WUFT’s Glenn Richards Talks with Gainesville Punk ‘Whiz Kids,’ Debra Fetzer and Mike McCoy

Artwork by Jason Armadillo

WUFT Morning Edition host, Glenn Richards, recently spoke with two founding members of the Gainesville punk band, Piss Test: guitarist Mike McCoy and front-woman, Debra Fetzer. Fetzer is no stranger to the Gainesville music scene having been in numerous bands over the years including the legendary all-female punk band, Mutley Chix. Along with McCoy and Fetzer, Piss Test includes drummer Michelle “Buck” Nunez and bassist Randall Kettlesen.

Piss Test’s new seven inch record release, 7 Songs 7 Inches, comes on yellow vinyl with artwork from Jason Armadillo and is available for streaming and digital download on Bandcamp at pisstest1.bandcamp.com. It’s also available locally at Hear Again Records in downtown Gainesville or from the band at one of their shows. Piss Test will be playing on Friday, April 24 with Skatter Brainz, Grabbag, and Funeral Clowns at the Hardback Café in Gainesville.

Friday, February 21st at 7:00 p.m. at Third House Books in Gainesville (400 NW 10th Ave.), Deb will be doing a Q&A with Russian punk author, Alexander Herbert. He’ll be doing a reading from his book What About Tomorrow? A History of Punk Rock in the USSR. More info at ThirdHouseBooks.com.

More info about Piss Test can be found at facebook.com/JohnnyLaaw.

Artwork by Jason Armadillo; L-R: McCoy, Nunez, Fetzer, Kettlesen

About Glenn Richards

Glenn Richards is Operations Coordinator and local host for Morning Edition on WUFT-FM. His background includes 30+ years of radio in South Florida as an air personality, promotion director, and morning show producer (WSHE, WZTA, & WFLC). His previous education includes a Bachelor of Science in Communication from the University of Miami where he was also general manager of WVUM-FM. Upon his arrival in Gainesville in 2006 to pursue a telecommunication master’s degree at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, he worked as an air personality at WRUF-FM (both Rock104 and Country 103.7 The Gator). One of Glenn’s passions is local music. Since 1990, he has produced and hosted local music programs in both South Florida and Gainesville, playing demos and independent releases from unsigned artists, many of whom went on to national prominence including: Marilyn Manson, Sister Hazel, For Squirrels, Matchbox 20, Saigon Kick, Mary Karlzen, Nil Lara, Hundred Waters, and more.

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