Author Archives: Schooley

Out now – Meet Your Death debut LP on 12XU Records!

My newest record is out, from my new band MEET YOUR DEATH. Fronted by  national treasure Walter Daniels, with founding member of The Strange Boys and OBN IIIs Matt Hammer on drums, Hapal Assi of the Wiccans and Video on bass, and me … Continue reading

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2016! Still alive.

This comment just got left on one of my older posts: “I don’t know how the hell I came upon this blog and I don’t think you update or check this anymore so commenting might be pointless but you have … Continue reading

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Satanic Panic book release at Fantastic Fest – Wednesday, Sept. 30th!

The new book that I contributed to, SATANIC PANIC: POP CULTURAL PARANOIA IN THE 1980s is out! To celebrate, I will be on a panel at Fantastic Fest with editor Kier-La Janisse and some of the other authors on Wednesday, September 30th … Continue reading

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John Schooley Japan Tour 2015!!!

I’m going to Japan! I may have ridden this mule all over the world, but I’ve never been to anywhere in Asia before, so this is something I’ve always wanted to do. Only three shows! Friday, August 21 – Tokyo … Continue reading

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New book! Satanic Panic: Pop-cultural Paranoia in the 1980s

Hey, some of my writing is gonna be in an actual book! I wrote the afterword for this upcoming anthology on the 1980s Satanic Panic, put out by Canadian publisher Spectacular Optical! This is a crowd-funded endeavor, and there is an Indiegogo page where … Continue reading

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Schooley and Mariconda – Let’s Get Frankie!

Over the past year I’ve played a handful of shows with Mike Mariconda. If you know anything about rock n’ roll and didn’t just fall offa the turnip truck and into a pile of cut-sleeve denim vests, you probably know Mike … Continue reading

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Strange Country – when country music was hip, Part II

Last time, I was talking about country music, and how people don’t even know that it can be cool anymore. There was a hip underbelly in country music even as it was also marketed as the safe, God-fearing, family loving … Continue reading

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