The Hard Times Podcast

Bill Conway and Matt Saincome

The Hard Times podcast hosted by co-founders Bill Conway and Matt Saincome.

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On an all new Hard Times Podcast, musician and performance artist Bitch stops by to talk catching covid, violin power bruises and her new album Bitchcraft, out February 4th on Kill Rockstars.

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11 de nov.

49min 49s

On an all new Hard Times Podcast, Botch lead singer Dave Verellen joins Bill to talk the fire fighting, contract work and being treated like a real band in Europe. Listen wherever you get your podcasts.

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4 de nov.

1h 1min

On today’s all new Hard Times Podcast, drummer Josh Freese joins the pod to talk session drumming, playing gigs at Disneyland and possibly but probably not meeting Johnny Depp. Available wherever you get your podcasts and make sure to get Josh’s new album out on October 29th!

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28 de out.

1h 32min

Matt and Bill body swapped with Rizzoli and Isles, so enjoy this repost of our most downloaded episode with MCR's Frank Iero.

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21 de out.

50min 38s

On today’s all new Hard Times Podcast, They Might Be Giant’s co-founder John Flansburgh joins Matt and Bill to talk first records, spider bites and They Might Be Giant’s new art book “Book.” Available wherever you get your podcasts!

14 de out.

1h 17min

Matt and Bill got sucked into a magic painting again, so here's one of our classic interviews with the Dead Kennedy's Jello Biafra!

7 de out.

1h 34min

Bill and Matt accidentally got married again, so while they're going to get that annulled we've got a classic Hard Times episode with the Needle Drop himself, music critic Anthony Fantano!

30 de set.

1h 3min

On an all new Hard Times Podcast, One Step Closer vocalist Ryan Savitsky sits down with Matt and Bill to talk touring, gas station thievery and how to officially become straight edge. Available wherever you get your podcasts!

23 de set.

1h 17min

On an all new Hard Times Podcast, Matt and Bill sit down with Deerhoof drummer Greg “Saucey” Saunier. They chat about sauces, maple syrup and Matt tries to list his favorite poetry book.

16 de set.

59min 28s

On an all new Hard Times Podcast, photographer Jim Saah joins Matt and Bill to talk about the going to shows in DC, photographing Ian Mackaye and Jim’s new book! Available wherever you get podcasts.

9 de set.

56min 41s

On an all new Hard Times Podcast, Ed Saincome joins Matt and Bill to talk getting tricked into bands, fire ants and Ed’s involvement with The Hard Times. Listen wherever you get your podcasts. This episode features “Flamethrower Horizon” by Hellzone.

26 de ago.

1h 16min

On an all new Hard Times Podcast, Matt and Bill sit down with AGGROS’ Parris Mayhew to talk Cro-Mag legal battles, underage drinking in NYC and of course, Hard Times. Download wherever you get podcasts!

19 de ago.

1h 59min

On an all new Hard Times Podcast, Rise Against’s Joe Principe stops by to talk about hitting the road post COVID, drumming with crocs and performing with Kid Rock. Listen wherever you stream or download podcasts.

12 de ago.

1h 16min

On an all new Hard Times Podcast, Laura Stevenson stops by to talk about childbirth during COVID, getting grandma’s into GG Allin and her new self titled record which comes out tomorrow! Listen to the episode wherever you get your podcasts!

5 de ago.

1h 29min

On an all new Hard Times Podcast, Matt sits with his old Bay Area friends Adam and Anthony to talk scene stories, metal working school and Brace Belden. Stream wherever you get podcasts.

29 de jul.

1h 27min

On an all new Hard Times Podcast, Hard Times legend Krissy Howard joins the podcast to chat with Matt and Bill about drugs, acid fist fights and the Hard Times army of child writers. Grab it wherever you get your podcasts!

22 de jul.

1h 19min

On an all new Hard Times Podcast, Matt and Bill are joined by Tim Mcilrath of Rise Against to swap straight edge stories, eat militant vegan dinners and how to be cool and sober. Available wherever you get podcasts!

15 de jul.

