. We will miss you always, Chris. Thanks for everything.

Chris Cornell

20 July 1964 - 18 May 2017

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May 16, 2022
Episode 59: Pearl Jam Tour Talk & Concert Dealbreakers
55:30

Pearl Jam have officially kicked off their North American Tour, and to commemorate, Chris and Ethan share some time reminiscing on the PJ shows they've been lucky enough to see. Additionally, and they discuss what could potentially ruin a concert for them, from beer spillers to shoulder sitters, and all scenarios in between.

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May 09, 2022
Episode 58: Q&A - Athletic Feats, Relationship Advice(?), and Nostalgic Songs
59:09

Happy May, friends, strangers, and acquaintances alike! This week, Chris and Ethan are back with some Q&A action. The duo discuss nostalgic songs, going to shows strictly for the openers, share some of the songs that have the most personal meaning, and, as a GB first, they impart their very best relationship advice to the listeners.

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May 02, 2022
Episode 57: Music Listening Habits & Vintage Merch - with Nick Brumbaugh of Faded Trade
01:13:36

This week, Chris and Ethan are head-first back into THE GRUNGE. Spawned from some recent experiences seeing live shows and a renewed sense of enthusiasm, the pair talk about how musical tastes seem to come and go, and what impacts the switch from genre to genre. Additionally, the pair welcome GB friend Nick Brumbaugh to the show, otherwise known as Faded Trade! Nick is a searcher, buyer, seller, and collector of vintage music merch from the 80s and 90s. Together, the trio sit down as Nick shares his stories about thrifting, garage sales, and the search for the perfect tee.

Thanks to our friend Nick for coming on the pod. Check his page out here for lots of cool vintage finds: https://www.instagram.com/fadedtrade. 

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Apr 25, 2022
Episode 56: Jerry Cantrell ’Brighten’ Tour Review
01:01:46

You do, in fact, only reap what you sow. Hot off the heels of Chris seeing Jerry Cantrell live in Boston, Chris and Ethan hopped on for a chat about the tour with longtime friend, mason and musician Andy Engleman, who saw Jerry in Philadelphia. Together, they share their thoughts and feelings on the show, and convince Ethan to be a MAN OF ACTION and buy tickets to see Jerry himself.

Special thanks to Andy for coming on the show! More about him here: https://www.instagram.com/englemanmasonry 

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Apr 18, 2022
Episode 55: Foo Fighters Memories & RHCP’s ’Unlimited Love’
01:02:48

Episode 55 sees the GB train at FULL POWER, as producer Drew McFadyen joins Chris and Ethan for a discussion of the Foo Fighters and the band's impact on them, as well as some banter regarding the new Chili Peppers' new record.

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Apr 11, 2022
Episode 54: New Noise: A Conversation with Bexley
01:02:25

This week on the show, Chris and Ethan had the chance to sit down with Amanda Hardy and Steve Costello, who comprise the Los Angeles-based rock duo Bexley. They were able to chat about their paths into music, major influences and inspirations, how they engage in the writing process, production, music videos, and the story behind their newest single, ‘Save Me, Save Us All’, out now! 

Check out music from Bexley, including the new single on your service of choice: https://ffm.to/savemesaveusall

Follow Bexley on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bexley_official/

Follow Steve on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stevecostellomusic/

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Apr 04, 2022
In Memory of Taylor Hawkins
18:51

We will miss you always, Taylor.

Taylor Hawkins

17 February 1972 - 25 March 2022

Apr 01, 2022
Episode 53: Supergroups and Side Projects
01:05:19

This week, Chris and Ethan sit down and talk shop about some of the notable 'supergroups' and side projects that have roots within the genre. This episode was recorded on Friday, 28 March, shortly before we heard the news that Taylor Hawkins passed away. We are planning to take some time to remember Taylor on the show some time this week. RIP Taylor. 

HBD GB Pod! To commemorate one year of the show, we are excited to partner with photographer Chris Cuffaro to run a giveaway for our Patrons! Chris is supplying some great photo prints, and winners from each Patreon tier will be selected!

