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E67 Daisy Dead Wants the Future to Be Bright

Sept. 21, 2021

We're back on the interview grind! In this episode, we have a chat with the delightful Daisy Dead, bassist and (understudy harsh) vocalist for The Dead Deads , whose killer (heh) new album Tell Your Girls It's Alright combin…

Guest: Daisy Dead
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E65 The Itch On Tour: P.O.D., From Ashes to New, All Good Things, Sleep Signals

Sept. 7, 2021

The Itch has a new segment! Since concerts are happening more frequently these days, we're gonna see ourselves some shows and report back with our findings. First up: P.O.D. 's Satellit e 20th Anniversary tour, featuring Fro…

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E64 "Blues" Rock Roundup: Blackberry Smoke, Cam Cole, & Mammoth WVH

Aug. 31, 2021

In this episode, The Itch has got the blues! Blues rock, that is. Join us as we discuss recent releases from Southern rock mainstays Blackberry Smoke , London busker Cam Cole , and son of a legend Wolfgang Van Halen's Mammot…

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E63 10 Turning 10: A Few Favorite Albums From 2011

Aug. 24, 2021

In this episode, The Itch turns back the clock a decade to revisit two handfuls of our favorite albums from 2011! We won't spoil the surprise by listing them all here, but trust that Stefon voice this episode has EVERYTHING!…

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E62 The EP Ep: Nothing But Thieves, (Hed) P.E., Crashface, Eve 6

Aug. 17, 2021

The Itch loves to talk about albums... but not just full-length LPs. Sometimes a band drops a noteworthy EP as well. In fact, over the past few months, we've heard enough fantastic new EPs that we're dedicating an entire epi…

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E59 Midyear Rock Roundup: Pop Evil, Atreyu, & Ayron Jones

June 28, 2021

We're halfway through the year, so this week The Itch is bringing you our impressions on three impressive rock albums we've come across in recent months: Versatile from Pop Evil , Baptize from Atreyu , and Child of the State…

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E58 The Weezer Episode with Brian Colburn of Playlist Wars

June 22, 2021

It's time for a double dose! This week we're joined by our friend Brian Colburn of Playlist Wars to discuss the ever-polarizing Weezer! And we're not just doing it once, but twice! The Itch is here to disagree about 2021's V…

Guest: Brian Colburn
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E56 Trouble's Coming: Royal Blood and the Evolving Sounds of Rock

June 7, 2021

Royal Blood recently released Typhoons , their third full-length album. In it, they move slightly away from their riffy blues rock roots into a sound that will make you tap your toes as often as you bang your head. So is tha…

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E53 What Is Classic Rock? with Chill Pill Liz

May 17, 2021

In this episode, The Itch calls back to episode 49 , when we posed the question "What IS classic rock?" To help us explore (and answer?) that question, we've enlisted the help of our old radio friend Chill Pill Liz and our n…

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E52 Let The Bad Times Roll: The Long-Awaited Return of The Offspring

May 10, 2021

It's our one-year podiversary! For the 52nd episode of the show, The Itch celebrates the return of The Offspring and their long-awaited new album, Let The Bad Times Roll . Join us reminisce about the history of the band and …

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E48 Rock Roundup: Teenage Wrist, Foo Fighters, Rob Zombie, & Serj Tankian

April 12, 2021

It's time to catch up on some recent rock releases! We each came to the mic with a 2021 album that's impressed and tried to sell each other on its merits! Aaron's got Teenage Wrist 's Earth Is a Black Hole , KC brought Foo F…

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E45 The Unknown Future of Chevelle

March 22, 2021

In honor of Chevelle 's winding, space travel-themed new album NIRATIAS , The Itch presents its most unconventionally formatted episode yet! Join us to talk aliens, interludes, inspiration, and awful politicians! And once yo…

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E42 Death By Rock & Roll: The Pretty Reckless and Life at 27

March 1, 2021

Within a single year, Taylor Momsen of The Pretty Reckless was faced with the deaths of both her rock hero and her musical muse. Her downward spiral and climb back from the brink led to Death By Rock and Roll , one of the fi…

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Rock 'n' Rasslin' (Extended)

Feb. 8, 2021

When Dan went on vacation last year, KC and Aaron found the perfect topic to talk about while their Itch brother was gone: Rock 'n' Rasslin' . In fact, we enjoyed ourselves so much that we had to cut the episode down to keep…

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E40 Season Finale: Top 20 Rock Albums of 2020 (Part 2)

Jan. 25, 2021

It's the season 1 finale of Rock Matters! The Itch is ready to reveal our top 10 albums of 2020, as well as the winners of the Itch Awards as voted on by you! We've loved creating this season and we thank you for being part …