The Itch

The Itch

The Itch is a longtime rock radio show on 89.1 The Wood (KCLC-FM). Now its hosts have entered the podcasting world with rock news, reviews, and interviews exploring the deep connection between people and music. If it gets your head banging and your blood flowing, it's an itch we're here to scratch.

Recent Episodes

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[Short Cuts] Sorta Sh!tting on Shinedown (Again)

May 24, 2022

Well, we were planning to cover Pointfest this year and talk about Papa Roach, Halestorm, Highly Suspect, Mammoth WVH, Shaman's Harvest, Jelly Roll, and more. But then... nature. (We heard it was a rough go for Rockville too…

Interviews

E101 A Conversation with Hunter Young of Moodring

May 19, 2022

This week, we're scratching The Itch to spotlight a great new band! Moodring 's debut album, Stargazer , drops June 10th. In this episode, frontman Hunter Young joins us to discuss his history in the heavy music scene, his u…

Guest: Hunter Young
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[Short Cuts] Hunter Young Has a Busy Day

May 17, 2022

We didn't want to take a week off before dropping episode 101, but we also needed more time to get it just right, so in the meantime we're doing something new: an interview teaser! Enjoy this introduction to Hunter Young of …

Guest: Hunter Young
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[Short Cuts] All of Us Keep Forgetting Stuff

May 12, 2022

The secret to a solid podcast is editing out stuff like this ... but also keeping it to use later. ;-) Hey, you should follow our New Rock Roundup playlist ... and connect with us! itchrocks.com Twitter.com/itchrocks Faceboo…

Anniversaries

E100 2 Years, 100 Episodes

May 10, 2022

This week, we're scratching The Itch to celebrate! We started this podcast two months into the pandemic, and here we are 2 years and 100 episodes later having a blast and feeling so much gratitude towards the listeners and f…

Music Reviews

E99 Ego Trippin': Papa Roach and the Art of Survival

May 3, 2022

This week, we're scratching The Itch to finally give Papa Roach the full episode they deserve. We've mentioned Jacoby Shaddix and the gang in so many episodes that we felt it was time to sit down and give them the whole spot…

Concert Reviews Interviews

E98 A Conversation with Joey Varela of VRSTY

April 26, 2022

This week, we're scratching The Itch to throw on our letterman jackets and go VRSTY . Frontman Joey Varela joins the show to talk about telling his own story on their new album Welcome Home , how a metalhead became an R&B vo…

Guest: Joey Varela

About the Hosts

The Itch

The Itch is a longtime rock radio show on 89.1 The Wood (KCLC-FM). Now its hosts have entered the podcasting world with rock news, reviews, and interviews exploring the deep connection between people and music. If it gets your head banging and your blood flowing, it's an itch we're here to scratch.

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Dan

Dan co-founded The Itch in a tiny room on the campus of Lindenwood University in February 2004 with one goal in mind: to rock as much of St. Louis as the signal would allow.

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KC

KC inadvertently named the show when he misheard the station manager's advice to "find a niche" as "find an itch," to which he replied: "One that needs to be scratched."

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Aaron

Aaron has spent half of The Itch's existence living in a different city, but found a way to bridge the gap with his Itch brethren by producing the podcast.