Episode 65: Arty Shepherd

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You probably know Long Island hardcore icon Arty Shepherd from Mind Over Matter, Errortype: Eleven, Instruction., Gay For Johnny Depp, God Fires Man and, most recently, Primitive Weapons and UnWed. But in addition to playing on every band on the planet, Shepherd is also a co-owner of the Brooklyn Bar Saint Vitus, a venue that’s modeled on the shows he grew up playing. This episode sees us┬ádiscussing conspiracy theories, the history of Strong Island hardcore, the current state of music and why owning a metal bar is the punkest thing you can do these days.