Glory Is Noise Episode #28 - Edward Colver

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October 1, 2012

On this episode, host Joel Gausten welcomes legendary Los Angeles-based photographer Edward Colver for an in-depth talk about Edward's iconic work with numerous Punk, Hardcore, Rap and Alternative acts. A small sampling of Edward's vast list of photographed artists is reflected in this episode's playlist (see below). The conversation revolves around numerous images from Edward's book, Blight At The End Of The Funnel, available for purchase at

Some of Edward's classic photos are currently on display at the Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles as part of the exhibit, "Who Shot Rock & Roll," running now through October 21. More information on this can't-miss exhibit is available at

We highly recommend that you purchase Blight At The End Of The Funnel before listening to this show, so you can look at the images discussed in this episode. Here is a reference list of the images/page numbers (in order of discussion):

Page 62: Henry Rollins

Page 26-30: Dead Kennedys

Page 33: Darby Crash

Page 34: Danny from Wasted Youth

Page 44-45: Ian MacKaye

Front Cover: Wasted Youth "flip"

Page 50: John Lydon

Page 51: Gun Club

Page 53: TSOL

Page 55: Flipper

Page 18: Rozz Williams

Page 62-63: Black Flag "Damaged" outtakes

Page 64-68: Black Flag live

Page 76-77: 45 Grave

Page 82: Bad Brains

Page 89: Stan Ridgeway (Wall of Voodoo)

Page 98: Red Hot Chili Peppers

Page 113: Coen Brothers

Page 114: 45 Grave

Page 117: Devo

Page 118: Brian Setzer

Page 119: Ice Cube

Page 122-125: Michael Stipe

Page 108-111: REM

Page 126: Andy Warhol

Page 128-129: Alice Cooper

Page 131: Timothy Leary

Page  132-133: The original Hard Rock Cafe

Page 146: "One Big Crappy Family"

Page 148-149: Hollywood sign

Page 150: Lightning by spooky house

Page 145: Murder scene/ China White's "Danger Zone"

Page 159: Edward Colver, "In Gold We Trust"

Page 161: Edward Colver

Page 160: Smoking squirrel

Page 163: "Venice and the Menace"

Page 164: Let Them Eat Jellybeans

Page 166: Wall of Voodoo's "Grandma's House" original cover image

Page 167: Abandoned TV and airchair

Page 186: Piss Grant/Peace of Shit/Well-Hung Klansman/Untitled

Page 179: "One Sick Puppy"

Page 174: "Lease Mona"

Page 175: "Optic, Not to be Destroyed"



Effectionhate - Glory Is Noise Theme

Christian Death - Cavity/First Communion

Christian Death - Figurative Theatre

Circle Jerks - Wild In The Streets

Black Flag - Rise Above

Dead Kennedys - Too Drunk to Fuck

Germs - Media Blitz

Public Image Ltd. - Socialist

Gun Club - The Fire Of Love

Flipper - Way Of The World

45 Grave - Evil

Red Hot Chili Peppers - True Men Don't Kill Coyotes

REM - Feeling Gravity's Pull

Alice Cooper - Desperado

Social Distortion - Hour Of Darkness

Minor Threat - Salad Days

Wall Of Voodoo - Ring Of Fire

TSOL - World War III


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