Bass player of Blaggards.
January 14th, 2020 | 1 hr 23 mins
We are heartbroken to announce that Mike "The Machine" McAloon is leaving the band. This week on SlapperCast, we look back on 11 amazing years together as "the impenetrable trio".
January 7th, 2020 | 37 mins 9 secs
Patrick and Chad celebrate the dawn of 2020, the beginning of their second year of SlapperCast, also the beginning of a very exciting year for Blaggards.
December 31st, 2019 | 35 mins 38 secs
A quick review of 2019 plus a few more hints about our plans for 2020. Also, a discussion about the art of stage presence and audience engagement, with kudos to Glenn Tilbrook of Squeeze and Mojo Nixon.
December 24th, 2019 | 47 mins 45 secs
Patrick and Chad shower praise upon Houston drumming legend Keith York, who filled in for Mike this past weekend in Longview and Little Rock.
December 17th, 2019 | 36 mins 59 secs
Patrick and Chad talk about the band's plans for 2020.
December 10th, 2019 | 50 mins 32 secs
A highly caffeinated discussion of imaginary musical collaborations (and some real ones) between legendary musicians.
December 3rd, 2019 | 1 hr 2 mins
Patrick and Chad share stories of encounters with famous musicians, some of them heroes, and some not.
November 26th, 2019 | 57 mins 48 secs
Bands we dislike, bands once disliked but came to appreciate later, and bands we once liked but later lost interest in.
November 19th, 2019 | 1 hr 6 mins
What makes a good cover song? How does Blaggards choose the songs they cover? Why doesn't Blaggards cover Dropkick Murphys?
November 12th, 2019 | 1 hr 12 mins
Eleven years ago, Blaggards embarked on a nine-date tour with no drummer... and yet somehow wound up with three drummers.
November 5th, 2019 | 1 hr 17 mins
Patrick, Chad and Mike recount last week's IRELAND tour through Dublin, Bundoran, Sligo, and many the place between.
October 22nd, 2019 | 51 mins 37 secs
Patrick and Chad recount a great weekend of pirate-themed shows, and look ahead to next week's Ireland tour. Also: Chad revives his nearly 50 year-old Sherwood stereo receiver.