Allen is a longtime fan of the band.
"Well I got into them around around '95 or so," he says. "Loved that tune, "Who the Hell is Mrs. Valdez?" [and I] still do."
Allen has played with the band twice, once while in Big Vinny & the Cattle Thieves.
"[One of the shows] was a Valentines Day show which got pretty crazy," Allen says. "I almost caught on fire from the sparks of a belt-sander or something."
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Allen has hosted frontman Harley Davidson on Erratic! Radio twice. "Man, he is the exact character he plays on stage. He is definitely a funny man. The best moment was sitting in the Erratic! studio drinking "Simpler Times" and listening to him make up an a Capella song about stabbing a hobo. We got that shit archived! So good!"
The show should rule. Word on the street is that Odds + Sods, featuring members of Automatic Erasers, are great, too. I'm looking forward to finding out.