17
Jul

TOUR DIARY pt. 2 of 2

"Push all the buttons, Press all the keys." I kept dreaming this hook to a dance tune.

"Oh I’ve shit in many a corn field in my day".

The band can not figure out how to use an electric stove. Fail.

Slept on a carpet that smells like burning hair. It could be this rug glue is breaking down and the chemical mixture has killed the last of my brain cells.

I just laid in an empty hot tub on the phone. The way our voices reverberated was both sad and sexy.

Don’t look now but that beetle is drunk on rum. Go home beetle you’re drunk!

Remember that time I fought a giant beetle with a lawn gnome? Yeah me neither.

I dreamt my jacket was stolen and when I was beating the shit out of the bloke who did it he turned over the content of my ex’s purse sans money (ie identification card, bank card, drug store card ect). The lesson to this story is always sleep in your jacket and boots and you will sleep well.

It’s like the parent trap except with more ass play.

Looking for that perfect gift that says “I was at a Goodwill in Dayton Ohio”

Dayton you are pretty alright plus your porn is hella cheap.

Late at night it is important to find the right gas station ring. 

I am not sleeping in this shit hole.

Josh needs a new shower curtain #secretsanta

Bowling? Sure.

Despite the potbelly pig trying to bust down the door I slept amazingly well in this dilapidated black panthers house. Yes its haunted.

Guitar center, as good a place as any to take a shit.

-Some construction encounter Josh and Ivan at a gas station-
Construction worker number one: “Ya’ll gowin’ twe that Mötley Crüe concert?”
Construction worker number two: (snicker-snicker)
Ivan Russia: “We are a motley crew”
Josh: blank look of no fucks given
-Leave gas station, get back in the truck.-
Ivan: “Um…were they trying to start shit?”
Josh: “maybe…I think so.”
Ivan “..huh.”
Josh “yep. They sure told us.”
Ivan “Actually…they asked us and we told them.”

St. Louis alley: big old cockroaches and a possum with its own zip code and a switch blade.

Grease fire? Yeah I got this. Let’s just keep this between you and I, ok.

I am in the van with Dr. Dan the Pancake Man.

God damn raccoon bit me.

home. time to help the lady move. 

17
Jul

TOUR DIARY pt. 1 of 2

You are going to be murdered by three boys in cargo shorts. What has to happen in your life that you end up wearing cargo shorts?

The van has no air conditioning. I have killed a man for less.

I saw a dead raccoon and thought of you.

When djing point out the guy in the Distillers shirt and say “I like your shirt, this next song is for you.” Then play Taylor Swift “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”.

I’m to pretty to die in a twister. I’m going to die in a twister.

Nice tits, I still don’t care.

Someone told me i’m in Kansas City. I do not believe them.

This is the part of the tour where the bass player shows the drummer how the shower works.

I hear the voice of the dark lord over the hyvee loud speaker. Also taco salad for $4.99.

Is boredom a form of depression?

Worried about what’s going on at home. She feels a million miles away.

Lincoln Nebraska you sure are purrty.

The background on this blokes computer is a picture of my ex. Fucking models.

Woke up to see this bloke updating an excel spreadsheet of prototypes and production tanks for Germany in WWII. So there’s that.

Tour overlap with the Soft White Sixties out of San Francisco on tour with Rival Sons. SWS are a good group of blokes and a tight band. Spent time swapping Chicago stories in an alley with fresh pissed sent. They were on their way to where we just played so we gave them the lay of the land land.

"Blackout or as I like to refer to it, time travel."

Iowa you got rapey, not cool. Not cool Iowa.

Find out what Ricky & Morty is.

Chicago, first ticket of tour. Someone’s going to contest IL laws that contradict each other.

I am fairly sure who ever Jimmy Neutron is he owes me money.

Frealane was great live and a truly lovely group of people to hang out with.

16
Jul

We're With The Band Podcast #50

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Class Action Lawsuit: The Trial of Michael Scabs

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Legal action was inevitable, but the boys take it in stride… with yelling, anger, spontaneous singing and Goth Talk. Also, The Battle of The Bush continues with more grooming talk. All the other things you’d expect from a land mark episode. So sit back relax and be prepared to be let down. We’re 50, bitches! Let it go!


Brain Fugler / Brain Fuckler (pt. 1 & pt 2)


Goth Talk
Miracle Wipe Deviled Eggs
The Growlers
True Blood Theme Song


Picture of Dreg when he was in Menudo with the bloke from Coal Chamber

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And there was that time Dreg drove a tank…

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06
Jul

We're With The Band Podcast #49

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The Dreg & Ivan Show : Just the Two of Us



Tattoo Talk, Micheal Scabs Bashing, Secret Lives Revealed!, Enemas, Colonics, Strip Clubs, Grooming, AND someone gets sent to the Cornfield.
18
Jun