PRIZES: $2 tier: 13x19” artist’s print of Chris Cornell $5 tier: 13x19” artist’s print of Pearl Jam $10 tier: 17x22” artist’s print of Nirvana + Free item of choosing from the GB store

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Mar 28, 2022
Episode 52: Into The Flood Again - Year Two Begins
43:52

The Grunge Bible Podcast is moving to Monday! From this point forward, keep your eyes peeled every Monday as new episodes of the show will arrive with the Monday Flood. 

HBD GB Pod! To commemorate one year of the show, we are excited to partner with photographer Chris Cuffaro to run a giveaway for our Patrons! Chris is supplying some great photo prints, and winners from each Patreon tier will be selected!

PRIZES: $2 tier: 13x19” artist’s print of Chris Cornell $5 tier: 13x19” artist’s print of Pearl Jam $10 tier: 17x22” artist’s print of Nirvana + Free item of choosing from the GB store

TO ENTER: Become a Grunge Bible Patron (link below)!

Becoming a member at any tier automatically enters you into that tier’s giveaway.

Deadline to become a Patron and enter is 31 March at 11:59pm eastern (US). WINNERS WILL BE SELECTED AND ANNOUNCED ON 1 APRIL.

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Mar 21, 2022
We’re Moving + Giveaway Announcement
03:26

The Grunge Bible Podcast is moving to Monday! From this point forward, keep your eyes peeled every Monday as new episodes of the show will arrive with the Monday Flood. 

HBD GB Pod! To commemorate one year of the show, we are excited to partner with photographer Chris Cuffaro to run a giveaway for our Patrons! Chris is supplying some great photo prints, and winners from each Patreon tier will be selected!

PRIZES: $2 tier: 13x19” artist’s print of Chris Cornell $5 tier: 13x19” artist’s print of Pearl Jam $10 tier: 17x22” artist’s print of Nirvana + Free item of choosing from the GB store

TO ENTER: Become a Grunge Bible Patron!

Becoming a member at any tier automatically enters you into that tier’s giveaway.

Deadline to become a Patron and enter is 31 March at 11:59pm eastern (US). WINNERS WILL BE SELECTED AND ANNOUNCED ON 1 APRIL.

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Mar 18, 2022
Episode 51: ‘Superunknown’ - Soundgarden
57:44

This week, Chris and Ethan discuss Soundgarden's ‘Superunknown’, which turned 28 on March 8th, and is one of the most complete records of the entire decade. 

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Mar 11, 2022
Episode 50: Q&A - Grunge Boxing Matches, Elitists vs. Posers, and Concert Pregame Strategies
01:03:44

Welcome back as we celebrate 50 ~canonical~ episodes of the Grunge Bible Podcast with a good, old-fashioned Q&A. This episode was recorded Monday, 21 February, and was originally slated to go live on Friday, 25 February, but it was postponed a week in order to take time to remember Mark Lanegan, who passed away on the 22nd. 

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Mar 04, 2022
Remembering Mark Lanegan
19:17

Today, we remember Mark Lanegan.

Mark William Lanegan

25 November 1964 - 22 February 2022

"Plucking apples from a tree, and roses from the ground. I'm high up in the air, and never coming down."

Feb 25, 2022
Episode 49: Love Songs From The Genre & Beyond
53:37

A little late for Valentine's Day, but, just like those flowers that arrived three days late with their name spelled incorrectly, it is always the thought that counts. This week, Chris and Ethan chat about their favorite love songs from all points of the relationship journey, and tackle the question...What the heck even is a love song?!

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Feb 18, 2022
Episode 48: Vedder vs. Mötley Crüe + Why Mudhoney is The Only Real Grunge Band
43:36

February rolls on, and with it, the arrival of some fresh beef! Chris and Ethan are back for another edition of the show, hashing out the drama between Eddie Vedder and ... Nikki Sixx, explaining the thought behind a long-championed GB philosophy, and sharing thoughts on the Super Bowl as well as Valentine's Day.

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Feb 11, 2022
Episode 47: So Many Roads... Six Years of Grunge Bible
01:01:29

"They say that 'remember when' is the lowest form of conversation." This week, Grunge Bible celebrates it's SIXTH BIRTHDAY! To commemorate this occasion, Chris and Ethan take some time to open up their 2016 time capsule, talk about what they've learned, and what they hope the future holds. Additionally, they dish the deets on how they are going to celebrate the first birthday of the podcast in March. Giveaways coming!

