050 – Drummer’s Day: Steve Moriarty (2/2)

January 30, 2012 | By | 1 Comment

 Steve Moriarty is a drummer who has played in many bands, but most notably in the Seattle punk band The Gits. In part two of this interview we cover the details surrounding the tragic rape and murder of the Gits lead singer, Mia Zapata in 1993, how the surviving Gits went on to form a new band, and eventually play and tour with Joan Jett as a way to raise funds for the murder investigation.  We cover the murder trial and conviction, the making of the Gits documentary film, and listen to tracks from Steve’s many subsequent bands since the Gits including the Dancing French Liberals of 48, Evil Stig which is the name of the Joan Jett project, St. Bushmills’ Choir, the Pinkos, and Blonde Mexicans.

Credits: “MLR Intro” by “Rob McCann”, “Slaughter of Bruce” by “The Gits“, “Spit in Your Eye” by “Dancing French Liberals of ’48“, “Crimson and Clover” performed by “Evil Stig“, “Sam Hall” performed by “St. Bushmill’s Choir“, “Salem” by “the Pinkos“,  “America” by “Blonde Mexicans”, and “Second Skin” by “The Gits

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Category: Bands, Musicians, Podcast

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Daniel Sauter – Host and Executive Producer. Musician, IT professional, recording engineer, and geek-of-all-trades. His resume includes the bands Visitor 42, Gunpowder, Greg Volker & Deer Crossing, Raging Free Radicals, Lower Sound, and Illegal Action. He is also the loremaster for Rock and Royalties, the fantasy rock and roll trivia role playing game.

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