Never Let The Fires Die: The Alarm Podcast

Never Let The Fires Die: The Alarm Podcast
The official podcast of Steve Fulton and Jeff Fulton take you on a journey through the history and music of their favorite band, The Alarm. No stone un-turned, and all projects treated with the respect they deserve.

E22: 2019 Year-End New Year’s Interview With Mike Peters
Jan 1 • 68 min
An interview about the present, which is where the past and future meet.
E21: First Show
Nov 22, 2019 • 26 min
Thanksgiving is the anniversary of our first Alarm show (first concert ever) at Cal State Fullerton in November 1985. In this episode we have a very personal discussion about what that show meant to us as teenagers.In this discussion we get a few things…
E20: Strength Reissue And Record Store Day (Mike Peters Interview)
Apr 11, 2019 • 58 min
Another in our exclusive series of interview with Mike Peters.This one is preview of record store day 2019, and a discussion of the Strength album reissues (among other things)
E19: Season Finale With Mike Peters Interview
Dec 23, 2018 • 85 min
The season 2 finale of Never Let The Fires Die mixes host discussion and fan thoughts of the 2018 USA tour, with an in depth discussion on the state of The Alarm and the music industry with the man Mike Peters himself.
E18: LA Gathering Recap Plus Bonus MP Euro Tour Interview
Aug 12, 2018 • 33 min
A belated LA Gathering episode plus a short interview with MP from the European tour in June 2018.Includes interview with Alarm super fan Mike Starner.
E17 : Mike Peters Interview - Equals Album Release
Jun 30, 2018 • 68 min
In this episode we catch up with Mike Peters on the road, to discuss the new album “Equals”. Mike breaks down the album song by song, and we also get a preview of the mix of “Crowd Trouble”
E16: Record Store Day And Contest Results
Jun 4, 2018 • 58 min
In this episode we talk about record store day 2018, and finally reveal the winners of the Mike Peters Harmonica Contest. The podcast features a not-to-be-missed, contest winning personal Alarm story written and recorded by Matt Tremmel.
E15 : The Unexplained
Mar 20, 2018 • 35 min
The Never Let The fires Die Podcast returns from a long hiatus to continue season 2! In this episode Steve And Jeff Fulton attempt to review the new Declaration album reissue, but are thwarted (somewhat) by some unexplained occurrences. Will they get it…
E14: Viral Black Album Review
Oct 20, 2017 • 44 min
In this episode Steve and Jeff Fulton review the brand new Viral Black album. Is it is merely a “great” album or “the Greatest” album. Also, a Harmonica contest update and another chance to enter before November 1st, 2017.
E13 :Forgotten Songs From The ITPF Bond
Aug 22, 2017 • 49 min
Between 2001 and 2003, Mike Peters and his new version of The Alarm demoed and recorded 50 songs that formed basis of the next 1/2 decade of music from The Alarm. “The Bond” was the name of the subscription fans could buy-into so they could receive the…
E12: A Family Visit To The Van’s Warped Tour
Aug 11, 2017 • 46 min
On August 6th, 2017 I took my family to The Van’s Warped Tour stop in Pomona, CA. Obviously, we went to see The Alarm, but I also wanted my kids to experience a modern “punk” show and get their reaction. This is the story of our day. Features: Mike Peters…
E11: Season Finale: Blood Red Interview
Jun 29, 2017 • 20 min
Season 1 Finale: We interview Mike Peters about Blood Red.(Note: We have changed our episode numbering scheme to be more in-line with podcast standards. Sorry for any confusion) Host: Steve Fulton Guest: Mike Peters
E10: An Alarm Fathers Day Story - A Moment Near Aspen Grove
Jun 18, 2017 • 31 min
Alarm Podcast host Steve Fulton recites a true story for Father’s Day about his dad, himself, and the meaning of The Alarm’s music in his short, non-fiction story “A Moment Near Aspen Grove” Excerpt: “The Alarm E.P. might be my favorite record ever…
E9:; Alarm Alarm
Jun 12, 2017 • 36 min
This week Jeff and Steve Fulton discuss the legendary “lost” Alarm song, “Alarm Alarm”. What will they find as they excavate 40 years of Alarm history, looking for what could be, the quintessential Alarm track? Featuring a brand new interview with Mike…
E8 : Blood Red Album Review
May 29, 2017 • 63 min
In this episode, hosts Jeff and Steve Fulton completely geek out while reviewing the new album from Mike Peters And The Alarm, Blood+Red. “I may be completely off base here, but I believe this whole record and everything about it was a direct, calculated…
E7 : Of Miracles And Manchester
May 22, 2017 • 32 min
UK Roving Reporters Steve and Amanda Varty take us into a fan’s eye view of the 2017 Manchester Alarm Show May 11th at the O2 Ritz. Hear the Steve and Amanda’s expert opinions on The Alarm, and Marvel at the Amazing Story of Amanda Varty’s illness and…
E6: Extra Bits And Odds And Bobs And Sods
May 15, 2017 • 27 min
In this bonus podcast we revisit a few of the previous episodes. We have a full version of the “Georgie” demo from Podcast #1, some additional interviews from Podcast #2, and a version of “The Cross” played that the UCLA LA Gathering that did not make it…
E5 : Backstage At The UK Tour Kickoff
May 9, 2017 • 36 min
Listen as roving UK reporters Gary Overington and Mike Peters himself take you on a unique journey backstage at the 2017 UK Tour Kickoff in Portsmouth. Includes interviews with with the crew and band (including a very intimate personal and interview with…
E4: NYC Gathering with Guest Lily Elsayed
May 4, 2017 • 82 min
In this JUMBO episode, Jeff and Alarm super fan Lily Elsayed discuss the NYC Gathering, the WLIR documentary, The Man In The Camo Jacket, 13 Reasons Why, and for some reason, Mike Peters’s 1991 trouser selection. Steve Fulton dials in from the road, and…
E3: Interview Session From 30th Anniversary Spirit Of’86 Event, UCLA, 2016
Apr 26, 2017 • 38 min
Introduction, Interview, live song from the 2016 30th Anniversary Spirit of ‘86 UCLA event. Alarm podcast host Steve Fulton interviewed Mike Peters on-stage in a Q&A session. This session was really the true genesis of the Never Let The Fire Die podcast.…
E2: The First USA Gathering: UCLA, April 22, 2017
Apr 23, 2017 • 33 min
In this episode we visit the first USA Gathering at UCLA on April 22nd, 2017. We discuss the debut of the documentary “The Man In The Camo Jacket”, as well as our overall impressions of the first USA Gathering. We also discuss some a few other interesting…
E1: The Night Young Georgie Died
May 29, 2016 • 81 min
In this inaugural episode of “Never Let The Fires Die” The Official Podcast For The Alarm, we start at “the end”. We discuss the last officially released song credited to “The Alarm.” Then we delve back to try to understand the meaning of that song, the…