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Real-Time Reaction: Three Days Grace's "So Called Life"

Dec. 10, 2021

We had so much fun with our first Real-Time Reaction (to Korn's " Start The Healing ") that we decided to do it again! Three Days Grace just dropped " So Called Life ", the first single from their upcoming album Explosions ,…

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E78 Fall Rock Roundup: Blacktop Mojo, Ded, & Des Rocs

Dec. 7, 2021

This week, we're scratching The Itch to recommend some recent releases with a Fall Rock Roundup! Join us as we each recommend a new album from an artist that represents our own favorite slice of The Itch's musical pie: KC's …

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E75 Custody Battles: Bad Wolves, Fuel, and the Rights to a Band Name

Nov. 16, 2021

This week, we're scratching The Itch to talk about custody battles! Sometimes bands part ways or reform amicably (listen to our interview with Mike Protich of The Violent for more on that). Other times... things get messy. S…

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Real-Time Reaction: Korn's "Start The Healing"

Nov. 11, 2021

So, The Itch stayed up so late recording our latest episode that we decided to stick around for Korn's premiere of their new track " Start The Healing "... so why not share it too? Enjoy our first ever real-time reaction as …

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E74 Dad Vibes: Limp Bizkit and the New Generation of Rap Rock

Nov. 9, 2021

This week we're scratching The Itch to finally give Limp Bizkit the episode they deserve! After returning at this year's Lollapalooza (discussed in episode 61 ), Fred Durst and the gang surprise dropped their first new album…

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E72 The Itch On Tour: Satellite (The Sequel)

Oct. 26, 2021

In this episode, we're scratching the itch to do a sequel! The first episode in our "The Itch On Tour" series, we hadn't actually SEEN the tour in question. But now that has been remedied! Join us as we discuss our experienc…

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E70 The Itch On Tour: Badflower, Teenage Wrist, & Dead Poet Society

Oct. 12, 2021

In this episode, The Itch goes to Kansas! On the strength of three great 2021 albums from Badflower , Teenage Wrist , and Dead Poet Society and a great experience seeing Badflower at Pointfest last month, KC and Aaron travel…

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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 …

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…