Live Fix Podcast: He Was There: The Amazing Concert Adventures of Eric “Nihilist” Kolkey

You’re in for a special treat my friends. Because, during this episode of Live Fix Radio, we’ll journey through the amazing concert adventures of Eric “Nihilist” Kolkey. So buckle up and get ready for a wild ride as we explore Kolkey’s pioneering days promoting and celebrating Chicago’s legendary punk scene, discover his sensual rituals at Vivian Girls shows and relive a terrifying “Gaga moment” at Lollapalooza 2010.

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Show Notes:

  • Segment two (15:20): Feeling the speakers and being completely addicted to Vivian Girls.
  • Segment three (24:46): Captivated by Alice Cooper’s “Nightmare”, remembering Chicago’s historic punk scene and what most people don’t know about California punk rock fans.
  • Segment four (54:49): Why Lady Gaga is punk and how Eric survived her epic stage dive at Lollapalooza 2010.
Music played during the show
  • Vivian Girls – “Can’t Get Over You” & “Walking Alone at Night”
  • Alice Cooper –  “Welcome to My Nightmare”
  • Jesus Lizard – “Puss” Live at Pitchfork 2009
  • Jimmy Skafish – “Disgracing the Family Name”
  • Shrapnel – “Combat Love”


Share Your Story

What are your favorite punk rock moments? What’s your scariest concert experience? Got a question about a topic we talked about during the show? Share your concert experiences and thoughts about this podcast in the comments below, on Twitter @livefixmedia, on Facebook or call the concert fan hotline at 773-609-4341, and we’ll include them in a future episode of Live Fix Radio.

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