5. East Coast Hardcore vs. West Coast Metal

Listen to “Episode 5- Howie Abrams/Ian Christe” on Spreaker.

Host Bob Nalbandian welcomes guests Ian Christe & Howie Abrams. Both Ian and Howie are veterans of the NY metal underground and hardcore scenes since the early ‘80s. Both have achieved great success in a variety of aspects in the music industry from renowned authors & publishers to record executives, radio hosts, and music trade journalists. In this episode the three discuss everything from the ‘80s NY hardcore scene at CBGB’s, the early ‘80s LA Metal scene, the beginnings of punk/metal crossover, and why you should always think twice before burning original Slayer prints even when your better half proclaims you are destined to be Hell bound.

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