Lead singer and guitarist of Blaggards.
February 11th, 2020 | 1 hr 7 mins
This week: Eric's experiences playing John Doe (of the band 'X'), the Hollisters, Mike Barfield, et al. Also: what it takes to forge a career in music, what makes a good music scene, and: SlapperCast is one year old!
January 28th, 2020 | 54 mins 43 secs
New drummer Eric talks with Patrick and Chad about his first three shows as a Blaggard.
January 21st, 2020 | 1 hr 14 mins
This week we introduce you to our new drummer, Eric C. Hughes!
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?