101 Rules Of Gruff Punk

Some call it gruff punk, others call it orgcore or beard punk. Others say “fuck off there are too many genres already.” Here are 101 rules of punks most poorly defined genre.

1. Do your best to resemble Ron Swanson, its the beard punk way.
2. Never dance at shows and freak out if someone so much as bumps into you by mistake.
3. Gruffness is more than a vocal style. It’s a zen state of being super-pumped and depressed at the same time.
4. Assume that just because you don’t wear your stretched ear plugs anymore that the holes aren’t there.
5. Why are beards so crucial to gruff punk? Because otherwise gruff punks would look like Mike Ness.

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Fullthrottlelazy Episode 62: Everybody Gets a Joke

Tommy and Joe, the dynamic duo of dead air, come together again to discuss nicknames for the police, Pitbull and their origin story, while playing lots of loud and fast music. Featuring Tercer Mundo, Night Birds, Zippers to Nowhere and more. Tracklisting after the break.

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FULLTHROTTLELAZY PODCAST 61: RAMONES FOREVER!

Tommy and Joe come together in mourning and celebration of the greatest band that ever was or ever will be, reflecting on our punk rock past and our dystopian future. Tracklisting after the break.

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FULLTHROTTLELAZY PODCAST #60: You’re Gonna Get Punched in the Face

Tommy and Joe stumble their way through another hour or so of punk rock and misinformation. With discussions about collective nouns, wannabe rockstars and the joys of the white Chris Rock, Riff Raff.

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FULLTHROTTLELAZY #59: A.C.A.C.E.C (Weedley-weedley-wee)

Tommy and Joe discuss musical terminology, Tom Petty’s unheralded influence on boring things, and why fake punk is the best punk. Featuring songs from Hysterics, Atom and his Package, Grabass Charlestons, Downtown Boys and more. Tracklisting after the break.

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FULLTHROTTLELAZY PODCAST 58: Commit to Decadence or Die on the Altar of Pan

Tommy and Joe talk shit, somehow avoid getting shot. It helps that they’re talking shit about Cerebal Ballzy, dead rockstars and kale, and not Ice-T. With music from Teledrome, Obnox and BODY COUNT.

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FULLTHROTTLELAZY Episode 57: So They’re Communists, Eh?

Joe and Tommy discuss not being posi, the labyrinthine bylaws of the Fullthrottlelazy podcast, fake punx and being sickened with regret. Featuring Perspex Flesh, Thee Nodes, Andrew Jackson Jihad and Amebix. Tracklisting after the break.

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PODCAST 56: NOT LIVE FROM SHEFFIELD

Tommy and Joe decamp to Sheffield to record a podcast in a hotel room where they talk about Goosebumps books, punk beefs and the Berlin Wall. Featuring The Slits, The Vindictives, Lumpy and the Dumpers and more.

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FULLTHROTTLELAZY 55

On the 55th Fullthrottlelazy podcast, Tommy and Joe discuss the Ultimate Warrior’s unfulfilled employment opportunities, meeting people from New Zealand, and the joys of Lewisham. With Gas Rag, Good Throb, Sewer Trench and more.

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Fullthrottlelazy Podcast 54: The GWARCAST

On a very special Fullthrottlelazy, to mark Oderus Urungus’s departure from Earth, and the death of his beloved slave Dave Brockie, Tommy and Joe spent an hour and a half listening to, and discussing, GWAR and GWAR-related things. Featuring GWAR, GWAR and GWAR.

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