Monday, May 26, 2008

A Season in Hell #35: Rock Fight, Take 2

To download this ridiculous show, go here.

Big Sky/Baddest of the Bad: Reverend Horton Heat (06-09-06)
Kiss Promo
Firehouse: Kiss (09-06-76)
Heaven & Hell: Black Sabbath (08-30-80)

Sweet Leaf: Black Sabbath (04-06-74)
3 Stones From The Sun: SRV (06-17-85)

Speedkings: Sex Museum (10-10-05)
Stranglehold: Ted Nugent (05-23-81)
Jam: Ronald Jenkees on youtube

Cocaine: Eric Clapton (1978)
Heartbreaker: Black Crowes & Jimmy Page (10-18-99)
Hey Joe: Jimi Hendrix (01-14-69)

It's A Long Way To The Top: AC/DC (1976)
I'll Be With You: Cheap Trick (12-31-79)
Barracuda: Heart (01-27-79)
What Do You Want from Life: The Tubes (1976)
Van Halen vs. Van Halen: Ted Shred

Machine Gun: Prince (04-04-98)
Get up, get into it, get involved> soul power> get up, get into it, get involved:
James Brown (03-18-71)

Play That Funky Music White Boy->Brick House->Rollercoaster of Love->All the Critics Love You: Prince (02-10-07)
Sex Machine: James Brown (10-14-69)
Teen Queen: MCM & the Monster (07-04-90)
Tommy the Cat: Primus (11-21-90)

Eric McFadden Trio (09-27-07)
The Mummies: Fuck the Mummies
?: Captain Bringdown

Superman: The Kinks (08-10-79)
Call Any Vegetable: Zappa & the Mother's (11-06-70)

Got To Get Better in a Little While: Derek and the Dominoes (10-23-70)
Whippin' Post: Allman Bros. (06-27-71)

Livin' After Midnight: Judas Priest (06-08-83)
Billy Squire vs. Billy Squire: Ted Shred
Run DMC vs. Johnny Cash: Ted Shred

A Season in Hell #35: Rock Fight, Take 2

It's On!!!!

Tonight on A Season in Hell, with John Hell:

I "welcome" back the one and thankfully, only Rotten
Ronnie Donovan, from Firehouse Kustom Posters. Last
December 24th, I kicked the holy hell out of Ron's
already blasphemous ass, in almost six full hours of a
one-on-one live music show down.

It didn't matter what Ron brought, yours truly put him
to rock and roll shame.

Take a look here for the play list from last December.

From 8-midnight tonight, on Pirate Cat Radio, listen
while John Hell and Ron Donovan assault the airwaves
with some of the best live music you have never heard
before. All you favorite groups will be there.

See the Firehouse website here, featuring Chuck
Sperry's work.

See Ron's page here.

Pirate Cat Radio is live and loud on 87.9FM in SF &
LA, 104.8FM in Berlin; online at

See you on the radio.


Monday, May 19, 2008

A Season In Hell #34: Let's Go Bowling

Download the show here.

Tonight on the show, I welcomed Jackie Nelson, from local SF Bay Area bowling alleys. She came in to talk about the summer kids bowling program: Say No To Drugs, Say Yes To Bowling. We had so much fun. She is hilarious, and she knows a terrific amount about bowling.

You can check out the website here for more summer info. If you have kids, you will want to check out there summer offers, including the summer bowling keytag. You get a free game a day until September 1st.

During her stay in Hell, Jackie and I began planning "Pirates and Pins", a Pirate Cat Radio fund raiser. We have to come up with a date, but it will be on either a Friday or Saturday night, in July or August, 5:30-11pm. We'll DJ live, get one or two bands, have drink specials (one named for me!!!), raffle ticket give-aways, and much, much more.

Take a look at the bowling alley websites by going here.

Do It: Henry Rollins
Satisfaction: Cat Power

24 Hours: Joy Division
Just Like Tom Thumbs Blues: Bob Dylan

Interview with Jackie Nelson

Elephant Gun: Beirut
Underdog World Strike: Gogol Bordello

Interview with Jackie Nelson

High Roller: Cheap Trick
Ace of Spades: Motorhead
Coney Island Baby: Tom Waits

Interview with Jackie Nelson

Run Devil, Run: Jenny Lewis and the Watson Twins
The Big Guns: Jenny Lewis and the Watson Twins
The Devil's Chasing Me: The Reverend Horton Heat
I'm Branded: Link Wray
Detroit Breakdown: The BellRays