1h 25min

On an all new Hard Times Podcast, Matt and Bill chat with Benny Scholl from AVOID about NASCAR, steamed bagel sandwiches and so much crypto currency you’d think this was a Hard Money joint.

8 de jul.

1h 26min

On an all new Hard Times Podcast, Bill sits down with At The Gates frontman Tomas Lindberg. They talk about writing death metal in English, skinheads leaving the scene and the struggle of picking new songs for a live set. Available wherever you get your podcasts!

1 de jul.

57min 38s

On an all new Hard Times Podcast, Kill Lincoln’s Mike Sosinski joins the show to talk banking, the ska witness protection program and the actual Lincoln in “Kill Lincoln” (hint, not the dead president). Available wherever you get your podcasts!

24 de jun.

1h 21min

On an all new Hard Times Podcast, JR Wasilewski of Less Than Jake comes by the Hard Times to talk black market boner pills, first ska shows and the importance of the horn section. Get it wherever you get your podcasts.

17 de jun.

54min 50s

On an all new Hard Times Podcast, the legendary Milo Aukerman of Descendents stops by to chat with Matt and Bill about ditching science to play punk full time, DNA and Milo going back to college just for a Hard Times Photo. Check it out wherever you get your podcasts.

10 de jun.

1h 17min

On today’s all new Hard Times Podcast, Hard Times podcast wizard Liam Senior brings on his bandmate Sophie Horwitz-Hirsch to talk about their band Impulse Bangs, break up songs and and pizza. So much pizza. Check it out on the Hard Times Podcast Network!

3 de jun.

1h 11min

On today’s Hard Times Podcast, Vocalist and newest member of the Hard Times Podcast Network Jeremy Bolm joins Matt and Bill to talk mispronouncing band names, tech guys in punk and Jeremy’s show The First Ever Podcast, now available on The Hard Times Podcast Network!

27 de mai.

1h 38min

On today’s Hard Times Podcast, 7 Seconds’ Kevin Seconds makes his second appearance on the show and hangs out with Matt and Bill to chat talkative punks, romanticizing the scene and the new 7 Seconds reissue of The Crew.

20 de mai.

1h 38min

On an all new Hard Times Podcast, the one and only Laura Jane Grace stops by the podcast to chat with Matt and Bill about BDSM massages, the differences between the Naples of Italy and Florida and getting bleach bombed on tour. 

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13 de mai.

1h 20min

On today’s all new Hard Times Podcast, Reade Wolcott of We Are The Union joins Matt and Bill to talk Leftover Crack auditions, COVID cures-alls and releasing an album as a way to come out. Download wherever you get your podcasts!

6 de mai.

1h 33min

On an all new Hard Times Podcast, Bill flies solo with special guest Jeff Rosenstock and talks game shows, discovering music through Beavis and Butthead and so much talk about ska all you’ll see is checkerboard.

29 de abr.

1h 35min

Matt and Bill are trying to make their own vaccine, so enjoy this classic episode from the vault featuring Patrick Kindlon of Drug Church.

22 de abr.

2h 31min

On today’s Hard Times Podcast, Dexter, Pete and Noodles from The Offspring stop by to talk the importance of swearing solos, Dexter’s PHD, and the Offspring’s all new album Let The Bad Times Roll available tomorrow!

15 de abr.

1h 32min

On a new Hard Times Podcast, musician and streamer Dan Lambton comes on to talk about LinkedIn etiquette, parting ways with Real Friends and everyone swaps their grosses shit and vomit stories, it’s a gosh darn delight.

8 de abr.

1h 30min

On an all new Hard Times Podcast, super chef and #1 Hard Times Fan Graham Elliot joins Matt and Bill to talk about cooking inspiration, chef NFTs and Graham’s new restaurant in Macau.

1 de abr.

1h 40min

Matt and Bill are busy getting Face/Off surgery, so enjoy a repost of an early episode featuring an up and coming young comedian named Fred Armisen.

25 de mar.

48min 32s

Bill and Matt left the country for tax reasons so enjoy an episode from the vault!

18 de mar.