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Feb 04, 2022
Episode 46: Music Speed Dating: Band Facts & Ill-Informed Opinions
01:01:26

Covering every single band to ever exist, one rapid-fire quiz at a time. This week, Chris and Ethan get together to test one another's knowledge and hear some opinions. Hot takes issued free of charge. Listen along as they roll away the stone on Greta Van Fleet, explain why this is a Collective Soul Fan Zone, and share what they really do think about The Beatles.

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Jan 28, 2022
Episode 45: ‘In Utero’ - Nirvana
01:24:09

"Teenage angst has paid off well, now I'm bored and old" This week, Chris and Ethan sit down to take a look at Nirvana's ‘In Utero’, their final studio album, and a notable change from 1991's ‘Nevermind’.

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Jan 21, 2022
Episode 44: ‘Jar Of Flies’ - Alice in Chains
01:01:21

"We chase misprinted lies." This week, Chris and Ethan sit down and discuss AiC's remarkable EP 'Jar Of Flies'. This EP is often considered some of the band’s best work, and is perhaps the most poignant EP to come from the 'grunge' era.

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Jan 14, 2022
Episode 43: Q&A - Dream Band Lineups, Layne’s Hairstyles, and Tales of Lebowski and Ledbetter
01:03:18

Welcome back AND HAPPY NEW YEAR! Chris and Ethan return to the airwaves this week feeling refreshed and ready to attack the year. Join them as they kick off 2022 with a question and answer session.

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Jan 07, 2022
Episode 42: Closing Time - A Year in Review
54:38

Congratulations, you've made it through another year. This week, Chris and Ethan close out 2021 by taking a look back on the year and how both they and Grunge Bible grew. Take some time to reflect on the good, the bad, and everything in between. Let's move toward a new year together in kindness. If you are enjoying the show, becoming a Patron is the most helpful way to support us. If you have gotten more than $2 of satisfaction from this show, click the link here :) https://www.patreon.com/grunge_bible Support the show, buy some merch! https://grungebible.creator-spring.com/ Thanks for being here. Like, follow, subscribe, leave a review, profess your love for us in a lengthy email, etc. IT ALL HELPS! THANK YOU ALL!

Dec 31, 2021
Episode 41: A Grunge Bible Christmas - Songs, Movies, and Grievances
55:07

It is, indeed, the Holiday Season. This week marks the arrival of the Christmas holiday, and all that comes with it. Chris and Ethan celebrate the season with Christmas movie rankings, favorite holiday songs, and formulate the inaugural grunge naughty and nice lists. If you are enjoying the show, becoming a Patron is the most helpful way to support us. If you have gotten more than $2 of satisfaction from this show, click the link here :) https://www.patreon.com/grunge_bible Support the show, buy some merch! https://grungebible.creator-spring.com/ Thanks for being here. Like, follow, subscribe, leave a review, profess your love for us in a lengthy email, etc. IT ALL HELPS! THANK YOU ALL!

Dec 24, 2021
Episode 40: Dream Grunge Setlists
57:11

Grunge Bible Podcast - Special Midlife Crisis Edition! This week, Chris and Ethan are back to celebrate the big 4-0 with some pure, unadulterated GRUNGE talk. Listen along as they each build their very own dream grunge setlists, featuring quintessential anthems, deep cuts, usual suspects, and unexpected guests. Which list do you like better? What would your setlist look like? Let us know!

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Dec 17, 2021
Episode 39: Friday Beers with Grunge Bible
01:09:50

Raise your (literal or figurative) glasses, we made it to another release. Happy Friday, friends!

This week, Chris and Ethan take some time to unwind together over some on-air beverages. Tag along as they share thoughts on the forthcoming Eddie Vedder solo album, begin to plot a 2022 Grunge Bible Community Meet-Up, and chat about why it is so important to learn a musical instrument. If you are out there and have been wanting to pick up an instrument... let this be your sign from the heavens to DO IT!

