Wednesday, May 13, 2009


Yep, you read it right! I'm turning 40 years old tomorrow Thursday, May the 14th. I can not believe I made it this long but, I'm glad I'm around. If not, I wouldn't of met all of you too see your band, spin your band(s) on the airwaves, getting drunk at a bar in NYC with you, met you at a show, have you slept on my couch, or just being a friend. 40 doesn't feel old to me. 40 feels like experience. Julius Caesar even said "Experience is the teacher of all things." What's so great about his quote is that I've been training people at the station and at my job and I love doing that. I mean, I've been going to shows/concerts since 1980 (11 years old) and living this life is better than anything else that I could've been into. Its taken me all over the states, the world and I've made so many friends (like you) and this is the life that makes you live longer i think. Since my departure from San Antonio 10 years ago, I've been living here in the Bay Area and all of you have made my life better than ever. I believe I was put here for a reason and all of you have giving me a reason to stay here. So, I would love too see you at Thee Parkside! This is more than just turning 40, it's a celebration of all of us and just a little part of life you have crossed with me.

First, I'm having BLACK COBRA! A really kick ass Metal band from here. I still wonder how two guys could make all that cool noise. Then, WHO RIDES THE TIGER from Los Angeles. The kind of ROCK they play is something that many bands should take a lesson from. I'm glad they are playing. PSYCHOLOGY OF GENOCIDE is a SF Hardcore band that has members from the 80's SF Hardcore scene. The drummer Scott also has the same B-Day with me so its a double party for us. HA! The door is at 9PM, its $7 and if you can't make it, its most likely I'll see you at a show sometime or at a bar. Come on down, have a good time with me and bring in 40 years of my life in style at Thee Parkside, 1600 17th St. @Wisconsin in San Francisco. Even my friends are coming in from Texas and Washington. Nightrocker and Chris Roxx Rules! Thanks for everything and hope too see you. Ciao!

Rob Gongora
Potrero Hill

PLAYLIST - MAY 7, 2009

(R) request (L) local

*(intro) Melvins / honey bucket / Houdini Live 2005
*Kylesa / said and done / Static Tentions
*Hatebreed / ghosts of war (Slayer) / For The Lions
*Wretched / aboring / The Exodus Of Autonomy
*Narrows / sea witch / New Distances
*Witch Hunt / blind eyes blind lives / Burning Bridges To Nowhere
*Isis / hall of the dead / Wavering Radiant
*The Blinding Light / cold metal/cold machine / June Bug
*Hammerlord / thunderers / Hammerlord
*Dark Castle / flights beyond / Spirited Migration
*Pulling Teeth / unsatisfied / Paradise Illusions Paranoid Delusions
*Inevitable End / embracing the origin / The Severed Inception
*Gay Witch Abortion / girl pop soda / Maverick
*Agoraphobic Nosebleed / agorapocalypse now / Agorapocalypse
*Mastodon / oblivion / Crack The Skye

*Brutal Truth / daydreamer / Evolution Through Revolution

*Mumakil / the eye of wrath / Behold The Failure
*Who Rides The Tiger / where the sidewalk ends / Transylvania Baby
*Black Cobra / dragon and phoenix / Feather and Stone
*Young Widows / delay your pressure / Old Wounds
*Absu / nunbarshegunu / Absu
*The Warlocks / the midnight sun / The Mirror Explodes
*The Swords Of Fatima / then he called at midnight / Two Days, Two Swords...Walk Alone At Midnight
*Songs For Snakes / 22 freakshow / Songs For Snakes*
*Phantom Limbs / Hot Knives and Hornets / Accept The Juice
*Mika Miko / on the rise / We be Xuxa
*Spindraft / the new west / The Legend of God's Gun
*The Weight / johnny's song / Are Men
*Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears / get yo shit / Tell 'Em What Your Name Is?*
*No No Zero / full release / Rough Stuff
*Sonic Youth / sacred trickster / The Eternal
*The Spanks / hippie / The Spanks*
*Bionic / i got skin / Black Blood
*Superchunk / screw it up / Leaves In The Gutter EP
*Screaming Females / i believe in evil / Power Move*
*Bogart and the Addictives / king clang dusseldorf / Bogart and the Addictives*
*Starvin Hungry / some kind solution / Cold Burns
*Crystal Antlers / dust / Tentacles*
*Wavves / beach demon / Wavvves*
*Te Hindi Guns / where lilly is? / Rarities
*Obits / widow of my dreams / I Blame You

KSCU TOP 10 Loud Rocks ending Sunday, May 10th

1 BRUTAL TRUTH Evolution Through Revolution Relapse
2 DARK CASTLE Spirited Migration At A Loss Recordings
3 ISIS Wavering Radiant Ipecac
4 AGORAPHOBIC NOSEBLEED Agorapocalypse Relapse
5 MASTODON Crack The Skye Reprise
6 PULLING TEETH Paradise Delusions | Paradise Illusions Deathwish
7 HAMMERLORD Hammerlord Init
8 GAY WITCH ABORTION Maverick Learning Curve
9 MUMAKIL Behold The Failure Relapse
10 ABSU Absu Candlelight
PLAYLIST - May 12, 2009
*Ministry / just one fix / Psalm 69
*Meat Sluts / johnny con carne / ...Con Carne
*Skatenigs / chemical imbalance / Stupid People Shouldn't Breed
*KMFDM / godlike / Naive
*The Creatures / standing there / Boomerang
*Skinny Puppy / tin omen / Rabies
*Napalm Death / success? & stigmatized / Scum
*Ministry / we believe / Twitch
*The Damaged Manual / damage addict / The Damage Manual
*Afrika Bambataa & The Soulsonic Force / Planet Rock / Single
*Revolting Cocks / stainless steel providers / Beers, Steers & Queers
*Butthole Surfers / dust devil / Independent Work Saloon
Rob Gongora
KSCU 103.3FM / Santa Clara & San Jose
Pirate Cat Radio / San Francisco, L.A. & Berlin, Germany