58min 10s

On a very special, extra long episode of The Hard Times podcast, we sit down with original Dead Kennedys frontman and founder of Alternative Tentacles founder Jello Biafra! They talk about the infamous Mitt Romney post, the Cars For Kids conspiracy and Matt even pitches Jello a reunion idea. Check it out wherever you get podcasts.

11 de mar.

1h 42min

On today’s Hard Times Podcast, Knocked Loose frontman Bryan Garris joins Matt and Bill to talk last shows before COVID, the scene in Louisville, and getting egged on to fight by your mom.

4 de mar.

1h 32min

What happens when the guest cancels last minute? We let the mad dogs loose baby!!!

25 de fev.

1h 1min

On today’s Hard Times Podcast, Tiger Jaw member Brianna Collins hops on the podcast to talk 5,000 piece jigsaw puzzles, existential cheese crisis and water colors, specifically Matt’s watercolors, one of which was been…STOLEN? Check it out at the Hard Times Podcast Network or wherever you get podcasts.

18 de fev.

1h 37min

On today’s Hard Times Podcast, Ian Shelton of Regional Justice Center joins Matt and Bill to talk bad band names, John Mayer's love of buttholes and how Matt was the scourge of the Bay Area. Check it out wherever you get your podcasts and check out the other shows at The Hard Times Podcast Network.

11 de fev.

1h 44min

On today’s all new Hard Times Podcast, Jimmy Eat World frontman Jim Adkins comes on the podcast to talk about filming an episode of Yo Gabba Gabba, Lindsey Lohan’s backing band and how Bill’s wife would leave him for Jim. Check it out at the Hard Times Podcast Network!

4 de fev.

1h 33min

On today’s episode of The Hard Times Podcast, Scott Crawford returns to talk blowing up porno stores, punks running for office and his new documentary! You can check out the kickstarter for Scott’s new documentary “Something Better Change” right here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/cra/something-better-change?ref=user_menu

28 de jan.

1h 31min

Today on the Hard Times Podcast, Soul Glo members Pierce Jordan and GG Guerra stop by to talk upgrading punk houses, flat earths and finding love in hopeless places.

21 de jan.

1h 42min

On today’s all new Hard Times Podcast, comedian, actor and punk rock enthusiast David Koechner comes on the show to talk about finding punk in a farm town, gossip about John Fogarty and David interviews Matt and Bill about Hard Times. Check it out at The Hard Times Podcast Network or wherever you get your podcasts!

14 de jan.

2h 7min

Matt and Bill are taking the week off, so enjoy our first episode with Brian Fallon, all the way back from 2019. Might as well be from a billion years ago. We'll be back next week with a new episode!

7 de jan.

51min 23s

On this week's Hard Times Podcast, Matt and Bill end 2020 the only way they know how: podcasting. We'll see you in 2021 on The Hard Times Podcast Network.

dez. de 2020

42min 29s

On today’s Hard Times Podcast, Andrew Cannon of Vert Button roll through to talk about thicc boi skateboarding, being friends with Bam Margera and more skateboarding. Make sure to check out both Very Button on The Hard Times Podcast Network!

dez. de 2020

1h 38min

This week on the Hard Times Podcast, Tim Kinsella of countless bands stops by to chat with Matt and Bill about pegging, playing in Good Fuck with his wife and watching a documentary about yourself. Check it out at The Hard Times Podcast Network.

dez. de 2020

1h 34min

In December 2014 The Hard Times was launched, earlier that year the site's cofounders Matt and Bill talked for the very first time on Bill's podcast Edgeland. Today we are bringing you a special episode where we revisit that fateful meeting. If you like Edgeland you can still find it on Apple Podcasts, but not Spotify because it didn't exist when Edgeland was around. So fuck Spotify. Enjoy.

dez. de 2020

1h 14min

On today’s Hard Times Podcast, Awsten Knight of Waterparks stops by to talk stolen lighting rigs, the importance of burl wood, and Mark Zuckerberg’s ugly mug. Check out the full episode at The Hard Times Podcast Network.

dez. de 2020

1h 54min