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Dec 10, 2021
Episode 38: The 90s, Grunge, and Drums - with Eric Leiderman
02:03:48

December may be long, but a new episode of the GB Podcast will keep things moving right along. This week, Chris and Ethan welcome Eric Leiderman to the show.

 

Eric Leiderman is a producer, writer, drummer, and music fan. Since 2013, he has served as producer for Late Night with Seth Meyers, creating the show's Rotating Drummer Program along the way. In addition to his work in television, Eric spent 2005-2010 as a professional touring drummer.

 

Eric came of age during the 'grunge' era, and he shares his perspectives on his fandom development, what it was like seeing shows in the mid-90s, how one heard about musicians before the INTERNET, and, among other topics, his thoughts on drumming.

 

Follow Eric on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/erx11/?hl=en%27

 

Learn more about Late Night with Seth Meyers: https://www.nbc.com/late-night-with-seth-meyers 

 

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Dec 03, 2021
Episode 37: The Grunge Bible Thanksgiving Special
47:54

To you and yours, from us and ours - we wish you a Happy Thanksgiving filled with love and fellowship. This week, Chris and Ethan take some time to regale various holiday traditions, express their negative feelings toward 'Black Friday', and discuss their music picks for the holiday.

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Nov 26, 2021
Episode 36: A Conversation with Photographer Chris Cuffaro
01:17:08

"I have a million stories and the photos to prove it." This week, Chris and Ethan sit down for a conversation with photographer Chris Cuffaro, who, in his 50 year career, has photographed Soundgarden, Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Alice in Chains, George Harrison, Brad Pitt, George Michael, Kobe Bryant...and virtually every other human being who has worked as an entertainer.

Hear Chris discuss all your favorite ~grunge rock human~, what it was like when the genre exploded, why 'selling out' isn't a thing, and hear his advice for new artists and entertainers.

Follow Chris on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thecuffarophoto/

Chris's website: https://cuffarophoto.com/

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Nov 19, 2021
Episode 35: A Music & Mental Health Conversation
47:17

"The greatest gift music has given me is to be able to think about my emotions and to be able to be vulnerable with them." This is an episode we have wanted to do for a long time. This week, we are taking some time to talk about mental health, the dichotomies associated with struggle, and how music can give a voice to these struggles in our lives and help us understand ourselves. Start a conversation - with a friend, with a family member, with yourself. Choose to love today. In lieu of our normal links, a link to mental health resources around the world can be found here: https://checkpointorg.com/global/ We are here for you. No one walks alone.

Nov 14, 2021
Episode 34: Jerry Cantrell‘s ‘Brighten‘ + The Worst Cup of Coffee You‘ve Ever Had
46:26

Freshly brewed (okay, maybe not) and available one way and one way only. That's right, Chris and Ethan are BACK, and this week, they take some time to review Jerry Cantrell's new album 'Brighten', rail against daylight savings time, plot a forthcoming public feud, and share their dying wishes.

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Nov 05, 2021
Episode 33: The Grunge Bible Halloween Special
47:20

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Is Halloween a real holiday? Is it a corporate ploy? We'll never know! This week, Chris and Ethan celebrate the most legitimate and important holiday on the calendar by digging in to the spookiest 'grunge' tunes, musicians, and bands.

What are your go-to Halloween tunes?

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Oct 29, 2021
Episode 32: Q&A - ‘Unplugged‘ Revisited, Pearl Jam Drummers, and Cereal Dogma
57:49

Solving the great debates of the world, one episode at a time. This week, it's open forum as Chris and Ethan handle your burning questions on a wide variety of topics including snack choices, famous encounters, and grunge rock lick masters.

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Oct 22, 2021
Episode 31: Soundgarden Bible
40:47

No more rides for free! This week on the podcast, Chris and Ethan bask in the glow of a Soundgardian Renaissance that has swept the Grunge Bible Universe. Together, they debate the prowess of soup, the importance of timing, and think about how music that is so old can sound so fresh and be so inspiring.

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Oct 15, 2021
Episode 30: New Music is Everywhere, Let‘s Listen!
47:22

Week 30 of this lovely journey is upon us! This week's podcast is a wholesome discussion and reflection on the burgeoning new music scene, and the role that GB as a social media entity can play. Chris and Ethan chat about bands they've discovered and shared, friends made along the way, and brainstorm about new ways to share the inspiration that new music provides. If you have thoughts about this topic, an email or message would be extra appreciated - the goal remains, as always, to serve the community!

