A weekly podcast by Blaggards

About the show

SlapperCast is a weekly podcast by Blaggards, a band based out of Houston, TX. Hosted by Patrick Devlin (lead singer & guitarist) and Chad Richard Smalley (bassist). Past guests include drummer Vinny Appice and comedian Doug Stanhope.

Full video versions of each episode are published on the SlapperCast YouTube channel. All episodes are mixed and edited by Chad.

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  • Episode 131: Two Cubes

    August 10th, 2021  |  21 mins 37 secs

    An update on fiddler Chris Buckley's recovery from surgery, Patrick's birthday weekend, our upcoming show at Blackwater Draw Brewing Co., reactions to #BLAGMATIC streaming release, revisiting old recordings and comparing them to now, how tempos can shift on stage

  • Episode 130: Sábado Gigante

    August 3rd, 2021  |  23 mins 27 secs

    This week on #SlapperCast, we pay our respects to the recently departed David Steele, long-time doorman at the Continental Club Houston, ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill, and Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison.

  • Episode 129: Demons Added

    July 27th, 2021  |  25 mins 34 secs

    We report on the first vinyl test pressings of BLAGMATIC, talk about our midwest tour and 'WILD ROVING OMAHA'... and recap a recent experience with an ill-prepared and poorly managed sound crew.

  • Episode 128: Road Weariers

    July 20th, 2021  |  16 mins 54 secs

    Recorded in the van late Friday night en route from Wichita KS to Weston MO.

  • Episode 127: Boring Assjams

    July 13th, 2021  |  49 mins 40 secs

    Can you teach comedy or not? Sub-par songs from artists we admire. Is "jamming" dead?

  • Episode 126: Vacation in Hell

    July 6th, 2021  |  25 mins 41 secs

    BLAGMATIC CDs are in stock! This week, we express how happy we are with how the new CD came out. Also: songs we wish could erase from existence.

  • Episode 125: Like and Prescribe

    June 29th, 2021  |  43 mins 54 secs

    This week on #SlapperCast: our good friend Tim Aballo of the Outsiders PBR joins us again to talk about songwriting, recording, and our ideal opening, middle, and closing bands (living or dead) for a concert.

  • Episode 124: "Scouser in the Room" with Joe Walmsley

    June 22nd, 2021  |  53 mins 4 secs

    Like a true Liverpudlian, our old friend singer-songwriter Joe Walmsley forged his career performing in pubs AND at sea, and has now called San Antonio home for 15 years. So many great stories, too many for one show!

  • Episode 123: "Bass Brain" with Allen Hill

    June 15th, 2021  |  1 hr 5 mins

    Allen Hill talks about his new single "Yeah Yeah Yeah" and how he approaches everything in life as a bass player. Also: our new album BLAGMATIC is open for pre-orders!

  • Episode 122: Subdued Hughes

    June 8th, 2021  |  45 mins 59 secs

    Stage etiquette for bands and fans. Also: much worthy praise heaped upon our fellow Houston musicians.

  • Episode 121: Blank Sabbath

    June 1st, 2021  |  45 mins 1 sec

    The night before this, we received the final album cover artwork for BLAGMATIC from our friend Vicente, which leads into a discussion of album artwork in general.

  • Episode 120: Bag It & Tag It

    May 25th, 2021  |  17 mins 49 secs

    This week, we struggle to express our excitment about the cover artwork for our upcoming album BLAGMATIC.