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This is the home of Disgraceland Presents, a feed dedicated to all content related to the music and true crime podcast, DISGRACELAND, the award winning show about musicians getting away with murder and behaving very badly. To hear episodes on the Beach Boys, Ozzy Osbourne, Whitney Houston, David Bowie, Rolling Stones, A$AP Rocky, Led Zeppelin and more, listen for free at amazon.com/disgraceland. Stay tuned here to catch up on bonus episodes, regularly released special content, show announcements, trailers and more from the Disgraceland universe.

This is the home of Disgraceland Presents, a feed dedicated to all content related to the music and true crime podcast, DISGRACELAND, the award winning show about musicians getting away with murder and behaving very badly. To hear episodes on the Beach Boys, Ozzy Osbourne, Whitney Houston, David Bowie, Rolling Stones, A$AP Rocky, Led Zeppelin and more, listen for free at amazon.com/disgraceland. Stay tuned here to catch up on bonus episodes, regularly released special content, show announcements, trailers and more from the Disgraceland universe.

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United States

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This is the home of Disgraceland Presents, a feed dedicated to all content related to the music and true crime podcast, DISGRACELAND, the award winning show about musicians getting away with murder and behaving very badly. To hear episodes on the Beach Boys, Ozzy Osbourne, Whitney Houston, David Bowie, Rolling Stones, A$AP Rocky, Led Zeppelin and more, listen for free at amazon.com/disgraceland. Stay tuned here to catch up on bonus episodes, regularly released special content, show announcements, trailers and more from the Disgraceland universe.

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English

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Episodes

Disgraceland Season 8 Preview

6/15/2021
Season 8 of the award-winning music and true crime podcast launches June 15, 2021. Listen to the Season 8 preview to hear a list of the episode subjects and a sneak peek of some of the episodes.

Duration:00:09:36

Disgraceland Season 8 Trailer

6/8/2021
Season 8 of the award-winning music and true crime podcast launches June 15, 2021. Listen to the trailer to hear the list of next season’s episode subjects. Check out the first 7 seasons of Disgraceland, only on Amazon Music.

Duration:00:01:47

River Phoenix: Religious Cults, Street Kids, Speedballs, and Viper Rooms (Season 1: Hollywoodland)

6/1/2021
River Phoenix was a once-in-a-generation talent. In the 1980s, a decade known for artifice and excess, he brought raw acting chops to performances in Stand by Me, Running on Empty, and My Own Private Idaho. His career was only just getting started when he died tragically at the age of 23 outside a notorious nightclub in Hollywood. The story of his short life is as complicated and dramatic as one of his signature roles, and includes brushes with religious cults, skinheads, street hustlers,...

Duration:00:40:34

Introducing 27 Club Season 3 - Janis Joplin Episode 1: Getting the Dead Drunk, Passing Jimi By, and Hanging with Austin Outlaws

5/26/2021
When Janis Joplin died in 1970 at the age of 27, she was at the height of her musical powers and her rock ‘n roll fame. That summer she headlined a cross-country tour of Canada, during which she taught her old compatriots in the Grateful Dead some new tricks. They were tricks she had learned herself over the years: at dead-end gigs in Chicago, in the intimidating halls of Jefferson High, and at the far-out rock shows of Austin’s most-wanted. These stories and more on the Season 3 premiere of...

Duration:00:38:12

The Notorious B.I.G. Pt. 1: Dealing Crack on the Corner, Spitting Beef and Creating One of the Greatest Hip-Hop Albums of All Time

5/18/2021
This is Part 1 of a two-part Disgraceland episode on The Notorious B.I.G. To hear Part 2 now, for free, visit amazon.com/disgraceland. The Notorious B.I.G. entered adulthood as a crack dealer and left this world as one of the most famous hip-hop stars of all time. He was murdered mysteriously and before that was arrested almost too many times to count. He eventually altered the course of hip-hop with the release of his debut album, Ready To Die, an album that served as a soundtrack of sorts...

Duration:00:40:10

Badlands Season Preview: Hollywoodland

5/5/2021
BADLANDS is a new true-crime anthology podcast from Jake Brennan, creator and host of the award-winning music and true crime podcast DISGRACELAND. Season 1 of BADLANDS, entitled “HOLLYWOODLAND,” explores the true crimes and scandalous careers of Hollywood’s most infamous stars. Listen each week for new stories on the mysterious death of Marilyn Monroe, Bruce Lee’s relationship with Hong Kong street fighters, John Holmes’ role in the bloody Wonderland Murders, and a cocaine and acid fueled...

