HardLore: Stories from Tour

By Colin Young, Bo Lueders, Knotfest

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The most chaotic stories from touring life are discussed with weekly guests and hosts Colin Young (God's Hate) & Bo Lueders (Harms Way).

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Criminal Instinct
Colin and Bo sit down with Josiah Hoeflinger (vocals) and Kaleb Perdue (bass) from the infamous and modern era-defining hardcore band Criminal Instinct live at FYA Fest 2023. They discuss the early days of CI and 2000s/2010s hardcore in Atlanta which was comprised of stealing, burning stuff, breaking stuff, spitting, defacing stuff, burning stuff, all that other good stuff. Are they past the "dark days" of CI? Find out in this incredible live episode. Follow CI: @futuristicrowdybountyhunter / @keb_er Follow HardLore: @hardlorepod / @colinyovng / @bosxe
Jan 26, 2023
Mini HardLore: Kurt Ballou (Converge)
Colin and Bo stopped by Godcity Studio in Salem, MA to talk to legendary recording engineer and CONVERGE guitar player Kurt Ballou. This is the full, unedited 27 minute chat that was heavily condensed in the latest Hardlore spooky spinoff, HAUNTLORE: Salem Witch Hunt. Follow Kurt at @godcitymusic Follow Hardlore at @hardlorepod
Jan 24, 2023
HauntLore: Salem Witch Hunt (With Kurt Ballou)
HAUNTLORE returns with the second installment of the spooky spinoff. This team Colin and Bo explore Salem, the witchiest place in the world. They start their journey off by chatting with Kurt Ballou of Converge/Godcity Studio, a longtime Salem local who guides them to various witch hotspots in town. Follow Kurt: @godcitymusic Follow HardLore: @hardlorepod @colinyovng @bosxe
Jan 19, 2023
FYA Fest 2023
It's Hardlore Time! Colin and Bo just got back from FYA Fest 2023 in Tampa, Florida and they're here to recap the weekend and give their perspective of Bob Wilson's two day Florida hardcore festival. Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code HARDLORE at MANSCAPED.com! #ad #manscapedpod
Jan 12, 2023
Dan Seely (King Nine)
It's HardLore Time! Colin and Bo chat with King Nine vocalist Dan Seely LIVE and in-person about King Nine's first LP being a generational classic, breaking the "band's band" barrier, touring with Terror at 17 and much more. This episode is brought to you by MANSCAPED. Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code HARDLORE at MANSCAPED.com! #ad #manscapedpod
Jan 05, 2023
2022: Year in Review
It's HardLore Time! In this last episode of 2022, Colin and Bo look back at the first calendar year of HardLore and the major events within it. Thank you to everyone who tunes in every week for the support and for keeping the lights on. We took to twitter to poll what the listeners wanted to hear about, be sure to follow HardLore on Twitter and Instagram to make sure you're involved in future episodes.
Dec 29, 2022
The HardLore Christmas Special
It's HardLore Time! Welcome to the first ever HardLore Christmas Special. Colin and Bo exchange Christmas gifts live and in-person during SOS Booking's For The Children festival/toy drive. There'll be scary ghost stories and tales from the glorious Christmases long ago. HARDLORE POLAR BEAR SHIRT: https://knotfest.com/shopify/hardlore-polar-bear-shirt/ CROCHET WRESTLERS: https://www.etsy.com/shop/CrochetWrestlers / @Melotica.rt on IG
Dec 22, 2022
Colin of Arabia
It's HardLore Time! Colin and Bo talk to legendary hardcore frontman, and the mayor of Boston HC, Colin Campbell AKA Colin of Arabia AKA The Final Boss Skinhead. In his first podcast appearance ever, they talk about Colin's unique introduction to hardcore music, who he channels on stage, how the COA band name/moniker came to be, and a legendary phone call made from prison... This is an insanely special, can't miss episode and we thank Colin for his time. Enjoy the show! Follow COA on Instagram: @quincypunks
Dec 15, 2022
Mark Whelan (Fuming Mouth)
In the first ever full-length in-person episode with a guest, Colin and Bo are joined in the most emotional episode yet by Fuming Mouth frontman Mark Whelan after their historic comeback show in Cambridge, MA. In his first ever on-camera interview, Mark shares the story of his triumphant battle with leukemia, and how he vanquished every last cancer cell in his body with the help of BeTheMatch.org. You can join the fight against leukemia by signing up to donate bone marrow NOW on BeTheMatch.org. You can ALSO help us contribute to Be The Match directly by purchasing the all new HardLore Ugly XXXMas Sweater, where all proceeds will be donated directly to bethematch.org. Link to purchase: https://knotfest.com/shopify/hardlore-ugly-christmas-xxxweater/ Enjoy this very special episode and follow Fuming Mouth on Twitter and Instagram: @FumingMouth
Dec 08, 2022
Sam Yarmuth (Triple B Records)
