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E115 Nu Rock Roundup: I Prevail, Hollywood Undead, Blind Channel

Aug. 30, 2022

This week, we're scratching The Itch for a segue! We enjoyed our time with Blind Channel so much that we decided to include their album Lifestyles of the Sick & Dangerous among a couple of bands you could definitely call the…

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E113 Flavor of the Week: Bad Omens - The Death of Peace of Mind

Aug. 16, 2022

This week, we're scratching The Itch to go back in time! Bad Omens released The Death of Peace of Mind earlier this year and, well, we just didn't get to it until now. But that's not because the album isn't worthwhile. Rathe…

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E109 Q2 Rock Roundup: Dorothy, Nova Twins, & The Warning

July 19, 2022

This week, we're scratching The Itch for a Roundup! It's been a while. An entire quarter, in fact. And while there were a ton of albums worth talking about in Q2, we opted to zero in on one of our favorite topics: women who …

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E108 The Itch On Tour: Teenage Wrist, Softcult, & Soul Blind

July 12, 2022

This week, we're scratching The Itch to run it back! Aaron saw another show and we've got things to say about it! Listen to this 90s-sounding goodness as Teenage Wrist becomes the first true Itch On Tour two-timer, Softcult …

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E107 The Itch On Tour: Sumo Cyco & Black Satellite

July 5, 2022

This week, we're scratching The Itch to visit Cyco City! Or at least Reggie's in Chicago. Sumo Cyco finished their headlining tour with New York's Black Satellite there a couple weeks back, and The Itch's own Aaron was there…

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E102 Flavor of the Week: Halestorm - Back From the Dead

June 2, 2022

This week, we're scratching The Itch to debut a new segment! Flavor of the Week has been a staple of our radio show for years, and album reviews have always been part of the podcast, both as part of Roundup episodes and as l…

Music Reviews Short Cuts

[Short Cuts] The Metallica Blacklist

May 31, 2022

The Itch originally had plans to record a full episode on The Metallica Blacklist when it was released last year. Alas, it didn't come to be. But as we prepare our next batch of episodes (including multiple interviews and an…

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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…

Music Reviews Anniversaries

E96 10 Turning 20: Our Favorite Albums of 2002

April 19, 2022

This week, we're scratching The Itch to wax nostalgic! 2002 was the year that all three members of The Itch graduated high school and became radio students in together in college. It was formative, transitional... and full o…

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E93 Q1 Rock Roundup: The Violent, VRSTY, and Bloodywood

March 29, 2022

This week, we're scratching The Itch for a roundup! Our first one of the year, in fact. KC, Dan, and Aaron have each brought a new rock album from the first quarter of 2022 to the table, and now it's time to sell you on why …

Music Reviews Interviews

E92 For the Love of Music with Kaz of East London Radio

March 22, 2022

This week, we're scratching The Itch to meet a longtime virtual friend! Kaz , host of The Heavy Rock Show on East London Radio, joins us face to screen to face for the first time to discuss UK rock, music journalism, and her…

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E85 The 2021 Itch Awards (Part 3)

Feb. 3, 2022

This week, we're scratching the itch for awards! We made the nominations, you chose the winners. The 2021 Itch Awards are here, and we're celebrating our favorite debuts, breakthroughs, comebacks, workhorses, EPs, and single…

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E84 Top 10 Albums of 2021 (Part 2)

Feb. 1, 2022

This week, we're scratching the itch for a list! And not just any list, but our collective (and slightly contentious) list of the Top 10 Rock Albums of 2021. After so many bands put a pause on album releases in 2020 since th…

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E83 2021 Itch Awards Nominees and Top Albums (Part 1)

Jan. 25, 2022

This week, we're scratching The Itch for rock music awards! We're bringing nominees for seven categories as part of the 2021 Itch Awards, and we're leaving the vote in your hands! Listen to the episode to hear the categories…

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E79 Fire, Flood, Beetroots, & Blood: Tom Morello's Busy Year

Dec. 14, 2021

This week, we're scratching The Itch to talk about Tom Morello ! The man's been busy this year, releasing two full albums, an EP, making some guest appearances, and apparently working with 95% of all musicians in existence. …