November 29

#263 Today’s Boondoggle talking about the Australian Nightmare with Elm Street


In this episode Bill talks with Ben Batres in Down Under from the Australian Metal band, Elm Street. We talk about watching Iron Maiden Rock In Rio at a young age and starting Elm Street with his High School friends at 14, going to local venues with their parents so they could play shows underage as well as pre-parties with older bands, playing shows at 3 am at clubs at 15 years old, and how their early song Metal is the Way become a cult classic in the movie Deathgasm. We also talk about the horrendous conditions experienced in Australia during the COVID Lockdowns, finding the positives in the world slowing down, touring the states and playing the World Famous Cleveland Agora, plus so much more. Today’s Boondoggle fans can receive 10% off their orders at by using the promo code BOONDOG10 at checkout. Today’s Boondoggle fans can receive 10% off their orders at by using the promo code BOONDOGGLE at checkout. So kick back with your headphones and cold one for this latest episode. Enjoy our additional segments featuring music from the Flo White Show and Stories from the VFW Hall. Please Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and TikTok. Please subscribe to our YouTube, Rumble, Odysee, Brighteon, and Bitchute channels, and hit the notification button. Remember Boondoggle Listeners Matter, so e-mail us at and let us know your thoughts so we can read them on air. Tweet us @2daysBoondoggle and Follow us on Instagram @todaysboondoggle as well as on Facebook. Please subscribe and give 5 stars and review. Every review we receive on either Apple Podcast or Google Music we will mention you on a future episode and our Social Media pages. Follow Today’s Boondoggle also on and on Today’s Boondoggle logo designed by Stacy Candow. Additional music by Evan Crouse Also please consider financially supporting us at Todays Boondoggle using Venmo, our GoFundMe, or sponsoring us on our page, so we can continue to provide you with quality entertainment.