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Oct 08, 2021
Episode 29: Reports from The Road & The Best Voices in Grunge
49:04

Welcome back and happy October! 2021 rolls on, and with it, more content from your friendly twenty-somethings who talk about music. This weekend, Chris and Ethan share some updates on some recent shows they've been able to attend, and, as a PODCAST EXCLUSIVE, they finally roll away the stone and rank the best voices in the genre.

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Oct 01, 2021
Episode 28: September 24, 1991
38:30

This week, Chris and Ethan chat about one of the biggest music release days in the 1990s. On September 24, 1991, the music world shifted into MAXIMUM OVERDRIVE, and Soundgarden's 'Badmotorfinger', Red Hot Chili Peppers' 'Blood Sugar Sex Magik', and Nirvana's 'Nevermind' were released. In addition, the guys get in some 'Donda' talk, a prerequisite for any music podcast worth its salt in 2021.

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Sep 24, 2021
Episode 27: ‘Core‘ - Stone Temple Pilots
55:37

What. About. Scott! This week, the guys step back into the studio for some STP talk, discussing the 'Core' album, which turns 29 years old on September 29, 2021. Happy birthday 'Core'! Listen to Chris and Ethan talk about the band and the record, gaining a new level of appreciation for 'Core' along the way! If you are enjoying the show, becoming a Patron is the most helpful way to support us. If you have gotten more than $2 of satisfaction from this show, click the link here :) https://www.patreon.com/grunge_bible 

Sep 17, 2021
Episode 26: ‘Nevermind‘ - Nirvana
48:26

With this entry, The Grunge Bible Podcast has officially breached the half-year mark! This week, Chris and Ethan take a look at one of the most quintessential records from the era, Nirvana's 'Nevermind', which turns 30 later this month. So many album birthdays this month.

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Sep 10, 2021
Episode 25: So Long to the Holidays
47:15

"Such is the passage of time, too fast to fold." Welcome back, friends. September is here, and this week, Chris and Ethan spend some time talking about the end of summer, the challenges of being present, nostalgia, and the role music plays in all of it.

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Sep 03, 2021
Episode 24: 'Ten' Turns Thirty
41:33

Welcome back, friends. On this day in 1991, Pearl Jam release 'Ten', their debut album! Chris and Ethan take some time on this week's podcast to take a look back at what this album means to them, and engage in an important discussion about the hierarchy of facial hair decisions.

 

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Aug 27, 2021
Episode 23: 'Facelift' - Alice in Chains
40:05

This weekend, we recognize the 31st birthday of Alice in Chains' debut album, 'Facelift', which was released on August 21, 1990! To celebrate, Chris and Ethan dedicate this week's podcast episode to a discussion of this legendary album - one of the releases that started it all!

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Aug 20, 2021
Episode 22: New Music, The Lame List, and the Jam Band Debate
41:07

Welcome to our farmhouse. This week on the show, Chris and Ethan share thoughts on Jerry Cantrell's new song 'Atone' and discuss the track listing of his forthcoming solo album 'Brighten'. Additionally, Chris gives a summer show update that will disappoint everyone. Finally, they debate the ethics of the jam band...are they allowed to like them? Can you be fans of Phish AND The Grateful Dead? Are they cut out for this? Answers are needed.

 

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Aug 13, 2021
Episode 21: The Grunge Olympics
01:04:44

The Games of the XXXII Olympiad are in full force as August begins, with athletes from all over the globe taking to the fields of competition to lay it all on the line. This week, Chris and Ethan create their ideal teams for the inaugural (and hypothetical) Grunge Olympics.

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Aug 06, 2021
Episode 20: Mail Call - On the Importance of Condiments, Cover Songs, and Jerry Cantrell
50:04

The Grunge Bible Podcast has reached the milestone of *20* entries into this saga. Chris and Ethan take some time to sit back and answer some questions from the GB faithful. They run the table, discussing everything from recent passages, to lucid dreaming, to speculating as to how *it* all ends, which begs the question, do you have to be old to be wise?

