The Wasting Time Podcast

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Chris Messer (Showoff)

April 9, 2019

We are joined by Chris Messer, singer of Chicago pop punk band Showoff and owner of Dodgeball Records. Chris goes into detail about Showoff's early days and how they became the first band to record with mega producer John Feldmann. We discuss the sophomore effort recorded with Mark Trombino and the crazy reasons that that album never saw the light of day. Chris candidly tells us about the disgraceful behaviour of a certain band that were huge in the 90s. We talk about the years in other bands including The Get Go, and why he wasn't keen on joining Fall Out Boy when he had the chance. 

Check out Showoff's music and Dodgeball Records bands Amuse and Decent Criminal.