Despite taking the podcasting world by storm with a streak of increasingly innovative episodes, the eagerly awaited next installment of Counter-Blast failed to appear when expected. Originally intended as a follow-up to their previous episode, Glen and Shaun spent countless hours and hundreds of thousands of dollars recording what by all accounts would have been their … More Episode 40 — The Best and Worst of the Beach Boys III: The Final Nightmare!
There’s a new baby at Counter-Blast headquarters! But instead of trading in their record collections for a new station wagon, Shaun and Glen are scouring the shelves and picking out some kid-friendly (and cred-friendly) cuts that are sure to please newborns and neighborhood record store clerks alike. So strap your little one into the Ergobaby, … More Episode 39 — A Rock ‘n’ Roll Baby Shower!
After sifting through yet another collection of holiday tunes, Glen and Shaun find that they can only come to one conclusion—there sure is an awful lot of Christmas music. And, regrettably, a lot of it is awful. From musty classic rock bands, blatant cash-in attempts, avant-garde performance art, and the occasional AIDS joke song, this … More Episode 38 — A Very Counter-Blast Christmas (Again)!
Glen and Shaun have come to the firm conclusion that there are only two types of bands in the world—Christmas bands and Halloween bands. On this, the third annual Halloween special, they pay tribute to the latter while trying to decide if bands like Helloween and Slayer are really as scary as they seem, or … More Episode 37 — The Rockin’ Graveyard Revue Part III: Sometimes They Come Back…Again!