Thanks to everyone who has tuned in so far. We love you!

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Jul 30, 2021
Episode 19: Live Music Is Better
01:13:34

"Our disposable income is being disposed of." The guys are back with another episode this week, and it is a special one, as this is the first IN-PERSON recording of the show - and it is a family affair! Chris and Ethan got together for a weekend of merriment, and sat down to record this roundtable with Ethan's brother Quin joining in. Together, they chatted all about live music - why they go to shows, what they like, what they don't like, and the best and worst of their own live music experiences.

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Jul 23, 2021
Episode 18: The Stone Temple Pilots
57:41

"What about Scott?" This week, Chris and Ethan, to the best of their abilities, answer that hallowed question. This week's show features a nice dive into STP, reunion talks, and Chris and Ethan's imminent foray into the live music scene. Special shoutout to our producer and friend Drew McFadyen for the sweet new intro song! Drew's Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/godeomusic Support the podcast directly by becoming a Patron: https://www.patreon.com/grunge_bible 

Jul 16, 2021
Episode 17: Summertime Jams, Stories from The Road & The Legend of 'The Big Beat'
48:16

The prodigal son has returned. Episode 17 marks Ethan's return to the show after Olympic Trials and an odyssey in the Pacific Northwest. Chris and Ethan give updates on some recent experiences, share some soundtracks to their summer, vent about traveling, among other indiscretions. Happy to be back in tandem once again!

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Jul 09, 2021
Episode 16: Grunge Deep Tracks
39:27

Happy July! This week, Chris takes the reins as Ethan explores the Pacific Northwest. As a music fan, there aren't many better things than going down into the mines and unearthing some deep tracks from your favorite bands. Chris takes some time this week to talk deep cuts, whether or not they really exist, along with sharing some of his favorites from the genre. Support the podcast directly by becoming a Patron: https://www.patreon.com/grunge_bible 

Jul 02, 2021
Episode 15: Top Ten Grunge Driving Songs
37:46

This week, Chris takes on the show solo while Ethan competes at the United States Track & Field Olympic Trials. Summertime is finally here, and to kick things off, Chris spends some time counting down his top ten grunge driving songs. Here's to a great summer, with a lot of time spent exploring new places, and spending time with people important to us - a little grunge here and there will surely help!

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Jun 25, 2021
Episode 14: The Class of '91 - Albums Turning 30 in 2021
01:09:28

News flash: you are old! 1991 had one of the most robust lineups of albums across all genres, and this week, Chris and Ethan sat down for a conversation to commemorate albums turning 30 this year. '91 was a quintessential year in 'grunge' rock history, and they reflect on the legacies these albums have built.

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Jun 18, 2021
Episode 13: Eddie Vedder's 'Into The Wild' Soundtrack & Movie Discussion
57:17

Lucky number 13 is here. Today on the show, Chris and Ethan spend some time getting into Eddie Vedder's first solo release, the soundtrack to the 2007 movie 'Into The Wild'. In addition to thoughts on the soundtrack, they discuss the story of Chris McCandless, and share some reflections on the themes and questions the story evokes.

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Jun 11, 2021
Episode 12: Q&A - Supergroups, Guilty Pleasures, and Desert Island Albums
49:51

Looking California. Feeling Minnesota. Chris and Ethan are back with another Q&A episode, once again covering the bases with thoughts on alternative grunge histories, guilty pleasure songs, conspiracies, and...Slipknot, among other invigorating topics.

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Jun 04, 2021
Episode 11: Trading This Life For Fortune and Fame & Definitive Grunge Rankings with Drew McFadyen
01:03:27

Do you believe in luck? This week, Chris and Ethan are joined by producer and engineer Drew McFadyen for a discussion about how and why artists get big, and how social media has changed the path (and priorities) for up-and-coming artists and creators. Additionally, the gloves come off, and the trio deliver their long-anticipated DEFINITIVE and OFFICIAL rankings of all things grunge.

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May 28, 2021
Episode 10: 'Ten' - Pearl Jam
01:11:39

"Ten for the Tenth." This is the only topic that made sense for our *10th* episode! This week, Chris and Ethan ride the wave into 'Ten', Pearl Jam's debut album, and one that is of immense personal importance. Listen along as they work through this incredible album, one song at a time.