Duration:00:12:02

Lil Wayne (Mini Episode): Murder Squads, A Pre-Teen Suicide Atttempt, a Year at Rikers and More Hits than Elvis

4/27/2021
This is a preview of Disgraceland episode 79: Lil Wayne. To hear the full episode for free, visit https://smarturl.it/079lilwayne. Lil Wayne grew up on the mean streets of New Orleans. His father split when he was two, and his stepdad was shot before he was a teenager. Wayne poured his pain into his rhymes and started cutting tracks for Cash Money Records, seeing hip-hop as the only way out of a violent scene. When his mother forced him to quit rapping, the only way out Wayne saw was...

Duration:00:03:27

Introducing Badlands Season 1: Hollywoodland

4/26/2021
Launching May 5, BADLANDS is a new true-crime anthology podcast from Jake Brennan, creator and host of the award-winning music and true crime podcast DISGRACELAND. Season 1 of BADLANDS, entitled “HOLLYWOODLAND,” explores the true crimes and scandalous careers of Hollywood’s most infamous stars. Listen each week for new stories on the mysterious death of Marilyn Monroe, Bruce Lee’s relationship with Hong Kong street fighters, John Holmes’ role in the bloody Wonderland Murders, and a cocaine...

Duration:00:03:08

Oasis Pt. 1: Hooliganism, Hedonism, Rock Star Anthems and the “Greatest Rock ‘N’ Roll Band on the Planet"

4/13/2021
Few bands have come from as little and made as much of themselves as Oasis. Along the way they were wildly entertaining — unlike anything England or the United States had ever seen — and fully committed to the life of the rock star and to making the greatest rock ‘n’ roll music the world had ever heard. Through it all they famously fought, with fans, with police and with each other. They drank excessively and did copious amounts of drugs and didn’t care who knew about it. They were England’s...

Duration:00:33:54

Introducing COLD season 2: Justice for Joyce

4/12/2021
Joyce Yost never met the man who kidnapped and raped her. He threatened to kill her if she went to police. She went anyway. Then she vanished and has never been found. Now, investigative journalist Dave Cawley uncovers the details of a murder-for-hire plot. COLD reveals flaws in the system, examines the pitfalls of the death penalty and asks if there is such a thing as justice for Joyce Yost. Listen to episode 1 of COLD season 2, Justice for Joyce on the free Amazon Music app. You can also...

Duration:00:05:06

The New York Dolls (Mini Episode): Born to Lose, Lipstick Killers and R&B in four-inch heels

3/16/2021
This is a preview of Disgraceland episode 76, the New York Dolls. To hear this week's episode, for free, visit amazon.com/disgraceland. The New York Dolls were one of the greatest rock ‘n’ roll bands of all time. They came to life when their hometown of New York City was coming apart at the seams in the midst of rising murder, rape and burglary rates. Their drummer drowned. Their bassist was nearly murdered. Their guitar players despised their singer and the only thing their singer loved...

Duration:00:02:57

Lil’ Peep (Mini Episode): A new hip-hop and emo fusion; trap beats, tender lyrics, too much Xanax and an overdose that’s still mysterious.

3/9/2021
This is a preview of Disgraceland episode 75: Lil Peep. To hear the full episode for free, click here. Lil’ Peep was a once-in-a-generation talent. Poised to become a new Cobain, Bowie or Dylan, but whose life was cut short by an overdose that’s still mysterious. Depression, anxiety and a unique fusion of hip-hop, emo, grime and raw, empathetic lyrics resulted in a deep connection to fans that in the end, may have done him in at the tender age of 21. To hear all episodes of Disgraceland,...

Duration:00:02:43

The Beatles Pt. 1: Stoned with Dylan, Dosed with Acid, Outrunning Knife Wielding Maniacs and Driving the World to the Brink with Beatlemania

3/2/2021
This is Part 1 of a two-part Disgraceland episode on The Beatles. To hear Part 2 now, for free, visit amazon.com/disgraceland. The Beatles caused fans to enter into manic states, literally. People died because of it. The band swallowed more pills than food in their early years. They took acid by accident and changed the course of popular music forever as a result. Aside from all the screaming fans and the drugs, beating at the heart of Beatlemania was always just “a great little band.”...