Colin and Bo chat with Triple B Records owner, and sole proprietor Sam Yarmuth about his early days doing the label in high school, touring with Have Heart, dealing with streaming as a modern record label and much more. HardLore will be at Sam's sold out AHC Fest in Boston this weekend.
Dec 01, 2022
Q&A Special Part 2
Happy Thanksgiving from Hardlore! Enjoy this early edition of HardLore: Part Two of the 30th episode Q&A Special! Catch up with Colin and Bo as they answer the other half of your questions.
Nov 23, 2022
30th Episode Q&A Special
Colin and Bo catch up and answer 2+ hours of listener submitted questions.
Nov 17, 2022
Sebastian Paba (Regulate)
Colin and Bo chat with Regulate frontman Sebastian Paba, a spinkicking, backflipping, straight edge sex icon. They talk about Regulate's reputation as troublemakers, committing literal arson, almost dying in a river, their tour of Asia throughout the beginning stages of c*vid, and much more. Regulate's self-titled LP is out now on Flatspot Records. Photo by @ftcfanzine.
Nov 10, 2022
Ian Shelton (Militarie Gun / Regional Justice Center)
Colin and Bo have a full two hour chat with Ian Shelton, frontman of Militarie Gun and frontman/drummer of Regional Justice Center, about living with Colin's brother, forming RJC around the incarceration of his brother, Militarie Gun signing with Loma Vista. Ian is the first ever guest to be in an episode while CURRENTLY on tour!
Nov 03, 2022
Joey Chiaramonte (Koyo)
Colin and Bo talk to Koyo frontman and legendary long island spinkicker Joey Chiaramonte. They go in depth about his touring life as a merch guy before Koyo, his early high school band, and balancing his secret identity as a professional crowd killer while singing in an emo band.
Oct 27, 2022
Vincent Bennett (The Acacia Strain)
Colin and Bo talk to The Acacia Strain frontman Vincent Bennett about co-creating a genre (which he denies), touring in a world they felt they didn't belong in, and a van accident that traumatized him to this day.
Oct 20, 2022
Pat Flynn (Have Heart / Fiddlehead)
Colin and Bo talk to legendary modern hardcore frontman Pat Flynn of Have Heart and Fiddlehead about his path to hardcore music, Have Heart's early rise to acclaim, touring in Africa, their massive reunion shows and much more.
Oct 13, 2022
Furnace Fest (is Haunted)
Colin and Bo spent the weekend at Furnace Fest 2022 in Birmingham Alabama which took place at the notoriously haunted Sloss Furnaces, and they stayed at the notoriously haunted Tutwiler hotel... Is one of them lying, or did they share a possible paranormal experience?
Sep 29, 2022
Kat Moss (SCOWL)
Colin and Bo talk to "the next Gwen Stefani", singer of the explosive bay area hardcore band SCOWL. They've only been a band for 3 years, but they're tearing up the world and here to stay.
Sep 22, 2022
Sammy Ciaramitaro (DRAIN)
Colin and Bo talk to energetic and enigmatic frontman of Drain / drummer of Gulch, Sam Ciaramitaro. What a legend.
Sep 15, 2022
James Pligge (Harms Way)
Colin and Bo chat with friend of the show and CHICAGO POWERHOUSE James Pligge, frontman of Harms Way. Stop objectifying him.
Sep 01, 2022
The Q&A Episode
Colin and Bo answer 90+ minutes of questions submitted by you.
Aug 25, 2022
Justice Tripp (Trapped Under Ice/Angel Du$t)
Colin and Bo finally sit down with the living legend Justice Tripp from Trapped Under Ice and Angel Du$t. The highly influential frontman has a lot to say about modern HC, TUI's biggest moments, and transitioning from dangerous pits to beautiful hooks.
Aug 18, 2022
Danhausen (Human Form)
Colin and Bo chat with AEW superstar, future world champion FRIEND OF THE SHOW Danhausen in this exclusive conversation with his rare human form. This was only achieved with Knotfest's immense CGI budget.
Aug 11, 2022
Sound & Fury 2022
Colin and Bo recap the biggest weekend in modern hardcore history: Sound & Fury 2022. Stay tuned for all of our in-person HardLore interviews from the fest. Upcoming mini-Hardlore episodes include: Gulch Drain Death Threat Terror Pity Sex God's Hate Sunami Cola Boyy Ingrown One Step Closer Superheaven Militarie Gun/Regional Justice Center & Speed!
Aug 04, 2022
Sharing Your Stories Vol. 2
Colin and Bo share your stories and answer your tweets once again.
Jul 28, 2022
Brendan Murphy: Two Meters of Fury
Colin and Bo speak with the legendarily unhinged frontman of Counterparts and END, Brendan Murphy. He fit right in.
Jul 21, 2022
Taylor Madison is Going to Superhell
Colin and Jo speak with Superheaven/Webbed Wing frontman, and Strange Nerve/Quit Your Band While You Still Can podcast host Taylor Madison about how much he hates touring, flying, and just about everything in general. Just a massive hater. It's awesome. Enjoy!
Jul 13, 2022
Emma Boster: The First Lady of HardLore
Colin and Bo speak with Dying Wish singer Emma Boster about gross houses, aliens, being vegan on tour, and living with ghosts.
Jul 06, 2022
Taylor Young is Great at Interviews