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May 21, 2021
Episode 9: The Best and Worst of Social Media + Assorted Banter
50:32

"I'm not ignoring you, I'm just really tired." Another week of the show has arrived, and with it, hearty discussion of the ups and downs of social media spaces, a revelatory interaction with Fred Durst, as well as a trip down music memory lane. This episode is dedicated to every mid-2000s desktop computer destroyed by LimeWire. RIP.

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May 14, 2021
Episode 8: Talkin' Soundgarden
51:14

Every word we said is what we mean. This week on the show, Chris and Ethan engage in an entire episode's worth of pure, unmitigated Soundgarden talk. Their banter includes thoughts about the musicians who were in the band, the band's musical progression, overlooked aspects of the group, and how on earth they haven't been inducted into the Rock Hall of Fame.

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May 07, 2021
Episode 7: INTO THE FLOOD AGAIN
36:14

You knew this Would? arrive sooner or later. The moment you all have been waiting for - The Would? Episode! Today, Chris and Ethan unveil the story behind the page's biggest tradition - going Into The Flood. Like all good things, it began completely on accident. And, like all internet things, it grew out of control. If we could, would you?

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Apr 30, 2021
Episode 6: The Year of The Big Sad & The Art of Sh*tposting
57:25

"Thanks for helping me through a hard time by making it worse." This week on The Grunge Bible Podcast, Chris and Ethan talk about the role of music during the era of quarantine, and how listening habits are impacted by isolation, struggle, and tough times. Additionally, they pull back the curtain on more #notgrunge posts, and the annual fiasco that is Grunge Bible's April Fools' Day.

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Apr 23, 2021
Episode 5: WTF Are Engineers? with Drew McFadyen
49:57

The first Grunge Bible interview is officially in the books, and with it, this becomes a full-fledged and legitimate show. This week, Chris and Ethan sit down with long time friend, producer of the podcast, composer of our theme music, and Los Angeles-based sound engineer/producer Drew McFadyen! Listen to them discuss the day-to-day of sound engineers, the nature of the music business in LA, the importance of mixing, and more!

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Apr 16, 2021
Episode 4: Your Questions, Answered
59:18

"If I would, could you?" This week, Chris and Ethan are answering your questions, with topics ranging from the reason why music is so powerful, personal financial situations, 'grunge' presidents, and the potential for a Grunge Bible musical debut!

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Apr 09, 2021
Remembering Kurt Cobain, Layne Staley, and Shawn Smith
29:38

Today, we take time to remember the lives and discuss the legacies of Kurt Cobain, Layne Staley, and Shawn Smith - three of Seattle's finest, all of whom passed away too soon. Chris and Ethan share their impact on them, and what their music means to them. Additionally, they celebrate the 55th birthday of guitarist Mike McCready.

Kurt Cobain: February 20, 1967 - April 5, 1994

Layne Staley: August 22, 1967 - April 5, 2002

Shawn Smith: October 28, 1965 - April 3, 2019

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Apr 05, 2021
Episode 3: "Hey, This Isn't Grunge!"
45:34

This week, Chris and Ethan chat about how they started incorporating different genres on the page, the 'Midnight Special' phenomenon, why cover songs are absolutely awesome, and whether or not six feet really isn't so far down.

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Apr 02, 2021
Episode 2: The Songs That Made Us Fans
51:15

"Once is a fluke, twice is a coincidence." We are back again for Episode 2! This week, Chris and Ethan reminisce on the songs that made them lifelong fans of the genre, and share some of the memories associated with those songs. We want to hear what songs drew you in as 'grunge' rock fans! Reach out and let us know!

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Mar 26, 2021
Episode 1: In The Beginning...
25:06

In the inaugural episode of The Grunge Bible Podcast, meet your co-hosts Chris Celona and Ethan Shalaway, learn the origin story of the Grunge Bible social media pages, and get a notion of what to expect from this podcast moving forward. What a long, strange trip it's been!

Mar 19, 2021
The Trailer
02:06

Into the flood we go. Your hosts Chris Celona and Ethan Shalaway welcome you and provide a preview of the show.

Mar 09, 2021