Formats are for weak, cause this week on the show we have not one, but two members of Millencolin! Join Damian as he sits down with Fredrik and Nikola (and Mike) to discuss Swedish hardcore and how the rise of “US Hardcore” helped inform the Swedish Melodic Punk Scene! !

Also covered:

Millencolin comes over for a hang

The problems with this podcast and multiple subjects

Fredrik finds metal and hardrock

Hearing Asta Kask in a cafeteria

Seeing Afghan Whigs

Crust: a scene unto itself

Nikola doesn’t dig the crust

Rosvette: Sweden’s

Sweden love metal, Nikola loves rap

Skateboarding

The Accidents

“I can’t play like that!”

Europe (the band): everyone was there

The amazingness of Sweden’s art’s funding

Building a scene

the punk and skate connection

Kung Pung

Sideman

Nikola goes to his first show

Going to see Seigmenn

Songs about people you hate

hating jocks and the KKK

“US Hardcore”: Going California Punk

The OTHER Seigmenn

crashing with Fredrik

“drummer auditions”: Show up with a gallon of win

puking on snoos

LOVING Bad Religion

Bad Religion’s No Control: “Sounds like country on 45”

Superdong: THE BEST MELODIC HARDCORE BAND EVER?

No Fun At All, Randy, Satanic Surfers and Millencolin: bands that created a genre

Ordering Asta Kasta and getting Protes Bengt

Burning Heart: Not love at first listen

AND MORE!!!!!