022: Joey Vela (Second Coming)

Neanderthal Society Podcast

26-07-2022 • 4 horas 47 minutos

Thanks for checking out the Neanderthal Society Podcast. After an extended hiatus, we’re finally back and today we’re talking to a true Bay Area Hardcore OG… Joey Vela is probably best known as the former frontman of Bay Area Hardcore legends Second Coming as well as Rabid Lassie and Breakaway (in addition to being an extremely talented artist and skater). Over the course of the conversation, we discuss growing up and getting into skateboarding in the 1970’s, finding Punk and eventually Hardcore, seeing shows in SF at the Mabuhay Gardens in the 1980’s, the early days of Gilman Street, forming Rabid Lassie, playing shows with Operation Ivy, the San Ramon Mosh Crew, Rabid Lassie evolving into Breakaway, Bay Area Hardcore in the early 90’s, the origins of Second Coming, meeting the Powerhouse guys, the evolution and eventual breakup of Second Coming, making art, writing graffiti, fatherhood, skating with his son, some exciting upcoming news about Second Coming and much more… Thanks for listening, enjoy the episode and please remember to follow us on Instagram. Hardcore lives.