Colin and Bo speak with Colin's brother Taylor Young from The Pit Recording Studio.

Bo did WHAT with the fish from Whole Foods??

Jun 30, 2022
Sharing Your Stories Vol. 1
Colin and Bo finally go through the HardLore email and share the stories submitted by the listeners.
Jun 26, 2022
Tour Survival Guide
Colin and Bo share their (loose) interpretation of a tour survival guide for new bands, or anybody looking to improve their recreational travel experience. All episodes available with video on full on YouTube!
Jun 15, 2022
Brody King: The Sleep Demon
Colin and Bo talk with AEW Superstar and God's Hate frontman Brody King.
Jun 08, 2022
Chase Mason is a Sexy Guy
Colin and Bo talk to death metal heartthrob and Gatecreeper frontman Chase Mason about Gatecreeper's early days of touring, Taco Bell, celebrating nearly 10 years of sobriety, and much more.
Jun 01, 2022
Jay Weinberg Did His Time
Colin and Bo talk to VERY special guest and Slipknot's own Jay Weinberg. They discuss Jay's early days of touring with Madball, balancing school on the road, rediscovering what it is to be a music fan in current times, and much more.
May 25, 2022
The Great Fast Food Debate
Colin and Bo love fast food, but not all fast food is created equal... Especially on tour. They discuss the best and worst options while on the road both regionally and worldwide, culminating in a story about a legendary Christmas gift.
May 18, 2022
Butchering Andy Williams
Colin and Bo welcome Andy Williams to the show to recount some of his favorite tour stories, from his early days playing with Buried Alive, his long tenure with Every Time I Die, and how we went on to be able to balance his music career with wrestling full time for AEW as half of The Butcher and The Blade.
May 12, 2022
The Ballad of Sean Martin
Colin and Bo speak with inaugural guest Sean Martin (Hatebreed, Twitching Tongues, Kid Cudi) about everything from his early touring days with Hatebreed, all the way up to his recent treks around the world with Colin in Twitching Tongues.
Apr 27, 2022
No Way For Harms Way
Colin Young (God's Hate) and Bo Lueders (Harms Way) discuss the sleep-deprived 6 week European tour that both of their bands did together in 2013, dubbed within their circle as the “Summer of Hell.”
Apr 27, 2022
The Electric Chair
In the very first edition of HardLore: Stories From Tour, Colin and Bo discuss the early days of Harms Way, and the particular altercation that led to their informal introduction.
Apr 27, 2022