Interview with Jackie Nelson

Mudride: Mudhoney
I Turned Out Punk: The Hooks

Interview with Jackie Nelson

Plateau: Nirvana
Oh Me: Nirvana
Lake of Fire: Nirvana

Interview with Jackie Nelson

Ka Re Ha Te Ta Sa Ki (No One's Grieve): Boris

Talkin' Loud and Saying Nothing: James Brown
My Thang: James Brown

This is a Man's World-> Lost Someone: James Brown

How To Speak Hip: John Close & John Brent
Now, Ah Lissen
Fornicating Female Freaks: Start the Countdown
Black 37: Kool Keith
Amphetamine: Rocket From the Tombs
Rhythm-a-Ning: Rashied Ali Quintet (with Ravi Coltrane-04-22-04)

Up in Smoke: Cheech & Chong

Monday, May 12, 2008

A Season in Hell #33: Addi is Unpopable

Click here to download this great show!!!! Seriously, I had so much fun interview the Balloonatic, Addi. I've know Addi for 20 years. We did radio at KFJC, when he was Andy Cadavar, and I was the Reverend Dah Wave. So many great stories.

Assi and his friend Charlie traveled the world together, placing extravagant baloon hats on people's heads and taking pictures to prove it. Amazing is all I can say. Addy is an interesting, interested, talented, and creative individual. I could have interviewed him the entire four hours, but there was too much good music to play tonight. Included in the good music, is Addi's own band, Unpopable. It features Henry Bermudez on guitar, and Addi on the Balloon Bass. You read correctly.

Take a look at their website here.
Take a look at their myspace here.
Take a look at Addi's youtube site here.

Addi also played live balloon bass solo in the studio this evening.

Play list for Week #33:

Do It: Henry Rollins

Grow Your Own Fucking Mustache, Asshole: The Wet Secrets

Bananas: Free Kitten

Sababa: Unpopable
Carney's Asada: Unpopable (with Ralph Carney)

Interview with Addi

For Arlo, Part 3: Unpopable (with Money Mark and Danny Frankle)
Oddjob's Pressing Engagement: Sex Mob
I Like it A Whole lot: Sex Mob (from the Balloon Hat Movie)

Interview with Addi

O'day: The Peekshow
I Am...I Said: Killdozer
Courez Courez: Ermasse

Addi Live

Cry For Me Baby: Elmore James
Improv With Nels: Addi and Nels Cline
Improv 2: Addi, Nels, Gabe
One Upon A Time in the West: Ennio Morricone

Interview with Addi

Aries: Lynx
Invitation to the Blues: Tom Waits (11-21-76)
Baciarach: Masada (04-10-96)
Hotel: Mark Lanegan (10-18-99)

?: Sex Mob with Eyvind Kang and Michael Blake (09-26-96)

Why Does My Head Hurt So: Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan

Monday, May 05, 2008

A Season in Hell #32: Roll Me Over and Sue Me

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Do It: Henry Rollins
Judy is a Punk: Ramones (05-12-76)
Roller Derby Saved My Soul: Uncle Leon and the Alibi's

B.ay A.rea D.erby Girls Interview

Cough/Cool: The Misfits
Thirty Days: Chuck Berry

B.ay A.rea D.erby Girls Interview

Christine Sixteen: Kiss
Alive Two Promo: Kiss
King Kong: Jimmy Castor Bunch

B.ay A.rea D.erby Girls Interview

Hot Rod Lincoln: Commander Cody
Dead Batteries: Sun Trash
Ace of Spades: Motorhead
Touch Me I'm Sick: Sonic Youth

Ragi the Lawyer

Dead Flowers: Rolling Stones
Goin' Down South: RL Burnside

Ragi the Lawyer

Tango Till Your Sore: Tom Waits
Girl From North Country: Bob Dylan & Johnny Cash

Ragi the Lawyer

Powerman: The Kinks
Statement: Boris
Ka Ra Ha Te Ta Sa Ki- No One's Grieve: Boris
It's Over: My Brightest Diamond
Trickle Down System: Giant Sand

Wild Horses: Iron & Wine/Calexico
I Don't Always Know What You're Saying: Ladyhawk
Whiskey Jingle: Margot and the Nuclear So and Sos

3 Elephants and a Cow: Toychestra & Fred Frith
Mob Rules: Black Sabbath

One More Night: Can

Dogs: Pink Floyd

Once Upon A Time In The West: John Zorn
Atmospheric Distortions 2: Kangaroo Court