Uncredibles Tour

I am proud to announce I will be touring as the Bassist with the The Uncredibles 

Jun 28 - St. Louis, MO @ Whiskey War Fest 2014
Jun 29 - Springfield, MO @ Nathan P. Murphy’s
Jun 30 - Warrensburg, MO @ The Bay
Jul 01 - Lincoln, NE @ Duffy’s Tavern
Jul 02 - Des Moines, IA @ Vaudeville Mews
Jul 03 - Chicago, IL @ Original Mother’s
Jul 04 - Chicago, IL @ Horseshoe Place
Jul 05 - Bloomington, IN @ Rachael’s Cafe
Jul 06 - Johnsonville, TN @ The Acoustic Coffeehouse
Jul 07 - Dayton, OH @ Blind Bob’s
Jul 08 - Columbus, OH @ Bernie’s Distillery 
Jul 10 - Carbondale, IL @ PK’s

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09
Jun

Hank Williams Tribute "Closer To The Grave"

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I did a cover of the Hank Williams gospel song “Closer To The Grave" for this tribute ‘Is This the Way He Did It? A Tribute To The Gospel Songs Of Hank Williams

The Reverend Terry Rice - How Can You Refuse Him Now?
John King - Heaven Holds All Of My Treasures
Nicole Lexi Davis - Jesus Died For Me
Nick Cart - Wealth Won’t Save Your Soul
Joshua Tucker - Sermon On The Mount
Gym Piper - Message To My Mother
Josh Wheeler - Dear Brother
Lucy Kitt - When God Comes And Gathers His Jewels
Zachary Thomas Diedrich - Jesus Remembered Me
Jeremiah Cline - Jesus Is Calling
Graycie Ragen - Are You Walking And Talking With The Lord
Brandon Atwell - I Saw The Light
Even Stars Fall Down - I Heard My Mother Praying For Me
Mike Park - I’m Going To Sing Sing Sing
Douglas Hurt - Pictures From Life’s Other Side
Ghostwitch - Angel Of Death
Steve Poltz - House Of Gold
Buttermilk - A Home In Heaven
Emily and Luke Ash - Help Me Understand
Jeremy Edwards (of Driven) - Last Night I Dreamed Of Heaven
Joey (of Dark Humor) - When The Book Of Life Is Read
Jay Berndt - Calling You
Wild Mountain Berries - I’m Going Home
Aidan Cross - Mother Is Gone
Sheriff Scabs - Ready To Go Home
Ivan Russia - Closer To The Grave
Sinners and Saints - I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry
Kevin Dalton & Joanna Moses - When The Book Of Life Is Read
Jonathan Tiersten (of Ten Tiers) - Ready To Go Home
Wild Mountain Berries - A Home In Heaven

From the producers:
Hank Williams is one of the most influential songwriters in history. He has influenced artists spanning nearly every genre. Not only did he write countless hits, he was also an amazing gospel songwriter.

This is a collection of gospel songs written by Hank Williams as recorded by various artists from different genres, regions and backgrounds. 

To honor the true spirit of Hank’s music the decision was made to record each track demo style. Much like Hank Williams did in his home and on the road.

Each song was recorded and submitted by each individual artist. 

These songs do not belong to the artists who have submitted them and cannot be offered for use anywhere other than this free download. 

This project is not connected to or endorsed by the Hank Williams estate or The Hank Williams Museum. Though we do encourage you to visit any official Hank Williams site and support them in any way you can.

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May

We're With The Band (WWTBpodcast) on Twitter

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We’re With The Band Is now on Twitter. Come follow for mayhem, mirth and merkins!

We’re With The Band Podcast Sheriff Michael Scabs + Ivan Russia + Dreg Sex and drugs and rock and roll and Abe Vigoda. Chicago

04
May

Retention Pond Honeys

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possibly the greatest thing on the internet.

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Apr
Mystery Add. This Ahab Rex / Emulsion add is from an unknown publication. The only information available is the file name “tangerine”. It is entirely possible there was a print magazine called tangerine circa 2004. If anyone recognizes the add or has any further information please contact me.

Mystery Add. This Ahab Rex / Emulsion add is from an unknown publication. The only information available is the file name “tangerine”. It is entirely possible there was a print magazine called tangerine circa 2004. If anyone recognizes the add or has any further information please contact me.

18
Apr
Ahab Rex ad from Comatose Rose Magazine issue number unknown. Circa 2004Comatose Rose was Canadian’s 'only dark culture magazine' (as they describe themselves) print magazine that ran for 13 issues from 2002-2005

Ahab Rex ad from Comatose Rose Magazine issue number unknown. Circa 2004

Comatose Rose was Canadian’s 'only dark culture magazine' (as they describe themselves) print magazine that ran for 13 issues from 2002-2005

17
Apr
Ahab Rex ad from IndustrialNation Magazine issue number unknown. Circa 2004IndustrialNation was an american Industrial music print magazine that ran for 21 issues from 1991-2005

Ahab Rex ad from IndustrialNation Magazine issue number unknown. Circa 2004

IndustrialNation was an american Industrial music print magazine that ran for 21 issues from 1991-2005

15
Apr

We're With the Band #41

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Where’s My Burrito - Leprechaun In The Hood

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Michael and Ivan talk about KISS’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Hot Topic stalkers and ghetto leprechauns. Ivan finally gets around to watching Grosse Pointe Blank, Michael wonders if Geena Davis is still bangable, and they preview the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy movie. Beetlejuice 2 and Ivan eats a burrito!

Ivan Russia

MR RUSSIA - Born Villian, Hero for Hire - Sheriff Scabs Bass Player - Co-host We're With the Band Podcast - Touring Musician - MADE IN CHICAGO

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