Producer Archive: Erik Core

Erik Core – Producer. Best known as the “Mariachi from Hell”, “Bob Dylan on PCP” or quite simply the Grand Master of acoustic punk/thrash/hardcore is currently the lead singer and rhythm acoustic guitarist in Gunpowder. His past projects include Gods of the Revolution, Attack of the Zombie Pimps, and the Violators.

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119 – HeWhoCannotBeNamed

119 – HeWhoCannotBeNamed

October 31, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

He Who Cannot Be Named has been playing punk rock for over 25 years, most of that time with the punk rock band “Dwarves”. An original member of this San Francisco based combo, he wrote or cowrote many of their songs, was voted guitarist of the year by Flipside Magazine in 1991, but he is […]

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117 – Slackbone: Chris Korp

117 – Slackbone: Chris Korp

June 20, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Chris Korp sits down with Music Life Radio’s Erik Core to discuss the “legend” of the band Slackbone. Slackbone was a Bay Area punk rock band formed by a group of baggage handlers, after purchasing instruments from their local music shop who was holding a going out of business sale. The first incarnation featured Wayner (lead vocals),  […]

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116 – Ben Goes to China

116 – Ben Goes to China

April 30, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Ben Bongers (an opera tenor featured in Opera Stories: Ben Bongers – MLR 051) returns to Music Life Radio and speaks with Erik Core about his adventures while performing in China. The winner of Chinese Idol (yes, the Chinese version of American Idol) had heard Ben singing in San Francisco and wanted him to come to […]

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114 – Step Into My Parlor: Stephen Carter-Hicks (2/2)

114 – Step Into My Parlor: Stephen Carter-Hicks (2/2)

January 27, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Stephen Carter-Hicks is a classically trained singer who found his calling in the world of cabaret.  Starting his career in show business through his talents as a wig and hair master, he worked on Broadway productions such as Tommy but soon found himself on the stage in performances like Cats.  He found his passion in cabaret performance […]

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113 – Step Into My Parlor: Stephen Carter-Hicks (Part 1)

113 – Step Into My Parlor: Stephen Carter-Hicks (Part 1)

December 27, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

 Stephen Carter-Hicks is a classically trained singer who found his calling in the world of cabaret.  Starting his career in show business through his talents as a wig and hair master, he worked on Broadway productions such as Tommy but soon found himself on the stage in performances like Cats.  He found his passion in cabaret performance […]

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105 – Human Punk: Marco Thiede

105 – Human Punk: Marco Thiede

March 27, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Marco Thiede is the author of “Human Punk For Real”, the auto-biography about his discovery of punk rock music, and how it shaped his life.  Marco grew up in Germany and describes his experiences  from the late 1970’s until today, where he has relocated to from Germany to Vallejo, California. He continues to travel back to England, and his […]

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099 – Al Lujan: CLN/SBR/PNX

099 – Al Lujan: CLN/SBR/PNX

September 6, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

  Al Lujan is a film-maker working on “CLN/SBR/PNX –True Stories of Chaos, Redemption, Hope and Punk Rock”, a documentary on sober punks, mostly musicians who share their experiences staying clean and sober in an environment that is not conducive to it. Erik Core talks to Al about his passion for punk rock, his road to recovery, and […]

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