Duration:00:40:39

Diving into David Bowie (Bonus Episode)

2/24/2021
This is a bonus episode of Disgraceland. To hear this week's episode on David Bowie, for free, visit https://smarturl.it/071Bowie. Craving more out-of-this-world content following Disgraceland’s recent episode on the Starman himself? Disgraceland’s host, Jake Brennan, and executive producer Carly Carioli take a deep dive into all things Bowie. From Major Tom to the Blackstar and everything in between, go deeper into Bowie’s music, iconography, and eternal influence with this candid...

Duration:00:28:37

The Ramones (Mini Episode): TV Bombs, Psycho Therapy, Toilet Syringes, Turning Tricks and Saving Rock ‘N’ Roll

2/16/2021
This is a preview of Disgraceland episode 72: The Ramones. To hear the full episode for free, visit https://smarturl.it/072Ramones. Sniffing glue, hooking for drug money, hurling rocks at the Beatles, and writing infectious sunshiney melodies about their grimy reality, the Ramones were what the world needed in 1976. As rock ‘n’ roll was getting bloated with excessive experimentation and unfortunate forays into disco, four cretins from Queens stripped it all away to two-minute three-chord...

Duration:00:02:26

David Bowie (Mini Episode): The occult, cocaine, orgies, arrests, exorcisms, a weird flirtation with fascism and a dead body.

2/9/2021
No musical artist better personified the hedonism of the ’70s than David Bowie. He captivated the imaginations of music fans all over the world with a dizzying array of creative alter egos; Major Tom, Ziggy Stardust and the Thin White Duke among them, and his obsession with occultist Aleister Crowley drove him down a dark, excessive hole filled with cocaine, orgies, arrests, fascism, death and madness that very nearly destroyed him. This is a mini episode of Disgraceland. To listen to the...

Duration:00:02:41

Tupac Shakur Pt. 2 (Mini Episode): Life Behind Bars, Suge Knight Saves The Day, East Coast/West Coast Beef, and What Could Have Been

2/2/2021
In part two of the Tupac Shakur story, we see the young star trying to deal with life behind bars and giving in to the patronage of the notorious Suge Knight of Death Row Records while getting into the mud with the Notorious B.I.G. in a deadly game of East Coast West Coast beef. We also get a glimpse of what Tupac Shakur might have achieved had he not gone to Las Vegas on that fateful night back in 1996. This is a mini episode of Disgraceland. To listen to the full episode as well as all...

Duration:00:02:33

Interview with Jake Brennan, Disgraceland Host

2/1/2021
This is a bonus episode of Disgraceland. To hear this week's episode, for free, visit amazon.com/disgraceland. Here's a Disgraceland state of the union — where we are, how we got here, and what to expect next. Jake Brennan, host and creator of Disgraceland, sits down with executive producer Carly Carioli for an in-depth conversation on how the show got started, the creative and production process, and where the show is going. And of course, Jake answers listeners' questions. To hear all...

Duration:00:40:39

The Rolling Stones in Disgraceland (Bonus Episode)

1/28/2021
This is a bonus episode of Disgraceland. To hear this week's episode, for free, visit amazon.com/disgraceland. It’s no secret that The Rolling Stones are one of Disgraceland’s favorite subjects. The long-running British rock group has been featured in one way or another in just about every season of the show to date. In this very special episode, Jake offers insight into Disgraceland’s special connection to the World’s Greatest Rock ‘n Roll Band, with clips from shows about rolling into...

Duration:00:33:22

Tupac Shakur Pt. 1: 1960s Radicalism Gives Way to Socially Conscious Rap, a Charismatic Screen Star, and Deadly Violence

1/26/2021
This is Part 1 of a two-part Disgraceland episode on Tupac Shakur. To hear Part 2 now, for free, visit amazon.com/disgraceland. Tupac Shakur was many things. He was a supremely talented MC and was wildly charismatic in front of the camera. He was also violent, angry and completely unable to keep himself out of trouble. Part one of his story traces his rise through the radical influence of his Black Panther lineage, the deadly violence that seemed to follow him wherever he went and the...

Duration:00:34:30